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Boston Public Library

Boston Public Library is the largest public library in Boston, Massachusetts, and one of the largest libraries in the United States. It is a member of the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) and has over 20 million items in its collections. The library was established in 1848 and is currently located in Copley Square.

The Boston Public Library has an extensive collection of books, periodicals, newspapers, manuscripts, maps, prints, photographs, microforms, and audio-visual materials. The library also provides access to a wide range of digital resources, including e-books, e-journals, databases, and more. In addition to its collections, the Boston Public Library offers a variety of programs and services to the community.

Some of the services they offer include Boston Public Library To Go (a mobile library service), early literacy programs, homework help, job search assistance, and more. The Boston Public Library also offers a variety of events and programs for all ages, including story times, concerts, lectures, and more. If you’re looking to learn more about the Boston Public Library, be sure to check out their website or visit them in person.

The history of the library began when Boston residents voted to establish a public library in 1848. The Boston Public Library was the first large, free municipal library in the United States. The library opened its doors to the public in 1854 with a collection of over 7,000 books. Today, the Boston Public Library has grown to become one of the largest libraries in the country with a collection of over 20 million items.