Dvds, videocassettes, and magazines are loaned for one week.
All other materials are loaned for three weeks.
If not on reserve, materials may be renewed once.
You may renew items at the library, by phone, or online via the library catalog.
Print and audio materials accrue a 10 cent daily overdue fine with a $3.00 maximum fine per item.
Dvd and video items accrue a $1.00 daily overdue fine with a maximun fine of $5.00 per item.
Patrons are responsible for the repair or replacement of lost or damaged items. Failure to pay fines or damages will result in the loss of borrowing privileges at C/WMARS libraries.
Patrons may return materials at both circulation desks in the library. For after hour drop offs, there are Return Boxes located in the back of the building outside of the Children's Room. Return boxes are emptied each morning and one hour before the library closes each evening. If materials that are due that day are dropped off in the boxes after staff has emptied them for the last time that day, those materials will be considered overdue and accrue fines.
As a member of the Central Massachusetts Regional Library System, we share resources with other libraries. Can't find an item at our library? You may order materials from any library in the state using your C/WMARS library card at:
Choose to have your materials sent to the Charlton Library for convenient pick up and return.
- The library has 20 computers for public use
- Wireless Internet access is available throughout the building
- Reference databases may be accessed at the library or remotely
Meeting Room Reservation Form
All groups wishing to reserve a meeting room must fill out this form and return it to the library
MEETING ROOM RESERVATION FORM ?xml:namespace>
CHARLTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
40 Main Street, Charlton, MA01507
Phone 508-248-0452, Fax 508-248-0456 ?xml:namespace>
Date of Meeting: _____________________ ?xml:namespace>
Time: From _____: _____AM/PM to _____:______AM/PM ?xml:namespace>
Meeting rooms are available: Mon. 9:30 a.m.-9:30p.m., Tues. 9:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m, Weds. 9:30 a.m-9:30 p.m, Thurs. 9:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m., Sat. 9:30 a.m-3:00 p.m. ?xml:namespace>
Name of Organization/Group: ___________________________________ ?xml:namespace>
Telephone: ______________ Fax:________________ Email:______________ ?xml:namespace>
Representative/Contact: _______________________________________ ?xml:namespace>
Mailing Address: _________________________________________________ ?xml:namespace>
MEETING ROOM SPACE AVAILABLE (CIRCLE ONE) ?xml:namespace>
Dexter Hall ?xml:namespace>
Community Room ?xml:namespace>
Local History Room ?xml:namespace>
Quiet Study Rooms ?xml:namespace>
Seats 80 w/tables, 180 without tables ?xml:namespace>
Seats 32 with or without tables ?xml:namespace>
Seats 8 with table ?xml:namespace>
Each room seats 1 or 2 with table ?xml:namespace>
Number of people using room:_________ number of tables:_____ ?xml:namespace>
Library staff is not responsible for setting up or taking down tables and chairs. Each group using the meeting rooms is responsible for ensuring that the room is returned to the same condition as it was prior to the meeting.
AV equipment needed ( available in Dexter Hall only): ?xml:namespace>
____ laptop ___ DVD player ___ microphone ?xml:namespace>
____ projector and screen ?xml:namespace>
Fees Collected (For-Profit Groups Only): ?xml:namespace>
Dexter Hall: $100.00 for 3 hours, $35.00 for each additional hour _____ ?xml:namespace>
Community Room: $50.00 for 3 hours, $20.00 for each additional hour ____ ?xml:namespace>
Date fee collected:____________ ?xml:namespace>
Having read the Meeting Room Policy, my group agrees to abide by said policies and the undersigned agrees to be personally responsible for any infractions thereof and to assume all responsibilities indicated in the regulations. ?xml:namespace>
Library Director’s signature: ______________________ Date:__________________ ?xml:namespace>
Please use the Lower Level Entrance for meetings scheduled after normal library operating hours.
For building security, the entryway door is locked 15 minutes after the scheduled start time of your after hours meeting/event.