Our Summer Hours…

We are so happy to see those of you who have made it downto the library in-person these last few weeks. We have somany new puzzles, games, and titles for young and old foryou to check out. And, robot coding kits (KIBO, Kubo, andCubetto) for use in the library! Please bear with us as we… Continue reading Our Summer Hours…


Don’t worry if you are not ready to come visit the ACL in person yet. We will continue to offer our ACL To-Go services with Tuesday and Saturday morning pick up times between 10am-12pm, as well as free bicycle delivery to Auburndale, West Newton and Newton Lower Falls. Please continue to make your book requests… Continue reading ACL To-Go

ACL Express In-Person Browsing

We are so excited to launch ACL Express In-Person Browsing and to welcome you back into the library! Starting on Saturday, May 1, you can book 15 minute appointments to come visit the library in person on Thursday evenings between 5pm-7pm and Saturday afternoons between 2pm-4pm. Bookings can be made via this link (https://tinyurl.com/ACLBrowsing). Just… Continue reading ACL Express In-Person Browsing

Re-opening Plans!

Many thanks to the folks who have already filled out our re-opening survey. If you have not filled it out yet, please do so as it will help us with our re-opening plans. We are still closely monitoring the guidelines from the city and state as well as protocols from other local libraries regarding in-person… Continue reading Re-opening Plans!

Valentine’s Day Storytime and Craft-order by noon February 5

Here is our Valentine’s Day Story Time! (https://youtu.be/llW2CcKoRbo) If you would like to order our Valentine Craft-to-Go, just enter that in our order form: https://tinyurl.com/ACLbookrequest You can choose Saturday, Feb. 6th or Tuesday, Feb. 9th to pick up your bag. We will call you when your craft-to-go is ready. Let us know if you need… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Storytime and Craft-order by noon February 5

ACL in the News

If you haven’t seen it yet, Village 14 has run an article co-written by our own, Janet Linder, about the two community libraries in Newton –  the Auburndale Community Library and the Waban Library Center. The link to the article is here.