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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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Global Mysteries

by Katherine Decker Want to go on a trip without having to get on a plane?  Books can transport us to places around the world from the comfort of our living rooms. So why not check out one of these titles, grab a cup of your favorite beverage and settle into your favorite reading spot for a free tri
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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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