Special Collections

Westborough Public Library
55 West Main Street
Westborough MA , 01581
FAX: (508)366-3049
General email:
Institution Contact(s):
  Nancy Odell, Local History Librarian (508)366-3050 nodell@cwmars.org
Hours: M-Th 10:00AM-9:00PM F 10:00AM-6:00PM Sa 10:00AM-5:00PM
Seasonal Hours:
  October-May: Su 1:00PM-5:00PM
Online Catalog:
  Web: http://cmars.cwmars.org/search~S61
Services for the Disabled:
  Americans with Disabilities Act accessible Handicapped parking
Name: Heritage Room
Special Collection Contact(s):
  Nancy Odell, Local History Librarian (508)366-3050 nodell@cwmars.org
Collections: 4
Formats: 56 reels of newspapers 100 maps 1,300 photographs 1 set of microforms 9 reels of video tapes 22 oral histories
Collection Description:
  Reed Collection (consists of items pertaining to the history of Westborough from the early 1800's through the Civil War; early history of the Evangelical Church, including sermons from 1765; letters from the Civil War signed
Cemetery Records (including Midland, Memorial and Pine Grove)
Westborough Local History
Westborough Genealogy
Access: Collection(s) are available by appointment only Access only in reading room, supervised
Copying: Photocopying not permitted All photocopying done by staff Self-service copying (change needed)
Loans: Special loans for certain materials
Finding Guides Available:
  General repository guide
Directions: FROM ROUTE 9: Take Route 30 West. Go through the center of Westborough. #55 West Main Street is between the Police station (Forbes building) and the Congregational Church--all are on the right after the center.