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  • 10am - 5pm
  • Curbside Pickup
  • 10am - 4:30pm
  • 978-448-1167 (main)

We’re Here for You!

Per Order of Groton’s Select Board, the Library will be CLOSED to the public through Monday, Feb. 8. No in-person appointments, but contactless Children’s Window service now available.

Service hours: Tue-Sat, 10-5

Curbside Service: Tue-Sat, 10-4:30 – Now includes Curbside Kids! Contact the Children's Room at 978-448-1168 or

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

Call or email us – We’re Still Here for You!

   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!

— All information current as of January 21, 2021, and subject to change.

GPL Winter 2021 Newsletter

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2020/21 Winter Reading Programs

2020/21 Winter Reading Programs

Cozy at Home Winter Reading Program
For Young Adults in Grades 6-12
December 22 - February 22

Make Tracks to Your Library
For Preschool through Grade 5
January 5 - February 27 - 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.

GPL to Go

GPL to Go

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 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 3 days 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

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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

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Groton Community Resource Guide

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Places where YOU can lend a helping hand

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