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

Transportation Information:

The Main Library is accessible by both bus and subway.There is also a Bluebike station located directly in front of the library.

A 70-car underground parking garage with access from Broadway is available when the library is open. It costs 25 cents for every 12 minutes of parking. You may pay by using quarters or credit card (Mastercard or Visa).

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Contactless Pickup and Phone Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 1 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Thursday (phones only; no pickup): 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday, Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Call 617-349-4032 for assistance Monday-Friday before pickup hours


449 Broadway 02138
Phone: 617.349.4040

Map of Location

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