1. 10engines:

    Whether one must separate the craft from the man or not, no denying Robert Frost’s place in the conscious of modern American writing. This and other thoughts discussed in the lecture here- today marking Frost’s birthdate in 1874.

  2. 10engines:

    Screening at 1pm of Jay Craven’s “Where the Rivers Flow North” (from book by Howard Frank Mosher -recommend), preceded by trailer for Sumner McKane’s new documentary “Maine Frontier:Through The Lens of Isaac Simpson”. A “bean suppah” in the traditional style will be served with red snapper hot dogs - thanks to support from our Chelsea neighbors Kayem. [Not Dogs and vegetarian beans on offer too]

    At the Somerville Library - 79 Highland Ave - bus #88 or #90. Got a huge jar o pickles too….

  3. somervilleurbanag:


    20 years? Now THAT is cause for celebration. The Somerville Community Growing Center has been building community through gardening and growing plants since 1994. Can you believe it? Time flies when you are hosting great events, providing a place for kids to discover and teaching an entire city about growing.To celebrate, they are planning a series of parties and get togethers and the first one is this week (drum roll, please):

    Kick-off event: Get Growing with Seeds!

    THIS Thursday, March 27, 6:30-8:30pm
    Somerville Public Library
    Central Library Community Room, 79 Highland Ave

    Seed swap, seed starting demonstrations—and a birthday celebration for long time volunteer “the Tomato Guy’s” 90th birthday. Please join us!

    You can also pick up your High Mowing Seed order!

    Photo credit: Maria Toumazou


  4. May 3rd 2014 bike tour around the three Somerville library branches. You comin? Grab a $5 ticket now - activities and refreshments included. More info at the link. Thx - James

  5. ooksaidthelibrarian:

    n776_w1150 by BioDivLibrary on Flickr.

    Via Flickr:
    Compléments de Buffon. t.1.
    Paris :P. Pourrat Frères,1838.

    (via cmdvll)

  6. Ready to feel old! “The Breakfast Club met for detention thirty years ago today And they met at the library!” via Buzzfeed


  7. "It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them."
    — ~Ernest Hemingway

  8. "Let your legs do the talking"