Boston Public Library


Electronic Resources


  • Explore with maps - From, includes atlases, topographical maps, weather maps, etc.
  • MapQuest - International maps, and includes driving distances and directions for North American locations.
  • How Far Is It - Provides distances in miles and nautical miles; includes longitude and latitude and, for U.S. locations, altitude.

The Library also provides reference over the telephone 617-536-5400, and electronically.