Research 101: HathiTrust

When researching, you may need to find something obscure or little-known. It might not be a scientific article but instead an old edition of a picture book or sheet music. That’s where HathiTrust comes in. Not unlike the Internet Archive, HathiTrust Digital Library offers a variety of books and book-like items such as magazines, newspapers…
View More about Research 101: HathiTrust

Research 101: JSTOR

If you’ve researched a topic for a school paper, news article, or your own personal findings, you might be familiar with JSTOR. If you’re a superfan, you might just remember their discontinued and enviable baseball hat. Nearly synonymous with knowledge and education, this online database boasts more than 2,800 scholarly journals from more than 57…
View More about Research 101: JSTOR

Summer Reading Bingo in Review

As the weather starts to turn and we begin to bundle up in sweaters and blankets, many of us long for warmer times. So, let's reminisce about this past summer, and all about Summer Reading Bingo! After plenty of manpower in totaling up bingos and participation across all Boston Public Library locations, the results are…
View More about Summer Reading Bingo in Review

Check Out What’s Cooking!

With the holidays coming so soon, we are sure that you are all on the lookout for the best cookbooks out there. You will need inspiration, recipes, and a list of ingredients to create the best meals for your family, especially as the weather gets chillier and you want to hunker down with something filling…
View More about Check Out What’s Cooking!

“Whatcha Mean, What’s a Zine?”: Unveiling the New Zine Collection

This is a guest blog post by the Zine Selection Team. Have you seen something new floating around some of our branches? They're stapled, independently made, and photocopied. They're zines! But wait—what's a zine? Short for "magazine," zines are self-published works that have a limited print run, often created by cutting and gluing text and…
View More about “Whatcha Mean, What’s a Zine?”: Unveiling the New Zine Collection

Banned Books Blog: August 2023

Welcome to the Banned Books Blog! This August 2023, we have a non-binary student experiencing homelessness and romance, a discussion about incarceration and the Jim Crow era, and a young girl who is ready for womanhood. These titles may be available in other formats or languages. Check our catalog for availability! Banned and challenged books…
View More about Banned Books Blog: August 2023
1 - 8 of 8