Library reopening on May 17th with limited capacity.

Gale Free Library


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Gale Free Library

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Appointment FAQ's

Make an appointment for the following using the button below:

Schedule Browsing Appointment

 limited browsing

grab & go / curbside pickup

 computer /printer time

You can also call us @ (508) 210-5562 / 5569 to book an appointment.  

  • Limited in-person browsing and Grab & Go pickup / Curbside are now available everday by appointment.
  • For browsing please enter the building using the Highland St front entrance (stairs required) and for Grab & Go / curbside pickup we are using the Main Entrance off the parking lot.  If you need assistance entering the building (inability to use stairs, etc.) please let staff know ahead of time so we can accommodate you during your visit.
  • Choose a reason for visiting: Reading Room limited browsing, family visit to the Children's Room, Young Adult limited browsing, Computer/ Printer use,  or to make a Grab & Go pickup appointment.
  • Select an available appointment time; only one appointment per day is allowed. Masks are required even if you are vaccinated.  You will be asked to use hand sanitizer upon arrival. Observe social distancing guidelines while visiting. Click here for more in-depth information on our reopening services.

Appointments for reading room browsing are meant for 1 PERSON at a time only. There are 4 appointments per time block available. A husband/wife or parent/child or person/caregiver combo etc. counts as 2 people and would need to make 2 appointments. 

Any questions or concerns about this rule, reach out to library staff BEFORE your visit @ (508) 210-5560.


Guidelines for visit

  • Please arrive promptly; a staff member will greet you at the front door.
  • Per the governor's order, a mask covering both your nose and mouth is required for patrons 3 & up at all times while in the building; you will be asked to use hand sanitizer upon arrival.
  • Observe social distancing rules while visiting us.
  • If you are feeling unwell, please cancel your appointment and reschedule your visit for another time.
  • Bathrooms and water fountains are unavailable for use at this time, please plan accordingly. 

 

If you need assistance entering the building (inability to use stairs, etc.) please let staff know ahead of time so we can accommodate you during your visit. Staff will be available during your visit, should you need assistance.  Before you make an appointment to visit and browse, please be aware that at this time we are NOT able to offer the public use of our bathrooms, meeting room, seating, children’s room games and toys, and in-person technology assistance (including help with personal devices).