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Boston Public Library
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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)
Director Amy E. Ryan, President
Jeffrey B. Rudman, Chairman of the Board

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.

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