The Library--and all Town offices--are closed to the public beginning Tuesday, March 17th until further notice.

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  • The Library is closed to the public until further notice.

    Residents will continue to have access to the Library's Overdrive e-book and e-audiobook titles along with other e-resources available through the Library's website.

    Residents do not need to worry about fines. The Library has stopped assessing fines for the immediate future. Residents may return library materials in the Library's two (2) book drops.

    Residents may contact the Library by phone or email. Staff will return phone calls and emails in a prompt fashion.

    There will be no meetings at the Library until April 17th. That date may likely be extended.

    All library programming has been stopped until further notice.

  • For access to online library services available during our closure, follow the links in the list below:

    Download eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMagazines through OverDrive

    Need a SAILS library card? Get a temporary one now (good for two months), and get immediate access to online services.

    You can also get a temporary Boston Public Library eCard for access to a wider range of services incl hoopla (streaming films and TV) and zinnio (digital magazines)

    Comcast is offering free internet to some families in need. Find out how.

    For more information and updates, visit our website and Facebook page. Reach a librarian by calling 508-946-2470 or emailing midlib@sailsinc.org.

  • Check out these featured resources for kids and their families:

    Read a new free children’s book every day through TumbleBooks

    Hear actors read along while watching video of children’s stories and picture books, on the award-winning Storyline literacy website.

    Khan Academy, as well as this list of educational resources will help the kids stay sharp out of school. Many paid sites have waived their usual fees at this time.

    Try some movement and mindfulness activities from GoNoodle.

    Daily at 3:00p, the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden uses Facebook Live to introduce kids to one of their animals and provides viewers with an activity suggestion.

    Browse additional local resources from the Middleboro Family Resource Center.

  • Here are more sites offering free entertainment and educational, mental, and emotional enrichment:

    Stream a free opera every night from the Metropolitan Opera.

    Tired of Netflix? Enjoy free movies from the Internet Archive.

    MCN has a list of online/virtual museum exhibits and tours--plus eLearning and kids’ activities--here.

    This CNN list includes streaming concerts and plays, as well as more media watch guides and museum tours.

    Hear almost any podcasts you’re interested in, for free.

    Follow these tips for practicing self-care and managing virus anxiety.

    Remember, for more information and updates on our closure, visit our website and Facebook page. Reach a librarian by calling 508-946-2470 or emailing midlib@sailsinc.org.

Upcoming Events

Sat, Mar 28
10:00am - 12:30pm
The Middleborough Public Library is pleased to host weekly Rug Hooking Group meetings, for enthusiasts of all abilities. Come and join us for a while, make a...
Mon, Mar 30
10:30am - 11:30am
Gina McGarrigle of Self Help Inc. leads a Crazy 8  Math Club for homeschool students. April 13 is in case of inclement weather.  Crazy 8s is a new math club...
Mon, Mar 30
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Ms. Marilyn Thayer and her credentialed family therapy dogs invite children to practice and improve their reading skills. Her spaniels love having children...
Mon, Mar 30
6:00pm - 7:45pm
This is a Friends of the Middleborough Cemeteries meeting for the "Wreaths Across America Team Meeting."
Mon, Mar 30
10:30am - 11:30am
Gina McGarrigle of Self Help Inc. leads a Crazy 8  Math Club for homeschool students. April 13 is in case of inclement weather.  Crazy 8s is a new math club...
Mon, Mar 30
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Ms. Marilyn Thayer and her credentialed family therapy dogs invite children to practice and improve their reading skills. Her spaniels love having children...
Tue, Mar 31
4:00pm - 5:00pm
It's a BLOCK PARTY! Lego building bricks and DUPLOs are available for kids of all ages to build with and have fun. Free.  No registration is required! Join us...
Thu, Apr 02
4:30pm - 6:00pm
This is a meeting for Girl Scout Brownie Troop 62628. They usually meet on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month from 4:30pm - 5:45pm.For more information...
Wed, Apr 15
6:30pm - 8:00pm
This month's selection is "Haunted Ground" by Erin Hart.  "When farmers cutting turf in an Irish peat bog make a grisly discovery—the perfectly preserved head...
Wed, Apr 22
6:30pm - 8:00pm
This month's selection is "Mrs. Everything"  by Jennifer Weiner.  "A smart, thoughtful, and timely exploration of two sisters’ lives from the 1950s to the...
Tue, May 12
6:30pm - 8:00pm
This month's selection is "The Windows of Malabar Hill" by Sujata Massey.  "1920s India: Perveen Mistry, Bombay's only female lawyer, is investigating a...
Wed, May 27
6:30pm - 8:00pm
This month's selection is "The Nickel Boys"  by Colson Whitehead.  "In this bravura follow-up to the Pulitzer Prize, and National Book Award-winning #1 New...

Hours & Contact

Monday 10 AM - 8 PM
Tuesday 10 AM - 8 PM
Wednesday 10 AM - 8 PM
Thursday 10 AM - 8 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday 9 AM - 3 PM

Sunday (9/9-5/19)

12 PM - 4 PM

Sunday (5/26-9/1)

Closed

Contact

102 N Main Street
Middleborough, MA
02346

Tel: 508-946-2470
Fax: 508-946-2473