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by order of the Town of Andover Select Board, September 13, 2021

Memorial Hall Library

Remembering Betty White

Betty White (1922-2021) is, first and foremost, remembered as and actor and comedian; however, she also wrote several memoirs and was an animal advocate.  Learn more about her life and work and enjoy some of the shows and films she starred in with the following books and DVDs.

If you ask me : (and of course you won't)
If you ask me : (and of course you won't)
by Betty White

A personal account by the seven-time Emmy Award-winning actress and 2010 AP Entertainer of the Year shares stories from her decades in Hollywood while offering her lighthearted perspectives on topics ranging from sex and aging to animal welfare and television.
Betty & friends : my life at the zoo
Betty & friends : my life at the zoo
by Betty White

America's sweetheart, impassioned lifelong animal welfare advocate, and bestselling author White offers intimate and funny stories about her animal friends at the zoo, enhanced by gorgeous four-color photographs. Betty & Friends is the passion project she has been working on for more than a decade--a love letter to zoos and to the animals in them
Here we go again : my life in television
Here we go again : my life in television
by Betty White

From her first daytime show in 1949 to her later triumphs on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and The Golden Girls, the actress remembers her favorite moments, innumerable guest appearances, and famous friends in a behind-the-scenes memoir.
Betty White in person
Betty White in person
by Betty White

Discussing everything, from friendship, love, and anger, to romance, sex, loneliness, aging, and death, the television actress shares her thoughts and experiences of life
Betty White : 100 Remarkable Moments in a Extraordinary Life
Betty White : 100 Remarkable Moments in a Extraordinary Life
by Ray Richmond

This book, packed with photographs, chronicles 100 highlights from the acting life and passions that have defined an entertainment career like no other. White's pioneering legacy extends back to the earliest days of TV in the 1950s, when she served as both producer and star of the sitcom Life with Elizabeth during an era that predated glass ceilings. The volume also vividly illustrates White's lifelong advocacy for animals as well as the masterful comic versatility she displayed even as she closed in on the century mark. Revel in Betty White's talent, elegance, and spunk with this photographic retrospective of her life.
When women invented television : the untold story of the female powerhouses who pioneered the way we watch today
When women invented television : the untold story of the female powerhouses who pioneered the way we watch today
by Jennifer Keishin Armstrong

The best-selling author of Seinfeldia documents the lesser-known story of how four trailblazing women from the radio era, including Irna Phillips, Gertrude Berg, Hazel Scott and Betty White, helped establish the foundation of the modern television industry.
Mary and Lou and Rhoda and Ted : and all the brilliant minds who made The Mary Tyler Moore show a classic
Mary and Lou and Rhoda and Ted : and all the brilliant minds who made The Mary Tyler Moore show a classic
by Jennifer Keishin Armstrong

The behind-the-scenes story of the making of the classic television series offers insight into how the influential show reflected changing American perspectives and was a first situation comedy to employ numerous women as writers and producers.
Golden rules : wit and wisdom of the Golden Girls
Golden rules : wit and wisdom of the Golden Girls
by Francesco Sedita

Everyone’s favorite ladies—Blanche, Dorothy, Rose and Sophia—share some pearls of wisdom combined with a bit of sarcasm and naivete.
Thank you for being a friend : life -- according to the Golden Girls
Thank you for being a friend : life -- according to the Golden Girls
by Emma Lewis

Full of inspiration, fashion advice, make-up tips, trivia and hilarious quotes direct from the lanai, Thank You for Being a Friend is here to help you discover the secrets to life, sex, fashion, friendship and more, according to the Golden Girls.
Golden Girls forever
Golden Girls forever
by Jim Colucci

Paying homage to the cult classic and award-winning sitcom starring Dorothy, Rose, Blanche and Sophia, an ultimate companion to the show, drawing on interviews with all involved, paints a comprehensive portrait of the Girls both in front of the cameras and behind the scenes. 
Betty White
Betty White

Betty White recounts experiences with charities and organizations advocating the proper treatment of animals and looks at the animals found in America's national parks, zoos, and aquariums
Lost valentine /
Lost valentine /

A TV reporter investigates the love story of an old woman (Betty White) whose husband was declared missing in action during World War II.
Hot in Cleveland
Hot in Cleveland

Three women on their way to Paris are diverted to Cleveland and end up living with a feisty, quick-witted caretaker (Betty White).
You again
You again

After a young woman realizes that her brother is marrying her former high school enemy, she enlists the help of her mother and grandmother (Betty White) to expose the other woman's true nature.
Proposal
Proposal

A Canadian immigrant threatened with deportation claims that she and her work assistant are getting married, but when they are forced to prove their story she travels to his home in Alaska for his grandmother's (Betty White) 90th birthday.
Golden girls
Golden girls

The daily adventures of a group of female friends (including Betty White) over the age of fifty.
Betty White collection
Betty White collection

Episodes from "Life with Elizabeth" and "Date with the Angels" starring Betty White.
Mary Tyler Moore show
Mary Tyler Moore show

The humorous adventures of a thirty-ish, single woman trying to make her way in Minneapolis after breaking off her engagement to her long-time fiancé.  Start from Season 4 to see Betty White as Sue Ann Nivens.
Mary Tyler Moore:
Mary Tyler Moore:

Celebrates the life and career of actress Mary Tyler Moore, with guest interviews and commentary including Betty White.
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