Phased Reopening

Our safe, phased reopening steps are in progress and we’re happy to be welcoming you back. Masks and social distancing are required for all services.

Front Door Service

Our Front Door Service allows you to place holds online and pick them up during designated hours, no appointment necessary.

Main Front Door Service hours:
Monday: 10 AM-8 PM
Tuesday: 10 AM-8 PM
Wednesday: 10 AM-8 PM 
Thursday: 10 AM-8 PM
Friday: 10 AM-4:30 PM
Saturday: 10 AM-4:30 PM
Sunday: 1:30-4:30 PM

Farms Front Door Service hours:
Monday: 1-6 PM
Tuesday: 1-6 PM
Wednesday: 1-6 PM
Thursday: 1-6 PM
Friday: 1-5 PM
Saturday: 11 AM-4 PM

  • Place holds through the catalog.
  • Call us at 978-921-6062 for assistance requesting items. Call 978-921-6066 for the Farms branch.
  • Wait for a notification by email or phone that your holds are ready to pick up.
  • Visit during Front Door Service hours. Main library pick up is at the Winter Street entrance. Farms branch pickup is at the Hale Street entrance.

Open by Appointment

Appointments are required for in-building services and can be made through Simply Book or by calling 978-921-6062 or 978-921-6066 for the Farms. When you arrive for your appointment please come to the Winter Street (Main) / Hale Street (Farms) entrance. Staff will confirm your appointment and let you into the building.


  • Properly worn masks are required for all over the age of two. Disposable masks may be offered. Alternative accommodations are available for those that are unable to wear masks.
  • We will ask that you use provided hand sanitizer prior to entering the building.
  • One household, or one person, at a time on the elevator.
  • No food or drink is allowed in the building.

Available Services

Not available

  • Newspapers 
  • Meeting rooms / Study rooms
  • In-person programs
  • Headphones 
  • In-person technology help
  • Toys in the Children’s Room
  • Tutoring and group visits
  • Office supplies like staplers, hole punch, pens, and paper
  • Most seating
  • Microfilm use
  • Book or Media Donations
  • 3D printer

Need to print, scan or copy? Just email your document to or drop it off during Front Door Service hours. Please include your first and last name, your phone or email, and instructions (e.g. 5 copies, scan to A librarian will contact you when it’s ready. Free up to 10 pages. For Farms branch service please email Or make an in-library appointment through Simply Book.

Stay in Touch
We’re checking our email. Email us at, for the Farms branch, or for the Bookmobile.

Give us a call at 978-921-6062 for the main library or 978-921-6066 for the Farms branch.

Sign up for enews via the online form or text BEVERLYLIBRARY to 22828.