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Whether a user is looking to find the best deal on an LCD TV or researching the top-recommended used vehicles, provides ratings and reviews, recommendations and buying advice for thousands of products and services. is free for anyone using Library computers. It is free for Swampscott residents from home with a library card and PIN number.

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Credit and Debit card payments are here!

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Library patrons can now pay overdue fines and bills from home using a credit or debit card. MasterCard, Visa and Discover are accepted and processing is done through one of the most secure credit card processors in the industry. User’s accounts will clear almost immediately when the credit card transaction is completed. On statements, LIBRARY-NOBLE will denote payments to any North of Boston library. This is a self-service function, the Library staff cannot accept credit/debit payments at the library. Photocopying and computer printing cannot be paid by credit or debit cards.

To pay charges start by accessing your account at Enter your library card number and your PIN number (PIN numbers are obtainable at the Main Desk of the library). You can pay all charges or you can uncheck items you do not wish to pay, then press the “Pay Selected Charges” button. The screen will refresh to allow you to enter your credit card information. The minimum charge payable is $1.01.

Smile! And help the Swampscott Public Library


Doing any holiday shopping at Amazon? Or shop at Amazon any time of the year? If you purchase items through you can support the library by going to & selecting Swampscott Public Library as the entity you want to support. Once that is done, every time you purchase through, the library benefits.

Check Out Books with Starred Reviews

The library now puts Starred Review and NYT Editors’ Choice stickers on New Fiction books. These stickers signify that the book has received an excellent review in one or more publications. So, try something new and pick a book with a Starred Review!

Greening the Library Newsletter


Do you want to save a tree? The Friends of the Swampscott Public Library, Inc. pays to send the printed library newsletter to members of the Friends. However, if you’d prefer to get an e-mail alerting you to the availability of the updated newsletter on the library’s website, please e-mail the Swampscott Public Library at swa @

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