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Summary: With its alluring tales of Gothic mystery and supernatural intrigue, this television program became one of the most popular daytime series of all time. In these episodes, Collinwood's surly caretaker, Matthew Morgan, informs Victoria Winters that he believes the ghost of Josette Collins and other spirits inhabit the estate. In an attempt to settle the controversy surrounding the manslaughter...

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Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Home Video 2012

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Summary: With its alluring tales of Gothic mystery and supernatural intrigue, this television program became one of the most popular daytime series of all time. In these episodes, when Victoria Winters searches the Old House for David Collins, she is abducted and held captive by Matthew Morgan, the Collinses' fugitive caretaker who is hiding following the death of family friend Bill Malloy. A massive...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Home Video 2012

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King, Stephen

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Summary: On falling in love with a woman half his age, novelist Michael Noonan of Maine is drawn into a custody battle for the woman's daughter. The father-in-law, a nasty millionaire, is trying to take the girl away and to complicate matters malevolent spirits are at work. Part love, part ghost story.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KIN

Meier, Leslie.

Summary: When her friend Sue asks her to help plan her daughter's wedding to Internet millionaire Ron Davitz, Lucy Stone gladly offers her assistance, but is confronted with murder when the groom is found floating next to his yacht.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Books 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P MEI

Stone, Phoebe

Summary: During World War II, Felicity Bathburn is living in Bottlebay, Maine, with her eccentric relatives and their foster child Derek, whom she has grown to love, but when a man claiming to be Derek's true father arrives and starts asking all sorts of strange questions Felicity becomes suspicious of his motives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books 2013

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Grundset, Eric

Contents: Developing a Massachusetts and Maine research strategy -- Major research centers in Massachusetts and Maine and elsewhere -- Geographical factors: affecting research in Massachusetts and Maine -- Pre-revolutionary events in the province of Massachusetts -- General histories of the American Revolution in Massachusetts -- General revolutionary war sources -- The government of massachusetts as a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.374 Grundset

Summary: People involved in such activities as lobstering, sea moss harvesting, and manning lighthouses discuss their lives in Maine and how they have changed over the years.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Press 1977

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.1 WOO

Summary: ""Red" Redding is a lifer who knows the ropes at Maine's Shawshank State Prison. New inmate Andy Dufresne is a quiet banker, unjustly convicted of murder. Andy's indomitable will earns Red's friendship and his resourcefulness brings hope and change to the entire prison. Andy is full of surprises-- and he saves his best for last." -from container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA SHA

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Shawshank 2007

Woodard, Colin

Summary: A history of coastal Maine's lobster communities describes their defense of local traditions, their resistance to groups that would exploit their resources, and the wisdom gleaned from lifetimes spent in support of community interests.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.1 WOO

Summary: "Victoria Winters and Frank Garner anxiously search for clues to Laura Collins' strange origins and are led to a series of bizarre discoveries. Elizabeth Collins Stoddard orders Laura to leave Collinwood, but Laura secretly visits Elizabeth while she sleeps and places her in a trance. Laura warns Victoria that she will take control of her son, David Collins, but becomes frightened when the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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1 available in NEW Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV DAR

Summary: In Season two of Under the Dome, the people of Chester's Mill struggle to break free of their nightmare, as a mysterious stranger and diminishing food supply threaten their very survival. Big Jim, driven by his lust for power, assumes the role of town sheriff. Meanwhile, someone has discovered a way out of the dome; will the rest escape?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Lord, Cynthia

Summary: On the last night of summer, Emma and her Maine game warden father rescue a small domestic rabbit stuck in a fence; the very next day Emma starts fifth grade after years of being home schooled, excited and apprehensive about making new friends, but she is paired with Jack, a hyperactive boy, who does not seem to fit in with anyone--except that they share a love of animals, which draws them...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC LOR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION LOR

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC LOR

Summary: "Dr. Peter Guthrie and Joe Haskell break into Laura Murdoch Stockbridge's crypt at Eagle Hill Cemetery. David Collins informs Victoria Winters that he wants to go away with his mother, Laura. Guthrie arranges to conduct a seance at the Old House to contact Josette Collins' ghost. Victoria makes a bizarre discovery that leads her to believe David's life is in jeopardy after Laura summons him to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Home Video 2012

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Beston, Henry

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: H. Holt 1994

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 630 BES

Hyde, Thomas W. (Thomas Worcester)

Summary: "Thomas W. Hyde, a native of Maine who rose rapidly through the Union ranks and eventually received the Medal of Honor for his actions at the Battle of Antietam, published his portrait of the Army of the Potomac in 1894. Following the Greek Cross tells the story of an illustrious army unit and offers rare glimpses into the Northern perspective on the war. One of the most cited - and most...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of South Carolina Press 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.7441 HYD

Iftin, Abdi Nor

Summary: "The incredible true story of a boy living in war-torn Somalia who escapes to America--first by way of the movies; years later, through a miraculous green card."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP IFTIN, ABDI NOR IFT

Maine State Archives

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Maine State Archives 1974

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: GEN 929.3741

Oliver, Lauren

Summary: Lena looks forward to receiving the government-mandated cure that prevents the delirium of love and leads to a safe, predictable, and happy life, until ninety-five days before her eighteenth birthday and her treatment, when she falls in love.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2011

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC OLI

Ureneck, Lou.

Summary: The account of a years spent building a small post-and-beam cabin in the hills of western Maine tells a deeper story about brotherly bonds, home and nature. It explores the satisfaction of building and of physical labor. Inspired by his From the Ground Up New York Times blog, this is the author's memoir about building and brotherhood. Confronted with the disappointments and knockdowns that can...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking Adult 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 URENECK, LOU & PAUL URE

Coleman, Melissa.

Summary: With urban farming and backyard chicken flocks becoming increasingly popular, Coleman has written this timely and honest portrait of her own childhood experience in Maine with her two homesteading parents during the turbulent 1970s. A luminous, evocative memoir that explores the hope and struggle behind one family's search for a self-sufficient life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 COLEMAN, MELISSA COL

Gibbons, Gail.

Summary: Discover what life is like season by season when you're surrounded by the sea.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2005

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Summary: Contains 35 of the series' rare, early episodes before Barnabas. Victoria Winters' journey begins as her train arrives in Collinsport. An orphan in search of her identity, Victoria is befriended by Burke Devlin. At the eerie Collinwood mansion, Victoria meets matriarch Elizabeth, her brother Roger, his son David, and Elizabeth's daughter Carolyn. David warns Victoria that she will regret she...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MPI Home Video 2012

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV DAR

Summary: The small town of Chester's Mill is suddenly and inexplicably sealed off from the rest of the world by a massive transparent barrier. The epic story of a town in peril unfolds as the residents struggle to maintain control and ultimately figure out the truth about the dome.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Heinrich, Bernd

Summary: Naturalist Heinrich spends a year living in a log cabin he built, with no running water or electricity, conducting research on ravens, songbirds, insects, and mosses, and recounting his day-today experiences.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Addison-Wesley 1994

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