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‘Coywolves’ discussed at DTL

By Amelia Tarallo
Hometown Weekly Staff

As the world went into quarantine, people began seeing wild animals emerging from their habitats more. Colorado residents have spotted mountain lions prowling through  residential neighborhoods. Bears are waking up from hibernation and trekking to find food.

"Is that a Coywolf...

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DTL seeking Class of 2020 project videos

The Dover Town Library is gathering videos from parents, family members, teachers, school administrators and staff, fellow students, and other friendly community faces to put together a special project to honor the 2020 graduating class.

All submitted videos must be under one minute, include a general congratulatory message for the...

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DTL continues excellent work amid pandemic

By Amelia Tarallo
Hometown Weekly Staff

Patrons across the country have been missing their favorite libraries since they were forced to close in March. However, as per usual, library staff has risen to the occasion and is providing an array of services and programs that people can enjoy from the...

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ScienceTellers program to be presented online

On Wednesday, April 22, from 2-2:45 p.m., the Dover Town Library will host an online Zoom program for all ages, ScienceTellers: Aliens!

This online event will give viewers a front-row seat to all of the spectacular effects, complete with requests for predictions and even some special highlights from the audience....

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Dover kids conquer Room of Requirement

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Over the last few years, the popularity of escape rooms has risen. No matter the theme, escape rooms follow the same rule of play: participants come into a room where they must solve puzzles using clues and hints to eventually “escape” before time runs out. On Wednesday, February 19, kids...
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Teens cook up brownies from scratch

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter Because sweets are an integral part of Valentine’s Day, this year, the Dover Town Library (DTL) decided that they would let their teens bake brownies and decorate them for the holiday on Friday afternoon. But while plenty of places will let you frost a pre-made sugar cookie with pink...
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Local libraries embrace technology

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff The first public library opened in Boston between 1711 and 1725. Since then, to say the least, things have changed. Entering the technological age, libraries have had to make great leaps to ensure they keep up with the profusion of new forms of knowledge. While some may still view libraries as...
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Librarian to release novel

Angela Howes, Brandeis graduate and young adult librarian at the Dover Town Library, has announced the release of "Containment," her second novel in a young adult series she has been working on since her pre-college days. The series follows the trials and tribulations of Phoebe Ray, an emerging adult forced down a path she otherwise...
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Kids crafts spook all

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff On Thursday, October 10, kids travelled down to the children’s floor of the Dover Town Library to enjoy an autumn-themed craft party. There was a craft for every kid, with three different stations setup throughout the room. The program, designed by Liz, the librarian assistant, was open to kids of all...
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Dover Library welcomes fall programs

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff The Dover Town Library (DTL) is preparing for fall and for new experiences. Starting September 12, children at the Dover Library will take part in a new storytime, running from 3-5 p.m. For four weeks, the kids who sign up will participate in storytime and then do an art project. On...
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Doverstock revelers remember Woodstock

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter Historically, trying to recreate Woodstock has been a disaster. In 1999, a concert in Rome, NY to celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of the famed 1969 musical festival devolved into a now-infamous disgrace due to a lack of water, widespread reports of violence, and musical acts like Limp Bizkit,...
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Readers hunt for horcruxes at library

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff The Dover Library hosted a “Harry Potter”-themed scavenger hunt on Wednesday, July 31, on what would be the titular character’s 39th birthday. For kids and adults, this scavenger hunt was not only challenging, but provided a nostalgic rush of reading the last book so many years ago. From 11:00...
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Tile Painting FUNdraiser begins

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Most people don't get a chance to have a piece of their artwork forever displayed where people can see it every day. However, a new upcoming tile collage in the Dover Library will give dozens of people this opportunity. On May 8, the Friends of the Dover Library kicked...
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Dover kids guess the Oreo type

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter [caption id="attachment_32228" align="alignright" width="300"]A girl with a mouthful or cookies looks to her mom for help identifying its flavor. A girl with a mouthful or cookies looks to her mom for help identifying its flavor.[/caption] Oreos are said to be...
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Dover Library, CRS host STEM program

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By Alex Oliveira Hometown Weekly Reporter [caption id="attachment_31112" align="alignright" width="300"]Karen Pratt giving some guidance. Karen Pratt giving some guidance.[/caption] On Wednesday the 16th, The Dover Town Library and the Charles River School hosted their first of a now-ongoing STEM program (STEM standing for science, technology, engineering, and...
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Library adds color to weekly events

By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter With libraries increasingly moving towards incorporating technology, the Dover Town Library boasts a decidedly old-school remedy to relieve visitors’ stress: adult coloring books. Yes, the long-preferred time killer of first grade teachers, overworked moms and sippy-cup-serving waitresses everywhere has made its way to adults, and the Dover Library wants to help...
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Scouts teach tech to seniors

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By Alex Oliveira Hometown Weekly Reporter [caption id="attachment_31003" align="alignright" width="300"]Scout Oliver Fried leads the lecture from the front of the room. Scout Oliver Fried leads the lecture from the front of the room.[/caption] At the Dover Town Library on Saturday afternoon, members of the Dover Boy Scouts held...
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‘All Seasons Shade Gardens’ upcoming

Popular horticulturalist and speaker Betty Sanders will present a program on “All Seasons Shade Gardens” on Tuesday, December 11, at the Dover Town Library, Lower Level, at 9:30 a.m. Doors will open for refreshments at 9:00 a.m. Shade is a fact of life in New England. Many gardeners spend countless hours trying to brighten those spaces...
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Chicatabot Garden Club presenting ‘Forcing Bulbs’

The Chicatabot Garden Club is inviting the public to hear Kathi Garieipy present a program on “Forcing Bulbs” on Tuesday, October 16, at the Dover Town Library, Lower Level. Coffee is served at 9:00, and the program will begin at 9:30. Forcing bulbs is easy and fun, according to Garieipy. Certainly during the dreary winter months,...
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