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Summer Fun Begins!

Summer is just around the corner, and at the library, we couldn’t be happier. Summer is a special time for us, a time when the sounds of children’s laughter and eager, excited voices fill the library. Children love to read;

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A Book By Any Other Name…

We know not to judge a book by its cover, but what about judging a book by its title? How many times have you picked-up a book because you were intrigued by the title? Or, ignored a book because the

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Heroism and Tragedy

Stories of tragedy and heroism at sea are compelling reads, and the story of Frank Quirk and his crewmen’s sacrifice on the Can Do is compelling without a doubt. Michael Tougias has written a riveting tale in Ten Hours Until

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Books-to-Movies

You may have missed the 90th Academy Awards ceremony earlier this month. The industry has bemoaned the fact that the television audience was down to only 26.5 million viewers. If you did miss the televised event, you surely don’t want

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Once upon a time…

This past week I had the pleasure of introducing my three year old grandson to stories that begin with the phrase Once upon a time. There is something thrilling about the phrase, Once upon a time. When we hear Once upon a time, we

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Love is in the air (and books)!

You have to admit that other than being only 28 days long, February doesn’t have a whole lot going for it. It’s often cold, wet and wearisome. The rush of those hopeful January New Year’s expectations has faded with the

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Raynham Reads 2018

It exploded like a bomb or a bombo-genesis, as meteorologists would later describe it. It slipped into a New England February with winds that would go from strong to hurricane force in a few hours, catching everyone by surprise. Snow

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