bpl04The Boston Public Library is a key partner in helping us make a place to gather around books on Boston’s Rose F. Kennedy Greenway this summer. The library contributed a great selection of children’s picture books, young adult books, and books for teens to read on-site at the new Boston Uni. Flyers about library programs can be found in a notebook with the collection on the Uni’s shelves, and BPL librarians will join Uni volunteers in staffing the Uni on the Greenway. BPL librarians will also sign-up people for library cards.

Boston BPLBooks have been selected by children’s librarians with the help of Youth Outreach Librarian, Amanda Bressler, who also can be found staffing the BPL’s other fabulous mobile book effort, the Bibliocycle.

We love the BPL and are grateful to President Amy Ryan for her open mind and can-do spirit, her stewardship of the library, and her dedication to the people of Boston.

BPL Librarians with books chosen for the Boston Uni on the Greenway.

BPL Librarians with books chosen for the Boston Uni on the Greenway.

BPL shelf on the Greenway.

BPL shelf on the Greenway.

We're getting a "new" name... Street Lab.

The Uni Project is the work of Street Lab, a nonprofit launched in 2006 in Boston, where we created community-oriented programs for public space. In 2011, we migrated Street Lab to New York City and launched the Uni Project. The Uni began as a single, portable reading room and has since grown into a city-wide initiative offering more than 700 days of pop-up programming in 150+ public spaces across the city. In 2019, we are re-introducing our original name Street Lab to tie all this work together going forward, with much more to come.

For now, details about our programs are available here on the Uni Project web site. Soon, that content will move to www.streetlab.org. Thanks for sticking with us!