The Harris Public Library, 303 Clinton Street Woonsocket, RI will host a Holiday Book Sale from December 13 through December 30 during normal business hours. The book sale will be held in the main program room. A variety of gently used books, media and puzzles will be available for sale at nominal prices. For every $5 purchase of  hardcover or large softcover books, receive one book free. Fill a plastic market bag with small paperbacks for only $1.00. We supply the bags! For more information, please call the library at 401-769-9044.

 

 

 
The Supreme Court is throwing out another attempt to block Texas' six-week abortion ban. The six-three ruling is another setback for abortion providers who are trying to revive challenges to the law about five months after it went into effect.       Former President Donald Trump is claiming he wanted to have National Guard troops at the Capitol ahead of January 6th. Speaking on Fox News, Trump claims that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Washington, DC mayor Muriel Bowser "turned it down." The House Committee investigating the attack has released texts that show some lawmakers and Fox News hosts called on Trump to tell rioters on January 6th to go home, but records show it took Trump more than two hours to release a video calling for that.       Former President Trump is standing by his phone call to Georgia's secretary of state after the 2020 election. Trump described it as a "perfect" call. Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis is requesting formation of a special grand jury to investigate Trump's actions. He asked Raffensperger to help him "find" nearly 12-thousand votes to overturn the results in Georgia, a state that was won by then-candidate Joe Biden.       A new trailer previewing the upcoming Super Bowl half-time show is making its debut. The video features Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige and Kendrick Lamar living their best lives before being summoned to California. They'll be performing at the SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles on February 13th.        Instagram is rolling out paid subscriptions. Creators will be able charge subscribers anywhere from one to 100-dollars a month for access to exclusive content. The new feature is currently being tested with a small group of U.S. creators.