Special Collections

New England Quilt Museum
18 Shattuck Street
Lowell MA , 01852
FAX: (978)452-5405
General email:
Institution Contact(s):
  Martha Supnik, Library Volunteer Coordinator
Hours: Summer Hours (May through October): Tues-Sat 10:00AM-4:00PM Sun NOON-4:00PM
Seasonal Hours:
  Winter Hours (November through April): Wed-Sat 10:00AM-4:00PM
Online Catalog:
  Web: http://nequiltmuseum.org/NEQM/demo/neqm_page_1.php
Services for the Disabled:
  Handicapped parking, handicapped entrance, elevator, handicapped bathroom
Other Services:
  Gift shop, exhibitions, lectures, workshops
Name: Quilt Resource Library
Special Collection Contact(s):
  Martha Supnik, Volunteer Coordinator
Hours: Appointment preferred
Formats: Reference and circulating books, reference periodicals, ephemera, videos in VHS and DVD format
Collections Description: History of Quilting (U.S. & International) Pattern Collection (Paper & Computer) How-to Books Collection Japanese Language Quilting Books Quilting Periodical Collection Historical Vendor Catalogs Collection
Access: Access only in reading room, supervised by trained volunteers, all quilters
Copying: Photocopying permitted at discretion of staff All photocopying done by staff
Loans: Circulating books and videos for NEQM members in 50 US states by mail
Directions: Lowell is located 28 miles north of Boston, off I-93, I-495, and Route 3. -From Route 3, take exit 30B northbound or exit 30A southbound onto I-495 towards Lawrence. -From I-495, take exit 35C onto the Lowell Connector. -Continue about 2 miles to Exit 5B onto Thorndike Street. At the 4th light, Thorndike Street merges into Dutton Street. Go to the 2nd light and turn right onto Market Street. For detailed directions and parking information, please visit http://www.nequiltmuseum.org/neqm-directionsmap.html.