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Give Now The BPL Central Library and its 25 branches are conveners of people, resources, and ideas. In our current pandemic world, we have seen Library staff go above and beyond to keep patrons connected.

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BPL National Library Lovers Month

Everyone Loves the Library

Love is in the air! Did you know February is a month to celebrate your love of… libraries? Library Lovers’ month is a time to recognize the value of libraries, and all the special things

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BPL Art & Architecture

Art & Architecture Virtual Booklet

The Boston Public Library is pleased to announce the creation of an expansive new booklet celebrating the art, architecture, and built heritage of the Central Library in Copley Square. Visitors near and far are invited

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Liberty Bell

Decoding a turning point in American history

The BPL’s Anti-Slavery Collection—one of the largest and most important repositories of abolitionist material in the United States—contains approximately 40,000 pieces of correspondence, broadsides, newspapers, pamphlets, books, and memorabilia from the 1830s through the 1870s.

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Father and daughter reading

A thousand ways to grow

You Can Read 1K B4 Pre-K is a revolutionary program of the Boston Public Library with the goal of enabling every young child in Boston to read 1,000 books before the start of kindergarten.

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Connecting Communities

Give Now The BPL Central Library and its 25 branches are conveners of people, resources, and ideas. In our current pandemic world, we have seen Library staff go above and beyond to keep patrons connected.

Read More »
BPL National Library Lovers Month

Everyone Loves the Library

Love is in the air! Did you know February is a month to celebrate your love of… libraries? Library Lovers’ month is a time to recognize the value of libraries, and all the special things

Read More »
BPL Art & Architecture

Art & Architecture Virtual Booklet

The Boston Public Library is pleased to announce the creation of an expansive new booklet celebrating the art, architecture, and built heritage of the Central Library in Copley Square. Visitors near and far are invited

Read More »
Liberty Bell

Decoding a turning point in American history

The BPL’s Anti-Slavery Collection—one of the largest and most important repositories of abolitionist material in the United States—contains approximately 40,000 pieces of correspondence, broadsides, newspapers, pamphlets, books, and memorabilia from the 1830s through the 1870s.

Read More »
Father and daughter reading

A thousand ways to grow

You Can Read 1K B4 Pre-K is a revolutionary program of the Boston Public Library with the goal of enabling every young child in Boston to read 1,000 books before the start of kindergarten.

Read More »

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