Duxbury Free Library
77 Alden Street
Duxbury, Massachusetts 02332

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Special Collections

Consumer Health: contains up to date volumes on nearly all medical topics. The medical encyclopedias explain diseases, conditions and operations in clear easy to understand 2 to 3 page articles that include illustrations. Also in the collection are medical dictionaries, anatomy books, standard medical works and guides to prescription, over the counter an alternative medicines. Directories of doctors are also available.

Literature collection: For anyone investigating the written word; writer, student or book club member. Our collection covers British, American and world authors in various formats from poetry to plays. We have style manuals, quotation collections, plot outlines, works on Shakespeare and directories of the literary market place

Local Reference: Town Reports on various topics including: Tax Assessments, Annual Town Reports, and Water Testing; School Committee Minutes, High School year books, books about Duxbury

The Duxbury File - historical articles about Duxbury people and places

Duxbury Clipper on Microfilm from 1950 to the last full year, paper copies for current year

Early town records on microfilm