Merrick Public Library

Banister Memorial Hall

COVID19 UPDATE (5/26/2020):

The Brookfield Merrick Public Library will reopen on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, with curbside pickup only. Patrons may request library materials in a number of ways.
By telephone: 508-867-6339
By email:

Online: Log into your C/W Mars account ( and choose “Brookfield Merrick Public Library” on the drop-down list. You can also use the C/W Mars app to do this.

Scheduled pickup times will be Tuesday and Thursday 3:00 to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday and Friday noon to 4:00 p.m. When your items are ready for pickup we will call or email you to schedule a time and day. Items will be brought outside. During pickups please social distance to 6 feet and wear masks if other people are also picking up. The foyer will be used for pickups during rainy weather, with only one person/family in the foyer at a time.

You may return items to the library. Please use the drop box. Returned materials will be quarantined for 3 days, then cleaned and checked in per CDC guidelines. We are not accepting book donations at this time.

Until the Massachusetts Library System (MLS) interlibrary loan program starts up again, we will be circulating only library materials from the Brookfield library, so there will be a limit of ten items per library card.

The library will be closed Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

The Brookfield Merrick Public Library is located at the corner of Lincoln and Common Streets bordering the Brookfield Common.

Visit to learn about programs and events, or follow us on Twitter @MerrickPL or Facebook @ Brookfield Merrick Public Library.

Donations: Items that may be dropped off at the library during regular business hours include: old prescription eye glasses and hearing aids for The Lion’s Club, food and non-perishable items for the Brookfield Ecumenical Food Pantry, as well as books and DVDs for the Friends of the Library. Both the Friends and Food Pantry also accept monetary donations.

Notary Public: Brenda Metterville, free service available during regular business hours.

Free Services: Copying, printing, faxing, computer use, and wifi. 

Home Delivery: Home delivery and pick-up of library materials is provided for anyone who is housebound. Materials available include: books (fiction and non-fiction), magazines, books on CD, and DVDs. This free service is available for long or short term needs, and is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Please call for more information.

Staff Contacts

Name Title
Brenda Metterville Library Director
Julia Taylor Senior Library Assistant
Andrea Faugno Library Assistant
Kate Simpson Library Assistant
Carrie VonHold Library Assistant
Joan Sagendorph Library Substitute
Michelle Taylor Library Substitute
Margaret Aubin Custodian

Board Members

Name Title
Sally Brown Chairman
Barbara Clancy Secretary
Matthew Bansfield
Carol Plumb
Shelby Hill
Traci Hill