Spencer Through Time

THIS Thursday, May 17, 2018 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Presented by Author/Historian Frank J. Morrill & Co-author/Granddaughter Hannah Morrill. Join us as we learn about some of Spencer’s incredible history. There will be a slide-show presentation, sharing stories, and pictures relating to the newly published book “Spencer Through Time” and more! The presentation will be followed by a book signing. Books will be available for purchase.

      Happiness Workshop Series

Adults (Grades 9+) are invited to join us from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm, for the following 3 Thursdays in June.  June 7th What is happiness?  June 14th  Learn and practice strategies to grow more happiness.  June 21st   What gets in the way of   happiness? Registration Required. To register for this 3-part series, visit or call the library at (508) 885-7513, or  Presented by Wendy O’Leary. Wendy’s focus is to teach tools that are easy to use and fit with our busy lifestyle to help bring more joy in life.  Credentials include: Masters in Health Education—Mindfulness educator—Certified yoga teacher  20+ years of experience teaching skills for overall health and wellness —Teaching strategies to manage stress & anxiety…and more




Pre-K /Toddler    Grades K-6       Teens                Adults

Cookbook 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

May No Program
June 28 Appetizers
July 26 Summer Vegetables
August 23 Tomatoes
September 27 British Bake-off using Mary Berry Recipes
                                                      October 25 Winter Squash                                                          November No Program
December No Program

 Spencer Writers’ Group

Meets the FIRST Monday of each month. All genres of writers are invited from 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm. Come prepared to write! Light refreshments will be served. Register today! Questions? Contact Sharon Legasey at

FREE Adult Computer Classes 

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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…

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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