Boston Public Library

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Founded in 1848, by an act of the Great and General Court of Massachusetts, the Boston Public Library (BPL) was the first large free municipal library in the United States. Amenities include a restaurant and café, a peaceful inner courtyard, several comfortable and wifi accessible inviting reading areas.

Among the better known treasures of the Central Library in Copley Square are:

Bates Hall
Acknowledged by many to be architecturally one of the most important rooms in the world, Bates Hall


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