Welcome to DPL

Welcome to DPL

Welcome to the Dedham Public Library. We are so glad to have you here! The library is happy to offer a variety of materials and experiences to patrons – see some of those highlighted below. 

Need a library card?
Simply to come to one of our locations and present the staff member with an item of mail that verifies your address. From there, answer a few simple questions and be on your way. To get a library card online please navigate HERE. You will be taken to MLN’s site. Fill out the form and follow the directions provided. 
For more information on managing your library account, visit our Library and Account Information page.

Interested in checking out a book?
Navigate to our catalog and reserve your item OR come see us, we are happy to help!
All items can be checked out for 3 weeks with the option of 2 renewals, except Speed Reads, which check out for 1 week with 1 renewal. 

Need a recommendation?
See our Recommended Reads page for new lists each month! Some past topics include: Nature, Stories by the Sea and Pets.
We also have book, game or movie bundles available. 

Are you looking for audiobooks and ebooks?
This page lists resources to find those including Overdrive and Hoopla.

Aside from books, what other materials does the library have to offer?
Magazine & Newspaper Subscriptions
eLearning Resources
Objects to Borrow (everything from robots to cooking supplies)

Looking for an activity to do?
See our calendar for a list of programs OR borrow a museum or park pass!

Need some information about our technology?
Click here to visit our technology page. It includes information about computer usage, printing, free online faxing and more.

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