The Elizabeth Taber Library offers a variety of Services:

  • Photocopying Services
    • 25 cents per black and white page
    • $1 per color page
  • Fax Service
    • $1.00 per page to either send or receive
  • WiFi
    • Patrons with Wi-Fi accessible laptops may use them anywhere in the library.
  • 24/7 Reference
    • Send a brief reference question to the library and we will respond withing 24 hours of your request.
  • Internet Tutorials
    • The staff offers teaching sessions on public computers in both use of Enterprise (the catalog, and the Internet, on an as-needed basis. However, for a more comprehensive experience of the many ways to search for information, we recommend contacting us, in order to set up an individual tutoring session tailored to the patron’s specific level of expertise and need. Sessions usually last about 45 minutes.  Please call 508-748-1252 or email for further details.
  • Sunday Openings
    • From the first Sunday in October until the last in April, the library is open on Sundays 1-4 p.m. These hours are offered so that patrons may use our resources at a more leisurely pace. A staff member is on hand to assist with reference and reader’s advisory questions. Three Sunday papers are available to peruse, as well as for crossword puzzle copying. Students are encouraged to come in to finish assignments which may be due early in the week. Also, young children can always find a drop-in craft project provided just for their enjoyment. There’s something for everyone.
  • MFA Museum Passes
    • The Museum passes are free: MFA is a generic-non-returnable (there are about 50 available).  One pass admits two adults for a minimal cover charge.  Please call 508-748-1252 for additional information.
  • Whaling Museum Passes
    • The New Bedford Whaling Museum passes are free it circulates for four days.  Each pass admits two adults.  A maximum of two per patron is allowed.  Please call 508-748-1252 for additional information.