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A proliferation of parts

March 25, 2015 Occasionally, a customer will seem impatient because the part they need for their car is not “in stock” at their garage and has to be ordered from somewhere, which takes time. more »»

Bookstore volunteers needed at Beach Library

March 25, 2015 The Week's Events Preschool Story Hour on Wednesday, March 25, at 10:30 a.m. in Children's area. Quilting Group meets Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.. more »»

Diagnosing for road noises

March 18, 2015 One of my new-hire mechanics, many years ago, came back from a road test to identify some sort of noise the customer was experiencing on the highwa. more »»

Beach Library to host a book sale in parking garage Saturday

March 18, 2015 Weekly Activities Preschool Story Hour on Wednesday, March 18, at 10:30 a.m. Fun with Shell Crafts, Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., Com Rm A What Turtles Tell Us, Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. more »»

Troubling trouble codes

March 11, 2015 Back to the saga of my wife’s wayward car with the intermittent stalling problem. You will be happy to know (okay, maybe you’re not happy, but I am) that it’s finally fixed. more »»

Fred Bushnell is Beach Library Artist of the Month

March 11, 2015 Weekly Activities Preschool Story Hour on Wednesday, March 11, 10:30 a.m. Visiting Germany, Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. Com Rm A. Quilting Group meeting Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. more »»

Ballpark estimates are nonsense

March 4, 2015 The man on the phone was adamant. He wanted to know the cost to replace the radiator in his car. “Just a ball park estimate, that’s all I want,” he says. more »»

Beach Library seeks volunteer greeters

March 4, 2015 This Week's Activities Preschool Story Hour on Wednesday, March 4 at 10:30 a.m. in Kid's Place Forensic Scientist & Author, Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. more »»

I feel your pain

February 25, 2015 Intermittent problems are very common in today’s cars. We call it the “toothache syndrome.” The pain that goes away when you get to the dentist’s office. more »»

Beach Library bookstore needs interim volunteers

February 25, 2015 Weekly Activities Wednesday, Feb. 25, Preschool Story Hour, 10:30 a.m. Also on Wednesday, Quilting Group meets in Com Rm B, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Setup fee $2 Wednesday, Fun with Shell Crafts, 10:30 a.m. more »»

Friends of the Beach Library book sale is Saturday

February 18, 2015 Weekly Activities Preschool Story Hour on Wednesday, Feb. 18, at 10:30 a.m. Also on Wednesday, Continuing with Your Use of the iPad, 10:30 a.m. Pre-register. more »»

Car care etiquette

February 11, 2015 In the rough and tumble world of a car repair shop, where impact wrenches scream and hammers, wielded by calloused hands, pound on cold steel, it might seem strange to say there is an etiquette... more »»

Louise Michaud is Beach Library Artist of the Month

February 11, 2015 Weekly Activities Preschool Story Hour on Wednesday, Feb. 11 at 10:30 a.m. Quilting Group meets Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Community Rm B. Also on Wednesday, Sharks at 10:30 a.m. more »»

A funny thing happened on the way to the …

February 4, 2015 Sometimes funny things happen to us as we drive, sometimes “funny” means “strange,” and sometimes it might mean “scary.” We all search for gift ideas. Sometimes people give accessories for cars. more »»

Friends of the Library prepare for upcoming book sale

February 4, 2015 The Week's Events Preschool Story Hour on Wednesday, Feb. 4, at 10:30 a.m. in Children's area. Mindfulness Practice in a Stress Induced Society, 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday. more »»

Used car lots

January 28, 2015 One of our society’s tests of character and honesty is the question: “Yeah, he’s a nice guy, but would you buy a used car from him?” That was a common one aimed toward Richard Nixon. more »»

Beach Library seeks volunteer greeters

January 28, 2015 This Week's Activities Preschool Story Hour on Wednesday, Jan. 28, at 10:30 a.m. in Kid's Place Quilting, Wednesday, Jan. 28, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. more »»

Lemons and cherries

January 21, 2015 We in the car business are often asked what kind of car to buy. I usually start by recommending Rolls Royce and segue down through Mercedes and so forth until they stop asking. There is no best deal. more »»

War stories

January 14, 2015 The car repair field has always been rife with conflict. Many people distrust mechanics. Few people respect the skills of the trade. more »»

Ed Scott is Beach Library's Artist of the Month

January 14, 2015 Weekly Activities Preschool Story Hour on Wednesday, Jan. 14, at 10:30 a.m. Also on Wednesday, Quilting, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Setup fee $2. Still on Wednesday, Jumping Jellyfish, 10:30 a.m. more »»

 
 

 

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