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Location: Bedford, MA 01731, United States

Little Libraries

There are 11 "Little Libraries" within 25 miles.

Local venues

7 Mudge Way, Bedford,, MA 01730
Building 1530, Hanscom AFB, Bedford, MA 01731
51 Sandy Pond Road, Lincoln, MA 01773-2600
Books With A Past (3.0 miles)
17 Walden St, Concord, MA 01742
65 Main Street, Concord, MA 01742
Barrow Bookstore (3.1 miles)
79 Main Street, Concord, MA 01742
129 Main Street, Concord, MA 01742
166 Main Street, Concord, MA 01742
591 Springs Road, Bedford, MA 01730
LibraryThing is collection-aware
3 Bedford Rd, Lincoln, MA 01773
1874 1874 Massachusetts Avenue,, Lexington, MA 02420
Concord Bookshop (3.9 miles)
13 Depot Sq., Lexington, MA 02420
1764 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA 02420
98 Middlesex Parkway, Burlington, MA 01803
22 Bedford Road, Carlisle, MA 01741
Mass Audubon (5.0 miles)
208 South Great Road, Lincoln, MA 01773
33 Marrett Road, Lexington, MA 02421-5703
735 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA 02420
ReaderCon 25 (5.2 miles)
Burlington Marriott, One Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01803
1322 Main Street, Concord, MA 01742
256 Cambridge St, Burlington, MA 01805
22 Sears St., Burlington, MA 01803
15 Concord Rd, Billerica, MA 01821
Costco (5.8 miles)
71 2nd Ave, Waltham, MA 02451
486 Main St, Acton, MA 01702

Local events

Apr
20
Room Booked
Apr
20
The Roundtable at Porter Square Books: Journal of the Month
Porter Square Books, Monday, April 20 at 7pm
Location: Street: Porter Square Shopping Center Additional: 25 White Street City: Cambridge, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 02140 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Apr
21
Book Bingo (1st to 6th grade)
Nevins Memorial Library, Tuesday, April 21 at 11am
Come play several rounds of Book Bingo. All participants are asked to bring a lightly used age- appropriate
book that you enjoyed reading to use as prizes. (added from Eventkeeper)
Apr
21
Preschool Storytime
Somerville Public Library - West Branch, Tuesday, April 21 at 12pm
Please note: The West Branch Library is not wheelchair accessible. Individuals who need auxiliary aids for effective communication or any other reasonable accommodation are invited to make their needs known to the City's ADA Coordinator, Betsy Allen. She can be reached at 617-625-6600 x2323 or ballen@somervillema.gov. The City of Somerville's disability policy can be found on the City's Commision for Persons with Disabilities page. (added from Eventkeeper)… (more)
Apr
21
Literary Luncheon: The Outermost House
Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, Tuesday, April 21 at 12:30pm
"In 1926, Henry Beston planned to spend two weeks in a two-room cottage on the sand dunes of Cape Cod. He stayed for a year, chronicling the ebb and flow of the tides, the migration of birds, storms, stars, and solitude." Click to request your copy of The Outermost House by Henry Beston. Be sure to bring your brown-bag lunch, coffee, tea & dessert will be provided by the Library, plus something extra inspired by the book. The next meeting is on Tuesday, May 19 at 11:30 to discuss Letters from Skye by Jessica Brockmole. (added from Eventkeeper)… (more)
Apr
21
Greer Gilman, Cloud and Ashes, and Sonya Taaffe, Ghost Signs
Porter Square Books, Tuesday, April 21 at 7pm
In the eighteen years since her IAFA William L. Crawford Fantasy Award-winning debut novel Moonwise, Greer Gilman's writing has only grown more complex and entrancing. Cloud & Ashes is a slow whirlwind of language, a button box of words, a mythic Joycean fable that will invite immersion, study, revisitation, and delight. Cloud & Ashes comprises three tales: Jack Daw's Pack (Nebula finalist, 2001), A Crowd of Bone (World Fantasy Award winner, 2004) and the new third part, a whole novel, Unleaving. Inventive, playful, and erudite, Gilman is an archeolexicologist rewriting language itself in these long-awaited tales.

Greer Gilman is the author of Moonwise. A graduate of Wellesley and the University of Cambridge, she lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She likes to quip that she does everything James Joyce ever did, only backward and in high heels.

A lantern hangs for the ghosts, both desolate and numinous. The white road and the black river run down into the dark and return again. In this collection of thirty-six poems and one story, Rhysling Award-winning poet Sonya Taaffe traces the complex paths between the dead, memory, and living. A two-part cycle written over the course of seven years, "Ghost Signs" leads the reader through the underworld of myth to the hauntings of the present, where the shades of Sappho, Alan Turing, and Ludwig Wittgenstein exist alongside Charon, Dido, and The War of the Worlds. "The Boatman's Cure" follows a haunted woman and a dead man as they embark on a road trip through coastal New England, an exorcism at its end. Sharply imagined, deeply personal, Taaffe's work in Ghost Signs is at once an act of remembrance and release.

Sonya Taaffe's short fiction and poetry can be found in the collections Ghost Signs (Aqueduct Press), A Mayse-Bikhl (Papaveria Press), Postcards from the Province of Hyphens and Singing Innocence and Experience (Prime Books), and in anthologies including Aliens: Recent Encounters, Beyond Binary: Genderqueer and Sexually Fluid Speculative Fiction, The Moment of Change: An Anthology of Feminist Speculative Poetry, People of the Book: A Decade of Jewish Science Fiction & Fantasy, The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror, The Alchemy of Stars: Rhysling Award Winners Showcase, and The Best of Not One of Us. She is currently senior poetry editor at Strange Horizons; she holds master's degrees in Classics from Brandeis and Yale and once named a Kuiper belt object. She lives in Somerville with her husband and two cats.

Location: Street: Porter Square Shopping Center Additional: 25 White Street City: Cambridge, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 02140 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Apr
22
Mary Pinard, Portal, and Moira Linehan, Incarnate Grace
Porter Square Books, Wednesday, April 22 at 7pm
Opening into a story of familial loss and its environmental echo, Portal traces the salvaging of what remains. At the center of Mary Pinard’s lyrical and formally expansive collection is a brother lost at sea in a freak tugboat accident, with the subsequent search for cause and comfort rippling throughout.

Mary Pinard teaches poetry and literature at Babson College in Wellesley, MA. Her poems have appeared in Prairie Schooner, Iowa Review, Georgia Review, Boston Review, and Salamander, among others. She has published essays on poets Lorine Niedecker and Alice Oswald. She was born and raised in Seattle.

In her collection Incarnate Grace, poet Moira Linehan explores, questions, and ultimately celebrates her attempt to live in the temple of the present.

After learning she has breast cancer, the poet struggles to live an examined life. Alienated and estranged from her own body, she turns her cancer into "these binoculars, / this new way of looking," and uses it as a way of fixing herself firmly within the moment. As she travels Ireland and the Pacific Northwest, her busy mind moves from the knot in her breast to the knots in her knitting to the illuminated knots of The Book of Kells to the tossing, knotted surface of the sea; from the margins of her surgery--clean but not ideal--to the margins of illuminated manuscripts. She links the mundane to the mythic, intertwining connections between scripture and nature, storms and loss, winter and light, breast cancer and embroidery. As she returns to her home on a small pond in Massachusetts, she takes with her the fruits of her travels: the incarnate grace of the ordinary.

Vivid and compelling, Incarnate Grace finds beauty in the worst of circumstances and redemption in the fabric of daily life.

After careers as a high school English teacher and an administrator in high tech and academic settings, Moira Linehan now writes full-time and occasionally leads poetry writing workshops. Her poems have appeared in such journals as Alaska Quarterly Review, Crab Orchard Review, Image, Notre Dame Review, Poetry, Poetry East, Prairie Schooner, and TriQuarterly.

Location: Street: Porter Square Shopping Center Additional: 25 White Street City: Cambridge, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 02140 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Apr
22
Author Barbara Berenson
Saugus Public Library, Wednesday, April 22 at 7:30pm
Author Barbara Berenson
will discuss her latest book
Boston and the Civil War
Free admission and refreshments provided by the New Friends of the Saugus Public Library (added from Eventkeeper)
Apr
22
Teen Book Club
Hudson Public Library, Wednesday, April 22 at 8pm
Join us for this month's Teen Book Club! This month we are reading Taken by Erin Bowman.
There are no men in Claysoot. There are boys—but every one of them vanishes at midnight on his eighteenth birthday. The ground shakes, the wind howls, a blinding light descends...and he's gone. They call it the Heist.
Gray Weathersby's eighteenth birthday is mere months away, and he's prepared to meet his fate–until he finds a strange note from his mother and starts to question everything he's been raised to accept: the Council leaders and their obvious secrets. The Heist itself. And what lies beyond the Wall that surrounds Claysoot–a structure that no one can cross and survive. Climbing the Wall is suicide, but what comes after the Heist could be worse. Should he sit back and wait to be taken–or risk everything on the hope of the other side? (added from Eventkeeper)… (more)
Apr
22
Night Readers
Memorial Hall Library, Wednesday, April 22 at 8pm
This book discussion program is geared to children between the ages of 9-12 (with a favorite adult)! Please register online the name of the child who will be attending. Also, please request and read the book before the meeting. There will be a new book preview at the meeting too!
This month's Night Readers selection will be LIAR AND SPY by Rebecca Stead. "Seventh grader Georges moves into a Brooklyn apartment building and meets Safer, a twelve-year-old self-appointed spy. Georges becomes Safer's first spy recruit. His assignment? Tracking the mysterious Mr. X, who lives in the apartment upstairs. But as Safer becomes more demanding, Georges starts to wonder: what is a lie, and what is a game? How far is too far to go for your only friend?" (added from Eventkeeper)… (more)
Apr
23
Staff Booking
Apr
23
Kate Bolick
Harvard Book Store, Thursday, April 23 at 7pm
Kate Bolick (Spinster)

Kate Bolick is a contributing editor to The Atlantic. She was previously the executive editor of Domino magazine. She lives in New York. (added from Random House)
Apr
23
Nathan Gorenstein, Tommy Gun Winter
Porter Square Books, Thursday, April 23 at 7pm
A veteran journalist tracks down a family secret and rediscovers the story of Jewish gangsters run amok in 1930s Boston.

This is the true tale of two brothers, sons of a successful Jewish contractor, who along with an MIT graduate and a minister’s daughter once competed for headlines with John Dillinger, Pretty Boy Floyd and Bonnie and Clyde.

The gang was led by the angry, violent, yet often charismatic Murton Millen, a small-time hoodlum and aspiring race-car driver. With his younger brother, Irv, and later joined by neighborhood buddy and MIT graduate Abe Faber, Murt launched a career of increasingly ambitious robberies. But it was only after his sudden marriage to the beautiful eighteen-year-old Norma Brighton that the gang escalated to murder. Their crime wave climaxed at a Needham, Massachusetts, bank on February 2, 1934, when Murt cut down two local police officers—Francis Haddock and Forbes McLeod—with a Thompson submachine gun stolen from state police.

The killings, the dogged investigation by two clever detectives, and the record-setting trial with seventeen psychiatrists were national news. In Depression-era America this Boston saga of sex, ethnicity, and bloodshed made the trio and their "red-headed gun moll" infamous. Gorenstein’s account explores the Millen, Faber, and Brighton families and introduces us to cops, psychiatrists, newspaper men and women, and ordinary citizens caught up in the extraordinary Tommy Gun Winter of 1934.

Nathan Gorenstein is a former investigative reporter with the Philadelphia Inquirer and a two-time Pulitzer Prize nominee. His very wonderful grandmother was a Millen. He lives in Delaware.

Location: Street: Porter Square Shopping Center Additional: 25 White Street City: Cambridge, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 02140 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Apr
23
Author Event: Nepal Chronicles : marriage, mountains and momos in the highest place on earth.
Join author and mountain climber Dan Szczesney as he shares photos and stories from his adventures in Nepal, chronicled in his newest book. (added from Eventkeeper)
Apr
23
An Evening with Journalist and Author Ted Reinstein
Hazen Memorial Library, Thursday, April 23 at 8pm
Meet Ted Reinstein, reporter for CHRONICLE, Boston's celebrated and longest-running TV newsmagazine
Join the Friends of the Hazen Memorial Library for an Evening with journalist and author Ted Reinstein as he recounts his travels and stories from WCVB's CHRONICLE. His new book, New England Notebook: One Reporter, Six States, Uncommon Stories, focuses on "the best of the best - my all time most favorite people and places in New England."
His talk is highlighted with photos, many the work of some of the region's most talented and successful photographers, and all are featured in the book. Following the talk, Ted takes questions from the audience. At the conclusion of the Q&A session, his book will be available for sale, and Ted is happy to personally sign copies.
Refreshments will be available.
This FREE program is sponsored by the Friends of the Hazen Memorial Library.
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Apr
24
Setup of Book Sale
Marlborough Public Library, Friday, April 24 at 10am
Setup of Book Sale (added from Eventkeeper)
Apr
24
Room Booked
Apr
24
TWO YEAR OLD STORY TIME--Meeting Room
Acton Memorial Library, Friday, April 24 at 11am
Pre-registration required. (added from Eventkeeper)
Apr
24
Room Booked
Apr
24
Laura Van Den Berg, "Find Me" (Andover)
Andover Bookstore, Friday, April 24 at 6:30pm
After two acclaimed story collections, Laura van den Berg brings us Find me, her highly anticipated debut novel—a gripping, imaginative, darkly funny tale of a young woman struggling to find her place in the world. Joy has no one. She spends her days working the graveyard shift at a grocery store outside Boston and nursing an addiction to cough syrup, an attempt to suppress her troubled past. But when a sickness that begins with memory loss and ends with death sweeps the country, Joy, for the first time in her life, seems to have an advantage: she is immune. When Joy’s immunity gains her admittance to a hospital in rural Kansas, she sees a chance to escape her bleak existence. There she submits to peculiar treatments and follows seemingly arbitrary rules, forming cautious bonds with other patients—including her roommate, whom she turns to in the night for comfort, and twin boys who are digging a secret tunnel. As winter descends, the hospital’s fragile order breaks down and Joy breaks free, embarking on a journey from Kansas to Florida, where she believes she can find her birth mother, the woman who abandoned her as a child. On the road in a devastated America, she encounters mysterious companions, cities turned strange, and one very eerie house. As Joy closes in on Florida, she must confront her own damaged memory and the secrets she has been keeping from herself.

Location: Andover Bookstore Street: 89 R Main Street City: Andover, Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Apr
24
Friends only Book Sale
Norfolk Public Library, Friday, April 24 at 7pm
Friends Members are invited to shop early at the private Members Only preview sale on Friday night. A 2015 membership is required and can be purchased at the door for $20 starting at 5 pm. Membership and information is available at the Library or through The Friends link on the Library's website. Be sure to bring your library card with sticker as proof of your membership. (added from Eventkeeper)
Apr
24
Suzi Eszterhas, Eye on the Wild
Porter Square Books, Friday, April 24 at 7pm
In this exciting new series of children's books, Suzi Eszterhas follows the lives of baby animals from birth to adulthood as they grow up in the wild.

Follow elephant, tiger, lion, sea otter, orangutan, brown bear, cheetah, and gorilla babies as they learn to navigate their environments, find their own food, and become independent.

These beautifully photographed books for young children (ages 4-7) show all aspects of the animal's life in the wild, with close-up pictures of the family group in its natural habitat.Suzi Eszterhas is an award-winning wildlife photographer based in California. Best known for her work documenting family life on the African savanna, she has undertaken commissions and led instructional photography tours and workshops everywhere from Antarctica to the Arctic and Alaska to Montana. Her photographs have been published in books, magazines and newspapers all over the world.

Location: Street: Porter Square Shopping Center Additional: 25 White Street City: Cambridge, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 02140 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Apr
25
Yu-gi-oh Delayed to 7pm
Pandemonium Books and Games, Saturday, April 25 at 00am
Due to the afternoon event, which may run right until 6pm, we will be starting the Saturday night Yu-gi-oh! event an hour late on April 25th, at 7:00pm. Please do not plan to arrive for pickup gaming before 6:30, as we expect the space to be full or nearly full. Thanks for your understanding.

Location: Street: 4 Pleasant St Additional: City: Cambridge, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 02139 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Apr
25
Preliminary Pro Tour Qualifier Milwaukee
Pandemonium Books and Games, Saturday, April 25 at 10am
Qualify to play in the Regional Pro Tour Qualifier of your choice with this April 25th PPTQ. Entry is $10, Standard format. The winner earns the right to play in a Regional PTQ for Pro Tour Milwaukee. These RPTQs are held at regional locations (not at Pandemonium) on June 27th.

This event is held in-store at Pandemonium, unlike our last PPTQ, and begins promptly at 10am. Doors open at 9am to accomodate this.

PPTQs are serious, competitive events, and so unlike our FNM and other weekly events are run at REL Competitive. Make sure you know what this means and understand that careless or sloppy play carries serious penalties at these events, like official warnings or game losses.

Decklists are required for all REL Competitive events. Make sure to fill out your decklist in advance, or arrive early enough to have time to fill it out completely before 10am. If you are not prepared to play promptly when the event starts, you may recieve tardiness penalties, such as a game loss.

Location: Street: 4 Pleasant St Additional: City: Cambridge, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 02139 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Apr
25
Book Donations for Book Sale
Harvard Public Library, Saturday, April 25 at 10am
Book Collection Dates: Saturdays from 9 - Noon starting April 11through April 25 at the main entrance to the Library
PLEASE NOTE: we have limited space so please bring only books in good condition.  Please do not bring encyclopedias, magazines, broken or moldy books, VHS tapes, record albums or cassette tapes.  
Please do not leave books at the “old” library.
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