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Tuesday February 2, 2016 - Friday February 26, 2016
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On Exhibit: The Universal Struggle for Better Working Conditions
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

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Throughout the month of February, we will be exhibiting labor posters from the collection of Stephen Lewis.

Workers have faced many difficulties over the years and they continue to face many of the same problems. The posters in this exhibit reference health and safety on the job, plant closings, repression, equal pay, full rights for women, decent wages and neoliberalism. The placards next to the posters give the identification of the poster, the country where the poster was produced, the organization it was produced for, translations to English (where necessary), the name of the artist (where known) and the date created (where known).

Stephen Lewis is a long-time activist in the labor movement, and the former Treasurer of his union. Stephen has exhibited at a number of public libraries in Massachusetts and two of the state Heritage parks. He has presented at the annual conference of the National Council on Public History, and on some cable television programs. He can be reached by email  and on Facebook. The posters/photos were contributed by friends, collected at conferences, visits to some of the organizations, and from connections made through the internet.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1316    
LOCATION: Main Library
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Friday February 12, 2016
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Preschool Storytime for ages 3-5
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Longer, more complex stories form the basis for this program. Participation plays a big part as children now have the language and confidence to join in on refrains and songs. Poems, songs, felt boards, action rhymes and occasional crafts round out the programs.

Caregivers have the option of attending these programs with their children or using the time to browse for books nearby.

This program is for children ages 3-5. No registration is required.   

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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World Literature Book Club
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

SavingThis discussion group meets one Friday per month and focuses on world literature. New participants are always welcome.

This month we will be discussing Saving Fish from Drowning by Amy Tan

Pick up your copy of the book at the Main Library checkout desk.

CONTACT: Julie Rines    617-376-1332    jrines@ocln.org
LOCATION: Main Library Quincy Room
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Booked for Lunch
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

NEW DATE -- RESCHEDULED DUE TO SNOW

Read any good books lately? Looking for something new to read? Just like to chat about books? If the answer is yes, bring a brown bag lunch--or pick up a sandwich or salad at the library cafe--and join other readers for a lively exchange of authors and titles on the first Friday of each month.

The group meets in the atrium near the café—-just look for the Booked for Lunch sign on the table. Drop in anytime and check out this friendly group!

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1301    
LOCATION: Main Library Atrium (ground floor)
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Saturday February 13, 2016
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Saturday Storytime @North Quincy for ages 2-5
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Join children’s librarian Cathy deVeer for a sweet family storytime full of stories and music about chocolate at the North Quincy Branch Library.

This program is for children ages 2-5 accompanied by an adult No registration required.

CONTACT: North Quincy Branch Library    617-376-1320    
LOCATION: North Quincy Branch
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Grownups 20/30s Classic Films: A Raisin in the Sun
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Calling all Grownups who are in their twenties and thirties. The library is starting a series of programs just for you!

Join us every Saturday at 1:00 p.m. as we watch classic movies on the big screen. This week, we're screening A Raisin in the Sun, a 1961 drama film, starring Sidney Poitier, Ruby Dee, Claudia McNeil, Diana Sands, Roy Glenn, and Louis Gossett, and adapted from the play of the same name by Lorraine Hansberry. It follows a black family that wants a better life away from the city.

Lena Younger (McNeil) is a strong, proud woman who has raised a family in a crowded apartment on the South Side of Chicago. Her son Walter Lee (Poitier) works as a chauffeur; intelligent and ambitious but impulsive and often angry, he desperately wants to get ahead in a world that offers him few opportunities. His wife Ruth (Dee) takes in laundry to help make ends meet and watches over their son. Younger daughter Beneatha (Sands) is a college student who wants to become a doctor and often speaks of searching for her cultural identity. On the death of her husband, Lena becomes the beneficiary of a $10,000 life insurance payment, and suddenly the family is in conflict over how the money should be spent. Lena wants to use the money for a down payment on a house. Beneatha is hoping that Lena will help her pay for medical school. And Walter Lee wants to go into business with friends who plan to open a liquor store, which he's convinced will be a sure money maker.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1316    
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Monday February 15, 2016
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Library Closed: Presidents Day
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Tuesday February 16, 2016
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Children's Movie Matinee-- Minions @Adams Shore
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

The "revolutionary" minions: Kevin- the leader, Stuart- the rebel and Bob- their lovable little brother left the "Minion Tribes"- which have served their ex-masters, from the famous dinosaur T-Rex to Napoleon the Great; and went seeking for a new "master". Finally, their journey ends in London after being recruited by a female super villain named Scarlet Overkill and her husband Herb in Orlando, who wanted to rule the world. Now, the three minions must face a new challenge: saving all of the Minion tribes from a huge plan of Minion annihilation.

Rated PG Run Time 90 minuets

Sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library

CONTACT: Adams Shore Branch Library    617-376-1325    
LOCATION: Adams Shore Branch
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Device Advice
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Having a hard time getting the Library app to work on your phone / tablet? Want to learn how to do live video-conferencing for free with your device (skype)? Want to learn how to take advantage of all the eBooks, eMusic, eMagazines, and eEverything? Drop by and talk with our skilled librarians during this dedicated tech-advice session. Come to the top floor and someone at the big desk can help you find where this program is taking place.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1316    
LOCATION: Main Library
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Antiques Roadshow: Old & Rare Books
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

photoJoin Brattle Book Shop proprietor and Antiques Roadshow appraiser Kenneth Gloss for a fascinating evening about the treasures hidden in our attics!

Bring in an item for a free appraisal after the formal program.

Ken, a frequent guest appraiser on PBS’ Antiques Roadshow, will talk in part about the history of his historic bookshop, which goes back to around 1825. He is the second-generation owner. Ken will talk about and show some of his favorite finds and describe some of the joys of the "hunt," as well as explain what makes a book go up in value. He has many fascinating anecdotes to share as well as guidelines for what to look for when starting a collection. There is also a Q&A session before the conclusion of his talk. Following the talk and question-and-answer session, he will give free verbal appraisals of all books that attendees have brought with them or will do so at his shop in Boston.

Yankee Magazine Editor's Choice Award for Best of New England 2015, the Brattle Book Shop is one of America’s oldest and largest antiquarian bookstores. 2016 is the 67th year of Gloss family ownership. Kenneth Gloss succeeded his late father, George Gloss, a well-known figure both in Boston and national antiquarian circles. He had worked in the store since childhood and chose to go into the book business rather than pursue a doctorate in chemistry. He became the sole proprietor upon his father's death in 1985. "I found that books were in my blood and that I would never be really happy if I abandoned the business."

Among the many organizations in which Kenneth Gloss is a member is the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America, the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers, the New England Antiquarian Booksellers of America, the Massachusetts and Rhode Island Antiquarian Booksellers Association, the Committee for the Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair and the Boston Society. He also is a Fellow of the Massachusetts Historical Society as well as serving on the Board of Overseers of the USS Constitution Museum.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1316    
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Wednesday February 17, 2016
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Literacy Volunteer Training
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
CONTACT: Mary Diggle    617-376-1314    quliteracy@ocln.org
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Feature Film @North Quincy: Infinitely Polar Bear
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

movie stillEnjoy the Golden Globe nominated performance of Mark Ruffalo as a manic-depressive mess of a father who tries to win back his wife by attempting to take full responsibility of their two young, spirited daughters, who don't make the overwhelming task any easier.

"The movie is a small miracle, lifted by Ruffalo and these two remarkable young actresses. Refusing to soften the edges when Cam is off his meds, Ruffalo is a powerhouse. He and Forbes craft an indelibly intimate portrait of what makes a family when the roles of parent and child are reversed. " - Rolling Stone

Directed by Maya Forbes. Starring Ashley Aufderheide, Imogene Wolodarsky, Mark Ruffalo, and Zoe Saldana. Theatrically released in 2015. 90 Minutes; Rated R for language.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1320    
LOCATION: North Quincy Branch
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Thursday February 18, 2016
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Candy Land Games and Crafts
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us in the Children's Room to play the board game Candy Land and to create some candy inspired crafts.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Matinee Film: Everest
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

movie still Inspired by the incredible events surrounding a treacherous attempt to reach the summit of the world’s highest mountain, Everest documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind. Their mettle tested by the harshest of elements found on the planet, the climbers will face nearly impossible obstacles as a lifelong obsession becomes a breathtaking struggle for survival.

"Based on true events, filled with stunning visuals and featuring more than a half-dozen of our best actors delivering solid performances, Baltasar Kormakur’s Everest is a high-altitude roller coaster ride that will leave you drained." - Richard Roeper, Chicago Sun-Times

Directed by Baltasar Kormákur. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Jason Clarke, John Hawkes, Josh Brolin, Vanessa Kirby, and Robin Wright. Theatrically released in 2015. 121 Minutes; Rated PG-13 for intense peril and disturbing images.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1316    
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Feature Film: Everest
6:30 PM - 8:45 PM

movie still Inspired by the incredible events surrounding a treacherous attempt to reach the summit of the world’s highest mountain, Everest documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind. Their mettle tested by the harshest of elements found on the planet, the climbers will face nearly impossible obstacles as a lifelong obsession becomes a breathtaking struggle for survival.

"Based on true events, filled with stunning visuals and featuring more than a half-dozen of our best actors delivering solid performances, Baltasar Kormakur’s Everest is a high-altitude roller coaster ride that will leave you drained." - Richard Roeper, Chicago Sun-Times

Directed by Baltasar Kormákur. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Jason Clarke, John Hawkes, Josh Brolin, Vanessa Kirby, and Robin Wright. Theatrically released in 2015. 121 Minutes; Rated PG-13 for intense peril and disturbing images.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1316    
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Friday February 19, 2016
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Children's Video Game Play for ages 7 and older
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for a morning of video game play. Bring your friends or challenge someone new.

This program id for children ages 7 and older.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Library

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Saturday February 20, 2016
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Saturday Storytime with Diana Kane for ages 2-5
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Join Diana Kane for a family storytime full of  stories, songs, rhymes and more for children ages 2-5 accompanied by an adult.

 No registration required. .

Sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library.

CONTACT: Children's Department    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Grownups 20/30s Classic Films: Imitation of Life (1959)
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Calling all Grownups who are in their twenties and thirties. The library is starting a series of programs just for you!

Join us every Saturday at 1:00 p.m. as we watch classic movies on the big screen. This week, we're screening Imitation of Life, a 1959 film starring Lana Turner, Sandra Dee, Dan O'Herlihy, Susan Kohner, Robert Alda and Juanita Moore. When they first meet, Lora Meredith and Annie Johnson have a good deal in common. They are both single mothers struggling to make a life for themselves and their daughters, Susie and Sarah Jane. Lora is an aspiring model and actress who needs someone to look after Susie when she goes out on photo shoots or casting calls. Annie is an African-American who desperately wants a healthy home environment in which to raise her daughter. As Lora's career blossoms, she spends less and less time with Susie. While Annie is devoted to her daughter and would do anything for her, the fair-skinned Sara Jane is resentful of the racial bias around her and does everything to hide her origins.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1316    
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Sunday February 21, 2016
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Winter Concerts at the Crane: Nick Dinnerstein Quartet
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

musician photoThe Nick Dinnerstein Quartet will perform a classical concert focused on 20th and 21st century composers, including early Beethoven, Bartok, & Martinu.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1316    
LOCATION: Main Library Richardson Room
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Monday February 22, 2016
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Literacy Volunteer Training
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
CONTACT: Mary Diggle    617-376-1314    quliteracy@ocln.org
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Preschool Storytime for ages 3-5 @North Quincy
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Longer, more complex stories form the basis for this program. Participation plays a big part as children now have the language and confidence to join in on refrains and songs. Poems, songs, felt boards, action rhymes and occasional crafts round out the programs.

Caregivers have the option of attending these programs with their children or using the time to browse for books nearby.

This program is for children ages 3-5. No registration is required.   

CONTACT: North Quincy Branch    617-376-1320    
LOCATION: North Quincy Branch
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Homework Help Grades 1-6
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Students in grades 1-6 can come and get assistance with their homework from high school tutors. Students must be able to communicate with tutors in English.  

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Tuesday February 23, 2016
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Just for Threes Storytime for ages 36-47 months
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

This  program for three-year-olds (ages 36-47 months) and their caregivers introduces simple stories and concepts to young children.

Songs, rhymes, fingerplays and felt board activities will be used to reinforce concepts.

No registration is required. Limited to Quincy residents.

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Toddler Storytime for ages 2 and 3 @Adams Shore
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

This half hour program for toddlers and their caregivers introduces simple stories and concepts to young children.

Songs, rhymes, fingerplays and felt board activities will be used to reinforce concepts.

No registration is required. Limited to Quincy residents.  

CONTACT: Adams Shore Branch    617-376-1325    
LOCATION: Adams Shore Branch
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Device Advice
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Having a hard time getting the Library app to work on your phone / tablet? Want to learn how to do live video-conferencing for free with your device (skype)? Want to learn how to take advantage of all the eBooks, eMusic, eMagazines, and eEverything? Drop by and talk with our skilled librarians during this dedicated tech-advice session. Come to the top floor and someone at the big desk can help you find where this program is taking place.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1316    
LOCATION: Main Library
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Grownup 20/30s: Retro Videogame Night
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM

Calling all Grown Ups who are in their twenties and thirties. The library is starting a series of programs just for you!

Join us tonight to play classic videogames - like Golden Eye & Mario Karts!

Tell your friends and come re-discover the free fun you can have at the library!

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1316    
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Wednesday February 24, 2016
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Literacy Volunteer Training
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
CONTACT: Mary Diggle    617-376-1314    quliteracy@ocln.org
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Feature Film @North Quincy: Everest
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

movie still Inspired by the incredible events surrounding a treacherous attempt to reach the summit of the world’s highest mountain, Everest documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind. Their mettle tested by the harshest of elements found on the planet, the climbers will face nearly impossible obstacles as a lifelong obsession becomes a breathtaking struggle for survival.

"Based on true events, filled with stunning visuals and featuring more than a half-dozen of our best actors delivering solid performances, Baltasar Kormakur’s Everest is a high-altitude roller coaster ride that will leave you drained." - Richard Roeper, Chicago Sun-Times

Directed by Baltasar Kormákur. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Jason Clarke, John Hawkes, Josh Brolin, Vanessa Kirby, and Robin Wright. Theatrically released in 2015. 121 Minutes; Rated PG-13 for intense peril and disturbing images.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1320    
LOCATION: North Quincy Branch
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Homework Help Grades 1-6
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Students in grades 1-6 can come and get assistance with their homework from high school tutors. Students must be able to communicate with tutors in English.  

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Grownups20/30s: Board Games
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

This month we will be trying out the board games Utter Nonsense and Slash.

LOCATION: Main Library
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Thursday February 25, 2016
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Rock-a-Bye Baby Storytime for ages 4-11 months
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

An introduction to stories, songs, nursery rhymes and gentle movement exercises for very young children, ages 4 - 11 months  accompanied by an adult.

No registration is required. Limited to Quincy residents.   

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Matinee Film: 1984-Riding Into Hell
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

movie stillJoin us for a special showing, in advance of this year's film festival circuit. This documentary examines the year 1984, looking at the rock & roll scene, world news & politics, celebrities & pop culture and technology. Director Rudy Childs will be attendance with some of his Rock and Roll photo albums.

George Orwell may have predicted that in 1984 the world would be a colorless place where humans relentlessly bowed down to big brother but 1984 Riding Into Hell finds a very different world than that what he predicted. The year is examined by taking a closer look at he rock & roll scene, world news & politics, celebrities & pop culture and technology.

Witness the introduction of a famous computer brand that becomes the catalyst of the technological renaissance. Hear about a wicked famous drug bust and the personal opinion of the violator about controlled substances. Revisit television commercials and take a quick peek at network programming. Check out the latest and greatest in movies and gaming. See who the budding stars were at the time and who married whom. Find out what airline got its start that year, and hear reviews of albums that were released. Follow the 1984 election campaigns and the Cold War strife with the Russians. Digest the tragedies that occurred in the world along with the ones that resulted from the rock and roll lifestyle. The documentary also follows the rise and fall of a promising metal band called Forcer, and the woes of their manager as he negotiates with record companies to get them signed to a record deal, while at the same time standing at the edge of a dark abyss of a partying lifestyle.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1316    
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Teen Time: TAB
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Teens come voice ideas and make suggestions of what you want to see happen in the library! Snack will be provided.

LOCATION: Main Library
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Teen Time: TAB
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Teens come voice ideas and make suggestions of what you want to see happen in the library! Snack will be provided.
LOCATION: Main Library
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Feature Film: 1984 Riding Into Hell
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

movie stillJoin us for a special showing, in advance of this year's film festival circuit. This documentary examines the year 1984, looking at the rock & roll scene, world news & politics, celebrities & pop culture and technology. Director Rudy Childs will be attendance with some of his Rock and Roll photo albums.

George Orwell may have predicted that in 1984 the world would be a colorless place where humans relentlessly bowed down to big brother but 1984 Riding Into Hell finds a very different world than that what he predicted. The year is examined by taking a closer look at he rock & roll scene, world news & politics, celebrities & pop culture and technology.

Witness the introduction of a famous computer brand that becomes the catalyst of the technological renaissance. Hear about a wicked famous drug bust and the personal opinion of the violator about controlled substances. Revisit television commercials and take a quick peek at network programming. Check out the latest and greatest in movies and gaming. See who the budding stars were at the time and who married whom. Find out what airline got its start that year, and hear reviews of albums that were released. Follow the 1984 election campaigns and the Cold War strife with the Russians. Digest the tragedies that occurred in the world along with the ones that resulted from the rock and roll lifestyle. The documentary also follows the rise and fall of a promising metal band called Forcer, and the woes of their manager as he negotiates with record companies to get them signed to a record deal, while at the same time standing at the edge of a dark abyss of a partying lifestyle.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1316    
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Friday February 26, 2016
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Preschool Storytime for ages 3-5
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Longer, more complex stories form the basis for this program. Participation plays a big part as children now have the language and confidence to join in on refrains and songs. Poems, songs, felt boards, action rhymes and occasional crafts round out the programs.

Caregivers have the option of attending these programs with their children or using the time to browse for books nearby.

This program is for children ages 3-5. No registration is required.   

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Saturday February 27, 2016
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Full STEAM Ahead-- Science
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Mad Science of Greater Boston for some "cool" science with Egg-bert 'N' Ice

Children will be dazzled and entertained as they interact with our Mad Scientist.  The show includes foggy dry ice and demonstrations of how science is used to float beach balls in the air.  And, with suggestions from the audience, the Mad Scientist will unlock the mystery of how to get "Egg-bert" back into his house.  Ever see scissors sizzle and shiver? Ever taken a bubble shower?  Here's your chance!

This program is suggested for families with children ages 3 and older.

No registration is required.

Through out the school year Full STEAM Ahead will explore a different science topic on the fourth Saturday of each month. We'll have different programs on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math so check back at the beginning of each month to see what we'll be doing! 

 Sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library

CONTACT: Children's Department    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Grownups 20/30s Classic Films: In the Heat of the Night
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Calling all Grownups who are in their twenties and thirties. The library is starting a series of programs just for you!

Join us every Saturday at 1:00 p.m. as we watch classic movies on the big screen. This week, we're screening In the Heat of the Night, a 1967 American mystery drama film directed by Norman Jewison. It is based on John Ball's 1965 novel of the same name which tells the story of Virgil Tibbs, a black police detective from Philadelphia, who becomes involved in a murder investigation in a racist small town in Mississippi. It stars Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger, and Warren Oates, and was produced by Walter Mirisch. The screenplay was by Stirling Silliphant. The film won five Academy Awards, including the 1967 award for Best Picture.

Detective Tibbs is caught up in the racial tension of the US South when he is arrested after the murder of a prominent businessman. Tibbs was simply waiting for his next train at the station in Sparta, Mississippi and the confusion is soon resolved but when local police chief Gillespie learns that Tibbs is the Philadelphia PD's number one homicide expert, he reluctantly asks for his assistance. The murdered man, Mr. Colbert, had come to Sparta from the North to build a new factory and his wife and business associates immediately point the finger at Endicott, the most powerful man in the county and the one who had the most to lose if a major new employer comes to the area. Tibbs' life is clearly in danger but he perseveres in a highly charged and racially explosive environment until the killer is found.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1316    
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Monday February 29, 2016
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Literacy Volunteer Training
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
CONTACT: Mary Diggle    617-376-1314    quliteracy@ocln.org
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Preschool Storytime for ages 3-5 @North Quincy
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Longer, more complex stories form the basis for this program. Participation plays a big part as children now have the language and confidence to join in on refrains and songs. Poems, songs, felt boards, action rhymes and occasional crafts round out the programs.

Caregivers have the option of attending these programs with their children or using the time to browse for books nearby.

This program is for children ages 3-5. No registration is required.   

CONTACT: North Quincy Branch    617-376-1320    
LOCATION: North Quincy Branch
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Homework Help Grades 1-6
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Students in grades 1-6 can come and get assistance with their homework from high school tutors. Students must be able to communicate with tutors in English.  

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Tuesday March 1, 2016
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Just for Threes Storytime for ages 36-47 months
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

This  program for three-year-olds (ages 36-47 months) and their caregivers introduces simple stories and concepts to young children.

Songs, rhymes, fingerplays and felt board activities will be used to reinforce concepts.

No registration is required. Limited to Quincy residents.

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Device Advice
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Having a hard time getting the Library app to work on your phone / tablet? Want to learn how to do live video-conferencing for free with your device (skype)? Want to learn how to take advantage of all the eBooks, eMusic, eMagazines, and eEverything? Drop by and talk with our skilled librarians during this dedicated tech-advice session. Come to the top floor and someone at the big desk can help you find where this program is taking place.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1316    
LOCATION: Main Library
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BID Milton Community Forum
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Milton will host an open forum for area residents to provide their thoughts on the community's top health needs.

CONTACT: Robert McCrystal    617-313-1590    robert_mccrystal@bidmilton.org
LOCATION: North Quincy Branch
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Wednesday March 2, 2016
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LGBTQ 101: Reducing Risks and Supporting Resiliency
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Sponsored by Health Imperatives. LGBTQ 101 will assist course participants in integrating the needs of their LGBTQ clients into their own values, principles and techniques while developing supportive communication skills.  The course presents strategies for creating effective relationships and supportive environments for LGBTQ clients. Specific Massachusetts’ policies relating to agency policy and established best practices, particularly regarding medical and social services, will be addressed. 

CONTACT: Louise Gorham    508.583.3005 x1003    lgorham@healthimperatives.org
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Homework Help Grades 1-6
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Students in grades 1-6 can come and get assistance with their homework from high school tutors. Students must be able to communicate with tutors in English.  

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Basic Computer Class: Introduction to the MacBook Computer
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Find out how to use the library's new MacBook computers, including desktop, laptop, tablet, keyboard and mouse functions, and printing.

Registration required. To register, call 617-376-1316.

CONTACT:         info@saheliboston.org
LOCATION: Main Library Computer Lab
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Leaving a Lasting Legacy
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Find out how to incorporate charitable giving into your financial, estate and tax planning at this free seminar sponsored by the Thomas Crane Public Library Foundation.

Speakers will include attorneys Mary McNamara and Kathleen Fowler, both experienced with planning and working with charitable organizations. Additional speakers include Mary Lou Ruch of Merrill Lynch and TCPL Foundation director Seerena Huxley of MountainOne Bank.

All are welcome and light refreshments will be served. Please RSVP to Nina Liang at 617-657-9837 or email nina@ninaliang.org.

CONTACT: Nina Liang    617-657-9837    nina@ninaliang.org
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Thursday March 3, 2016
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Rock-a-Bye Baby Storytime for ages 4-11 months
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

An introduction to stories, songs, nursery rhymes and gentle movement exercises for very young children, ages 4 - 11 months  accompanied by an adult.

No registration is required. Limited to Quincy residents.   

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Matinee Film: Grandma
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

movie stillElle Reid (Lily Tomlin) has just gotten through breaking up with her girlfriend when Elle's granddaughter Sage unexpectedly shows up needing $600 bucks before sundown. Temporarily broke, Grandma Elle and Sage spend the day trying to get their hands on the cash as their unannounced visits to old friends and flames end up rattling skeletons and digging up secrets. Tomlin was nominated for a Golden Globe for her performance in this movie.

"Lily Tomlin has been one of our best comedic actresses for the past 50 years, and she’s at the height of her powers in the beautifully observed dramedy Grandma. Her performance is funny, acerbic, touching — and ultimately, exhilarating." - San Francisco Chronicle

Directed by Paul Weitz. Starring Elizabeth Peña, Judy Greer, Julia Garner, Laverne Cox, Lily Tomlin, Marcia Gay Harden, and Nat Wolff. Theatrically released in 2015. 79 Minutes; Rated R for language and some drug use.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1316    
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Feature Film: Grandma
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

movie stillElle Reid (Lily Tomlin) has just gotten through breaking up with her girlfriend when Elle's granddaughter Sage unexpectedly shows up needing $600 bucks before sundown. Temporarily broke, Grandma Elle and Sage spend the day trying to get their hands on the cash as their unannounced visits to old friends and flames end up rattling skeletons and digging up secrets. Tomlin was nominated for a Golden Globe for her performance in this movie.

"Lily Tomlin has been one of our best comedic actresses for the past 50 years, and she’s at the height of her powers in the beautifully observed dramedy Grandma. Her performance is funny, acerbic, touching — and ultimately, exhilarating." - San Francisco Chronicle

Directed by Paul Weitz. Starring Elizabeth Peña, Judy Greer, Julia Garner, Laverne Cox, Lily Tomlin, Marcia Gay Harden, and Nat Wolff. Theatrically released in 2015. 79 Minutes; Rated R for language and some drug use.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1316    
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Friday March 4, 2016
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Preschool Storytime for ages 3-5
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Longer, more complex stories form the basis for this program. Participation plays a big part as children now have the language and confidence to join in on refrains and songs. Poems, songs, felt boards, action rhymes and occasional crafts round out the programs.

Caregivers have the option of attending these programs with their children or using the time to browse for books nearby.

This program is for children ages 3-5. No registration is required.   

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Booked for Lunch
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Read any good books lately? Looking for something new to read? Just like to chat about books? If the answer is yes, bring a brown bag lunch--or pick up a sandwich or salad at the library cafe--and join other readers for a lively exchange of authors and titles on the first Friday of each month.

The group meets in the atrium near the café—-just look for the Booked for Lunch sign on the table. Drop in anytime and check out this friendly group!

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1301    
LOCATION: Main Library Atrium (ground floor)
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Saturday March 5, 2016
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Celebrate Dr. Seuss's Birthday
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Stop by teh Main Library Children's Room to celebrate Dr. Suess's birthday.

No registration is required.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library.

CONTACT: Children's Department    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Discover Historic New England (walk): Two Quincy Architectural Treasures
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Explore some of the nooks and crannies of Coddington Hall and the Thomas Crane Library, including LaFarge windows, a Romanesque masterpiece, an Olmsted designed landscape and a charming bird's eye view of downtown. The tour will be led by Stephen Wessling and Bob Cala, the architects responsible for the Coddington Hall renovation, Mary Clark, retired librarian and Tony Ricci, Chairman of the Quincy Historical Commission.

Bring some cash to peruse the Library bookstore at the end of the tour: better deals than you will find on amazon.com and your purchases support library programs! Optional lunch at a local restaurant after the tour.

Meet in the parking lot in front of Coddington Hall, 34 Coddington Street. For more information and rain/snow date rescheduling, please call 617/472-0799.

Rain date: Saturday, March 12, 10:30 a.m.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1316    
LOCATION: Main Library
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Walking Tour of Historic Quincy Library Architecture and Landscaping
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join retired Thomas Crane Librarian Mary Clark and architect and Quincy Historic District Commission vice chair Anthony Ricci for a walking tour of the architecture and landscaping of the Thomas Crane Public Library. Originally designed by Henry Hobson Richardson and Frederick Law Olmsted, the library is considered a stellar example of their work and is a jewel in the crown of the city of Quincy. The tour will conclude at the Library's bookstore and an optional lunch at a nearby restaurant with the tour leaders (diners will pay for their own food).

Co-sponsored by the Quincy Park Deparment Environmental Treasures program.

In the event of rain the tour will be conducted on Saturday, March 12.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1316    
LOCATION: Main Library Atrium (ground floor)
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Grownups 20/30s Classic Films: Clueless
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Calling all Grownups who are in their 20s and 30s. The library is starting a series of programs just for you!

Join us every Saturday at 1:00 p.m. as we watch classic movies on the big screen. This week we're watching Clueless, a 1995 American coming-of-age comedy film. It is loosely based on Jane Austen's 1815 novel Emma. It stars Alicia Silverstone (in the lead role), Stacey Dash, Paul Rudd, and Brittany Murphy. The film is set in Beverly Hills and was written and directed by Amy Heckerling and produced by Scott Rudin.

Cher Horowitz (Silverstone) and her friend Dionne (Dash), two of the most popular sophomores in school, play matchmakers for two teachers. Inspired by their success, Cher takes under her wing Tai (Murphy), a "clueless" transfer student. While trying to make an advantageous match for Tai, Cher attempts to find a boyfriend of her own. Several misfires take place, due to poor communication, before she finds the Baldwin of her dreams.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library.

 

LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Sunday March 6, 2016
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Winter Concerts at the Crane: Craft String Quintet
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

musician photoThe Craft String Quintet will play the Schubert String Quintet in C Major, for two violins, viola, and two cellos.

Colleen Brannen, violin, has enjoyed a distinguished and varied career as an orchestral and chamber musician in the New England area since moving to Boston in 1995. Colleen has held positions in The New Haven Symphony, The Portland Symphony and as assistant concertmaster of the Greater Bridgeport Symphony under Gustav Meier. She appears regularly with many Boston area ensembles, including the Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Chamber Orchestra of Boston, Odyssey Opera, Back Bay Chorale, New England Classical Singers, Rhode Island Philharmonic and Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra.

Since moving to Boston in 2013, Violist Amelia Hollander Ames has performed with local ensembles such as A Far Cry, Antico Moderno, Discovery Ensemble, Orchestra of Indian Hill (where she is Co-Principal Viola), Portland Symphony and the Rhode Island Philharmonic, and many others. Currently a teaching artist in the Boston Public School system through Community Music Center, Amelia also teaches privately at her home.

Los Angeles native Amy Sims is a busy free-lance Classical and Baroque violinist living in Boston, collaborating with musicians from the region in a wide range of musical genres from intimate Baroque chamber ensembles to string quartets and large ensembles such as Boston Philharmonic Orchestra. She performs and records with Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP) and Odyssey Opera, as well as Boston Baroque, and is a contracted member of the symphonies of Springfield, MA and Portland, Maine.

Praised by le Confolentais for her “impeccable technical mastery, [and] strong expression” Bostonbased cellist Velleda Miragias currently enjoys a diverse career as a freelance solo, chamber, and orchestral musician, educator, and entrepreneur. She is the recipient of France’s coveted Ministry of Culture Award, has performed in the public master classes of iconic string pedagogues Isaac Stern, Natalia Gutman, and Anner Bylsma. She regularly performs with the Boston Philharmonic, Handel and Haydn Society, Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Boston Baroque and Odyssey Opera.

Currently a member of the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, The Claflin Hill Symphony Orchestra, and The Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra, Eleanor Blake has played under the baton of international conductors like James Levine, Bernard Haitink, and Raphael Frühbeck De Burgos, and has worked with international soloists like 'cellist Yo-Yo Ma, soprano Renée Fleming and violinist Joshua Bell. In addition she performs with Rhode Island Philharmonic, Springfield Symphony Orchestra, Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston, and has served as guest principal cellist of the Plymouth Philharmonic.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1316    
LOCATION: Main Library Richardson Room
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Monday March 7, 2016
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Preschool Storytime for ages 3-5 @North Quincy
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Longer, more complex stories form the basis for this program. Participation plays a big part as children now have the language and confidence to join in on refrains and songs. Poems, songs, felt boards, action rhymes and occasional crafts round out the programs.

Caregivers have the option of attending these programs with their children or using the time to browse for books nearby.

This program is for children ages 3-5. No registration is required.   

CONTACT: North Quincy Branch    617-376-1320    
LOCATION: North Quincy Branch
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Homework Help Grades 1-6
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Students in grades 1-6 can come and get assistance with their homework from high school tutors. Students must be able to communicate with tutors in English.  

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Tuesday March 8, 2016
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Just for Threes Storytime for ages 36-47 months
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

This  program for three-year-olds (ages 36-47 months) and their caregivers introduces simple stories and concepts to young children.

Songs, rhymes, fingerplays and felt board activities will be used to reinforce concepts.

No registration is required. Limited to Quincy residents.

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Toddler Storytime for ages 2 and 3 @Adams Shore
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

This half hour program for toddlers and their caregivers introduces simple stories and concepts to young children.

Songs, rhymes, fingerplays and felt board activities will be used to reinforce concepts.

No registration is required. Limited to Quincy residents.  

CONTACT: Adams Shore Branch    617-376-1325    
LOCATION: Adams Shore Branch
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All About Alzheimer's and Free Memory Screening
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Nair photoWhat do you know about Alzheimer’s disease? Come learn about the most current understandings of this challenging disorder from a local leader in the field.  Our presenter will speak for 35 minutes or so and provide more time for questions and answers. Come to learn about what Alzheimer’s disease is, what treatments are available, and the role/importance of clinical research, including MINDSET, an example of one local available study. Then, after the talk, he will provide free individualized memory screenings.

Dr. Anil K. Nair is a neurologist and the medical director for the Alzheimer’s Disease Center, located in Quincy. He’s a leading expert in Alzheimer’s and dementia and a passionate medical educator who authored and published a textbook on geriatric neurology. Currently, Dr. Nair is a principal doctor for Axovant’s MINDSET study, which is studying a new treatment for mild-to-moderate Alzheimer’s disease. He is board certified, specializing in treatment of dementia, behavioral and geriatric neurology from the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.  He is a leading expert in the field of dementia, considered a key opinion leader and the author of a textbook of geriatric neurology. His interest area is the early pre-clinical detection, prevention and treatment of Alzheimer dementia and other neuro-cognitive disorders.

Dr. Nair directs several clinical trials at the Alzheimer center serving the south shore of Boston. The center aims to advance the field of geriatric neurology and reduce the costs of debilitating diseases such as Alzheimer disease and other related dementia. Dr Nair provides preventive, diagnostic and therapeutic services to patients with neuro-degenerative diseases. He is dedicated to providing healthcare and referral services of the highest quality. His emphasis is on building partnerships that increase the independence and quality of life for patients with dementia.

He completed the dementia fellowship from the Mayo clinic, neurology residency from the Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland Ohio. Prior to this he completed a general internal medicine residency from and received his medical degree from JIPMER (Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Pondicherry). He has been in practice for 22 years and is faculty at several hospitals in Boston area.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1316    
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Device Advice
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Having a hard time getting the Library app to work on your phone / tablet? Want to learn how to do live video-conferencing for free with your device (skype)? Want to learn how to take advantage of all the eBooks, eMusic, eMagazines, and eEverything? Drop by and talk with our skilled librarians during this dedicated tech-advice session. Come to the top floor and someone at the big desk can help you find where this program is taking place.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1316    
LOCATION: Main Library
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Crime by the Book: White Devil, the story of the first white asian crime boss
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Willis photoLearn the amazing true story of the only white man to ever rise to the top of the Chinese mafia.

In August 2013, “Bac Guai” John Willis, also known as the “White Devil” because of his notorious ferocity, was sentenced to 20 years for drug trafficking and money laundering. Willis, according to prosecutors, was “the kingpin, organizer and leader of a vast conspiracy,” all within the legendarily insular and vicious Chinese mafia. As a white man navigating an otherwise exclusively Asian world, Willis was at first an interesting anomaly, but his ruthless devotion to his adopted culture eventually led to him emerging as a leader. He organized his own gang of co-conspirators and began an extremely lucrative criminal venture selling tens of thousands of oxycodone pills. A year-long FBI investigation brought him down, and John pleaded guilty to save the love of his life from prosecution. He has no regrets.

Willis was in prison when he told his story to our presenter, Bob Halloran. Halloran has recently published a book on this subject and copies will be available for purchase.

Bob Halloran is a news and sports anchor at WCVB-TV, the ABC affiliate in Boston. His television career includes stops in Providence, Rhode Island, FOX-25 in Boston, and ESPN, where he also wrote for ESPN.com. He was awarded a New England Emmy Award for sportscasting, as well as two honors from the Associated Press. Bob was born in Houston, TX, and grew up in Middletown, NJ. He graduated from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, VA with a BA in Journalism. Bob is married with four children.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1316    
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Wednesday March 9, 2016
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TABE Training
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
CONTACT: Mary Diggle    617-376-1314    quliteracy@ocln.org
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Homework Help Grades 1-6
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Students in grades 1-6 can come and get assistance with their homework from high school tutors. Students must be able to communicate with tutors in English.  

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Basic Computer Class: Browsing the Internet
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn how to browse the Internet using Safari, Firefox and Chrome, including how to find specific information, news and weather, bookmarks, and more.

Registration required. To register, call 617-376-1316.

CONTACT:         info@saheliboston.org
LOCATION: Main Library Computer Lab
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Thursday March 10, 2016
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Rock-a-Bye Baby Storytime for ages 4-11 months
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

An introduction to stories, songs, nursery rhymes and gentle movement exercises for very young children, ages 4 - 11 months  accompanied by an adult.

No registration is required. Limited to Quincy residents.   

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Matinee Film: Suffragette
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

movie stillMaud (Carey Mulligan) is a working wife and mother whose life is forever changed when she is secretly recruited to join the U.K.’s growing suffragette movement. Galvanized by the outlaw fugitive Emmeline Pankhurst (Meryl Streep), Maud becomes an activist for the cause alongside women from all walks of life.

"In the best picture of 2015, Carey Mulligan is the stoic, long-suffering sweatshop worker radicalized into action." - Roger Moore, Movie Nation

Directed by Sarah Gavron. Starring Anne-Marie Duff, Ben Whishaw, Carey Mulligan, and Helena Bonham Carter. Theatrically released in 2015. 106 Minutes; Rated PG-13 for some intense violence, thematic elements, brief strong language and partial nudity.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1316    
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Teen Time: TAB Meeting
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Teens come voice ideas and make suggestions of what you want to see happen in the library! Snack will be provided.

LOCATION: Main Library
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Feature Film: Suffragette
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

movie stillMaud (Carey Mulligan) is a working wife and mother whose life is forever changed when she is secretly recruited to join the U.K.’s growing suffragette movement. Galvanized by the outlaw fugitive Emmeline Pankhurst (Meryl Streep), Maud becomes an activist for the cause alongside women from all walks of life.

"In the best picture of 2015, Carey Mulligan is the stoic, long-suffering sweatshop worker radicalized into action." - Roger Moore, Movie Nation

Directed by Sarah Gavron. Starring Anne-Marie Duff, Ben Whishaw, Carey Mulligan, and Helena Bonham Carter. Theatrically released in 2015. 106 Minutes; Rated PG-13 for some intense violence, thematic elements, brief strong language and partial nudity.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1316    
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Saturday March 12, 2016
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Saturday Storytime @North Quincy for ages 2-5
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Join children’s librarian Cathy deVeer for a family storytime full of stories and music  at the North Quincy Branch Library.

This program is for children ages 2-5 accompanied by an adult No registration required.

CONTACT: North Quincy Branch Library    617-376-1320    
LOCATION: North Quincy Branch
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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ESOL Reading & Writing Workshop for Literacy & Talk Time Volunteers
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
CONTACT: Mary Diggle    617-376-1314    quliteracy@ocln.org
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Monday March 14, 2016
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Board of Library Trustees Meeting
9:15 AM - 11:30 AM
CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1316    
LOCATION: Main Library Quincy Room
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Homework Help Grades 1-6
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Students in grades 1-6 can come and get assistance with their homework from high school tutors. Students must be able to communicate with tutors in English.  

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Cooking With Books: One-Pot Meals
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Come to the Adams Shore branch, peruse some cookbooks, and sample some delicious food!

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library, Adams Shore Branch    617-376-1325    
LOCATION: Adams Shore Branch
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Tuesday March 15, 2016
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Device Advice
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Having a hard time getting the Library app to work on your phone / tablet? Want to learn how to do live video-conferencing for free with your device (skype)? Want to learn how to take advantage of all the eBooks, eMusic, eMagazines, and eEverything? Drop by and talk with our skilled librarians during this dedicated tech-advice session. Come to the top floor and someone at the big desk can help you find where this program is taking place.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1316    
LOCATION: Main Library
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Discover Historic New England: Boston Marathon - History by the Mile
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

book coverJoin us for a presentation of “Boston Marathon History by the Mile,” an entertaining history of the great race and every inch of the 26.2-mile course. Mile by mile, town by town, story by story, the race will be brought to life through informative, humorous, and enlightening detail that includes stories about every statue, landmark, event, and portion of the course from its start in 1897 to the present.

Paul C. Clerici is a local runner, freelance journalist, writer, photographer, and former award- winning newspaper editor and sports editor who has written three books - “A History of the Falmouth Road Race: Running Cape Cod,” “Boston Marathon History by the Mile,” and “History of the Greater Boston Track Club.” He has been published in “Level Renner,” “New England Runner,” and “Running Times” magazines; delivered talks at libraries, historical societies, bookstores, running clubs, banquets; appeared at expos, book signings, group meetings; been interviewed on television (NECN, cable stations) and radio (NPR, local and city stations); and featured in media outlets including “The Boston Globe” and “Cape Cod Times.” The race director of the “Camy 5K Run & David 5K Walk,” he has competed in nearly every distance from the mile to the marathon - including two triathlons, 43 marathons (the Boston Marathon 23 years in a row), the Falmouth Road Race several times - and has won numerous age-group and Clydesdale running awards. Clerici has covered the sport of running and the Boston Marathon for nearly 30 years. This remarkable range of experience and knowledge helps provide a unique perspective in the book and in his talks with fun anecdotes, historical events, interesting tales and tidbits, course tips, inside insight, and many images taken during the race itself.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1316    
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Wednesday March 16, 2016
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Homework Help Grades 1-6
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Students in grades 1-6 can come and get assistance with their homework from high school tutors. Students must be able to communicate with tutors in English.  

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Basic Computer Class: Using Email
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Find out how email works, including user ids, passwords, setting up accounts, sending and receiving mail.

Registration required. To register, call 617-376-1316.

CONTACT:         info@saheliboston.org
LOCATION: Main Library Computer Lab
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Thursday March 17, 2016
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Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Informed Care for Service Providers
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Sponsored by Health Imperatives: Trauma has an impact on how clients seek and use health services. This workshop presents current information and research that will assist service providers in understanding and working with clients who experienced trauma related to sexual and domestic violence.

CONTACT: Louise Gorham    5085833005    lgorham@healthimperatives.org
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Matinee Film: Bridge of Spies
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

movie still Nominated for six Oscars, Bridge of Spies tells the story of James Donovan (Tom Hanks), a Brooklyn lawyer who finds himself thrust into the center of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impossible task to negotiate the release of a captured American U-2 pilot.

"Spielberg has taken an important but largely forgotten and hardly action-packed slice of the Cold War and turned it into a gripping character study and thriller that feels a bit like a John Le Carre adaptation if Frank Capra were at the controls." - Chicago Sun-Times

Directed by Steven Spielberg. Starring Alan Alda, Amy Ryan, Mark Rylance, and Tom Hanks. Theatrically released in 2015. 141 Minutes; Rated PG-13 for some violence and brief strong language.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1316    
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Feature Film: Bridge of Spies
6:30 PM - 8:45 PM

movie still Nominated for six Oscars, Bridge of Spies tells the story of James Donovan (Tom Hanks), a Brooklyn lawyer who finds himself thrust into the center of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impossible task to negotiate the release of a captured American U-2 pilot.

"Spielberg has taken an important but largely forgotten and hardly action-packed slice of the Cold War and turned it into a gripping character study and thriller that feels a bit like a John Le Carre adaptation if Frank Capra were at the controls." - Chicago Sun-Times

Directed by Steven Spielberg. Starring Alan Alda, Amy Ryan, Mark Rylance, and Tom Hanks. Theatrically released in 2015. 141 Minutes; Rated PG-13 for some violence and brief strong language.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1316    
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Saturday March 19, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Grownups 20/30s Classic Films: Legally Blonde
1:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Calling all Grownups who are in their 20s and 30s. The library is starting a series of programs just for you!

Join us every Saturday at 1:00 p.m. as we watch classic movies on the big screen. This week we're watching Legally Blonde, a 2001 romantic comedy starring Reese Witherspoon and Matthew Davis. Elle Woods (Witherspoon) has it all. She's the president of her sorority, a Hawaiian Tropic girl, Miss June in her campus calendar, and, above all, a natural blonde. She dates the cutest fraternity boy on campus and wants nothing more than to be Mrs. Warner Huntington III. But, there's just one thing stopping Warner (Davis) from popping the question: Elle is too blonde. Growing up across the street from Aaron Spelling might mean something in LA, but nothing to Warner's East-Coast blue blood family. So, when Warner packs up for Harvard Law and reunites with an old sweetheart from prep school, Elle rallies all her resources and gets into Harvard, determined to win him back.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Sunday March 20, 2016
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Winter Concerts at the Crane: Hiroya Tsukamoto
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

musician photoJoin us for the 2016 Winter Concerts at the Crane every other Sunday starting January 10 through March 20 at 3:00 p.m.

The final concert on March 20 features guitarist and composer Hiroya Tsukamato playing eclectic solo impressionistic and cinematic acoustic music blending folk and world traditions. Hiroya Tsukamoto is an internatinally acclaimed guitarist and composer who performs over 100 concerts a year. Born and raised in Kyoto, Japan; in 2000 he received a scholarship to Berklee College of Music and came to the US. Since then, he has been performing internationally including appearances as a leader at Blue Note in New York and Japanese National Television. Hiroya has released six albums.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1316    
LOCATION: Main Library Richardson Room
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Monday March 21, 2016
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Homework Help Grades 1-6
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Students in grades 1-6 can come and get assistance with their homework from high school tutors. Students must be able to communicate with tutors in English.  

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Tuesday March 22, 2016
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Device Advice
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Having a hard time getting the Library app to work on your phone / tablet? Want to learn how to do live video-conferencing for free with your device (skype)? Want to learn how to take advantage of all the eBooks, eMusic, eMagazines, and eEverything? Drop by and talk with our skilled librarians during this dedicated tech-advice session. Come to the top floor and someone at the big desk can help you find where this program is taking place.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1316    
LOCATION: Main Library
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Teen Time: Game On!
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Come and try out our PS4 and XBox One. We have FIFA 2015, Star Wars: Battlefront, Dragonball Z: Xenoverse and more!

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library

LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Wednesday March 23, 2016
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Homework Help Grades 1-6
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Students in grades 1-6 can come and get assistance with their homework from high school tutors. Students must be able to communicate with tutors in English.  

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Basic Computer Class: More About Email
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Find out more about email, including reply, forwarding, saving and deleting, attachments, and sending to multiple recipients.

Registration required. To register, please call 617-376-1316.

CONTACT:         info@saheliboston.org
LOCATION: Main Library Computer Lab
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Thursday March 24, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Friday March 25, 2016
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Preschool Storytime for ages 3-5
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Longer, more complex stories form the basis for this program. Participation plays a big part as children now have the language and confidence to join in on refrains and songs. Poems, songs, felt boards, action rhymes and occasional crafts round out the programs.

Caregivers have the option of attending these programs with their children or using the time to browse for books nearby.

This program is for children ages 3-5. No registration is required.   

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Saturday March 26, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Grownups 20/30s Classic Films: The Legend of Billie Jean
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Calling all Grownups who are in their 20s and 30s. The library is starting a series of programs just for you!

Join us every Saturday at 1:00 p.m. as we watch classic movies on the big screen. This week we're watching The Legend of Billie Jean, a 1985 action drama starring Helen Slater, Keith Gordon, Yeardley Smith and Christian Slater. 

Average Texas teen, Billie Jean Davy (Helen Slater), is caught up in an odd fight for justice. She is usually followed and harrased around by local boys, who, one day, decide to trash her brother's scooter for fun. The boys' father refuses to pay them back the price of the scooter. The fight for "fair is fair" takes the teens around the state and produces an unlikely hero.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library.

LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Sunday March 27, 2016
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Library Closed: Easter
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Monday March 28, 2016
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Preschool Storytime for ages 3-5 @North Quincy
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Longer, more complex stories form the basis for this program. Participation plays a big part as children now have the language and confidence to join in on refrains and songs. Poems, songs, felt boards, action rhymes and occasional crafts round out the programs.

Caregivers have the option of attending these programs with their children or using the time to browse for books nearby.

This program is for children ages 3-5. No registration is required.   

CONTACT: North Quincy Branch    617-376-1320    
LOCATION: North Quincy Branch
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Homework Help Grades 1-6
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Students in grades 1-6 can come and get assistance with their homework from high school tutors. Students must be able to communicate with tutors in English.  

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Tuesday March 29, 2016
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Just for Threes Storytime for ages 36-47 months
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

This  program for three-year-olds (ages 36-47 months) and their caregivers introduces simple stories and concepts to young children.

Songs, rhymes, fingerplays and felt board activities will be used to reinforce concepts.

No registration is required. Limited to Quincy residents.

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Toddler Storytime for ages 2 and 3 @Adams Shore
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

This half hour program for toddlers and their caregivers introduces simple stories and concepts to young children.

Songs, rhymes, fingerplays and felt board activities will be used to reinforce concepts.

No registration is required. Limited to Quincy residents.  

CONTACT: Adams Shore Branch    617-376-1325    
LOCATION: Adams Shore Branch
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Device Advice
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Having a hard time getting the Library app to work on your phone / tablet? Want to learn how to do live video-conferencing for free with your device (skype)? Want to learn how to take advantage of all the eBooks, eMusic, eMagazines, and eEverything? Drop by and talk with our skilled librarians during this dedicated tech-advice session. Come to the top floor and someone at the big desk can help you find where this program is taking place.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1316    
LOCATION: Main Library
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Teen Time: Scavenger Hunt
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Teens joins us for our library scavenger hunt. Spend the hour exploring the library and learning a little bit about the library's history. 

LOCATION: Main Library
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Wednesday March 30, 2016
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Homework Help Grades 1-6
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Students in grades 1-6 can come and get assistance with their homework from high school tutors. Students must be able to communicate with tutors in English.  

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Basic Computer Class: Introduction to Microsoft Word
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Lean how to create your first document, including typing, editing, margins, and paragraphs.

Registration required. To register, please call 617-376-1316.

CONTACT:         info@saheliboston.org
LOCATION: Main Library Computer Lab
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Thursday March 31, 2016
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Rock-a-Bye Baby Storytime for ages 4-11 months
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

An introduction to stories, songs, nursery rhymes and gentle movement exercises for very young children, ages 4 - 11 months  accompanied by an adult.

No registration is required. Limited to Quincy residents.   

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Teen Time: TAB Meeting
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Teens come voice ideas and make suggestions of what you want to see happen in the library! Snack will be provided.

LOCATION: Main Library
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Friday April 1, 2016
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Preschool Storytime for ages 3-5
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Longer, more complex stories form the basis for this program. Participation plays a big part as children now have the language and confidence to join in on refrains and songs. Poems, songs, felt boards, action rhymes and occasional crafts round out the programs.

Caregivers have the option of attending these programs with their children or using the time to browse for books nearby.

This program is for children ages 3-5. No registration is required.   

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Booked for Lunch
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Read any good books lately? Looking for something new to read? Just like to chat about books? If the answer is yes, bring a brown bag lunch--or pick up a sandwich or salad at the library cafe--and join other readers for a lively exchange of authors and titles on the first Friday of each month.

The group meets in the atrium near the café—-just look for the Booked for Lunch sign on the table. Drop in anytime and check out this friendly group!

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1301    
LOCATION: Main Library Atrium (ground floor)
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Saturday April 2, 2016
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Music and Movement with Rubi
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Sing and dance with Rubi Lichauco! Rubi brings her popular preschool program to Quincy so put on your favorite dancing shoes and join us for this lively mix of music and movement for children ages 0-4 accompanied by an adult.

No registration is required.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library.

CONTACT: Children's Department    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Monday April 4, 2016
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Preschool Storytime for ages 3-5 @North Quincy
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Longer, more complex stories form the basis for this program. Participation plays a big part as children now have the language and confidence to join in on refrains and songs. Poems, songs, felt boards, action rhymes and occasional crafts round out the programs.

Caregivers have the option of attending these programs with their children or using the time to browse for books nearby.

This program is for children ages 3-5. No registration is required.   

CONTACT: North Quincy Branch    617-376-1320    
LOCATION: North Quincy Branch
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Homework Help Grades 1-6
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Students in grades 1-6 can come and get assistance with their homework from high school tutors. Students must be able to communicate with tutors in English.  

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Tuesday April 5, 2016
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Just for Threes Storytime for ages 36-47 months
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

This  program for three-year-olds (ages 36-47 months) and their caregivers introduces simple stories and concepts to young children.

Songs, rhymes, fingerplays and felt board activities will be used to reinforce concepts.

No registration is required. Limited to Quincy residents.

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Toddler Storytime for ages 2 and 3 @Adams Shore
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

This half hour program for toddlers and their caregivers introduces simple stories and concepts to young children.

Songs, rhymes, fingerplays and felt board activities will be used to reinforce concepts.

No registration is required. Limited to Quincy residents.  

CONTACT: Adams Shore Branch    617-376-1325    
LOCATION: Adams Shore Branch
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Wednesday April 6, 2016
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Homework Help Grades 1-6
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Students in grades 1-6 can come and get assistance with their homework from high school tutors. Students must be able to communicate with tutors in English.  

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Basic Computer Class: More About Microsoft Word
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Lean about editing, text effects, using images, checking grammar and spelling, paragraphs, using templates, using Help.

Registration required. To register, please call 617-376-1316.

CONTACT:         info@saheliboston.org
LOCATION: Main Library Computer Lab
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Thursday April 7, 2016
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Rock-a-Bye Baby Storytime for ages 4-11 months
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

An introduction to stories, songs, nursery rhymes and gentle movement exercises for very young children, ages 4 - 11 months  accompanied by an adult.

No registration is required. Limited to Quincy residents.   

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Friday April 8, 2016
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Preschool Storytime for ages 3-5
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Longer, more complex stories form the basis for this program. Participation plays a big part as children now have the language and confidence to join in on refrains and songs. Poems, songs, felt boards, action rhymes and occasional crafts round out the programs.

Caregivers have the option of attending these programs with their children or using the time to browse for books nearby.

This program is for children ages 3-5. No registration is required.   

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Saturday April 9, 2016
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Saturday Storytime @North Quincy for ages 2-5
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Join children’s librarian Cathy deVeer for a family storytime full of stories and music  at the North Quincy Branch Library.

This program is for children ages 2-5 accompanied by an adult No registration required.

CONTACT: North Quincy Branch Library    617-376-1320    
LOCATION: North Quincy Branch
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Monday April 11, 2016
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Preschool Storytime for ages 3-5 @North Quincy
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Longer, more complex stories form the basis for this program. Participation plays a big part as children now have the language and confidence to join in on refrains and songs. Poems, songs, felt boards, action rhymes and occasional crafts round out the programs.

Caregivers have the option of attending these programs with their children or using the time to browse for books nearby.

This program is for children ages 3-5. No registration is required.   

CONTACT: North Quincy Branch    617-376-1320    
LOCATION: North Quincy Branch
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Homework Help Grades 1-6
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Students in grades 1-6 can come and get assistance with their homework from high school tutors. Students must be able to communicate with tutors in English.  

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Cooking With Books: Italian Food
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Come to the Adams Shore branch, peruse some cookbooks, and sample some delicious food!

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library, Adams Shore Branch    617-376-1325    
LOCATION: Adams Shore Branch
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Crime by the Book: Master Thieves-Boston Gangsters and the World’s Greatest Art Heist
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

book coverIt is a case defined by superlatives - the largest art theft in history, carrying the world’s largest reward offer, longer on the FBI’s list of biggest unsolved art crimes than any other save one. Two men disguised as Boston Police officers trick their way into the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum after midnight, tie up the two night watchmen and make off with an estimated half billion dollars worth of artwork including three works by Rembrandt and a Vermeer masterpiece.

Now 25 years after the theft, Stephen Kurkjian who was the principal reporter on the case for The Boston Globe for years, has written a gripping account of the still-unsolved heist of a quarter century ago. Come to this special program and hear Kurkjian reveal how the two criminal gangs battling for control of the Boston under-world knew of the museum’s poor security and that one had a motive to pull off the theft - to fashion an exchange that would result in the release of its leader from federal prison.

Co-sponsored by Quincy College.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1316    
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Tuesday April 12, 2016
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Just for Threes Storytime for ages 36-47 months
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

This  program for three-year-olds (ages 36-47 months) and their caregivers introduces simple stories and concepts to young children.

Songs, rhymes, fingerplays and felt board activities will be used to reinforce concepts.

No registration is required. Limited to Quincy residents.

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Toddler Storytime for ages 2 and 3 @Adams Shore
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

This half hour program for toddlers and their caregivers introduces simple stories and concepts to young children.

Songs, rhymes, fingerplays and felt board activities will be used to reinforce concepts.

No registration is required. Limited to Quincy residents.  

CONTACT: Adams Shore Branch    617-376-1325    
LOCATION: Adams Shore Branch
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Wednesday April 13, 2016
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Safety Training for Service Providers
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

This class provides safety training for human service providers. It focuses on safety within your own facilities and when you travel off-site. It is delivered by a professional safety consultant.

CONTACT: Louise Gorham    5085833005    lgorham@healthimperatives.org
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Homework Help Grades 1-6
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Students in grades 1-6 can come and get assistance with their homework from high school tutors. Students must be able to communicate with tutors in English.  

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Basic Computer Class: More About Microsoft Word
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn about line spacing, justifying, using bullets and numbering, tables and images.

Registration required. To register, please call 617-376-1316.

CONTACT:         info@saheliboston.org
LOCATION: Main Library Computer Lab
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Thursday April 14, 2016
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Rock-a-Bye Baby Storytime for ages 4-11 months
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

An introduction to stories, songs, nursery rhymes and gentle movement exercises for very young children, ages 4 - 11 months  accompanied by an adult.

No registration is required. Limited to Quincy residents.   

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Friday April 15, 2016
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Preschool Storytime for ages 3-5
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Longer, more complex stories form the basis for this program. Participation plays a big part as children now have the language and confidence to join in on refrains and songs. Poems, songs, felt boards, action rhymes and occasional crafts round out the programs.

Caregivers have the option of attending these programs with their children or using the time to browse for books nearby.

This program is for children ages 3-5. No registration is required.   

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Saturday April 16, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Monday April 18, 2016
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Library Closed: Patriots Day
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Tuesday April 19, 2016
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Board of Library Trustees Meeting
9:15 AM - 11:30 AM
CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1316    
LOCATION: Main Library Quincy Room
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Go Places @your Library: Indonesia/East Timor
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

East Timor and Indonesia: A Turbulent History, A Peaceful Rebuilding

East Timor, located north of Australia, is one of the world’s newest nations. But its independence was hard fought - first from the Portuguese, and then from Indonesia, with whom it fought a 24-year war. The Timorese are now getting on with rebuilding their nation, and the charm and grace of the people embody the seemingly unlimited potential of the country. Quincy's favorite world traveler Barry Pell recently traveled throughout East Timor to see how the country is progressing in this time of peace. This program will be accompanied by his photography, and will also explore the history, landscape and fascinating culture of the nearby Indonesian archipelago, including the famous komodo dragons.

Barry Pell is a world traveler and photojournalist. He has traveled widely over the past 40 years, visiting and documenting landscapes and cultures in 161 countries. Mr. Pell has also lived and traveled in China, eastern Europe, and north africa. He currently lectures on international cultures at schools, universities and institutions in the Boston area.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1316    
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Wednesday April 20, 2016
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Basic Computer Class: Introduction to Microsoft Excel
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn how to open and understand a spreadsheet, create a spreadsheet, formulas, and creating a household budget.

Registration required. To register, please call 617-376-1316.

CONTACT:         info@saheliboston.org
LOCATION: Main Library Computer Lab
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Thursday April 21, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Saturday April 23, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Monday April 25, 2016
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Preschool Storytime for ages 3-5 @North Quincy
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Longer, more complex stories form the basis for this program. Participation plays a big part as children now have the language and confidence to join in on refrains and songs. Poems, songs, felt boards, action rhymes and occasional crafts round out the programs.

Caregivers have the option of attending these programs with their children or using the time to browse for books nearby.

This program is for children ages 3-5. No registration is required.   

CONTACT: North Quincy Branch    617-376-1320    
LOCATION: North Quincy Branch
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Homework Help Grades 1-6
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Students in grades 1-6 can come and get assistance with their homework from high school tutors. Students must be able to communicate with tutors in English.  

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Tuesday April 26, 2016
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Just for Threes Storytime for ages 36-47 months
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

This  program for three-year-olds (ages 36-47 months) and their caregivers introduces simple stories and concepts to young children.

Songs, rhymes, fingerplays and felt board activities will be used to reinforce concepts.

No registration is required. Limited to Quincy residents.

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Toddler Storytime for ages 2 and 3 @Adams Shore
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

This half hour program for toddlers and their caregivers introduces simple stories and concepts to young children.

Songs, rhymes, fingerplays and felt board activities will be used to reinforce concepts.

No registration is required. Limited to Quincy residents.  

CONTACT: Adams Shore Branch    617-376-1325    
LOCATION: Adams Shore Branch
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Wednesday April 27, 2016
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Homework Help Grades 1-6
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Students in grades 1-6 can come and get assistance with their homework from high school tutors. Students must be able to communicate with tutors in English.  

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Basic Computer Class: More About Microsoft Excel
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn how to use functions, styles, number formats, inserting and deleting cells, sorting and filtering.

Registration required. To register, please call 617-376-1316.

CONTACT:         info@saheliboston.org
LOCATION: Main Library Computer Lab
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Thursday April 28, 2016
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Rock-a-Bye Baby Storytime for ages 4-11 months
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

An introduction to stories, songs, nursery rhymes and gentle movement exercises for very young children, ages 4 - 11 months  accompanied by an adult.

No registration is required. Limited to Quincy residents.   

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Friday April 29, 2016
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Preschool Storytime for ages 3-5
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Longer, more complex stories form the basis for this program. Participation plays a big part as children now have the language and confidence to join in on refrains and songs. Poems, songs, felt boards, action rhymes and occasional crafts round out the programs.

Caregivers have the option of attending these programs with their children or using the time to browse for books nearby.

This program is for children ages 3-5. No registration is required.   

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Saturday April 30, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Monday May 2, 2016
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Preschool Storytime for ages 3-5 @North Quincy
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Longer, more complex stories form the basis for this program. Participation plays a big part as children now have the language and confidence to join in on refrains and songs. Poems, songs, felt boards, action rhymes and occasional crafts round out the programs.

Caregivers have the option of attending these programs with their children or using the time to browse for books nearby.

This program is for children ages 3-5. No registration is required.   

CONTACT: North Quincy Branch    617-376-1320    
LOCATION: North Quincy Branch
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Homework Help Grades 1-6
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Students in grades 1-6 can come and get assistance with their homework from high school tutors. Students must be able to communicate with tutors in English.  

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Vocabulary Workshop for Literacy Tutors
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
CONTACT: Mary Diggle    617-376-1314    quliteracy@ocln.org
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Tuesday May 3, 2016
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Just for Threes Storytime for ages 36-47 months
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

This  program for three-year-olds (ages 36-47 months) and their caregivers introduces simple stories and concepts to young children.

Songs, rhymes, fingerplays and felt board activities will be used to reinforce concepts.

No registration is required. Limited to Quincy residents.

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Toddler Storytime for ages 2 and 3 @Adams Shore
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

This half hour program for toddlers and their caregivers introduces simple stories and concepts to young children.

Songs, rhymes, fingerplays and felt board activities will be used to reinforce concepts.

No registration is required. Limited to Quincy residents.  

CONTACT: Adams Shore Branch    617-376-1325    
LOCATION: Adams Shore Branch
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Wednesday May 4, 2016
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Homework Help Grades 1-6
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Students in grades 1-6 can come and get assistance with their homework from high school tutors. Students must be able to communicate with tutors in English.  

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Basic Computer Class: Microsoft Excel Review
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Registration required. To register, please call 617-376-1316.

CONTACT:         info@saheliboston.org
LOCATION: Main Library Computer Lab
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Thursday May 5, 2016
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Rock-a-Bye Baby Storytime for ages 4-11 months
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

An introduction to stories, songs, nursery rhymes and gentle movement exercises for very young children, ages 4 - 11 months  accompanied by an adult.

No registration is required. Limited to Quincy residents.   

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Friday May 6, 2016
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Library Closed: Staff Development Day
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Saturday May 7, 2016
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Music and Movement with Rubi
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Sing and dance with Rubi Lichauco! Rubi brings her popular preschool program to Quincy so put on your favorite dancing shoes and join us for this lively mix of music and movement for children ages 0-4 accompanied by an adult.

No registration is required.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library.

CONTACT: Children's Department    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Monday May 9, 2016
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Board of Library Trustees Meeting
9:15 AM - 11:30 AM
CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1316    
LOCATION: Main Library Quincy Room
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Homework Help Grades 1-6
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Students in grades 1-6 can come and get assistance with their homework from high school tutors. Students must be able to communicate with tutors in English.  

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Cooking With Books: Cookout!
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Come to the Adams Shore branch, peruse some cookbooks, and sample some delicious food!

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library, Adams Shore Branch    617-376-1325    
LOCATION: Adams Shore Branch
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Tuesday May 10, 2016
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Family Business, Memoirs of a Boston PI (following the Friends Annual Meeting)
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

DiNatale logoFor over 40 years John P. DiNatale has been a practiving private investigator in the City of Boston. He is coming to the Thomas Crane Public Library to speak about his book, The Family Business, Memoirs of a Boston PI. He will share his perspective on his father's role in the Boston Strangler investigation, and the starting in 1968 of the detective agency they shared. Books will be available for purchase.

His business website and his book's website have more information.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library. The Friends' annual meeting will happen at 6:30, immediately before John DiNatale's program at 7:00 p.m.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1316    
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Wednesday May 11, 2016
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Homework Help Grades 1-6
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Students in grades 1-6 can come and get assistance with their homework from high school tutors. Students must be able to communicate with tutors in English.  

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Basic Computer Class: Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn how to create a new slide presentation using layout, pictures, charts, and hyperlinks.

Registration required. To register, please call 617-376-1316.

CONTACT:         info@saheliboston.org
LOCATION: Main Library Computer Lab
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Thursday May 12, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Saturday May 14, 2016
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Saturday Storytime @North Quincy for ages 2-5
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Join children’s librarian Cathy deVeer for a family storytime full of stories and music  at the North Quincy Branch Library.

This program is for children ages 2-5 accompanied by an adult No registration required.

CONTACT: North Quincy Branch Library    617-376-1320    
LOCATION: North Quincy Branch
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Monday May 16, 2016
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Homework Help Grades 1-6
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Students in grades 1-6 can come and get assistance with their homework from high school tutors. Students must be able to communicate with tutors in English.  

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Grownups20/30s: Faster than a Speeding Bullet: A brief history of comics
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Geek Gal avatarCalling all Grownups who are in their twenties and thirties. The library is starting a series of programs just for you!

TCPL is pleased to host a presentation about the history and art of comics. How did the comic art form develop in America? What made it part of our nation's mythos and how is it evolving in the modern age? In this workshop, we look at how sequential art has evolved throughout the years and what influence it has had on modern popular culture in America and around the world.

About the presenter: Sarah Hodge-Wetherbe's dad took her to her first Star Trek convention as a child, sealing her future as a card carrying geek. A library associate with the Springfield city library, she tours around new England lecturing on various aspects of geek culture. She has performed for all sorts of venues from The Norman Rockwell Museum to the Massachusetts library association. She has also staffed many conventions including a three year stint as head of guest relations at Anime Boston. She advises ignoring the dog park, thinks Bruce Banner is the best Avenger, and takes her tea earl gray and HOT.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Libray

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1316    
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Tuesday May 17, 2016
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Boston Bronze and Stone: Celebrating Public Art
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Joe Gallo and sculpture photoWhat we choose to memorialize in public displays of stone and bronze says volumes about our collective history and artistic asthetics. Come to this richly illustrated presentation to learn all about the artists, the subjects of their work, and the accessibility of exceptional art all within the city of Boston. Boston is home to some of the most extraordinary public art in North America. Sculptors of public art include Daniel Chester French, Katherine Lane Weems, August Saint-Gaudens and George Aarons. Presenter Joseph R. Gallo Jr. recently published a book with hundreds of original photographs and observations with well-referenced sources and maps all about Boston sculpture.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1316    
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Wednesday May 18, 2016
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Homework Help Grades 1-6
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Students in grades 1-6 can come and get assistance with their homework from high school tutors. Students must be able to communicate with tutors in English.  

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Basic Computer Class: More About Microsoft PowerPoint
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn about designs, transitions and slide shows.

Registration required. To register, please call 617-376-1316.

CONTACT:         info@saheliboston.org
LOCATION: Main Library Computer Lab
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Thursday May 19, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Saturday May 21, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Monday May 23, 2016
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Homework Help Grades 1-6
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Students in grades 1-6 can come and get assistance with their homework from high school tutors. Students must be able to communicate with tutors in English.  

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Wednesday May 25, 2016
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Homework Help Grades 1-6
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Students in grades 1-6 can come and get assistance with their homework from high school tutors. Students must be able to communicate with tutors in English.  

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Thursday May 26, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Saturday May 28, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Monday May 30, 2016
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Library Closed: Memorial Day
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Wednesday June 1, 2016
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Homework Help Grades 1-6
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Students in grades 1-6 can come and get assistance with their homework from high school tutors. Students must be able to communicate with tutors in English.  

CONTACT: Children's Room    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Children's Room (ground floor)
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Thursday June 2, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Friday June 3, 2016
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Booked for Lunch
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Read any good books lately? Looking for something new to read? Just like to chat about books? If the answer is yes, bring a brown bag lunch--or pick up a sandwich or salad at the library cafe--and join other readers for a lively exchange of authors and titles on the first Friday of each month.

The group meets in the atrium near the café—-just look for the Booked for Lunch sign on the table. Drop in anytime and check out this friendly group!

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1301    
LOCATION: Main Library Atrium (ground floor)
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Saturday June 4, 2016
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Music and Movement with Rubi
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Sing and dance with Rubi Lichauco! Rubi brings her popular preschool program to Quincy so put on your favorite dancing shoes and join us for this lively mix of music and movement for children ages 0-4 accompanied by an adult.

No registration is required.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library.

CONTACT: Children's Department    617-376-2411    
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Thursday June 9, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Saturday June 11, 2016
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Saturday Storytime @North Quincy for ages 2-5
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Join children’s librarian Cathy deVeer for a family storytime full of stories and music  at the North Quincy Branch Library.

This program is for children ages 2-5 accompanied by an adult No registration required.

CONTACT: North Quincy Branch Library    617-376-1320    
LOCATION: North Quincy Branch
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Monday June 13, 2016
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Board of Library Trustees Meeting
9:15 AM - 11:30 AM
CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1316    
LOCATION: Wollaston Branch
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Thursday June 16, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Saturday June 18, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Tuesday June 21, 2016
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So Close to Home - WWII, U-Boats, and Quincy
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

So Close to Home: An American Family’s World War II Story of Survival and the U-boat that Attacked Them (Featuring Ray “Sonny” Downs of Quincy, Massachusetts)

Michael J. Tougias, bestselling author and co-author of 24 books, is presenting a new, dramatic presentation based on his co-authored book So Close to Home (Pegasus Books, May 2016). Tougias will use slides of the attack, the survivors, and the rescue to make this “an edge-of-your seat” visual program. On May 19, 1942 a German U-boat in the Gulf of Mexico stalked its prey 40 miles off New Orleans. Captained by 29-year-old Erich Wurdemann, the submarine commander had his sights set on the freighter Heredia with 62 souls on board. Most of the crew were merchant seamen, but there were also a handful of civilians including the Downs family. The family was comprised of the parents, Ray Sr. and Ina, along with their two children, eight-year-old Ray Jr., nick-named “Sonny”, and an eleven-year-old.

Fast asleep in their berth the Downs family had no warning that two torpedoes were heading their way. When the ship exploded, all four members of the family were separated in the chaotic 2 a.m. event. More than half the crew and passengers aboard the Heredia perished, but incredibly, after 15 hours in the ocean – facing sharks, hypothermia, drowning, and dehydration—all of the Downs family survived and were reunited. Ray Downs Jr. aka “Sonny” who lives in Massachusetts is now 80 years old but remembers every detail of the voyage, the attack, and his family’s miraculous survival. The captain and senior crew members of the Heredia were all Massachusetts natives. Tougias also had access to the U-boat commander Erich Wurdemann’s War Diary, and the presentation will include a discussion of the challenges faced aboard the sub, and some of the daring raids the commander made off the coast of America.

SO CLOSE TO HOME is a survival story and history book rolled into one, similar to Laura Hillenbrand’s Unbroken. “I enjoy doing these programs,” says Tougias, “ It’s like watching a movie with the author giving behind-the-scenes details.” A book signing will follow the program, and the presentation is suitable for all ages. Tougias, known for his fast paced writing style and character-driven stories, has is also author of The Finest Hours (made into a major motion picture by the Disney Corporation). His other books include Rescue of the Bounty, Overboard!, Fatal Forecast, A Storm Too Soon, and Ten Hours Until Dawn. His history titles include King Philip’s War and Until I Have No Country.

Visit www.michaeltougias.com for more information.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Thomas Crane Public Library

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1316    
LOCATION: Main Library Community Meeting Room (ground floor)
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Thursday June 23, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Saturday June 25, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Thursday June 30, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Saturday July 2, 2016
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Library Closed: Independence Day
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Sunday July 3, 2016
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Library Closed: Independence Day
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Monday July 4, 2016
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Library Closed: Independence Day
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Thursday July 7, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Saturday July 9, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Thursday July 14, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Saturday July 16, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Thursday July 21, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Saturday July 23, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Thursday July 28, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Saturday July 30, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Thursday August 4, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Saturday August 6, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Thursday August 11, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Saturday August 13, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Thursday August 18, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Saturday August 20, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Thursday August 25, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Saturday August 27, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Thursday September 1, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Saturday September 3, 2016
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Library Closed: Labor Day
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Sunday September 4, 2016
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Library Closed: Labor Day
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Monday September 5, 2016
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Library Closed: Labor Day
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Thursday September 8, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Saturday September 10, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Thursday September 15, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Saturday September 17, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Thursday September 22, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Saturday September 24, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Thursday September 29, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Saturday October 1, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Thursday October 6, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Saturday October 8, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Monday October 10, 2016
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Library Closed: Columbus Day
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Thursday October 13, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Saturday October 15, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Thursday October 20, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Saturday October 22, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Thursday October 27, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Saturday October 29, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Thursday November 3, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Saturday November 5, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
Remind Me about this Event
Thursday November 10, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Friday November 11, 2016
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Library Closed: Veterans Day
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Saturday November 12, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Thursday November 17, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Saturday November 19, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Wednesday November 23, 2016
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Library Closes at 5:00 p.m.
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Thursday November 24, 2016
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Library Closed: Thanksgiving Day
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Saturday November 26, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Thursday December 1, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Saturday December 3, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
Remind Me about this Event
Thursday December 8, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
Remind Me about this Event
Saturday December 10, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
Remind Me about this Event
Thursday December 15, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
Remind Me about this Event
Saturday December 17, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
Remind Me about this Event
Thursday December 22, 2016
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Crane Library Bookstore Open
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Crane Library Bookstore: Friends make it happen

Shop for great deals on gently used books, audiobooks, CDs & DVDs for all ages.

The Crane Library Bookstore is open for business! Park in the Main Library parking lot on Washington St. and walk around the front of the building to enter the Bookstore directly from Spear St. The Bookstore is completely accessible to people with disabilities.

Proceeds from the Friends of the Library bookstore are used to support free events and services for all ages at the library.

CONTACT: Thomas Crane Library    617-376-1102    
LOCATION: Main Library Bookstore
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Saturday December 24, 2016
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Library Closes at 12:30 p.m.
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Sunday December 25, 2016
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Library Closed: Christmas Day
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Saturday December 31, 2016
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Library Closes at 12:30 p.m.
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