Yearly Archives: 2014

There’s a book for that.

At this time of year we are bombarded with ideas for self-improvement. New Year, new you, right? – new body, new face, new interests, new friends, new everything. If only it were true. Sadly, most of us are stuck with

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That Wonderful Time of the Year

It’s that most wonderful time of the year – the world is full of glittering holiday lights, and the joyful sounds of holiday music. We look forward with eager anticipation to sharing evenings with family and friends, and to watching

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5 ways to Use the Library Without Leaving Home

As we approach the winter solstice, the days grow shorter and the nights grow longer. The temperature begins to drop, and the winter cold begins to settle in. It’s the time of year that we turn to the comforts of

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Fall Book Sale

Fall is well and truly here. The sights and sounds of the season are all around us. Trees stand bare against the sky while the drone of leaf blowers fills the air. The days are short and the nights are

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Beyond the Bestsellers

Most bestsellers come, and then, they go.  When first published they are raved about and read. The library can’t buy enough copies to meet the demand. Dozens of people wait patiently for their turn to read the latest James Patterson,

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There’s something for everyone!

Every day is like Christmas at the library. By that I mean, every day we get to open boxes of surprises. The boxes come to us each morning around eleven o’clock, and we never know just what we’ll find when

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Smartphones

Check It Out from the Raynham Public Library “You’ve just bought yourself a new best friend,” the exuberant salesman said as he handed my newly purchased smartphone to me. I’m sure my face revealed what I was thinking at the

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