Middle Ground: Making Noise in the Library

Posted by on April 28, 2014.

Essex Free Library DCF book group

Every couple of months, I meet and discuss books with a group of some of the most critical and thoughtful readers I know. They’re insightful, articulate, and extremely smart. They’re also in grades 4 through 8.

 

They are members of the Essex Free Library’s Dorothy Canfield Fisher Book Discussion Group, and each time we meet, we discuss a book from the DCF list.

CLiF Spotlight: More than 800 Books!

Posted by on January 6, 2014.

Bridgeside Books donates 320 books to CLiF through their 2013 Giving Tree

Above: Joan Eldred, Hiata DeFeo, and Duncan celebrate Bridgeside Books’ Giving Tree book drive: the Waterbury bookstore collected 320 books to benefit CLiF.

 

We don’t have all the books counted yet, but I can’t wait to tell you. This holiday season, book drives brought in more than 800 books to give kids served through CLiF programs.

CLiF Spotlight: Celebrating Dear Friends’ Memories and Values

Posted by on October 23, 2013.

CLiF Executive Director Duncan McDougall, left, and board member Dan Lynch, right, at the Summer Readers event held in memory of Richard Lynch in 2013. The photograph Dan holds is a picture of himself with his father.

Above: CLiF Executive Director Duncan McDougall, left, and board member Dan Lynch, right, at the Summer Readers event held in memory of Richard Lynch in 2013. The photograph Dan holds is a picture of himself with his father.

As CLiF’s Office Manager, I have the responsibility and privilege of processing the generous donations that come through our door.