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Now Open Until 6pm!

May 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

When I first opened Royal River Books in March, 2008 (wow – over 11 years ago!) another merchant on Main Street told me that there was no reason to stay open past 5pm.  She said that Main Street was pretty much dead by then.  I would lock the door at 5pm and the streets were…

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The Sweetness of Spring

Mar 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

As Anne Bradstreet has said, “If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.” There is nothing like stepping outside on one of those first warm days in March hearing the birds sing and feeling a warm breeze and the sunshine on your face.  In reality, it is probably 45 degrees, but…

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10 Warm Ideas for Cold Days

Nov 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

The temperature is dropping, the ground is still bare, and there are a lot of school holidays ahead.  Here are some ideas from Royal River Books on how to stay warm and cozy and constructive this holiday season. Do a puzzle. We have a great selection of puzzles at the bookstore ranging from 100 pieces…

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Back to School!

Sep 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

I think back to school is a bigger deal for me than it is for my kids.  They smile for the camera, faces glowing from running around under the sun all summer, and then jump onto the bus.  All day my thoughts go back to school wondering how their first day is going.  I wait…

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Author Talk with Abdi Nor Iftin

Jul 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Join us at: Merrill Memorial Library 215 Main Street Yarmouth, ME on Saturday, August 4th from 3pm to 4:30pm Abdi Iftin is a naturally gifted speaker. His stories have been featured on various radio and television stations; most recently on CNN. Abdi’s story was one of 60 Peabody finalists in 2015. Abdi’s stories are personal…

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