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The library has made tremendous progress this year! From an addition for a computer lab and accessible restroom to hundreds of new books, Berry Library has made huge strides toward becoming a another hub that Buxton can be proud of. 

A big thank you to all for the generous donations, grants, and book suggestions; these efforts combined create a library offering titles for everyone in our great community. 

Action Sports DVDs!

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Sometimes you need some inspiration to get outside and enjoy the Maine weather. The library just received an entire collection of over two dozen action sports videos! Surf, rock climbing, mountain biking, ski, and snowboard are all covered. So come in and check out the new selection of adrenaline films!

Films from: Teton Gravity Research, Iron Brothers Productions, Poor Boyz Productions, Standard Films, O'Neill, Meathead Productions, Oakley, Sandbox, Transworld, Epicocity Productions. 


Two new in young adult!

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Jeremy Bender vs. The Cupcake Cadets

When eleven-year-old Jeremy Bender does major damage to his father's prized boat, he figures he has one way to avoid being grounded for life: Fix it before Dad finds out. But even if Jeremy and his best friend, Slater, combined their allowances for a year, they still wouldn't have enough money for the cost of repairs.

Inspiration strikes when the boys see an ad for the Windjammer Whirl. Sponsored by the Cupcake Cadets, the model sailboat race pays five hundred dollars to the winner. …

Library Holiday Hours!

The library will be closed Tuesday, December 25, 2012 and Tuesday, January 1, 2013.

Books can be dropped off in the book drop or renewed during regular hours.

As always, you can contact Claudine Emerson to become a library volunteer!

The library will be closed Saturday, Oct. 6th

The library will be closed Saturday, October 6, 2012. Books can be dropped off in the book drop or renewed during regular hours next week.

As always, you can contact Claudine Emerson to become a library volunteer!

New Fiction from Dean Koontz & Tess Gerritsen

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ODD APOCALYPSE by Dean Koontz

Once presided over by a flamboyant Hollywood mogul during the Roaring ’20s, the magnificent West Coast property known as Roseland is now home to a reclusive billionaire financier and his faithful servants. And, at least for the moment, it’s also a port in the storm for Odd Thomas and his traveling companion, the inscrutably charming Annamaria, the Lady of the Bell. In the wake of Odd’s most recent clash with lethal adversaries, the opulent manor’s comforts should be welcome. But there’s far more to Roseland than meets even the extraordinary eye of Odd, who soon suspects it may be more hell than haven.


In One Person by John Irving

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A compelling novel of desire, secrecy, and sexual identity, In One Person is a story of unfulfilled love—tormented, funny, and affecting—and an impassioned embrace of our sexual differences. Billy, the bisexual narrator and main character of In One Person, tells the tragicomic story (lasting more than half a century) of his life as a “sexual suspect,” a phrase first used by John Irving in 1978 in his landmark novel of “terminal cases,” The World According to Garp.

His most political novel since The Cider House Rules and A Prayer for Owen Meany, John Irving’s In One Person is a poignant tribute to Billy’s friends and lovers—a theatrical cast of characters who defy category and convention. …

Reptiles!

Are snakes actually slimy? Why do snapping turtles snap? What makes a reptile a reptile? Together we will answer these questions and many more while we become acquainted with some incredible animals from the Museum’s Live Animal Center.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012   10:30am at Saco River Grange Hall



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