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Summary: In the shadow of the pandemic, a small town rallies to protect a beloved local bookstore. A landmark in Lenox, Massachusetts, The Bookstore is a magical, beatnik gem thanks to its owner Matt Tannenbaum, whose passion for stories runs deep.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC HEL

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Benjamin, Ali

Summary: "Life for Ethan and Zo used to be simple. Ethan co-founded a lucrative media start-up, and Zo was well on her way to becoming a successful filmmaker. Then they moved to a rural community for a little more tranquility--or so they thought. When newfound political activism transforms Zo into a barely recognizable ball of outrage and #MeToo allegations rock his old firm, Ethan finds himself a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC BEN

Benjamin, Ali

Summary: "Life for Ethan and Zo used to be simple. Ethan co-founded a lucrative media start-up, and Zo was well on her way to becoming a successful filmmaker. Then they moved to a rural community for a little more tranquility--or so they thought. When newfound political activism transforms Zo into a barely recognizable ball of outrage and #MeToo allegations rock his old firm, Ethan finds himself a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BEN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BEN

Dupee, Jennifer

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Summary: "Is a lie of omission still a lie? Larisa Pearl didn't think so and it got her into a heap of trouble. When Larisa Pearl returns to her small seaside hometown in Massachusetts to manage her beloved great aunt's estate, she's a bit of an emotional mess. She's just lost her job and her boyfriend and she's struggling to cope with her mother's failing health. When she passes by the window of The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2021

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC DUP

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DUP

Stamper, Phil

Summary: "Jake is just starting to enjoy life as his school's first openly gay kid. While his family and friends are accepting and supportive, the same can't be said about everyone in their small town of Barton Springs, Ohio. When Jake's dad hangs a comically large pride flag in their front yard in an overblown show of love, the mayor begins to receive complaints. A few people are even concerned the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

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Yomtov, Nelson

Summary: "Plymouth Rock has long stood as a symbol of the Pilgrims' journey to and settlement in America. But how much of the story surrounding it is true? What did the Pilgrims' arrival mean to the Wampanoag people who were already living there? What were the long-lasting effects of the interactions between the two groups? How did a seaside rock come to be associated with the Pilgrims' landing, and was...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2022

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Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY ROC

Summary: Follows the lives of the residents of a small town in Canada.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2019

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD LET

Ancrum, K. (Kayla)

Summary: "When Tig Torres first moved back to her hometown of Hollow Falls, she solved the infamous Lit Killer case--and cleared her late Aunt Beth's name in the process. Tig's work on the case brought her to the attention of Hollow Falls's local armchair detective group, the Murder of Crows. The eccentric group is obsessed with their town's dark past--but their interests extend far beyond the Lit...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC ANC

Summary: It is 1950s Nevada, and Professor Vivian Bell arrives to get a divorce. She's unsatisfied with her marriage, and feels out of place at the ranch she stays on, she finds herself increasingly drawn to Cay Rivers, an open and self-assured lesbian, and the ranch owner's daughter.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Grant, Sofia

Summary: "In the 1940s and 50s, women who needed a fast divorce went to Nevada to live on a ranch with other women in the same boat. Francie Meeker and Vi Carothers were sold a bill of goods: find a man, marry him in a white wedding gown, and live happily ever after. These best friends never expected to be on the train to Reno, those 'lies in white dresses' shattered, their marriages over. On board the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P GRA

Backman, Fredrik

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Summary: Two years have passed since the events that no one wants to think about. Everyone has tried to move on, but there's something about this place that prevents it. The residents continue to grapple with life's big questions: What is a family? What is a community? And what, if anything, are we willing to sacrifice in order to protect them? As the locals of Beartown struggle to overcome the past,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2022

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Mailman, Erika

Summary: Bram Stoker Award finalist Erika Mailman brings the true story of the brutal murder of Lizzie Borden's father and stepmother into new focus by adding a riveting contemporary narrative. The Murderer's Maid interweaves the stories of two women: one, the servant of infamous Lizzie Borden, and the other a modern-day barista fleeing from an attempt on her life. Trapped by servitude and afraid for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bonhomie Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAI

Summary: In part one, after 40 years of running a community arts center, Dorothea and Greta are suddenly fighting for survival when a celebrity couple come to town and build an enormous complex down the street. Part two revolves around rehearsals for the Greek play, Hecuba, but the real theatrics are outside the theater where the town has been invaded by bizarre tourists and mysterious tech start-up...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY BRE

Summary: Hugh Knight is a renowned heart surgeon in Sydney, who believes he can live outside the rules. But after an incident involving drugs and alcohol, he is banned from surgery. Forced to work as a local doctor, Hugh retreats to rural Wyhope, his rarely visited hometown, which, he assumes, will be distraction-free. He couldn't be more wrong.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV HEA

Summary: Get ready to say goodbye to Leslie Knope, the world's most dedicated government employee. The year is 2017, and Leslie's life has changed dramatically: she's now the mother of triplets and works for the National Parks Department, but, most shockingly, has become sworn enemies with her former friend and mentor, Ron Swanson. Join Leslie's final acts of determination (and sometimes desperation) to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD PAR

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Pa 7

Summary: In this comedy, Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) is an ever-enthusiastic government employee who has her sights set on the City Council. Features all 22 episodes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2012

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Pa 4

Brown, Carolyn

Summary: "An inheritance has reunited three estranged cousins. Their grandmother Lucy left Nessa, Flynn, and April her home nestled in the woods near Blossom, Texas, as well as a hope chest to be unlocked after they complete a special task. Together, they must hand-stitch a cherished quilt Lucy left unfinished. It meant everything to her. And now, to three people struggling with their own patchwork...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2022

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC BRO

DeLuca, Jen

Summary: "Emily knew there would be strings attached when she relocated to the small town of Willow Creek, Maryland, for the summer to help her sister recover from an accident, but who could anticipate getting roped into volunteering for the local Renaissance Faire alongside her teenaged niece? Or that the irritating and inscrutable schoolteacher in charge of the volunteers would be so annoying that she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEL

Hibbert, Talia

Summary: "Everyone has secrets. He wants all of hers. Meet the man next door ... After years of military service, Evan Miller wants a quiet life. The small town of Ravenswood seems perfect--until he stumbles upon a vicious web of lies with his new neighbour at its centre. Ruth Kabbah is rude, awkward, and--according to everyone in town--bad news. Thing is, no-one will tell Evan why. Does she perform...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nixon House 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIB

Hicks, Micah Dean

Summary: Almost everyone in Swine Hill is haunted. Jane's ghost tells her what everyone around her is thinking, even when she doesn't want to know. The lonely spirit possessing her mother burns anyone she touches. Her brother Henry's genius ghost forces him to build strange and dangerous machines. When pig people appear in town, taking precious jobs at the pork processing plant and enraging the spirits,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2019

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

Lourey, Jess

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Summary: "In a tale inspired by real events, pregnant journalist Joan Harken is cautiously excited to follow her fiancé back to his Minnesota hometown. After spending a childhood on the move and chasing the screams and swirls of news-rich city life, she's eager to settle down. Lilydale's motto, "Come Home Forever," couldn't be more inviting. And yet, something is off in the picture-perfect...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas & Mercer 2021

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LOU

Summary: Golden Globe winner Amy Poehler returns as Leslie Knope in the hilarious sixth season of Parks and Recreation. The citizens of Pawnee loathe their merger with the neighboring town of Eagleton, and blame all their troubles- both real and imagined- on Councilwoman Knope. The personal lives of those in City Hall are equally as tumultuous: Andy (Chris Pratt) must temporarily say "cheerio" to his...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD PAR

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Pa 6

Summary: Dedicated government employee Leslie Knope and her fellow colleagues return for big laughs from the small town of Pawnee, Indiana, in the hilarious third season of Parks and Recreation. Their funny antics continue as they ramp up for their most important civic project yet: the Harvest Festival. As Leslie Knope plans, prepares and publicizes, her colleagues take on other challenges such as a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios 2011

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD PAR

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

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