Boston Public Library

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Boston Public Library
BPL Seal.svg
Country United States
Type Public
Established 1848
Location Boston, Massachusetts
Branches 24
Size 24,079,520
Access and use
Circulation 3.69 million (FY 2013)
Population served 6,547,629
Other information
Budget $31.2 million, plus $8.2 million from trust fund (2013)[1]
Director Amy E. Ryan, President[2]
Jeffrey B. Rudman, Chairman of the Board[3]

The Boston Public Library is a municipal public library in Boston, Massachusetts. It was established in 1848. This library is also called Library for the Commonwealth.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Summary Budget" (PDF). City of Boston. 2012. Retrieved 2013-11-16. 
  2. "BPL - Management Staff". Retrieved 2013-01-02. 
  3. "BPL - Trustees". Retrieved 2013-01-02.