Friends' Book Shop Half-Price Sale, December 7, 2019

On Saturday, December 7, 2019, we will have a special half-price sale in the Friends' Book Shop. All items in the Friends' Book Shop will be half the marked prices from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 7.

Look With Your Ears: Art History in the Podcasting Era, November 17, 2019

Tamar Avishai is the creator and host of the award-winning podcast The Lonely Palette, the podcast that returns art history to the masses, one painting at a time. Join Tamar in a lively conversation about podcasting, art history, and how art appreciation can deepen our understanding of the world we live in. We'll go behind the scenes of producing a podcast and hear highlights from the show, in which Tamar interviews museum-goers and provides insightful commentary on the history and significance of each work of art. How is art history relevant today, and what can we learn from classic and contemporary masterworks? Come and find out!

Learn to Relax, October 20, 2019

Needham native Rana Chudnofsky from the Benson-Henry Mind Body Institute will discuss, demonstrate and lead you to experience the Relaxation Response.

Book Sale, September 27-29, 2019

From Friday, September 27 through Sunday, September 29, 2019, we will hold our 47th annual fall book sale. Thousands of books will be for sale in the Library's Community Room. Seasonal holiday books will also be available in this book sale. The book sale will be open on Friday from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m., in addition to the usual Saturday and Sunday hours. On Friday and Saturday, hard-cover 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 of books is $8.00. In addition, individually-priced books in the Friends' Book Shop will be half the marked prices beginning at 12:30 p.m. on Friday and continuing on Saturday and Sunday.