News @ The Lunenburg Library

>> LPL's COVID-19 RESPONSE INFORMATION <<

UPDATE (AS OF 05/13/2020) - THE LIBRARY IS CURRENTLY CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC
The town and the Library are working on plans to safely reopen.

STAFF IS STILL AVAILABLE TO HELP BY PHONE OR EMAIL

OUR DIGITAL RESOURCES ARE STILL AVAILABLE

WIFI CAN BE ACCESSED FROM OUR PARKING LOT

** The Drop Boxes have been Locked **

Please keep all borrowed items at home
until the Library opens. 

 ~ CW MARS has adjusted all due dates of borrowed items to
July 1st, so there will be no late fees.
(Updated April 27, 2020)

~ All Patron cards that were set to expire, have also been updated to reflect July 1st.
(Updated April 27, 2020)

 

STAFF CAN STILL BE REACHED BY PHONE OR EMAIL BETWEEN
9-5 MONDAY TO THURSDAY, & 9-2 ON SATURDAY

 

Phone:  978-582-4140     Library Email:  lunenburg.library@cwmars.org

Director:  mhaman@cwmars.org     Teen Services: mhaman@cwmars.org

ILL’s:  sfreeman@cwmars.org     Children’s Services:  dlaffond@cwmars.org

Digital Services hbuiwit@cwmars.org     Adult Services:  lgravell@cwmars.org

 

~ Message from the Director,
>> Updated May 27, 2020 HERE

~ Lunenburg Public Library News & Announcements
Updated May 13, 2020 HERE

~ Lunenburg Public Service Announcement,
Updated May 19, 2020 HERE

~ Exciting News about eBooks and Magazines 
Updated March 23, 2020 HERE

~ Some Frequently Asked Questions,
Updated April 1, 2020 
HERE

~ Informative Links
Updated April 29, 2020 HERE


Job Search Workshops
Sponsored by Local Public Libraries:

    TEWKSBURY JOB SEEKERS NETWORK'S
VIRTUAL PROGRAMS*

The Tewsbury Public Library has a Job Seekers
Networking Group that meets every Monday at 2:00pm.

Featured is a different speaker (typically a career coach)
covering a different topic 
of the job search each week.         

For more information and to register, visit HERE.

*These are virtual programs that will take place via Zoom.
Registrants will receive a link to access the Zoom Meeting via email.

 
 

 Plenty of famous museums and galleries offer virtual tours of their institutions.  This way you can check out some of their famous exhibits with the best feature of all -- no crowds!
 

 Featured This Week:

The Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul

Take a tour through six floors of art from Korea
and all over the globe

Where should we explore next week?


 If you're eager to travel,
visit 
the National Parks,
and do so right from your living room! 

Featured This Week:

The Grand Canyon
National Park, Arizona

Grand Canyon, - Book Tickets & Tours | GetYourGuide.com

Check out this virtual tour created by
Arizona State University,
and experience the
majestic beauty
of the Grand Canyon! 

 


~ Gardening with Robin ~

Lunenburg resident and Friends of the Library Membership Coordinator
Robin Venezia will be sharing articles about what's growing and what you might find or look out for as the season progresses!

          

Enjoy her 'Perennial Vegetables' article HERE

Enjoy her 'Tomatoes' article HERE


The Lunenburg Park & Recreation Department is pleased to offer
Virtual Programs ~ with some starting this week!

During these uncertain times, when the physical programs we had planned are not currently possible, we have partnered with the some great vendors to offer virtual programs.

Programs range from Chess, to Basketball training, to Cooking.  We are continuously working to add more virtual programs until physical programs can begin and will continue adding them to the website.

Visit the Park & Recreation website HERE to register for programs.  You will need to create an account before registering.  If you have any questions or trouble registering, please e-mail Kayla.


Read more about these NEW items for you in
this month's newsletter - HERE

          


Due to the circumstances of the current pandemic, the Lunenburg 'Friends of the Library' decided it would be in the best interest of our patrons and staff to CANCEL the Book & Bake Sale in June.

This decision was made with careful consideration for
the safety and wellness of our library community.


Previous Material From April:

Enjoy world class theatre online! - HERE

BookPage - Discover your next great book! - HERE

Join the LPL Book Discussion Group with Discord! - HERE

Attention all Dog Lovers! - HERE

Get Some Fresh Air - HERE

Message from Chuck Venezia, President - HERE



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Please use these trusted sources of information to stay on top of coronavirus updates.

           


Gale Cengage

One of our providers of the statewide databases, Gale Cengage, is offering open access to some of its resources
to support PreK – Undergraduate learning.

 If you get asked for a password for any of these resources,
use “open” (no quotes).

Miss Humblebee's AcademyAn interactive kindergarten-readiness program that introduces children ages 3-6 to key concepts in math, science, social studies, language and literacy art, and music.  It's as challenging as it is fun!

Combines the best of Gale's reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more.  Students will find outstanding support to complete assignments in core subjects including literature, science, social studies, and history.

Supports student papers, projects, and presentations while empowering the development of critical thinking and problem-solving skills with content aligned to national and state curriculum standards.

Interdisciplinary content that reinforces the development of skills such as critical thinking, problem-solving, creativity, communication, collaboration, and innovation.

An engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on a broad range of Canadian topics, people, places, and events.

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All Gale Resources A - Z

 


FREE Online Tax Filing Websites

If your 2019 adjusted gross income was $69,000 or less, you may find one or more Free File Online options for you.  Review each company’s offer to make sure you qualify for a free federal return.  Some companies offer free state tax returns, other may charge a fee.  Massachusetts taxes can be filed for free online at:  www.Mass.gov/eFile.

There is a Free File Online Lookup Tool to narrow the number of offers you may qualify for or you may browse all offers to see which work with your specific needs.  These tools may be accessed at:  https://apps.irs.gov/app/freeFile/.


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