072615.beebe.014Monday : 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 – 5 pm (mid-September to 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.

Download a map of the library here!

Library Maps

Holiday Closing Schedule 2019

Martin Luther King Day: Monday, January 21

Presidents’ Day: Monday, February 18

Patriots’ Day: Monday, April 15

Easter: Sunday, April 21

Memorial Day: Monday, May 27

Independence Day: Thursday, July 4

Labor Day: Monday, September 2

Columbus Day: Monday, October 14

Veterans’ Day: Monday, November 11

Thanksgiving: Thursday, November 28 (Close at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, November 27)

Christmas: Wednesday December 25 (Close at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, December 24)

New Year’s Day 2020: Wednesday, January 1 (Close at 1:00 on Tuesday, December 31)

Open Sundays beginning September 22, 2019


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 but on-street parking is available nearby in one-hour and two-hour spots.

Google Map

By Car : To reach the Library from Route 128/95, get off at Exit 39 (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.

Not sure where to go once you find the building?  Download a map of the library here!


By mail:

Lucius Beebe Memorial Library
345 Main Street
Wakefield MA 01880-5093

By phone: 781-246-6334

By fax: 781-246-6385

By e-mail: email@wakefieldlibrary.org

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