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The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press
McKim, Mead and White In Newportarchitectural firm in the United States. Its work included many of this nation’
McKim, Mead and White In Newport
The Southampton Press & The East Hampton Press / Posted 12 hours ago
architectural firm in the United States. Its work included many of this nation’s most famous buildings, such as the Boston Public Library, Pennsylvania Station, the Brooklyn Museum, the Washington Square Arch, the J.P. Morgan Library and... Read more
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Boston Herald
Pols & Politics: Booking a one-way Boston trip?hotel room, fresh from one of the biggest interviews of her life, she quickly r
Pols & Politics: Booking a one-way Boston trip?
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
hotel room, fresh from one of the biggest interviews of her life, she quickly realized just how public working for the Boston Public Library could be. “It was announced on Twitter,” Bourne said of the board’s decision to offer her its... Read more
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Boston Herald
Pols & Politics: Booking a one-way Hub trip?hotel room, fresh from one of the biggest interviews of her life, she quickly r
Pols & Politics: Booking a one-way Hub trip?
Boston Herald / Posted 3 days ago
hotel room, fresh from one of the biggest interviews of her life, she quickly realized just how public working for the Boston Public Library could be. “It was announced on Twitter,” Bourne said of the board’s decision to offer her its... Read more
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Boston Globe
House panel pushes to make Library of Congress use ‘illegal aliens’The Library of Congress sets the standard for subject headings at most librarie
House panel pushes to make Library of Congress use ‘illegal aliens’
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
The Library of Congress sets the standard for subject headings at most libraries throughout the nation, including the Boston Public Library. “Illegal aliens” and “aliens” had become pejorative terms, the Library of Congress executive summary... Read more
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WBUR Boston
High Rises Bring Changes To Boston’s ‘Hobby Street’out a plastic-lens Polaroid, but we sell quite a bit of it. Bromfield Street i
High Rises Bring Changes To Boston’s ‘Hobby Street’
WBUR Boston / Posted 6 days ago
out a plastic-lens Polaroid, but we sell quite a bit of it. Bromfield Street is seen in approximately 1916. (Courtesy of Boston Public Library) “Polaroid sort of renders colors different, and it’s not razor-sharp. It’s a nice, soft effect, and... Read more
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Boston Herald
Officials hope library big doesn’t book it for Hub postBoston Public Library officials may finally have made a pick for their next pre
Officials hope library big doesn’t book it for Hub post
Boston Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Boston Public Library officials may finally have made a pick for their next president, but their selection of a rising San Jose bibliosoph will have to survive a challenge from the West Coast, where city and community leaders are pressing to keep her... Read more
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The Mercury News
San Jose Library Director Jill Bourne named president of Boston Public Librarycould be headed east to lead one of the country's most historic libraries. Bou
San Jose Library Director Jill Bourne named president of Boston Public Library
The Mercury News / Posted 8 days ago
could be headed east to lead one of the country's most historic libraries. Bourne on Saturday was named president of the Boston Public Library in a unanimous vote by its Board of Trustees. Bourne, 46, beat out hundreds of other candidates for the... Read more
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Boston Herald
BPL looks to book new prezThe board of the Boston Public Library tapped a California librarian as its new
BPL looks to book new prez
Boston Herald / Posted 9 days ago
The board of the Boston Public Library tapped a California librarian as its new president after an eight-month search following the abrupt resignation of the library’s former leader. The Boston Public Library’s Board of Trustees is offering the... Read more
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WBUR Boston
Boston Public Library Offers Top Job To San José LibrarianThe Boston Public Library selected Jill Bourne as its new president. (Marco Ver
Boston Public Library Offers Top Job To San José Librarian
WBUR Boston / Posted 10 days ago
The Boston Public Library selected Jill Bourne as its new president. (Marco Verch/Flickr) Jill Bourne, currently the city librarian for the San José Public Library in California, was offered the job after a series of public interviews. “Jill brings... Read more
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Boston Globe
Two candidates vie for presidency of Boston Public LibraryThe Boston Public Library board’s trustees are interviewing two candidates for
Two candidates vie for presidency of Boston Public Library
Boston Globe / Posted 10 days ago
The Boston Public Library board’s trustees are interviewing two candidates for president Saturday morning during a public session in the Commonwealth Salon at the central library in Copley Square. The finalists are interim library president David... Read more
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Boston Globe
Three finalists named for leader’s post at Boston Public LibraryThe Boston Public Library trustees will select a new president Saturday from a
Three finalists named for leader’s post at Boston Public Library
Boston Globe / Posted 12 days ago
The Boston Public Library trustees will select a new president Saturday from a list of three finalists, a group that includes interim library president David Leonard, officials said Thursday. The trustees will vote on the new leader after the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Incredible photos show chaos on roads during the early days of the carHerald-Traveler and built up vast collection over an almost 40-year career Com
Incredible photos show chaos on roads during the early days of the car
Daily Mail / Posted 15 days ago
Herald-Traveler and built up vast collection over an almost 40-year career Compelling snaps are now being digitised by the Boston Public Library in order to preserve them for generations A fascinating collection of black and white photos show the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Author Ben Bradlee Jr. named to Boston Public Library Board of TrusteesBen Bradlee Jr., a best-selling author and former Boston Globe deputy managing
Author Ben Bradlee Jr. named to Boston Public Library Board of Trustees
Boston Globe / Posted 22 days ago
Ben Bradlee Jr., a best-selling author and former Boston Globe deputy managing editor, has been appointed to the Boston Public Library Board of Trustees, according to a release from Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s office. Bradlee is expected to be sworn in... Read more
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The Wanderer
Elizabeth Taber Library’s Open Housechanges we’ve recently made. There will be drop-in activities for kids and adul
Elizabeth Taber Library’s Open House
The Wanderer / Posted 24 days ago
changes we’ve recently made. There will be drop-in activities for kids and adults. Someone will also be here from the Boston Public Library to highlight additional free online resources. For more information, please stop in or call the... Read more
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Boston Herald
Boston Public Library will lend out hotspotsBoston Public Library is preparing to lend out wireless hotspots — free of char
Boston Public Library will lend out hotspots
Boston Herald / Posted a month ago
Boston Public Library is preparing to lend out wireless hotspots — free of charge — to low income residents as part of Verizon’s deal to install high-speed fiber optic cable throughout the Hub over the next five years. “We’ll be able to target... Read more

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