The library will be closed Saturday September 5th for the Labor Day Holiday.

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The case is secure, 6 feet long and 2 feet deep with 2 glass shelves inside. To share your collecting interests with the community for a month or more, leave your name at the circulation desk or contact Nick Langhart at 978-874-7416.

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  • Library passes to area attractions and museums shall be limited to residents of the town of Westminster effective September 1, 2015.
  • Our pass to Magic Wings now only admits adults. People using this pass will have to pay for any children attending.

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Ted Reinstein , author & reporter for WCVB-TV’s “Chronicle,” will join us to discuss his book “New England Notebook: One Reporter, Six States, Uncommon Stories.” This event will take place on Thursday October 1st at 7:00 pm and all are welcome to attend.

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Students looking for copies of Oakmont’s school wide Summer reading book “Leviathan” can find copies here at Forbush. Also, many of the popular titles on Overlook’s Summer Reading List are in high demand. Because of this, we cannot guarantee when students would receive a copy. So if there is a special title you are looking for please come in sooner rather than later.

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The Breastfeeding Support Group will be meeting on Tuesday, October 6th at 10:00am. Monthly meetings will continue on the first Tuesday of the month.


Trivial Pursuit Club!

The Trivial Pursuit Club will be meeting at 7:00 pm, on Tuesday October 6th.  All are welcome and materials are provided.

pmo-first-wave-book-1k-clr_t180Mystery Book Club

On Thursday, September 10th at 1:00pm, The Mystery Book Club will be reading “The First Wave” by James R. Benn. All are welcome to attend.

downloadEclectic Book Club

Join  us at 6:30pm on Wednesday, September 16th, when The Eclectic Book Club will be reading “Close to Shore” by Michael Capuzzo. All are welcome to attend.

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Flicks at Forbush

Our next flicks at Forbush will be held on Wed. Sept. 9th & 23rd. Titles will be determined closer to these dates. Films start at 1:00pm. These screenings are free and open to one and all.

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You’ve seen the movies, but have you ever wondered about the comic book origins of your favorite Marvel heroes? If you have, then this is the program for you. All your favorite heroes secret origins will be revealed on Saturday September 19th at 11:00am. This event is free, and all are welcome to attend.

Sale Items!

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!

Visit Our Centennial Quilt

4 Quilt - Version 4The 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.

Oakmont Yearbooks

Oakmont_SpartanThrough the generosity of the Oakmont School Librarian, we’ve received a gift of over a dozen Oakmont Regional High School yearbooks to add to our collection. While we do not have every year, 36 of the last 50 yearbooks are available for reference and copy here at the library.

If you have an Oakmont yearbook that you’d like to donate, we still need issues from these years: ’64, ’65, ’67, ’84, ‘86 thru ’88, ’91 thru ’93, ‘97, ’98, ’01, ’03, and 2012.

Eyeglass Donation

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!

Are you looking for things to do and places to go? Check out information on library passes and coupons on our Museum Passes page.

‘Evergreen’ Information for Patrons

How to Log into Your Account Basic Search Tips Basic Search in the Evergreen Catalog Placing Holds

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…