The Library will be closed on Saturday, May 25th and Monday, May 27th in observance of Memorial Day. We will reopen Tuesday morning at 9:30am. 

Gale Free Library


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Gale Free Library

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Hours and Directions

 

Monday 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday 9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday 9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday 9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday* 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (9:00 AM - 1:00 PM SUMMER)
Sunday CLOSED

*The library closes at 1:00 PM on Saturdays in the summer (Memorial Day through Labor Day) 

The library will be closed for the following holidays in 2024

New Years Monday, January 1st
Martin Luther King Day Monday, January 15th
Presidents Day Monday, February 19th
Patriots' Day Monday, April 15th
Memorial Day Saturday / Monday, May 25th, 27th
Juneteenth Wednesday, June 19th
Independence Day Thursday, July 4th
Labor Day Monday, September 2nd
Columbus Day Monday, October 14th
Veterans Day Monday, November 11th
Thanksgiving Thursday / Friday, November 28th-29th
Christmas Wednesday, December 25th

 


 

Gale Free Library
23 Highland Street
Holden, MA 01520
(508) 210-5560



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From the Massachusetts Turnpike:
  • Take Exit 10, Auburn. Follow Route 290 East through Worcester to Exit 19, Holden, which puts you on I-190 North.
  • From I-190, take Exit 2, Ararat St. At the traffic light, turn left onto Ararat and go through the next traffic light to the T-intersection at Brattle St.
  • Turn left onto Brattle. Cross the train tracks, then immediately turn right onto Holden St.
  • Follow Holden St. 1.4 miles to the traffic light, which is just past the Holden Municipal Light Department building. Turn left onto Shrewsbury St.
  • Go west on Shrewsbury St. At the traffic light, bear right onto Route 122A, Main St.
  • Stay on 122A to the intersection with Route 31, about 1.8 miles. Turn right at the intersection, onto Rte 31 North. The Gale Free Library is the first driveway on the left.
From Route 2:
  • Take the exit for I-190, Worcester.
  • From I-190, take Exit 3, West Mountain St. Turn right. (West Mountain St. becomes Doyle Rd. in Holden.) Continue to the light and turn left onto Shrewsbury St.
  • Go west on Shrewsbury St. to the intersection with Route 122A, Main St. Bear right onto Rte. 122A, Main Street.
  • Stay on 122A to the intersection with Route 31, about 1.8 miles. Turn right at the intersection, onto Rte. 31 North. The Gale Free Library is the first driveway on the left.