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Summer reading starts at library

The Medfield Public Library has launched its summer reading program. From now through August, library patrons can participate in some of the reading activities being offered this summer.

Kids can register and print a summer reading log to keep track of their reading. Patrons can also pick up a...

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Sherborn Library launches summer reading

Starting July 1, readers can participate in the Sherborn Public Library's 2020 summer reading program. Participants are encouraged to sign up and use the Beanstack app. Using Beanstack, a reading log app, kids, teens, and adults can record their reading. Those who prefer using a paper log can contact the library at (508-653-0770)....

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Summer reading launched at library

The Walpole Public Library has launched its 2020 summer reading program. The 2020 theme shared among libraries across the state is "Imagine Your Story." To participate, children can download the summer reading bingo card here. The bingo card can be used by both independent readers or children being read to during the...

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Library launches new summer reading program

Summer reading has started at the Westwood Library. As of June 1, participants can sign up for their category of reading (kids, teen, and adult) and start logging their hours of summer reading to earn a chance to win prizes.

The library will not be using paper logs this...

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CRS students spearhead fundraiser

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Each year, middle School students from Charles River School choose from a selection of books for their summer reading assignment. One of the selections this year was the true story, "I Will Always Write Back" by Caitlin Alifirenka and Martin Ganda. The book is about pen pals Caitlin, an American eighth-grader, and Martin, a student...
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NASA Ambassador teaches kids about Mars

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter This year, the Needham Free Public Library’s summer reading program revolves around space exploration. So, last Tuesday, July 9, the Library invited NASA Solar System Ambassador Piyush Khopkar to speak about the red planet, Mars, and the science involved in exploring it. While going to Mars is in so...
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The summer wins

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By Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Staff Quietly and meticulously, Lauren Berghman, Young Adult Librarian at the Dover Town Library, sets up a table in one of the library program rooms. On it, she carefully places a handful of items. There are a number of pencils, a stack of books, enough candy to make a dentist...
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Medfield Library waves goodbye to summer

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By James Ensor Hometown Weekly Reporter You couldn’t miss it. A massive inflatable obstacle course stood behind the gazebo in front of the Medfield Library on Tuesday, August 23, to celebrate the end of summer and the library’s Summer Reading Program. “Today is just a reward for the hard work of the kids who...
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Bruins mascot Blades visits Needham Library

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By James Ensor Hometown Weekly Reporter Decked out in black and gold, Blades the Bear stood at the front of the large community room at the Needham Library in front of a crowd of adoring fans both young and old. Kids answered trivia questions, heard a story of how Blades gained his mascot fame, colored...
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