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truthbedamnedAuthor Talk with Janet Uhlar - Truth Be Damned

Wednesday, November 14 - 6:30 pm

Join us for a presentation and author talk on the novel, Truth Be Damned, a fictionalized treatment of the author's experience serving as Juror #12   on the James "Whitey" Bulger trial in the summer of 2013. Free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase and signing.Light refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library.




Jenny Jones map color LOWrez PROOF


1939 Jenny Jones map now available from the Friends of the Sandwich Town Archives.The Friends of the Sandwich Town Archives are excited to offer this hand drawn map of Sandwich. The historic map was hand drawn by Jenny Jones in 1939 and depictsSandwich Village in 1825, the year the Boston and Sandwich Glass Works opened. Restoration of the map was performed by the North East Document Conservation Center. The map measures 25 1/2" X 20 1/4" and is available in watercolor or black and white.  The colored map is priced 1t $25 and the black and white map is $20. There will be a $5 postage fee for anyone wanting to have the map mailed anywhere within the US. Order your copy from Deb Rich, Archivist, at the Sandwich Town Archives housed in the Sandwich Public Library. Cash, check or credit card payments are accepted. To order your copy online, visit the Friends of the Sandwich Town Archives webpage.


It's a New Season of Scrabble with Friends on Tuesday evenings ~ November 13  ~ 6-8 pmscrabble

Come on down and use your Js, Qs and Zs and join others for some friendly competition. And here's some good news...The sixth edition of Merriam-Webster's "Official Scrabble Players Dictionary" includes 300 words such as twerk, beatdown and sriracha. And it finally adds a common two-letter word that players have been waiting to use for decades: OK.



This October, 4-H and Google will launch an exciting National Youth Science Day challenge, Code Your World, inviting kids to get involved in computer science (through hands-on doing). We'll be offering 4 sessions for ages 8-14. No coding experience is necessary.
Color Your World         November 13th
Animate a Name          November 27th
Please register for each event separately by clicking on the Session date. Need more information, please call the Children's Room at 508-888-0625, ext. 30

Adult Book Discussion - How the Light Gets In by Louise Penny
Wednesday, November 14 - 2 pm to 3:30 pm
This monthly adult book discussion group meets on the third Wednesday of the month. New members always welcome. If you are new to the group sign-up  below so we know you'll be joining us. Light refreshments are provided by the Friends of the Library.
Inquire at the Reference or Adult Circulation desk if you would like help obtaining a copy of the book.

 Friends of the Library Book Sale every Saturday

Drop by between 10 am and noon every Saturday and browse the great collection of  books for all ages at great prices and help support the Friends. And don't forget the ongoing book sale near the entrance.







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Sandwich Public Library
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Sandwich, MA 02563
Tel. (508)888-0625
Fax. (508)833-1076

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Tuesday - Thursday ~ 9:30 am - 8:30 pm

Friday & Saturday ~ 9:30 am to 4:00 pm

Sunday 12Noon to 4:00 pm (October through April)

Monday closed

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