Library Appointments

The Hudson Public Library is delighted to serve our community once again! As of Monday, March 22nd, 2021, the library is open by appointment only. Knowing that this is all new for us, your patience, enthusiasm, and compliance are greatly appreciated! Along with these practices, the well-being of our community and staff will always be our top priority. Our goal is to provide a safe and positive library experience for everyone! Welcome back!

Please note! Due to water damage the Children’s Room is closed until further notice.
The Accessibility Entrance and Elevator are also unavailable.

There is a limited selection of Children’s items on display in the Adult Department.

To provide reasonable access to all, we ask that your keep visits to less than 20 minutes. The last entry is 20 minutes before closing to the public.

NEW HOURS: Monday – Thursday, 10-1 & 3-6 | Friday, 10-1 & 3-5 | Saturday, 10-1

All health and safety guidelines must be followed before entering the library, and throughout the duration of your visit. Thank you for your compliance.

Special accommodations are handled on an individual basis. Please contact the corresponding department (Adult Circulation or Reference Department) to assist you with your request.


Appointments Information

Adult Services

  • Limited Browsing
  • Checkouts and Holds Pickups
  • Limited Browsing of Children’s Displays

Reference Services

  • PC Usage, Printing, and Scanning
  • Photocopying and Faxing
  • Tax Forms

To make an appointment, please:

  • Call us at 978-568-9644
    (1 for Adult Circulation, 3 for Reference)
  • Register through our Online Event Calendar

To cancel an appointment, please call us or cancel online here: Cancel Appointment


Curbside Services

For more information, visit our Curbside Pickup page.


Book Drop & Library Returns

BOOK DROP HOURS: EVERY DAY | 9 AM – CLOSE*
*Until it reaches full capacity. Neighboring libraries are accepting returns as well.
It is okay to drop CDs and DVDs into the outside book drop at this time.

Our outside book drop is open for most library items. Museum passes and Launchpads must be returned via curbside or while we are open to the public.

Items will remain in quarantine for 24 hours and sanitized prior to being checked in.

All overdue fines are waived at check-in.

Though online payments for billed items are preferred, exact cash and check payments are accepted.


Technology Services

Computer Usage, Printing, and Copying/Faxing are now available by appointment only.

Technology Services are managed by the Reference Librarians, and must be scheduled during times when a Reference Librarian is available.

To make an appointment for any technology service, including making copies, sending a fax, PC usage, or document scanning, please call the Library at 978-568-9644 and dial 3 for Reference, or register through our Online Event Calendar.

Please note:

  • Technology Services must be scheduled when a Reference Librarian is available.
  • Computer usage is available for 30 minute sessions.
  • The Library can not break bills or make change. Please bring $1 or $5 bills or change (machines can not take pennies)

Library Donations

The Friends of the Hudson Public Library and the Hudson Public Library are grateful, yet unable to accept book donations at this time. Please check back soon!