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Note to Shelf: July 2021 Edition

We’ve waited a while for summer to arrive and this July offers us so much to celebrate! We're getting ready to reunite with family and friends while connecting with the richness and beauty of the outdoors. What a joyful process it is to contemplate where you might head on your summer adventure. A favorite start of the summer season for the Reader Services team is to invite you to be part of our ...

  • Last Updated 4 months ago
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Note to Shelf: August 2021 Edition

Dear Father Time, We would like to formally request the month of August to last a bit longer this year. Here in Connecticut, August is one of the best months of the year. It feels like life slows down, traffic isn’t as heavy, and while it might be hot, we can still enjoy the summer weather. It also is the best time of the year for reading. For goodness' sakes there is only a week left ...

  • Last Updated 3 months ago
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Note to Shelf: October 2021 Edition

Summer has once again flown by and cooler temperatures have arrived. We are fortunate to experience the changing of the seasons here in our area. Fall can be especially spectacular when Mother Nature provides us with her kaleidoscope of colors. Our own Connecticut Office of Tourism provides a week by week guide to [**finding fall foliage** ](https://www.ctvisit.com/articles/connecticuts-foliage-tr ...

  • Last Updated 1 month ago
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Note to Shelf: November 2021 Edition

A few weeks ago, the Reader Services department had a lively discussion about why some not-so-great books become hugely popular but other amazing books get little or no attention. Of course, this gave each of us the opportunity to stroll down memory lane and revisit some of our favorite titles. But it seemed selfish not to share these underappreciated gems with everyone, so we created an [**Incred ...

  • Last Updated 1 month ago
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