Our current Local History/Genealogy room contains local town histories, family, genealogies, vital statistics, maps and other local resources. You also have access to Ancestry.com throughout the library (in-library use only).

Explore the history of Newbury, Massachusetts through historic photos, newspapers, yearbooks, artifacts, and more from the following organizations:

The photo above is of the original Newbury Public Library on Main Street, which opened in 1926 over the general store. It was relocated to Lunt Street and was the first public building in Massachusetts to be built by vocational high school students. The current building was completed in 2000 and is located on the Lunt Street site.