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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

Jan
31
Islamic World Studies Group
Hingham Public Library, Saturday, January 31 at 10:30am
Class to be lead by Andy Hertig. (added from Eventkeeper)
Jan
31
Game of Thrones Store Championship
Pandemonium Books and Games, Saturday, January 31 at 12pm
Winter is coming, and with it Pandemonium's Game of Thrones LCG Store Championship! Battle for the Iron Throne, the glory of your house, and the prizes in the official FFG Winter OP kit and Store Championship kits. Additional store credit may be available based on attendance.

Entry is $10. Iron Price not an acceptable alternative. Event begins promptly at noon, doors open for registration at 10am.

Location: Street: 4 Pleasant St Additional: City: Cambridge, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 02139 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Feb
1
Robert M. Thorson, Walden’s Shore: Henry David Thoreau and Nineteenth-Century Science
Harvard Museum of Natural History, Sunday, February 1 at 2pm
Robert M. Thorson, Walden’s Shore: Henry David Thoreau and Nineteenth-Century Science

Lecture, “Discovering Thoreau the Geologist,” Harvard Museum of Natural History (added from Harvard University Press)
Feb
1
Sunday, February 1 at 3pm - Heather Webb, "Rodin's Lover"
The Concord Bookshop, Sunday, February 1 at 3pm
Join us on February 1 at 3pm, when historic fiction author Heather Webb returns to the bookshop. Ms. Webb will read from, take Q&A, and sign copies of her new novel, Rodin's lover.

Heather Webb is a former French teacher and a member of the Historical Novel Society. She is the author of Becoming Josephine, and lives with her family in Connecticut.

Location: Street: 65 Main Street City: Concord, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 01742-2503 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Feb
2
My Favorite Teacher Contest!
Teen Event, Special Event Students submit an essay, poem, or thank-you letter describing how a teacher has influenced your life and he/she will be entered to win. Grand Prize $10,000. $5,000 for your teacher and $5,000 for his/her school. Deadline for entries March 1, 2015. (added from Barnes & Noble)
Feb
2
The Roundtable at Porter Square Books: Journal of the Month
Porter Square Books, Monday, February 2 at 7pm
Join Porter Square Books for a monthly reading series curated by Boston area literary magazines and journals.

This month's event is hosted by Journal of the Month.

Location: Street: Porter Square Shopping Center Additional: 25 White Street City: Cambridge, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 02140 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Feb
3
Martha McManamy, The Big Trip
Porter Square Books, Tuesday, February 3 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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Feb
3
Isabel Allende will be promoting Ripper
Harvard Book Store, Tuesday, February 3 at 7pm
Isabel Allende will be promoting Ripper (added from HarperCollins)
Feb
4
PJ Library Storytime
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Prudential Center, Wednesday, February 4 at 11am
Happy Birthday, Tree! by Madelyn Rosenberg, Jana Christy (Illustrator)
Tap the Magic Tree by Christie Matheson, Christie Matheson (Illustrator)

Children's Event, Storytime Join us for an interactive Storytime! Learn about the holiday of Tu B'Shvat (the New Year of the Trees). Children will be mesmerized as our Storyteller brings stories to life using sing-along songs, creative movement and dramatic play. (added from Barnes & Noble)… (more)
Feb
4
Cokie Roberts will be promoting Founding Mothers
Porter Square Books, Wednesday, February 4 at 4:30pm
Cokie Roberts will be promoting Founding Mothers (added from HarperCollins)
Feb
4
Ian Bostridge
The Brattle Theatre, Wednesday, February 4 at 7pm
Ian Bostridge (Schubert's Winter Journey)

Ian Bostridge performs regularly throughout Europe, North America and the Far East to outstanding critical acclaim. He read Modern History at Oxford and received a D.Phil in 1990. He is the author ofWitchcraft and Its Transformations c.1650-c.1750 and A Singer's Notebook. He is Humanitas Professor of Music at the University of Oxford and a regular contributor to The Guardian and the TLS. He is married to the writer and critic Lucasta Miller. They live in London with their two children. (added from Random House)… (more)
Feb
4
Michael Greenburg, The Court-Martial of Paul Revere
Porter Square Books, Wednesday, February 4 at 7pm
"Michael Greenburg’s account of Paul Revere’s entanglement with the Penobscot Expedition is brilliant! Beautifully written, exhaustively researched, and judiciously fair, the book is an impressive and indispensable addition to literature on the American Revolution."—Bernard Cornwell, author of The Fort

At the height of the American Revolution in 1779, Massachusetts launched the Penobscot Expedition, a massive military and naval undertaking designed to force the British from the strategically important coast of Maine. What should have been an easy victory for the larger American force quickly descended into a quagmire of arguing, disobedience, and failed strategy. In the end, not only did the British retain their stronghold, but the entire flotilla of American vessels was lost in what became the worst American naval disaster prior to Pearl Harbor.

In the inevitable finger-pointing that followed the debacle, the already-famous Lieutenant Colonel Paul Revere, commissioned as the expedition’s artillery commander, was shockingly charged by fellow officers with neglect of duty, disobeying orders, and cowardice. Though he was not formally condemned by the court of inquiry, rumors still swirled around Boston concerning his role in the disaster, and so the fiery Revere spent the next several years of his life actively pursuing a court-martial, in an effort to resuscitate the one thing he valued above all—his reputation.

The single event defining Revere to this day is his ride from Charlestown to Lexington on the night of April 18, 1775, made famous by Longfellow’s poem of 1860. Greenburg’s is the first book to give a full account of Revere’s conduct before, during, and after the disastrous Penobscot Expedition, and of his questionable reputation at the time, which only Longfellow’s poem eighty years later could rehabilitate. Thanks to extensive research and a riveting narrative that brings the battles and courtroom drama to life, The court-martial of Paul Revere strips away the myths that surround the Sons of Liberty and reveals the humanity beneath. It is a must-read for anyone who yearns to understand the early days of our country.

Michael M. Greenburg is the author of Peaches and Daddy: A Story of the Roaring 20s, the Birth of Tabloid Media, and the Courtship That Captured the Heart and Imagination of the American Public, and The Mad Bomber of New York: The Extraordinary True Story of the Manhunt That Paralyzed a City. He lives outside Boston.

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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Feb
5
Richard S. Dunn, A Tale of Two Plantations: Slave Life and Labor in Jamaica and Virginia
Richard S. Dunn, A tale of two plantations: Slave Life and Labor in Jamaica and Virginia

Lecture, discussion, and signing, Harvard University, sponsored by the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research (added from Harvard University Press)
Feb
5
Into the Words . . . Writing Workshop for 18+
Storybook Cove, Thursday, February 5 at 6:30pm
Into the Words . . . A Writing Workshop for Adults (Ages 18+) Four 2-hour sessions (January 15, 22, 29, February 5) Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 PM Sign up for one, two, three or all four sessions $20 per session

Workshop facilitator: Andrea Lovett who has been leading workshops for 20+ years and has been a member of Storyteller Jay O'Callahan's Writer's Worshop "Spoken Voices" for 15+ years.

Call 781-826-6060 or email jbcove@bibeau.us by January 13 to sign up.

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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Feb
5
Sarah Gerard, Binary Star, and Elizabeth Moore, The Truth and the Life
Porter Square Books, Thursday, February 5 at 7pm
"A bold, beautiful novel about wanting to disappear and almost succeeding. Sarah Gerard writes about love and loneliness in a new and brilliantly visceral way." -- Jenny Offill

"I felt a breathless intensity the whole time I read Sarah Gerard's brilliant "Binary Star." I sped through it, dizzy, devastated, loving all of it." -- Kate Zambreno

The language of the stars is the language of the body. Like a star, the anorexic burns fuel that isn't replenished; she is held together by her own gravity.

With luminous, lyrical prose, Binary Star is an impassioned account of a young woman struggling with anorexia and her long-distance, alcoholic boyfriend. On a road trip circumnavigating the United States, they stumble into a book on veganarchism, and believe they've found a direction.

Binary Star is an intense, fast-moving saga of two young lovers and the culture that keeps them sick (or at least inundated with quick-fix solutions); a society that sells diet pills, sleeping pills, magazines that profile celebrities who lose weight or too much weight or put on weight, and books that pimp diet secrets or recipes for success.

Sarah Gerard's work has appeared in the New York Times, New York Magazine's "The Cut," Paris Review Daily, Slice Magazine, the Los Angeles Review of Books, Bookforum, and other journals. She is the author of the chapbook Things I Told My Mother and a graduate of The New School's MFA program for fiction.

Welcome to Cedar Mill, a late-nineteenth century industrial town in the heart of the New Jersey Pine Barrens. Rachel Morris—young, outspoken, and impulsive—becomes involved in a consuming relationship with David Cranmer, her long-time friend and partner-in-crime. Set against the backdrop of a vividly-imagined historical town that is itself in the throes of major change, this relationship comes to affect Rachel and David (and all who know them) in ways that are simultaneously deeply-felt, heartbreaking and revealing.

Meanwhile, in present-day Boston, twenty-something Emma Harris is reeling from the recent death of her mother. Teetering on the edge of depression and yearning for the certainty of knowledge, Emma undertakes a journey of discovery that ultimately leads her to the ruins of a Pine Barrens ghost town, where she might come to encounter the curious interplay between what is known and what is not, between truth and life—and, in so doing, find closure.

Beth Moore holds a BA in English from Drew University and an MA in Celtic Languages and Literatures from Harvard, and currently lives in Massachusetts with her husband, Nathan, where she works in academic publishing.

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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Feb
6
Gershon Ben Keren, Krav Maga
Porter Square Books, Friday, February 6 at 7pm
A no-nonsense approach to neutralizing attackers in close quarters. Author Gershon Ben Keren explains the philosophy behind the Krav Maga method, which is the basis of the Israel Defense Force's (IDF) devastating close-combat system. This book lays out a systematic approach to self-defense and provides illustrated confrontation scenarios paired with tailored practical responses.

Accompanied by clear, easy-to-follow photographs, practical combat skills are described in step-by-step detail, along with the movement patterns needed to make them effective in real-life settings. All of the photos in the book were shot in real-time, demonstrating what realistic movements -- both from the attacker's and defender's perspective -- look like. The situational components of such violent incidents are explained, so the reader can learn to identify, predict, and avoid violence before it occurs.

Gershon Ben Keren, the lead instructor at Krav Maga Yashir in Charlestown, is a third-degree black belt.

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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Feb
6
Ken Page
Brookline Booksmith, Friday, February 6 at 7pm
Ken Page (Deeper Dating) (added from Random House)
Feb
7
X-Wing Store Championship
Pandemonium Books and Games, Saturday, February 7 at 11am
Come play X-Wing for the glory of being Pandemonium Store Champion in the official Fantasy Flight store championship program! The event is on Saturday, February 7th and begins promptly at 11am. (Store opens at 10am as usual and registration opens then.) Entry is $10. In addition to the official Store Championship prize kit, we will supplement with store credit prizes as attendance warrants. We require squad lists for this event. Be sure to bring one along or arrive enough in advance to fill one out before the start of the event.

Location: Street: 4 Pleasant St Additional: City: Cambridge, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 02139 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Feb
8
Book Club
Porter Square Books, Sunday, February 8 at 11am
Location: Street: Porter Square Shopping Center Additional: 25 White Street City: Cambridge, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 02140 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Feb
8
Chess Club
Storybook Cove, Sunday, February 8 at 2pm
STORYBOOK COVE CHESS CLUB: A Chess Club for Elementary Students on the South Shore It's Elementary! Come learn and play chess in a friendly supportive atmosphere! SEE CHESS LESSONS FOR NEW BEGINNER CLASSES ON SUNDAYS AND ONGOING INTERMEDIATE CLASSES ON WEDNESDAYS NO FEE FOR CHESS CLUB - FUN, FREE PLAY WITH, IF AT ALL POSSIBLE, MATCHED-ABILITY OPPONENTS TIME: 2:00 TO 4:00 P.M. COME AT 2:00 P.M. AND STAY 1 OR 2 HOURS COME AT 3:00 AND STAY 1 HOUR. PREREGISTER SO THAT WE CAN ASSURE SPACE AND MATCHING. Call Janet Bibeau at 781-826-6060 or email jbcove@bibeau.us for more informaton and to sign up to attend AGES: children in grades 1 through 5 LOCATION: Storybook Cove event room

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Feb
8
Sunday, February 8 at 3pm - James McGregor, "Back to the Garden: Nature and the Mediterranean World from Prehistory to the Present"
The Concord Bookshop, Sunday, February 8 at 3pm
Join us on Sunday, February 8 at 3pm for a look at the cultural and ecological history of the Mediterranean region and humankind’s broken covenant with nature.

James H. S. McGregor is the author of five books on world cities. He is emeritus professor of comparative literature at the University of Georgia and lives in Cambridge, Mass.

Location: Street: 65 Main Street City: Concord, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 01742-2503 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Feb
9
My Favorite Teacher Contest!
Special Event, Teen Event Students submit an essay, poem, or thank-you letter describing how a teacher has influenced your life and he/she will be entered to win. Grand Prize $10,000. $5,000 for your teacher and $5,000 for his/her school. Deadline for entries March 1, 2015. (added from Barnes & Noble)
Feb
9
Book Club
Porter Square Books, Monday, February 9 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)
Feb
9
Lani Guinier
Harvard Book Store, Monday, February 9 at 7pm
Feb
9
N. Griffin, Smashie McPerter and the Mystery of Room 11
Porter Square Books, Monday, February 9 at 7pm
Join us for the launch of local author N. Griffin's new middle-grade novel!

Who stole the hamster from Room 11? A once-happy class is set on edge in this humorous, highly relatable mystery perfect for middle-grade readers.

The day the hamster disappears from Smashie McPerter’s class begins like any other. Well, except for the fact that the teacher is out sick and Smashie’s class is stuck with Mr. Carper, the worst substitute in the world. And except for the mysterious business with the glue. And except for the fact that Smashie is wrestling with a terrible problem, which only partly stems from her extreme aversion to hamster feet. As the peaceable and productive days of Room 11 turn into paranoia-fueled chaos, as natural suspects produce natural alibis and motives remain unmotivated, Smashie and her best friend, Dontel, are forced to the limits of their parlor-room detecting to set things right.

N. Griffin is the author of The Whole Stupid Way We Are, for which she was named one of Publishers Weekly’s Flying Start Authors of 2013. She received her MFA from the Vermont College of Fine Arts and lives outside Boston.

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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