Library News & Upcoming Events   

Library Giving Day
Wednesday
April 10th


Donate today and your gift will be matched dollar for dollar when we meet our $5,000 match!

Donate
Broadband
Information about the new high speed fiber network can be found here
https://www.shutesbury.org/broadband

To sign up for service click this link
https://crocker.vetro.io/landing
 This week!
 
Tuesday, April 9th
1 pm
at the Library
Book Discussion
Join us for an informal discussion of
The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit by Michael Finkel.

 Tuesday, April 9th
1 pm
at the Library

Library Knitting Group

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. 


 Saturday, April 13th
10 am - 11 am


Visit with State Representative Natalie Blais
          

Representative Blais will visit the Library during her

100 Days, 100 Miles Listening Tour.

           
Sunday, April 14th
2 pm - 5 pm

Software Upgrade
Library Hours Changed for Today only

Due to a scheduled software upgrade, the Library will be closing early,
at 5 pm. To avoid a reduction in service, the Library will open an hour early, at 2 pm.
 Fitness Classes Beginning in April
Wednesdays
April 3rd - November 27th
9 am
Town Hall

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

Wednesdays
April 3rd - June 26th.
 No class May 22nd or 29th
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.


Nine classes

9 am

Thursdays, April 4, 11 and 18,

Tuesdays May 7, 14, 21, 28, & June 4 & 11

Intermediate Strength Training

Full - REGISTRATION CLOSED

Prior Attendance at Dr. Sward’s Beginning Strength Training class or strength training experience required.

Please bring a yoga mat, a yoga block, dumbbells and a yoga blanket or beach towel. Limited equipment is available on a first come, first served basis.


Nine classes

10:15 am

Thursdays, April 4, 11 and 18,

Tuesdays May 7, 14, 21, 28, & June 4 & 11 


 

Yoga Therapeutics – 10:15 am


REGISTRATION REQUIRED - please call 259-1213 or email library.director@shutesbury.org


No yoga experience is necessary. Excellent for beginners to learn body awareness and proper alignment, as well as for experienced practitioners to take their practice to a new and deeper level.

Please bring a yoga mat, a yoga block, and a yoga blanket or beach towel. Limited equipment is available on a first come, first served basis.

Nine classes

11:30 am

Thursdays, April 4, 11 and 18,

Tuesdays May 7, 14, 21, 28, & June 4 & 11  



 Beginners Strength Training


REGISTRATION REQUIRED - please call 259-1213 or email library.director@shutesbury.org

No strength training experience is necessary. Excellent for beginners to learn body awareness and proper alignment, as well as for experienced practitioners to take their training to a new and deeper level.

Please bring a yoga mat, a yoga block, dumbbells and a yoga blanket or beach towel. Limited equipment is available on a first come, first served basis.


  Ongoing Programs
 
Mondays
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)

Thursdays
Ongoing through
April 25th
7 pm
Shutesbury Athletic Club
Line Dance!
Pat Barshenski returns to lead us in some line dance fun.
We'll review some dances from past sessions and learn some new dances too.
Beginners welcome!
Eight Wednesdays
Feb. 27, Mar. 6,13,20,27
 & Apr. 3, 10 & 17
7 - 9:30 pm

One Saturday
April 6th
8:45 am - 4:30 pm

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

An eight-week course during which participants will learn to cultivate life-long tools that will help maximize your life, even when facing stress, illness and pain.

Participation in the Orientation Session and registration required.


Four Tuesdays
March 19th & 26th
April 2nd & 9th
10 am - noon
Town Hall 

Collage Class with BZ Reily
Adult students will create individual projects using watercolors, layered papers, rubber stamping, color theory and photo transfer. Participants will work together, share ideas, materials and stories.
Registration required, please call 259-1213 or email library.director@shutesbury.org
 
Daytime meetings!
Twice a month!
Tuesdays!

1 pm
At the Library



April 9th and 23rd

Library Knitting Group

Next Meeting April 9th

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
 4/29, 5/20, 6/24, 7/29, 8/26, 9/30, 10/28, 11/25, 12/30

 Ukulele Strum-Along
with Julie!

Next meeting - April 29th
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.

Usually the first Wednesday of the month.
Next Meeting May 1st
7:30 pm
At the Library 

Science Fiction Book Club   
Next meeting - Wednesday, May 1st

We are reading Elysium Fire by Alastair Reynolds and Tell the Machine Goodnight by Katie Williams.

Everyone welcome!

  Inclement Weather Announcements
If the Library will be closed due to inclement weather,
 announcements will be posted on the Library Facebook page, 
https://www.facebook.com/ShutesburyLibrary/

  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  


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