Mission and Policies
The Whitman Public Library seeks to be at the heart of its community by providing all residents with a wide array of popular and educational materials in both its physical and virtual spaces. The library also aims to deliver the resources and services to patrons which facilitate personal and intellectual growth.
Whitman Library History
In 1879, a group of citizens in Whitman, then known as South Abington, lobbied to establish a free public library for the town. At Town Meeting that year, voters approved an appropriation of $500 to establish the library and appointed five citizens to spearhead the project.