BPL To Go

Last updated Monday, August 3 Patrons are now able to pick up physical items at the Boston Public Library with the new BPL To Go program. Using the library website, phone line (617.536.5400), or the BPL To Go iPhone app, patrons will be able to “order” (place a hold on) items such as: Books DVDs…
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COVID-19 UPDATE

Update June 11, 2020: As of June 22, patrons will be able to pick up physical items at the Boston Public Library with the new “BPL to Go” program. At this point, there are few people who have not been impacted in some way by the COVID-19 virus. Here at the Boston Public Library, we are doing everything in our power to…
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Access Library Services From Home

While our locations remain closed, we still have many library services available to you from home. Update: We have compiled comprehensive guides to resources that you can use at home. You can find them at https://guides.bpl.org/remote. Streaming and Downloadable Collections You don't need to visit the library to find something good to read, watch or…
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Boston Public Library Reaches Goal of Reading One Million Minutes

Boston Public Library announced today that Boston readers read 1.75 million minutes so far this summer, surpassing the citywide goal of inviting Bostonians of all ages to read a collective one million minutes from June through August.  “Bostonians’ love of reading is evident, and we are thrilled that so many patrons are sharing their favorite…
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