Grove Hall Branch

Dad's Autism Support | January 16

Thursday, January 16, 2014, 5:30 – 7:30pm the Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library (located 41 Geneva Avenue Dorchester, MA).
Dad's Autism Support Group:
Invites male caregivers of children or adolescents with an autism spectrum disorder to the kickoff of their Dads’ Autism Support Group, sponsored by the Boston Medical Center. Enjoy dinner, relax, and talk with other dads who also have a child with an autism spectrum disorder.
 This event is free and is open to the public
For more information, contact Lauren Bartolotti (; 617.414.3691) or Shari King (; 617.414.3666).

Job Seeker Workshop | August 12

Need help getting a job? The FREE Job Seeker Workshop will provide assistance with online job applications! Online job applications are an important step to finding a job. Bring your resume saved on a flash drive and have a job that you would like to apply for! Some job search help will also be provided. The workshop will take place at the Grove Hall Branch (41 Geneva Ave in Dorchester) on August 12 from 11am to noon.

Food Trivia | Jan. 10


The Grove Hall Branch Library is hosting a Food for Thought trivia night on January 10 at 6pm. Enjoy pizza and more treats while competing to win prizes with teams of up to four people! All trivia questions will be food-themed. For more info, visit

Grove Hall Cider Social | Dec. 20


The Grove Hall Branch (41 Geneva Ave, Dorchester) will be hosting a Cider Social on December 20th. The event will go from 6pm to 7pm. Enjoy the season with hot apple cider and cookies! Don't forget the event is FREE! For more information on the event, click HERE.


Touching Heart: Young Women's Health and Wellness | Dec 13

Learn the 8 components of wellness and self-love. Make your own vision board for your future. Register for one of our prevention programs. Recieve a gift bag and have a lot of fun! Also there will be the opportunity to recieve a $10 gift card for HIV rapid testing AND a $10 gift card for completing a program survey.

Every second Thursday 5-7:45pm at the Grove Hall Library (41 Geneva Ave)

RSVP: (617-348-6268)

Unnatural Causes | Nov. 8


Is inequality making us sick? Unnatural Causes is a four-week video and discussion series on race, racism, and health. The event will take place at the Grove Hall Branch Library (41 Geneva Ave, Dorchester) from 6pm to 7:30pm. For more info, call 617-427-3337 or visit the website:

Second Annual Ice Cream Social | August 24


The Grove Hall Branch Library (41 Geneva Ave, Dorchester MA) is hosting the 2nd Annual Ice Cream Social on August 24 from 2pm to 4pm. The Ice Cream Social invites patrons, community leaders and visitors a chance to network and celebrate. The social will include crafts for children, music, and most importantly, ice cream!

A Day & Night in Dewey Square | July 19

Visit the Grove Hall Library Branch (41 Geneva Ave, Dorchester MA, 02121) at 6pm for a screening of the documentary "A Day & Night in Dewey Square, followed by a discussion about the documentary. Filmmaker Paul morgan will be attending and light snacks will be served. For more information, visit

"The Weight of a Nation" Screening & Discussion | June 28

The Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library will be holding a screening of the four-part HBO documentary series "The Weight of the Nation" during the month of June. Each screening will be accompanied by a talk and discussion. Further information below:
Weight of the Nation: Film Screening and Discussion
This four-part documentary series examines the obesity epidemic in America.
June 7, 6-8: “Consequences,” with presentation by community nutritionist Lauren Johnson
June 14, 6-8: “Choices,” speaker TBA
June 21, 6-8: “Children in Crisis,” speaker TBA
June 28, 6-8: “Challenges,” with presentation by community nutritionist Lauren Johnson
Grove Hall Branch Library, 41 Geneva Ave, Dorchester, MA 02121

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