Special Collections

Swampscott Public Library
61 Burrill Street
Swampscott MA , 01907
FAX: (781)596-8826
General email:
Institution Contact(s):
  Susan Conner, Assistant Director (781)596-8867 conner@noblenet.org
Hours: M 9:00AM-9:00PM Tu,Th 1:00PM-9:00PM W,Sa 9:00AM-5:00PM F 9:00AM-1:00PM
Seasonal Hours:
  Summer hours the same except: Tu 9:00AM-9:00PM Sa,Su Closed
Online Catalog:
  Web: http://www.noblenet.org/swampscott/
Services for the Disabled:
  Handicapped parking
Special Collection Contact(s):
  Vicky Pratt, Reference Librarian (781)596-8867
Collections: 1
Formats: 175 volumes of monographs
Collection Description:
  Lalime Railroad Collection (books about the railroads in the United States and New England, including some books about trolleys and subways)
Access: No special restrictions reported
Copying: Self-service copying for a fee
Loans: Loans for exhibits only Loans permitted for research only
Directions: FROM BOSTON: Take Rt. 1 North, over the Tobin Bridge to Rt. 16 (RevereBeach, Lynn exit). Follow Rt. 16 to Bell Circle. At Bell Circle follow the signs for Rt. 1A past the Wonderland dogtrack through Revere, along the marshes, over the General Edwards Bridge, down the Lynnway. When you come to the Nahant rotary, go 3/4 of the way around and follow Lynn Shore Drive up the coast. At the tall monument (just after you enter Swampscott), make a sharp left turn onto Burrill St. The library is the first building on the right. FROM ROUTE 128: Take exit 44-B and follow Rt. 129 east through Lynn to Western Ave. (Rt. 107). Turn left onto Western Ave. and follow it to Eastern Ave. Turn right and follow Eastern Ave. to the intersection with Rt. 1A (New Ocean Street). Turn left onto Rt. 1A. Folow Rt. 1A to the first traffic light which will be Burrill St. and turn right. The library is on the left just past the police and fire stations. PARKING: On street only.