Special Collections

Fall River Public Library
104 North Main Street
Fall River MA , 02720
TTY/TDD: (508)324-2700
FAX: (508)324-2707
General email:
Institution Contact(s):
  Paula Cullen, Assistant Director (508)324-2700 pcullen@sailsinc.org
Hours: M-Th 9:00AM-9:00PM F,Sa 9:00AM-5:00PM
Online Catalog:
  Web: http://opac.sailsinc.org/uhtbin/webcat
Services for the Disabled:
  TTY/TDD Americans with Disabilities Act accessible Assistive devices available Handicapped parking
Special Collection Contact(s):
  Paula Cullen, Assistant Director (508)324-2700 pcullen@sailsinc.org
Collections: 3
Formats: 1,086 volumes of monographs 85 maps 200 photographs 600 pamphlets 3,000 reels of microforms 3 sets of audio tapes 88 video tapes 3 sets of filmstrips
Collection Description:
  Lizzie Borden Collection
Fall River History
Estes Collection (Fall River authors)
Access: Photo ID required Access only in reading room, supervised All or part of the collection(s) not accessible
Copying: Self-service copying (change needed) Institution will produce microfilm copies for a fee Restrictions on scanners Restrictions on cameras
Loans: No loans permitted
Directions: FROM THE NORTH: Take Route 24 South to exit 7 (79S North Fall River/Somerset). From Route 79, take exit 6 (Route 138/Davol Street); do not turn at end of exit. Continue straight to second left. Take this exit (it's just past Point Gloria and before Leone's). Turn left at the stop sign. Take the first right. Go under the railroad tracks. At the stop sign, turn right onto Durfee Street; follow for approximately eight blocks. At the first street (Elm Street) after the stop sign, turn left. The library's parking lot is on the right halfway up the block. FROM THE WEST: Take Route 195 East. Immediately after crossing the Braga Bridge, take exit 5 to Routes 79 and 138. Bear left toward Route 138, continuing left until the end of the exit (Denny's will be immediately to your left). At the stop sign, turn left onto Milliken Blvd. At the first light, turn left onto Central Street. Take the first right onto Green Street. Take the second right onto Elm Street. Cross Durfee Street. Library parking lot is halfway up the next block on the right. FROM THE EAST: From Route 195 East, take exit 6 & 7 to Pleasant Street. At the end of the exit, turn right onto Pleasant Street. Turn left almost immediately onto Seventh Street. Take the next left onto Bedford Street. Go about 5 blocks, to the light at the corner of Bedford and North Main. Turn right onto North Main Street and the library is 1 1/2 blocks on the left.