MCBA 2020 Winner: The Crossover by Alexander Kwame

Congratulations to Kwame Alexander, author of The Crossover, for winning the 2020 Massachusetts Children’s Book Award. From the publisher’s note for this highly acclaimed middle grade novel: “With a bolt of lightning on my kicks . . .The court is SIZZLING. My sweat is DRIZZLING. Stop all that quivering. Cuz tonight I’m delivering,” announces dread-locked, […]

Massachusetts Nursing Home Family Resource Line

The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency has announced the creation of a new dedicated Nursing Home Family Resource Line – a phone line specifically created to connect family members of nursing home and rest home residents with the information and resources they need. This new phone line provides one central contact for families and community members […]

A host of golden daffodils…

  This classic poem takes on new meaning in 2020 – we are lonely without you! Virtually enjoy our glorious front lawn garden beds as the Plymouth Public Library invites you to celebrate National Poetry Month. I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud BY WILLIAM WORDSWORTH I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high […]

Looking For The Newest Books?

Every month, the copies of BookPage which we make available to you always fly right out the door.  This month, the publisher of BookPage has written to let us know that, “Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and in light of the temporary closures of public libraries and bookstores across the country, BookPage will be pausing […]