Welcome to the Lynn Public Library



The staff of the Lynn Public Library is dedicated to serving the needs of a diverse population whose interests range from scholarly research to cultural pursuits to entertainment. The Library encourages an environment where its patrons may inform, educate, and enlighten themselves. Our collection numbers almost 125,000 volumes, with over 30,000 in the Children’s Department alone. The large Reference collection is known for its emphasis on Lynn history, genealogy, the Civil War, business and law. The Circulation Department keeps current with all the best sellers.

The Lynn Public Library is one of 28 area libraries that make up the North of Boston Library Exchange (NOBLE).

Book Sale & Craft Fair

booksThe Friends of the Lynn Public Library are hosting a Book Sale & Craft Fair on Saturday, December 5th from 10am to 3pm. Stop in and pick up some books, handmade jewelry, and unique gifts, just in time for holidays!

Food for Fines

amnesty 2015

Amnesty!  Return overdue materials and pay off your fines with non- perishable items

For every non-perishable food item donated through December 14th, we’ll forgive $1 of any fines you may owe, up to $20.

This applies only to late fines, not lost or damaged items.

Switch to ComCat

ComCat_Web_SmallThe Virtual Catalog is now the Commonwealth Catalog. Like the Virtual Catalog, the Commonwealth Catalog extends your search beyond your local library’s resources. In one easy step, you can search through millions of items at participating libraries across Massachusetts to find the books, DVDs, and music you’re looking for. Make a request and it will be delivered right to your local library for quick pickup. You know what you want — let the Commonwealth Catalog help you get it.



ABCmouse.com is FREE to use here at the Lynn Public Library!

The award winning ABCmouse.com curriculum is designed to help young children (ages 2-6+) build a strong foundation for future academic success. ABCmouse.com is 100% educational, with 3,500+ learning activities across all major subject areas – reading, math, science, social studies, art, and music. Best of all, kids love it. And it’s free to use here in the Children’s Department at the Lynn Public Library.

Lynn Museum Passes

lmhslogoGreat news, the Lynn Public Library now offers free passes to the Lynn Museum! This pass admits 2 adults, free of charge. There is no fee at the Lynn Public Library, however there is a $5.00 deposit that will be refunded to you when you return the pass to the library the next business day.

As with all our museum passes, this pass may be picked up at the Lynn Public Library the day of use or one day before and please call the library to cancel any unwanted pass reservations to avoid suspension of pass use.

Click here to reserve your museum pass now!

To check out the Lynn Museum’s website, visit lynnmuseum.org

Free Online Youth Courses

Enroll today in our free online youth courses. All you need is your Lynn Public Library card. Every course includes a caring instructor, monitored discussion, and six weeks of instruction. For more information, visit education.gale.com/l-lynnpub/

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Mango Languages

Learn a new language today! All you need is your Lynn library card.