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

 Ongoing Programs for Children and Families
 
Mondays
9:30 am
At the Library
Monday, September 16th
Cancelled due to road closures.
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)
 For Nature Enthusiasts!
Sunday,
September 15th
10 am
Mushroom Walk

Is This Mushroom Edible?

Join Shutesbury resident and amateur mycologist Jessica Evans as she helps us answer the question, “Is this mushroom edible?” 

Join us for a mushroom treasure hunt along New Boston Rd.

Directions: From the Library, head east on Cooleyville Rd, towards 202. Take the first left hand turn onto a dirt road to stay on Cooleyviile. New Boston Rd is just over a mile from the turn. There will be a sign posted.


Sunday,
September 15th
10 am
Location - TBA


Mushroom Walk
Join Jessica for a Mushroom Treasure Hunt in our own woods.
 
  Tech Support

Saturday, September 28th, 10 am

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
10:30 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 
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
Registration required*

 Strength Foundations
with Jay McWilliams

Registration required*

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!


Priority given to new participants in Library strength training classes and those who can commit to most classes.  Register by calling 259-1213 or emailing library.director@shutesbury.org

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


Registration required*

 Zumba Gold

Registration required*

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.

*Priority registration given to those who can commit to most classes. Register by calling 259-1213 or emailing library.director@shutesbury.org


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

September 10th
September 24th



Library Knitting Group

Next meeting September 10th

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
   9/30, 10/28, 11/25, 12/30

 Ukulele Strum-Along
with Julie!

Next meeting - September 30th
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
August 14th
7:30 pm
At the Library 

Science Fiction Book Club   
Next meeting - Wednesday, September 11th

For Septemberwe are reading Exhalation by Ted Chiang

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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