Here’s the latest news from the Belden Noble Memorial Library. Hope to see you in the library soon!
On Saturday, May 31 at 11:00 a.m, Library Assistant Julie Steeves will present photos from her recent trip to Concord, Massachusetts, scene of the start of the Revolutionary War and the home of several famous 19th century authors, including Louisa May Alcott, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau. These authors were all friends and they arranged to be buried together at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery in Concord. Julie and her husband Jon toured two of their homes. Julie’s talk promises to inspire you to to visit this not-too distant town of historical significance.
And coming up…
Cathy DeWolff of the Willsboro Heritage Society will give a presentation on the Battle of the Boquet, fought here 200 years ago. More details will be provided soon.
In August, Allison Pataki will discuss her novel, The Traitor’s Wife. About the woman behind Benedict Arnold and the plan to betray America, which was published in February. More details will be provided soon.
New Books at the Library
We’ve added several new titles to our collection. You can check availability in our catalog.
- The Gods of Guilt by Michael Connelley
- The Valley of Amazement by Amy Tan
- Blossom Street Brides by Debbie Macomber
- The First Phone Call from Heaven by Mitch Albom
- Jim Hanson: The Biography by Brian Jay Jones
- The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and their epic quest for gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown
- Living with a Wild God: A nonbeliever’s search for the truth about everything by Barbara Ehrenreich
- Philomena: A Mother, Her Son, and a Fifty-Year Search by Martin Sexsmith
- 25 Bicycle Tours of the Lake Champlain Region: Scenic tours in Vermont, New York, and Quebec by Charles Hansen
Rotating Collection: New DVDs
And here’s the list of DVDs in this week’s rotating collection. They will be here until the end of June.
- Fast five
- The iron lady
- The romantics
- Simon Birch
- From time to time
- People like us
- Sherlock. Season one
- The ugly truth
- The world’s end
- Start smart. History I need to know
- Wind flyers
- Curious George. Saves the day
- The Garfield show. Summer adventures
- Horse tales collection
- Mr. Wuffles!
- My babysitter’s a vampire. The first
- Walking with dinosaurs : the movie
- CATS’ Grand Hike A Great Success (www.essexonlakechamplain.com)
- Bi-Centennial Commemoration of The Battle of the Boquet on May 14 (www.essexonlakechamplain.com)
- Essex High School (www.essexonlakechamplain.com)