Monthly Archives: April 2012

New Book : A Land More Kind Than Home

In a small North Carolina town, a church has slowly grown under the leadership of a pastor from out of town who sees himself as something of a prophet. He uses snakes and poison in his services, so convinced is … Continue reading

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Isabella Stewart Gardner

Visiting the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is a treat any time of year.  But now is a particularly good time to visit.  Every year around the middle of April, Isabella’s birthday (she was born on April 14, 1840) is celebrated … Continue reading

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It’s Spring and time to get your sport on

  For sports fans and sports participants, this is an exciting time of year for many reasons.  Check out the following areas for more sports information in Books, Audiobooks, and DVDs:   The Red Sox season has just started It … Continue reading

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Feed me a line

So.  Memorable first lines.  They are memorable because, well, they have to be.  They are the very first impression we get of an author.  I don’t know about you, but if I’m planning on spending several hours with somebody else’s … Continue reading

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Library Snapshot Day this Thursday!

On, Thursday April 12, both the Robbins and Fox Libraries will join libraries across the Commonwealth and the nation to provide a “snapshot” of what happens in a day in the life of libraries. How many books are checked out? … Continue reading

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NSYA Book Group – next book has arrived!

The next book for the Not-So-Young Adult book group has arrived! If you’re coming to our meeting tonight, you can just swing by the library and pick it up when you drop off your copy of Delirium. The Half-Life of … Continue reading

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