Informational Alert | Coronavirus Updates

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

The Central Square Branch is the city’s largest and busiest branch. Just steps from the Central Square MBTA stop on the Red Line and next door to the Green Street parking garage, the Library is conveniently located no matter what your form of transportation. We offer free Wi-Fi and our Rotary Technology Learning Center has fourteen computers and two printers for public use. We have a robust DVD and CD collection in addition to our large collection of print materials. Our separate third floor Children’s Room runs weekly story times and Toddler Sings. The Literacy Project offers free ESL classes for all levels of English learners. Our On the Wall Gallery highlights a different local artist each month and our Lewis Room is available for booking your free public events. Check out the Calendar of Events for more programming information.

Upcoming Events

Event Calendar

Come Visit Us!


Temporarily closed to the public
Open for contactless pickup
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Thursday 1-7 p.m.


45 Pearl St. 02139
Phone: 617 349 4010
Fax: 617 349 4418

Map of Location

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