Returns During the Pandemic
The 2020 pandemic has challenged libraries everywhere to rethink and reinvent their services and collections. We miss our members dearly and dream of the day when we can open our doors again. By far the most popular question has been, "How can I return my library books while the library is closed?"
For returns, the lobby book drop at 57 Post Street is open Mon...[read more]
In the jaws of summer, social distancing takes on new meaning when it comes to sharks. For the most part, congregating on beaches is off limits during the COVID-19 situation. However, a global pandemic hasn't stopped some from swimming, surfing or scuba diving. This year, as of August 3, there have been 14 shark attacks in the U.S., including a recent fatality off the coast of Maine.
Viewing or reading ab...[read more]
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While in college, I found a copy of Lolita in a pile of discarded library books. After scanning Vladimir Nabokov's opening paragraph, this line piqued my curiosity:. "Lo-Lee-Ta taking a trip three steps down the palate to tap, at three, on the teeth." Conjuring these images is how I fell under Humbert Humbert's spell, marveling at how the author could so convin...[read more]
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment passage that guaranteed and protected American women's right to vote. If you are looking for a fun activity to test your knowledge of women's suffrage, check out the 2020 Women's Vote Centennial Initiative. You'll find enjoyable and insightful information about the brave women who fought to secure this vital constituti...[read more]