Boston Public Library to start offering 1-hour wedding ceremony, previously named one of the best venues in US

The Boston Public Library, previously named one of the best venues in U.S., is going to start offering a new wedding ceremony option.

The latest option is for an “intimate” one-hour ceremony.

It will cost $200 for the ceremony held in the historic Guastavino Room at the Central Library in Copley Square. The ceremony will take place on the first Monday of every month starting June 6.

There are some restrictions.

Ceremonies can be booked within a 90 day booking window, but must be booked at least 14 days in advance. Couples can invite up to eight guests and have one officiant and one photographer. The officiant, however, is not provided.

Live music, additional furniture, decorations, signs, rice, confetti, balloons, props or animals are not allowed. And attendees must come dressed for the ceremony, the library said.

The library has been considered one of the best venues in America multiple years, according to It also held small socially distant weddings during the COVID-19 pandemic.

For those interested, they can apply on the library’s website.

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