Many say that libraries are not essential. However, if you are an avid reader, being without books for the last couple of months has been a major withdrawal. The Richards Memorial Library is pleased to start curbside pick-up, beginning the week of June 8th.
To order books, you must have a valid CW-Mars card with less than $10.00 in fines and no overdue materials.
Please follow this procedure for books under this policy.
View NEW titles here.
2. You may call the library at (508) 754-0793 and a staff member will be happy to place the
hold for you.
2. During good weather, the bags of books will be on a table outside in the front with your
name on it. In the event of inclement weather, we will have them in the vestibule as you
walk in. You may call from the parking lot and we will be glad to put them out the door for
3. PLEASE do not enter the main part of the library at any time.
4. We are unable to allow browsing at this time.
5. Please practice social distancing and if you can, wear a mask during pick-up.
If someone is picking up, please wait your turn.
6. If you are elderly and do not feel comfortable with picking up , please contact Cindy Love
at the Paxton Senior Center (508) 756-2833 or email clove@townofPaxton.net and she
may be able to use the van and deliver to you.
7. Please be patient as we navigate our new “normal” and move toward a virus-free and safe
Therefore, If you check your account, you may still see items on your account
for up to a week.
2. We also would appreciate it if you would limit your checkouts to a maximum of 10 books
at a time.
3. If another library has the material you want, please call them and see if it is available for you
to pick-up there. Each library has its own policy.
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS - PLEASE DON’T HESITATE TO CALL US AT 508 754-0793
WE LOOK FORWARD TO SERVING YOU.
Please do not leave book or magazine donations inside the book drop or outside the door. We are not accepting them at this time. We will reevaluate the status of book donations in August.
Vitual Summer reading registration is now open for all ages.
Our summer reading program will take place virtually, with all sign-ups and reading logs available online at RMLPaxton.Beanstack.org.
Ages 5 & under - 1,000 Books Before Kindgergarten - an ongoing program encouraging parents/caregivers/siblings to read 1,000 books to pre-k children. This programs is ongoing and will continue beyond summertime.
Ages 5 - 11 - Imagine Your Story - Log every day you read to earn online badges.
Ages 12 - 17 - Imagine Your Story - Teen - Log every book you read to earn online badges.
Adults - Imagine Your Story - Log every book you read to earn online badges.
We hope you are enjoying ematerials including ebooks, eperiodicals and e-audio. Here are a few reminders for accessing materials on your devices.
Overdrive log in
March 24, 2020 through June of 2020
Visit the CW MARS OverDrive collection to log in. If you do not have a library card, you have the option to access the digital collection using your mobile number. This prompt will appear on the login screen in both OverDrive and Libby.
Click here for more information.