Hours & Directions


ATTENTION: Because of the COVID-19, the Library building is currently closed.


Monday: 10am – 8pm
Tuesday: 1pm – 8pm
Wednesday: 10am – 8pm
Thursday: 1pm – 8pm
Friday: 10am – 5pm
Saturday: 10am – 5pm (Closed Saturdays July through Labor Day)
Seasonal Sunday Hours: 1pm-5pm [See note below about seasonal Sunday hours]

The Library has seasonal Sunday hours from October to April. 

We are closed on national holidays. On rare occasions the Library closes early for special events.  Also, in storm emergencies the Library may be closed.  Please call ahead when in doubt,  978-526-7711.


Take Route 128 north to exit 50, turn right onto School Street. At the end of School Street you will see the Library across the street on the left … but …  turn right and then take your first left for free public parking located behind the Town Hall. Or take Route 127 north to the center of town. Turn right before the Town Hall to park.

The Library is located on 15 Union Street in Manchester-by-the-Sea between Church Street and Chapel Lane.