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Open House

Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Registration is NOT required

Visit the Boston Athenæum for an activity-filled afternoon for the whole family. Open to both members and to the public, this open house is an excellent opportunity to encourage your friends and neighbors to discover the treasures within the Athenæum.
Learn about the Athenæum’s history, its collections, and its National Historic Landmark home at 10½ Beacon Street. Whether you are a long-time member, or have never stepped behind the institution’s red leather doors, you are bound to learn something new about the Library and the benefits and services it provides.
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Most programs held in the Bayard Henry Long Room on the Athenaeum's first floor are amplified and assistive listening devices are available for patron use.

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To request ASL interpretation services for any of the Athenaeum's programs, please contact Hannah Weisman at 617-720-7617 or