Reference Department:

  • Digital downloadable audio and ebooks from OverDrive, Inc.
    Connect to OverDrive Downloadable eBooks to browse, check out and download titles. Check out up to 5 items, for 7, 14, or 21 days, a loan period you set yourself. Place holds on titles in use.  Visit OverDrive’s Help pages, for tips and walk-throughs.  Need help with  a particular device? Watch a brief instructional video.
  • eReaders: The Kindle, Nookcolor, and black & white Nook (first edition) are available for circulation and may be reserved.
    You must be eighteen and present a photo ID and a library card in good standing.
    The complete policy is online. Please contact the Reference Department for further information.
  • Meeting Room Reservations: The Library Meeting room is available to the North Reading Community for non-profit organizations. You may reserve a date by calling
    the Reference Department at 978-664-4942. For-profit organizations, with a North Reading affiliation, may also reserve the Meeting Room, for a fee. Please see the policy.
  • Interlibrary loan
  • Online databases for research available from the Merrimack Valley Library consortium and the state
    What is a database? It allows you to search for articles from newspapers,
    magazines, and professional journals, and print out the full text..
  • Job Search Information
  • Online offerings at Boston Public Library with e-card
  • PCs with MS Office and high-speed Internet access provided free by Comcast
  • Wireless Internet access throughout the library
  • Public Access
    PC/Internet Guidelines
  • Rocket Languages
  • (available in library only)
  • Testing & Education Reference Center (TERC):

The “Password” to enter TERC is your Flint Memorial Library card number.

    • Test prep—Full-length, timed practice exams that simulate the actual testing experience for AP, ACT, SAT, PSAT, GED, HiSET, and TASC exams. Diagnostic pre-tests help students determine where they stand and how much preparation they need before taking an exam.
    • College planning—Intuitive searches and quick results deliver information on more than 4,000 accredited schools, including school location, tuition, academics, admission requirements, campus life, and much more.
    • Financial aid tools—Benefit from an undergraduate scholarship search, financial aid award analyzer, college savings calculator, tuition cost finder, and more.
    • Career development—The Resume Builder and Virtual Careers Library tools assist students in building essential career skills—like how to build a resume, cover letter, and interviewing tips for users at all career stages. Using the Career Module, tests help users map interests and aptitudes to the most suitable job categories, industries, and occupations. Test prep includes POLICE, FIRE, EMT and US POSTAL SERVICE as well as NURSING, TEACHING, SOCIAL WORK, ACCOUNTANT, REAL ESTATE and more!
    • International tools—Help individuals prepare to pass the TOEFL (iBT), TOEFL (PBT), TOEIC, and U.S. Citizenship tests with online practice tests and eBooks.
  • Tax forms and information:  Federal (IRS) and Massachusetts


  • Job search information
  • Use your PIN (personal identification number) to login to your account and renew materials checked out,
    place holds, suspend and activate holds, and request items from other libraries
  • Take advantage of additional library resources online at the
    Merrimack Valley Library Consortium website:
  • Tip for Online Catalog: Suspend your holds, if you’re going away, and activate them when you return: 1.login to your user account. 2. Click the Holds link. 3. Check the box (es) to the left of the item(s) you want to change status or cancel and click either the Change Status or Cancel Request button. When you return from vacation, you can change status again to reactivate the hold.
  • Interlibrary Loan: Due to a 28% cut in state tax support for Massachusetts Libraries in FY2011, materials delivered to patrons from other Massachusetts libraries may experience a delay. As of July 1, 2010, materials obtained from certain libraries, usually outside of Massachusetts, may be assessed a charge set by those libraries; this charge is outside of the Flint Memorial Library’s control.The Reference Department will initiate the request.
    For further information, please consult the policy.


The Career Place, 100 Sylvan Road, at Trade Center Park, in Woburn, offers employment and career services. The center is open to all.

In addition to the well-known and, there are many other job search websites that may be helpful to those seeking employment:

Jobsicle, a local site, offers information about career assessment, resumes, interviewing, education and training, and the hidden job market.

Some sites are tailored to specific job searches. is geared toward those searching for work in schools. is also a good, targeted site.

Take a look at for jobs in biotech and science and for nonprofit work. lists positions aimed at workers 50 and older. also provides company and other tailored search sites.

Those interested in a green career will find the Green Careers Guide useful.  The #1 iOS and Android app in the Jobs category in 2017.
One of the newest job search engines associated with
Great site for reading about how to get hired.
Fabulous site for resume ideas and templates
For women only
One of the strongest search engines on the planet for job searches



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