Announcements Arts & Culture Event Notices

W.C. Fields and Mae West Meet the Friends of the North End Library

The Delvena Theatre Company will be presenting W.C. Fields and Mae West at the North End Branch Library, 25 Parmenter Street, on Wednesday, May 2, at 6:30pm. Come visit with W.C. Fields and Mae West in a dressing room on the set of “My Little Chicadee”. See the characters come to life, and enjoy the Read More…

Arts & Culture

New at the Library! A Wishing Tree

By Terese O’Connell The Friends of the North End Library gratefully thank local woodworking artisan Grant Burger for his amazing work of art now permanently on display in the North End Library. The Friends of the North End Library started the Wishing Tree with donation ornaments years ago at the Annual Spring Fling. It was 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…

Announcements Event Notices

Friends of the North End Library Spring Fling

Spring Is Coming to the North End! On Thursday, March 22nd, the Friends of the North End Library will hold their annual Spring Fling! This year the neighborhood get together will be held at the relaxing Living Room at 101 Atlantic Avenue from 6:30pm to 9:00pm. Enjoy appetizers and music with your neighbors. Dress code is 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…

Announcements

Adult Book Discussion Group: “Pachinko”

We will be reading Min Jin Lee’s 2017 “Pachinko,” which follows one Korean family through the generations, beginning in early 1900s Korea with Sunja, the prized daughter of a poor yet proud family, whose unplanned pregnancy threatens to shame them all. Deserted by her lover, Sunja is saved when a young tubercular minister offers to 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…

Community Featured

Friends of the North End Library Share Survey Results

The Friends of the North End Library would like to thank all of our neighbors who participated in the library Survey to improve our local library. We are very pleased with the number of responses we received as well as the quality and thoughtfulness of the responses. The number of responses exceeded our expectations. We Read More…

Daily Briefs

Wednesday’s Guide: Greenway Deal Denied, Battery Wharf Ballroom, Library Meeting

Things to know for Wednesday Wednesday, May 10th’s events:  6:30pm Friends of the NE Library Meeting. These meetings are located at the North End Library, 25 Parmenter Street, visit friendsnelibrary.org for more information. Battery Wharf making progress on their new ballroom: View this post on Instagram Today was an exciting day on the Wharf – the carpet Read More…

Arts & Culture Featured

North End Library Friends Host Author on Presidents Reagan and Eisenhower

The Friends of the North End Library hosted our local North End author, Dr. Gene Kopelson the other night at the North End Library.  Gene gave a very informative talk about Ronald Reagan’s first run for President in 1968 which was unsuccessful.  Gene studied this period in history because he felt no other historian had Read More…