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I am a fan of art. I’m also a fan of reading, so it was with great enthusiasm that I recently checked out the book “In Sunlight or In Shadow: Stories Inspired by the Paintings of Edward Hopper” through our Bridges Library System. The book, by Lawrence Block, presents a series of seventeen short stories by various authors, inspired by the paintings of one of my favorite American artists, Edward Hopper. From...

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Last Night at the Lobster

Many times, when looking for something new to read, I’ve been given suggestions that didn’t quite work for me. Reading is a sweet escape, precious time spent building a brief, but close relationship between the characters and myself. If I can’t find at least one character to root for, early on, I quickly move on to the next book. I'm happy to say that I found a likeable character in the form of Manny DeLeon,...

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Summer Library Programs - There's Still Time!

Summer is more than half over, and our Summer Library Reading Program will draw to a close at the end of July. Children's programming, including fun family programs, special story times, Friday movies, and special events are ending soon. Don't miss the chance to join in the fun over the next 10 days! Kids should submit their reading program slips to choose incentives by July 31st. Adult programs are winding...

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