Sunday, July 12, 2015 at 2:00 PM

Farino Collection:
A Community Conversation

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  • May 20, 2015
    Innovation Series: Can You Hear Me Now?

    Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 6PM Woburn Public Library Get nerdy with us! Our Innovation Series, developed in partnership with the Woburn Business Association, celebrates every […]

  • May 19, 2015
    More Free Music

    Have you seen our Freegal newsletter? Now you can download up to 5 free songs a week from our Freegal music service! The songs are free, […]

  • April 6, 2015
    Innovation Series Returns May 7 at 6PM

    Get nerdy with us! Our Innovation Series, developed in partnership with the Woburn Business Association, celebrates every algorithm, isotope, and motor keeping our local companies global […]

  • March 27, 2015
    Movers for Moms Donation Drive

    Movers for Moms has officially started! It helps mothers and their families who have been victims of domestic abuse and/ or homelessness. We are gathering donated […]

  • March 20, 2015
    Public Hearing on Library Project

    The City Council will be having a public hearing about the Mayor’s communication regarding the library project on Monday, March 23, at 6PM at City Hall. […]


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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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