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

HOURS:  Mon. - Thurs. 9-9 ; Fri. and Sat. 9-5

SUMMER HOURS: Closed Saturdays mid-June through early September.

Computers available until half an hour before closing time.

PARKING NOTICE : The parking lot behind the Main Library is closed to the public during our roof repairs.




Welcome
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?

BurbioFall River Public Library has partnered with Burbio, an online community calendar that lets you find all events in one convenient place and sync reminders to your personal calendar. Sign up for a free account.

Fall River Public Library offers free HOOPLA digital titles! Just register for a free Hoopla account to download free movies, music, comics, and e-books for phone, tablet, or TV device.

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

The library is now a designated Passport Acceptance Facility. Passport forms and services are available by appointment Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., and Fridays and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Historic Fall River newspapers, some as early as 1838, are now available in a digital archive! Enjoy this rich source of local and family history in the library.

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.

Get Involved

Looking for a Book Discussion Group? We've got one! Join us every third Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. Other library groups include our Pinterest Club, Needlecraft Club, and The Zen Zone. Check our calendar and Facebook page for updates on all library events. Or subscribe to our newsletter.

Be sure to visit the Friends of the Library Bookstore, open year round.

Need help with computers, e-readers, tablets, or phones? Our Tech Help Tuesdays offer individualized tutoring to help you solve a tech problem or learn a new skill. Call the reference department at 508-324-2700, ext. 3 or email us.

Visit this site anytime to access our 24-7 online resources, including eBooks, research databases, and downloadable multimedia. Or get the free SAILS Mobile App for your phone. It's all here for you!


A to Z Travel

Universal Class

Fall River Herald News Archive

Fall River Herald News

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

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