5 Things You Need to Know Today: September 13
The Boston Public Library launched a new 'Get Carded' campaign in honor of Library Card Sign-Up Month.
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- At-Large Boston City Councilor Felix Arroyo will chair a future hearing about the feasibility of offering paid maternity and paternity leave for City of Boston employees. Only one city in America offers paid maternity/paternity leave for its employees. Want to know which one - click on the above link.
- Tryouts for the Parkway Travel Basketball teams, for both boys and girls, are today and ongoing until Sept. 14. Today its 4th and 6th grade boys tryouts starting at 5 p.m. You can register online by clicking the link to the registration form in the upper right corner of the website’s home page. Roche Family Community Center. 5 p.m.
- Hear author Thomas J. Foley and Moderator Dick Lehr tonight. Thomas J. Foley, author of Most Wanted talks about the capture of James “Whitey” Bulger at the central branch of the Boston Public Library in Copley Square from 6 to 7 p.m. tonight.
- The Boston Public Library launched a new “Get Carded” campaign, in honor of Library Card Sign-up Month. The campaign encourages current library card holders to share a picture of themselves with their Boston Public Library card or a picture of their Boston Public Library card in action via Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #BPLgetcarded.
- The Boston Teachers Union and the City have a tentative contract agreement, ending 27 months of negotations.
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