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Mon-Thurs: 10-8pm

Fri: 10-5pm

Sat: 10-4pm

Library To-Go

Newton Free Library offers two methods for you to pick up your library holds.

  • Enter via the parking lot entrance to check out holds in our main lobby - no appointment needed.

  • Make an appointment to pick up items from the front Homer Street Plaza via our curbside service. Click here for more details.

Library To-Go! Express Holds Pickup

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Library To-Go! Express

Get your holds - without an appointment!



Our in-building holds check out service hours are available:

  • Monday - Thursday 10am - 7pm

  • Friday 10am - 5pm

  • Saturday 10am - 4pm

When you are notified that your holds are "Ready for Pickup," simply enter the building from the parking lot entrance during the above hours - no appointment needed.


What to know before you come in:

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  • Bring your Library card or proper identification.

  • Wear a face covering over your nose and mouth when visiting the Library.

  • Maintain 6 feet of distance from others not in your household.

    • Speak through, not around, the safety shields at the checkout desks

    • Please abide by the floor markings when lining up

  • A limited number of visitors will be allowed inside at one time.

    • Please line up from the parking lot entrance

    • If you need to wait outdoors, please stand on the ground markings until your turn is called. Lines have been moving quickly.

  • The building is closed for all other services; only checkout of holds that are listed as "Ready for Pickup" on your library account will be available.