The library will be opening at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, January 31st for Brigadier General Enoch O'Dell Woodhouse II's visit

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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