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Events

Events

Monday, September 23
10:30am - 11:30am
Children, ages 3 - 5 are invited to join us for Fall Story Hour This season we will celebrate:Back to School, Fall on the Farm, Apples & Pumpkins, Scary Stories, Ghosts & Goblins and Halloween All children must be accompanied by a parent or... Read More
Event Location: Children's Area
Monday, September 23
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, September 23
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, September 23
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, September 23
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Monthly book club for children ages 9-14.  Join us for discussion and also work on projects, create inventions, make an invention notebook, and use your tinkering skills. This month the club is reading:  ... Read More
Event Location: The Junior Room
Tuesday, September 24
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, September 24
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, September 24
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, September 25
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Join master crafter Maureen Pacheco and create a pumkin floral centerpiece and a  pumpkin decoration $10 per person Space is limited
Event Location: The Reference Room
Wednesday, September 25
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
Wednesday, September 25
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Join master crafter Maureen Pacheco and create a pumkin floral centerpiece and a pumpkin decoration $10 per person Space is limited
Event Location: The Reference Room
Wednesday, September 25
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Simply Done: The Recipe and Coupon Club of The Swansea Free Public Library will host the 11th Annual Apple Pie Baking Contest Local bakers are encouraged to bake their best apple pies and drop them off at the Library no later than 6:30 PM... Read More
Event Location: The Reference Room
Thursday, September 26
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, September 26
12:00pm - 3:00pm
The Swansea Homeschoolers meet each Thursday from 12-3PM.  Ages 4-7.  Learning is fun at the library.  Math, Geography, Science, and books, plenty of books!
Event Location: The Junior Room
Thursday, September 26
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Calling all frugal foodies! Each Thursday from 2-3PM 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. Register today
Event Location: The Reference Room
Thursday, September 26
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
Thursday, September 26
6:00pm - 7:00pm
for ages 16+ and all adults who like to read young adult literature This month's selection is:  The Marrow Thieves  by Cherie Dimaline Humanity has nearly destroyed its world through global warming, but now an even greater evil lurks. The... Read More
Event Location: The Reference Room
Thursday, September 26
7:00pm - 8:00pm
for ages 16+ and all adults who like to read graphic novels This month's selection is:  Relish: My Life in the Kitchen   by Lucy Knisley Lucy Knisley loves food. The daughter of a chef and a gourmet, this talented young cartoonist... Read More
Event Location: The Reference Room
Monday, September 30
10:30am - 11:30am
Children, ages 3 - 5 are invited to join us for Fall Story Hour This season we will celebrate:Back to School, Fall on the Farm, Apples & Pumpkins, Scary Stories, Ghosts & Goblins and Halloween All children must be accompanied by a parent or... Read More
Event Location: Children's Area
Monday, September 30
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, September 30
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, October 01
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, October 01
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, October 01
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, October 02
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:  An Unwanted Guest  by Shari Lapena A remote lodge in... Read More
Event Location: The Reference Room
Wednesday, October 02
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Our historical fiction book club meets the first Wednesday of each month, unless This month's selection:  Home for Erring and Outcast Girls by Julie Kibler An emotionally raw and resonant story of love, loss, and the enduring power of... Read More
Event Location: The Reference Room
Thursday, October 03
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, October 03
12:00pm - 3:00pm
The Swansea Homeschoolers meet each Thursday from 12-3PM.  Ages 4-7.  Learning is fun at the library.  Math, Geography, Science, and books, plenty of books!
Event Location: The Junior Room
Thursday, October 03
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Calling all frugal foodies! Each Thursday from 2-3PM 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. Register today
Event Location: The Reference Room
Friday, October 04
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Quilter Diane Preble will cover the basics of quilting to get anyone started.  Pick up the list of materials needed at the library.  Tools and sewing machines provided.  Diane will teach what type of fabric is best for quilting, good first projects,... Read More
Event Location: The Reference Room
Saturday, October 05
10:00am - 1:00pm
Learn more about jobs with the US Census Bureau Part time, flexible hours
Event Location: The Swansea Free Public Library
Sunday, October 06
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Watch history come alive with the fascinating dramatizations of the true stories of the Salem Witch Hysteria, performed by the Delvena Theatre Company. The setting is Salem, Massachusetts in 1692, a year in which, of the... Read More
Event Location: Swansea Community Center
Monday, October 07
10:30am - 11:30am
Children, ages 3 - 5 are invited to join us for Fall Story Hour This season we will celebrate:Back to School, Fall on the Farm, Apples & Pumpkins, Scary Stories, Ghosts & Goblins and Halloween All children must be accompanied by a parent or... Read More
Event Location: Children's Area
Monday, October 07
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, October 07
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, October 07
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Bring your own game or play one of ours
Event Location: The Reference Room
Tuesday, October 08
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, October 08
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, October 08
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, October 08
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, October 09
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, October 09
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, October 10
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, October 10
12:00pm - 3:00pm
The Swansea Homeschoolers meet each Thursday from 12-3PM.  Ages 4-7.  Learning is fun at the library.  Math, Geography, Science, and books, plenty of books!
Event Location: The Junior Room
Thursday, October 10
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Calling all frugal foodies! Each Thursday from 2-3PM 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. Register today
Event Location: The Reference Room
Thursday, October 10
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, October 12
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
Tuesday, October 15
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, October 15
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, October 15
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

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