Memorial Day services slated for may 28 in Glenwood cemetery

Mayor Carlo DeMaria and Veterans Services Commissioner, Jeanne Cristiano, would like to invite all residents to join the City’s veteran community on Monday, May 28th for its Annual Memorial Day Service.

Join us in remembering and honoring the men and women who served our country and paid the ultimate sacri ce.

This year’s service will take place at Glenwood Cemetery in Everett.

Light refreshments will be served just prior to 9:45AM and services will start promptly at 10AM.

For questions call the Of ce of Veterans Services at 617-394-2320.


Sensory Story Time May 19

Our monthly Sensory Story Time will be on Saturday, May 19 at 11 am. This story time is open to all, including children who do not feel comfortable in a normal story time setting. We will also be holding a Science Story Time at 3:00 pm on May 19.

Come do an Earth science project and learn a little about the natural world! Both story times are for all ages. All library programs are free and open to the public.

No registration is required. Please call the Parlin Library at (617) 394-2306 for more information.


Author Visit

On Thursday, May 17th at 7:00 pm at the Parlin Memorial Library, Joanna Schaffhausen, Winner of the Minotaur Books/Mystery Writers of America First Crime Novel Competition, will talk about her debut novel, The Vanishing Season. A serial killer wanted Ellery Hathaway. She was his 17th victim. With the help of agent Reed Markham, she got away, but the killer is back.

Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Everett Public Libraries. For more information, please call the Information Desks at the Parlin at (617) 394 2302 or the Shute at (617) 394 2308.


Armchair Travel

The Everett Public Libraries, in partnership with the Everett Haitian Community Center, continue their Armchair Travel program to Haiti in celebration of Haitian Flag Day. All from the comfort of your local library.

The event will take place at the Shute Memorial Library on Tuesday, May 15th at 7:00 pm upstairs in the main library. Refreshments will be served in the Shute Meeting Room thanks to the Everett Haitian Community Center and the Friends of the Everett Public Libraries. All library programs are free and open to the public.

On Saturday, May 19th, from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm the Parlin Library will host the Haitian Heritage Art Expo, in the Adult and Teen areas. Immerse yourself in the rich and complex art of Haiti. Experience the many-layered influences of African, Indigenous American and European roots.

For more information contact the Parlin Information desk at 617-394-2302 or call the Shute Library at 617-394-2308.


Spring Book Sale

Excitement is building for the Annual Friends of the Everett Public Libraries Spring Book Sale. The event is held on two separate days. Thursday, May 17th from 6:30 to 8:30 pm is the Members Only Sale. Get the first look. Not a member? Join at the door for $5.00. You can also join or volunteer by emailing Stacy Debole at

The official sale, open to the public, is Saturday, May 19th from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. If you can wait, the everything must go sale begins at 2:30 and ends at 4:00 pm.

For more information, call the Information Desks at the Parlin at (617) 394 2300 or Shute at (617) 394 2308.