Johanna Prindiville, author of Unrepentant

Thursday, Oct. 8, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Central Library, 79 Highland Ave.

Please join us for an evening with former Somerville resident and author of the memoir Unrepentant, Johanna Prindiville.

All stories are true.  Some contain facts—in 1957, Irish born, twenty-two year old Bostonian Joan Scanlon reluctantly packs to fly the nest and test her wings.  Within a year, under balmy skies in Southern California, a handsome naval aviator steals her heart, then disappears from her life forever.  Their chance encounter and its startling consequences propel her on a life-long journey of discovery. This event is free and all are welcome!

Contact: Johanna Prendiville   406-587-4978

Somerville Reads!

Contact: Marita Coombs   617-623-5000 x2942

Our next book for Somerville Reads, our annual community one town/one book series of events, is the critically acclaimed best seller
 The Martian

by Andy Weir

See our TV interview with SCAT here!!

Please click HERE for more information.

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The Library has a COOL birding kit to help you enjoy, or begin, the hobby of birdwatching! Click HERE to learn more.

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• Setting up an email account
• Introduction to Facebook
• The Internet
• Microsoft Office
• Applying for a job online
• Using a laptop/computer
• Smartphone
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Heidi Downing, Technology Librarian, at 617-623-5000 x2920, or email her at



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