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Welcome to the Lower Mills Branch Library page!
27 Richmond St
Dorchester Center, MA
The Lower Mills Branch of the Boston Public Library is located near the end of Dorchester Avenue towards Milton. The closest MBTA stop is the Milton Stop of the trolley extension from the Ashmont stop of the red line. The branch is about a ten to twenty minute walk down Dorchester Avenue from the T-Stop and the #27 bus can be taken to Richmond Street. The following museum passes are available from all Boston Public Library Locations: * Children's Museum (discounted pass $2.00 entry fee per person, will admit up to 6 people) * Harvard Museum of Natural History (discounted pass - $4.00 entry fee per person, will admit up to 4 visitors) * Museum of Fine Arts (entitles up to 2 people to $5.00 MFA general admission each and also entitles each visitor to upgrade to a special exhibition ticket for an additional $8.00 per person, for the same day only, subject to availability) Sponsored by the Museum of Fine Arts and the City-Wide Friends of the Boston Public Library. * Museum of Science (will admit up to 4 people) * New England Aquarium (Sept.-June, will admit up to 4 people) Sponsored by the New England Aquarium and the City-Wide Friends of the Boston Public Library. * Wheelock Family Theatre (Certain restrictions apply, contact your local branch for information) The following museum passes are available only at the location(s) listed: * Harvard Art Museums - Brighton, Faneuil, Honan-Allston, and Jamaica Plain * Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum - Central Library and Jamaica Plain * Larz Anderson Auto Museum - Jamaica Plain * John F Kennedy Library and Museum - Jamaica Plain * Zoo New England - Connolly, Dudley, Egleston, Faneuil, Honan-Allston, Hyde Park, Lower Mills, Roslindale, and West Roxbury ($2.00 fee per person, admits up to 2 adults & 4 children) Booking passes in advance is suggested. You may book a pass in person or by phone. Passes will not be reserved more than four weeks in advance. Please contact your neighborhood branch or the General Library (Johnson Building) for more information. You must have a valid* Metro-Boston library card to reserve and use the passes. Some museums have provided the library with disposable passes that are for one use only, and others have given the library re-usable passes that must be returned to the library. All re-usable passes must be checked out on your library card. The person who reserved the pass must be the one to pick up the pass. You may pick up the museum pass the day of use. Exception: Passes reserved for Sunday may be picked up on the Friday or Saturday preceding the Sunday reservation date. The pass must be returned the next day the library is open. It must be returned to the same library where you picked it up. Please do not return the pass in a bookbin. If passes are not returned on time, your pass privileges will be revoked for 3 months. In order to ensure fair distribution of passes, the following restrictions apply: 1. More than one pass may not be booked by the same person or family for the same day. 2. You may not book the same pass multiple times in the same month. *A valid Metro-Boston library card is a card that has under $10.00 in overdue fines and no overdue books.
|Monday||12pm - 8pm|
|Tuesday||10am - 6pm|
|Wednesday||10am - 6pm|
|Thursday||10am - 6pm|
|Friday||9am - 5pm|
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