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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.
Connect / with Books for National Family Reunion Month

Family Matters: Sagas and Dramas Family Matters: Sagas and Dramas

recommended by BostonPL_KirstenD
Celebrate National Family Reunion Month with this list of epic, multigenerational family sagas and sordid dramas! These books let you peek…
Celebrate National Family Reunion Month with this list of epic, multigenerational family sagas and sordid dramas! These books let you peek…
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Station Eleven

After a deadly flu wipes out most of humanity, this compelling tale takes you though the lives of some of the survivors, who now live in a… More
recommended by dhbhagat
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Looking for eBooks, audiobooks, or streaming materials? Use any one of our downloadable media online resources to check these items out!
Looking for eBooks, audiobooks, or streaming materials? Use any one of our downloadable media online resources to check these items out!
Learn / about the American Anti-Slavery Almanac

The American Anti-Slavery Almanac The American Anti-Slavery Almanac

By JakeS
When transcribing letters from the Anti-Slavery Manuscripts project, you may come across letters in which important figures, such as Lydia…
When transcribing letters from the Anti-Slavery Manuscripts project, you may come across letters in which important figures, such as Lydia…
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Breathing Room: Mapping Boston's Open... Breathing Room: Mapping Boston's Open...

Boston boasts some of the nation’s most recognizable and cherished green spaces, from Boston Common, to the Emerald Necklace, to hundreds…
Boston boasts some of the nation’s most recognizable and cherished green spaces, from Boston Common, to the Emerald Necklace, to hundreds…
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Trending eBooks & audiobooks for Teens Trending eBooks & audiobooks for Teens

Get started with summer reading by browsing our eBooks and audiobooks on OverDrive. Don't forget to update your progress at bpl.org/summer!
Get started with summer reading by browsing our eBooks and audiobooks on OverDrive. Don't forget to update your progress at bpl.org/summer!
Connect / Postcards

View our Travel Postcard Collection View our Travel Postcard Collection

The Tichnor Brothers Collection contains approximately 25,000 office proofs of postcards of the United States published by the Boston firm…
The Tichnor Brothers Collection contains approximately 25,000 office proofs of postcards of the United States published by the Boston firm…
Recommended / OverDrive Beach Reads

Fun in the Sun: Beach Reads for Summer Fun in the Sun: Beach Reads for Summer

Fill your device of choice with one of these novels perfect to pair with sunny days, warm beaches, and cool refreshments. Don't forget to…
Fill your device of choice with one of these novels perfect to pair with sunny days, warm beaches, and cool refreshments. Don't forget to…
Recommended / Ways to Get Your Kids Outside

Outside with the Kids! Outside with the Kids!

By KatieD
Now that summer is upon us and the kids are out of school, we start to think about taking them outside for summer fun and to explore…
Now that summer is upon us and the kids are out of school, we start to think about taking them outside for summer fun and to explore…
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No Time To Read? 16 Audiobooks To Get… No Time To Read? 16 Audiobooks To Get…

recommended by BostonPL_AnnaD
Audiobooks are great for long car rides, long walks, or while puttering around your home. Some of these are even narrated by famous actors…
Audiobooks are great for long car rides, long walks, or while puttering around your home. Some of these are even narrated by famous actors…
Recommended / Branch Reopening

Parker Hill Branch Reopens July 28! Parker Hill Branch Reopens July 28!

The Boston Public Library and the City of Boston’s Public Facilities Department invite Mission Hill community members to celebrate the…
The Boston Public Library and the City of Boston’s Public Facilities Department invite Mission Hill community members to celebrate the…
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View our Vintage Travel Posters View our Vintage Travel Posters

The Boston Public Library's Print Department is home to more than 350 vintage travel posters, most dating from the 1920s-1940s, the "Golden…
The Boston Public Library's Print Department is home to more than 350 vintage travel posters, most dating from the 1920s-1940s, the "Golden…
Recommended / Career Resources

Career Resources at the BPL Career Resources at the BPL

By MaryD
The Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center (KBLIC) has a growing collection of books for resume and cover letter writing, job…
The Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center (KBLIC) has a growing collection of books for resume and cover letter writing, job…
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