Lowell Lecture

Lowell Lecture — Dr. Christine Carter

Date & Time

March 7, 2022 at 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.


Boston Public Library - Abbey Room
700 Boylston Street Boston, MA 02116
Driving Directions


An engaging and sought-after speaker, Dr. Christine Carter loves to share her work. Combining scientific research and practical application, she offers audiences not only a way to cope with modern pressures, but tactics to truly thrive. Christine Carter, Ph.D., is author of The New Adolescence (2020), The Sweet Spot: How to Achieve More by Doing Less (2017) and Raising Happiness (2011). She regularly keynotes at large conferences and fundraisers and is a popular commencement speaker. She is a frequent contributor to executive, general-interest, and parenting programs with other leading scholars and teachers.

Presenting Organization

Boston Public Library




Programs Department (programs@bpl.org, (617) 859-2129)

Sociologist, author, and happiness expert, Dr. Carter in conversation with Boston Public Library President David Leonard will reveal how three surprising, science-based strategies can help us lead to our most joyful, productive, and meaningful lives. An audience Q&A session will follow the discussion.

To attend in-person, please register at the Event URL. To attend online, please register at the following link: https://boston-public-library.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_k5o2sNzZRMukawbxa9BCUg.

Following the Q&A, books will be available for purchase to in-person attendees from Posman Books, one of our independent bookstore partners. For online attendees, copies of Raising Happiness are available for purchase via Bookshop at this link: https://bookshop.org/books/raising-happiness-10-simple-steps-for-more-joyful-kids-and-happier-parents/9780345515629.