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A Letter from the Director

Dear Patrons, 

During this challenging time we appreciate your support and understanding. We continue to receive guidance from local and state officials regarding the COVID-19 virus, and are working to make decisions in the best interests of library patrons, volunteers, and staff. 

Here is information that may be useful during our closure: 

 Returns — The book drop is open. Return items any time.  Materials may also be returned to the book carts outside the library's front door Monday and Wednesday 10:00 – 5:00, Tuesday and Thursday 10:00 – 8:00, Friday 10:00 – 2:00 and Saturday 10:00 – 4:00. 

 Delivery — Delivery has resumed but due to volume there may be a delay receiving items. 

 eBooks and Digital Media — We have an extensive collection of electronic resources which you can access from home. If you have questions about these services, you can email reference@harvardpubliclibrary.org or call the library Monday and Wednesday 10:00 – 5:00, Tuesday and Thursday 10:00 – 8:00, Friday 10:00 – 2:00 and Saturday 10:00 – 4:00. 

 Ask a Librarian — If you have any other questions, would like assistance with any of our digital resources, have questions about the library, or have reference questions, you can call the library at 978-456-4114 or email us at reference@harvardpubliclibrary.org.

 Library Updates — Stay up-to-date with any announcements and updates on our library website harvardpubliclibrary.org 

Thank you all for your support and understanding. 

Mary Wilson, Library Director 

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