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Library Hours

Main Library:

104 North Main Street, Fall River, MA 02720

Monday through Thursday: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Friday:  9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Sept.-June)*

Note:
Front door (N. Main Street) is out of service; please use side door (Elm Street). Elm Street entrance is handicapped accessible.

Parking:
Metered parking is available on Main and Elm Streets; parking is free after 5 p.m.

South Branch Library:

58 Arch Street, Fall River, MA 02724

Monday/Tuesday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday/Saturday:  9 a .m. - 4:30 p.m.*


*Libraries are closed on Saturdays in the summer, starting the second Saturday in June and re-opening in September after Labor Day.

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Disability Access:

The Main Library is accessible from the Elm Street entrance (street level). There is handicapped parking on the street and an automated door. The main (circulation) and upper (reference) levels of the library are accessible by elevator. Most computer desks allow wheelchair access, and computer displays can be adjusted for users who need a larger type.

The South Branch has a new location: 58 Arch Street, behind the Children's Advocacy Center. There is ample parking and wheelchair access.

The East Branch library closed in 2015.


 

Directions

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From the North:
Take Route 24 southbound to exit 7 (79 S North Fall River/Somerset).

Take 79 to second exit (6, 138 Davol Street); enter Davol Street. Head south on Davol Street.

Turn left at Anawan Street. Anawan Street becomes Pocasset Street. Turn left onto Main Street. The library is on the left, between Bank and Elm Streets.

From the South:
Take Route 24 southbound to exit 7 (79 S North Fall River/Somerset).

Take 79 to second exit (6, 138 Davol Street); enter Davol Street. Head south on Davol Street. Turn left at Anawan Street.

Anawan Street becomes Pocasset Street. Turn left onto Main Street.
The library is on the left, between Bank and Elm Streets.

From the East:
Take Route 195 westbound to exit 6-7, Plymouth Avenue/Pleasant Street. Stay to the left for exit 6; at stop sign, turn right onto Pleasant Street.

Take first left onto 7th Street; take next left onto Bedford Street. Go approximately 5 blocks and turn right at light onto North Main Street. The library is on the left, between Bank and Elm Streets.

From the West:
Take Route 195 eastbound to exit 6-7, Plymouth Avenue/Hartwell St./Downtown. Keep right to follow exit 6. Bear right onto Borden St., then left onto South Main Street. South Main becomes North Main Street. The library is on the left between Bank and Elm Streets.

For handicapped access, drive past the library on Main Street, turn left onto Pine St., left on Durfee St., and left on Elm St. (one way). The Elm Street entrance is wheelchair accessible.

PLEASE NOTE: As of November, 2013, there is ongoing construction on Route 79. Please check the Massachusetts Department of Transportation site for any detours that may affect your travel route to the library.