New & Noteworthy

  • The new BPL Bibliocycle brings the library to community events throughout the city, offering books for checkout, library card sign-up, and more.
  • Free art & architecture tours of the Central Library in Copley Square are offered once each day.
  • The City of Boston is accepting applications for Boston's next Poet Laureate until 5 p.m. on July 16. Learn more.



Super Cold Science

Friday, July 11, 11 a.m.
West End Branch

At the Super Cold Science program from the Museum of Science, children see objects and substances change in an extremely cold liquid. Click here for more Museum of Science events.


Concert in the Courtyard

Friday, July 11, 12:30 p.m.
McKim Courtyard, Central Library in Copley Square

Erika Van Pelt is a singer-songwriter from Providence, Rhode Island, and a top ten finalist from American Idol season 11 (2012).


Summer Book Sale

Saturday, July 12, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
South Boston Branch

Browse low-priced adult, teen, and juvenile hardcover and paperback books, CDs, and DVDs.



Monday, July 14, 2 p.m.
Roslindale Branch

Conversations about sharks are on the schedule for kids when educators from the New England Aquarium visit. Click here for more aquarium events.


Wonders of the Natural World

Monday, July 14, 3 p.m.
Codman Square Branch

A Mass Audubon naturalist introduces children to the wonders of the natural world through movement, games, stories, and art. Click here for more Boston Nature Center events.