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Events

Events

Tuesday, November 12
10:30am - 11:30am
Join Ms. Christine for Tiny Time story time for children ages birth to 3.   Enjoy songs, movement, activities, rhymes, books and playtime. Sponsored by South Bay Community Services.
Event Location: Children's Area
Tuesday, November 12
12:00pm - 2:00pm
The Tuesday Club is an informal group of family historians who meet each Tuesday from 12-2 pm to research genealogy.  Interested in researching your family history?  We can help.  Whether a beginner or a family historian with years of experience,... Read More
Event Location: The Reference Room
Tuesday, November 12
4:00pm - 5:00pm
The Write Club meets every Tuesday from 4-5PM.  For creative writers ages 8-12.  Join our group as we write stories, learn new words, do word puzzles and share what we are reading. The Write club is an informal and casual writing group for young... Read More
Event Location: The Junior Room
Tuesday, November 12
6:00pm - 8:00pm
The Friends of the Library are a volunteer organization dedicated to enhancing the Swansea Public Library's services to its patrons and encouraging community use of the library. Funded by annual dues and fundraising activities, the Friends support... Read More
Event Location: The Reference Room
Wednesday, November 13
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Join us for this community event and spend an afternoon making handmade holiday cards for our service men and women.  All supplies are provided.
Event Location: The Reference Room
Wednesday, November 13
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Join us for gaming the old fashioned way! We have games for all ages, no computers, tablets, smartphones or consoles needed. Club will meet the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month
Event Location: The Junior Room
Thursday, November 14
12:00pm - 2:00pm
The Swansea Knitters meet each Thursday from 12-2 pm to work on projects.  Whether you are new to knitting or working on your own projects, join us for friendship, fun and a fantastic good time in the Reference Room.  Registration is not required.
Event Location: The Reference Room
Thursday, November 14
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Calling all frugal foodies! Each Thursday from 2-3 PM Simply Done, the Cookbook and Coupon Club meets to discuss food, swap recipes and cut coupons.  Meet new people, enjoy taste testings, learn tips to save money.
Event Location: The Reference Room
Thursday, November 14
3:30pm - 5:00pm
  We have all kinds of puzzles from jigsaw puzzles to brainteasers! Puzzle club meets the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month
Event Location: The Junior Room
Saturday, November 16
10:30am - 12:00pm
Join us for a morning of card trading, Pokemon Bingo, and learning how to play the card game.   Win Pokemon cards and candy treats. It's fun for Pokemon fans of all ages.
Event Location: The Junior Room
Saturday, November 16
10:30am - 12:00pm
The fun will take place at the Swansea Community Center, 260 Ocean Grove Ave, Swansea Three princesses, Princess Beauty, Cinderella, and the Snow Princess will be on hand with stories, songs, hugs and photo ops!No preregistration is required.Prince... Read More
Event Location: Swansea Community Center
Saturday, November 16
12:00pm - 3:00pm
November is National Novel Writing Month (NANOWRIMO) Bring your notebook, laptop or use our computers to begin your Great American Novel Every Saturday in November, the Library offers the Reference Room and all of our resources along with coffee and... Read More
Event Location: The Reference Room
Saturday, November 16
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Calling all Monster Fans: It's the monthly Monster Squad Club!   Each month, the Monster Squad investigates and learns about a different monster. Snacks and crafts too. Monster Club is open to all monster fans ages 6-12. Monster Squad meets on the... Read More
Event Location: The Junior Room
Monday, November 18
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Coloring club for adults is a relaxing way to start the week.  Find you inner artist using pens, pencils and many different coloring pages.  We provide the materials or you can bring your own.  Coloring club takes place every Monday from 12-2 pm
Event Location: The Reference Room
Monday, November 18
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Use your imagination to build, create and design all sorts of wondrous things!  All ages are invited to drop in and play with our Lego collection
Event Location: The Junior Room
Tuesday, November 19
10:30am - 11:30am
Join Ms. Christine for Tiny Time story time for children ages birth to 3.   Enjoy songs, movement, activities, rhymes, books and playtime. Sponsored by South Bay Community Services.
Event Location: Children's Area
Tuesday, November 19
12:00pm - 2:00pm
The Tuesday Club is an informal group of family historians who meet each Tuesday from 12-2 pm to research genealogy.  Interested in researching your family history?  We can help.  Whether a beginner or a family historian with years of experience,... Read More
Event Location: The Reference Room
Tuesday, November 19
4:00pm - 5:00pm
The Write Club meets every Tuesday from 4-5PM.  For creative writers ages 8-12.  Join our group as we write stories, learn new words, do word puzzles and share what we are reading. The Write club is an informal and casual writing group for young... Read More
Event Location: The Junior Room
Thursday, November 21
12:00pm - 2:00pm
The Swansea Knitters meet each Thursday from 12-2 pm to work on projects.  Whether you are new to knitting or working on your own projects, join us for friendship, fun and a fantastic good time in the Reference Room.  Registration is not required.
Event Location: The Reference Room
Thursday, November 21
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Calling all frugal foodies! Each Thursday from 2-3 PM Simply Done, the Cookbook and Coupon Club meets to discuss food, swap recipes and cut coupons.  Meet new people, enjoy taste testings, learn tips to save money.
Event Location: The Reference Room
Thursday, November 21
3:30pm - 5:00pm
For ages 8 and up Stop in and try your hand at origami All supplies included
Event Location: The Junior Room
Thursday, November 21
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Join our monthly group of authors and writers. *must have email access to send and receive works from fellow members for critiques   
Event Location: The Reference Room
Friday, November 22
12:00pm - 1:00pm
This fiction book club meets the third Friday of each month (unless otherwise noted).  We bring our lunch and discuss all types of fiction. This month's selection:  The Better Sister  by  Alafair Burke When a prominent Manhattan... Read More
Event Location: The Reference Room
Friday, November 22
6:00pm - 7:00pm
for ages 16+ and all adults who like to read young adult literature This month's selection is:  Give Me Some Truth  by Eric Gansworth Carson Mastick is entering his senior year of high school and desperate to make his mark, on the... Read More
Event Location: The Reference Room
Friday, November 22
7:00pm - 8:00pm
for ages 16+ and all adults who like to read graphic novels This month's selection is:  Pumpkin Heads  by Rainbow Rowell A tender and hilarious story about two irresistible teens discovering what it means to leave behind a place―... Read More
Event Location: The Reference Room
Saturday, November 23
12:00pm - 3:00pm
November is National Novel Writing Month (NANOWRIMO) Bring your notebook, laptop or use our computers to begin your Great American Novel Every Saturday in November, the Library offers the Reference Room and all of our resources along with coffee and... Read More
Event Location: The Reference Room
Monday, November 25
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Coloring club for adults is a relaxing way to start the week.  Find you inner artist using pens, pencils and many different coloring pages.  We provide the materials or you can bring your own.  Coloring club takes place every Monday from 12-2 pm
Event Location: The Reference Room
Monday, November 25
2:00pm - 4:00pm
All homeschoolers are invited to join us as we learn basic science and engineering principles, create art, understand the wonderful world of math and learn about technology.  Create. Imagine. Build. Make new friends. Children will discover the world... Read More
Event Location: The Junior Room
Monday, November 25
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Use your imagination to build, create and design all sorts of wondrous things!  All ages are invited to drop in and play with our Lego collection
Event Location: The Junior Room
Tuesday, November 26
10:30am - 11:30am
Join Ms. Christine for Tiny Time story time for children ages birth to 3.   Enjoy songs, movement, activities, rhymes, books and playtime. Sponsored by South Bay Community Services.
Event Location: Children's Area
Tuesday, November 26
12:00pm - 2:00pm
The Tuesday Club is an informal group of family historians who meet each Tuesday from 12-2 pm to research genealogy.  Interested in researching your family history?  We can help.  Whether a beginner or a family historian with years of experience,... Read More
Event Location: The Reference Room
Tuesday, November 26
4:00pm - 5:00pm
The Write Club meets every Tuesday from 4-5PM.  For creative writers ages 8-12.  Join our group as we write stories, learn new words, do word puzzles and share what we are reading. The Write club is an informal and casual writing group for young... Read More
Event Location: The Junior Room
Tuesday, November 26
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Join Local author Steven Manchester for a talk and book signing.  Copies will be available for sale. BREAD BAGS & BULLIES: Surviving the '80s This hysterical coming-of-age tale is jam-packed with enough nostalgia to satisfy anyone who... Read More
Event Location: The Reference Room
Wednesday, November 27
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Working on a craft project and can't seem to finish?  Bring it to the Library and relax in the Reference Room with a warm beverage and two hours of uninterrupted crafting.  
Event Location: The Reference Room
Wednesday, November 27
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Join us for gaming the old fashioned way! We have games for all ages, no computers, tablets, smartphones or consoles needed. Club will meet the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month
Event Location: The Junior Room
Saturday, November 30
12:00pm - 3:00pm
November is National Novel Writing Month (NANOWRIMO) Bring your notebook, laptop or use our computers to begin your Great American Novel Every Saturday in November, the Library offers the Reference Room and all of our resources along with coffee and... Read More
Event Location: The Reference Room
Monday, December 02
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Coloring club for adults is a relaxing way to start the week.  Find you inner artist using pens, pencils and many different coloring pages.  We provide the materials or you can bring your own.  Coloring club takes place every Monday from 12-2 pm
Event Location: The Reference Room
Monday, December 02
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Use your imagination to build, create and design all sorts of wondrous things!  All ages are invited to drop in and play with our Lego collection
Event Location: The Junior Room
Monday, December 02
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Bring your own game or play one of ours Learn or play games such as Settlers of Cataan, Ticket to Ride and many others
Event Location: The Reference Room
Tuesday, December 03
10:30am - 11:30am
Join Ms. Christine for Tiny Time story time for children ages birth to 3.   Enjoy songs, movement, activities, rhymes, books and playtime. Sponsored by South Bay Community Services.
Event Location: Children's Area
Tuesday, December 03
12:00pm - 2:00pm
The Tuesday Club is an informal group of family historians who meet each Tuesday from 12-2 pm to research genealogy.  Interested in researching your family history?  We can help.  Whether a beginner or a family historian with years of experience,... Read More
Event Location: The Reference Room
Tuesday, December 03
4:00pm - 5:00pm
The Write Club meets every Tuesday from 4-5PM.  For creative writers ages 8-12.  Join our group as we write stories, learn new words, do word puzzles and share what we are reading. The Write club is an informal and casual writing group for young... Read More
Event Location: The Junior Room
Wednesday, December 04
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Our mystery book club meets the first Wednesday of each month.  We enjoy all kinds of mystery and crime books from cozy to historical to modern thrillers. This month's selection:  The Woman in the Woods  by John Connolly This gripping... Read More
Event Location: The Reference Room
Wednesday, December 04
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Our historical fiction book club meets the first Wednesday of each month.   This month's selection:  The House at the Edge of Night by Catherine Banner A sweeping saga about four generations of a family who live and love on an enchanting... Read More
Event Location: The Reference Room
Thursday, December 05
12:00pm - 2:00pm
The Swansea Knitters meet each Thursday from 12-2 pm to work on projects.  Whether you are new to knitting or working on your own projects, join us for friendship, fun and a fantastic good time in the Reference Room.  Registration is not required.
Event Location: The Reference Room
Thursday, December 05
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Calling all frugal foodies! Each Thursday from 2-3 PM Simply Done, the Cookbook and Coupon Club meets to discuss food, swap recipes and cut coupons.  Meet new people, enjoy taste testings, learn tips to save money.
Event Location: The Reference Room
Monday, December 09
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Coloring club for adults is a relaxing way to start the week.  Find you inner artist using pens, pencils and many different coloring pages.  We provide the materials or you can bring your own.  Coloring club takes place every Monday from 12-2 pm
Event Location: The Reference Room
Monday, December 09
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Homeschoolers ages 8 and up are invited to this new program. Play math based games and create math art. Math can be practical and fun at the same time!
Event Location: The Junior Room
Monday, December 09
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Use your imagination to build, create and design all sorts of wondrous things!  All ages are invited to drop in and play with our Lego collection
Event Location: The Junior Room
Tuesday, December 10
10:30am - 11:30am
Join Ms. Christine for Tiny Time story time for children ages birth to 3.   Enjoy songs, movement, activities, rhymes, books and playtime. Sponsored by South Bay Community Services.
Event Location: Children's Area

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