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Robbins Library

Hours

9 – 9 Mon – Wed
1 – 9 Thurs
9 – 5 Fri
9 – 5 Sat (Sept – June)
9 – 12 Sat (July – Aug)
2 – 5 Sun (Oct – May)

Children’s Room

9 – 6 Mon – Wed
1 – 9 Thurs
9 – 5 Fri
9 – 5 Sat (Sept – June)
9 – 12 Sat (July – Aug)
2 – 5 Sun (Oct – May)

Location

700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476

Main Phone: 781.316.3200
Children’s Room: 781.316.3234

Holiday Closings

The Robbins Library is closed on the following days:

New Years Day, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents Day, Patriots Day, Memorial Day weekend (Sat-Mon), Independence Day, Labor Day weekend (Sat-Mon), Arlington Town Day, Columbus Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

The library will be open until 5 pm on the Wednesday preceding Thanksgiving Day, New Year’s Eve and one half-day on the Friday before Easter.

Information about schedule changes are posted on the home page of the website.

Directions

Take Route 95 (Route 128) to Route 2 (east). Take exit 59 for Pleasant St./Route 60. Turn left onto Pleasant Street. Go one mile to traffic light. Turn left onto Mass. Ave. Go half a block and library is on the left. Public Transit: MBTA bus routes 67, 77, and 79. Routes 80, 87 and 350 also stop nearby in Arlington Center.

Parking For Robbins Library:

In addition to metered parking available on Mass Ave, public parking is limited to the front and side of the building. The eight metered spaces in front of the library are $1/hour (first 15 minutes free, hit any button). There is a parking kiosk associated with the side lot that issues “pay-and-display” slips. The rate is $1/hour, 4 hours max, and the kiosk accepts quarters and credit cards ($1 minimum charge). Bicycle parking is located along Mass Ave and there are racks between the library and the Whittemore Robbins House.

Municipal Parking

Fox Branch Library

Hours

9 – 5 Tues
12 – 8 Wed
9 – 5 Thurs – Friday
See Special Saturday Hours

Location

175 Mass Ave
Arlington, MA 02476

Phone: 781.316.3198

Directions

Take Route 95 (Route 128) to Route 2 (east). Take exit 60 for Lake Street. Turn right onto Lake Street and go one mile to traffic light. Turn right. The library is on the left at the corner of Mass. Ave. and Cleveland Street. Parking facilities: on-street parking. Bicycle parking is located in front of the library and along Mass Ave. Public Transit: MBTA bus routes 77, 79 and 350. Nearest subway is Alewife (a 15 – 20 minute walk).

Upcoming Events

Fri 21

Fun at Fox for ages 2-5

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Fri 21

Mario Kart Tournament

July 21 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Tue 25

Crafternoon at the Fox for ages 2+

July 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wed 26