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Jewelry Making with Patricia

Adults are invited to jewelry making workshops on Thursdays June 7th and June 14th from 6:00-8:00 pm. Come to one or both! The classes include an introduction to metal working, and creating simple charms using metal and beads. Space is limited. Registration required. 

Let’s Talk About Lyme Disease!

June 15th from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm. Adults and Teens are invited to a slide-show presentation and discussion presented by the Central Mass Lyme Foundation. Learn about ticks, Lyme disease awareness & prevention, and have your questions answered. Light refreshments will be provided. Registration required.

Adult Cookbook Creations

What’s Cooking? Cookbooks that inspire mouthwatering recipes!

June Cookbook:
Sheet Pan Suppers: 120 Recipes for Simple, Surprising, Hands-Off Meals Straight from the Oven  by Molly Gilbert

JUNE 8, 2017 from 6:00-7:00

 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.

Author, Molly Gilbert, a graduate of the French Culinary Institute, is a cooking instructor, food blogger (, former private chef, and recipe tester in the kitchen of Saveur.

Cookbook Creations is held the LAST THURSDAY of each month from 6:00-7:00 PM, Registration Required. register-here

​​Spencer Writers’ Group

Adults are invited to meet at the Richard Sugden Library, Spencer. The first meeting will be held, June 5, 2017. Meetings will be held the FIRST Monday of each month.  All genres of writers are invited. For the June 5th meeting, think about what you would like to accomplish.  4:30-5:15 = warm up, 5:15-6:30 = workshop/ writing exercises /discussion. Come prepared to write! Light refreshments will be served. Questions? Contact Sharon Legasey at  

Summer Reading 2017

The Richard Sugden Library, Spencer, MA

Summer Reading Program Kick-Off invites you to

World War II USO (Big Band Era)

Presented by the Small Planet Dancers

June 22, 2017 from 7:00 pm — 8:00 pm @ Spencer Town Hall, Great Hall

Adults, Teens, and Families are invited. Bring your friends to this dance production of the WW II Big Band Era!

WWII USO show highlights dances of the Big Band Era: Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, In the Mood / Anchors Aweigh!, Salute to the Big Bands, Victory (Military Formations)

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Spencer Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

 FREE Adult Computer Classes 

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017 from 2:00 pm  –  3:00 pm

On the FIRST WEDNESDAY of each month from 2:00 – 3:30. Adults are invited to FREE beginner/intermediate computer classes @ the Richard Sugden Library. We offer free classes to answer your questions on computer and technology related devices. Bring your lap top, camera, phone… or use one of the library’s lap tops. If you’re not sure what you want to learn, come on down and we’ll show you some fun stuff – ways to keep in touch with your children, friends, grandchildren and more!

Color Inspirations for Adults

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Monday, June 19, 2017  from 2:00 pm  –  3:00 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 music and relaxing creativity. Free. No registration. This program is usually held the 3rd Monday of each month.

Museum passes available to borrow 

Museum Passes

Old Sturbridge Village, EcoTarium, Tower Hill Botanic Garden, and the USS Constitution Museum and the Boston Children’s Museum. NOTE: The USS Constitution Museum and the USS Constitution (the Ship) are not operated by the same organization. For more information on museum passes, see the Library website Home Page. Passes are provided by the Friends of the Library. The Boston Children’s Museum pass is provided by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (16.75.03).

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.

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Historical displays are provided by the Spencer Historical Society.


Van GoughMassasoit Art Guild provides monthly displays of artwork.