Location and Hours

Library Hours
Monday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Wednesday: CLOSED
Thursday: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

sketch of the library with foliage in bloom

To assure that the library staff may properly shut-down the building for closing, patrons are asked to leave the second floor fifteen minutes prior to the closing of the library.

Lilly Library is closed on legal holidays and during occasional weather emergencies. To return any items during the period we are closed, please use the book drop. The book drop is located at 19 Meadow Street.

Lilly Library is located in the center of Florence at 19 Meadow Street , on the corner of Park and Meadow Streets. We offer free off-street parking for library patrons.

Directions from downtown Northampton:

Go west on Route 9 (continuously Elm Street – Locust Street – Main Street). Pass the Florence Diner on your right and keep going straight at the traffic light at the intersection of Main and North Maple Streets. Shortly after the light, get in the left lane and make a left turn onto Park Street, then immediately bear right onto Meadow Street. The library is the brick and stone building diagonally across the street from the aqua VFW building.

Holiday Closings
Check the Library Calendar for Holiday Closings
Lilly Library is closed for the following holidays:

New Year’s Day
Martin Luther King Day
President’s Day
Patriot’s Day
Easter Sunday
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Indigenous Peoples’ Day
Veteran’s Day
Thanksgiving Day & the Friday after Thanksgiving
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day
New Year’s Eve closing at 1 pm