Location: Boston, MA, United States

Little Libraries

There are 11 "Little Libraries" within 25 miles.

Local venues

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
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
98 North Washington St., Suite 401, Boston, MA 02214
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250 New Rutherford Avenue, Boston, MA 02129
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Local events

Drop-in Family Storytime (Fowler)
Stories, songs, and rhymes geared towards children ages 2-6 followed by a simple craft. Younger and older siblings are always welcomed. (added from Eventkeeper)
Picture Book Time
John Curtis Free Library, Monday, July 14 at 11:30am
Story time for 3- and 4-year-olds, without adults. (added from Eventkeeper)
Baby Lounge
Sharon Public Library, Monday, July 14 at 11:30am
Parents and Caregivers bring your babies for a morning social hour. Babies can meet each other and play while you get to chat with some friendly faces. Toys and books will be available. Babies must be supervised at all times. Registration preferred but not required. Ages 0-2 years. (added from Eventkeeper)
Book Buddies with Miss Caroline
Norfolk Public Library, Monday, July 14 at 3pm
Registration required. Note that you are registering for this date only. To register for another session of Book Buddies, please visit the correct date you wish to attend.
Come read or be read to by Miss Caroline, an Ursuline Academy student. Sessions are 30 minutes long. You will be notified of your time slot before the day of the program. Great for emerging or reluctant readers! Please bring a book or choose from the library's collection prior to your time slot.
Book Buddies meets the following dates: July 10, July 14, July 24, July 28, August 7, and August 11.
About Miss Caroline: Caroline Ahearn is a rising junior at Ursuline Academy in Dedham. During elementary school, she took part in many library programs, as well as volunteering with the Junior and Teen Friends. At Ursuline, she is involved in the newspaper, drama club, speech and debate team, music programs, and the cross country team. She has fostered a love of reading her whole life, and is looking forward to instilling the same feeling in young Norfolk readers! (added from Eventkeeper)
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Hester Kaplan and Carolyn Cooke
Porter Square Books, Monday, July 14 at 7pm
Two fiction writers team up for an evening of stories.

Unravished is Hester Kaplan's new collection of stories. Roxana Robinson calls it "...smart, thoughtful, beautiful and wise, full of the small but important illuminations we need, as we make our way through our lives."

Hester Kaplan is the author of The Edge of Marriage, which won the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction, and Kinship Theory, a novel. Her short stories have been included in The Best American Short Stories series. She teaches in Lesley University's MFA Program in Creative Writing and lives in Rhode Island.

Carolyn Cooke's Amor and psycho was named one of Publishers Weekly's Best Books of 2013. Set against a vast American landscape that ranges from Manhattan to the lush rain forests and marijuana farms of Northern California, these eleven stories from the acclaimed author of The Bostons and Daughters of the Revolution dive into our darkest spaces, confronting the absurdity and poetry of human existence.

Carolyn Cooke’s Daughters of the Revolution was listed among the best novels of 2011 by the San Francisco Chronicle and The New Yorker. Her short fiction, collected in The Bostons, won the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize, was a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award and has appeared in AGNI, The Paris Review and two volumes each of The Best American Short Stories and The PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories. She directs the MFA writing program at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco.

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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Pajama Story Time
Ipswich Public Library, Monday, July 14 at 7pm
Join special guest reader Kelly Wing and Carron Riddle from Ascension Nursery School for our weekly Pajama Story Time. Meet or reconnect with Kelly and Carron, listen to some stories and make a simple craft -- all in your pajamas, if you like! Recommended for children ages 2-5. (added from Eventkeeper)
PJ Storytime with Miss Robin
Turner Free Library, Monday, July 14 at 7:30pm
Ideal for kids ages 6 & under. Wear your pj's and bring your favorite toy or doll. (added from Eventkeeper)
Bedtime Story Hour
Abington Public Library, Monday, July 14 at 8pm
Bedtime Story Hour is summertime library classic!  This program is a drop-in storytime for children ages 4 - 7; 3 year olds who can separate from their parent/caregiver for the half-hour duration of the program are also welcome to attend.  Children should wear pajamas and bring a stuffed animal or doll; the program includes stories, songs and fingerplays.  Bedtime Story Hour will run on Monday evenings at 7:00 PM from June 23 through August 4.  This program is funded by the Friends of the Library. (added from Eventkeeper)… (more)
Night Owls Storytime
Lincoln Public Library, Monday, July 14 at 8pm
STORYTIME FUN FOR EVERYONE! This evening program is geared towards ages 2 - 5 but the whole family is welcome. Pajamas, blankets and stuffed animals also welcome! No registration is necessary. (added from Eventkeeper)
Fizz, Boom, Read!
Brockton Public Library Main Branch, Tuesday, July 15 at 01am
Unearth a good book and join our summer reading club. You will receive a reading loggame sheets, bookmark and other surprises along the way.Younger children can also participate
by having someone read to them. Please sign up on or after June 26 in the Children's Room, East Branch or West Branch. (added from Eventkeeper)
Story Time for Ages 3 and Under
Mansfield Public Library, Tuesday, July 15 at 11:15am
Join us! (added from Eventkeeper)
Puppet Story Time
Hingham Public Library, Tuesday, July 15 at 11:30am
Puppet Story Time with Leigh and Friends
Leigh will perform puppet story times using puppets who read selected children's stories.
Ages: Young children with parent/ caregiver. No registration is needed. Thank you. (added from Eventkeeper)
Drop-In Summer Storytime
Boxford Town Library, Tuesday, July 15 at 12pm
Drop-InStorytime for kids ages 3 to 5 - come for great books, puppets, and crafts! Summer Storytimes will happen on Tuesday mornings through July 29. No need to sign up, just... drop in! (added from Eventkeeper)
Drop-In Story Hour
Abington Public Library, Tuesday, July 15 at 3:30pm
Beat the heat on a summer afternoon by joining us for stories, songs and a simple craft during Drop-In Story Hour. This storytime is for children ages 3 - 5 who can separate from their parent/caregiver for the half hour duration of the program.  This is a great opportunity to enjoy stories old and new, and to make new friends.  Registration is not required for this program.  Drop-In Story Hour is funded by the Friends of the Library.  (added from Eventkeeper)… (more)
Reading and Relaxation, grade K-2
Hanson Public Library, Tuesday, July 15 at 4pm
books and yoga activities combine in helping to decrease reading anxiety and increase self esteem (added from Eventkeeper)
READ TO MOLLY--Story Time Room
Acton Memorial Library, Tuesday, July 15 at 4pm
Young readers can make a 15 minute appointment to read aloud to Molly, a 2 year old Labradoodle. Molly has gone to school to be a therapy dog, so she's the perfect listener. Molly and her person are members of the Pets and People Foundation.
To sign up, contact the Children's Room. (added from Eventkeeper)
Friends & Fun Storytime
Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, Tuesday, July 15 at 4pm
Perfect for preschoolers and older, registration is requested. (added from Eventkeeper)
LEGO Builder Night, grades K and up
Hanson Public Library, Tuesday, July 15 at 6pm
Join fellow Lego lovers for an informal get together to build creations. Use your imagination or get inspiration from our books. Our Final night will begin with a Lego Builder Contest Tuesday Aug 12 (added from Eventkeeper)
Lorenz Finison, Boston's Cycling Craze
Porter Square Books, Tuesday, July 15 at 7pm
"This is an informative history, but also a compelling morality tale that meditates on the important intersections of sport, race, and gender in the broader spectrum of American culture."—Thomas Whalen, author of Dynasty’s End: Bill Russell and the 1968–1969 World Champion Boston Celtics

From 1877 to 1896, the popularity of bicycles increased exponentially, and Boston was in on it from the start. The Boston Bicycle Club was the first in the nation, and the city’s cyclists formed the nucleus of a new national organization, the League of American Wheelmen. The sport was becoming a craze, and Massachusetts had the largest per capita membership in the league in the 1890s and the largest percentage of women members. Several prominent cycling magazines were published in Boston, making cycling a topic of press coverage and growing cultural influence as well as a form of recreation.

Lorenz J. Finison explores the remarkable rise of Boston cycling through the lives of several participants, including Kittie Knox, a biracial twenty-year-old seamstress who challenged the color line; Mary Sargent Hopkins, a self-proclaimed expert on women’s cycling and publisher of The Wheelwoman; and Abbot Bassett, a longtime secretary of the League of American Wheelman and a vocal cycling advocate for forty years. Finison shows how these riders and others interacted on the road and in their cycling clubhouses, often constrained by issues of race, class, religion, and gender. He reveals the challenges facing these riders, whether cycling for recreation or racing, in a time of segregation, increased immigration, and debates about the rights of women.

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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The Leftovers
Newtonville Books, Tuesday, July 15 at 7pm
Meet screenwriter and New York Times bestselling author Tom Perrotta as he reads from The Leftovers, now an HBO Original Series.

Also with Paul Harding. (added from Macmillan)
Full Fathom Five
Pandemonium Books and Games, Tuesday, July 15 at 7pm
Meet Max Gladstone as he reads from his new fantasy novel Full Fathom Five, the third installment of the Craft Sequence. (added from Macmillan)
Rebecca Makkai
Brookline Booksmith, Wednesday, July 16 at unknown time
Rebecca Makkai, The Hundred-Year House

author event. bookstore.

www.brooklinebooksmith.com/ (added from Penguin)
Mimi Malloy, At Last!
New England Mobile Book Fair, Wednesday, July 16 at 7pm
Meet Julia MacDonnell as she reads from her new novel Mimi Malloy, At Last! (added from Macmillan)
Ron MacLean, Lisa Borders, and Courtney Elizabeth Mauk
Porter Square Books, Wednesday, July 16 at 7pm
Three local novelists share their latest works.

Headlong by Ron MacLean: It's a hot Boston summer, and Nick Young, a washed-up journalist back in town to care for his dying father, is feeling the heat. Using his old skills to solve a mystery before the police do – to connect the dots between a major labor strike, a violent Occupy-style movement, and a murder that may involve his best friend's teen son.

The Fifty-First State by Lisa Borders: Hallie and Josh Corson share a father but little else—until a grisly highway accident leaves them both without parents. Forced to leave her New York City life as an aspiring photographer and return to the rural southern New Jersey town where she and Josh grew up, Hallie soon finds herself managing not only her family’s insolvent tomato farm, but also, Josh’s transition to adulthood. Struggling to become both a parent and a sister, Hallie must help Josh navigate his final years of high school in the shadow of grief while coping with the escalating threat posed by a violent former employee of their father’s.

Orion's Daughters by Courtney Elizabeth Mauk: A postcard arrives straight out of her past, forcing Carrie to confront her commune upbringing alongside Amelia, the almost-sister she worshipped and lost. Desperate to keep her daughter close as her marriage disintegrates, Carrie must come to understand how the choices made by a well-meaning but misguided community have defined her life since, and threaten to forever.

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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Robert A. M. Stern, Randy M. Correll, Gary L. Brewer, Grant F. Marani, Roger H. Seifter
Steven Schuyler, Bookseller, Thursday, July 17 at 00am
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