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Four years after my original review, I drove by the WPL to see the expansion. To the majesty of the richly textured, perfectly dimensioned Richardson building there is added a glass box. If there are mortal sins in architecture, this is one. It is akin...More
Woburn Public Library is a beautiful work of art! My only disappointment is the ongoing expansion. Throughout the many years we have lived in Woburn, attendance has been light and rarely very many people inside. Though the library offers an amazing and vast resource for...More
The Woburn Public Library in downtown Woburn is an architectual masterpiece by H H Ricardson. But in May 2017 it was closed for renovation and expansion.
So you will have to wait until 2019 to visit this wonderful building.
If you want to borrow books,...More
The Public Library in Woburn has pretty much any source you are looking for. I have never had trouble finding information I need for projects. The staff is nice and it is easy to get a library card. 5 stars.
H.H. Richardson's first public library design, Woburn Public Library harkens to another time. Currently closed for renovation, the library is as full of magic and history as it was when I was a child. The building includes fireplaces, museum, archives, and the librarian's apartment high...More
It's always a treat to find time to explore Woburn Public Library. The staff is cheerful and helpful; always willing to find that elusive book. It's so peaceful to read the local newspaper without interruption at the available tables and chairs. The children's room is...More
National Historic Register building housing 1800s architecture, art, sculpture... and usual library materials. Soon to be renovated & expanded-so come see it now in original state & ask for self guided tour material. very interesting!