Wilks Branch Library

Wilks Branch Library The New Bedford Free Public Library is located in southeastern Massachusetts. The city has 5 libraries and a Bookmobile. Visit our webpage for more information.

http://www.newbedford-ma.gov/library/ The Wilks Branch is located in the north end of the city at the south east corner of Brooklawn Park. It was built in 1958 with funds left in trust to the library by Sylvia Ann Howland Green Wilks whose mother was Hetty Green. The collection has approximately 24,000 volumes, newspapers, magazines, DVD’s, videos and audio cassettes as well as public Internet access. There is a meeting room available for community use.

This page is used as a placeholder for the Wilks Library. For all library events, updates, and other information, please...
New Bedford Free Public Library

This page is used as a placeholder for the Wilks Library. For all library events, updates, and other information, please go to the New Bedford Free Public Library​ page.

The library card is your ticket to free books, DVDs, CDs, Internet access, as well as free and discounted museum passes.


1911 Acushnet Ave.
New Bedford, MA

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Opening Hours

Monday 10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 12:00 - 20:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 18:00
Thursday 12:00 - 20:00
Saturday 09:00 - 17:00


(508) 991-6214


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