Saturday, November 8, 2014

Episode 39: Forty Thieves: A Fractured Fable from Iran

Ancient Isfahan, Iran, where this story originates

Simple Ahmed is nagged into becoming a royal diviner by his scheming wife, Jamell, only to find that a quick wit and some lucky misunderstanding can prove quite lucrative.

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Thursday, November 6, 2014

Episode 38: Meaghan Thompson: 2005 Duxbury grad and new library director

Meaghan Thompson,
2005 Duxbury High School grad, assumes the role of new Library Director in the dynamic and eclectic town of Randolph, MA.

Meaghan  represents a new generation of library directors who are taking libraries into the 21 century.

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Monday, August 4, 2014

Episode 37: Twilight Zone: Identity Crisis Remake

Clay Neuger re-wrote the famous Twilight Zone episode: Identity Crisis, for the Radiofaces performance group. The premise: what if you suddenly were told that what you thought was your real life is really a TV show? Truman Show anyone?

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Episode 36: The Angers Connection: Phoebe Marshall-Raimbeau explains it all

Duxbury High School teens Skyping with Angers teens

American Phoebe Marshall-Raimbeau is the Director of the Bibliothèque Anglophone, in Angers, France.
She reached out to us over eight years ago to become a sister library with hers and we have been collaborating ever since.
 Pen pals, Skyping, Garden Club visitors, email updates have all been ways we have maintained our link to the wonderful people of Angers.

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Bibliothèque Anglophone web site

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Episode 35: Razia Jan brings the power of education to Afghan girls

Razia's Foundation

Razia Jan, the former Duxbury merchant and president of the Duxbury Rotary club, talks about her journey back to Afghanistan after 9-11 to bring the power of girls education into an area of 7 conservative villages. Her story is a testiment to the effect one person can have on the lives of many.

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Books you might find interesting:

Razia's Ray of Hope, Elizabeth Suneby

Under the Persimmon Tree, Suzanne Fisher Staples

The Breadwinner series, Deborah Ellis

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Episode 33: Summer Reading Preview

The Duxbury Free Library has hot summer reads, cool teen titles and nifty children's books, plus magazines, games videos, and much, much more for people of all ages!

Lots of fun books for adults, teens and kids to enjoy this summer. Join the fun by signing up for the Adult Summer Reading Program,
the Teen Summer Reading Program, or
the Children's Summer Reading Program !

Duxbury High School and Midde School Summer Reading Lists: some wonderful titles...

Book Breeze Series of author talks

Children's Calendar of activities

Check out the awesome programs for all age groups at the library.

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