Arts & Culture Event Notices

Saturday Hours Return to Neighborhood Branch Libraries on September 7, 2013

Saturday hours return to the neighborhood branches of the Boston Public Library, including the North End (25 Parmenter St.), starting on September 7, 2013. More information in the news release below.

Saturday Hours Return to Neighborhood Branches; Sunday Hours Return to Central Library
Detailed hours information available on the Boston Public Library website

Saturday hours at the neighborhood branches of the Boston Public Library return on September 7. Saturday hours at Boston Public Library branches vary per location, but are typically 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. or 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Three Boston Public Library branches have 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. hours on Saturday: Lower Mills, North End, and West End.

Sunday hours at the Central Library in Copley Square, located at 700 Boylston Street, return on October 6. The Central Library will be open 1 – 5 p.m. on Sundays except on the Sundays that precede Monday holidays.

Detailed information about current library hours is available online at All Boston Public Library locations will be closed on Monday, September 2, in observance of the Labor Day holiday.

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