AT THE LIBRARY
The Library will be closed at 1:00 p.m. on Dec. 24 and all day on Dec. 25 & 26, 2016 and Jan. 1 & 2, 2017. We wish you a happy and healthy holiday season. [View Main Library Hours] [Fowler Hours] [Special Collections Hours]
The Library was recently awarded a Library Services and Technology Act Mind in the Making grant for $7,500 from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners to develop innovative programming and spaces that encourage invention and tinkering for young children. [Read Press Release]
New books are added to the library collections daily. Click here to view our What's New in real time. For New York Times Bestsellers, click here.
The Friends Holiday Book Sale will take place in the Main Library Lobby from Friday, December 2 to Sunday, December 4, 2016. Open to all. [View hours]
Young members from the Commonwealth Ballet will perform a Nutcracker Reading on Sunday, December 3, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at the Main Library. Open to all.
A Gingerbread House Decorating Workshop will be held on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at the Fowler Library for Children age 5 years & up. The workshop is free but registration is required. [Sign Up]
Poetry at the Library Series is honored to present a Reading and Q&A with Gregory Pardlo, winner of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Lobby with an introduction by Robert Pinsky, three-term Poet Laureate of America. Free and open to all.
Tuesday Book Group will read Edith Wharton's Ethan Frome on December 13, 2016 at 9:30 - 11:15 a.m. in the Trustees' Room. Copies of the book are available at the Main Library. All are welcome.
The next computer class Using Library Digital Media will be held on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. in the Main Library Lower Level Meeting Room. Open to all. [Sign Up]
A Woven Paper Snowflakes Workshop will take place in the Main Library Children's Room on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. for children ages 8 and up.
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