Author Archives: Kevin Bourque

Boxford Town Library Introduces New Service

Does it seem you are waiting forever on the hold list for that latest release from you favorite author?
Are you browsing the New Book Shelf and not finding the latest release from your favorite author?
The Boxford Town Library is introducing a new service called, “Hot Titles,” to help solve the problem of long hold list wait time, and not finding the latest releases from popular authors in the Library.

  • Hot Titles can be checked out for 7 days
  • These books are not hold-able.
  • Hot Titles are non-renewable
  • You can see them in the catalog, but are available only in the Library.

Authors you can expect to find on the Hot Titles display:

  • James Patterson
  • Kristin Hannah
  • John Grisham
  • Nora Roberts
  • Stephen King
  • David Baldacci
  • Stuart Woods
  • Liane Moriarty
  • And many more…

Friends of the Library Author Luncheon A Success!

The Annual Friends of the Library Author Luncheon was a resounding success!
The luncheon raised over $2000 to benefit the ongoing mission of the Boxford Town Library. Thank you to all who attended the luncheon.

A special thank you to Gail Heney, Boxford resident, local poet, and former North Andover Poet Laureate, for her moving poetry reading.   Gail Heney stepped in at the last minute and gave a wonderful presentation.

Thank you to all who donated items for raffle baskets and to the silent auction, especially:

  • Shalin Liu Performance Arts Center in Rockport
  • Gloucester Stage Company
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • Daniella’s Cafe in Danvers
  • Nunan’s Florist and Greenhouse in Georgetown

A Thank you to Karl’s Sausage Kitchen and European Market for their generous donation.  Karl’s Sausage Kitchen prepared the food for the luncheon as a gift to the Friends of the Library.

!!!Register Now!!! Friends Annual Author Luncheon

The Friends of the Boxford Town Library are excited to announce their upcoming Author Luncheon featuring local poet,
Deborah Warren.

Deborah Warren is an American poet whose poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Poetry, and The Yale Review. Her books include, The Size of Happiness (2003, Waywiser Press), Zero Meridian (2004), Ivan R. Dee, winner of the New Criterion Poetry Prize), Dream With Flowers and Bowl of Fruit (2008), Evansville, winner of the Richard Wilbur Award), and Ausonius: The Moselle and Other Poems (2017, Routledge).

Karl’s Sausage Kitchen and European Market will be providing the food for the luncheon.

All proceeds to benefit the ongoing mission of the Boxford Town Library

Date: Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Time:  12:30 pm
Location: Four Mile Village Community Room
$30.00 General Public
$25.00 Friends’ Members
$50.00 per couple
$50.00 for single registration and 2018 Friends’ Membership
Registration is available at the Boxford Town Library, downloading the registration form and mailing it in to the Library, or online through the PayPal form below.

2018 Author Luncheon Registration Form

Register Online Using the PayPal form below

FOBL Spring Author Luncheon Tickets
Name of Attendee(s)

Please print payment confirmation and bring to the luncheon as proof of registration