*** NOTE TO ALL:
In BAD WEATHER, CALL TO SEE IF WE’RE OPEN: 492-3410!
Shrewsbury Library NEW Web Link
BOARD MEETING AGENDAS
BOARD MEETING MINUTES
2015-01-13 Shrewsbury Library Board Meeting
2015-02-10 Shrewsbury Library Board Meeting
2015-04-15 Shrewsbury Library Board Meeting
Library Annual Meeting May 12 2015
2015-06-16 Shrewsbury Library Board Meeting
2015-07-14 Shrewsbury Library Board Meeting
2015-09-08 Shrewsbury Library Board Meeting
2015-10-13 Shrewsbury Library Board Meeting
2015-11-15 Shrewsbury Library Board Meeting
2016-03-08 Shrewsbury Library Board Meeting
2016-04-12 Shrewsbury Library Board Meeting
LIBRARY WRITERS’ GROUP
CALLING ALL WRITERS (poets, fiction writers, memoirists)!
JOAN ALESHIRE and PENELOPE WEISS invite you to join
A WRITERS’ WORKSHOP at SHREWSBURY LIBRARY
FIRST MEETING, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16th from 4 to 5:30 p.m.
We’ll decide then how often to meet, and may change the date, if late afternoon on Tuesdays won’t work for most.
Please call Joan (492-3550) or Penelope (492-3345) if you’re interested.
LOST ON YOUR SHELVES?
The Library is missing the DVD series: “Mad Men: Season 4.” It was never checked out, and is nowhere to be found. If it’s on your shelves, please return it to the Library Book Drop asap! No fines ever, and no questions asked!
LIBRARY NEWS OCTOBER 2020
We’re HAVING A BOOK SALE! It will be different from earlier book sales: It will start on SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3rd around 9 a.m. and run every day until at least SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10 in the tent outside the Library. The tent will be open on three sides for ventilation; we expect that everyone who stops in will wear a mask and keep their 6’ distances! All sales will be on the honor system; there will be jars on the tables for your donations.
AND WE WELCOME BOOK DONATIONS during Library in-person hours: MONDAYS: 10 a.m. to Noon; WEDNESDAYS: 7-9 p.m.; and SATURDAYS: 10 a.m. to Noon. PLEASE give BOOKS in GOOD
CONDITION that your neighbors might want to read! NO ENCYCLOPEDIAS or MAGAZINES, OR ANYTHING DAMAGED or MOLDY! Please take these directly to the TRANSFER STATION!
We’re STILL TAKING ORDERS for BOOKS and DVDs by e-mail (email@example.com) or by phone (492-3410) for curbside or home delivery. We can fill orders for Inter-Library Loan for items not in our collection. Please check the Library Catalog on the Library web site (shrewsburylibrary.org) to see if we own what you’re looking for. To order recent books or DVDs, please e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Coming Events: PAUSED for now.
Continuing Programs (via Zoom)
Sunday, October 18 @ 4 p.m. FAMOUS BOOKS BOOK CLUB. The Plague by Albert Camus. Please join us to read and discuss this all-too-timely classic. Copies will be available in the Library, or call Joan if the supply has run out: 492-3550.
Sunday, October 25 @ 4 p.m. SCIENCE BOOK CLUB: The Best Science and Nature Writing 2019, edited by Sy Montgomery. (Second discussion) Copies are available in the library; If they’ve run out, please call Joan: 492-3550.
New Books include:
Vesper Flights by Helen Macdonald. Beautiful essays on the natural world by the author of Hawk.
His Truth Is Marching On: John Lewis and the Power of Hope by Jon Meacham: A biography of the civil rights hero by a veteran journalist.
The Well-Gardened Mind:The Restorative Power of Nature by Sue Stuart-Smith: A powerful argument by a British gardener and thinker.
Squeeze Me by Carl Hiassen: The hilarious new satirical novel featuring huge snakes, a golf-playing president and more. (Just reading a review made me laugh out loud!)
Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi: A compelling novel about a sister who becomes a scientist to understand, and cure, the opiod addiction that killed her brother.
The Shame by Makenna Goodman: A first novel by a Vermont writer about a young woman who lives a parallel life on the internet and risks
The Sword and the Shield: The Revolutionary Lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King by Joseph Peniel: A dual biography of these civil rights icons.
Watchmen: Season One: The hit TV series, nominated for 26 Emmys, and starring Regina King, based on the adventures of the Black comic book hero.
—- Submitted by Joan Aleshire
Have you heard?
The Shrewsbury Library
will soon be offering
downloadable audio books and eBooks
any time, anywhere at
At this website you can checkout and download…
Adobe EPUB eBooks
Adobe PDF eBooks
OverDrive WMA Audiobooks
OverDrive MP3 Audiobooks
To checkout and download you need…
A valid library card Internet access
- A computer or device that meets the system requirements for the type(s) of materials you wish to download
- Free software for the computer or device on which you wish to use the materials available at this site
***PLEASE HANDLE DVDs WITH CARE; THE SHINY SIDE WILL SCRATCH!