Summer 2019 Adult Programs
Timberyard Brewery 6-13-2019
Walk Spencer Country Inn 6-25-2019
Woodstock with Craig Harris 6-27-2019
Depot Trail Musical Stroll 7-9-2019
Marry Madden 6/5/19
Spirits of New England 1/15/2019 LCC Grant
MA RMV Real ID 7/18/19
Signup for Summer Reading Programs/Emails
Spencer Walks Tuesdays
Walks leave promptly at 8:30 am and are held rain or shine.
August 13 Brookfield Orchards. Meet at Brookfield Orchards Country Store (12 Lincoln Rd., North Brookfield). POSTPONED THIS WEEK DUE TO THUNDERSTORMS.
August 20 Downtown Architecture. Meet in front of library.
Astronomy: An out-of-this world slideshow
Adults (Grades 9+) are invited to view awe-inspiring images of the stars on Thursday, August 15th from 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm. The constellations in the night sky will cause wonder and amazement when viewed in this slideshow presentation.
Pause: Mindfulness Meditation
NOTE: We will meet August 7th & 14th!
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.
September 9, 2019
All types of writers, Adults (Grades 9+), are invited as special guest, Ron McGilvary, shares and tricks and tips for writing poetry.
Spencer Writer’s Group is held 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Make it at the Library!
Jewelry Class: Woodstock
Class is full. Register now for the wait list.
Adults (Grades 9+) are invited to make Woodstock-inspired jewelry on Wednesday, August 7th from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Space is limited. Sign up required. Register by visiting or calling the Library at 508-885-7513, or here.
Spencer Alien Sightings
Let’s see how many people can find him this Summer!
This week’s clue: He’s looking for his birth certificate.
FREE Adult Computer Class
NO CLASSES THIS SUMMER
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…
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. For more information click here. Reserve one today!
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 3 business days to check it out, or it will go to the next person on the list.
Drivers Permit and License Tests
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.
We offer black and white copies for $0.10 /page and computer printing: black and white for $0.10 / page, and color printouts for $0.15 / page.
Historical displays are provided by the Spencer Historical Society.
Massasoit Art Guild provides monthly displays of artwork.
Local Artisans Display @ the Library
Richard Sugden Library continues to support local artists by hosting the Massasoit Art Guild’s artists display. In addition, we highlight local artisans, crafters and collectors by displaying their work in a glass case on the main floor.