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Mon-Thu 9-9

Fri 9-6

Sat 9-5

Sun 1-5

Sun Closed

Library To-Go

Library To-Go is the Newton Free Library's contactless hold pick-up service. For your safety, this is an appointment based service. The 4-step process is outlined below. 



Step 1: Request your materials online or by calling the library at 617-796-1360. 

Please note: Due to high demand, requests will take longer than normal to fulfill. 




Step 2: You will receive a notification that the item(s) are ready for pickup or items in your account online say "Ready For Pickup"




Step 3: Book an appointment for pickup using the online pickup calendar or call the library.

Appointments are available on an hourly basis Monday 11-8, Tuesday-Thursday 10-8, Friday 10-6 



Step 4:  Come to the library during your appointment time. All holds that say "Ready for Pick Up" will be checked out and placed in a bag in the auditorium, accessible only via the pedestrian bridge from the parking lot. 
If you have a mobility concern, please mark the box on the form when you schedule your appointment. We will contact you to make alternate pickup arrangements.


Please Note: 

  • You may only schedule a pickup appointment after you receive notification that your items are ready.
  • If a another item becomes "Ready for Pick Up" before your appointment you do not need to make another appointment. We will check everything out to you that is "Ready for Pick Up" the morning of.
  • If you miss your appointment, we will contact you  to reschedule.  
  • We are only able to fulfill requests for Newton items. Delivery between Minuteman libraries has not yet resumed. 
  • Returns are now accepted. Please use our book drop or return bin in the pickup area.