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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.
Connect / Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees Meeting on 9/27 @ 3pm Board of Trustees Meeting on 9/27 @ 3pm

The next Board of Trustees meeting is scheduled for this Thursday, September 27 at 3 p.m. at the Parker Hill Branch. You can learn more here
The next Board of Trustees meeting is scheduled for this Thursday, September 27 at 3 p.m. at the Parker Hill Branch. You can learn more here
Learn / About Your First Amendment Rights

First Amendment Rights Panel Discussion First Amendment Rights Panel Discussion

Sep 27th | 5:30pm - 7:00pm
A panel of 1st Amendment experts from the New England First Amendment Coalition will discuss your rights as laid out by the 1st Amendment.
A panel of 1st Amendment experts from the New England First Amendment Coalition will discuss your rights as laid out by the 1st Amendment.
Recommended / Bingo Event

Banned Books Bingo Banned Books Bingo

Sep 26th | 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Kids, Teens, and Families are invited to celebrate Banned Books week through a rousing game of Bingo! There are prizes to be won and…
Kids, Teens, and Families are invited to celebrate Banned Books week through a rousing game of Bingo! There are prizes to be won and…
Connect / Banned Books

Banned Tween Reads Banned Tween Reads

By Alysonfp
Banned Books Week is September 23-29, 2018. Celebrated annually, the week is a time for people celebrate the freedom of ideas & expression.
Banned Books Week is September 23-29, 2018. Celebrated annually, the week is a time for people celebrate the freedom of ideas & expression.
Recommended / Banned Books

Banned Books Week 2018 Booklist Banned Books Week 2018 Booklist

recommended by BostonPL_KirstenD
Banned Books Week 2018 is September 23 - September 29: celebrate your freedom to read by checking out one of the most hotly contested books.
Banned Books Week 2018 is September 23 - September 29: celebrate your freedom to read by checking out one of the most hotly contested books.
Connect / Over Tea

Back to School Tea Back to School Tea

Sep 27th | 3:30pm - 6:00pm
Join Uphams Corner for our annual Back to School Tea. We will have fun crafts for the whole family as we drink tea. Learn more here.
Join Uphams Corner for our annual Back to School Tea. We will have fun crafts for the whole family as we drink tea. Learn more here.
Learn / how to prepare for the effects of climate change

Climate Preparedness Week, 9/24 -9/30 Climate Preparedness Week, 9/24 -9/30

By ChrisG
Next week, September 24-30, BPL will be participating in the first annual Climate Preparedness Week, coordinated by CREW. Learn more here.
Next week, September 24-30, BPL will be participating in the first annual Climate Preparedness Week, coordinated by CREW. Learn more here.
Recommended / Community Meeting

Adams Street Project Community Meeting Adams Street Project Community Meeting

Sep 25th | 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Join BPL staff, NADAAA architects, the Boston Public Facilities Department, & community members for the 2nd design meeting for Adams Street
Join BPL staff, NADAAA architects, the Boston Public Facilities Department, & community members for the 2nd design meeting for Adams Street
Recommended / place to study

Need a study spot? Try the BPL Need a study spot? Try the BPL

Is your roommate driving you crazy? The BPL is one of the best study spots in Boston. Visit a location near you to get your study groove on!
Is your roommate driving you crazy? The BPL is one of the best study spots in Boston. Visit a location near you to get your study groove on!
Recommended / Private Event Spaces

Looking for a Holiday Party Venue? Looking for a Holiday Party Venue?

Bursting with history, stunning architecture, & breathtaking rooms, the BPL has long been a favorite venue for corporate and private events
Bursting with history, stunning architecture, & breathtaking rooms, the BPL has long been a favorite venue for corporate and private events
Connect / with other Seniors

Never Too Late is back! Never Too Late is back!

The Never Too Late Group is one of the country’s oldest, continuously running groups for seniors. Programs are held on Thursdays at 2:00 pm.
The Never Too Late Group is one of the country’s oldest, continuously running groups for seniors. Programs are held on Thursdays at 2:00 pm.
Recommended / Book Clubs

Book Clubs to Discuss Dreamland Book Clubs to Discuss Dreamland

Five of our book clubs are discussing Dreamland in September. You can borrow Dreamland as an eBook, and find a book club that works for you!
Five of our book clubs are discussing Dreamland in September. You can borrow Dreamland as an eBook, and find a book club that works for you!
Connect / Hispanic Heritage Month

Latinx Life 2018: Fiction Latinx Life 2018: Fiction

recommended by BostonPL_LatinxLife
Latinx Life is a list of recent books about the Latinx experience, & is published as part of the BPL's observance of Hispanic Heritage Month
Latinx Life is a list of recent books about the Latinx experience, & is published as part of the BPL's observance of Hispanic Heritage Month
Connect / Hispanic Heritage Month

Latinx Life 2018: Non-fiction Latinx Life 2018: Non-fiction

recommended by BostonPL_LatinxLife
Latinx Life is a list of recent books about the Latinx experience, & is published as part of the BPL's observance of Hispanic Heritage Month
Latinx Life is a list of recent books about the Latinx experience, & is published as part of the BPL's observance of Hispanic Heritage Month
Connect / With Robert McCloskey

Make Way for Ducklings Sketches Make Way for Ducklings Sketches

Robert McCloskey was the writer and illustrator of classic children's books including "Blueberries for Sal," and "Make Way for Ducklings."
Robert McCloskey was the writer and illustrator of classic children's books including "Blueberries for Sal," and "Make Way for Ducklings."
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