Category Archives: Books

Groundhog Ms. G living high on the hog of fame in Wellesley

UPDATE: Ms. G saw her shadow at 10am today. Thanks for the weather update, Ms. G.! Chances are, Groundhog Day is that mid-winter tradition most likely to creep up on you unawares, leaving you panicked at the last minute, wondering if you’ve gotten all your Groundhog Day shopping done, knowing in your heart that you […]

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Save the Dates: Wellesley Free Libraries winter book sale Feb. 4-7

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Save the date: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoonist visiting Wellesley on Jan. 23

Jim Lawson, a writer/illustrator/comic book artist for The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles for over 20 years, will pay a visit to the Wellesley Free Library’s Children’s Room on Saturday, Jan. 23 from 1-2pm for a talk and demonstration. His latest book is Paleo: The Complete Collection. Find out more about Jim, who lives and works […]

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Wellesley Books makes room for guest appearance by author Chris Bohjalian

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Wellesley mom retrieves book deal

Wellesley mom Keri Boyle has always managed to keep herself career-minded and plenty active. But once one has conquered the presidencies of both the Hardy School PTO and the Wellesley Mother’s Forum, yet one’s salaried job plus the busy-ness of mothering/managing three kids seems hardly enough to fill the the gaping chasms of time in one’s […]

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Beyond Wellesley…The Concord Museum and a few places in Concord center

Our family loves books, and our family loves Christmas. During the years when picture books and story time ruled our house, we never missed a December visit out to the Concord Museum in historic Concord, MA to see how volunteers had filled the museum’s galleries with over 35 trees as tremendous as a towering specimen […]

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Wellesley book club alert: 53-page Rte. 9 Enhancement & Study plan actually a good read

Okay, we’re not really suggesting that you will want to pick the updated Rte. 9 Enhancement & Study plan produced for the Wellesley Planning Board as your next book group read, but this online publication actually is a serious page-turner. It’s a mystery-nonfiction-futuristic-fantasy-illustrated tome all rolled into one and even comes with a related activity page — an […]

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Friends of the Wellesley Free Libraries preps for holiday book sale

The Friends of the Wellesley Free Libraries is having a Holiday Book Sale on Saturday December 5 from 10:00AM-4:00PM and Sunday December 6 from 1:00-4:30PM in the lobby of the Wellesley Main Library. This pop up sale will feature a great selection of books that are in exceptional condition and perfect for gift giving. There will be many holiday themed books for children and adults, as well as […]

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