Informational Alert | Coronavirus Updates

Contactless pickup of library holds available during modified hours at Main, O’Neill and Valente. No appointment required. Contactless pickup at Central Square will be unavailable 11/26-12/20 due to a branch improvement project. Request items from our online catalog. For assistance, call 617-349-4040 or email

Travel Resources

Looking to plan a trip? Take a vacation? Travel abroad? These helpful resources will assist you with your travel needs.

Obtaining a U.S. Passport.  Use this website for your information needs.

The Department of Homeland Security website can assist with travel advisories, visa information, and a variety of other information for traveling abroad or for those visiting the U.S.

Travel.State.Gov provides travel warnings and alerts, updated Visa information, passport info, and much more.

Check out  TravellersPoint to help plan, execute and record your travel experiences:

The Virtual Tourist community will connect you with a large online community of travelers and provides reviews, information, forums and much more.

Wikitravel provides allows you to create and access free travel information compile by individuals all over the world.

The Lonely Planet website provides a variety of travel resources from deals to destinations.

Independent Traveler provides a variety of resources for Seniors planning to travel all over the world.

In need of a currency exchange information? Utilize this online calculator.

Or, for more information on obtaining foreign currency, contact these Cambridge Locations:

Handy Travel Apps:
Consider downloading these handy applications for assistance and information while on your trip.

  • helps you locate local restaurants, tourist attractions, and reviews
  • Zomato locates restaurants by cuisine, locale and ratings

Finally, you may want to visit Walk to the Sea, a virtual tour of famous Boston landmarks.