Location: Boston, MA, United States

Little Libraries

There are 11 "Little Libraries" within 25 miles.

Local venues

5 Post Office Square, Suite 100, Boston, MA 02109
Lobby #101, 15 Court Square, Boston, MA 02108
Commonwealth Books (0.1 miles)
9 Spring Ln., Boston, MA 02109
2 Milk Street, Boston, MA 02109
73 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02138
Social Law Library (0.2 miles)
One Pemberton Square, 4th Floor, Boston, MA 02108
10½ Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108
120 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02138
14 Beacon Street, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02108
24 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02133
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25 Parmenter Street, Boston, MA 02113
Brattle Book Shop (0.4 miles)
9 West Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02111
UUA Bookstore (0.4 miles)
25 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02108
Dewey Square, Boston, MA 02111
151 Cambridge Street, Boston, MA 02114
98 North Washington St., Suite 401, Boston, MA 02214
LibraryThing is collection-aware
2 South Station, Boston, MA 02110
Calamus Bookstore (0.5 miles)
92B South Street, Boston, MA 02111
144 Lincoln Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02111
80 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116
120 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02116
64 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108
145 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02111
10 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116
243 Charles Street, Boston, MA 02114

Local events

Page to Screen
East Bridgewater Public Library, Monday, February 27 at 6pm
Grades 7- 12
Pick up a copy of Beautiful Creatures by Kamie Garci & Margaret Stohl at the Young Adult desk anytime after Jan. 30th.
We'll meet to watch the movie and discuss the differences between book and the film.
Just want to come and watch the movie? That's fine too! (added from Eventkeeper)
Nonfiction Book Club
Mansfield Public Library, Monday, February 27 at 6:30pm
Join our newest book club at the library! This book club will focus on nonfiction works. This month's title is Call the Midwife: A Memoir of Birth, Joy, and Hard Times by Jennifer Worth. "Jennifer Worth was just 22 years old when she volunteered to spend her early years of midwifery training in London's East End in the 1950s. These stories encompass the whole spectrum of human emotions, and candidly reveal the shocking truth of childbirth conditions just 50 years ago." Please register below. (added from Eventkeeper)… (more)
Middle Grade Book Share
Lincoln Public Library, Monday, February 27 at 7pm
Are you in 7th and 8th grade and wondering what to read next? Join the library's Book Share Group! Discover new books based on other kids' recommendations and to share what you've been reading. Snacks provided. No registration necessary. Group will meet Sept - May 7-8pm.
Contact Debbie Leopold at 781-259-8465 x4 or dleopold@minlib.net (added from Eventkeeper)
Monday Night Bookclub: Circling the Sun
Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, Monday, February 27 at 7:15pm
This group is overfull and is currently closed to new members. Tonight Doris facilitates discussion on Paula McLaine's Circling the Sun. It is a fictional biography of Beryl Markham, who grew up unconventionally in colonial Kenya in the 1920's. (added from Eventkeeper)
PopUp Library @ Senior Center
Plainville Public Library, Tuesday, February 28 at 09am
Make your morning bright by coming to the Senior Center for breakfast and a library trip all in one. We will have a special selection of new books and movies to checkout at the Senior Center with your SAILS Library card. PS Breakfast is only $3. (added from Eventkeeper)
Library Book Group
Weston Public Library, Tuesday, February 28 at 09:30am
The group will discuss Chasing the North Star by Robert Morgan. Copies of the book will be available at the Circulation Desk several weeks before each meeting date. Please call librarian Donna Davies at 781-786-6158 with questions. (added from Eventkeeper)
Youth Services Book Club
Flint Memorial Library, Tuesday, February 28 at 4pm
Join Youth Services for book club on Tuesday, Feb. 28 from 4 to 4:45 p.m. as we discuss Marissa Meyer's book Cinder (Book #1 of the Lunar Chronicles). Book Club meets on the fourth floor. First-time attendees are welcome! Don't worry if you haven't finished the book, discussions can work around the ending. (added from Eventkeeper)
Eat Your Words Cookbook Club
Flint Memorial Library, Tuesday, February 28 at 5:45pm
The assigned cookbook for February is any Ina Garten ("Barefoot Contessa") cookbook. We are holding several copies at the main circulation desk. Our theme is "Sweets"! Please choose a recipe and prepare it for our potluck get-together. Registration is required. For more information, contact Teresa Penney at 978-664-4942 or email, tpenney@northreadingma.gov. (added from Eventkeeper)
Related Reading for Children - One Book One Community
Mansfield Public Library, Wednesday, March 1 at 10am
Young people who are interested in participating in the One Book, One Community event may be interested in some of the following titles, which touch on themes found in the adult book "A Fall of Marigolds"
Related Reads for Kids – One Book, One Community
Ellis Island/Immigrants
Coming to America:  The Story of Immigration  (Maestro) – J 304.8 M
The Long Way to a New Land (Sandin) – JJ ER S
What Was Ellis Island? (Demuth) – J 304.8 D
Hope in My Heart: Sofia’s Immigrant Diary (My America, Lasky) – J Fic Lasky
                Middle School
Island of Hope: The Story of Ellis Island and the Journey to America (Sandler) – J 304.8 S
Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
Middle School
Flesh & Blood so Cheap: The Triangle Fire and Its Legacy (Marrin) – Y 974.7 M
Uprising: Three Young Women Caught in the Fire that Changed America (Haddix) – Y Fic Haddix
The Gold-Threaded Dress (Marsden) – J Fic Marsden
Middle School
Homeless Bird (Whelan) – Y Fic Whelan
September 11
Elementary/Middle School
I Survived the Attacks of September 11, 2001 (Tarshis) – J Fic Tarshis
New York City
Dodsworth in New York (Egan) – JJ Fic Egan
Larry Gets Lost in New York City – JJ Fic Mullin
A Porc in New York (Stock) – JJ Fic Stock
A Walk in New York (Rubbino) – J 917.47 R
                Elementary/Middle School
New York City History for Kids (Panchyk) – J 974.7 P (added from Eventkeeper)
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Mystery Book Club
Winthrop Public Library, Wednesday, March 1 at 10:25am
Lawrence Block's A DROP OF THE HARD STUFF features Matthew Scudder who is tracking the killer of his longtime friend while he battles to conquer his own demons.
A light breakfast is served.  No prior sign-up is necessary.  All are welcome. (added from Eventkeeper)
Senior Book Club
Plainville Public Library, Wednesday, March 1 at 1:15pm
The Director leads a monthly discussion group at the Senior Center. Anyone is welcome to come. Books are available at the Library and can be seen on our Pinterest PageReading: TBA (added from Eventkeeper)
One Book One Community Readings on Cable
Mansfield Public Library, Wednesday, March 1 at unknown time
Mansfield Public Library is pleased to announce our third annual One Book One Community Mansfield 2017! In March of 2017 we will be hosting our community-wide read. This year’s selection will be The Fall of Marigolds by Susan Meissner.
Don't miss out on the televised readings from the book by local faces in town on Mansfield Cable Access starting March 1 with Chapter 1. Each evening a new chapter will be read and televised. Check out their schedule here: http://mansfieldcableaccess.com/
Tune in every day and listen to our One Book One Community read!
For more information on this program or any other adult or teen program at the library, please contact Amy Rosa, Reference/Teen Librarian, at (508) 261-7380 or email arosa@sailsinc.org. (added from Eventkeeper)
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Acton Memorial Library, Wednesday, March 1 at 7pm
You don’t need to be an international spy to write a page-turning thriller. Join us as three local Sisters in Crime authors discuss how to put a new twist on an old plot by searching newspapers, visiting courtrooms, and discovering plots right in your own neighborhood.
Deborah Doucette, a blogger for the Huffington Post, began her writing career as a free-lance journalist . Her books include Raising our Children’s Children and her debut novel, The Forgotten Roses.
J. A. Hennrikus has written short stories for Dead Calm, Thin Ice, and Blood Moon. Under the name Julianne Homes, she authored the Clock Shop Mysteries Just Killing Time, Clock and Dagger, and Chime and Punishment.
Hank Phillippi Ryan is an award winning reporter and author. Her bestselling books include The Other Woman, The Wrong Girl, Truth Be Told, Writes of Passage, What You See, and Say No More.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Acton Libraries. (added from Eventkeeper)
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Wed. Night Bookclub: Grunt
Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, Wednesday, March 1 at 7pm
Nonfiction, 2016. "Grunt tackles the science behind some of a soldier's most challenging adversaries-- panic, exhaustion, heat, noise-- and introduces us to the scientists who seek to conquer them." -library catalog Available in hardcover, large print, CD, ebook, & eaudio. (added from Eventkeeper)
Cookbook Club
Ipswich Public Library, Thursday, March 2 at 12pm
What do you get when you cross a cookbook with a book group? A Cookbook Club, of course!
Check out a copy of the selected book (starting on February 16) at the library, pick a recipe (we'll keep track to avoid duplicates), and prepare it for the program. We'll sample lots of good food, talk about what worked and what didn't, and select future cookbooks.
This club meets every first Thursday of the month at noon.
*March's cookbook title is New England Open House Cookbook by Sarah Leah Chase.
Registration is required and begins on Thursday, February 16. |
Neither the food served at cookbook club nor the facilities have been inspected by the state or the local public health agency. (added from Eventkeeper)
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Coloring Club for Relaxation
Mansfield Public Library, Thursday, March 2 at 5pm
There is a new growing trend of coloring for relaxation. Adults are rediscovering the stress-relieving benefits of coloring.
We are looking to start a monthly coloring club at the library. The library will provide soothing music, coloring books, markers, colored pencils, and crayons. (added from Eventkeeper)
Preserving the Past: Archival Workshop
Mansfield Public Library, Thursday, March 2 at 6:30pm
Mansfield Public Library warmly welcomes LenaSalina Legacy Preservation to host a workshop on archival preservation! You are someone's ancestor. Discover how to preserve your family memorabilia so it will last for generations. Learn the basics of archival principals, digitization, storytelling and how to create a legacy with pictures, documents and artifacts.  This presentation will provide the critical information needed to start  your own family archive.  You'll find the best location within your home to store documents and learn what types of enclosures provide the optimum protection for your materials.  Whether you are a genealogist, the keeper of centuries-old materials, or are looking to get organized, this lecture is for you.
Rhonda Chadwick, MS/MA is an archivist who has worked at a number of museums, libraries and archives throughout New England including the Rhode Island Historical Society, Brown University and RISD.  She is currently working on a 683 box collection at the American Textile History Museum in Lowell, MA. 
This program is free and open to the public. Please register below.
This program is part of our One Book One Community 2017 pick The Fall of Marigolds by Susan Meissner. Meet the author via Skype on Thursday March 16 at 7pm. Please register for the author Skype session under that event. (added from Eventkeeper)
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Book Club for Adults
Flint Public Library, Thursday, March 2 at 7pm
Join us the first Thursday of every month for a lively discussion!
March's selection is The Glass Lake by Maeve Binchy (added from Eventkeeper)
Brunonia Barry presents "The Fifth Petal"
The Concord Bookshop, Thursday, March 2 at 7pm
Please join us on Thursday, March 2 at 7pm, when Brunonia Barry presents her new novel, The Fifth Petal.

Brunonia Barry returns to her contemporary, otherworldly Salem with this spellbinding new thriller, a complex brew of suspense, seduction, and murder.

Salem’s chief of police, John Rafferty, now married to gifted lace reader Towner Whitney, investigates a 25-year-old triple homicide dubbed “The Goddess Murders,” in which three young women, all descended from accused Salem witches, were slashed one Halloween night.

Were the women victims of an all-too-human vengeance, or was the devil raised in Salem that night? And if they cannot discover what truly happened, will evil rise again?Please join us on Thursday, March 2 at 7pm, when Brunonia Barry presents her new novel, The Fifth Petal.

Brunonia Barry is the New York Times bestselling author of The Lace Reader and The Map of True Places. She was the first American author to win the International Women’s Fiction Festival’s Baccante Award and was a past recipient of Ragdale Artists Colony’s Strand Invitational Fellowship, as well as the winner of New England Book Festival’s award for Best Fiction. Her reviews and articles on writing have appeared in the London Times and the Washington Post. Brunonia co-chairs the Salem Athenaeum Writers Committee. She lives in Salem with her husband, Gary Ward, and their dog, Angel. (TooFondOfBooks)
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History Book Club
Turner Free Library, Thursday, March 2 at 7pm
More details to follow (added from Eventkeeper)
Ellen Fitzpatrick, The Highest Glass Ceiling: Women’s Quest for the American Presidency
Stellina Restaurant, Friday, March 3 at 6:30pm
Ellen Fitzpatrick, The Highest Glass Ceiling: Women’s Quest for the American Presidency

“Author’s Night” (Speaking and signing followed by dinner with the author), Stellina Restaurant (added from Harvard University Press)
Sally Sanford and Ilse Plume present "Henry and the Huckleberries: A Visit with Mr. Thoreau at Walden Pond"
The Concord Bookshop, Sunday, March 5 at 3pm
Please join us on Sunday, March 5 at 3pm for an author/illustrator event for Henry and the Huckleberries: A Visit with Mr. Thoreau at Walden Pond, a beautiful picture book celebrating Henry David Thoreau on the occasion of the bicentennial of his birth.

The great naturalist, Henry David Thoreau, takes his young friends berry picking near Walden Pond and turns a mishap into a gentle lesson about nature.

Based on a true story, this delightful and beautifully illustrated work of “reality fiction” uses a technique inspired by Louisa May Alcott, who is portrayed as a child in the book. Louisa was a frequent visitor to Henry David Thoreau’s famous cabin at Walden Pond and went berry picking with Mr. Thoreau on many occasions. Thoreau taught Louisa a great deal about the natural world and also about the rich world of the imagination.

Sally Sanford has deftly woven these strands into the book, and Caldecott Honor winner Ilse Plume’s images capture the enduring beauty and tranquility of Walden Pond and its neighboring woods.

Author Sally Sanford lives in a restored barn in Concord, Massachusetts not far from Walden Pond. She has two grown children. In addition to writing, she loves to cook, hike, and canoe. She is also an accomplished singer.

Illustrator Ilse Plume is a collector and illustrator of children’s songs and folktales from around the world. Her first book, "The Bremen Town Musicians," was a Caldecott Honor book for 1981. Since then she has created many other beautiful works including "The Farmer in the Dell" and "The Year Comes Round." (TooFondOfBooks)
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Jim Shepard presents "The World to Come"
The Concord Bookshop, Thursday, March 9 at 7pm
Please join us on Thursday, March 9 at 7pm, when Jim Shepard presents his new short fiction collection, "The World to Come: Stories."

“Without a doubt the most ambitious story writer in America,” according to The Daily Beast, Jim Shepard now delivers a new collection that spans borders and centuries with unrivaled mastery.

These ten stories ring with voices belonging to - among others - English Arctic explorers in one of history’s most nightmarish expeditions, a young contemporary American negotiating the shockingly underreported hazards of our crude-oil trains, eighteenth-century French balloonists inventing manned flight, and two mid-nineteenth-century housewives trying to forge a connection despite their isolation on the frontier of settlement. In each case the personal is the political as these characters face everything from the emotional pitfalls of everyday life to historic catastrophes on a global scale. In his fifth collection, Shepard makes each of these wildly various worlds his own, and never before has he delineated anything like them so powerfully.

Jim Shepard is the author of seven novels and four previous story collections. He lives in Williamstown, Massachusetts, with his wife, three children, and three beagles. He teaches at Williams College. (TooFondOfBooks)
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Julian Gewirtz, Unlikely Partners: Chinese Reformers, Western Economists, and the Making of Global China
Harvard Book Store, Friday, March 10 at 3pm
Julian Gewirtz, Unlikely Partners: Chinese Reformers, Western Economists, and the Making of Global China

Speaking and signing, Harvard Book Store (added from Harvard University Press)
Ellen Fitzpatrick, The Highest Glass Ceiling: Women’s Quest for the American Presidency
Newtonville Books, Friday, March 10 at 7pm
Ellen Fitzpatrick, The Highest Glass Ceiling: Women’s Quest for the American Presidency

Speaking and signing, Newtonville Books (added from Harvard University Press)
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