Reference & Information Services

Research & Materials Assistance
  • Help finding books, media, historic materials, authoritative information, and research through the library's print and electronic resources
  • Various guides, brochures, and walkthroughs available in-person and online
 
Computers & Technology Assistance
  • 8 public-use computers with limited assistance for walk-in users
  • Public-use printer with printing, copying, and scanning capability
    • 20 cents per page for black-and-white copies
    • 30 cents per page for color copies
  • Technology assistance for devices, programs, and eReaders
 
Reading Recommendations
  • Continuously updated "Staff Picks" display in the library's main lobby
  • Access to literature databases with suggestions, readlikes, and book reviews for readers of all ages
  • Reader's Advisory: Collections of recommended books on different themes
  • Ask a Librarian: Tell us a few books and/or authors you like and what you're looking for in your next read and we'll make a recommendation for you!
 
Adult Programs
  • An ongoing schedule of programs intended for adults, including:
    • Visiting authors
    • Crafts and workshops
    • Adult coloring
    • Guest speakers
    • Trivia nights
    • Contests
    • Several regular clubs and groups (listed below)
  • Check our Calendar for details, like us on Facebook for updates, and/or subscribe to our weekly newsletter
 
Book Discussion Group
 
Veterans' Group
  • Meets on the 3rd Monday of the month when not a holiday, otherwise the 2nd Monday of the month from 10:00am to 12:00pm
  • Call Lee Ann Amend at (781) 784-1578 for more information, or subscribe to our Veterans' Group newsletter
 
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) - Literacy Program
  • English Conversation Group meets in the Sharon Public Library Reference Room every Wednesday morning from 10:00am to 12:00pm
  • Register as a student in our ESOL program, co-sponsored by the Stoughton Public Library
  • Interested in volunteering to teach English? Find out more about the program and eligibility requirements.

Sharon Stitches - Embroidery Group
  • Meets on the 3rd or 4th Thursday of every month from 7:00 to 8:00pm (check our Calendar for upcoming dates)
  • All experience levels are welcome!
  • Each month's meeting focuses on a different stitch or technique
  • Basic embroidery materials and patterns are supplied

Cookbook Club
  • Meets 4 times per year on a seasonal basis, on Tuesday evenings (check our Calendar for upcoming dates)
  • Each meeting features 3 cookbooks on a different theme, with recipes claimed on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Each attendee is required to make and bring 1 dish to sample; limit 12 attendees per meeting, so registration is required!
  • Read over our Club Guidelines or contact humbreit@ocln.org for more information