In-House Browsing and Computer Appointments are for 45 minutes and are available on the hour Tue., Thu., and Sat. from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. and Wed. evening at 7 and 8 p.m. See the Events Calendar to make a reservation. RETURNS: Patrons wearing masks may return library materials in the rear drive-through Book Drop. For CURBSIDE PICKUP Mon - Sat and FREE LIBRARY CARDS see SERVICES. For BOOK THE BROWSE TENT and BUILD A BAG see SERVICES. For VIRTUAL offerings for all ages see KIDS and EVENTS. For free, safe downloadable formats 24/7 see ECOLLECTIONS.

In-House Browsing

  • In-House Browsing

Patrons 18 and older can make an in-house browsing appointment to come into the library, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday from 11:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m. and Wednesday evenings at 7:00 and 8:00 p.m. Appointments begin on the hour and last for up to 45 minutes. Each reservation is for one person, with a limit of 10 people per hour and disinfection occurring prior to the next appointment. Select areas of the middle floor of the Library are open, with displays throughout for browsing – please “JUDGE A BOOK BY ITS COVER!” as items handled but not checked out will have to be quarantined.

At this time, patrons under the age of 18 will be referred to the Browsing Tent for an outside appointment.

To make an appointment, Click here and look for Main Floor Browsing on the day you would like to visit via our Events Calendar. You may also schedule an appointment by calling the Information Desk at 978-399-2304.

Things to Know

ENTRY is through the rear parking lot door; EXIT through the Main Street entrance.
Please leave your returns in the drive-through Book drop.
Please wear a mask, answer the door entry questions, and maintain 6-foot social distancing following our signage and floor decals.
The middle floor of the Library is open with displays throughout for browsing – please JUDGE A BOOK BY ITS COVER! because items handled but not checked out must be placed in quarantine.
Feel free to use the hand sanitizer inside the rear door and at the front exit.
Seating, stack areas, meeting rooms, study rooms, Youth Services, YA, and Fine Arts are cordoned off.
We bring any materials you want to YOU!
Maintenance staff disinfects high-touch areas and restrooms throughout the day.

What are you looking for?