Jason L. Homer, Executive Director
Public Notice of Vacancy - Public Library Board of Directors: The Election for the openings will take place on Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 6:30 p.m. both in person in the Esther Howland (South) Chamber on the 3rd Floor of City Hall and via the City Council's Zoom Account.
In an information-rich and culturally diverse society, the Worcester Public Library is a source of civic activity and pride, offering opportunities for the development of a literate and informed citizenry. Today's library is a vital and vibrant place of information and learning, used and valued by people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities. All library locations and staff are devoted to assisting Worcester's residents in this information-rich society in which we live.
For more information, please visit the official Worcester Public Library website.
The Worcester Public Library has library branches located throughout the city. For complete location and hours information, please visit the official Worcester Public Library website.
The Worcester Public Library has undergone many upgrades of the building as well as the library's virtual offerings and services:
Children's Library Playscape
First Floor Free Space
The library also offers many virtual, online and remote services. The library has a broad collection of eContent available to residents of Worcester. The Talking Book Library provides services to residents who are unable to read traditional print materials due to a visual or physical disability. These services include recorded stories created and curated by staff, audio descriptions of events happening at the library, featured stories read by WPL librarians and more. Training and classes to learn new skills for jobs or personal enjoyment are now available for adults, teens or children. Hybrid programming, online and in-person programs, meets the needs of those who cannot make it to the library as well as those who do not have access to online programs.
The City of Worcester’s Cultural Development Division will host a Special Events Community Input Session Wednesday, Nov. 15 to receive public feedback regarding the municipality’s event, vendor, and concessionaire permitting processes.
Posted: Friday 11/03/23
The City of Worcester’s annual Festival of Lights celebration returns to the Worcester Common Friday, Dec. 1, 2023.
Posted: Wednesday 11/01/23
Due to a forecasted high heat index Thursday and Friday, the City of Worcester will have three facilities serve as cooling centers.
Posted: Thursday 09/07/23
Worcester Public Library
3 Salem Square
Worcester, MA 01608
12 - 4 p.m.
Monday & Thursday - Saturday
9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday & Wednesday
9 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.