Hours, Directions & Parking

Contactless Pick Up is here! Start placing holds on your account! Once your items are shown as ready for pickup, you may stop by to collect them Monday-Friday from 8:30AM-4:30PM. 

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Hours of Operation

Current Contactless Pickup Hours

Monday – Friday8:30AM – 4:30PM

For a list of days on which we are closed in 2021, click here.

For our snow closing policy click here.


The library is located at 735 Main Street, Waltham, MA 02451

By Public Transportation:

1)Take the Fitchburg/South Acton line of the MBTA Commuter Rail to the Waltham stop. Walk north on Moody Street to the intersection with Main Street. Turn left. The Library will be two blocks up on the right.

2)Take the 70 Bus from Central Square or Watertown Square. Turn right when exiting the bus, the library will be 0.5 blocks up on your left.

From the West (Rt. 128):

Take exit 26-Rt. 20 Waltham. Rt. 20 and Main St. are the same road. Drive for approximately 1.5 miles. The library is on the left past the MacDonald’s and the Post Office.

From the East:

Take Rt. 20/Main Street. The library will be on the right past City Hall and the intersection with Moody Street.


There is a free parking lot behind the library. Parking is limited to two hours. After two hours, you must move your car out of the lot. There is also on-street parking around the library and a metered municipal lot one block from the library off of Lexington Street between Main Street and School Street.

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