Library Events

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Jacob Edwards Library! All events are free and open to the public.
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Crafty Wednesday
Children's Room Jacob Edwards Library
Wednesday, May 19, All Day
Crafty Wednesday!
Drop in craft for the under 12's, all day on Weds!
In Person Storytime
Children's Room Jacob Edwards Library
Wednesday, May 19, 10:30 am
You are invited to join Ms. Liz, Children's Librarian each Wednesday at 10:30 for Storytime.  This is a "LIVE" event with limited capacity.  Please call 508-764-5427 to reserve your spot, space is limited!     
. This will also be recorded and available on Facebook Live!
Crafty Wednesday
Children's Room Jacob Edwards Library
Wednesday, May 26, All Day
Crafty Wednesday!
Drop in craft for the under 12's, all day on Weds!
In Person Storytime
Children's Room Jacob Edwards Library
Wednesday, May 26, 10:30 am
You are invited to join Ms. Liz, Children's Librarian each Wednesday at 10:30 for Storytime.  This is a "LIVE" event with limited capacity.  Please call 508-764-5427 to reserve your spot, space is limited!     
. This will also be recorded and available on Facebook Live!
Crafty Wednesday
Children's Room Jacob Edwards Library
Wednesday, Jun. 2, All Day
Crafty Wednesday!
Drop in craft for the under 12's, all day on Weds!
In Person Storytime
Children's Room Jacob Edwards Library
Wednesday, Jun. 2, 10:30 am
You are invited to join Ms. Liz, Children's Librarian each Wednesday at 10:30 for Storytime.  This is a "LIVE" event with limited capacity.  Please call 508-764-5427 to reserve your spot, space is limited!     
. This will also be recorded and available on Facebook Live!
Crafty Wednesday
Children's Room Jacob Edwards Library
Wednesday, Jun. 9, All Day
Crafty Wednesday!
Drop in craft for the under 12's, all day on Weds!
In Person Storytime
Children's Room Jacob Edwards Library
Wednesday, Jun. 9, 10:30 am
You are invited to join Ms. Liz, Children's Librarian each Wednesday at 10:30 for Storytime.  This is a "LIVE" event with limited capacity.  Please call 508-764-5427 to reserve your spot, space is limited!     
. This will also be recorded and available on Facebook Live!
Crafty Wednesday
Children's Room Jacob Edwards Library
Wednesday, Jun. 16, All Day
Crafty Wednesday!
Drop in craft for the under 12's, all day on Weds!
In Person Storytime
Children's Room Jacob Edwards Library
Wednesday, Jun. 16, 10:30 am
You are invited to join Ms. Liz, Children's Librarian each Wednesday at 10:30 for Storytime.  This is a "LIVE" event with limited capacity.  Please call 508-764-5427 to reserve your spot, space is limited!     
. This will also be recorded and available on Facebook Live!
Monday, Jun. 21, 6:30pm
Summer Reading Registration starts on June 21, 2021 .  Join us at 6:30pm and welcome our guest performer "Ed the Wizard"!
Come celebrate the start of Summer Reading 2021 "Tails and Tales" !
A new magic show full of Fairies and Fantasy!
Learn about Ed the Wizard's own story; his magical journey and
inspirations to became the Wizard you know!   
 This new social distancing program is still interactive as I use many volunteers from where they sit.  Full of Fairies, Dragons and new effects, this program encourages patrons to read, to find their own inspirations, and to follow their dreams, as I did.

This show is supported in part by a grant from the Southbridge Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. Sponsored by Southbridge Cultural Council.
Crafty Wednesday
Children's Room Jacob Edwards Library
Wednesday, Jun. 23, All Day
Crafty Wednesday!
Drop in craft for the under 12's, all day on Weds!
In Person Storytime
Children's Room Jacob Edwards Library
Wednesday, Jun. 23, 10:30 am
You are invited to join Ms. Liz, Children's Librarian each Wednesday at 10:30 for Storytime.  This is a "LIVE" event with limited capacity.  Please call 508-764-5427 to reserve your spot, space is limited!     
. This will also be recorded and available on Facebook Live!
Melting Pot of Ameri
online
Thursday, Jun. 24, 6:30 pm-7:30
Thisi musical and interactive program, explores early American instruments, songs and songwriters: where they come from; the songs and the people who made them. Instruments explored will range from Appalachian dulcimers, banjos and diddlybows to resonator guitars and mandolins.

Music will range from Appalachian to old time music, all the way to Delta and Piedmont Blues with a focus on the men and women who created this seminal American heritage. There will be time for questions and requests.

This program is made possible through a Local Cultural Grant from the Southbridge Cultural Council which is part of the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

Registration Required: Zoom Registration Sponsored by Southbridge Cultural Council.
Ed Popielarczyk Magi
Children's Room Jacob Edwards Library
Monday, Jun. 28, 6:30pm
Summer Reading 2021 Talis and Tales
Join us in welcoming back Ed Popielarczyk.professional magician, balloon sculptor, and flea circus ring master.He has been entertaining children and family audiences for over Thirty-five years. The magic show uses a lot of audience participation. The kids are the stars because they make the magic happen." I usually have lots of trouble! I don’t just “do a trick” I tell a story that revolves around each trick." It may be a short story or a longer one, but each story helps to bring the trick together.

Sponsored by The Olive I. and Joseph Borgatti Trust Sponsored by Olive I. and Joseph Borgatti Trust.
Crafty Wednesday
Children's Room Jacob Edwards Library
Wednesday, Jun. 30, All Day
Crafty Wednesday!
Drop in craft for the under 12's, all day on Weds!
In Person Storytime
Children's Room Jacob Edwards Library
Wednesday, Jun. 30, 10:30 am
You are invited to join Ms. Liz, Children's Librarian each Wednesday at 10:30 for Storytime.  This is a "LIVE" event with limited capacity.  Please call 508-764-5427 to reserve your spot, space is limited!     
. This will also be recorded and available on Facebook Live!
The History of Hip H
Thursday, Jul. 1
Rondae Drafts and MUSIC Dance.edu will present a program at the Jacob Edwards Library on Thursday July 1, 2021. The program is free and all are welcome!

The presentation will discuss the history of hip hop music and dance. Audience participation is welcomed and encouraged in two numbers: Cotton Eye Joe and Cha Cha Slide.

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Southbridge Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. 
  Sponsored by Southbridge Cultural Council and Mass Cultural Council.
Crafty Wednesday
Children's Room Jacob Edwards Library
Wednesday, Jul. 7, All Day
Crafty Wednesday!
Drop in craft for the under 12's, all day on Weds!
In Person Storytime
Children's Room Jacob Edwards Library
Wednesday, Jul. 7, 10:30 am
You are invited to join Ms. Liz, Children's Librarian each Wednesday at 10:30 for Storytime.  This is a "LIVE" event with limited capacity.  Please call 508-764-5427 to reserve your spot, space is limited!     
. This will also be recorded and available on Facebook Live!
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