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Books at the Oscars

The 2019 Oscar nominees were announced last week and the list is, once again, a tribute to the written word as well as the visual, creative and technical artistry of the American film industry. Some of the year’s best films

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Genetic Genealogy

Most of us are curious about our ancestors. Knowing our family history is about satisfying the basic human need to understand ourselves. It’s about finding answers to the questions that confound us throughout life: Where do I come from? Why

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Library Service in Raynham

The Town of Raynham is currently conducting a survey to determine present and future needs of the Town in order to plan how to meet those needs in a way that best serves the community. Thinking about the future is

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Best Books to Movies 2018

With the cold dark nights of winter upon us, nothing sounds as inviting as getting cozy on the couch and curling up with a good book. If you’re not in the reading mood, there are always great films to watch.

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Beyond the Bestsellers

Bestsellers come, and then, they go.  When first published they are raved about and read. The library can’t buy enough copies to meet the demand. Dozens of people wait patiently for their turn to read the latest James Patterson, John

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Fall Book Sale

Fall in New England is a magical season. We are enchanted by the orange, yellow and gold landscape that surrounds us, and charmed by the plump harvest pumpkins and pots of colorful chrysanthemums that decorate doorsteps. The drone of leaf

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Prelude to War, 1919-1939

In the eleventh month, on the eleventh day, at the eleventh hour in 1918, the world powers brought an end to one of the most violent conflicts in the history of civilization. The Great War, involving most of Europe, Britain

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