Monday, Aug. 21, 6 to 7:30 p.m.
First of three free workshops by Kira Holt.
It turns out that you're right: language in books is getting coarser and, well, "dirtier."
Bruce Handy has a perfectly delightful article in last weekend's Wall Street Journal about the...
We're giving books away.
Right inside the front door of the library, we are placing books that we think cannot be sold by the Friends at their annual sale in the fall.
It's kind of amazing what people are willing to cart off to home or office.
For example, we put an entire set of old encyclopedias on the give-away table, and they were snapped up.
Then, the other day we put out a Chilton's auto repair manual from the late '90s. It's a foot-thick volume full of technical drawings and details. I figured we'd never get rid of it.
But, we did. It was displayed only about three days. Then it was gone.