Monthly Archives: February 2012

Dick Francis, by Sue Culhane

Although writer Dick Francis died 2 years ago this month at the age of 89 his books are still popular and his legacy lives on through his son Felix. Francis was born in Wales, UK in 1920. As a child … Continue reading

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The February Light, by Catherine Gillier

The last days of February are upon us now.  Hearts have been given away to lovers, and dark evenings have given way to longer afternoons of sunshine.  Here at the library, the light is revealing some titles that have been … Continue reading

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Reviews from our Readers from the Snow Much Fun Winter Reading Club

Finding It: and Satisfying My Hunger for Life Without Opening the Fridge By: Valerie Bertinelli A story about a 49 year old woman who has been acting since the age of twelve and has always struggled with her weight.  Valerie … Continue reading

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Snow Much Fun!, By Alison McCorkle

Our Winter Reading Club “Snow Much Fun” was a huge success with over 170 registered participants!  We happily handed out dozens of bags of snowman poop (really yummy white treats) when our reading club members submitted book reviews to us … Continue reading

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Charles Dickens, by Sue Culhane

On February 7, 1812, one of the world’s finest writers was born. Charles Dickens was born in a tiny terraced house in Landport, England, the second of seven children. As a child he was very sickly and suffered from “spasms” … Continue reading

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Reginald Hill, by Sue Culhane

On January 12th 2012 the prolific English writer, Reginald Hill, died at the age of 75. Hill was best known for his more than 20 crime novels featuring Andrew Dalziel and Peter Pascoe but he also wrote more than 30 … Continue reading

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Travel Through the Pages of a Book by Catherine Gillier

The calendar has turned another page and swept us all into the month of February.  Here at the library, pages are turning too.  Inside some new books on the shelf, they are making quite a commotion. THE FREE WORLD by … Continue reading

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