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Visual Art Contest

All Dedham 5th graders are invited to create a work of art inspired by a favorite teacher or mentor. A panel of three artists from the Dedham Artist Guild will review all the works. Winners will be announced at the SPARKS Reception on June 2. Work must be submitted by May 20th, all entries will be displayed at the Endicott Branch Library. Sponsored by the Dedham Junior Women’s Club and the Dedham Artist Guild.

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The Dedham Public Library now has a newsletter! Click here to subscribe and to view past issues.

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.