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Resources for Money Smart Week

by Abby Porter, Assistant Director April 10-17 is Money Smart Week and the perfect time to think about your finances!  Use one of our great resources to learn about budgeting, how to fix your credit score, invest smarter, pay for college, or plan for retirement! Mind Over Money:  The Psychology of M
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Our Favorite Librarians in Fiction

  by Abigail Porter It’s National Library Week (our favorite time of year!) and we wanted to celebrate by sharing some of our favorite fictional librarians! Batgirl by Cameron Stewart – The ultimate superhero!  Barbara Gordon is a librarian by day and crimefighter by night.  She als
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From Page to Screen: TV & Film Adaptations Releasing in April 2021

  by Samantha Totman, Circulation Assistant Love to read the book before you see the show or movie? Below are four books being adapted for the screen in April 2021. Place holds on your preferred reading format by clicking the links below. Let us know if you liked the book or the adaptation bett
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Staff Picks for March 2021

by Samantha Totman, Circulation Assistant Magic libraries, tiny creatures, beekeepers, and musketeers: we’ve got all that and more in this month’s roundup of Lynnfield Library staff picks. Place holds by clicking the links to your favorite formats below, and let us know what you think! B
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Resources for Understanding Racial Injustice: Updated March 2021

by Abby Porter, Lauren Fox, and Samantha Totman Update: In light of the rise in hate crimes against Asian-Americans over the past year, we have updated this list of anti-racism resources originally posted in June 2020. Below are some recommended resources for understanding racism and racial injustic
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Picture Books for Spring

Picture Book Recommendations for Spring by Lauren Fox, Head of Youth Services Spring starts tomorrow! I’m ready for some warmer weather and for flowers to start blooming. If you feel the same way, you may enjoy reading some of these picture books, nonfiction books, and board books. All of the
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Declutter and Simplify!

Declutter and Simplify Your Life by Abby Porter, Assistant Director Did you love our KonMari event with Maile Shoul of Cloud Eleven Organizing?  Keep the momentum going!  There’s no one way to declutter and minimalize, so we’ve gathered some of our favorite books on the subject, includin
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Adult, YA, and Children’s Biographies for Women’s History Month

by Samantha Totman and Lauren Fox March is Women’s History Month, a time to commemorate women’s vital contributions and roles throughout history. To celebrate, we’ve collected over 30 biographies and memoirs by women and about women for adults, young adults, and children. Adult Boo
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Staff Picks for February 2021

by Samantha Totman, Circulation Assistant This month we have 18 recommendations from our staff, including puzzles, books of all genres, and a picture book that will make you laugh out loud. If you check out any of these items, let us know what you think! Abby, Assistant Director and Head of Adult Se
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Books to Celebrate Black Futures

  by Samantha Totman and Lauren Fox   February is Black History Month, a time to reflect and learn on the numerous, and often unseen, struggles, achievements, and contributions of Black people in America. As part of this celebratory month, we also look to the future–a future where Bl
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