Monthly Archives: April 2016

Brand New Books: April Edition

Missed the new March books? Check them out here. City of Secrets by Stewart O’Nan From the publisher: “a timely moral thriller of the Jewish underground resistance in Jerusalem after the Second World War.” O’Nan has written many other highly … Continue reading

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Listen to Prince for free on hoopla

The music world was dealt a crushing blow this week, and children of the 80’s everywhere are still reeling from the loss of one of our favorite musical icons. As you might expect, all of our Prince CDs are checked … Continue reading

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Next Not-So-Young Adult Book Group

Our next meeting is on May 18 at 7pm in the Robbins Library Conference Room. We’ll be discussing The Hired Girl by Laura Amy Schlitz, a historical novel about a 14-year-old girl who flees her family’s farm and tries to … Continue reading

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National Library Week: Because…

The theme of National Library Week this year is “Libraries Transform” (or, if you’d prefer, #LibrariesTransform). You can tell us how the library has transformed your life in a comment on this blog (original NLW2016 post here) or in person … Continue reading

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NSYA Book Group meets on 4/20

The Not-So-Young Adult Book will meet on Wednesday, April 20 at 7pm in the Robbins Library Conference Room. We’ll be discussing Openly Straight by Bill Konigsberg. Copies are still available at the front desk if you haven’t yet picked one … Continue reading

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National Library Week 2016

It’s April, which means in addition to National Poetry Month (all month long!) we celebrate National Library Week this week, April 10-16. This year’s theme is “Libraries Transform.” Check out some of our past blog posts for National Library Week, … Continue reading

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Brand New Books: March Edition

I can’t believe it’s already April! Here are a few of last month’s popular new releases….

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Muslim Journeys

A few years ago the Somerville Public Library¬†introduced a new collection and slate of programming about Muslims in America and around the world, made possible through grant funding from the ALA (American Library Association) and NEH (National Endowment for the … Continue reading

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