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Updated Oct 1, 2014 at 3:38 PM

Last week, the Friends of the Appoquinimink Library held their first meeting since April. The group hopes to rally readers to support services and programs at the local library.

Updated Sep 22, 2014 at 4:34 PM

By Rae Padilla FrancoeurMore Content Now“Women in Clothes” Edited and written by Sheila Heti, Heidi Julavits, Leeanne Shapton and 639 others. Blue Rider Press/Penguin Group, New York, 2014.

Updated Sep 15, 2014 at 4:28 PM

By Rae Padilla FrancoeurMore Content Now“Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Final Year” By Tavis Smiley with David Ritz. Little, Brown and Company, New York, 2014. 288 pages. $30.

Updated Sep 8, 2014 at 3:04 PM

BOSTON - The devil didn’t make him do it, but Hollywood did.

Updated Aug 25, 2014 at 3:33 PM

By Rae Padilla FrancoeurMore Content Now“What We See When We Read: A Phenomenology with Illustrations,” by Peter Mendelsund. Vintage Books, New York, 2014. 419 pages, paperback. $16.95.

Updated Aug 19, 2014 at 10:04 AM

By Rae Padilla FrancoeurMore Content Now“The Collapse of Western Civilization: A View from the Future,” by Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway. Columbia University Press, New York, 2014. 104 pages. $9.95 paperback. Also available as an e-book.

Updated Aug 11, 2014 at 4:09 PM

By Rae Padilla FrancoeurMore Content Now“Problems with People Stories” by David Guterson. Knopf, New York, 2014. 163 pages. $25.95.

Updated Aug 11, 2014 at 3:33 PM

“California” By Edan Lepucki. Little, Brown and Co., New York, 2014. 400 pages. $26.

Updated Aug 7, 2014 at 12:45 PM

It’s no surprise that Lois Lowry is such a prolific writer. The longtime Cambridge, Massachusetts, resident recalls spending her childhood as a voracious reader of all kinds of books, especially adult books that had young protagonists. She read and...

Updated Jul 30, 2014 at 4:32 PM

Celebrate nature with fine art and the fragrant blooms of the American Lotus Blossom at the Lotus Blossom Nature & Art Show at Mount Harmon in Earleville, Md.RELATED: IF YOU GO, PREVIEW PHOTOS

Updated Jul 24, 2014 at 3:05 PM

In 1970, Winterthur author Florence Montgomery authored a textile book that became the seminal reference for designers and decorators. Now, Director of Collections and Senior Curator of Textiles Linda Eaton has finished a modern revision.

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