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The History Of The Newburyport Public Library

Newburyport was one of the first ten communities in Massachusetts to establish a public library after the passage in 1851 of a general law permitting towns throughout the Commonwealth to establish...


Thank you to the Friends of the Newburyport Public Library, the Newburyport Area Industrial Foundation (NAID) and the Institution for Savings Charitable Foundation for generous grant funding to make this online archive possible.

Discover the stories of the people and events that shaped our community, & how our community reacted to the events that shaped our nation. History as told by those who witnessed it!

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