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Thayer Public Library, 798 Washington Street, Braintree MA 02184, Phone 781-848-0405
About the Library: Directions

By Car

Take Route 3 to the Union Street Exit (exit 17). If exiting from the north, enter the rotary at the end of the ramp and take the first right, which is Union Street.

If exiting from the south, enter the rotary at the end of the ramp and take the third right - also Union Street. Go straight through the first set of lights up to the lights at the end of Union Street, which forms a "T" intersection with Washington Street. (Thayer Academy faces the intersection).

Turn left onto Washington Street and go straight through an immediate traffic light. The library, a red brick building with a tower, is on the left, two blocks from the intersection of Union and Washington, directly across from French's Common. Library parking is visible and accessible from Washington Street at the far end of the building.

By Public Transportation

Train:  The Thayer Public Library is accessible by the "T." The Braintree Station, the southern terminus of the Red Line, and a stop on the Kingston/Plymouth & Middleborough/Lakeville Commuter Rail Lines, is within walking distance of the library.

Walking directions from the train station are the same as by car, but you will leave the station and access Union Street above the rotary. Take a hard left onto Union after walking downhill from the station. You should walk under the subway tracks above after 50 yards or so and be walking uphill.  You can also take the #230 bus marked "Quincy Center Station - Montello Commuter Station." Take "Montello" which stops right in front of the library.

Bus: Thayer Public Library is also on the #230 bus route, Quincy Center Station - Montello Commuter Rail Station via Holbrook and Braintree Station.  The bus bus stops right in front of library.

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