Color Songs

Color Songs

Honan-Allston Branch
Through October 31


Landscapes by
Julia Russell

West Roxbury Branch
Through October 31

 Back to School

Back to School: Geography in the Classroom

Leventhal Map Center
Central Library
Through January 25

Spencer Gran image

Boston Scenes

Photos by
Spencer Grant
Boston Public Library Flickr Photostream

New & Noteworthy

  • The Latino Life booklist is published in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15) each year. Pick up a copy of the 2014 list at any Boston Public Library location.
  • Learn some fun facts about the Boston Public Library with this graphic that summarizes the most recently completed fiscal year.
  • Free art & architecture tours of the Central Library in Copley Square are offered once each day.



Pooch Partners for Children with Autism

Tuesday, September 30, 4 p.m.
Charlestown Branch

Special therapy dogs join this structured program for children with autism. Registration is required at 617.242.1248.


Author Talk with Noah Wilson-Rich

Tuesday, September 30, 6 p.m.
Commonwealth Salon, Central Library in Copley Square

In The Bee: A Natural History, Noah Wilson-Rich and his team of bee experts provide a window into the vitally important role that bees play in the life of our planet.


Author Talk with Johnny Diaz

Tuesday, September 30, 6:30 p.m.
South End Branch

Johnny Diaz reads from his new book Looking for Providence, volume 5 in his series The Boston Boys Club.


BPL Online Catalog

Wednesday, October 1, 2:30 p.m.
Commonwealth Salon, Central Library in Copley Square

Learn how to use the BPL catalog to search for and locate items, manage your borrowing, and add user content like comments, tags, and ratings.


Pajama Story Time

Wednesday, October 1, 6:30 p.m.
Adams Street Branch

Children ages 2 to 7 can bring a favorite blanket or soft toy and snuggle up with bedtime stories, songs, movement, and rhymes.