dscf1408Welcome to Paige Memorial Library!  Come visit us and see all we have to offer. We provide books, DVDs, audio books, computer access, printing/copying service, free WiFi, reference assistance, and so much more to anyone who comes through our doors. We offer a variety of events for children and adults throughout the year. Please visit us, borrow a book and perhaps buy one at our ONGOING BOOK SALE!

 Paige Memorial Library 
87 Petersham Road, Hardwick, MA        P O Box 413
413-477-6704        director.paigelibrary@gmail.com

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Readers who like to spend the winter months with a pile of books still have time to indulge themselves.
Friends of the Paige Memorial Library
Winter Warm-Up Book Sale
Thursday, February 21st, 2 – 7 p.m.
Saturday, February 23rd 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
A large selection of newly acquired donated books and library discards, including lots of fiction for young readers,  will be available
Browse a wide selection of books in very good condition, then enjoy light refreshments provided by the Friends 
Collect free garden seeds from our 2018 collection for your Spring planting.
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Book donations are still being accepted and may be dropped off at the library during open hours on Tuesday/Thursday 2 – 7, Wednesday 10-4, or Saturday 9 – 1. Please, no magazines, encyclopedias, or textbooks. If you would like assistance getting your donations to the library or have questions about the sale, contact curiousbooks@verizon.net or leave a message at the library 413-477-6704. 

Everybody wants a Paige Library mug!!

 Join the Friends of the Paige Memorial Library

We LOVE our Friends!!!

Next meeting:    March 12, Tuesday, at  6 PM
at the Paige Memorial Library
87 Petersham Road

Come with ideas and enthusiasm 

Next meeting: Tuesday, March 12 at 2 pm

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Search for your history in our local history collection and online.  We have several resources including HeritageQuest as part of our program, 

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Everyone has a family story to tell and writing or creating art is a way to preserve it for future generations.  Register for   Ed Londergan’s workshop on Tuesday March 19 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  and for workshops on writing, using technology,  scrapbooking, art and other activities.  For more information call (413) 477-6704 or email director.paigelibrary@gmail.com       https://www.facebook.com/paigelibrary/

Story and Toys Play Group at Paige Memorial Library, 87 Petersham Road, Hardwick, Wednesdays 10:30 to 11:30 AM.  

 Moms, bring your babies, your toddlers and your preschoolers.  It is a nice way to socialize with other mothers and for children to meet new friends.  Paige has some delightful interactive toys, doll houses and building blocks and plenty of books.  Bring your own snack.



Learn something new,… hone a skill,… challenge your creative problem solving.   

Thursday 3 to 5 (or would you prefer 5 to 7?)

Leave a name and preferred time 

Come join a fun group of people who love to explore art materials.  Come increase your understanding and appreciation of making art, and art as recreation and relaxation.   Drop in to see what’s happening; but once you come, we know you will be back!   You can even bring another activity, like knitting, to do while interacting with the group.  When possible, tools will be provided and shared, depending on the activity and the number of participants.


Participating in creative activities has been shown to improve our cognitive skills and create a confident and optimistic attitude.

Thursdays    5 to 7 PM

Computer Users’ Workshop  – Are you interested?  When shall we meet?

Let’s explore how to use your technology!  Come help us develop this group which will meet at the Paige … participants will choose when to meet and what the topics will be.  If you have a laptop or iPad, bring it.

Sharing with others in groups reduces anxiety, improves self-esteem, and helps members’ sense of overall well-being.  Where else can you accomplish that, enjoy the company of some very interesting people, and learn something new?

Paige Memorial Library, 87 Petersham Road, Hardwick, MA  01037

413-477-6704     director.paigelibrary@gmail.com


Drop in whenever we are open to write a letter on the computer, explore the Internet, copy a document, take out an audio book, or a movie on DVD.

Do you have  technology questions?  Bring in your laptop, cell phone or tablet and see if we can help you get a step higher on your climb on the ladder of learning.