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April is National Poetry Month!

Samuel Taylor Coleridge famously said that poetry is, “the best words in the best order.” It has also been said that poetry is “efficient literature,” packing a powerful, emotion filled punch using few words. Whether you agree with these descriptions or not, the staff, board and volunteers at the Attleboro Library encourage you to give […]

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Carpenter Poets Poetry Reading & Sculpture Presentation

Please join us in the Marble Lobby on the second floor of the Attleboro Public Library on Saturday April 25th to honor Stanley Stamatel and his wood sculpture masterpiece of Poet Laureate of Boston Emeritus, Sam Cornish.

Hear Sam Cornish’s poetry, and poems read by select Carpenter Poets.
Festivities start promptly at 1:30 PM.
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National Library Week is Here!

April 12th kicks off National Library Week, and according to the American Library Association, “our nation will celebrate the invaluable contributions of   libraries.  Libraries across America report a surge in visits by patrons who want free computer and Internet access, job information, accurate financial materials as well as many other services, including books, CDs, DVDs and much […]

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Tail Waggin’ Tutors June 20, 2015

Kids of all ages (up to 14 years old) are invited to make an appointment to read to a certified therapy dog! Reading to a nonjudgmental, patient listener can give children the encouragement they need to improve their reading skills. The child’s confidence will grow in this relaxed environment.

Kids read in 20 minute increments and the only requirement is that the child MUST be able to read (beginning readers are welcome).

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