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What We're Reading: No One Is Coming to Save Us

No One Is Coming to Save Us

What happens in a poor factory town when the factories fold? Even deeper poverty, depression, and an almost stoic acceptance of life's limitations. Work is scarce and happiness seems even scarcer. Every character has some sort of tragic backstory, and with glimpses into three generations of women, the reader sees families making the same mistakes over and over again.

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DIY Upcycle Book Challenge

DIY Upcycle Book Challenge

The amount of waste thrown away each day is shocking. We overuse our resources and fill up our landfills at an amazing rate. This Upcycle Book Challenge hopes to remind people that, with a little imagination, what was old can be new again! This community exhibit will showcase the treasures created by the challenge and bring the community out for an enjoyable day. Upcycling involves taking waste material that would otherwise end up in our landfills and turning it into something useful.

Take the challenge and create something fun and useful out of old books!

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What We're Reading: The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit

The Stranger in the Woods:  The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit

For twenty-seven years, the woods near the North Pond in Rome, Maine, held a secret. The cabins and campgrounds nearby had been repeatedly raided for food, clothing, and anything useful to the "hermit" that lived in those woods. Some of the Maine residents lived in fear of the break-ins, their terror sullying the quiet refuge that they had created in this remote place. Other residents, feeling sympathy for their fellow man, purposefully left out food and books for the mysterious thief. One night in 2013, technology and law enforcement caught up with the North Pond hermit.

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Upcoming Releases October 2017

Upcoming Releases October 2017

Wondering when your favorite authors next book will be released? Below is a list of upcoming releases by popular authors. The titles on this list are on order for the library and can be placed on hold by clicking the links below. Release dates are subject to change.

If you have any questions or need assistance with placing one of these books on hold, please stop by the Readers' Advisory desk or call 814-3987.

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Past Updates

A Really Good Day: How Microdosing Made a Mega Difference in My Mood, My Marriage and My Life What We're Reading: A Really Good Day: How Microdosing Made a Mega Difference in My Mood, My Marriage and My Life More...

The Second Mrs. Hockaday What We're Reading: The Second Mrs. Hockaday More...

A Window Opens What We're Reading: A Window Opens More...

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