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Pre-K /Toddler    Grades K-6       Teens                Adults

Let’s Talk About Lyme Disease! Thursday March 15, 2018 from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm adults and teens are invited to learn about ticks, Lyme disease awareness & prevention, and have your questions answered.

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Cookbook Creations

What’s Cooking? Cookbooks that inspire mouthwatering recipes! @ the Richard Sugden Library, Spencer. Cookbook Creations is held the LAST Thursday of each month from 6:00 p.m.—7:00 p.m. Participants make a recipe and bring the dish to share at the program! Friends of the Library provide beverages.  

March 29, 2018 = Happy Days with the Naked Chef by Jamie Oliver. Books can be borrowed at the Library’s Main DeskRegistration Required.

Open Mic @ the Library

Performers wanted. All types: Music, Poetry, Comedy, Magic, Juggling… for Tuesday, April 10, 2018 from 6:00 pm—9:00 pm. Performer registration requested.

We’ll also need an audience, so bring your friends for a fun time!

FREE Adult Computer Classes 

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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…

 Spencer Writers’ Group

Meets the FIRST Monday of each month. All genres of writers are invited from 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm. Come prepared to write! Light refreshments will be served. Register today! Questions? Contact Sharon Legasey at

Chess Knight

Meets the FIRST Monday of each month from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. All level of chess players are welcome to attend! Grades 8 – Adults are invited. Some Chess boards are available to share, or bring your own. Registration requested.


Wednesday Walk with the Librarians


Discount Museum Passes 
Bench at end of path with flowers

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 Telescope or Kill-A-Watt Meter

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

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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 printouts 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.

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