Summer Reading 2017 Adults (Grades 9+)

JULY 2017

 Wednesday, July 5 Free Beginning/ intermediate Computer Class from 2:00-3:00. The free class answers your questions on computer and technology related devices. Bring your lap top, camera, phone… or use one of the library’s lap tops.

Wednesday, July 12 Walk with the Librarians 8:30 am -9:30 am. Each Wednesday Walk will have a different theme. This week’s theme is Trees, led by arborist, Douglas Paul. Meet at O’Gara Park (99 Valley St, Spencer, MA). The walks leave promptly at 8:30 am.

Wednesday, July 12 Make it @ The Library: Jewelry Class. Create Summer Anklets & Earrings from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Sun, sand, and sea is the theme. Registration required. Space is limited. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Thursday, July 13 Shirley McAfee in Concert from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Adults and teens are invited to this free concert to be held in the in the air-conditioned Library, on the Main Floor. This talented musician and singer will entertain us with a wide array of styles including pop, show tunes, blues, gospel and more! This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Register for a reminder email.

Monday, July 17 Adults are invited to drop in and Paint Rocks for the Library Kindness Garden. Drop-in from 10:00 – Noon. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Wednesday, July 19 Walk with the Librarians 8:30 am -9:30 am. Each Wednesday Walk will have a different theme. This week’s theme is Spencer’s Historical Markers, led by Nancy McComas. Meet at

Thursday, July 20 Create Fused Glass Pendants from 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Participants, Adults (Ages High School+), will create 1”x 1” pendants at the class. The pendants are put in a kiln and returned to the library (approx. 2 weeks). Space is limited.  Registration required. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Monday, July 26 Adults are invited to drop in and Paint Rocks for the Library Kindness Garden. drop-in from 10:00 – Noon. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Wednesday, July 26 Walk with the Librarians 8:30 am -9:30 am. Each Wednesday Walk will have a different theme. TBA. The walks leave promptly at 8:30 am.

Thursday, July 27 Adult Cook Book Creations 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm. 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. Registration is required.  This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

AUGUST

Wednesday, August 2 Walk with the Librarians 8:30 am -9:30 am. Each Wednesday Walk will have a different theme. This week’s theme is Sibley Farm conservation project (Meet at the 137 Greenville St. Spencer, MA parking lot). The walks leave promptly at 8:30 am.

Wednesday, August 2  Free Beginning/ intermediate Computer Class from 2:00-3:00. The free class answers your questions on computer and technology related devices. Bring your lap top, camera, phone… or use one of the library’s lap tops.

Wednesday, August 9 Walk with the Librarians 8:30 am -9:30 am. Each Wednesday Walk will have a different theme. TBA. The walks leave promptly at 8:30 am.

Thursday, August 10 Express Yourself! Songwriting Part 1. Ages 12-Adult are invited to attend this workshop from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm. The most important outcome of this workshop is self-expression.  We will use tools that help evoke self-expression in a multitude of ways and figure out ways to get your voice out of your heart and head. Registration Required.

Wednesday, August 16 Walk with the Librarians 8:30 am -9:30 am. Each Wednesday Walk will have a different theme. TBA. The walks leave promptly at 8:30 am.

Thursday, August 17 Express Yourself! Songwriting Part 2 (Ages 12-Adult) from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm. creating your songs and, sharing and hearing some the songs will compose the second part of this workshop. Registration Required.

Monday, August 21 Adults Coloring Designs 2:00-3:00. 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 sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Thursday, August 24 Adult Cook Book Creations 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm. 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. Registration is required. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.