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Robbins Main 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 Main:

Public parking is limited to the front and side of the building. The eight metered spaces in front are $1/hour (first 15 minutes free). The side lot parking is free, 4 hours max. Bicycle parking is located along Mass Ave and between the library and the Whittemore Robbins House.

Municipal Parking

Fox Branch

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

Tue 30
Tue 30

Story Time at the Fox for ages 2-5

May 30 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Wed 31

Story Time for ages 3-5

May 31 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Wed 31

Cool Collages for ages 8-12

May 31 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Robbins Library will be closed from Saturday May 27 through Monday May 29 for the Memorial Day Weekend holiday.  
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