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exercisespot6_isolated copySummer Programs Schedule 2016 for ALL Ages (Toddler – Adult)


Click Below to View Individual Program Lists

Adults (Grades 9+)        Teens (Grades 6-9)        Kids (Toddler – Grade 5)


Color Exploration for Pre-Schoolers

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June 28, 2016 – Calling all preschoolers to a free creative hands-on  LSTA STEAM grant  program on color. There will be several  stations for experimentation and exploration at 1:30 pm in the Richard Sugden Library community room. No registration is requied.

June Cookbook Club: The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook 

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By Deb Perelman (or any recipe from the SmittenKitchen blog). On June 30, 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 (Grades 6-9) 

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Check out the Teen Page for information on programs and more!

Full Steam Ahead at the Richard Sugden Library!

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Watch our slideshow and get information on the STEAM program! Check out our Full Steam Ahead, pre-k hands-on science, technology, engineering, art, & math programs.  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!  This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (16.75.03).Steam Grant attribution

 Check out the Kids Page

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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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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).