Adams Street Branch

Kid's Yoga | July 7

Join Adams Street Branch for a fun, action-packed session of children's yoga, followed by a story and craft. Space is limited, so please call to register. Recommended for preschool age and up. (617) 436-6900

When: Thurs, July 7, 2016, 10:30 – 11:30 A.M.

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

Adams Street BPL for Science Magic! | June 29

Museum of Science comes to Adams Street BPL for Science Magic! Ever wonder how magic tricks really work? This program investigates the science behind the “magic” of several classic magic tricks.  For ages 4 and up.

When: Wed, 06/29/2016 - 6:00pm

Where: 690 Adams St. Dorchester, MA 02122

The Friends of the Adams Street Library Book Sale | June 18

Book donations are being accepted at this time. Please e-mail Mary O'Brien

When: Sat, 06/18/2016 - 9:00am

Where: 690 Adams St. Dorchester, MA 02122

For more info: call the Adams Street Branch at (616)436-6900

Author Talk: Thanhha Lai | May 10

In honor of Asian-Pacific Heritage Month, join Adams Street Branch as children’s author Thanhha Lai discusses her novel Inside Out & Back Again. The novel, which won numerous accolades including the National Book Award and the Newbery Honor Medal, is the story of a young girl in 1975 who, along with her family, leaves her home in Vietnam to start a new life in Alabama.

When: Tues, May 10, 2016, 12 – 1 P.M.

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

Kids' Garden Club: Annual Sweet Pea Planting | March 17

Help kick off gardening season early by sowing sweet pea seeds in the Adams Street Branch garden. The sooner they plant them the sweeter they'll be. Kids' Garden Club programs are suitable for ages 3 and up.

When: Thursday, MARCH 17, 2016, 4:30 – 5 P.M.

Where: Adams Street Library Garden,  690 Adams St, Dorchester, MA 02122

Watercolor for Older Adults | Feb 4

Artist Susan Krause will lead an 8-week course on drawing, watercolor, and creative problem solving for seniors . This program is generously sponsored by the Saquish Foundation through the Boston Public Library.


Where:  Community Room,  Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library,  690 Adams Street Dorchester, MA 02122

When: Thursday Feb 4, 2016, 12:30 – 2:30 P.M.


BTU Homework Help | Jan 11

Teachers from the Boston Public Schools offer free, drop-in tutoring for students in all


When: Mondays 4-6pm

Where: Codman Square, Lower Mills, Adams Street Branches

Kids' New Year 2016 Party | Dec 30

Ring in the 2016 New Year at the Adams Street Branch. Make colorful confetti poppers, play minute-to-win-it games, and enjoy pizza and fizzy drinks. Recommended for ages 4 and up

When : Wed, Dec 30, 2015, 6 PM

Where:  Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library

690 Adams Street Dorchester, MA 02122

Drop-in Craft: Coffee Filter Snowflakes | Dec 29

Create colorful coffee filter snowflakes to hang at home. These make beautiful decorations that you can enjoy throughout the winter. Recommended for ages 3 and up.

When: Tuesday, Dec 29, 2015, 2 – 3 P.M.
Where:   Adams Street Branch of the Boston Public Library 690 Adams Street Dorchester, MA 02122

Homework Help | Nov 24

Boston Public Library locations offer free after-school homework help and mentorship provided by high-achieving high school students. Open to students in grades K-8. No registration required. Homework Help is not available on BPS holidays, early-release days, or long weekends,

Locations: Adams Street Branch, Uphams Corner Branch, Codman Square Branch, Fields Corner Branch & Lower Mills Branch. 

When: Tuesday, November 24, 2015, 3:30 – 5:30 P.M.

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