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Library celebrates summer with cupcakes

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By Daniel Curtin Hometown Weekly Reporter The only thing better than eating a cupcake is decorating it with just the right amount of frosting and sprinkles. Last Thursday, kids at the Dover Library made their own perfect cupcakes. The warm summer day brought a crowd of parents, guardians and children to take part in the...
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Libraries participate in Minuteman Library Crawl

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By Daniel Curtin Hometown Weekly Reporter On Wednesday, August 1, libraries belonging to the Minuteman Library Network hosted a scavenger hunt. The event, now in its second year, introduced attendees to the friendly staff and myriad resources available to them at their local libraries. During the event, each participating library invited attendees to take a picture...
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Dover Library hosts annual Fun Fair

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By Daniel Curtin Hometown Weekly Reporter [caption id="attachment_27826" align="alignright" width="200"]Photos by Daniel Curtin Photos by Daniel Curtin
[/caption] The Dover Library drew quite a crowd last Tuesday for its annual Fun Fair. The event featured family-friendly games, prizes, and outdoor fun on the library’s lawn - not...
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Kids scream for homemade ice cream

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[caption id="attachment_27698" align="alignright" width="225"]Kids mixed vanilla extract with sugar and cream to start the ice-cream-making process. Photos by Daniel Curtin Kids mixed vanilla extract with sugar and cream to start the ice-cream-making process. Photos by Daniel Curtin
[/caption] By Daniel Curtin Hometown Weekly Reporter Kids enjoyed a...
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Lifetime Learning presenting poetry class

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With spring approaching, it is now time to begin thinking of Dover’s ever-popular Lifetime Learning classes. The Friends of the Dover Council on Aging, with the support of the Dover Council on Aging, are sponsoring a Lifetime Learning class: Modern Poetry for Everyone. Participants will read and discuss selected poems, both closed forms...
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Kira Seamon presenting ‘Stained Glass Sky’

Innovative photographer Kira Seamon will display her eye-catching photos of fall foliage trees in the Dover Library throughout the month of December. "Stained Glass Sky" showcases stunning autumn trees in a unique fashion ranging from the delicate to the dramatic. The installment is set to go up on December 1 at 2 p.m., with an...
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Paul Steen discussing ‘Tricky Tropical Plants’

“Tricky Tropical Plants” is the title of a talk, sponsored by the Chicatabot Garden Club, on Tuesday, November 14 at 9:30 a.m. at the Dover Library, lower level. The Club’s speaker is Dr. Paul Steen, a retired internal medicine physician, software executive, and gardener for more than 50 years. He has lived in Sturbridge for...
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Lecture to discuss landscape architect Olmsted

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Frederick Law Olmsted is the subject of a lecture sponsored jointly by the Dover Historical Society and Chicatabot Garden Club on Wednesday, October 18, at 7:30 p.m. at the Dover Library, Lower Level. Alan Banks will be the speaker. He is Supervisory Park Ranger of Fairsted in Brookline, Olmsted’s last home and the...
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Whimsical ‘Fairytale Engineering’ a hit

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By Ethan Lee Hometown Weekly Intern On August 6, the Let’s Build organization hosted the second part of the two-part workshop, “Fairytale Engineering,” at the Needham Library. This session, led by Let’s Build director Liz Lee, focused on the famous story of the three little pigs, with a slight twist. The participating children took the...
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Dover Library hosts annual Big Truck Day

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter As technology advances and children seem to grow up faster and faster, there are few things that remain the same. One thing that remains consistent is a love and fascination with trucks. That’s why, for the past 10 years, the Dover Library has hosted Big Truck Day. This year,...
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Dover Library hosts DIY Hour

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter The end of the school year is in sight, which means not only is the summer rapidly approaching, but the pressures of school are coming to a climax before vacation is upon us. The Dover Library is always there to support children in the area. One of the ways...
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Big Ryan’s Tall Tales bring big laughs

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter April Vacation can be one of the best weeks of the spring. Students have the chance to take a break, hang out outdoors, and take a good rest before getting ready for the school year’s home-stretch. However, while the sun shone spectacularly for part of this year’s vacation, there...
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Racial history revealed at Dover Library

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter Craig Dudnick grew up in Evanston, Illinois, but his perspective on the town remained pretty narrow until he moved back years later. Living in the basement of an elderly friend who needed help, he was told numerous stories about the racial history of Evanston - how the town developed...
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Steen to address Local Garden Club

Dr. Paul Steen will address the subject of tropical plants, those that many call “house plants,” at the March meeting of the Chicatabot Garden Club on March 14. Coffee will start at 9:00 a.m., with the program beginning at 9:30 in the Dover Library Meeting Room, lower level. Dr. Steen is a retired internal medicine physician,...
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Library rings in Chinese New Year

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter The Dover Library consistently makes a point to celebrate cultural events, and does so in the most incredible ways. This past week, the Library celebrated Chinese New Year with a series of events. The start of the week, however, was a performance by the Rhode Island Kung Fu &...
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Dover Library makes Chinese paper lanterns

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter Last Wednesday, the Dover Public Library hosted the Rhode Island Kung Fu Club in celebration of the Chinese New Year. Though a stunning performance, this was not the only event the library offered in order to celebrate the beginning of a new lunar year. Last Thursday, the library offered...
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Library named Star Library

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter It is of no surprise that the Dover Library is well loved. It is a place that offers not only typical library resources like books, movies, and audiotapes, but also 3D printing, cooking equipment, and a variety of technologies. Due to the hard work of the librarians, as well...
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Building Zone offers dip into STEM

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter The Dover Library offers a myriad of activities for kids – everything from coding to building fairy homes. Most recently, the Library began offering a chance to have fun while also exploring the basics of STEM. Building Zone is offered every Tuesday at 4:00 P.M. All different types...
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Dover Library offers unique array of crafts

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By Katrina Margolis Hometown Weekly Reporter When the weather starts to cool and winter is around the corner, a noticeably missing concern is where will the fairies go? Last Thursday, the Dover Library tackled this oft-overlooked quandary and provided all of the materials one might need to make a fairy garden or gnome home. Jim...
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A new face at Dover’s Library

By Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Staff Visitors to the Dover Town Library (DTL) are used to fresh surprises. Whether it’s the latest issue of one’s favorite magazine, a new program on offer, or a virtual reality experience, visitors to the brick building on Dedham Street seem to have no shortage of options in the “brand-spanking-new” department. For...
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