HARPBEAT: CELTIC HARP & PERCUSSION DUO – SUNDAY, MARCH 7, 3:00 PM

HarpBeat is the collaborative creation of percussionist Fabio Pirozzolo and harpist Shelley Otis. Their music blends the soft sounds of the lever harp with the lively rhythms created by hand percussion. The Peruvian cajon, the African djembe and the Southern Italian tamburello find … Continued

POP-UP BOOK SALE – SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 10-NOON

Our September Pop-up Book Sale was a big success, and we’re getting ready for another on Saturday, November 14. The focus will be on children’s books, fantasy, science fiction and mysteries, but some other genres will also be available. Come … Continued

DIANE IN GILDED SPLENDOR! – SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 2 AT 3:00 PM

Join Diane Taraz in the marble Reading Room, built in 1892 and decorated with gilded-age magnificence. This is a delightful setting for a wide-ranging concert of original songs, beloved classics and traditional material from England, Ireland, Scotland, French Canada, and this … Continued

MYSTIC QUARTET – SUNDAY, JANUARY 12, 2020, 3:00-4:30 PM

The Mystic Quartet, an Arlington-based quartet, performs seasonally at the Belmont Farmers Market, and the Concord Winter Market. They will be debuting at the Arlington Public Library in January as part of the Friends’ Reading Room Music Series. The quartet is … Continued