Mayor Janey, Boston Public Library, and the City of Boston’s Public Facilities Department to Hold Ribbon Cutting Event for Newly Constructed Adams Street Branch

To celebrate the opening of the Adams Street Branch, Mayor Janey, the Boston Public Library, and the City of Boston’s Public Facilities Department invite the community to attend a ribbon cutting on July 31st at 11:00am at the Adams Street Branch. 
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BPL Health and Safety Guidelines

The Boston Public Library is delighted to welcome the public back to our currently open branches. As visitors return to browse, study, and borrow, we ask they be mindful of the new policies we have instituted to ensure everyone’s health and safety. Visitors must wear a mask over their nose and mouth when visiting our…
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Boston Public Schools and Boston Public Library Collaborate to Increase Student Access to Library Resources

Boston Public Schools (BPS) and Boston Public Library (BPL) today announced a new Student ID Project initiative, which allows students to use their current BPS ID cards to obtain a pre-registered BPL library card, granting them access to all of the services offered by BPL at its 26 locations.
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Mayor Janey Expands Access to Outdoor Work/Learn Spaces at Boston Public Libraries to Help Residents Stay Connected and Cool

Mayor Kim Janey, in collaboration with the Boston Public Library (BPL), the Environment Department and the Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics, will install outdoor pop-up connected work/learn spaces at six locations and continue offering free, 24-hour Wi-Fi at 14 of its branches.
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How We’re Reopening

Last updated Friday, June 11 All branch libraries not currently under reconstruction will open for in-person services on June 14. The Central Library in Copley Square will expand in-person services on June 14. All reopening plans follow the latest city and state public health guidance. Central Library in Copley Square Central Library Hours Starting June…
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Partner Highlight – The Associates of the Boston Public Library

The Boston Public Library’s work is supported by a diverse and broad range of supporters. In addition to City and State taxpayer funding, support comes to us from individuals and partner organizations as well. We are grateful to all who support us – whether through the BPL Fund, our principal fundraising partner, or through the…
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