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…

Announcements Event Notices

Annual Library Holiday Party Dec. 7

Get your holiday sparkle on and come to the Friends of the North End Library’s free holiday luncheon at the North End Library (25 Parmenter Street) on Saturday, December 7 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Take a chance on a 50/50 raffle. Enjoy holiday songs performed by NEMPAC’s Children’s Choir. Feast on delicious food. This Read More…

Kids & Families Schools

Eliot School Peace Posters on Display at the Library

In their visual art class at the Eliot School, grade 7 students partnered with members of the Boston Host Lions Club to participate in the Lions Club International Peace Poster Contest. Students were asked to create original designs based on the theme “Journey of Peace”. Eliot School Principal Traci Walker Griffith was an enthusiastic supporter Read More…

Arts & Culture

Women in World Jazz Rocked the North End

Women in World Jazz sponsored by the Friends of the North End Branch Library recently heated up the North Bennet Street School atrium with their stylish renditions of jazz music from around the world. This quintet celebrated diversity with an eclectic music selection that tapped into a variety of cultures and eras. Their talent and Read More…

Event Notices

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…

Announcements Event Notices

What Music Did the Pilgrims Hear?

What music did the Pilgrims hear? The Plimoth colonists were a diverse group of Separatists and Anglicans, religious zealots and irreverent opportunists. They brought with them music as varied as their reasons for coming to the New World in 1620. Plimoth Colony heard not just solemn English psalms, but also humorous catches, ballads, Dutch songs, Read More…