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.
  • Try the library’s streaming media service today. Borrow 10 movies, television shows, audiobooks, and albums each calendar month.
  • There are more than 95,000 images on the library's Flickr photostream. Have a look at vintage photos, posters, and more.
  • Free art & architecture tours of the Central Library in Copley Square are offered once each day.

Events

Sept20

Book Jacket Crafts

Saturday, September 20, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Egleston Square Branch

Children and teens create collages, boxes, jewelry, and more with book jackets.

Sept22

Preschool Story Time

Monday, September 22, 10:30 a.m.
Faneuil Branch

Preschoolers and caregivers enjoy stories, songs, and action rhymes that encourage early literacy.

Sept23Touissant

Toussaint Louverture & the New England Abolitionists

Tuesday, September 23, 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Rare Books Lobby and Abbey Room, Central Library in Copley Square

Following a viewing of the exhibition The Soul of a Man in the Rare Books Lobby, Charlot Lucien speaks on Toussaint Louverture in the Abbey Room.

Sept23

Author Talk with Jean Gibran

Tuesday, September 23, 6:30 p.m.
South End Branch

Jean Gibran reads from her book Love Made Visible: Scenes From a Mostly Happy Marriage.

Sept24

Circle Time

Wednesday, September 24, 10:30 a.m.
Lower Mills Branch

Toddlers listen to stories, move along to fun songs, and play together. For ages 3 and younger, but all children are welcome.