The library is pleased to provide curbside pickup of library materials.

Call 978-544- 6334  or email nslibraryrequests2020@gmail.com to place an order.

Ordering hours – Tuesdays – 12 p.m. - 8 p.m., Thursday - 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

  Ordering Items

Search our online Catalog here  to find items you want. Place a hold on items you want. Call to for a pickup time.

Picking up Items

Library staff will place your items in a bag marked with your last name and place it on a table at the south entrance of the library at the time of your scheduled pick-up. 

Returning Items

All items must be returned in the Book Drop Box.  No items will be accepted by library staff.  All returned items are quarantined for 72 hours before being available to patrons. PLEASE NO BOOK DONATIONS AT THIS TIME.


Tuesdays  12:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Thursdays 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Saturdays 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Borrow and read ebooks and audiobooks from the library for free.

Just click on the Meet Libby button below, scroll down a little over half way on the Libby website and you will find a video on how to get started.

Closings & Cancellations

We will remain open on snowy days, but we do close sometimes! Please call before you head out!  *978-544-6334*

Can't find a title in the CWMars catalog? Try searching the Commonwealth Catalog by clicking on the yellow button below.

Below is a link to an instructional video that the Athol Public Library has put together on catalog searches.

Below is a link to a Youtube video that the Emerson college made to show the steps on searching the Commonwealth Catalog.

Click on Books & Resources at the top

menu to see our NEW Materials that are in the library.

Public Resources

The Look4Help Public Resource Directory, a program of Community Action Pioneer Valley, is a free, web-based public information service that is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. There are close to 1,000 agencies, programs or services at over 450 locations, available to serve you.

Our Friends of the Library have a brand new site that you can check out here!


Did you know we have       museum passes? Click here to learn more!

New Salem Public Library

23 S Main Street, New Salem, MA 01355


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