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Staff Pick: Eileen

A lonely young woman working in a boys’ prison outside Boston in the early 60s is pulled into a very strange crime, in a mordant, harrowing story of obsession and suspense, by one of the brightest new voices in fiction.
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LiveWires Presents: We Are Market Basket

LiveWires Presents: We Are Market Basket Monday, May 23 7:00 - 8:30 pm @ Pleasant Street Center, 49 Pleasant St, Reading Can the 99% take on the 1%? Can Main Street stand up to Wall Street? Can working class heroes unite against corporate greed and win? Yes! Join us as journalist Grant Welker presents all the twists and turns in the dramatic
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LiveWires Miniseries: Organic Gardening

Organic Gardening Miniseries Wednesdays: May 4, 11, 18, 10-11:30 a.m. Police Dept Community Room, 15 Union St. Reading, MA Landscape architect Demetra Tseckares teaches organic techniques to achieve a gorgeous sustainable garden.
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LiveWires Presents: Climate Change- What it Means for New England

Tue. April 26 @ 7:00 p.m. Pleasant Street Center, Reading Quentin Prideaux, of the Climate Reality Project, presents the basic science of climate change, its effect on New England, and which actions need to be taken to protect Massachusetts.
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LiveWires Mini: Poet Tea with Wendy Mnookin

Wednesday April 13, 10 -11:00 a.m. @ Tin Bucket 12 Woburn Street Reading It's April: celebrate the power of words! Poet Wendy Mnookin reads from her new collection Dinner with Emerson. Enjoy treats + book sale + signing at Tin Bucket-Reading's new art spot.
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A Community Conversation with Racial Justice Educator Debby Irving

Community Conversation with Racial Justice Educator Debby Irving Tuesday 3/29 @ 7:00 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Church, 239 Woburn St. Reading
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“Waking up White and Finding Myself in the Story of Race” Book Discussion

Saturday March 12, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Reading Public Library, 80 General Way Join librarian Andrea Fiorillo for a discussion of Waking up White by Debby Irving. Books are available at the library. This discussion is in conjunction with Debby Irving's visit to Reading on Tuesday March 29.
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LiveWires Presents: Short Skirts, Oh My! The Evolution of the Women’s Movement

Tue, 3 /22, 7:00 p.m. @ The Reading Police Department, Award-winning storyteller Anne Barrett educates and entertains in this romp through American history which will resonate today.
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LiveWires Miniseries: Telling Tales

Wednesdays, March 2nd, 9th, 23rd, 10-11:30 a.m. (note-no class 3/16)Police Department Community Room 15 Union St, Reading Reading Public Library facilitates a storytelling series with longtime storyteller Peter Carcia. Discover the elements needed to turn a good story into a great story: narrative, plot, pacing, character, setting, dramatic impact
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