Special Collections

Needham Free Public Library
1139 Highland Avenue
Needham MA , 02494
FAX: (781)455-7591
General email:
Institution Contact(s):
  Sue A. Hoadley, Archivist (781)455-7559 ext. 215 shoadley@minlib.net
Hours: M-Th 10:00AM-9:00PM F 10:00AM-5:30PM Sa 9:00AM-5:00PM Su 1:00PM-5:00PM
Seasonal Hours:
  Closed Sundays between Memorial Day and Labor Day
Online Catalog:
  Web: http://library.minlib.net/search~S29/
Services for the Disabled:
  Americans with Disabilities Act accessible Assistive devices available Handicapped parking
Bibliographic Utility:
Name: Genealogy and Local History, Archives
Special Collection Contact(s):
  Sue A. Hoadley, Archivist (781)455-7559 ext. 215 shoadley@minlib.net
Collections: 2
Formats: 2,154 linear feet of archives 1,184 volumes of monographs 4 linear feet of newspapers 4 linear feet of photographs 4 linear feet of pamphlets 46 reels of microforms
Collection Description:
  Massachusetts Genealogy
Needham Local History
Needham Town Archives
Access: Parts of collection available by appointment only Access only in reading room, supervised
Copying: Photocopying permitted at discretion of staff Self-service copying for a fee
Loans: Availble to approved institutions for exhibition Special loans for certain materials
Finding Guides Available:
  Guide to photographic collection Guide to institutional microfilm holdings
Directions: From Route 128/ I-95, take exit 19-B, Highland Avenue. The library is on the right at the intersection of Highland & Rosemary (4th traffic light). Parking is available behind the library off Rosemary Street.