Lilly Music Library

Music Library Hours

12:00pm - 6:00pm

UPDATES ON LILLY HOURS and Study Spaces during COVID-19: 

  • Spring 2021 hours: Mon-Thurs 9am-7:30pm; Friday 11am-6pm; Sat 12-6pm; Sun 12-7:30pm (See hours page for exceptions)

  • Please note: During the 2020-21 academic year, access to Tufts buildings, including the libraries, is limited to persons who are part of the COVID-19 surveillance testing program and are authorized to be on campus. The full Tufts Visitor Policy can be found at You will need your Tufts ID in order to access Lilly Music Library.

  • Reserve a study space - You must reserve a space in order to study in the library this semester. Reserve your spot here!  Seat reservations are currently limited to patrons from the Schools of Arts & Sciences, Engineering, and Museum of Fine Arts.

The collections and space in Lilly Music Library are available to all Tufts students, faculty, and staff. You do not have to be enrolled in a music course or be a music major to borrow any of our sound recordings, scores, books, or other items.


the entrance to the Music Library

The Lilly Music Library is a branch of Tisch Library. We are located in the lower level of the Granoff Music Center on Talbot Ave.

Room M030 (Lower Level)
20 Talbot Avenue
Tufts University
Medford, MA  02155
(617) 627-3594

View Music Library floor plan here

Specific hours for the semester can be found here (today's hours are also in gray box - above right)

Library Services & Support

The Music Library offers many of the same services that Tisch Library offers, just on a smaller scale and with a more focused collection.

Course Reserve Materials

Music Research

Suggest a Purchase

Connect with Us 

Music Library staff list and contact info


Follow us on Instagram and Twitter @lillymusiclib!