Acton Citizens' Library is a welcoming reader's library in a historic home at the center of West Acton Village at 21 Windsor Avenue, Acton MA. (978) 929-6654

We put popular books and magazines into the hands of readers of all ages. In addition to our fabulous selection of best selling fiction and nonfiction books, latest holiday cookbooks and current magazines, we offer Book Sales, Tot Time, a Seed Library and Home Delivery for the housebound. Stop by; our cozy reading room is inviting. Find out more about us.

West Acton Citizens' Library

Library Hours Directions
Library Hours Tuesday 9:30 am to 5:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am to 7:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am to 5:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Sunday closed
Monday closed

In the summertime during the AB Farmer's Market, the library is closed Saturday and open Sunday 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Museum Passes Available

Visit a museum during these cold, winter months. We have museum passes

Call us at (978) 929-6654 to reserve

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Welcome to Acton's Oldest Library

Come visit the West Acton Citizens' Library, a reader-friendly environment in a historic house at 21 Windsor Avenue in West Acton Village. Directions 

What's Happening?

February 19 Documentary Club Start Up Meeting

Join us on WednesdayFebruary 19 from 6:00-7:00pm for the start of our Documentary Club. 

February 26 Book Discussion

Join us on Wednesday, February 26 from 5:30-6:30pm to discuss Stepping Forward by Richard Harwood. It's about acting locally to unite communities. Two copies are available to borrow thanks to the Acton Boxborough United Way

March and April Good Reads Book Club 

On WednesdayMarch 18 from 6:00-7:00pm, join us to discuss Dark Tide: The Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919 by Stephen Puleo and on Wednesday, April 22 to talk about The Boston Girl: A Novel by Anita Diamant. Our Drop-in Book Club will start with a “Boston Local” genre.

April 29 Tot Time: Big Bird Celebration

NEW Wednesday Drop-in Tot Time at West Acton Citizens' Library. Check our Tot Time page for weekly themes. Join us on Wednesday, April 29 to celebrate Big Bird in Acton. Read the flyer.

Times: 9-10am for ages 2-3; 10-11am for ages 4-5. 
Weather permitting, this event will be held outdoors. For more information, contact us at (978) 929-6654 or

Carroll Spinney: Acton Big Bird Tribute

Carroll Spinney Tribute
Do you have memories, mementos or photos that you would like to share of Caroll Spinney (aka Big Bird) in and around Acton? 

Please deliver your items to the West Acton Citizens' Library or email with the Subject: Caroll Spinney - Big Bird Tribute

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Citizens' Library Joins WAVMA

The West Acton Citizens' Library recently joined the West Acton Village Merchants Association and took part in the West Acton Village Holiday Stroll

We support current efforts to make West Acton a Designated Cultural District.
West Acton Village Association