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Required Summer Reading

Jul 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

As the school year comes to a close, I always look forward to getting the required summer reading lists from the area school.  I never fail to discover a fascinating book that would have escaped my notice if it hadn’t been on the list.  The summer reading lists for 2018 did not disappoint.  Here are…

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Support YEF on Sunday, May 6th, 2018

Apr 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

Did you know there is a salmon hatchery at Yarmouth Elementary? Did you know that an underwater robotics program sponsored by the U.S. Office of Naval Research is coming to Harrison Middle School? Have you heard about the printmaking press at Yarmouth High School? These are just a few of the exciting initiatives that would…

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Great Graphic Novels

Apr 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

A few years ago I brought home the graphic novel, El Deafo by Cece Bell.  I was looking for something different to read to the kids.  El Deafo is an autobiography in which Cece tells the story about going deaf as a young girl in the 70s.  It was my first experience with a graphic…

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Great Gifts at Royal River Books!

Dec 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Still looking for the perfect gifts for those hard-to-please people on your list? Don’t worry, head to Royal River Books! Here are 10 good reasons to make sure there are lots of books under the tree this year! 1. Books are easy to wrap. 2. Books don’t need batteries. 3. Books don’t hurt when you…

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Royal River Books & Gifts

Oct 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Whenever there is a vacant store front on Main Street in Yarmouth I hear, “I wish someone would open a gift shop”. I like what that says about our community. It would appear that the lovely folks that live here and visit here enjoy giving gifts and would like more gift giving options. While I…

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