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Archive for April, 2017

It’s Boston Red Sox Season

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

While we are cheering our local major league team why not read about their past seasons to keep yourself informed. Here are some titles that will help you to know their history. DBM01131 Behind the Green Monster:Red Sox Myths, Legends, and Love  by Bill Ballou DB076216 Francona:The Red Sox Years by Terry Francona DBC03766 Miracle at […]

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, […]

Governor Gina Raimondo proclaims April as School Library Month

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Celebrate school library month by reading a book you were assigned in school or a story about school life that you remember well. Here are a few suggestions from our collection. DB47480 Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger DBC03837 My Home Away from Home: Life at Perkins School for the Blind by Robert Branco […]

April is National Poetry Month

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Let’s celebrate and read some poetry and biographies of poets. DB71927 The Poets Laureate Anthology compiled by Billy Collins and Elizabeth Schmidt DB72362 Poetry in Person: Twenty – Five Years of Conversations with American Poets by Alexander Neubauer DB82932 Please Excuse This Poem: 100 New Poets for the Next Generation by Brett F. Lauer DBM01271 Swan: Poems and Prose Poems […]

Books Related to Just Mercy, the Reading Across Rhode Island Book

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

The Rhode Island Center for the Book at the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities offers a list of fiction and non-fiction books related to themes in the 2017 Reading Across Rhode Island selection, Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson DB080035 The list includes books for adults and young adults. […]