Announcements

Pause on North End Library Book Sale & Book Returns

Dear North End Community, Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Boston Public Library is closed, which includes the North End Branch Library. This means the Friends of the North End Library cannot continue with their daily book sale, nor can we accept books or other materials at this time. Please do not leave books or Read More…

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…

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 Event Notices

“Meet Julia Child” at the North End Library

The Friends of the North End Branch Library will be presenting Delvena Theatre Company’s production of Meet Julia Child! at the North End Branch Library, 25 Parmenter Street, Boston on Wednesday, November 6, at 6 p.m. Meet Julia Child! is a live performance featuring Lynne Moulton as Julia Child doing what she did best. The 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…

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…

Event Notices

Library Lecture: Toulouse-Lautrec and the Stars of Paris

Join the North End Library for a Museum of Fine Arts guide’s discussion of the museum’s current “Toulouse-Lautrec and the Stars of Paris” exhibition, which runs from April 7 – August 14. The presentation will include vivid posters, prints, and paintings in which Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864–1901) captured Parisian nightlife in the late nineteenth century, Read More…

Event Notices

From Clark’s Square to Methodist Alley: North End Churches

North End Historical Society president and local historian Alex Goldfeld will give an illustrated presentation about Old North, New Brick, First Baptist, and many other houses of worship in the North End. Boston churches, like the Manifesto Church and Old West, will be included for context and comparison. Where: North End Branch Library, 25 Parmenter Read More…

Arts & Culture

A Trip Through Scollay Square Hosted by the North End Library

By Mary Sanderson The Friends of the North End Library continue to sponsor high-interest programs for the North End community. At our most recent offering, a rapt audience of over 50 people gathered at the library to hear the entertaining history of Scollay Square. Author David Kruh discussed his book Always Something Doing: Boston’s Infamous Read More…