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**The library will be OPEN for in-person browsing beginning Monday, February 22nd.**


COVID-19 Safety Guidelines for Entering the Library Building

Face Masks are Required*  





Everyone visiting the library will be required to wear a mask and sanitize their hands upon entering. Masks are available if you need one. Anyone entering wearing a face shield must have a mask on as well. 

Those who have received COVID-19 vaccines MUST ALSO WEAR MASKS AND SANITIZE when entering and using the library. 

*Medical Accommodations 
>> Staff will gladly bring materials out to your car if you cannot wear a mask in the lobby for medical reasons.


Current Business Hours:

Open Hours & Lobby Pickup
Monday: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 12:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (Lobby Pickup Only)
Sunday: CLOSED


Limited Browsing
Browsing is limited to 30 minutes. Children's Room can accommodate a maximum of 10 patrons at a time. 

Lobby Pickup Service & Holds 
  • Our Lobby Pickup service will remain available so patrons may order online and pick up orders when they are ready.
  • ALL HOLDS will be checked out and available in the Lower Lobby for pickup. (Holds will no longer be picked up at the Adult Circulation desk.) 
  • Order books using the library online catalog (Charlton & other MA libraries) or Reading Request forms (Charlton items only.)