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28 Summers

28 Summers

By the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Summer of ’69: Their secret love affair has lasted for decades — but this could be the summer that changes everything.

When Mallory Blessing’s son, Link, receives deathbed instruc...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Alpha Night

Alpha Nights

New York Times bestselling author Nalini Singh returns to her breathtaking Psy-Changeling Trinity series with a mating that shouldn’t exist...Alpha wolf Selenka Durev’s devotion to her pack is equaled only by her anger at anyone who wo...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Always the Last to Know

Always the Last to Know

Sometimes you have to break a family to fix it.From New York Times bestselling author Kristan Higgins, a new novel examining a family at the breaking point in all its messy, difficult, wonderful complexity.The Frosts are a typical Americ...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Daddy's Girls

Daddy's Girls

In Danielle Steel’s riveting novel, three women raised by their father on a sprawling California ranch now confront difficult truths about their past.Decades ago, after the death of his wife, Texas ranch hand JT Tucker took his three small daugh...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Dance Away with Me

Dance Away with Me

At long last, the legendary New York Times bestselling author returns with a heartfelt novel of womanhood, a wild heart, and the healing power of love.Run, run, as fast as you can!

When life throws her one setback too many, midwife and young widow Tess Har...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Family for Beginners

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Bestselling author Sarah Morgan returns with a life-affirming exploration of love, loss, and how families come in all shapes and sizes...New York florist Flora Donovan is living the dream, but her bubbly optimism hides a secret. She’s lonely. Or...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Hush

Hush

Top cop. Devoted sister. Now Inmate 3329. But prison bars won’t stop Harriet Blue from seeking justice for the murder of her brother.

Prison is a dangerous place for a former cop - as Harriet Blue is learning on a daily basis.

So, following a figh...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Mrs. Lincoln's Sisters

Mrs Lincolin's Sister

The New York Times bestselling author of Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker returns to her most famous heroine, Mary Todd Lincoln, in this compelling story of love, loss, and sisterhood rich with history and suspense.In May 1875, Elizabeth Todd Edwards r...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

The Persuasion

Persuasion

When Eve Duncan’s daughter, Jane MacGuire, becomes a madman’s target, Jane must team up with longtime love interest Seth Caleb in this suspense novel from the #1 bestselling author of Smokescreen.

Forensic sculptor Eve Duncan and ex-Nav...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Searching for Sylvie Lee

Searching for Sylvie Lee

A poignant and suspenseful drama that untangles the complicated ties binding three women—two sisters and their mother—in one Chinese immigrant family and explores what happens when the eldest daughter disappears, and a series of family...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Stop Doing That Sh*t

Stop Doing That Sh*t

How to End Self-Sabotage and Take Control of Your Life

Erin Falconer, editor in chief and co-owner of the highly respected self-improvement site Pick the Brain (with over 1.8 million monthly page views), shows overscheduled, overwhelmed women how to do les...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

The Circus

The circus

The gentle, off-beat narrator of The Circus is perfectly content with his quiet life. By day he works in a bakery, and by night he obsessively organizes and reorganizes his record collection: it’s all just the way he likes it. ...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

The Fight to Flourish

The Fight to Flourish

Engaging in the Struggle to Cultivate the Life You Were Born to Live

How do you live a full life? Perhaps the better question is, how do you really live when life throws you sucker punches, when you face obstacles that seem to snuff out your faith, when yo...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

The German Heiress

The German Heiress

For readers of The Alice Network and The Lost Girls of Paris, an immersive, heart-pounding debut about a German heiress on the run in post-World War II Germany.Clara Falkenberg, once Germany’s most eligible and lauded heiress, earned the nicknam...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

The Guest List

The Guest List

A wedding celebration turns dark and deadly in this deliciously wicked and atmospheric thriller reminiscent of Agatha Christie from the New York Times bestselling author of The Hunting Party.The bride – The plus one – The best man &...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

The Lies that Bind

The lies that bind

In the irresistible new novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of All We Ever Wanted and Something Borrowed, a young woman falls hard for an impossibly perfect man before he disappears without a trace . . .It’s 2 A...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

The Little Bookshop on the Seine

The Little Bookshop on the Siene

It’s The Holiday on the Champs-ƒlysées in a great big love letter to Paris, charming old bookstores and happily-ever-afters!When bookshop owner Sarah Smith is offered the opportunity for a job exchange with ...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

The Summer Deal

The Summer Deal

Brynn Turner desperately wishes she had it together, but her personal life is like a ping-pong match that’s left her scared and hurt after so many attempts to get it right. In search of a place to lick her wounds and get a fresh start, she heads...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

The Summer House

The Summer House

Once a luxurious southern getaway on a rustic lake, then reduced to a dilapidated crash pad, the Summer House is now the grisly scene of a nighttime mass murder. Eyewitnesses point to four Army Rangers — known as the Night Ninjas — rec...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

The Topeka School

The Topeka School

Adam Gordon is a senior at Topeka High School, class of ’97. His mother, Jane, is a famous feminist author; his father, Jonathan, is an expert at getting "lost boys" to open up. They both work at a psychiatric clinic that has attracted...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Theft by Finding

Theft by Finding Diaries

David Sedaris tells all in a book that is, literally, a lifetime in the making.

For nearly four decades, David Sedaris has faithfully kept a diary in which he records his thoughts and observations on the odd and funny events he witnesses. Anyone who has at...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Welcome to Serenity

Stealing Home

Sweet Magnolias is now a Netflix original series!Maddie Townsend might live in a town called Serenity, but there’s been nothing calm or peaceful about her life since her marriage broke up. This stay-at-home mom has no job skills, an out-of-contr...

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Posted on: June 5, 2020

Zumba

Join Ms. Lauren for a virtual high-energy aerobics class! ZUMBA® is a dance fitness program inspired by Latin dances. ZUMBA® classes are designed to incorporate leadership, respect, teamwork, confidence, coordination and cultural awareness...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Coding Tuesdays

Students will learn how to code with Scratch using a computer science program called CS First. Scratch is a free block-based computer programming language developed by MIT which can be used to create interactive stories, games and animations. This online ...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

3D Design for Teens

3D Design For Teens Via Zoom. Learn to design 3D objects in Tinkercad with Norwalk Public Library. This 3D Design class is scheduled to take place on Thursdays from 5 pm -6 pm. It will be held live on the Zoom platform. Prior registration is required to j...

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

Norwalk Public Library Sidewalk Service Begins Tuesday, July 7th.

There are three ways to request items: place a hold through the library catalog; fill out the online form; or call  (203) 899-2780 ext. 15109, for books located at the Main Library or call (203) 899-2790 for items located at the SoNo Branch Libra...

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Posted on: June 30, 2020

Nonfiction Chat with librarians Susannah Violino and Tina Kramer on Wednesday,  July 8, at 3 p.m.

Each month, Susannah and Tina will introduce you to some great nonfiction titles they’ve enjoyed, and keep you in the know about upcoming titles to watch for. Attendees are an important part of Nonfiction Chat, and we look forward to your sharin...
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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Not Your Usual Book Club will meet on Zoom Thursday, July 16, at 3 p.m.

From the internationally bestselling author of Somewhere in France comes an enthralling historical novel about one of the most famous wedding dresses of the twentieth century—Queen Elizabeth’s wedding gown—and the fascinating...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

We Are Called To Be A Movement

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We Are Called To Be A Movement 

by William Barber

It’s time for everyone who cares about the state of our nation to heed the call and join forces to redeem the soul of America.It’s time to come together and renounce the politics...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Know Your Price

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Know Your Price: Valuing Black Lives and Property in America’s Black Cities 

by Andre M. Perry

The deliberate devaluation of Blacks and their communities has had very real, far-reaching, and negative economic and social effects. An enduri...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Revive Us Again

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Revive Us Again: Vision and Action in Moral Organizing

by Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II  (Author), Rev. Dr. Rick Lowery  (Author), Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis

A collection of sermons and speeches that lay out a groundbreaking vision for interse...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

They Can't Kill Us All

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They Can’t Kill Us All: Ferguson, Baltimore, and a New Era in America’s Racial Justice Movement

by Wesley Lowery

A deeply reported book that brings alive the quest for justice in the deaths of Michael Brown, Tamir Rice, and Fred...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Stamped from the Beginning

Stamped

Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America

by Ibram X. Kendi

The National Book Award-winning history of how racist ideas were created, spread, and deeply rooted in American society.

Some Americans insist that we’r...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

The Hate U Give

Hate U Give

The Hate U Give

By Angie Thomas

Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

The New Jim Crow

New Jim Crow

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

By Michelle Alexander 

Once in a great while, a book comes along that changes the way we see the world and helps to fuel a nationwide social movement. The New Jim Crow is such a book...

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

How to Be an Antiracist

Antiracist

How to Be an Antiracist

by Ibram X. Kendi 

Antiracism is a transformative concept that reorients and reenergizes the conversation about racism—and, even more fundamentally, points us toward liberating new ways of thinking about ourselves ...

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

White Rage

White Rage

White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide

by Carol Anderson

As Ferguson, Missouri erupted in August 2014, and media commentators across the ideological spectrum referred to the angry response of African Americans as “black rage,...

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

Resist

Resist

Resist: 35 profiles of ordinary people who rose up against tyranny and injustice

by Veronica Chambers

You may only be one person, but you have the power to change the world.

Before they were activists, they were just like you and me. From Frederick Douglass ...

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Posted on: June 15, 2020

The Inner Work of Racial Justice

Inner Work

The Inner Work of Racial Justice: Healing Ourselves and Transforming Our Communities Through Mindfulness

by Rhonda Magee

In a society where unconscious bias, microaggressions, institutionalized racism, and systemic injustices are so deeply ingrained, healin...

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

Teaching Race

Teaching Race

Teaching Race: How to Help Students Unmask and Challenge Racism

 by Stephen D. Brookfield

A real-world how-to manual for talking about race in the classroom

Educators and activists frequently call for the need to address the lingering presence of ra...

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

Understanding and Dismantling Racism

Understanding

Understanding and Dismantling Racism: The Twenty-First Century Challenge to White America

by Joseph Barndt 

More than 15 years have passed since Joe Barndt wrote his influential and widely acclaimed Dismantling Racism (1991, Augsburg Books). He has...

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

Private Racism

Private

Private Racism

by Sonu Bedi

Usually, when we discuss racial injustice, we discuss racism in our public or political life. This means that we often focus on how the state discriminates on the basis of race in its application and enforcement of laws and polic...

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

Racism and Media

Racism and Media

Racism and Media

by Gavan Titley

Digital media have radically altered understandings of racism so that an issue that has too often been assumed to belong to the past has been thrust into contemporary mainstream debates, news, and popular culture. In light o...

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

They Don't Teach This

They Dont teach this

They Don’t Teach This

by Eniola Aluko 

Discover this powerful memoir from one of Britain’s most inspiring women

First-class honors law degree. 102 appearances for England women’s national football team. First female pun...

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

What Do I Do When People I Know Are Racist?

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What Do I Do When People I Know Are Racist? (Help Me Understand)

by Caitie McAneney

In a time of increasing political and social tensions, students are sure to find themselves in complicated ethical situations. What happens if someone they know and love is ...

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

Racial Stasis

Racial Stasis

Racial Stasis: The Millennial Generation and the Stagnation of Racial Attitudes in American Politics 

by Christopher D. DeSante and Candis Watts Smith 

Racial progress in the United States has hit a wall, and the rise of white nat...

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

On The Come Up

On The Come up

On the Come Up 

by Angie Thomas 

Sixteen-year-old Bri wants to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. Or at least win her first battle. As the daughter of an underground hip hop legend who died right before he hit big, Bri’s...

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963

The Watson

The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963

by Christopher Paul Curtis

Enter the hilarious world of ten-year-old Kenny and his family, the Weird Watsons of Flint, Michigan. There’s Momma, Dad, little sister Joetta, and brother Byron, who’s thirt...

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

Drita, My Homegirl

Drita

Drita, My Homegirl

by Jenny Lombard

A poignant story about the difficulties of leaving everything behind and the friendships that help you get through it.

Fleeing war-torn Kosovo, ten-year-old Drita and her family move to America with the dream of living a t...

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

I, Too, Am America

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I, Too, Am America

by Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes was a courageous voice of his time, and his authentic call for equality still rings true today. Beautiful paintings from Barack Obama illustrator Bryan Collier accompany and reinvent the celebrated lines...

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

Black Klansman

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Black Klansman: Race, Hate, and the Undercover Investigation of a Lifetime

by Ron Stallworth

When detective Ron Stallworth, the first black detective in the history of the Colorado Springs Police Department, comes across a classified ad in the local paper a...

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race

by Margot Lee Shetterly 

Before John Glenn orbited the earth, or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of dedicated female ...

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

Where Is The Love?

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Artist: The Black Eyed Peas

Album: Elephunk

Released: 2003

Genre: Pop

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Available on Hoopla Amazon MusicGoogle PlayApple MusiciHeart Radio, and Spotify.

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

Freedom

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Artist: Beyoncé

Featured artist: Kendrick Lamar

Movie: Beyoncé: Lemonade

Released: 2016

Genre: Pop

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

Everyday People

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Artists: Sly Stone, Ann Wilson

Album: I’m Back! Family & Friends

Released: 1969

Genre: Funk

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Available for streaming on Amazon MusicGoogle PlayApple Music, and iHeart Radio.

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

Black or White

Black or White

Artist: Michael Jackson

Movie: Michael Jackson’s This Is It

Album: Dangerous 

Released: 1991

Genre: Pop

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Greater Norwalk Literacy Volunteers (GNLV)

Our mission is to teach adults to read, write, speak, and understand English so that they may achieve their personal, educational, employment, and civic goals.

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Tax Help: Virtual VITA

Certified IRS volunteers help the public with the process.

Those who need assistance will first have to fill out an online form and upload the required documents before submitting. 

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The new tax deadline for 202...

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The Norwalk Health Department is closely monitoring the outbreak of respiratory illness caused by COVID-19, the 2019 novel Coronavirus.

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