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Our locations are now open, with some new policies to ensure everyone’s health and safety. Find out what to expect.
Our locations are now open, with some new policies to ensure everyone’s health and safety. Find out what to expect.

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Adams Street Branch Reopening

Jul 31st | 11:00am - 12:00pm Adams Street
Neighbors, patrons, and community leaders are invited to celebrate the reopening of the newly renovated Adams Street Branch.
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Boys in Frog Pond, Boston Common [ca. 1934–1956]

Summer in the City!

While many people head to the beach for summer, those of us still in the city can have some fun! Here are some digitized photos of people…

RECOMMENDED READING

Thank You For Being a Friend: 24 Memoirs & Self-Help Titles

The memoirs and nonfiction titles on this list can help you on your way to the best friendships of your adult life!

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Q1: Fantasy retellings or post-apocalyptic sci-fi? | Fantasy Retellings ---> Q2: The Great Gatsby or Peter Pan? | The Great Gatsby: The Chosen and the Beautiful by Nghi Vo| Peter Pan: Wendy, Darling by A.C. Wise | Post-apocalyptic sci-fi ---> Q3: Climate change or robot rebellions? | Climate Change: The Past Is Red by Catherynne M. Valente | Robot Rebellions: A Psalm for the Wild-Built by Becky Chambers.

Now Read This! July 2021: Sci-Fi & Fantasy Recommendations

Our Now Read This! newsletters offer suggestions for your next read. Answer the questions to get a Sci-Fi & Fantasy recommendation.

ONLINE RESOURCES

Very Short Introductions

Very Short Introductions is an online resource that offers concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas. Learn more here.

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