Todd Miller: “Climate Change, Migration and Homeland Security”

First Church in Jamaica Plain 6 Eliot Street, Jamaica Plain

Join us to hear a bold and unified way, through the lens of climate change, to look at our immigration issues in America and internationally.Veteran Arizona border journalist Todd Miller has covered hot spots in the US and around the planet.  He has worked on immigration and border issues from both sides of the U.S. Mexico […]

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Step Inside and Snuggle Up – Vacation Week Reading Event

Loring Greenough House 12 South Street, Jamaica Plain, MA

Come and spend a cozy afternoon at the Loring Greenough House exploring the world of The Wizard of Oz, Peter Pan and the Jungle Book! Step Inside and Snuggle Up is a special series just for kids (and their grow-ups!) during school vacation week. LISTEN to a reading of the book-of-the-day! Kids can make themselves […]

Reading from Forest Hills Cemetery-inspired Novel

Connolly Branch Library 433 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, MA

Beth Castrodale will read from her new novel In This Ground, which is set almost entirely in a cemetery. She will also discuss how Forest Hills Cemetery served as an inspiration for the book.

Free

Holiday Book Sale

Jamaica Plain Branch Library 30 South Street, Jamaica Plain, MA

A great way to start off your holiday shopping while also supporting the Jamaica Plain Branch Library.  We will offer gently used books and DVDs all with bargain rates (all items just $1 or $2).  Books for all ages and in every genre. Book dealers please note - we ask that you do not use […]

Free

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Step Inside and Snuggle Up – School Vacation Week Reading Event

Loring Greenough House 12 South Street, Jamaica Plain, MA

STEP INSIDE AND SNUGGLE UP! Come and get cozy at the Loring Greenough House while stepping into the world of some classic children’s books! Step Inside and Snuggle Up is a special series for kids of all ages (and their grown-ups) during school vacation week. Join us for an afternoon of picture book read-aloud of […]

Free

Book Launch, Redlined; a novel of Boston

Bella Luna Restaurant 284 Amory St, Jamaica Plain, MA

It was a very different time.  The year is 1974.  Jamaica Plain is a community under siege.  The banks have redlined the neighborhood and destroyed property values.  There are thirty-four abandoned buildings between Washington and Centre, the average life expectancy, ten days before they are vandalized, stripped of valuables and torched.  Part fiction, part absolute […]

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