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spring pansies

It's gardening season. How do I get my plants and supplies?

Are you feeling restless? Do you want to get gardening, begin digging, grow something, but not sure if you can?  Warm, early spring afternoons and self-quarantine can do that to you!

This year, when spring is unusually early, the request to self-quarantine poses several logistical... Read more

thermometers in soil

Spring, Seeds and Soil Temperature

Spring came early this year, and with it, the itch to get gardening! Yes, it’s earlier than usual to think of planting outdoors in our area. Nights are still cold, but many days are fairly warm. Garden clean-up can certainly begin, and compost spread around the base of perennials and in the... Read more

Miss Kate has a story and song for you!

Hello from Miss Kate!  I miss my little friends and wanted to share one of my favorite stories with you.  i hope you are doing well!

Children's Room

Keeping the kids busy!

We in The Children's Room are missing our little friends so much!  We wish we could see you but since we can't here are some online story times, authors sharing their books, and websites for some family fun!  And if you need some suggestions of books to read email... Read more

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Trusted Market Intelligence from S&P and EMIS

Two NEW Trusted Market Intelligence Services (Temporary Access)

EMIS Intelligence and Standard & Poor's Global Net Advantage are temporarily accessible from from home with a Boston Public Library ecard. If financial and industrial data is part of your work, school, or personal investment life, these research resources... Read more

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Funny Resources--No Joke!

Many people are looking for humor or comedy right now, and the library can help with that!  While there's a lot of variation in what people find funny, here are some free resources that might help.

Comic Strips
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good vibes aka cheery books for teens

Cheery Reads for Teens and Tweens

Feeling stressed? Take a look at these cheerful books for teens and tweens! While they are not 100% conflict-free, the stakes are low and the laughs are plentiful. 

Need help accessing these ebooks? Ask a librarian via chat or email us at... Read more

April 2020 puzzle

This month's puzzle contains a bad music joke. The joke may be bad, but while you're working on the puzzle, you can listen to all kinds of really great music. Services like Freegal Music, Medici.tv,... Read more

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