Lucretia Baskin started as the Boston Public Library’s Rare Books and Manuscripts Cataloger in September 2023. Please enjoy this short interview with Lucretia about the process of cataloging rare books, her favorite items in the collections, and more.
This is a guest blog post written by Rhonda DeChambeau, the Associates of the Boston Public Library’s 2022-2023 Writer in Residence about her year-long residency.
The Associates is delighted to introduce its five new board members.
We are thrilled to announce that Danielle Emerson has been awarded the 2023-24 Writer-in-Residence. Read more about her background and proposed work.
We are thrilled to welcome Vidisha Agarwalla as our new Communications and Operations Specialist!
The Associates of the Boston Public Library is pleased to welcome our newest Board Members, who officially started their three-year terms on July 1, 2021.
American poet, abolitionist, suffragist, and social activist Julia Ward Howe is best known for the lyrics of the “Battle Hymn of the Republic.” Learn about the BPL’s volume of her personal sheet music.
We are thrilled to welcome Laura Russo to the team as our new Director of Development and External Affairs.
Tyler Vargas is working as a Research Assistant this spring to help publicize the BPL’s vast Anti-Slavery Collection to peer cultural institutions.
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.