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Snow Day/Delay Policy 

If the Spencer/East Brookfield school district has as snow day or snow delay we will not hold early childhood programs that day.


Borrow one of our Discounted Museum Passes today! Thank you to the Friends of the Library for making these available.

Our newest Museum Pass provides reduced admission to the Worcester Art Museum.

Worcester Art Museum

The Worcester Art Museum’s (WAM) has a collection of nearly 38,000 objects. Museum Pass admits up to two adults for free. Pass Card members may use the Museum’s Library and Collections as a resource free of charge. Passes are not valid for any other applicable discounts on special programming or lectures. Please note that library passes are not accepted during Flora in Winter or during special events.

See more Museum Passes available at your library!


Check out Lynda.com!

Learn at your own pace, at your own place! 

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 classes on many topics (accounting, marketing, computers, web design, email, film, iPads, languages, music lessons, note taking, podcasts, Facebook, sharing photos…)


SIGNUP TO RECEIVE EMAILS

 

 

Pre-K /Toddler    Grades K-6       Teens                Adults


 Upcoming Library Programs 

Adults:  Computer Classes, Spencer Writer’s Group, cooking classes, walks…

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), PreK – Coordinated Family and Community Engagement (CFCE) Programs (Thursdays), Grades K-5 After School Programs (Wednesdays), Paws to Pages…


Free WiFi

Available inside (& outside near the library building)

The Password = password


Chromebooks (Lap Tops) 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 

Kill-A-Watt

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CWMARS

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.