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PLEASE NOTE: The Library will be closed Monday, April 19 in observance of Patriot’s Day

Limited Browsing on our Ground Floor is almost here! Starting May 17, you will be able to browse Children’s, New Books, Teen, Large Print, Magazines and New AV material (DVDs, audiobooks, & CDs).

Contactless Pick Up is here! Start placing holds on your account! Once your items are ready for pickup, you may stop by to collect them Monday-Friday from 8:30AM-4:30PM at the Ground Floor/Parking Lot entrance. Returns are accepted outside this entrance during these hours.  We are also holding many virtual classes/events, offering wireless printing, and loaning laptops. More information is available here.

Librarians are available for assistance over email and phone: 781-314-3425.

May 3 and 17 @ 1 -3 PM

Ask us questions about computers, phones, tablets, & more. Contact to set up your appointment.

Waltham's local WATCH CDC has released a guide with resources for housing, food, employment, and more to help you through these tough times.

The building might be closed, but the Library is open! We are hosting a variety of virtual classes, talks, children's progams, and more!

The Library’s Archives is collecting stories, photos, and more from your COVID-19 pandemic experiences. Learn more and share your story!

Waltham Public Library's 2020 Impact Report

Despite the many challenges COVID has created, we remain resilient and adaptive, and continue to find creative ways to strengthen and bring our community together. Check out our latest project, the 2020 Impact Report

The Mother of Mother's Day: Julia Ward Howe
May 12 @ 7PM

Julia Ward Howe is revered as the Mother of Mother's Day. Yet, her personal life was a bit of a mess. Find out the real story behind this icon.
Watch Live on YouTube

Nutrition Myths: Separating the Headlines from the Science
May 19 @ 7PM

Confused about what's fact and what's fiction when it comes to food? Join us for a discussion with registered dietician Jessica Roy, as she breaks down some of the most common clickbait nutrition myths.

Watch Live on YouTube

Online Tax Guide

It’s that time of year again! Please use our online resource guide to help you through tax season. This guide includes IRS links regarding the Economic Impact Payments.

Tuesdays @ 7 PM

Jump in your jammies and get ready to read, sing, and dance with Emily! This interactive storytime is great for kids of all ages. Join the library's Children's Room Activities Facebook Group or email us at for more info.

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