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 : closed

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.

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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 2021

New Year’s Day 2020: Friday, January 1 (Close at 1:00 pm on Thursday, December 31)
Martin Luther King Day: Monday, January 18
Presidents’ Day: Monday, February 15
Patriots’ Day: Monday, April 19
Memorial Day: Monday, May 31
Juneteenth: Saturday, June 19
Independence Day: Monday, July 5
Labor Day: Monday, September 6
Columbus Day: Monday, October 11
Veterans’ Day: Thursday, November 11
Thanksgiving: Thursday, November 25 (Close at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, November 24)
Christmas:  Friday, December 24 – Sunday, December 26
New Year’s 2022: Friday, December 31 - Saturday, January 1