Plymouth Public Library Main Branch
The Plymouth Public Library's Main Branch is located on South Street just around the corner from Plymouth North High School. The library features two main floors with fiction and non-fiction sections, a children's room, a large reference department, several computer desks and quiet areas with cozy chairs where members can read. The Main Branch also features a large history and genealogy collection with more than 1,200 items relating to Mayflower descendants as well as later waves of immigrants. Plymouth Public Library is a member of the Old Colony Library Network and has access to books and other media from libraries throughout the South Shore, and public libraries throughout Massachusetts.
- Hours: Mon - Wed, 10am - 9pm; Thu, 10am - 6pm; Fri, Sat, 10am - 5:30pm; Sun, closed (may change seasonally)
- Founding Date: 1857
- Parking: Free lot
- Specialties: Genealogies of Mayflower descendants and the post-Yankee waves of immigrants brought to Plymouth in the 1800s by the Cordage Rope Company
- Services: Audiobooks, Movies, Music CDs, Research databases, Resources for job seekers
- Programs/classes: The library offers a number of changing programs for children, adults and teens. A list is available on the library's website.
- Book donation information: The library accepts bestsellers, classics, general adult fiction and nonfiction, children's books, good quality paperbacks, DVDs, CDs, books on CD and historical materials.
- Wi-Fi: Free
- Private events: Yes