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Library Events

Join us for upcoming events, classes, and programs at the Sayreville Public Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.

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1
Teen Advisory Board
5:00PM
 Teen Advisory Board
Wednesday, May 1, 5:00PMTeen Advisory Board
Sayreville Public Library
For grades 7-12, come and share your ideas of what kinds of programs the library should have for teens.
Crochet What You Love
6:30PM
 Crochet What You Love
Wednesday, May. 1, 6:30PM
(Wednesdays in May and June, 6:30PM)

Sayreville Public Library
Learn to Crochet the Simple Way, with Diana Toni!
Learn 3 basic stitches to open your creativity to crochet simple and elegant pieces.
Learn how 3 simple shapes can create beautiful shawls, shrungs, afghans, table runners, pot holders, and more!
Learn to work with different yarns.
...read more

or call 732-727-0212.
Library Board of Trustees meeting
7:00PM
Library Board of Trustees meeting
Wednesday, May. 1, 7:00PM
(First Wednesday of the month (except July and August), 7PM)

Sayreville Public Library
2
ESL Conversation Group
10:00AM-12:00PM
 ESL Conversation Group
Thursday, May. 2, 10:00AM-12:00PM
(Thursdays, January through June, 10AM)

Sayreville Public Library
Interested ESL learners need to attend a registration date to register with the organization Literacy New Jersey, be tested by them, and then be placed into a class/group that is appropriate for their learning level.

The tutors of this group have been instructed to not allow walk-ins sinc...read more
Think & Play
12:30PM
 Think & Play
Thursday, May. 2, 12:30PM
1050 Washington Road
Ages 2 and up.  A movement based storytime to get your child ready for school. Tuesdays & Thursdays, no registration required, first come first serve until session is full.
Dungeons & Dragons
3:15PM
 Dungeons & Dragons
Thursday, May. 2, 3:15PM
Sayreville Public Library
Open to Grades 4-12. Play a continuing campaign with friends.
3
Storytime Surprise!
11:00AM
 Storytime Surprise!
Friday, May. 3, 11:00AM
(4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7)
Storytime Surprise!
Sayreville Public Library
A different storytime format each week.  It may be a craft, a dance party or making a delicious snack! Ages 2-6 with a caregiver.  Limit 24 children, first come basis.
Scrabble Club
1:30PM
 Scrabble Club
Friday, May. 3, 1:30PM
(1st and 3rd Fridays, 1:30PM)

Sayreville Public Library
Join us to play a few rounds of Scrabble. The group is very informal and simply enjoys playing for fun!  The library has a Scrabble Board, but you may bring your own also.
This group is open to all residents, but adults only please.  The group meets the first and third Frida...read more
4
Spring Planting!
10:00AM
 Spring Planting!
Saturday, May 4, 10:00AMSpring Planting!
Sayreville Public Library
Children and parents/caregivers are invited to join us in beautifying the grounds in front of the library.  Plants and gardening supplies will be provided.
The Contagious Optimism Wellness Group
10:30AM
The Contagious Optimism Wellness Group
Saturday, May. 4, 10:30AM
(Saturday, Schedule for 2019: 1/5, 2/2, 3/2, 4/6, 5/4, 6/8 @ 10:30AM, 7/9 @ 6:30PM, 8/6 @ 6:30PM, 9/7 (10AM-12PM anniversary), 10/5, 11/2, 12/7 @ 10:30AM)
The Contagious Optim
Sayreville Public Library
Feeling down or discouraged?  Want to increase your positivity?  You need...The Contagious Optimism Wellness Group! Dr. Colleen Georges, a co-author of the Bestselling book, <...read more

or call 732-727-0212.
Your Garden with Marleny Franco
1:00PM
 Your Garden with Marleny Franco
Saturday, May 4, 1:00PM
Sayreville Public Library
Marleny Franco will explain how to make the most of your garden!Making a garden plan has an impact on its production. Complementary plantings can increase production and help control pests.Planting from summer through the end of fall creates a continuous production.  You can plant vegetables al...read more
Teen Room Reserved
2:00PM
 Teen Room Reserved
Saturday, May 4, 2:00PM
Sayreville Public Library
NAMI Writing Group
5
Drop In Cinco de Mayo Fun!
1:00PM
 Drop In Cinco de Mayo Fun!
Sunday, May 5, 1:00PMDrop In Cinco de May
1050 Washington Road
Kids and their parents are invited to drop in for a game, a craft, music, and more as we celebrate Cinco de Mayo in the Children's Room! These self-guided activities begin at 1:00pm. No registration required.
Chess Club
1:05PM
 Chess Club
Sunday, May. 5, 1:05PMChess Club
Sayreville Public Library
The November Chess Club has been cancelled.

Families are encouraged to join us and attend as many sessions as possiible.  For ages 7-99. (Monthly Sundays)

or call 732-727-0212.
6
Total Tutoring
4:30PM
 Total Tutoring
Monday, May. 6, 4:30PM
Sayreville Public Library
Is your child struggling in school? Are other tutoring centers not working? Then join Total Tutoring today! It is run by high school students who want to give back to the community by helping our future leaders excel. Tutoring is available for students in grades K-10 in math, science, English,&...read more
Mindfulness Meditation
6:30PM
 Mindfulness Meditation
Monday, May. 6, 6:30PM
(1st and 3rd Mondays, 6:30PM)

Sayreville Public Library

*Sponsored by RWJ/Barnabas Health*

read more


or call 732-727-0212.
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CANCELLED - Brain Games
10:30AM
 CANCELLED - Brain Games
Tuesday, May 7, 10:30AM
Sayreville Public Library
Meeting Room Reserved
2:30-6:30PM
 Meeting Room Reserved
Tuesday, May 7, 2:30-6:30PM
Sayreville Public Library
Room reserved by TCNJ Nursing
Creative Kids
6:30PM
 Creative Kids
Tuesday, May. 7, 6:30PM
(4/23, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28, 6/4)
Creative Kids
Sayreville Public Library
Create your own make and take craft with a parent/caregiver. Ages 3 and 7. Program is limited to 24 children first come first serve basis.
8
Crochet What You Love
6:30PM
 Crochet What You Love
Wednesday, May. 8, 6:30PM
(Wednesdays in May and June, 6:30PM)

Sayreville Public Library
Learn to Crochet the Simple Way, with Diana Toni!
Learn 3 basic stitches to open your creativity to crochet simple and elegant pieces.
Learn how 3 simple shapes can create beautiful shawls, shrungs, afghans, table runners, pot holders, and more!
Learn to work with different yarns.
...read more

or call 732-727-0212.
9
Teen LMx Meeting
Cancelled
 Teen LMx Meeting
Thursday, May. 9, Cancelled
(4/11 )

Sayreville Public Library
ESL Conversation Group
10:00AM-12:00PM
 ESL Conversation Group
Thursday, May. 9, 10:00AM-12:00PM
(Thursdays, January through June, 10AM)

Sayreville Public Library
Interested ESL learners need to attend a registration date to register with the organization Literacy New Jersey, be tested by them, and then be placed into a class/group that is appropriate for their learning level.

The tutors of this group have been instructed to not allow walk-ins sinc...read more
Meeting Room Reserved
5:00-7:30PM
 Meeting Room Reserved
Thursday, May. 9, 5:00-7:30PM
(Second Thursdays, 5:00-7:30PM)

Sayreville Public Library
Sheffield Mews Association meeting
Stitchers and Knitters Anonymous Club
6:30PM
Stitchers and Knitters Anonymous Club
Thursday, May. 9, 6:30PM
Sayreville Public Library
Looking to share your passion for knitting and crocheting & meet a few new crafting buddies? Enjoy this opportunity to pick up a few new tips from fellow craft addicts at this low-key club for folks who know the basics, but want to take their addiction to a whole new level!  Bring your...read more
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11
ToastMasters
10:00AM-12:00PM
 ToastMasters
Saturday, May. 11, 10:00AM-12:00PM
(2nd and 4th Saturdays, 10:00AM-12:00PM)

Sayreville Public Library
Meets 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month, 10:00AM -12:00PM.

For more information on this group, please contact nnrswamy@gmail.com or call 732 874 1755.

 
Sayreville Red Cross Club
2:00-3:30PM
 Sayreville Red Cross Club
Saturday, May. 11, 2:00-3:30PM
(2nd Saturdays, October through June, 2:00-3:30PM)

Sayreville Public Library
Space reserved for monthly meeting.
12
Mother’s Day Craft
1:00PM
 Mother’s Day Craft
Sunday, May 12, 1:00PMMother’s Day C
Sayreville Public Library
Drop-in to make your mom a special gift for Mother's Day.
13
Baby Steps
10:00 AM
 Baby Steps
Monday, May. 13, 10:00 AMBaby Steps
Sayreville Public Library
Learn how to sing songs, share rhymes, and engage your little ones from ages 0-18 months. A socializing and play time will occur at the end of the class. All are invited to attend this event.
Books & Bites Book Club
1:00 - 3:00 PM
 Books & Bites Book Club
Monday, May. 13, 1:00 - 3:00 PMBooks & Bites Book C
Sayreville Public Library
This club is currently closed and not taking new members.
 
K-Pop Day
3:30PM
 K-Pop Day
Monday, May 13, 3:30PM
Sayreville Public Library, 1050 Washington Road
For grades 6-12. Freak out in your favorite K-army fandoms with a karoake challenge and team dance competition--and cake pops! Special souvenirs from South Korea will be raffled off during the program for attendees.
Total Tutoring
4:30PM
 Total Tutoring
Monday, May. 13, 4:30PM
Sayreville Public Library
Is your child struggling in school? Are other tutoring centers not working? Then join Total Tutoring today! It is run by high school students who want to give back to the community by helping our future leaders excel. Tutoring is available for students in grades K-10 in math, science, English,&...read more
Adult Craft Night
6:00PM
 Adult Craft Night
Monday, May 13, 6:00PM
Sayreville Public Library
Craft: "Floating" Flower Pots

Class begins promptly at 6:00 - no crafters will be admitted after 6:15.

Space is limited, so registration is required.

This craft will be offered again in June.

or call 732-727-0212.
14
Think & Play
11:00AM
 Think & Play
Tuesday, May. 14, 11:00AM
1050 Washington Road
Ages 2 and up.  A movement based storytime to get your child ready for school. Tuesdays & Thursdays, no registration required, first come first serve until session is full.
Memorial Luncheon
12:00PM
 Memorial Luncheon
Tuesday, May 14, 12:00PM
Sayreville Public Library
Join us in celebrating the life of founding member and Vice President of the Friends of the Sayrevile Library, Jeanne McLarney.  Please RSVP to Sue Paul or Jennifer Larsen.
Creative Kids
6:30PM
 Creative Kids
Tuesday, May. 14, 6:30PM
(4/23, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28, 6/4)
Creative Kids
Sayreville Public Library
Create your own make and take craft with a parent/caregiver. Ages 3 and 7. Program is limited to 24 children first come first serve basis.
15
Teen Book Fandom Day
3:30 PM
 Teen Book Fandom Day
Wednesday, May 15, 3:30 PM
Sayreville Public Library, 1050 Washington Road
Open to grades 6-12. Book-obsessed? Can't get enough of your favorite series? Ready to fight over whether or not the Mortal Instruments series was better as a book or a tv show? Find your people in this free-for-all-teens literary event, complete with competitive scavenger hunts, an author inter...read more
Crochet What You Love
6:30PM
 Crochet What You Love
Wednesday, May. 15, 6:30PM
(Wednesdays in May and June, 6:30PM)

Sayreville Public Library
Learn to Crochet the Simple Way, with Diana Toni!
Learn 3 basic stitches to open your creativity to crochet simple and elegant pieces.
Learn how 3 simple shapes can create beautiful shawls, shrungs, afghans, table runners, pot holders, and more!
Learn to work with different yarns.
...read more

or call 732-727-0212.
Chapter Quest
6:30 PM
 Chapter Quest
Wednesday, May. 15, 6:30 PM
Sayreville Public Library, 1050 Washington Road
Open to Grades 1-5. Enter your favorite fairy tales as a hero of your choice in an action-packed roleplaying game designed to increase literacy, math, and social skills.

16
ESL Conversation Group
10:00AM-12:00PM
 ESL Conversation Group
Thursday, May. 16, 10:00AM-12:00PM
(Thursdays, January through June, 10AM)

Sayreville Public Library
Interested ESL learners need to attend a registration date to register with the organization Literacy New Jersey, be tested by them, and then be placed into a class/group that is appropriate for their learning level.

The tutors of this group have been instructed to not allow walk-ins sinc...read more
Think & Play
12:30PM
 Think & Play
Thursday, May. 16, 12:30PM
1050 Washington Road
Ages 2 and up.  A movement based storytime to get your child ready for school. Tuesdays & Thursdays, no registration required, first come first serve until session is full.
"A Novel Idea" Book Club
6:30PM
 "A Novel Idea" Book Club
Thursday, May. 16, 6:30PMA Novel Idea Book Cl
Sayreville Public Library
This club is currently full.  
 

 ...read more

17
Storytime Surprise!
CANCELLED
 Storytime Surprise!
Friday, May. 17, CANCELLED
(4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7)
Storytime Surprise!
Sayreville Public Library
A different storytime format each week.  It may be a craft, a dance party or making a delicious snack! Ages 2-6 with a caregiver.  Limit 24 children, first come basis.
Scrabble Club
1:30PM
 Scrabble Club
Friday, May. 17, 1:30PM
(1st and 3rd Fridays, 1:30PM)

Sayreville Public Library
Join us to play a few rounds of Scrabble. The group is very informal and simply enjoys playing for fun!  The library has a Scrabble Board, but you may bring your own also.
This group is open to all residents, but adults only please.  The group meets the first and third Frida...read more
18
Friends of the Sayreville Library Meeting
10:00 AM
Friends of the Sayreville Library Meeting
Saturday, May. 18, 10:00 AM
(Saturday, 9/15, 10/20, 11/17, 12/15, 1/19, 2/16, 3/16, 4/13, 5/18, 6/8, 10:00AM)
Friends of the Sayre
Sayreville Public Library
The Friends of the Sayreville Public Library will meet monthly September - June.  New members are always welcome!
For ...read more
College GPS
1:00 PM
 College GPS
Saturday, May 18, 1:00 PM
Sayreville Public Library, 1050 Washington Road
College planning is a vital step in planning for your career. College GPS will provide information on how to select your college major and find the best college for you. Both parents and students are encouraged to attend.

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20
Baby Steps
10:00 AM
 Baby Steps
Monday, May. 20, 10:00 AMBaby Steps
Sayreville Public Library
Learn how to sing songs, share rhymes, and engage your little ones from ages 0-18 months. A socializing and play time will occur at the end of the class. All are invited to attend this event.
Total Tutoring
4:30PM
 Total Tutoring
Monday, May. 20, 4:30PM
Sayreville Public Library
Is your child struggling in school? Are other tutoring centers not working? Then join Total Tutoring today! It is run by high school students who want to give back to the community by helping our future leaders excel. Tutoring is available for students in grades K-10 in math, science, English,&...read more
Mindfulness Meditation
6:30PM
 Mindfulness Meditation
Monday, May. 20, 6:30PM
(1st and 3rd Mondays, 6:30PM)

Sayreville Public Library

*Sponsored by RWJ/Barnabas Health*

read more


or call 732-727-0212.
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Think & Play
11:00AM
 Think & Play
Tuesday, May. 21, 11:00AM
1050 Washington Road
Ages 2 and up.  A movement based storytime to get your child ready for school. Tuesdays & Thursdays, no registration required, first come first serve until session is full.
Teen Career Fair
2:30PM - 4:30PM
 Teen Career Fair
Tuesday, May 21, 2:30PM - 4:30PM
Sayreville Public Library
Medicare Workshop
6:00-7:30PM
 Medicare Workshop
Tuesday, May 21, 6:00-7:30PM
Sayreville Public Library
Greg Wyzykowski presenting
Creative Kids
6:30PM
 Creative Kids
Tuesday, May. 21, 6:30PM
(4/23, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28, 6/4)
Creative Kids
Sayreville Public Library
Create your own make and take craft with a parent/caregiver. Ages 3 and 7. Program is limited to 24 children first come first serve basis.
22
Teen Volunteer Orientation
3:30PM
 Teen Volunteer Orientation
Wednesday, May. 22, 3:30PM
1050 Washington Road
Teens entering grades 9-12 are invited to volunteer at the library over the summer! You must attend one of our teen volunteer orientation sessions to apply and sign up for summer hours. Orientations will be held on
  • Wednesday, May 22 @ 3:30 PM
  • Thursday, May 23 @ 6 PM.  
...read more

CANCELLED: Adult Trivia Night
6:00PM
 CANCELLED: Adult Trivia Night
Wednesday, May 22, 6:00PM
Sayreville Public Library
Put on your thinking caps and come join us for our first ever Trivia Night with Dan!  Play with a team or play solo.  Prizes will be awarded to the top 2 teams of the night.

You can sign up as a team, join one when you get here, or sign up solo.  If signing up with a team, ...read more

or call 732-727-0212.
Chapter Quest
6:30 PM
 Chapter Quest
Wednesday, May. 22, 6:30 PM
Sayreville Public Library, 1050 Washington Road
Open to Grades 1-5. Enter your favorite fairy tales as a hero of your choice in an action-packed roleplaying game designed to increase literacy, math, and social skills.

23
Health Table
10:00AM - 2:00PM
 Health Table
Thursday, May 23, 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Sayreville Public Library
Consumer health librarians from the East Brunswick Public Library will be visiting on Thursday, May 23rd from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.  The librarians are part of the Just for the Health of It initiative funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation ...read more
ESL Conversation Group
10:00AM-12:00PM
 ESL Conversation Group
Thursday, May. 23, 10:00AM-12:00PM
(Thursdays, January through June, 10AM)

Sayreville Public Library
Interested ESL learners need to attend a registration date to register with the organization Literacy New Jersey, be tested by them, and then be placed into a class/group that is appropriate for their learning level.

The tutors of this group have been instructed to not allow walk-ins sinc...read more
Think & Play
12:30PM
 Think & Play
Thursday, May. 23, 12:30PM
1050 Washington Road
Ages 2 and up.  A movement based storytime to get your child ready for school. Tuesdays & Thursdays, no registration required, first come first serve until session is full.
Teen Volunteer Orientation
6:00PM
 Teen Volunteer Orientation
Thursday, May. 23, 6:00PM
1050 Washington Road
Teens entering grades 9-12 are invited to volunteer at the library over the summer! You must attend one of our teen volunteer orientation sessions to apply and sign up for summer hours. Orientations will be held on
  • Wednesday, May 22 @ 3:30 PM
  • Thursday, May 23 @ 6 PM.  
...read more

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Storytime Surprise!
11:00AM
 Storytime Surprise!
Friday, May. 24, 11:00AM
(4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7)
Storytime Surprise!
Sayreville Public Library
A different storytime format each week.  It may be a craft, a dance party or making a delicious snack! Ages 2-6 with a caregiver.  Limit 24 children, first come basis.
Anime and D&D
3:15PM
 Anime and D&D
Friday, May 24, 3:15PM
Sayreville Public Library
Join in and have fun watching your favorite Anime or taking part in D&D!
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CLOSED
 CLOSED
Saturday, May. 25
(Jan. 1, Jan. 21, Feb 18, Apr. 19, Apr. 21, May 25/26/27, July 4, Aug. 31, Sept. 1/2, Oct. 14, Nov. 11, Nov. 28/29, and Dec. 25)
CLOSED
Sayreville Public Library
The library will be closed today.
The library will be closed in observance of the following holidays:
...read more
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CLOSED
 CLOSED
Sunday, May. 26
(Jan. 1, Jan. 21, Feb 18, Apr. 19, Apr. 21, May 25/26/27, July 4, Aug. 31, Sept. 1/2, Oct. 14, Nov. 11, Nov. 28/29, and Dec. 25)
CLOSED
Sayreville Public Library
The library will be closed today.
The library will be closed in observance of the following holidays:
...read more
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CLOSED
 CLOSED
Monday, May. 27
(Jan. 1, Jan. 21, Feb 18, Apr. 19, Apr. 21, May 25/26/27, July 4, Aug. 31, Sept. 1/2, Oct. 14, Nov. 11, Nov. 28/29, and Dec. 25)
CLOSED
Sayreville Public Library
The library will be closed today.
The library will be closed in observance of the following holidays:
...read more
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Think & Play
11:00AM
 Think & Play
Tuesday, May. 28, 11:00AM
1050 Washington Road
Ages 2 and up.  A movement based storytime to get your child ready for school. Tuesdays & Thursdays, no registration required, first come first serve until session is full.
BYOB Book Club
6:30PM
 BYOB Book Club
Tuesday, May. 28, 6:30PM
(last Tuesday of the month, May 28, July 30, September 24, and November 26, 6:30PM)

Sayreville Public Library
DISCUSSION THEMES: 
MAY: NEW BEGINNINGS (any work, fiction or non-fiction, about "the next chapter")
JULY: VACATION (any work, fiction or non-fiction, about travel)
SEPTEMBER: CHILDHOOD (any work, fiction or non-fiction, about "growing up")
NOVEMBER: FOOD...read more
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Wednesday Book Club
12:30 - 2:00 PM
 Wednesday Book Club
Wednesday, May. 29, 12:30 - 2:00 PM
Sayreville Public Library
The WBC is not currently accepting new members.
 

                WEDNESDAY BOOK CLUB- 2019...read more

Crochet What You Love
6:30PM
 Crochet What You Love
Wednesday, May. 29, 6:30PM
(Wednesdays in May and June, 6:30PM)

Sayreville Public Library
Learn to Crochet the Simple Way, with Diana Toni!
Learn 3 basic stitches to open your creativity to crochet simple and elegant pieces.
Learn how 3 simple shapes can create beautiful shawls, shrungs, afghans, table runners, pot holders, and more!
Learn to work with different yarns.
...read more

or call 732-727-0212.
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ESL Conversation Group
10:00AM-12:00PM
 ESL Conversation Group
Thursday, May. 30, 10:00AM-12:00PM
(Thursdays, January through June, 10AM)

Sayreville Public Library
Interested ESL learners need to attend a registration date to register with the organization Literacy New Jersey, be tested by them, and then be placed into a class/group that is appropriate for their learning level.

The tutors of this group have been instructed to not allow walk-ins sinc...read more
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Storytime Surprise!
11:00AM
 Storytime Surprise!
Friday, May. 31, 11:00AM
(4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7)
Storytime Surprise!
Sayreville Public Library
A different storytime format each week.  It may be a craft, a dance party or making a delicious snack! Ages 2-6 with a caregiver.  Limit 24 children, first come basis.
Friday Movie Matinee - On the Basis of Sex
1:00PM
Friday Movie Matinee - On the Basis of Sex
Friday, May 31, 1:00PM
Sayreville Public Library
Watch a movie and meet fellow movie enthusiasts!  

Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Felicity Jones) is a struggling attorney and new mother who faces adversity and numerous obstacles in her fight for equal rights. When Ruth takes on a groundbreaking tax case with her husband, she knows it c...read more
 
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