Mike’s Maze Passes Now Available:

We are now offering a “Museum” Pass to Mike’s Maze in Sunderland! This pass allows free entry into the maze for up to four people. The pass may be borrowed for up to three days. In order to ensure everyone has a fair chance to use this pass, each family may borrow this pass once per month. Please contact the library for availability. For more information about the maze, please visit:

Join the Great American Read!

THE GREAT AMERICAN READ is an eight-part television series from PBS that explores and celebrates the power of reading, told through the prism of America’s 100 best-loved novels. We invite you to read some (or all!) of the 100 best-loved novels for a chance to win our “Book Lover’s” Raffle Basket and to vote for your favorites. Stop by the library for more information and to pick up your reading list.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, September 26th: First Creative Writing with Nell (ages 10-18) of the fall session, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Friday, September 28th: Afternoon with the Visiting Artist – Watercolor Paintings with Collaged Paper and Crayon Rubbings, 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM (All Ages – Drop-In)
Saturday, September 29th: From Rocks to Remembrance: Early Gravestones at Riverside Cemetery and the Men Who Made Them, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Saturday, October 6th: Artist’s Reception for the Sunderland at 300 Art Show, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Friday, October 12th: Reception to Celebrate the Friends of the Sunderland Public Library 300th Anniversary Literary Awards, 5:30 PM
Friday, October 26th: Afternoon with the Visiting Artist – Charcoal Bird Stacks, 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM (All Ages – Drop-In)
Friday, November 23rd: Afternoon with the Visiting Artist – Gridded Hero Portrait, 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM (All Ages – Drop-In
Friday, December 28th: Afternoon with the Visiting Artist – Large Duct-Tape Shoe Sculpture, 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM (All Ages – Drop-In)

Ongoing Events

Monday: Knitting Circle, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Monday: Qigong, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Third Monday of the Month: Teen Advisory Board
Two Wednesdays per Month: Creative Writing with Nell (ages 10-18), 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Friday: Coffee and Conversation, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Friday (starting September 14th): Story Time, 11:00 AM
Saturday: Lego Club, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
One Saturday per Month (TBA): Young Writer’s Club

Ongoing Events



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