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February 2018 Library News and Events

February 2018 Library News & Events All programs take place at the Roslindale Branch Library and are free of charge unless noted otherwise.  The library will be closed on Monday, February 19 for President’s Day.  Call the branch at 617-323-2343 for more information.  Learn more at friendsofroslindalelibrary.org. ***Back By Popular Demand!*** A Read More

Reviews of Books by Jesmyn Ward and Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Reviews of Books by Jesmyn Ward and Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor Race and inclusion committee member Linda Stern wrote reviews of books by Jesmyn Ward and Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor. Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward As Esch, her three brothers and their emotionally absent father prepare for Hurricane Katrina in Beau Sauvage, Mississippi, Read More

Book Review: We Were Eight Years In Power

Book Review: We Were Eight Years In Power Friends Vice President Lauren Peter wrote a review of Ta-Nehisi Coates latest book. We Were Eight Years In Power: An American Tragedy By Ta-Nehisi Coates I came across this book as a fan of the author’s voice from “Between the World and Read More

Books Turned Into Movies

Books Turned Into Movies Some of the best movies lately are book adaptations.  Here is a list of books turned movies.  The books are grouped for adults, teens, and children and can be borrowed from the library. Adult Water for Elephants By Sara Gruen A Major Motion Picture starring Reese Read More