All in-person programs have been suspended. We will continue to post updates on Facebook and the website. Thank you for your understanding!
Curbside pickup is available Monday through Thursday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm and now on Saturday from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Place holds for items online or by calling 978-422-6409 during curbside hours. Staff will contact you via phone when your pick-up is ready. After speaking with patrons, materials will be placed on tables in front of the library in paper bags (alphabetically by last name). On rainy/snowy days materials will be located in the outdoor elevator entrance (to the right of the book drop). Materials can also be delivered to patrons who live in Sterling.
Not sure what to request? We can put together bundles for you. For dvds, let us know the genre and the amount. For adult books, let us know how many books you would like and the genre. For kids books, let us know how many books they would like, their age, and interests.
The Conant Public Library helped CW MARS reach a record-breaking 1.7 million digital book checkouts in 2020. For CW MARS, this accomplishment illustrates the continued growth and importance of library digital lending of ebooks and audiobooks, especially in a year with building closures due to the global pandemic. CW MARS, consisting of 150 libraries in central and western Massachusetts including the Conant Public Library, is one of 102 public library systems worldwide that surpassed one million checkouts. The Conant Public Library and other CW MARS member libraries have been providing readers 24/7 access to ebooks and audiobooks for several years through OverDrive and its award-winning Libby reading app. Reader interest and usage has grown every year. For help using OverDrive and Libby, visit: https://www.sterlinglibrary.org/services.asp and scroll down to the section for OverDrive.
Did you know that you can sign up to receive a weekly newsletter about the newest books, movies, tv series, and digital magazines at the Conant Public Library? The newsletter currently includes a news section with information on how you can stay connected with the library during our closure. To sign up for our weekly newsletter through Wowbrary, please click here.
For information on COVID-19 please visit:
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