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From the Beacon: Find Shakespeare on the big screen with these adaptations

William Shakespeare's plays have everything: Comedy, tragedy, action and off-color jokes -- which is why he was so popular with theatergoers of all walks of life. Today, not everyone is comfortable with his early modern English, and that's OK. Many writers and filmmakers have adapted his works to a variety of time periods, settings and languages.Read More...

From the Beacon: Add these to your 2012 spring reading list

I have shared in this column before how much I enjoy spending warm spring and summer days at the beach, immersed in a good book. It might be a librarian peculiarity, but part of the enjoyment comes from the planning of what to read, as well as the actual reading experience. Here are some upcoming releases that will be added to my 2012 spring reading list:Read More...

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