• Walk Wire Village

  • Walk Luther Hill Park 2018

  • Walk Luther Hill Park 2018

  • Barbershop Quartet - Seven Hills Four

  • Happiness Workshop Series

  • Jewelry Making - Clay Beads

  • Cooking -Tea Party

  • History of Spencer -Frank & Hannah Morrill

  • David Prouty & Sibley Farm Walk

  • Metal Pendants

  • Ethan Robbins in Concert

  • Music Through The Decades

  • Walk Sibley Farm Conservation Land

  • Paint Night

  • Music Through the Decades

  • Walk: Edible Lawn

  • Fat Boys and Little Men (Rock Concert)




Pre-K /Toddler    Grades K-6       Teens                Adults

Open Mic @ the Library 

TONIGHT!  Tuesday, October 9, 2018 from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm.

Join us for a free evening of entertainment.  Come ready to be moved & laugh…!

Pause: Mindfulness Meditation

Drop-in Wednesdays, from 8:30 am—9:30 am.  Learn about & practice mindfulness, & discuss using these tools to enhance our relationship with ourselves and others.  Drop-in when you’re available.  You do not need to come every week.  Facilitated by Wendy O’Leary.

NO program October 24th and October 31st.

Make it @ the Library: Create Fall Wreaths

Adults and Teens are invited on October 11, 2018 from 6:30 pm—8:00 pm to create Fall Wreath Crafts. This workshop will be led by artist/crafter Diane Johnson. Create your own personalized wreath. Free. All supplies are provided. Space is limited. Registration required. Sponsor: Friends of the Library.

Paint & Sip with the Library

To be held @ the American Legion Post 138 (175 Main St  Spencer) on Sunday, October 14, 2018 from 3:00 pm—5:00 pm.  Adults (ages 21+) are invited to join us for a FREE afternoon of painting. All supplies are provided. Cash bar.  Artist, Christin Farmosa will guide you through the steps of painting this beautiful autumn bridge!  Registration required. Register for the WAIT LIST ONLY. Sponsor: American Legion Post 138 & the Friends of the Library.

Make it @ the Library: Jewelry Class

Adults and Teens (grades 9+) are invited Wednesday, October 17th from. 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm.  In this free workshop you will create Autumn-inspired beaded bracelets. Sponsored by the Friends of the Richard Sugden Library. Space is limited. Registration required.

Make it @ the Library: Fall Craft Turkey Pots

Adults and Teens  are invited October 18, 2018 from 6:30 pm—8:00 pm.  Workshop will be led by artist/crafter Diane Johnson.  Sponsor: Friends of the Library.  Space is limited.  Registration required. 

Spencer Walks

Tuesday walks happen from 8:30 am -9:30 am! Join the Library staff and various groups in Spencer as we explore our great community!

October 16  Meet at Pine Grove Cemetery

October 23 Meet at the Old Spencer Cemetery

FREE Adult Computer Class 

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NO Class October 2018

Adults Beginning / Intermediate computer classes are held the first Wednesday, of each month from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm. Not sure what you want to learn? Come learn ways to keep in touch with your children, friends, grandchildren and more! Come even if you’ve never used a computer before! We have lap tops to share, or bring your lap top computer, phone, tablet…

Spencer Writers Group

All genres of writers, Adults (Grades 9+), are invited the first Monday of each month (unless there is a holiday; the second Monday) from 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm. Come prepared to write! Light refreshments will be served. Register today! Questions? Contact Sharon Legasey at

Library Open House: Meet & Greet Your Town Leaders

October 16, 2018 from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm you are invited!  Join us as we welcome the new Superintendent, Town Administrator, Spencer Board of Selectmen & other local officials!  Refreshments will be served.

Cooking Creations

What’s Cooking? Cookbooks that inspire mouthwatering recipes! @ the Richard Sugden Library, Spencer. Cookbook Creations is held the LAST Thursday of each month from 6:00 p.m.—7:00 p.m. Participants make a recipe and bring the dish to share at the program! Friends of the Library provide beverages.  2018 Monthly Themes:

October 25

Winter Squash recipe from the New England Open House Cookbook by Sarah Leah Chase. 

  Register for THIS Month’s Cooking Creations

 November & December No Program

Discount Museum Passes 

The Richard Sugden Library has reduced price passes to the Ecotarium, Old SturbridgeVillage, Massachusetts State Parks (free), Tower Hill Botanic Garden, and the USS Constitution Museum (free).

Borrow a Hot Spot (Free WiFi device)

The Library Hot Spot is a small, easy-to-use mobile device that allows you to connect Wi-Fi enabled devices like laptops, tablets, and smartphones to the internet for free.
The Hot Spot can be used at home, in a car, at the park… Borrowers must be 18+ years
with a library card in good standing. They go out for 2 weeks with no renewal.

Borrow a Telescope or Kill-A-Watt Meter

Each may be reserved at the Main Desk. You must be age 18+ with a C/WMARS library card in good standing may borrow the telescope or Kill-A-Watt Meter. Once you have been notified that the Telescope or Kill-A-Watt Meter is available. You will have 2 business days to check it out, or it will go to the next person on the list.

Drivers Permit and License Tests

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Free online Resources    Drivers Manual      Drivers Permit Practice Tests


We have free WiFi as well as computers available for free use. Wireless printing is not available at this time.

copy machineWe offer black and white copies for $0.10 /page and  computer printouts black and white for $0.10 / page, and color printouts for $0.15 / page.

Paul Revere

Historical displays are provided by the Spencer Historical Society.

Van GoughMassasoit Art Guild provides monthly displays of artwork.

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