Reference and Research

The Reference Department of the Melrose Public Library is organized to help you find specific, factual information on any topic you may need.  Whether a business address or critical review, the book value of a used car or the author of an obscure opera, the reference collection and staff are available to assist you.  Email us with any questions or call 781-665-2313, ext 214.

Consumer and Research Resources

EBSCO
Literary Reference Center
Encyclopedia Britannica
Boston Globe Online
Melrose Free Press

The Melrose Public Library offers access to Ancestry.com in the library on our public computers.  Please see a reference librarian for more information.