Sunday, November 9, 2014 at 2:00 PM

Farino Collection:
A Community Conversation

Mon–Thurs9:00AM - 9:00PM
Friday & Saturday9:00AM - 5:30PM
Children's Room
Mon–Tues9:00AM - 8:30PM
Wed–Sat9:00AM - 5:30PM
  • September 18, 2014
    Friends of the Library meeting

    The Annual Friends of the Library Meeting will be held at 6:30 pm on Sept. 18, followed by a special presentation on the Community Preservation Act […]

  • September 17, 2014
    Read an E-Book Day

    Share your eReading experience at #ebookday or & be entered to win a tablet or device. Take part in the largest digital reading event to […]

  • September 17, 2014
    Innovation Series: Green and Nano Technologies

    Innovation Series: Green and Nano Technologies Thursday, October 2 6:00 to 8:00PM Woburn Public Library Celebrate Woburn at work! The Woburn Public Library and Woburn Business […]

  • September 12, 2014
    Support the Woburn Public Library Foundation through AmazonSmile

    You can now shop at Amazon and Amazon will make a gift to the Woburn Public Library Foundation equal to 0.5% percent of the price of […]

  • September 5, 2014
    Early Closing & Return to Regular Saturday Hours

    The Library will close at 12:00pm today, September 5, 2014 for staff training. However, Saturday hours (9-5:30) resume tomorrow!


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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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