The Great Old Book Sale Fall Event is Back!

Our biannual Great Old Book Sale is coming up.

The Friends of the Newburyport Public Library will take donations for the sale starting Saturday October 15th from 9:30am-4:30pm, Monday October 17th from 9:30am-8:30pm, and Tuesday October 18th from 9:30am-2:30pm. There will be a maximum of eight (8) of books allowed.

Member Sale Day is Wednesday October 19th from 2:00pm-8:00pm and the general sale runs from October 20th through October 22nd. Please see our event calendar for more information and times.

Are you interested in becoming a volunteer for the Sale? Sign up in the lobby on the first floor of the library.

The Great Old Book Sale is sponsored by the Friends of the Newburyport Public Library. Proceeds will benefit the Newburyport Public Library collections and programs.

Family History Month

Did you know? October is Family History Month. Established in 2001, Family History Month is a great opportunity for researchers, armchair historians, genealogists, and everyone in between to learn more about their roots. The Newburyport Public Library has a wide variety of online resources, artifacts, and print materials to help you learn about your family. Visit our online resources page or call our Archival Center to learn more!

Social Service Drop-in Support

The City’s licensed professional social worker Trish Boateng will offer regular drop-in hours at the Newburyport Public for any Newburyport resident who may need assistance on behalf of the City of Newburyport, beginning September 13th. Consultations and referrals are confidential and free to all. Get connected with assistance for food, housing, transportation, health, child care, or other necessities.

Location: 3rd Floor Conference Room

Time: Tuesdays, 1:30-2:30 pm, last Thursday of the month 6:00-7:00 pm

Availability: First-come, first-served. No appointment necessary.

See our event calendar for additional information.

The Library will be CLOSED Monday, October 10th in recognition of Indigenous Peoples' Day.
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