Indian Orchard Branch Library
44 Oak Street,
Indian Orchard, MA 01151
Manager: Maeleah Carlisle
Assistant Manager: Haydee Hodis
|Opened March 18, 1909, the Indian Orchard Library was built with a grant from the Andrew Carnegie Foundation. This Classical Revival Style building was designed by local architect John Donahue and built by local craftsmen. The Indian Orchard Branch was the first fully staffed suburban branch library in the city. This library has always played an important role as a community center and has traditionally been a place new immigrants could come to learn to become American citizens.
2013 Summer Reading Clubs!
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“The Turnip” - chain story and craft
Wednesday, July 24 at 2:00 pm
Listen to the story and have fun digging out the turnip. Young children can create the characters with play dough using cookie cutters. As a variation, older children can act out a script and make the characters using felt. Patterns will be provided.
- Reference: assists patrons in finding answers and/or materials
- Reader's Advisory: helps patrons of all ages find the right book
- PACS to access local and regional library catalogs
- Interlibrary and intralibrary loan service
- Access to databases with general, health and business information for adults and children
- Computer access: sign up at reference desk
- Word processing: 30 minute slots
- Internet: 30 minute slots
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