The Somerville Community Corporation works to keep Somerville equitable, inclusive, and affordable. As part of our 50th Anniversary celebration, we are hosting an event on October 26 inviting community members to imagine Somerville in 50 years. It's open to anyone - artists, students, teachers, poets, makers, kids - and we'd love to include poems or […]Find out more »
This is an all-ages writing workshop, as a part of the ICA Play Date series. Play Dates offer FREE admission for up to 2 adults per family when accompanied by children ages 12 and under. Youth 17 and under are always admitted free to the ICA. jamele adams aka Harlym 1Two5 remains well known nationally […]Find out more »
Massachusetts author Jacqueline Veissid will join us for Saturday Morning Storytime, reading her newest release, Caspian Finds A Friend. Jacqueline has two releases this year, the first being Ruby's Sword, which came out in October. Called "a charmer" by Kirkus Reviews, Ruby's Sword introduces readers to Ruby, who is always racing after her big brothers. But no matter how […]Find out more »
In the spirit of our long running Writers' Workshop, this Fall the Joiner Institute will host a special one day poetry workshop in partnership with the Boston Cultural Council and Lesley University professor and former Boston poet laureate, Danielle Legros Georges. Black Words Matter will explore contemporary African literary voices and offer opportunities to create new […]Find out more »
Author Gabrielle Bernstein will discuss her book Super Attractor, and share how to co-create the life you want.Find out more »
Harvard Book Store welcomes award-winning musician and writer CARLY SIMON for a signing of her latest book, Touched by the Sun: My Friendship with Jackie. Please Note This is a book signing event only. See the event's signing guidelines below. Each ticket includes 1 copy of Touched by the Sun and admission to the signing line for 2 […]Find out more »
Join us for a night of trivia about the life, legacy, and empire built around the Boy Who Lived. Bring a team of up to six of your muggle friends and answer questions about the Wizarding World for a chance to win a $35 Trident gift card. Themed prizes for second and third place as […]Find out more »
Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.