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From Banned Books to the Big Screen

Libraries have always  been staunch defenders of your right to read.  Founded in 1982, Banned Books Week celebrates the freedom to read no matter how controversial or unpopular the content.  Here are some classic banned books and their screen adaptations.  … Continue reading

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It’s Perfect Weather for reading A Winter’s Tale by Mark Helprin

Lately, I keep seeing the movie trailer for the upcoming movie “A Winter’s Tale” due out  on Valentine’s Day next month. If you’re a fan  of a good love story it seems to me that this is the perfect opportunity … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Returned by Jason Mott

The novel, The Returned, has been getting a lot of buzz and asks the question, What if your loved ones come back to life, not as zombies, but seemingly like the people they were when they left?    What would you … Continue reading

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2013 Oscar Nominated Films that were Based on Books

Many of the 2013 Oscar nominations were based on books. Click on the book covers below to find them in our library catalog.

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