1859 - Citizens of 银河娱乐app娱乐app approve an article on the warrant requesting $1851 and quarters in the Town Hall for the first 银河娱乐app娱乐app Public Library
1885 - Rodney Wallace builds and furnishes the Wallace Library and Art Gallery at the corner of Main Street and Newton Place as a gift to the people of 银河娱乐app娱乐app
1899 - Library Service for children begins in one of the first Children’s Rooms in the country
1950 - The new 银河娱乐app娱乐app Youth Library is opened
1953 - Purchase of a bookmobile extends service to outlying areas
1962 - The 银河娱乐app娱乐app Public Library becomes the first regional library in the Massachusetts Regional Library System
1967 - The new Wallace Library is dedicated. Named for George R. Wallace, Jr. and his wife Alice G. Wallace, who gave a magnificent gift for the library building. The federal Library Services and Construction Act and money from the City of 银河娱乐app娱乐app also funded the project
1967 -The Helen E Vickery Fund provides for a new bookmobile
1970 - The Henry A. Willis Fund makes art prints available
1971 - Sunday Library service is initiated
1972 - Sunday Performing Art series begins
1980’s - Circulation and then the Card Catalog are automated
1993 - New Bookmobile arrives
1996 - The Internet comes to the library
2000 - The Youth Library celebrates 50 years!
2000 -The Library Book Club begins
2002 - The Library begins loaning DVDs
2007 - Wireless Internet service is added for our patrons with laptops.
2012 - The Library gets even newer Circulation software: "Evergreen"
2020 - The Library is closed due to the Covid 19 Pandemic.