Department Hours

Central Library departments with different hours:


The Arts

Beginning Monday, August 6, the Arts Department will be closed to in-person public service for approximately 3 months. Learn more here.

Hours:

Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed 

Contact

Email: fineartsref@bpl.org

Phone: 617.536.5400

ASA College Planning Center

Hours:

Monday 9 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday 9 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday 9 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Thursday 9 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m.– 5 p.m.
Sunday Closed 

Contact

Email: bostoncpc@asa.org

Phone: 617.536.0200

Children's Library

Monday 9 a.m.–8 p.m.
Tuesday 9 a.m.–8 p.m.
Wednesday 9 a.m.–8 p.m.
Thursday 9 a.m.–8 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sunday 1 p.m.–5 p.m.

Contact

Phone: 617.536.5400

Email: ask@bpl.org

Teen Central

Monday 12 p.m.–8 p.m.
Tuesday 12 p.m.–8 p.m.
Wednesday 12 p.m.–8 p.m.
Thursday 12 p.m.–8 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sunday 1 p.m.–5 p.m.

Contact

Phone: 617.536.5400

Email: teencentral@bpl.org

Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

Hours

Monday 9 a.m.–9 p.m.
Tuesday 9 a.m.–9 p.m.
Wednesday 9 a.m.–9 p.m.
Thursday 9 a.m.–9 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sunday 1 p.m.–5 p.m

Contact

Phone: 617.536.5400

Email: ask@bpl.org

Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center

Hours

Monday 10 a.m.–7 p.m.
Tuesday 10 a.m.–7 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m.–7 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m.–7 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Sunday 1 p.m.–5 p.m.

Contact

Phone: 617.859.2387

Email: info@leventhalmaps.org

Rare Books & Manuscripts

Hours

In-person public service in the Rare Books & Manuscripts Department is currently suspended for a major renovation project. Current projections indicate that the Rare Books & Manuscripts Department will remain closed through 2019.

Contact

Phone: 617.536.5400

Email: rare_books@bpl.org

Prints & Photographs

Hours

In-person public service in the Print Department is currently suspended in order to complete an inventory of the entire print and photographs collection. 

Contact

Phone: 617.536.5400

Email: prints@bpl.org