Special Projects

What are “special projects”? These cover a lot of territory. Many are made possible by grants which our Library actively seeks out to fund exciting purchases and programming.

Below you will see just a few of the exciting projects, present and past, at the Hamilton-Wenham Public Library.

Home Delivery for Hamilton and Wenham Residents

Our home delivery pilot program launched in January of 2023, and was expanded as of October 30, 2023 to serve the residents of both towns.  Click here to find out more!

National Novel Writing Month 2023

Join us this November 2023 for our 15th National Novel Writing Month. Click here to find out more!

Library Solar Panels

A 138 kW DC / 100 kW AC solar array was constructed on the library rooftop in Fall of 2022 and was placed online December 13, 2022. Click here to find out more!

Access For All – Library Services and Technology (LSTA) Grant

On July 7, 2022 we were awarded a two-year $14,000 grant through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.  Click here to find out more!

Library Statue Restoration

Come and see our statue of “The Orphans”! This statue has a special history at our library, and was returned to us after a lengthy restoration process in January through May of 2013. Click here to find out more!