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Somerville Public Library, East Branch

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115 Broadway
Somerville, MA 02145 United States

November 2019

Let’s Talk About a Poem with Lloyd Schwartz

November 2, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Somerville Public Library, East Branch, 115 Broadway
Somerville, MA 02145 United States
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Please join us Saturday morning at the East Branch. Somerville's poet laureate Lloyd Schwartz will read the poem To Autumn by John Keats, and then lead a discussion. The program is open to everyone. Please email mcoombs@minlib.net or call 617/623-5000 with questions

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Getting Cozy @ East

November 7, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Somerville Public Library, East Branch, 115 Broadway
Somerville, MA 02145 United States
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Join us at the Somerville Library East Branch for an evening of crafting and good company! We will be making lovely herbal sachets. All materials will be provided at no cost to attendees. All ages are welcome. For more information contact Marita at (617) 623-5000 x2971 or MCoombs@minlib.net

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December 2019

Let’s Talk about a Poem

December 7, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Somerville Public Library, East Branch, 115 Broadway
Somerville, MA 02145 United States
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Join us at the East Branch for another morning of poetry with Somerville's own poet laureate, Lloyd Schwartz. This morning we will be hearing two poems, with a discussion to follow. The poems are Sailing to Byzantium by William Butler Yeats and Ode to a Nightingale by John Keats. This event is free and everyone is welcome!

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January 2020

Let’s Talk About a Poem with Lloyd Schwartz

January 4, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Somerville Public Library, East Branch, 115 Broadway
Somerville, MA 02145 United States
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Join us for another lovely morning with Somerville's Poet Laureate Lloyd Schwartz. We'll listen and then discuss a selected poem.  This month's poems will be "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" and "To Earthward", both by Robert Frost. This program is free and everyone is welcome! If you have questions, please call 617-623-5000 x 2971.

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February 2020

Death Cafe

February 6, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Somerville Public Library, East Branch, 115 Broadway
Somerville, MA 02145 United States
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Join us at the East Branch, where we will host our 2nd Death Cafe, an open discussion about death. The objective is to increase awareness of death with a view to helping people make the most of their (finite) lives. Facilitators will be local author Alan Bingham, whose book, "Dying well prepared : conversations and choices for terminal patients" is available at all Somerville Library locations, and Natasha Naim from the Somerville Council on Aging. This event is free and everyone…

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East Eats with Fasika!

February 13, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Somerville Public Library, East Branch, 115 Broadway
Somerville, MA 02145 United States
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Join us at the East Branch for our second East Eats program, this month we will be hosting Fasika our local Ethiopian restaurant. This event is a collaboration with the East Somerville Main Streets, local businesses and the Somerville Public Library and is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. It is free and everyone is welcome. Come hear stories from Mr. B and taste some delicious food! For more information, contact Marita at mcoombs@minlib.net or call 617-623-5000 ex.2971.

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March 2020

Joshua Peckins in Concert: an Invitation to Bach and Ysaye

March 5, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Somerville Public Library, East Branch, 115 Broadway
Somerville, MA 02145 United States
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Violinist Joshua Peckins returns to the Somerville Public Library with a continuation of his Invitation to Bach and Ysaye lecture recital series. This season pairs Bach’s D minor Partita (which includes the legendary Ciaccona!) and Ysaye’s Fifth Solo Sonata – two of the most virtuosic and expressive works ever written for the violin.    This is solo violin music at its best. Join us at the East Branch on Thursday, March 5th at 7 pm. Joshua will also be at…

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