New & Noteworthy

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



Taking Steps: Dance Movement Workshop

Tuesday, March 3, 4 p.m.
Dudley Branch

Children in grades 4-8 experience a variety of dance forms including ballet, hip hop, and jazz in this eight-week program. Facilitated by Boston Ballet. Register via 617.442.6186. 


Author Talk with Rose A. Doherty

Tuesday, March 3, 6 p.m.
Commonwealth Salon, Central Library in Copley Square

Rose A. Doherty discusses her book Katharine Gibbs: Beyond White Gloves, which examines how Gibbs founded a secretarial school in 1911 that became the best in the world.


Gentle Chair Yoga for Seniors

Wednesday, March 4, 1 p.m.
Grove Hall Branch

Seniors gently exercise and stretch in a safe and nurturing environment.


Historic New England

Wednesday, March 4, 3:30 p.m.
Children's Library, Central Library in Copley Square

Children ages 7 and older learn about how people long ago decorated New England houses and will design their own rooms using collage materials. Click here for more Children’s Library programs.


3D Hand Drawing

Wednesday, March 4, 4 p.m.
Teen Central, Central Library in Copley Square

Teens ages 13-18 create 3D hand drawing art. Click here for more Teen Central programs.