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Location: Lowell, MA 01852, United States

Little Libraries

There are 11 "Little Libraries" within 25 miles.

Local venues

Lowell Law Library (0.9 miles)
Superior Courthouse, 360 Gorham Street, Lowell, MA 01852
50 Kearney Square, Lowell, MA 01852
40 French Street, Lowell, MA 01852
491 Dutton Street, Lowell, MA 01854-4221
401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA 01852
276 Broadway Street, Lowell, MA 01854
84 University Avenue, Lowell, MA 01854
28 Arlington St, Dracut, MA 01826
The Book Vendor (2.8 miles)
101 Broadway Road #17, Dracut, MA 01826
Annie's Book Stop (3.4 miles)
1280 Westford St., Lowell, MA 01851
300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA 01876
25 Boston Road, Chelmsford, MA 01824
The Book Rack (4.6 miles)
1996 Lakeview Avenue, Dracut, MA 01826
43 Newfield Street, North Chelmsford, MA 01863
15 Concord Rd, Billerica, MA 01821
24 Village Green, Pelham, NH 03076
591 Springs Road, Bedford, MA 01730
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25 Bryants Lane, Tyngsborough, MA 01879
22 Bedford Road, Carlisle, MA 01741
Elm Square, Andover, MA 01810
Andover Bookstore (8.0 miles)
89-R Main St., Andover, MA 01810
Got Books Inc. (8.1 miles)
255 Andover Street, Wilmington, MA 01887
180 Main Street, Andover, MA 01810
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355 Middlesex Ave, Unit 15, Wilmington, MA 01887

Local events

Apr
2
Milford - SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY discussion group meets.
Toadstool Bookshop - Milford, Thursday, April 2 at 6pm
Our SF&F group meets on the 1st and 3rd THURSDAYS each month to talk about the speculative fiction they have recently read. The group is open to all teens and adults. Sometimes snacks; always a 'bonus'. Ask the moderator for info. Next month:

APRIL 2nd & 16th.

Location: Street: 614 Nashua Street, Lorden Plaza Additional: 603-673-1734 City: Milford, Province: New Hampshire Postal Code: 03055 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Apr
2
Mary McAlary & George Foreman III, The Fighting Spirit (Andover)
Spirit of '76 Bookstore, Thursday, April 2 at 6:30pm
The Fighting Spirit: The Art of Winning Your Fight is the first in the Everybody Fights book series, part of the heartfelt mission of 31-year-old George Foreman III, the son of the great boxing legend George Foreman, to build and foster a community of “everyday fighters” and inspire their journeys by sharing their stories. George III and Mary, who was diagnosed with MS 10 years ago, seem to be unlikely family at first, but their “fight” and philosophy of living bring them together to share their life-changing stories and personal hard-won lessons. Together, they pack a punch of inspiration. Readers will learn the key Fight Laws needed to win their own battles—and ultimately be able to join a growing community of truly inspirational people. The book is chockfull of motivating wisdom as well as tips for wellness and living with MS—and a few of Mary’s favorite healthy recipes, too. Why? Because EVERYBODYFIGHTS. As George III says, “It’s about chomping at the bit to wake up and defy the odds every day. It’s about being scared to death and saddling up anyway. It’s about turning your fight ON when you have a diagnosis! Fighting is not a sport—it’s a spirit.”

Location: Andover Bookstore Street: 89 R Main Street City: Andover, Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Apr
2
Tom Derderian Boston Marathon
Winthrop Public Library, Thursday, April 2 at 7pm
Tom Derderian, a long-time resident of Winthrop and an authority on the Boston Marathon will be speaking at the Winthrop Public Library & Museum on Thursday, April 2nd from 6- 7:30 in the Hazlett Room. As well as being a runner and running coach, Tom serves as president of USA Track and Field, New England and is an accomplished writer, currently as a senior writer for New England Runner.  Among his books are: The Boston Marathon, The First Century of the World’s Premier Running Event, The Boston Marathon: A Century of Blood, Sweat, and Cheers, and The Boston Marathon: A Celebration of America’s Greatest Race, One Day, One Race, One Boston. Tom’s most recent work is as executive producer of an upcoming documentary of the Boston Marathon.  Tom will have some of his books with him for purchase.  Please join us at the Winthrop Public Library & Museum at 2 Metcalf Square for an enjoyable evening as we gear up for the 119th running of the Boston Marathon. (added from Eventkeeper)… (more)
Apr
2
Seth Koven, The Match Girl and the Heiress
Porter Square Books, Thursday, April 2 at 7pm
Nellie Dowell was a match factory girl in Victorian London who spent her early years consigned to orphanages and hospitals. Muriel Lester, the daughter of a wealthy shipbuilder, longed to be free of the burden of money and possessions. Together, these unlikely soulmates sought to remake the world according to their own utopian vision of Christ's teachings. The Match Girl and the Heiress paints an unforgettable portrait of their late-nineteenth-century girlhoods of wealth and want, and their daring twentieth-century experiments in ethical living in a world torn apart by war, imperialism, and industrial capitalism.

In this captivating book, Seth Koven chronicles how each traveled the globe--Nellie as a spinster proletarian laborer, Muriel as a well-heeled tourist and revered Christian peacemaker, anticolonial activist, and humanitarian. Koven vividly describes how their lives crossed in the slums of East London, where they inaugurated a grassroots revolution that took the Sermon on the Mount as a guide to achieving economic and social justice for the dispossessed. Koven shows how they devoted themselves to Kingsley Hall--Gandhi's London home in 1931 and Britain's first "people's house" founded on the Christian principles of social sharing, pacifism, and reconciliation--and sheds light on the intimacies and inequalities of their loving yet complicated relationship.

The Match Girl and the Heiress probes the inner lives of these two extraordinary women against the panoramic backdrop of shop-floor labor politics, global capitalism, counterculture spirituality, and pacifist feminism to expose the wounds of poverty and neglect that Christian love could never heal.

Seth Koven teaches history at Rutgers. He is also the author of Slumming: Social and Sexual Politics in Victorian London.

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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Apr
2
Book Babble
Nevins Memorial Library, Thursday, April 2 at 8pm
This month, our book discussion group has chosen to read Three Little Words:A Memoir by Ashley Rhodes-Courter:
Ashley spent 9 years in foster care after being taken away from her mother. She endured many case workers, moving from school to school, and manipulative, humiliating, and abusive treatment from one foster family. See how she survives and eventually thrives against the odds.
Pizza and soda will be served.
This group is open to anyone in grades 7-12. New members are always welcome! Don't worry if you haven't had a chance to read the book first! (added from Eventkeeper)
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Apr
3
TWO YEAR OLD STORY TIME--Meeting Room
Acton Memorial Library, Friday, April 3 at 11am
Pre-registration required. (added from Eventkeeper)
Apr
3
Just Think/Write Now
Flint Public Library, Friday, April 3 at 11:30am
Create the life you want through setting goals, positive thinking and purposeful journaling. This group explores the latest scientific discoveries about the brain and how it works, emotional well-being, and health as well as ancient philosophies about the nature of consciousness and the human experience. Self reflection and journal work enhance the group discussions. This month we will be embarking on a journey of self-discovery which will continue through the year 2015. A journey or quest can be a metaphor for life. As we begin this new year filled with possibilities, we will get to know the key elements of a successful and inspiring venture.
Please join us!
This month we will be discussing the Fish Philosophy as part of the Flint's Community Read Program. We will discuss the four ideas in the book: Choose your attitude; Make their day!; Be there; and Have fun! Rediscover the joy of every day living with the fish philosophy! (added from Eventkeeper)
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Apr
3
Room Booked
Apr
3
Family Movie Night (PG)
Harvard Public Library, Friday, April 3 at 7:30pm
Family Movie Night!  Movie is Rated PG – All Ages:  Friday, April 3 at 6:30 PM
We can’t tell you the title of the movie here, but here is a clue:  this recently released live action movie stars Steve Carell and Jennifer Garner as the parents of a boy who is having a bad day.  Based on the book by Judith Viorst.  Popcorn and water will be served.  Please pre-register, so we know how much popcorn to buy!
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Apr
4
Grand Prix Trial: Providence
Pandemonium Books and Games, Saturday, April 4 at 11am
Come earn byes for the upcoming Grand Prix in Providice, RI!

This GPT is a Standard tournament with a $10 entry fee. It begins promptly at 11:00am. The tournament runs per the official Grand Prix Trial rules. It will therefore run with Swiss and elimination rounds based on attendance.

Grand Prix Trials are run at REL Competitive. Make sure you are familiar with the tournament rules, and be aware that sloppy play carries penalties at REL Competitive that it doesn't at FNM or our weekly events, like official warnings and game losses. REL Competitive also requires decklists. Be sure to bring a decklist with you, or arrive with time to fill one out. We will not delay the tournament for players that did not leave enough time to fill out a decklist, so if you are still finishing it when the tournament begins you may get a game loss penalty for tardiness in round 1.

The winner of this event earns 2 byes at Grand Prix Providence. Top finishers will also earn store credit based on event attendance.

Grand Prix Providence is on June 20-21 and is also Standard.

Location: Street: 4 Pleasant St Additional: City: Cambridge, Province: Massachusetts Postal Code: 02139 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Apr
4
Battle of the Books
Nashua Public Library, Saturday, April 4 at 1pm
Apr
6
Lindsey Palmer
Newtonville Books, Monday, April 6 at 00am
Lindsey Palmer (added from Random House)
Apr
6
One Book! Discussion - Ipswich Museum
Ipswich Public Library, Monday, April 6 at 1pm
Please join us for a brown bag discussion of the main reading selection for this year's Ipswich Reads...One Book! Event.
About The Art Forger by B.A. Shapiro:
In the early morning hours of March 18, 1990, two men dressed as police officers bound and gagged two guards at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, Massachusetts, and stole thirteen works of art worth today over $500 million. Despite thousands of hours of police work and a $5 million reward, the artwork has never been recovered. Claire Roth, a struggling young artist, is about to discover that there's more to this crime than meets the eye.
Copies of the book are available at the library - please pick up your copy and read it in advance of the discussion. (added from Eventkeeper)
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Apr
6
3rd Grade Book Group
Harvard Public Library, Monday, April 6 at 5pm
The 3rd Grade Book is: Claude in the City by Alex T. Smith. Join this once-monthly book group for a lively book discussion and a yummy snack of bagels & cream cheese.  Book group members should read all of the book prior to the group meeting. Sign up for a book group, and we will request for you a copy of the book we will be discussing.  3rd Grade Group is Fully Registered.  New members are welcome in other groups ~ spaces are limited.  Please call the Children’s Room for more information & to pre-register. (added from Eventkeeper)… (more)
Apr
6
Shelf Manager Training for Teens
Marlborough Public Library, Monday, April 6 at 5:30pm
Enjoy putting books in order according to call number? Like shifting books so there's room at the end of every shelf? This position is for you! For 7weeks, you'll be partnered with a Library Page and will be trained in the art of shelf reading. Available shifts: Tuesday evenings, Thursday evenings, Saturday late mornings, or Sunday afternoons. Must attend a training session (4/6 or 4/9) to take the shelving test and select your shift. Open to grades 6-12. (added from Eventkeeper)… (more)
Apr
6
Vivek Bald, Bengali Harlem and Lost Histories of South Asian America
Porter Square Books, Monday, April 6 at 7pm
In the final years of the nineteenth century, small groups of Muslim peddlers arrived at Ellis Island every summer, bags heavy with embroidered silks from their home villages in Bengal. The American demand for Oriental goods took these migrants on a curious path, from New Jersey's beach boardwalks into the heart of the segregated South. Two decades later, hundreds of Indian Muslim seamen began jumping ship in New York and Baltimore, escaping the engine rooms of British steamers to find less brutal work onshore. As factory owners sought their labor and anti-Asian immigration laws closed in around them, these men built clandestine networks that stretched from the northeastern waterfront across the industrial Midwest.

The stories of these early working-class migrants vividly contrast with our typical understanding of immigration. Vivek Bald's meticulous reconstruction reveals a lost history of South Asian sojourning and life-making in the United States. At a time when Asian immigrants were vilified and criminalized, Bengali Muslims quietly became part of some of America's most iconic neighborhoods of color, from Tremé in New Orleans to Detroit's Black Bottom, from West Baltimore to Harlem. Many started families with Creole, Puerto Rican, and African American women.

As steel and auto workers in the Midwest, as traders in the South, and as halal hot dog vendors on 125th Street, these immigrants created lives as remarkable as they are unknown. Their stories of ingenuity and intermixture challenge assumptions about assimilation and reveal cross-racial affinities beneath the surface of early twentieth-century America.

Vivek Bald is Associate Professor of Writing and Digital Media at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is the director of three documentary films: Taxi-vala/Auto-biography, Mutiny: Asians Storm British Music, and In Search of Bengali Harlem (forthcoming).

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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Apr
6
Michael Sears
Brookline Booksmith, Monday, April 6 at 7pm
Michael Sears

Michael Sears spent over twenty years on Wall Street, rising to become a managing director at Paine Webber and Jeffries & Co., before leaving the business in 2005. He lives in Sea Cliff, New York, where he is at work on a second book featuring Jason Stafford and his son. (added from Random House)
Apr
6
Simon Schama will be promoting Story of the Jews, The
The New Center for Arts and Culture, Monday, April 6 at 7:30pm
Simon Schama will be promoting Story of the Jews, The (added from HarperCollins)
Apr
6
Advanced Beginners Book Group
Merrimack Public Library - GMILCS, Monday, April 6 at 7:30pm
This monthly book group is for ages 6-8 with an adult, and focuses on long picture books and short beginners' chapter books. Sign-up and pick up this month's title at the library. After reading the book together, join us at this monthly meeting to discuss the story, make a complimentary craft, and enjoy some snacks! This month we'll be reading Soupy Saturdays with the Pain& the Great One by Judy Blume.  Register using an adult Merrimack Library card.
Contact the Youth Services staff to choose the right book group for your child's age and reading level. (added from Eventkeeper)
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Apr
6
Who picked this book? club
Lincoln Public Library, Monday, April 6 at 8pm
A good book shouldn't have to be work to get through! Join us for a lively & fun book discussion group!
Loving Frank by Nancy Horan is our selection this month
Copies in various formats will be available 2 weeks prior to meeting
First Monday of the Month! (added from Eventkeeper)
Apr
6
Muggle Support Group (Fantasy Book Club)
Marlborough Public Library, Monday, April 6 at 8pm
If you love to read fantasy, come join the Muggle Support Group! This month's fantasy book is Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, by J. K. Rowling!!
Read the book, then come to the event for a fun discussion and a snack. Copies of the book are available at the Children's circulation desk. Registration is required and space is limited to 12 children. You can sign up in person, online, or by calling the Children's Room. This book group is recommended for ages 10 and up.
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Apr
6
There's an App for That!
Haverhill Public Library, Monday, April 6 at 8pm
Have a smart phone or a tablet, but no time to discover the best apps? This class is designed just for you. We will help you sort through the overwhelming number of apps and get you started on the mobile technology path.
Who is this course for?
Beginners & intermediate users of smartphones and tablets who want to learn about the best apps in a variety of areas such as books, social networking, productivity, finance, health, entertainment, music, news, shopping, travel, and much more.
Registration starts Monday, March 23, at 9:00 am. (added from Eventkeeper)
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Apr
6
Monday Night Book Club
Hamilton-Wenham Public Library, Monday, April 6 at 8:15pm
The Monday Night Bookclub, lead by Doris Gallant, meets to discuss The Boys in the Boat by Daniel Brown. The group is closed to new members given the size of the current active membership. (added from Eventkeeper)
Apr
7
Preschool Storytime
Somerville Public Library - West Branch, Tuesday, April 7 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)
Apr
7
Lily King, Euphoria
Porter Square Books, Tuesday, April 7 at 7pm
"With Euphoria, Lily King gives us a searing and absolutely mesmerizing glimpse into 1930’s New Guinea, a world as savage and fascinating as Conrad’s Heart of Darkness, where obsessions rise to a feverish pitch, and three dangerously entangled anthropologists will never be the same again. Jaw-droppingly, heart-stoppingly beautiful. I loved this book." —Paula McLain, author of The Paris Wife

From New England Book Award winner Lily King comes a breathtaking novel about three young anthropologists of the ‘30’s caught in a passionate love triangle that threatens their bonds, their careers, and, ultimately, their lives.

English anthropologist Andrew Banson has been alone in the field for several years, studying the Kiona river tribe in the Territory of New Guinea. Haunted by the memory of his brothers’ deaths and increasingly frustrated and isolated by his research, Bankson is on the verge of suicide when a chance encounter with colleagues, the controversial Nell Stone and her wry and mercurial Australian husband Fen, pulls him back from the brink. Nell and Fen have just fled the bloodthirsty Mumbanyo and, in spite of Nell’s poor health, are hungry for a new discovery. When Bankson finds them a new tribe nearby, the artistic, female-dominated Tam, he ignites an intellectual and romantic firestorm between the three of them that burns out of anyone’s control.

Set between two World Wars and inspired by events in the life of revolutionary anthropologist Margaret Mead, Euphoria is an enthralling story of passion, possession, exploration, and sacrifice from accomplished author Lily King.

Lily King’s first novel, The Pleasing Hour, won the Barnes & Noble Discover Award and was a New York Times Notable Book and an alternate for the PEN/Hemingway Award. Her second book, The English Teacher, was a Publishers Weekly Top Ten Book of the Year, a Chicago Tribune Best Book of the Year, and the winner of the Maine Fiction Award. Father of the Rain was a New York Times Editors’ Choice, a Publishers Weekly Best Novel of the Year, and winner of the 2010 New England Book Award for Fiction. Lily King lives with her family in Maine.

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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