The COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it many challenges, including finding fresh food. If you want to explore local food options and support local farmers, Northeast Harvest is a 'buy local' program supported by the Essex Agricultural... Read more
During this time of uncertainty, many of us have found solace and calm by spending as much time as possible outdoors, enjoying nature and starting vegetable gardens. I planted early this year, and I get pleasure from watching my sturdy seedlings capture every scrap of warm sunshine. Meanwhile,... Read more
Do you know about Sync? Teens aged 13+ can get free audiobook downloads starting now through July 1. Each week two new audiobooks will be available for download. This week is The 57 Bus Dashka Slater and Monday’s Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson.
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Digging around in my pantry looking for dinner inspiration, I unearthed several heads of garlic wishing they had a place to grow! Garlic is an allium. Alliums don’t grow when days are short and nights are long, but, when spring comes and days lengthen, alliums spring into action. We are often... Read more
Here are some fiction books for tweens and teens that deal with racial justice and other issues facing today's youth. (See also our list of racial justice nonfiction books for adults and older teens.) These books are available as ebooks... Read more
Here are some nonfiction books about racism in the United States and its ongoing, deadly impact. These books are available as ebooks from either Overdrive (Libby) or Hoopla. (If you need help getting started with ebooks, check out the tutorials available on this... Read more