Library News

Welcome Back to the Concord Free Public Library!

Welcome back to the Concord Free Public Library! The Main Library and the Fowler Branch have reopened to the public for in-house browsing and other limited services. See below for more details.

Curbside Service Changes: 

Hours: 

Main Library (978) 318-3301

  • Monday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Thursday: 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Special Collections (978) 318-3342

  • Monday through Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday: Closed

 Fowler Branch (978) 318-3350

  • Monday through Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (Closed 1 - 2 for cleaning) 
  • Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Safety Guidelines: (Starting June 1, 2021)

  • Walk in with no registration required
  • Face masks are not required if you are fully vaccinated. Otherwise face masks are required in the Library.  
  • Maintain a 6 foot distance from others if you are not fully vaccinated
  • Continue to sanitize hands at the entrance 

AT THE MAIN LIBRARY VISITORS CAN ACCESS:

  • Audiovisuals  
  • Bathrooms
  • Children's Room 
  • Friends Book Sale Shelves
  • Lobby 
  • Magazines/Newspapers (Periodical Room)
  • Meeting Rooms (via reservations)
  • Open Reserve Shelves
  • Public seating (Limited) (starting June 1)
  • Special Collections (We recommend you email specialcollections@concordlibrary.org or call 978-318-3342 ahead of your visit.)
  • Stacks (2nd & 3rd Floors)
  • Teen area
  • Thoreau Room 
  • WiFi printing/photocopier/fax machine

AT THE FOWLER VISITORS CAN ACCESS:

  • Adult Fiction
  • Audiovisuals
  • Bathrooms
  • Children's Room 
  • Lower Level Stacks
  • Magazines
  • Meeting Rooms (via reservations)
  • New Books
  • Photocopier
  • Public seating (Limited) (starting June 1)
  • Teen Books
CURRENT INACCESSIBLE AREAS AT THE BOTH LOCATIONS: 
  • Public Computers (Limited public computers open starting June 21)