Boston Public Library Uphams Corner

Story Time with Boston Ballet | 2017

Children and families are welcomed once a month to hear stories about a famous ballet or a dancer. The story time is also supplemented with a  movement experience that highlights major themes of the story. All story times are led by Boston Ballet faculty dance educators. This program is for children ages 2 and up. Younger children will need parental supervision.

 

When:

10:30 – 11:30am

 

Where:

500 Columbia Rd.
Dorchester, MA 02125

 

Cost:

Free

 

Contact:

617-265-0139

 

Uphams Corner BPL: LEGO Builders Club | January 24, 2016

Join us at the Uphams Corner Branch for LEGO Builders Club. Builders can create structures using the Library's collection of LEGOs and Duplos. Lego Builders is sponsored by the Uphams Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library. No registration is required.

 

When:

Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 4 – 5:15pm

 

Where:

Uphams Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library
500 Columbia Rd.
Dorchester, MA 02125

 

Cost:

Free

 

Contact:

617-265-0139

Ready, Set, Make! DIY Balloon Racers | Jul. 27

In this special summer reading themed craft session, children will make a simple car out of paper, recycled materials, and balloons. For children ages 6 and older.

When: Wednesday, July 27, 2:30 - 3:30pm

Where: Uphams Corner of the Boston Public Library, 500 Columbia Rd, Boston, MA 02125

 

Please call the Children’s Librarian at 617.265.0139 to register.

Mother Goose on the Loose Baby Lapsit | June 24

baby lapsit flyer

Children ages 0 – 3 and their parents or caregivers are invited to the library for a special story time developed especially for the youngest children. Come sing songs, make music, discover books, and develop key early literacy skills!

 

LAST BABY LAPSIT OF THE SEASON!

When: Wednesday June 24th

11:30-12:00PM

Where: Uphams Corner Branch of the BPL

500 Columbia Road, Dorchester

For more info: Contact Uphams Corner Branch at 617.265.0139

 

May Crafts at Uphams Corner Library | May 1

may crafts

Make crafts for Mother's Day with the Uphams Corner Library! Make May Day flowers and Mother's Day cards! Open to all ages!

 

When: Friday, May 1st

2:30PM-4:00PM

Where: Uphams Corner Branch of the BPL

500 Columbia Road, Dorchester

For more info: call the Uphams Corner Library at (617)265-0139

 

Reading Readiness Story Time | April 7 - May 26

reading readiness flyer

Children ages 3 - 6 and their parents or caregivers are invited to join us for a two-month Reading Readiness story time session every Tuesday at 10:30. Come sing songs, read books, play games, and develop key early literacy skills! 

 

When: Every Tuesday, April 7th - May 26th

10:30AM - 11:15 AM

Where: Uphams Corner Branch of the BPL

For more info: Call the Uphams Corner Branch at (617)265-0139

Women in World Jazz | April 30

women in world jazz flyer

Women in World Jazz performs an interactive musical concert in celebration of El Día de los Niños, an annual celebration of children and reading for families of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds. Audiences enjoy a taste of different cultures from around the globe, such as Cape Verde’s Coladeira and Brazil’s Samba.

 

When: Thursday, April 30th

6:00PM-7:30PM

Where: Uphams Corner Branch of BPL

500 Columbia Road, Dorchester

For more info: call Uphams Corner branch at 617-265-0139

Free Pickling And Preserving Class | Oct. 18

Pickling And Preserving Class

Pickling and Preserving

Saturday, October 18
11:00 AM- 12:30 PM >> Read More

Epic TV & The Epic Black Experience | February 13

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO THE WEATHER

Thursday February 13 at 6pm the Uphams Corner Library in Dorchester would like to invite you to the "Epic TV & The Epic Black Experience"

In honor of Black History Month, John A. De Vito, BPL staff member and author of Epic Television Miniseries, will explain the important role of African Americans in films and in miniseries.

Video clips will be interspersed throughout the lecture. The shows to be discussed include Roots and Separate But Equal.

This event is free and is open to the public

for more information please contact: Uphams Corner Boston Public Library 500 Columbia Rd, Dorchester, MA 02125 (617) 265-0139

Polar Express | December 23

Family Film: Polar Express, Monday, December 23, 2013, between 3:30 – 5:30pm. This movie will be viewed at the Uphams Corner Branch of the Boston Public Library (500 Columbia Rd
Dorchester, MA 02121)
 
Celebrate vacation and the holiday season with the heartwarming classic, The Polar Express.
Popcorn and drinks provided.
 
This event is free and is open to the public. If you have and questions or concerns about this even please contact 6172650139
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