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Connect / Boston Marathon

Run the Boston Marathon for Team BPL! Run the Boston Marathon for Team BPL!


The Boston Public Library has 15 Marathon bibs available for runners who want to join Team BPL in raising funds for after school education!
The Boston Public Library has 15 Marathon bibs available for runners who want to join Team BPL in raising funds for after school education!
Recommended / Lowell Lecture

Hear Emma Donoghue, Author of ROOM, talk Hear Emma Donoghue, Author of ROOM, talk

Nov 29th | 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Emma Donoghue is an award-winning writer. She is best known for her 2010 novel ROOM. She also recently published THE LOTTERYS series.
Emma Donoghue is an award-winning writer. She is best known for her 2010 novel ROOM. She also recently published THE LOTTERYS series.
Recommended / Career Fair

Tech Career Exploration Day Tech Career Exploration Day

Dec 1st | 10:00am - 2:00pm
Meet professionals and experts who can advise you about how to break into the tech industry or where to go to get a solid tech education.
Meet professionals and experts who can advise you about how to break into the tech industry or where to go to get a solid tech education.
Connect / Business Books

Online Business Books Online Business Books

Find online books on investing, finding a job, careers, entrepreneurship, productivity, innovation, and business basics.
Find online books on investing, finding a job, careers, entrepreneurship, productivity, innovation, and business basics.
Recommended / Cookbooks for Thanksgiving

Cookbooks for Late Thanksgiving Planners Cookbooks for Late Thanksgiving Planners

Thanksgiving is around the corner, and your Friendsgiving may already be here. Find a recipe for a main dish, side dish, desert, or…
Thanksgiving is around the corner, and your Friendsgiving may already be here. Find a recipe for a main dish, side dish, desert, or…
Learn / Tech Workshops

Tween Tech Workshops! Tween Tech Workshops!

By Maggie
Does your kid like video games? Do they like to play with robots? You're in luck! The Children's Library at Central is excited to welcome...
Does your kid like video games? Do they like to play with robots? You're in luck! The Children's Library at Central is excited to welcome...
Connect / Native American Heritage Month

Celebrate Indigenous Authors Celebrate Indigenous Authors

recommended by BostonPL_VeronicaKM
This November, celebrate National Native American Heritage Month by checking out these books by indigenous authors.
This November, celebrate National Native American Heritage Month by checking out these books by indigenous authors.
Recommended / Read Along Books

Check Out Our Read Along Titles! Check Out Our Read Along Titles!

With an audio player attached to the book, parents & children can listen & read without needing a computer, tablet, Wi-fi, or CD.
With an audio player attached to the book, parents & children can listen & read without needing a computer, tablet, Wi-fi, or CD.
Connect / Native American Heritage Month

Native American Drama Collection Native American Drama Collection

This collection contains 256 plays by 49 playwrights. The works represent groups such as Cherokee, Métis, Creek, Ojibway, Samoan, & others.
This collection contains 256 plays by 49 playwrights. The works represent groups such as Cherokee, Métis, Creek, Ojibway, Samoan, & others.
Recommended / Book CLub

Dudley Book Club: Born a Crime Dudley Book Club: Born a Crime

Dec 3rd | 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Frugal Bookstore
Note: The Dudley Reads Book Club meets at the Frugal Bookstore on 57 Warren Street in Dudley Square until the Dudley Branch Library…
Note: The Dudley Reads Book Club meets at the Frugal Bookstore on 57 Warren Street in Dudley Square until the Dudley Branch Library…
Connect / Friendsgiving

Friendship Fiction for Friendsgiving Friendship Fiction for Friendsgiving

recommended by BostonPL_KirstenD
Get in the spirit of Friendsgiving with these fabulous fiction books revolving around friendship.
Get in the spirit of Friendsgiving with these fabulous fiction books revolving around friendship.
Recommended / for Thanksgiving Meals

Fun Cookbooks for Vegans & Vegetarians Fun Cookbooks for Vegans & Vegetarians

recommended by BostonPL_KirstenD
Sick of tofurkey? Not sure what to make for the vegan or vegetarian in your family? Want something new & creative for Thanksgiving? View...
Sick of tofurkey? Not sure what to make for the vegan or vegetarian in your family? Want something new & creative for Thanksgiving? View...
Connect / with Shakesperare's Works

The Royal Shakespeare Company Collection The Royal Shakespeare Company Collection

These high-definition, surround-sound recordings of Shakespeare’s plays feature great actors, like David Tennant & Sir Anthony Sher & more.
These high-definition, surround-sound recordings of Shakespeare’s plays feature great actors, like David Tennant & Sir Anthony Sher & more.
Recommended / Staff Picks

Staff Picks: November 2018 Staff Picks: November 2018

recommended by BostonPL_ReadersAdvisory
Every month staff from the Reader Services & Collection Development departments at the BPL recommend their favorite books
Every month staff from the Reader Services & Collection Development departments at the BPL recommend their favorite books
Connect / National Picture Book Month

Celebrate Picture Book Month Celebrate Picture Book Month

recommended by BostonPL_JessicaM
November 2018 is the third annual Picture Book Month. Celebrate by checking out one of these beautiful new illustrated titles.
November 2018 is the third annual Picture Book Month. Celebrate by checking out one of these beautiful new illustrated titles.
Recommended / for NaNoWriMo

10 Books To Help You Start Writing 10 Books To Help You Start Writing

recommended by BostonPL_JordanD
Are you writing a novel or short story? Even if you're not new to the craft of writing, these books, will help you figure out what you're…
Are you writing a novel or short story? Even if you're not new to the craft of writing, these books, will help you figure out what you're...
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