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April 15, 2017

Boston Marathon: History by the Mile

Come meet local author Paul C. Clerici at Barnes & Noble Prudential Center as he signs copies of his popular book, Boston Marathon: History by the Mile on April 15 from 1 pm to 2 pm. The award-winning writer takes readers through the colorful 26.2-mile journey – mile by mile, town by town, story by story. With his unique experience and knowledge – he has run the Boston Marathon 23 times and has covered it for 30 years – Clerici brings the great race to life.

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Start: April 15, 2017 1:00 pm
End: April 15, 2017 2:00 pm
Venue: Barnes & Noble Prudential Center
Phone: 617-247-6959
Address:
800 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, United States

Too Many Carrots Storytime

When Rabbit collects too many carrots, which leave him unable to sleep in his cozy burrow, other animals offer to share their homes. Will Rabbit make his way back? Join Barnes & Noble Prudential Center on April 15 from 11 am to 12 pm to find out at this special springtime storytime featuring Too Many Carrots. Activities and coloring to follow. Learn more here. 

Start: April 15, 2017 11:00 am
End: April 15, 2017 12:00 pm
Venue: Barnes & Noble Prudential Center
Phone: 617-247-6959
Address:
800 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, United States
Cost: Free

April 11, 2017

National Library Workers Day 2017

Tuesday, April 11 is National Library Workers Day. It’s a day to recognize the valuable contributions that library workers make in our lives. Nominate a Library Star here.  #NLWD17

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Date: April 11, 2017

April 9, 2017 – April 15, 2017

National Library Week 2017

National Library Week is April 9-15, and this year’s theme is “Libraries Transform.” It’s a time to celebrate all types of libraries including public, school, academic and special libraries. Contact a library near you for special events all week long. Learn more on the American Library Association website.  #NationalLibraryWeek #LibrariesTransform

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Start: April 9, 2017
End: April 15, 2017

April 8, 2017

The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors Storytime

From Drew Daywalt, author of the New York Times bestseller The Day the Crayons Quit, comes a laugh-out-loud picture book about the epic tale of the classic game Rock, Paper, Scissors. Check out the storytime Barnes & Noble Prudential Center on April 8 from 11 am – 12 pm. Activities to follow. Learn more here. 

Start: April 8, 2017 11:00 am
End: April 8, 2017 12:00 pm
Venue: Barnes & Noble Prudential Center
Phone: 617-247-6959
Address:
800 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, United States
Cost: Free

April 6, 2017 – April 7, 2017

Massachusetts Reading Association 48th Annual Conference

Join the Massachusetts Reading Association for their 48th Annual Conference April 6-7 at the Boston Marriott in Quincy. It features nationally known literacy leaders and local educators with literacy expertise. Sessions at the MRA conference explore an annual theme as well as other literacy topics that advance attendees’ knowledge and practice in the field.

The MRA conference is a valuable opportunity to learn, become rejuvenated with new ideas, network, and find educational materials for use with students. Educators, administrators, students, researchers and others involved in the field of education are welcome to attend the conference and to become members of the Massachusetts Reading Association. Learn more on the MRA website. 

Start: April 6, 2017
End: April 7, 2017
Venue: Boston Marriott Quincy
Phone: (617) 472-1000
Address:
1000 Marriot Drive, Qunicy, 02169, United States

April 1, 2017

Celebration of Beauty and the Beast at Barnes & Noble Prudential Center

Join Barnes & Noble Prudential Center as they celebrate the release of the new Beauty and the Beast movie. In addition to a special storytime, kids of all ages are invited to sing favorite songs from the movie soundtrack and participate in other fun activities. Attendees will receive a mini-poster and bookmark while supplies last.

Start: April 1, 2017 11:00 am
End: April 1, 2017 12:00 pm
Venue: Barnes & Noble Prudential Center
Phone: 617-247-6959
Address:
800 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, United States

March 30, 2017

Webinar – Ready or Not? Tech Trends in Higher Ed

Picture a world where every student gets the best education possible. The latest tools are within their reach, and they are fully engaged in the learning process. They are reaping the benefits of this century while dreaming up the next. They are lifelong learners who tackle the world’s challenges with innovative ideas. The NMC Horizon Report > 2017 Higher Education Edition Project combines insights from an international panel of education experts with timely research to determine which emerging technologies, trends, and challenges are shaping the future of education. This webinar by LearnLaunch will provide an overview of the report findings, including topics like the the shift to deeper learning approaches and artificial intelligence. It will take place on Thursday, March 30 from 4 pm to 5 pm.  Learn more here. 

Start: March 30, 2017 4:00 pm
End: March 30, 2017 5:00 pm
Venue: Online
Cost: $25

March 25, 2017

Create Your Own Little Golden Book Storytime at Barnes & Noble Prudential Center

In celebration of the 75th anniversary of Little Golden Book, join Barnes & Noble Prudential Center to create your very own Little Golden Book to take home. They will read classic Little Golden Book titles such as The Monster at the End of This Book (Sesame Street Series).

Start: March 25, 2017 11:00 am
End: March 25, 2017 12:00 pm
Venue: Barnes & Noble Prudential Center
Phone: 617-247-6959
Address:
800 Boylston Street, Boston, MA, United States

March 11, 2017 – March 12, 2017

Legacy Institute for Early Childhood Educators

Join The REAL Program for their annual Legacy Institute for early childhood educators on Saturday, March 11 with the option of attending on March 12. Rosemary Wells, known for her PBS characters Max & Ruby, is the keynote for this year’s Legacy Institute. Workshops will be offered by Ms. Wells, Diana Castillo, Kerry Zagarella, Daisy Nell, Sheila Duncan, Melanie Fleming, Jocelyn Almy-Testa, Jean Fahey, Wendy Stewart & Vicki Marsh. Learn more and register here. 

Start: March 11, 2017
End: March 12, 2017
Venue: Riverside Elementary School
Address:
95 Liberty St, Danvers, MA, 01923, United States
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