Our Internet address (domain name) has changed
from "needhamlibrary.org" to "friendsneedhamlibrary.org". Please click
to use our new address, and note the new address in your web browser's favorites or bookmarks.
David Ostrowsky, author of Game Over or Game On:
How Pro Athletes Leave Sports and Enjoy the Game of
Life, provides an account of how various pro
athletes from the past several decades have made
contributions in the fields of entertainment,
business, politics, community service, coaching,
management, and broadcasting upon retirement.
On Saturday, January 31 and Sunday, February 1, 2015, we will
hold our annual winter book sale. Thousands of books will be
for sale in the Library's Community Room. Sunday is Bargain
Day; all items are half-price and a brown bag is $8.00. In
addition, individually priced books in the ongoing book sale
area will be half-price on both Saturday and Sunday.
Along the way to becoming an American icon of French
cuisine, Julia Child prepared recipes before a live
television audience, successes and slip-ups included.
The Delvena Theatre Company's Lynne Moulton,
appearing as Julia Child on a replica set of The
French Chef, will talk about the native
Californian's life and career.
Please note that the performance begins at
2:30 p.m., a half hour later than
our usual Sunday presentations.
The Friends will hold a one-day book sale on Saturday,
December 6 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Library's
Community Room. 10,000+ books will be for sale at prices
of 1.00 and 50¢. All ongoing sale books will be
half-price all day (9:00-5:00).
Lecturer and historian Anthony M. Sammarco, author of over sixty
books on the history and development of Boston, will reveal
sixty-eight major Boston locations that are no more, including
schools, churches, theaters, grand mansions, dockyards, racetracks,
parks, stores, hotels, offices, and factories.
Greg Flemming's At the Point of a Cutlass
traces the three-year odyssey of history's most
remarkable pirate captive, a nineteen-year old
fisherman named Philip Ashton. The book pieces
together the unforgettable story of a man thrust into
the violent world of a pirate ship and his daring
survival and escape.
On Saturday, September 27 and Sunday, September 28, 2014, we
will hold our 42nd annual fall book sale. Thousands of books
will be for sale in the Library's Community Room. Sunday is
Bargain Day; all items are half-price and a brown bag is
$8.00. In addition, individually priced books in the ongoing
book sale area will be half-price on both Saturday and Sunday.