Big News!
We are open for browsing!
See our calendar for details - Library Calendar

Note: Closed Sat. June 19 for Juneteenth Holiday

Browsing hours starting June 1:

  • Monday, Wednesday and Thursday: 10:15-1:00; 3:00-5:30  (Closed 1:00-3:00);
  • Tuesdays: 11:15-2:00; 4:00-6:30  (Closed 2:00-4:00);
  • Saturdays: 9:15-12:45.
  • No appointments necessary
  • Face Coverings required if unvaccinated
  • Plan to visit no longer than 30 mins.

Hours for Lobby Pickup Service: (Lobby pickup is still available during browsing hours)

  • Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 10:15am-5:30pm; 
  • Tuesdays 11:15am-6:30pm;
  • Saturdays 9:15am-12:45pm.
  • Place all returns in the library book drop before entering the library. 

Here's how to request items for pickup:

  • Place holds in the catalog: shirley.cwmars.org/eg/opac/home ,or give us a call at 978-425-2620 and tell us what you'd like.
  • You will receive either an email, a text or a phone call that your holds are ready for pickup. * Please be sure to update your notification method in your account preferences.
  • Wait at least 1 hour after receiving notification that your holds are ready, so we can prepare them for you.
  • Masks are required inside the lobby and in the library.
  • One person (or family) at a time in the lobby; please wait a safe distance outside if the pickup area is already occupied.
  • Your requested items will be in a brown paper bag with your last name and first initial written on it.
  • Bags are arranged alphabetically by last name on wire shelving.
  • Bags not picked up within 7 days will be checked back in. We are not able to hold items longer than 7 days.
Not sure what to request?  Try these links below:
 To see a list of our new books added in February, click here  NEW Adult books added in FEBRUARY 
 To see a list of our new books added in March, click here  NEW Adult books added in MARCH 
 To see a list of our new books added in April, click here  NEW Adult books added in APRIL
 To see a list of our new books added in May, click here ⇒  NEW Adult books added in MAY