The Public Library of Arlington, MA


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In Person

Ask a question at the Reference Desk on the 1st floor (the second service desk from the entrance). The Reference Desk is staffed all hours that the library is open:

Monday through Wednesday, 9 a.m. - 9 p.m., Thursday, 1 - 9 p.m., Friday & Saturday, 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. (Closed Saturdays during July & August)

By Phone

781-316-3233 during hours the library is open.

By Letter

All obituary requests and local history research queries must be followed by a written request sent to the attention of Local History.

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Do you need a fact or statistic? Do you need help researching a topic? Do you have a suggestion for a purchase?  Do you have a question about library resources or services? For convenient service, fill in the form below to submit a question to our reference staff. You will receive a reply via email in one or two business days. If you need immediate assistance, please come to the Reference Desk or call 781-316-3232 (or 3233). For information on obituary requests and all local history questions, please refer to Local History Room.

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