Funded by the City of Waltham, the Waltham Public Library is a vital engine of the American Dream, offering information, recreation, education, and technology, free of charge, to all - regardless of income, age, education, or background.

New: Stop By & Visit Our Year Round Book Sale Room! It's located on the Ground Floor of the Waltham Public Library. We are adding books and movies to the sale several times a week!

The Friends of the Waltham Public Library is a non-profit 501(c)(3) dedicated to the support of the library. We join with the Library Trustees in advocating for the convenient hours and services and a properly funded city library budget. In addition, the Friends assist in areas that are above and beyond the municipal budget, sponsoring projects including:

Please join us in supporting continuing service and technology improvements to your library, an essential community resource and a cornerstone of our democracy.

Please join our email list where you can sign up to receive email alerts about library events, our book club, children's programs, and our film collection.