In preparation for the Branch closing, we will no longer accept book donations as of JULY 1st. Thanks!

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Friends of the JP Branch Events    

June 23, 2015, 6:00pm to 7:45pm

6th and Final Community Meeting on Library Renovation

The final public meeting on the renovation project.  Designs will be finalized and discussion will be on interior details! Topics will include furniture, signage and materials to be used. Please bring your thoughts about what should be included in the renovated building and also what to do during the closure to support JP patrons.  The building actually closes at 6pm, entry to the meeting will be through the back door directly into the Community Room in the basement.


July 25, 2015, 10:30am

Memories of the JP Branch 

Start the countdown to closure by sharing your memories of the JP Branch, then see them brought to life by the improv True Story Theatre. We can celebrate the old and new as we tell our stories and celebrate the beginning of the library's renovation.  


August 1 2015, 11am - 1:30pm

Super Hero Send-Off

On the final day before closure for the renovation, we plan to send-off the "old" branch with a pack of superheroes.  More details soon! 


During the temporary closure period, Jamaica Plain Branch users are encouraged to use the Connolly Branch, located at 433 Centre Street in Jamaica Plain or the Egleston Square Branch at 2044 Columbus Avenue in Roxbury, as well as any of the Boston Public Library’s other locations throughout the city. An interactive map of locations is available on the Boston Public Library website.