Welcome to the Local History Room! Our collection is housed on the 2nd floor of the library and contains many materials documenting North Reading’s past, including:

  • Bound editions of the North Reading Transcript
  • North Reading High School yearbooks (1958-present)
  • Town Annual Reports (1855-present)
  • Historical town maps
  • Materials by and about famous North Reading residents, such as Rufus Porter, George F. Root, and Clara Louise Burnham
  • Photographs, postcards, and oral history tapes and transcripts
  • Prominent local families’ genealogies
  • Street lists (1965-present) and telephone directories

Browse all of our online resources below:

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