Libraries in a box in Somerville

Ron Newman introduces us to the little free libraries of Somerville - boxes set up where anybody can take a book or leave a book.



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      Cool idea

      This is a cool idea. And I hope would be vandals leave them be. Reminds me of the old "free box" that was there for years in the 70s in front of the Old Cambridge Baptist Church in Harvard Square. People could leave or take clothes. I got a great scarf there back in the day.

      The Real Sheet, pun intended !

      Read The Real Sheet newsletter of the BPLPSA Boston Public Library Professional Staff Association, email
      bpl.psa1 at

      BPLPSA Boston Public Library Professional Staff Association

      AFSCME Council 93 Local 1526 Boston Public Library Workers

      Check out New York Public Library Guild Local 1930 at

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      Chinatown little free libraries are needed. City Public Library officials haven't been building a Chinatown public library!

      Agenda. Tonight's Public Meeting. Cambridge Public Library Board

      Agenda for tonight's Public Meeting of the Cambridge Public Library Board

      Cambridge Public Library
      Meeting: Board of Trustees Date: December 12, 2013 Time: 6:30 PM Place: Board Room, 449 Broadway
      1. Minutes: November 19, 2013
      2. Correspondence:
       Jane Newton Saladin
      3. Old Business:
       Fundraising
       Accept final draft of mission statement
      4. New Business:
       FY15 Budget
       Conflict of Interest Acknowledgement