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Please join us at 6:00pm on Thursday,February 21st for:

Varina by Charles Frazier

With his superb new novel, “Varina,” he has circled back to the Civil War with a story about Varina Howell Davis, the wife of the only president of the Confederate States of America. Her husband’s career places Varina — or V as friends and family call her — at the center of events and conditions leading to the shaky rise and catastrophic fall of the Confederacy. When Union forces close in on Richmond at the end of the war, V and her children flee southward with bounties on their heads, an entire nation in pursuit, hoping to find a safe harbor in Cuba.

                                         Adult Programs: Event Registration Link

The FOLIO-sponsored Adult Book Discussion program series “Murder They Wrote” will continue on Saturday, February 9th at 2pm with fiction title “Deadly Decisions” by Kathy Reichs.

When innocent blood is spilled, she deciphers the shattering truth it holds.

Nine-year-old Emily Anne Toussaint is fatally shot on a Montreal street. A North Carolina teenager disappears from her home, and parts of her skeleton are found hundreds of miles away. The shocking deaths propel Tempe Brennan from north to south, and deep into a shattering investigation inside the bizarre culture of outlaw motorcycle gangs — where one misstep could bring disaster for herself or someone she loves.

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WE NEED YOU! Interested in helping us improve our new library space? We are looking for volunteers to help our Friends.  If interested, please call or come in to sign up to help.

To sign up for Wowbrary, which is a service that sends you free weekly emails featuring Oxford Library’s most recent and wonderful new books, DVDs, and CDs we acquire each week, click here: Sign up for Wowbrary emails. Then enter the ZIP code, choose the circle next to Oxford Library, enter your email address twice, and click submit. Then you are all set to receive our weekly updates. Wowbrary allows you to immediately place reserves on all items you see of interest to you by clicking on the titles.

 Check out these new reference links:
Find A Topic-Newsbank
Newsbank-Find A Topic
America’s News
Connecticut Post Newspaper
Waterbury Republican-American Newspaper


DONATIONS:  Please contribute to the Friends of the Library in Oxford. Every dollar you donate to the Jane D. Weiss Family Foundation will be matched to double the donation to the Friends of the Library in Oxford. More information can be found here.

Donations of $25 and over with your name and address will be acknowledged as a charitable tax deduction. Thank you for your continuing support.

Kindle Titles available! Please check out our 2 Kindles donated by the Friends of the Library in Oxford. We have added numerous titles to both machines — both fiction and nonfiction bestsellers are available. Come by the library to check them out! See title list.

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