Online Resources

The Dedham Public Library offers many resources you can enjoy from home. The Library’s robust digital services give card holders free access to ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, movies, music and more.


  • Overdrive and Libby apps: Download popular ebooks, audiobooks and magazines, and movies.
  • Kanopy: Stream critically-acclaimed movies, inspiring documentaries, award-winning foreign films.
  • Hoopla: Instantly stream or download movies, music, ebooks and more.
  • HeritageHub: Explore your family history with the premier collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogical research from 1704 – today.
  • CreativeBug: CreativeBug has thousands of award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.
  • Start searching billions of records and discover your family’s story.
  • LinkedIn Learning: Learn a new skill online, on your time. Access over 6,000 courses in Business, Technology, and Creative Skills (to name a few) taught by industry experts.
  • Dedham TranscriptPreviously known as The Neponset Valley Daily News, The Daily News Transcript covers news and events in Dedham, Norwood, Walpole and Westwood, Massachusetts. Full text searching of articles.
  • Boston Globe: Provides full text access to The Boston Globe – 1980-current.
  • New York Times: Enjoy a free 72-hour pass and read unlimited articles, courtesy of the Minuteman Library Network.

If you need help accessing your library account, please email If you do not have an existing Minuteman Library Network account you can create an online library card; click here for more information. 

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