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Boston Public Library

700 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116

United States

617-536-5400; askbpl.org

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Description: For more than 160 years, the Boston Public Library has pioneered public library service in America. Established in 1848, the Boston Public Library was the first publicly supported municipal library in America, the first public library to lend books, the first to have a branch library, and the first to have a children’s room. Today, the Boston Public Library has twenty-seven neighborhood locations, including the central library in Copley Square. Each year, the Boston Public Library hosts nearly 12,000 programs, answers more than one million reference questions, and serves millions of people. All of its programs and exhibits are free and open to the public. At the Boston Public Library, books are just the beginning.

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Upcoming events

Ha Jin (Thursday, February 19 at 6pm)
Ha Jin (A Free Life, A Good Fall, In the pond, Ocean of Words, The Bridegroom, The Crazed, Waiting, War trash, Nanjing Requiem, A Map of Betrayal, Alive)

Ha Jin left his native China in 1985 to attend Brandeis University. He is the author of six novels, four story collections, three volumes of poetry, and a book of essays. He has received the National Book Award, two PEN/Faulkner Awards, the PEN/Hemingway Foundation Award, the Asian American Literary Award, and the Flannery O’Connor Award for Short Fiction. In 2014 he was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Ha Jin lives in the Boston area and is a professor of English at Boston University.Ha Jin is represented by Random House Speakers Bureau (www.rhspeakers.com). (added from Random House)… (more)
Matthew Quick will be promoting The Good Luck of Right Now (Wednesday, March 4 at 6pm)
Matthew Quick will be promoting The Good Luck of Right Now (added from HarperCollins)
Kim Harrison will be promoting The Undead Pool (Wednesday, March 11 at 6pm)
Kim Harrison will be promoting The Undead Pool (added from HarperCollins)

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