Jacob Edwards Library
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Jacob Edwards Library
236 Main St., Southbridge

The Jacob Edwards Library is Wheelchair Accessible The Jacob Edwards Library is Fully Wheelchair Accessible, including study & meeting rooms, computers and other facilities. Call for more information!


236 Main St.
Southbridge, MA 01550
Telephone: 508-764-5426
Children's Department: 508-764-5427
Fax: 508-764-5428

Library Information

Library Hours
Monday9 - 8
Tuesday9 - 5
Saturday9 - 1 (September - May)
Closed Saturdays in the summer (June, July & August)
Closed all public holidays and Friday after Thanksgiving

Library Staff & Contact Information:
Library DirectorJames Pattersonx101jpatters@cwmars.org
Adult Services, Reference, GenealogyMargaret Morrisseyx105mmorriss@cwmars.org
Children's ServicesKarla Gartsux108kgartsu@cwmars.org
Circulation & Interlibrary LoanCorinna Peñax102cpena@cwmars.org
Technical ServicesSusan Chaplinx106schaplin@cwmars.org

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Book and Audio listings feature

The Jacob Edwards Library has another feature for web users- a listing of all new materials added to the library's collection. That list is updated each month, and can be viewed by clicking this link:

Or... for Audio Books, click here:

Catalog (CWMARS)

You may browse our entire library Catalog at http://cmars.cwmars.org/search~S52/ You may also browse through other libraries' collections by selecting "Other Libraries" from the home page.

To renew your library books online, click on "Log In" (located underneath the catalog selections). Enter your name and library card number and follow the directions.

Or, you may renew books by phoning the library during open hours.

Reference & databases

Patrons of Jacob Edwards Library have easy free 24-hour access to a national network of Reference Librarians through MassAnswers. The service is offered by the Central Massachusetts Regional Library (CMRLS). If you have a reference question, please click on the icon to be connected with the 24/7 Reference Service.

These databases are provided to you by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Central Regional Library System.

Have your library card handy to use many useful databases from your computer. Here are a few suggested links:

  • Periodicals, Health Reference, Newsbank & NetLibrary: http://www.mlin.lib.ma.us/cgi-bin/remote.pl
  • Novelist: http://search.epnet.com/cpidlogin.asp?custid=s8916584

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