Monthly Archives: June 2011

June 29,2011

Next Wednesday the 29th of June, we will be starting our summer hours.  The library will be open 9-12 and 1-4 on Wednesdays and 9-12 and 1-3 on Saturdays.   Please stop by to check out some of our new books … Continue reading

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Barnes and Noble e-books outsell printed books

On Tuesday, Barnes and Noble reported to Agam Shah how much more popular e-books are over the physical books.  During the fourth quarter,  e-books took a first place to books with three times the sales of the e-book. Massabesic library … Continue reading

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June 11th at 2:30 p.m a memorial service for Peg Harvey

On May 17, 2011 the community lost a very important loving person.  Peg Harvey was librarian of Wakefield Public Library for 17 years and patrons know her as the friendly, bubbly fun loving lady.  She will be missed more then … Continue reading

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He is called the Book Surgeon

Brian Dettmer  uses knives, tweezers and surgical tools to carve one page at a time from the out of date encyclopedias, medical journals and dictionaries.  It is a work of art and when I first saw one of his creations, … Continue reading

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Two books from local author in North Berwick

A friend of ours, Jim Chadbourne, donated two books from the author Betty Kennedy Tufts.  One is the Tales of North Berwick Or You Can’t Get There From Here and Tales of Teaching Or Where Is That School?   Please stop … Continue reading

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