Online Patron Registration is Here!

We are happy to be offering new patron cards again.  Please follow this link to fill out our application.  Be sure to include a phone and/or email address.

You will then be contacted to come in, show your ID and proof of address and pick up your card.





Enjoy complimentary access to the from the comfort of your own home!

Instructions and access can be found here.  To activate your subscription, you will need to log in or register first.


The New York Times
Sunday Crossword
is back!

Pick up a copy of the Crossword Puzzle,

Tuesday-Friday, from 1-4

A display will be set up on the

Curbside Pick-Up Table.

image courtesy The New York Times

Grow with Google:
Power Your Job Search with  Google Tools

The Boston Public Library, the Berkshire Athenaeum and Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners are co-hosting a free, online workshop for jobseekers in Massachusetts.

The training will be led by a Grow with Google trainer.

Discover new job opportunities using Google Search, and learn how to organize and enhance your job search experience using G Suite tools.

To register, please click here. The workshop is free but registration is required.


Limited Re-opening
at Mason Library

We are so grateful for all our patrons

and their eagerness to access library materials!

We are opening our doors at Mason Library for holds pick up

Tuesday-Friday from 1-4 pm, no appointment necessary!

Curbside pick-up will still be available 

Tuesday-Friday from 1-4 pm,

by appointment.

Ramsdell Library will continue to offer

curbside pick-up but we are expanding the hours.

Hours are Wednesdays from 1-4.

Unfortunately, we are not able to offer browsing or computers at this time. 

The Children’s Room will remain closed to patrons for the time being.

Library bathrooms are not available for public use at this time.

All visitors to the library are required to wear a mask.

We ask that you sanitize your hands using the products provided.

Please consider limiting the number of family members when picking up your holds,

as the maximum number of patrons is limited to 10 at a timeThank you!

We hope to add more services as we are able to.

Please bear with us as we work to fulfill your requests.

We apologize, but we will not be able to make additions to orders

after 12 pm for same day pick up due to limited staffing.


Request your materials:
By phone: (413) 528-2403 (10-5, weekdays)
By email:
Youth Bundled Books: online order form


Inter-Library Loan is back!
When your item is in, you will receive an email or phone call to let you know.

You can then come in to Mason, Tuesday – Friday 1-4 pm (Dresser Avenue entrance)

and pick up your hold at the Main Circulation Desk, or call ahead to schedule a curbside pick-up.

You can also schedule a pick-up at Ramsdell on Wednesdays 1-4 pm (Ramsdell Library vestibule).


We will package your items in a paper bag marked with your last name and first initial.

A receipt with your items’ due dates will be included.

Please continue to return items in the book drops:

the book drops at both libraries are OPEN.

Returned materials will be quarantined for 72 hours before recirculating.


Thank you for your patience and understanding

as we try to move forward!

Please check our website regularly

for updates.

Please contact Ed Abrahams at

to arrange a time & drop off location

for any donations.

Please do not leave donations at the library.

Thank you!

FREE access to the current issue of THE NEWSletter

can be found here: The NEWSletter Vol. 30 Is. 2.