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Morals have long been the conclusion of fables and fairy tales aimed at kids. And today's TV shows and movies are no different — they often weave lessons for the younger generation into their narratives. But do children actually absorb these messages, or do these endings just help parents feel better about the media their kids consume?

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Want to know what books are most popular with Anne Arundel readers?

It's no mystery.

It's a lot of them.

Mystery writers James Patterson and John Grisham had four of the five most–borrowed books this year at county libraries.

Grisham's "Sycamore Row" took the took spot in adult fiction. It was checked out 2,873 times.

 

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A guy walks into a bar. He sets a book on the table. Fifteen women come in, some sit around the guy with the book, about a charming but faulted Dominican man's infidelities, enough for women in this book club to order two drinks.

 

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To some, the sight of 14 men gathered around a table in a conference room would scream "business meeting." But the Aug.19 gathering of the Guys Book Club at the Severna Park Community Library was strictly for pleasure.

 

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Forum Set for May 16 from 7-8:30 p.m. at Maryland Hall

           (April 19, 2017 -Annapolis, Md.) – Officials for the Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) today annouced the details of a second planned community meeting on the new Annapolis Regional Library project. Scheduled for May 16 from 7-8:30 p.m., at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, project architects and county planning officials will share a more detailed site plan for the new facility.

After the 45-minute presentation, attendees are invited to ask questions. Interpreters may be available upon request with advance notice.