Hours and Directions
HOURS OF OPERATION
Monday-Thursday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
SPECIAL THANKSGIVING WEEK HOURS: We will close at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, November 27, closed Thursday,
open regular hours on Friday, November 29, and CLOSED SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30.
The Library opens late--at 11:30 a.m.-- on the Second Thursday of each month, so that staff can have in-service training.
You can call 978-829-1780 to hear the hours as well.
The Library is closed all legal holidays. We will close at 3 p.m. on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.
Any updates will be posted in the Event Calendar.
Here is a Google Map of the location of the Fitchburg Public Library at 610 Main Street in Fitchburg, MA.
Free parking is available in the lot on the corner of Boulder Drive and Newton Place, and in the Municipal Parking Lot on Boulder Drive. Metered parking is available on Main Street,and meters are free after 4pm.
From the East
Route 2 west to Fitchburg. Take exit 31B (Fitchburg Route12) Bear right off the exit to follow Route 12. Follow Route 12 for 3.2 miles to the stoplight just past The Market Basket. Turn right at 2A/Water Street, go over the overpass and make the next left onto Main Street. The library is .3 miles on the left.
(The Library parking lot is reached by turning left immediately after Espresso Pizza on Main St.- before you reach the Library. Take this short street, Newton Place, to the end and turn right into the Library Parking Lot.)
From the Southeast
From Worcester, take highway 190 north to the merge with Route 2. Follow Route 2 West to Fitchburg. Follow the directions above for travel from the east.
From the Northeast
From Townsend, take Route 13 to the intersection of Route 2A. Turn right and continue on through three lights to Main Street. At the fourth light, Main Street becomes one way. Continue straight through the light, the library is .3 miles on the left.
From the Northwest
From Ashby, take Route 119 south which will merge into Route 31. Continue on Route 31 until you come to a set of lights. Veer to the left around the Common (the boulder will be on your right). Go straight through the set of lights, then, staying in the left lane continue for two short blocks. Turn left into the Library parking lot.
From the Southwest
From Westminster follow Route 2A north to the Fitchburg Common. Go straight through the set of lights, then staying in the left lane, continue for two short blocks, turn left and park in the Library Parking lot.
(To reach the Municipal parking lot, pass Newton Place and enter the Parking Lot on the left.)
From the West
From Route 2, take the Route 31 exit. At the end of the ramp, turn left onto Route 31 (Princeton Road) and follow it to Westminster Street, River Street and Kimball Street following Route 12, a total of 3.8 miles to Rollstone Street. Rollstone Street is approximately 1/2 mile past the Cleghorn rotary. Turn left onto Rollstone Street. At Main Street (approx 1,000 feet) turn right. Main Street will become Boulder Drive, a one-way street, and you'll curve around until you are opposite Putnam Place. Park in the Library lot at the corner of Boulder Drive and Newton Place.