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Have you heard?
The Shrewsbury Library
will soon be offering
downloadable audio books and eBooks
any time, anywhere at
At this website you can checkout and download…
Adobe EPUB eBooks
Adobe PDF eBooks
OverDrive WMA Audiobooks
OverDrive MP3 Audiobooks
To checkout and download you need…
A valid library card Internet access
- A computer or device that meets the system requirements for the type(s) of materials you wish to download
- Free software for the computer or device on which you wish to use the materials available at this site
***PLEASE HANDLE DVDs WITH CARE; THE SHINY SIDE WILL SCRATCH!
LIBRARY NEWS for the TIMES OF SHREWSBURY, DECEMBER 2017
MANY THANKS to GERRY MARTIN for his wonderful presentation on the art and craft of wood-turning: “This Bowl from That Tree.” Gerry, as many readers know, makes beautiful, useful bowls from the fallen trees around us. His engaging presentation made his demanding work look almost easy!
THE LIBRARY’S ANNUAL COOKIE SWAP & SILENT AUCTION will take place on Saturday, December 2. Please see our AD on another page, and plan to attend. THANKS in advance to everyone who helps make this event both successful and fun!
THE HAUNTED LIBRARY Halloween event has become a wonderful annual favorite of children and families. THANKS to the Library Children’s Committee: Jessica Giffin, Carol Goodwin. Pam Grace, Mackenzie Hewitt, Linda Olney, Doris Perry, and Donna Swartz for making it possible. And SPECIAL THANKS to ANNIE LEES, who stepped into the role of the Wicked Witch, when Donna couldn’t make it!
Friday, February 16 @ 7 pm: NEIGHBORWORKS with Ludy Biddle and Gregg Over.
We haven’t scheduled events in January. The Program Committee will meet next month to set dates for 2018. If you have an idea for a presentation, please contact Joan Aleshire (492-3550), Pam Grace (492-3529), Chryl Martin (492-2244), or Dirk Thomas (492-3549).
Sunday, December 10 @ 4pm: SCIENCE BOOK CLUB: The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Behavior by Matt Ridley. Books are available in the Library; please call Joan if the supply has run out: 492-3550.
Sunday, January 21 @ 4pm (no session in December): FAMOUS BOOKS BOOK CLUB: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood: The dystopian novel that inspired the acclaimed TV series. Copies will be available in the library; please call Joan (492-3550) if you need a copy.
Wednesdays @ 6:30 pm: QUILTERS’ GROUP: Beginning a new project. Please call Donna Swartz (773-7403) for information. All welcome!
New Books include:
The Rooster Bar by John Grisham: His new novel, about a for-profit law school and the students who uncover its devious practices.
American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West by Nate Blakeslee.
Origin by Dan Brown: the new novel by the author of The DaVinci Code.
Grant by Ron Chernow: A biography of the Civil War General and President, by the author of Hamilton.
Trace by Archer Mayor: the latest by Vermont’s favorite crime novelist.
Two Kinds of Truth by Michael Connelly: A new Harry Bosch novel by the master crime writer.
Leonardo DaVinci by Walter Isaacson, a new biography by the author of Einstein and Steve Jobs.
Naturally Curious: A Photographic Field Guide and Month-by-Month Journey through the Fields, Woods, and Marshes of New England by Mary Holland. (Purchased with donations from the Joyce Wilson Fund: thank you, all!)
New DVDs include:
Beatriz at Dinner: A comedy of manners with political bite, starring Salma Hayek. A Quiet Passion: An acclaimed drama based on the life of Emily Dickinson, starring Cynthia Nixon.
A Man Called Ove: a feature based on the popular novel by Frederic Backman.
Maudie: A moving drama about Nova Scotia artist Maud Lewis, starring Sally Hawkins and Ethan Hawke.
Detective Montalbano: Episodes 1-3: A TV series based on the popular novels
about food-and-wine-loving Inspector Montalbano by Andrea Camilleri.
—- Submitted by Joan Aleshire