Boston Public Library Foundation

Come on in!

Posted on August 3rd, 2016 by mdepalma in Foundation

Welcome Desk in the newly renovated Johnson building

Have you visited the newly renovated Johnson Building? We are waiting for you!

Central Library Reopening July 9

Posted on July 6th, 2016 by mdepalma in Foundation

Central Library Opening

The Central Library in Copley Square’s newly renovated Johnson building is reopening to the Public on July 9, 2016. Be sure to come and visit!

Read Your Way to Fenway!

Posted on June 27th, 2016 by mdepalma in Foundation

Read Your Way to Fenway

Read Your Way to Fenway

In this annual summer reading contest, children and teens read three books for a chance to win three tickets to watch the Red Sox play at Fenway Park on Sunday, August 28. Sponsored by John Hancock, The Red Sox Foundation, and The Boston Public Library Foundation. Learn more here: Read Your Way to Fenway

Concerts in the Courtyard

Posted on June 22nd, 2016 by mdepalma in Foundation

A view of the Courtyard at the Central Library, Copley Square, June 2016

We invite you to join us for Concerts in the Courtyard this summer, at the Central Library in Copley Square.

Opening Gala and Preview, June 10

Posted on June 21st, 2016 by mdepalma in Foundation


Mayor_Martin J. Walsh

Mayor Martin J. Walsh speaks in Bates Hall during the Opening Gala and Preview on June 10, 2016.  The Boston Public Library Foundation supports a wide range of library programs at the Central Library and each of the neighborhood branch libraries, including educational programs for children and teens, special exhibitions that showcase the BPL’s distinctive special collections, and adult offerings that include concerts, lectures, and pilot programs that will soon animate the newly renovated space in the Johnson Building.