Newton residents unable to visit the
Library due to special needs, illness or
disability may request the Library’s homebound
How does a reader obtain
Call the Main Library’s Reference
line at (617) 796-1380 and ask for
Special Library Services.
Your books or other materials will be
delivered by either volunteers or the
Library truck. Call early in the week to
insure the best selection.
What materials are available?
Fiction and non-fiction books in regular and larger print, descriptive or regular
videos, DVD’s, audiobooks, music
recordings on CD, magazines and games.
Special Library Services Equipment for Loan
Max Digital Magnifier
Full Page Magnifier
Loan period for all Special Library Services equipment is three weeks and the items are renewable, if no one else is waiting.
Please contact the Special Library Services Librarians for assistance at (617) 796-1387.
Assistive technology equipment will be added as items to the online catalog.