On this page, you will find links to community resources, online programs and activities related to the COVID-19 public health situation and information about our affected services during this time. We encourage you to contact us with questions or suggestions. We are here to help!
Curbside Pickup Continues
Place items on hold through your C/WMars account, call us, or email us. You will be notified when the item is available. If you would like your items left our for Curbside Pickup or if you are homebound and need your items delivered, give us a call or email us at email@example.com to tell us. We will check out your item, bag it up, and place your item outside the library's front door. For delivery. We will make arrangements for a mutually acceptable time for a drop-off at your home.
Delivery is also available by request
Place items on hold through your C/WMars account, call us, or email us. You will be notified when the item is available. If you can't get to the library and need your items delivered, give us a call or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a time. We will check out your item, bag it up, and drop the bag off at your home.
Curbside and Browsing Hours: Tuesday 3:00-8:00; Wednesday 10:00-3:00; Thursday 1-6; Saturday 10:00-3:00
Frequently Asked Questions:
1) How do I access digital resources, like e-books, audiobooks, magazines, and videos?
There are three great ways to check out digital resources:
Kanopy movie streaming
Boston Public Library eCard
We are happy to help you access these digital resources. Just reach out!
2) What does Overdrive offer?
The digital content includes: 110 magazine titles; almost 70,000 ebooks; almost 21,000 audiobooks; and around 1,500 videos.
3) What does a Boston Public Library eCard give me access to?
A lot! Explore their online resources to see what an eCard offers you. Resources include: Kanopy (film streaming); Hoopla Streaming Media; Classical Music Library (50,000+ tracks!); language learning; Ancestry; newspapers (New York Times); databases; ebooks and audiobooks; and so much more.
4) Can I place a hold on a book or DVD, and pick it up at Leverett Library?
Yes! You may place holds on items in the CWMARS system or through the Commonwealth Catalog by logging in with your library card.
5) My CWMARS library account is about to expire, what do I do?
Give us a call or email us. We will just need to verify that all of your information is still correct and then we will update your card for you over the phone or via email.
6) I have library items that are overdue, what should I do?
There will be no fines on Leverett Library items. Many local libraries are not charging fines, but a few are. If you have a book that is overdue and accruing fines, give us a call or email us. We can help you with that.
7) Can I return library items to the book drops?
Yes, you may return library items from any library to our bookdrops. Our return bins are open 24/7.
For up-to-date information about the Coronavirus Disease, please visit the:
Commonwealth of Massachusetts Information on the Outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Town of Leverett Board of Health and their Facebook page
Resource directory for Franklin County residents
MA Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (MCDHH)
Arc of Massachusetts (for persons with intellectual/developmental disabilities & their family)
MA Department of Transitional Assistance
Emergency Childcare FAQ and Directory
Coronavirus Communication Tool Produced by the Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, and can be used by medical providers, first responders, caregivers, anyone who finds it beneficial when caring for individuals with hearing loss.
Helping young children understand (shared with permission from Community Network for Children):
Defending the Early Years (DEY) Resource Guide to managing work and children at home
DEY video to help children understand COVID-19
Assistance by Phone:
Dial 2-1-1 with questions and to find assistance. If you are unable to reach 2-1-1 due to your telephone or cell phone carrier, a toll-free number is available 1-877-211-MASS (6277); Hearing impaired callers can use 508-370-4890 TTY. Mass 2-1-1 is a partnership of the Commonwealth of MA and the United Way.
Text keyword COVIDMA to 888-777 to receive notifications to your phone.
Nursing Home Family Resource Line: 617-660-5399 (staffed 9am- 5pm, 7 days a week)