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.



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