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BPL The Spoken Word: with Ant Thomas | April 28, 2017

Join BPL as they celebrate National Poetry Month by welcoming spoken word poet, Ant Thomas, who will discuss his experience and craft. Learn how he expresses himself with spoken word poetry and how you can too. Mr. Thomas will examine and explore the genre of spoken word and other poetic devices. Mr. Thomas will also perform spoken word poetry and song. All ages are welcome.

 

When:

Friday, April 28, 2017, 11:30am – 12:30pm

 

Where:

Grove Hall Branch of the Boston Public Library
41 Geneva Avenue
Dorchester, MA 02121

 

Cost:

Free

 

Contact:

 

 

 

BPL Creative Arts Workshop for Youth | May 2, 2017

Join the Boston Public Library Composer-in-Residence Beau Kenyon to explore identity and storytelling through sound, video and writing. Students in grade 5–12 will capture their stories using GoPro cameras and learn the steps to reflective storytelling through writing, sound, and video recording. Each student’s story will be woven together, creating a single collection of narration.
This program will run for two weeks and has limited seating.

 

When:

Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 4 – 5pm

 

Where:

Fields Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library
1520 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, 02122

 

Cost:

Free

 

Contact:

617.436.2155

 

 

BPL Concert with Matt Heaton | April 21, 2017

Children and their families are welcome to an entertaining concert by Matt Heaton. Matt’s songs are a mix of rockabilly, surf, American roots, and Irish traditional music, delivered with a sense of humor and sincere sense of fun.
This is an April Vacation program.

When:

April 21, 2017, 3:30 – 4:30pm

 

Where:

Fields Corner Branch BPL
 

Cost:

Free

 

Contact:

617-436-2155

Fields Corner Book Sale | April 8, 2017

The Fields Corner library is having a open-public book sale where we will be selling thousands of different types of books, magazines, audio CDs, DVDs, and video tapes. All the profits will go towards developing new and current library programs in the city of Boston.

 

When:

Saturday 9 a.m.–2 p.m.

 

Where:

1520 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, MA 02122

 

Contact:

617-436-2155

Upham's Corner BPL: Yaya DeAngel Live| March 2, 2017

Join Upham's Corner BPL for an evening of live music performed by local musician and student at the Berklee School of Music Yadriane “Yaya” DeAngel. The self-taught singer-songwriter and percussionist will merge several styles in an up-tempo, multilingual performance. This program is free and open to the public.

 

Where:

500 Columbia Road, Dorchester, MA 02125

 

Cost:

Free

 

Contact:
617-265-0139

Lower Mills BPL: Story Time with the Boston Ballet | February 14, 2017

Children and families are welcomed once a month to hear stories about a famous ballet or a dancer. The story time is also supplemented with a  movement experience that highlights major themes of the story. All story times are led by Boston Ballet faculty dance educators. This program is for children ages 2 and up. Younger children will need parental supervision.

 

Where:
27 Richmond Street
Dorchester, MA 02124

 

Cost:

Free

 

Contact:

617-298-7841

Adams Street BPL LEGOs Builders Club | February 2, 2017

Join us for a LEGO challenge at the library every Thursday after school. We’ll build schools, bridges, and playgrounds - all with LEGOs. Duplo is also available for younger builders. LEGOs Builders Club is recommended for children ages 4 and up.

 

Where:

Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library
690 Adams Street
Dorchester, MA 02122

 

Cost:

Free

 

Contact:

617-436-6900

Adams Street BPL Baby Toddler Playgroup | February 3, 2017

Playgroup is the perfect time for young children and their caregivers to play and socialize. Recommended for ages 3 and under.

 

Where:

Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library
690 Adams Street
Dorchester, MA 02122

 

Cost:

Free

 

Contact:

617-436-6900

Arm Knitting at BPL Uphams Corners | January 14, 2017

Join instructor, Cheryl Flambo to learn how to arm knit. this two hour program should be long enough for each participant to make an infinity scarf.Program limited to 10 participants aged 12 and up.

 

Where:

Uphams Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library
500 Columbia Rd.
Dorchester, MA 02125

 

Cost:

Free

 

Contact:

Preregister by calling 617.265.0139.

ESL Conversation Group | Jan 9, 2017

Practice speaking English with other adult ESL learners and new English speakers in an informal and friendly group setting. Groups are led by a native English speaker.

 

When: January 9, 2017, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

 

Where: 1520 Dorchester Ave Dorchester, MA 02122

 

Cost: Free

 

Contact: 617.859.2446 or email mtheroux@bpl.org or mmurray@bpl.org.

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