Neighborhood Roundup

“e” inc. presents: Discovery Planet    

                   “e” inc – the planet science learning & action center based in Charlestown has just released its first set of online videos (YouTube) for its planet science show called “Discovery Planet.”  The content is set up for Grades 3-5 or for younger children Grades 1-3, but are upbeat and entertaining for anyone. Check them out at this link or search for eInc on YouTube.

FCNY Photo Contest Open to all

To remind us how important community and art are during these challenging and difficult times, FCNY is sponsoring a Photo Contest, inspired, and judged, by Charlestown photographer Ryan Pettaway.  The theme is, “Showcase What You Hold Dear in Your Community.”

Please submit your photos to us in jpeg format at [email protected] by Friday, June 5th. The winner will receive

a voucher to purchase one of Ryan’s photographic masterpieces. To view some of Ryan’s work at visit: or

Charlestown Branch Library Remains Closed

All locations of the Boston Public Library, including the Charlestown Branch, remain closed. Please do not make returns or donations until the library re-opens.  All of our online services, collections, and programs are available at the BPL website at If you need a library card, sign up for an e-card at www.bpl/ecard. If you are having trouble with your card or need assistance, email the library at [email protected]. Do you need to call the library? Call General Reference at 617-536-5400 and Tech Assistance at 617-859-2323. To contact the Charlestown Branch Library, email Branch Librarian Maureen Marx at [email protected], Children’s Librarian Eileen Whittle at [email protected], and Adults Librarian Kathy Kire at [email protected] in touch with the Charlestown Branch of the Boston Public Library by visiting our Facebook page.

8th Hayes Square Reunion Notice

The Hayes Sq. Reunion Committee has decided to postpone our scheduled 8th HSR in October 2020.  We as a group came to this decision reluctantly, but better to be safe than sorry. Additionally, thanks for your support and we promise to keep you all notified utilizing both the Charlestown Patriot and our own Facebook page. Stay safe and healthy. We hope to see you soon. HSR Committee.

Charlestown Branch Library Book Discussion

Charlestown Branch Library’s Book Discussion Group will now be meeting online. Join us for a virtual book discussion of Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors by Sonali Dev on Monday, June 8, at 6:30 p.m., with tech help starting at 6:00 p.m. A downloadable copy of the book will be available for 21-day checkout from Hoopla with your BPL card or e-card. For information on how to join the book discussion and to register, please email Adults Librarian Kathy Kire at [email protected].

Essem Art Studio Virtual Programs

Looking for creative projects to engage your kids?  Essem Art Studio’s Toddler Art + Learn series (18+ months) and Virtual Art Labs (3-13 years) are the perfect way to engage your little ones at home. Visit for more information or email Sophia Moon [email protected] with any inquiries.

Tutoring & homework help: now available online!

The Charlestown Lacrosse & Learning Center is offering socially distant homework help and tutoring to ALL students that may need a little help navigating the virtual learning space this semester.  For more information, please email to Reed at [email protected].

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