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NEWS AND EVENTS

September 25 – October 1 is BANNED BOOKS WEEK. Celebrate your freedom to read!

Events for Children:

WEE READ meets on Mondays at 10am in the Children’s Room. Story and small crafts to enjoy.

Events for Adults:

Mark your calendars for the Annual Meeting of the Library. Join us in celebrating the many craftspeople who have donated their skills to improve your library experience. Tuesday, October 18 at 7:00pm.

Genealogy (every 1st Saturday, 10 am)

Genealogy Club meets Saturday, October 1, at 10:00am.

Book Club (every last Thursday, 7 pm).

September’s book is The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan. Read this nonfiction book about survivors of the dust bowl. We will discuss it on Thursday, September 25 at 7pm. October’s read will be The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabriel Zevin.

New Acquisitions

What’s New?

Adult fiction
Dance of the Bones by J A Jance
The High Mountains of Portugal by Yann Martel
The House of Secrets by Brad Meltzer
Ink and Bone by Lisa Unger
LaRose by Louise Erdrich
The Passenger by Lisa Lutz
Slade House by David Mitchell
Stars of Fortune by Nora Roberts
Tenacity by J S Law

Adult nonfiction
Concussion by Jeanne Marie Laskas
Untangled: guiding teenage girls through the seven transitions into adulthood by Lisa Damour
What To Expect When You’re Expecting, 5th Edition by Heidi Eisenberg Murkoff

YA and J
Flawed by Celia Ahern (YA)
Lady Midnight by Cassandra Clare (YA)
The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner (YA)
There Is a Tribe of Kids by Lane Smith (E)
Sally Ride by Tam O’Shaughnessy (YA, NF)
Whoosh!: Lonnie Johnson’s Supersoaking Stream of Inventions by Chris Barton (J, NF)

Miss something? Check the Recent Acquisitions lists near the photocopier.

Looking for newspapers, academic journals or more information? Try the Massachusetts Library System’s Statewide Databases.

http://libraries.state.ma.us/login?db=galesites

Add Art to your experience. The library has passes to Berkshire Museum, The Clark, Historic Deerfield, Mass MoCA, Smith College Art Museum., and Wistariahurst Museum in Holyoke.

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