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Looking for New Titles, Best Sellers?

December 9th, 2012 · Comments Off · Books, News, Software, Wilton Library Resource

Our upgraded catalog lets you easily see a carousel of best sellers on the opening (portal) page!  Clicking on the title or book jacket allows you to easily place a request for a title.  The left side of the page also lists new books, new videos, sound recordings, large print titles, most circ’d titles, and [...]

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Mo Yan Wins Nobel Literature Prize

October 11th, 2012 · Comments Off · Books, News

The Nobel Literature Prize has been awarded to Mo Yan, a Chinese author “who was said to be ‘overjoyed and scared’ when the Nobel organizers contacted him to say he had won the coveted award.”  Read this article by Alan Cowell in The New York Times to learn more.
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The Father of eBooks

September 9th, 2011 · Comments Off · Books, Events, News

I think things are finally back to normal. I’m not sure what happened to the end of summer, though. Preparing for the hurricane (buying canned goods, gas, getting a go bag ready), living with no power for a week (not as bad as it could have been), and then catching up on all [...]

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It’s Summer!

May 27th, 2011 · Comments Off · Books, Destinations, News

It’s Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of summer!  Time to check out one of my favorite publications: 100 Things to Do from the Wilton Bulletin.  There are so many wonderful things to do in this area!  If you are looking for some great barbecue cookbooks to plan your summer entertaining, click here.   Have a [...]

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Looking for Help?

January 2nd, 2011 · Comments Off · Books, Hardware, News

Looking For Help?
Did you get a new electronic toy for the holidays? We have lots of books to help you on the iPad, iPhone, MacBook, digital cameras, and more!
~mary anne
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Top Selling 100 Books

January 2nd, 2011 · Comments Off · Books, News

Top-Selling 100 Books Since 1998
This article from guardian.co.uk lists the top-selling 100 books of all time (actually only since 1998 when Nielsen records began) and the data is downloadable. How many have you read?  Thanks to @libsinteract for posting this on Twitter.
~mary anne
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Literary Tattoos Book

October 17th, 2010 · Comments Off · Books, News

Here’s the trailer for a new book: ‘The Word Made Flesh: Literary Tattoos from Bookworms Worldwide.’  See how many references you are able to identify!
Happy reading!
~mary anne

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The Droid

May 20th, 2010 · Comments Off · Books, Hardware, Software

Another neat new book for our computer collection:  The Droid Pocket Guide by Jason D. O’Grady.  If you have a Droid or are thinking about buying one–this book will help you use all the nifty features or help you decide if it is the phone for you.  This is just one of the new additions [...]

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Windows 7

May 19th, 2010 · Comments Off · Books, Software

I’ve heard good things about Windows 7 but I don’t have it on any of my computers yet.  If you have recently purchased a new computer with Windows 7 or upgraded an older computer, you will want to check out David Pogue’s Windows 7: The Missing Manual!  David is one of the smartest people I [...]

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I Love My Library!

February 16th, 2010 · Comments Off · Books, Hardware

Small wireless devices are great and I certainly love mine.  But, my library card is the most amazing access point!  Come visit us to get your card and experience all the great things it offers.

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