Monthly Archives: February 2020

Today! The author next door.

David Connor of Center Harbor talks about experiences and inspiration in the back country of our national parks.

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Library Open–great day to browse new fiction!

We are open, cozy, and have lot’s of great new fiction to peruse! A Long Petal of the Sea by Isabel Allende is about couple is up caught up in the violent Allende coup.  Long Bright River by Liz Moore … Continue reading

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The author next door: David Connor

This Saturday, February 15th, local author David Connor (Backpacking with God in our National Parks) will be here to talk and show slides on his experiences on the trail. After his presentation, David will be available for questions and to … Continue reading

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Pilgrims

In One Long River of Song, the late Brain Doyle invites us into the miraculous and transcendent moments of the everyday life.  Through Doyle’s eyes, nothing is dull. In A Pilgrimage to Eternity, Tim Egan (The Worst Hard Times) travels … Continue reading

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Library closed, Friday 2/7

After the snow, the ice. We regret closing again, but with with freezing rain in the forecast all day and a travel advisory in place, it seems the sensible thing to do. Looking forward to a big make up day … Continue reading

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Library closed TH 2/6

There is a winter storm travel advisory today. Area schools will be closed and so are we. Hopefully, we can get back on Friday.

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Turning of the tide

In 1898 Wilmington, North Carolina, was a shining example of a mixed-race community. It was a bustling port city with a thriving African American middle class. The Republican government had black as alderman, police officers, and magistrates. All that changed … Continue reading

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