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.



Author Talk with Stephen Kurkjian

Monday, April 27, 6:30 p.m.
Adams Street Branch

Stephen Kurkjian discusses Master Thieves: The Boston Gangsters Who Pulled Off the World’s Greatest Art Heist.


Qi Gong

Tuesday, April 28, 6:30 p.m.
Fields Corner Branch

Instructor Dam-Hanh leads this class of physical postures, breathing techniques, and focused intention.


First Ladies on Film

Wednesday, April 29, 6 p.m.
North End Branch

In an illustrated talk, author and BPL staff member John De Vito counts down the top ten most popular First Ladies of America on TV, movie, and computer screens.


Author Talk with Lois Lowry

Thursday, April 30, 7 p.m.
West Roxbury Branch & Patrick Lyndon Pilot School

Lois Lowry gives the capstone lecture to the West Roxbury Reads 2015 series. A reception will be held at 6 p.m. in the library, followed by the talk in the Patrick Lyndon Pilot School auditorium.


Revolutionary Rides

Friday, May 1, 3:30 p.m.
Children’s Library, Central Library in Copley Square

Children ages 6-12 learn about the rides of Paul Revere and Sybil Ludington and make a craft. Click here to see more Revolutionary Boston programs.