New & Noteworthy

  • The Central Library in Copley Square will be closed on Sunday, April 5, in observance of Easter.
  • Throughout March, Boston Public Library staff members are available one hour each weekday on the Central Library's new Johnson Level 2 to discuss the library's resources, collections, and services.
  • Free art & architecture tours of the Central Library in Copley Square are offered once each day.



Container Gardening

Tuesday, March 31, 5:30 p.m.
Fields Corner Branch

In this program from ReVision Urban Farm, participants learn how to prepare, pick, and maintain a container garden.


Author Talk with Jamaica Kincaid

Tuesday, March 31, 6:30 p.m.
South End Branch

Jamaica Kincaid reads from her new book See, Now, Then. Presented by South End Writes.


Feminine Vengeance – Opera’s Leading Ladies

Wednesday, April 1, 6 p.m.
Abbey Room, Central Library in Copley Square

In this musical presentation and lecture, Boston Lyric Opera’s leading ladies perform and explore the unforgettable female roles of Mozart’s Don Giovanni.


Programming Study Community Meeting

Wednesday, April 1, 6 p.m.
Faneuil Branch

Participate in the design phase for the renovation of the Faneuil Branch by providing feedback on a presentation from the project architects.


Poetry Reading with Paula Bonnell

Thursday, April 2, 6:30 p.m.
West End Branch

For National Poetry Month, Paula Bonnell reads from Before the Alphabet and other recently published poems. Click here for more poetry-themed events.