Last week Laura and I were looking to go on a day drive. I also wanted to visit a new to me library and since most libraries in Connecticut are still either not open or running on limited hours due… Read More ›
Yesterday I picked up items on hold at the public library in Old Lyme, Connecticut. I’m happy to introduce you to the Old Lyme Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library. It was built in 1898 and has had some additions over the… Read More ›
Have you heard of Fitz-Greene Halleck?
He was known as America’s Byron.
You’d think with a weighty title like that most English majors would know about him.
I hadn’t heard of him until I moved to Guilford, CT and started digging around in the library for some local literary history.
I recently visited Whitlock’s Book Barn with my Book Cougars buddy Emily. This was a first visit for both of us. Whitlock’s has been in business since 1948. Meg, the manager, told us a little history of the place. There’s… Read More ›