Special Collections

Nahant Public Library
15 Pleasant Street
Nahant MA , 01908 0076
FAX: (781)581-0306
Institution Contact(s):
  Daniel A. DeStefano, Director (781)581-0306
Hours: M-Th 10:00AM-NOON; 2:00PM-8:00PM F 10:00AM-2:00PM; 2:00PM-5:00PM Sa,Su 2:00PM-5:00PM
Online Catalog:
Services for the Disabled:
  Americans with Disabilities Act accessible
Other Services:
  Information on hotel/housing accommodations Gift shop
Special Collection Contact(s):
  Daniel DeStefano, Director (781)581-0306
Collections: 2
Formats: archives monographs maps photographs pamphlets 30 linear feet of realia/artifacts
Collection Description:
  Herber Foster Otis (Indian Artifacts Collection)
Nahant Local History (documents and artifacts)
Access: Collection(s) are available by appointment only Access only in reading room, supervised All or part of the collection(s) not accessible
Copying: Photocopying permitted at discretion of staff Self-service copying for a fee Restrictions on scanners Restrictions on cameras Restrictions on tape recorders
Loans: No loans permitted Loans permitted for research only
Directions: FROM MASSACHUSETTS TURNPIKE OR POINTS SOUTH: Take Route 128 North to exit 44B (Swampscott-Lynn). Follow Route 129 East signs until you come to the Ocean (You will travel quite a distance to the Ocean. At Western Ave., 129 East turns left. Continue along Western Ave./Route 129). At sign for Swampscott Lynn (Waite Street), Route 129 turns right and then right again at Eastern Avenue. Continue straight until you come to the Ocean straight ahead. Turn right and follow Lynnshore Drive (the Ocean should be on your left). At rotary, go 3/4 way around to sign which will point to Nahant and take causeway to Nahant. At end of causeway, continue straight ahead on Nahant Road. You will come to a "business block" on your right. (you will pass a police station, a church, the Post Office, Richdale Store and Town Hall on your left). Library is on the next corner. (you can make a left turn at Pleasant Street and park at our side entrance) FROM THE NORTH: Take Route 128 South to exit 44B. Proceed as above.