On Display: Not-so-obvious Adaptations

The library’s latest display features “Not-so-obvious Adaptations”. The collection features films that are based on books, but the catch is that the movie titles are different than the original book’s title! For instance, did you know that Forbidden Planet is based on Shakespeare’s The Tempest or that the inspiration for Mean Girls is a book called Queen Bees & Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends, and the New Realities of Girl World?

Summer is a great time to discover a new book and watch a movie, so stop by the library to check out the display and if you don’t see what you’re looking for, please come ask at the Reference Desk.

On Display: Giving

We’ve all heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but do you know about Giving Tuesday?  Seeking the true spirit of the season, #GivingTuesday is intended to be a global day of giving, encouraging you to help others through the gift of time, donation, or action.  Inspired by this year’s #GivingTuesday on November 29, 2016, the library’s latest display is all about giving back.  The collection features books about kindness, philanthropy, volunteering, charity, social action, and altruism; there are also some movies featuring selfless characters like Amélie and Forrest Gump.

The entire list of titles in the Giving Display can be found in the catalog (if you’d like, click the “Request it” button to place an item on hold).  Stop by the library to check them out and if you don’t see what you’re looking for, please come ask at the Reference Desk.  To learn more about #GivingTuesday, please visit the web site: https://www.givingtuesday.org/.

 

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On Display: Our Animal Friends

“Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” –Anatole France

 

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The library’s new display features our animal friends like Marley the dog, Alex the parrot, and Babe the pig. The collection of nonfiction, fiction, and film focuses on the special relationship between humans and animals, exploring how animals affect us and how they can “awaken” our souls. Come by the library to make a new furry friend!

 

Visit the library to check out the display in person, take a look at the Pinterest board, or see the entire list of materials in our catalog. If you don’t see what you’re looking for, please come ask at the Reference Desk. Enjoy!

On Display: Set in Massachusetts

Discover Massachusetts through books and film!  The library’s new display highlights books and movies that take place in cities and towns throughout Massachusetts.  You will be transported via books, audiobooks, and DVDs to locales such as: Boston, Cambridge, Gloucester, Martha’s Vineyard, Cape Cod, Concord, Lowell, Worcester, Chicopee, Northampton, the Berkshires and more!

Come by the library to check out the display, take a look at the Pinterest board, or see the entire list of materials in our catalog.  If you don’t see what you’re looking for, come ask at the Reference Desk!

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Click to view “Set in Massachusetts”
books & DVDs on Pinterest.