Monthly Archives: March 2009

Big doings here at the library.

We’re rolling out a brand new circulation system tomorrow!  Due to the changeover, we will be opening at 2:00 PM rather than our regular 12:30 PM. 

We’re very sorry for the inconvenience, but we think you’ll think it’s worth it — once the new system is up and running, you’ll be able to renew your books online, place holds and check your account from home.

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Tournament of Books Announces Winner

What March Madness is to basketball, Tournament of Books is to readers–or at least some.  The announcement of the winner, described by one judge as “a squeaker” (no spoiler here, but KFL does own the book) sparked my interest in reading this well-known author, and more specifically, this book.  Learn more about the 16 contenders, judges and brackets, and glean new titles for your personal reading list.

A brief review…

…of the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency television series at Trashionista.

Sad news…

plathAt the Times:

Nicholas Hughes, Sylvia Plath’s son commits suicide

Read Slyvia Plath’s “Nick and the Candlestick” at the Poetry Foundation.

2008 NBCC awards.

See the list of winners over at Jacket Copy, and for some fun with the winner, see The Tournament of Books at The Morning News.

Twitter crime.

From Bookseller.com:

Faber author R.N. Morris is serialising a slightly abridged version of his 2007 crime novel A Gentle Axe in bite-sized chunks via regular updates on Twitter.

Read it at Twitter.

Consumer Reports now available online

This great research tool is available from Marvel! Maine’s Virtual Library. Log on at the Library or from home to: Marvel! and begin.

Need help? Ask at the Reference Desk.