The library offers many different kinds of services. Did you know that you can borrow a telescope from the library? Reference librarians are trained to help investigate research questions. And if health or transportation issues keep you from coming to the library, we can bring the library to you. Below are some of the services that we offer.
The library offers events for teens, kids, and adults! Our library calendar has all of our events listed.
Get & Use Your Library Card
You will need a library card to borrow books, DVDs, CDs, museum passes, or specialty items like Wifi Hotspots or the Telescope. If you would like to learn more about getting a library card, managing your account, and borrowing materials, please visit our guide on Getting & Using Your Library Card.
The Museum Pass program allows you to purchase discount admission at popular museums like the New England Aquarium, the Isabelle Steward Gardener Museum, Massachusetts State Parks, and many other locations. Learn how to reserve a Museum Pass today!
No Internet at home? Going on a trip? Borrow a library HotSpot to work on school projects, job searching online or getting reviews on your next purchase.
Orion Starblast Telescope
The Marlborough Public Library offers an Orion StarBlast Telescope Kit for loan! Find details and reserve the telescope for an adventure that will be literally out of this world.
The library offers books, graphic novels, children’s games, and lots more! Find out more on our Collections page.
The library offers English Conversation Circles as well as books, CDs, and other resources for English Language Learners. Learn English at the library!
Reference & Research
Reference librarians can…
- Help you locate, access or borrow information resources in our collection, the C/W Mars Network of Libraries, and in libraries across the country
Help you borrow e-books and audiobooks from the C/W Mars digital catalog
- Make recommendations for something new to read/watch/listen to based on previous materials you liked
- Provide test proctoring for online courses (please contact your school for more information and set up a time with a reference librarian sufficiently in advance of your test date)
- Take recommendations from patrons on materials you think the library should own
Technology at the Library
The library has free computers and wifi. Learn about all the types of technology the library offers!
We can assist with basic computer skills on laptops, tablets and phones including Internet searching, email, Microsoft Office, e-books, online job applications, genealogy, and social media. Please visit our Technology Classes Page for more information.
Would you like to use the Library but are not able to get here? If health or transportation issues keep you from coming to the Library, our Home Delivery Service will bring the Library to you!
Access services allow people with disabilities to use all resources within the library, including computers. Our library is fully accessible to people using wheelchairs. For more information about any of these services, please call the Reference desk at 508-624-6992 or visit our Accessibility Services Page.