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Don’t Use Your Face As a Brake Pad – by Allison Palmgren

Allison Palmgren is the Technology Librarian at the Morrill Memorial Library in Norwood, Massachusetts. Read Allison’s column in the June 25, 2015 edition of the Norwood Transcript and Bulletin.

Bicycles are my thing. For years, I raced almost every weekend from April to January in whatever discipline that season offered: road, cyclocross, XC mountain biking, and track. Racing has given me my friends, my health, my identity, and my husband (we met at a bike industry Christmas party, but that is a story for another day). (more…)

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Reserve Best Sellers and Sneak Peeks of Books Being Published in June and July

Reserve Best Sellers and Sneak Peeks of Books Being Published in June and July2015 June FictionDownload or view June Fiction and June Non-Fiction. Click on the links for the complete list with titles (in blue) linked to the Minuteman Library catalog. You may also pick up a complete list in the library and ask librarians to request them for you.

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Reserve Best Sellers and Sneak Peeks of Books Being Published in July and August

Reserve Best Sellers and Sneak Peeks of Books Being Published in July and August

2015 July Fiction
Download or view July Fiction and July Non-Fiction. Click on the links for the complete list with titles (in blue) linked to the Minuteman Library catalog. You may also pick up a complete list in the library and ask librarians to request them for you.

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A Little House in the Woods – by Diane Phillips

Diane Phillips is the Technical Services Librarian at the Morrill Memorial Library.  Read Diane’s column in the June 11, 2015 edition of the Norwood Transcript and Bulletin.

A few months ago, on a chilly spring night, my family and I were looking for something interesting to watch on TV. We stumbled across Treehouse Masters with Pete Nelson and his crew. We’d never seen an episode before but were intrigued by the premise of a professional treehouse builder and curious to see what he’d build. After watching a few episodes, we were all having the same idea: we need a treehouse in our backyard! (more…)

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