Location: Belmont, MA 02478, United States

Little Libraries

There are 11 "Little Libraries" within 25 miles.

Local venues

Belmont Center, 43 Leonard Street, Belmont, MA 02478
336 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA 02478
Annie's Book Stop (1.6 miles)
193 Belmont St., Belmont, MA 02478
380 Trapelo Road, Waltham, MA 02452
700 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02476
13 Medford Street, Arlington, Massachusetts 02474
175 Massachusetts Ave., Arlington, ma 02474
64 Aberdeen Avenue, Cambridge, MA
123 Main Street, Watertown, MA 02472
1281 Massachusetts Avenue, Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138
1271 Massachusetts Avenue, Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138
373 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138
934 Mass Ave, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02467
Professional Books (2.4 miles)
232 California St, Newton, MA
245 Concord Ave., Cambridge, MA
70 Rindge Ave., Cambridge, MA
Annie's Book Stop (2.8 miles)
85 River St., Waltham, MA 02154
40 College Avenue, Somerville, MA
Comicazi (2.9 miles)
407 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA 02144
99 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
WBZ-News Radio (3.0 miles)
Fields Soldier Road, Boston, MA
Barefoot Books (3.0 miles)
1771 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02140
Soldiers Field, Boston, MA 02163
25 White Street, Cambridge, MA 02140

Local events

Special Thursday Storytime Event: The Borrowers
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Braintree, Thursday, July 2 at 11am
The Borrowers by Mary Norton, Beth Krush (Illustrator) , Joe Krush (Illustrator)

Special Event Join us for this special Storytime when we'll be reading The Borrowers, winner of the 1952 Library Association Carnegie Medal. (added from Barnes & Noble)
4th of July Hours and Events: Modern Masters and Cardfight Vanguard!
Pandemonium Books and Games, Saturday, July 4 at 00am
Prepare for America's fireworks by detonating some (game-based) fire of your own in the faces of your opponents with our special 4th of July event! Since the 4th is a Saturday this year we will be open from 10am to 6pm for purchases and two gaming events!

We will have a reprise of our popular Modern Masters Draft beginning at noon. Entry is $40.

We will also have a Cardfight Vanguard pre-release draft tournament for the Sovereign Star Dragon set beginning at 1pm. Entry is $15.

We will be closing at 6pm on the 4th, so evening events are cancelled.

Location: Street: 4 Pleasant St Additional: City: Cambridge, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 02139 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Gordon Teskey, The Poetry of John Milton
Harvard Book Store, Monday, July 6 at 7pm
Gordon Teskey, The Poetry of John Milton

Talk and signing, Harvard Book Store (added from Harvard University Press)
Martha McManamy, The Big Trip
Porter Square Books, Tuesday, July 7 at 7pm
Taking a year off from the rat race is an idle dream for many, but the McManamy family, including their three teenagers, decided to make it happen. The Big Trip: A Family Gap Year tells how they put high school, college and work on hold while they learned Spanish in Spain and volunteered in Bolivia, Guatemala, and Kenya. Choosing home stays and local transportation over hotels and rental cars, they undertook a deeply immersive journey of "slow travel," living simply and experiencing life as the locals do. The teenagers contributed their own creative poems and stories to The Big Trip. A vivid account full of adventures and lively observations, the story also offers a template for anyone yearning to undertake an intellectual, emotional and spiritual journey of discovery. It is possible for families to take a Big Trip and enrich their lives without breaking the bank, losing a job, or falling behind in school. This compelling travel memoir motivates us all to follow even the wildest of our dreams.

Martha McManamy is a multi-lingual Quaker activist with a serious travel bug and a desire to make a difference in this troubled world. She planned and carried out the Big Trip, bringing to life a long-held dream. Martha lives with her husband and children in Newburyport, Massachusetts.

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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August Cole, Ghost Fleet
Porter Square Books, Wednesday, July 8 at 7pm
What will the next global conflict look like? Find out in this ripping, near-futuristic thriller.

The United States, China, and Russia eye each other across a twenty-first century version of the Cold War, which suddenly heats up at sea, on land, in the air, in outer space, and in cyberspace. The fighting involves everything from stealthy robotic-drone strikes to old warships from the navy's "Ghost Fleet." Fighter pilots unleash a Pearl Harbor-style attack; American veterans become low-tech insurgents; teenage hackers battle in digital playgrounds; Silicon Valley billionaires mobilize for cyber-war; and a serial killer carries out her own vendetta.

Ultimately, victory will depend on blending the lessons of the past with the weapons of the future. Ghost Fleet is a page-turning speculative thriller in the spirit of The Hunt for Red October. The debut novel by two leading experts on the cutting edge of national security, it is unique in that every trend and technology featured in the novel -- no matter how sci-fi it may seem -- is real, or could be soon.

August Cole is a writer, analyst and consultant specializing in national security issues.

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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Gabriel Squailia, Dead Boys
Porter Square Books, Thursday, July 9 at 7pm
In the decade since his untimely death, Jacob Campbell has carved out his niche as Dead City's most successful preservationist, keeping his fellow corpses looking lifelike for as long as the unstoppable entropy of the afterlife will allow. But there's little to do in the Land of the Dead except drink, thieve, and gamble eternity away, and the monotony of such an existence will drive Jacob to abandon his home for a chance to find the Living Man.

According to legend, the Living Man was the only person to cross into the underworld without dying first. It's rumored that he met his end somewhere in the labyrinth of pubs beneath Dead City's streets, disappearing without a trace. Now Jacob's vow to find the Living Man, and trace his path back to the world of the living, will send him on a perilous journey through an underworld where the only certainty is decay.

Accompanying him are the boy Remington, an innocent with mysterious powers over the bones of the dead, and the hanged man Leopold l'Eclair, a flamboyant rogue whose criminal ambitions spark the undesired attention of the shadowy ruler known as the Magnate.

An ambitious debut that mingles the fantastic with the philosophical, Dead Boys twists the well-worn epic quest into a compelling, one-of-a-kind work of weird fiction that transcends genre, recalling the novels of contemporary authors China Mieville and Neil Gaiman.

Gabriel Squailia is a professional DJ from Rochester, New York. An alumnus of the Friends World Program, a college emphasizing experiential education and social change, he studied storytelling and literature in India, Europe, and the Middle East. He settled in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts, where he’s also known as DJ BFG, spinning for dance floors around the county, including Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival. Dead Boys is his first novel.

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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Thunderous Acclaim L5R Release Draft
Pandemonium Books and Games, Thursday, July 9 at 7pm
On July 9th, our usual weekly Legend of the Five Rings event will be replaced with a release draft for the Thunderous Acclaim set. Entry $20 and includes the four packs for the draft. Prizes based on record.

Location: Street: 4 Pleasant St Additional: City: Cambridge, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 02139 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Book Ends, Thursday, July 9 at 7pm
Magic Origins Prereleases
Pandemonium Books and Games, Saturday, July 11 at 00am
Discover the histories of some of Magic's most beloved characters with the Magic Origins perelease tournaments!

Pandemonium will be holding six total prerelease events, with the same schedule on both Saturday and Sunday. All events use the special prerelease sealed pools and have pack prizes based on record after four Swiss rounds.

Midnight Madness Sealed Deck (Midnight both days, so immediately following FNM and then Saturday into Sunday): Sealed Deck, $30 entry.

1pm Sealed Deck: Sealed Deck, $30

6pm Two-Headed Giant: Two-Headed Giant Sealed Deck, $60/team.

Pre-registration suggested for all events. Pre-registration will be available by phone beginning no later than July 1st.

Location: Street: 4 Pleasant St Additional: City: Cambridge, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 02139 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Ben MezrichOnce Upon a Time in Russia: The Rise of the Oligarchs-A True Story of Ambition, Wealth, Betrayal, and Murder
Once Upon a Time in Russia by Ben Mezrich

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Laura Pritchett, Red Lightning
Porter Square Books, Monday, July 13 at 7pm
Ten years ago, Tess Cross left her newborn daughter with her sister and hightailed it out of what she called NoWhere, Colorado. Now she returns to the eastern plains of Colorado, full of raw rage at herself and at the universe, yearning for the life she never lead and the daughter she left behind. As a levantona who has been running drugs and illegal immigrants once they're beyond the US-Mexico border, she's knowingly and even defiantly entered into a harsh and dangerous world. But suddenly her world has become darker than she can bear: The largest wildfire in Colorado history is blazing. Immigrants are dead. She's haunted by the memory of a Mexican woman she couldn't save and a lost Mexican girl she did. Traffickers -- of both immigrants and drugs -- are now hunting her down. But most of all, Tess is at the mercy of her own traumatized soul, and the weight of it is cracking her apart.

In the act of coming home, Tess must now face her dying mother, her sister, and her daughter, and most importantly, herself.

Laura Pritchett is the author of Hell’s Bottom, Colorado, which received the Milkweed National Fiction Prize and a PEN USA Award for Fiction. For Sky Bridge, she received the WILLA Fiction Award and was a Finalist for the Colorado Book Award. Her work has appeared in numerous magazines including The Sun, Orion, High Country News, Salon, Desert Journal and others. Pritchett lives with her family in the foothills of northern Colorado.

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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Romance Reader Get Together with Stephanie
Storybook Cove, Tuesday, July 14 at 7pm
Come discuss your favorite romance authors - contemporary, historical, fantasy . . .

Stephanie, just back from the Romantic Times Book Convention will let you in on some exciting fall releases! Lots of free giveaways! come join us!

Location: Street: STORYBOOK COVE Additional: HANOVER MALL - 1775 Washington St. City: Hanover, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 02339-1655 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Adult Coloring Night
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Burlington, Wednesday, July 15 at 6pm
Adult Crafts Coloring isn't just for kids. Join us for a coloring night. Crayons and coloring pages will be supplied, but we do recommend you BYOCU (Bring Your Own Coloring Utensils). (added from Barnes & Noble)
Special Author Event: Big Summer Road Trip Tour - Signing and Live Pathfinder!
Pandemonium Books and Games, Thursday, July 16 at 7pm
Do you play Roleplaying Games? Do you read Science Fiction and Fantasy? Well, so do some of the biggest and best writers in the field today! We have Proof. Join us for a unique and fun event on Thursday July 16th as some of our favorite authors get together with one of our favorite Game Masters for an evening of fun. In attendence: Elizabeth Bear - The Eternal Sky series (Range of Ghosts, Shattered Pillars, and Stelles of the Sky), Karen Memory, and too many others to mention here. James Cambias - A Darkling Sea and Corsair Max Gladstone - The Craft Sequence: Three Parts Dead, Two Serpents Rise, Full Fathom Five and Last First Snow Brian Staveley - The Emperor's Blades and Providence of Fire Guest GM: David Montgomery, of the Cambridge chapter of the Pathfinder Society All of these amazing people will be playing a game of the fun and hugely popular Pathfinder RPG in our spacious games arena, live and in person, and they will be talking to you about games, stories, their works and if you want them to, surely they would be very happy to sign things. We will even have some of their books available for you to purchase and have them sign!

Location: Street: 4 Pleasant St Additional: City: Cambridge, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 02139 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Magic Origins Midnight Release and Draft
Pandemonium Books and Games, Friday, July 17 at 00:01am
Want to get Magic Origins as soon as legal (in this time zone)? Come to our midnight release party! Pick up packs, fat packs, or boxes right at midnight on Friday (so after our Thursday events) and/or sign up for our draft starting at 12:30am.

The draft is $15 entry with prizes to the top two finshers per pod, as with our weekly draft events.

Location: Street: 4 Pleasant St Additional: City: Cambridge, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 02139 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Tunnel Tour: Susan Adrian and Friends
Porter Square Books, Friday, July 17 at 7pm
In celebration of the release of her debut YA thriller, Tunnel Vision, Susan Adrian has hit the road with her Tunnel Tour, a panel event featuring Susan along with fellow YA (and one MG!) authors Jen Brooks (In a World Just Right), Annie Cardi (The Chance You Won't Return), MarcyKate Connolly (Monstrous), Trisha Leaver (The Secrets We Keep), and Rachel Shane (Alice In Wonderland High), moderated by YA debut author Mackenzi Lee (This Monstrous Thing, out in September). The panel will discuss their books and pull the curtains back on the debut publishing process. Jake Lukin just turned 18. He's decent at tennis and Halo, and waiting to hear on his app to Stanford. But he's also being followed by a creep with a gun, and there's a DARPA agent waiting in his bedroom. His secret is blown. When Jake holds a personal object, like a pet rock or a ring, he has the ability to "tunnel" into the owner. He can sense where they are, like a human GPS, and can see, hear, and feel what they do. It's an ability the government would do anything to possess: a perfect surveillance unit who could locate fugitives, spies, or terrorists with a single touch. Jake promised his dad he’d never tell anyone about his ability. But his dad died two years ago, and Jake slipped. If he doesn't agree to help the government, his mother and sister may be in danger. Suddenly he's juggling high school, tennis tryouts, flirting with Rachel Watkins, and work as a government asset, complete with 24-hour bodyguards. Forced to lie to his friends and family, and then to choose whether to give up everything for their safety, Jake hopes the good he's doing—finding kidnap victims and hostages, and tracking down terrorists—is worth it. But he starts to suspect the good guys may not be so good after all. With Rachel's help, Jake has to try to escape both good guys and bad guys and find a way to live his own life instead of tunneling through others. Susan Adrian is a 4th-generation Californian who somehow stumbled into living in Montana. As a child she danced in a ballet company and read plays dramatically to blackberry bushes. Later she got a degree in English from the University of California Davis and worked in the fields of exotic pet-sitting, clothes-schlepping, and bookstore management. She’s settled in, mostly, as a scientific editor. When she’s not hanging out with her husband and daughter, she keeps busy researching spy stuff, learning Russian, traveling, and writing more books. Tunnel Vision is her first novel."> ">Jonathan Aubrey doesn’t have to change the real world to have what he wants. After an infamous airline disaster killed his family and scarred his face, Jonathan awoke with a magnificent power: he could create worlds at will. He started by shooting aliens in Jonathan-is-a-hero, then learning sexy moves in Jonathan’s-smokin’-hot-dance-club. Eventually, his loneliness drove him to create Kylie-Simms-is-my-girlfriend, a world that gave him everything the real world didn’t—friends, passing grades, and the girl of his dreams. But when Jonathan confuses his worlds and tries to kiss the real Kylie Simms, everything unravels. The real Kylie not only notices Jonathan, but begins obsessing over him, and fantasy Kylie struggles to love Jonathan as she was created to do—with disastrous consequences. As his worlds collide, Jonathan must confront the truth of his power and figure out where he actually belongs before he loses both Kylies forever. Jen Brooks has a habit of being deeply moved by profound ideas, and her writing reflects her interest in exploring human goodness, relationships, and the feeling of being a part of something greater than oneself. She loves the science fiction and fantasy genres because of their dazzling possibilities for portraying characters and ideas. She credits her undergraduate experience at Dartmouth College, her MFA at Seton Hill University, and her fourteen years of English teaching with shaping her writing. She is grateful to her family, friends, and students for inspiring her to write. "> Driver’s ed and a first crush should be what Alex Winchester is stressed out about in high school — and she is. But what’s really on her mind is her mother. Why is she dressing in Dad’s baggy khaki pants with a silk scarf around her neck? What is she planning when she pores over maps in the middle of the night? When did she stop being Mom and start being Amelia Earhart? Alex tries to keep her budding love life apart from the growing disaster at home as her mother sinks further into her delusions. But there are those nights, when everyone else is asleep, when it’s easier to confide in Amelia than it ever was to Mom. Now, as Amelia’s flight plans become more intense, Alex is increasingly worried that Amelia is planning her final flight — the flight from which she never returns. What could possibly be driving Mom’s delusions, and how far will they take her? Annie Cardi holds an MFA in creative writing from Emerson College. Her short stories have appeared in the Georgetown Review, Vestal Review, and other publications. In 2011, PEN New England selected her as a winner of the Susan P. Bloom Children’s Book Discovery Award for the manuscript that would become The Chance You Won’t Return, her debut novel. Annie Cardi lives near Boston with her husband and a portrait of a sea captain. The city of Bryre suffers under the magic of an evil wizard. Because of his curse, girls sicken and disappear without a trace, and Bryre's inhabitants live in fear. No one is allowed outside after dark. Yet night is the only time that Kymera can enter this dangerous city, for she must not be seen by humans. Her father says they would not understand her wings, the bolts in her neck, or her spiky tail—they would kill her. They would not understand that she was created for a purpose: to rescue the girls of Bryre. Despite her caution, a boy named Ren sees Kym and begins to leave a perfect red rose for her every evening. As they become friends, Kym learns that Ren knows about the missing girls, the wizard, and the evil magic that haunts Bryre. And what he knows will change Kym's life. Reminiscent of Frankenstein and the tales of the Brothers Grimm, this debut novel by MarcyKate Connolly stands out as a compelling, original story that has the feel of a classic. MarcyKate Connolly is an author and arts administrator living in New England with her husband and pugs. Ella and Maddy Lawton are identical twins. Ella has spent her high school years living in popular Maddy's shadows, but she has never been envious of Maddy. In fact, she's chosen the quiet, safe confines of her sketchbook over the constant battle for attention that has defined Maddy's world. When -- after a heated argument -- Maddy and Ella get into a tragic accident that leaves her sister dead, Ella wakes up in the hospital surrounded by loved ones who believe she is Maddy. Feeling responsible for Maddy's death and everyone's grief, Ella makes a split-second decision to pretend to be Maddy. Soon, Ella realizes that Maddy's life was full of secrets. Caught in a web of lies, Ella is faced with two options -- confess her deception or live her sister's life. Trisha Leaver is the co-author of Creed and lives on Cape Cod with her husband and children. Sixteen-year-old Alice just can’t find a way to be free. Her parents are environmental activists, whose cringe-worthy public protests might involve chaining themselves to a fence and pleading with passersby to "Save the World. Save Alice!" It's not that Alice doesn't believe there's work to be done. But after a petition to start a farmers market meets with more snickers than signatures, she figures she should shut up instead of speaking out. At least, that is, until she can find something that feels real. Then along comes Whitney Lapin, a girl who speaks in cryptic riddles and spends her free time turning abandoned warehouses into beautiful gardens. Charismatic Whitney leads Alice on a rabbit trail into the underground -- aka secret society -- of Wonderland High. Curiouser and curiouser. Alice is in wonderland! Even though Whitney's group of teenage environmental vigilantes operates on the wrong side of the law, with them, Alice is finally free to be herself. She stomps on her good-girl image by completing a series of environmental pranks to impress the new group: flooding the school and disguising a pig as a baby in order to smuggle it out of a testing facility. She wants to trust them, and she especially wants to trust (or maybe kiss) Chester Katz, a boy with a killer smile, a penchant for disappearing, and a secret that will turn Alice's world backwards. But then, one of the young vigilantes tries to frame Alice for all the pranks, and she must figure out their secret before she ends up in front of a jury screaming," Off with her head!" Rachel Shane works in digital publishing where she oversees the creation of ebooks, iPad apps, and other technologies for a major publisher in NYC. Prior to working in publishing, she was a computer animator where she designed the 2007 Superbowl graphics, a 3D Barbie movie, and a bazillion commercials. In 1818 Geneva, men built with clockwork parts live hidden away from society, cared for only by illegal mechanics called Shadow Boys. Two years ago, Shadow Boy Alasdair Finch’s life shattered to bits. His brother, Oliver — dead. His sweetheart, Mary — gone. His chance to break free of Geneva — lost. Heart-broken and desperate, Alasdair does the unthinkable: He brings Oliver back from the dead. But putting back together a broken life is more difficult than mending bones and adding clockwork pieces. Oliver returns more monster than man, and Alasdair’s horror further damages the already troubled relationship. Then comes the publication of Frankenstein and the city intensifies its search for Shadow Boys, aiming to discover the real life doctor and his monster. Alasdair finds refuge with his idol, the brilliant Dr. Geisler, who may offer him a way to escape the dangerous present and his guilt-ridden past, but at a horrible price only Oliver can pay… Mackenzi Lee is reader, writer, bookseller, unapologetic fangirl, and fast talker. She holds an MFA from Simmons College in writing for children and young adults, and her short fiction for children and teens has appeared in Inaccurate Realities, The Friend, and The Newport Review. She loves Diet Coke, sweater weather, and Star Wars. On a perfect day, she can be found enjoying all three. She currently calls Boston home.

Location: Street: Porter Square Shopping Center Additional: 25 White Street City: Cambridge, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 02140 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
David Rose
Harvard Book Store, Friday, July 17 at 7pm
David Rose is an award-winning entrepreneur and instructor at the MIT Media Lab, specializing in how digital information interfaces with the physical environment. A former CEO at Vitality, a company that reinvented medication packaging, he founded Ambient Devices, which pioneered technology to embed Internet information in everyday objects like lamps, mirrors, and umbrellas. Currently Rose is the CEO of Ditto Labs, and his work has been featured at New York Museum of Modern Art and in The New York Times, and parodied on The Colbert Report. A frequent speaker at conferences and for corporations, he lives in Brookline, Massachusetts, with his wife and two children. (added from Simon & Schuster)… (more)
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Wellesley Books, Saturday, July 18 at 1pm
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Willow Books and Cafe, Saturday, July 18 at 1pm
Youth Writing Workshop (Ages 8-12)
Storybook Cove, Saturday, July 18 at 1pm
Youth Writing Workshop Series: This Workshop will focus on genre, character development, learning how to write for impact, and more. Through the Workshop, you will hone your writing skills that will bolster your ability to communication in all areas such as school, college essays, and future writing for profit.

Snacks & Notebooks provided.

The Youth Writing Workshops will be hosted by Megan Bucchianeri. Megan graduated with honors from Curry College, holding a Bachelor’s in English and minor in History. She has been writing for most of her life and is currently working on her first novel. Megan has worked with children of all ages to teach writing and literature.

June 13, 2015 1-3 PM

July 18, 2015 1-3 PM

$25 per workshop or $40 for both

RSVP one week prior to workshop by calling 781-826-6060 or emailing jbcove@bibeau.us

Location: Street: Storybook Cove EVENT ROOM Additional: HANOVER MALL 1775 Washington Street City: Hanover, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 02339 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Teen Writing Workshops (Ages 12-17)
Storybook Cove, Saturday, July 18 at 3pm

This workshop is for teens and young adults looking to break into the hard world of publishing or looking for a creative outlet. It is not easy to be critiqued. It is not always easy to write.

Do you want to write Science Fiction or Fantasy? How about writing Realistic Fiction or Non- Fiction books?

This workshop series is going to make you a stronger writer. It will help you write with purpose. This is not the classroom at school where you write for a grade, although you may find yourself doing better in English class.

So, if you’re a passive writer or a serious writer, you will find something in these workshops. You will find a community, advice, and your own voice. Do not become a mini version of your favorite author. Find your own voice and write with passion and conviction. Writing in any capacity, for fun or publishing, is something everyone should do every day.

Saturday June 13, 2015 3-5 pm Saturday July 18, 2015 3-5 pm

$25 each OR $40 both

RSVP no later than one week before workshop to 781-826-6060 or jbcove@bibeau.us

*notebooks and snack included *hosted by Megan Bucchianeri, a graduate of Curry College with a B.A in English with honors

Location: Street: Storybook Cove - EVENT ROOM Additional: 2053 Washington St. City: Hanover, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 02339-1655 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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BJ'S, Sunday, July 19 at 11am
Jeannette de Beauvoir, Asylum
Porter Square Books, Thursday, July 23 at 7pm
Martine LeDuc is the director of PR for the mayor's office in Montreal. When four women are found brutally murdered and shockingly posed on park benches throughout the city over several months, Martine's boss fears a PR disaster for the still busy tourist season, and Martine is now also tasked with acting as liaison between the mayor and the police department. The women were of varying ages, backgrounds and bodytypes and seemed to have nothing in common. Yet the macabre presentation of their bodies hints at a connection.

Martine is paired with a young detective, Julian Fletcher, and together they dig deep into the city's and the country's past, only to uncover a dark secret dating back to the 1950s, when orphanages in Montreal and elsewhere were converted to asylums in order to gain more funding. The children were subjected to horrific experiments such as lobotomies, electroshock therapy, and psychotropic medication, and many of them died in the process. The survivors were supposedly compensated for their trauma by the government and the cases seem to have been settled. So who is bearing a grudge now, and why did these four women have to die?

Not until Martine finds herself imprisoned in the terrifying steam tunnels underneath the old asylum does she put the pieces together. And it is almost too late for her...in Jeannette de Beauvoir's Asylum.

Jeannette de Beauvoir is an award-winning author, novelist, and poet whose work has been translated into 12 languages and has appeared in 15 countries. She explores personal and moral questions through historical fiction, mysteries, and mainstream fiction. Home is an old sea captain's house on the tip of Cape Cod, although she spends some part of every year in Montréal and in Great Britain.

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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PRE-Engineering using LEGO Ages 5-7/Grades K-2
Storybook Cove, Monday, July 27 at 10am
Let your imagination run wild with tens of thousands of LEGO®! Build engineer-designed projects such as boats, bridges, mazes and motorized cars, and use special pieces to create your own unique design! Explore the endless creative possibilities of the LEGO® building system with the guidance of an experienced Play-Well instructor. This is an ideal way to prepare young builders for the challenge of Engineering FUNdamentals. Monday through Friday, July 27-31 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM ages 5 to 7 bring your own peanut free snack; Storybook Cove will provide water $140 (use this link to Play-Well website to register)

Location: Street: Storybook Cove - Event Room Additional: Hanover Mall - 1775 Washington Street City: Hanover, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 02339 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Engineering FUNdamentals using LEGO® Ages 8-10/Grades 3-5
Storybook Cove, Monday, July 27 at 2pm
Power up your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO®! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as arch bridges, skyscrapers, motorized cars, and the Battletrack! Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. An experienced instructor will challenge new and returning students to engineer at the next level. Monday through Friday, July 27-31 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM ages 8 to 10 bring your own peanut free snack; Storybook Cove will provide water $140 (use this link to Play-Well website to register)

Location: Street: Storybook Cove - EVENT ROOM Additional: HANOVER MALL - 1775 Washington Street City: Hanover, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 02339 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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