Space is limited to 25 children on a first come, first served basis.
This free program is funded by the Somerville Children's Network... Read Post
Amazon.com says, “This gentle reworking of Ted Hughes's 1968 novella was the unseen gem of 1999. Hogarth, a young boy who lives in the Maine woods during the cold war, befriends a giant robot. As with E.T., the iron giant is a misunderstood outsider who becomes a child's best friend, and Hogarth does his best to hide the massive figure from his mom (voiced by Jennifer Aniston) and the local... Read Post
On Tuesday at 2:00 p.m., kids ages 7 and older are invited to join local crafter Kristy Medina at the Central Library to learn how to make beautiful, unique beads and bracelets out of paper. The program is limited to 15 kids on a first come, first served basis. It is free thanks to the generosity of the Somerville Children's Network.
The East Branch is offering a 2-part... Read Post
Starship Adventure, the 2009 Statewide summer reading program, is drawing to a close. The East Branch is wrapping things up on Thursday, August 20th at 3:30 p.m. with a Celestial Celebration! Summer Reading Club participants will get their certificates of congratulation, raffle prize winners will be announced, space snacks will be served, and a Martian craft activity is planned - in short, fun will be had! The Central Library will also hold an end-of-summer bash for their summer reading club... Read Post
Come by the Central Library tomorrow at 2 for a live concert by the Mexican roots band La Tuza! You may have heard them before at venues such as Toad, Club Passim and Johnny D's. There's no other band like them in the Boston area. In addition to conventional instruments, they also use traditional Mexican instruments such as the jarana jarocha and the quijada. You can hear songs from their new album here (my personal favorites are El Celoso and La Mariquita). The Boston Phoenix described... Read Post