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Boston Public Library

700 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116

United States

617-536-5400; askbpl.org

Type: Library

Web site: http://bpl.org

Events: http://www.bpl.org/news/calendar.htm

Catalog URL: http://catalog.mbln.org/ipac20/ipac.jsp?prof…

Twitter account: @BPLBoston

Amenities: wifi, food/drink

Description: For more than 160 years, the Boston Public Library has pioneered public library service in America. Established in 1848, the Boston Public Library was the first publicly supported municipal library in America, the first public library to lend books, the first to have a branch library, and the first to have a children’s room. Today, the Boston Public Library has twenty-seven neighborhood locations, including the central library in Copley Square. Each year, the Boston Public Library hosts nearly 12,000 programs, answers more than one million reference questions, and serves millions of people. All of its programs and exhibits are free and open to the public. At the Boston Public Library, books are just the beginning.

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