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Lynnfield Library Staff Picks: November 2022

by Samantha Totman On the hunt for some good reads (and listens, and watches) to get you through the holiday season? Look no further than our librarians’ Staff Picks! As always, you can place holds on these by clicking the links below, or look for the green Staff Picks labels throughout the li
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Native American Heritage Month Booklist

By Alex Lambright & Samantha Totman November is Native American Heritage Month and we wanted to honor and celebrate some of our favorite Native American authors. Did you know that Lynnfield is on Massachusetts and Pawtucket Tribal Land?  We feature these books this month, but they are available
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Veteran’s Day 2022 – Books by, for and about veterans

By Marita Klements This Friday, November 11 is Veterans Day. In honor of the holiday and our local veterans, the library will be closed, but we’ll be open again on Saturday, November 12.  If you would like to honor the day with a book, we’ve put together a list of a few by, about, or for United Stat
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Explore the Jane Austen Universe at the Library

  by Samantha Totman Before Bridgerton, before Mr. Malcom’s List, before the flurry of Regency-inspired romances being published these days, there was Jane Austen. Austen was born in England in 1775 and died in 1817. In her lifetime, Austen saw success with the publication of four novels&
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Books for Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2022

by Kristen Scheeler Monday, October 10, 2022 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 for all ages, picture books, and children’s biographies. You can place ho
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Lynnfield Library Staff Picks: September 2022

by Samantha Totman Fall is officially here! It’s the perfect time to cozy up on the couch with a good book (or movie, or manga, or TV show, or game), and we’ve got a plethora of choices for you below. As always, you can place holds on these by clicking the links below, or look for the gr
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Celebrate Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month 2022

by Library Staff September 15-October 15 is Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month. Throughout the month, we’re celebrating with displays in the library. Below, find our full list of 39 adult, young adult, and children’s books by and about Latinx/Hispanic people. We couldn’t fit everything
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Climate Preparedness Week Prepare for Extreme Weather. Find a free library program near you Sept. 24-30

Climate Preparedness Week

Climate Preparedness Week by Abby Porter, Director The Lynnfield Public Library is a Climate Resilience Hub through CREW, which stands for Climates Responding to Extreme Weather. What does this mean? As climate change makes extreme weather worse and less predictable, emergency services are increasin
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Banned Books Week is September 18-24, 2022

by Samantha Totman Banned Books Week is coming up! From September 18-24, we (along with libraries everywhere, the American Library Association, and other organizations) will be celebrating the freedom to read. Below you’ll find a list of the top 10 banned books of 2020 and 2021, as reported to
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National Dog Day 2022!

by Kristen Scheeler August 26th is National Dog Day! Celebrate your furry friends by curling up with them on the couch with one of these great books or movies. Children’s books are listed at the top, followed by young adult titles, under those are the adult books, with a mix of DVDs at the bottom. E
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