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Newton Free Library
330 Homer Street
Newton MA , 02159
Phone: (617)552-7152
FAX: (617)964-9549
WWW Page: http://www.ci.newton.ma.us/lib.html
General email:
  ntnref@minlib.net
Institution Contact(s):
  Nancy Johnson, Supervisor, Reference (617)796-1360 njohnson@minlib.net
Hours: M-Th 9:00AM-9:00PM F 9:00AM-6:00PM Sa 9:00AM-5:00PM Su 1:00PM-5:00PM
Seasonal Hours:
  July-August: Closed Sunday
Online Catalog:
  Web: http://library.minlib.net/search~S31/
Services for the Disabled:
  TTY/TDD Americans with Disabilities Act accessible Assistive devices available Handicapped parking Home delivery Librarian skilled in American Sign Language (ASL)
Other Services:
  Gift shop
Journals: Newsletter
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS
Name: Special Collections Room
Special Collection Contact(s):
  Nancy Johnson, Supervisor, Reference (617)796-1360 njohnson@minlib.net
FAX: (617)964-9549
Collections: 3
Formats: 6,552 volumes of monographs 242 microfilm reels of newspapers 14 volumes of maps 30 maps 3 reels of maps 4,420 photographs 2,248 pamphlets 3 linear feet of microforms 7 audio tapes 66 video tapes 2 16mm. motion picture reels 31 realia/artifacts 5 glass negatives
Collection Description:
  Newton Collection
Massachusetts Collection
Special Collection "Q" materials
Access: Photo ID required
Copying: Self-service copying for a fee Restrictions on scanners Restrictions on cameras Restrictions on tape recorders
Loans: No loans permitted
Finding Guides Available:
  Specialized indexes
Directions: FROM THE NORTH, WEST AND SOUTH: Traveler's choice to Route 128. Proceed on Route 128 to exit 24 (Route 30 / Commonwealth Ave.). At end of the exit ramp, turn right onto Route 30 and go east towards Newton and Boston. Proceed on Route 30 for 3.1 miles and bear right at the traffic light onto Homer Street. The library parking lot is on the right, .02 miles down from Homer Street. (Newton City Hall is across Homer Street, on the left). FROM THE EAST: Take I-90 (Massachusetts Turnpike) or Commonwealth Ave. West towards Newton. Leave the Massachusetts Turnpike at exit 17 (Newton/Watertown). Stay in the middle at the end of the exit ramp and go straight ahead onto Washington Street. Continue on Washington Street for 1.3 miles to Walnut Street. Turn left onto Walnut Street and drive south for 1.1 miles to Homer Street (you will see the library across the street at the corner of Homer and Walnut Streets). Turn right onto Homer Street and drive past the library to the adjacent parking lot on the left. OR: If you take Commonwealth Ave., continue west from Boston or Brookline through Newton until you reach Walnut Street (about 2 miles into Newton). Turn left onto Walnut Street and drive one block to Homer Street (you will see the library across the street at the corner of Homer and Walnut Streets). Turn right onto Homer Street and drive past the library to the adjacent parking lot on the left.
Page last updated on 07/17/2015