Latest News and Announcements
THE CHICKS ARE COMING!
Beginning April 24 an incubator of unhatched chicks will be living at the library until they are born. Many thanks to Grace and PJ Kilkelly from the Agricultural Commission for making this possible. They will be on hand from 6-8 pm to answer questions. Stop in and see them!
Holliston's Famous 8-Arch Bridge: A History of the Railroad and the Rail Trail
Sunday, April 29 at 2:30 pm
Co-sponsored by the Holliston Historical Society. Learn more.
CLOTHING DRIVE TO BENEFIT THE LIBRARY
DROP OFF ON MAY 3, 4 & 5
The Friends are collecting gently used clothing, accessories, jewelry, shoes, bedding and towels to raise funds. Drop-off items on Thurs, May 3 from 6-7:30 pm; Fri, May 4 from 10-5 pm; Sat, May 5 from 10-noon. Learn more about the Friends and how they fundraise for your library services.
THINK SPRING! SOUTHWICK ZOO IS OPEN
We sell discount tickets at the library for $ 21 each
WHAT IS HOOPLA?
a free streaming service just for library users
Hoopla allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded offline. Hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. A free Boston Public Library card is required.
Mass residents 13 and older can get a free BPL electronic card. BPL's electronic resources
. Click here to get e-card.
TRY FREE NETFLIX ON OUR ROKU STREAMING STICKS
Our Rokus have Netflix, current movies and free channels like Youtube, PBS, Pandora and Red Bull. Try one at home for 3 weeks for free with a valid library card. You must be 18 or older. Wireless Internet service and a TV with an HDMI slot required.
SIGN UP TO RECEIVE TEXT REMINDERS FROM THE LIBRARY
Shoutbomb, our new text message notice service is now available
Sign up for the service by texting the word "signup" to the phone number 508-507-2560 and follow the directions. Learn more.
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.
COMMONWEALTH EVENTS CALENDAR
from the Mass Center for the Book
A listing of events and programming happening in libraries across Massachusetts (including your library.) Most events are free and open to all.
VISIT STORYBOOK WALK ON THE HOLLISTON RAIL TRAIL
at Cross Street
Follow the signposts and read a children's story step by step. A project of The Friends and Eagle Scout Jamie Ogilvie.
2nd Tuesday of each month from 6-8 pm
Beginner to expert knitters welcome. Bring your latest project. Ask for help, solve problems, help others, share patterns and ideas. Free and open to all.
Do you have a book you would like to publish?
Commonwealth E-book Collections allows Mass residents to publish their books for free through Biblioboard and read books by other Mass writers. Click the logo for more info.
Want to download ebooks or request print books right now but don't have a library card?
Sign up for temporary card online now
to find out more. Visit the library with identification to convert your eCard to a permanent card within 6 months.
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.