Personalized remote services will not be available on Sunday, May 24 and Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day.

COVID-19 UPDATE

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 continue to bring you important services. We have also compiled a Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Guide that you can use to find authoritative…
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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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Parker Hill Branch Library Reopens Following $2.4 Million Improvement

City and State officials, along with residents and library staff, celebrated the reopening of the Parker Hill Branch of the Boston Public Library at a community celebration on Saturday, July 28.  The celebration marked the end of a yearlong closure for interior and exterior repairs and improvements.  The $2.4 million investment, part of Mayor Martin…
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Renovated Parker Hill Branch of the Boston Public Library Reopens Saturday, July 28

The Boston Public Library and the City of Boston’s Public Facilities Department invite Mission Hill community members to celebrate the reopening of the Parker Hill Branch of the Boston Public Library on Saturday, July 28 at 10 a.m., following a year of closure for interior and exterior improvements.  Under the leadership of Mayor Martin J…
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