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From Page to Screen: Books Becoming Movies & TV Series in Fall 2021

by Samantha Totman Fall is a big time for movies, especially films making bids for Oscar nominations! Below find the movies and TV series being made from books from September through November, their release dates, and where to watch. We’ll be updating this list throughout the season so be sure
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Nonfiction Books to Celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day

  by Samantha Totman and Alex Lambright Monday, October 11, 2021 is Indigenous Peoples’ Day. To celebrate not only the history but also the current experience of Indigenous peoples in the United States, we’ve collected a list of nonfiction titles below, including memoirs, cookbooks,
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Lynnfield Library Staff Picks for September 2021

  by Samantha Totman Whether you’re looking for a fun manga, a tour of New England waterfalls, or a heavy-hitting emotional novel, we’ve got some great picks for you this month! If you check out any of these titles, be sure to let us know what you think! Abby, Acting Director The Wa
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Books to Celebrate Latinx Heritage Month

by Samantha Totman and Amanda Landry September 15-October 15 is Latinx Heritage Month. Throughout the month, we’ve been celebrating with displays in the library and by sharing some of our favorite books every Thursday on social media. Below, find our full list of 33 adult, young adult, and chi
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Picture Books to Celebrate the Jewish High Holidays

L’Shana Tova! Rosh Hashanah began on September 6 and marked the start of the Jewish High Holidays, which also included Yom Kippur on September 15. Celebrate with these picture books! All of these books are available in the Lynnfield Library catalog. Engineer Ari and the Rosh Hashanah Ride by D
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Books Trending on #BookTok

by Samantha Totman, Circulation Assistant Social media plays a big role in getting the word out about books. TikTok in particular has emerged as a great place to find out about the latest releases and to learn about some older titles that you may have missed when they first came out. Cruise the #Boo
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Back to School Picture Books

by Lauren Fox, Head of Youth Services With the end of summer comes the beginning of the new school year! Whether they’re nervous to start kindergarten or excited about the first day of school, every kid has an idea of how the new school year will go. Here are some of our picture book suggestions abo
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Books Lynnfield Loves: Reviews from Summer Reading

by Samantha Totman & Alex Lambright As part of this year’s Summer Reading program, we invited Lynnfield to submit reviews of the books you read–and you all delivered! We received tons of reviews about all different kinds of books. Take a look below to see which stories the Lynnfield
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Staff Picks for August 2021

by Samantha Totman, Circulation Assistant This summer has been one of the hottest and most humid on record, and August has been no exception! Below is our list of reads (and watches and listens) that the library staff at Lynnfield have been enjoying to wrap up the season. Enjoy these in your final d
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Books for Diving Deep into the Olympics & Paralympics

by Samantha Totman, Circulation Assistant We’re at the halfway point of Olympics season–the Olympics have just ended, and the Paralympics are about to begin. Have you discovered a new sport to passionately follow and analyze for the next 3 years? Are you eagerly awaiting the start of the
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