• Weekly Chess Club
    with
    Professor Jerry Williams



    Every Tuesday from 5 to 7.

    All school-aged kids are welcome to drop in. No registration necessary--just come and play!

     
  • Young Scientists

    MCA Family and Community Partnership (YFCP)
    with STEM Beginnings will offer a program for Young Scientists
    for children ages 3-5 with a Parent/Caregiver
          
    Young Scientists is a FREE hands-on enrichment program facilitated by STEM Beginnings. Children, ages 3-5, will learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) concepts through hands-on activities, story time, challenges and simple experiments. Siblings are welcome. Registration is required through the library (see below). Class size is limited to 12 children.
     
    Place:  Douglas Public Library, 290 Main Street
    Date:  Mondays on Feb. 27, March 6, 13, 20, 27 & April 3
    Time: 10:00 am
     
    Registration Required: Email dsoderman@cwmars.org or call 508-476-2695 to register.  Program is now FULL.  If interested call the library and your name will be placed on the wait list.

    Inclement Weather Policy: “Young Scientists” is cancelled when Douglas schools are closed or delayed
     
    Funded by the YFCP, a grant program from the MA Department of Early Education & Care and administered Sponsored by the YFCP, a grant program funded by the MA Department of Early Education & Care and administered by the YMCA of Central Massachusetts. For more info visit www.theyfcp.org and www.stembeginnings.com or call YFCP at 508-865-5920.
                                
                                                              
  • The Book Bunch            Image of item
    Students in grades 3-5 are invited to join The Book Bunch."

    We will meet the fourth Thursday of each month at 6:00 PM.

    March’s selection is "The Great Molasses Flood : Boston, 1919" by Deborah Kops.
    An account of the January 1919 molasses tank explosion in Boston, Massachusetts, seeks to uncover why the tank blew up and who was to blame through primary sources and archival photographs that show the extent of the damage.
     
    Call Debbie at the library for more information.
    Space is limited and pre-registration is required.
    508-476-2695
  • Young Readers Club
    Students in grades 6-8 are invited to join Young Readers Club”

    We will meet the second Thursday of each month at 6:00 PM.   

    April’s selection will be “Black Potatoes: The Story of the Great Irish Famine, 1845-1850" by Susan Campbell Bartoletti

    The story of the Great Irish Famine, through the eyes and memories of the Irish people. Tells how they lived, why their lives depended on the potato, how they dreaded the workhouse, and how they feared and defied the landlord who collected the rent and evicted them.
     
    Call Debbie at the library for more information.
    Space is limited and pre-registration is required.
    508-476-2695