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Posted on: April 21, 2021

WFL Renovation Update

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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 StreetFells 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! 

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