Boston Public Library, Fields Corner Branch
BPL Fields Corner Branch
1520 Dorchester AvenueDorchester, MA, 02122
United States42° 17' 55.9212" N, 71° 3' 37.6848" W
Hours of operation (or meeting times & dates):
Monday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Tuesday 12 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. (Closed July - August)
The Boston Public Library's mission is to preserve and provide access to historical record of our society, and to serve the cultural, educational, and informational needs of the City and the Commonwealth.
Kimberly McCleary, Branch Librarian
How to get involved/application guidelines and procedures:
Charge for services:
Key Programs Offered:
Wednesdays: 10:30 a.m., Preschool Films & Fun: Films you (mostly) can't find on television, stories, songs, and play. Fridays: 10 a.m., Tots Storytime: Stories for children ages 3 to 5.
Homework Assistance Program
Free one-on-one homework help for students in grades K-8 from high-achieving high school mentors. Available at every BPL branch Monday-Thursday from 3:30-5:30PM.
Boston Teachers' Union Tutors
Tutoring for students in all grades from BPS teachers. Days and times vary by location. Fields Corner: Tuesday 4-6 p.m.
Distinctive Aspects of the Collection:
This branch has a growing collection of Vietnamese materials - including books, DVDs, CDs, and magazines. There is also a strong children's and teen fiction collection, featuring a wide variety of summer reading list titles. There is also a large selection of popular dvds in all genres, best-sellers, romances, mysteries, African-American fiction, classics and audiobook/music CDs.
Community Meeting Space Available: