Monthly Archives: April 2011

Dewey Decimal System

In 1876 Melvil  Dewey developed the Dewey Decimal Classification, also known as the Dewey Decimal  System. This classification system makes it easier for librarians to classify their books.  In fact,  The Wakefield Public Library’s older books are classified under the … Continue reading

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Writers on a New England Stage announces two new authors

Ann Patchett, author of “Bel Canto” and “Run” will be on stage Friday June 10,2011 to talk about her new, provocative novel,  “State of Wonder”. New York Times best seller ” The Accidental Billionaires author  Ben Mezrich will be on … Continue reading

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Closed Wednesday April 6th

Due to the floors being painted this week the library will be closed on Wednesday April 6th.  Please stop by on Saturday April 9th to check out the nice shiny floors.  Thank you Snooky for a job well done.

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