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Michelle’s Menagerie presents reptile show

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter The Islington Branch Library played host to Michelle’s Menagerie, an animal show hosted by longtime wildlife educator Michelle DeBye, on Thursday afternoon. While DeBye has many different animal shows, Thursday’s edition featured a wide variety of reptiles, mainly lizards and snakes, for the packed room of kids to learn...
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Michelle’s Menagerie comes to Westwood

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff April vacation was in full swing when nearby towns were stricken with a series of rainstorms. Luckily for the children of Westwood, Michelle Debye and her Animal Menagerie were in town for a visit. On Thursday, April 18, Westwood's Islington Branch Library was filled with people. Children sat...
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Islington Branch hosts cheesy program

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter On February 28, Westwood’s turophiles visited the Islington Branch Library for a special program all about cheese. Joining the cheese lovers for the event was the owner of Roslindale’s Boston Cheese Cellar, Adam Shutes. While many were looking forward to tasting the five cheeses that Adam brought along, they were...
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Cronin presents to book club

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On Wednesday, May 17, Jerry Cronin joined the Islington Branch Library book club discussion of the book "Dark Tide" by Stephen Puleo. The branch book club, which meets the second Wednesday of every month, invited Cronin to share his slides and general expertise on the subject of the molasses flood. He has been...
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