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Daniel Barbarisi: Chasing the Thrill, October 17, 2021

Needham resident and author Daniel Barbarisi will discuss his latest book, Chasing the Thrill, the story of Forrest Fenn's treasure hunt -- a famed quest for a million-dollar treasure chest set in motion in 2010 that captivated tens of thousands and led to five deaths -- and the years Barbarisi spent inside it, living amongst the searchers in order to tell the tale. The book explores the nature of obsession, the history of treasure hunting, and the human cost of chasing a great dream. The program is free and open to the public, but you must first register . Registrants will receive a link to the Zoom session two days before the event.

Book Sale, October 1-3, 2021

The Friends of the Needham Public Library will hold a fall book sale from Friday, October 1 through Sunday Oct 3 in the Library's Community Room. The book sale will be open from Friday from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m., Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and Sunday from 1:00-4:00 p.m. On Friday and Saturday hard cover and trade paperbacks are $1, mass market paperbacks are 50¢, and CDs and DVDs are $1. Sunday is Bargain Day -- all items are half price and a brown bag of books is $8. Individually priced books in the Friends' Book Shop will be half the marked price beginning Friday at 12:00 noon and continuing Saturday and Sunday.

Please note: all patrons, aged 2 and up, regardless of vaccination status, must be masked to enter the Community Room.