New & Noteworthy

  • All Boston Public Library locations are closed on Thursday, November 27, in observance of Thanksgiving.
  • The Boylston Street entrance to the Central Library in Copley Square is closed in conjunction with ongoing renovations of the Johnson building. Please enter the Central Library via Dartmouth Street and follow project progress via this link.
  • Free art & architecture tours of the Central Library in Copley Square are offered once each day.



Lapsit Story Time

Friday, November 28, 10:30 a.m.
Fields Corner Branch

This story time features rhymes, stories, and songs that parents and caregivers can use at home. For families with children ages 3 and younger.


Gentle Yoga

Saturday, November 29, 9:30 a.m.
South Boston Branch

Local instructors teach this beginner’s gentle yoga class. Comfortable clothes, a water bottle, and a towel or yoga mat are recommended. 


Author Talk with James W. Russell

Monday, December 1, 7 p.m.
Commonwealth Salon, Central Library in Copley Square

James W. Russell talks about his book Social Insecurity: 401(k)s and the Retirement Crisis. 


Yoga Story Time

Tuesday, December 2, 10:30 a.m.
Honan-Allston Branch

Children ages 2-5 accompanied by an adult caregiver learn kid-friendly yoga poses and listen to stories.


US History Databases

Tuesday, December 2, 11 a.m.
Commonwealth Salon, Central Library in Copley Square

A demonstration on how to use Boston Public Library databases to research United States history.