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Meet Three Authors, Get Their Books for Summer Reading at ‘Ladies of Summer’ Event

When Life Gives You Lululemons cover
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Three authors who have books coming out just in time for great summer reading will be at Barrett Bookstore’s annual “Ladies of Summer” evening. All three novels are perfect to put in your beach bag or take along on vacation. The fourth annual event,with authors Lauren Weisberger, Karen White and Hannah McKinnon, will start at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 21. (more…) Continue Reading →

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UPDATE: Get a Reward by Touring CT’s Independent Book Stores: Your Driving May Keep Them Thriving

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Barrett Bookstore is joining 20 Connecticut bookstores to celebrate INDEPENDENT BOOKSTORE DAY! For many of you who have trouble driving past a bookstore, here is a great opportunity to get on the road and visit as many of the unique independents scattered through the state as your time and energy permits. (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘This Is What a Librarian Looks Like’ Photographer/Author to Speak at Library Annual Meeting

Kyle Cassidy photographer Darien Library annual meeting 10-13-17
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Kyle Cassidy, author and photographer of This is What a Librarian Looks Like, will be the featured speaker at Friends of the Darien Library’s annual meeting on Saturday, Oct. 21. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Bestselling Author Jeannette Walls Coming to Person-to-Person Lunch Event in Darien

Jeannette Walls author The Glass Castle contributed 09-09-17
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Jeannette Walls, author of the bestselling book “The Glass Castle,” a memoir of resilience and redemption, will be the keynote speaker at Person-to-Person’s “Transforming Lives Luncheon,” a fundraising event for the organization on Oct. 26. (more…) Continue Reading →

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