Fall River Public Library

Fall River Public Library

The People's University: Preserving Yesterday, Informing Today, Inspiring Tomorrow

104 North Main Street, Fall River, MA 02720
Phone: 508-324-2700  •  Fax: 508-324-2707  •  South Branch Phone: 508-324-2708
Email : frweb@sailsinc.org

Mon. - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (30-minute sessions)
Both library branches offer contactless pickup service of books, movies, and children's crafts. Call the library to schedule a pickup.

All library programs and events are canceled until further notice. This is a safety measure
to prevent spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Please follow our Facebook page and calendar for updates.

REGULAR HOURS:  Mon. - Thurs. 9-9 ; Fri. and Sat. 9-5. Closed Saturdays mid-June through early September.

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to Fall River Public Library, your one-stop source for information, education and entertainment. With e-books, public computers, and wi-fi, we're right up to the minute--but our local history collections can take you back to Fall River's past.

The library serves kids, families and adults. Best of all, most of our resources are offered free of charge to anyone with a library card. Come and see what we have to offer.

What's New?

Library Safety Information: We are currently open for curbside pickup service and visits by appointment only.

Book and Craft Bundles

Not sure exactly what you want? Let us be your personal book shoppers! We'll choose 5 adult or 10 children's titles based on your tastes. Fill out the online form and tell us what you like, or call 508-324-2700, ext. 2 (adult/teen) or ext. 4 (children's.) We'll create a book bundle you can pick up and take home.
Now offering: Children's Craft Bundles! Each week, pick up a different craft kit that kids can do at home. All materials and instructions are included.

Your Library From Home

OverdriveVisit this site anytime to access our 24-7 online resources, including eBooks, magazines, research databases, online learning, and downloadable media. It's all here for you!

Fall River Public Library offers free HOOPLA digital titles! Register for Hoopla to download eBooks, movies, music, comics, audiobooks, and more. We have extended the subscription from 5 to 7 downloads per month!

Love crafting and DIY projects? We hear you. Try Creativebug for more than 1,000 arts and crafts classes you can do at home. Use your library card for free access.

No library card? Visit the SAILS Library page to sign up.

Reference questions may be directed to frweb@sailsinc.org, and our Facebook page will be monitored.

Fall River Public Schools FY 2021 budget presentation can be viewed here.


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This reference resource is purchased from the fund provided in memory of Honorable Robert T. Davis and of his son, Robert C. Davis.



Friends Bookstore

Be sure to visit the Friends of the Library Bookstore, open year round. All proceeds support our Friends of the Fall River Public Library group.

Passport Service

The library is a designated Passport Acceptance Facility. Passport services are available by appointment only Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m., beginning July 20, 2020.

Support Your Local Library

Support your local library! Contribute to the Fall River Public Library Foundation's Second Century Campaign and help the "People's University" continue to support lifelong learning in our community. Online donations now accepted.

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