Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Preschool Music Time with Ms. Renee

Preschool music time will begin Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 with Ms. Renee and continue to mid-June! (She is not available on Wednesday, April 12th.)
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Banister Book Group

BANISTER BOOK GROUP:
Tuesday, April 25, 7:00 p.m. to 8 p.m. Written on the Heart by Morgan Callan Rogers. “As unexpected clues regarding the fate of Florine's mother-- who disappeared when Florine was twelve--begin to surface, Florine and Bud face the challenges of trying to solve an old mystery while building a new marriage and raising a family"-- Provided by publisher.
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Tuesday, May 30, 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.  Killing Lincoln: the shocking assassination that changed America forever  by Bill O’Reilly and  Martin Dugard.  Describes the events surrounding the assassination of Abraham Lincoln and the hunt to track down John Wilkes Booth and his accomplices.
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Tuesday, June 27. 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.  Beekeeper’s Apprentice: on the segregation of the queen by Laurie King.  A chance meeting with an elderly beekeeper turns into a pivotal, personal transformation when fifteen-year-old Mary Russell discovers that the beekeeper is the reclusive Sherlock Holmes, who soon takes on the role of mentor and teacher.Image result for beekeeper's apprentice

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Weather closing

The library will close tonight, Tuesday, January 31 at 6:00 p.m. due to the weather.
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Valentine's Day Fun!

Blind Date with a Book!  Fun!  A couple of clues on are the cover, to assist you in picking a great new read!


Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Banister Book Group

Tuesday, January 31, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant.  A story “about family ties and values, friendship and feminism told through the eyes of a young Jewish woman growing up in Boston in the early twentieth century. Addie Baum is The Boston Girl, born in 1900 to immigrant parents who were unprepared for and suspicious of America and its effect on their three daughters. Growing up in the North End, then a teeming multicultural neighborhood, Addie’s intelligence and curiosity take her to a world her parents can’t imagine--a world of short skirts, movies, celebrity culture, and new opportunities for women. Addie wants to finish high school and dreams of going to college. She wants a career and to find true love. Eighty-five-year-old Addie tells the story of her life to her twenty-two-year-old granddaughter, who has asked her “How did you get to be the woman you are today?””-- Provided by publisher. Massachusetts Book Awards Must-Read Book, 2015

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The Bill of Rights and You, 225th anniversary

The Bill of Rights and You

The Merrick Public Library will host a new pop-up exhibition from the National Archives, The Bill of Rights and You, commemorating the 225th anniversary of the ratification of this landmark document. The Bill of Rights and You spotlights one of the most remarkable periods in American history, explores the origins of the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution (collectively known as the Bill of Rights), illustrates how each amendment protects U.S. citizens, and looks at how Americans exercise the rights outlined in the amendments. The Bill of Rights and You invites visitors to connect directly with the people, places, and events that mark this historic document’s evolution.  This exhibit runs through February 28, 2017.  

Friday, December 30, 2016

Holiday hours

The library will be closed Saturday, December 31 for New Year's Eve.  We will re-open normal business hours Tuesday, January 3, 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Book Discussion, Tuesday, January 3, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Friday, November 18, 2016