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Boston Public Library

4.7/5216 Reviews
Library

Official website

https://www.bpl.org/

Address

700 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116
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About Boston Public Library

One of the most trusted and esteemed libraries in the world, the Boston Public Library system was established in 1848. The largest library system in Massachusetts, the library houses a collection of 8.9 million books. With a helpful staff that is focused on interrogation technology to make for a better user experience, the Boston Library hosts monthly education sessions to help those unfamiliar with all the services offered. Located in one of Boston's many castle-like structures, the library is a comfortable and visually impressive place to spend the afternoon. Offering much more than just books, the Boston Public Library is a education and entertainment haven.
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Getting Around

You can take subway Green line and alight at Copley Station. From there, you will reach the library which is situated in Copley Square.
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Helpful Information

1.While visiting the library, please try to remain silent, and do not make any noises as it will affect other library users.
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Special Events

It was built in 1888, and is the first public funded city library in the US. Within the library are 890,000 registered books and its many literary collections. The inside of this library is decorated with exquisite murals and huge colonial styled to- the- ceiling windows that is both awesome and amazing, and many sculpture and art exhibitions are frequently being held here. At the library, you will feel that you can attain freedom and knowledge here regardless of whether you are rich or poor.
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