New and Not-So-New Books Recommended by Staff

Each month, members of the Morrill Memorial Library staff meet to discuss the books they are reading.  Here are the June/July 2014 and August 2014 lists.  Click on the links to download.June New Not So NewAugust New Not So New

June New Not So NewJune New Not So New

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Dr. Gary Hylander: Anne Hutchinson

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 7:00 pm – THIS PROGRAM IS FULL

AnneHutchinsonPopular historian Dr. Gary Hylander will provide another fascinating glimpse into our nation’s history through the eyes of Anne Hutchinson. In her time, Anne was branded “a verye dangerous woman” and an “instrument of the devil” for daring to hold religious meetings in her home and question the biblical authority of the sermons of local ministers. Learn about Anne’s life as an outspoken Puritan in the Massachusetts Bay Colony in the 1630s, and what happened after she was banished from Boston.

Registration is required. Please sign up at the Reference or Information Desk or call 781-769-0200 x110 or 222. This program is funded by the Friends of the Library.

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Good Medicine at Risk

Thursday, September 18th, at 7:00 p.m.

Assorted_Pills_3Imagine a world where antibiotics no longer work. It’s not science fiction. Learn how factory farms and dairies and the U.S. agricultural system are helping antibiotic-resistant bacteria get into the soil and water systems. Local nutritional counselor Robin Cervantes and Food and Water Watch will explain the current public health risk and what we can do about it. This program is part of the Together Yes Sustainability Series.

Please sign up for this presentation and discussion at the Reference or Information Desk or call 781-769-0200, x110 or 222.

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Reserve Bestsellers and Sneak Peeks of Books Being Published in August and in September 2014

Reserve Bestsellers and Sneak Peeks of Books Being Published in August and in September 2014

2014 August FictionDownload or view August Fiction 2014 and August Non-Fiction 2014. 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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