Boston Public Library Presents Author Larry Tye on Lessons & Legacy of McCarthy Era

BOSTON—On Thursday, July 23 at 6:00 p.m., the Boston Public Library (BPL) presents a virtual conversation between best-selling New York Times author and former Boston Globe reporter Larry Tye, and BPL President David Leonard. The two will discuss Tye's new biography, “Demagogue: The Life and Long Shadow of Senator Joe McCarthy.”   From 1950 to 1954…
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BPL To Go

Last updated Tuesday, August 25 Patrons are now able to pick up physical items at the Boston Public Library with the new BPL To Go program. Using the library website, phone line (617.536.5400), or the BPL To Go iPhone app, patrons will be able to “order” (place a hold on) items such as: Books DVDs…
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Reflections on this week

At the end of a week of sadness, anger, and awareness, we reflect again on these very raw issues, and voice our continued support for — and solidarity with — the communities who have risen up in protest against overt and systemic racism. We join you in the grief and anger that has arisen in…
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