Summer 2019 Adult Programs

  • Timberyard Brewery 6-13-2019

  • Walk Spencer Country Inn 6-25-2019

  • Woodstock with Craig Harris 6-27-2019

  • Depot Trail Musical Stroll 7-9-2019

  • Marry Madden 6/5/19

  • Spirits of New England 1/15/2019 LCC Grant

  • MA RMV Real ID 7/18/19

 Past Adult Program Slideshows

Signup for Summer Reading Programs/Emails




Pre-K /Toddler        Grades 1-5       Teens Grades 6-8)  Adults

Spencer Walks Tuesdays

Walks leave promptly at 8:30 am and are held rain or shine.

August 20  Downtown Architecture.  Meet in front of library.

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

September 9, 2019 

All types of writers, Adults (Grades 9+), are invited as special guest, Ron McGilvary,  shares and tricks and tips for writing poetry.

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

Spencer Alien Sightings Selfie Challenge
Can you find me this week? Hint: I’ll be flying from  this Main Street Business next Monday! Watching all the cars stopping at the light has been exhausting.  The alien is 4″ round x 3″ tall.  Join in the fun. Find the alien. Take a selfie.  Post it to the Facebook page: Richard Sugden Library Spencer MA, or use the hashtag #SpencerAlienSightings

Let’s see how many people can find him this Summer!

This week’s clue: He’s looking for his birth certificate.

FREE Adult Computer Class 

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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…

Discount Museum Passes

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. Reserve one today!

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

student driver

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.

copy machineWe offer black and white copies for $0.10 /page and  computer printing: black and white for $0.10 / page, and color printouts for $0.15 / page.

Paul Revere

Historical displays are provided by the Spencer Historical Society.

Van GoughMassasoit Art Guild provides monthly displays of artwork.

Local Artisans Display @ the Library

Richard Sugden Library continues to support local artists by hosting the Massasoit Art Guild’s artists display.  In addition, we highlight local artisans, crafters and collectors by displaying their work in a glass case on the main floor.

Slideshows of Past Adult Programs

Coming soon!