You may have wandered past this panel, a part of the Puvis de Chavannes murals on the second floor of the Central Library's McKim Building, many times and wondered about the instruments the Muses are carrying. What are they, anyway?
When you think of a multi-day music festival, what comes to mind? Woodstock? Coachella? Newport Folk Festival? One hundred and fifty years ago, Boston hosted a music festival that lasted for 18 days! The World's Peace Jubilee and International Musical Festival took place from June 17 through July 4, 1872, and was held in the Back Bay neighborhood in a Coliseum also known as the Peace Temple. It was created to honor the ending of the Franco-Prussian War.
Learn about the little-known careers of female film editors and explore related BPL resources in this blog post.
Welcome to the September 2022 edition of the Queer Lit Review! This month we have a picture book exploring gender identity, a new doctor landing himself in hot water, and a hot mess of a young man searching for Mr. Appropriate.
Therapy Cards are a 2022 addition to our collection. We have two types of therapy cards created by two different authors. We hope you will try using both types of therapy cards because they emphasize different theories of therapy and will help you accomplish different things. Both will guide you through self-reflection in different ways.
The National Alliance of Mental Illness states that 1 in 5 young people report that the pandemic had a significant negative impact on their mental health. Below are some ideas to consider if you think you may be affected by anxiety or extreme worry.