All About Poets and Potters:
Pottery Wheel Demonstration by ‘Pied Potter Rick Hamelin’
Wednesday, April 5th
6:30pm – 7:30-pm
To commemorate Poetry Month this April, we are looking at poetry and pottery in this demonstration program by Master Potter Rick Hamelin.
In this one hour program, Rick demonstrates “throwing” at the pottery wheel while exploring poet verses and the historical connections of Massachusetts potters to them
Open to ages 12+!
More Information about Rick Hamelin and the Required Registration for this event HERE
The Lunenburg Historical Society Presents:
The Peabody Family in Lunenburg
Thursday, April 6th
7:00pm – 8:30pm
Curator Bill Tyler will present the fascinating genealogy of the Peabody family in Lunenburg. Learn about the family’s military service, impact on the shoemaking industry, and longevity in town. Hear also about the extensive display of shoemaking tools and equipment on public display in the historical society museum.
~~ No Registration Required ~~
Libby 101 Workshops
~~ 3 Sessions to Choose From ~~
Registration is Required
Do you have questions about how to set-up Libby on your device? Used to searching Overdrive but now you aren’t sure what to do? Register for a hands-on walkthrough of how to use Libby – an app you can use to access thousands of digital books and audiobooks with your library card!
>> Additional Information and Requirements on the Registration Page <<
Monday, April 10th ~~ 11:30am – 12:30pm ~~ Register HERE
Thursday, April 13th ~~ 6:30pm – 7:30pm ~~ Register HERE
Saturday, April 15th ~~ 11:30am – 12:30pm ~~ Register HERE
Adult Craft Lab* — Spring-Themed Sharpie Mugs
>> 2 Sessions <<
Register for Tuesday, April 11th @ 6:30pm HERE
Register for Thursday, April 13th @ 10:30am HERE
In this craft lab you will use sharpies and vinyl stickers to create a relief image on a ceramic mug. Choose your own colors to highlight a baby chick or a baby bunny with sharpie dots.
Take it home to bake and set the design so your artwork won’t run in the wash!
There is limited space available for this project, so please cancel if you register
but cannot attend! Thank you. *Open to adults 16+
Mystery Travel Kits for Adults
Traverse the world through library materials! Kits will have a monthly theme and will be available January through May. Registration is required monthly HERE.
Love reading and having a good book discussion? Find book clubs that meet at our library or in the local area. View the list HERE.
Meeting Sunday, April 23rd
11:00am – 12:00pm
The (Not So) Young Adult Book Club is for those adults who love reading YA books (you know who you are) but teens are totally welcome to join us too!
At this meeting, we’ll be discussing The Sound of Stars, by Alechia Dow. Copies will be available in March to check out at the Library. If you’re interested in YA books and participating in this Book club, please come to the meeting even if you haven’t read the book!
Read more about this new book club, and about the book chosen for April, HERE.
‘100 Books Bucket List’
Tuesday, April 4th
11:00am – 12:00pm
Join this new morning book club for adults at the Library!
For April, we are reading Square #39: Love Medicine, by Louise Erdrich
Complete information HERE
Massachusetts Center for the Book
Monthly Reading Challenge for 2023
Choose a book that fits the monthly challenge. After reading, fill out a short form about the book. If you read at least one book, you will be invited to a year-end celebration hosted by the Massachusetts Center for the Book. If you read a book in each of the twelve months, you will be entered to win one of two totes filled with books and other goodies! Sign-up HERE!
Cricut @ the Library
Our newest digital resource at the library is a Cricut cutting machine, as well as a Cricut Easy Press! The machine can cut paper into creative designs, adhesive vinyl for decals on mugs, or heat-transfer vinyl for shirts, and much more.
The Cricut can be reserved via the Room Bookings page.
Additional information can also be found there.
Stitchcraft, Knitting, and Crocheting Group
Tuesdays from 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Drop by any Tuesday for socializing while doing knitting or crocheting projects. Open to any skill level! No registration required.
We are once again accepting book donations at the Library!
Please come inside during our open hours
to place items in the bins.
As a reminder, donations must meet the following criteria: items in good saleable condition free from mold/mildew or missing pages, no VHS tapes or other outdated formats, no textbooks or encyclopedias, and no abridgements or ARCs (advance reader copies). If you have questions about whether or not your items meet any of these requirements, please ask a staff member at the front desk first.
Reading Reward Program with Main Street Bank Lunenburg
Ask for an informational brochure at the Library
to get started. Open to individuals up to the age of 18.
Do you know about our Library of Things?
The Library of Things is a collection of items that can be checked out with your library card. The items we have are: badminton, pickleball, and volleyball sets; canning and podcast kits; an electricity monitor, a telescope, and ukeleles.