New & Noteworthy

  • The new BPL Bibliocycle brings the library to community events throughout the city, offering books for checkout, library card sign-up, and more.
  • Free art & architecture tours of the Central Library in Copley Square are offered once each day.
  • The City of Boston is accepting applications for Boston's next Poet Laureate until 5 p.m. on July 16. Learn more.




Monday, July 14, 2 p.m.
Roslindale Branch

Conversations about sharks are on the schedule for kids when educators from the New England Aquarium visit. Click here for more aquarium events.


Wonders of the Natural World

Monday, July 14, 3 p.m.
Codman Square Branch

A Mass Audubon naturalist introduces children to the wonders of the natural world through movement, games, stories, and art. Click here for more Boston Nature Center events.


The Science of Color

Tuesday, July 15, 2 p.m.
South End Branch

French artist Elisa Solignac teaches how to mix colors for special effects in this watercolor class.

Photo by Matthew Cavanaugh

Concert in the Courtyard

Wednesday, July 16, 6 p.m.
McKim Courtyard, Central Library in Copley Square

The Amaryllis Chamber Ensemble presents diverse and engaging programs from the chamber music repertoire for wind and string instruments.


Kids’ Maker Vibrobots Workshop

Thursday, July 17, 4 p.m.
Jamaica Plain Branch

Children five and up learn how to create vibrobots with master synthesist Kevin Osborn and experiment with bristlebots (toothbrush robots), drawbots, and simple circuits.