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Coming Together at the Library

We are living in very challenging times. Almost daily it seems there’s another atrocity occurring, sometimes far away and sometimes frighteningly close. Given our 24-hour news cycle and the constant ‘ping’ of social media, it is easy to be overwhelmed. It’s a time when many of us feel like we should be doing something but […]

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Seagull goes to YCamp

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What happens when librarians visit summer day camps?   Each week during the summer, the Outdoor Day Camp program sponsored by Shoreline's Dale Turner Family YMCA offers adventures with exciting themes like sports!  pirates!  or wild animals!  Themes are woven into daily activities. Campers have fun hiking, exploring the surrounding park, crafting, swimming...and visiting the little cache of library books spread out for them […]

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A little mystery with your opera?

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A couple of years ago, my opera-going, mystery-reading friend, Jack, said he couldn't believe that I, as a mystery reader, had never read Donna Leon's long-running  Guido Brunetti Mystery series, set in Venice. Yeah, yeah, Jack.  Well-known though the series might be (the 25th book in the series, The Waters of Eternal Youth, was published this year). I had too many other […]

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Super Scandinavia

I’ve loved all things Scandinavian for as long as I can remember. And I’m not the only one, Nordic crime fiction and TV shows are extremely popular, along with cookbooks, IKEA design and LEGO products. Studies frequently point to the countries of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland as having the happiest citizens. But they […]

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