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New England Aquarium-Tidepool Touch… New England Aquarium-Tidepool Touch…

Jul 24th | 10:00am - 11:30am
New England Aquarium educators will set up tanks of live local tidepool animals for youth to see, touch, and ask lots of questions about.…
New England Aquarium educators will set up tanks of live local tidepool animals for youth to see, touch, and ask lots of questions about.…
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Noir Novels and Their Films Noir Novels and Their Films

recommended by BostonPL_AnnaD
Popular throughout the 1930’s, 40’s, and 50’s, these dark and grim crime novels were eventually picked up by Hollywood film makers and…
Popular throughout the 1930’s, 40’s, and 50’s, these dark and grim crime novels were eventually picked up by Hollywood film makers and…
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Lucky Day Collection Lucky Day Collection

The Lucky Day collection is a collection of new, popular, and bestselling books. All items are available by walk-in only. Learn more here.
The Lucky Day collection is a collection of new, popular, and bestselling books. All items are available by walk-in only. Learn more here.
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Family Matters: Sagas and Dramas Family Matters: Sagas and Dramas

recommended by BostonPL_KirstenD
Celebrate National Family Reunion Month with this list of epic, multigenerational family sagas and sordid dramas! These books let you peek…
Celebrate National Family Reunion Month with this list of epic, multigenerational family sagas and sordid dramas! These books let you peek…
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Station Eleven

After a deadly flu wipes out most of humanity, this compelling tale takes you though the lives of some of the survivors, who now live in a… More
recommended by dhbhagat
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Downloadable Media Downloadable Media

Looking for eBooks, audiobooks, or streaming materials? Use any one of our downloadable media online resources to check these items out!
Looking for eBooks, audiobooks, or streaming materials? Use any one of our downloadable media online resources to check these items out!
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Life-Changing Latino Reads Life-Changing Latino Reads

recommended by BostonPL_DeniseD
Latin American literature has a diverse history filled with brilliant authors, each with distinct histories, voices, views, and stories to…
Latin American literature has a diverse history filled with brilliant authors, each with distinct histories, voices, views, and stories to…
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Staff Picks: July 2018 Staff Picks: July 2018

recommended by BostonPL_ReadersAdvisory
Every month staff from the Reader Services and Collection Development departments at the Boston Public Library recommend their favorite…
Every month staff from the Reader Services and Collection Development departments at the Boston Public Library recommend their favorite…
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Trending eBooks & audiobooks for Teens Trending eBooks & audiobooks for Teens

Get started with summer reading by browsing our eBooks and audiobooks on OverDrive. Don't forget to update your progress at bpl.org/summer!
Get started with summer reading by browsing our eBooks and audiobooks on OverDrive. Don't forget to update your progress at bpl.org/summer!
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Fun in the Sun: Beach Reads for Summer Fun in the Sun: Beach Reads for Summer

Fill your device of choice with one of these novels perfect to pair with sunny days, warm beaches, and cool refreshments. Don't forget to…
Fill your device of choice with one of these novels perfect to pair with sunny days, warm beaches, and cool refreshments. Don't forget to…
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No Time To Read? 16 Audiobooks To Get… No Time To Read? 16 Audiobooks To Get…

recommended by BostonPL_AnnaD
Audiobooks are great for long car rides, long walks, or while puttering around your home. Some of these are even narrated by famous actors…
Audiobooks are great for long car rides, long walks, or while puttering around your home. Some of these are even narrated by famous actors…
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Where'd You Go, Bernadette

A very unique read, but one that you won't be able to stop once you start. "Where'd You Go, Bernadette" is both a funny and touching... More
recommended by aveizaga
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Reminder to Report Your Minutes! Reminder to Report Your Minutes!

Don't forget to enter your minutes read, and track your branch's progress! All reading counts, including online articles, newspapers,…
Don't forget to enter your minutes read, and track your branch's progress! All reading counts, including online articles, newspapers,…
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Summer Reading Programs at the BPL Summer Reading Programs at the BPL

Kids enjoy concerts from Mariana Iranzi and Alex and the Kaleidoscope and programs from New England Aquarium, Museum of Science, and more.
Kids enjoy concerts from Mariana Iranzi and Alex and the Kaleidoscope and programs from New England Aquarium, Museum of Science, and more.
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