The Woburn Public Library

Honor Enough: Sergeant Horatio J. Homer of the Boston Police Department

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Sun, 02/23/2014 - 2:00pm

At the Woburn Public Library study hall, the Friends of the Library will host "Honor Enough: Sergeant Horatio J. Homer of the Boston Police Department". This is an illustrated lecture by Margaret R. Sullivan, the Records Manager and Archivist of the Boston Police Department. She will expound on new research that has identified Sergeant Homer as Boston's first African American police officer. He was appointed in 1878 and promoted to Sergeant in 1895, Homer served with distinction for more than 40 years.

Woburn Public Library

The Woburn Public Library will host free income tax assistance preparation for low-to- moderate income Woburn residents. Local tax aide volunteers, who are trained by AARP and certified by the IRS, will provide assistance to both 2013 Federal and State tax forms. This assistance will take place on Saturday mornings from February 8th until April 12th.

Holiday Ornament Craft

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Sat, 12/14/2013 - 2:00pm

Come in and join the Library and decorate ornaments for your family. Children ages 7-12 are invited to come and decorate ornaments. Children must be able to work independently, please respect the age limits.

Ornament designs will vary from simple to complicated. All supplies will be provided, please be on time for the best selection of ornaments to paint! Come make a wonderful gift for someone this holiday season!

Location: Woburn Public Library
              45 Pleasant Street

Woburn Library

On Saturday November 23, the Friends of the Woburn Public Library and Burbeen Free Lecture Series will host former Red Sox great Bernie Carbo. This event will take place at the Library located at 45 Pleasant Street at 1:00 pm.

Most people remember Carbo for his pinch hit 3 run homer that tied the game in the 8th inning of the World Series Game 6 in 1975. In his book "Saving Bernie Carbo", co-written by Chelmsford clinical psychologist Dr. Peter Hantzis, we learn about Carbo's personal struggles, dysfunctional upbringing, and other events in his life.

Woburn Public Library

On Saturday November 3, the Woburn Public Library located at 45 Pleasant Street will be hosting their Farino Photo Program. Library volunteer Linda Olsson will present the next Community Conservation featuring photographs from the Patrick Farino Collection at the Library.

Haunted House Scene

On Saturday October 19, the Woburn Public Library located at 45 Pleasant Street will be hosting their Third Annual Haunted Halloween Happenings event. This event is for adults 21 and older. There will be food, beer, wine, music, and dancing. The event will also have a fortune teller and an abundance of Halloween games! Costumes are optional for this event, be sure to not miss out on this fun-filled evening! Tickets for this haunted happening are $25. Tickets can be purchased at the Library or online at


On both Saturday and Sunday October 12 and 13, McCue Garden Center, located at 200 Cambridge Road in Woburn, will be hosting Scarecrows for Solutions. The event is scheduled to take place from 7:00 am until 6:00 pm. Scarecrows for Solutions will help benefit both the Boys and Girls Club and the Woburn Public Library.