2016 Midwinter field trip to the Boston Athenaeum

The LHRT and RUSA HS are co-sponsoring a Midwinter meetup to tour the Boston Athenaeum, one of the oldest independent libraries in the U.S.  The Athenaeum’s collections comprise over half a million volumes, with particular strengths in Boston history, New England state and local history, biography, English and American literature, and the fine and decorative arts.  The Athenaeum building was designated as a National Historic Landmark in 1966. 

 When:  Saturday, January 9, 10-11:15am

Where:  Boston Athenaeum, 10-1/2 Beacon Street, in the Beacon Hill neighborhood of Boston

https://www.bostonathenaeum.org/

RSVP:  By January 1 at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rusa-hslhrt-midwinter-tour-of-the-boston-athenaeum-tickets-19991443947

Note: The tour is capped at 20 attendees.  To complete your RSVP, please also submit payment by Paypal to baildon@rocketmail.com for the $5 tour fee.

 The  Athenaeum is within walking distance of public transit as well as the Omni Parker House Hotel/shuttle Route 2.

 Feel free to contact Michelle at baildon@mit.edu with any questions.

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