About the Library

Welcome to the John Curtis Free Library. Our mission is to meet the informational, educational, and recreational needs and interests of the citizens of Hanover. We invite you and your family to use the Library and its more than 74,000 books; 2,600 videos; 8,000 audio and video titles, and 100 magazine subscriptions; downloadable products (including eBooks, and audiobooks, music, and video); reference databases; computers for Internet access and Microsoft Office products; museum passes; and historical resources to assist you with genealogical research - and much more.

John Curtis Free Library can easily access the resources of 28 other area libraries through our participation in the OCLN network as well as materials available throughout the state with our access to Massachusetts' Commonwealth Catalog. Check our calendar for programming for all ages, including story hours for children and educational and entertaining events year-round. We look forward to serving you.