April 3, 2015 | madame librarian
April 1, 2015 | SuzyQ
Check out some of these epic albums that were released 50 years ago in 1965!
Bringing it all back home [sound recording] by Bob Dylan
Rubber soul [sound recording] by The Beatles
Farewell, Angelina. [sound recording] by Baez, Joan
Out of our heads [sound recording] by The Rolling Stones
For your love [sound recording] by The Yardbirds
Mr. Tambourine man [sound recording] by the Byrds
Otis Blue [sound recording]: Otis Redding sings soul by Redding, Otis
April 1, 2015 | madame librarian
Looking for a new read? Unjustly fired, John Clarkson's Olivia Sanchez, with a little bit of help from friends, will strike back. A new series by Eva Gates (aka Vicki Delany) features Lucy Richardson, former Harvard librarian now assistant librarian at Bodie Island Lighthouse Library. CeCe Prentice wants to know the truth behind her brother's death in Deirdre Verne's debut novel.
March 26, 2015 | hathawaym
If you or someone you know needs assistance with basic computer skills, including Internet use and setting up an email account, please stop in to CPL's iLab between 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM on Saturday, April 11 for our drop-in skills lab. We will have guided activities for practice with mouse skills, copying/pasting, and more. A librarian will be on hand to answer any questions you may have or direct you to activities and tutorials to help build basic computer skills.
March 25, 2015 | welz
It’s all about survival! On Saturday, April 25 at 2:00-3:00PM, engaging raptors including an owl, falcon and EAGLE, will visit the Community Room to demonstrate and model their amazing survival characteristics and techniques. Join our friend from the Leslie Science and Nature Center as they present a hands-on exploration of feathers, skulls, and other bird parts and provide a stimulating introduction to these birds of prey. Help us round out our Earth Week celebrations by appreciating the beauty of these Hunters of the Sky!
March 25, 2015 | welz
Join us in watching this short documentary film titled Never A Bystander, featuring an inspiring Holocaust survivor, Irene Butter, who shows viewers how empowered choices — forgiveness included — enables lives of joy, purpose, and compassion. This film was filmed partially at Discovery Middle school in Canton. Both the films subject, Irene Butter and the film’s director, Evelyn Neuhaus, will be in attendance for an engaging Q&A. All ages welcome on Wednesday, April 15 from 7:00-8:00 PM.
March 25, 2015 | SuzyQ
To learn about some of the historic events of 1965 check out some of these resources from the Library's collection:
The eve of destruction: how 1965 transformed America by James T. Patterson
1965: the most revolutionary year in music by Andrew Grant Jackson
We were soldiers once— and young: Ia Drang, the battle that changed the war in Vietnam by Harold G. Moore and Joseph L. Galloway
March 24, 2015 | madame librarian
- Book Awards
- National Book Award
- National Book Critics Award
- Native Americans
- Pulitzer Prize
- May We Suggest
- Realistic Fiction
On September 5, 2015 Louise Erdrich will receive the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction during the Library of Congress National Book Festival. Ms. Erdrich has won the National Book Award for The Round House and the National Book Critics Award for Love Medicine. She was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for The Plague Of Doves.
March 23, 2015 | SuzyQ
Ambition and desire: the dangerous life of Josephine Bonaparte by Kate Williams
The woman I wanted to be by Diane von Furstenberg
Eleanor of Aquitaine: the mother queen of the Middle Ages by Desmond Seward
The woman who would be king by Kara Cooney
Pioneer girl: the annotated autobiography by Laura Ingalls Wilder ; Pamela Smith Hill, editor
March 20, 2015 | madame librarian
“To me, history ought to be a source of pleasure. It isn't just part of our civic responsibility. To me, it's an enlargement of the experience of being alive, just the way literature or art or music is."
― David McCullough[The Title Always Comes Last; NEH 2003 Jefferson Lecturer interview profile]
You must remember this [large print]: life and style in Hollywood's golden age by Robert J. Wagner with Scott Eyman
One summer [large print]: America, 1927 by Bill Bryson