Welcome to the home of the Merrick Public Library! Here you will find many useful resources, information and hopefully some fun!

HOLIDAY HOURS:

  1. HOLIDAY CLOSING: Saturday, February 17, President’s Day

Regular Hours of Operation:

  1. Tuesday 1 pm - 8 pm
  2. Wednesday 11 am - 5 pm
  3. Thursday 1 pm - 8 pm
  4. Friday 11 am - 5 pm
  5. Saturday 10 am - 1 pm
  6. Sunday & Monday CLOSED

FEBRUARY ANNOUNCEMENTS

DID YOU KNOW?!

Brookfield high school seniors are eligible to apply for a Kathleen Terry Memorial Scholarship through the Greater Worcester Community Foundation at www.greaterworcester.org. Application deadline is March 5, 2018. Submit 1 application and you’ll be considered for ALL of the Foundation’s 130 scholarships for which you are eligible.

THANK YOU

A kind and grateful thank-you to Art and Elizabeth Jay for their generous donation to the Friends of the Library for the good of the youth in the community. Greater Worcester Community Foundation, Arthur H. and Elizabeth A. Jay Fund.

AMERICAN RED CROSS BABYSITTER CLASS

Young people aged 11 and up are invited to attend. The Friends of the Library sponsor half of the $35 fee for Brookfield students. Please call or come in to sign up for the two-day class (you must attend both sessions), Wednesday, February 7 and Thursday, February 8 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (Snow date Wednesday, February 14). The Friends of the Library provide a pizza dinner for the students.

LIBRARY PARKING REMINDER

The library has on-street parking only. Please, do not park in or block our neighbors’ driveways!

KILL A WATT

Made available from National Grid, the Kill A Watt kit has arrived at our library and includes a booklet and monitor and easy conservation tips as well as information about energy savings rebates and programs available through National Grid and Mass Save. The kit assists homeowners in understanding their energy use. Check out or reserve for your use from the library.

EBOOKS!

Over 10,000 titles, streaming videos and periodicals are available through the CW/Mars Digital Catalog for free! You may download to your device up to 7 books at a time, create wish lists, and place holds on titles you would like to download. You also have access to periodicals. The staff of the library is available for assistance with your device anytime. CLICK HERE and log in with your CW/Mars library card.

CW/Mars Cards

Now available!! CW/Mars cards and complete online ordering of books, audios, DVDs, e-books, etc. for our patrons with Evergreen! Your own free account is available online! Register and ask for more information at the library. Click here to log in: Bark.cwmars.org. All Brookfield materials will be checked out on your CW/Mars cards.

The Library is still a drop-off location for:
  1. Ecumenical Food Pantry — non-perishable canned goods and paper goods
  2. Brookfield Elementary School — Campbell labels for points, ink cartridges
  3. Rainbow Girls — Can tabs
  4. Lions Club — old eyeglasses and hearing aids

DONATIONS