Author Archives: Library Staff

Día de los Muertes

Please join Laura Arreguín for an open house in Library Hall. Laura will introduce you to the celebration of Día de los Muertes! Drop in between 2 PM and 7 PM on Saturday, October 30th for some traditional Mexican snacks and to learn more about The Day of the Dead. Antonio Arreguín, a professional photographer, will be available between 5 PM and 7 PM to take family photographs at no charge.

Radiant Child Yoga

Join us on Saturdays at 10:30 AM–October 16th, 23rd, and 30th for yoga for children ages 3-8 and their adults. Classes are led by Angela Apuzzo and are for 30-45 minutes. Please bring a yoga mat, towel or blanket. Call or stop by the children’s department to register.

Heartstone Labyrinth Brick Fundraiser

A campaign aimed to collect funds for the care and keeping of the labyrinth is underway with a personalized engraved brick fundraiser. The bricks with your messages of love and acknowledgement will be laid as a permanent walkway from the parking lot to the entrance of the Heartstone Labyrinth. To order your personalized brick: To download Read more >

Thursday Night Book Club

Join us on Thursday, October 28th at 5 PM to discuss The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell by Robert Dugoni in Library Hall. Copies of this title are available at the library.

Fall Programs

Be on the lookout every Tuesday morning at 7:30 AM for a program signup or video challenge on the library’s Facebook page.
First Tuesday-Susan’s Teen & Adult Craft
Second Tuesday-Taste Test Tuesday
Third Tuesday-Think about it Tuesday
Fourth Tuesday-Tinkering Tuesday
And of course, weather permitting, Storytime will be held on the library lawn Wednesday mornings at 10:30 AM. If you are unable to attend Storytime, catch Miss Vicki reading a story on YouTube Wednesday evening.

Recycling at the Library

Look for the red bucket in the library’s upper lobby! Do you have any old pens, markers, applesauce pouches, or toothpaste tubes? Sara Hofferd has placed a drop off space for these recyclables and more. If you’re wondering if your plastic items can be left in the red bucket, check

Senior Center Book Club

Join us Tuesday, November 9th at 1 PM at the Senior Center to discuss The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah. Copies of this title are available at the library.

Stamping Kits

Available to check out! Stamping Kits–Everything you need to create cards or for scrapbooking. Each kit comes with clear stamps, acrylic blocks, ink pads, and decorative edge scissors. Choose from Birthday/Friendship, Get Well/Sympathy, Thank You, Wedding/New Baby, Valentine’s, Halloween/Fall, Thanksgiving, & Christmas.

This project is supported by a grant from the Coginchaug Valley Education Foundation.

Lawn Games

Don’t forget about our lawn games including Bocce, Cornhole, Croquet, Curling, Giant Checkers, Giant Connect Four, Giant Dominoes, Giant Jenga, Horseshoes, Jumbo Foam Dice, Kan Jam, Ladder Toss, Lawn Bowling, Magnetic Darts, Ping Pong, Ring Toss, Scoop Ball, and Washer Toss. This project is supported by a grant from the Coginchaug Valley Education Foundation.

Storytime with Miss Vicki

Check out the library’s facebook page for storytime with Miss Vicki!