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December 2012

Need a biography?

on Fri, 12/28/2012 - 12:34pm

For your biography assignments, American National Biography Online offers expert, full-length aricles on more than 19,000 people! From sixth grade to high school, students will find substantial biographies on well-known individuals, as well as people who are difficult to get information on. There are easy-to-use search tools, and all sources are carefully cited. To access this free service, select American National Biography from our database list. Enter your library card number and start searching. For additional help, please feel free to call our Adult/Teen Services desk at 973-728-2822.

Chapters for December

on Thu, 12/13/2012 - 2:58pm


December 20

Luce is a reclusive woman whose life dramatically changes one July day with the arrival of Dolores and Frank, her sister's beautiful, but violent children. In his third novel Charles Frazier, author of Cold Mountain, returns to the rural mountain setting of North Carolina to tell this gritty and unforgettable tale.


Chapters meets on the third Thursday of the month from 7:00-8:00 p.m. To register, please call 973-728-2822, visit the Adult/Teen Services desk, or email

Spotlight on Jon Scieszka: Editor

on Tue, 12/11/2012 - 6:10pm

Not only is Jon Scieszka a popular author, but he is also a great editor!  In the titles below, he has gathered a bunch of short stories from authors that you love, such as Dan Gutman, Jeff Kinney & Gordon Korman, just to name a few.  Each title contains stories with a different theme & one of them is sure to catch your interest.  Happy Reading!

It's the most wonderful time of the year...

on Thu, 12/06/2012 - 10:17am recycle! You don't need a big budget to create beautiful things! During your next visit to WMTL take a look at this month's lobby display, courtesy of librarian Elyse Schear, for some simple trash-to-treasure ideas. Have fun, make merry, and feel good about doing your small part for the environment.

Free Scholarship Search

on Wed, 12/05/2012 - 8:08pm
Scholarships and grants are an essential part of financial aid for many students. Use our free online search tool to find the awards that are suited for you.
  • Select the Testing and Education Reference Center from our database list. After entering your library card number, click on Career Tools and then Scholarship Search.
  • Answer the questions on the online form to find scholarships that fit your particular profile.

Winter News

on Wed, 12/05/2012 - 11:40am

**Beginning in December 2012 and continuing for 2013, Chapters will meet on the third Thursday of each month.**

According to Thoreau, “One must maintain a little bit of summer, even in the middle of winter.” Join Chapters as we Pine for Summer during these cold winter months.

December 2012

Charles Frazier

January 2013

The Barbarian Nurseries
Hector Tobar

February 2013

Sweet Summer: Growing Up With and Without My Dad
Bebe Moore Campbell

To register, please call 973-728-2822, visit the Adult/Teen Services desk, or email