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Saturday in the Storefront

Start off with Storytime at 11:30AM. We’ll read the Very Hungry Caterpillar and make our own caterpillars to take home. We’ll be bilingual throughout (English and Cantonese). Thanks to Volunteer Staff Laura Jean and Celia for teaming up for this event. Then, from 12PM-1PM, join educators from Opera Boston for an hour of special storytelling […]

Moose in the Library—Storytime Tonight

Tonight’s storytime is all about moose. Join readers Sharon Tomasulo and Annie Wu at 6PM for Moose Tracks by Karma Wilson and If You Give a Moose a Muffin by Laura Numeroff. We’ll make our own antlers to wear. Bilingual reading (Cantonese). The Library is open Thursday nights until 8PM. When you visit the Storefront […]

Today: Language Learning in the Library

Join us in the Storefront Library today for two language learning events: 1PM—English Language Conversation Practice. Join a guided conversation to practice your English skills. All levels—drop in anytime from 1-2PM. 5PM—Workshop on ESOL Courses & Scholarships at The American Chinese Christian Educational and Social Services.  Come learn about Intensive courses for improving pronunciation and […]

The future of (storefront) libraries

Here’s an interesting prediction about the future of libraries just posted by a blogger who works in electronic resource management in New Jersey. Eric Hellman thinks the advent of ebooks and high operations costs will lead to fewer libraries but more locations in places like shopping centers and storefronts: While the shift to digital media […]

Closed for the Holidays. Open Jan 3, 2010.

The Storefront Library is closed for the holidays and will re-open January 3, 2010. 图书馆在假期会关闭直到2010,1月3号. Many of our volunteer staff are traveling home for the holidays right now. Have a safe and happy holiday break. See you in 2010!

Workshop on Childcare Options in Chinatown

Join us today at 5PM for a free workshop hosted by The Chinatown Human Development Studio: “Childcare with the Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center.” Learn about BCNC’s Child Care programs, including family child care homes, the Acorn Center for Early Education and Care, and the Red Oak After School program. The workshop will help you answer: […]