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Holliston Public Library Building is Open!*

Jul 31, 2020 10:35AM ● By Library

*Please note the following restrictions: 

• A mask is required.  If you do not have one, we will provide one.  No mask, no entry, no exceptions

• Social distancing of 6 feet is required at all times

• Computer use with social distancing is allowed

• Please refrain from bringing food or drink into the library

• Minuteman delivery has resumed but it is still slow. Please be patient.

REMEMBER:  

• Curbside pickup and home delivery are still available. See below for details.

• No fines/rental fees until September 1

• Book drop is open 24/7 for returns-emptied daily

• Free electronic books, downloadable audio and digital magazines

• movies, music, comics and TV shows to use on your tablet, phone or other device  

• More resources are available with a free Boston Public Library e-card at https://www.bpl.org/ecard/

• Wifi can be accessed from the area outside the library building

• Get an online card at https://library.minlib.net/selfreg~S1/   use electronic resources now

• Need help?  Email us ([email protected]) or call (508) 429-0617.  


CONTACTLESS CURBSIDE PICKUP & HOME DELIVERY

OPTION 1:  Place holds for items using the online Minuteman catalog at find.minlib.net. You will need your library card number and your password/PIN.  Contact [email protected] if you need help with either. You may request books from other libraries BUT the requests will not be filled until delivery resumes.  For faster service, look for books that Holliston owns.  Once your request is filled, we will contact you and set a time for you to pick up the items.  Please be patient.  Minuteman runs the list of Holliston requests overnight.  Requests are filled the following day. 

OPTION 2: Use the online form to ask us to pull items for you from Holliston's collection only.  Once your items are ready, we will contact you and set a pickup time.

OPTION 3: Call (508) 429-0617 or email us using the contact button on this page and tell us what you would like to pick up.  You can specify an author, title or subject or ask us to pick out items for you.  When the items are ready, we will contact you and set a time for you to pick them up.

OPTION 4: If you already have a hold waiting at any time, please follow the instructions below. We will only transfer your hold to the table under the tent once you have arranged a pickup time with us. You have 7 business days to pick up holds. 

HOW TO PICK THE ITEMS UP AT THE APPOINTED TIME:  Pick up your items at the Washington Street entrance. Your pickup will be in a bag with your name on the white table.  All items are already checked out to you. We have packed your items with clean hands and a mask. If you are concerned, allow the bag to sit for 3 days before being opened.  You may return items in the silver book drop at the lower library entrance or the green bins near the table.  There are no fines on returned items.  Returned items are "quarantined" for at least 3 days before being checked in.  The drop/bins are emptied daily. Please do NOT knock on the door. ALL PICKUPS MUST BE CONTACTLESS.  

HOURS DURING CURBSIDE PICKUP AT THE WASHINGTON ST ENTRANCE

Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri: 10-6        Wed: 10-8        Sat: 10-1

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