Special Collections

Fitchburg Public Library
610 Main Street
Fitchburg MA , 01420
FAX: (978)345-9631
General email:
Institution Contact(s):
  Elizabeth Watson, Director (978)345-9635 ewatson@cwmars.org
Hours: M-Th 9:00AM-8:30PM F,Sa 9:00AM-5:00PM Su 1:00PM-5:00PM
Seasonal Hours:
  Summer Hours: M-Th 9:00AM-8:00PM Fr 9:00AM-5:00PM Sa 9:00AM-1:00PM
Online Catalog:
  Web: http://cmars.cwmars.org/search~S16
Services for the Disabled:
  TTY/TDD Americans with Disabilities Act accessible Assistive devices available Handicapped parking Auditorium equipped with assistive listening
Bibliographic Utility:
Special Collection Contact(s):
  Sandra Imprescia, Assistant Director (978)345-9635 simpresc@cwmars.org
Collections: 3
Formats: 4 linear feet of manuscripts 1,135 volumes of monographs 75 pamphlets 120 reels of microforms 15 video tapes
Collection Description:
  Acadian Cultural Society Archives
Finnish Collection
Fitchburg City Documents and Directories
Access: Photo ID required
Copying: No special restrictions reported
Loans: No loans permitted Special loans for certain materials
Finding Guides Available:
  Guide to monographic collection Guides for archives' records groups
Directions: FROM THE SOUTH: From Worcester, travel north on Route 190. This merges with Route 2. Follow Route 2 West to Fitchburg. Take exit 31B (Fitchburg/Route 12). Bear right off the exit to follow Route 12. Follow Route 12 for 2.9 miles, passing four stop lights. At the fifth light, turn right over an overpass. At the light on the other side of the overpass, turn left onto Main Street. The library is .3 miles on the left. FROM THE NORTH: From Townsend, take Route 13 to the intersection of Route 2A. Turn right and continue on through three lights to Main Street. At the fourth light, Main Street becomes one way. Go straight through that light and the library is .3 miles on the left. FROM ASHBY: Take Route 119 South which will merge into Route 31. Continue on Route 31 until you come to a set of lights. Veer to the left around the Common. Boulder will be on your right. Go straight through the next set of lights (not the ones closest to the Common) and keep to the left. Turn left onto Newton Place. The library is on you left, on the corner of Newton Place and Main Street. There is parking available in a municipal lot off of Newton Place.