Welcome to the Boston Public Library

This World Wide Web service will introduce you to the Boston Public Library, its circulating and research libraries in Copley Square, and its 25 neighborhood branch libraries. We hope that it will improve access to the BPL, and to the Internet.

About Boston Public Library
History and description, library hours, locations, directions, architecture, art, maps and tours, borrowing privileges, McKim Project, BPL news, BPL FAQ, BPL publications, BPL affiliations.
About Library Resources and Services
General Library (Access Services, Adults' Services, Audiovisual Services, Children's Services, Circulation Services, Young Adults' Services) | Neighborhood Libraries | Research Library (Government Documents, Interlibrary Loan, Kirstein Business Branch, Microtext, Newspapers, Print Department, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Telephone Reference, and subject departments)
Upcoming Events and Exhibits at BPL
Visit BPL's Kids' Page
Search Our Catalogs and Databases
Circulating Collection | Research Library | Media Catalog | Periodicals | Special Collections | U.S. Government Databases | Literary Databases (accessible to BPL patrons only)
Search Other Internet Resources
Community Resources | Other Libraries' Resources | Periodicals (accessible to BPL patrons only) | Reference Sources | Resources Arranged by Subject
BPL Home Page, September 19, 1996
URL: http://www.bpl.org/
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