New & Noteworthy

  • This summer the Bibliocycle - the library's bike and book trailer outreach program - will make stops around Boston. Want the Bibliocycle to visit your organization or event? Request a visit.
  • 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.



Basics of Investing

Tuesday, April 21, 6 p.m.
Commonwealth Salon, Central Library in Copley Square

As part of Money Smart Week, the Boston Security Analysts Society explores the basics of an investment plan. Click here for more Money Smart Week events.


Dr. Can-Do Science Experiments

Wednesday, April 22, 2 p.m.
Faneuil Branch

Children ages 12 and younger participate in inquiry-based, hands-on science experiments.


Money Smart Week: Story and Craft

Wednesday, April 22, 3:30 p.m.
Children’s Library, Central Library in Copley Square

Children ages 4-7 and a caregiver enjoy stories and songs about saving and make a piggy bank craft to take home. Click here for more Money Smart Week events.


Author Talk with Nathan Gorenstein

Wednesday, April 22, 6 p.m.
Abbey Room, Central Library in Copley Square

Nathan Gorenstein discusses Tommy Gun Winter: Jewish Gangsters, a Preacher’s Daughter, and the Trial That Shocked 1930s Boston.


Marshmallow Building

Thursday, April 23, 3:30 p.m.
East Boston Branch

Children ages 6 and older see what they can create using marshmallows and toothpicks.