Babies           Pre-K /Toddler    Grades K-6                 Teens                Adults

 Upcoming Library Programs 

Adults: Cookbook Creations (Oct 26 pumpkin/winter squash recipes -Register), Computer Class (11/1), Asian Longhorn Beetle presentation (Nov. 2), Song Writing (Nov. 6 & 13 register), Writer’s Group (Nov. 6), Chess Knight (Nov 6), Open Mic (Nov. 7), Walk St. Mary/Holy Rosary Cemetery (Nov. 8)

Teens: Teen Mania (Grades 6+) Mondays from 3:30-4:30. School (AR & Lexile), Driving Test resources, and Teen website recommendations

Childrens:  Toddler & Pre-K Story Hours (Tuesdays), Bouncing Babies (Wednesdays), Coordinated Family and Community Engagement (CFCE) Programs (Thursdays), Grades K-5 After School Programs (Wednesdays), Paws to Pages…

Check out Lynda.com!

You need to have a Spencer Library Card for Spencer Databases, or visit the library to have a Spencer bar code attached to your C/WMARS card.

You can learn from video tutorials on just about any topic you can imagine (accounting, marketing, computers, web design, email, film, iPads, languages, music lessons, note taking, podcasts, Facebook, sharing photos…)

Free WiFi

Available inside (& outside near the library building)

The Password = password

Chromebooks Available For Use In Library

Do you have billed library items?

If you have billed items from Spencer

fines on the items will = $0 when returned.

Discount Museum Passes 

Bench at end of path with flowers

Check out our discount museum passes.

Borrow a Telescope

Telescope Library

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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.

To get a new library card

Bring in a picture id with your current address. If id does not have current address, then bring a piece of mail, rental agreement or mortgage statement that has your name and address.

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.