New & Noteworthy

  • The Central Library in Copley Square will be closed on Sunday, April 5, in observance of Easter.
  • Throughout March, Boston Public Library staff members are available one hour each weekday on the Central Library's new Johnson Level 2 to discuss the library's resources, collections, and services.
  • Free art & architecture tours of the Central Library in Copley Square are offered once each day.
  • Try the library’s streaming media service today. Borrow 10 movies, television shows, audiobooks, and albums each calendar month.



Community Yoga

Saturday, March 28, 11:30 a.m.
Dudley Branch

All levels and families are welcome to participate in this yoga practice. If you are able, please bring your own mat.


Women’s History Month: Share Your Story

Monday, March 30, 6:30 p.m.
Connolly Branch

Share your stories and memories of a woman who has made a difference in your life at this open mic event.


Container Gardening

Tuesday, March 31, 5:30 p.m.
Fields Corner Branch

In this program from ReVision Urban Farm, participants learn how to prepare, pick, and maintain a container garden.


Author Talk with Jamaica Kincaid

Tuesday, March 31, 6:30 p.m.
South End Branch

Jamaica Kincaid reads from her new book See, Now, Then. Presented by South End Writes.


Feminine Vengeance – Opera’s Leading Ladies

Wednesday, April 1, 6 p.m.
Abbey Room, Central Library in Copley Square

In this musical presentation and lecture, Boston Lyric Opera’s leading ladies perform and explore the unforgettable female roles of Mozart’s Don Giovanni.