Fields Corner Branch Library

Stories, Crafts, Films and Fun! | July 24

Starting at 10:30am on July 24, Preschool and Kindergarten children can read stories, create crafts, watch films and have fun! Kindergarten students will be able to create their own crafts and delve into stories while younger children (2 and up) watch Preschool films! Don't miss this exciting program at the Fields Corner Branch Library (1520 Dorchester Ave). To register, or for more information, contact 617-436-2155.

Madam C.J. Walker, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Social Activist

When Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 1 – 1:45pm
Where Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library
1520 Dorchester Avenue
Dorchester, MA 02122
Library Fields Corner
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Tea at 221B: The Many Faces of Sherlock Holmes | March 30

The Friends of the Field Corner Branch will host a presentation about how the world has kept Arthur Conan Doyle's creation alive through movies and television, pastiche and parody. The program will take place on March 30 at 11am and is free AND open to the public! Refreshments will be served. For more info, visit

Winter Solstice @ Fields Corner Branch Dec. 13

Fields Corner Branch will be hosting a Winter Solstice Holiday Party on Tuesday, December 13, at 6:30 p.m. A Holiday Festival of Renaissance, Baroque, and Christmas music performed by the Albion Consort! The event will also include refreshments and a book raffle to usher in the holiday season. The Fields Corner Branch is located at 1520 Dorchester Avenue. For more information, contact the branch at 617.436.2155.

Parent-Child Playgroup and Storytime

Free play time for parents and toddlers with a short story and song session at 11:30. Every Friday from 11-12:30 p.m. at The Fields Corner Branch Library. We will have live music with Su Eaton on October 28th. This is a collaboration between Countdown to Kindergarten Play to Learn playgroups and The Fields Corner Branch Library.

"Just So Stories" at Fields Corner, Aug. 10

What's popping up at Fields Corner Branch Library on Wednesday, August 10? More than "just" puppets! The Mighty Tatterdemalian Puppet Co. will present an adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's famed "Just So Stories." Come by at 10:30 a.m. for a terrific show!

Fields Corner Branch Library is located at 1520 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester. You can reach the library at (617)436.2155. View upcoming events at


Museum of Science: World of Bridges, Jul. 8

BridgeWhat's the secret to bridges? How do they really work and what's the science behind them? Learn all about it at the "World of Bridges" event at Fields Corner Library (1520 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, 02122)! Two friends, Alicia and Miguel are trying to build a bridge between their house, but they run into a lot of problems. The audience will help them solve their problems in a hands-on engineering activity. Be there at 10:30 a.m. to 11:10 a.m. to join the fun! (Children 6-12 recommended. Registration is required.) Call 617-436-2155 for more info.

The Cultural Party, Aug. 12

MaracusOn August 12, come to the Fields Corner Branch Library (1520 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, MA 02122) at 10 a.m. for a cultural party! Enjoy various cultural instuments such as a rainstick, Mexican drums, maracas and more. Have fun with activities like playing instrument games and creating Guatamalan worry dolls. You can even practice dances from around the world. Be there and don't miss this party!

Norah Dooley tells Folktales from Around the World, Aug. 5

Norah DooleyNorah Dooley tells live folk tales from around the world. Her stories make audiences sing, laugh, and think. Noodleheads, legends, tricksters, and heroines are well represented as Norah shares engaging traditional tales from Haiti to India, from Japan to California, and from the Mediterranean traditions of Italy, Egypt, Ethiopia, and Algeria – including Mullah Nasreddin stories. Kickoff your summer reading with a story from Norah and don't miss this event! The event will take place August 5th, 2011 at the Fields Corner Branch Library (1520 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, 02122) from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Around the World Folktales with Diane Edgecomb, Jul. 1

BooksKickoff the summer reading club today! Join in and travel the world with these captivating multi-cultural legends. Take a journey from the heart of the Amazon rainforest to the forests of the Czech Republic to the villages of Africa. This event will take place at the Fields Corner Branch Library (1520 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, 02122) at 10:30 a.m. For more info, call 617-436-2155.

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