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The AFGS Library is located at: 78 Earle Street, Woonsocket, RI 02895, in a section of the formerFirst Universalist Church now the AFGS Building..
Our mailing address is: P.O. Box 830, Woonsocket, RI 02895-0870.
The AFGS E-Mail address is Information
Our Phone Number is 401-765-6141 (Voice during library hours, and answering machine all other times).
FAX 401 597 6290
The Library is open every Monday from 11:00 am to 4 pm, every Tuesday from 1 pm to 9 pm and most Saturday  from 10 am to 4 pm. (Saturdays openings are from Sept. - May) We are closed on holidays and during the Christmas and New Years, check calendar for actual dates closed and open.

NOTE: SUMMER TRAVELERS
We will make every effort to accommodate you if you travel to Woonsocket to
research during your summer vacation. If you need more time than our Monday
and Tuesday sessions provide, please contact us at the President of AFGS at
least one week before your arrival. Tell us the days and times you plan to
be here and a phone number where you can be reached while you travel.

If you live within driving distance and would like to see our facility before joining, follow the directions below;

From I-495
Take Exit 16 (King St), Franklin, Ma., to Woonsocket (west). Go 5.7 miles to first set of traffic lights at the intersection of King St and Rte 126, Bellingham, Ma.
Continue onto 126 South, going through 4 more traffic lights, which will place you at Pond and Social St. Proceed and take the next right (Earle St.) and the First Universalist Church is within view at the next block. Parking is available behind the church.

From I-295
Take Exit 9B for Rte 146/Rte.99, Woonsocket. Continue on Rte. 99 for 2.8 miles. At end of Rte. 99, turn left onto Rte. 122 North. Continue straight through 5 traffic lights. At the 6th light you should be at the intersection of Cumberland St. and Social St. Turn left onto Social St., proceed through 1 traffic light (Pond and Social Sts.) and take the next right, Earle St. The First Universalist Church is within view at the next block. Parking is available behind the church.

From Worcester and points North:
Take Rte. 146 South to the traffic light at Rte. 146 and Sayles Hill Road in No. Smithfield, RI. Turn left onto Sayles Hill Road and continue for approximately 1 mile, then turn left onto Rte. 99 North. Continue for 2.5 miles. At end of Rte. 99 turn left onto Rte. 122 North.
Continue straight through 5 traffic lights. At the 6th light you should be at the intersection of Cumberland St. and Social St. Turn left onto Social St., proceed through 1 traffic light (Pond and Social Sts.) and take the next right, Earle St. The First Universalist Church is within view at the next block. Parking is available behind the church.

From I-95 Providence and points South:
Take Exit # 23 for Rte 146 North and continue to Exit for Rte. I-295/Rte. 99, Woonsocket. Continue on Rte. 99 for 2.8 miles. At end of Rte. 99 turn left onto Rte. 122 North.
Continue straight through 5 traffic lights. At the 6th light you should be at the intersection of Cumberland St. and Social St. Turn left onto Social St., proceed through 1 traffic light (Pond and Social Sts.) and take the next right, Earle St. The First Universalist Church is within view at the next block. Parking is available behind the church.

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Updated 6 September, 2009

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