Boston Public Library’s Summer Reading Program for All Ages Begins This Month

Boston Public Library locations offer summer programs (www.bpl.org/summer) for children, teens, and adults beginning this month and running through August, providing free cultural and educational programs and resources for people of all ages in the City of Boston. The children’s brochure of activities is available at all BPL locations. “Boston Public Library continually works to…
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Boston Public Library’s “Concerts in the Courtyard – 2018 Summer Series” Begins Friday, June 1

Boston Public Library’s Concerts in the Courtyard (www.bpl.org/concerts) series returns Friday, June 1 and runs through Friday, August 31, bringing a range of free music to one of Boston's most beautiful spaces during one-hour concerts throughout the summer. Concerts are held twice each week on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. and on Fridays at 12:30 p.m…
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Boston Public Library’s June Author Talks and Lectures

Boston Public Library’s June author events include an author panel celebrating Pride Month, talks including topics such as local history, urban gardening, the evolution of human nature, and more.  All programs and events can be viewed via www.bpl.org/calendar. Emem Uko, author of Hers To Tell, Notice Me, and Janus, discusses her work on Saturday, June…
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Get Help Navigating the New BPL.org

Welcome to the new BPL.org! We’ve redesigned our website to make it more dynamic, innovative, and fun. If you're wondering where your favorite features are or would like some help navigating the new site, check out this quick video overview. Learn about our browseable homepage, finding the location most convenient to you, our improved search…
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Mayor Walsh Announces Ben Hires as New Director of Strategic Partnerships at the Boston Public Library

Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Boston Public Library (BPL) President David Leonard today announced the appointment of Ben Hires as Director of Strategic Partnerships at the Boston Public Library. In this new role, Hires will be responsible for maintaining and building strong, diversified relationships to advance the Library's mission by ensuring the success of its…
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Mayor Walsh Announces Call for Artists for Public Art at Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library

Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Mayor's Office of Arts and Culture, in collaboration with the Boston Art Commission and Boston Public Library, today announced a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a public art project to complement the renovation of the Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library. The RFP is for the first of…
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Jabari Asi, Linda Dorcena Forry appointed to Boston Public Library Board of Trustees; Ben Brandlee Re-appointed

Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced that writer and educator Jabari Asim and former state legislator Linda Dorcena Forry have been appointed to the Boston Public Library Board of Trustees. Journalist Ben Bradlee has also been re-appointed as Trustee. The Trustees' mission is to preserve and provide access to historical records of our society, and…
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Boston Public Library’s May Author Talks and Lectures

Bernice A. King, minister, attorney, and daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., acclaimed Chicano poet Luis J. Rodriguez, and actor George Takei highlight this month’s programming, in addition to author talks and lectures around the BPL system. All programs and events can be viewed via www.bpl.org/calendar. Join Bruce Kennett as he discusses his newly published…
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