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Staff Picks – Jill

Jill joined us in October as a member of the Circulation team! Take a look at her picks below and let her know what you thought of them. Long Bright River by Liz Moore Book | Large Print | eBook | CD Audiobook | eAudiobook Two sisters take very different paths in gritty Philadelphia. One goes missin
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day by Abby Porter, Assistant Director Martin Luther King, Jr. and his incredible work in Civil Rights seems as relevant as ever this year.  To celebrate this incredible man and his impact, we wanted to put together a list of great books about Martin Luther King,
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Agatha Christie Large Print Books Available

The Queen of Mystery, Agatha Christie, died on January 12, 1976, so this is the perfect time to re-read an old favorite or try a new title!  Did you know that we have 81 classic Agatha Christie titles in Large Print? From “Sleeping Murder” featuring Miss Marple, to “Death on the Nile” starring that
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Lynnfield’s Top 10 Books & Movies of 2020

by Samantha Totman, Circulation Assistant The verdict is in: here are our top 10 books and movies of 2020! These 20 items were checked out more than any others between January and December of last year. If you’d like to see what all the fuss was about, check them out yourself by following the
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Fantastic First Sentences

Fantastic First Sentences for the First Month of the Year! by Lauren Fox Have you ever read the first sentence of a book and it was so good you had to keep going? Check out these great first sentences from children’s and young adult books. If one of them intrigues you, click the sentence to go
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From Page to Screen: TV & Film Adaptations Releasing in January 2021

by Samantha Totman, Circulation Assistant These days it seems like nearly every movie and TV show is based on a book! To help you keep track, we’ve got a selection of upcoming releases for January 2021 as well as links to our catalog so you can check out the books before you binge. A Discovery
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DIY: For Fun, For Learning

DIY:  For Fun, For Learning By Marilyn Graves Get started on your New Year’s resolutions at the Lynnfield Public Library!  As the weather gets colder, now is the perfect time for DIY projects and to teach yourself new skills.  We have the books to get you started.  Don’t see the projects
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Best of 2020

Jen: Books:  Sweet Magnolias series – available in audio on Hoopla – Listen before you watch them on Netflix. Red White & Royal Blue Sun Down Motel Widows of Malabar Hill Nancy Drew audiobooks – They are narrated by Laura Linney! Jill:  The Mountains Sing by Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai
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Cozy Christmas Mysteries

by Katherine Decker, Head of Circulation One of my favorite Christmas Day traditions is to curl up with a cup of hot chocolate or coffee and read a cozy mystery by my tree. Below are some of my favorite Christmas cozies. All of these books can be found in our catalog and can be put on hold to check
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John le Carré, 1931-2020

Rest in Peace, John le Carré by Abby Porter, Assistant Director David John Moore Cornwall, better known as John le Carré, passed away on December 12 and he was one of my favorite authors.  I wanted to honor him and his famous character George Smiley by creating this list of my favorite of his novels
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