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Coastal Wine Trail

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Did you know Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut share a Coastal Wine Trail of 14 vineyards and wineries along their coastlines? With the weather improving and the grapes growing, it may be time to visit your favorite seashore winery or vineyard. Review the list on the Coastal Wine Trail by selecting vineyards. In between visits to your […]

From Seed to Your Table in the Summertime

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

From your local farm or your own garden, summertime brings fresh food to the your kitchen and table. We have some books to help you make it the happen. DB72669 The town that food saved: how one community found vitality in local food by Ben Hewitt DB84286 The story of seeds: from Mendel’s garden to your plate, […]

Memorial Day – May 29th

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

Our national holiday to remember and honor those who served and died while defending the United States. Some titles to reflect on include the following: DB70623 The Good Soldiers FD216:1 by David Finkel The book chronicles the experiences of Lieutenant Colonel Ralph Kauzlarich and his men in Iraq as they face firefights, dangerous patrols, death, and […]

Spring into Exercise and Healthy Behaviors

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Spring brings us opportunities to work on our body and mind. Here are some titles to read and work on your body and mind. DB70650 Exercise and Physical Activity : Your Everyday Guide from the National Institute on Aging by Karen M. Pocinki DB75696 Life is Your Best Medicine: A Women’s Guide to Health, Healing, […]

Two Books for Youth Win Awards

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

The American Library Association (ALA) announced the winners of the 2017 Schneider Family Book Awards, which honor an author or illustrator for the artistic expression of the disability experience for child and adolescent audiences. The awards were announced in January 2017 at the ALA Mid-Winter meeting. Two of the winning books, “Six Dots” and “as brave […]

International Women’s Day March 8, 2017

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Celebrate International Women’s Day by reading about women we know who faced many challenges. DB 39564 Moving Beyond Words by Gloria Steinem DB 77454 I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb DB 57048 Madam Secretary by Madeline Albright DB 75317 Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child by Bob Spitz DB 61696 Helen […]

BARD Is Temporarily Down

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

BARD is temporarily down due to technical problems. The National Library Services technical staff is working to resolve the problem. We will keep you informed as we are updated by their staff.

Spring into Gardening

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

I checked the calendar and Spring begins on March 20th. It’s time to think about gardening, so I found a few interesting titles in the collection to help us out. DB 84886 The Water-Saving Garden: How to Grow a Gorgeous Garden with a Lot Less Water by Pam Penick DB 69864 All New Square Foot Gardening: […]

St. Patrick’s Day – Celebrate and Read

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

With March arriving soon, we have an opportunity to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on March 17th. What better way to begin the celebration than by reading your favorite Irish authors from our collection. These are a few of the authors and some of their books. DB 42805  Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt DB 48813 Tis: A Memoir […]

Honoring Black History Month with TBP Books and WGBH Programs

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

In our continuation of honoring Black History Month, we have more books to recommend and WGBH  programs honoring the month as well. From the TBP collection are the following titles: DB82201  Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehsi Coates DB85212  The Underground Railroad by Colsen Whitehead DB57200 I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya […]

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