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Eric Jackson to deliver jazz lectures

The Friends of the Needham Public Library are inviting the community to attend a three-part lecture series led by Eric Jackson, the celebrated host of WGBH’s “Eric in the Evening” radio program and the “Dean of Boston Jazz Radio.” Lectures are planned for Sundays, February 2 (Duke Ellington), February 9 (Miles Davis) and February 23...
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Needham native Orenstein to discuss book

The Needham Free Public Library will host author and Needham native Hannah Orenstein, who will be discussing her new book, "Playing with Matches," and the evolution of dating in the age of online matchmaking services, on Sunday, February 10, at 2:00 p.m., in the Community Room. The presentation will be moderated by Meredith Goldstein, a...
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Clennon King to screen ‘Fair Game’

Boston-based filmmaker Clennon L. King will screen his latest documentary about a Black New Jersey mother who, five years after Emmett Till, mounted a 26-month fight to rescue her son from a Georgia town notorious for lynching. Sponsored by the Friends of the Needham Public Library, the screening is set for Sunday, November 18, at...
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Women in World Jazz coming to library

The Friends of the Needham Public Library will present Women in World Jazz, on Sunday, November 19, at 2:00 p.m., in the Library’s Community Room. Women in World Jazz brings together women of different nationalities with extensive experience in performance and education. The music is easy to relate to, diverse, and danceable. All members of the...
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Jasmine Grace Marino addressing Needham PATH

On Thursday, September 28 at 7:30 p.m., the Friends of the Needham Public Library and Needham’s People Against Trafficking Humans (PATH) will host author Jasmine Grace Marino in the Library’s Community Room to speak about her autobiography. “The Diary of Jasmine Grace” was released in January 2017 in honor of Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Subtitled...
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Library sponsoring One Book One Community

The Needham Free Public Library is partnering with several other community organizations to sponsor a One Book One Community Program this summer. The chosen book is "In the Country We Love: My Family Divided" by Diane Guerrero. Hardcover and e-book copies of the book are available at the library. There are a limited number of...
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