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Sunday, July 30, 2017

We love our dogs!

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BookRiot has put together a great list of books about our favorite canines. 


Here's a fiction sample from the list, to be fair, 
I loved this book, and yes, it is science fiction-y. 





In the post-apocalyptic dystopia of The Dog Stars, 99.7% of the world’s population has been wiped out by a flu pandemic. Hig’s friends and family are dead and he lives in the hangar of an abandoned airport with his dog, Jasper, and a “gun-toting misanthrope” named Bangley. When an unexpected transmission lights up his radio, Hig sets out with Jasper to follow a trail he hopes will lead to a better world.

Thursday, July 27, 2017

101 books to dive into this summer: a massive reading list...

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101 books to dive into this summer: a massive reading list!

"Here’s a huge list of TED speaker-recommended books, with all the diversity of titles and topics you might expect. No matter your mood, preference or occasion, we’ve got you covered!" 

- from Ideas.Ted.Com

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Wanna see a concert?

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Qello Concerts is the only place to watch over 1700 of the most amazing live moments in music. It's the world's largest collection of full-length concerts and music documentaries streamed on-demand to just about any digital device. It's like a never-ending concert ticket.

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Don't miss this trip to the Culinary Institute of America!

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You asked for it, so here it is:
The bus leaves promptly at 8:30am!

We will begin our day with a banquet lunch at Caterina De' Medici at the Culinary Institute.

You'll enjoy a scrumptious 3 course lunch:
First Course: tomato salad with mozzarella, cucumber, red onion, olives and basil 
Second Course: a tasting of three pastas: lasagna, penne and risotto with summer vegetables.                                        
Third Course: warm chocolate lava cake with vanilla gelato. Served with Coffee/Tea/Iced Tea.
After lunch, an Institute rep will lead us on a tour of the facility!
The cost of this trip is $80.00.
(If you have any special dietary needs, we must be informed at sign up).
Registration begins July 25 for Merrick residents and 1 guest. 
Non residents August 15. Registration for this trip will end on August 22.
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Monday, July 24, 2017

Are you watching "Preacher" on AMC?

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We're about 4 episodes in to the second season, 
and BOY is it good. 
We have Season One on DVD in case you'd like to catch up. 
Did you know this series is based on the graphic novels? 
Get those right here. 


Here's a peek at what Book One looks like: 
  
The show is great and the cast is terrific. Check out the DVD right here. 


Saturday, July 22, 2017

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Winter is coming...

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But you only have to wait until Sunday night,
July 16th at 9pm. Whew! 
We've been waiting a LONG time for this.

Need to catch up?

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Monday, July 10, 2017

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Read and win prizes...it's not too late to sign up!

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Relax and read as we kick off our 
Summer Reading Club for Adults!
North Merrick, Merrick and North Bellmore libraries 
are all participating. 

The more you read, the greater your chance of winning great prizes at the end of year party hosted by the North Merrick Library, 7pm on Thursday, August 10th.



At the party you'll meet Mark Torres
Long Island resident and author of the thriller,
A Stirring in the North Fork.

Don't miss out on the fun and prizes! See you there. 

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

The Wednesday Afternoon Book Discussion Meets Today at 2:30pm!

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Join us today at 2:30pm as we discuss,
"A Stirring in the North Fork" by Mark Torres!
See you then. 
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