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Is your Library or some of your staff new to delivery? Find everything you need to know about delivery in our Welcome Packet.
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MetroWest 3 Route Delay: This route had to be broken up between 3 drivers today. Some stops will be ok but Belmont, Arlington and Watertown will not be delivered until later this afternoon.
The following libraries are affected:
Winchester Public Library
Somerville Public Library
Medford Public Library
Woburn Public Library
Belmont Public Library
Watertown Public Library
Waltham Public Library
Bedford Public Library
SEMLS 7: I’m sorry to report that the majority of this route will not be done today due to driver shortage. We were only able to give another driver 2 stops to do today. These 2 libraries will receive delivery today Osterville and Sandwich.
The following libraries will not receive delivery today but will receive delivery tomorrow 9/24:
Marion Elizabeth Taylor.
We apologize for the inconvenience.