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SLA New England Hosted Dine Arounds at SLA 2015

SLA New England Hosted Dine Arounds at SLA 2015

The SLA New England Chapter will host several dine arounds on Saturday, June 13th and Tuesday, June 16th.  It is a great opportunity to meet fellow attendees and dine at some great restaurants near the convention center.  Check out the list of restaurants below along with who to contact to RSVP. Note, we are accepting a limited […]

Boston for Sports Lovers

Boston for Sports Lovers

by Mary Purdey, SLA New England Secretary and Tom Clark Boston is a BIG sports town so there’s lots to see and do.  If you can’t make it to these highlights, but don’t want to miss the sports news while you’re away, tune in to either of our local sports stations: 93.7, WEEI FM or […]

Boston for Beer Lovers

Boston for Beer Lovers

Thanks to Sarah Bennett, Director Of Library Services at Sullivan & Worcester, LLP for compiling this list.  Boston (and surrounding areas) are known for its local brews.  Check out this guide for places for local brews along with great beer selections. The guide’s order is from closest to the convention center to farthest. Harpoon Brewery is […]

New England Chapter Sponsored Events at the Conference

New England Chapter Sponsored Events at the Conference

March 22, 2015

The SLA New England Chapter is sponsoring several events at this year’s conference. Check out the list below. We hope to see you! Saturday, June 13th: Morning Boston Duck Tour (http://sched.co/2HRk) – Ticketed Event Time: 10:00am – 11:30am Kick off your time in Boston on a private Boston Duck Tour! One of the most popular ways to […]

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Boston for Spenser Fans

Boston for Spenser Fans

March 17, 2015

This post was written by Brian McCann, Librarian at Black & Veatch When you hear the word “Boston”, the first thing to come to mind is different for everyone.  Though many would cite its role in the American Revolution or its notoriety as the home of the Boston Red Sox, for me Boston is the home of […]

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Day Trip to Newport, RI on Wednesday June 17th

Day Trip to Newport, RI on Wednesday June 17th

March 17, 2015

On Wednesday June 17, the Division of Museums, Arts and Humanities (DMAH) and the New England Chapter are partnering to offer a day trip to Newport, Rhode Island.  The bus will leave the convention center at 8:00am and return by 4:00pm.   Participants will visit the newly remodeled International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum. Guided […]

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Boston for Gluten-Free’ers

Boston for Gluten-Free’ers

March 16, 2015

This post was written by Claudette Newhall, Librarian at the Congregational Library and Archives These apps can help you locate gluten-free and/or allergy safe restaurants. You may want to search by the address of the Convention Center (415 Summer St, Boston, MA 02210)  or an area of Boston (Boston Seaport, Faneuil Hall, or Boston North End). Find Me Gluten […]

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African American History in Boston

African American History in Boston

March 16, 2015

This post was written by Claudette Newhall, Librarian at the Congregational Library and Archives Did you know Massachusetts was the first state in the country to officially abolish slavery? It happened in 1783 after two slaves, Elizabeth “Mumbet” Freeman and Qwok Walker, successfully sued in separate cases for their freedom.  African Americans’ role in Boston has been […]

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Boston for Genealogists and Family Historians

Boston for Genealogists and Family Historians

March 16, 2015

This post was written by Sharon Christenson and Hope Tillman, members of the Massachusetts Society of Genealogists,  Massachusetts is a great place to research your family history. Together with other Massachusetts ports, Boston has served as a major gateway for immigration to New England since the early 1600s. A large number of others made their way […]

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Boston for Bibliophiles: Libraries

Boston for Bibliophiles: Libraries

March 7, 2015

by SLA New England member Nicole Dutton, MLIS — Librarian and Records Management Analyst at the Charles S. Morgan Technical Library of the National Fire Protection Agency See also “Boston for Bibliophiles: Bookstores” All librarians know you don’t need to buy books to enjoy them. Here are some great places to visit when you’re in the city and […]

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March 2015: Transportation to Boston Tips & Deals

March 4, 2015

To support your travel plans (and your budget), we will post transportation tips and deals we uncover. In March we have uncovered so far the following with more to be added: Peter Pan offers Express Fares for as low as $1 for select cities These fares are available… “for those who plan ahead, and a fixed-rate […]

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Official Welcome Letters from the Mayor of Boston and the Governor of Massachusetts

Official Welcome Letters from the Mayor of Boston and the Governor of Massachusetts

February 24, 2015

SLA has received Official Welcome Letters from The Mayor of Boston, Martin “Marty” J. Walsh – View Letter The Governor of Massachusetts,  Charles “Charlie” D. Baker, Jr. – View Letter

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2015 SLA Annual Conference Stipends & Awards List

2015 SLA Annual Conference Stipends & Awards List

February 20, 2015

We are gathering a list of all 2015 SLA Annual Conference Stipends & Awards! View the list at http://goo.gl/wSEdD9. We will update the list as soon as stipends and awards are announced.

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