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Aug 31

Libby – A Great new App for ebooks and audiobooks.

All you need to get started is your library card number.  If you don’t have a card, simply bring proof of address to the library to get one.  It’s Free.  And, so is the Libby App.  Everything you need to know about how to get the app and how to use it, is explained here.  …

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Aug 31

Bookends! The Friends of the WPL Book Sale Room.

The Friends of the Winthrop Public Library maintain a used book sale room in the basement of the Library.  There are books of all kinds, for all ages and at great prices.  There are sometimes brand new adult books for $1!  The book sale room mainly carries books, but also has CDs, DVDs and audio …

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Apr 12

Winthrop Memorials

Winthrop resident Roger Plant has built a web site that features every memorial site in Winthrop, with explanations and photos. Thanks Roger, it’s been very helpful. It’s called Town Memorials, Winthrop, MA and you can access it here.  

Oct 13

New Library Items via WOWBRARY!

Use this service to receive a weekly email list of all the NEW items we add to the Winthrop Public Library. From the list you’re able to click on an item of interest to either learn more about it, or even reserve it a copy. Click through on our most recent list and you’ll be …

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Explore your Family History at the Library

Explore the world’s largest online family history resource….at the library.  Access to Ancestry.Com is available for free from public computers at the library only. Among the many things you can find there you can also: *Find stories among 80+ million articles on  *Explore 400+ million original military records on  *Enjoy unlimited access to …

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Jan 26

Museum Passes!! Museum Passes!!

Check our list of available Museum Passes before you make plans to visit a museum or local attraction.  The Library purchases passes in order to provide Winthrop residents with discounted admission.  Library patrons are able to search our online reservation system for pass availability and make requests for those passes, and/or you are always free …

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