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For the health and safety of our patrons and staff, all locations of the Boston Public Library are closed until further notice. All online services will remain available. Read about our Books for Boston program.

All locations are closed until further notice. All online services will remain available.

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Bending Lines: Maps and Data from Distortion to Deception

Learn how maps & visual data have been used for centuries to manipulate information & truth in a free online exhibition. Upcoming events...
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Illustrated Songbooks, Part 1

This post is part of the Illustrated Songbooks series. The second half of the 19th century and early part of the 20th century have been…

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We Are Pride 2020: 76 Books for Children, Teens, & Adults

We Are Pride is a list of books published in the previous year for all ages concerning the diverse experiences of the LGBTQ+ community.

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Remembering Anthony Burns

Remembering the 166th anniversary of one of the most dramatic sequences of events relating to slavery and abolition in Boston’s history.

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Finding Legal Help When You're Stuck at Home

Your BPL card gives you access to some useful resources to help you draft some of your legal documents on your own. Learn more here.

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