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January 16, 2014

The Lookout: Trivia Night to raise money for Newbury library

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Tickets are $10 per wave or $18 for both. Reservations are available by calling the Amesbury Chamber of Commerce at 978-388-3178 or visiting the office at 5 Market Square.

Groveland library looking for Friends

The Langley-Adams Library in Groveland is forming a new Friends group to help raise money for programs, museum passes and more.

Residents from all communities are invited to attend the initial meeting on Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the library, 185 Main St.

The volunteer group will advocate for the library and conduct fundraising to supplement the operating budget.

For more information, call 978-372-1732 or visit www.langleyadamslib.org.

Get help finding the right words

The lost art of letter writing is the focus of a free event on Wednesday at Greetings by Design in Newburyport.

From 5:30 to 8 p.m. at 1R Water St., author and life coach Jeanette Isabella will offer tips, insights and instructions for writing notes or letters.

Refreshments will be served. For more information, call 978-225-6700.

Newburyport author opens winter series

Mystery writer Joel Brown will be the featured guest at the Emma L. Andrews Library’s first Author Night of the year.

Brown, a Newburyport resident and author of “Essex Coastal Byway Guide,” will read from his latest novel, “Revolution Rock.” It is the third Libertyport Mystery, featuring the adventures of singer-songwriter Baxter McLean. This time, McLean has to solve an old murder, following clues deep into the past and risking a romance three decades in the making.

The program begins at 7:30 tonight. Admission is free, and refreshments will be served.

The library is located at the corner of Purchase and Marlborough streets in Newburyport. Guests are encouraged to stop by beforehand to reserve seats for the presentation, the first in the Winter Author Series.

Port prints on display at Custom House

Prints by artist Blake Hughes are featured in “Illustrated Newburyport,” the Custom House Maritime Museum’s first exhibit of the year.

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