Please read our announcement below about our "LIMITED REOPENING." ITEM RETURNS and CURBSIDE PICKUPS: Patrons wearing masks, may return library materials in the rear drive-through Book Drop. CURBSIDE PICKUP: Please place your selections on hold through the Library Catalog. (Please Note: Inter-library Delivery is now available. Items received from other libraries will be quarantined for one week so please anticipate delays). You will be notified when your order is ready for pick up and may come any time during our pick up hours (Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Mon.-Thu. 6:30-8:30 p.m.) calling 978-399-2300 from the parking lot to collect your item. We now offer "BOOK THE BROWSE TENT" and "LAPTOP ON THE LAWN." Please check back for updates on our virtual offerings and collections.

Adult Book Clubs

The Library encourages reading not just by lending books, but by sponsoring book clubs as well. Come and join your fellow patrons in discussing the merits (and flaws) of various titles!

All of our Adult Book Clubs:

  • Provide copies of the current reading selection at the Main Desk.
  • Do not require registration.
  • Welcome new members!

Adult Book Club

  • 2nd Thursday of the Month, 7:30 PM Until further notice, our meetings will take place virtually. Email Kristina at for Zoom details!
  • At our November 12 virtual meeting, we will discuss Say Nothing : a true story of murder and memory in Northern Ireland by Patrick Radden Keefe. Copies are available for Curbside Pickup. Please request the book by title when you come to pick it up and tell the staff it is for the Library Adult Book Club. There are e-copies and e-audiobook copies on Overdrive but there are waiting lists for these copies.
  • At our December 10 virtual meeting, we will discuss The Stars are Fire Anita Shreve. There are e-copies and e-audiobook copies available to download from Overdrive.
  • Library Liaison: Kristina Leedberg
  • Join a lively group of readers to discuss fiction and nonfiction titles (we alternate each month)!

Adult Nonfiction Book Club

  • 1st Tuesday of the Month, 7:00 PM, on Zoom for the time being. NOTE: Due to Election Day, our November meeting will be on November 10th, a week later than usual. Email Charles at for Zoom details! We’ll discuss The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell. We’re ordering print copies again, and you can pick them up through our curbside pickup service. Please specify the title and club names when you call. You can also find this title on Overdrive.
  • Library Liaison: Charles Schweppe
  • Is truth stranger than fiction? Is it more entertaining? Find out!

Cookbook Club

  • 3rd Thursday of the Month, 7:00 PM NOTE: Due to the pandemic, the Cookbook Club is on hiatus until further notice. We apologize for the inconvenience, and watch this space for updates.
  • Mary Atwood Room, 3rd Floor
  • Library Liaison: Sarah Regan
  • We explore cookbooks and sample new recipes!

Monday Mystery Book Club

  • Monday, 11/16 (a week early!) at 2:30 PM
  • Library Liaison: Sarah Regan
  • Wake up your week with a stimulating book club discussion! We are currently meeting on Zoom. Our next meeting will be Monday, November 16th at 2:30 p.m. Please note that we’re meeting a week early in November due to the holidays. We’ll be discussing The Private Patient by P.D. James. Print copies are available at Main Desk, and can be picked up through our curbside service! Email Sarah Regan at for the Zoom link.

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