September 25, 2017
by Lisa Thornell
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Banned Books Week 2017

Banned Books Week is an annual celebration of the freedom to read. It supports our Constitutional right, given by the first amendment,  guaranteeing freedom of speech and freedom of the press. Banned Books Week takes place 9/24-9/30 this year and the DiMenna-Nyselius Library … Continue reading


June 12, 2017
by Riham Majeed
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Staff Summer Reading Picks

Summer is upon us and the library staff have recommended a few summer reads. Ranging from historical fiction to science non-fiction, the staff have selected something for everyone. Come visit the main level of the library, where you’ll see the books on display, and … Continue reading


May 16, 2017
by Jackie
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Spelling – Are you Smarter than a 5th Grader?

Fairfield University librarian Lisa Thornell was one of the judges of Fairfield’s 35 Annual Townwide Spelling Bee for fifth graders last night.  Congratulations to winners Andrew (Burr School), Aadira (N. Stratfield) and Carter (Jennings). Andrew won for spelling “dialogue” and … Continue reading