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The Boston Public Library was the first large free municipal library in the United States.

Our system includes a central library, 25 branches, a map center, a business library, and a website filled with digital content

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700 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
United States
Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Friday through Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday, 1 - 5 p.m.

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May 7

Boston, MBTA partner to offer CharlieCards at City Hall and library locations

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Apr 5

Investments announced to address housing needs through new dedicated revenue as part of...

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Mar 17

Boston’s best spellers celebrated at 12th Annual Citywide Spelling Bee

Boston Centers for Youth and Families
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Oct 2

Boston Public Library launches Wi-Fi hotspot lending program

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