North End Library Programs

EVENTS FOR ADULTS

Friday Films: Back to School

Friday    Sept 7     1 pm   High School Confidential

Friday    Sept 14     1 pm    Rushmore

Friday    Sept. 21     1 pm   To Die For

Friday    Sept. 21      1 pm   The Trouble with Angels

One-on-One Computer Assistance for Adults by Appointment – Wednesdays 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Call 617.227.8135 to reserve a 30-minute spot for personalized assistance with PC computing, laptops, iPads, tablets, the BPL catalog, and online resources. Laptops are available to use or you can bring your own.

MahJongg Club – Thursdays at 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Come and play the American-style variant of this tile-based game that originated in China and requires skill, strategy, and calculation. Beginners are welcome. Please note that beginner instruction begins at 11:00 a.m. No sign up is required.

Lecture: Little Italies: Past, Present, and Future – Wednesday September 19 – 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Jerome Krase has spent nearly fifty years visiting and photographing locations in America and abroad which have identifiable Italian neighborhoods. He discovered that these places share many visual characteristics and make similar claims about their cultural authenticity. In this presentation, we’ll take a look at the origins of these “little Italies” and what the future may hold for them. Presented in partnership with the North End Historical Society.

Workshop: Controlling Your Digital Footprint – Saturday September 22 – 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Your digital privacy matters. Learn techniques to control the exposure of your location data and online behavioral data, how to avoid phishing and other scams, how to discover exposed personal data, and how to remove exposed personal data. We encourage you to bring your mobile smartphone device or tablet for this hands-on workshop.

Workshop will be led by Achutha Raman, a graduate of Yale and founder of 4PrivacyMatters, a cyberprivacy consultancy startup committed to raising awareness and stimulating inclusive discussions about privacy.

Author Talk: Carmine Vittoria – Wednesday September 26 – 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Carmine Vittoria discusses his book, “Bitter Chicory to Sweet Espresso: Survival and Deliverance from WW II in the Naples, Italy, Area 1940-49,” which relates events of WW II as witnessed by the author as a child.

 

CHILDREN’S EVENTS

Library Card Month Craft – Wednesday, September 5 – 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Decorate a library card holder to celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month.

 

Music & Movement with Little Groove – Tuesday, September 11 & Thursday, September 27 – 11:00 am

Shake, wiggle, and move with Little Groove. Children interact with parachutes, puppets, instruments, and more as they learn and play in a fun musical environment.

Banned Books Week Bingo (all Ages) – Wednesday, September 26 – 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.