• PLEASE NOTE: We will not be buying used books on Tuesday, April 29, due to inventory.
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    April 30, 2015
    7:00 PM
    Elizabeth Alexander


    The Light of the World:
    A Memoir

    Co-sponsored by the Cambridge Public Library and Mass Poetry

    with an introduction by FLORENCE LADD

    This event is free, but RSVPs are requested

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    Independent Bookstore Day
    May 2, 2015
    9:00 AM
    Independent Bookstore Day

    400 bookstores, 16 exclusive books
    and art pieces, one day only

    Join the party!

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    May 5, 2015
    6:00 PM
    Leonard Mlodinow


    The Upright Thinkers:
    The Human Journey from Living In
    Trees to Understanding The Cosmos

    $5 tickets on sale now

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    May 18, 2015
    7:00 PM
    David McCullough


    The Wright Brothers

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