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Concord Public Library
129 Main St, Concord, MA
FLOWER FABLES TURNS 160!
Consisting of fairy stories created for young Ellen Emerson, Flower Fables was Louisa May Alcott’s first published book. It was released in December 1854, dated 1855 on the title-page. The Concord Free Public Library is celebrating the 160th anniversary of Flower Fables this month. Throughout May, visitors to the Main Library may see original manuscript material and a first edition of the book displayed in the Lobby showcase. Related events include –
Drop in Storytime
Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 4:00 p.m.
Friday, May 29, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.
Drop in for stories, songs, and rhymes for children of all ages followed by a colorful flower craft activity.
A Visit from Louisa May Alcott
Saturday, May 30, 2015, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Join us for a visit from Jan Turnquist of Orchard House! Jan will read to the children, as well as lead them in games that the Alcott children loved to play. There will also be a maypole and cupcakes for all to enjoy.
The events are free and open to all.
Ongoing – Every Sunday, 11am to 2pm
The Colonial Inn, Concord, MA
“Meet” Louisa May Alcott over Brunch
Director of Louisa May Alcott’s Orchard House and actress Jan Turnquist portrays Louisa, providing a living history of the famed author. Call 978-369-9200 before the Sunday you wish to come and ask if Louisa May Alcott will be at the brunch. Call the same number for brunch reservations, which are recommended.