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Contactless pickup of library holds available during modified hours at Main, Boudreau, Central Square, O’Neill and Valente. No appointment required. Request items from our online catalog. For assistance, call 617-349-4040 or email

Contactless Holds Pickup Service Hours Extended at O'Neill Branch


Main Library

Contactless Holds Pickup Service hours at the O'Neill Branch, 70 Rindge Ave., Cambridge have been extended. The new schedule, which will go into effect on Wednesday, October 7, is as follows:

  • Wednesdays, 1:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
  • Thursdays, 11:00 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.
  • Fridays, 11:00 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.

Per the amended City face covering order which went into effect on October 2, 2020,  patrons participating in Contactless Holds Pickup should wear a face covering over their nose and mouth, unless exempt per exceptions as listed in CDC (Center for Disease Control) or Massachusetts Department of Public Health guidelines.  Learn more about Library services and the Fall schedule for Contactless Holds Pickup Service at