Monday : 9 am to 9 pm
Tuesday : 9 am to 9 pm
Wednesday : 9 am to 9 pm
Thursday : 9 am to 9 pm
Friday : 9 am to 6 pm
Saturday : 9 am to 5 pm
Sunday : 1 pm to 5 pm mid-September - mid-June
You may return library materials at any time, even when we are closed, using the book drops by the Avon Street entrance. The drops are located on either side of the doors.
The Lucius Beebe Memorial Library is located at 345 Main Street in Wakefield Square next to the Post Office at the corner of Main and Avon Streets. The Library does not have its own parking lot. On-street parking is available nearby in one-hour and two-hour spots.
By Car : To reach the Library from Route 128/95, get off at Exit 57 (North Ave. Wakefield/Reading). If coming from the south, turn right at the bottom of the ramp If coming from the north, turn left at the bottom of the ramp. Continue on North Avenue past a cemetery on your left. Go through the set of lights. After the lights take your second left, which is Avon Street. The Library is at the end of Avon Street on the left.
By Subway: Take the Orange Line to Oak Grove station. From there take any MBTA bus numbered 136 or 137. Get off at Wakefield Center.
By Train: Take the commuter rail’s Reading/Haverhill Line and get off at the Wakefield stop. Cross North Avenue and walk to your left towards Anton’s Cleaners. One block beyond is Avon Street. Turn right onto Avon and proceed to the Library at the end of the block.
Holiday Closing Schedule 2023
New Year’s Day 2022: Sunday, January 1 (closed Saturday, December 31st)
Martin Luther King Day: Monday, January 16
Presidents’ Day: Monday, February 20
Patriots’ Day: Monday, April 17
Memorial Day: Monday, May 29
Juneteenth: Monday, June 19
Independence Day: Tuesday, July 4
Labor Day: Monday, September 4
Columbus Day: Monday, October 9
Veterans’ Day: Saturday, November 11
Thanksgiving: Thursday, November 23 (Close at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, November 22)
Christmas: Saturday, December 23 – Monday, December 25
New Year’s 2023: Sunday, December 31 - Monday, January 1