Library News & Upcoming Events   
 Keep scrolling to learn about programs
 to meet many interests!

Friday, October 11th
6pm
Shutesbury Athletic Club

Turkey Dinner
The Friends of the Library are serving a delicious homemade turkey dinner. Turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, veggies, gravy, cranberry sauce and dessert.
$10 adults, $5 children
Sunday, November 3rd
10 am
At the Library

Friends of the M.N. Spear Memorial Library
Annual Meeting

Light refreshments will be served.
 
Sunday, November 3rd
2 pm
At the Library

The People's Office
Library Tour with Senator Jo Comerford

 
 Programs for Children and Families 
 
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)
  Tech Support

Thursday, October 17th, 12:30 pm

Saturday, November 16th, 10am

At Town Hall

Tech Support with Hank

Our technology specialist will help you improve your use of your computer, tablet, e-reader or other personal electronic device.

Register by calling 259-1213 or email library.director@shutesbury.org.

Tell us about your tech questions when you register.


 Arts & Crafts for Adults
 Friday, October 18th
10:30 am
&
Tuesday, October 22nd
7 pm
At Town Hall

Origami 101 

Join local artist, Jeannette Stockton for an introduction to origami. In these beginning classes, we will focus on creating functional objects using basic folds.

Register for one or both classes, call 259-1213 or email library.director@shutesbury.org

Saturday, November 9th
11:30 am
Town Hall

 Herbal and Dried Flower Swag
Join Rachel Gonzalez of Rachel's Everlasting Farm for a fun and creative workshop. We'll make beautiful swags using natural ingredients.

Registration required, please call 259-1213 or

email library.director@shutesbury.org.

Sunday, November 17th
3-5 pm
Town Hall

Needle Felted Ornaments

Join local fiber artist Rory Valentine for a fun and relaxing afternoon of make and take needle felted ornaments. Experiment with color blending, surface design, and sculptural elements. All supplies will be provided.

 This workshop is for adults, teens ages 16 and up are welcome.

Registration required, please call 259-1213 or

email library.director@shutesbury.org.

 

 
  Fitness Classes
All classes are drop-in! 

Wednesdays
Through  November 27th
9 am
Town Hall

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

 Wednesdays
10:15 am
October 2nd through November 27th
At Town Hall

 Chair Yoga
Drop in for this free beginner yoga class designed for people with physical challenges. In this small group class we will focus on seated and standing poses. There will be lots of individual attention.

This program is brought to you with federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

 Saturdays
Ongoing!
10 am
Town Hall

Strength Foundations
with Jay McWilliams

Join us for a FREE, DROP-IN introductory strength training class.



 Tuesdays
9 am
Twelve Weeks
October 1st through     December 17th
At Town Hall

 Strength Foundations for Beginners!
with Jay McWilliams

Drop-in!

This class will create a solid foundation of safe and effective strength training, appropriate for all levels and all physical abilities. Individual modifications will always be available, making this class a great fit for all participants, especially those with no past experience with strength training. Enjoy the camaraderie of a fun, supportive, and encouraging small group while you strengthen your body and reduce your risk of injury. This class will provide the foundations to make a solid and safe strength training routine part of your life. Your body will thank you!



This program is brought to you with federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.
Fridays
9 am
October 18th through November 22nd
At Town Hall

 Zumba Gold

Drop-in!

Zumba Gold is an invigorating, Latin-inspired, dance-fitness program that is fun and easy to follow, and takes into consideration different ages and ability levels while creating a party-like atmosphere for the older, active adult.  Latin and international dance rhythms such as merengue, salsa, cumbia, belly dance, and tango are used.


This program is brought to you with federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

 

  
  Ongoing Programs

Twice a month!
Tuesdays, 1 pm
At the Library

October 8th & 22nd
November 12th & 26th



Library Knitting Group

Next meeting October 8th

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
    10/28, 11/25, 12/30

 Ukulele Strum-Along
with Julie!

Next meeting - October 28th
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.

 Wednesday
Next Meeting
October 9th
7:30 pm
At the Library 

Science Fiction Book Club   
Next meeting - Wednesday, October 9th

For October we are reading Ancestral Night by Elizabeth Bear

Great news! Elizabeth Bear will join us for this discussion.

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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