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Book Hunters in Brief #88: Bookworms

As you might guess, the love of books and reading is what drives many librarians to do what they do (well...that and dreams of unimaginable wealth and power). This week, Book Hunters in Brief salutes the mighty bookworm in celebration of National Literacy Month. Here are some great books about readers and reading:

Pajama Story Time


Please join us for stories, songs and fun for the whole family!

Pajamas and stuffed animals welcome!


Date: Monday, August 31

Time: 7-7:30 p.m.

For all ages

Space is limited.


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Teens - Try "Something Old, Something New" Today in the Zone!

Teens - Come for a brand new YA program - Something Old, Something New! Listen to selections from an older YA title and a related new YA title while doing an activity. This session features Garth Nix's Sabriel and Kristen Cashore's Graceling. Something Old, Something New is supported by the Friends of Freeman Library.

Book Hunters in Brief #82: Pluto!

Pluto was my favorite planet even before it was demoted to a planetoid by some heartless poindexter with an ax to grind. I mean, the ninth planet always seemed like my kind of place: cold and dark, with very little in the way of tourism and telemarketing. The fact that it is by all accounts completely devoid of Kardashians is, for me, just icing on that little ball of ice. Pluto's downgrade just solidified my affections. It's not often a person like me can relate to a heavenly body of any sort, but when Pluto was kicked off the team because it was too small, too slow, and not good-looking enough. I, like a lot of people, knew exactly how it felt.

Hercules and Greek Heroes visit Freeman Library on Wednesday, July 15 for one show only at 2:30 pm

The Greek hero Hercules stops at Freeman Library on Wednesday, July 15 for one show at 2:30 pm.  The Hampstead Stage Company, based out of New Hampshire, will be performing a play about Hercules and the other heroes of Greek mythology.  This program includes great scenery and costumes.   The program is recommended for children 5 years and older.

Tickets are required.  They are free and available starting at 2:00 pm.  Due to the popularity of this topic, we recommend that children and their adult arrive 15-20 minutes before the tickets are to be given out.  This program and many other programs this summer is supported by the generous donations oft the Friends of Freeman Library.