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Westminster Agricultural Commission – Spinning Local Fibers
The Westminster Agricultural Commission will be meeting on Tuesday, January 20 at 6:30pm. The topic will be “Spinning Local Fibers”. All are welcome.
The Friends of the Library are currently offering quality sepia-toned reproduction prints of the 1892 bird’s eye view of Westminster 18” x 24” for $20.00 and blue book bags with our logo for $5.00. Get them before they are gone!
Signup for our Winter Storytimes begins Tuesday, January 13th. Storytimes begin Wednesday, February 4th. For more information please call us at 978-874-7416 & ask to speak with a Children’s Librarian.
For the Children’s Room February calendar click Here - Feb 2015 2.
Trivial Pursuit Club!
The Forbush Memorial Library is hosting the monthly meeting of the Trivial Pursuit Club, on the first Tuesday of the month. This month will be Tuesday, February 3rd at 7:00pm and all are welcome. Game materials are provided. For more information, call 978-874-7416.
The Forbush Library is proud to host the 2015 session of Great Decisions! Our annual seminar on current foreign policy issues facing the U.S. Meetings will run from Wednesday January 28th – Wednesday March 25th. The only exception will be February 18th when no session will be held. All meetings will start promptly at 6:30 pm.
As space is limited, advanced registration is recommended and can be made by calling the library at 978-874-7416 or in person at the circulation desk. An optional course booklet, covering the eight important topics selected for this year is available for purchase at the library for $10, cash or check made out to the Friends of the Forbush Memorial Library.
January 28: “Russia and the Near Abroad”
February 4: “Privacy in the Digital Age”
February 11: “Sectarianism in the Middle East”
February 25: “India Changes Course”
March 4: “U.S. Policy Toward Africa”
March 11: “Syria’s Refugee Crisis”
March 18: “Human Trafficking in the 21st Century”
March 25: “Brazil in Metamorphosis”
This program is partially underwritten with a grant from the Westminster Cultural council.
S.T.E.A.M. for Preschoolers
S.T.E.A.M., Science, Technology, Enginering, Art and Math for preschoolers will be held on Friday’s at 10:00. All are welcome.
Mystery Book Club
On Thursday, January 8th at 1:00pm, the Mystery Book Club will be reading “The Spook Lights Affair” by Marcia Muller and Bill Pronzini. All are welcome to attend.
Eclectic Book Club
Join us at 6:30pm on Wednesday, January 21st, when The Eclectic Book Club will be reading “The Ocean at the end of the Lane” by Neil Gaiman. All are welcome to attend.
Flicks at Forbush
Our next flicks at Forbush will be held on Wed. January 14th & 28th. Titles will be determined closer to these dates. Films start at 1:00pm. These screenings are free and open to one and all.
Visit Our Centennial Quilt
The Forbush Memorial Library is pleased to announce that the Centennial Quilt is now on display for a year. This beautiful hand-crafted masterpiece was created by 15 local quilters in 2001-02 as part of the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the opening of the present library building on Main Street. The cotton appliqued hand-stitched quilt is composed of 35 decorated blocks, 13 of which illustrate various aspects of our library and it’s place in the community, past and present. More information HERE.
The Westminster Lions Club is taking donations of used eyeglasses for those in need. The donation box is located at the side of the main check out desk. So far, there are over 75 pairs that have come in. The Lions Club thanks everyone for their donations.
Passes for Museums and Other Great Places!
Looking for things to do and places to go this summer? Check out information on library passes and coupons on our Museum Passes page.
‘Evergreen’ Information for Patrons
Find e-Books for Your Kindle, Nook, iPad and More!
We have a lot of books, audiobooks and videos that can be downloaded to your electronic reading, listening or watching devices through the C/W Mars Digital Catalog. Read More…