Thank you for visiting the Magnolia Library and Community Center website!


MLCC is a central hub in the Magnolia area of Gloucester, Massachusetts, located on the corner of Lexington Ave.


Our center has a rich history in Magnolia, having been founded by five summer residents in 1886. For more information on our history, please click here!

Regular Library hours are based on volunteer availability. Additionally, sometimes our Head Librarian is there on an "off" day by chance. 


Currently we are open:

Tuesdays 10-2

Wednesdays 4-6

Thursday 10-2

Saturdays 10-12

Sundays 10-1 during Farmer's Market

Please call (978) 335-8475

if you want to confirm that the Library is open or if you have other questions. 

If you prefer to browse online you can do so via our TinyCat site, where you can also place a book on hold. 

There are many ways to contribute to our non-profit community center!

Capital Campaign

To fund critical improvements, we are aiming to raise $75,000. Please consider donating online via GoFundMe.

Stay connected with your community!


Check here for our latest events or to purchase tickets for upcoming 


Would you like to rent our hall for a party or function? Click this link for more information.

Or contact us via email or call

(978) 525-3343.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, volunteer opportunities are currently limited, but please reach out and we will add your name to our list of potential future volunteers!

Click  to find out more!