Friends of the Library

July 28th 2011
On Tuesday, August 2nd, the Friends of the Library invite you to attend their Somerville Public Library Benefit at Flatbread Company (45 Day Street in Davis Square.) Every pizza purchased between 5:00 and 11:30 p.m. helps the Friends support programs for children and adults at the library, including the museum pass program. Flatbread will donate $3.50 for every large pizza and $1.75 for every small pizza sold, even if the pizza is to go. But why not stay for some bowling (Flatbread used to... Read Post
July 25th 2011
Here's a link to the August issue of our snazzy new electronic newsletter. Read all about the benefit the Friends of the Library are hosting at Flatbread Pizza Company, the Summer Reading Club Awards Ceremony featuring storyteller Doria Hughes, the August entries in our two film series, shadow puppetry, yoga for kids, The Red Pyramid, Kidstock, Nature in the City, and more! If you'd like to receive future issues by email, send a message to ejacobs [at] minlib.net.
June 10th 2011


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

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