New & Noteworthy

  • Several library locations are hosting free, fun Halloween events for young people of all ages. Find an event.
  • The mobile version of the library's catalog allows you to search for books and movies, place hold requests, and manage youraccount directly from your smartphone or tablet. Learn more.
  • Free art & architecture tours of the Central Library in Copley Square are offered once each day.

Events

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Teen Halloween Party

Friday, October 31, 3 – 4:30 p.m.
Teen Room, Central Library in Copley Square

Teens ages 13-18 enjoy Halloween games and snacks. Prizes will be given.

Oct31

Halloween Party & Neighborhood Stroll

Friday, October 31, 3:30 – 5 p.m.
Connolly Branch

Fun Halloween activities and treats for kids. Costumes are welcome.

Nov1

Ragtime Concert

Saturday, November 1, 2 p.m.
Brighton Branch

Musician and educator Richard Travers performs on piano the works of Scott Joplin, Zez Confrey, Jelly Roll Morton, and other influential Ragtime composers.

Nov3

Social Media Basics: Facebook & Twitter

Monday, November 3, 2 – 4 p.m.
North End Branch

Learn the basics of Facebook and Twitter, including what they are, how they work, and what they can do for you.

Nov4Record

The Record Company

Tuesday, November 4, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Fields Corner Branch

Matthew McArthur of the Record Company discusses the business side of the music industry and leads participants in experiments with music technology. For ages 18 and up.