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  • Posted on 07/13/2012 - 9:34am

    Please note that the MVLC catalog and My Account is back online.

  • Posted on 07/12/2012 - 4:04pm

    Due to water damage at the MVLC Central Site, the catalog and My Account are unavailable until further notice. We apologize for this inconvenience.

  • Posted on 07/11/2012 - 11:15am

    TitleArtistRelease Date
    Glee: The Music, The Graduation AlbumGlee Cast5/15/2012
    The Only PlaceBest Coast5/15/2012
    Apocalyptic LoveSlash5/22/2012
    Listen Up!Reinhart, Haley5/22/2012
    From Day 1Porter, Travis5/29/2012
    HereSharpe, Edward5/29/2012
    King TuffKing Tuff5/29/2012
    ValtariSigur Ros5/29/2012
    AmericanaYoung, Neil6/5/2012
    Celebration RockJapandroids6/5/2012
    Lex HivesHives6/5/2012
    That's Why God Made The RadioBeach Boys6/5/2012
    Blow Your Pants OffFallon, Jimmy6/12/2012
    Clockwork AngelsRush6/12/2012
    Looking For MyselfUsher6/12/2012
    There's No Leaving NowThe Tallest Man on Earth6/12/2012
    BelieveBieber, Justin6/19/2012
    OceaniaSmashing Pumpkins6/19/2012
    Rhythm and ReposeHansard, Glen6/19/2012
    Welcome To The FishbowlChesney, Kenny6/19/2012
    Days Go ByOffspring6/26/2012
    Living ThingsLinkin Park6/26/2012
    OverexposedMaroon 56/26/2012

  • Posted on 07/11/2012 - 9:59am

     TitleRelease Date
    Declaration of War6/5/2012
    Monsters From The ID6/5/2012
    In Darkness6/12/2012
    Too Big To Fail6/12/2012
    Jeff Who Lives At Home6/19/2012
    21 Jump Street6/26/2012
    The Artist6/26/2012
    The Hedgehog6/26/2012
    George Gently: Series 47/3/2012
    American Reunion7/10/2012
    Making Plans for Lena7/10/2012
    Casa De Mi Padre7/17/2012
    Salmon Fishing in The Yemen7/17/2012
    The Three Stooges7/17/2012
    Beyond The Steppes7/24/2012
    Boss: Season One7/24/2012
    Jiro Dreams Of Sushi7/24/2012
    The Deep Blue Sea7/24/2012
    Hatfields & McCoys7/31/2012

  • Posted on 07/09/2012 - 4:34pm

    Congratulations to Joanne Sharkey, Mary Dunn, and Sheila Duong!

    Joanne, Mary, and Sheila all won a tote bag and a $10 gift certificate to Starbucks.  

    Interested in participating?  It's easy.  Click here to enter your reading to win!  Each submission earns you a chance to win the weekly and grand prizes.  Grand prize is a Barnes & Noble Nook and will be announced on Friday, August 17.  

  • Posted on 07/06/2012 - 1:53pm

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    Doug’s family had to move to Marysville. Now that they’re here, Dad still has a bad temper. Doug’s brother is still a jerk. Doug’s other brother is still in Vietnam. Doug still hides a secret. But Doug also has a job now, delivering groceries to young families and elderly shut-ins. He has the birds at the library. He has Miss Cowper’s Country Literacy Unit. And he has Lil Spicer. Marysville isn’t paradise, but for Doug, it’s good enough.

  • Posted on 07/06/2012 - 1:51pm

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    Eric is sure there’s a scientific explanation for the glowing mushrooms in the woods behind his house. And there’s an explanation for the mushrooms creeping into his backyard. And through the floorboards in the house. And over the football field. There’s not a place in town that isn’t covered in the luminescent fungus—and it might not be the first time the mushrooms have swallowed a town.

  • Posted on 07/06/2012 - 1:42pm

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    Two bottle caps, a movie ticket, a protractor, a toy truck: All part of the box of stuff Min is returning to Ed. Each a reminder of a particular moment in the rise and fall of their relationship. Each item carefully documented in a letter explaining where things went wrong. It’s a collection of moments, of small-but-valid reasons things didn’t work out, all collected in a box and, like Ed himself, dumped.

  • Posted on 07/05/2012 - 10:25am

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    The Azumas are so pleased with their newborn baby, Hikaru, and they delight in their little boy. But his mother, Sachiko, soon notices that her son doesn’t behave like the other babies, and this begins her struggle to cope with a special-needs child in a society that doesn’t understand—or, seemingly, want to understand—autism.  Coping with the magnitude of Hikaru’s disability is hard enough, but Sachiko must also become an advocate for her son for his schooling, health care, and even social interactions. 

    This is a Japanese manga unlike most others you’ve seen: this is not a slapstick gender-bending fantasy adventure, but rather a realistic, family-based story for adults.  Don’t be put off because it reads “backwards”—as you get absorbed into the Azumas’ story, you’ll forget that you’re even reading it right to left.

  • Posted on 07/03/2012 - 2:13pm

    Clarice Ross is the winner of the Friends of the Library Red Sox gift basket. The gift basket raised over $1,000. Thanks to everyone who bought a ticket. All proceeds benefit the library.