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Contactless pickup of library holds available during modified hours at Main, Boudreau, Central Square, O’Neill and Valente. No appointment required. Request items from our online catalog. For assistance, call 617-349-4040 or email

O'Connell Branch Virtual Book Group

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Wednesday, March 17, 2021


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March book selection:  Nala's World by Dean Nicholson

Reading Interests: We read mostly contemporary Fiction and Non-Fiction, with forays into older works and classics.  Past selections include: Circe by Madeline Miller, Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens, Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler, Moment of Lift by Melinda Gates, and The Autobiography of Malcom X, as told to Alex Haley

How to get the print book: Copies of the print book are set aside at the Valente Library. Visit the Valente Library at 826 Cambridge St. during Contactless Pick-up Hours  and a staff member can help you check out a copy. See instructions below for accessing the book online.

How to get the e-book or digital audiobook: This month’s book is available as a digital audiobook through OverDrive or the Libby app.

How to register: Registration is required. Click the registration link below to register. A Zoom link will be sent to all registered participants 1 day before the event, and again 1 hour before the event.

For more information, contact Ingrid Nowak,


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