HOLIDAY WEEKEND HOURS ~ The library and all town offices will be closed Friday, July 3rd and Saturday, July 4th. Fourth of July activities around town throughout the day and into the evening include a 3 mile Fun Run starting from the H.T. Wing School promptly at 8:30am and the traditional Boat Parade on Shawme Pond at 9:00pm. In between these events are a parade, music, an egg toss, and more....lots of fun for the whole family! More information here.
TUESDAY, JULY 7th at 7 pm SANDWICH TOWN HALL
Lisa Genova, author of the New York Times bestselling novels Still Alice, Left Neglected and Love,Anthony will discuss her newest novel, Inside the O'Briens. Sponsored by the Friends of the Sandwich Public Library and Titcomb's Bookshop. Titcomb's will have books available for purchase and signing. Free and open to the public.
EVERY HERO HAS A STORY ~
Get ready to sign up for our 2015 Summer Reading Program on Wednesday, June 24th from Noon to 7:30pm and Thursday, June 25th from 9:30am to 7:30pm. If you sign up on either of these days you will receive an ice cream sandwich. You can sign up online beginning Sunday, June 21st. Sign up will be ongoing until Saturday, July 11th. Our summer reading program is for children ages birth through entering 6th grade. Children will pledge to read 30 minutes a day, 5 days a week for 8 weeks. Readers who complete the Summer Reading Challenge will receive tickets to our Family Ice Cream Social and Puppet Show on Wednesday, August 12th. The Summer Reading theme is sponsored by the MA Board of Library commissioners, The Boston Bruins, and the MA Library System. Our program is generously funded by the Sandwich Kiwanis Levreault Trust with additional support from the Friends of the Sandwich Public Library.
YOUR POSSIBILITIES @ YOUR LIBRARY ~ Teens.... It's summer, it's kick back time, it's friends, it's beach, it's family, it's travel, it's take a break and let's face it, it's time for a good read. Beginning June21st you can register online to participate in the Teen Summer Reads Program. Go online, pick Sandwich and proceed to register a name and password. You will be asked to give your best shot at recommending the books (novels, non-fiction, graphic, manga/anime, magazine, etc.) and share with others who are participating this year. Registration goes through July 14th. Stay tuned for TWEEN/TEEN TUESDAYS! Programs are sponsored and supported by the Sandwich Kiwanis Levreault Trust, Sandwich Artisans, and Friends of the Sandwich Public Library.
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