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Below is a list of past programs at The Mary Baker Eddy Library. For some, video recordings of the programs, in part or in their entirety, are available. For the list of these programs, please visit our streaming video archive.
|Caring for Christmas 2013
For the 5th annual Caring for Christmas, the Library hosted a production featuring song, verse, and story-telling with young performers from Boston-based music programs, including Zumix, Berklee College of Music, and Cellos 352.
Trick-or-Treat for Charity! The Library participated in the Prudential Center Pru Boo, were participants enjoyed face painting, magic tricks and activities! For a $4 donation to The Home for Little Wanderers, children got a trick-or-treat bag to use for collecting candy at participating stores.
|Transcending Boundaries: A Dialogue on Meaning and Movements in Public Art
We explored the inspiration behind our Transcending Boundaries exhibit. The young artists from Artists for Humanity discussed their creative process in developing an exhibit about global interconnectedness.
|Opening Our Doors 2013
The 12th Annual Opening Our Doors Day was the largest single day of free cultural experiences in Greater Boston and the signature multi-event celebration of the Fenway Cultural District.
|Transcending Boundaries during ArtWeek Boston|
|Museum Day Live!
The Library once again joined hundreds of museums across the country to offer free admission to anyone presenting a Museum Day Ticket. Visit Smithsonian magazine's website to learn more.
|"Play Me, I'm Yours" Piano Festival
As part of their 75th anniversary season, the Celebrity Series of Boston is presented a city-wide Street Piano Festival, featuring 75 painted and decorated pianos in public spaces throughout Boston. The Mary Baker Eddy Library was honored to host a piano.
|One World 2013
A summer filled with various activities designed to connect children to the Library's historical collections. We hosted interactive performances, book giveaways, and free admission to the world-famous Mapparium™.
|Circle the City
Boston's Open Streets, Open Parks initiative featured the Library's free & fun family activities, including an origami craft and an indoor/outdoor scavenger hunt!
|Convergence: Boston Sculptors Gallery Catalog Launch
The Library hosted the catalog launch for the Boston Sculptors Gallery's first outdoor exhibition on The Christian Science Plaza.
|First Saturday: We Knew Mary Baker Eddy, Volume II
Library staff hosted a book discussion of the latest publication about Mary Baker Eddy, featuring 22 reminiscences from our archive.
|April School Vacation Week: A Sustainable View
The Library hosted free activities centered around sustainable food. Visitors were invited to identify different fruits and vegetables, learn about how they grow, and explore the benefits of eating locally grown food in season.
|Women's History Month Author Talk with Eve LaPlante
In honor of Women's History Month, renowned author and historian, Eve LaPlante was accompanied by Emmanuel College Professor and Library fellow, Lisa Stepanski, to discuss LaPlante's latest work, Marmee & Louisa: The Untold Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Mother.
|February School Vacation Week
The Library hosted a study in architecture for our free children’s programming during the Boston Public School vacation weeks in 2013.