What would you like to learn about? When hot weather approaches, it's time to start thinking about what you'll read this summer! Our theme for Adult Summer Reading 2021 is "Digging Deeper, Growing Stronger," and you can learn more about the challenges and prizes on our website. Keep in mind that Adult Summer Reading is…
Digging Deeper, Growing Stronger: 8 Ways to Learn Something New for Summer Reading Bingo
By ElizaCMay 31, 2021
“One benefit of Summer was that each day we had more light to read by.” – Jeannette Walls, The Glass Castle It may not seem like it, but summer is coming. It’s Summer Reading Program time, which begins on June 1. Are you ready? This year’s adult summer reading theme is Digging Deeper, Growing Stronger. Our social…
Teen Volunteer Review: Beezus and Ramona
By LauraBMay 26, 2021
This week, Jalissa Martins, a student at Boston Collegiate Charter School, is sharing her review of the children's classic Beezus and Ramona.
Now Read This! Genre Newsletter: Fiction
By Meghan RobertsMay 25, 2021
Our Now Read This! newsletters offer suggestions for your next read. Answer the questions to get a Fiction recommendation.
Boston Rock City: Explore Wikidata and Learn about Local Music
By Dory K.May 13, 2021
The BPL & Harvard Library have teamed up to host Boston Rock City, a guided exploration of Wikidata & local music history on May 21 & May 22, 2021
Now Read This! Genre Newsletter: Science Fiction & Fantasy Recommendations
By Meghan RobertsMay 12, 2021
Our Now Read This! newsletters offer suggestions for your next read. Answer the questions to get a Sci-Fi & Fantasy recommendation.
Now Read This! Genre Newsletter: Biography & Memoir Recommendations
By Meghan RobertsMay 7, 2021
Our Now Read This! newsletters offer suggestions for your next read. Answer the questions to get a Biography & Memoir recommendation.
Diversity in Speculative Fiction: The Empress of Salt and Fortune
By KirstenDMay 4, 2021
Welcome to Diversity in Speculative Fiction, formerly Diversity in Sci-Fi! Today we are reviewing The Empress of Salt and Fortune by Nghi Vo, a Chinese-inspired high fantasy novella…
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