Boston Public Library
Kirstein Business Library

Concourse Level, Johnson Building, Central Library, 617-859-2142

Upcoming Programs

View our  June-August Calendar of Events Flyer


Friday Mornings: SCORE Business Mentors

Volunteers from SCORE Boston provide free small business counseling every Friday morning at Kirstein. SCORE provides professional guidance and information, accessible to all, to maximize the success of America’s existing and emerging small businesses.

Appointments are available at 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 1:00.

To make an appointment  please call 617-859-2142.

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Time: 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 1:00 p.m.
Location: Kirstein Business Library, Alcove 2



Startup Summer Series with General Assembly

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This summer the Boston Public Library and General Assembly, an educational institution that transforms thinkers into creators through education in technology, business and design are teaming up to provide you with the tools you need to jumpstart your entrepreneurial ventures. On the 4th Thursday of each month, General Assembly will host some of their most popular classes on site at the Central Library’s Commonwealth Salon. From Web Development to Social Media, they’ll give you the practical, hands-on training you need to pursue work you love.

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Thursday, July 24: Introduction to the Boston Startup Community

Anand Chopra-McGowan, Business Development, General Assembly

This free class is an orientation to help newcomers to the startup scene get acquainted with the exciting world of tech in Boston. We will give you the inside scoop on key events/meetups to attend, people, companies, VCs, blogs, incubators, programs, hot issues, and more.

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Time: 6:30 – 8:00 p.m
Location: Commonwealth Salon


Thursday, August 28th: Get Social: A Beginner’s Guide to Social Media for Businesses

Steph Parker, Senior Social Strategist, Brand Content

Social media has evolved into a necessary element of any marketing plan. Consumers on social networks expect to be able to find and connect with you. In this class, you’ll learn about the role of key social platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest and how to start engaging consumers on these platforms.

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Time: 6:30 – 8:00 p.m
Location: Commonwealth Salon