with Eamon McCarthy Earls
Wednesday, October 23rd 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join author and historian, Eamon McCarthy Earls, and discover the story of the engineering marvel of the construction of the Wachusett Reservoir. At the time is was built, almost 125 years ago, it was the world's largest construction project! Eamon will share what he has uncovered about this project.
Author's quote: "Trained as a geologist, with the attitudes of a historian, I stick to the facts without ever losing sight of the story I'm trying to tell."
Tuesday, October 29th 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Come to our inter-generational book discussion where we will explore the many complexities of Maus. The discussion will be facilitated by students from the Fitchburg State University’s English Honors Society.
This program is free and open to the public and all ages are welcome to join the discussion. Light refreshments will be provided.
For more information and a list of upcoming events at other community venues, visit: www.fitchburgcommunityread.com
Call for Artists!
Sunday, November 17th
Ask at the Library's Front Desk for
Eligibility Requirements and Submission Form
3D work will be considered
(Small Works are images/art no larger than 11" in either direction)
Help us protect your privacy by letting us know when, or if, one of your immediate family members is authorized to pick up items at the Library for you. The person whose name is attached to the card should be the one letting us know that someone else might pick up their items.
The Camera Club of Central New England (CCOCNE) is a vibrant group of photographers of all ages and photographic abilities. Please enjoy their
photgraphs when you visit the Library.
This exhibit will be on display until November 14th.
Learn more about CCOCNE HERE.
Monthly Program Series for Adults
Join us to make something fun, make new friends, and take home a free handmade creation. A different themed craft will be offered each month, and each session is led by a librarian to assist you.
In November we are making Gratitude Rocks
Two sessions are available for registration*
Tuesday, November 19th
10:30am - 11:30am
Sign up HERE
Wednesday, November 20th
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Sign up HERE
*Please only register for one session. Projects are intended for adult skill levels and interests, but registration is open to everyone.
Space is limited, so sign-up today!
Featured Museums for October
Situated 20 miles west of Boston and established in 1950, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum is the largest park of its kind in New England encompassing 30 acres. Providing a constantly changing landscape of large-scale, outdoor, modern and contemporary sculpture and site-specific installations, the Sculpture Park hosts more than 60 works, the majority of which are on loan to the Museum. DeCordova's mission is to inspire, educate, and delight with contemporary art from New England and beyond through sculptures in the landscape and museum exhibitions.
The idea for a children’s museum in Boston developed in 1909 when several local science teachers founded the Science Teacher’s Bureau. One of the Bureau’s main goals was to create a museum 'local in its nature and to contain, besides the natural objects, books, pictures, charts, lantern slides, etc., whatever else is helpful in the science work of the Grammar, High and Normal Schools. The specimens are to be attractively arranged and classified and the room open daily to children or anyone interested in such work.
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