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All library locations will be closed Sunday, May 27 and Monday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day.

New & Noteworthy

  • Fellowes Athenaeum Trust Advisory Committee Meeting
    The next BPL Trustree's Fellowes Athenaeum Trust Advisory Committee meeting takes place on Thursday, May 24, at 12:30 p.m. at the Grove Hall Branch. All are welcome. View the agenda here.



Drop-in Device Help

Friday, May 25, 12–2 p.m.
Lower Mills Branch

Drop in with your computer questions or for help downloading e-books or magazines to your tablet or smartphone.


Songs of Peace

Saturday, May 26, 10:30 a.m.
Roslindale Branch

International jazz saxophonist and composer Sagit Zilberman performs and facilitates “Songs of Peace,” an interactive global music workshop for families and children.



Tuesday, May 29, 4:30 p.m.
Charlestown Branch

Children enjoy a concert that entertains and teaches tolerance and kindness.


Community Meditation

Wednesday, May 30, 4:30 p.m.
South End Branch

Poornima Kirby leads a free weekly Sahaja Meditation class to relieve stress, bring balance, and steady attention.


Jazz Concert with the Polar Vortex Ensemble

Thursday, May 31, 6:30 p.m.
Brighton Branch

Polar Vortex is an eight-piece instrumental ensemble playing music ranging from classic jazz standards to soul, funk, and R&B.