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.

Events

May4

35th Annual Marjorie M. Gibbons Lecture

Monday, May 4, 6:30 p.m.
South Boston Branch

Boston photographer Bill Brett presents an illustrated lecture on his book Boston, Irish.

May5

Author Talk with Elaine Dimopoulos

Tuesday, May 5, 7 – 9 p.m.
Abbey Room, Central Library in Copley Square

Elaine Dimopoulos, former Writer-in-Residence with the Associates of the Boston Public Library, discusses her debut novel Material Girl.

May6

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.

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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.

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Classical Guitar Concert

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

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