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Come visit the retail kiosk in the Map Cafe of the Central Library in Copley Square, and get gifts for all the bookworms on your shopping list! All proceeds help fund programming and improvements at the Boston Public Library.

Items to purchase include:

  • BPL souvenirs like mugs, sweatshirts, tote bags and postcards
  • Books on the history, art and architecture of the BPL and Boston
  • Literary apparel featuring covers of classic books
  • And much more!
Hours are from 9AM-5PM Monday through Saturday. You may also order items directly from the foundation by calling (617) 247-8980 or emailing


Use this button to buy prints from the Library



Buy Boston Public Library Prints

You can now buy prints from the library’s collections at our online print shop by clicking the link above.  Choose an item from one of our amazing collections in a variety of sizes and have it shipped directly to your address. Framing options also available. Prints are only available through this link and cannot be purchased in the Map Room Cafe.


We are interested in your feedback on our emerging retail operations at the library. If you have any questions or comments please write or call 617-247-8980.