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Events

Events

Friday, January 17
12:00pm - 1:00pm
This fiction book club meets the third Friday of each month.  We bring our lunch and discuss all types of fiction. This month's selection:  The Other Woman by Sandie Jones Emily chose Adam, but she didn’t choose his mother Pammie. There’s... Read More
Event Location: The Reference Room
Friday, January 17
12:30pm - 2:30pm
A group for quilters of all levels.  Tools and sewing machines provided. For beginners, quilter Diane Preble will cover the basics of quilting to get anyone started.   Diane will teach what type of fabric is best for quilting, good first projects,... Read More
Event Location: The Reference Room
Saturday, January 18
11:00am - 12:00pm
Join Local author Nancy Cote for a reading and book signing.  Copies will be available for sale. Frozen II Elsa the Snow Queen and her sister Anna embark on an adventure far away from the kingdom of Arendelle. They are joined by friends,... Read More
Event Location: The Reference Room
Monday, January 20
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
Tuesday, January 21
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, January 21
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, January 21
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join us for this free financial education workshop by the American Credit Counseling Service, Inc.   Learn how to read your credit report, dispute errors and improve your credit score.   Reserve your seat today by calling Jocelyn Carvalho at 508-999... Read More
Event Location: The Reference Room
Tuesday, January 21
2:00pm - 4:00pm
All homeschoolers are welcome! Join us for Math, STEM, Geography, book clubs and more This week is 4H STEAM CLUB  
Event Location: The Junior Room
Tuesday, January 21
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us for a writing club along with a book club.  There will be 2 selections to read per month and activities based on the books.   Ages 8-12
Event Location: The Junior Room
Wednesday, January 22
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Join us for an afternoon making handmade cards All supplies provided
Event Location: The Reference Room
Wednesday, January 22
4:00pm - 6:00pm
  Learn about otaku culture, Japanese pop culture, folklore, etiquette and more. Watch Anime and hang out with fellow Anime fans! There are also days with crafts, video games, and Japanese snacks. Check us out! For ages 12-17.
Event Location: The Junior Room
Thursday, January 23
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, January 23
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
Friday, January 24
6:00pm - 7:00pm
for ages 16+ and all adults who like to read young adult literature This month's selection is:  Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo Ketterdam: a bustling hub of international trade where anything can be had for the right price―and no one knows... Read More
Event Location: The Reference Room
Friday, January 24
7:00pm - 8:00pm
for ages 16+ and all adults who like to read graphic novels This month's selection is:  Good-Bye Chunky Rice  by Craig Thompson This book documents the once upon a time in a fishing village town and a short turtle lad name of... Read More
Event Location: The Reference Room
Monday, January 27
10:30am - 11:30am
The Swansea Free Public Library pre-school Winter story hour takes place every Monday, for children up to age 5 from 10:30-11:30AM. Come join the fun with stories, crafts and fun in the Children’s room.  This winter we will celebrate Groundhog Day,... Read More
Event Location: Children's Area
Monday, January 27
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, January 27
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, January 28
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, January 28
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, January 28
2:00pm - 4:00pm
All homeschoolers are welcome! Join us for Math, STEM, Geography, book clubs and more This week is GEOGRAPHY CLUB  
Event Location: The Junior Room
Tuesday, January 28
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us for a writing club along with a book club.  There will be 2 selections to read per month and activities based on the books.   Ages 8-12
Event Location: The Junior Room
Wednesday, January 29
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
Thursday, January 30
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, January 30
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, February 03
10:30am - 11:30am
The Swansea Free Public Library pre-school Winter story hour takes place every Monday, for children up to age 5 from 10:30-11:30AM. Come join the fun with stories, crafts and fun in the Children’s room.  This winter we will celebrate Groundhog Day,... Read More
Event Location: Children's Area
Monday, February 03
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, February 03
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, February 03
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, February 04
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, February 04
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, February 04
2:00pm - 4:00pm
All homeschoolers are welcome! Join us for Math, STEM, Geography, book clubs and more This week is MATH GAMES & MORE  
Event Location: The Junior Room
Tuesday, February 04
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us for a writing club along with a book club.  There will be 2 selections to read per month and activities based on the books.   Ages 8-12
Event Location: The Junior Room
Wednesday, February 05
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Join us for an afternoon making handmade cards All supplies provided
Event Location: The Reference Room
Wednesday, February 05
4:00pm - 6:00pm
  Learn about otaku culture, Japanese pop culture, folklore, etiquette and more. Watch Anime and hang out with fellow Anime fans! There are also days with crafts, video games, and Japanese snacks. Check us out! For ages 12-17.
Event Location: The Junior Room
Wednesday, February 05
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 Keeper of Lost Causes  by Jussi Adler-Olsen Carl Mørck... Read More
Event Location: The Reference Room
Wednesday, February 05
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Our historical fiction book club meets the first Wednesday of each month.   This month's selection:  Marmee & Louisa by Eve LaPlante Marmee & Louisa paints an exquisitely moving and utterly convincing portrait of Louisa May... Read More
Event Location: The Reference Room
Thursday, February 06
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, February 06
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
Friday, February 07
12:30pm - 2:30pm
A group for quilters of all levels.  Tools and sewing machines provided. For beginners, quilter Diane Preble will cover the basics of quilting to get anyone started.   Diane will teach what type of fabric is best for quilting, good first projects,... Read More
Event Location: The Reference Room
Saturday, February 08
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
Monday, February 10
10:30am - 11:30am
The Swansea Free Public Library pre-school Winter story hour takes place every Monday, for children up to age 5 from 10:30-11:30AM. Come join the fun with stories, crafts and fun in the Children’s room.  This winter we will celebrate Groundhog Day,... Read More
Event Location: Children's Area
Monday, February 10
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, February 10
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, February 11
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, February 11
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, February 11
2:00pm - 4:00pm
All homeschoolers are welcome! Join us for Math, STEM, Geography, book clubs and more This week is GEOGRAPHY CLUB  
Event Location: The Junior Room
Tuesday, February 11
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us for a writing club along with a book club.  There will be 2 selections to read per month and activities based on the books.   Ages 8-12
Event Location: The Junior Room
Tuesday, February 11
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, February 12
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

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