Mask Mandate in the libraryAll patrons above 2 years old, vaccinated or not, must wear a mask while in the library and in all municipal buildings.
The Discovery of a Masterpiece
A Rodin sculpture lost to the art world since the 1930sMallory Mortillaro serves as the Curator of Collections for the Hartley Dodge Foundation in Madison, NJ. While she was cataloging the artwork housed inside the Hartley Dodge Memorial she uncovered a masterpiece that had been lost to the art world since the 1930s.
Join us on November 2nd at 7PM via Zoom when Mallory will share the story of how a simple art cataloging project evolved into a search for a mysterious piece's provenance and became one of the biggest art finds in recent history. Register online here.
Join Zoom Meeting https://tinyurl.com/tf892ehc
Meeting ID: 848 9053 5083 Passcode: 826070
SPL Virtual Chess Club
Sewing Threads of Diversity Grant Project
Quilting for Beginners with Laura Rosenspan
Learn basic quilting techniques in this 8 class series. Once you register on the library website, you'll receive video links to the classes. In the end, you'll have made a quilt square!
Trip to the Fuller Craft Museum
As a culmination of this year-long grant, Laura Rosenspan will lead a tour of the Fuller Craft Museum on Sunday, September 26 at 2 pm. We will meet at the museum. Tickets are limited and registration is REQUIRED. Email Mary Claire at firstname.lastname@example.org to register. Teens under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Understanding Reverse MortgagesIf you want a snapshot of how confusing the investment landscape can be, look no further than the wide range of opinions on Reverse Mortgages. Yet despite what you may have heard, today's version of a Reverse Mortgage can be an incredibly powerful tool in your financial planning. Please join us for this virtual program presented by Bill Greenfield of Wealth Bridge Advisory on Thursday, October 14th at 6:30 PM. Please register online at our Eventkeeper Calendar page under the date.
Zoom: https://tinyurl.com/2ywz5z8 Passcode: 836225
Fantasy Author Melissa Caruso
The Friends of the Sharon Public Library will be holding its annual book sale this Fall. The Book collection begins October 25th and ends on November 9th. The Book Sale will be from Friday, November 12 through Sunday, November 14th. For more information: friendsofsharonpubliclibrary.org
Now introducing... LibFix!
Don't want to browse the shelves, but want some new materials? Check out our new "LibFix" service for patrons of all ages! Whether you want 1 title or a whole bundle of 5 titles on a topic of your choice, our collection experts are ready to hand-select items to suit your unique reading and/or watching interests! Get started here: tinyurl.com/spl-libfix
Please note: We will do our best to accommodate your interests with what is currently available at the Library. We hope you will discover some new favorites through this service! After each LibFix, you'll have the opportunity to provide us with feedback, so that we can further hone our understanding of your reading/watching tastes.
Once you've received notification that your items are ready for pickup, please follow our Curbside Pickup instructions (above) and select a time slot to pick up your LibFix.
Please limit your request to 1 LibFix per patron each time. LibFixes are available for books/audiobooks or DVDs.
Online & Remote Access Tools Through SPLIf you are practicing social distancing, self-isolation, or simply exercising due caution, the Library can help you stay connected and safe through our online and remote access tools:
- Overdrive and its corresponding free app, Libby, allow users to borrow and read or listen to e-books and e-audiobooks on their computers, phones, tablets, or other devices. Get started on your computer by visiting Overdrive and signing in using your library card and PIN (the standard PIN is "ocln"); or by downloading Libby onto the device of your choice for free.
- The New York Times is available for free online. To access it, visit the Library's catalog and click "New York Times" on the left-hand sidebar. Click "Redeem" next to the digital access code provided, then sign in or create a free account. When your code runs out after 72 hours, simply get a new one by following this process again.
- Hoopla provides limited streaming access to movies, TV shows, e-books, e-audiobooks, and more. Access it through the hoopla website or by downloading the hoopla app (Apple, Android) and sign in or create an account using your library card number. Please note: SPL has a limit of 2 borrows per month for hoopla users.
Still stuck after that? Contact our Reference Team through our Ask a Librarian tool.
Did you know that SPL is offering Curbside Pickup Services?
It's an easy, safe, and efficient way to get your Library materials! Here's how it works: