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Take a look at the Bibliocycle at Boston Common last Friday! If you missed it, catch it next Wednesday, June 27, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. at Dudley Square during Dudley story time. 🚲🚲 You can check out books, sign up for a library card, and learn about BPL programs and resources with the Bibliocycle. 🚲🚲
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The Connolly Branch of the Boston Public Library is helping Boston reach its one million minutes goal! Here is a display of their minutes read. 15,000 minutes to be exact! Wondering what each book cover means?
Blue book cover is 500 mins each. 📘
Orange book cover is 1,000 mins each.📙
Red book cover is 5,000 mins each.📕
Be sure to report your minutes read at any BPL location or via the link in our bio, and check out their own display of minutes read! And don’t forget to attend a read-in event to make your minutes count double. Click the link in our bio for more information about Boston Reads One Million Minutes. .
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This summer, from June 1 - August 31, Boston Public Library is challenging the city to read one million minutes! How can you join? 📖Read – Books, poetry, magazines, news – it all counts. You can even listen to audiobooks, story times, or author readings. Visit bpl.org/summer for ideas. 📝Report – Report your minutes read each week at bpl.org/bostonreads or any BPL location. Attend a read-in at the BPL to make your minutes count double! 🗣Recommend – Follow Boston’s progress at bpl.org/bostonreads, encourage friends and family to join, and tell us what you’re reading on social media with #BostonReads2018. .
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Here’s a fun look at today’s Concert in the Courtyard performance by musician Santiago Barragán Noguera. Check out the full summer line up: www.bpl.org/concerts 🎼🎼🎼
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We’re flying our flags to celebrate Pride Month! They are definitely brightening up Copley Square on this gloomy day. ❤️🧡💛💚💙💜
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Today is an especially beautiful day to enjoy our courtyard. Plus, the one-week countdown to Concerts in the Courtyard has begun! Take a look at the June lineup at www.bpl.org/concerts☀️🎼
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Come hunting for this hidden gem in the Central Library in #CopleySquare this weekend! Fun fact, it was once perched on the exterior of the library.
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Stop by @bplbostonteens and check out the work of Boston’s talented teen poets! 📝
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#Maythe4thBeWithYou! Kids celebrated #StarWarsDay at the Central #Library in #CopleySquare’s #Children’s Library by making these cheerful origami Yodas.
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This week marks #Boston Public #Library's 170th anniversary! On April 3, 1848, Mayor Josiah Quincy authorized the creation of a #publiclibrary in #Boston. Baldwin Coolidge took this photo of the Central Library in #CopleySquare's McKim building circa 1895.
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We’re collecting stories from our patrons about the impact the #Boston Public #Library has had on their lives. Do you have a story to tell? Email news@bpl.org and let us know. We’d love to interview you and spread the BPL love!
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