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Making a Mystery with Sisters in Crime New England

By Katherine Decker, Head of Circulation Do you enjoy a mystery? Have you ever wanted an insight into mystery writers’ minds and the conventions of the genre? Consider attending our Mystery Making program on Wednesday, July 28 from 6:30 – 8:30pm on Zoom. Mystery Making is an interactive worksh
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New England Beach Reads for Summer 2021

by Samantha Totman, Circulation Assistant Whether you’re sitting in the sun and sand or just wishing you were, beach reads are the perfect books for summer. And we all know there’s nothing like summer in New England. Check out the books below to transport yourself to the beaches of Cape
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Tails and Tales: Animal Books

by Lauren Fox, Head of Youth Services The Summer Reading theme this year is Tails and Tales. We’re celebrating with a fun board game featuring animals as game pieces! To help your age group team win the game, let us know how many books you’re reading throughout the summer. The books can be about any
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U.S. History Books to Read on Independence Day

by Samantha Totman, Circulation Assistant What are your plans for the Fourth of July? I know I’ll be making time for some reading! Long weekends are a great opportunity to dive into some nonfiction, especially books that tell stories not often heard or known. Below is a list of books about the
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Staff Picks for June 2021

by Samantha Totman, Circulation Assistant Who’s ready to kick off their summer reading? We’ve got a bunch of great staff recommendations to accompany any kind of summer trip or activity. You can place holds using the link below, or find these items throughout the library by looking for t
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Summer Books for Children & Teens

By Alexandra Lambright, Children’s Assistant With summer just around the corner its the perfect time to pick up one of these books! Get ready for summertime fun with these great titles for children’s and teens! All of these books are available in through our catalog. Children’s Picture B
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Pride Month: Children’s and YA Books

By Lauren Fox, Head of Youth Services Below are some recommended Children’s and Young Adult LGBTQ+ books. These books are great picks for Pride Month or for any time of year. These titles are all available through our catalog, Libby, and/or hoopla.  Please email Youth Services Librarian Lauren
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Mystery Series to Try: Montreal Detective Emile Cinq-Mars

by Pat Kelly, Head of Reference Try out this under-the-radar series from John Farrow starring the erudite, perceptive, and supremely moral Montreal Detective Emile Cinq-Mars. Mostly set in and around Montreal, the settings are evocative, characters are fully realized, and the plots dark and complex.
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Staff Picks for May 2021

by Samantha Totman, Circulation Assistant Check out all the things Lynnfield Library staff read, watched, listened to, and played during the month of May! These items are marked with green Staff Picks labels throughout the library so you can easily find them while you’re browsing. Alex,  Youth
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Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Children’s and YA Books

by Alexandra Lambright, Children’s Assistant, and Lauren Fox, Head of Youth Services May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Check out these recommendations for books for children and teens. Don’t worry if you don’t get to them all in May – these books are
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