Boston Athenæum Children’s Library




Monday to Thursday 9 a.m.–8 p.m.

Friday and Saturday 9 a.m.–5 p.m.


Adults (ages 13 and up) $8

Students and Military $6

Card to Culture $2

Children (ages 12 and under) Free

Boston Athenæum Members Free

About Boston Athenæum Children’s Library

The Boston Athenæum Children’s Library is home to a wide variety of board books and picture books, and you can also find an aquarium and window seats where you can enjoy your reading.
There are many options for kids to enjoy the library. From listening stations to reading rooms, kids will find something they will enjoy. The library has a collection of classic books, non-fiction, and many more options.
It offers regular storytimes and events such as reading challenges, DIY sessions, writing workshops, special collections visits, and volunteer opportunities.
The Boston Athenæum Children’s Library is a great option for libraries for kids in Boston!

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