Friends of The Richard Sugden Library

Annual Book & Bake Sale

Saturday May 21, 2016   from 10:00-2:00

cookiesBakers Wanted (As always we appreciate the delicious goodies our local bakers contribute to this fund raiser.) Baked Goods can be dropped off at the library Thursday May 19th from 10:00 a.m.-7: p.m.  or   Saturday, May 21st at 9:00 a.m.

bOOKS FOR SALEBook & media donations are also being accepted. Please, no VHS, magazines, text books, condensed books or encyclopedias.

For More Information call the library 508-885-7513.

Sitten Kitchen cookbookMay Cookbook Club: The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook 

By Deb Perelman (or any recipe from the SmittenKitchen blog). On May 19, 2016, from 6:00-7:00 pm participants make a recipe & bring the dish to share at the program! Friends of the Library provide beverages. See the Adult Page for more information. Registration Required.


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Adults               Teens               Pre-K Story Hour     Toddler Story Hour  Pre-K STEAM

Teens Monday Mania (Grades 6-9) 

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From 3:30-4:30 join us for free, fun activities! Check out the Teen Page for information on these programs and more!

 Full Steam Ahead!

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Pre-k hands-on science, technology, engineering, art, & math programs. It’s all free! Can’t make it to the events?  Come to the library to experience our indoor and outdoor discovery zone! Something new to try every time you come! See the schedule of events on the Kids Page (3rd Tuesday of the month at 1:30). This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (16.75.03).

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 Check out the Kids Page

Pre-School programs, School-aged programs, STEAM Team, STEAM Explorers, Lego Club and more!

 Museum Passes 

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Check out our discount museum passes.

Borrow a Telescope

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Click above image for more information!

Borrow Kill-A-Watt Meter 


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We are full members of the Central/Western MA Resource Sharing (C/W MARS) network. If you already have a C/W MARS library card, you are welcome to use it at the Richard Sugden Library. You can request items online, and have them delivered to the library using your C/W MARS card! You are also able to pay library fines/bills online.To get a free library card, bring in a photo ID and a piece of mail with your current address. *Library cards are required for all library transactions.

Library Website QR Code (Quick Response Code)

A two-dimensional bar code. Users with a smart phone or android can take a picture of the image of the QR code to open the Library€™s web page in your telephone’s browser.



The Library is a Free WiFi location! We have an open connection from any area of the Library! Bring in your lap top and try it out today!

The Library Mission

The mission of the Richard Sugden Library is to provide open and free access to educational, informational, recreational, historical, and cultural resources for area residents through its collections and programs. The library is a community center, offering meeting spaces and study areas for a wide variety of library and community events.

Charitable Needs Commission (Prouty Fund)

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Charitable Needs Commission (a.k.a. The Prouty Fund) will now be meeting the FIRST Monday of each month October – June at 6:30 pm in the Town Hall Conference Room A (downstairs).