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Library digs out following $1 million theft

One week after Linda E. Duffy, a former library worker, was sentenced to five years in federal prison for stealing almost $1 million in library funds, the Saugus Public Library is turning the page on a painful chapter.

Circulation is rising, with more residents borrowing books and videos, browsing magazines and newspapers, and signing up for special programs, such as lessons on e-books and a puppet show.

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