We encourage people interested in knowing more about the life and writings of Thoreau, or who want to see our exhibits, to come and visit. The library is open most weekdays, Monday through Friday, 10-4. The library has limited staff: to be sure staff is on hand when you come, we encourage you to please call ahead at (781)259-4730 or e-mail the library. We look forward to greeting you!
The library is closed on: New Year’s Eve Day and New Year’s Day; Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; Presidents Day; Patriots Day; Memorial Day; Independence Day; Labor Day; Columbus Day; Veterans Day; Thanksgiving Day and the Friday following Thanksgiving Day; Christmas Eve Day and Christmas Day.
Researchers: Please e-mail the library for an appointment to enable the Curator to better assist you.
General Public: Exhibits are open to the public during normal library hours listed above.
Revolving exhibits from the collections are on display in the library. Items currently on display include:
Wireless Internet access is available in the library.
Library Gallery Talk: A guided tour and talk for groups.
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Thoreau Institute Library Catalog (Public Access Catalog)