About the WPL
Waltham Public Library Vision
The Waltham Public Library is a fully-funded community hub, fostering a healthy democratic society by providing a wealth of current informational, educational, and recreational resources free of charge to all members of the community. The library is known throughout the area for its knowledgeable and friendly staff, welcoming and safe environment, accessibility, convenience, current technology, and helpful assistance.
Waltham Public Library Mission
The Waltham Public Library provides the city’s multi-ethnic, economically diverse population with popular informational, recreational and educational library resources, and services. The library staff selects materials in a variety of formats to meet known and anticipated demand, strives to make the community aware of library services and materials, and endeavors to make those resources accessible to all with friendliness and efficiency.