Register for Adult Summer Reading Program reminders, free raffles, and prizes beginning June 12, 2017.
JULY PROGRAMS ADULTS & TEENS (GRADES 9+)
Thursday, July 20 Adults (Ages High School+) Create Fused Glass Pendants from 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Create your own dichroic fused glass pendants with colorful pre-cut glass in this easy, fun class. Participants create 1”x 1” pendants at the class. The pendants are put in a kiln and returned to the library (approx. 2 weeks). Space is limited. PROGRAM IS FULL.
Monday, July 24 Paint Beach Rocks! Adults (Grades 9+) Drop-in from 10:00 – 12:00. Paint positive words, thoughts, phrases, & pictures on beach rocks using acrylic paints. All supplies are provided. Paint rocks for our Kindness Garden! Help us build a better world!
Wednesday, July 26 Walk with the Librarians 8:30 am -9:30 am. This week: Poetry at Luther Hill Park with Library Director, Cheryl Donahue. Meet at Lake Street School (17 Lake St, Spencer). Walkers leave promptly at 8:30 am.We will read poetry as we explore Luther Hill Park, which borders Lake Whittemore. It is a 14 acre recreational area with a pine grove, picnic tables, play ground, skateboard park, and disc golf course (donated and installed by the Spencer Lions Club). Named for judge, businessman, and civic leader Luther Hill, who donated the land to the town in 1888.
Thursday, July 27 Cookbook Creations: What’s Cooking? Cookbooks that inspire mouthwatering recipes! Participants make a recipe with the ingredient: BERRIES & bring the dish to share at the program from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Cookbooks located at Library Main Desk, use your favorite recipe, or use recipes from internet. Registration required.
AUGUST PROGRAMS ADULTS & TEENS (GRADES 9+)
Wednesday, August 2 Walk with the Librarians 8:30 am -9:30 am. This week: Sibley Farm with Jan Parke. Meet at 139 Greenville St Parking Lot. Walkers leave promptly at 8:30 am.
Wednesday, August 2 Free Beginning/ intermediate Computer Class from 2:00-3:00. The free class answers your questions on computer and technology related devices. Bring your lap top, camera, phone… or use one of the library’s lap tops.
Thursday, August 3 Summer Coloring Creations will be held from 10:30 am – 12:00 pm. Adults are invited to relax, be creative and color beautiful designs! Colored pencils, markers, gel pens and pictures will be provided. Come enjoy a time of relaxing creativity. Free. No registration. Sponsor: Friends of the Library.
Wednesday, August 9 Walk with the Librarians 8:30 am -9:30 am. Native plants is the theme. Ellen Sousa will take us on a tour of her farm and talk about native plants. Meet at Turkey Hill Brook Farm at 88 Wire Village Rd, Spencer MA. Walkers leave promptly at 8:30 am.
Wednesday, August 9 Make it @ the Library: Jewelry Class Pretty Pennies Copper Designs! From 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, adults (Grades 9+) are invited to design and create jewelry made from pennies. Registration required. Space is limited. Sponsor: Friends of the Library.
Thursday, August 10 Express Yourself! Songwriting Part 1. Ages 12-Adult are invited to attend this workshop from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm. The most important outcome of this workshop is self-expression. We will use tools that help evoke self-expression in a multitude of ways and figure out ways to get your voice out of your heart and head. Registration Required.
Thursday, August 17 Express Yourself! Songwriting Part 2 (Ages 12-Adult) from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm. Creating your songs and, sharing and hearing some the songs will compose the second part of this workshop. Registration Required. Sponsor: Friends of the Library.
Thursday, August 17 Surprise Craft! Adults are invited to be creative on the Library’s Main Floor. Drop in between 10:30 am – 12:00 pm. We will provide a surprise craft for you to make! Sponsor: Friends of the Library.
Monday, August 21 Summer Coloring Creations will be held from 2:00-3:00. Adults are invited to relax, be creative and color beautiful designs! Colored pencils, markers, gel pens and pictures will be provided. Come enjoy a time of relaxing creativity. Free. No registration.
Thursday, August 24 Adult Cook Book Creations from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm. August recipes will come from the Classic Zucchini Cookbook by Nancy Ralston. Participants make a recipe and bring the dish to share at the program! Friends of the Library will provide beverages. Cookbooks are available at the Library’s Main Desk. Registration Required.
Check out our discount museum passes.
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
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.
We 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.
Historical displays are provided by the Spencer Historical Society.
Massasoit Art Guild provides monthly displays of artwork.