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Location: Millis, MA 02054, United States

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There are 12 "Little Libraries" within 25 miles.

Local venues

25 Auburn Road, Millis, MA 02054
Lilly Library (3.0 miles)
19 Meadow Street, Florence, MA 01062
468 Main Street, Medfield, MA 02052
139 Main Street, Norfolk, MA 02056
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Village Books (3.6 miles)
168B Main Street (Route 109), Medway, MA 02053
26 High Street, Medway, MA 02053
76 Railroad St, Holliston, MA 01746
752 Washington Street, Holliston, MA 01746
Sherborn Library (5.1 miles)
4 Sanger St, Sherborn, MA 01770
143 School Street, Walpole, MA 02081
118 Main Street, Franklin, MA 02038
99 Main Street, Franklin, MA 02038
365 W. Central Street, Franklin, MA 02038
270 Hartford Avenue (Stallbrook Marketplace), Bellingham, MA 02019
305 Union St., Franklin, MA 02038
Dover Town Library (7.1 miles)
56 Dedham St, Dover, MA 02030
198 South Street, Plainville, MA 02762
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110 Randall Road, Wrentham, MA 02093
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Bacon Free Library (7.8 miles)
58 Eliot St., Natick, MA 01760
82 Providence Highway, Walpole, MA 02032
900 Washington Street (Elm Bank Horticulture Center), Wellesley, MA 02482
Vintage Books (8.2 miles)
181 Hayden Rowe Street, Hopkinton, MA 01748
14 East Central Street, Natick, MA 01760
668 High Street, Westwood, MA 02090
33 Walpole Street, Norwood, MA 02062

Local events

Dec
24
Holiday Closure Starting 6pm
Pandemonium Books and Games, Wednesday, December 24 at 6pm
Pandemonium will be closed for Christmas Eve starting at 6pm. All evening events are cancelled.

Location: Street: 4 Pleasant St Additional: City: Cambridge, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 02139 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Dec
25
Closed for the Holiday
Pandemonium Books and Games, Thursday, December 25 at 00am
Pandemonium will be closed December 25th in observance of Christmas. All regular events for that day are cancelled.

Location: Street: 4 Pleasant St Additional: City: Cambridge, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 02139 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Dec
26
Ree Drummond will be promoting The Pioneer Woman Cooks: A Year of Holidays
Ree Drummond will be promoting The Pioneer Woman Cooks: A Year of Holidays (added from HarperCollins)
Dec
27
Pro Tour Qualifier: Dragons of Tarkir
Pandemonium Books and Games, Saturday, December 27 at 09am
Come to Pandemonium's last true Pro Tour Qualifier before changing over to the regional PTQ system. This event will be held at the Christian Life Center at 85 Bishop Allen Drive, just a few blocks from the store. (Thankfully, the food options in the area are far better than at UMass.) Doors will open for registration at 9am, with the tournament starting at 10am. The event is Standard format, entry is $25. In addition to the Pro Tour invitation and travel allowance for the winner, we will award significant additional prizes to all players finishing X-2 or better after the Swiss. Exact prizes depend on attendance. Pro Tour Qualifiers are Competitive rules level events; decklists are required. Blank deck lists will be available on site, but be sure to leave extra time to fill it out. Event starts promptly at 10am and unpreprared players may face tardienss penalties. General details about this PTQ season at WOTC's site: http://magic.wizards.com/en/content/qualifiers-pro-tour-dragons-of-tarkir

Location: Street: 4 Pleasant St Additional: City: Cambridge, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 02139 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Dec
27
Super Yugioh Day
Pandemonium Books and Games, Saturday, December 27 at 1pm
Super Day! Extend your normal Yugioh enjoyment from the evening to the afternoon! In addition to our weekly Saturday evening event, we will have open play and a win-a-box tournament during the afternoon. Win-a-box starts at 1pm, entry $10. Casual play, show up any time during open hours.

Location: Street: 4 Pleasant St Additional: City: Cambridge, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 02139 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Dec
28
Star Wars X-Wing Tournament
Pandemonium Books and Games, Sunday, December 28 at 1pm
Registration starts: Noon Gametime: 1:00 -6:00 PM 4-round tournament Entry Fee: $5.00 New Players Welcome! Take control of powerful Rebel X-wings and nimble Imperial TIE fighters, facing them against each other in fast-paced space combat. Featuring stunningly detailed and painted miniatures. Select your crew, plan your maneuvers, and complete your mission! Learn the game, hone your skills, save the galaxy, and ummm -- have some fun!

Location: Street: 4 Pleasant St Additional: City: Cambridge, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 02139 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Dec
31
Closed for Physical Inventory
Pandemonium Books and Games, Wednesday, December 31 at 00am
Pandemonium will be closed New Year's Eve (December 31st) and New Year's Day (Januray 1st) for annual physical inventory.

All weekly events are cancelled for those two days.

Location: Street: 4 Pleasant St Additional: City: Cambridge, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 02139 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Jan
5
Untitled event
Porter Square Books, Monday, January 5, 2015 at unknown time
Jan
5
Anita Diamant, The Boston Girl
Porter Square Books, Monday, January 5, 2015 at 7pm
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Red Tent and Day After Night comes an unforgettable coming-of-age novel about family ties and values, friendship and feminism told through the eyes of a young Jewish woman growing up in Boston in the early twentieth century.

Addie Baum is The Boston girl, born in 1900 to immigrant parents who were unprepared for and suspicious of America and its effect on their three daughters. Growing up in the North End, then a teeming multicultural neighborhood, Addie's intelligence and curiosity take her to a world her parents can't imagine--a world of short skirts, movies, celebrity culture, and new opportunities for women. Addie wants to finish high school and dreams of going to college. She wants a career and to find true love.

Eighty-five-year-old Addie tells the story of her life to her twenty-two-year-old granddaughter, who has asked her "How did you get to be the woman you are today?" She begins in 1915, the year she found her voice and made friends who would help shape the course of her life. From the one-room tenement apartment she shared with her parents and two sisters, to the library group for girls she joins at a neighborhood settlement house, to her first, disastrous love affair, Addie recalls her adventures with compassion for the naive girl she was and a wicked sense of humor.

Written with the same attention to historical detail and emotional resonance that made Anita Diamant's previous novels bestsellers, The Boston girl is a moving portrait of one woman's complicated life in twentieth-century America, and a fascinating look at a generation of women finding their places in a changing world.

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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Jan
6
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Porter Square Books, Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 7pm
Jan
7
Marcus Baram, Gil Scott-Heron
Porter Square Books, Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 7pm
"An addict and a recluse; a genius and a poet; a defacto founder of hip=hop who died in poverty, afraid to open his front door. Baram... traces Gil Scott-Heron's complicated path in the first full-on biographical work devoted to a career as turbulent as it was brilliant." — NOLA.com, The Times-Picayune

Best known for his 1970 polemic "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised," Gil Scott-Heron was a musical icon who defied characterization. He tantalized audiences with his charismatic stage presence, and his biting, observant lyrics in such singles as "The Bottle" and "Johannesburg" provide a time capsule for a decade marked by turbulence, uncertainty, and racism. While he was exalted by his devoted fans as the "black Bob Dylan" (a term he hated) and widely sampled by the likes of Kanye West, Prince, Common, and Elvis Costello, he never really achieved mainstream success. Yet he maintained a cult following throughout his life, even as he grappled with the personal demons that fueled so many of his lyrics. Scott-Heron performed and occasionally recorded well into his later years, until eventually succumbing to his life-long struggle with addiction. He passed away in 2011, the end to what had become a hermit-like existence.

Marcus Baram is Managing Editor at International Business Times and a former news editor at the New York Observer, The Wall Street Journal, and Huffington Post. He has also worked at the New York Daily News and ABC News, and has written for The New York Times, The New Yorker, New York magazine, Vibe, The Village Voice, and the New York Post. Gil-Scott Heron: Pieces of a Man is his first book. A life-long fan, Baram knew Gil Scott-Heron and they were discussing collaborating on a memoir before he died.

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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Jan
8
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Wellesley Books, Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 7pm
Jan
8
Paul Fallon, Architecture by Moonlight
Porter Square Books, Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 7pm
When a natural disaster strikes, one imposing obstacle always impedes recovery: the need to rebuild. Not just homes, schools, and other buildings but also lives must be reconstructed. Yet amid the horror there is also the opportunity to build back better, to create more resilient buildings and deeper human connections.

After Haiti’s 2010 earthquake, architect Paul E. Fallon wanted to help rebuild the magic island he had visited the previous summer. Over the next three years, he made seventeen trips to design and supervise construction of an orphanage and a school in Grand Goâve. In the process, he confronted the challenges of building in a country with sparse materials and with laborers predisposed toward magic over physics.

Architecture by Moonlight is about much more than construction, however. Readers will also experience the many relationships Fallon developed as he balanced the contradictory demands of a boisterous American family constructing a memorial for their deceased daughter and Evangelical missionaries more interested in saving souls than filling bellies. Dieunison, a wily Haitian orphan, captured Fallon’s heart and exemplifies both Haiti’s tragedy and its indomitable spirit.

Fallon’s personal experience is an eloquent tale of “an ensemble of incomplete people struggling in a land of great trial and great promise, trying to better understand their place on Earth.” He reveals how, when seemingly different people come together, we succeed by seeking our commonality. Architecture by Moonlight illustrates our strength to rise above disaster and celebrate recovery, perseverance, and humanity.

Paul E. Fallon spent thirty years as an architect specializing in healthcare design before the Haiti earthquake compelled him to participate in the reconstruction effort and chronicle his experience. A seasoned public speaker, he is the author of the well-read blog www.theawkwardpose.com in which he has written about his evolving connection with Haiti. He lives in Cambridge, 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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Jan
9
Carrie Russell, Drowning Cactus
Porter Square Books, Friday, January 9, 2015 at 7pm
"With Drowning Cactus, Carrie Russell takes the reader on an exhilarating ride across the American landscape and into a brilliant quagmire of human obsession and desire. This is a dangerous, smart, and stunning debut." – Laura van den Berg, author of The Isle of Youth

"Carrie Russell knows that serious stuff can be funny–even Saving the Earth." – Heather Lockman, author of The Indian Shirt Story

"…starkly beautiful prose, detailing the relationships of damaged characters." – Portland Book Review When his botched cactus theft is mistaken for an eco-protest, Gordon Burstein is thrust into the national spotlight and expected to speak for the land he loves. He panics and runs, beginning a journey of self-discovery that takes him from spring break in Mexico, across the Sonora, all the way to Thoreau's Walden Pond.

Press and fans scramble to track him down, but no one is more determined than Mora Sullivan, a disgraced environmentalist who has fallen hard for Gordon. She treks into the desert, determined to find inspiration and love.

Gordon and Mora must survive the wilderness, evade the law, and confront the many lies they've told the world and each other—all before they attempt to rescue a truckload of cacti from drowning in a New England swamp.

Carrie Russell studied literature and writing at Columbia and Oxford. She also has a J.D. from Harvard Law School. She has worked at a number of nonprofit environmental organizations and still practices law when she can't resist a cause.

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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Jan
10
Paul Katzeff, Marvin Gilmore: Crusader for Freedom
Porter Square Books, Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 3pm
Paul Katzeff presents an action-filled biography of Marvin E. Gilmore, Jr., an African-American musician-turned-businessman, the grandson of slaves, who rose from poverty to achieve the American dream. He’s a decorated U.S. war hero, who earned France’s Legion of Honor. He has waged a life-long battle against racism and for jobs-creation. This book describes battles with armed segregationists and making music with Hollywood stars. Gilmore has played a key role in helping Boston outgrow its racial divisions.

Paul Katzeff is an author-journalist who has written many books on investments and finance. He covers the markets and mutual funds for the national daily newspaper, Investor’s Business Daily, where he also coordinates the personal finance and retirement column. He is former Boston correspondent for Money magazine and former managing editor of the Boston Business Journal.

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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Jan
11
Book Club
Porter Square Books, Sunday, January 11, 2015 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)
Jan
11
Sunday, January 11 at 3pm - Paul Grabhorn, "Seeking Light : Portraits of Humanitarian Action in War"
The Concord Bookshop, Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 3pm
Please join us as we welcome photographer Paul Grabhorn with his new book, "Seeking Light."

The author will present a slideshow presentation and discussion of his work, which is highlighted in this stunning book.

PAUL GRABHORN is a photographer and graphic designer. He has served three White House administrations, helping with their environmental and sustainable development initiatives, and has participated in numerous International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) photography trips and has photographed in Somalia, Costa Rica, Bosnia, Croatia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Chechnya, and many other places around the world. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Location: Street: 65 Main Street City: Concord, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 01742-2503 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Jan
12
Stephen McGarva, The Rescue at Dead Dog Beach
Porter Square Books, Monday, January 12, 2015 at 7pm
When Stephen McGarva and his wife moved to Puerto Rico, they hoped to find inspiration and adventure, and a break from the ordinary routine that their lives in the States had become. McGarva, an artist and adventure sportsman, was excited to pursue the boundary-pushing, adrenaline-rush activities he loved -- hang gliding, scuba diving, kite surfing. One day he visited Playa Lucia, a postcard-perfect beach with shimmering white sand, palm trees, and dazzling blue water. There, instead of relaxation and fun, he found a sick and abandoned dog. This dog, and the quest to save him, transformed McGarva and gave him a new purpose in Puerto Rico. He soon learned that this slice of paradise was known to locals as Dead Dog Beach, a notorious dumping ground for the island's unwanted canines, and McGarva knew he had to act.

In The Rescue at Dead Dog Beach, McGarva shares the story of his time in Puerto Rico working to help the satos, or unwanted dogs, of the island. Often considered a threat to the area's lucrative tourism industry, these defenseless animals were in constant danger of brutality and death. Enraged, and refusing to accept such cruelty, McGarva began pro-tecting these helpless animals in any way he could, soon discovering that there were many people working to do the same -- but just as many, if not more, determined to stop him. In the process, McGarva's friendships, marriage, personal safety, and even sanity were in jeopardy. Stephen McGarva is the founder of the Achates Legacy Foundation, a nonprofit orga-nization that works to end the abuse of strays and build animal-friendly communities in Mexico and Puerto Rico. Stephen first came to prominence as the Dog-Rescuer for his work saving hundreds of dogs in Puerto Rico. He lives in Boston, Massachusetts, with his wife and daughters, and is currently pursuing a teaching degree from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University.

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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Jan
13
Alice LoCicero, Why "Good Kids" Turn into Deadly Terrorists
Porter Square Books, Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 7pm
The shock of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings was soon followed by a revelation initially disturbing and mystifying: two apparently unremarkable brothers -- one a teenager, the other a young adult; both well-liked immigrants and longtime U.S. residents -- had allegedly triggered the bombs. Why were these two seemingly "normal" individuals driven to commit such acts of coldblooded violence? This book examines not only the lives, motivations, and key influences of these infamous brothers, but those of other young, unexpected terrorists worldwide, comparing factors that contributed to their decisions to become terrorists and identifying methods used to recruit them into that deadly fold.

The chapters teach readers warning signs that youths are being drawn in to terrorism and serve to spur meaningful conversations among citizens, politicians, and policymakers about what we can do to prevent such recruitment of youths and young adults, including other U.S. residents who might consider emulating the Tsarnaev brothers. The book also addresses larger, related questions, such as whether humans are naturally violent, who benefits when young individuals engage in terrorism, and why minors are recruited to become killers.

Dr. Alice LoCicero is a board certified clinical psychologist. She is a member of the core faculty at the Center for Multicultural Training in Psychology at Boston Medical Center, an adjunct professor in Lesley University, and Chairman of the Board of Directors at Community Legal Services and Counseling Center, Cambridge. She has worked with survivors, and with family members of victims and survivors, of mass disasters, trauma, and torture from five continents.

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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Jan
14
Julia Glass
Weston Public Library, Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 00am
Julia Glass (The Widower's Tale, I See You Everywhere, The Whole World Over, Three Junes, And the Dark Sacred Night)

Julia Glass is the author of Three Junes, winner of the 2002 National Book Award for Fiction; The Whole World Over; I See You Everywhere, winner of the 2009 Binghamton University John Gardner Book Award; and The Widower’s Tale. Her essays have been widely anthologized. A recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York Foundation for the Arts, and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Glass also teaches fiction writing, most frequently at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. She lives with her family in Marblehead, Massachusetts. (added from Random House)… (more)
Jan
14
Peter Turchi, A Muse and a Maze
Porter Square Books, Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 7pm
With his characteristic genius for finding connections between writing and the stuff of our lives, Peter Turchi ventures into new and even more surprising territory. In A Muse and a Maze, Turchi draws out the similarities between writing and puzzle-making and its flip-side, puzzle-solving. As he teases out how mystery lies at the heart of all storytelling, he uncovers the magic — the creation of credible illusion — that writers share with the likes of Houdini and master magicians.

In Turchi’s associative narrative, we learn about the history of puzzles, their obsessive quality, and that Benjamin Franklin was a devotee of an ancient precursor of sudoku called Magic Squares. Applying this rich backdrop to the requirements of writing, Turchi reveals as much about the human psyche as he does about the literary imagination and the creative process. This much anticipated follow-up to Turchi's bestselling Maps of the Imagination is a joy for readers (and writers!) of any genre, helping them navigate the fine line between the real and the perceived, between the everyday and the wondrous.

Peter Turchi's books include Maps of the Imagination: The Writer as Cartographer; Suburban Journals: The Sketchbooks, Drawings, and Prints of Charles Ritchie, in collaboration with the artist; a novel, The Girls Next Door; and a collection of stories, Magician. Turchi's stories have appeared in Ploughshares, Story, the Alaska Quarterly Review, Puerto del Sol, and the Colorado Review. He has received Washington College's Sophie Kerr Prize, an Illinois Arts Council Literary Award, North Carolina's Sir Walter Raleigh Award, and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. From 1993 to 2008 he directed the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College in Asheville, North Carolina. Turchi recently taught at Arizona State University, where he was director of the creative writing program, and he's currently a professor of creative writing at the University of Houston.

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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Jan
15
Jennifer Haigh will be promoting News from Heaven
Porter Square Books, Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 7pm
Jennifer Haigh will be promoting News from Heaven (added from HarperCollins)
Jan
15
Amram Shapiro will be promoting The Book of Odds
Newtonville Books, Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 7pm
Amram Shapiro will be promoting The Book of Odds (added from HarperCollins)
Jan
17
Fate Reforged Prerelease Weekend
Pandemonium Books and Games, Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 00am
Play in special sealed deck tournaments with Fate Reforged - a week before it releases!

We will be hosting six total tournaments over the course of the weekend, three on Saturday and three on Sunday. Both days the schedule is the same:

Midnight Madness: 12:01pm 1/17 (after FNM) and 1/18. Sealed deck with special prerelease packs, $25 entry.

Noon sealed: high noon 1/17 and 1/18. Sealed deck with special prerelease packs, $25.

Evening Two-Headed Giant: 6:00 pm 1/17 and 1/18. Sign up with a friend and build and play as a team using two prerelease packs. Follows regular two-headed giant limited rues. $50.

All events give packs of Fate Reforged as prizes based on record. If you have a winning record you'll get packs.

These events are all in the store and we expect them to fill up. Pre-registration will open in 2015. Please register in advance to secure your spot!

Location: Street: 4 Pleasant St Additional: City: Cambridge, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 02139 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Jan
18
Joel Baden will be promoting The Historical David
Trinity Church, Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 10:20am
Joel Baden will be promoting The Historical David (added from HarperCollins)
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