The Millicent Library is still closed to in-person visits but continues to offer some services to the public. People can still request books, audiobooks, movies, and music and pick them up through the library’s contactless curbside pickup service.
To request library material, you can search the SAILS Library Network catalog at http://www.sailsinc.org. When you log in with your library card you can place requests and holds on material. You can also call the Millicent Library staff to find and request materials at 508-992-5342 or send an email to Millicent@SailsInc.org
If you do not have a library card you can request a temporary library card online at https://www.sailsinc.org/my-account/get-a-library-card.
Have a few pages you need printed? The library staff can do that as well. You can email your document or request something to be printed. We can print it for you to pick up.
In addition, Millicent Library also has Wi-Fi hotspots that can be checked out. Wi-Fi hotspots allow you to connect to the internet in areas where you have little or no internet connection. These can also be requested through the catalog or by contacting the library.
For those that miss browsing the shelves, or help from the staff in picking out new authors or suggestions relating to your favorite genres, the library is now offering our Book Bundles service. Staff can select books for you based on your favorite author or genre. Just go to the library’s website and click on Book Bundles at the top of the page, complete a form and you will be contacted when your bundle is ready. Book Bundles are available for children, young adults, and adults. You can also call the library with your Book Bundle request.
The Millicent Library’s website has links to many resources that are available by logging in with your library card. These resources include Consumer Reports, Birds of the World Online, and historical newspaper databases. Library card holders can also access eBooks and audiobooks through Libby and Hoopla as well as TV shows through Acorn TV and Hoopla, all available on our website.
For local history lovers you can access and search digitized publications through the library’s website. These include the Fairhaven Star newspaper (1879-1967), local fishing industry newspaper, Barnacle (1990-1993), Fairhaven Town Reports (1847-2019), and Fairhaven High School yearbooks (1923-2019).
Additionally, there are several local history searchable databases including Fairhaven Vital Records (1844-1899), Fairhaven Cemetery Records which include Nasketucket, Riverside, Woodside and private cemeteries, and the Lost Fishermen Database which notes fishermen and fishing vessels lost at sea.
Weather may impact curbside pickup services. If you need assistance picking up your requests during inclement weather please notify the staff in advance and they can help you when you arrive.
The library staff is available for any questions you may have or help with finding something to read, getting a library card, searching a database and much more.
The Millicent Library pickup times are Monday 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM, Tuesday-Friday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM, and Saturday 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM.
To contact the library email us at Millicent@sailsinc.org or call 508-992-5342.
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