Outreach Services

About Outreach Services

Through engaging programming, convenient delivery services, and strong partnerships, outreach services bring the library into the community.


Outreach Services A-Z

Assistive Devices

Borrow a wheelchair, walker, cane, or set of crutches for free just like you would borrow a book.  Joe can even deliver the device to your home if you can’t get to the library.

To learn more, visit our Accessibility page.

Book-a-Librarian

Get free one-on-one help with technology, research, or finding your next favorite read.  Joe can meet you at the COA, your home, the library, or chat remotely.

To make a booking, call Joe at 978-671-0948 ext. 4113 or email him at [email protected]

Council on Aging Book Group

As a member of the BCOA’s Book Group, Joe provides library copies of each month’s selection and accepts returns at each meeting.

The BCOA book group meets on the last Tuesday of the month at the COA from 12:30pm-1:30pm January-June and September-November.  To sign up, call the BCOA at 978-671-0916. 

Homebound Delivery

Homebound Delivery is a free service in which individuals unable to visit the library due to temporary or permanent illness, disability, or lack of transportation can arrange for Joe to deliver library items to them.

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Lobby Library

Joe visits the lobby of the Council on Aging once a month.  During the visit, patrons can browse and borrow from a curated collection of books, movies, and more.

Lobby Library is held on the first Thursday of each month from 10am-12pm.  To request a specific item for pick up during the event call Joe at 978-671-0948 ext. 4113 at least one week prior.

Memory Cafe

In collaboration with the Billerica Council on Aging and Dementia Friendly Billerica, the library hosts a Memory Cafe several months of the year.  The Cafe provides individuals with dementia and those who care for them an opportunity to socialize and enjoy fun entertainment.

The Memory Cafe meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 1pm-3pm April-June and September-December in the Billerica Public Library’s meeting room.  For more information, call Joe at 978-671-0948 ext. 4113.

Read-Aloud Visits

Joe visits and reads short stories to residents at the Billerica Housing Authority and the assisted living facilities located in town once a month.

Please call Joe at 978-671-0948 ext. 4113 to inquire about visit dates and times.

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