Adult Take and Make Craft Kit

Now Available

Dinosaur Zine

NEW CRAFT: Make your own Zine!

Grab one from the reading room of the library. No registration required. While supplies last.

On Display in the Reading Room: Artwork of Ruth Fortier

January 15 – February 14

Ruth Fortier Image

Ruth A. Fortier: Creative Explorations

Ruth A. Fortier was born and raised in the Berkshires and attended Berkshire Community College. Fortier received an Associates Degree in Fine Arts. Her focus was Art History and Calligraphy. Fortier she then studied at Swain School of Design in New Bedford, receiving a BA in Sculpture. She was honored in the Who’s Who Among College Students in 1984. Fortier has a broad artistic perspective and has created several series of paintings, showing her work at art exhibitions.





Winter Reading Program 2022: Adults & Teens

STARTS: Saturday, January 15th

Winter Reading ProgramLooking for a way to jumpstart your 2022 reading challenge or to stay cozy through the cold, early months of the year? Participate in our Winter Reading Program! You could win a $50 gift card! The program runs from January 15th to March 26th. Patrons are welcome to participate on Beanstack or in paper form. Contact Michelle Skaar at with any questions. 

Click here to sign up through Beanstack.

Click here to access the paper form. 





Curious about... Vegan Cheese? A Food Tasting

Saturday, January 22nd at 11 AM

Curious about... Vegan Cheese? ImageStop by the library to sample a variety of vegan cheeses. Due to the increasing impacts of the dairy industry on the environment, it is becoming more sustainable to seek out vegan alternatives for our favorite foods. Take part in the fun, vote on your favorites, and  learn a bit about vegan alternatives. 

Click here to register.

This program is funded by the Richard & Ann J. Prouty Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Co-Trustee.


Well-Read Wednesday Book Discussion: Dopesick by Beth Macy

Wednesday, January 26th at 6:30 PM

Dopesick by Beth Macy




We are meeting to discuss this book on Wednesday, December 15th at 6:30 p.m. at the Library. Email to to get a copy of the book or for more information.



Regeneration Book Discussion

Saturday, February 5th at 11 AM

Regeneration by Paul Hawken

Join us to talk about Regeneration: Ending the Climate Crisis in One Generation by Paul Hawken. There are a few copies of the book available to interested participants. This discussion will focus on People and Energy as outlined in the book. Our goal is to create a list of action items local citizens can use when getting into sustainability. Be part of the conversation for a topic that is timely and important, particularly to our coastal community.  

Reserve your copy by using this form.  A library staff member will contact you to pick up your copy.  To participate in the discussion through Zoom, please click here.

Program supported by funds from the Richard and Ann J. Prouty Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Co-Trustee.

Please contact Jennifer Jones at with any questions.

Cookbook Club: New England Soup Factory Cookbook

Tuesday, February 15th at 6:30 PM

New England Soup Factory Cookbook

For February, we will be reading and cooking from New England Soup Factory Cookbook by Marjorie Druker

New England Soup Factory soups are like no other soups, and now you can recreate them in your own home. Soups will no longer be the appetizers or side dishes thanks to the delicious and easy-to-follow recipes found in the New England Soup Factory Cookbook.

With more than 100+ of the best soup recipes Boston has to offer accompanied by fun stories and beautiful full-color photography, get ready to delight all your friends at your next gathering. The collection of soups in the New England Soup Factory Cookbook are both scrumptious and versatile to all occasions.

Copies will be available to check out before the meeting. 

We will be discussing how successful this cookbook really is. Location: To be determined. See Michelle Skaar with any questions. 


Fiction Book Club: The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid

Sunday, February 20th at 2 PM

Anxious People by Fredrik Backman


The Fiction Book Club will be meeting to discuss The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid by Bill Bryson on Sunday, February 20th at 2 PM. Copies are available at the library. Contact Jennifer Jones at for more information.