Announcements Event Notices

West End Library Programming Study; Virtual Meeting Oct. 22

The first community meeting for the programming study for the Boston Public Library’s West End Branch will be held October 22, 2020 at 6:30pm, via Zoom. The City of Boston is currently conducting a programming study at the West End Branch to review the existing conditions of the library, as well as its areas of opportunity. The meeting will be hosted by representatives from the City 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…

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Little Free Library on the Greenway

The Little Free Library in the North End Park on the Greenway, captured here by Lisbeth Jannen, where she found Anne Holt’s last book (Norwegian).   “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on Email your best photos to Please include a sentence (or more) telling us about your photo. See past neighborhood photo Read More…

Event Notices

North End Library Book Sale on Saturday, October 17th

Everyone loved the Spring book sale, so here’s another chance! The Friends of the North End Branch Library are having their first Fall Book sale on Saturday, October 17th, 10am – 2pm outside the library, 25 Parmenter Street. All books and DVDs are $1-$2 and there is free tea, coffee, cookies and cider! Don’t miss Read More…

Arts & Culture

Tote Bag Design Contest for Friends of the North End Library

Tote Bag Design Contest!!! Eligible Participants: Kids ages 6 – 13 years old are invited to submit a design for the Friends of the North End Library Branch’s first Tote Bag Design Contest! Theme: Let your imagination run wild!  As long as it is has a library, North End, or literary theme, feel free to Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices

The Jack Volpe Project Sings the Songs of the Italian Crooners at the North End Library on October 24th

In honor of Italian Heritage Month, the Friends of the North End Library present The Jack Volpe Project singing the songs of the Italian Crooners – Sinatra, Martin & Bennett. Free, 25 Parmenter St. on Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 6:45 – 7:45 pm.  

Arts & Culture

Roof Replacement Will Temporarily Close West End Branch Library

News from Boston Public Library regarding the temporary closing of the West End Branch Library on Cambridge Street from August 10-29, 2012 to replace the roof. The North End Branch at 25 Parmenter Street is the nearest alternative branch. The press release is shown below. The West End Branch of the Boston Public Library, which Read More…

Arts & Culture Community

Great Day for a Book Sale to Support the North End Library

It was the perfect day for an outdoor book sale in the North End! The Friends of the North End Branch Library put on a banner event on Saturday, May 19, 2012. Featuring book and DVD donations from far and wide, the tables spread out along the library entrance and Parmenter Street sidewalk. Proceeds go Read More…

Arts & Culture

Friends of the NE Library Accepting Books and Brick Walkway Phase II

Two announcements from the Friends of the North End Branch Library: Accepting Items for Book Sale The Friends of the NE Library will now be accepting new and gently used books, CDs, DVDs, and videos for our upcoming book sale. We can not accept toys of any sort, magazines, or materials that are in poor Read More…