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Hidden Treasure

Metal detecting is making a comeback as a hobby, at least among some circles.  (Check out the article "The New Detectorists" in the New York Times, which you...

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Live, Laugh, Loki

Live, Laugh, Loki

This week, many Marvel fans were excited for the debut of the new Loki show on the Disney+ streaming service. Unfortunately, at this time the library does not have...

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2021 queer fiction

Notable LGBTQ+ Fiction

June is Pride Month so we're celebrating with some new and noteworthy fiction that features LGBTQ+ authors and characters. If you're looking for more backlist titles, check out some of our previous Pride lists for more recommendations...

June 2021 Puzzle

In honor of the newest state holiday in Massachusetts, which is celebrated this month, we hope you enjoy this themed crossword puzzle!  If you want to learn more about this holiday, you can request a copy of a...

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2021 Sydney Taylor Book Awards

2021 Sydney Taylor Book Awards

May is Jewish American Heritage Month, which makes it an especially good time to check out the winners of this year's Sydney Taylor Book Awards. The Sydney Taylor Book Award, which is named for the author of the...

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Summer Reading Picks from Shelf Help, Episode 8

In Episode 8 of our Shelf Help podcast, librarians Clare and Stephanie discuss some of their picks for summer reading (for adults) for this year.  Below is a list of the titles they discussed, as well as some they didn't have time to discuss.  As a friendly...

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Reunited: Books About Getting Back Together

Getting Back Together - Books About Reunions

Making up and getting back together. Putting the band back together. Finding long lost loved ones. Reconnecting with your hometown friends. Reuniting with your fellow sitcom stars for a...

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To All The Readers Who Loved To All The Boys I've Loved Before

To All The Readers Who Loved To All The Boys I've Loved Before

Are you a fan of Jenny Han's To All The Boys I've Loved Before trilogy of books (and/or the movies they inspired)? Here are some more charming YA rom-coms that you might like. And in the spirit of Asian/Pacific Islander American Heritage Month, they all feature...

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Out of This World Reads: Books about UFOs

May 2021 Mid-Month Sudoku

All of the sudoku (and crossword) puzzles we publish on this website are created by two of our reference librarians.  But are hand-created sudoku superior to computer-generated ones?  This...

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