Library News & Upcoming Events   
November 18th
11 am
Town Hall

Story Stars
Our friend, Rae from Teaching Creatures will read picture stories about animals and then introduce us to the Live Animal Stars of the stories.
Meet Tree Frogs and a Hognosed Snake.

Tuesday, November 27th
All Day!

 Friday, December 7th
6 - 7:30 pm
Shutesbury Athletic Club

Soups & Stews Community Dinner
A benefit for the Friends of the M.N. Spear Memorial Library.
Featuring a delicious selection of homemade soups, stews, breads and desserts.
Suggested donation, $10 adults, $5 children.
Friday, December 7, 6-9 pm;
Saturday, December 8, 10 am-8:30 pm;
Sunday, December 9,  11 am-6 pm
Shutesbury Athletic Club

Friends of the Library
Shutesbury Apparel Sale
at the
Shutesbury Holiday Shop

Thursday, December 27th
6 pm
Town Hall

How to Play Ukulele!

Want to try an instrument that is fun and easy to play?

Julie Stepanek will teach us the fundamentals!

Learn how to play some fun and easy songs.

Bring your own ukulele or *borrow one of hers.

All ages welcome.

*Registration required to borrow a ukulele, call 259-1213.

  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)
9 am
Town Hall
Through November
Library Gentle Yoga
Library yoga is offered through November.
Join us for a free gentle yoga class.
Library yoga is sponsored by the Friends of the M.N. Spear Memorial Library, the Shutesbury Cultural Council, and the Shutesbury Council on Aging.
Bring a yoga mat.
7 pm
At the Library

October 24th
November 14th
December 12th

Library Knitting Group

Next Meeting November 14th

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.

 Usually the first Wednesday of the month.
Next Meeting 11/7
7:30 pm
At the Library
Science Fiction Book Club   
Next meeting - Wednesday, December 5th

We will be discussing “The Secret Life of Bots,” by Suzanne Palmer, the 2018 Hugo Award winner for Best Novelette. We'll also continue reading and discussing Robert Sawyer's Neanderthal Parallax series.

Everyone welcome
Last Monday* of each month
7 pm
At the Library

 Ukulele Strum-Along
with Julie!

Next meeting - December 17th
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.

 Fitness and Movement Classes Fall 2018
Thank you to Kathy Sward, Sasha Rivera, and Pat Barshenski for terrific series of fitness, yoga and dance classes this fall. Library Gentle Yoga continues through the last Wednesday in November and Therapeutic Yoga wraps up on Tuesday, November 20th.
The Shutesbury Recreation Committee is hoping to offer some classes through the winter. Visit their webpage for more info.
September 25th - November 20th
4 pm
Town Hall
(No class 10/16 or 11/6)

Yoga Therapeutics with Kathy Sward
Registration required - please call 259-1213
No yoga experience necessary. Visit the Facebook event for more info.

  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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