Sunday, March 1, 2015 at 2:00 PM

Farino Collection:
A Community Conversation

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  • December 18, 2014
    Holiday Hours

    Happy Holidays from all of us at the Woburn Public Library!

  • December 11, 2014
    Farino Photo Program- March 1, 2015

    Images from the Farino Collection: A Community Conversation Library Volunteer Linda Olsson presents images from the 1950s and 1960s collection of photographs by Patrick J. Farino. […]

  • December 8, 2014
    Innovation Series

    Join us on the first Thursdays of April, May, and June at 6PM to network and to hear leaders from Woburn’s science and technology companies speak […]

  • December 5, 2014
    OverDrive Offers Streaming Video!

    OverDrive now offers more than eBooks and eAudiobooks! Stream free tv shows and movies from wherever you are! Click here to learn how to get started. […]

  • November 17, 2014
    Thanksgiving Hours

    Please note our hours for Thanksgiving week. We hope you and yours have a wonderful holiday!


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  • Welcome To The Woburn Public Library

    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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  • by Florence M. Kennedy

    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
    Interview with the Author
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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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