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  • 10am - 5pm
  • Curbside Pickup
  • 10am - 4:30pm
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We’re Here for You!

The Library HAS REOPENED TO THE PUBLIC. Book an appointment for the 3rd floor or our new morning 2nd floor browsing appointments below!

GPL Spring 2021 Newsletter

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GPL Spring 2021 Newsletter

Service Hours

Tue-Sat, 10-5

Curbside Service: Tue-Sat, 10-4:30 – includes Curbside Kids!

New! 2nd Floor Browsing Appointments: Tue-Sat, 10-12 (30 minutes per person or household up to 4). Browse adult fiction, new nonfiction, new YA, large print, audio, and DVDs. Limit: one appointment per week.

Continuing Services Available via phone, email, mail, and Groton delivery.

   Main/Circulation: 978-448-1167 or
   Children’s: 978-448-1168 or
   Teens: 978-448-1167, x1325 or
   Reference: 978-448-8000 or

Check out all our online events calendar!

Entrance Restrictions: Appointment and a Wellness Screening at the door. Full details here.

Required Protocols: MASKS; 6-ft. minimum distance from everyone; avoid congregating or loitering; observe all guidelines, etc. Full details here.

Schedule Appointment

— All information current as of February 16, 2021, and subject to change. - NEW! - NEW!

For all Groton residents: LIVE access to teachers, career assistance, interview help and more, 7 hours per day; plus 24/7 access to test prep, videos and other resources. Need help with a homework assignment at 8pm? Log on to with your library card & PIN!

Generously provided by the GPL Endowment Trust in special support of all residents during this challenging year.

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Curbside Pickup & Groton Delivery

• If it’s available in the MVLC Catalog or in the statewide Commonwealth Catalog (ComCat), it's available to you!

If you know what you'd like, simply login to our catalog and place a hold.

• When your items are ready, we'll send a notice by the method you indicated (email, text, or phone). You will have 10 days to pick them up via Curbside Pickup.

CURBSIDE PICKUP HOURS: 10 am - 4:30 pm, Tuesday through Saturday.

• Please pull into a curbside parking space, call 978-448-1167, and wait for a staff member to retrieve your holds and check them out to you.

This is CONTACTLESS service, so please wait until the staff member has moved at least 6 feet away from the cart before moving to pickup your bag. Thank you.

• Continue to return library materials in one of our 4 exterior book drops. They will be checked in without penalty after 24 hours of quarantine.

• If you need help placing holds, arranging home delivery in Groton, or would prefer to have a staff member assist you, please email or call Circulation at 978-448-1167.

Library cards

Complete this online application form.

Reading Recommendations

Fill out this form for a personalized list of reading suggestions via email.
• For Children’s book suggestions, please email
• For Teens, please email

Parents & Students

We're here for you!

We can help with schooling and homework! With books, information, resources, research, proctoring, a place to study, and much more. Librarians are your education support partners. or 978-448-8000.

Virtual Programs for All Ages

Check out our online calendar of events you can enjoy from home.

Groton Community Resource Guide

Where can you go for help – in town and beyond

Places where YOU can lend a helping hand

Upcoming Events

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