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TEWKSBURY -- The Tewksbury Public Library will host a five-week series of free events commemorating the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombings on consecutive Tuesday nights leading up to Marathon Monday.

On March 18, the library will present "Bled for Boston," a photography project profiling people who got Boston-themed tattoos after the Marathon. The exhibit officially launches in April at the Boston Center for Adult Education. Learn more at

Editor Ray Charbonneau will be on hand on March 25 for the presentation of The 27th Mile: Going the Extra Mile to Support the Victims of The Boston Marathon Bombing, a collection of writing from local authors. Proceeds will be donated to the One Fund.

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On April 1, Northeastern University will invite the public to contribute to "Our Marathon," a crowd-sourced digital archive of pictures, videos, stories and social media related to the Marathon bombings. Library staff will assist residents in updating their content to the archive's website. Learn more at

On April 8, photographer Joshua Touster will present "Aftermath: A Photographic Reflection on the Boston Marathon Bombings." The collection includes all aspects of the bombing's aftermath. The exhibit is currently on display at Curry College in Milton.


And on April 15, contributors to the book If Not The Perfect Stranger: Heartwarming and Healing Stories of Kindness from the 2013 Boston Marathon will take part in a panel discussion. Learn more about the book at

All events start at 7 p.m. Due to limited seating, attendees are asked to reserve their seats by calling 978-640-4490, ext. 205 or by emailing