Thursday, April 24, 2014

Saugus Public Library Bookmark April 2014

Teen Craft

Join us on Tuesday April 1st from 3 - 4 p.m. when we will be making key chains.

To register for this free program for ages 11 - 18 stop by the Reference Desk, call 781.231.4168 ext. 17, or email lejeune@noblenet.org.

Author Peter Swanson will be at the Library

Join us on Wednesday April 30 at 6:30 pm when he will be talking about his debut novel The Girl with a Clock for a Heart.

Free admission and free refreshments provided by the New Friends of the Saugus Public Library.

Our Children's Room is Planning a Busy Month

JuJu the Clown and friends will be clowning around at the library on April 17 with magic and face painting. All ages are welcome to join us at 3:00 pm.

Check the calendar to make sure you don't miss any of the fun activities planned for April!

Saugus Digital Documents are Accessible on the Internet Archive

The Internet Archive is an online collection of internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. The Archive preserves the originals while making them available at the click of a mouse.

There are some fascinating records to be found. To step back in history, try a search of the "Records of Ye Towne Meetings of Lyn 1771" for "British".

High School Yearbooks, Annual Reports, Lists of Persons and other Town Documents are also available.

Most of the Middle School Yearbooks are now online at the Archive!

The project was Federally funded through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. Scanning was done by the Digital Services Department of the Boston Public Library. All documents will eventually reside on the Digital Commonwealth..

Shopping at Amazon.com benefits the library year round

Every purchase you make when you start your search with this link benefits the Saugus Public Library. To start searching, click on the amazon.com image. Thank you for supporting the library.

Resume Assistance

Are you looking for a job? If you would like some help in making your resume look more attractive to potential employees, draft a cover letter or just want someone to proofread your resume and cover letter, you can schedule an hour with a staff member at the Saugus Public Library on Monday or Tuesday evenings, 4-7 to help you.

Call the Reference Department at 781-231-4168 ext. 16 to schedule a time. Please bring your resume with you at the time of your appointment. We look forward to assisting you in your job search!

New Friends of the Saugus Public Library

Please join the New Friends of the Saugus Public Library and share your ideas for the library.
The next meeting will be Wednesday, April 2 at 6:00 p.m.

Book Group

The next meeting of the book group will be on April 9 at 6:00 p.m. to discuss Winter's Bone by Daniel Woodrell.

Please join us!

Check us out on Pinterest

If you're wondering what to read next, check out the Staff Recommendations Board on Pinterest.

Museum Passes

The library has passes to the Children's Museum, the Museum of Science and the Museum of Fine Arts. You can reserve passes at the library or by calling us at 781.231.4168

Library Hours

  • Monday - Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday and Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Find us on Facebook!

Follow us on Twitter

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Saugus Public Library Bookmark March 2014

Teen Craft

Join us on Tuesday March 4 from 3 - 4 p.m. when we will be making magnets and magnetic boards.

To register for this free program for ages 11 - 18 stop by the Reference Desk, call 781.231.4168 ext. 17, or email lejeune@noblenet.org.

Coming Soon: Teen Pastel Painting Class

Color Your World with Pastels

Wednesday, March 19th 3-5pm, for ages 11-18

Learn the beautiful art of pastel painting in this two hour free program.

No prior experience required and all supplies will be provided.

Sharon Morley is an International and National award winning artist, and has been teaching art to adults and teens for eight years.

To sign up please come to the library, call 781-231-4168, or email Lisa at lejeune@noblnet.org

The History of Howard Johnson's

Please join us on Wednesday, March 12 at 7 pm when author Anthony Sammarco will be talking about his latest book "The History of Howard Johnson's".

Get the scoop on the 28 flavors of ice cream, clam strips and grilled frankforts that made HOJOs famous from Maine to Florida.

This free program is co-sponsored by the Saugus Historical Society and the Saugus Public Library.

Our Children's Room has Some Special, New and Re-invented Programs in March

One very special program is Nappy's Puppets, Father Goose's Tales. Join us on Friday 3/14,10:30 am for a retelling of nursery rhymes, stories and children's songs guaranteed to delight preschoolers and their families. For ages 2-5.

This month we'll also have LEGOs, cookies and parachutes!

Check the calendar to make sure you don't miss any of the fun activities planned for March!

Saugus Digital Documents are Accessible on the Internet Archive

The Internet Archive is an online collection of internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. The Archive preserves the originals while making them available at the click of a mouse.

There are some fascinating records to be found. To step back in history, try a search of the "Records of Ye Towne Meetings of Lyn 1771" for "British".

Most of the Middle School Yearbooks are now online at the Archive!

High School Yearbooks, Annual Reports, Lists of Persons and other Town Documents are also available.

The project was Federally funded through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. Scanning was done by the Digital Services Department of the Boston Public Library. All documents will eventually reside on the Digital Commonwealth..

Shopping at Amazon.com benefits the library year round

Every purchase you make when you start your search with this link benefits the Saugus Public Library. To start searching, click on the amazon.com image. Thank you for supporting the library.

Resume Assistance

Are you looking for a job? If you would like some help in making your resume look more attractive to potential employees, draft a cover letter or just want someone to proofread your resume and cover letter, you can schedule an hour with a staff member at the Saugus Public Library on Monday or Tuesday evenings, 4-7 to help you.

Call the Reference Department at 781-231-4168 ext. 16 to schedule a time. Please bring your resume with you at the time of your appointment. We look forward to assisting you in your job search!

New Friends of the Saugus Public Library

Please join the New Friends of the Saugus Public Library and share your ideas for the library.
The next meeting will be Wednesday, March 5 at 6:00 p.m.

Book Group

The next meeting of the book group will be on March 19 at 6:00 p.m. to discuss Look Me in the Eye by John Elder Robinson

Please join us!

Check us out on Pinterest

If you're wondering what to read next, check out the Staff Recommendations Board on Pinterest.

Museum Passes

The library has passes to the Children's Museum, the Museum of Science and the Museum of Fine Arts. You can reserve passes at the library or by calling us at 781.231.4168

Library Hours

  • Monday - Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday and Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Find us on Facebook!

Follow us on Twitter

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Saugus Public Library Bookmark February 2014

Tax Forms

The IRS has begun shipping tax forms and instruction booklets. We expect to continue receiving forms into February.

Teen Event

Cupcake decorating for Valentine's Day! Make a perfect treat for someone special.

Tuesday February 4, 2014, 3 - 4 p.m. This is a free program - no registration required

Teen Improv Acting Class!

This is a fast and fun workshop featuring improv games and scenes patterned after the T.V. show “Whose Line is it Anyway?”. The workshop is led by Jape Payette of JapeScape Productions.

Join us Tuesday, February 18 from 6-8pm for this free program. Ages 11-18 please. Please call 781-231-4168 or visit the Reference Desk to sign up.

Jape Payette is a Drama Teacher, Director and Personal Acting Coach.

Rachel Carson & the "Political Science" of Today

In 1962, through the publication of "Silent Spring," Rachel Carson made the world aware of the adverse health effects of pesticides. Despite this fact, more than 50 years later these seemingly understood lessons appear forsaken. In this theatrical presentation, Ms. Carson appears straight from the 1960s to provide insight into the present day controversy surrounding Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) in our food products.

Join us Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 6:30 PM in the Community Room for this free program.

Shopping at Amazon.com benefits the library year round

Every purchase you make when you start your search with this link benefits the Saugus Public Library. To start searching, click on the amazon.com image. Thank you for supporting the library.

Our Children's Room is Busy in February

Check the calendar to make sure you don't miss any of the fun activities planned for February!

Resume Assistance

Are you looking for a job? If you would like some help in making your resume look more attractive to potential employees, draft a cover letter or just want someone to proofread your resume and cover letter, you can schedule an hour with a staff member at the Saugus Public Library on Monday or Tuesday evenings, 4-7 to help you.

Call the Reference Department at 781-231-4168 ext. 16 to schedule a time. Please bring your resume with you at the time of your appointment. We look forward to assisting you in your job search!

New Friends of the Saugus Public Library

Please join the New Friends of the Saugus Public Library and share your ideas for the library.
The next meeting will be Wednesday, February 5 at 6:00 p.m.

Book Group

The next meeting of the book group will be on February 12 at 6:00 p.m. to discuss The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

On March 19 we'll be discussing Look me in the Eye by John Elder Robison.

Please join us!

Check us out on Pinterest

If you're wondering what to read next, check out the Staff Recommendations Board on Pinterest.

Museum Passes

The library has passes to the Children's Museum, the Museum of Science and the Museum of Fine Arts. You can reserve passes at the library or by calling us at 781.231.4168

Library Hours

  • Monday - Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday and Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • February 17, 2014 the library will be closed in observance of President's Day.

Find us on Facebook!

Follow us on Twitter

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Saugus Public Library Bookmark January 2014

Happy New Year

Best wishes for a safe and healthy 2014 from the Trustees, Director and Staff of Saugus Public Library!

Food for Fines

Thank you for your generous contributions to the Library's Food Drive during November and December.
All food collected was donated to the Saugus Food Bank.

Holiday Giving Tree

Thank you for the donations of warm clothing for local families in need. The hats, scarves, gloves and other items were greatly appreciated by the adults and children who received them, especially during this cold spell!

Shopping at Amazon.com benefits the library year round

Every purchase you make when you start your search with this link benefits the Saugus Public Library. To start searching, click on the amazon.com image. Thank you for supporting the library.

Meet Our New Part-Time Children's Librarian

We extend a warm welcome to Helena Iles Papaioannou, our new part-time children's librarian. If you haven't already met her, stop by the Children's Room to say hello!

Check the calendar to find out about activities in the Children's Department this month.

Teen Improv Acting Class!

This is a fast and fun workshop featuring improv games and scenes patterned after the T.V. show “Whose Line is it Anyway?”. The workshop is led by Jape Payette of JapeScape Productions.

Join us Tuesday, January 21st 6-8pm for this free program. Ages 11-18 please.

Please call 781-231-4168 or visit the Reference Desk to sign up.

Jape Payette is a Drama Teacher, Director and Personal Acting Coach.

Resume Assistance

Are you looking for a job? If you would like some help in making your resume look more attractive to potential employees, draft a cover letter or just want someone to proofread your resume and cover letter, you can schedule an hour with a staff member at the Saugus Public Library on Monday or Tuesday evenings, 4-7 to help you.

Call the Reference Department at 781-231-4168 ext. 16 to schedule a time. Please bring your resume with you at the time of your appointment. We look forward to assisting you in your job search!

New Friends of the Saugus Public Library

Please join the New Friends of the Saugus Public Library and share your ideas for the library.

The next meeting will be Wednesday, February 5.

Check us out on Pinterest

If you're wondering what to read next, check out the Staff Recommendations Board on Pinterest.

Museum Passes

The library has passes to the Children's Museum, the Museum of Science and the Museum of Fine Arts. You can reserve passes at the library or by calling us at 781.231.4168

Library Hours

  • Monday - Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday and Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Find us on Facebook!

Follow us on Twitter

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Saugus Public Library Bookmark December 2013

Food for Fines

The Saugus Public Library is again hosting our Food for Fines Program. Patrons may bring in non-perishable food items that are equal to the amount of their fines.

All food collected will be donated to the Saugus Food Bank. Donations will be acceped Nov. 1 thru Dec. 31.

Holiday Giving Tree

Please consider donating an item of warm clothing to local families in need. There is a donation box near the tree on the first floor where you can leave hats, scarves, gloves and mittens for adults and children.

Shopping at Amazon.com benefits the library year round

Every purchase you make when you start your search with this link benefits the Saugus Public Library. To start searching, click on the amazon.com image. Thank you for supporting the library.

Meet Our New Children's Librarian

Although we were sad to say goodbye to Bethany, we extend a warm welcome to Martha Morgan, our new children's librarian. If you haven't already met her, stop by the Children's Room to say hello!

Celebrate the New Year at Noon!

Come celebrate the New Year on Tue, December 31, 11:30am – 12:30pm. For all ages! Music, fun and sparkling cider!

Check the calendar to find out about more activities in the Children's Department this month.

Resume Assistance

Are you looking for a job? If you would like some help in making your resume look more attractive to potential employees, draft a cover letter or just want someone to proofread your resume and cover letter, you can schedule an hour with a staff member at the Saugus Public Library on Monday or Tuesday evenings, 4-7 to help you.

Call the Reference Department at 781-231-4168 ext. 16 to schedule a time. Please bring your resume with you at the time of your appointment. We look forward to assisting you in your job search!

New Friends of the Saugus Public Library

The New Friends of the Saugus Public Library meet the first Wednesday of every month, September through June. Please join the New Friends to share your ideas for the library.

Thank you to the New Friends for their very generous donation of funds to purchase books for the Children's Room!

Wireless Printing at the Library

You can now print from your laptop at the library. Please ask at the Reference Desk for information on how to set up your laptop.

Check us out on Pinterest

If you're wondering what to read next, check out the Staff Recommendations Board on Pinterest.

Museum Passes

The library has passes to the Children's Museum, the Museum of Science and the Museum of Fine Arts. You can reserve passes at the library or by calling us at 781.231.4168

Library Hours

  • Monday - Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday and Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
December 24 and 31 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Find us on Facebook!

Follow us on Twitter

Friday, November 1, 2013

Saugus Public Library Bookmark November 2013

Food for Fines

The Saugus Public Library will again host our Food for Fines Program. Patrons may bring in non-perishable food items that are equal to the amount of their fines.

All food collected will be donated to the Saugus Food Bank. Donations will be acceped Nov. 1 thru Dec. 31.

Make your own Dream Catcher

Join us Tuesday, November 5, 2013 from 3-4pm.

This free program is a Teen Craft for ages 12-18. Please sign up at the Reference Desk, by phone 781-231-4168 or e-mail lejeune@noblenet.org.

All materials and a small snack will be provided.

Author Peter Janney Is Coming to Saugus Public Library

Join us Tuesday November 12, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. when Peter Janney will discuss his book:

"Mary's Mosaic: The CIA Conspiracy to Murder John F. Kennedy, Mary Pinchot Meyer, and Their Vision of World Peace."

Come explore the connection between peace activist Mary Pinchot Meyer and President John F. Kennedy.

More Information about the program

Local Author Stephen Wilks will be Speaking at the Saugus Public Library

Please join us Tuesday November 19, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. when Mr. Wilks, author of the new book, "How the Ray Gun Got its Zap" will present a slide lecture "The History of the Ray Gun from 1809 to Tomorrow".

More Information about the program

The Children's Room Will be Busy in November

Check the calendar to find out about fun activities in the Children's Department this month.

Resume Assistance

Are you looking for a job? If you would like some help in making your resume look more attractive to potential employees, draft a cover letter or just want someone to proofread your resume and cover letter, you can schedule an hour with a staff member at the Saugus Public Library on Monday or Tuesday evenings, 4-7 to help you.

Call the Reference Department at 781-231-4168 ext. 16 to schedule a time. Please bring your resume with you at the time of your appointment. We look forward to assisting you in your job search!

New Friends of the Saugus Public Library

The New Friends of the Saugus Public Library meet the first Wednesday of every month, September through June. Please join the New Friends to share your ideas for the library.

Wireless Printing at the Library

You can now print from your laptop at the library. Please ask at the Reference Desk for information on how to set up your laptop.

Check us out on Pinterest

If you're wondering what to read next, check out the Staff Recommendations Board on Pinterest.

Museum Passes

The library has passes to the Children's Museum, the Museum of Science and the Museum of Fine Arts. You can reserve passes at the library or by calling us at 781.231.4168

Library Hours

  • Monday - Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday and Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Shopping at Amazon.com benefits the library year round. Every purchase you make when you start your search with this link benefits the Saugus Public Library. To start searching, click on the amazon.com image. Thank you for supporting the library.

Find us on Facebook!

Follow us on Twitter

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Saugus Public Library Bookmark October 2013

Teen Craft on Tuesday, October 1st

We will be making Bleach Pen T-shirts. Draw your own design on a colored shirt with a bleach pen.

Please sign up at the Reference Desk if you are interested in this free program.

Join us the first Tuesday of every month at 3pm for a cool craft!

Native American Settlement of Saugus

The Saugus Historical Commission is presenting an overview of the Native American presence in the Saugus area dating back to its prehistoric and historic past, as told through artifacts recovered in archaeological digs and previous records. Highlights include: The Saugus River, The Iron Works, the Jasper Quarry, Vinegar Hill, Round Hill, and Breakheart.

Please join us for this free program on October 1 at 6:30 pm.

Wednesday Drop-In Crafts in the Children's Room

On Wednesday October 2 we'll be making a ssssslithery ssssssnake.

Stop by the Children's Room any Wednesday in October to make a craft.

And don't forget to check the calendar to find out about more fun activities in the Children's Department this month.

Food for Thought Series

During October the library will host a three week film and lecture series about genetically modified organisms (GMOs), "Food for Thought". Please join us for one or all three events of this free series to learn how GMOs impact your food and your health. The Series includes movies, discussion and guest speakers.
  • Monday, October 7, 2013 at 7 pm : Film "Genetic Roulette"
  • Monday, October 21, 2013 at 7 pm : Film "Food, Inc."
  • Monday, October 28, 2013 at 7 pm : Film "The World According to Monsanto"

Resume Assistance

Are you looking for a job? If you would like some help in making your resume look more attractive to potential employees, draft a cover letter or just want someone to proofread your resume and cover letter, you can schedule an hour with a staff member at the Saugus Public Library on Monday or Tuesday evenings, 4-7 to help you.

Call the Reference Department at 781-231-4168 ext. 16 to schedule a time. Please bring your resume with you at the time of your appointment. We look forward to assisting you in your job search!

New Friends of the Saugus Public Library

The New Friends of the Saugus Public Library meet the first Wednesday of every month, September through June. The next meeting is October 2 at 6 pm.

Wireless Printing at the Library

You can now print from your laptop at the library. Please ask at the Reference Desk for information on how to set up your laptop.

Check us out on Pinterest

If you're wondering what to read next, check out the Staff Recommendations Board on Pinterest.

Museum Passes

The library has passes to the Museum of Science and the Museum of Fine Arts. You can reserve passes at the library or by calling us at 781.231.4168

Library Hours

  • Monday - Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday and Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Shopping at Amazon.com benefits the library year round. Every purchase you make when you start your search with this link benefits the Saugus Public Library. To start searching, click on the amazon.com image. Thank you for supporting the library.

Find us on Facebook!

Follow us on Twitter