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

NEMPAC Presents Lecture Series “Introduction to Opera”

The North End Music & Performing Arts Center (NEMPAC)’s first lecture of their three-part adult lecture series “Introduction to Opera” will take place on Wednesday, February 12, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m at the North End Library. Designed and led by NEMPAC staff member Pamela Feo, PhD in musicology, this series focuses on the Read More…

Community Featured Health & Environment

What’s the 311? Tree Request on Copp’s Hill, Commercial St. Light Out, Dead Animal on Library Roof

Welcome back to our weekly update that highlights some of the cases appearing on 311 in the North End/Waterfront neighborhoods. All 311 cases are public information and can be found at 311.boston.gov. New Tree Requests at Intersection Of Copp’s Hill Ter & Commercial St This 311 user writes, “Our North End Girl Scout troop would like some trees 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…

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…

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…