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Kindness Is Contagious

If you visited the library during the month of November, you may have noticed our display on kindness and compassion. If research didn’t already show that kindness is in fact contagious, Robbins Library patrons sure would have confirmed it.  The display … Continue reading

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Muslim Journeys

A few years ago the Somerville Public Library introduced a new collection and slate of programming about Muslims in America and around the world, made possible through grant funding from the ALA (American Library Association) and NEH (National Endowment for the … Continue reading

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Blink and you’ll miss it

We set up this display of New Year’s resolution-type books on December 30: The table was full of books like Gretchen Rubin’s The Happiness Project, Daniel Gilbert’s Stumbling on Happiness, Stephen Covey’s The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, One … Continue reading

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Apple picking, pumpkin patches, hayrides and more!

Fall is my favorite season, and here in New England, I always look forward to going apple picking each fall. The Boston Globe has put together a helpful guide of the farms and orchards across the state that offer pick-your-own … Continue reading

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Choose Privacy Week

“We protect each library user’s right to privacy and confidentiality with respect to information sought or received and resources consulted, borrowed, acquired or transmitted.” -American Library Association Code of Ethics May 1-7 is Choose Privacy Week. The name says it … Continue reading

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Character Crush winners

The “character crush” board filled up fast last month! As you can see, characters came from all genres, including TV (see Mr. Bates from Downton Abbey in the lower right corner). Lots of popular young adult series characters were represented, including: … Continue reading

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