Proposed New Library - Third abutter's discussion

The Board of Library Trustees will be holding the third abutter's discussion Wednesday April 24th at 7:00 PM Library Community Room to address questions and concerns for traffic, sidewalks and other issues for the proposed new library.  Town Administrator Fred Turkington and Traffic Engineer Tom Houston will answer questions and review the traffic study results and recommendations.

Presentation on proposed new library and current library conditions


Why does Sharon need a new library?  Come and find out.  The Board of Library Trustees will be holding three different tour and discussion presentations. There will be a walk-thru to show you the building problems with the current library and discussion about the new library.  Times and dates as follows in the Library Community Room, 11 North Main Street:
              Monday March 25    Walk-thru at 7:15    Discussion at 7:45 
              Sunday April 7     Walk-thru at 3:00   Discussion at 3:30 
              Monday April 29     Walk-thru at 6:30   Discussion at 7:00
For information call or email Lee Ann Amend, Library Director at 781-784-1578 x 1425 Lamend@ocln.org


 The new library will be built to Silver LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification with financial help from the Massachusetts Public Library Construction Grant. See silver LEED checklist here. 

The Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners confirmed that the Town of Sharon will receive their funding in July 2019 provided the town votes to approve the new library. 

Sharon Cable TV Library Tour and Discussion

Look here to see the conditions of the current building and to hear about the proposed new library. 

New England Legends with Jeff Belanger, Tuesday, May 21, 7:00-9:00pm


For over 20 years, Jeff Belanger has been exploring the unexplained. He seeks out history, folklore, ghosts, monsters, and legends all over the world and in your backyard. New England Legends offers a tour of haunts, monsters, aliens, and weird history from our region.

Based on Jeff’s popular weekly podcast and television series on PBS and Amazon Prime, the talk presents highlights from his own adventures, his work, plus a look at the investigation process, and compelling audio and visual paranormal evidence. Belanger’s presentation will delve into the reasons behind the legends.

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Sharon Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass. Cultural Council, a state agency.

Author Michael Tougias "U-Boats So Close to Home"


The Sharon Public Library Veteran's Club invites you to attend a presentation by author Michael Tougias about his book, "U-Boats So Close to Home: An American Family's World War II Story of Survival and the U-boat that Attacked Them."   Thursday May 23rd 6:30-8:00 PM Library Community Room.  All invited. Refreshments. 

Get ready for Sharon's annual One Book, One Town events this April!


Sharon's One Book, One Town committee has announced its 2019 selection: Call Me American: A Memoir by Abdi Nor Iftin.

The OBOT's programs and events schedule is available now--mark your calendars! You can reserve a copy of the book in any of several formats through the Sharon Public Library catalog.
 

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