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Facebook status update from Boston Public Library on April 25th, 2013 (Reopening)

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"This is a photo from yesterday, when we were able to once again open our Copley Square doors to all of you. Thank you for your patience, support, and good wishes during a challenging time. Following the tragic events of April 15, the people of Boston and beyond have responded with enormous courage, support, and…

Facebook status update from Boston Public Library on April 24th, 2013 (Courtyard concert)

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"If you're in Copley Square today, please join us for a special 12:30 p.m. concert in BPL's courtyard featuring one of New England Conservatory’s honors string quartets, the Gioviale Quartet. www.bpl.org."

Facebook status update from Boston Public Library on April 23rd, 2013 (Reopening Announcement)

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The Central Library in Copley Square will reopen at 10:00 a.m. today, Wednesday, April 24. Any overdue fines for materials due between April 13 and April 24 will be waived. Books and DVDs already on hold at the Central Library will have their pick-up dates extended until the end of the day on Monday, April 29.

Facebook Timeline Photo from Boston Public Library on April 21, 2013 (One Fund Moment of Silence)

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The Central Library in Copley Square remains closed today (Monday, April 22). All branch libraries are open their regular hours. We’re sharing news of an invitation from Mayor Menino, Governor Patrick, and One Fund Boston for all communities across the Commonwealth to join together in a moment of silence at 2:50…

Facebook Timeline Photo from Boston Public Library on April 16th, 2013 (Mr. Rogers Internet meme)

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"Thank you to all the first responders and volunteers for their heroic acts during the Boston Marathon yesterday. The Central Library in Copley Square is closed today, but all Boston Public Library branch locations are open. Please do visit us. (Photo courtesy of The Little Tikes Company)."

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Facebook Status Update from Boston Public Library on April 15th, 2013

Transcription of Facebook status update:

"The Central Library in Copley Square will be closed on Tuesday, April 16. All branch libraries will be open for their regular Tuesday hours."

Facebook Posts

Starting around 3:00, people I barely knew starting sending me text messages asking if I was ok. They didn't know I was watching the Marathon at Boston College, but they knew I worked at the JFK Library.

The first Facebook post (on the bottom) is from 3:02PM, texts and calls were barely coming through but after figuring out that our friends…

My Twitter Timeline

These were some of the first tweets I saw right after the bombing.

Twitter Post about Lockdown

Tweet posted in response to announcement on the Boston University website on the morning of the lockdown:

My university's website: Stay inside and avoid windows." Talking Heads - Life in Wartime: "You oughta know not to stand by the window ..."

Reflection

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