Bruce, a detective sergeant with more than twenty-seven years in law enforcement, is the author of the John Byron Mystery Series from HarperCollins Publishers. The debut novel in the series, Among The Shadows, is now available. The second novel, Beneath the Depths, will be released on August 8th. His short story “Fool Proof, named one of the twenty best mystery stories published in North America during 2015, is included in Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s Best American Mystery Stories, 2016. Please join Bruce for a reading, signing, and discussion of his work on Tuesday, May 23 at 6:30 p.m.
In 2014, Richard Rubin wrote a 4-part series for the New York Times about American WWI sites in France. The surprising popularity of the series led him to expand it into a new book published by in April by St. Martin’s Press: Back Over There: One American Time-Traveler, 100 Years Since the Great War, 500 Miles of Battle-Scarred French Countryside, and Too Many Trenches, Shells, Legends and Ghosts to Count. Richard, who also recently appeared on PBS’ “American Experience” documentary, “The Great War,” will join us for a reading, book signing, and talk on Tuesday, May 30 at 6:30 p.m.
Books by Richard Rubin
In conjunction with this month’s exhibit in the Stier Family Gallery, “Fort Williams: First Person,” Molly Holmberg Brown returns for two map-making workshops on Thursday, May 25, one for adults, and one for kids in grades 5 and up. FMI, and registration information, please click here!
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Beginning March 1, Maine libraries are switching to Bibliotheca’s Cloud Library by 3M because it is more user friendly, gives us access to more titles and allows school libraries to join in on the fun!
You will be able to sync your ebooks & audiobooks between 6 devices automatically and even be able to stream audiobooks using wifi instead of downloading. We can also now add parental passwords for families. The improvements are endless!
You will need to download a “new” app called Cloud Library. Content will remain largely unchanged, but Kindle E ink devices will no longer be supported. The new app is fun and easy to use. You’ll find complete details here!