Library News

February News 2020

 Library Hours 


  Tuesday 3:00 – 8:00
 Wednesday 10:00 – 2:00
 Thursday 10:00 – 8:00
 Friday 10:00 – 2:00

 Saturday 10:00 – 2:00



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 Mary Beth Pallis – Director –

 Karen Debreceni – Children’s Librarian –

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Featured Display    This month’s display is a collection provided by Whitney Healey. Come and check it out. If you would like to display your artwork or photographs in the community room, we would love to host you. Please email

Karen at



Community Room Artist ... Check out the wonderful new artwork done by Alice Sneizek. Her new collection of paintings are wonderful!


Library Passes available …Take advantage of these great passes: Boston Museum of Fine Arts, One Stop Fun, US Constitution Museum in Charlestown, and a pass to 50 Massachusetts State parks. New Discount Pass – Salem Witch Museum and Merrimack Repertory Theatre.


Adult Reading Group … Like to read? Then we have the group for you. Meeting is on Sat. February 15th at 10:30 at the library. We will be discussing The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead,.  Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, the #1 New York Times bestseller a magnificent tour de force chronicling a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South. Books may be ordered thru the library. New members are always welcome.  We meet every 3rd Saturday at 10:30a.m. in the community room of the library.


Quilter’s Group … They meet from 6:00 -8:00 p.m., the first and third Tuesday of the month. If you are interested in learning to quilt or would like to join other quilters, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.



Knitting and Crochet Class under the direction of Donna Acquaviva. The class will be held on Monday nights at Swallow Union School from 6:30 – 8:00.







Cook Book Club.. The library has a cookbook club! We will have a cookbook displayed each month and you can select and prepare a recipe from the monthly selection. Then we will get together on the last Friday of the month at 12:00pm to enjoy the dishes. Signup sheet will be at the desk. This month we will be meeting Friday February 28th. New members are always welcome.


Children’s Craft…  Come and join Mrs. D. for a special craft time on Tuesday February 4th at 4:00pm. We will be making many different Valentine Day activities. Please sign up at the library or email Mrs. D. at


Children’s Program…  Come and join Mrs. D. and Miss Nancy on Thursday February 6th at 11:00am. Wilson, our library dog will be visiting. Come in to read or picture read to him at this time. Please sign up at the library or email Mrs. D. at


Preschool Story Hour... Please come in with your 3, 4 or
5 year old for story hour. Story hour is held on Thursdays
and Fridays. We meet from 10:30 – 11:30. The program
includes stories, songs and a craft or activity. Come in and join the fun!


Afternoon Story Hour… This will be for older children who have ½ days in kindergarten or older preschoolers.  We will meet on Thursdays at 1:30 pm. We will still do a craft, so please wear clothes that can get messy.


 On Going Book Sale…  Is in the Community Room at the library. Come in and check out the selections that are here. Hard Covers are $1.00, Paperbacks are 5 for $1.00, DVD’s are $2.00 and CD’s are $1.00. If you would like to donate to the ongoing book sale, please bring current books (not older than 2 years) or any children’s books in good condition. . Please bring your donations inside, instead of leaving them at the door. We cannot accept magazines, older books, or textbooks.


Homework Club… The library is offering homework help every Tuesday night from 6:00 – 7:00 for the school year. This is a free service for children from Kindergarten to High School. Honor Students from local high schools are available to help the children. These students help children understand their math homework and more. If your child is attending, please call between 3:00 to 5:30 so we can be sure a student will be here for your child.


Free Financial Planning Meeting … This meeting will take place on Tuesday, February 11th at 6:30pm. Please come in to the library to receive more information about this helpful program.