Announcements & Library Exhibits

 

General Announcements

New Curbside Pickup Procedure begins October 1st

Reservations will be moved from our Eventkeeper Calendar to an online form on October 1st. Visit the Curbside Pickup page for more information. 

Public Computers and Printing

Patrons are now required to log in to the public computers with their SPL library card - or a guest pass if they are not a SPL library card holder. Learn more regarding the new print management system here

Exhibits in the Library

Circulation Supervisor Position Available

Job Description.  Please send resume, cover letter and list of three references to Lee Ann Amend, Library Director at Lamend@sharon.ocln.org 

Borderland - The Life and Times of Blanche Ames Ames

Sat. 10/1 @ 2:00 PM

The Sharon Public Library presents the documentary film, Borderland: The Life and Times of Blanche Ames Ames in the Library's Community Room, followed by Q&A with filmmaker and Sharon native, Kevin G. Friend.

Funded by the Friends of the Sharon Public Library. 

Registration required. More details here.

FOSPL Annual Meeting followed by Author Talk with Katherine A. Sherbrooke

Thurs. 10/20 @ 6:45 PM

Please join the Friends of the Sharon Public Library at their annual meeting, followed by author Katherine A. Sherbrooke who will speak about her new historical novel inspired by the life of 19th century abolitionist and women's rights activist, Lucy Stone.

The meeting begins at 6:45 PM, followed by the author presentation at 7:00 PM in the Library's Community Room. Refreshments will be available.

Co-sponsored by the Sharon Public Library Veterans Club and Friends of the Sharon Public Library. Please register here.

1620: The First Year

Thurs. 11/3 @ 7:00 PM

In 2020, the 400th Anniversary of the landing of the Pilgrims came, but was unfortunately overshadowed by the COVID Pandemic. Join Christopher Daley as he details the Pilgrim's historically difficult voyage over the Atlantic to Cape Cod and explores the beginnings of Plymouth Colony, with focuses on Plymouth Rock, the plague of 1618, and the Wampanoag people.

 

Registration required. More details here.

The Roots of Popular Music and Acknowledging Veterans in Song

Mon. 11/14 @ 10:00 AM

In a live performance, Jon Waterman supplements his well-received "Roots of American Popular Music" program with an exploration through songs of some of the experiences and sacrifices of veterans throughout American history.

No registration required. More details here.

Fall Story Times!

Join Miss Rachael for Baby or Family Story Time Every Week

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Strollers and Stories - Ages 0-2 Mondays at 10:30 AM on the Sharon First Congregational Church Lawn

Fall Farm Fun Story Time - All Ages Thursdays at 11 AM at Crescent Ridge Dairy 

Learn more on our event calendar

Thanks for a Great Summer!

Keep Visiting the Library for More Fun throughout the School Year

 

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Check Out Our Fall Programs

From storytimes and paint nights to trivia and science events, there's always something to explore!

Children's Library of Things

New Items Added Monthly!

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Drop by or browse the catalog to see what unusual items we have for families to borrow.

Some of the latest additions to our Children's Library of Things include a bird-watching kit, board games like Throw Throw Burrito, and an electronic drum set.

 

The New York Times

72-hour access with each login

OverDrive/Libby

eBooks, audiobooks, magazines

Many languages available!

 

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eBooks, audiobooks, streaming films and TV

The Wall Street Journal

72-hour access with each login