Library Programs and Services
The Special Collections Department fosters public engagement with rare, distinctive and culturally significant materials held by BPL.
Kirstein Business Library and Innovation Center
KBLIC invites media creators, innovators, job seekers, entrepreneurs, nonprofits, investors, coders, and makers to its space.
Research Services staff can assis you with finding collections for personal use, formal education support, scholarly research and more.
Community Learning Center
Your BPL card is your passport to the Community Learning Center, where you'll find everything you need to feel at home in Boston.
Children' s Library
The Children' s Library at the Central Library in Copley Square is a vibrant space for our young visitors and their caregivers.
Art and Architecture
Explore the Central Library's gorgeous architecture through BPL's Art and Architecture pages - or in person on a tour!
Borrow a Museum Pass
You can reserve museum passes with your BPL card, whether you're planning to visit the MFA or Zoo New England.
Make use of BPL's many online resources including magazines, journals, maps, encyclopedias and more.
Your Library Card
Your library card is your passport to technology, literacy, fluency, community, and so much more.
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