The JP Branch is closed for RENOVATION until Spring 2017

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Please Note: the JP Branch Library is closed for renovation (Aug 2015 to Spring 2017)  

Issues with construction on the site? Please contact Sean Phelan, the project superintendent, via

The Friends of the Jamaica Plain Branch Library, organized in 1952, is the oldest Friends group in the Boston Public Library system. We are a group of people who love libraries and all the enrichment they bring to our community.  We especially love the Jamaica Plain Branch.

  • We plan and sponsor free educational and cultural programs for the JP community.
  • We raise funds to purchase and lend free museum passes to library patrons.
  • We raise funds to purchase books, DVDs, CDs, library materials and supplies.
  • We strongly supported a complete renovation and expansion of the JP Branch Library in order to better serve the needs of the JP community. 

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