New & Noteworthy

  • All Boston Public Library locations will be open from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 26, and closed on Thursday, November 27, in observance of Thanksgiving.
  • Boston Public Library's Collections of Distinction represent the most outstanding, expansive, and renowned of the library's holdings. Read about one today: Sacco & Vanzetti.
  • The Boylston Street entrance to the Central Library in Copley Square is closed in conjunction with ongoing renovations of the Johnson building. Please enter the Central Library via Dartmouth Street and follow project progress via this link.
  • Free art & architecture tours of the Central Library in Copley Square are offered once each day.

Events

Nov26

Study Break

Wednesday, November 26, 3 – 5 p.m.
Dudley Branch

Teens ages 12-18 can take a break from homework to make a snack, play music, watch videos, or talk with friends.

Nov28

Lapsit Story Time

Friday, November 28, 10:30 a.m.
Fields Corner Branch

This story time features rhymes, stories, and songs that parents and caregivers can use at home. For families with children ages 3 and younger.

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Gentle Yoga

Saturday, November 29, 9:30 a.m.
South Boston Branch

Local instructors teach this beginner’s gentle yoga class. Comfortable clothes, a water bottle, and a towel or yoga mat are recommended. 

Dec1

Author Talk with James W. Russell

Monday, December 1, 7 p.m.
Commonwealth Salon, Central Library in Copley Square

James W. Russell talks about his book Social Insecurity: 401(k)s and the Retirement Crisis. 

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Yoga Story Time

Tuesday, December 2, 10:30 a.m.
Honan-Allston Branch

Children ages 2-5 accompanied by an adult caregiver learn kid-friendly yoga poses and listen to stories.