Updates

May 19: Massachusetts has begun the slow process of opening up with Governor Baker issuing guidance for a 4-phase approach, starting today (or the 25, depending). Mayor Walsh has said Boston will be slower and not re-open for a least a week week after that and continues to be subject to a 6AM-9PM...

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Our way forward

As you know, the Governor of Massachusetts has issued “stay at home” instructions. A bindery is not considered “essential” so we are closed. The last day we were open was March 16.

I was able to bring a few things that don’t require equipment, so I’m able to do a few things, but...

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Our way forward

As you know, the Governor of Massachusetts has issued “stay at home” instructions. A bindery is not considered “essential” so we are closed. The last day we were open was March 16.

I was able to bring a few things that don’t require equipment, so I’m able to do a few things, but...

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Until this is over, we ask that all visits be by appointment.

Since there continues to be no train service on weekends, and I am unwilling to ride in that Petrie dish of a bus, we are no longer able to open on Saturdays.

Additionally, the new reduced train schedule has shortened our work day....

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COVID-19 Update:
We are and plan to remain open. Normal hours remain in effect.

However, I commute here from Boston via MBTA Commuter Rail and there is a possibility that could be disrupted. So you are welcome to stop by and drop off or pick up work, but it might be prudent to call ahead to ...

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We've modified the form of our mailing address slightly (we are still where we were, it's just we have a box now). If you are sending USPS mail, please add "Box 147" to the street address. It should read:

Middlesex Bindery
122 Western Ave, Box 147
Studio A-314
Lowell,MA 01851

Thanks!

Hours for February (and beyond): we will be here full time from now on. Our hours are (roughly) 9am to 5:30pm Tuesday through Friday and 9am to 4:00pm on Saturday. Later and other hours by appointment.

Special January hours.

Please note that the Monday through Thursday hours are available appointment times. We may or may not be open. We will be open Saturday and probably Friday.

Sorry about all the weird hours. I've been seconded to help someone out for a month.


Testimonials

7 months ago
Purchase a hand-bound book, or commission a custom creation. Restore and preserve important family papers and books for the next generation. The Middlesex Bindery combines authentic bookbinding machinery over 100 years old with the latest training from New England's finest bookbinders. Well worth the visit! Surrounded by other artists and craftspeople in the studio building, this resource is fun to visit.
- Kirk F

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122 Western Ave
Mailbox 147 - Studio A314
Lowell, MA 01851
United States

Business Hours

Mon:Closed
Tue:9:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Wed:9:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Thu:9:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Fri:9:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Sat:9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Sun:Closed
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