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From sports to politics, food to finance, aviation to
engineering, to bitter disputes over simple
boundaries, New England's feuds have peppered the
region's life for centuries. They've been raw and
rowdy, sometimes high minded and humorous, and in a
place renowned for its deep sense of history, often
long-running and legendary. There are even some that
will undoubtedly outlast the region's ancient low
stonewalls. Author Ted Reinstein is best known in New
England as a journalist and reporter for
Chronicle, Boston's celebrated (and America's
longest-running, locally-produced) TV news-magazine.
On Saturday, October 1 and Sunday, October 2, 2016,
we will hold our 44th annual fall book sale.
Thousands of books will be for sale in the Library's
Community Room. On Saturday, hard-cover books and
trade paperbacks are priced at $1.00 and mass-market
paperbacks are 50 cents each. Sunday is Bargain Day;
all items are half-price and a brown bag is $8.00. In
addition, individually priced books in the Friends' Book Shop
will be half-price on both Saturday and Sunday.
The Library's old light post banners will be auctioned off on
Saturday, October 1. You may bid to have one of the 26 banners for
your very own. There are two locations to enter a bid: visit the
Library Foundation of Needham's table at the Harvest Fair on the Town
Common, or visit the Library during the Saturday hours of the
Friends' book sale. All proceeds will go toward the Library's digital