Journalist Ron Berler, author of Raising the Curve: A Year Inside One of Americaâ€™s 45,000 Failing Public Schools, has devoted much of his career to reporting on youth issues. Raising the Curve is the story of Brookside â€“ one of Americaâ€™s roughly 45,000 failing public schools â€“ and those who populate it: administrators and faculty, students and their parents, the superintendent and local school board. Itâ€™s a chronicle of the [...]
A gripping plot and intense, relatable characters make Run to Me impossible to put down. A non-stop psychological thriller with a compelling twist, Run to Me is a potent story about love, grief and secrets. Description:Â It's been two years since the tragic death of Shylerâ€™s son, Jesse. Traumatized and teetering on the edge of sanity, Shyler withdraws to an isolated cabin in the woods of Maine. Meanwhile, Zack, a 10-year-old boy [...]
On Wednesday, August 13 at 7:00 pm, Â Dr. Roger Denk will be here to talk about the evolution of secrecy in the US, from the Continental Congress, through the World Wars and the Cold War.Â He will detail some infamous spies since WWII, including Aldrich Ames, John Walker and Edward Snowden.Â Â A timely and fascinating topic about why our government keeps secrets, and why some people are intent on exposing them.Â Dr. Denk worked for [...]
Reference Librarian Amy Andreasson will present instructions for downloading ebooks to your Kindle ReaderÂ , Kindle FireÂ and your iPadÂ Â and tips for searching the Clams digital library site. See our programs page for dates and times for your specific device.Â Bring your questions regarding your device, or call Amy for an individual appointment (508-945-5170) if you need additional or extended help.