The Mission of the Winthrop Public Library & Museum (“The Library”) is to provide comprehensive free public library service to all citizens of Winthrop. The Library aims to provide a wide variety of print and non-print media for recreational as well as formal and informal study. The Library also aims to preserve and provide access to its historical collections in the Museum. As an educational institution for citizens of all ages, the Library supports learning and self-development among the widest possible population.
Our collections include print books (both fiction and non-fiction), ebooks, audiobooks on CD, a wide variety of useful online databases, music CDs, framed art, movies in both DVD and VHS format. Our services include public computers (with Internet access, Microsoft Office Suite and printers), free facility-wide WiFi, study spaces, meeting rooms, cultural programs/events, and children’s story hours. Our museum collection includes artifacts and records related to the history of Winthrop and its people.
We are your library and we have something for everybody…and nearly all of it is free!