Latest News and Announcements

GOING ON VACATION? FREEZE YOUR RESERVES UNTIL YOU RETURN
Sign into your account and use the freeze feature to hold  your place in the reserve list until you get back.  Don't forget to unfreeze your reserves when you get home. 
Learn more.

WRITING THE COLLEGE ESSAY
with Meg Mahoney on Tues, Aug 18 at 7 pm
Find out what college admission officers are looking for, share your best stories and showcase your writing skills and avoid the tired, overused topics.  Meg is a counselor from Collegewise in Newton and a Holliston resident.  She is donating her for this program for students and parents.  This program is free and open to all.  No signup required.

ADULT SUMMER READING BEGINS JULY 6
Why should kids have all the fun?
Every time you visit between July 6 and August 15, put your name in our drawing for gift certificates to local businesses.  One prize drawn each week.  No pesky tickets to fill out.  We'll snip your library number off your receipt and you're entered!  Read all summer long and support Holliston businesses.

Week 1: Jessica P. for a gift card to Dolce Tempo Ice Cream & Cafe
Week 2: Robyn M. for a gift card to Bazel's Pizza
Week 3: Amanda W. for a gift card to the Prana Center*

*this card was donated to the library by this local business--Thanks!



CONSUMER REPORTS ONLINE
Use it from home or the library free
Click the logo.  You must have a valid Holliston library card and be a Holliston resident.  Your patron ID is your library card number.  Call 508-429-0617 for more info or to get a Holliston library card.

 


WE SELL TICKETS TO SOUTHWICKS ZOO
$16 each at the children's desk on the lower level
That's $ 8 off adult admission and $ 2 off child admission.  All sales are final.  Tickets do not expire and can be used on any day.  We accept cash and checks made out to the Friends of the Holliston Library.  Mail order is available with a check and self-addressed envelope.  
 

FOREIGN FILM NIGHT
Thurs, August 27 at 7 pm
This month's feature.  We provide beverages.  Feel free to bring a snack or popcorn.  Sponsored by the Friends.  Everyone welcome

WE HAVE ELECTRONIC READERS YOU CAN TAKE HOME
3 weeks at no charge with a valid library card to Holliston residents over 18
Nook, Kindle Fire or Kindle Paperwhite.  Loaded with bestsellers and audio for adults and teens including The Girl on the Train and Nightingale.

Want to download ebooks or request print books right now but don't have a library card?
Sign up for temporary card online now
Click here to find out more.  Visit the library with identification to convert your eCard to a permanent card within 30 days. 
NEW! STREAMING VIDEO FROM OVERDRIVE
A new collection of 100 feature films, documentaries and instructional videos
Videos are streaming, not downloadable, so a constant Internet connection is needed.  Three day loan period.  Titles are found in the same catalog as e-books and downloadable audiobooks.


                                                   
 
                                                                            
 

JOIN THE MORNING BOOK CLUB OR THE HISTORY BOOK CLUB
New members warmly welcomed

Click here to learn more.


WANT TO HELP THE LIBRARY AT NO COST TO YOU?
The Friends have several affinity programs that raise funds for the library
Do you have a TD Bank account?  Shop Amazon.com?  Purchase insurance?  Click here to find out how you can participate AT NO COST TO YOU.