Location & Hours

Location: 36 Salem St.Malden, MA 02148


Monday9am - 9pm
Tuesday9am - 9pm
Wednesday9am - 9pm
Thursday9am - 9pm
Friday9am - 6pm
Saturday9am - 6pm


Monday9am - 8:45pm
Tuesday9am - 5:45pm
Wednesday9am - 8:45pm
Thursday9am - 5:45pm
Friday9am - 5:45pm
Saturday9am - 5:45pm


Malden Public Library now offers Validated Parking for library users.

Parking is available at:

The Central Business Garage (CBD) at the corner of Middlesex and Centre Street, across the street from Walgreens on Route 60.

  • We provide validated parking in 1/2 hour increments for up to 2 hours
  • Give your current, dated parking stub to the Library Circulation Staff as you enter the Library
  • We will give you parking coupon(s) when you leave the library
  • Inquire at the Information or Circulation Desk for more details

Limited street parking is available outside of the library. Please read signs carefully, as most of the area requires a parking permit. Additional parking restrictions may be in effect.



Holiday Closings (2019)

Tuesday, January 1: New Year’s Day
Monday, January 21: Martin Luther King Day
Monday, February 18: Presidents’ Day
Monday, April 15: Patriots’ Day
Monday, May 27: Memorial Day
Thursday, July 4: Fourth of July
Monday, September 2: Labor Day
Monday, October 14: Columbus Day
Monday, November 11: Veterans’ Day
Wednesday November 27: Close at 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 28: Thanksgiving
Tuesday, December 24: Christmas Eve
Wednesday, December 25: Christmas Day




By Car

Malden Public Library is located at 36 Salem St. Malden, MA 02148. For the most efficient directions, we recommend using Google Maps or a similar online mapping service for directions. Click here and input your address for directions to our location.


Take the orange line (Oak Grove) to Malden Center Station. At Malden Station, turn to your right as you leave the lobby. Cross Commercial St. to Exchange St. Follow Exchange St. (passing Bank of America on your right) to first intersection with traffic light – this is Main St. Turn left onto Main St. Turn right onto Salem St. The library is on the left, across from the Malden High School. Turn left onto Park St. to enter the library.

Bus service is also available from Malden Center Station. Look for one of the following buses: Linden Sq. (#108), Revere House (#411), or Lebanon St. (#106, please note that #106 route to Malden Ctr is limited, please check the bus schedule for details).