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March 3, 2015

A Very Special Eric Carle Storytime
The Bill Memorial Library in the City of Groton invites children in grades K through 3 to a special story program featuring the books of Eric Carle. Join us on Saturday, March 28 at 1:00 p.m. as we celebrate this beloved children’s author. Listen to some of Eric Carle’s most well known stories, watch a short video, and create an art project the Eric Carle way. Registration is required; for more information or to register, please call the library at 860-445-0392 or stop by the front desk.

March 1, 2015

Jazz, Champagne, and Chocolate featuring the music of the Cartells
The Bill Memorial Library’s signature event Jazz, Champagne, and Chocolate featuring the music of the Cartells has been rescheduled to Sunday, May 3rd, 3 PM to 5 PM. You can purchase tickets at the library or online here. If you purchased tickets to the event in February and would like a refund, call the library. Otherwise we will hold tickets for you for the May date. Come celebrate the end of a crazy winter!

Technology Help Sessions
A new service is coming to the library starting this month! Are you enraged by your E-reader? Troubled by your tablet? Perplexed by your PC? You can now set up a free 30-minute Technology Help Session with a member of the Bill Memorial staff. Email staff.billmemorial@gmail.com or call the library for more information.

Edible Books Festival
The Ninth Annual Edible Books Festival is coming to Groton Sunday, March 29, at 1:30 p.m. This year's event will take place at the Groton Public Library. Fans of food & books can submit literary creations as individuals or groups. Complete details and entry forms available at Bill Memorial Library. Call or stop by the library for more information.

Teens: Get Your Game On
This month's teen program is Video Games. Check out our Teen Page for more information.

The Bill's Book Clubs
This month's book club reads are The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde and Under the Wide and Starry Sky by Nancy Horan. Check out our Book Clubs page to find out more.

New Books

March 1, 2015

A Selection of Our New Fiction Books

The Accidental Alchemist
Find Me
Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances
The Country of Ice Cream Star
Funny Girl
The Distance Between Lost and Found
The Long and Faraway Gone
Will Starling: A Novel
The Swimmer
Doctor Death

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A Selection of Our New Non-Fiction Books

How to be a Husband
Peaks on the Horizon: Two Journeys in Tibet
Knock 'em Dead Resumes: A Killer Resume Gets More Job Interviews!
It Was Me All Along
It's What I Do: A Photographer's Life of Love and War
God's Bankers: A History of Money and Power at the Vatican
Wide-Open World: How Volunteering Around the Globe Changed One Family's Lives Forever
The Evil Hours: A Biography of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
A Kim Jong-Il Production: The Extraordinary True Story of a Kidnapped Filmmaker, His Star Actress, and a Young Dictator's Rise to Power
Teenagers 101: What a Top Teacher Wishes You Knew about Helping Your Kid Succeed
Operation Chowhound: The Most Risky, Most Glorious US Bomber Mission of WWII
Haunted Mystic

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