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).

Boston Harbor Islands Ferry

harborThe Lynn Public Library is offering discount Boston Harbor Islands Ferry passes. Enjoy 2-for-1 ferry tickets from Long Wharf in Boston, for up to 4 people.

There is no fee at the library. The Boston Harbor Islands National Park will charge full price for 1 person, the other rides free. 

Once you’ve booked your discount pass at the library, call Boston Harbor Cruises at 617-227-4321 during business hours to speak to a representative. Specify which island you plan to visit, your date of travel, and our departure/return times based on the ferry schedule.

Discount passes can be picked up at the library up to a week in advance. Once you have your pass and reservation, go to the Boston Harbor Cruises Ferry Center at Long Wharf in downtown Boston, or at Pemberton Point in Hull, MA. Pick up your tickets at will call at least 15 minutes prior to your scheduled ferry departure.

For more information, visit our museum pass page by clicking here, and visit the Boston Harbor Islands Ferry page by clicking here.




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.

Summer Reading 2015

summer reading

The Lynn Public Library’s Summer Reading programs begin next week! We have a reading program for people of every age. It’s a great chance to win something cool…just for reading! For more information on any of our reading programs, click the link below:

Escape the Ordinary – Adult Summer Reading 2015

Unmask! – Teen Summer Reading 2015

Summer Hours!

summerSummer hours have  begun. All Departments Open:

Mondays/Wednesdays-Fridays    9am-5pm

Tuesdays    9am-8pm

Saturdays-Sundays    closed

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/

teen courses

Mango Languages

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