Requesting in-library use materials from the Arts Department

How do I request a book from the Arts collection? You can request item(s) by going to www.bpl.org, locating the item in the catalog, and clicking the green “Place a Hold” button. Make sure you select “BPL - Central Delivery Desk” as your pickup point. What does “In-Library Use Only” mean? The item you are requesting…
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Studies in Light: The Gouaches of the Charles J. Connick Stained Glass Studio in the Arts Department

Charles J. Connick (1875–1945) was one of the preeminent artists in stained glass in the early twentieth century. He was trained by architect Ralph Adams Cram and worked closely with architects Charles Maginnis and Timothy Walsh. The Connick Studios specialized in stained glass, with Connick working to revive the techniques and style of medieval glass…
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You Can See Your House from Here! Finding Your Blueprints at the Boston Public Library

Many of Boston's residential buildings are old enough that it might difficult for you to readily find important information about the history of your home. Some questions you might have about your home, either now or when you're considering renovations, may include: How do I find plans of my house? What style is my house? Where…
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