Project Outreach

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What is Project Outreach?
  2. Are any library buildings handicapped accessible?
  3. Must I be permanently disabled to participate in the program?
  4. What types of materials are available to me?
  5. How are materials selected?
  6. When are the books delivered?
  7. How long can I keep the materials?
  8. Where can I find more information on Project Outreach?

What is Project Outreach?

Project Outreach delivers books, magazines, videos, and other library materials to Brockton residents who are physically unable to access the library building.

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Are any library buildings handicapped accessible?

Yes, all public library buildings are  handicapped accessible. The goal of the Outreach program is to serve residents who are physically unable to leave their homes on a regular basis without great difficulty.

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Must I be permanently disabled to participate in the program?

Absolutely not. People with temporary disabilities, such as a broken leg, are welcome to use the service until they are mobile again.

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What types of materials are available to me?

Project Outreach offers homebound residents access to all of the library materials that someone coming into the library would have access to. Anything that can be checked out of the library can be delivered to homebound residents, including books, videos, audio books, and magazines.

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How are materials selected?

Materials are selected by the coordinator of the program based on your preferences. Patrons are also welcome to request specific titles.

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When are the books delivered?

The delivery driver makes book deliveries Monday thru Thursday,  1 to 3 P.M.  Patrons must call a few days in advance to arrange for  delivery and pick up.

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How long can I keep the materials?

Outreach materials can be kept 2-4 weeks.  Outreach patrons are responsible for calling to arrange a pick-up before the date they are due.

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Where can I find more information on Project Outreach?

You can call the Main Library at 508-580-7890, x207 for more information on Project Outreach or  e-mail the Project Outreach coordinator.

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