Informational Alert | Coronavirus Updates

Contactless pickup of library holds available during modified hours at Main, Boudreau, Central Square, O’Neill and Valente. No appointment required. Request items from our online catalog. For assistance, call 617-349-4040 or email

Questions & Answers

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Our librarians relish your questions, big or small.

If you are looking for information about free or discounted museum passes, want to reserve a book or learn about our Nook lending program, or have questions about library events or services, call us at the Q & A desk at 617-349-4041.

If you need more information about our research databases or help with our ebook lending collection OverDrive, or have a question you just can’t find the answer to call the Adult Services desk at 617-349-4044.

For all other questions, call the Q & A desk at 617-349-4041 and we’ll make sure you connect with the right person.

You can also stop by any library location during business hours, email us, or send us a letter (449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138).