New & Noteworthy

  • This summer the Bibliocycle - the library's bike and book trailer outreach program - is making stops around Boston to deliver library services on the go, including book checkout, library card sign up, and story times.
  • 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.



Seedling Label Craft

Wednesday, May 6, 3 p.m.
East Boston Branch

Children and teens help create labels out of rocks and markers for the East Boston Branch’s garden plot.


Author Talk with Cornelia Hughes Dayton

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

Cornelia Hughes Dayton discusses Robert Love’s Warnings: Searching for Strangers in Colonial Boston. Click here to see more Revolutionary Boston programs.


Classical Guitar Concert

Wednesday, May 6, 6 p.m.
North End Branch

Fiel Sahir presents a variety of standard repertoire written for classical guitar.


Author Talk with Kate DiCamillo

Thursday, May 7, 4 p.m.
Children’s Library, Central Library in Copley Square

Newbery Award-winning author Kate DiCamillo presents a kid-friendly exploration of how stories bring us together. Seating is limited. Groups, please call ahead via 617.536.5400.


Author Talk with Marian Parry

Thursday, May 7, 6 p.m.
Abbey Room, Central Library in Copley Square

Author, poet, and artist Marian Parry discusses The Paris Book.