We now are open for you to enjoy limited browsing. We can accommodate 4 patrons, including a child with adult, for 20 minute sessions. We will adhere to all state protocols for COVID safety. We are open Tuesday 12-4, Thursday 12-2 and Saturday 10-12 for you to pick up pre-ordered, packaged books. You can order on-line at https://docs.google.com/forms/...or by phone when we're open…
You can order on-line at https://docs.google.com/forms/...or by calling us at 617-244-0700 ONLY when we're open. You can not request books by emailing us or by filling out the ask the librarian form on our website. We are currently open Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday for you to order books or pick them up. Please call when you are at our door, wear a mask and we will bring your books to you.
Don't have a library card? Call us and we'll fill out all necessary info and you can pick it up during open hours. You cannot request books by emailing us or by filling out the ask the librarian form on our website.
Check out these favorite books WLC volunteers have enjoyed during the past few months.
Did you see the article in the Tab from September 11, 2019 about our 10th anniversary?
We are entirely staffed by volunteers. Please ask how to join us! We ask for a 2 hour/week time commitment and we will train you during your first shift – no experience necessary.
Many enjoyed an author talk with Kerri Maher, author of The Kennedy Debutante that included a book signing and refreshments!
Cards are easily obtained with photo identification. Newton residence is not required. Ten books for three weeks; ten cents per day overdue. All overdue fees are used to support the library. If you want to renew a book, please bring the book into the library or give us a call and we will be happy to help you on the phone!
For a limited time only, we are offering a sale on our inscribed bricks. If you buy one 4×8 brick for $100 you get a second brick for only $50. Get together with friends and share the cost! (Two bricks must be purchased at the same time.) The larger 8×8 brick costs $250. All proceeds go to buy books for the Waban Library Center. And check out our outside patio with tables and benches for all to enjoy!
Watch a four minute excerpt of Alice Jacobs discussing the function of libraries, reopening the WLC, storytime and family game day, the importance of community, volunteer options, and our fabulous patio!