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

EMERGENCY CLOSING: Both library branches are closed as of March 16, 2020,
through May 4, 2020. Check our Facebook page and calendar for updates.

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 for updates.

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

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?

Novel Coronavirus Information: For the most recent, trusted information, visit the Department of Public Health for Massachusetts information, the CDC, or the World Health Organization. Also try COVID-101 for quick, simple, doctor-reviewed answers to common questions, including how to talk to kids about the virus.

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.


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.



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 Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., and Fridays and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. (NOT AVAILABLE DURING EMERGENCY CLOSURE).

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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