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.



Author Talk with Larry Doyle

Wednesday, April 23, 6 p.m.
Orientation Room, Central Library in Copley Square

Larry Doyle discusses his book In Bed with Wall Street: The Conspiracy Crippling Our Global Economy.


Researching Your Jewish Ancestors in Boston Neighborhoods

Wednesday, April 23, 6 p.m.
Commonwealth Salon, Central Library in Copley Square

Learn how to use online and local resources for researching your ancestors from the Jewish neighborhoods of Boston.


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.