Location: Hingham, MA 02043, United States

Little Libraries

There are 9 "Little Libraries" within 25 miles.

Local venues

56 Burditt AVE, Hingham, MA 02043
66 Leavitt Street, Hingham, MA 02043
1400 Pleasant Street, East Weymouth, MA 02189
220 North Street, North Weymouth, MA 02191
35 Ripley Road, Cohasset, MA 02025
Tufts Library (4.3 miles)
46 Broad Street, Weymouth, MA 02188
9 Main Street, Hull, MA 02045
96 Derby Street Suite 300, Hingham, MA 02043
Shaw's Plaza, Rt 3A, Cohasset, MA 02025
747 Chief Justice Cushing Hwy, Cohasset, MA 02025
519 Sea Street, Quincy, MA 02169
1 Columbian Square, South Weymouth, MA 02190
1511 Hancock St, Quincy, MA 02169
40 Washington Street, Quincy, MA 02169
The Book Rack (6.0 miles)
347 Washington Street, Braintree, MA 02184
Storybook Cove (6.3 miles)
2053 Washington St., Hanover, MA 02339
798 Washington Street, Braintree, MA 02184
64 South Street, Norwell, MA 02061
41 Beale Street, Quincy, MA 02170
250 Granite Street #2067, Braintree, MA 02184
85 Branch Street, Scituate, MA 02066
381 Hancock Street, Quincy, MA 02171
150 Granite Street, Braintree, MA 02184
20 Belmont Street, Rockland, MA 02370
122 Front Street, Scituate Harbor, MA 02066

Local events

Ball Park Mysteries Book Club, ages 6 -10
Hanson Public Library, Friday, August 1 at 4pm
Baseball fans will delight in "The Fenway Foulup" chapter book. Join your friends for this weekly bookclub. (added from Eventkeeper)
Nell Bernstein, Burning Down the House
Porter Square Books, Friday, August 1 at 7pm
"Meticulously reported and sensitively written, Bernstein’s book draws upon a decade of research and astounding personal interviews. Rather than abstracting the issue, she lets her child narrators lead readers through each stage of the criminal justice system..."—Salon.com

One in three American children will be arrested by the time they are twenty-three, and many will spend time locked inside horrific detention centers that defy everything we know about how to rehabilitate young offenders. In a clear-eyed indictment of the juvenile justice system run amok, award-winning journalist Nell Bernstein shows that there is no right way to lock up a child. The very act of isolation denies delinquent children the thing that is most essential to their growth and rehabilitation: positive relationships with caring adults.

Bernstein introduces us to youth across the nation who have suffered violence and psychological torture at the hands of the state. She presents these youths all as fully realized people, not victims. As they describe in their own voices their fight to maintain their humanity and protect their individuality in environments that would deny both, these young people offer a hopeful alternative to the doomed effort to reform a system that should only be dismantled.

Nell Bernstein discusses her research on children in the justice system with Lisa Thurau, executive director of Strategies for Youth.

Nell Bernstein’s All Alone in the World was a Newsweek "Book of the Week." She is a former Soros Justice Media Fellow in New York, and winner of a White House Champion of Change award. Her articles have appeared in Newsday, Salon, Mother Jones, and the Washington Post, among other publications. She lives outside of Berkeley, California.

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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Charity Event: Play Magic for the Pan-Mass Challenge!
Pandemonium Books and Games, Saturday, August 2 at 11am
Play Magic for Charity!

All profits from this event will be donated to support Pandemonium's regular Griffin Kadar's ride in the Pan-Mass Challenge bike race to cure cancer.

PMC main page: www.pmc.org

Griffin's page: www2.pmc.org/profile/GK0063

All profits from this tournament will go directly to Griffin's PMC ride.

Time: 11 am

Registration starts: 10 am

Price: $10 / Entry

Format: Standard

Prizes: All prizes are donated by Pandemonium and our customers. If you want to donate a prize, send email to events@pandemoniumbooks.com.

Location: Street: 4 Pleasant St Additional: City: Cambridge, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 02139 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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John Dean, The Nixon Defense
Porter Square Books, Monday, August 4 at 6:30pm
Based on Nixon’s overlooked recordings, New York Times bestselling author John W. Dean connects the dots between what we’ve come to believe about Watergate and what actually happened.

Former White House Counsel John W. Dean, one of the last major surviving figures of Watergate, draws on his own transcripts of almost a thousand conversations, a wealth of Nixon’s secretly recorded information, and more than 150,000 pages of documents in the National Archives and the Nixon Library to provide the definitive answer to the question: What did President Nixon know and when did he know it?

John Dean was White House legal counsel to President Nixon for a thousand days. Dean also served as chief minority counsel for the House Judiciary Committee and as an associate deputy attorney general in the U.S. Department of Justice.

This event takes place at Cambridge Public Library.

Location: Street: Cambridge Public Library Additional: 449 Broadway City: Cambridge, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 02138 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Preschool Storytime
Somerville Public Library - West Branch, Tuesday, August 5 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)
Lunch Bunch Book Club
Abington Public Library, Tuesday, August 5 at 1pm
Kids entering grades 4 - 7 are invited to join the Lunch Bunch Book Club. The first meeting will feature games and book-related activities.  All participants will borrow a copy of a book to read before the second meeting.  At the second meeting the group will discuss the book, as well as play some cool games.  A book discussion group is a great way to make friends, and to enjoy the bond of a common reading experience.  The title for this summer's Lunch Bunch Book Club will be chosen by our new Children's Librarian, and will be revealed at the first meeting on July 2.  Participants must bring their lunch, including a beverage, to both meetings; please for everyone's safety, choose peanut-free foods for lunch.   The Lunch Bunch Book Club is funded by the Friends of the Library. (added from Eventkeeper)… (more)
Brown Bags and Books!
Whitman Public Library, Tuesday, August 5 at 1pm
Join Molly for Brown Bags and Books, a lunch hour program at the Whitman Public Library! Bring your lunch or a snack, and just talk books! What you are currently reading, or maybe what books you like (or don't)! All are welcome and no registration is required. (added from Eventkeeper)
Teen Summer Read-Outs
Ames Free Library Of Easton, Tuesday, August 5 at 6pm
Too many distractions at home to even think about your summer reading list?  Bring your books and your favorite beach towel or lawn chair and enjoy relaxing on the Queset lawn. 
No need to register - just stop by and read! (added from Eventkeeper)
Annie Weatherwax, All We Had
Porter Square Books, Tuesday, August 5 at 7pm
The stunning debut novel from sculptor and painter Annie Weatherwax, a wry and sharply observed portrait of a gritty mother and daughter, living on the edge of poverty, who find an unlikely home amid the quirky residents of small town America.

For thirteen-year-old Ruthie Carmichael and her mother, Rita, life has never been stable. The only sure thing is their love for each other. Though Rita works more than one job, the pair teeters on the edge of poverty. When their landlord kicks them out, Rita resorts to her movie-star looks and produces carpet-installer Phil, "an instant boyfriend," who takes them in.

Before long, Ruthie convinces her mother to leave and in their battered Ford Escort, they head East in search of a better life. When money runs out and their car breaks down, they find themselves stranded in a small town called Fat River where their luck finally takes a turn. Rita lands a steady job waitressing at Tiny's, the local diner. With enough money to pay their bills, they rent a house and Fat River becomes the first place they call home.

Into this quirky utopia comes smooth-talking mortgage broker Vick Ward, who entices Rita with a subprime loan. Why rent when you can own? Almost as soon as Rita buys a house their fortunes change. Faced once again with the prospect of homelessness, Rita reverts to survival mode, and the price she pays to keep them out of poverty changes their lives 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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Off the Leash
Brookline Booksmith, Tuesday, August 5 at 7pm
Meet Matthew Gilbert as he reads from his debut memoir Off the Leash. (added from Macmillan)
YA Movie - Divergent
Hingham Public Library, Tuesday, August 5 at 7:30pm
Young Adult Movie - Divergent, based on the best-selling dystopian book by Veronic Roth.
In a world where the population is divided into factions by personality types, Tris Prior (Shailene Woodley) is classified as Divergent. When she uncovers a conspiracy to eliminate all Divergents, she teams with the mysterious Four (Theo James) to find out what makes the powers-that-be so frightened of them. Kate Winslet also stars in this action thriller adapted from the novel by Veronica Roth, and directed by Neil Burger (The Illusionist, Limitless). Author: Jason Buchanan
Common Sense media review - click HERE (added from Eventkeeper)
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Parliamo Italiano: friendly conversation, reading, & grammar review
Weston Public Library, Tuesday, August 5 at 8:30pm
If you know basic Italian, but are feeling rusty, this is the perfect way to get immersed and brush up. The group meets 1st & 3rd Tuesday evenings. Please drop in. For more information, contact the group leader, Andrew Hodgdon at 617-835-6755. Speriamo di vederti! Weston Public Library. (added from Eventkeeper)
Writing Wednesdays with Kate Klise
Ames Free Library Of Easton, Wednesday, August 6 at 11am
Noted author Kate Klise will be in residence for the entire month of August and is offering four invaluable workshops. Come to these very special series with your writing projects, drafts, and ideas for input, guidance or a dollop of good old fashioned inspiration!
Kate is a resident of the Missouri Ozarks,and will be traveling a long way to offer these workshops to you - attend one or all sessions. They are free - but rich in content. She has written more than 25 children's books, including the bestselling43 Old Cemetery Road series and  In the Bag, her first adult novel. (added from Eventkeeper)… (more)
Reading with Lola
Rockland Memorial Library, Wednesday, August 6 at 6pm
Sign up for 10 minutes of reading to Lola, our gentle Golden Lab and her trainer, Suzanne Fox.
Open to all ages.
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!! (added from Eventkeeper)
YA Author Panel: Marjorie Agosin and Eileen O'Connor, John Plotz, and Laurie Stolarz
Porter Square Books, Wednesday, August 6 at 7pm
Three authors and one translator, all from the Cambridge area, present their newest books for young adults. Marjorie Agosin and Eileen O'Connor, I Lived on Butterfly Hill John Plotz, Time and the Tapestry Laurie Stolarz, Welcome to the Dark House

In I Lived on Butterfly Hill, an eleven-year-old's world is upended by political turmoil in this searing novel from an award-winning poet, based on true events in Chile.

Celeste Marconi is a dreamer. She lives peacefully among friends and neighbors and family in the idyllic town of Valparaiso, Chile--until the time comes when even Celeste, with her head in the clouds, can't deny the political unrest that is sweeping through the country. Warships are spotted in the harbor and schoolmates disappear from class without a word. Celeste doesn't quite know what is happening, but one thing is clear: no one is safe, not anymore.

Marjorie Agosín was raised in Chile by Jewish parents. Her family moved to the United States to escape the horrors of the Pinochet takeover of their country. Coming from a South American country and being Jewish, Agosín’s writings demonstrate a unique blending of these cultures. She has received the Letras de Oro Prize for her poetry, presented by Spain’s Ministry of Culture to writers of Hispanic heritage living in the United States. Her writings about, and humanitarian work for, women in Chile have been the focus of feature articles in The New York Times, The Christian Science Monitor, and Ms. Magazine. She has also won the Latino Literature Prize for her poetry. She is a Spanish professor at Wellesley College.

Eileen O'Connor is a lecturer at Lesley University, specializing in postcolonial literature and translation. She is the translator of I Lived on Butterfly Hill. In Welcome to the Dark House, writing about their deepest fears wins Ivy and Parker an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at director Justin Blake's latest, confidential project. Ivy doesn't even like scary movies, but she's ready to face her real-world fears. Parker's sympathetic words and perfect smile help keep her spirits up. . . at least for now.

Not everyone is so charming, though. Horror-film fanatic Garth Vader wants to stir up trouble. It's bad enough he has to stay in the middle of nowhere with this group-the girl who locks herself in her room; the know-it-all roommate; "Mister Sensitive"; and the one who's too cheery for her own good. Someone has to make things interesting.

Except, things are already a little weird. The hostess is a serial-killer look-alike, the dream-stealing Nightmare Elf is lurking about, and the seventh member of the group is missing. By the time Ivy and Parker realize what's really at stake, it's too late to wake up and run.

Laurie Faria Stolarz (www.LaurieStolarz.com) is the author of Deadly Little Secret, Deadly Little Lies, Deadly Little Games, Deadly Little Voices, and Deadly Little Lessons, as well as Project 17; Bleed; and the highly popular Blue Is for Nightmares; White Is for Magic; Silver Is for Secrets; Red Is for Remembrance; and Black Is for Beginnings. Born and raised in Salem, Massachusetts, Stolarz attended Merrimack College and received an MFA in creative writing from Emerson College in Boston. Laurie lives in Marblehead, Massachusetts.

Time and the Tapestry tells the story of a 13 year old, would-be artist Jen and her not-quite-as-nerdy-as-he used-to-be- 10 year old brother Ed. They find themselves adrift in 19th century England, unable to make their way back home until they've gathered the missing pieces to make that tapestry whole. It's great that they can ride on Mead's back. But not so great that his feathers are falling off, too fast to count. Great that they keep meeting up with the rugmaker himself, Jen's hero, British radical William Morris. But not so great that he always seems to be yelling at somebody or tossing something at them. Great that as they travel from London to Oxford to Iceland, they begin to figure out a way to save the Tapestry (and Granny's house along with it). But downright terrifying that Mead's going to be grounded soon, leaving them trapped with Morris and his wacky daughter May in a Victorian London that may be filled with cranky artists and loveable animals, but....it's a long long way from home.

John Plotz teaches Victorian literature at Brandeis University. He is the author of The Crowd and Portable Property.

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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Annie Weatherwax
Brookline Booksmith, Wednesday, August 6 at 7pm
Annie Weatherwax was the 2009 winner of the Robert Olen Butler Prize for Fiction and her writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Southern Review, and elsewhere. A graduate of Rhode Island School of Design, for years she earned a living sculpting superheroes and cartoon characters for Nickelodeon, DC Comics, Pixar, and others. She is currently a full time painter and writer. Visit her at AnnieWeatherwax.com. (added from Simon & Schuster)… (more)
Off the Leash
Buttonwood Books and Toys, Wednesday, August 6 at 7pm
Meet Matthew Gilbert as he reads from his debut memoir Off the Leash. (added from Macmillan)
Weston Public Library, Wednesday, August 6 at 8pm
This group will meet in the Conference Room. (added from Eventkeeper)
Lev Grossman
Brookline Booksmith, Thursday, August 7 at unknown time
David Cleveland, Love's Attraction
Porter Square Books, Thursday, August 7 at 7pm
From literary Concord to the backwater canals of Venice, Love’s Attraction takes readers on a tantalizing and thought-provoking journey as Michael Collins, a Washington political fixer facing an impending bribery scandal, is suddenly confronted with a past he never knew and a legacy of heartbreak and deception from which he failed to escape.

David Adams Cleveland is a novelist and art historian. His first novel, With a Gemlike Flame, drew wide praise for its evocation of Venice and the hunt for a lost masterpiece by Raphael. His most recent art history book, A History of American Tonalism, won the Silver Medal in Art History in the Book of the Year Awards, 2010; and Outstanding Academic Title 2011 from the American Library Association; it was the best selling American art history book in 2011 and 2012. He and his wife live in New York where he works as an art advisor with his son, Carter Cleveland, founder of Artsy.net, the new internet site making all the world’s art accessible to anyone with an internet connection.

Location: Street: Porter Square Shopping Center Additional: 25 White Street City: Cambridge, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 02140 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Boston Comic Con 2014
Pandemonium Books and Games, Friday, August 8 at 00am
This is a preliminary posting about Comic Con 2014.

Pandemonium will be at Boston Comic Con on August 8-11! Come see us!

We are the primary gaming event organizer at Comic Con. All events announced in this message will occur At the convention site: the Hynes Convention Center.

See http://www.bostoncomiccon.com/ for more information about the convention.

Store hours will not be interrupted.

Location: Street: 200 Seaport Boulevard Additional: Seaport World Trade Center City: Boston, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 02210 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Comic Con
Pandemonium Books and Games, Friday, August 8 at 2pm
Pandemonium is running gaming at Boston Comic Con! We will have a booth and many of our Magic singles will be there. Con hours: Fri 2pm-8pm Sat 10am to 7pm Sun 10am to 6pm Event Schedule: Magic Events: All Weekend: 8 Player Side Constructed Win-a-Box and Side Draft events offered as they fill during con hours. $15 each. Friday: Four round sealed deck. 3pm start, $30. Pack prizes based on attendance. Saturday: Standard Game Day Tournament. 11am start, $10. Pack prizes based on attendance, plus Game Day promos and playmat prizes. Sunday: Four round Modern tournament. Noon start, $10. Pack prizes based on attendance. Yugioh Events: Saturday: Con Championship Tournament, 11am start, $15. At least two total boxes in prize support, plus an exclusive playmat for the champion. Sunday: Four Round Constructed, noon start, $10. Pack prizes based on attendance. My Little Pony CCG Events Learn-to-Play: Come any time during con hours to learn the game and get 20% off starter decks at our booth, plus free gifts from Enterplay while supplies last. All Weekend: 8 Player Side Constructed and Side Draft events offered as they fill during con hours. Constructed $10, Draft $20, pack prizes and promo cards for all events. Friday: Four Round 7-pack Sealed Deck (4 Canterlot Nights, 3 Premier), 3pm start, $30, pack and promo card prizes based on attendance. Saturday: Con Championship Tournament, Constructed, 11am start, $15. Booster pack and promo card prizes based on attendance, plus exclusive winner playmat. Sunday: Four Round Constructed, noon start, $10. pack and promo card prizes based on attendance. Board Game Events Learn-to-Play: Come any time during con hours to learn various popular and new board games from our experienced staff. Learn a game, get 20% off buying that game at our booth.

Location: Street: 4 Pleasant St Additional: City: Cambridge, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 02139 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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MTG Game Day
Pandemonium Books and Games, Saturday, August 9 at 00am
Magic The Gathering Game day!

This is a preliminary placeholder event listing for Game day, currently scheduled for August 9. Come back here for more details closer to the event.

Location: Street: 4 Pleasant St Additional: City: Cambridge, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 02139 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Get Pop-Cultured: John Green Trivia Party!
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Peabody, Sunday, August 10 at 3pm
Other, Special Event Come out for a John Green Trivia Party! We invite all of nerdfightaria into the store to test your knowledge of all things John Green, from The Fault in our Stars, to Brotherhood 2.0 and all things in between! (added from Barnes & Noble)
Rachelle Doorley, Tinkerlab
Porter Square Books, Sunday, August 10 at 3pm
Join Rachelle Doorley for a hands-on workshop for kids ages two and up!

Kids are natural tinkerers. They experiment, explore, test, and play, and they learn a great deal about problem-solving through questions and hands-on experiments. They don't see lines between disciplines; rather, they notice interesting materials and ideas that are worth exploring. This book is about creative experiments, in all fields, that help kids explore the world.

Children gravitate toward sensory experiences (playing with slime), figuring out how things work (taking toys apart), and testing the limits of materials (mixing a tray of paint together until it makes a solid mass of brown). They're not limited by their imaginations, and a wooden spoon can become a magic wand as quickly as a bag of pom-poms can become a hot bowl of soup. This book is about helping parents and teachers of babies, toddlers, and preschoolers understand and tap into this natural energy with engaging, kid-tested, easy-to-implement projects that value process over product. The creative experiments shared in this book foster curiosity, promote creative and critical thinking, and encourage tinkering--mindsets that are important to children growing up in a world that values independent thinking.

In addition to offering a host of activities that parents and teachers can put to use right away, this book also includes a buffet of recipes (magic potions, different kinds of play dough, silly putty, and homemade butter) and a detailed list of materials to include in the art pantry.

Rachelle Doorley is an arts educator, community builder, and founder of the popular creativity blog Tinkerlab. She studied costume design at the University of California, Los Angeles, and worked on Hollywood films before finding her true calling as an arts educator. After teaching art in Los Angeles schools, Rachelle earned a master’s in arts education from Harvard, and then oversaw docent and education programs at the San Jose Museum of Art. Rachelle lives with her husband and her two curious daughters in the beautiful San Francisco Bay Area, where she leads workshops on visual thinking and hands-on creativity. Rachelle believes in finding fun and meaningful ways to make every day creative, and can often be found experimenting in her sketchbook, taking her kids on adventures, and asking lots of open-ended questions. Rachelle enjoys chai tea, hand-drawn letters, train travel, hikes in the woods, artist studios and ocean air.

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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