Library

  • Closed July 3rd for July 4th holiday
  • Summer Reading Program starts June 22nd
  • storytime on zoom summer 2020
  • Stories and Songs with a Snow Sister
  • Summer 2020 Crafts on Zoom
  • Science Tellers present Dragons: Return of the Ice Sorceress July 7
  • Contactless pickup starts June 1, 2020
  • Read with a Buddy on Mondays, June 22-July 27
  • Baby Songs on Zoom this summer June 24 - July 29
  • Parking Lot Wifi

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We Now Offer Library To-Go Holds Pickup.

  • LIBRARY TO-GO
    Both branches of the Dartmouth Public Library are open for contactless holds pickup. Holds pickup will be offered Monday through Friday between the hours of 10am and 6pm. Click here for details on how it will work. Starting June 3rd limited delivery between libraries resumes to fill requests from other libraries. You will still be able to borrow materials fastest if we own them and they are in on the shelf. Please visit our new books page to see the latest additions of books, videos and audiobooks to our collection. Library staff members are onsite at both branches to answer the phone and make holds available to patrons. However, the buildings will remain closed to the public until further notice.  Only holds pickup and phone service are available at this time.
  • REGISTER HERE FOR THE SUMMER READING PROGRAM
    Join us online each week as we explore fantasy, fairy tales, and mythology this summer. Virtual Storytimes, craft kits, online performances, and more! Click here to register.
  • REGISTER FOR DRAGONS: RETURN OF THE ICE SORCERESS BY THE SCIENCE TELLERS
    Join in this video party on Tuesday, July 7th at 2pm on Zoom. No Zoom account needed, but registration is required. “Science and stories, together!” Join us for this interactive ScienceTellers virtual show! Watch a fun, fantasy adventure and along the way you’ll discover just how ‘cool’ matter can be! Throughout the showing, the host will answer questions, conduct polls/quizzes, and even teach a science experiment you can do at home. You don't want to miss this!  Best for ages 4-12.
  • REGISTER FOR READ WITH A BUDDY ON ZOOM
    Read with a buddy helps your child to develop and improve their reading skills. It's a great way to boost their confidence even when they are not quite ready to read on their own. It can also build excitement about reading. Registration is required - click here to register. This program runs on Mondays, June 22nd to July 27th, 3pm-4:45pm, 15-minute time slots. Sign up for hoopla to share the book together or let us know in advance what you will be reading.
  • NO MUSEUM PASSES ARE CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
    In our current stage of reopening, we are not circulating museum passes yet.
  • WIFI AVAILABLE
    Our free WiFi is still up and running. You can access it from the parking lot of each branch if you are located close to the building. No password necessary at Southworth Library on 732 Dartmouth St and the password of dartmouth19 gets you on the WiFi at the North Branch Library on 211 Cross Rd.
  • ONLINE RESOURCES & HOW TO VIDEOS
    Don't forget we have numerous digital resources that you can use from anywhere with your Dartmouth library card. Visit the Online Resources section of our website to learn more and watch helpful tutorial videos if you are new to using them.
  • BOOK DROPS OPEN
    We have opened our book drops back up so you can return items again at your convenience - due dates are still extended until after we completely reopen.
  • NO BOOK DONATIONS PLEASE
    The Friends of the Dartmouth Libraries are not accepting donations of books, puzzles, CDs, or DVDs. Please do not drop off these materials at the library when it opens.
  • STORYTIME & BABY SONGS ON ZOOM
    Join us for Storytime on Zoom and Baby Songs on Zoom this summer to share stories, fingerplays and songs with Miss Christie. Baby Songs will be held on Wednesdays starting June 24th through July 29th at 10:30am. Storytime will be held on Fridays starting June 26th through July 31st at 11am. Be sure to visit our Facebook Virtual Storytime Page. Can't get enough stories? Join our Southworth Library Virtual Storytime Group and watch recordings of Miss Christie reading stories for children.
  • LIBRARY BUILDING COMMITTEE AND BOARD OF TRUSTEES ZOOM MEETINGS AVAILABLE
    The Dartmouth Board of Library Trustees and the Library Building Committee are currently holding meetings on Zoom. To watch these meetings, visit Channel 18, the Government Channel for the Dartmouth Community Media website. Type the word "library" in the search box and all the Zoom meeting videos will display. If you would like to watch live, enter the Zoom meeting ID listed in the Board of Library Trustees agenda for the meeting or the Library Building Committee agenda. Click here for general instructions for attending a Zoom meeting.

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Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Lynne Antunes Director of Libraries 508-999-0726 ext. 4105
Paula Sitarz Senior Librarian 508-999-0726 ext. 4108
Sharani Robins North Branch Librarian 508-999-0728 ext. 4306
Brian Walsh Information Services Librarian 508-999-0726 ext. 4103
Christie Phillips Children's Services Librarian 508-999-0726 ext. 4203
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