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Imagining a Brighter Future for Boston and Beyond

Supported by passionate citizens from across the Commonwealth, the Boston Public Library Fund provides essential resources to help the BPL realize its mission and serve the common good.

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Take Your Seat in Rabb Hall

With a $1,000 gift to the Boston Public Library Fund, you can dedicate a seat in Rabb Hall to a loved one, friend, or colleague — a meaningful and lasting way to honor someone important in your life.

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Emerging Leaders Raise Significant Funds for Library

Congratulations to the Emerging Leaders of the Boston Public Library Fund for hosting an incredible Night in the Stacks. This inaugural event for young Bostonians, held on October 14, raised more than $111,000 for the Library’s programs, services, and collections.

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Nasdaq Foundation Funds Entrepreneur-in-Residence

The Boston Public Library Fund received a grant from the Nasdaq Foundation to launch the Library’s inaugural Entrepreneur-in-Residence program.

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Summer Reading Splash!

Every year,  more than 2,000 young patrons join the Summer Reading program at the Boston Public Library (BPL) by logging online or visiting their local branch.

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Night in the Stacks

Hosted by the Emerging Leaders, young Bostonians dedicated to supporting the Boston Public Library’s crucial role in the city, Night in the Stacks is the only chance to visit the Library after dark – join us on October 14!

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Cummings Foundation Grant Award

The Boston Public Library Fund (BPLF) is one of 140 local nonprofits to receive grants through the Cummings Foundation’s $25 Million Grant Program.

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