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And The Rest Is History

This month we asked our librarians “What are your favorite historical fiction books?”  Check out their answers here: Fever by Mary Beth Keane: The main character of this book is Mary Mallon, better known as Typhoid Mary, one of the … Continue reading

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Book Chat: The Past

Our next book chat will be Tuesday, May 26 at 7pm in the 4th floor Conference Room. What is a book chat? It’s like a book club but doesn’t require reading a particular book. We pick a loose theme each … Continue reading

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A newt or an ewt?

Mental Floss recently published a piece entitled “7 Words that Came About from People Getting Them Wrong.” Find out the surprising original forms of pea, cherry, apron, umpire, newt, nickname, and alligator. All of the examples come from the Oxford English Dictionary … Continue reading

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