About the Hull Public Library

Mission Statement

The Hull Public Library shall be a gathering place to foster the love of literature, cultural development, lifelong learning, and appreciation of the arts and a sense of community. The library will also provide patrons with the resources necessary to make informed decisions, as well as being a forum for the free and open exchange of ideas, in the interest of encouraging civic participation.

The Hull Public Library endorses the Freedom to Read Statement, the Library Bill of Rights and the Library Bill of Rights for Children, which together support the philosophy of free access to all.

Hull Library Watercolor

Goals of Hull Public Library

  • To celebrate the love of reading in a comfortable, welcoming atmosphere regardless of age, race, physical ability, gender or creed.
  • To provide easy access to up to current and historical information through print, the Internet and other media with the support of a professionally trained staff.
  • To celebrate Hull’s distinctive seacoast character and unique history.
  • To provide meeting space for groups and individuals to learn and grow together
    toward a common purpose.
  • To provide access to local, state and federal governmental documents and information.
  • To provide free Internet access.
Hull Library Exterior

Library Staff

Library Director: Diane Costagliola
Children’s Librarian: Anne Masland
Assistant Librarian: Ellen Kane
Assistant Librarian: Ann Selig
Library Associate: Cynthia Ryder
Library Associate: Doreen Wholey

Board of Library Trustees

Amy Hyde, Chair
Mary Dunphy, Vice Chair
Celia Nolan, Clerk
Katherine Grant-Petrelli
Kevin Loechner
Gail Saitow

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Friends of the Hull Public Library

​Janet Bernault, President
Post Office Box 894
Hull, MA 02045

Directions to the Library

From North or South Take Route 3 to Route 228. You are in Hull when see the ocean (Nantasket Beach). Follow the main road through Town for about five miles, bear left at each fork in the road and follow the library signs. When you pass the cemetery on your right and Spinnaker Island on your left, the library is one quarter mile on your left. The library is a gray building with gray stone and gray shingles.