Research Guide - State Library of Massachusetts

State Library of Massachusetts
Massachusetts State House
24 Beacon Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02108


Main Reading Room (Room 341) and Periodicals (Room 442): 9:00am-5:00pm; Mon-Fri.
Special Collections (Room 55): 9:00am-3:00pm: Monday-Friday
Closed: Saturday, Sunday, and all Massachusetts legal holidays

Genealogical Resources (partial listing):

For a more extensive listing, visit the Mass State Library Web site at

Use their Web site to plan your work. Start by visiting the following pages:

Home Page -
To Get Your Bearings/Floor Plans -
Catalogs/Materials/Services -
Genealogical Resources -
Special Collections -