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Friends of the Bridgewater Public Library
In the Know
Plymouth County Corrections: Then & Now
Tuesday, Aug. 23 @ 7p.m.
Learn about your county’s correctional history —- from pilgrim law to the modern facility in Plymouth!
Deputy Liisa C. Budge-Johnson, Program Service Outreach Coordinator for the Plymouth County Sheriff’s Department, will present this program.
This is a free lecture—the public is invited.
Meet the AstroGeek
Tuesday, July 26 @ 7p.m.
Local amateur astronomer, Stephen LaFlamme will be sharing anecdotes and photographs that he has collected over the past 30 years. See the universe like you never thought possible!
Suitable for the family, including children over the
age of six.
Monday 4-8; Tuesday 1-8; Wednesday 10-5; Thursday 9-5. No Saturday hours July and August.
Farewell and Best Wishes
Best wishes go out to Peggy Moriello who retired on June 30th. Peggy worked in our Technical Services Department for 25 years.
Summer Book Display: Books about Travel
Friends Annual Meeting
Open Meeting for all FOL members
Tues., Sept. 20 @7p.m.
Jarvis Room on the lower level
Light refreshments will be served.
In the Gallery…
Michael Walsh is exhibiting his photographs from July 7th through the end of August. His vivid color photos depict a variety of New England scenes.
The Flora T. Little Gallery is accessible by elevator.
Help Us Build our Postcard Wall
Taking a trip this summer? Whether you’re visiting Cape Cod or a location on the other side of the world —- please send us a post card. In keeping with the statewide Summer Reading Program which focuses on travel, we will post it on our Vacation Postcard Wall near the Service Desk.
Postcards should be mailed to:
Novel Destinations, c/o Bridgewater Public Library, 15 South Street, Bridgewater, MA 02324.
As an alternative to mailing, you may drop your postcard at the library’s Service Desk when you
return to town.
Congratulations to Winners
Pizza Fest Winners:
Best Cheese Pizza: 1st Place—Bruno’s Pizzeria 2nd—Campus Pizza, 3rd—Bogart’s Pub & Pizza
Best Specialty Pizza:1st Place-Bogart’s
2nd—Chessmen’s Pizza, 3rd—Bruno’s Pizzeria
Thanks to all who participated in our annual FOL fundraiser, including Nick & Angelo’s Pizza, Papa Gino’s, St. Thomas Aquinas , and John Silvia of Bridgewater Trophy .
Museum Pass Program
The library has recently acquired the Plimoth Plantation Family Library Pass, which is good for reduced admission for 2 adults and 2 children. The pass can be used for both the Mayflower II and the English Village.
We also offer passes for the Mystic Aquarium in CT, the Museum of Science in Boston, and the MASS Pass Program (free parking at state beaches).
Coming Soon: Children’s Museum in Boston
For more information or to sign up to borrow one of our passes, contact the library’s Service Desk.
In the Children’s Room…
Summer Reading Program: June 27-August 11
One World, Many Stories
Children in pre-school through age 12 may register. Children are encouraged to read books of their own choice at their own rate.
All participants are eligible to win a bike donated by Estabrook & Chamberlain Insurance Agency. To enter the raffle, you must read at least one book.
One World, Many Stories is sponsored by your local library, the Massachusetts Library System, The Boston Bruins, and the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. The Friends of the Library and Estabrook & Chamberlain are also sponsors.
Mrs. Davis’ Postcard Wall
Take a look at the Children’s Room Postcard Wall. Mrs. Davis has received postcards from all over the world!
Perhaps you would like to visit some of these countries someday. Find your inspiration in the Children’s Room.
How Many Pieces of Candy in the Jar!
Heads Up! Coming Soon!
Club—July 20 @
Hour and Crafts Program -
July 27 @ 11a.m.
Fun –July 27 @
Music-July 28 @
Cream Party & Bike Raffle-Aug.
11 @ 2p.m.
Mrs. Davis’ Drop-In Storytimes —
EARLY AUTUMN BOOK SALE
Name Your Own Price
Saturday, Sept. 24th from 11a.m.-1p.m.
(Friends Preview 10a.m.-11a.m.)
Lower Level Library
A Fundraiser sponsored by the Friends of the Bridgewater Public Library
Bridgewater Public Library
15 South St., Bridgewater, MA 02324
Director: Sean Daley
Chair, Trustees: Judith Gabriel
FOL President: Tina Larson
Newsletter Editor: Mary O’Connell
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