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Pause: Mindfulness Meditation

Drop-in Wednesdays, from 8:30 am—9:30 am Learn about & practice mindfulness, & discuss using these tools to enhance our relationship with ourselves and others.  Drop-in when you’re available.  You do not need to come every week.  Facilitated by Wendy O’Leary.


Spencer Writers Group

All types of writers, Adults (Grades 9+) are invited.  Spencer Writer’s Group is held the FIRST Monday of each month (unless there is a holiday; the second Monday) from 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm. Come prepared to write! Light refreshments will be served. Register today! Questions?  Contact Sharon Legasey at shamrocks_1@hotmail.com.

Poet Visit May 4th!  Come be inspired by poet, John Brand.  


FREE Adult Computer Class 

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Next Class will be held March 4, 2020.

Adults Beginning / Intermediate computer classes are held the first Wednesday, of each month from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm. Not sure what you want to learn? Come learn ways to keep in touch with your children, friends, grandchildren and more! Come even if you’ve never used a computer before! We have lap tops to share, or bring your lap top computer, phone, tablet…


The Road to the Vote: The Boston Women’s  Suffrage Trail

Adults and Teens are invited on Thursday, March 12th from 7:00 pm 8:00 pm. It’s the 100th anniversary of the women’s right to vote.  The program includes:

  • History of people and activities in MA relating to the struggle for the right to vote
  • The many organizations who worked to gain women the right to vote
  • The 1919 arrest of suffragists and leaders such as Maud Wood Park, Mary Kenney O’Sullivan, Josephine St. Pierre Ruffin, and Lucy Stone
  • And lots more!

Tuesday, March 17, 2020  St. Partick’s Day,   local author, Sharon Legasey visits Imagination Station

From 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm, Grades K-5 and adults.  Join us at Imagination Station for food, crafts and fun! 


Alzheimer’s Disease:

Know the 10 Signs.  

Early Detection Matters

March 30, 2020

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Space is limited. Sign up required.  If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it’s time to learn the facts.  Early detection of Alzheimer’s disease gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies and plan for the future.  This interactive workshop features video clips of people with Alzheimer’s disease. 

Workshop is presented by the Alzheimer’s Association® .


Happiness Trap Book Group with Wendy O’Leary.

Please plan to attend all 8 sessions (1/month).  Workshops are held the SECOND Tuesdays: March 10, April 14 & May 12.  The group is held 1:30 pm –3:00 pm.


The Richard Sugden Library has reduced price passes to the Ecotarium, Old SturbridgeVillage, Massachusetts State Parks (free), Tower Hill Botanic Garden, and the USS Constitution Museum (free).


Borrow a Hot Spot (Free WiFi device)

The Library Hot Spot is a small, easy-to-use mobile device that allows you to connect Wi-Fi enabled devices like laptops, tablets, and smartphones to the internet for free.  The Hot Spot can be used at home, in a car, at the park…

Borrowers must be 18+ years with a library card in good standing. They go out for 2 weeks with no renewal. For more information click here.


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At the Library, we have free WiFi as well as computers available for free use. Computer printing: black and white for $0.10 / page, and color printouts for $0.15 / page.Wireless printing is not available at this time.

copy machineWe offer black and white copies for $0.10 /page.

  

Massasoit Art Guild provides monthly displays of artwork.

Local Artisans and Crafters Display @ the Library  Richard Sugden Library continues to support local artists by hosting local artisans, crafters and collectors by displaying their work in a glass case on the main floor.


Kill-A-Watt Meter

May be reserved at the Main Desk. You must be age 18+ with a C/WMARS library card in good standing may borrow the Kill-A-Watt Meter. Once you have been notified that the Kill-A-Watt Meter is available. You will have 3 business days to check it out, or it will go to the next person on the list.


Drivers Permit and License Tests

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Free online Resources    Drivers Manual      Drivers Permit Practice Tests