Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Stoughton library to explore traditions of India

The culture and traditions of India will be explored in colorful variety when the Stoughton Public Library kicks off its sixth annual Stoughton Reads Together program in March.

This year’s program revolves around the novel The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri, which chronicles the challenges of an immigrant family from India in Cambridge. “People like to be exposed to different cultures, different places, different food, and that is what we plan to do,” said Library Director Patricia Basler.

Last year’s program was based on the book The Dark Tide, which was about the great Boston molasses flood in 1919. Basler said the program was very popular with readers. “We always try to have a book".

Full report here Enterprise News

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