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Read This Summer!

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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Remember our Fallen Heroes

Bands will play and flags will wave as hundreds of people march by the library in Raynham’s Memorial Day parade on Saturday, May 27. Parades have been a traditional part of Memorial Day since the Civil War when veterans remembered

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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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