1 linear foot of manuscripts
300 volumes of monographs
10 linear feet of newspapers
25 volumes of maps
500 volumes of photographs
100 volumes of pamphlets
10 volumes of audio tapes
5 volumes of realia/artifacts
Stoughton Collection (Local history by or about Stoughton and its people)
Access only in reading room, supervised
Closed stacks, staff assisted access
Photo ID required
No special restrictions reported
No loans permitted
Finding Guides Available:
Holdings listed in online catalog
Stoughton Public Library is on the corner of Walnut Street and Park
Street which is Route 27. Three routes meet the Stoughton center:
Routes 27, 138 and 139. The Library is two blocks south of
Stoughton center on Route 27 on the corner of Walnut Street and
Park Street opposite Faxon Park. A blue and white highway sign with
direction arrows points to the Library.
FROM THE NORTH:
From Routes 128/95; Take exit onto Route 138 marked exit 2A
South/Stoughton and follow into Stoughton center. Continue through
center to fork in road. Bay Bank is in the middle of the fork. Take
left of fork onto Route 27 toward Brockton south. Library is two
blocks beyond on left side of street.
OR From Route 24, take exit onto Route 139. After Jimmy's Market on
left on Route 139 (Pleasant Street) take 1st left (Prospect Street)
or 2nd left (Chestnut Street), cross Seaver Street and take second
right onto Walnut Street. Library is at foot of hill with entrance
to the parking area on left.
FROM THE SOUTH:
Route 27 North from Brockton goes past the Library.
OR From Route 24, take exit 18B (Route 27/Stoughton). Road winds from
the Brockton line until just before Stoughton center. Library is on
right side of Park Street (Route 27).