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February 2017

Children’s Book Club Meeting at the BPL’s Central Branch

February 24 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Boston Public Library, Central Branch,
700 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02116 United States
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The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

Children will explore and celebrate Kate DiCamillo’s The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane through activities and discussion.

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Kathleen Aguero, Jessica Purdy, Ellen Cohen, Kristina England, and Sarah Nichols at Porter Square Books

February 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Porter Square Books,
25 White St.
Cambridge, MA 02140 United States
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nancy drew anthology

Since her 1930 appearance in The Secret of the Old Clock, amateur sleuth Nancy Drew has inspired generations of girls with her moxie, intelligence, determination, and independence. The Nancy Drew Anthology: Writing & Art Featuring Everybody’s Favorite Female Sleuth celebrates this female icon and role model who after nearly 90 years is as popular as ever. Contributors Kathleen Aguero, Jessica Purdy, Ellen Cohen, Kristina England, and Sarah Nichols share their stories of the classic teenage detective.

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Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! Storytime at Barnes & Nobles Nationwide

February 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! In celebration of the beloved author’s birthday on March 2nd, we will host a special storytime featuring coloring, activities, and more. Don’t miss out on this fun-filled storytime!

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Oliver Jeffers and Sam Winston at The Boston Athenæum

February 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Boston Athenæum,
10 ½ Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02108 United States
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New York Times–bestselling author/illustrator Oliver Jeffers and fine artist Sam Winston will present on their collaboratively created picture book, A Child of Books. An artistic love letter to reading and the imagination, A Child of Books combines Jeffers’s expressive images and Winston’s immersive typographical landscapes, as a girl and boy adventure through the rich terrain of stories. A book signing will follow. Recommended for book-lovers of all ages. Oliver Jeffers is the author-illustrator of many books for children, including Once…

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Teen Writing Workshop with Eryn Flynn at the Framingham Barnes & Noble

February 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Framingham Barnes & Noble,
1 Worcester Rd.
Framingham, MA 01701 United States
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Have you ever wanted to write a book, but were unsure how to begin? Join the Framingham Barnes & Noble for a special teen writer’s workshop with author Eryn Flynn!

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Fantastic Books and Where to Find Them Book Club Meeting at the BPL’s Central Branch

February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Boston Public Library, Central Branch,
700 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02116 United States
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fantastic books

Are you a Millennial who loves to read? Then the Boston Public Library’s newest book group Fantastic Books and Where to Find Them is for you. Geared toward young adults in their 20s and 30s, the group meets every fourth Tuesday of the month at the Central Library in Copley Square and covers a wide variety of genres, including historical fiction, YA, mystery, nonfiction, and more. Come explore and share your love of fantastic books! The February pick is The…

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March 2017

“Mo Willems: You Are Not Alone, Reflections on the News” Exhibit Opens at the Michelson Galleries

March 1
R. Michelson Galleries,
132 Main St.
Northampton, MA 01060 United States
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willems - be nice

March 1–March 31, 2017. Artist Reception on Friday, March 10, 6-8 pm. In conjunction with Northampton’s Arts Night Out.

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Kim Savage at Book Ends Winchester

March 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Book Ends Winchester,
559 Main St.
Winchester, MA 01890 United States
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kim-savage

Winchester author Kim Savage has a new young adult novel out, titled Beautiful Broken Girls. Book Ends is beyond thrilled to host the book launch for Kim, whose debut novel After the Woods was so successful!

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Read Across America Day

March 2
read across america day

The National Education Association is building a nation of readers through its signature program, NEA’s Read Across America. Now in its 20th year, this year-round program focuses on motivating children and teens to read through events, partnerships, and reading resources. “You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read with a child.” Last year’s Read Across America event saw 988 pledges for events that took place in all 50 states and 11 locations abroad.…

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Dr. Seuss’s Birthday Celebration at Barnes & Nobles Nationwide

March 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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In celebration of the beloved author’s birthday, join your local Barnes & Nobles store for a storytime of recently released and classic Seuss books. There will be games and activities featuring Dr. Seuss’s books. You won’t want to miss this Seussical event!

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