Hours & Directions



Curbside Pickup & In-Library Browsing

Masks continue to be required in the Library. Also, please continue to socially distance while in the building.

Monday 10:00 am to 5 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am to 5 pm
Saturday 10:00 am to 4 pm
Sunday (seasonal) 1:00 – 4 pm

A reservation must be made to use a Library computer. Please call 978-526-7711 to make a computer reservation during open 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 (old exit 15), 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.