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Welcome Back, One and All!

We now are open for you to enjoy our library all summer. Our hours are Tuesday 12-4, Thursday 12-2 and Saturday 10-12 for you to come browse all our shelves, including all of new books. We're excited to be back to normal after so long and hope you'll come and check out all we have to offer.

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Don't have a library card? Call us and we'll fill out all necessary info and you can pick it up during open hours. You cannot request books by emailing us or by filling out the ask the librarian form on our website.

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Volunteer Top Picks

Check out these favorite books WLC volunteers have enjoyed during the past few months.

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Newton Tab Covers our 10th Anniversary

Did you see the article in the Tab from September 11, 2019 about our 10th anniversary?

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We are entirely staffed by volunteers. Please ask how to join us! We ask for a 2 hour/week time commitment and we will train you during your first shift – no experience necessary.

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Author Talk with Kerri Maher

Many enjoyed an author talk with Kerri Maher, author of The Kennedy Debutante that included a book signing and refreshments!

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Library Cards

Cards are easily obtained with photo identification. Newton residence is not required. Ten books for three weeks; ten cents per day overdue. All overdue fees are used to support the library. If you want to renew a book, please bring the book into the library or give us a call and we will be happy to help you on the phone!

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Patio Brick Sale

For a limited time only, we are offering a sale on our inscribed bricks. If you buy one 4×8 brick for $100 you get a second brick for only $50. Get together with friends and share the cost! (Two bricks must be purchased at the same time.) The larger 8×8 brick costs $250. All proceeds go to buy books for the Waban Library Center. And check out our outside patio with tables and benches for all to enjoy!

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Alice Jacobs Discusses the Function of Libraries

Watch a four minute excerpt of Alice Jacobs discussing the function of libraries, reopening the WLC, storytime and family game day, the importance of community, volunteer options, and our fabulous patio!

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