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COVID-19 update: All library locations are closed for browsing. BPL To Go and Printing To Go are available at all branches not currently under construction, and public computer use is available at the Central Library in Copley Square.

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Expansion of in-person critical City services announced

Mayor's Office
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Black History Month 2021

Mayor's Office
Photo of interior of Roxbury Branch with public artwork

$17.2 million renovation of the Roxbury library branch completed


Call to artists announced for public art at Adams Street public library branch

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