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Preliminary Scoping on FY Library Budget  Libraries Need MORE in 2004

                  Library Resources for Blackstone Valley 

     verybody else is working to change, persuade, tempt and control them. The best readers come to fiction to be free of all that noise. Philip Roth

When you sell a man a book you don’t sell him just 12 ounces of paper and ink and glue—you sell him a whole new life. Christopher Morley

The permanence of all books is fixed by no effort friendly or hostile, but by their own specific gravity, or the intrinsic importance of their contents to the constant mind of man.RW Emerson

Library Resources: State Library Resource  Information Network ~ Rhode Island Library Services    

State Archives - Massachusetts & Rhode Island  Literacy Info: American Literacy Council
Buildliteracy.org - International Center for the Advancement of Scientific Literacy - Literacy Resources/Rhode Island - National Institute for Literacy

LOCAL LIBRARIES: Worcester Public Library & American Antiquarian Society

Great Providence Collections

Blackstone Public Library,  Blackstone, Ma. 01504  508-883-1931 Joann Archeto Douglas Public Library, PO Box 607, 290 Main St., Douglas 01516 508-476-2695   Ann Carlson,Dir.
Grafton Libraries & Together We Can Reading Program

Hilding Hedberg, Director

 
Bancroft Memorial Library, Hopedale Street, Hopedale, Ma. 01747 508-634-2209 Beth Hoffer, Director Manchaug Library PO Box 74, 4 Main St, Manchaug, Ma 01526 476-7036 

M 6-8, W 12-4 & 6-8 Th 6-8 Karen Maynard, Br Mgr.

 

Taft Public Library, Main Street, Mendon 01756   508-473-3259 Lorna Rhodes

Hours: M-Th 9-8, Fri 9-5, Sat 9-2

Millbury Public Library, 128 Elm St, Millbury 01527, Mitch Perlow 508-865-1181

Sun-Mon Closed, 10-8 T-Th, 10-6 Fri, 9-12 Sat

Info Trac Searchbank #27414

Millville Library, PO Box 726, 169 Main St. Millville, 01529-0726  508-883-1887 Whitinsville Social  Library, 17 Church St. Whitinsville 01588 Christine McLaughlin  508-234-2151  Sutton Public Library, 4 Uxbridge Road, Sutton, 01590  508-865-8752
Upton Town Library, 2 Main St, The Knowlton-Riesten Bldg, Upton 529-6272 Tues-Th 10-8, Fri 10-4, Sat 10-2 Deborah Hersch Uxbridge Free Public Library, 15 N Main St, 508-278-8624 Regional Library System (Central/Western Mass Automated Resource Sharing)-151 libraries- Executive Director Joan Kuklinski Rhode Island Library Services
Cumberland Public Library, North Smithfield Public Library, 20 Main St, Slatersville 401-767-2780

Sharon Canny, Children's Librarian

Woonsocket Harris Public Library, 303 Clinton St, Woonsocket, RI   401-769-9044

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PERTINENT SITES/BOOK REVIEWS: Boston Globe's Book Reviews
Working for Change's  Reading List Large Archived List

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