The library building is currently closed to the public.

Staff is available to answer your questions during our regular hours by phone (508-487-7094) or by email (pplstreetside@gmailcom). Please call us – we are here to help!   

Mondays & Fridays: 10 am – 5 pm

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays: 10 am – 8 pm

Saturdays & Sundays: 1 pm – 5 pm

Returns and newly arrived materials are quarantined for 72 hours.  No fines will accrue on any library materials at this time. 


Library Services You can Access While the Building is Closed

Overdrive: Download eBooks, eAudiobooks, & more! 

KanopyStream thousands of free movies, documentaries, foreign films, and more!

If you need help with your library card or PIN, please call us during regular business hours at (508-487-7094) or email us at   

Mondays & Fridays:
10 am – 5 pm
Tuesdays, Wednesday, Thursdays: 10 am – 8 pm
Saturdays & Sundays: 1 pm – 5 pm

Don’t have a library card but want to use all of our great, free online resources?  Sign up for an eCard here.

Check out this curated list of fun things to do while you’re at home!  Click here!

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Ways to Connect While Distancing


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About the Provincetown Library: 

Located downtown on Commercial Street, the Library is both a literal and metaphorical center of the Provincetown community, housing nearly 40,000 items, more than 30 works of art from the Town’s Art Collection, and the Rose Dorothea Schooner model.

Now Accepting Online Donations

Contribute to the Library Gift Fund using your credit card online! The Library Gift Fund is maintained by the Provincetown Board of Library Trustees, and is used to pay our building’s mortgage each year. Your contribution brings us one step closer to paying off the $300,000 still owed for our gorgeous building.
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