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Suggested Summer Reading Guide 2021: Explore the Boston Public Library

Suggested summer reading guide: Explore the Boston Public Library


Boston Public Library reading roomThe Boston Public Library is one of the biggest and best libraries in the country and you, as a Massachusetts resident, are entitled to a BPL ecard!  Take some time this summer to get an ecard and explore their online resources.

Visit the main branch at Copley Square if you can. It's a beautiful building with a great new teen area. 

Online resources

The A-Z list below has scores of databases of all kinds: video, audio, art, text, including

  • Creativebug, a collection of craft project videos
  • LA Theaterworks, a "radio play" theater company that produces full length plays designed for listening. 
  • LearningExpress which has test preparation materials for the SAT, PSAT, AP, ACT, TOEFL, etc.
  • Pressreader, thousands of online newspapers and magazines in all languages.