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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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Haunted New England

October is upon us. The days grow shorter and the nights grow longer as the earth’s axis tilts the northern hemisphere away from the sun. We delight in the crisp, cool days and are enchanted by the orange, yellow and

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The Library – a “hopping” place!

Not too long ago, I was asked by a friend what was going on at the library. I responded that the library was really “hopping.” Thereupon my friend burst out laughing. The idea of a library “hopping” was just too

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A Book for the Times

Of all the great modern American novelists, including Fitzgerald, Hemingway, Dos Passos, Steinbeck and Faulkner, Sinclair Lewis has always been my favorite. His works were required reading for my generation, and I read them eagerly – Main Street, Babbitt, Arrowsmith, Elmer Gantry, and Dosworth.

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Be Adventurous This Summer

Summer is the best time for a good old fashion adventure. There are great adventures all around us, and summer is the ideal time to pursue them. What adventure are you planning for the summer? Hiking through the mountains of

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Summer Reads

Ah, summer at last. The warm, long, languid days are finally here, and we couldn’t be happier. Summer is a time to slow down and relax; it’s a time to take things a little easier, whether it’s lounging by the

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Open House – Saturday, June 25

Do you know the feeling you get when you are bursting to share a piece of exciting news? When something good is happening to you and you can’t wait to tell someone about it? How your pulse quickens and your

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