The main branch of the Wellesley Free Library is closing on Friday, April 23 for construction.
The months-long project will include a new roof for the Library building and renovations to the Library interior.
During construction, there will be no access to the Library parking lot or the automated book drop. However, a 24-hour manual book drop will be available outside the entrance to the Library parking garage and accessible to all patrons.
To make sure Library services continue during the project, a temporary Library location will open at 50 Central Street (formerly Talbots) for holds pick up and 15-minute express browsing. The temporary location opening is slightly delayed; please watch for updates. The hours will be:
|Temporary Library - 50 Central Street|
|Monday: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.|
|Tuesday: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. |
|Wednesday: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.|
|Thursday: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.|
|Friday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. |
|Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. |
*Returns accepted during open hours; limited to 10 patrons at a time with masks and distancing required.
The Hills and Fells branch libraries will reopen on April 27 for holds pick up and 15-minute express browsing during weekdays. Hours at these locations are:
|Hills Branch Library - 210 Washington Street||Fells Branch Library - 308 Weston Road|
|Tuesday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. ||Tuesday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
|Wednesday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. ||Wednesday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. |
|Thursday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. ||Thursday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
|Friday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. ||Friday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.|
*24-hour book drop available. Limited to 10 patrons at a time with masks and social distancing required.
Visit the Wellesley Free Library website for more information. Thank you for your patience as we reimagine the Wellesley Free Library!