New & Noteworthy

  • Free art & architecture tours of the Central Library in Copley Square are offered once each day.
  • Try the library’s new streaming media service today. Borrow 10 movies, television shows, audiobooks, and albums each calendar month.



40th Annual William A. Dwiggins Lecture

Thursday, April 24, 6 p.m.
Rabb Lecture Hall, Central Library in Copley Square

Brenda Danilowitz explores the history and impact of Josef Albers’ landmark publication Interaction of Color.


Healthy Eating on a Budget

Thursday, April 24, 6:30 p.m.
Grove Hall Branch

Learn how to eat healthy on a limited budget.


Musical Quest and Instrument Zoo

Friday, April 25, 10:30 a.m.
Brighton Branch

Enjoy an interactive, musical adventure. For ages two and older.


Books of Hope Poetry for Teens

Friday, April 25, 1:30 p.m.
Dudley Branch

For National Poetry Month, come read, write, and perform poetry with the Books of Hope Creative Writing Program. Click here for more poetry programs for children and teens.


Opera: David Angus

Saturday, April 26, 11 a.m.
Rabb Lecture Hall, Central Library in Copley Square

Boston Lyric Opera Music Director and Conductor David Angus will explore the score of Bellini’s I Puritani.