Friends of the Jamaica Plain Branch Library

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Book Sale

A great way to start off your holiday shopping while also supporting the Jamaica Plain Branch Library.  We will offer gently used books and DVDs all with bargain rates (all items just $1 or $2).  Books for all ages and in every genre. Book dealers please note – we ask that you do not use scanners at this December book sale and we will restrict purchases to no more than 20 items at a time. Continue Reading →

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Annual Holiday Party

The Friends of the JP Branch Library invite everyone in the community to kick off the holiday season with a little food and some great entertainment.  We’ll have a potluck – please bring an item to share – followed by a return performance by the Boston Typewriter Orchestra.  Back by popular demand! All are welcome! Continue Reading →

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‘Juan Murray: Interplay’ Newest Art Exhibition at JP Branch Library Opens Nov. 3rd

The Friends of the Jamaica Plain Branch of the Boston Public Library in partnership with Uforge are pleased to announce a new exhibition, “Juan Murray: Interplay,” to be held in their recently renovated library space. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Annual Meeting – Friends of the JP Branch Library

All members of the Friends of the Jamaica Plain Branch Library are invited to our annual meeting.  In 2017, the Friends turn 65!  Help us celebrate this milestone (and relish it in our new renovated Branch building). The meeting will include a small business section and then we will have refreshments.  All this will be topped off by a wonderful musical performance by Reynaliz Herrera ‘Ideas, not Theories”

IDEAS, NOT THEORIES Is a theatrical percussion show. Continue Reading →

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New Exhibition: Shao Yuan Zhang’s ‘Silent Canyons’ at Jamaica Plain Branch Library

The Friends of the Jamaica Plain Branch of the Boston Public Library in partnership with Uforge are pleased to announce a new exhibition held in the renovated library space. After soliciting proposals from over 50 local artists and groups, a selection committee comprised of community members and BPL staff chose four exceptional artists to fill its gallery for the rest of 2017, with printmaker Shao Yuan Zhang exhibiting for the third spot. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Artist Exhibitions for Jamaica Plain Branch Library Announced + Friends Fundraiser

As the grand reopening of the renovated Jamaica Plain Branch Library nears, the space is being activated in numerous ways, including a Friends of the JP Branch Library fundraiser on Friday night. Plus the Friends announced the artists who will have their art exhibited this year at the library. (more…) Continue Reading →

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