• 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)

Magnificent Mushrooms! THIS Thursday!

Thursday, August 16, 2018 from 6:00 pm—7:00 pm. Join us as local mushroom grower, James Barnett, shares ways to identify and grow your own mushrooms! We will be able to see samples of various mushrooms, in this interesting and informative presentation.

Follow Up Program:  

Spencer Walks–Mushrooms & More

Tuesday, September 25th from 8:30 am—9:30 am. James Barnett will show us his mushroom growing system, as we walk and explore his woodland homestead. Walkers will meet at 116 Charlton Road Spencer.

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:

August 23 Tomatoes




September 27  British Bakeoff using Mary Berry Recipes  and more Mary Berry Recipes
and even more recipes! Pintrest Mary Berry Recipes too!

October 25 Winter Squash

November and December No Program

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!

August 14 & 21  No Walks

August 28 Bemis Farms Nursery (Tina Bemis) Meet at 29 North Brookfield Road

September 11 TBA
September 18 TBA
September 25 Woodland Homestead (James Barnett) Meet at 116 Charlton Road

FREE Adult Computer Class 

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Adults Beginning / Intermediate computer class will be held Wednesday, September 5th 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 Monday, September 10th from 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm. Come prepared to write! Light refreshments will be served. Register today! Questions? Contact Sharon Legasey at

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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