New & Noteworthy

  • Try the library’s streaming media service today. Borrow 10 movies, television shows, audiobooks, and albums each calendar month.
  • The Latino Life booklist is published in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15) each year. Pick up a copy of the 2014 list at any Boston Public Library location.
  • Free art & architecture tours of the Central Library in Copley Square are offered once each day.
  • There are more than 95,000 images on the library's Flickr photostream. Have a look at vintage photos, posters, and more.



Circle Time

Wednesday, September 24, 10:30 a.m.
Lower Mills Branch

Toddlers listen to stories, move along to fun songs, and play together. For ages 3 and younger, but all children are welcome.


Exhibition Reception and Community Discussion

Thursday, September 25, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Grove Hall Branch

Artists Shea Justice and Jason Pramas discuss their exhibition Boston Strong? and lead a community discussion on issues of violence in and against communities of color.


Art talk with Jason Parris Fitz-Gerald

Thursday, September 25, 6:30 p.m.
East Boston Branch

Jason Parris Fitz-Gerald’s bold paintings are inspired by his home country of Guyana.


Author Talk with Karen Cord Taylor

Thursday, September 25, 6:30 p.m.
West End Branch

Karen Cord Taylor reads from her work Legendary Locals of Beacon Hill, which celebrates the people who have had an impact on the historical neighborhood.


Toddler Dance Party

Friday, September 26, 10 a.m.
Charlestown Branch

Babies, toddlers, and preschool children move and groove at this music and movement session with Baby Wiggles.