Lower Mills Branch

Rita Hayworth Film Series | June 17

Four of Rita Hayworth's finest films will be screened over four Fridays. The movie for June 17th will be The Lady in Question.

When: June 17,  1 – 2:20PM

Where: Lower Mills Branch 27 Richmond Street Dorchester, MA 02124

Preschool Films | June 3

An assortment of short films chosen for preschool age children will be shown. Groups are welcome.

When: Friday, June 3 10:30am-11:30am
Where: Lower Mills Branch , 27 Richmond Street Dorchester, MA 02124


Hank Phillippi Ryan Author Talk| May 23

Join Lower Mills Branch as they welcome Hank Phillippi Ryan for a talk and book signing. 

Hank Phillippi Ryan is the on-air investigative reporter for Boston's NBC affiliate, winning 33 Emmys and dozens more journalism honors. The bestselling author of eight mysteries, Ryan's also an award winner in her second profession—now with five Agathas, two Anthonys, two Macavitys, the Daphne, and Mary Higgins Clark Award. Her Truth Be Told won the 2015 Agatha, and she edited the 2015 Agatha-winning non-fiction Writes of Passage. Critics call her “a superb and gifted story-teller.” A founder of MWA University, Hank was 2013 president of Sisters in Crime. Her newest book, What You See, is an Agatha nominee and Library Journal Best of 2015.


When: Mon, May 23 6:30pm >> Read More

Computer Basics | May 11

Learn how to identify computer hardware and software by name and the basics of getting a computer to function.

Where: Lower Mills Branch 27 Richmond Street, Dorchester, MA 02124

When: Wed, MAY 11, 2016, 4 – 5 P.M.

Adult Coloring Group | April 20

Drop in and color with other adults. Bring your own materials or use the library's. Light refreshments will be provide.


When: Wed, April 20, 2-4pm

Where: Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library, 27 Richmond Street
Dorchester, MA 02124

Stories Alive! The Wizard of OZ | April 12

Citi Performing Arts Center invites you to enjoy Spring Interactive Readings: Stories Alive! This season’s interactive story is The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum, led by Teaching Artist Jeremy Gooden. Their engaging story-telling experience will have participants acting out the story with props, singing, and dancing. This free, hour-long program is open to children and families.

When: April 12, 11-12pm

Where: Lower Mills Branch 27 Richmond Street Dorchester, MA 02124

Please register in advance at 617.298.7841.

Trivia Night | March 30

The Friends of the Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library and Ester present Trivia Night. Come help support the Lower Mills Branch Library to continue their learning opportunities and events for children and adults. 

When: Wed, March 30, 7-9pm

Where: Ester, 2261 Dorchester Ave, Dorchester Center, MA 02124

Light snacks, raffle & trivia prizes. 

Tickets: $7 a person, $25 for teams of 4, $30 for teams of 6. 

Tickets are available at Ester: 617-698-2261

Disney Film Series | April 15

Enjoy animated Disney films. Large groups must register in advance at 617.298.7841.

When: April 15,  10AM – 12PM

Where: Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library, 27 Richmond Street Dorchester, MA 02124

The Friends of Eddie Coyle Film | March 4

Coyle works on the sidelines of the Boston underworld just to make ends meet. When he finds himself facing a second stretch of hard time, he is forced to weigh loyalty to his criminal colleagues against snitching to stay free.


When:  Friday, March 4, 2016, 1 – 2:45 P.M.

Where: Lower Mills Branch, 27 Richmond St, Dorchester Center, Massachusetts 02124

After School Gaming | March 3

Kids and teens are invited to play video and board games. 

Where: Lower Mills Branch 27 Richmond Street Dorchester, MA 02124

When: Thursday, March 3, 2016, 4 – 5:20 P.M.

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