November is Family Literacy Month

"Family Literacy" is a term for children and adults learning together. Literacy runs in families. When adults struggle with reading, they have more difficulty supporting their children's literacy. Since early literacy begins in the home, two-generation education is important. Parents and caregivers are their children's first and best teachers. In 1994, Congress named November 1…
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How To Help Librarians Help You Find Your Next Read: What to Expect and Where to Go for Reader’s Advisory

It’s a feeling avid readers know too well: you’ve just finished devouring a truly wonderful book, and as you finally close the covers on the last page, dread sets in. What now? You want more! But the book is over, and you don’t have any idea what to read next that will give you the…
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Climate Preparedness Week, September 24-30

Next week, September 24-30, BPL will be participating in the first annual Climate Preparedness Week, coordinated by CREW - Communities Responding to Extreme Weather. Organizations and community leaders are hosting events all around greater Boston to help residents prepare for the impacts of climate change and extreme weather. Check out the events below taking place at…
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