A book detailing a pictorial history of New Bedford will soon be available for purchase.

Joe Thomas of Spinner Publications dropped by the Phil Paleologos Show to discuss the book launch party for their latest book, "A Picture History of New Bedford Volume Two — 1925~1980."

The Book Launch, Author Signing and Film Showing will take place at Gallery X at 167 William St. in New Bedford on Thursday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

There will also be an encore event on Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.