Ice Cream Social

Sunday, July 27, 2014 2:00-5:00 PM

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Summer Hours (June 8-Sept. 2):
Mon–Thurs9:00AM - 9:00PM
Friday9:00AM - 5:30PM
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Children's Room
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LATEST NEWS
  • July 10, 2014
    Ice Cream Social

    The fourth annual old-fashioned ICE CREAM SOCIAL will take place on the front lawn of the Woburn Public Library on Sunday, July 27, 2014 from 2 […]

  • June 26, 2014
    Summer Reading Registration

    Registration for 2014 Summer Reading is in full swing! For children entering 5th grade or below, please sign up for Fizz, Boom, Read! in the Children’s […]

  • June 14, 2014
    Flash Sale: Friends of the Library Book Sale

    On Saturday, June 14 from 4pm to 6pm, fill a bag full of books/DVDs/CDs and pay only $5.00!!!

  • June 13, 2014
    Friends of the Library Book Sale: Change of Location

    Due to buckets of rain, the Woburn Public Library’s annual Friends of the Library Book Sale will be inside the library in the Study Hall. The […]

  • June 9, 2014
    Summer Hours

    We are now following our summer schedule, which will last through Labor Day weekend. Adult Department: Monday-Thursday 9am-9pm; Friday 9am-5:30pm Children’s Room: Monday & Tuesday 9am-8:30pm; […]

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    The Woburn Public Library's story is one deeply rooted in history. Designed by architect H. H. Richardson, Woburn Public Library is a national landmark and was built in 1879. With a wide array of archives, physical and digital collections there is truly something for everyone.  Please stop by for a visit!
  • Woburn, A Past Observed

    Woburn, a Past Observed – John McElhiney

    John McElhiney’s detailed work documents Woburn’s history from the mid-nineteenth century to the late twentieth century. Using in part the library’s rich archives to compile narratives, photographs, and facts, McElhiney presents a comprehensive perspective of Woburn’s past.
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    Polar Boy – Florence Kennedy

    Written in 1938 by Woburn Public Library’s beloved children’s librarian Florence M. Kennedy, Polar Boy recounts the story of Arklio, a child who grows up in Greenland in an Inuit tribe. Now available in the library for circulation.
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    The Public Library – Robert Dawson

    In Robert Dawson’s striking homage to public libraries, our very own Woburn Public Library appears twice. From capturing bookmobiles serving patrons in remote areas to ultramodern buildings in urban centers to architectural gems like ours, photographer Dawson documented these institutions over a span of eighteen years. These photographs are accompanied by an array of essays, letters, and poetry written by librarians and notable authors from the past and present. View in Catalog
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    Fleeting Dreams – Joan Fowle Miles

    Through letters, Joan Fowle Miles captures her parents’ courtship during the Great War. These letters between Donald  Adams Fowle, an architect, and Ethel Adelaide Wallace, the interim librarian of the Woburn Public Library during World War I, convey the thoughts, fears, and values of their generation.
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