Governance and Policies

Mission Statement

The Ipswich Public Library is a vital resource for ideas, information and recreation for all members of the community. The mission of the Ipswich Public Library is to provide information on topics of interest to the community and guidance in how to use and evaluate information sources; to promote learning and personal growth throughout life; to support the enjoyment of reading for pleasure as well as work and school; to preserve and make available for study the historical record of the Town of Ipswich.


  • DECEMBER 23, 24, and 25 for Christmas
  • DECEMBER 31 and JANUARY 1, 2018 for New Year's Day











  • DEC 23, 24, and 25 in observance of Christmas
  • DEC 31 and JAN 1 in observance of New Year’s Day


Monday 9-8
Tuesday 9-8
Wednesday 9-8
Thursday 9-5
Friday 9-5
Saturday 9-4
Sunday 1-4



25 North Main Street
Ipswich, MA  01938


Free library cards! Available to Ipswich residents with proper identification.

Not just books to borrow, but e-books, audiobooks, books on CD, DVDs, CDs, magazines and more.

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