What's Happening at the Library...

In observance of Thanksgiving, the Library will close at 5 pm on Wednesday, 11/26. The Library will remain closed through Thanksgiving and will reopen Friday, 11/28.

The Library now has the Dedham Preschool (ECEC) Application for the 2015-2016 school year. You can also find it on the ECEC website.
The Dedham Public Library now has a newsletter! Click here to subscribe and receive monthly program updates.
Fall Storytimes
Fall storytimes at the Dedham Public Library begin in October and continue through the first week of December. Each class will meet for eight sessions; no classes will be held on Tuesday, 11/11 (Veterans’ Day), Thursday, 11/13, and Thursday, 11/27 (Thanksgiving). Registration is not required. The following Storytimes are open to children of all ages:

• Tuesday Storytimes at the Main Library, 10:30a
• Thursday Storytimes at the Endicott Branch Library, 10:30a

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Thanks to the Dedham High Alumni Association and the Digital Commonwealth of the Boston Public Library, Dedham High School yearbooks are now available to view online. View Reflections, dating back to 1889, here.


The Garden in the Woods pass is now available at the Dedham Public Library! Click here to see all of our museum and zoo passes. (Dedham residents only.)


The library has a full schedule of programs. View the complete calendar of events here.

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On September 18, 2012, the Trustees of the Dedham Public Library approved a 5-year strategic plan for the Library. The complete plan can be found here on the Town of Dedham's website.
The Dedham Public Library has access to numerous databases, here are links to just some of them:
The Boston Metro Collection
Search full-text articles covering issues and events,
business, government, sports and more for over 100 Boston
area newspapers including the Dedham Transcript
Kids InfoBits
Kids InfoBits targets the research needs of students in Kindergarten
through Grade 5. It features a developmentally appropriate and
visual graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text,
age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine and reference content
NoveList is an electronic readers' advisory resource which
assists fiction readers in finding new authors and titles.
Through its attractive and easy-to-use interface, NoveList allows
readers to use a favorite author or title as a template to locate
other authors and titles of interest.