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  • Posted on 02/05/2013 - 12:12pm

    The Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners is investigating the creation of a new statewide library card program, and we would like to know your thoughts.  Your participation in this short survey will  help us provide you with a better library experience throughout Massachusetts.

  • Posted on 01/31/2013 - 1:02pm

    In keeping with the spirit of "Everything Chocolate" during February, the Friends of the Library have put together a Chocolate Gift Basket. The basket not only contains a variety of chocolate treats but also a $100 Williams Sonoma gift card, a $25 Godiva gift card and a $25 Lindt gift card plus two chocolate cook books.  Tickets are for sale for $2 each or 3 for $5. The winner will be drawn on March 1st.

  • Posted on 01/29/2013 - 10:21am

    You might need to upgrade your version of Windows Media Player. Click here to download the security upgrade required for library e-books. Visit our e-audiobook help page for more tips.

  • Posted on 01/28/2013 - 3:18pm

     The library has received the following state income tax forms:  Massachusetts Resident and Massachusetts Nonresident Income Tax Forms; You can also print these forms at the Department of Revenue website.

    The library has the following federal income tax forms: 1040 EZ  and 1040 EZ Instructions; 1040 and 1040A forms, Schedule B, Interest and Ordinary Dividends, and Schedule EIC Earned Income Credit. You will find other federal tax forms and instructions that you can print on the IRS website.

  • Posted on 01/23/2013 - 10:47am

    With bone chilling temperatures outside, curling up inside with a good book and a hot cup of tea or cocoa sound inviting!  In addition you will be enjoying the "10 Benefits of Reading." Looking for a recommendation for something good to read? Stop by the library and ask us to help you find something to help you forget the cold weather.

  • Posted on 01/11/2013 - 12:08pm

    Book groups may schedule a private shopping time for its members at the Book Store Next Door. Mint condition hardcover books are only $2, trade paperbacks $1 and mass market paperbacks 50 cents!  Email library director Tina Stewart and she will put you in touch with someone from the book store who will meet with your group. The Book Store Next Door is located next to the library.  During January and February, the Book Store Next Door is open on Saturdays from 10 am to 4 pm. Donations of "gently" used books are also accepted at this time. All book store proceeds beneift the library.

  • Posted on 01/07/2013 - 11:43am

    The Yentile Farm Development Committee has launched an effort to gather input from the community at-large for the new recreational area to be developed at the recently purchased Yentile Farm property.

    Please click on the link below to participate. The survey is 8 questions and takes less than 5 minutes to complete. The survey page may take a minute to load, please be patient.

    Thank you for your input.

    Yentile Farm Survey

  • Posted on 12/27/2012 - 2:40pm

    TitleRelease Date
    Game Change1/8/2013
    House At The End Of The Street   1/8/2013
    Sleep Tight1/8/2013
    Taken 21/15/2013
    The Possession1/15/2013
    To Rome with Love1/15/2013
    Won't Back Down1/15/2013
    For a Good Time, Call1/22/2013
    Searching for Sugar Man1/22/2013
    The Men Who Built America1/22/2013
    The Paperboy1/22/2013
    Downton Abbey - Season 31/29/2013
    Seven Psychopaths1/29/2013
    The Cold Light Of Day1/29/2013

  • Posted on 12/27/2012 - 2:34pm

    TitleArtistRelease Date
    FadeYo La Tengo1/15/2013
    Lead with Your Heart The Tenors1/15/2013
    2013 Grammy NomineesVarious1/22/2013
    Get Up!Ben Harper1/29/2013
    HeartthrobTegan and Sara1/29/2013

  • Posted on 12/27/2012 - 1:52pm

    It’s that time of year again when newspapers and children’s book review journals name the best books of the year.   School Library Journal, Horn Book, Publisher’s Weekly, The New York Times and Kirkus Reviews have all published their lists of the notable books of 2012. In comparing the lists, there are just a few books that emerge consistently across lists.    

    Picture Books

    The picture book This is Not my Hat by Jon Klassen was named a top book of 2012 by all 5 of the lists.  This funny, slightly dark story of a small fish who steals the hat of a larger fish is also considered to be a contender for the 2013 Caldecott Award.

    View All Best of 2012 Picture Books in Catalog

    Middle Grade Fiction

    Liar & Spy by Rebecca Stead also appeared on 5 different “best of” lists.   Seventh-grader Georges adjusts to moving from a house to an apartment, his father's efforts to start a new business, his mother's extra shifts as a nurse, being picked on at school, and Safer, a boy who wants his help spying on another resident of their building.

    View All Best of 2012 Children’s Fiction Books in Catalog


    There were no nonfiction books that were listed on all 5 sources.  Several were named by 3 different lists including Island: A Story of the Galapagos by Jason Chin, Chuck Close: Face Book by Chuck Close and Beyond Courage: The Untold Story of Jewish Resistance During the Holocaust by Doreen Rappaport.

    View All Best of 2012 Children’s Nonfiction Books in Catalog