New & Noteworthy

  • The second floor of the Central Library's Johnson building is temporarily closed due to construction.
  • The Central Library in Copley Square will be closed on Sunday, April 5, in observance of Easter.
  • Throughout March, Boston Public Library staff members are available one hour each weekday on the Central Library's new Johnson Level 2 to discuss the library's resources, collections, and services.
  • Free art & architecture tours of the Central Library in Copley Square are offered once each day.



Women’s History Month: Share Your Story

Monday, March 30, 6:30 p.m.
Connolly Branch

Share your stories and memories of a woman who has made a difference in your life at this open mic event.


Container Gardening

Tuesday, March 31, 5:30 p.m.
Fields Corner Branch

In this program from ReVision Urban Farm, participants learn how to prepare, pick, and maintain a container garden.


Author Talk with Jamaica Kincaid

Tuesday, March 31, 6:30 p.m.
South End Branch

Jamaica Kincaid reads from her new book See, Now, Then. Presented by South End Writes.


Feminine Vengeance – Opera’s Leading Ladies

Wednesday, April 1, 6 p.m.
Abbey Room, Central Library in Copley Square

In this musical presentation and lecture, Boston Lyric Opera’s leading ladies perform and explore the unforgettable female roles of Mozart’s Don Giovanni.


Programming Study Community Meeting

Wednesday, April 1, 6 p.m.
Faneuil Branch

Participate in the design phase for the renovation of the Faneuil Branch by providing feedback on a presentation from the project architects.