The Library closes at 3:00p on Wednesday, November 25 and is closed all day Thursday, November 26 in observance of Thanksgiving.

Reopening Guidelines

The Middleborough Public Library will reopen to the public on Monday, July 20th. 

The Library will be operating with reduced hours:

  • Monday and Tuesday | 10am - 5pm
  • Wednesday and Thursday | 10am - 7pm
  • Saturdays | 9am - 2pm 
In compliance with the state guidelines, only 50 patrons will be allowed in the building at one time.
 
Patrons will be asked to keep their visits to 1 hour.
 
The Children's Room will be restricted to 18 persons at one time.

All materials returned in the book drop or via delivery are quarantined for 7 days (based on the REALM Project). 
 
Continued Library Services
  • Virtual story times and programming
  • Library newsletter
  • Curbside pickup services
  • Library databases
  • e-books, e-audiobooks, and e-magazines
  • Virtual meetings
  • Return of materials to the outside book drops only
 
   
 

Expanded Library Services
  • Checking out of materials in the Library
  • Browsing of the Library's collection
  • Placing of material holds (for SAILS Library Network ONLY)
  • Checking out of magazines 
  • Borrowing of library passes (limited to the venues open)
  • Public computing (45 minutes per person per day)
  • Public restrooms
  • Faxing
  • Copying
  • Printing
  • Notary Services (by appointment on Fridays ONLY)
  • Geneaology room (by appointment)

Services Still Not Available

  • Borrowing of the toys and puppets
  • Offering of programming and events in the building
  • Studying or seating
  • Using the Library's WIFI network within the building
  • Tutoring
  • Reading of newspapers
  • Reserving and use of the meeting and study rooms
  • Using of the Nature Playspace
  • Opening of the Friends' Bookstore
  • Accepting donations
 

  
 

For everyone's safety
  • Please stay home if your're sick or not feeling well.
  • Wear your mask properly inside.
  • Limit your interactions with staff and other patrons.
  • Keep a 6-foot distance from others.
  • Refrain from hanging out, congregating, and sitting on the floor.
  • Respect the safety shields at our service desks; speak through and not around them.