Monday, December 7th 2020

Hello reader!

Read on for what's happening at the library this week.

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Library of Things

Library of Things materials are back! You can now borrow the following materials through contactless pickup:
  • Board Games
  • Launchpads
  • Osmo Kits
  • Nintendo Switches
  • iPads
  • Telescopes
Learn more about our Library of Things collections here. You can request these materials online, via chat, or by calling the Library at 617-730-2370 ext. 3.

Library of Things materials must be returned during operating hours, at the same location where they were picked up. To return these items, bring them to the pickup table and place them in the bin provided by a staff member. Do not return Library of Things items through the book drop.

Easy Reader Surprise Book Bundles

FINAL Easy Reader Surprise social media post Nov 2020
We all love surprises as much as you do – that's why we're adding a new Children's Book Surprise service for Easy Readers! You can now pick up a surprise bundle of 10 Easy Readers from any of our libraries. No reservations necessary! This service is great for kids ages 4-8, or for children who are learning to read independently. For more information on this service, visit our website!

Introduction to Jewish Genealogy

MONDAY, December 21 at 7 PM

The Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston presents a workshop tailored for beginners on the process of researching your family tree. The workshop is an overview of the principal records of genealogical information vital records, immigration records, censuses and where to find them.

Presenter Carol Clingan has been researching her family for almost 30 years and has traced her main lines back to about 1800. She is the chair of research projects at the Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston and does research for friends and family as well as for clients.

Join the Zoom meeting here
Zoom Meeting ID: 868 6878 9720
Password: d5EMBR
To join the meeting from a landline, please call 1-929-205-6099. Use the Meeting ID 868 6878 9720 and the passcode 706412
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Virtual ELL Book Group

ELL Book Group

WEDNESDAY, December 9 at 1 PM

Join us to practice your English language skills as we read or listen to materials in English and gather online for virtual discussion. This group is open to all English Language Learners but will be geared towards intermediate and advanced speakers. This month, we'll be discussing L’Alchimista by N.K. Jemisin.

Join the Zoom Meeting using the password English1.
To join using your phone, please call 1-929-205-6099. Use the meeting ID 161 931 3973 and the password 50645370.

Virtual Midday Monday Mystery Book Club


MONDAY, December 14 at 12:30 PM

Join us on Zoom for a discussion of Flowers Over the Inferno by Ilaria Tuti.

Join the Zoom meeting here.
Zoom Meeting ID: 836 9204 1477
Password: jnec84
To join the meeting using a landline, please call (929) 205-6099. Enter the meeting ID 836 9204 1477 and the passcode 103968.
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