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?

Library Closed: COVID-19 Coronavirus Update

The West Acton Citizens' Library will be closed until April 6th. Please do not return items until the library reopens. Also, please do not leave donations in our drop box or at our front door at this time. For more information, see the Town of Acton site. Thank you and stay safe!

Good Reads Book Club 

Our March Book Club is cancelled. Stay tuned for a rescheduling of the Dark Tide: The Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919 by Stephen Puleo. On Wednesday, April 22 from 6-7pm, drop by to discuss The Boston Girl: A Novel by Anita Diamant. We are currently following a “Boston Local” genre.

Documentary Club

Our new Documentary Club meets once a month. We watch the films at home, then come to the library for a discussion. Next month, the film is American Factory. Call the library for details.

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 for a special Tot Time to celebrate Big Bird. Read the flyerTime: 9:30-11:30 am for ages 2-5
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