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Location: Boston, MA 02127, United States

Little Libraries

There are 11 "Little Libraries" within 25 miles.

Local venues

646 East Broadway, South Boston, MA 02127
Lazy River Books (0.4 miles)
803 East 5th Street #3, Boston, MA 02127
1226 Columbia Road, South Boston, MA 02127
100 Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA 02125-3393
2 South Station, Boston, MA 02110
Calamus Bookstore (1.6 miles)
92B South Street, Boston, MA 02111
Ars Libri (1.6 miles)
500 Harrison Ave., Boston, MA 02118
Dewey Square, Boston, MA 02111
144 Lincoln Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02111
220 Morrissey Boulevard, Boston, MA 02125
145 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02111
FARM AND FABLE (1.7 miles)
251 SHAWMUT AVENUE, BOSTON, MA 02118
80 East Concord Street, Boston, MA
5 Post Office Square, Suite 100, Boston, MA 02109
Brattle Book Shop (1.9 miles)
9 West Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02111
80 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116
120 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116
2 Milk Street, Boston, MA 02109
Commonwealth Books (1.9 miles)
9 Spring Ln., Boston, MA 02109
10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116
Lobby #101, 15 Court Square, Boston, MA 02108
120 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02138
73 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02138
10½ Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108
14 Beacon Street, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02108

Local events

Sep
22
Homeschoolers Alert!
Ames Free Library Of Easton, Monday, September 22 at 2pm
If you are a homeschooling parent or thinking about it, here is your opportunity to get together!
Queset House has been offering programs that would be of great appeal to the homeschooling community. Makerspace events including 3-D printing, Game Nights, Sketchbook Pro and film-making tutorials and Teen Movie nights are both instructional and entertaining.
The Main library also stocks material that would be of use to homeschooling parents such as an expanded Museum Pass collection and books about homeschooling. You do not have to be an Easton resident to take advantage of these programs.
Monthly meetings would help in sharing both information and material so all are welcome to this inaugural session. (added from Eventkeeper)
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Sep
22
Book Club
Porter Square Books, Monday, September 22 at 4pm
Location: Street: Porter Square Shopping Center Additional: 25 White Street City: Cambridge, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 02140 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Sep
22
Teen Family Movie Night - 'Divergent'
Morrill Memorial Library, Monday, September 22 at 7pm
Join us for another family movie night - this one's for the teens! The 2014 movie, "Divergent," based on the hit YA book series of the same name, stars Shailene Woodley, Theo James, and Kate Winslet. The movie is directed by Neil Burger, who also directed "The Illusionist" and "Limitless." Complimentary popcorn will be provided by Bellingham Theatre. "Divergent" is rated PG-13 and runs 140 minutes. The library is able to show films thanks to a movie license funded by the Friends of the Library. Please register by calling the Information or Reference Desk at 781-769-0200 x110 or 222. (added from Eventkeeper)… (more)
Sep
22
Mary Gordon, The Liar's Wife
Porter Square Books, Monday, September 22 at 7pm
The beloved author at her storytelling best: four wonderful novellas of Americans abroad and Europeans in America. In these tales of relationships at home and abroad, both historical and contemporary, we meet the ferocious Simone Weil during her final days as a transplant to New York City; a vulnerable American grad student who escapes to Italy after her first, compromising love affair; the charming Irish liar of the title novella, who gets more out of life than most of us; and an American high school kid meeting Thomas Mann. These stories dazzle on the surface, with beautifully rendered settings and vistas, and dig deep psychologically. At every turn Gordon reveals in her characters' interactions those crucial flashes of understanding that change lives forever. So richly developed it is hard to believe they fit into novella-sized packages, these tales carry us away both as individual stories and as a larger, book-length experience of Gordon's mastery and human sympathy.

Mary Gordon is the author of six novels, including Final Payments, Pearl, and The Love of My Youth; the memoirs The Shadow Man and Circling My Mother; and The Stories of Mary Gordon, which was awarded the Story Prize. She has received numerous other honors, including a Lila Wallace-Reader′s Digest Writers′ Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and an Academy Award for Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. She teaches at Barnard College and lives in New York City.

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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Sep
22
Lodro Rinzler
Brookline Booksmith, Monday, September 22 at 7pm
Lodro Rinzler (added from Random House)
Sep
23
Becky Thompson
Brookline Booksmith, Tuesday, September 23 at 00am
Becky Thompson (Survivors on the Yoga Mat) (added from Random House)
Sep
23
BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP: THE LOWLAND BY JUMPHA LAHIRI
Weston Public Library, Tuesday, September 23 at 10:30am
THIS GROUP WILL MEET IN THE COMMUNITY ROOM. (added from Eventkeeper)
Sep
23
Doing More with Your iPad
Hingham Public Library, Tuesday, September 23 at 11am
If you want to know more about what you can do with your iPad and how to do it, this class is for you. You'll be doing step-by-step, hands-on exercises to learn how to surf the web, add friends to your address book, schedule calendar events, make lists, take photos and videos and share them with friends and family, find and download books, music and videos, and send text messages to your grandchildren. You will also learn security and privacy settings, how to back up your iPad, and iCloud features including "Find My iPad." If there is time, you'll learn about the interesting new features in iOS 8. One-on-one help will be available. You should have some experience with your iPad (former class members recommend "playing" with it before coming to the class). Class is limited to 12. You must bring an iPad running the latest version of iOS 7 and know your Apple ID and password. The latest version of iPad, the Missing Manual is recommended.
Presenter: Connie Coleman is retired from the IT department of the JHU Applied Physics laboratory. During her career, she designed and developed large computer systems, led project teams, planned training programs, wrote manuals, and taught classes for users. She is an avid user of her iPhone and iPad.
This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members.
Call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information. (added from Eventkeeper)
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Sep
23
Storytime: Skippyjon Jones
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Braintree, Tuesday, September 23 at 11am
Special Event, Storytime, Children's Event Join us for a reading of the book Skippyjon Jones in Mummy Trouble by Judy Schachner and fun activities. Check back on September 4 for exciting details that will be added to this event. (added from Barnes & Noble)
Sep
23
Preschool Storytime
Somerville Public Library - West Branch, Tuesday, September 23 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)
Sep
23
Council on Aging Book Discussion - The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman
Ames Free Library Of Easton, Tuesday, September 23 at 2pm
Come join us for a discussion on this month's selected book,The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman.
Over five years in the writing, The Dovekeepers is Alice Hoffman's most ambitious and mesmerizing novel, a tour de force of imagination and research, set in ancient Israel. In 70 C.E., nine hundred Jews held out for months against armies of Romans on Masada, a mountain in the Judean desert. According to the ancient historian Josephus, two women and five children survived. Based on this tragic and iconic event, Hoffman's novel is a spellbinding tale of four extraordinarily bold, resourceful, and sensuous women, each of whom has come to Masada by a different path. The lives of these four complex and fiercely independent women intersect in the desperate days of the siege. All are dovekeepers, and all are also keeping secrets-about who they are, where they come from, who fathered them, and whom they love. The Dovekeepers is Alice Hoffman's masterpiece.
The Council on Aging Book Club meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 1:00 PM. Our Meetings take place at Frothingham Hall, 15 Barrows Street, N. Easton, MA. We welcome all new members! (added from Eventkeeper)
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Sep
23
Book to movie ; the movie
Hanson Public Library, Tuesday, September 23 at 2pm
This month we're reading Winter's Bone, by Daniel Woodrell.
See the movie here today and come discuss the book and movie on Thursday (added from Eventkeeper)
Sep
23
The Great War: Four Years of War, A Century of Controversy
Hingham Public Library, Tuesday, September 23 at 3pm
(Video Conference Presentation from UMass Boston)
The four-year Great War has been the subject of a century of controversy, focusing primarily on the causes of the war and the leaders of the Great Powers: Germany, Britain, France, Russia, Austria-Hungary, and the United States. The consequences of the war not only affect international politics to this day, but are the subject of both scholarly and political controversy. Participants in this seminar are encouraged to read books selected for the course, preferably in advance of the course. (Anyone interested in taking this course should check the OLLI website for a list of recommended reading.)
Presenter: Rita Peters, PhD is a Professor in the Political Science Department at UMass Boston. She is also an Associate of Harvard University's Davis Center for Russian Studies. Among other courses, Rita teaches International Relations and War, and she has lectured on various aspects of conflict and security at the University of Latvia, the School of Diplomacy in Talinn, and for OLLI. She earned her PhD at Boston University. Her research has been published in various scholarly journals.
This program is sponsored by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UMass Boston. Participants must be pre-registered OLLI members.
Call 617-287-7312 or email ollireg@gmail.com for more information. (added from Eventkeeper)
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Sep
23
BoOkMuNcHeRs Club
East Bridgewater Public Library, Tuesday, September 23 at 4pm
BoOkMuNcHeRs Club
Join us to discuss this month's books: The Ghost's Grave, by Peg Kehret. Each week you'll have a set of chapters to read which we'll be discussing. Also, bring some favorite book titles and authors that you enjoy to share with the group. We'll have a snack while Anne reads a chapter of the book! Pick up your free paperback copy at the Children's Desk before Sept. 16th!
Gr. 3-6 please!
HaPpY rEaDiNg! (added from Eventkeeper)
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Sep
23
Reading Garden and Peace Pole Dedication
Flint Public Library, Tuesday, September 23 at 4:30pm
The community is invited to celebrate the International Day of Peace as we dedicate a peaceful reading space outside the library. Please meet on the Pleasant Street side of the library in the Reading Garden. A short ceremony will be held and we will plant a peace pole. All ages are invited to this celebration as we join together to create a special area designated for quiet reading and world peace. The Reading Garden is sponsored by the Friends of Flint.
In case of rain, the dedication ceremony will be held inside in the Meeting Room. (added from Eventkeeper)
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Sep
23
Michael Cho
Harvard Book Store, Tuesday, September 23 at 7pm
Michael Cho (added from Random House)
Sep
23
Charles Burns
The Brattle Theatre, Tuesday, September 23 at 7pm
Charles Burns (Black Hole, X'ed Out, The Hive, Sugar Skull)

Charles Burns grew up in Seattle in the 1970s. His work rose to prominence in Art Spiegelman's Raw magazine in the mid-1980s and took off from there, in an extraordinary range of comics and projects, from Iggy Pop album covers to the latest ad campaign for Altoids. In 1992 he designed the sets for Mark Morris's restaging of The Nutcracker (renamed The Hard Nut) at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. He illustrated covers for Time, The New Yorker, and The New York Times Magazine. He was also tapped as the official cover artist for The Believer magazine at its inception in 2003. Black Hole received Eisner, Harvey, and Ignatz awards in 2005. Burns lives in Philadelphia with his wife and two daughters. (added from Random House)… (more)
Sep
23
Lauren Beukes in conversation with Joe Hill
Porter Square Books, Tuesday, September 23 at 7pm
Lauren Beukes visits Cambridge to share her new book, Broken Monsters, in conversation with novelist Joe Hill.

A criminal mastermind creates violent tableaus in abandoned Detroit warehouses in Lauren Beukes's new genre-bending novel of suspense.

Detective Gabriella Versado has seen a lot of bodies. But this one is unique even by Detroit's standards: half boy, half deer, somehow fused together. As stranger and more disturbing bodies are discovered, how can the city hold on to a reality that is already tearing at its seams?

If you're Detective Versado's geeky teenage daughter, Layla, you commence a dangerous flirtation with a potential predator online. If you're desperate freelance journalist Jonno, you do whatever it takes to get the exclusive on a horrific story. If you're Thomas Keen, known on the street as TK, you'll do what you can to keep your homeless family safe--and find the monster who is possessed by the dream of violently remaking the world.

If Lauren Beukes's internationally bestselling The Shining Girls was a time-jumping thrill ride through the past, her Broken Monsters is a genre-redefining thriller about broken cities, broken dreams, and broken people trying to put themselves back together again.

Lauren Beukes writes novels, comics and screeplays. She's the author of the critically-acclaimed international best-seller, The Shining Girls, about a time traveling serial killer, Zoo City, a phantasmagorical Joburg noir which won the 2011 Arthur C Clarke Award, the neo political thriller, Moxyland. She worked as a journalist and as show runner on one of the South Africa's biggest animated TV shows, directed an award-winning documentary and wrote the New York Times best-selling graphic novel, Fairest: The Hidden Kingdom. She lives in Cape Town, South Africa.

Joe Hill is the author of three novels, Heart-Shaped Box, Horns, and NOS4A2, as well as a prize-winning collection of stories, 20th Century Ghosts. He also wrote a pair of comics: Locke & Key and Wraith (which ties into the world of NOS4A2). Some nice people gave him an Eisner Award for his work in funny books, which is a great honor, even if "funny" probably doesn’t do a good job of describing the kinds of things that happen in the comics.

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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Sep
24
Somerville Farmers Market
Porter Square Books, Wednesday, September 24 at 12pm
One local bookseller. One local publisher. One local farmers market.

Join Porter Square Books and Candlewick Press at the Davis Square Farmers Market in Somerville throughout this fall. Each week we'll be bringing a selection of books to share, and there will be fun activities and visits from some of our favorite authors.

This week's theme is local authors.

You can find us at the farmers market on these dates: September 24 October 1 October 8 October 15 November 19 November 26

Location: Street: Davis Square Farmers Market Additional: Day & Herbert Streets City: Somerville, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 02144 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Sep
24
Eric Schwarz
Edwards Wildman - Boston Office, Wednesday, September 24 at 12pm
Eric Schwarz (The Opportunity Equation) (added from Random House)
Sep
24
Book-a-Mystery Adult Book Club (Fowler)
Join us for the Book-A-Mystery Adult book club! This month we'll be reading Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Copies of the book are available at the Fowler Branch Library.
Questions? Contact the library at 978-318-3350 (added from Eventkeeper)
Sep
24
Mystery Book Club
Whitman Public Library, Wednesday, September 24 at 7:30pm
Join us for at the Mystery Book Club. The selection for this month is: The Secret of Annexe 3 by Colin Dexter. No need to sign up, just read the book and come for the discussion. Open to all. (added from Eventkeeper)
Sep
24
BARK: GET TO KNOW YOUR TREES--Meeting Room
Acton Memorial Library, Wednesday, September 24 at 8pm
Celebrate and learn about trees with naturalist Michael Wojtech. He will also sign copies of his book, Bark: A Field Guide to Trees of the Northeast. Sponsored by the Friends of the Acton Libraries. (added from Eventkeeper)
Sep
25
Andrea McDonnell, Reading Celebrity Gossip Magazines, and Deborah Feingold, Music
Porter Square Books, Thursday, September 25 at 7pm
A media scholar and a celebrated photographer discuss celebrity culture, the stories behind the pictures, and the power of words and images created and consumed by women.

Americans are obsessed with celebrities. While our fascination with fame intensified throughout the twentieth century, the rise of the weekly gossip magazine in the early 2000s confirmed and fueled our popular culture’s celebrity mania. After a decade of diets and dates, breakups and baby bumps, celebrity gossip magazines continue to sell millions of issues each week. Why are readers, especially young women, so attracted to these magazines? What pleasures do they offer us? And why do we read them, even when we disagree with the images of femininity that they splash across their hot-pink covers?

Andrea McDonnell answers these questions with the help of interviews from editors and readers, and her own textual and visual analysis. McDonnell’s perspective is multifaceted; she examines the notorious narratives of celebrity gossip magazines as well as the genre’s core features, such as the "Just Like Us" photo montage and the "Who Wore It Best?" poll. McDonnell shows that, despite their trivial reputation, celebrity gossip magazines serve as an important site of engagement for their readers, who use these texts to generate conversation, manage relationships, and consider their own ideas and values.

Andrea McDonnell is a media scholar and author, whose work examines the production, content, and audience reception of popular cultural texts that are produced for and consumed by women. Professor McDonnell holds a B.A. in American Culture from Vassar College and a Ph.D. in Communication Studies from the University of Michigan. Andrea also holds a graduate certificate in Museum Studies and has worked in fine arts and children's museums throughout the northeast.

Made over the past three decades, photographer Deborah Feingold's iconic portraits are filled with personality, simplicity and eloquence. Her portraits of figures as varied as musical icons, famed actors, award-winning authors, Nobel laureates and presidents, have appeared in Rolling Stone, GQ, Time and numerous international publications. This volume concentrates on Feingold's portraits of popular musicians such as Mick Jagger, Madonna, Pharrell Williams, Bono, Prince, Keith Richards, Chet Baker, James Brown, Joey Ramone and Cyndi Lauper, and bands such as The Replacements, The Beastie Boys, REM and more. Alongside Feingold's black-and-white and color photographs, this volume includes an introduction by Anthony DeCurtis, a Grammy Award winner and noted music writer.

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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Sep
26
Magic Release: Khans of Tarkir Midnight Madness!
Pandemonium Books and Games, Friday, September 26 at 00:30am
RELEASE Draft

(No pre registration available since this event is not expected to sell out)

Start: Midnight (Thursday nite / Friday Morning)

Event Fee: $15

Registration begins 11:30 pm Thursday night

Game starts at 12:30 am Friday morning (to allow people to buy boxes and sign up).

A powerful Khan strikes as early as possible!

In this case, by drafting at midnight.

Prizes in packs or store credit for top finishers in each pod.

Store will also be open for box, fat pack, etc sales until around 12:30.

Location: Street: 4 Pleasant St Additional: City: Cambridge, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 02139 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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