November Hours and The Return of Our Museum Pass Program!

Abbot Public Library has changed it’s hours for November to include evening hours. Please note our new schedule:

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Monday:  9:30 am – 8:00 pm
Tuesday:  9:30 am – 6:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:30 am – 8:00 pm
Thursday: 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Friday: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

Public computers are available with limited access to printing

GRAB & GO SERVICE

Wednesday: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The building is Open to the public. If you would like to pick up your pre-checked out items, please make a reservation online at abbotlibrary.org or call (781) 631-1481, Ext. 217 or 237 for children’s items and Ext. 201 or 223 for teen or adult items. Items can be picked up at customer service desks.

In consideration of the health and safety of our community, especially our youngest patrons, masks are now required in the library.


MUSEUM PASS PROGRAM RETURNS

The Abbot Public Library is proud to announce the return of our beloved Museum Pass Program. Patrons are able to reserve passes and promo codes here for some of the best museums in the Greater Boston area. Thanks to the generous support of the Friends of Abbot Public Library, we are able to offer passes and promo codes to:

Patrons without access to the internet can reserve a pass/promo code right at the circulation desk or by calling (781) 631-1481 (though some passes may require an email address in order to be used).

Follow us on Facebook or visit our website to stay updated on our services.

Visit Our Museums — Virtually!

Did you know: the Abbot Public Library offers free or reduced passes to fourteen of the Boston area’s best museums and attractions?

While these organizations are closed for the time being, they have been working hard behind-the-scenes to bring the museum experience to your home! We will be collecting fun activities and virtual tours created by museum staff and sharing them here with you, along with ways to get the most out of your virtual visit using the library’s digital services. In the meantime, please show our museum partners some love by visiting their websites and social media — there is a lot of wonderful content to find there!

To stay inspired and engaged at home, check out these websites: 

Boston by Foot

Boston Children’s Museum

Cape Ann Museum (our newest museum pass!)

deCordova Sculpture Park & Museum

Harvard Art Museums

The House of the Seven Gables

Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston

Arctic Fox at Stone Zoo

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum

Museum of Fine Arts

Museum of Science

New England Aquarium

Peabody Essex Museum

Zoo New England

Check back here to the Abbot Public Library Blog for other ways to use the library and to enjoy cultural institutions from home!

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum