Please note: The Worcester Public Library Main location will close early today (Wednesday, March 21st) at 5:30PM. Also the Burncoat, Goddard, Roosevelt and Tatnuck Magnet branches will be closed and all scheduled events cancelled. Francis Perkins and Great Brook Valley branches will be open regular hours. Please check back for updates regarding hours and event schedules.

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
Time limit: 3 Hours





Hours of Operation: Monday - Saturday 5:00 am – 3:00 am

Parking Meters Fees in effect:  8:00 am – 8:00 pm

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

Monthly passes may be available on a first-come, first-served basis. For information and availability, contact Customer Service at (508) 929-1300.

Pay Stations: The City of Worcester has implemented central pay stations at the McGrath municipal parking lots. Simply enter the parking space number,  select the desired amount of time and pay the amount indicated. It is not necessary to place your receipt on the dashboard of your vehicle.


For General Parking questions,
call Michael Brennan
508 929-1300 ext. 416

For Paystations issues,
call Joe Magierowski
508 929-1300 ext. 4182



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