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Most Boston Public Library locations are available during limited hours for patrons to pick up items on hold. Patrons are also able to use computers at the Central Library, but are limited to six reserved slots and four walk ups per timeslot.
Most Boston Public Library locations are available during limited hours for patrons to pick up items on hold. Patrons are also able to use computers at the Central Library, but are limited to six reserved slots and four walk ups per timeslot.

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View Robert McCloskey's "Make Way for Ducklings" Sketches!

Robert McCloskey's birthday is September 14. So let's celebrate by taking a look at his sketches for "Make Way for Ducklings"!

RECOMMENDED READING

Latinx Life 2020: Fiction

Latinx Life is a list of recent books concerning the Latinx experience, and is published as part of the BPL's Hispanic Heritage Month.

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How Long Have We Loved Pandas?

On August 21, 2020 the Smithsonian Zoo welcomed the newest giant panda. Learn more about pandas and their history in the U.S. here.

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Latino Literature

Poetry, short fiction, novels, and more than 450 plays by U.S. writers of Latino heritage, including previously unpublished & rare materials

Browse new titles, resources, and more!

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