Destination Massachusetts

Massachusetts is the quintessential travel destination! Massachusetts has a lot to offer people of all ages. There is something for everyone, especially history buffs, food aficionados, and lovers of the outdoors. Whether you are a resident or a visitor, there is a myriad of attractions around. To plan your next getaway, take a look at…
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April is Autism Awareness Month

Autism refers to a broad range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech, and nonverbal communication. The Centers for Disease Control estimates that 1 in 59 children in the U.S. are affected by autism. People with autism each have their own distinct strengths and challenges. As it is a spectrum disorder…
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Book Group for Adults on the Spectrum

Event Feb. 15 |  2:00 - 3:30 p.m. Central Library's Mezzanine Conference Room 2 In partnership with the Asperger/Autism Network, the BPL is hosting a book discussion group for adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder and related conditions. We will meet every month to discuss a particular book selected by the group (fiction or nonfiction).  The first book to…
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Outside with the Kids!

Now that summer is upon us and the kids are out of school, we start to think about taking them outside for summer fun and to explore nature. Your child may enjoy a trip to the playground.  The City of Boston has plenty of playgrounds and parks for an afternoon of outdoor play.  The Boston…
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Every Child Deserves a Home

“There is no better gift to give a child than a family.” - Anonymous May is National Foster Care Month.  Here are some books to inspire you and to help you on your journey to becoming a foster parent or adoptive parent and to make a real difference in a child's life. After all, every child…
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