Boston Public Library

Hours and Directions

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A B C D E F G H J L M N P R S U W

Central Library

700 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02116
617-536-5400
ask@bpl.org
Directions

Includes Circulating Collections, Tech Central, most Reference and Research Departments, the Sargent Gallery, Wiggin Gallery, and Cheverus Room.

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
9 a.m.–9 p.m.
9 a.m.–9 p.m.
9 a.m.–9 p.m.
9 a.m.–9 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
1 p.m.–5 p.m.

Central - Children's & Teens

700 Boylston St., Johnson Building, Boston, MA 02116
617-859-2328/2334

Directions

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
9 a.m.–8 p.m.
9 a.m.–8 p.m.
9 a.m.–8 p.m.
9 a.m.–8 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
1 p.m.–5 p.m.

Central - Kirstein Business Library

700 Boylston St., Johnson Building - Lower Level, Boston, MA 02116
617-859-2142

Directions

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
9 a.m.–9 p.m.
9 a.m.–9 p.m.
9 a.m.–9 p.m.
9 a.m.–9 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
1 p.m.–5 p.m.

Central - Leventhal Map Center

700 Boylston St., McKim Building - 1st Floor, Boston, MA 02116
617-859-2387
maps@bpl.org
Directions

Reference and Research by appointment.

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
10 a.m.–7 p.m.
10 a.m.–7 p.m.
10 a.m.–7 p.m.
10 a.m.–7 p.m.
10 a.m.–5 p.m.
10 p.m.–5 p.m.
1 p.m.–5 p.m.

Central - Rare Books

700 Boylston St., McKim Building - 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02116
617-859-2225
rare_books@bpl.org
Directions

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Closed
Closed

Central - The Arts

700 Boylston St., McKim Building - 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02116
617-859-2275/2285

Directions

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
9 a.m.–9 p.m.
9 a.m.–9 p.m.
9 a.m.–9 p.m.
9 a.m.–9 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
1 p.m.–5 p.m.

Central - Prints

700 Boylston St., McKim Building - 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02116
617-859-2280

Directions

Public service in the Print Department is currently suspended in order to complete an inventory of the 320,000 item collection. The Boston Public Library anticipates that the inventory will be finished in Spring 2016, at which time public service will resume. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed

Adams Street

690 Adams Street, Dorchester, MA 02122
617-436-6900

Directions

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
12 p.m.–8 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
12 p.m.–8 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Closed

Brighton

40 Academy Hill Road, Brighton, MA 02135
617-782-6032

Directions

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
12 p.m.–8 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
12 p.m.–8 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Closed

Charlestown

179 Main Street, Charlestown, MA 02129
617-242-1248

Directions

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
12 p.m.–8 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
12 p.m.–8 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
9 a.m.–2 p.m.
Closed

Codman Square

690 Washington Street, Dorchester, MA 02124
617-436-8214

Directions

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
12 p.m.–8 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
12 p.m.–8 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Closed

Connolly

433 Centre Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
617-522-1960

Directions

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
12 p.m.–8 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
9 a.m.–2 p.m.
Closed

Dudley

65 Warren Street, Roxbury, MA 02119
617-442-6186

Directions

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
12 p.m.–8 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
12 p.m.–8 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Closed

East Boston

365 Bremen Street, East Boston, MA 02128
617-569-0271

Directions

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
12 p.m.–8 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
12 p.m.–8 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Closed

Egleston Square

2044 Columbus Avenue, Roxbury, MA 02119
617-445-4340

Directions

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
12 p.m.–8 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
9 a.m.–2 p.m.
Closed

Faneuil

419 Faneuil Street, Brighton, MA 02135
617-782-6705

Directions

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
12 p.m.–8 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
9 a.m.–2 p.m.
Closed

Fields Corner

1520 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester, MA 02122
617-436-2155

Directions

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
12 p.m.–8 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
9 a.m.–2 p.m.
Closed

Grove Hall

41 Geneva Avenue, Dorchester, MA 02124
617-427-3337

Directions

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
12 p.m.–8 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Closed

Honan-Allston

300 North Harvard Street, Allston, MA 02134
617-787-6313

Directions

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
12 p.m.–8 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
12 p.m.–8 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Closed

Hyde Park

35 Harvard Avenue, Hyde Park, MA 02136
617-361-2524

Directions

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
12 p.m.–8 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
12 p.m.–8 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Closed

Jamaica Plain

12 Sedgwick Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
617-524-2053

Directions

Closed for Renovations through mid-2017

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed

Lower Mills

27 Richmond Street, Dorchester, MA 02124
617-298-7841

Directions

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
12 p.m.–8 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
12 p.m.–8 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
9 a.m.–2 p.m.
Closed

Mattapan

1350 Blue Hill Avenue, Mattapan, MA 02126
617-298-9218

Directions

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
12 p.m.–8 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
12 p.m.–8 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Closed

North End

25 Parmenter Street, Boston, MA 02113
617-227-8135

Directions

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
12 p.m.–8 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
9 a.m.–2 p.m.
Closed

Parker Hill

1497 Tremont Street, Roxbury, MA 02120
617-427-3820

Directions

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
12 p.m.–8 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
9 a.m.–2 p.m.
Closed

Roslindale

4246 Washington Street, Roslindale, MA 02131
617-323-2343

Directions

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
10 p.m.–6 p.m.
12 a.m.–8 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
9 a.m.–2 p.m.
Closed

South Boston

646 East Broadway, South Boston, MA 02127
617-268-0180

Directions

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
12 p.m.–8 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
12 p.m.–8 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Closed

South End

685 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02118
617-536-8241

Directions

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
12 p.m.–8 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
9 a.m.–2 p.m.
Closed

Uphams Corner

500 Columbia Road, Dorchester, MA 02125
617-265-0139

Directions

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
12 p.m.–8 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
9 a.m.–2 p.m.
Closed

West End

151 Cambridge Street, Boston, MA 02114
617-523-3957

Directions

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
12 p.m.–8 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
9 a.m.–2 p.m.
Closed

West Roxbury

1961 Centre Street, West Roxbury, MA 02132
617-325-3147

Directions

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
12 p.m.–8 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
12 p.m.–8 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Closed