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…

Community Featured

Open House Brings Holiday Cheer to the North End Library [Photos]

Offering a warm measure of holiday cheer to counteract the chilly Saturday weather, the North End Library hosted its annual Open House sponsored by the Friends Of The North End Library (FONEL) on December 7th. The agenda featured a musical performance by the NEMPAC Children’s Chorus under the direction of Alexandra Dietrich with Valerie Osborn 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…

Business

Friends of the North End Library Visit Maria’s Pastry Shop on Closing Day

The Friends of the North End Branch Library visited Maria Merola on closing day at Maria’s Pastry Shop, 46 Cross Street in Boston’s North End. The Friends group gave her a gift card for I Am Books in appreciation for her generosity in supporting their events over the years. Maria is retiring after 50 years at Read More…

Arts & Culture

The Combat Zone Remembered at Schorow’s Book Talk

As author Stephanie Schorow stated during her book talk about Inside the Combat Zone, “You can cut off the supply, but not the demand.” With the demise of Scollay Square and its titillating attractions due to massive urban renewal in the late 1950s, salacious entertainment moved to the middle of the city in the Washington Street Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices

“Inside the Combat Zone” Book Talk with Author Stephanie Schorow – May 29th

The Friends of the North End Library are once again presenting an intriguing book talk. Author Stephanie Schorow will be at the North End Library on May 29, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. to talk about her book, Inside The Combat Zone. Her presentation will tell about “the Stripped Down Story of Boston’s Most Notorious Neighborhood.” Read More…

Community Featured

New “Book Sale” Bookcases by Friends of the North End Library

Once again the Friends of the North End Library are at work. The ongoing book sale is an important source of revenue for the group. The bookcases near the library entrance used for the book sale did not make optimal use of the space so Rita Pagliuca from the Friends asked Mark Nescio, North Ender Read More…