Pop Up Paint & Poetry

Painter Randy "Frenchy" Frechette and Poet John Sinclair are coming to lala books for a surprise pop up event. Before you go to the Worthen for the Lowell Celebrates Kerouac Annual Amram Jam, stop in for some unexpected coolness at lala books. (See all Lowell Celebrates Kerouac events at the website: lowellcelebrateskerouac.org Frenchy is an artist in motion, inspired by the music & spoken word around him. Join in this duo’s creative vibe, in celebration of the work of Jack Kerouac.

Pop Up Shopping with Greek Girl Artisan Soap

Greek Girl joins us today to sell her fantastic products. These products make great gifts for everyone or your list, or shop for your own self care.

Greek Girl Artisan Soap is a Lowell based company. Their handcrafted, artisan products are made from high quality ingredients, such as specialty oils, butters, and botanicals. Their creations consist of unique recipes that are made in small batches, which allows for great care and attention to detail in every product!


Holiday shopping

Continue supporting local businesses today.

Holiday vendors today include:

  • JepThreads with embroidered clothing
  • Melodee Rivera with handmade jewelry
  • Mill City Mercantile with all natural candles & body bars



Mass Center for the Book 2023 Reading Challenge

How It Works

  1. Sign up at https://www.massbook.org/readingchallenge
  2. Choose a book that fits the monthly challenge
  3. After you read, fill out a short form to tell Mass Center for the Book all about it
  4. That's it!
    • If you read at least one book, you will be invited to a year-end celebration hosted by Mass Center for the Book
    • If you read a book in each of the 12 months, you will be entered in a drawing to win 1 of 2 totes filled with books and Massachusetts goodies

Check out our Bookshop.org list for book ideas

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