In-House Browsing and Computer Appointments are for 45 minutes and are available on the hour Tue., Thu., and Sat. from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. and Wed. evening at 7 and 8 p.m. See the Events Calendar to make a reservation. RETURNS: Patrons wearing masks may return library materials in the rear drive-through Book Drop. For CURBSIDE PICKUP Mon - Sat and FREE LIBRARY CARDS see SERVICES. For BOOK THE BROWSE TENT and BUILD A BAG see SERVICES. For VIRTUAL offerings for all ages see KIDS and EVENTS. For free, safe downloadable formats 24/7 see ECOLLECTIONS.

Hours & Directions

J. V. Fletcher Library Hours:

MondayClosed
TuesdayClosed
WednesdayClosed
ThursdayClosed
FridayClosed
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

Tues., Thurs., Sat. 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM & Wed., 7:00 – 8:45 PM IN-HOUSE BROWSING BY APPOINTMENT

Monday — Thursday: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM; 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM CURBSIDE; BROWSE TENT 10-4 ONLY

Friday: 10:00 PM to 4:00 PM CURBSIDE & BROWSE TENT

Saturday: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM CURBSIDE & BROWSE TENT

(Closed: Memorial Day Weekend and Labor Day Weekend)

Sunday: 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM (Jan. through April 2021 – CLOSED DUE TO BUDGET CONSTRAINTS AND COVID-19)

LIST OF CLOSED DATES: 2021

The J. V. Fletcher Library will be closed (or offer reduced hours) on the dates listed below:

HOLIDAYS2021
New Year’s DayFriday, Jan. 1
Martin Luther King, Jr. DayMonday, Jan. 18
Presidents’ DayMonday, Feb. 15
Easter Sunday, April 4
Patriot’s DayMonday, April 19
Memorial Day (2 days)Saturday, May 29 & Monday, May 31
Juneteenth Observed Sunday, June 20
Independence Day (2 days)Saturday, July 3 & Monday, July 5 Observed
Labor Day (2 days) Saturday, Sept. 4 & Monday, Sept. 6
Columbus Day Monday, October 11
Veteran’s DayThursday, Nov. 11
Thanksgiving Eve Wednesday, Nov. 24 Open 10-5
Thanksgiving (2 days) Thursday, Nov. 25; Friday, Nov. 26
Christmas Eve Friday, Dec. 24
Christmas Saturday, Dec. 25
New Year’s EveFriday, Dec. 31

Directions From:

  • Route 495 – Haverhill, Andover, Lowell (most direct) Marlborough, Harvard, Littleton
  • Route 2 – Acton, Boston, Concord, Worcester, Fitchburg
  • Route 3 – Tyngsboro, New Hampshire, Billerica, Burlington
  • Route 40 – Groton, Dracut, N. Lowell
  • Route 110 – Littleton, Ayer, Chelmsford, Lowell
  • Route 225 – Groton, Pepperell, Bedford, Carlisle

Rt. 495 (most direct route)

Going South: (from Andover, Haverhill, Lowell…)

  • Exit 32 off Rt. 495S.
  • Turn right at end of ramp (pass Eric’s, do not go under 495).
  • Drive 1 mile to Westford Common, a triangle.
  • Turn right at Common.
  • Library is yellow brick building across Common.
  • Parking in rear.

Going North: (from Marlborough, Harvard,..)

  • Exit 32 off Rt. 495N.
  • Turn left at end of ramp (go under Rt. 495).
  • Drive 1 mile to Westford Common, a triangle.
  • Turn right at Common.
  • Library is yellow brick building across Common.
  • Parking in rear.

Rt. 2

Going East: (from Fitchburg, Leominster, Rt. 91…)

  • Exit for Rt. 495N off Rt. 2.
  • Exit 32 off Rt. 495 (Westford exit)
  • Turn left at end of ramp (go under 495, pass Eric’s on the right)
  • Drive 1 mile to Westford Common, a triangle.
  • Turn right at Common.
  • Library is yellow brick building across Common.
  • Parking in rear.

Going West: (from Boston, Concord, Acton…)

  • Exit for Rt. 495N off Rt. 2.
  • Exit 32 off Rt. 495.
  • Turn left at end of ramp (go under 495, pass Eric’s on right).
  • Drive 1 mile to Westford Common, a triangle.
  • Turn right at Common.
  • Library is yellow brick building across Common.
  • Parking in rear.
  • OR: Rt. 2 to 2A at Concord Rotary (1st light at Rt. 27, 2nd light at Nagog Pond).
  • Right at Rt. 110, Littleton Center (3rd light – pass Kimball Farm Ice Cream Stand on right).
  • Left at lights onto Boston Road (go under 495, pass Eric’s on right).
  • Drive 1 mile to Westford Common, a triangle.
  • Turn right at Common.
  • Library is yellow brick building across Common.
  • Parking in rear.

Rt. 3

Going South: (from New Hampshire, Tyngsboro, Dracut)

  • Exit 34 off Rt. 3 for Westford Road.
  • Turn right at end of ramp (go straight at traffic light at Flint’s Corner).
  • Bear left at fork on to Swan Road.
  • road curves around Flushing Pond
  • cross Rt. 40 at blinking light onto Depot Street
  • bear right across train tracks & bridge at fork
  • drive up hill passing on left Abbot School, Frost School, Roudenbush Community Center, Town Hall.
  • Library is large yellow brick building on right.
  • Parking in rear.

Going North: (from Bedford, Billerica)

  • Exit 30S off Rt. 3 for Rt. 495S.
  • Exit 32 off Rt. 495.
  • Turn right at end of ramp (pass Eric’s, do not go under 495).
  • Drive 1 mile to Westford Common, a triangle.
  • Turn right at Common.
  • Library is yellow brick building across Common.
  • Parking in rear.

Rt. 40

Going East: (from Groton)

  • Rt. 40E to Tyngsboro Road at traffic light.
  • Turn right.
  • bear right across train tracks & bridge at fork
  • drive up hill passing on left Abbot School, Frost School, Roudenbush 
    Community Center, Town Hall
    Library is large yellow brick building on right.
    Parking in rear.

Going West: (from Dracut, N. Lowell)

  • Rt. 40W to Tyngsboro Road at traffic light.
  • Turn left.
  • bear right across train tracks & bridge at fork
  • drive up hill passing on left Abbot School, Frost School, Roudenbush 
    Community Center, Town Hall
    Library large yellow brick building on right.
    Parking in rear.

Rt. 110

Going East: (from Littleton, Ayer)

  • Left at lights on to Boston Road.
  • Drive 1 mile to Westford Common, a triangle.
  • Turn right at Common.
  • Library is yellow brick building across Common.
  • Parking in rear.

Going West: (from Chelmsford, Lowell, Tewksbury)

  • Right at lights on to Boston Road.
  • Drive 1 mile to Westford Common, a triangle.
  • Turn right at Common.
  • Library is yellow brick building across Common.
  • Parking in rear.

Rt. 225

Going North: (from Carlisle, Bedford)

  • Rt. 225 to Rt. 110 in Westford.
  • Turn right onto Rt. 110N.
  • Left at lights onto Boston Road (go under Rt. 495)
  • Drive 1 mile to Westford Common, a triangle.
  • Turn right at Common.
  • Library is yellow brick building across Common.
  • Parking in rear.

Going South: (from Groton, Pepperell)

  • Rt. 225 into Westford (225 turns right at railroad crossing, Forge Village).
  • Left onto Forge Village Road, which becomes Main St (go up hill).
  • Enter Westford Common, a triangle.
  • Library is yellow brick building on left past
  • First Parish Church United.
  • Parking in rear.

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