Monday, June 21, 2010

Discover the past

The area surrounding White Mountains Community College is rich in local history.

A few of the books available for checkout:

Berlin by Renney E. Morneau
A History of Coos County compiled by Georgia Merrill
The Berlin dictionary ed. and illustrated by Rachelle Beaudoin
Once upon a Berlin time researched and compiled by Paul "Poof" Tardiff ; compiled by Shawn Murphy
Traditions and recollections of Berlin by Bailey K. David ; with a foreword by Faye Memolo

Visual media:

At the river's edge : an oral history of Berlin, New Hampshire (2010)
The trees still grow: a history of Berlin, NH. (1994)

If the search for the past brings you to the present, we have books and maps of trails for hiking and exploring. If you're into our natural splendor, we have maps for geology buffs, books for tree huggers, and information on the local fur, feather, and fin populations too.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Tough Guys and Good Books

Join us as we take a look at the whys and wherefores of the "hardboiled detective" genre.

All discussions will be at the White Mountains Community College Fortier Library. Admission is free. Light refreshments will be served.

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Read a Good Movie

Can't wait to watch the upcoming summer blockbusters? The Fortier Library has some of them in book form:

And if you'd like to watch and read (or in some cases, listen to) some old favorites and compare them to the film adaptation, we've got them too. Here are a few:

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Life of Pi

Don't miss the last evening book discussion for the Spring 2010 series! Frumie Selchen will lead the discussion of Life of Pi by Yann Martel, on June 16, at 7 p.m. in the WMCC Library. Light refreshments will be served.