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All About Jazz
Calvin Mark Smith member page on All About JazzThe best show I ever attended was a Spyro Gyra concert in Boston when they were
Calvin Mark Smith member page on All About Jazz
All About Jazz / Posted 4 days ago
The best show I ever attended was a Spyro Gyra concert in Boston when they were having concerts outside across from the Boston Public Library. The first jazz record I bought was Romantic Warrior - Return To Forever. My advice to new listeners... Read more
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Boston Herald
BPL promotes interim boss to presidentNewly appointed Boston Public Library President David Leonard says he is “thril
BPL promotes interim boss to president
Boston Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Newly appointed Boston Public Library President David Leonard says he is “thrilled, humbled and hon-ored,” as he prepares to take the reins following a bumpy period for the historic institution. “It’s a mixture of being thrilled, humbled and... Read more
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Boston Globe
David Leonard named Boston Public Library presidentThe Boston Public Library has named David Leonard as president four days after
David Leonard named Boston Public Library president
Boston Globe / Posted 10 days ago
The Boston Public Library has named David Leonard as president four days after a California librarian declined to take the job. David Leonard has been serving as interim president for nearly a year, after previous president Amy Ryan resigned last... Read more
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Boston Herald
Boston Public Library names new presidentThe Boston Public Library has tapped its current interim president to lead the
Boston Public Library names new president
Boston Herald / Posted 10 days ago
The Boston Public Library has tapped its current interim president to lead the embattled institution, the library announced today. The move to offer the job to David Leonard came this morning during a meeting of the library's board after their first... Read more
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Boston Globe
BPL names David Leonard its new presidentOne week after the first choice bowed out, the trustees of the Boston Public Li
BPL names David Leonard its new president
Boston Globe / Posted 10 days ago
One week after the first choice bowed out, the trustees of the Boston Public Library named David Leonard its new president on Tuesday. Leonard had been serving in that role on an interim basis since July 2015. Leonard was among three finalists... Read more
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Boston Herald
Jason Segel, Marty Walsh, Alex Lacamoire...Mezrich and his wife, Tonya, new Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum boss Peggy Fog
Jason Segel, Marty Walsh, Alex Lacamoire...
Boston Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Mezrich and his wife, Tonya, new Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum boss Peggy Fogelman and many more book lovers toasting the Boston Public Library at the Boston Public Library Foundation’s annual gala ... “The Voice” season six runner-up Jake... Read more
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Daily Press
"We Are One: Mapping America's Road from Revolution to Independence"America¿s road from revolution to independence through a collection of maps, pa
"We Are One: Mapping America's Road from Revolution to Independence"
Daily Press / Posted 11 days ago
America¿s road from revolution to independence through a collection of maps, paintings and other objects from CW and the Boston Public Library, including the map Lafayette used to shadow the British army's march to Yorktown. A new Colonial... Read more
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Daily Press
Mapping America's Road from Revolution to IndependenceAmerica’s road from revolution to independence through a collection of maps, pa
Mapping America's Road from Revolution to Independence
Daily Press / Posted 13 days ago
America’s road from revolution to independence through a collection of maps, paintings and other objects from CW and the Boston Public Library, including the map Lafayette used to shadow the British army's march to Yorktown. -- Mark St. John... Read more
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Daily Press
Colonial Williamsburg exhibit mapping the road to revolutionshowcases the strengths of several great collections, beginning with the Norman
Colonial Williamsburg exhibit mapping the road to revolution
Daily Press / Posted 13 days ago
showcases the strengths of several great collections, beginning with the Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library. Combing through its deep holdings in New England history, the Center recognized early on that it... Read more
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Boston Herald
BPL’s leading prez candidate declinesAfter paying an executive search firm more than $110,000 to help identify candi
BPL’s leading prez candidate declines
Boston Herald / Posted 13 days ago
After paying an executive search firm more than $110,000 to help identify candidates for president of the embattled Boston Public Library, BPL officials announced the woman they tapped for the job has declined the position for “personal reasons.” In... Read more
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The Mercury News
San Jose Library Director Jill Bourne declines Boston jobSan Jose's library director decided there's no place like home. Jill Bourne de
San Jose Library Director Jill Bourne declines Boston job
The Mercury News / Posted 13 days ago
San Jose's library director decided there's no place like home. Jill Bourne declined an offer to serve as president of the Boston Public Library and decided to stay in San Jose. Bourne, 46, said it's because of "personal reasons" -- she has a... Read more
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Boston Globe
June 10, 2016decision has left library officials in the awkward position of naming a second
June 10, 2016
Boston Globe / Posted 14 days ago
decision has left library officials in the awkward position of naming a second pick for president in less than a month. The Boston Public Library Board of Trustees had chosen Jill Bourne, the city librarian for the San Jose Public Library, after... Read more
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Boston Globe
Boston Public Library's choice for president declines to take the jobThe Boston Public Library is back to square one in its presidential search. Ji
Boston Public Library's choice for president declines to take the job
Boston Globe / Posted 14 days ago
The Boston Public Library is back to square one in its presidential search. Jill Bourne, the San Jose City Librarian who was selected as the BPL’s next president three weeks ago, said she was “extremely honored” to be offered the spot. But on Friday... Read more
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WBUR Boston
As Mass. Prepares For First Experiment With Early Voting, Election Officials Sort Out The RulesPolling station staff hand out "I voted" stickers at the Honan-Allston Branch o
As Mass. Prepares For First Experiment With Early Voting, Election Officials Sort Out The Rules
WBUR Boston / Posted 16 days ago
Polling station staff hand out "I voted" stickers at the Honan-Allston Branch of the Boston Public Library in March's primary. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR) BOSTON Twenty weeks from now, the first Massachusetts voters will be casting their ballots days... Read more
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Boston Globe
This day in historyafter prosecutors charged him with using $925,000 in under-the-table campaign c
This day in history
Boston Globe / Posted 21 days ago
after prosecutors charged him with using $925,000 in under-the-table campaign contributions to hide his mistress and baby during his 2008 White House run. In 2015, under pressure over missing artwork, Boston Public Library president Amy Ryan resig... Read more
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Boston Globe
Wanted: Good home for 4-ton map of New Englandour heritage,” Sheehan said. “We certainly want it to be in a public place wher
Wanted: Good home for 4-ton map of New England
Boston Globe / Posted 22 days ago
our heritage,” Sheehan said. “We certainly want it to be in a public place where people will see it.” The curator of the Boston Public Library’s Norman B. Leventhal Map Center, which boasts a large collection of historic maps, expressed cautious... Read more
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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 24 days 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 26 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 26 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 27 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 30 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 30 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 1 months 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 1 months 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 1 months 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 1 months 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 1 months 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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