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FRAMINGHAM – The Friends of the Framingham Public Library held its annual FriendsFest today, August 7, at the Christa McAuliffe Library branch on Water Street. The event was not held in 2020, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The Bookmobile was outside the library for individuals and families to tour, and borrow items.

The Friends of the Framingham Public Library held an outdoor book sale.

There was also giant games and cornhole to play. Tents were set up for those who wants to read outside.

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There was crafts and SparkLab activities inside for the younger set.

And for all ages inside was a display highlighting the Library of Things, where individuals can borrow a telescope, a Bocce set, cookie cutters and cake pans, tools, and more.

The Library was also promoting its summer reading program for children, teens, and adults. This year’s theme is Tales & Tails.

This week, work begun to install solar panels on the roof of the branch library in the Nobscot section of the City.

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