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Woburn Public Library

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Four years after my original review, I drove by the WPL to see the expansion. To the majesty of the... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
Boston, Massachusetts
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One of the oldest library's around. The information is very extensive and the atmosphere is... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Susie M
Woburn, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

Four years after my original review, I drove by the WPL to see the expansion. To the majesty of the richly textured, perfectly dimensioned Richardson building there is added a glass box. If there are mortal sins in architecture, this is one. It is akin...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank golfxj6
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

One of the oldest library's around. The information is very extensive and the atmosphere is beautiful

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Susie M
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Woburn Public Library is a beautiful work of art! My only disappointment is the ongoing expansion. Throughout the many years we have lived in Woburn, attendance has been light and rarely very many people inside. Though the library offers an amazing and vast resource for...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

The Woburn Public Library in downtown Woburn is an architectual masterpiece by H H Ricardson. But in May 2017 it was closed for renovation and expansion. So you will have to wait until 2019 to visit this wonderful building. If you want to borrow books,...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank John S
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The Public Library in Woburn has pretty much any source you are looking for. I have never had trouble finding information I need for projects. The staff is nice and it is easy to get a library card. 5 stars.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Justin P
Reviewed 11 April 2017

H.H. Richardson's first public library design, Woburn Public Library harkens to another time. Currently closed for renovation, the library is as full of magic and history as it was when I was a child. The building includes fireplaces, museum, archives, and the librarian's apartment high...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank DAndrews_0316
Reviewed 19 February 2017

A historic library with a great selection of books and media. A great quite place to learn and study.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank S3553LXkevint
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Great staff! They are really helpful , I want their ones in week with my son, we are always happy with them.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Mina A
Reviewed 18 October 2016

It's always a treat to find time to explore Woburn Public Library. The staff is cheerful and helpful; always willing to find that elusive book. It's so peaceful to read the local newspaper without interruption at the available tables and chairs. The children's room is...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank 4xnonni
Reviewed 27 August 2016

National Historic Register building housing 1800s architecture, art, sculpture... and usual library materials. Soon to be renovated & expanded-so come see it now in original state & ask for self guided tour material. very interesting!

Date of experience: August 2016
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