Informational Alert | Coronavirus Updates
NOTICE:

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 library@cambridgema.gov.

Hours & Locations

You're never far from a branch and all the services the Cambridge Public Library has to offer. All locations are accessible by public transportation. Click here for transit options near your branch.

While our buildings are temporarily closed to the public, contactless holds pickup is available at the Main Library, Central Square Branch, O'Neill Branch and Valente Branch. 

ALERT: Central Square Branch: Contactless pickup, phone service and materials return will be unavailable from Nov. 26 - Dec. 20 due to a branch improvement project.


  • Main Library

    449 Broadway 02138 | 617-349-4040 | open for contactless pickup | Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 1-7:30 p.m. | Friday, Saturday 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Thursday (no pickup, phones only) 10 a.m.-4:30 pm | outside book drop available 24/7

  • Children's Room

    temporarily closed | call 617-349-4038 for assistance

  • Teen Room

    temporarily closed | call 617-349-4027 for assistance

  • Cambridge Room

    temporarily closed | call 617-349-7757 for assistance

  • Boudreau Branch

    245 Concord Ave. 02138 | 617-349-4017 | temporarily closed | check calendar for return hours

  • Central Square Branch

    45 Pearl St. | 617-349-4010 | open for contactless pickup | Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. | Thursday 1-7:30 p.m.

  • Collins Branch

    64 Aberdeen Ave. 02138 | 617-349-4021 | temporarily closed | check calendar for return hours

  • O'Connell Branch

    48 Sixth St. 02141 | 617-349-4019 | temporarily closed | check calendar for return hours

  • O'Neill Branch

    70 Rindge Ave. 02140 | 617-349-4023 | open for contactless pickup | Wednesday 1-7:30 p.m. | Thursday, Friday 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

  • Valente Branch

    826 Cambridge St. 02141 | 617-349-4015 | open for contactless pickup | Monday, Tuesday, Friday 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

  • Holidays

    See when the Main and Branch libraries are closed.


Map of Locations