Teen Volunteer Elizabeth Choi is sharing her thoughts on Maleficent: Mistress of Evil. Is this Disney sequel worth watching?
Anti-slavery Manuscripts Final Project Update
By Kim ReynoldsAugust 31, 2020
As of August 12, 2020, the volunteer transcription phase of ASM is officially complete! To celebrate this effort, here are some statistics for the project.
Queer Fiction Blog: September 2020
By JordanDAugust 30, 2020
Hi, and welcome to the September 2020 edition of the Queer Fiction Blog! This month we have two high school boys falling in love in a graphic novel, a demon and a police captain falling for each other while attempting to solve serial murders, and opposite sides coming together during a time war. Happy reading…
Teen Volunteer Review: The Prince of Los Cocuyos
By LauraBAugust 30, 2020
Today, Boston Latin School student Elizabeth Choi is sharing her opinions on one of her summer reading books: The Prince of Los Cocuyos.
“Help to make the world better”: Lucy Stone and the First Wave Suffragettes
By Kim ReynoldsAugust 26, 2020
On August 26, 1920 the 19th amendment was certified. To celebrate the 100th anniversary learn more about the history of the suffrage movement.
Teen Volunteer Review: Things Fall Apart
By LauraBAugust 25, 2020
This summer, Boston Public Library's teen volunteer program has gone remote! As part of this program, local high schoolers will be sharing their thoughts on books, movies, and more on our blog. Recently, teen volunteer Deborah Adebanjo, a local high school junior, read Things Fall Apart. Check out her thoughts about what she liked, what she…
Future Readers Club Partner: Boston Basics
By CelesteBCAugust 24, 2020
The Boston Public Library partners with Boston Basics on many of our early literacy initiatives, including the Future Readers Club.
Teen Volunteer Review: The Candymakers
By LauraBAugust 21, 2020
Teen volunteer Mia Ikeda reviews one of her all-time favorite books, The Candymakers, which she recently reread. Read her review here.
Using Newspaper Databases for Family History Research
By JessyWAugust 20, 2020
Historical newspapers contain a wealth of information useful for family history research. Learn how you can access them with your BPL card.
Teen Volunteer Review: Hamlet
By LauraBAugust 18, 2020
This summer, Boston Public Library's teen volunteer program has gone remote! As part of this program, local high schoolers will be sharing their thoughts on books, movies, and more on our blog. Today, Excel High School junior Ergina Agastra is sharing her thought's on Shakespeare's classic tragedy Hamlet. Hamlet, William Shakespeare's most famous tragedy, was written…
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