Lowell Lecture Series

Lowell Lecture Series | May 1

Boston Public Library

On Thursday, May 1 the Boston Public Library will host the Lowell Lecture Series. This event will take place at the Rabb Lecture Hall located at the Boston Public Library at 700 Boylston Street beginning at 6 pm.

Maria Tatar will be the guest speaker of the evening. She is the John L. Loeb Professor of Germanic Languages and Literature at Harvard University where she chairs the Program in Folklore and Mythology. Maria is the author of Classic Fairy Tales, The Annotated Brothers Grimm, The Annotated Peter Pan, and Enchanted Hunters: The Power of Stories in Childhood. She is also a frequent contributor to The New Yorker and The New York Times. Maria is currently working on a volume of African American folktales.

Diary of A Wimpy Kid Series Creator Visits the Boston Public Library | April 27

Boston Public Library

On Sunday, April 27 the creator of Diary of A Wimpy Kid will be coming to the Boston Public Library. This event is part of the 2014 Lowell Lecture Series. This series runs through May and features beloved author’s and illustrators, noted scholars in children’s field and experts who bring the love of writing and reading to children in groundbreaking ways.The event will take place at the Rabb Lecture Hall of the Central Library in Copley Square located at 700 Boylston Street beginning at 2 pm. There will be book sales and signings after the lecture. Readers of all ages are invited to ask questions to the author and illustrator, Jeff Kinney after the event.

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