Wayland Public Library
Other Ideas: Cambridge Public Library - Main Branch; Lexington Cary Memorial Library; Merrimac Public Library; Brookline Public Library; Boston Athenaeum
The Wayland Free Public Library was founded in 1848 as the first free public library in Massachusetts. It was the second free public library established in the United States. View brief history of the Wayland Library.
Museum Passes are available through the generosity of the
Friends of the Wayland Public Library. A notebook with information about each museum, including current exhibits and travel directions, is available at the library.
In the area of adult programming, the library offers reading/discussion groups, a spring Shakespeare series, poetry workshops, a volunteer English-as-a-second language tutoring program, a nature photography group, and other special speakers and events.
Rotating art exhibits are offered in the main foyer and Raytheon Room and thematic displays on the lower level. Call the library if you would like to have an exhibit of artwork or small collections.
In addition to all the usual print format materials, the library circulates popular and non-fiction videos in both VHS and DVD format, travel and cultural videos, compact discs, and books-on-tape in both cassette and CD format.
View a current list of Library Sponsored Programs
For further information about the library, its services, and programs please contact us by e-mail or by telephone (508) 358-2311.
View Library Hours & Holidays
Library located on Rt. 126, north of Rt. 20 (approx. 5 miles west of Rt. 128). From Rt. 20 west, turn right onto Rt. 126. Bear right at fork. Library on right.
5 Concord Road, Wayland, MA, 01778 map
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