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  • The Central Library Renovation is now open to the public. Come in and explore the welcoming new space, refreshed collections, and cutting-edge technology. Learn more about the project here.



Concerts in the Courtyard: Honeysuckle

Wednesday, August 24, 6 p.m.
McKim Courtyard, Central Library in Copley Square

Honeysuckle is a progressive folk trio that blends older influences and traditional instrumentation with modern effects and inspiration.


Concerts in the Courtyard: Boston Lyric Opera

Friday, August 26, 12:30 p.m.
McKim Courtyard, Central Library in Copley Square

Boston Lyric Opera celebrates the art of the voice through innovative programming and community engagement initiatives that redefine the opera-going experience.


Silver & Gold Senior Café

Monday, August 29, 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Mattapan Branch

Seniors ages 55 and older can create with a variety of craft supplies, yarn, and sewing machines, socialize, listen to music, and enjoy light refreshments.


Veronique Epiter: Original Poetry and Songs

Tuesday, August 30, 6:30 p.m.
South End Branch

Artist, poet, and musician Veronique Epiter performs new works of poetry and music.


Concerts in the Courtyard: Aliya Cycon Project

Wednesday, August 31, 6 p.m.
McKim Courtyard, Central Library in Copley Square

The Arabic-inspired band Aliya Cycon Project was formed in the summer of 2014 at Berklee College of Music by oud player, pianist, and singer Aliya Cycon.