Welcome to the Lynn Public Library



The staff of the Lynn Public Library is dedicated to serving the needs of a diverse population whose interests range from scholarly research to cultural pursuits to entertainment. The Library encourages an environment where its patrons may inform, educate, and enlighten themselves. Our collection numbers almost 125,000 volumes, with over 30,000 in the Children’s Department alone. The large Reference collection is known for its emphasis on Lynn history, genealogy, the Civil War, business and law. The Circulation Department keeps current with all the best sellers.

The Lynn Public Library is one of 28 area libraries that make up the North of Boston Library Exchange (NOBLE).

Author Talk with Andrew V. Rapoza

Author Andrew V. Rapoza will be at the Lynn Public Library on Tuesday, October 10th at 6:30pm to discuss his book, Promising Cures: The Pursuit of Health in a 19th Century New England Community: Lynn, Massachusetts.

Save your spot by calling 781-595-0567

Library Card Sign Up Month

Do you have a library card? Patrons can visit the library September 5th-30th to sign up for a library card and be entered into our bookish raffle. One prize for each age group will be raffled off (children, teens and adults). Lynn residents who are signing up for a new card, replacing a lost card or using their card to check out items at the Lynn Public Library are eligible. Stop by any service desk to enter! 

Movie Night Book Club

The Lynn Public Library’s Adult Circulation Department is proud to introduce our newest program, Movie Night Book Club.

This book club will meet once each month to discuss books that have been adapted into a movie. Interested patrons will be provided a copy of the book to read, as well as a copy of the movie to view. At the meeting, we will talk about the similarities, differences, what we liked/didn’t like, and more.Our next meeting will be MONDAY, October 16th at 6:30PM. We’ll be reading/viewing The Book Thief. Copies of the book and DVD are available now! If you are an adult patron (must be 18+) who is interested in participating in our Movie Night Book Club, please stop by the main desk to register and pick up your copies of the book and movie.

Lynn is Now Fine Free!

Starting April 7th, 2022, the Lynn Public Library will no longer be charging late fines on any of our items! Bring back your overdue books, DVDs, and CDs to check out more! Items from other libraries may still accrue late fines. Does not apply to billed or lost items. If you have questions regarding your account, please contact us at 781-595-0567.