Thursday, July 9, 2020

Summer Reading Program

Summer Reading Program flyer. Click on the image to view larger.

Join us virtually via Zoom on:
  • Friday, July 10 at 10:30: Fairy Tale Story Hour with Lyra (Geared toward the younger crowd) 
  • Monday, July 13 at 10:00: Q&A with Rachel Purington (learn about her interesting jobs as a service dog trainer & veterinary assistant) & reading of Jessica & Rescue. (For all ages - teens included!)
  • Friday, July 24 at 10:30: Harry Potter Fun with Vega & Jupiter (For all ages!) 
  • Friday, July 31 at 10:30: Writing Workshop and Magical Woodland Story with Kerrie McNay (Geared toward elementary school ages) 
 Free! All welcome to sign up. Please provide your email address so that we can send you Zoom invitations for each program.

The accompanying crafts for the July 10th & 24th programs can be either picked up at the library window or dropped off to you ahead.


Our Summer Reading Program is sponsored by The Friends of the Heath Library, The Heath Cultural Council, the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners, the Massachusetts Library System, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and the Boston Bruins.

READING LOGS For Ages 12 & under: Pick one up at the Library window to keep track of the books you read this summer. Return the log to receive a gift certificate to a bookstore and to enter in our raffle.
Summer Reading Log

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Reminder: Closed on July 4th

The library takeout window will be closed on Saturday July 4th in observance of the Federal holiday.
Garlic scapes curl in a late-June garden.

Thursday, June 4, 2020

Library Takeout Window

Books, DVDs, Audio Books, and Magazines are available again at the Library! We will check out the items and pass them through the front window of the library.

[UPDATE 6/18/2020] Window hours beginning June 18: 
Monday 2-7 pm 
Wednesday 2-5 pm 
Thursday 2-6 pm 
Saturday 2-5 pm
Library Takeout Window -
Don't forget to wear your mask!

Please call or email us with your requests. or for help picking something. See our online catalog at to search for available items. The Inter-Library-Loan program has not returned to service yet so all items borrowed will come from our collection.

Library Takeout Window and Book Return
Please bring all returns (books, DVDs, audio books, magazines, museum passes) to the outdoor Book Return located near the front of Sawyer Hall at the corner of the access ramp. We will box the returned items and quarantine them for 7 days to be sure any possible contamination from the coronavirus has had adequate time to be deactivated. Then they will be checked in and be available for the next person to enjoy.

Some procedure notes to keep us all safe:
Please knock gently on the window when you arrive.
Only one person at a time at the window. Please no children at the window.
Please maintain the required 6' social distancing at all times.
Masks are required to be worn at the window.
Window hours for first two weeks, June 4-17: 
Monday 4-7 pm 
Tuesday 2-5 pm 
Wednesday 2-5 pm 
Thursday 2-5 pm 
Friday 2-5 pm 
Saturday 2-5 pm