New & Noteworthy

  • Help Us Transcribe our Anti-Slavery Manuscripts
    We've recently completed digitizing our collection of historic Anti-Slavery manuscripts, and now we need your help in transcribing them in order to make them easily accessible to researchers and students. Get started here.



Story Time with the Boston Ballet

Friday, April 20, 10:30 a.m.
Hyde Park Branch

Boston Ballet faculty dance educators read stories about a famous ballet or dancer, followed by a movement experience. For children and families.


Spring Book Sale

Saturday, April 21, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
South Boston Branch

Find low-priced books, DVDs, and CDs, for adults and children. Presented by the Friends of the South Boston Branch. All proceeds support the South Boston Branch.


Budgeting for a Wedding

Monday, April 23, 6 p.m.
Newsfeed Café, Central Library in Copley Square

Explore how to determine needs versus wants and how to save for and finance your wedding. Click here to register.


National Day of Conversation Programs

Tuesday, April 24
Central Library in Copley Square

Join a series of National Day of Conversation programs as part of the National Week of Conversation. Conversation topics include immigration, safety and justice, and more.


New England’s General Stores: Exploring an American Classic

Wednesday, April 25, 6 p.m.
Abbey Room, Central Library in Copley Square

Ted Reinstein offers a nostalgic picture of general stores, a colonial staple and steadfast institution of small towns from Connecticut to Maine.