Library News & Upcoming Events   

Summer Programs for Children and Families

Ongoing throughout the summer!

Sign up to be a Reader!
Join our summer reading program. Pick up a challenge pack!
Earn prizes!
 Saturday, June 22nd
5:30 to 7:30 pm
Shutesbury Athletic Club

Pop-up Playground & Pizza & Ice Cream Social

Join us for our annual celebration of summer, community and our library!

We’ll be joined by The Play Workshop who will help children of all ages create their own playground using found objects. Play starts at 5:30, ice cream served at 6:30 pm.


 Tuesday, June 26th
6:30 pm
At the Library

Wacky Weather
A hands-on science program with Kosmic Kelly

 Friday, June 28th
10 am
At the Library

Teaching Creatures - Live Animal Program
Rae and the animals are retiring. Drop in and say farewell to some of our furry and scaly friends.
Sunday, June 30th
2 pm
Shutesbury Athletic Club

Ludlow Community Band Concert
A lively concert featuring music that will appeal to people of all ages!
Wednesday, July 1oth
6:30 pm
At Town Hall

Virtual Reality - Apollo 11
Participate in a virtual reality game based on the Apollo 11 spaceflight.
Ages 8 an up. Registration required, call 259-1213.
Wednesday, July 17th
6:30 pm
At the Library

Creative Crafts - Let's make Alien Feeders!

Tuesday, July 23rd
6:30 pm
At Town Hall

 Aliens! - Balloon Twisting with Ed the Wizard!
Ages five and up.

Monday, July 29th
6:30 pm
At Town Hall

 Art with Jeannette
Best for ages 8 and up.
More details soon.
Thursday, August 8th
6:30 pm
At Town Hall

 Reading/Math Mash-up!
Based on the new novel, Solving for M
by local author Jennifer Swender.
Best for ages 8 and up.
 Friday, August 9th
9:30 am
At the Library
(Town Hall rain location)

 Family Morning Coffee House
Concert with Roger Tincknell
Continental breakfast

Thursday, August 15th
6:30 pm
At the Fire Department!

 Summer Fun Fair & Bonfire!
Games, activities, prizes & snacks followed by a bonfire at dusk.
Thursday, August 22nd
6:30 pm
At Town Hall

Science Magic
Presented by the Museum of Science
 Summer Fitness Classes 
Through  November 27th
9 am
Town Hall

Gentle Yoga
Drop in for this free gentle yoga class.
Bring a yoga mat, blanket and block.

Through June 26th.
10:15 am
Town Hall

Beginner Friendly Gentle Yoga

This drop-in introductory yoga class will be slow and gentle. The class is geared towards those who need a very gentle, accessible yoga practice, including seniors and people with physical challenges. We'll focus on breath awareness, supported standing and seated poses using chairs, and we will avoid getting down on the floor. If you are injured or experiencing illness, check with your doctor to see if such a class would be right for you.

Through August
10 am
Town Hall
No class July 13th

Strength Foundations
with Jay McWilliams

Join us for an introductory strength training class.
This class is drop-in throughout the summer.

  Ongoing Programs
9:30 am
At the Library
Tales and Tunes Story Time with Katie! 
Story time for young children and their caregivers. 

Sponsored by the Friends of the M.N. Spear Memorial Library and the  Union 28 Community Network for Children.
(Story time follows the elementary school schedule, if school is closed due to weather, story time is cancelled)

Daytime meetings!
Twice a month!

June 11th
June 25th

1 pm
At the Library

Library Knitting Group

Next Meeting June 25th

Bring your knitting to the library and knit in the company of neighbors and friends. Local knitting enthusiast, Nancy Logan will be on hand to answer questions and offer guidance for your ongoing knitting projects.

Bring your own knitting supplies.

Last Monday* of each month
7 pm
At the Library
   6/24, 7/29, 8/26, 9/30, 10/28, 11/25, 12/30

 Ukulele Strum-Along
with Julie!

Next meeting - June 24th
Free monthly ukulele strum-along. Bring your uke or borrow one of ours. Learn new songs. Other instruments welcome.
Sponsored by the Friends of the M.N. Spear Memorial Library.

Next Meeting July 10th
& August 14th
7:30 pm
At the Library 

Science Fiction Book Club   
Next meeting - Wednesday, July 10th

For July  we are reading Exhalation  by Ted Chiang

For August we are reading Finder by Suzanne Palmer

Everyone welcome!

  Inclement Weather Announcements
If the Library will be closed due to inclement weather,
 announcements will be posted on the Library Facebook page,


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