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Teen Volunteer Review: Whale Day
By LauraBJanuary 19, 2021
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. If you're looking for a poetry fix, check out local homeschooled high schooler Yaakov Aldrich's review of Whale Day below! Whale Day is the latest…
Evaluating Information on COVID-19 in the News and Social Media
By ehustingJanuary 16, 2021
There is a lot of information to sort through around COVID-19. How do you determine what is reliable and what is not? Here are tips to help.
Surviving the Winter, Animal Style
By ChrisGJanuary 12, 2021
Winter is the toughest season in Boston. But the animals in our region manage to survive without the benefit of heated homes, learn more about how they do it
Beyond Body Positivity: 10 New Year’s Resolutions That Aren’t Dieting
By Sarah MahonJanuary 11, 2021
January has become the unofficial month to launch yet another weight-loss attempt. Eat clean. Cut out carbs. Do a cleanse. Detox. Try intermittent fasting or Keto or Whole30. What do these buzzwords have in common? They are all sneaky ways to describe going on a diet. The good news is you don't have to go…
PowerPoint Party People (in the House Tonight)
By Jessica EliasJanuary 8, 2021
This is a guest blog post by Dory Klein, Community History and Digitization Specialist. Are you looking for a creative, fun, and informative way to connect with friends from the safety of your home? The solution might be—hear us out—an online PowerPoint party. What’s a PowerPoint party? It’s probably exactly what you’re imagining! You and…
Teen Volunteer Review: The Serafina Series
By LauraBJanuary 5, 2021
In today's review, Edward M. Kennedy freshman Mariam Joumal talks about her favorite series: Serafina by Robert Beatty.
Queer Fiction Blog: January 2021
By JordanDJanuary 1, 2021
Welcome to the 2021 edition of the Queer Fiction Blog! We are three librarians who enjoy reading and reviewing LGBTQ+ fiction for all ages. More specifically, who are we and what new books are we looking forward to in 2021? Allison is the Children's Librarian for the Brighton Branch and she is looking forward to…
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