Browsing and Curbside Pickup Now Available

Published April 29, 2021
The Gleason is now open by appointment for in-library browsing and computer use. Please call 978-369-4898 to make an appointment. We continue to offer curbside pickup during all library...
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Register now for May’s Take & Make Craft: Watercolor Art Kit

Published January 1, 2021
Bring home a kit to make your own watercolor paintings using a variety of fun watercolor techniques! Each take & make craft kit includes a watercolor paint set,  4...
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125 Top Reads

Published April 30, 2021
In honor of the 125th anniversary of the Gleason, check out our 125 most-requested adult books of 2020-2021 (list is not in order of popularity):
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COVID Survey for the Gleason Archives

Published April 29, 2021
Last spring, our librarians created a survey for local residents to document and share their pandemic experiences, to be saved in the library archives for the future. Over a...
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National Poetry Month

Published April 5, 2021
April is National Poetry Month! The Gleason will be sharing one poem each day on our library Facebook and Instagram pages. If you would like a printed packet of...
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Gettysburg Collection Online

Published April 1, 2021
The Town of Carlisle is fortunate to have a noteworthy collection of Civil War artifacts from the three-day 1863 Battle of Gettysburg. Carlisle native son Washington Irving Heald (1858-1935)...
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Winter Reading Challenge

Published March 11, 2021
Participate in our first Winter Reading Challenge! Go to to register, or download the Beanstack app. Log each book you read between now and March 31, and once you read...
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