Boston Rolls Out Free Digital Libraries at Some Bus Stops
Bus stops in Boston are beginning to double as digital libraries under a new pilot program being rolled out across the city. Mayor Michelle Wu said Thursday that riders at 20 bus stops can now dip into free digital content by using an QR code to browse and borrow audiobooks, eBooks, e-newspapers and e-magazines for all ages. Boston Library cards...
Boston Librarians Hold Rally After Workers Harassed By Anti-Mask Protesters
Librarians in Boston united in solidarity on Saturday, holding a rally to push back after several incidents that they say have disrupted staff and library patrons. Staff and supporters gathered in front of the main branch in Copley Square in a sign of unity and kindness. “This is a safe space. It should be a safe space no matter what…
Rally Held to Support Boston Librarians Who Were Harassed By Anti-Mask Protesters
Librarians say a group against mask mandates has been harassing and intimidating workers and patrons at Boston Public Library branches.
Videos Show Harassment of Boston Library Workers by Anti-Mask Protesters
Librarians say a group against mask mandates has been harassing and intimidating workers and patrons at Boston Public Library branches. Library staff say the group, which has posted videos of the incidents on social media, has refused to leave when asked. Masks are required in indoor public spaces in Boston to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Workers have had…
Rally Planned to Support Librarians After Anti-Mask Confrontations
Employees from the Boston Public Library system will hold a rally to push back against a group they say is intimidating workers and guests.