Reminder: Barbara Shapiro coming Sunday!

The Art Forger by Barbara ShapiroSpace is still available for Barbara Shapiro’s author talk at the Hanson Library on Sunday, October 19 at 3:00 pm. Come hear Ms. Shapiro talk about her award-winning thriller The Art Forger, a captivating story about the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum heist.

  • Book discussion
  • Questions and answers
  • Book signing
  • Light refreshments

To register, call 781-293-2151 or email

Free theater tickets for library cardholders

Wheelock Family Theatre and Boston Parents Paper are once again offering a buy one, get one ticket deal for families with library cards. Just mention you are the proud holder of a Hanson library card when making a reservation for an evening performance at Wheelock Family Theatre and for every ticket you purchase, you get one for free!

The 2014-2015 season has some great performances for kids and adults.

Wheelock Family Theatre AliceWheelock Family Theatre Pinocchio
Wheelock Family Theatre The Taste of SunriseWheelock Family Theatre Shrek

Visit the Wheelock Family Theatre’s current season website to find out more about these performances. To make reservations call 617-879-2300 or email