The library will be closed on Monday, April 15th in observance of Patriots Day. Normal operations will resume at all temporary locations on Tuesday, April 16th.
The library's temporary locations are at the Beech Street Center and the E.C. Benton Library. For more information, including hours of operation, please click here.

Temporary Spaces

Beech Street Center (266 Beech St.)

At the Beech Street Center, the Circulation Department is on the 1st floor, and the Reference Department, along with the young adult and adult book collection, on the 2nd floor. There are materials available for browsing on both floors. Staff can help you locate what collections are in which areas. We also continue to offer in person programming on site, check our calendar for offerings.

Library hours at the Beech Street Center are:

  • Monday – Thursday: 9am – 7:30pm
  • Friday: 9am – 5pm
  • Saturday: 9am – 3pm

Benton Library (75 Oakley Rd.)

At the Benton Library, we offer Circulation of children’s materials, Children’s Reference Services, and small scale programming. Larger children’s programs are held at offsite locations. We also continue our relationship with the Friends of Benton, who continue to offer monthly events and meetings.

Library hours at the Benton Library will be:

  • Monday, Tuesday & Friday: 9am – 12pm & 2pm – 5pm
  • Wednesday & Thursday: 10am – 1pm & 3pm – 7:30pm
  • Saturday: 9am – 3pm

Library Offices at Chenery Upper Elementary

Staff work primarily Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm. Staff will be onsite 52 weeks a year, including school vacation weeks, and school summer break. This is not be a public space, but strictly for staff offices.

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