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Welcome to the dog days of February

A mini-carnival of games was set up at the Scoville Memorial Library for Chinese New Year party on Saturday, Feb. 17. Children received stamps they could exchange for prizes, attempted calligraphy with a brush, and tried their hand at ink-blown painting. Photo by Alexander Wilburn

SALISBURY — The Scoville Memorial Library celebrated the Chinese New Year on Saturday, Feb. 17, a day after the official beginning of the Year of the Dog. 

It may have been a day late, but the library made up for it with lots of color — specifically red, the color of good fortune and a decorative mainstay of the festivities for the new year. 

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