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Learn / Video Tour

Get Help Navigating the New BPL.org Get Help Navigating the New BPL.org

Welcome to the new BPL.org! We’ve redesigned our website to make it more dynamic, innovative, and fun.
Welcome to the new BPL.org! We’ve redesigned our website to make it more dynamic, innovative, and fun.
Recommended / for What Should I Read Next? fans

Books for What Should I Read Next? Fans Books for What Should I Read Next? Fans

By Jessica M
On her podcast What Should I Read Next?, Anne - blogger, author, and general Reading Queen - invites a guest for a 1-on-1 bookish chat.
On her podcast What Should I Read Next?, Anne - blogger, author, and general Reading Queen - invites a guest for a 1-on-1 bookish chat.
Connect / Boston Marathon

Run for Team BPL at the Boston Marathon! Run for Team BPL at the Boston Marathon!

The Boston Public Library has 15 Marathon bibs available for runners who want to join Team BPL in raising funds for after school education!
The Boston Public Library has 15 Marathon bibs available for runners who want to join Team BPL in raising funds for after school education!
Learn / New Subjects

Very Short Introductions Very Short Introductions

Very Short Introductions is an online resource that offers concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas. Learn more here.
Very Short Introductions is an online resource that offers concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas. Learn more here.
Connect / Art & Architecture

Take an Art & Architecture Tour! Take an Art & Architecture Tour!

The BPL offers daily tours highlighting the architecture of its famed Central Library, as well as the art treasures within.
The BPL offers daily tours highlighting the architecture of its famed Central Library, as well as the art treasures within.
Recommended / for National Cookbook Month

11 Cookbooks for the Culinarily Clueless 11 Cookbooks for the Culinarily Clueless

recommended by BostonPL_VeronicaKM
These cookbooks are here to help even those who aren't masters of the kitchen whip up something delicious.
These cookbooks are here to help even those who aren't masters of the kitchen whip up something delicious.
Recommended / for Teens

Find Books, Resources & Events for Teens Find Books, Resources & Events for Teens

On our teen page you can find upcoming events, new YA books, resources for homework, health, jobs and college. See all of our resources here
On our teen page you can find upcoming events, new YA books, resources for homework, health, jobs and college. See all of our resources here
Learn / Online Resources for Kids

Online Resources for Kids Online Resources for Kids

Discover our online resources for kids. We have encyclopedic resources, resources for reading and for language learning. Learn more here.
Discover our online resources for kids. We have encyclopedic resources, resources for reading and for language learning. Learn more here.
Connect / Halloween Costumes

Inspiration for Your Halloween Costumes Inspiration for Your Halloween Costumes

recommended by BostonPL_MelissaA
If you have not yet decided on who (or what) you will be for Halloween, take a look at our list of novels and characters for inspiration.
If you have not yet decided on who (or what) you will be for Halloween, take a look at our list of novels and characters for inspiration.
Connect / Hamilton

Hamilton at the BPL Hamilton at the BPL

By Dhruti Bhagat
With the Hamilton buzz taking over the city, this is the perfect time to explore the library for Alexander Hamilton materials.
With the Hamilton buzz taking over the city, this is the perfect time to explore the library for Alexander Hamilton materials.
Learn / Hamilton

Hamilton: An American Musical Hamilton: An American Musical

recommended by BostonPL_BeverlyG
If you can’t get enough Hamilton, check out this book list with recommendations based on songs from the musical.
If you can’t get enough Hamilton, check out this book list with recommendations based on songs from the musical.
Learn / Culinary Training

Enroll in a Culinary Training Program! Enroll in a Culinary Training Program!

Are you interested in preparing for a career in Boston’s thriving culinary industry? Learn more here.
Are you interested in preparing for a career in Boston’s thriving culinary industry? Learn more here.
Connect / Fall Foliage Photos!

Fall Foliage Photos! Fall Foliage Photos!

By Dhruti Bhagat
Many people travel to see the brilliant fall colors New England has on display. Here are some digitized photos and drawings of fall color!
Many people travel to see the brilliant fall colors New England has on display. Here are some digitized photos and drawings of fall color!
Connect / Elections 2018

Find MA Early Voting Locations Find MA Early Voting Locations

By Dhruti Bhagat
The 2018 midterm elections are coming up soon. They will take place on November 6, 2018. Find early voting places, and info on your ballot.
The 2018 midterm elections are coming up soon. They will take place on November 6, 2018. Find early voting places, and info on your ballot.
Connect / LGTBQ+ History Month

LGBTQ+ Fiction: October 2018 LGBTQ+ Fiction: October 2018

By AnnaD
Hello, and welcome to October, otherwise known as LGBTQ History Month, which aims to celebrate queer people in history.
Hello, and welcome to October, otherwise known as LGBTQ History Month, which aims to celebrate queer people in history.
Recommended / Staff Picks

Staff Picks: October 2018 Staff Picks: October 2018

recommended by BostonPL_ReadersAdvisory
Every month staff from the Reader Services & Collection Development departments at the BPL recommend their favorite books
Every month staff from the Reader Services & Collection Development departments at the BPL recommend their favorite books
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