Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Join us outdoors at Jacobs Rd!
Saturdays at 10:30 a.m
October 30th
November 6th
November 20th
Please come dressed for the weather!

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Summer Reading Program 2021


Families are invited! 

July 9 rescheduled due to weather July 16: Bird Viewing Field Trip & Story. Leave Heath Center at 9:30 a.m. (ask Lyra for more info) 

August 6: Hike in South Heath. Leave Heath Center at 10:00 a.m. (ask Lyra for more info) 

Story Walk in the North Woods at 18 Jacobs Rd. (former Heath School.) Open July through August, dawn ‘til dusk.

Poetry Walk in Heath Center Park. Open July through August, dawn ‘til dusk. 


Heath School Library window open by appointment this summer. 

Reading Logs are available to pick up at the library!

For more info, to sign up, & to make an appointment for the school library, contact us at: 337-4934 ext. 7 or 

Masks are required for ages 2+ at all events.

"Tails and Tales" Statewide Summer Library Program is sponsored by the Heath Free Public Library, the Friends of the Heath Free Public Library,  the Heath Cultural Council, the Collaborative Summer Library Program, the Massachusetts Library System, the Boston Bruins, the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Institute of Museum and Library Services with support from the National Women’s Hockey League team Boston Pride.


Monday, June 28, 2021

Library Closed on Monday, July 5

The Library will be closed Monday, July 5 in observance of Independence Day.

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Library Open for "Grab 'n Go" Browsing

The Library is reopening to our patrons Monday,  March 14, 2022. We are excited to welcome everyone back! 

Our open hours are listed below. Masks will be required while in the Library for everyone ages 2 and up. We have free disposable 3-ply surgical-style masks available if you forget your mask. 

The Library Takeout Window will be available for anyone who prefers not to come in the Library or anyone who is unable to wear a mask. 

Maximum of 10 people at a time in the Library; please keep your time inside as brief as possible, but no more than 15 minutes. If you want to catch up on the news with your friends and neighbors please step outside to the porch for your conversation.

Library Express Browsing and Takeout Window Hours 

Monday 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm 

Wednesday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm 

Thursday 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm 

Saturday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm 


Friday, February 5, 2021


We have a new LIBRARY OPEN flag that will fly from the porch post near the front stairs of Sawyer Hall when the Library is open. Currently "open" means we are providing service through the Takeout Window at the front of the Library.

We hope this new flag will help people remember our new operating hours. Please stop by when the flag does fly!

Library Takeout Window Hours 

   Monday 2-7 pm 

  Wednesday 2-5 pm

  Thursday 2-6 pm 

  Saturday 2-5 pm 

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Library Takeout Window

Photo showing front of Sawyer Hall in Heath Center incuding Library Takeout Window and Outdoor Book Return Bin
Library Takeout Window and Outdoor Book Return

Library Takeout Window Hours 

   Monday 2-7 pm 

  Wednesday 2-5 pm

  Thursday 2-6 pm 

  Saturday 2-5 pm 

Call 413-337-4934 ext 7 or email to request books, DVDs, audio books, and magazines, and we will have them ready for you when you arrive. Or come to the window and we can select items for you while you wait. 

 Please remember that masks are required at the Library Takeout Window (as well as whenever you visit Sawyer Hall for any reason.)

Return all materials in the outdoor book return, including books, DVDs, audio books, magazines, and museum passes.

Inter-library-loan deliveries have restarted, so we can get books and other library materials for you from all across Massachusetts if we don't have our own copy.

Friday, January 15, 2021

Reminder: Closed on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

The library will be closed on Monday, January 18, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day . Be sure to stop by Saturday afternoon (2-5 PM) to stock up on books and movies for the holiday weekend.

 The Post Office and Town Offices in Sawyer Hall will also be closed on Monday.
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, D. C.

Thursday, January 7, 2021

Preschool Story Hour

Winter Schedule 2021

All begin at 10:30 a.m. virtually via Zoom! 

Friday, January 22, 2021. 

Friday, February 19, 2021.

With more dates TBA! Free, ages birth to six, older siblings welcome. 

Please contact Lyra to sign up to receive the Zoom email invitations, which will be emailed on the Wednesday before each program. Call the Library: (413) 337-4934 ext. 7 or email at to sign up. 

~Story Hours Sponsored by the Friends of the Heath Library~