2021 Quabbin History Calendar available for sale at the library.

The library is selling copies of the 2021 Quabbin History Calendar put together each year by local historian and author J. R. Greene, as well as copies of Mr. Greene’s new book “The Old Quabbin Valley in 100 Objects” and 2 of his older titles. Prices range from $14.95 to $19.99 plus tax. We can only accept cash or checks in payment. Items can be purchased at the Checkout Desk any time the library is open. Please call us at 413-967-5491 if you have any questions.

Costume Contest

Everyone who participated will receive a small prize. Miss Cathy will be in touch with everyone when their prizes are ready. Thank you so much to everyone who sent in their costumes and to those who voted! This was a lot of fun!

Updated Hours

These are updated hours for the foreseeable future. We do still offer curbside pickup.

Curbside Pickup

Contact us to order:

  • Main Circulation Desk: 967-4858
  • Children’s Desk: 967-9691
  • Director’s Desk (voicemail available): 967-5491
  • Email: warelibrary1881@gmail.com

You may browse our collection here: https://bark.cwmars.org/eg/opac/home?locg=303

Safety

Your health and safety are our priority. All staff members are required to wear a mask and gloves while preparing curbside pickup orders.

FAQ’S

How do I place an order?

Call or email us to place an order for any library materials. We will call or email you back within 1 working day.

Where do I pick up my order?

We will have all orders on the bench in the Children’s Room entrance foyer. All materials will be placed in black bags with a first name and last initial attached. PLEASE PRACTICE SOCIAL DISTANCING. ONLY ONE PERSON ALLOWED IN THE FOYER AT A TIME. Please only touch your order and wear a mask.

What if I cannot navigate the stairs?

We are happy to help! Please let us know that you will need help with this while placing your order. Upon arriving to pick up your order, please call the library and we will come out to your car to deliver your materials.

How long will my order be on hold?

Your order will be on hold for 3 business days. We will tell you when your hold expires on the phone. If you need more time, we will be happy to accommodate. No appointments needed at this time.

When are my materials due back?

Books are due back in 3 weeks and DVD’s are due back in 7 days. Books are DVD’s are now automatically renewed ONE TIME.

Where do I return my materials?

All returns MUST be placed in the drop box, located in the middle entrance of the library.

What happens to my materials after I return them?

Your materials are immediately put into quarantine for 7 days. We will then return anything back into the system. Your account may not always reflect all items returned due to this quarantine period.

Will I get charged overdue fees?

We are suspending overdue fees at this time.

I have kids and don’t know specific titles…can you help?

Absolutely! There are two options for book bundles below.

Reading for fun: https://forms.gle/Sezu3tANBFcRVcaR9

Homeschool/Remote Learning: https://forms.gle/Vy1G94HshWzpv8fz7

Please allow 1 working day for us to email or call you back to confirm your bundle is ready.