Special Collections

Rockport Public Library
17 School Street
Rockport MA , 01966
FAX: (978)546-1011
General email:
Institution Contact(s):
  Camilla Ayers, Special Collections Specialist (978)546-6934 cayers@mailserv.mvlc.lib.ma.us
Hours: M,W,Th 1:00PM-8:00PM Tu 1:00PM-5:00PM Sa 10:00AM-5:00PM
Closings: Fridays and legal holidays
Online Catalog:
Services for the Disabled:
  Americans with Disabilities Act accessible Handicapped parking Elevator Outreach service for house-bound patrons
Other Services:
  Information on hotel/housing accommodations
Bibliographic Utility:
Name: Rockport Room
Special Collection Contact(s):
  Camilla Ayers, Special Collections Specialist (978)546-6934 cayers@mailserv.mvlc.lib.ma.us
Collections: 3
Formats: manuscripts archives monographs newspapers maps pamphlets electronic records microforms audio tapes video tapes ephemera realia/artifacts sheet music
Collection Description:
  John Kieran Collection (natural history)
Nan Lawrence Collection (20th Century popular sheet music)
Rockport Local History and Genealogy
Local Authors
Rockport Town Affairs
Access: No special restrictions reported
Copying: Self-service copying for a fee
Loans: No loans permitted
Directions: FROM ROUTE 128 NORTH: Take all the way to the end which is a stoplight in Gloucester. After passing through two rotaries which bypass Gloucester Center. Turn left at the stoplight onto Route 127 / Eastern Avenue-Main Street. Proceed 4 miles to "Five Corners" in Rockport. Angle right onto Broadway. Go 3 blocks straight down to its intersection with School Street. The library is the gray granite building on the corner at #17.