69 Main St. | Swansea, MA 02777 | (508) 674-9609

We are reopening!

We are reopening!

The Swansea Free Public Library is Opening to the Public! 

Monday August 3rd

New Hours:

Monday       10am-5pm

Tuesday       10am-7pm

Wednesday 12pm-7pm

Thursday    10am-7pm

Friday         10am-5pm

Saturday     10am-4pm

Here are our guidelines for returning to the library.

Staying Safe

  • Masks are required to enter the building

  • Curbside pick-up is still active during this time for anyone who prefers it, call 508-674-9609

  • Please maintain social distancing of at least 6ft

  • Note the markers on the floor and in the stacks for navigation

 

What’s Different?

  • We ask our patrons to keep their visits to 30 minutes or less

  • The front door to the library will be the only entrance/exit open at this time

  • Please check in at the front desk so we can count the number of people in the building

  • The maximum number of people in the library will be 15, including staff, so please be sure to plan your group size and visiting time

  • The Magazine Room is closed. We can retrieve any items you need, though!

  • Our restrooms and water cooler are not open

  • All of our programming will be online for the foreseeable future. 

 

Returns

  • All returns must be made to the book drops

  • Please do NOT bring them inside

  • Returns are quarantined for at least 72 hours before being checked in

  • We do not have late fees, so don’t worry about accruing fines

 

Computers

  • We will have 2 public computers open during this time

  • Appointments for computer use should be made in advance, beginning Monday August 3, by phone 508-674-9609

  • Sessions will be available for 30 minutes per patron per day

  • Printing will be available, but please bring exact change 

  • Printing from a smartphone is also available

 

Kids’ Stuff

  • One family will be allowed in the Children’s area at a time

  • Our toys and chairs are put away, for now

  • Summer reading is online! See the details on our website or ask when you visit.

Other Services

  • Copy and fax machines are available, bring exact change 

  • Notary services are available by appointment only

  • Homebound delivery is available, please contact the Library to schedule