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.

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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 

Library Hours Directions
Library Hours Tuesday 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Friday closed
Saturday closed
Sunday closed
Monday closed

Catalog Search
Click here to search our library catalog.

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What's Happening?

What's New at Acton Citizens' Library

Due to the recent increase in COVID 19 cases, the library has returned to curbside pickup only. Pickups can be scheduled for Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays between 10am and 5pm.

Curbside Pick-up and Delivery

Search our catalog then call the library at 978-929-6654 or email with your book wish list and we will make arrangements for a contact-free curbside pick up or delivery. Also, the drop box is open for returns. All returns will be quarantined for 3 days before being available for check out again. We look forward to seeing you all soon!

Good Reads Book Club 

Stay tuned for a rescheduling of the Dark Tide: The Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919 by Stephen Puleo as well as the date for our second book, The Boston Girl: A Novel by Anita Diamant. We are currently following a “Boston Local” genre.

Documentary Club

Our new Documentary Club will meet once a month. We watch the films at home, then come to the library for a discussion. The first film up for discussion is American Factory. Date and details to follow.

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