Current Library Services as of January 10, 2022

Due to staff shortages caused by the COVID surge, Abbot Public Library has established new service hours. Starting the week of January 10, 2022 we will close to the public on Tuesdays and Thursdays through the end of February. Curbside Pick Up will be offered 1:00 pm – 5:30 pm on both days. Please see our full schedule below:

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Monday: 9:30 am – 8:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:30 am – 8:00 pm
Friday: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm from January 23 – March 13

Per the Marblehead Board of Health, masks are required inside the library. 

CURBSIDE PICKUP SERVICE
The building will be CLOSED to the public

Tuesday*: 1:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Thursday*: 1:00 pm – 5:30 pm

*Please Note: Staff will be available to take calls on Tuesdays from 9:30 am – 6:00 pm and Thursdays from 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm.

To register for Curbside Pick-up service, call the library at (781) 631-1481, Ext. 217 or 237 for children’s items, or Ext. 201 or 223 for teen or adult items, or go here and click on an available date and time to pick up your items. All items can be picked up outside the back door, through the rear parking lot off Maverick Street in bags labeled with your last name.

Please wait until you have received a notification that your items are ready for pick up before registering for an appointment. Have questions? Call the library at (781) 631-1481 for assistance.

This service is generously funded by the Friends of Abbot Library.

Please see our website and Facebook for changes to the programs previously scheduled for these days.

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Did you know BookPage is available through the library? Stop by during our open hours to pick up a print copy or view it online here!


FIRESIDE SUNDAYS 

Warm Up at the Library on Sundays

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm from January 23rd to March 13th, 2022.

Our popular afternoon fireside reading program returns from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Sponsored by the Friends of Abbot Public Library.


MUSEUM PASSES

The Abbot Public Library is proud to announce the return of our beloved Museum Pass Program. Patrons can log on here to reserve passes and promo codes 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. 

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.

Abbot Public Library’s Current Services – September 2021

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 

Monday through Friday: 9:30 am – 5:30 pm

Saturday: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Public computers are available with limited access to printing.

GRAB & GO SERVICE

Wednesday: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm – 5:30 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 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. This decision will be reevaluated in two months.

With thanks to the Friends of Abbot Public Library, we are happy to announce that our popular Museum Pass Program resumes in the Fall. Please check our website for details.

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