New & Noteworthy

  • Condolence books in honor of Mayor Thomas M. Menino are available to sign in all neighborhood libraries. View a map of locations.
  • Free art & architecture tours of the Central Library in Copley Square are offered once each day.
  • All Boston Public Library locations will be closed on Tuesday, November 11, in observance of Veterans' Day.

Events

Oct31

Halloween Party & Neighborhood Stroll

Friday, October 31, 3:30 – 5 p.m.
Connolly Branch

Fun Halloween activities and treats for kids. Costumes are welcome.

Nov1

Ragtime Concert

Saturday, November 1, 2 p.m.
Brighton Branch

Musician and educator Richard Travers performs on piano the works of Scott Joplin, Zez Confrey, Jelly Roll Morton, and other influential Ragtime composers.

Nov3

Social Media Basics: Facebook & Twitter

Monday, November 3, 2 – 4 p.m.
North End Branch

Learn the basics of Facebook and Twitter, including what they are, how they work, and what they can do for you.

Nov4Record

The Record Company

Tuesday, November 4, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Fields Corner Branch

Matthew McArthur of the Record Company discusses the business side of the music industry and leads participants in experiments with music technology. For ages 18 and up.

Nov4history

A People’s History of the New Boston

Tuesday, November 4, 6:30 p.m.
South End Branch

Jim Vrabel’s A People’s History of the New Boston explores the tumultuous 1960s and 1970s in Boston.