Browsing Hours:
Monday - Saturday 9:30am - 12:30 pm
Senior & At Risk Browsing Hours:
Tuesday & Thursday
8:30-9:30 am
Curbside Pickup
Monday - Saturday:
1:30 pm - 4:15 pm

Norwood and Library History

Norwood Digital History

Norwood historical newspapers (in-library use only):

  • Advertiser and Review 1887 - 1894
  • Norwood Advertiser 1894 - 1905
  • Norwood Free Press 1937 - 1950
  • Norfolk County Free Press 1950 - 1962
  • Norfolk County Press 1962 - 1965

Norwood Transcript and Bulletin newspaper 2007 - 2019
Transcript and Bulletin newspaper 2019 - present

Town of Norwood Annual Reports 1873 - 2016

Norwood High school TIOT yearbooks

MACRIS (Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System)
Mass. Historical Commission database of historic homes and areas.

Old Parish Cemetery map and burial database

History of the Morrill Memorial Library

More History Resources

Genealogy Resources
Heritage Quest, American Ancestry, and Ancestry Library databases, and more

Historical Boston Globe

Historical New York Times
1851-present with free personal registration
1985-present without registration


UPDATE - 1/25/21

**Our library building is currently open limited morning hours Monday - Saturday and we are offering Curbside Pickup appointments in the afternoons. Please visit our Reopening Information page for the latest open hours, services, curbside information, and updates.**

Previous library hours:

Monday Thursday:
9am to 9pm
10am to 5pm
9am to 5pm
2pm to 5pm

Closed Saturdays:
July 1 - Labor Day

Closed Sundays: Memorial Day - Columbus Day Weekend

Contact Us


33 Walpole St.
Norwood, MA 02062

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