Oy. The mercury is supposed to break 100 today and tomorrow won't be much better. If you don't have air conditioning, you are more than welcome to spend time at the library while we are open. Furthermore the cooling center at 167 Holland Street will be open until 8:00 pm tonight. A few years ago during another heat wave The Onion had some tips for staying cool. I can't remember the entire list, but my two favorites were: "Seal all doors and windows, and flood your house with iced tea," and "... Read Post
On Monday, June 13th at 6:30 p.m., Kenneth Gloss, proprietor of the Brattle Book Shop, will be at the Central Library to give a talk on rare books. He'll also estimate the value of books brought by members of the audience. Please come early to settle in.
Kenneth Gloss has made numerous appearances on PBS’s Antiques Roadshow and WBZ Radio. He regularly speaks at libraries, historical societies, and other public and private organizations throughout New England. Ken’s... Read Post
Reach Out and Read
RIF (Reading Is Fundamental)
Books For Kids
The Reading Tub
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