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Swansea Public Library Welcomes Fall!

September is here and the fall season has begun.  The Swansea Public Library has programs and events for all ages.  

Pre-School story hour has begun.  Each Monday and Wednesday at 10:30 AM,  join us as we celebrate fall with stories and crafts and end with our annual Halloween Party.  

If it’s Monday it is Lego’s at the Library.  Drop in and play with our collection of Lego’s from 3:30-4:45 PM in the Junior Room.  We also have duplo blocks for the younger imagineeers.

On the first and third Mondays, the library will host a Tabletop Game Club (ages up to 12) from 4:00-5:00 PM.  Check out the libraries collection of Board Games.  Or stop in and make a puzzle from our extensive collection of children’s puzzles.  The library will also have word puzzles available.  Puzzles and games are fun after a busy day at school.


Homeschoolers are invited to the library each Tuesday and Thursday.  On Tuesdays,  start the day with the Minecraft Club in the YA room at 10:30 AM followed by Fun with Letters: An Every Child Ready to Read program for young children from 11:00-11:30 AM.  Join us for a simple craft project for the little ones.   We will discover the world of letters with games and crafts.  We will continue with Toddler’s Tinker Box from 11:30-12:00 PM. Children will have a box of materials to build and create.  

On Thursdays Homeschoolers will meet at 1:00 PM for Math Club with educational games and puzzles from.  A new Junior Classics Book Club will begin at 1:30 PM.  Children will start reading classic novels and learn history and literature from the classic library.  Books will be age appropriate.  At 2:00 PM the Geography club meets to learn about maps, flags, and cultures from around the world.  All homeschooling families are welcome.

Princess Day at the Library

Saturday September 30th is Princess Day at the Swansea Public Library.  Lords and Ladies, princes and princesses are invited to this royal event.  Join Ariel, Aurora and Cinderella for stories, songs and photos.  The princesses will be performing at 11:00 AM at the library.  Meet your favorite princess. Enjoy a royal treat along with a majestic craft.

Apple Pie Contest

The library announces it will hold the Ninth Annual Apple Pie Baking Contest, Wednesday, September 27 at 7:00 PM.  Local bakers are encouraged to bake their best homemade apple pies and drop them off at the library, no later than 6:30 PM on Wednesday September 27th.  Register to enter and please, include a copy of your recipe.  Applications and rules are now available at the library and on the website.  Prizes will be awarded for the top three pies.

Make it Snappy Photo contest

September is Library Card sign-up month and once again the Library will be hosting the Seventh  annual “Make it Snappy” Photo Contest.  Submit a picture of yourself with your library card anywhere, any place and using any type of software and enter it today.  Check for rules at www.swansealibrary.org

Fall Apple Salad in a Jar

Simply Done, the Swansea Foodie/Coupon club meets every Thursday from 2:00-3:30 PM.   Members swap recipes, cut coupons, find ways to save money, share cookbooks and cooking ideas, talk about food and bring in samples. Join us on Thursday September 28th at 2:30 to make a Fall Apple Pecan Salad in a jar with an apple honey dressing.  Cost is $5.  The  Food on the Go series creates salads, desserts and food gift ideas in mason jars to make ahead and take with you.  Sign up today as seating is extremely limited.

Check our website and calendar often at www.swansealibrary.org or our Facebook page for upcoming events and programs.

It’s all happening down on Main Street in Historic Swansea Village.

Have a question regarding any program?  Contact the library at 508-674-9609 or visit our website at www.swansealibrary.org

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