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Hands-on Learning at Home

If you’ve been in the Children’s Room recently, you will have noticed the addition of two wire shelving units with a sign announcing “STEM FAIR: OPENING DAY STEM KIT COLLECTION – Saturday, February 23.” This is an important day of

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Smartphone Photography

Raise your hand if you remember the Brownie box camera! For those of you who don’t remember, the Brownie was a long-running popular series of simple and inexpensive cameras made by Eastman Kodak. It is considered by many experts to

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Using the Library from Home

Amid the whirl of the holidays, you may have missed another celebrated event of the season – the winter solstice. The winter solstice, the day of the longest night and the shortest amount of daylight, occurred on December 21st this

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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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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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Join the Discussion

You may think it all started with Oprah, but you’d be wrong. She certainly popularized it, but its origins can be traced to the eighteenth century. What is it? It’s the book club. By some estimates, more than five million

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September is Sign-Up Month

A few years ago there was a popular advertising campaign that ended each of its commercials with the question, “What’s in your wallet?” If you were to answer the question today, what would you say – a credit card, health insurance

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