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Study: Study Elsewhere



Other Places to Study

In addition to the NECO Library, there are a number of other local libraries at which you can study.


   The library is a member of the Fenway Library Organization (FLO), which means you can study at any of the other member libraries. Libraries include but are not limited to:

Please note: Hours are subject to change without notice, and FLO member libraries may on occasion restrict access to their students only. Check member websites or call before visiting.


   Many Boston University Libraries are open to the public, including the following:

  • Mugar Memorial Library
  • Science and Engineering Library
  • Pickering Educational Resources Library
  • Pardee Management Library
  • Music Library
  • School of Theology Library
  • African Studies Library

Please note: Hours and access are subject to change without notice. Please check before visiting.


   The Boston Public Library has 25 branches throughout Boston -- including the Central Library, which is close to NECO's Beacon St. campus.


Monday - Friday

9:00 am - 5:00 pm


9:00 am - 4:00 pm





Monday - Friday

6:30 am - 10:00 pm

Saturday - Sunday

8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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