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Upton Library is now reopen for browsing, with public computers and limited seating.
Please continue wearing a mask inside for the safety of all our visitors.
No-contact pickup remains available. See no-contact services information.

Library and Pickup Hours: Tues, Weds, Thurs: 10am-8pm, Fri and Sat: 10am-4pm

Please call 508-529-6272 or email mbachtol@cwmars.org for information on specific library services.

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Upton Library Services Update

 As of June 1, 2021, Upton Library is asking visitors to continue wearing masks inside the building, for the safety of all our visitors.

The library is open for walk-in browsing with no time or occupancy limits.  Public computers and limited seating are available.

Copying, printing, scanning, faxing and general assistance are available.

No-contact item pickup continues in our side entrance.

We are not yet able to offer passport services, and library programs will continue to be held virtually or off-site.

If you have any questions about library services, please call 508-529-6272 or email mbachtol@cwmars.org

Friday, May 14, 2021

No donations please

 Friends of the Upton Library are currently not able to accept donations.

Thank you for thinking of us, please hold your items until the Friends send a call for donations, or find another recipient.

Currently, Taft Library in Mendon is accepting donations until June 1.

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Upton Library public computers now available

 Upton Library is now able to offer computer workstations for use by the public.

We have three computers available for walk-in use during our open hours, all with internet access, microsoft office and printing capabilities.

Computers can be used for 30 minute sessions, and our browsing time limit is also increased to 30 minutes.

Wipes and hand sanitizer are provided, we encourage patrons to clean to their comfort level before using the computers.

Fresh keyboards and mice are available on request.

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Proposed Community Center Financial Info

This week, the Town of Upton is voting on a proposed new community center.

Town Meeting:  Saturday, May 8, 9am, Nipmuc Highschool.  Outdoors.  Rain Date Sat May 15.

Town Election: Tuesday, May 11, 7am-8pm, Town Hall.  Ballot Vote, early voting is available.

Voting information:  https://www.uptonma.gov/town-clerk/pages/2021-annual-town-election-voting-options

Information about the proposed community center:  https://www.uptonma.gov/community-center-building-committee

Financial Plan - These are the numbers that will be motioned at the Town Meeting.

Project cost:  $12,355,893

CPA funding for playground:  $520,000

Appropriate from Free Cash: $800,000

Borrow amount: $11,035,893

Length of loan: 25 years, each year the payments decline with year 1 being the highest payment

First year debt payment:  $660,000

Tax rate increase per $1,000:  $0.38

Increase to annual tax bill for an average assessed home of $450,000 :  $170

Saturday, May 1, 2021

Friends of Library Booksale - May 1 9am-2pm

 The Friends of the Upton Library annual booksale is today, May 1 from 9am to 2pm on the lawn behind the library!