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Mayor Mitchell Launches New Literacy Effort for New Bedford

The New Bedford Mayor’s Office today announced the launch of “New Bedford Reads,” a new literacy initiative to promote the importance of early literacy and grow a community of lifelong readers throughout the city...

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StoryWalk in Dartmouth this Saturday

Do you enjoy nature? Do you enjoy reading? How about mixing the two together with Dartmouth Natural Resources Trust's first StoryWalk® of the year?

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Chris Ryan via getty images
Chris Ryan via getty images

Our Reading List

Maybe one of your New Year's resolutions was to read more and you haven't really stuck to it. Well, Thursday March 2nd is a great day to get back on track...

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New Bedford Library Officials Seek Feedback At Forum

New Bedford library officials are looking for feedback regarding what services library users want to see.

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Helena Schaeder Söderberg via getty images
Helena Schaeder Söderberg via getty images

Westport Library Is Hosting Annual Used Book Sale From September 10 To 17

The Friends of Westport Library have on store more than 10,000 books, CDs, and DVDs for people to browse and purchase at their annual sale.

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Marc Volk via getty images
Marc Volk via getty images

Paperback Book Sale Now Through August 5 At Westport Library

From now to August 5, the Westport Library will hold its annual summer paperback sale, during library hours in Library Community Room.

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Greg Desrosiers/TSM
Greg Desrosiers/TSM

Ocean State Job Lot Donates Thousands of Books to City Elementary Schools

Pallets of scholastic books were unloaded outside Abraham Lincoln Elementary School in New Bedford's north end Wednesday morning and presented to dozens of eager fourth graders. 

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Google Maps

Ocean State Job Lot Donating Books to New Bedford Schools

Many Southcoast residents know if you want a good deal, you go to Ocean State Job Lot.

Job Lot is furthering it's reputation by donating 12,000 books to New Bedford Public Schools...

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via google maps

‘Book, Art & Blooms’ Exhibit To Open June 2 In Lakeville

On June 2, at the Lakeville Public Library’s Great Ponds Gallery, the Lakeville Garden Club will debut their exhibit, “Book, Art & Blooms III”, where floral arrangements made by local artists and books that inspired said artists will be on display. This is the Club's third challenge exhibit and is supported in part by grants from the Massachusetts Cultural Council and the Lakeville Arts Council, respectively.

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John Moore via getty images
John Moore via getty images

What’s New? New Reading Room For New Bedford Whaling Museum

Authors, researchers, and scholars will have a new place to sit and overlook the harbor when visiting the Whaling City.

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