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Hours and Location
It is with great pleasure that I write today to share our reopening plans. Beginning June 1st , 2021, we will
resume our full schedule and will once again allow quiet study, computing services, in person reference
assistance, and browsing on our second floor and in the Children’s Room.
Canton has done an outstanding job at curtailing the spread of Covid-19 in our community. The library is
pleased to welcome the public back into the building in a safe and responsible manner. Some areas of
the building have been reconfigured to promote social distancing. Your friendly librarians will be
happy to show you around.
Please note that curbside pickup will now be available only to those who call to request it at 781-821-
5027. For all others, please come into the library to pick up your items on hold.
Our Children’s Library staff are thrilled to welcome you back for browsing and computing. Storytime will
resume in person on our outdoor amphitheater. Please check our library calendar for more information
and to register for your space at storytime! The Canton Public Library strongly encourages the use of
masks for those patrons who are unvaccinated, and asks for your cooperation in following good hygiene
habits while visiting the library.
Thank you to our terrific library patrons for your patience and support during this difficult period. Your
librarians have missed you, and we look forward to seeing you again soon!
Andrea J. Capone, MLS
Director of the Canton Public Library
786 Washington Street
Canton, MA 02021
Library Summer hours as of 6/26/21:
Tuesday-Thursday: 10:00AM- 9:00PM
Friday 10:00AM- 5:30PM
Saturday: 10:00AM- 2:00PM
The Library is not open on Sundays, legal holidays, Christmas Eve, and the Saturday preceding Memorial Day.
Canton is located southeast of the intersection of routes 128 and interstate 95. The Library street address is:
786 Washington Street (view map)
From the North or East
Take route 128 to Exit 2A (Stoughton, Route 138 South).
Follow Route 138 South to the first light.
Turn right at this light onto Washington St. Proceed on Washington Street two more traffic lights.
The Library is on the right, just through the second light, diagonally across from the Town Hall.
From the South and West
Take Route 95 to the Neponset Street Canton Exit 11.
Follow Neponset Street about three miles (passing under a viaduct) to its end.
Take a left onto Washington Street. Go through one traffic light. The Library is on the left just past the train station.
Parking is to the left when facing the Library from Washington St.