Arts & Culture

Pilgrims Come to the Library

The Friends of the North End Library hosted the local music ensemble, Seven Times Salt, who presented in music and narration the Pilgrims’ journey from England to Holland and then to the New World in Plymouth. The performance consisted of a quartet who performed with authentically reproduced instruments exactly like the ones used in the Read More…

Kids & Families Schools

Eliot School Peace Posters on Display at North End Library

Eliot K-8 Innovation School sixth and seventh graders recently had the opportunity to participate in a Lions International Peace Poster Contest facilitated by the Boston Host Lions Club. The theme of the contest, Kindness Matters, was introduced to the students by Lions members, Mary DiMasi and Felix Padial. Students were encouraged to think about acts Read More…

Community Kids & Families

Nazzaro Center Students Write Letters to Members of the Armed Services

Twenty students in the Nazzaro Center after-school program met with two members of the Boston Host Lions Club over the course of two days to write letters to members of the armed forces as part of a service project. Lion Felix Padial and Norman Sabbey told the students how much receiving a letter form “home” Read More…

Arts & Culture

Mae West Takes Over the North End Library

W.C. Fields and Mae West recently came to life at a North End Branch Library event sponsored by the Friends of the North End Library and a generous grant from the City Wide Friends of the Boston Public Library. The cozy library event space became Mae West’s dressing room complete with props including fans and Read More…

Community

North End Library Memorial Brick Relocation

If you have been by the library lately, you may have noticed the Memorial Bricks donated by members of the neighborhood to support the Friends of the North End Library have been moved from behind the library’s circulation desk to in front of the Dante Frieze. The Memorial Bricks now have a more prominent and Read More…

People Photos & Videos

An Evening with The Friends of the North End Library [Photos]

The winter weather may have persisted outside, but spring was in the air at the Friends of the North End Library Spring Fling! The friendly gathering at The Living Room was an opportunity for current members and new members alike to enjoy a fun evening, to raise funds for Friends’ events, and to fulfill the Read More…

Government

North End Library Friends Host Attorney General’s Office

Representatives from the Attorney General’s Office (AGO) gave an informative presentation at the North End Branch Library during a Community Action Hour. Community Action Hours are teaching sessions conducted by the Attorney General’s Office to teach residents about their rights and how to use the resources available through the AGO. The purpose of this community Read More…

Arts & Culture Featured Photos & Videos

Local Talent Highlighted at Love Is… A Valentine Coffee House [Photos]

On the evening of February 15, the North Bennet Street School atrium was magically transformed into a Valentine Coffee House hosted by the Friends of the North End Library. Photo credits: Meredith Piscitelli Local talent found their inner poets and entertained the enthusiastic audience with love themed poetry, letters, and music recited and sung. A vivacious Read More…

Arts & Culture Community

Garden Walk and Library Talk

The crescent garden is gorgeous, as is the rose garden. Your work and what you organize in the park is such a blessing to so many. Very inspirational. Kerry Ann Mendez Kerry Ann Mendez, a nationally known, award winning garden educator, book author, and design consultant recently visited Christopher Columbus Park and gave a presentation at Read More…