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Private Event Rental
The Boston Public Library offers one of the most unique and historic event venues in the city. Ornately designed spaces in a variety of sizes offer groups the ideal setting for their holiday parties, corporate conferences, weddings, and more.
The Special Events staff looks forward to helping you plan your event. Contact us for more information, date availability, or to arrange a site visit. Please note, dates are not confirmed until a signed contract and deposit have been received.
McKim Building Event Spaces
Johnson Building Event Spaces
Birdseye View of the BPL
Enjoy this unique perspective of the historic Boston Public Library in Copley Square. The ideal location to host your next special event.
Browse Our Online Brochure
Browse our online brochure for catered events at the Boston Public Library.
Explore the Central Library Interactive Map
Explore the Central Library event spaces with an interactive map.
Take a Virtual Tour of Our Event Spaces
To navigate from the Rooms panel, click and hold while dragging your mouse up or down for the full list of spaces.
Contact Us
Boston Public Library Special Events Office Contact Information: 617.859.2212 or events@bpl.org
Please contact The Catered Affair for your catering needs. They also operate the Boston Public Library's Newsfeed CafeMap Room Tea Lounge and Courtyard Tea Room. Please call 617.859.2282for more information.
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