There are nine computer stations and two laptops for patron use. Microsoft Word, Microsoft Power Point, and Excel are available on several of these computers as well.

Interlibrary Loan

If an item is not listed in the NOBLE catalog, ask our staff for an interlibrary loan. For more information contact Maureen Saltzman, Reference Services Librarian, who will be happy to help you find what you are need.

Email Notification

Sign up for Email Notification to alert you when an item that you requested has arrived for you. This is an excellent option for those who check their email regularly. If you choose to be notified by email, you will not receive a phone call; no paper copies will be mailed. Stop by the Library to arrange for email notification. It only takes a few minutes.
The Library will also send you emails about upcoming library events. Simply email Janice Chase for Children’s events and May Forkin for Adult events.

Local Newspapers

Back issues of the Stoneham Independent are available on microfiche from July 1874 to 2003. The library also maintains print copies for one year. Print copies of the Stoneham Sun are available for one year.

Tax Forms

Federal and state tax forms and publications are available throughout the tax season. The forms can also be downloaded from and


Photo copiers are available for public use. One is located in the hall that separates the Adult Library from the Children’s Room and one is located in the Children’s Room. The cost is $.15/copy.

Library printers are attached to several computers and copies are $.10 for black and white copies and $.50 for color copies. Printers can be found in both the Adult Room and the Children’s Library.

A microfilm reader/printer is available for use by the public. The machine will read both 16 and 35 mm microfilm and can make copies at a cost of $.25/page. For a listing of our current microfilm collection holdings, please click here.

Adult Programs & Events

Book Discussion Group
Meetings are held on the last Monday of each month at 7:00 pm in the Stoneham Room. Interested readers may request a copy of the book at the main circulation desk or email Maureen Saltzman or call (781) 438-1324.

Computer Classes
The library provides computer classes free of charge to the public. We cover the basics including how to use a mouse, how to save and attach files, and how to obtain an email account. We also explain how to use search engines and the internet. Contact the library for more information at (781) 438-1324 x29.