For National Library Week, we wanted to take the time to honor the first responders and essential workers on the front lines of the Covid-19 pandemic. Thank you to the Lynn Fire Department, Lynn Police Department, Atlantic Ambulance, Lynn Community Health Center, and the Massachusetts State Police for all you do here in the great city of Lynn and throughout the state of Massachusetts!
- All item due dates have been extended to May 1st and will be extended further if necessary.
- Item fines will be waived.
- Do not return items at this time. Our drop boxes are locked. Hold on to any items until further notice.
- Current patrons who have lost their library card numbers can register for a temporary card to use our online services.
Due to the precautions being taken to avoid the spread of COVID-19, the Lynn Public Library is offering our patrons the ability to apply for a temporary library card, which can be used to access our online resources.
Overdrive now has a new ebook and audiobook app! Libby is now available to download for free from your app store. For more information visit the Libby help page.
Your favorite app for e books and audio books has just gotten better. Libby now has magazines that you can download to your favorite smart device or computer! Visit https://noble.overdrive.com/ for more information and to browse the magazine collection.
The library will be closed starting Monday March 16th until further notice. We will have an update regarding services soon.
The Lynn Public Library has cancelled all programs, meetings, and events until April 12, 2020. We will update as more information becomes available.
City of Lynn COVID-19 Virus Information and Resources:
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).