Tyngsborough Public Library

  • Basics of Tea - Adult Summer Reading Program
    Basics of Tea - Adult Summer Reading Program

    Wednesday, August 13, 2014,  6:30-7:30 p.m.

    Danielle of The Cozy Tea Cart will explain the differences between white, green, oolong and black teas. Learn about tea production and grades, caffeine content in the different varieties and proper storage and preparation techniques.

    The summer reading program is fun for adults! Enter your name (each time you finish a book) into a drawing for great prizes to be given at this event. Funded by the Friends of the Library.

  • Plan a summer full of great activities with TPL's museum passes!
    Plan a summer full of great activities with TPL's museum passes!

    Start booking your passes now to keep the kids, grandparents and all your visitors happy ALL SUMMER LONG!

    Funded by the Friends of the Library.

  • Lowell Spinners
    Lowell Spinners

    Take me out to the ball game...Pass entitles bearer to up to SIX half-price tickets for the game stated on the front of the pass. Pass must be exchanged in person at the Spinners Box Office (can be done in advance). Call the Library or check the Museum Pass Reservation System online for details.

    More summer fun brought to you by the Friends of the Library!

  • Summer Reading Program 2014
    Summer Reading Program 2014

    Fizz, Boom Read!  Be a part of the summer reading program. Join us for exciting events and programs for all ages, many of which follow this summer's theme...SCIENCE! Enjoy leisurely reading (or required reading for students!) and enter drawings for prizes.  Readers and prereaders of all ages are welcome to join in. Registration for Grades K-5 students starts on June 23!

    Fizz, Boom Read is sponsored by the Tyngsborough Public Library, the Massachusetts Library System, the Boston Bruins, and the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.  The Summer Reading Program is supported by the Friends of the Library.  The Whalemobile, CSI Forensics Lab and Roger Tincknell and Davis Bates' "This Land is Your Land" Concert are supported in part by a grant from the Tyngsborough Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the  Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

  • Magic: The Gathering Club
    Magic: The Gathering Club

    Mondays, July 21 and August 18, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

    Do you love Magic: The Gathering card game? If so, this is the club for you! Bring your own cards/decks to play and trade with other fans. Snacks will be provided. Enter a monthly raffle for a booster! Grades 6 & up.  Drop in.

  • New Pass! Salem Witch Museum
    New Pass! Salem Witch Museum

    The Salem Witch Museum presents the Salem Witch Trials of 1692, one of the most important and tragic events in American HistoryCall the Library or check the Museum Pass Reservation System online for details. These passes are donated by the Museum.

  • Lego Club
    Lego Club

    Tuesdays, July 15 and August 12

    This is creative building with the Lego creations on display at the Library until the next month. Parents and caregivers, please remain on the Library premises if your child is under the age of 10.

    Grades K-2 from 10 -11 a.m. and grades 3-5 from 11 a.m. -12 p.m. on these dates. Drop in.

  • Circus Arts Workshop
    Circus Arts Workshop

    Wednesday, July 30, 11:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.

    Marvelous Marvin teaches how to juggle scarves, balls, clubs, spin plates, walk on stilts, master the rhythm sticks, twirl rings, explore the flip and flyer and discover their own balancing skills. Ages 5 -12. Registration required.

    Funded by the Friends of the Library.

  • Summer Storytimes
    Summer Storytimes

    Bedtime Stories  - Ages 3-8 with guest readers, Mondays at 6:30 p.m. from July 7 - August 11

    Summertime Stories - Ages 3-5 with guest readers, Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m. from July 9 - August 13

    Tiny Tots Storytime - Infants - 3 years, Wednesdays July 9 & August 6 from 11:00 - 11:30 a.m. 

    Check calendar for guest reader schedule.

  • Science Thursdays
    Science Thursdays

    Thursdays, July 10 - August 14, 10-10:45 a.m. 

    Join Ms. Deb and participate in fun science activities. Each week will feature a different science theme such as bubbles, paper airplanes, kaleidoscopes and more! Adult caregiver must stay with child during the activity. Sign up for one week or all six. Ages 5-8. Registration required.Sponsored by Community Teamwork, Inc.

  • CSI Forensics  Lab for Teens
    CSI Forensics Lab for Teens

    Wednesday, August 13, 2:30-4:30 p.m.

    Learn what forensic scientists deduce from skeletal remains using forensic anthropology. Join Lauren Monroe of Worcester Think Tank. Explore what “lies within” regarding DNA fingerprints. Hands-on activities will include mock crime scene investigation, a DNA extraction lab and experiments identifying and testing the decay and decomposition of bones. Pizza will be served! Age 13+. Registration required. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Tyngsborough Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the  Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

  • College Admissions 101
    College Admissions 101

    Wednesday, August 6, 6:30 p.m.

    Attention all college-bound students and families! Have questions about the college essays and admissions process? Lanita Foley, a college admissions expert, will present the details and timeline of the application process, financial aid requirements and how parents and teens can collaborate on getting into the best school possible.This FREE workshop is for students entering grades 9-12 and their parents. Refreshments will be served. Registration preferred, but not required.

    Attention all college-bound students and families!



Freegal is our new downloadable music service. All you need is your library card number to download 3 songs per week. Freegal offers access to about 3 million songs, including Sony Music's catalog of legendary artists. In total the collection is comprised of music from over 10,000 labels with music that originates in over 60 countries.  Click on the Freegal image on the right side of this page to get started. It's easy, fun and FREE!

Friends of the Library


Join the Friends of the Library 

or renew your membership today.

And remember, the Friends hold open montly meetings the first Monday of every month at 7 pm from September through June.

(Always check the library's calendar for schedule changes.) 

EReaders & Digital Downloads


Do you always log into your account before searching OverDrive for econtent? 


You should! 

Tyngsborough cardholders have the ADVANTAGEThe next time you link to OverDrive, be sure to sign in (using the link on the upper right corner of the OverDrive home page and your Library barcode) to gain access to OverDrive Advantage. Your choices will then include items that are extra copies of popular titles that we have ordered just for Tyngsborough patrons. Keep an eye out for for an orange sun icon that indicates an item is a copy purchased for Tyngsborough patrons only. Your wait should be shorter with OverDrive Advantage!


FREE content for your iPod, iPad, Nook, Kindle or other device is available through OverDrive, the Library consortium's digital downloads service. Click on the icon on the right side this page to see what we have to offer through MVLC, our Library consortium.


Like to try out an eReader? Check out one of our 4 preloaded Nooks.


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