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The Importance of March

March is a long month; at least it feels that way. It seems to stretch on much longer that its 31 days. Is it because February whips by so quickly and the relief of April and spring- like weather seems

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Books-to-Films 2017

From historical dramas to science fiction fantasies to real life adventures, Hollywood continues to dazzle movie audiences with films based on books. Three of this year’s nine Best Picture nominees, Arrival, Lion, and Hidden Figures, were adapted from recently published books.

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Raynham Reads 2017

Ever since it began in Seattle almost twenty years ago, the phenomenon of the One Book, One Community reading program has grown steadily across the country. Communities of all shapes and sizes have adopted the idea. You’ll now find community

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Avoiding Disappointment

One of the greatest joys in public library service is getting to know our users – the young, the not-so-young, and all ages in between. We get real satisfaction knowing we have placed something in your hands that you will

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Give Books This Season

If you haven’t yet bought presents for everyone on your holiday list – and there is always that hard to buy for someone, consider giving a book. One of my favorite places for holiday shopping has always been the bookstore.

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New Worlds and Longer Life

It’s always gratifying to have what you believe confirmed – to enjoy the surge of pleasure that comes with the self-satisfying sensation of being right. This doesn’t happen to me often, at least, not as often as I would like.

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