Virtual Library open 24/7

The Library is available virtually 24/7. We have a variety of databases and digital collections! Some of the most popular are highlighted with tutorials on set up and basic use.

    • Stoneham Independent.   Stoneham Independent archive, which has full text of the paper from 1874-2017.  The tutorial can be found here at Stoneham Independent Tutorial.
    • Hoopla.   Hoopla Digital, an online streaming service for ebooks, audiobooks, music, movies, and more, has something for all. The tutorial will help with the setup process.   Hoopla Tutorial
    • Mango Language Database.   For students, fluid speakers, and anyone who wants to learn a language. Also we have a Mango Tutorial.
    • Stoneham High School Yearbooks. We also have a Tutorial on how to search the Yearbooks
    • The Library has fantastic databases for research papers and general information. Using COVID-19 as an example, here is a tutorial on some of our research databases. Tutorial.
    • ReferenceUSA is the leading provider in business and consumer research! Try our Tutorial on Reference USA.
    • Gale in Context: Middle School. Also, try our Tutorial on the database.  A great database for articles, encyclopedia articles, and primary sources geared toward Middle School, but educational for everyone.
    • Gmail Tutorial. This will help you with the basics of setting up a Gmail account.
    • is available from home through the end of December 2020.
    • Finally, here is a link to a full list of our OnlineDatabases. Have fun exploring, and contact the Library at if further assistance is needed.


Try an Irish Soda Bread recipe with Jayne.

Cook along with Angela with this Baked Cod recipe.


Listen to these wonderful songs from Youth Services Director,  Rachel Overbeck:


Join our virtual book groups with Maureen Saltzman.  Past book group titles included:

This is said in the review about Her Every Fear:
“an electrifying and downright Hitchcockian psychological thriller-as tantalizing as the cinema classics Rear Window and Wait Until Dark-involving a young woman caught in a vise of voyeurism, betrayal, manipulation, and murder.”
 Maureen Saltzman is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.


Topic: Mysteries Around the World
Time: Jun 4, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)


Monday Night Book Discussion Zoom Meeting –June 29th at 7P.M.

The Only Woman in the Room by Marie Benedict

Join Zoom Meeting with this link: will post soon


Dial in:       

312 626 6799

For information on Adult Book Groups, please contact

Maureen Saltzman at or 781-438-1324 x2823



Please watch these wonderful videos of our Stoneham Author Series. Scroll down the Playlist to Stoneham Author Series. We thank Stoneham TV for recording these videos.


Read reviews for new and interesting books in Book Page. available from home until March 31st!!! has again extended remote access, until the end of March 2021, and the potential uses of this service are numerous! [Library Edition] is a genealogy research tool provided by ProQuest that gives library patrons instant access to a wide range of resources for genealogical and historical research.  Included are records from the U. S. Census; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; petitions for naturalization; passenger lists and more!

Click to begin!  You will need your library card and PIN number.  If you need help with either, call at 781-507-2483 or email for information.

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