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ABC Spanish in Motion

Thursday, October 6 at 10-10:45 AM in the Library Community Room. Movement, music and culture in Spanish to connect worlds and minds!  For ages 2-5 with limited or no knowledge of the Spanish language. Register on the Events Calendar. (Registration opens Tues. Sept. 28th) Masks required for all attendees.

Little Labcoats on the Farm

Little Labcoats comes to the Needham Library on Monday, October 4th at 6 PM! Learn how farms provide resources we use every day and how to grow your own food! For grades 3-5. This is a live, in-person program inside the Library Community Room. Register on the Events Calendar. Masks required for all attendees.

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month

Library cards empower students and fuel academic success. September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when the Needham Free Public Library joins the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries nationwide to remind parents, caregivers and students that signing up for a library card is the first step on the path to academic achievement and … Continued

Expanded Hours Coming September 7th

The Needham Free Public Library will be expanding its hours as of Tuesday, September 7th! The Library will be open more evenings and on Sundays. The new hours are: Monday-Thursday 9 AM- 9 PM Friday 9 AM- 5:30 PM Saturday 9 AM- 5 PM Sunday 1-6 PM The Library will be closed Labor Day weekend- … Continued

Access WSJ.com With Your Library Card!

New! Access WSJ.com, The Wall Street Journal’s website, for free with your library card! To access- just click on the link on the Online Resources page, enter your library card number, and log in or create a WSJ account. You will then have full access to WSJ.com for 3 days (72 hours). After your 3 … Continued

In Person Programming Returns in September!

Live, in person, programming for all ages returns in September! For Children: Terrific Toddlers for Ages 2-3 on Thursdays Preschool Palooza for Ages 3-5 – Mondays, Sept. 13 & 20 Read to Sophie the Dog- Saturday, Sept. 25th 3-4:20 PM (Registration required) For Teens: Tween/Teen Craft and Chat- Thursday, September 2nd 3:30-4:30 PM Tie Dye … Continued

The Library is Now Fine Free!

The tradition adopted during the Pandemic of not charging fines for overdue materials will be continued at the Needham Free Public Library even after the library is reopened to the public.  The Board of Library Trustees voted to join the growing number of libraries that have ceased charging fines for overdue materials.  Rather than be a deterrent to keeping items … Continued

Wi-Fi Hotspots and Chromebooks Are Now Available to Borrow

The Needham Free Public Library now has 5 Wi-Fi hotspots and 5 Chromebooks available to borrow! With the pandemic there was an increased need for expanded technology with the introduction into Zoom and work-from-home. The Needham Free Public Library felt it was vital to ensure the public had access to the internet, and computers. With … Continued

Access Our Digital Library from Anywhere

Our digital library is always open. Check out our variety of online resources, as well as our FREE access to streaming eBooks, movies, and more with your library card! Overdrive/Libby: Ebooks and digital audiobooks, digital magazines Hoopla: Ebooks, digital audiobooks, comics, movies, TV shows, and music Kanopy: movies and documentaries for adults and kids Need … Continued

Needham Free Public Library Re-Opened June 1st!

COVID safety protocols will be in place. Masks are required in the Children’s Department for everyone ages 5 years and older. The Needham Free Public Library will re open to the public for indoor access beginning June 1, 2021. To ensure sufficient staffing and provide the safest possible experience for patrons, the library ended its … Continued