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WSL Goes Late Fine Free

Whitinsville Social Library will no longer charge late fines on books and many other circulating materials, eliminating a barrier to access... more ››

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Library Building Public Forums on March 14 at 11 AM or 6 PM

Whitinsville Social Library is asking residents and library patrons to provide input on the future of the 111 year old Library building by... more ››

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Parking Lot Pick Up Still Available

Feeling under the weather? WSL is still offering Parking Lot Pick Up!

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Fine Free Fridays Extended Until Further Notice

UPDATE: At their December 2023 meeting, the Board of Trustees voted to extend Fine Free Friday until further notice.... more ››


New online resource for newspaper access

Whitinsville Social Library patrons now have access to ... more ››

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Fine Free Fridays through June 2023

Starting Friday October 14, you can return your overdue library items on Fridays and your late fines will disappear. Bring those overdue... more ››

Library card sign-up month

September is Library Card Sign-up Month

It's Library Card Sign Up month!

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Painting Project: Expect Disruptions


In Case You Missed It: All Materials for Children & Teens Are Late Fine Free

The Whitinsville Social Library Board of Trustees voted in April 2021 and December 2021 to eliminate late fines on all items in the... more ››

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Join the Friends of Whitinsville Social Library

Here’s some information about us.What do the Friends do?Our tasks include:

We want to hear from you!

We Want to Hear From You

To plan for the next five years, Whitinsville Social Library is evaluating its services and programs. Please help us by completing a short... more ››

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Library reopening for browsing on Monday 1/31

On Monday, January 31 Whitinsville Social Library will open its doors to the public.  We recommend all library visitors wear a mask.Public... more ››

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Closing to the Public Starting December 27

Unfortunately, due to a significant increase in COVID-19 cases in the Town of Northbridge, Whitinsville Social Library will close to the... more ››

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Stay Cozy with Virtual Kids Events

As the days get shorter and the mornings get colder, come join us for virtual childrens programs from the warmth of your home.

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Late Fines Return September 7

Whitinsville Social Library's items have been fine free throughout the pandemic. Fines are returning on many items starting September 7.... more ››

Hours open

Extended evening hours start August 2

Whitinsville Social Library is now open 51 hours a week. Visit the library on Monday - Thursday from 10 AM to 8 PM, Fridays 10 AM to 5 PM,... more ››

Library update

Starting May 29 Masks Are No Longer Required For Vaccinated People

In accordance with Governor Baker’s order starting Saturday May 29 at 10 AM masks will not be required for library visitors who are fully... more ››