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Buon Natale / Merry Christmas

The staff and volunteers at la biblioteca wish you and your family a wonderful Christmas. We have made so many changes to the library over the last year and we hope that you will come and see us in the … Continue reading

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Panettone: Italian Christmas Cake

Panettone is a classic Christmas cake that originated from Milan. In the past, panettone was made under the watchful eye of the lord of the house and if he was satisfied with the loaf he would carve a cross into … Continue reading

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Word Wednesday: Zaino

zaino=backpack La Biblioteca has a wide range of reference books to help you learn Italian. Come by for a visit!

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Guido: Story of an Italian Immigrant

Guido: Story of an Italian Immigrant by Rita Amabili Life is hard, work is scarce and wages are poor during the early decades of the 20th century in Le Marches’ countryside. To escape a life of poverty, Guido immigrates to … Continue reading

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Word Wednesday: Cena

cena=dinner chay-nah La Biblioteca has a wide range of reference books to help you learn Italian. Come by for a visit!

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Il Poeta – Dante

November 28th, 2013 Il Poeta “From a little spark may burst a flame” – Dante Dante degli Alighieri recognized the need for a new literature and unified language that extended past the limits of Latin during the 13th century. Known … Continue reading

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Word Wednesday: Lago

lago=lake lah-goh La Biblioteca has a wide range of reference books to help you learn Italian. Come by for a visit!

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Word Wednesday: Pomodoro

pomodoro=tomato poh-moh-doh-roh La Biblioteca has a wide range of reference books to help you learn Italian. Come by for a visit!

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Word Wednesday: Capello

capello=hair cah-paylll-oh La Biblioteca has a wide range of reference books to help you learn Italian. Come by for a visit!

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Word Wednesday: Acqua

acqua=water ah-kwah La Biblioteca has a wide range of reference books to help you learn Italian. Come by for a visit!

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