Central Library: New & Novel
Boylston Street Building, First Floor
New & Novel is the spot in the Central Library in Copley Square to:
- Browse the Boston Public Library’s collection of new adult fiction and nonfiction books
- Read a current magazine
- Get ‘Lucky’ by checking out a title from the BPL’s Lucky Day Collection, our curated collection of popular and bestselling titles available for immediate checkout
- Chat with a librarian for reading recommendations
- Ask for help with accessing the BPL’s downloadable and streaming collections for eBooks, eAudiobooks, and music, and videos. Unable to visit us in person? Check out our Online Resources FAQs for answers to common questions about OverDrive, Hoopla, Kanoy, Flipster, and more.
If you are unable to visit New & Novel in person, you can still request a personalized reading list from one of the BPL’s reader services librarians online via Shelf Service.
Sep 25th | 6:00pm - 7:00pmOnline Event
Sep 25th | 7:00pm - 8:00pmOnline Event
Sep 27th | 2:30pm - 3:30pmOnline Event
Sep 27th | 3:00pm - 4:00pmOnline Event
Oct 4th | 3:00pm - 4:00pmOnline Event
Oct 11th | 3:00pm - 4:00pmOnline Event