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The Friends will hold a one-day book sale on Saturday,
December 3 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Library’s
Community Room. A variety of categories, including
children's, will be offered in the Community Room. Prices
there will be trade paperbacks and hard covers at $1, and
mass market paperbacks at 50¢. In addition, individually
priced books and materials in the Friends' Book Shop area
will be half-price all day on Saturday.
Join Jeff Belanger for a multimedia lecture, Q&A,
and book signing. A Creepy Christmas offers a look
into the monsters and traditions that make this
festive holiday…a little dark. Hear the
stories and legends that might leave you sleeping
with one eye open.
Please note: this program is NOT suitable for young children.
From sports to politics, food to finance, aviation to
engineering, to bitter disputes over simple
boundaries, New England's feuds have peppered the
region's life for centuries. They've been raw and
rowdy, sometimes high minded and humorous, and in a
place renowned for its deep sense of history, often
long-running and legendary. There are even some that
will undoubtedly outlast the region's ancient low
stonewalls. Author Ted Reinstein is best known in New
England as a journalist and reporter for
Chronicle, Boston's celebrated (and America's
longest-running, locally-produced) TV news-magazine.
On Saturday, October 1 and Sunday, October 2, 2016,
we will hold our 44th annual fall book sale.
Thousands of books will be for sale in the Library's
Community Room. On Saturday, hard-cover books and
trade paperbacks are priced at $1.00 and mass-market
paperbacks are 50 cents each. Sunday is Bargain Day;
all items are half-price and a brown bag is $8.00. In
addition, individually priced books in the Friends' Book Shop
will be half-price on both Saturday and Sunday.
The Library's old light post banners will be auctioned off on
Saturday, October 1. You may bid to have one of the 26 banners for
your very own. There are two locations to enter a bid: visit the
Library Foundation of Needham's table at the Harvest Fair on the Town
Common, or visit the Library during the Saturday hours of the
Friends' book sale. All proceeds will go toward the Library's digital