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Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Library will be closed on the 4th of July.

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We don’t think this will surprise anyone, but we wanted to remind you that we would be closed next Wednesday, July 4th, to celebrate Independence Day.

We will be operating on our normal hours the rest of the week, so we will reopen at 10 AM on Thursday, July 5th, as usual. We hope you have a very nice, safe weekend.

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New and Featured DVDs for 06/28/12:

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Come and check out these and some of the other new DVDs and materials (or at least new to us) added to our library collection…

FICTION:

Windtalkers

The Messenger

The Right Stuff

All The President’s Men

I Am Legend

Blow Out

The American

Outland

Army Of Darkness

The Bone Collector

Funny Games

Definitely, Maybe

Insidious

Apollo 13

Top Dog

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

State Of Play

The Bedroom Window

NON-FICTION:

Get Fit With Belly Dance!

The Pill

Beijing 2008 Highlights: The Games Of The XXIX Olympiad

Michael Phelps: The Inside Story Of The Beijing Games

Restrepo

In The Womb

Walt Whitman

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Please note that DVDs mentioned here could be checked out between the time they end up on the blog and when you come to check them out. If you don’t see the items you’re looking for then please come up to the front desk, OR call us, OR send us an email at robinsbaselibrary@gmail.com and  we’ll put your name on the reserve list for when the item returns.

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Previous New/Featured DVDs:

06/07/12.

03/15/12.

02/14/12.

02/07/12.

12/30/11.

Previous New/Featured books:

06/14/12.

04/19/12.

04/11/12.

04/04/12.

03/29/12.

New and Featured Books for 06/27/2012:

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Come and check out these and some of the other new books and materials (or at least new to us) added to our library collection…

FICTION:

Warlord: An Alex Hawke Novel by Ted Bell

A Touch Of Dead – Sookie Stackhouse: The Complete Stories by Charlaine Harris

Dead In The Family by Charlaine Harris

The Risk Agent by Ridley Pearson

A Fatal Debt by John Gapper

This World We Live In by Susan Beth Pfeffer

Naked Heat by “Richard Castle”

Wicked Business by Janet Evanovich

Prey by Linda Howard

Batman: Detective Comics, volume 1: Faces Of Death, written and illustrated by Tony S. Daniel

Hunt The Wolf: A SEAL Team Six Novel by Don Mann with Ralph Pezzullo

The Hypnotist’s Love Story by Liane Moriarty

NON-FICTION:

Broken Promises: How The AIDS Establishment Has Betrayed The Developing World by Edward C. Green

Kill Or Capture: The War On Terror And The Soul Of The Obama Presidency by Daniel Klaidman

Democrips And Rebloodicans: No More Gangs In Government by Jesse Venture with Dick Russell

Little America: The War Within The War For Afghanistan by Rajiv Chandrasekaran

Cemetery John: The Undiscovered Mastermind Of The Lindbergh Kidnapping by Robert Zorn

Hostile Takeover: Resisting Centralized Government’s Stranglehold On America by Matt Kibbe

Inside China, edited by Rebecca Lescaze

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Please note that books mentioned here could be checked out between the time they end up on the blog and when you come to check them out. If you don’t see the items you’re looking for then please come up to the front desk, OR call us, OR send us an email at robinsbaselibrary@gmail.com and  we’ll put your name on the reserve list for when the item returns.

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Previous New/Featured books for Adults:

06/14/12.

06/07/12.

05/31/12.

05/01/12.

04/26/12.

04/19/12.

New and Featured Books for Kids/Juvenile Readers for 06/26/2012:

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Come and check out these and some of the other new books and materials (or at least new to us) for younger and juvenile readers added to our library collection…

EASY READING:

The Hermit Crab by Carter Goodrich

The Delicious Bug by Janet Perlman

What A Trip! by Arthur Yorinks and illustrated by Richard Egielski

Too Many Cooks by Margaret McNamara and illustrated by Nate Wragg

A Small Surprise by Louise Yates

The Old Woman Who Loved To Read by John Winch

The Fantastic Flying Books Of Mr. Morris Lessmore by William Joyce and illustrated by William Joyce and Joe Bluhm

Bink & Gollie: Two For One by Kate DiCamillo and Alison McGhee and illustrated by Tony Fucile

Food Chain by M. P. Robertson

Minette’s Feast: The Delicious Story Of Julia Child And Her Cat by Susanna Reich and illustrated by Amy Bates

My Mother’s Secret Life by Rebecca Emberley

Nico & Lola: Kindness Shared Between A Boy And A Dog by Meggan Hill with photography by Susan M. Graunke

FICTION:

Fourth Grade Rats by Jerry Spinelli

Double Fudge by Judy Blume

Superfudge by Judy Blume

Virginia Wolf by Kyo Maclear and illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault

Super Stock Rookie by Will Weaver

Full Service by Will Weaver

The Sisters 8, Book 1: Annie’s Adventures by Lauren Baratz-Logstead with Greg Logsted and Jackie Logsted and illustrated by Lisa K. Weber

NON-FICTION:

Watch Me Grow! A Down-To-Earth Look At Growing Food In The City by Deborah Hodge with photographs by Brian Harris

1,001 Questions & Answers

Evolution by Linda Gamlin

Who Works Here? Police Station by Lola M. Schaefer

The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook: From Cauldron Cakes To Knickerbocker Glory – More Than 50 Magical Recipes For Wizards And Non-Wizards Alike by Dinah Bucholz

Mark McGwire: Star Home Run Hitter by Stew Thornley

Kitchen Science by Chris Maynard

Backyard Science by Chris Maynard

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Please note that books mentioned here could be checked out between the time they end up on the blog and when you come to check them out. If you don’t see the items you’re looking for then please come up to the front desk, OR call us, OR send us an email at robinsbaselibrary@gmail.com and  we’ll put your name on the reserve list for when the item returns.

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Previous New/Featured books for Adults:

06/14/12.

04/19/12.

04/11/12.

04/04/12.

03/29/12.

And for Young Adults:

04/12/12.

04/03/12.

03/20/12.

03/06/12.

02/21/12.

And for Kids/Juvenile Readers:

06/21/12.

06/12/12.

06/05/12.

04/17/12.

03/27/12.

03/13/12.

Reading material for 06/25/12:

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Some reading material from around the internet:

For craft lovers: fun with felt food!

The seas rise faster on the east coast than the rest of the globe.

15 robots that will change the world.

What is “the zone” anyway?

The iphone 5 may change its socket design from the preexisting models.

Watch Van Gogh’s Starry Night  as it’s recreated with 7,000 dominoes.

from here.

Chuck Palahniuk’s first novel is getting remixed.

Is the AP stylebook archaic?

A nice flowchart for keeping track of the Stephen King universe.

Kid’s book versions of R-rated movies.

What is the future of university presses?

A collection of brilliant and inspiring letters from authors to their young fans.

Aaron Sorkin deconstructs one of his own scenes to show how to write a long speech for a character.

A comprehensive map of where your favorite TV shows take place.

The Harry Potter theme played on wine glasses.

Transformers 4 will be made with less money than its predecessors.

Anna Karenina vs. Les Misérables.

TV’s all time greatest writers.

from here.

One language dies every 14 days.

10 things divorce attorneys won’t say.

Contemporary slang words that might be older than you think.

The family dog could keep your kids from getting asthma.

Ab exercises that don’t require getting on the floor.

High-speed photographs capture water balloons the moment after they pop.

Sleeping is the key to living longer.

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Previous online reading material:

06/18/12.

06/11/12.

06/04/12.

04/30/12.

04/23/12.

New and Featured Books for Kids/Juvenile Readers for 06/21/2012:

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Come and check out these and some of the other new books and materials (or at least new to us) for younger and juvenile readers added to our library collection…

EASY READING:

Wild And Woolly Mammoths by Aliki

The Poodle Who Barked At The Wind by Charlotte Zolotow and illustrated by June Otani

Henry & The Buccaneer Bunnies by Carolyn Crimi and illustrated by John Manders

Stretch by Doreen Cronin and Scott Menchin

The Perfect Pumpkin Pie by Denys Cazet

Kali’s Song by Jeanette Winter

My Brother Is From Outer Space (The Book Of Proof) by Vivian Ostrow and illustrated by Eric Brace

Small Bear Lost by Martin Waddell and illustrated by Virginia Austin

The Big Storm: A Very Soggy Counting Book by Nancy Tafuri

Strega Nona’s Harvest by Tomie de Paola

Flabby Cat And Slobby Dog by Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross

FICTION:

January’s Sparrow by Patricia Polacco

The Dead Man In Indian Creek by Mary Downing Hahn

Safari Journal: The Adventures In Africa Of Carey Monroe by Hudson Talbott

Marooned: The Strange But True Adventures Of Alexander Selkirk, The Real Robinson Crusoe by Robert Kraske and illustrated by Robert Andrew Parker

100 Days And 99 Nights by Alan Madison and illustrated by Julia Denos

Chasing George Washington, adapted by Ronald Kidd, based on a play by Karen Zacarias and Deborah Wicks La Puma with the young playwrights of the Young Playwrights Theater in Washington, D.C. and illustrated by Ard Hoyt

Sixth-Grade Sleepover by Even Bunting

Encyclopedia Brown: Boy Detective by Donald J. Sobol

Encyclopedia Brown Takes The Case by Donald J. Sobol

Encyclopedia Brown: Super Sleuth by Donald J. Sobol

NON-FICTION:

The Secret World Of Walter Anderson by Hester Bass and illustrated by E. B. Lewis

My Backyard Garden by Carol Lerner

The Aquarium Book by George Ancona

An Elephant Never Forgets Its Snorkel: How Animals Survive Without Tools And Gadgets by Lisa Gollin Evans and illustrated by Diane De Groat

How Sweet It Is (And Was): The History Of Candy by Ruth Freeman Swain and illustrated by John O’Brien

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Please note that books mentioned here could be checked out between the time they end up on the blog and when you come to check them out. If you don’t see the items you’re looking for then please come up to the front desk, OR call us, OR send us an email at robinsbaselibrary@gmail.com and  we’ll put your name on the reserve list for when the item returns.

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Previous New/Featured books for Adults:

06/14/12.

06/07/12.

05/31/12.

05/01/12.

04/26/12.

And for Young Adults:

04/12/12.

04/03/12.

03/20/12.

03/06/12.

And for Kids/Juvenile Readers:

06/12/12.

06/05/12.

04/17/12.

03/27/12.

Reading material for 06/18/12:

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Some reading material from around the internet:

New domain names are coming!

15 dad facts for Father’s Day.

How to make science fun.

The 50 year battle to entomb our toxic waste.

Revealed: the dirtiest things in a hotel room.

Betty White and Sarah Michelle Gellar handle a giant snake.

Twitter’s new office has skee ball.

The pictures in this post are by Guy Laramee. As you can see, he carves gorgeous landscape sculptures into old books, turning them from one form of art into another. His work is currently on display at the Expression museum in Saint-Hyacinthe, Canada, from now until August 12.

Pictures from here and here.

The many, many things that Ray Bradbury predicted.

Sadly, we missed Bloomsday, but here’s 25 writers, artists, and critics talking about James Joyce.

10 facts about James Joyce.

Neal Stephenson’s Snow Crash to be adapted into a film by the writer/director of Attack Of The Block.

10 books that were taboo for their time.

5 favorite fictional fathers.

Famous novelists talk about symbolism in their work.

The color palettes of Wes Anderson films.

20 set photos that will change the way you see these films.

An interview with Emma Stone.

Steven Spielberg was all set to direct an episode of Twin Peaks, but David Lynch wanted it for himself.

David Foster Wallace talks about David Lynch’s Dune.

Is Lionsgate already planning to remake/reboot the Twilight movies?

The best grins, grimaces, and reaction shots from this past season of Mad Men.

Take a look at this: a Bill Murray coloring book.

The Necronomicon made in pizza.

Why are traffic lights red and green?

How to tempt China’s shoppers.

June is an important month for the North American bird breeding survey.

5 misconceptions about extraterrestrial life.

The nerd weddings of Facebook’s big shots.

Seven decades of San Quentin state prison in photos.

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Previous online reading material:

06/11/12.

06/04/12.

04/30/12.

04/23/12.

04/16/12.

04/09/12.