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Afterlife

Afterlife

A Most-Anticipated Book of the Year: O, The Oprah MagazineThe New York TimesThe Washington Post *VogueBustleBuzzFeed * Ms. m agazine * The MillionsHuffington PostPopSugar *&a...

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Before She Was Helen

Before She Was Helen

Her life didn’t turn out the way she expected-so she made herself a new one.When Clemmie goes next door to check on her difficult and unlikeable neighbor Dom, he isn’t there. But something else is. Something stunning, beautiful and ine...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Fire on High

Fire on High

From the New York Times bestselling author of the National Book Award longlist title The Poet Xcomes a dazzling novel in prose about a girl with talent, pride, and a drive to feed the soul that keeps her fire burning bright. Ever since she got pregnant fr...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Goldilocks

Goldilocks

A gripping science fiction thriller where five women task themselves with ensuring the survival of the human race - if you mixed "... The Martian and The Handmaid’s Tale, this sci-fi novel would be the incredible result" (Book Riot).

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

How Innovation Works : and why it flourishes in freedom

How Innovation Works

Building on his national bestseller The Rational Optimist, Matt Ridley chronicles the history of innovation, and how we need to change our thinking on the subject.

Innovation is the main event of the modern age, the reason we experience both dramatic impro...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Liar's Legacy

Liars Legacy

The Broker is dead. The secret network he controlled has lost its restraints. From the darkest deep state enclave to the farthest reaches of the planet, the world’s deadliest assassins are now free to pursue their own agendas. The United States ...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Modern Family

Modern Family

An oral history, with the full participation of cast and crew, of one of the most popular sitcoms in television history.

Since premiering in 2009, the groundbreaking television sitcom Modern Family has garnered tens of millions of devoted fans, earning 75 ...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Murder in an Irish Cottage

Murder in an Irish Cottage

In a remote-and superstitious-village in County Cork, Ireland, Garda Siobhán O’Sullivan must solve a murder where the prime suspects are fairies ...Family is everything to Siobhán: her five siblings; her dear departed mothe...

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Murder in the Bayou Boneyard

Murder in the Bayou Boneyard

Maggie Crozat has the Halloween heebie-jeebies in USA Today bestselling and Agatha Award-winning author Ellen Byron’s howlingly funny sixth Cajun Country mystery.Maggie Crozat, proprietor of a historic Cajun Country B&B, prefers to let the g...

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The Chill

The Chill

Far upstate, in New York’s ancient forests, a drowned village lays beneath the dark, still waters of the Chilewaukee reservoir. Early in the 20th century, the town was destroyed for the greater good: bringing water to the millions living downsta...

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The Companions

The Companions

In the wake of a highly contagious virus, California is under quarantine. Sequestered in high rise towers, the living can’t go out, but the dead can come in--and they come in all forms, from sad rolling cans to manufactured bodies that can pass ...

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The Cuban Comedy

The Cuban Comedy

A love story steeped in political satire, poetry, and the lightest touches of magical realism, Medina has created a bold, funny narrative with an uncanny heroine at its core: Elena of Piedra Negra, Cuba.Piedra Negra is an isolated village, whose citizens ...

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The Deadly Hours

The Deadly Hours

A stellar line-up of historical mystery novelists weaves the tale of a priceless and cursed gold watch as it passes through time wreaking havoc from one owner to another. The characters are irrevocably linked by fate, each playing a key role in breaking t...

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

The Faceless Old Woman Who Secretly Lives in Your Home

The Faceless Old Woman

From the New York Times bestselling authors of Welcome to Night Vale and It Devours! and the creators of the hit podcast, comes a new novel set in the world of Night Vale and beyond.

In the town of Night Vale, there’s a faceless old woman who sec...

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The Last Human

The Last Human

The last human in the universe must battle unfathomable alien intelligences--and confront the truth about humanity--in this ambitious, galaxy-spanning debut "A good old-fashioned space opera in a thoroughly fresh package."--Andy Weir, a...

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The MIster Rogers Effect

The Mister Rogers Effect

In a world increasingly divided by politics and social issues, we need Mister Rogers more than ever. For three decades, his presence was a healing balm to children of all ages. And though he is no longer with us, we can all adopt his attitudes and actions...

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The Paris Children

The Paris Children

Inspired by the true story of one woman’s fight to survive during the 20th century’s darkest hour--World War II--Gloria Goldreich presents a story of love and resistance against all odds.

Paris, 1935.A dark shadow falls over Europe as A...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Trees in trouble : wildfires, infestations, and climate change

Trees in Trouble

A troubling story of the devastating and compounding effects of climate change in the Western and Rocky Mountain states, told through in-depth reportage and conversations with ecologists, professional forest managers, park service scientists, burn boss, a...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Troop 6000 : how a group of homeless Girl Scouts inspired the world

Troop 6000

Giselle Burgess was a young mother of five trying to provide for her family. Though she had a full-time job, the demands of ever-increasing rent and mounting bills forced her to fall behind, and eviction soon followed. Giselle and her kids were thrown int...

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Truth and Justice

Truth and Justice

The Sisterhood: a group of women from all walks of life bound by friendship and a quest for justice. Armed with vast resources, top-notch expertise, and a loyal network of allies around the globe, the Sisterhood will not rest until every wrong is made rig...

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

Ordinary Girls

Ordinary Girls

A powerful and inspiring memoir of growing up in Puerto Rico and Miami Beach. Acclaimed essayist Jaquira Díaz writes an unflinching account of growing up as a queer, biracial girl searching for home as her family splits apart and her mother str...

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Attention Norwalk Parents schedule your child's vaccinations & physical exams now!

Please schedule an appointment with your child’s provider for a physical exam and vaccines if your child is a new enterer to Norwalk, Pre-K and K or a rising 7th or 10th grader. Your child must be up-to date on all vaccines to ensure enrollment ...

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Patrons will still get notifications when their books are overdue, but they will not be charged fines when they return them.
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The New Jim Crow

New Jim Crow

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

By Michelle AlexanderAmazon Link and NPL Catalog LinkDespite the triumphant dismantling of the Jim Crow Laws, the system that once forced African Americans into segregated second-class citiz...

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Posted on: September 16, 2020

We Are Called to Be a Movement

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We Are Called to Be a Movement

By William BarberAmazon Link

It’s time for everyone who cares about the state of our nation to heed the call and join forces to redeem the soul of America.It’s time to come together and renounce the politic...

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Posted on: September 16, 2020

Know Your Price

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Know Your Price: Valuing Black Lives and Property in America’s Black Cities

By Andre M. PerryAmazon Link  

The deliberate devaluation of Blacks and their communities has had very real, far-reaching, and negative economic and social effect...

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Posted on: September 16, 2020

Revive Us Again

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Revive Us Again: Vision and Action in Moral Organizing

By Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, Rev. Dr. Rick Lowery, and Rev. Dr. Liz TheoharisAmazon Link

The Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II has been called “the closest person we have to Martin Luther Kin...

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They Can't Kill Us All

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They Can’t Kill Us All: Ferguson, Baltimore, and a New Era in America’s Racial Justice Movement 

by Wesley LoweryAmazon Link and NPL Catalog Link

Conducting hundreds of interviews during the course of over one year repo...

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Posted on: September 16, 2020

Resist

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Resist: 35 Profiles of Ordinary People Who Rose Up Against Tyranny and Injustice

By Veronica Chambers Amazon Link  and NPL Catalog Link

A perfect tool for young readers as they grow into the leaders of tomorrow, Veronica Chambers&...

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Using your library card you can gain access to our databases and online services. These include streaming movies, borrowing eBooks, audiobooks, and more.


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Norwalk elementary schools set to return full-time

The city’s elementary schools plan to open for full-time, in-person classes this fall, but it remains unknown how many students will show up. Alexandra Estrella, who took over as superintendent of Norwalk Public Schools this month, led a series ...

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Connecticut Schools Reopening

A week before Connecticut school districts must submit their reopening plans to the state, administrators are scrambling to prepare for an unknown September. Juggling parent preferences, student and educator safety, limited budgets and state expectations,...

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