Newburyport Public Library

Address: 94 State Street
Newburyport, MA 01950
Phone: 978-465-4428
Fax: 978-463-0394
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The Newburyport Public Library was founded in 1854. It opened to public in 1855 in a room in City Hall. The library relocated to the Tracy Mansion in 1865 and opened to the public there on January 1, 1866. Between October 1999 and May 2001, the library moved to an interim location, the Newburyport Public Library at The Anvil Rock Farm, as the $6.8m renovation of the Tracy Mansion and adjoining expanded library facility moved forward. A newly renovated and expanded Newburyport Public Library at 94 State Street reopened on May 6, 2001, and since this date has made welcome between 800 and 900 people each day. The library offers a full range of services to meet the information-seeking, educational, cultural and recreational needs of the greater Newburyport area community within a fully accessible 21st century library facility, and is open 70 hours each week.

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  • The Great Old Book Sale

    The Great Old Book Sale - is Back Again: Twice yearly, spring and fall, in the Program Room, the Friends hold fund-raising book sales, affording a great opportunity to clear out attics and basements as most of the items offered for sale are patron-donated. Books, periodicals...

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  • Newburyport Chamber Music Festival

    Wednesday August 16, 2006 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Newburyport Chamber Music Festival Children's Concert Contact: Eloise Schoeppner, Children's Librarian 978-465-4428 x235 Come to the program room for storytelling and classical music featuring “Jack ...

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  • Teen Loft Duct Tape Festival

    Thursday July 27, 2006 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Teen Loft Duct Tape Festival Contact: Donna Childs, Teen Loft Librarian 978-465-4428 x228 Duct Tape Festival for teens in grades 7-12. After making wallets on Wednesday, now it's time to try your own desig...

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