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Tell a fairy tale today

Most of us grow up loving fairy tales. Maybe it’s because our grandparents used to read them to us. Maybe it’s because of Disney. Maybe it’s from millennia of shared myth. There are plenty of reasons to enjoy fairy tales, but … Continue reading

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Four fun facts about magic, folklore and herbs

Karen Kennedy of the Herb Society of America visited our Main Branch on Wednesday to talk about where folklore, magic and herbalism intersect. Here are four fun facts from her talk: 1. Basil is said to be a protective herb. … Continue reading

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