Hours of Operation
Currently Closed

Mon: 10-5 Tues: 10-8

Wed: 3-6 Thurs: 10-8

Fri: 10-3 Sat: 10-5

Sun: 1-5


19 Meadow St., Florence, MA 01062

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Lilly Library

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Lilly Library is participating in 1000 Books before Kindergarten, a nationwide challenge that encourages parents and caregivers to regularly read aloud to their children. Children from age 0-5 are eligible to participate. Come by the children’s room to pick up a reading log– for every 100 books you read + log, your child will receive a brand new book to take home. All participants get a new tote bag and book, just for signing up!

Ancestry at the Library

Ancestry’s genealogical databases are now available to patrons on our library computers. Search your family tree today, with records going back to the 16th century!


Updates from the Friends of Lilly Library

New Friends totes available  at the circulation desk!  Sturdy, wide, and deep, these will hold the heaviest of book hauls, while showing off your library loyalty! Your purchase supports newspaper and magazine subscriptions, museum and park passes, books, and more.

Thank you to the Friends of Lilly Library– our nonfiction room has gotten a makeover! Come see our cozy new spot. Pick up a book, pull up a chair, and admire all the greenery we’re surrounded by in beautiful Florence.

The Mystery Book Club‘s next meeting is on:
Wednesday, Oct 10, 7:00 p.m.

Pick up at copy of In Dust and Ashes by Anne Holt at the circulation desk.
New members are welcome.

michele-wolk-yoga-instructorYoga at the Library

by donation
Tuesdays at 8:30 AM

with Michele Morales Wolk
Michele has been trained and certified at Karuna Yoga.

Illustration of black and white chess pieces with realistic human hand picking up black pawnInformal Chess Club

1 PM on the second floor
Chess sets available at the Reference Desk

All are welcome!

Donate Now
Materials Purchased Through Your Donation Will Receive a Bookplate “In Honor Of ….”  or “In Memory Of ….” whomever you choose. There are many choices.  You can choose!

Thank You, Patrons and Friends of Lilly Library!


Thanks to your votes and the efforts of the Friends of Lilly Library, we have once again receive a Florence Savings Bank Customers’ Choice Community Grant!

This year, coming in 5th place, we won $3,894!

Since the start of the Florence Savings Bank Customers’ Choice Community Grants program, we have won a grand total of $33,638. Thank you, supporters of Lilly Library for voting for us. Thank you, Friends of Lilly Library for your enthusiastic campaigning on our behalf. You help make our community strong!

Voting for this year is already open, so get cast yours today!

Catalog, Your Library Account, and CWMARS_small_logoRenewals


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Through the support of the Friends of Lilly Library, the Florence Savings Bank Customer Choice Community Grants  Awards, Memorials, Honorariums, Adopt-A-Book, and Gifts, Lilly Library provides:

  • The Summer Reading Club
  • Year-Round Story Times for Babies, Preschoolers, and School Age Children
  • A Wide Selection of High-Interest Reading Materials
  • Passes for Museums & Parks  and More!


The First. The Only. Language Learning Through Film. Sit Back, Relax, Learn a language. Mango Premiere.
Use your library card to start learning a language today–by watching movies!


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