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Boston Public Library Wedding Ceremony Giveaway!

The BPL is giving four couples the opportunity to host their wedding ceremony within its historic walls this February for free!
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American War Posters

During WWI, officials used posters to communicate to the public. These are some of of those American War Posters from our Print Department.

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November is Family Literacy Month

Family Literacy means families learning together. When adults struggle with reading, they have more difficulty aiding their kid's literacy.

Online Resources

Gale OneFile: Culinary Arts

Cooking & nutrition magazines, culinary journals, and reference books, including thousands of searchable recipes and restaurant reviews.

Recommended Reading

Little Women: 9 Nonfiction Titles

In December of 2019 Little Women will be coming out again in theaters as a brand new movie! To help you prepare, here are nonfiction books..

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