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Meekins "Curbside" Service in the Entry off the parking lot
  • COVID-19 HOURS:  Pick up times Tuesday 12-2, Wednesday 4- 6, Thursday 3-5 and Saturday 12-2. Stay posted as times may change.
  • Please: Wear a mask when picking up your items and observe 6 foot social distancing. Follow the directions when you arrive for pick up.
  • BROWSING- During pickup hours, patrons may check out new items from the "Browsing Window" whether or not you have a hold to pick up.​ Browsing Window checkout is the ONLY face to face service at the library currently.
  • HOLDS - Please place holds ONLINE through the CWMARS catalog. (If you are having difficulty, email your requests to meekinsbooks@cwmars.org or leave a message at 413-268-7472.) 
  • Please, be patient. We are learning as we go.

Florence Bank Customers’ Choice Community Grants

Please support Meekins by filling out a ballot, located on the bench in our lobby with pens and a ballot box. Anyone with an account at Florence Bank can submit a ballot. (Have an account for your child, grandchild? They can submit a vote.)
Warm Clothes for the Cold Months
Bring some to Share — Take What You Need

The Meekins Library and the Williamsburg Grange have joined together during October and November to collect and share warm clothes in our community this year.
You can drop off warm clothes in the collection box at Meekins during our curbside hours: Tuesday 12-2; Wednesday 4-6; Thursday 3-5 and Saturday 12-2.
Please bring all clean and useful clothes to Meekins for sorting. Coats,
sweaters, hats, mittens and more for all sizes are welcome.
You will find warm clothes for the taking on the patio at the Meekins
(weather permitting) and on the Grange porch. Come get something warm
for yourself or your kids.
Check Facebook and the Meekins and Grange website for updates.
Join this decades-long tradition. Keep warm this winter!


 

Keep Safe & Keep Strong: documenting life in Williamsburg and Haydenville during Covid-19

CLICK HERE to share your own real-world experiences living through the Covid-19 Pandemic. Please contribute your daily life experiences to help Meekins Library create an historical record of this moment in the life of our town.
All responses may become part of the Local History Collection in the Meekins Library.
For questions or more information contact Daria D’Arienzo, Meekins Archivist at ddarienzo@me.com or leave a message at 413-268-7472.

Pre-1926 Meekins photos wanted
 
Do you have early 20th century photographs of the interior of Meekins Library that show the interior before the mezzanine level was added in 1926  hiding in your family albums? Do you know anyone who might have some early images?
Meekins Archivist Daria D’Arienzo (ddarienzo@me.com) is looking for visual evidence of how the rooms were laid out and decorated and where the original fixtures were placed. She is trying to build a photographic history of how Meekins has evolved. Exterior images are also welcome but she is particularly looking for interior views.
Please contact her directly at ddarienzo@me.com , at the desk at Meekins, or by phone at 413-538-6489.
 

ACORN TV - streaming video service

ACORN TVoffers unlimited streaming video with the best in British TV and Film. Each checkout provides a 7-day access pass to watch ACORN TV. After 7-days, check out another 7-day access pass. Your viewing history and preferences will be saved. This service is only available to patrons with library cards starting with 27425000.
 

Today in Massachusetts' History
Click for today's moment of Massachusetts' history.
Town Newsletter - Fall/Winter 2019-2020
Town Newsletter - Spring/Summer 2019 -

Community Resiliance Building Workshop, Williamsburg MA: Summary of Findings - 2/14/2020
 
 






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