January 23-27, 2023 is National News Literacy Week. Presented by The News Literacy Project and The E.W. Scripps Company, this week is dedicated to highlighting the vital role of news literacy in a democracy and provides knowledge, tools, and skills to become more news-literate. Building and exercising news literacy skills is important all year round too; and the Boston Public Library is here to help! Here's a roundup of ways you can utilize BPL resources to learn more about news literacy topics, keep up-to-date on news and current events, and build critical thinking skills to help be an informed news consumer.
Get Ready to Vote: Information for the 2022 Massachusetts State Elections
By BPL Media and Journalism Specialist Erica Husting The Massachusetts State Primary and Massachusetts State Election are quickly approaching this fall. Below is a roundup of voting resources. Be an informed and empowered voter this 2022 election season. Key Massachusetts Election Dates and Deadlines State Primary on Tuesday, September 6, 2022 Voter Registration Deadline: Saturday…
Digital Newspaper and Magazine Resources at the BPL
Did you know you can access digital newspapers and magazines such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, The New Yorker, and many more for free with your BPL library card? These digital resources can help you stay up-to-date on news, current events, and timely conversations—all from your computer, tablet, or smartphone!
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Vaccine Resources
To answer questions about COVID-19 vaccines, we have put together a list of resources from reputable organizations with up-to-date information.
Evaluating Information on COVID-19 in the News and Social Media
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.
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