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The Boston Conservatory Albert Alphin Library houses a specialized collection of books, scores, journals, sound recordings and electronic databases supportive of the curricula at the Conservatory. The collection focuses on the areas of music performance, music history and literature, music education, opera, musical theater, world drama, dance history, dance notation and dance choreography. Additionally, there is a representative core collection of college level books in the liberal arts.

Library Resources

The Albert Alphin Libraryis located on the second floor of the main administration building at 8 The Fenway.

Hours of Operation

Regular Semester Hours

  • Monday–Thursday: 8 a.m.–11 p.m. 
  • Friday: 8 a.m.–6 p.m. 
  • Saturday: 10 a.m.–5 p.m. 
  • Sunday: 2–10 p.m.


  • Monday, April 18: Closed: Patriot's Day holiday
  • Friday, May 6: Last day of regular semester hours

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