Author Archives: Anna Van Someren

Beautiful new art prints to borrow

We’ve just updated our framed art print collection with 9 new prints! If you see something you like hanging in the stairwell hallway, take it off the wall and check it out at the circulation desk (6 weeks, no renewals). You can … Continue reading

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August 7th is Psychic Day

To celebrate Psychic Day with one of these books or movies, click on a cover to request it! Psychic powers in children’s books       Adult fiction with psychic themes         Non-fiction about psychics    Television shows featuring psychic characters … Continue reading

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InterLibrary Loan: What is WorldCat?

WorldCat day is August 8th! (Let your boss know you’ll need the day off to celebrate information access! ; ) When you can’t find the book, album, or movie you want in our Minuteman Library Network catalog, and you can’t even … Continue reading

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Transformation: stories of breakdown and healing

Many of us, at some point in our lives, face situations that threaten to dismantle our selves, our worlds, our whole way of being. Such battles with confusion, pain and fear can produce changes in our lives we might never have … Continue reading

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InterLibrary Loan: ComCat helps you find books statewide

You saw an amazing book at your friend’s house called Book Art: Iconic Sculptures and Installations Made from Books , but you can’t find it in your library’s online catalog. When you visit the library for help, you’re sent to “Reference” where a librarian busily … Continue reading

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Not your average novel: Doug Dorst’s S. and all its loose parts

I attended the lectures held last week at MIT as part of their celebration of National Preservation Week and heard Jana Dambrogio and Ann Marie Willer speak about the very curious case of S., a 2013 novel conceived of by JJ Abrams … Continue reading

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Under the Radar: Tom Drury

Remember when Tom Drury’s stories for the New Yorker were finally published as the 1994 novel The End of Vandalism? Neither do I! I’d never even heard of Drury until last week, when the cover for The Driftless Area caught my eye. I … Continue reading

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Knitting event at Robbins, Saturday December 5th!

Join us for an afternoon knitting session & make a chunky knit cowl scarf. Cozy for you, or great as a gift! Sign up at    

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