Temporary Location:
1207 Washington Street
Hanover, MA 02339
Phone: 781-659-2015
Hours Directions

Temporary Location:
1207 Washington Street, Hanover, MA 02339
Phone: 781-659-2015
Hours Directions

Updated December 21, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in-person services are not currently available. For Coronavirus information and updates, visit the Town of Norwell website here.


Curbside Pickup and Returns:

  • Curbside (lobby) pickup of print books, DVDs, audiobooks, and other items is available.
  • Returns can be dropped off in the lobby. No donations, please.  
  • Holds can be placed on items belonging to Norwell as well as items belonging to other libraries for pickup at NPL.
  • Lobby hours are Monday through Wednesday from 10 to 7, Thursday through Saturday from 10 to 4, and Sundays from 1 to 4.
  • Instructions on how to use NPL's curbside pickup service can be found HERE
  • Returns are quarantined for 3 days before being checked in. You will not be charged late fees as a result of the quarantine period.
  • Face masks are required when picking up or returning library materials.
  • For help placing holds, call the library at 781-659-2015. 

Library E-Resources:

  • Norwell Public Library e-resources are available 24/7 to library cardholders. Visit NPL's E-Resources Brochure to learn more. All of these resources can be accessed through the library's website, norwellpubliclibrary.org. Some resources also offer a user-friendly app for your mobile device.
  • In addition to NPL e-resources, all Massachusetts residents have access to e-resources through Library for the Commonwealth at the Boston Public Library. Click here to learn more.

Online Library Card Registration:

  • If you don't have a library card, you can register for an e-card here.
  • An e-card will allow you to access the Old Colony Library Network's shared content, including OverDrive/Libby, RBDigital magazines, the New York Times, and Newsbank.
  • So that you can have full access to library resources, NPL staff will convert your e-card to a physical card with a Norwell Public Library barcode. You will be notified via email with your new barcode and your library card will be mailed to you.
  • When the library reopens, you will be asked to provide proof of address when you first check out items in person.

 Curbside Printing Service: 

  • Printing of black & white documents up to 10 pages is available for curbside pickup at no charge.
  • Email your print job to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject "Curbside Printing."  Printing will be single-sided unless double-sided is requested.
  • When your print job is ready for pickup, you will receive an email with instructions. Please note that same day pickup is not guaranteed.
  • Follow curbside pickup instructions included in the email to pick up your print job. To protect your privacy, your print job will be placed in an envelope.
  • Hours for curbside pickup: Monday-Wednesday: 10-7, Thursday-Saturday: 10-4, Sunday: 1-4
  Assistance via Phone and EMail:
  • Professional librarians and support staff are available during regular library hours to answer questions and provide assistance.
  • Contact the library by phone at 781-659-2015 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..