The James Library & Center for the Arts Presents Favorites from the Great American Songbook

McGRATHPR.com – The James Library & Center for the Arts, Norwell’s historic community arts center and lending library, presents the concert Favorites from the Great American Songbook, featuring music from the 1920’s to 1970’s,on Monday, March 11, 2 pm, 24 West Street, Norwell. The performance is part of the James’ free Mondays at the James series, sponsored by the Cordelia Family Foundation and the South Shore Music Circus.

Celebrate a kind of ‘best of’ songwriting by singing along with two dozen cherished songs from the American Songbook. From a few Roaring 20’s hits on to some classic Broadway and movie musical tunes . . . and even a few more modern classics, performer Jack Craig explores the songs that remind us of all the wonderful years of music in our lives. 

Craig is a popular entertainer, pianist and singer who performs throughout Massachusetts and Rhode Island. This will be his first time at the James.

Admission is free, donations appreciated, RSVP to jameslibrary@verizon.net if attending. For more information, please call 781-659-7100, visit www.jameslibrary.org or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About the James Library & Center for the Arts

Since 1874, The James Library has served the South Shore community as a warm gathering place. Housed in a landmark Victorian in historical Norwell Center, The James is dedicated to serving the community by providing high-quality programs, resources and materials through a concert hall, art gallery and the operation of a free lending library. As an independent, non-profit arts center we foster a mission for the creation, appreciation and enjoyment of the arts for residents of all ages on the South Shore, while preserving the historic character of our home. The James Library is located at 24 West Street, Norwell and is open to the public Tuesday and Wednesday from 1 to 5 pm, Thursday and Friday from 12 to 5 pm and on Saturday from 10 to 2 pm. For more information, please call 781-659-7100, visit www.jameslibrary.org or follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.