Arts & Culture Event Notices

Find “Lost Boston” at the North End Library

The next program hosted by the Friends of the North End Library is “Lost Boston,” which traces the cherished places in Boston that time, progress, and fashion swept aside before concerned citizens and the National Register of Historic Places could save them from the wrecker’s ball or the graveyard of history. You will be saddened to Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices

“Meet Julia Child” at the North End Library

The Friends of the North End Branch Library will be presenting Delvena Theatre Company’s production of Meet Julia Child! at the North End Branch Library, 25 Parmenter Street, Boston on Wednesday, November 6, at 6 p.m. Meet Julia Child! is a live performance featuring Lynne Moulton as Julia Child doing what she did best. The Read More…

People

North End Greets New Children’s Librarian

The Friends of the North End Library are pleased to announce that Lin Thompson has been appointed as the new Children’s Librarian for the North End Branch. Originally from Kentucky, Lin graduated from Emerson College and has found a home in our North End community. She has extensive experience working as a children’s librarian, most Read More…

Arts & Culture

A Trip Through Scollay Square Hosted by the North End Library

By Mary Sanderson The Friends of the North End Library continue to sponsor high-interest programs for the North End community. At our most recent offering, a rapt audience of over 50 people gathered at the library to hear the entertaining history of Scollay Square. Author David Kruh discussed his book Always Something Doing: Boston’s Infamous Read More…

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Books in Bloom at the North End Library

By Terese O’Connell The Friends of the North End Library (FONEL) invite you to “Books in Bloom” at the North End Library’s Spring Open House starting Wednesday, April 3rd at 5 p.m. and continuing through Saturday, April 6th at 1:30 p.m. Books in Bloom is a special springtime event that pairs floral arrangements inspired by the Read More…

Community

Author Vincent Cannato Leads Talk Attendees on a Return to Ellis Island Through Historic Facts and Photos

By Mary Sanderson The Friends of the North End Library (FONEL) sponsored a fascinating talk by author and history professor, Vincent Cannato on Wednesday, March 6th at the North End branch of the Boston Public Library. The cold weather did nothing to dampen the spirits of the packed house, with over 50 people enjoying Vincent’s Read More…

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Author Talk: “American Passage: The History of Ellis Island”

This is your opportunity to learn about the dramatic history of Ellis Island from many viewpoints ranging from the immigrants themselves to the officials, interpreters and social reformers of the day. Maybe your parents or grandparents passed though Ellis Island on their way to living in the North End! Vincent J. Cannato, author and Associate Read More…