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Worcester Public Library

3 Salem Square
Worcester, MA 01608 
Tel: 508-799-1655


Sunday: 12 pm - 4pm October through April
Monday: 9 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday: 9 am - 5:30 pm 
Wednesday: 9 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday: 9 am - 5:30 pm 
Friday: 9 am - 5:30 pm 
Saturday: 9 am - 5:30 pm

Map & Directions

Parking at the Worcester Public Library

The McGrath Lot is operated by the City of Worcester, Department of Public Works, Off-Street Parking Board  

McGrath Lot (Library) 40 Salem Street Pay Station Hourly Rate: $1.00 (Rate for library patrons only, ticket validation available at Welcome Desk)

Hours of Operation: Sunday - Saturday 5:00 a.m. – 3:00 a.m.

Payment Options: Cash, American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa.

For more information, contact Customer Service at (508) 929-1300.

Pay Stations: The City of Worcester has implemented a ticket pull at the McGrath municipal parking lot. Pull a ticket as your enter, bring your ticket with you and pay at the pay station upon exit. Ticket validaton is available at the Worcester Public Library Welcome Desk, with a rate of $1 per hour for library patrons. It is not necessary to place your ticket on the dashboard of your vehicle. Once you have paid for parking at the pay station scan your card as you exit the parking lot and the gate will release.

For more information click here or contact:

Parking Administration Office

City Hall Room 203

455 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01608

Phone: 508-799-8656, Fax: 508-799-1069


Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

For more information on parking at our other locations please visit the location pages here.


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