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Lynnfield Library Staff Picks for July 2022

by Samantha Totman It’s too hot out to do anything but read, watch movies, and maybe play some video games! Luckily we have titles to help you with all those activities–read on below. As always, you can place holds on these by clicking the links below, or look for the green Staff Picks l
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Books to Read Beyond the Beaten Path

by Samantha Totman This year’s Summer Reading theme is “Read Beyond the Beaten Path,” and this book list will help you do just that. These fiction, memoir, and travel titles will lead you into the wilderness–from the safety of your cozy reading corner! You can place holds on
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Beach Reads for Summer 2022

by Kristen Scheeler Next time you head to the coast for a relaxing beach day, make sure to stop in and grab one of these fabulous titles! These titles range from books that take place at the beach, books about animal friends you may meet at a beach, and much more. Children’s books are listed at the
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Lynnfield Library Staff Picks: June 2022

by Samantha Totman Summer is in full swing, and we’re loading up on titles for Summer Reading! Last year the librarians’ team took second place in our all-ages competition, and we’re hoping for first this time around. You can join in the fun on the children, teen, or adult teams as
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Learn About and Celebrate Juneteenth

by Samantha Totman Sunday, June 19, and Monday, June 20, mark the second year that Juneteenth is officially recognized as a state and national holiday. But Juneteenth means much more than just another day off. Juneteenth commemorates June 19, 1865, when the news of the end of the Civil War reached G
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Pride Month: Books for All Ages

by Lauren Fox, Head of Youth Services, and Samantha Totman, Circulation Assistant Below are some recommended books for children, teens, and adults. 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. Children’
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Lynnfield Library Staff Picks for May 2022

  by Samantha Totman A librarian’s favorite way to prepare for summer is, of course, by curating the list of books we plan to read during the warm months. We have a great group of titles here to help you build your own summer reading list! As always, you can place holds on these by clicki
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Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Book Recommendations

by Lauren Fox, Head of Youth Services, and Samantha Totman, Circulation Assistant 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 great all
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Books To Read If You Love…. Cooking Competition Shows

by Samantha Totman I’m a huge fan of cooking competition shows! From the early days of Iron Chef to the latest season of Top Chef: Houston, plus Chopped and Great British Bake-Off and everything in between, I’ve seen (and loved) them all. Below is a list of fiction, memoirs, and cookbook
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May the 4th Be With You!

by Kristen Scheeler Catch back up with one of the most popular series of all time! Check out your favorite movie or a few for a movie marathon night. All these DVDs and books can be found within the library’s catalog, and can be placed on hold or checked out at the library circulation desk. DVDs (Li
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