In the Spirit of City Stages

As "Express Yourself" is the theme for the teen and adult reading programs, we thought we would take a cue from Mr. Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band, who more than 30 years ago wrote a phenomenal song by the same title.

We hope you'll have a happy and safe City Stages weekend. Although Central will be closed, the other 19 branches of BPL will be open and our website is always open for business, 24 hours a day at

There is plenty of summer left, with opportunities to express yourself. The Library will be hosting exciting programs every day throughout the system. Sign up, come in, or call us.

We want to encourage you to be a part of all the cool things happening at BPL.

Alright, Charles, your turn: