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St. James Book Club, 3/8/2017: Americanah

We had an interesting discussion of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks last session. Sorry if you could not make it. Our next book selection is Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie About the book: “A powerful, tender story of race and identity by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, the award-winning author of Half of a Yellow Sun.Ifemelu …

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Tell Future Generations About Your Somerville

From the City of Somerville: This year  Somerville celebrates its 175th anniversary, but let’s look into the future — to the city’s bicentennial in the year 2042. To commemorate the event, future librarians will dig historical materials out of the archives. What will they find? We hope they find your stories. They’re important to pass down to …

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St. James Book Club: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, 2/8/17

Happy New Year! We had a nice, post-holiday discussion last meeting, comparing and contrasting the recollections of Dylan Thomas and David Sedaris on Christmas. Quite illuminating! Our next meeting will be on Wednesday, Feb. 8, when we will discuss Rebecca Skloot’s The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Note that this is the second Wednesday, not the first, which has been …

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Helping Hand Food Pantry

St. James, Somerville, has collected food for the Helping Hand Food Pantry, a ministry of St. James, Cambridge, for many years. Due to problems with the space, St. James Cambridge has had to cut back on their service. The Pantry will  be open ONE SATURDAY A MONTH, through the spring to see how successfully they …