Come visit us at the Paige Memorial Library and see all we have to offer… books, DVDs, audio books, computer access, reference assistance, printing/copying service, free WiFi, 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!
Going Purple to Raise Awareness about the Opioid Epidemic
In 2017, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) declared the opioid crisis a public health emergency. The color purple symbolizes the healthy decisions we make each day. It takes all of us — the entire village — to fight this battle.
Have you noticed the PURPLE decorations around town?
Wednesday Workshop 2:00 PM
Are you a Maker?
A makerspace is a room that contains tools and components, allowing people to enter with an idea and leave with a project. The best part is that makerspaces are communal. The goal is to work together to learn, collaborate, and share.
Bring a project of your own choosing or learn something new. Whatever tools we have will be shared. Hone a skill or challenge your creative problem solving. Call ahead or just drop in to explore materials and ideas. Bring friends. Once you come, we know you will be back!
Early Release Wednesdays are a great time to bring students! There are activities for ALL AGES.
Participating in creative activities has been shown to improve our cognitive skills and create a confident and optimistic attitude.
Visit Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, MA from now until April 26th FREE with special bookmarks available at the Paige Memorial Library
View works by Jacob Lawrence, the best known black American artist of the 20th century, and contemporary artists Derrick Adams, Bethany Collins, and Hank Willis Thomas
The panels interpret pivotal moments in the American Revolution and the early decades of the republic
Jacob Lawrence: The American Struggle is organized by the Peabody Essex Museum, supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts and the generosity of Carolyn and Peter S. Lynch and The Lynch Foundation, Jennifer and Andrew Borggaard, James B. and Mary Lou Hawkes, Kate and Ford O’Neil, Henry and Callie Brauer and Burt Adelman and Lydia Rogers and the East India Marine Associates of the Peabody Essex Museum.
On view January 18, 2020 to April 26, 2020
This is a trial… Please explore it and then tell us if you would like us to purchase membership
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With thousands of recipes, hundreds of fascinating culture and ingredient articles, and essential culinary resources, Food America brings United States cuisines to you!
All are invited to participate and to add to the agenda to plan good things for Hardwick
Come share tea and cookies, old friends and new, and lots of information that may be helpful to Seniors in the area.
For information: Kate Morreale (413)477-8872 firstname.lastname@example.org
Join the Friends of the Paige Memorial Library
We LOVE our Friends!!!
Next meeting: March 10, Tuesday, at 6 PM
at the Paige Memorial Library
87 Petersham Road
Come with ideas and enthusiasm
Voter Registration Forms
These tools for libraries were built through a partnerships with vote.org and were made possible through a grant from Non-Profit Vote.You can use them to register to vote on your library’s website. They are free to use and are available to use by voters in all 50 states!
CONCERNED ABOUT THE CLIMATE CRISIS?
MOST OF US ARE!
Jim Lagomarsino and Meg Haight, members of Citizens’ Climate Lobby, give an overview of climate change causes and effects, on YouTube.
Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL) is a non-profit, nonpartisan, grassroots advocacy organization focused on national policies to address climate change.
Story and Toys Play Group
Wednesdays 10:30 to 11:30 AM
Bring your babies, your toddlers and your preschoolers. It is a nice way to socialize with other caregivers 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.