New Bedford Free Public Library

613 Pleasant Street
New Bedford, MA  02740-6203
: (508)991-6368


The Library is closed.

Reopening Date: To Be Determined
Phone: (508)991-6275
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  • Olivia Melo  –  Director
  • Bethany Coito –  Youth Services Librarian
  • Dale Easton  –  Public Services Librarian
  • Amy Ferguson  –  Information Services Librarian
  • Joseph Fernandes  –  Technology Services Librarian
  • Daniela Ferreira –  Casa da Saudade Branch Manager
  • Jodi Goodman –  Special Collections Librarian
  • Denise Plaskon –  Lawler Branch Manager
  • Karen Stefanik –  Wilks Branch Manager


  • Mayor Jon Mitchell - Trustee Chair
  • Rev. Constantine S. Bebis
  • Lee Blake
  • Carl J. Cruz
  • Kimberly Ferreira
  • Elsie R. Fraga
  • Rev. Kevin Harrington
  • Diana Henry
  • Ann O'Leary
  • Helen Rogers

Last Modified: 04/23/2020

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