Watch the 2020 Pierce Performance, “Giving Voice to the Abolitionists: Selected Readings from the BPL’s Anti-Slavery Collection.”
The Associates endorses and supports the Boston Public Library’s Racial Equity Commitment and Action Plan.
What was the best book from 1920? Watch the Associates’ Hundred Year Retroactive Book Award of 1920 to find out.
Meet our new Writer-in-Residence, Autumn Allen, and celebrate the accomplishments of our outgoing writer, Shawnna Thomas, in this virtual reception.
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote, a struggle for equality that spanned decades. The Associates commissioned a play to commemorate this event.
Hear about Jennifer De Leon debut YA book “Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From” in this virtual book talk.
We are pleased to announce that Kathleen Pendleton joined the Associates of the Boston Public Library in August 2020 as our Communications and Development Coordinator.
Take a look back at Literary Lights 2018, where Rebecca Eaton interviewed Julian Fellowes about Downton Abbey and more…
The Associates just hired our first Director of Development, Wendy Ballinger!
The BPL has an extensive collection of Toulouse-Lautrec prints, many of which have been preserved and digitized with Associates-funding. Join us on May 23, 2019 to learn more. Plus visit the MFA exhibition!