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  • Posted on 12/06/2011 - 10:38am

    TitleRelease Date
    Cowboys & Aliens12/6/2011
    The Debt12/6/2011
    The Hangover Part II12/6/2011
    Fright Night12/13/2011
    Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes12/13/2011
    Blackthorn12/20/2011
    Colombiana12/20/2011
    Julia's Eyes12/20/2011
    Margin Call12/20/2011
    Midnight in Paris12/20/2011
    Straw Dogs12/20/2011
    The Tempest12/20/2011
    Warrior12/20/2011
    Apollo 1812/27/2011
    Final Destination 512/27/2011
    Love Crime12/27/2011
    Tuesday, After Christmas12/27/2011

  • Posted on 12/06/2011 - 9:52am

    The Annual Appeal Letter from Peggy Kane notes that "A great library begins with Friends."

  • Posted on 12/02/2011 - 7:33pm

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    At exactly seven minutes past midnight, the monster comes to Conor's room. There's been a monster in his nightmares, but it's not this one: this is the yew tree from the backyard, come walking to tell him three stories. After three stories, Conor has to tell one in return, and it has to be the truth. It has to be his truth. And it's seven minutes past midnight.

  • Posted on 12/02/2011 - 10:23am

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    This book is really two stories in one, both set around the time of the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair: the narration alternates between the story of the architects who built the fair – especially Daniel H. Burnham – and that of serial killer H.H. Holmes. While Burnham and his fellow architects build the “White City” (so called because all of the buildings were painted white), Holmes operates in the “Black City” – the underside of Chicago in the 1890s. This book is superbly well-researched and filled with interesting tidbits (the Ferris Wheel was conceived and first build for the Chicago World’s Fair), but facts are only part of what makes Devil in the White City such a gripping and fascinating read; Erik Larson’s writing brings both stories to life in a way that is vividly real.

  • Posted on 12/01/2011 - 5:36pm

    A real quick way to print is to hold down the CTRL key on the keyboard and then press the letter "P" which opens up the print box.  

  • Posted on 12/01/2011 - 4:31pm

    When you log into your account after December 5th, you will be asked to change your password (PIN). Please select a password that is at least seven (7) characters long and contains both letters and numbers. If you forget your new password, you can reset it online, in-person at the library, or by calling the library at (978) 658-2967.

    Why Do I Have To Change My Password?
    Information on what materials you have checked out, on hold, etc. is private data protected by MA state law. Additional features that require us to retain more information about your use of library materials are coming, and a more secure password is necessary.

  • Posted on 11/29/2011 - 3:30pm

    So you've read all the teen books you've found on your own, and you're looking for suggestions? Brandy's spent the month updating the Recommended Reading pages on the Teen page. Sci-fi, fantasy, historical fiction, or realism, there's an updated list for you. (Mystery-lovers, please be patient; we're still working on your update!)

    Also, a reminder: you don't have to be a teen to read teen books--there's plenty that will appeal to adults, too. 

  • Posted on 11/29/2011 - 10:46am

    The library is accepting non-perishable foods in lieu of money for overdue fines during the month of December. In the spirt of Food for Fines, the amount of the donation should be comparable to the amount of the fine owed. There is no limit to the amount of fines that can be waived, but food canot be used to pay for lost or damaged books. Donated food items should be in good condition and not have expired dates. Collected food will be donated to the Wilmington Food Pantry. Suggested items are listed on the Community Fund website.

  • Posted on 11/25/2011 - 10:22am

    Trying to stretch your holiday shopping budget? The Friends of the Library Book Store Next Door has a variety of books that are in mint condition for the reader on your list.  You will find wonderful holiday books for children of all ages.  A gift certificate to the Book Store Next Door is also a perfect gift for your child’s teacher or for your child! Gift certificates are available to purchase at the library’s main circulation desk and at the Book Store Next Door. The Book Store is open Saturdays for 10 am to 4 pm.

  • Posted on 11/23/2011 - 12:47pm

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    Ann Patchett is the author of several previous novels, including Bel Canto, The Magician’s Assistant, and Run. Readers who have enjoyed Patchett’s previous novels will doubtless enjoy State of Wonder as well. Patchett is a master of setting; the places she writes about are vivid and real. The main character, Dr. Marina Singh, must journey from wintry Minnesota to the Amazon jungle in order to track down a fellow research scientist, Anders, who has disappeared. There, Marina finds her old and formidable mentor, Dr. Swenson, who is focused on an amazing discovery and is unconcerned with the fate of Marina’s co-worker.  Marina must find out what happened to Anders and convince Dr. Swenson to return. State of Wonder is a tremendous story of beauty, loss, and recovery – a character-driven novel with a plot as powerful and twisting as the Amazon River itself.

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