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Entries Tagged as 'New England'
October 12th, 2011 · Comments Off on Book Discussion: Ethan Frome · Book Group, Books, City Library, Events, Main Branch
Ethan Frome is a novel published in 1911 by the Pulitzer Prize-winning American author Edith Wharton.
October 12th, 2010 · Comments Off on Stone Walls of New Hampshire · City Library, Events, Local History, Main Branch
Old Yankees knew that good fences make good neighbors, so they made a lot of stone walls out of what was handy! Join us for a discussion on the uses, construction and history of New Hampshire’s old stone walls.
April 10th, 2010 · Comments Off on That Reminds Me of a Story: Yankee Humor and the New England Storytelling Tradition · City Library, Events, Main Branch
Good stories never die, they evolve from teller to teller. New England has a rich and ongoing storytelling tradition from folklore to Bert and I to stories about your family, your life, or the town you live in. On Thursday, April 15 at 7 p.m., humorist Rebecca Rule will prime the pump with stories she’s […]
October 26th, 2009 · Comments Off on An Evening with the Author: Archer Mayor · Books, City Library, Events, Foundation, Main Branch
Mystery fans, treat yourself to a visit with Archer Mayor, author of the highly acclaimed, Vermont-based mystery series featuring detective Joe Gunther. Mr. Mayor will be reading from and autographing his new novel, The Price of Malice, on Thursday, October 29th at 7:00 PM in the library auditorium. Copies of the book will be available […]