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Museum Passes

Thursday December 3, 2020

Know before you go: Parks may have limited parking and amenities.  All parks have COVID-19 safety guidelines.  Follow all signs.  Please check the DCR State Parks COVID-19 update for information on facilities and closures. 

The ParksPass entitles the bearer to free parking for one vehicle (excluding buses or vans.)  Don't forget your library card and any money owed when picking up the pass.

The library hours are Monday thru Thursday 10 to 8, Friday 10 to 5, and Saturday 10 to 4.

This pass must be returned by the morning after you use it. It may be put into the drop box outside the library.

Overdue fines are $5.00 per day.

      Multiple Destinations     [1 available ]

Reserve your tickets online - you will be charged admission when you arrive at the museum.  

Hours: 

Monday: Closed
Tuesday - Saturday
9 am to 11am
12pm to 2pm
3pm to 4:30pm

The Museum will be cleaned between each timeblock.  Visitors must leave promptly by the end of their timeblock. 

Each pass admits 3 people at half price per person. You may pick this pass up after 12:00 noon the day before it is to be used.

The library hours are Monday thru Thursday 10 to 8, Friday 10 to 5, and Saturday 10 to 4.

Confirm the hours in case of unforseen changes.

General admission is $15.50. The library pass allows the user to enter at 1/2 price which is $7.75 each up to 3 users.

This pass must be returned to the Library. 

        [1 available ]

Reserve tickets online.  Select Adult Member Free and the Youth Member Free to redeem your library pass. 

Hours: 
Thursday, Friday 10am to 3pm
Saturday 10am to 4pm
Sunday 12pm to 4pm

Each pass admits 2 adults and 2 children free of charge. reg price: adults $9, children 1-18 $6

You may pick this pass up after 12:00 pm the day before it is needed.

The library hours are Monday thru Thursday 10 to 8, Friday 10 to 5, and Saturday 10 to 4.

This pass must be returned to the library the day after use.

        [1 available ]

Free admission until 10/2

Each pass admits 1 family for FREE.


This pass must be returned to the Library.

The library hours are Monday thru Thursday 10 to 8, Friday 10 to 5, and Saturday 10 to 4.

        [1 available ]

Opening 9/26

Tickets need to be reserved and purchased online.  When you reserve the pass, the librarian will give you a promo code to use during checkout. 

Each pass admits 2 adults at $10 per person (prices are subject ot change.) Children under 6 are free at all times. Adults $25, youths aged 7-17 are free on school days after 3 p.m., weekends and Boston Public School Holidays, otherwise $10. This pass may be picked up anytime the week before it is to be used.

The library hours are Monday thru Thursday 10 to 8, Friday 10 to 5, and Saturday 10 to 4.

Does not have to be returned.  

        [0 available ]

They are open.  Call 617-723-2500 to reserve a timed ticket: All visitors (including Museum of Science members and children under the age of 3) need to purchase and/or reserve a timed ticket. We strongly recommend you do so at least 2 – 3 days in advance of your arrival.

They are NOT accepting our museum pass at this time. 

Each pass admits 4 people at half price per person. Reg. price=$29, Seniors 60+ =$25, ages 3-11=$24 with more info on the website.

Hours: Sat-Thurs 9-5, Fri 9-9   Summer 7/5-9/4=Sat-Thurs 9-7, Fri 9-9.

This pass, when available, may be picked up anytime the week before it is to be used.

The library hours are usually Monday thru Thursday 10 to 8, Friday 10 to 5, and Saturday 10 to 4  We have limited hours at this time.

        [0 available ]

To comply with reduced capacity requirements, the Aquarium has implemented a timed-ticketing system. Every visitor, including members, must select a time slot when purchasing tickets. Children under three will continue to receive free entry, but they must have a ticket and reserved time slot along with their caregiver.

Instructions for redemming you library pass:

– Make sure that you have your pass available to reference the library name and code (located under the barcode)
– Call (617) 973-5206 to speak with Reservations
– Make a reservation using the information on your pass. Provide payment (credit card only)
– You will receive your tickets via email
– Bring your tickets on the date of your visit (digital is okay)
– Proceed to scan station

Onsite
– Go to the Box office with your pass to reserve a timeslot 
– All cash sales need to be onsite

 

Each pass admits 4 people at 50% off the regular admission price.This pass may be picked up anytime the week before it is to be used.

The library hours are Monday thru Thursday 10 to 8, Friday 10 to 5, and Saturday 10 to 4.

 

Aquarium winter hours: M-F, 9-5 and 9-6, Sat and Sun

 

        [1 available ]

Guidelines for Borrowing and Use
The telescope may only be checked out and returned to a staff member at the Information/Reference Desk.

  •  Borrower must be a Fitchburg resident who is 18 years old or older.
  • A valid ADULT library card and a current photo ID must be presented at checkout.
  • Borrowers must be in good standing with the library with nothing owed on the card.
  • Borrower must have at least a 4-month membership. No temporary cards.
  • Borrowers must be 18 years old or older. Children under age 18 must be supervised by an adult while using the telescope.
  • Telescope must be transported in a vehicle, and secured safely with the three pillows in the provided tote with the eyepiece and EZ-Finder positioned up towards the lid so it will not be damaged.

Loan Rules and Duration

  • One week (7 day) loan—NO RENEWAL
  • Reserve online through our TixKeeper System (the one used for museum passes) or call the library to reserve.
  • The telescope will only be available for pick up on the day of your reservation (no early pick-up).
  • The telescope will be checked out from the Information/Reference Desk in the Adult Library.
  • The telescope must be returned only to a librarian at the Information/Reference Desk in the Adult Library.
  • The telescope may only be picked up by the person with the reservation. Do not loan to others.
  • Fines are $5 per day. If the telescope is not returned within two weeks of its due date, you will be charged the $375 replacement cost. The Fitchburg Police Department may be notified.
  • Total Replacement cost is $375.
    • Component parts Cost
      • Orion StarBlaster Telescope, 2 lens caps (attached), finder, & eyepiece $290
      • Pouch $10
      • Headlamp (red & white light) $17
      • Laminated User Guide $16
      • Laminated Packing and Transport Tutorial $5
      • Audubon Constellation Guide $12
      • Decals $5
      • Transport Tote $8
      • Pillows (3) $7
      • Dedication Plaque $10
  • You must sign the lending agreement each time you use the telescope.

      [1 available ]

Requirements

  • You must be a Fitchburg resident
  • You must have an ADULT library card that is at least 2 months old and has no fines. You may not use a Temporary card.

Loan Rules and Duration

  • 2 week (14 day) loan – NO RENEWAL
  • One use per household per 60 days
  • Must be booked through our TixKeeper System (the same place you reserve museum passes), on a first come, first served basis.
  • The device will only be available for pick up during your two-week reservation period. (no early pick-up). Your reservation will not be extended.
  • If you reserve a hotspot and do not pick it up, you will be charged a $5.00 fee.
  • Return to Fitchburg Circulation Desk ONLY, not in the Book Drop. A $10 fine will be assessed if the book drop is used.
  • Fines are $5 a day for each day the device is kept past the 2 week loan period. The device will be shut off on the second day it is overdue. You will be charged a $15 shut off fee plus the $5 per day fine.
  • If we have to shut-off the hotspot you may not be allowed to borrow it again for one year.
  • If the hot spot is not returned, you will be charged the replacement fee of $145. The Fitchburg Police Department may be notified.
  • The person with the reservation must pick up the device with their own library card, proof of address, and a photo ID.
  • Replacement costs: $5.00 for the users’ guide, $5.00 for the power plug, $5.00 for the power cord, $120 for the device, and a $10 service fee.

Disclaimer

The library is not responsible for damage to any device connected to the Internet through the borrowed HotSpot, nor for any content received over the Internet.  Tampering with library equipment, software or programming, including bypassing security functions, is prohibited.

      [3 available ]

Important Admission Information:

  • All members and guests must reserve a ticket and pay online using the discount code: LIBDISC before visiting the garden. The library pass allows 2 people with a charge of $7/ea. Please plan accordingly.
  • The admissions process will be contactless. When you drive onto the property, please keep your car windows rolled up. You will be asked to show your tickets and the museum pass to our admission staff through your car window.
  • All members of your party must arrive together in one car or you must distribute tickets before arriving at Tower Hill. We do not have a place for parties to gather outside the gate.

Visit their website to reserve tickets https://www.towerhillbg.org/  You will need the library pass member number LIBDISC to redeem the pass. The librarian will give you this number after you reserve the pass through the library.  You will have to show the library pass and their booked tickets upon arrival.

The library hours to pick up the pass are Monday and Tuesday10 to 7, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 10 to 5, and Saturday 10 to 1. You must call upon your arrival.

This pass must be returned to the library.

        [1 available ]

Visiting and Access to Open Properties

Visit their website to see what properties are open to the public.  http://www.thetrustees.org/COVID19/#visiting

Over?110?Trustees properties are once again open to the public. These include our most popular properties which have reopened their outdoor spaces on a controlled basis to provide more access to nature during the COVID-19 pandemic.

deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in Lincoln, Castle Hill in Ipswich, Fruitlands Museum in Harvard, Long Point Wildlife Refuge on Martha's Vineyard, Naumkeag in Stockbridge, and World’s End in Hingham are open with a required timed or daily parking pass that will limit overcrowding and keep both visitors and staff safe by staying aligned with the?state’s social distancing guidelines. Members can access these properties for free with a timed entry or daily parking pass.

Timed and daily parking passes for all visitors, including Members, must be reserved online ahead of time for these properties. Visitors without these passes will not be allowed to enter. In keeping with the Governor’s most recent order, all visitors above the age of two are required to bring and wear a face covering.

Crane Beach in Ipswich is also open with timed parking passes, and the release schedule for these passes is posted here. Permit holders can access Crane Beach for free with their permit and a daily parking pass. Members can reserve discounted timed entry parking passes according to the pass release schedule.

We know how important it is to get outside, get exercise, and connect with nature in challenging times, and we will continue to work on expanding access to our special places while balancing the need to flatten the curve and slow the spread of this serious virus.

Please check back for regularly for announcements on newly opened properties. FAQs for Timed Entry and Daily Parking Pass

 

Each pass admits 2 adults and 2 children under 18 years of age . The Go Pass is valid for admission only. You may pick this pass up the week you have the pass reserved. 

The library hours are Monday thru Thursday 10 to 8, Friday 10 to 5, and Saturday 10 to 4.

. The pass allows access to all trustees properties in the state.

      Multiple Destinations     [1 available ]

Open. Tickets need to be reserved and purchased online. 

 

You must call the library to reserve this pass. Free admission to the USS Constitution Museum only; not the ship Limited to parties of 9 or fewer. Donations welcomed at the museum. Don't forget your library card and any money owed. This pass does not have to be returned. The pass may be picked up the week before use.

The library hours are Monday thru Thursday 10 to 8, Friday 10 to 5, and Saturday 10 to 4.

        [1 available ]

Friday December 4, 2020

Know before you go: Parks may have limited parking and amenities.  All parks have COVID-19 safety guidelines.  Follow all signs.  Please check the DCR State Parks COVID-19 update for information on facilities and closures. 

The ParksPass entitles the bearer to free parking for one vehicle (excluding buses or vans.)  Don't forget your library card and any money owed when picking up the pass.

The library hours are Monday thru Thursday 10 to 8, Friday 10 to 5, and Saturday 10 to 4.

This pass must be returned by the morning after you use it. It may be put into the drop box outside the library.

Overdue fines are $5.00 per day.

      Multiple Destinations     [1 available ]

Reserve your tickets online - you will be charged admission when you arrive at the museum.  

Hours: 

Monday: Closed
Tuesday - Saturday
9 am to 11am
12pm to 2pm
3pm to 4:30pm

The Museum will be cleaned between each timeblock.  Visitors must leave promptly by the end of their timeblock. 

Each pass admits 3 people at half price per person. You may pick this pass up after 12:00 noon the day before it is to be used.

The library hours are Monday thru Thursday 10 to 8, Friday 10 to 5, and Saturday 10 to 4.

Confirm the hours in case of unforseen changes.

General admission is $15.50. The library pass allows the user to enter at 1/2 price which is $7.75 each up to 3 users.

This pass must be returned to the Library. 

        [1 available ]

Reserve tickets online.  Select Adult Member Free and the Youth Member Free to redeem your library pass. 

Hours: 
Thursday, Friday 10am to 3pm
Saturday 10am to 4pm
Sunday 12pm to 4pm

Each pass admits 2 adults and 2 children free of charge. reg price: adults $9, children 1-18 $6

You may pick this pass up after 12:00 pm the day before it is needed.

The library hours are Monday thru Thursday 10 to 8, Friday 10 to 5, and Saturday 10 to 4.

This pass must be returned to the library the day after use.

        [1 available ]

Free admission until 10/2

Each pass admits 1 family for FREE.


This pass must be returned to the Library.

The library hours are Monday thru Thursday 10 to 8, Friday 10 to 5, and Saturday 10 to 4.

        [1 available ]

Opening 9/26

Tickets need to be reserved and purchased online.  When you reserve the pass, the librarian will give you a promo code to use during checkout. 

Each pass admits 2 adults at $10 per person (prices are subject ot change.) Children under 6 are free at all times. Adults $25, youths aged 7-17 are free on school days after 3 p.m., weekends and Boston Public School Holidays, otherwise $10. This pass may be picked up anytime the week before it is to be used.

The library hours are Monday thru Thursday 10 to 8, Friday 10 to 5, and Saturday 10 to 4.

Does not have to be returned.  

        [0 available ]

They are open.  Call 617-723-2500 to reserve a timed ticket: All visitors (including Museum of Science members and children under the age of 3) need to purchase and/or reserve a timed ticket. We strongly recommend you do so at least 2 – 3 days in advance of your arrival.

They are NOT accepting our museum pass at this time. 

Each pass admits 4 people at half price per person. Reg. price=$29, Seniors 60+ =$25, ages 3-11=$24 with more info on the website.

Hours: Sat-Thurs 9-5, Fri 9-9   Summer 7/5-9/4=Sat-Thurs 9-7, Fri 9-9.

This pass, when available, may be picked up anytime the week before it is to be used.

The library hours are usually Monday thru Thursday 10 to 8, Friday 10 to 5, and Saturday 10 to 4  We have limited hours at this time.

        [0 available ]

To comply with reduced capacity requirements, the Aquarium has implemented a timed-ticketing system. Every visitor, including members, must select a time slot when purchasing tickets. Children under three will continue to receive free entry, but they must have a ticket and reserved time slot along with their caregiver.

Instructions for redemming you library pass:

– Make sure that you have your pass available to reference the library name and code (located under the barcode)
– Call (617) 973-5206 to speak with Reservations
– Make a reservation using the information on your pass. Provide payment (credit card only)
– You will receive your tickets via email
– Bring your tickets on the date of your visit (digital is okay)
– Proceed to scan station

Onsite
– Go to the Box office with your pass to reserve a timeslot 
– All cash sales need to be onsite

 

Each pass admits 4 people at 50% off the regular admission price.This pass may be picked up anytime the week before it is to be used.

The library hours are Monday thru Thursday 10 to 8, Friday 10 to 5, and Saturday 10 to 4.

 

Aquarium winter hours: M-F, 9-5 and 9-6, Sat and Sun

 

        [1 available ]

Guidelines for Borrowing and Use
The telescope may only be checked out and returned to a staff member at the Information/Reference Desk.

  •  Borrower must be a Fitchburg resident who is 18 years old or older.
  • A valid ADULT library card and a current photo ID must be presented at checkout.
  • Borrowers must be in good standing with the library with nothing owed on the card.
  • Borrower must have at least a 4-month membership. No temporary cards.
  • Borrowers must be 18 years old or older. Children under age 18 must be supervised by an adult while using the telescope.
  • Telescope must be transported in a vehicle, and secured safely with the three pillows in the provided tote with the eyepiece and EZ-Finder positioned up towards the lid so it will not be damaged.

Loan Rules and Duration

  • One week (7 day) loan—NO RENEWAL
  • Reserve online through our TixKeeper System (the one used for museum passes) or call the library to reserve.
  • The telescope will only be available for pick up on the day of your reservation (no early pick-up).
  • The telescope will be checked out from the Information/Reference Desk in the Adult Library.
  • The telescope must be returned only to a librarian at the Information/Reference Desk in the Adult Library.
  • The telescope may only be picked up by the person with the reservation. Do not loan to others.
  • Fines are $5 per day. If the telescope is not returned within two weeks of its due date, you will be charged the $375 replacement cost. The Fitchburg Police Department may be notified.
  • Total Replacement cost is $375.
    • Component parts Cost
      • Orion StarBlaster Telescope, 2 lens caps (attached), finder, & eyepiece $290
      • Pouch $10
      • Headlamp (red & white light) $17
      • Laminated User Guide $16
      • Laminated Packing and Transport Tutorial $5
      • Audubon Constellation Guide $12
      • Decals $5
      • Transport Tote $8
      • Pillows (3) $7
      • Dedication Plaque $10
  • You must sign the lending agreement each time you use the telescope.

      [1 available ]

Requirements

  • You must be a Fitchburg resident
  • You must have an ADULT library card that is at least 2 months old and has no fines. You may not use a Temporary card.

Loan Rules and Duration

  • 2 week (14 day) loan – NO RENEWAL
  • One use per household per 60 days
  • Must be booked through our TixKeeper System (the same place you reserve museum passes), on a first come, first served basis.
  • The device will only be available for pick up during your two-week reservation period. (no early pick-up). Your reservation will not be extended.
  • If you reserve a hotspot and do not pick it up, you will be charged a $5.00 fee.
  • Return to Fitchburg Circulation Desk ONLY, not in the Book Drop. A $10 fine will be assessed if the book drop is used.
  • Fines are $5 a day for each day the device is kept past the 2 week loan period. The device will be shut off on the second day it is overdue. You will be charged a $15 shut off fee plus the $5 per day fine.
  • If we have to shut-off the hotspot you may not be allowed to borrow it again for one year.
  • If the hot spot is not returned, you will be charged the replacement fee of $145. The Fitchburg Police Department may be notified.
  • The person with the reservation must pick up the device with their own library card, proof of address, and a photo ID.
  • Replacement costs: $5.00 for the users’ guide, $5.00 for the power plug, $5.00 for the power cord, $120 for the device, and a $10 service fee.

Disclaimer

The library is not responsible for damage to any device connected to the Internet through the borrowed HotSpot, nor for any content received over the Internet.  Tampering with library equipment, software or programming, including bypassing security functions, is prohibited.

      [3 available ]

Important Admission Information:

  • All members and guests must reserve a ticket and pay online using the discount code: LIBDISC before visiting the garden. The library pass allows 2 people with a charge of $7/ea. Please plan accordingly.
  • The admissions process will be contactless. When you drive onto the property, please keep your car windows rolled up. You will be asked to show your tickets and the museum pass to our admission staff through your car window.
  • All members of your party must arrive together in one car or you must distribute tickets before arriving at Tower Hill. We do not have a place for parties to gather outside the gate.

Visit their website to reserve tickets https://www.towerhillbg.org/  You will need the library pass member number LIBDISC to redeem the pass. The librarian will give you this number after you reserve the pass through the library.  You will have to show the library pass and their booked tickets upon arrival.

The library hours to pick up the pass are Monday and Tuesday10 to 7, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 10 to 5, and Saturday 10 to 1. You must call upon your arrival.

This pass must be returned to the library.

        [1 available ]

Visiting and Access to Open Properties

Visit their website to see what properties are open to the public.  http://www.thetrustees.org/COVID19/#visiting

Over?110?Trustees properties are once again open to the public. These include our most popular properties which have reopened their outdoor spaces on a controlled basis to provide more access to nature during the COVID-19 pandemic.

deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in Lincoln, Castle Hill in Ipswich, Fruitlands Museum in Harvard, Long Point Wildlife Refuge on Martha's Vineyard, Naumkeag in Stockbridge, and World’s End in Hingham are open with a required timed or daily parking pass that will limit overcrowding and keep both visitors and staff safe by staying aligned with the?state’s social distancing guidelines. Members can access these properties for free with a timed entry or daily parking pass.

Timed and daily parking passes for all visitors, including Members, must be reserved online ahead of time for these properties. Visitors without these passes will not be allowed to enter. In keeping with the Governor’s most recent order, all visitors above the age of two are required to bring and wear a face covering.

Crane Beach in Ipswich is also open with timed parking passes, and the release schedule for these passes is posted here. Permit holders can access Crane Beach for free with their permit and a daily parking pass. Members can reserve discounted timed entry parking passes according to the pass release schedule.

We know how important it is to get outside, get exercise, and connect with nature in challenging times, and we will continue to work on expanding access to our special places while balancing the need to flatten the curve and slow the spread of this serious virus.

Please check back for regularly for announcements on newly opened properties. FAQs for Timed Entry and Daily Parking Pass

 

Each pass admits 2 adults and 2 children under 18 years of age . The Go Pass is valid for admission only. You may pick this pass up the week you have the pass reserved. 

The library hours are Monday thru Thursday 10 to 8, Friday 10 to 5, and Saturday 10 to 4.

. The pass allows access to all trustees properties in the state.

      Multiple Destinations     [1 available ]

Open. Tickets need to be reserved and purchased online. 

 

You must call the library to reserve this pass. Free admission to the USS Constitution Museum only; not the ship Limited to parties of 9 or fewer. Donations welcomed at the museum. Don't forget your library card and any money owed. This pass does not have to be returned. The pass may be picked up the week before use.

The library hours are Monday thru Thursday 10 to 8, Friday 10 to 5, and Saturday 10 to 4.

        [1 available ]

Saturday December 5, 2020

Know before you go: Parks may have limited parking and amenities.  All parks have COVID-19 safety guidelines.  Follow all signs.  Please check the DCR State Parks COVID-19 update for information on facilities and closures. 

The ParksPass entitles the bearer to free parking for one vehicle (excluding buses or vans.)  Don't forget your library card and any money owed when picking up the pass.

The library hours are Monday thru Thursday 10 to 8, Friday 10 to 5, and Saturday 10 to 4.

This pass must be returned by the morning after you use it. It may be put into the drop box outside the library.

Overdue fines are $5.00 per day.

      Multiple Destinations     [1 available ]

Reserve your tickets online - you will be charged admission when you arrive at the museum.  

Hours: 

Monday: Closed
Tuesday - Saturday
9 am to 11am
12pm to 2pm
3pm to 4:30pm

The Museum will be cleaned between each timeblock.  Visitors must leave promptly by the end of their timeblock. 

Each pass admits 3 people at half price per person. You may pick this pass up after 12:00 noon the day before it is to be used.

The library hours are Monday thru Thursday 10 to 8, Friday 10 to 5, and Saturday 10 to 4.

Confirm the hours in case of unforseen changes.

General admission is $15.50. The library pass allows the user to enter at 1/2 price which is $7.75 each up to 3 users.

This pass must be returned to the Library. 

        [1 available ]

Reserve tickets online.  Select Adult Member Free and the Youth Member Free to redeem your library pass. 

Hours: 
Thursday, Friday 10am to 3pm
Saturday 10am to 4pm
Sunday 12pm to 4pm

Each pass admits 2 adults and 2 children free of charge. reg price: adults $9, children 1-18 $6

You may pick this pass up after 12:00 pm the day before it is needed.

The library hours are Monday thru Thursday 10 to 8, Friday 10 to 5, and Saturday 10 to 4.

This pass must be returned to the library the day after use.

        [1 available ]

Free admission until 10/2

Each pass admits 1 family for FREE.


This pass must be returned to the Library.

The library hours are Monday thru Thursday 10 to 8, Friday 10 to 5, and Saturday 10 to 4.

        [1 available ]

Opening 9/26

Tickets need to be reserved and purchased online.  When you reserve the pass, the librarian will give you a promo code to use during checkout. 

Each pass admits 2 adults at $10 per person (prices are subject ot change.) Children under 6 are free at all times. Adults $25, youths aged 7-17 are free on school days after 3 p.m., weekends and Boston Public School Holidays, otherwise $10. This pass may be picked up anytime the week before it is to be used.

The library hours are Monday thru Thursday 10 to 8, Friday 10 to 5, and Saturday 10 to 4.

Does not have to be returned.  

        [0 available ]

They are open.  Call 617-723-2500 to reserve a timed ticket: All visitors (including Museum of Science members and children under the age of 3) need to purchase and/or reserve a timed ticket. We strongly recommend you do so at least 2 – 3 days in advance of your arrival.

They are NOT accepting our museum pass at this time. 

Each pass admits 4 people at half price per person. Reg. price=$29, Seniors 60+ =$25, ages 3-11=$24 with more info on the website.

Hours: Sat-Thurs 9-5, Fri 9-9   Summer 7/5-9/4=Sat-Thurs 9-7, Fri 9-9.

This pass, when available, may be picked up anytime the week before it is to be used.

The library hours are usually Monday thru Thursday 10 to 8, Friday 10 to 5, and Saturday 10 to 4  We have limited hours at this time.

        [0 available ]

To comply with reduced capacity requirements, the Aquarium has implemented a timed-ticketing system. Every visitor, including members, must select a time slot when purchasing tickets. Children under three will continue to receive free entry, but they must have a ticket and reserved time slot along with their caregiver.

Instructions for redemming you library pass:

– Make sure that you have your pass available to reference the library name and code (located under the barcode)
– Call (617) 973-5206 to speak with Reservations
– Make a reservation using the information on your pass. Provide payment (credit card only)
– You will receive your tickets via email
– Bring your tickets on the date of your visit (digital is okay)
– Proceed to scan station

Onsite
– Go to the Box office with your pass to reserve a timeslot 
– All cash sales need to be onsite

 

Each pass admits 4 people at 50% off the regular admission price.This pass may be picked up anytime the week before it is to be used.

The library hours are Monday thru Thursday 10 to 8, Friday 10 to 5, and Saturday 10 to 4.

 

Aquarium winter hours: M-F, 9-5 and 9-6, Sat and Sun

 

        [1 available ]

Guidelines for Borrowing and Use
The telescope may only be checked out and returned to a staff member at the Information/Reference Desk.

  •  Borrower must be a Fitchburg resident who is 18 years old or older.
  • A valid ADULT library card and a current photo ID must be presented at checkout.
  • Borrowers must be in good standing with the library with nothing owed on the card.
  • Borrower must have at least a 4-month membership. No temporary cards.
  • Borrowers must be 18 years old or older. Children under age 18 must be supervised by an adult while using the telescope.
  • Telescope must be transported in a vehicle, and secured safely with the three pillows in the provided tote with the eyepiece and EZ-Finder positioned up towards the lid so it will not be damaged.

Loan Rules and Duration

  • One week (7 day) loan—NO RENEWAL
  • Reserve online through our TixKeeper System (the one used for museum passes) or call the library to reserve.
  • The telescope will only be available for pick up on the day of your reservation (no early pick-up).
  • The telescope will be checked out from the Information/Reference Desk in the Adult Library.
  • The telescope must be returned only to a librarian at the Information/Reference Desk in the Adult Library.
  • The telescope may only be picked up by the person with the reservation. Do not loan to others.
  • Fines are $5 per day. If the telescope is not returned within two weeks of its due date, you will be charged the $375 replacement cost. The Fitchburg Police Department may be notified.
  • Total Replacement cost is $375.
    • Component parts Cost
      • Orion StarBlaster Telescope, 2 lens caps (attached), finder, & eyepiece $290
      • Pouch $10
      • Headlamp (red & white light) $17
      • Laminated User Guide $16
      • Laminated Packing and Transport Tutorial $5
      • Audubon Constellation Guide $12
      • Decals $5
      • Transport Tote $8
      • Pillows (3) $7
      • Dedication Plaque $10
  • You must sign the lending agreement each time you use the telescope.

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Requirements

  • You must be a Fitchburg resident
  • You must have an ADULT library card that is at least 2 months old and has no fines. You may not use a Temporary card.

Loan Rules and Duration

  • 2 week (14 day) loan – NO RENEWAL
  • One use per household per 60 days
  • Must be booked through our TixKeeper System (the same place you reserve museum passes), on a first come, first served basis.
  • The device will only be available for pick up during your two-week reservation period. (no early pick-up). Your reservation will not be extended.
  • If you reserve a hotspot and do not pick it up, you will be charged a $5.00 fee.
  • Return to Fitchburg Circulation Desk ONLY, not in the Book Drop. A $10 fine will be assessed if the book drop is used.
  • Fines are $5 a day for each day the device is kept past the 2 week loan period. The device will be shut off on the second day it is overdue. You will be charged a $15 shut off fee plus the $5 per day fine.
  • If we have to shut-off the hotspot you may not be allowed to borrow it again for one year.
  • If the hot spot is not returned, you will be charged the replacement fee of $145. The Fitchburg Police Department may be notified.
  • The person with the reservation must pick up the device with their own library card, proof of address, and a photo ID.
  • Replacement costs: $5.00 for the users’ guide, $5.00 for the power plug, $5.00 for the power cord, $120 for the device, and a $10 service fee.

Disclaimer

The library is not responsible for damage to any device connected to the Internet through the borrowed HotSpot, nor for any content received over the Internet.  Tampering with library equipment, software or programming, including bypassing security functions, is prohibited.

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Important Admission Information:

  • All members and guests must reserve a ticket and pay online using the discount code: LIBDISC before visiting the garden. The library pass allows 2 people with a charge of $7/ea. Please plan accordingly.
  • The admissions process will be contactless. When you drive onto the property, please keep your car windows rolled up. You will be asked to show your tickets and the museum pass to our admission staff through your car window.
  • All members of your party must arrive together in one car or you must distribute tickets before arriving at Tower Hill. We do not have a place for parties to gather outside the gate.

Visit their website to reserve tickets https://www.towerhillbg.org/  You will need the library pass member number LIBDISC to redeem the pass. The librarian will give you this number after you reserve the pass through the library.  You will have to show the library pass and their booked tickets upon arrival.

The library hours to pick up the pass are Monday and Tuesday10 to 7, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 10 to 5, and Saturday 10 to 1. You must call upon your arrival.

This pass must be returned to the library.

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Visiting and Access to Open Properties

Visit their website to see what properties are open to the public.  http://www.thetrustees.org/COVID19/#visiting

Over?110?Trustees properties are once again open to the public. These include our most popular properties which have reopened their outdoor spaces on a controlled basis to provide more access to nature during the COVID-19 pandemic.

deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in Lincoln, Castle Hill in Ipswich, Fruitlands Museum in Harvard, Long Point Wildlife Refuge on Martha's Vineyard, Naumkeag in Stockbridge, and World’s End in Hingham are open with a required timed or daily parking pass that will limit overcrowding and keep both visitors and staff safe by staying aligned with the?state’s social distancing guidelines. Members can access these properties for free with a timed entry or daily parking pass.

Timed and daily parking passes for all visitors, including Members, must be reserved online ahead of time for these properties. Visitors without these passes will not be allowed to enter. In keeping with the Governor’s most recent order, all visitors above the age of two are required to bring and wear a face covering.

Crane Beach in Ipswich is also open with timed parking passes, and the release schedule for these passes is posted here. Permit holders can access Crane Beach for free with their permit and a daily parking pass. Members can reserve discounted timed entry parking passes according to the pass release schedule.

We know how important it is to get outside, get exercise, and connect with nature in challenging times, and we will continue to work on expanding access to our special places while balancing the need to flatten the curve and slow the spread of this serious virus.

Please check back for regularly for announcements on newly opened properties. FAQs for Timed Entry and Daily Parking Pass

 

Each pass admits 2 adults and 2 children under 18 years of age . The Go Pass is valid for admission only. You may pick this pass up the week you have the pass reserved. 

The library hours are Monday thru Thursday 10 to 8, Friday 10 to 5, and Saturday 10 to 4.

. The pass allows access to all trustees properties in the state.

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Open. Tickets need to be reserved and purchased online. 

 

You must call the library to reserve this pass. Free admission to the USS Constitution Museum only; not the ship Limited to parties of 9 or fewer. Donations welcomed at the museum. Don't forget your library card and any money owed. This pass does not have to be returned. The pass may be picked up the week before use.

The library hours are Monday thru Thursday 10 to 8, Friday 10 to 5, and Saturday 10 to 4.

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