• 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.

    February’s selection “Water Street ” by Patricia Reilly Giff.
    In the shadow of the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge, eighth-graders and new neighbors Bird Mallon and Thomas Neary make some decisions about what they want to do with their lives.
    Call Debbie at the library for more information.
    Space is limited and pre-registration is required.
  • 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.   

    Due to the February snowstorm, March’s selection will be “When You Reach Me" by Rebecca Stead.

    As her mother prepares to be a contestant on the 1970s television game show, "The $20,000 Pyramid," a twelve-year-old New York City girl tries to make sense of a series of mysterious notes received from an anonymous source that seems to defy the laws of time and space.
    Call Debbie at the library for more information.
    Space is limited and pre-registration is required.
  • Intrepid Readers
    Our February 14 pick is Irving Stone's Love is Eternal: A Novel about Mary Todd Lincoln and Abraham Lincoln.

    As always, there will be coffee and homemade desserts inspired by the title being discussed. There are plenty of copies available behind the desk at the library so come get one today! Can't wait to see you at 6:30 pm!
  • Greatest Book Club Ever
    Come talk about "In The Garden of Beasts" by Erik Larson. The bestselling author of "Devil in the White City" turns his hand to a remarkable story set during Hitler's rise to power. The time is 1933, the place, Berlin, when William E. Dodd becomes America's first ambassador to Hitler's Germany in a year that proved to be a turning point in history. The formidably bearded Josh Tetreau and the rest of the gang will be meeting next on February 9 at 6:30 pm. 

    We have plenty of copies avaialable behind the desk, so come get one today!
  • Jackson Gillman

    Winter Wonders

    Parents and children preschool through 5th grade are invited to join us here at the library for a morning of fun. 
    Jackson’s “Winter Wonders” program is a participatory show with lots of songs and stories about shoveling, snowmen, snow angels and nature in winter.
    Where: Douglas Public Library
    When: Saturday, February 18, 2017
    Time: 10:00 a.m.
    This program is funded by
    Friends of the Douglas Public Library. 
    As a reminder to our patrons please do not park in the Webster Credit Union parking lot the morning of the performance. 
    Call the library for more information 508-476-2695