Queer Fiction Blog: February 2021

Hi, and welcome to the February edition of the Queer Fiction Blog! This month we have a seventh-grade amateur detective looking into her aunt's mysterious death, a young Nigerian girl who falls in love with another girl to the horror of her family, and a historical fantasy about a relationship lost to bound memories. Title/Author…
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Teen Volunteer Review: Whale Day

Boston Public Library's teen volunteer program has gone remote! As part of this program, local high schoolers will be sharing their thoughts on books, movies, and more on our blog. If you're looking for a poetry fix, check out local homeschooled high schooler Yaakov Aldrich's review of Whale Day below!  Whale Day is the latest…
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Beyond Body Positivity: 10 New Year’s Resolutions That Aren’t Dieting

January has become the unofficial month to launch yet another weight-loss attempt. Eat clean. Cut out carbs. Do a cleanse. Detox. Try intermittent fasting or Keto or Whole30. What do these buzzwords have in common? They are all sneaky ways to describe going on a diet. The good news is you don't have to go…
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PowerPoint Party People (in the House Tonight)

This is a guest blog post by Dory Klein, Community History and Digitization Specialist. Are you looking for a creative, fun, and informative way to connect with friends from the safety of your home? The solution might be—hear us out—an online PowerPoint party.  What’s a PowerPoint party?  It’s probably exactly what you’re imagining! You and…
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