Library CLOSED Until Further Notice. In response to concerns around COVID-19 and in an effort to ensure the health and safety of staff and patrons town buildings are closed to the public.The town website has more information about town departments.For updates on Spencer cases check out the Spencer Town Website. (8/27/20)
Returned items will remain on your record up to 1 week while they are in quarantine.
Fun On-line Puzzles For Kids and Families
Created by Miss Amy
Design your own kids puzzle. Click the link. Then, at the top, right of the page, sign in, or sign up for your free account. Make your puzzle and share it with your friends and family and us!
We’ve missed creating in-person scavenger hunts for you in the children’s department. Here is the next best thing–A virtual scavenger hunt that’s fun for the whole family!
If you don’t have the book yourself, feel free to search our virtual catalog for ideas.
Virtual Imagination Station (Grades K-5)
Grab & Go Kits
ages preschool through grade 5 @ your library!
The packs include a new book with activities for your family to enjoy. New kits will be available throughout the summer months. To request a kit: call: 508-885-7513 x2 or email: email@example.com.
Borrow one of our Discount Museum Passes today!
Thank you to the Friends of the Library for making these available.
Teen Mania: Calling all teens! Hello Teens! We miss you!
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.
- Hot Spots go out for 2 weeks with no renewal. For more information click here.
- To Request a Hot Spot: Reserve one online (Default password is the last four digits of your phone number.)
- OR Call 508-885-7513 ext. 1
- OR Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- We will notify you when a Hot Spot becomes available.
Available inside (& outside near the library building)
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Age of Learning’s award winning online curriculum includes 5000+ interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities for ages 2-7+.
DK FIND OUT See, learn, and explore almost everything!
B. J. PINCHBECK’S HOMEWORK HELPER contains more than 700 links which include homework-help, puzzle making, fun sites and more for students, parents, and teachers, Created by the folks at Discovery Communications.
FACT MONSTER HOMEWORK HELPER contains information about, search tips, homework topics listed by subject area, improving study, speaking and listening, note-taking skills and improving writing techniques.
NICK.COM Check out Nickelodeon for kids music, games, web lab and more.
SESAME STREET contains coloring pages, make-your-own story and games, featuring big Bird, Elmo, Cookie Monster and friends!
FUNOLOGY.COM is filled with magic tricks, secret codes, wacky facts, games, recipes, art and science!
IPAD! Available for use in Children’s Room!
The Richard Sugden Library has reduced price passes to Old Sturbridge Village, Massachusetts State Parks (free parking) and Tower Hill Botanic Garden.
UNATTENDED CHILD POLICY
The responsibility for the safety of children in the library rests with the parent/caregiver and not with the library personnel. Children 10 years of age or younger must be attended by a parent or adult caregiver while in the library. The parent or caregiver must be in the immediate vicinity of and in visual contact with the child.(See Librarian for the complete policy.)
CHILDREN’S BOOK SALE
There is an on-going Children’s Book Sale, in the Children’s Room.