Monday, May 13, 2013
The award-winning author will talk about his most recent novel, Live by Night, which won the 2013 Edgar Award for best mystery fiction.
An award-winning local author will be stopping by the South End Library on Tuesday night. Author Dennis Lehane will be at the South End Library on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. to talk about his 2012 novel, Live by Night, which recently won the 2013 Edgar Award for best mystery fiction. Lehane has published nine novels over the last 20 years, including Gone, Baby Gone in 1998, Mystic River in 2001, Shutter Island in 2003, all three of which were turned into movies. He has won numerous awards for his novels. A Boston native, Lehan is writer-in-residence at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, and splits his time between Florida and a home in Boston. After the marathon bombings, he wrote an op-ed for the New York Times called, “Messing with the Wrong …
See when your local branch and the main branch in Copley Square will be open during the summer.
The Boston Public Library announced this week it will soon switch to its summer hours. Locally, this means the South End branch of the Boston Public Library's weekday hours will stay the same, but the library will no longer be open on Saturdays starting on June 15. The South End Branch will be open Monday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m., Wendesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. At the Central Library branch in Copley Square, the library will remain closed on Sundays through the summer starting on May 19th. After May 19, the Central Library will be open Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and on Friday and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. You can see more …
Monday, January 14, 2013
Ten local authors will visit the South End Branch of the Boston Public Library this spring to speak about their work and connect with readers.
This week, the South End Library launches its spring series of "South End Writes," a celebration of local South End authors who will stop by to talk about their work and connect with the neighborhood. The program, now in its third year, is organized by the Friends of the South End Library, and has welcomed dozens of authors to speak and share their work with South End residents. Ten authors are already lined up to appear at the library through June of 2013, including Leah Hager Cohen on Jan. 15th and Dennis Lehane in May. See here for the full schedule. "The South End Library is in a neighborhood that houses an enormous number of writers and poets, whether they are accomplished or just starting out," said Marleen Nienhuis, of the Friends…
Thursday, September 27, 2012
The South End Library will be able to install a handicapped accessible door, the Berkeley Gardens will be restored, and more.
Five South End non-profits and six Back Bay non-profits were awarded more than $200K in community benefit funds through the Avalon Exeter development at the Prudential Center complex in Back Bay. Because of the funds, the South End Library will be able to install a handicapped accessible door ($8K), Boston Natural Areas Network will restore the Berkeley Community Gardens ($10K), United South End Settlements will be able to restore a retaining wall restoration at the Children's Art Center ($15), Project Place will receive air sweepers for the Clean Corners, Bright Hopes Program ($22K), and Ellis Memorial and Eldridge House will receive funds for the Children's Early Learning Center ($25K). "Thanks to this generous grant from PruPAC and …
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
The South End Library is launching its fall "South End Writes" series on Thursday, where local, successful writers come to speak to readers about their work.
This Thursday evening, the South End Library launches its fall series of "South End Writes," a celebration of local South End authors who will stop by to talk about their work and connect with the neighborhood. The program, now in its third year, is organized by the Friends of the South End Library, and has welcomed dozens of authors to speak and share their work with South End residents. Thirteen authors are already lined up to appear at the library through May of 2013, including L. Annette Binder, Stephen Davis, Sarah Lawrence Lightfoot, Margot Livesey, and Leah Hager Cohen. See here for the full schedule. "The South End Library is in a neighborhood that houses an enormous number of writers and poets, whether they are accomplished or …
Monday, August 20, 2012
Saturday hours return to neighborhood branches on Sept. 8 and Sunday hours return to the central branch in Copley Square on Oct. 14.
The South End Branch of the Boston Public Library will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays starting September 8th. This is in addition to the South End branch's regular hours of Monday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday, 12 p.m. to 8 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday hours return to the Boston Public Library in Copley Square on Oct. 14. The central branch will be open Sundays from 1 - 5 p.m. from October through May, except for on Sundays that precede Monday holidays. For more information about hours, visit the Boston Public Library website.