The Perkins Library staff will be available to receive your calls from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

Anyone calling outside these hours should leave a message, as staff will be regularly checking our voicemail.

Materials will be mailed out twice a week–on Mondays and Thursdays–until we resume a full level of service in accordance with the Governor’s four-phase Return to Work Plan. Because the Perkins Campus continues to remain closed, the Perkins Library will also be closed to the general public until further notice. We will update everyone once the Library can again resume drop-in and public visits.

Thank you for your patience as we do everything we can to expedite a full return to library services while maintaining a safe workplace for all of our staff.


Perkins School for the Blind headquarters

The Perkins Library is located on the Perkins School for the Blind campus at 175 North Beacon Street in Watertown, Massachusetts, 02472.

Phone: 617-972-7240

Toll-free: 1-800-852-3133

Fax: 617-972-7363

Email: Library@Perkins.org

GPS address: Perkins Library, 141 Riverside St., Watertown MA, 02472

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Visiting information for the Library

Please contact us for current hours and service information due to COVID regulations. We look forward to serving you.





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