All library locations will be closed Monday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day. Regular business hours will resume Tuesday, May 29th.


Brookline Village

Brookline Village Library
361 Washington St.
Brookline, MA 02445

The Brookline Village Library is located on Washington Street in Brookline Village near the intersection of Washington, School, and Cypress Streets. It is on a little hill next to the Town Hall, across the street from the Courthouse and Public Safety building (Police/Fire Headquarters).

From the West: Route 9 heading toward Boston. Turn left at Cypress St. At third traffic signal, turn right onto Washington Street. The Library is immediately on the left.

From the East (Boston): Take Huntington Avenue (Route 9) outbound to Washington Street. Turn right onto Washington Street and get into the left lane. At the fork where Harvard Street meets Washington Street, bear left to stay on Washington Street. The Library is almost two blocks farther on your right.

Parking: Metered parking is available along Washington Street and Cypress Street. A small underground parking garage is accessible from the driveway between the Library and Town Hall; bear left at the bottom of the driveway. Five short-term spaces (15 minutes or less) are available in the curved driveway in front of the Library.

Handicap parking is available in the curved driveway in front of the Library. Note that there is no handicap access from the parking garage.

Directions by T or Bus

Coolidge Corner

Coolidge Corner Library
31 Pleasant St.
Brookline, MA 02446

The Coolidge Corner Library is located a block and a half from Coolidge Corner on Pleasant Street.

From the west: Take Beacon Street toward Boston. After the intersection of Harvard and Beacon take first left across the Green Line tracks and turn left back onto Beacon Street, and immediately get into the right lane. Take first right onto Pleasant Street. The Coolidge Corner Library is roughly a block up on the right.

From the east (Boston): Take Beacon Street west through Kenmore Square. Turn right onto Pleasant Street (if you reach Harvard Street in Coolidge Corner, you’ve gone too far). The Library is roughly a block up on the right.

Parking: In addition to metered street parking, there are several covered parking spaces at the rear of the building. The driveway is to the right of the building as you face the front. Please do not park in the private lot directly across from the front entrance. The closest public lot is on John Street approximately two blocks away.

Handicap parking: There is one handicap space on the street directly in front of the main entrance. There is another handicap space near the rear of the building with a long ramp up to the street and the front entrance. This space is near the entrance to the Meeting Room, and may be used for access to events held there.

Directions by T or Bus


Putterham Library
959 West Roxbury Parkway
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
(617) 730-2385

Route 9 heading toward Boston. Turn right at Hammond Pond Parkway. At the Horace James Circle, take third exit onto Newton Street. Bear right at West Roxbury Parkway. At Putterham Circle go halfway around the rotary to the continuation of West Roxbury Parkway. The Library will be on left.

Parking: There is a small parking lot at the Library.

Directions by T or Bus