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ANIMAL ARTIFACTS SHOWCASE at Breakheart
August 19, 2017 (4:30 pm)

SALEM'S DOG NIGHT OF SUMMER at Salem Maritime Park
August 19, 2017 (6:45 pm)

BLUE HEARTACHE BAND Country Music Concert at Breakheart
August 20, 2017 (4:00 pm)

MONDAY MORNING FISHING at Breakheart
August 21, 2017 (10:00 am)

POND EXPLORATION at Breakheart
August 21, 2017 (2:30 pm)

SAUGUS FARMER'S MARKET
August 22, 2017 (8:00 am)

YOUTH & NATURE at the Saugus Public Library
August 22, 2017 (3:30 pm)

FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL
August 29, 2017 (7:00 am)

SAUGUS FARMER'S MARKET
August 29, 2017 (8:00 am)

YOUTH & NATURE at the Saugus Public Library
August 29, 2017 (3:30 pm)

SAUGUS FARMER'S MARKET
September 5, 2017 (8:00 am)

YOUTH & NATURE at the Saugus Public Library
September 5, 2017 (3:30 pm)

GLSS DEMENTIA TALKS at Saugus Public Library
September 7, 2017 (12:00 pm)

New Friends of Saugus Public Library BOOK SALE
September 9, 2017 (9:00 am)

SAUGUS FOUNDERS DAY 2017
September 9, 2017 (9:00 am)

SHS Class of 1962 CLASS REUNION
September 9, 2017 (12:30 pm)

SHS CLASS OF 1967 5OTH CLASS REUNION
September 9, 2017 (6:00 pm)

"PRESCHOOLERS IN THE PARK" at Saugus Iron Works
September 11, 2017 (10:00 am)

SAUGUS FARMER'S MARKET
September 12, 2017 (8:00 am)

YOUTH & NATURE at the Saugus Public Library
September 12, 2017 (3:30 pm)

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Saugus Public Library   295 Central Street, Saugus, MA 01906

(781) 231 - 4168             


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Saugus Public Library Website  
www.SaugusPublicLibrary.org/ 


Saugus Public Library Hours

Monday        9:00 am to 8:00 pm
Tuesday       9:00 am to 8:00 pm
Wednesday  9:00 am to 8:00 pm
Thursday      
9:00 am to 8:00 pm
Friday           9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Saturday       9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Sunday    Closed 


Closed for the following 2017 Holidays
Monday  September 4  -  Labor Day
Monday  October  9  -  Columbus Day
Thursday November 23  -  Thanksgiving Day
Monday  December 25  -  Christmas Day




Brian Hodgdon, Library Director  (781) 231 - 4168  ext. 11 


Lisa LeJeune, Young Adult/Reference Librarian  (781) 231 -  4168  ext.17


Amy Melton, Head of Children's Department  (781) 231 - 4168  ext.14 
  

Mary O'Connell, Head of Reference Department  (781) 231 - 4168  ext. 16
  

Tony Rothwell, Administrative Assistant  (781) 231 - 4168  ext. 10
 


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Handicap Accessible entrances.  Elevator to second floor.
Catalog and computers with internet connection are wheelchair accessible.


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See What's Happening at the Saugus Public Library 

Click on a Calendar

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June 19 through  Wednesday August 9
Kids, Teens, and Adults are invited to participate in our
annual summer reading program.
The theme this year is Build a Better World.
Earn prizes and have fun while you read!
Don’t forget to check our calendar for summer programs
and stop by the library for summer reading suggestions.
www.sauguspubliclibrary.org/summer-reading-begins-today/ 


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The Book Group
Our book group meets on the second Wednesday of each month

from 6:00 to 8:00 pm in the Community Room

Newcomers are always welcome.
Contact:     

Upcoming Meetings:

September 13
October 11  -  November 8  -  December 13

Please call the library for each month's book (781) 231-4168

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Fun & Games Night at the Saugus Public Library
Tuesday   July 18  -  August 15  -  September 19
6:00 to 7:30 pm
In the Community Room
For Ages 18 to 120  -  Bring friends!

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Do you like to play games?  Join us in the Community Room
We have many games available  -  or bring your own!
Among our games are Uno Attack, Buzz Word, Cribbage, Phase 10,
Taboo, Spades & Hearts, Sequence, Apples to Apples, Scrabble,
Rummikub, Mancala, King's Corner and more!
Contact:  Brian   
This event is sponsored by the New Friends of the Saugus Public Library.

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Thursdays  Knit / Crochet / Sew  for Adults
Thursdays  10:00 am  to  12:00 noon  

In the Brooks Meeting Room 
Saugus Public Library


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Weekly sessions for adults who knit, crochet, or sew.  
Everyone is welcome to attend and join in.

Informal group that helps each other.

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Nature Nick!
Friday   August 11
1:00 to 2:00 pm
in the Community Room at the Saugus Public Library

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Exotic Animal Show with Nature Nick!
Sponsored by the New Friends of Saugus Library!
Contact: Amy Melton   (781) 231-4168      
 

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Magic by Scott Jameson!
Wednesday August 16
3:00 to 4:00 pm
in the Community Room at Saugus Public Library

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Contact: Amy Melton   (781) 231-4168  

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‘Fitness & Nutritional Meal Design’
Healthy Lifestyle Program at the Saugus Public Library

presented by Don Doward
Thursday   August 17   at  6:00 pm
Free to the public
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Don is a Lifestyle Design Consultant, Master of Fitness Design, Culinary Consultant,
Chef, Master of Fitness Sciences with 20 years in the fitness industry to go along with
his restaurant experience.  He uses this expertise to craft programs that will create a
profound life change.  Don was also a chef at Hilltop Steakhouse for 36 years.

This free program is sponsored by New Friends of Saugus Public Library


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The Library offers free wireless access to the Internet.


Access password is:  sauguswifi

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Board of Trustee Meetings
The Saugus Public Library Board of Trustees have added a “Citizen’s Forum” to the
Trustees Board Meeting Agenda.  The Trustees want to hear from you, and extend
an invitation to the public to attend any of our meetings.  We hope to see you there.

Meetings from September to June at 6:00 pm on the first Thursday of the month
in the Saugus Library Community Room.   

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New Friends of the Saugus Public Library

New Friends of the Saugus Public Library

A group of people interested in improving the Library building,
programs, services, & collections.
They sponsor activities and provide services which benefit
and stimulate interest in the Saugus Public Library.

The New Friends of the Saugus Public Library meet at 6:00 pm
on the first Wednesday of the month (September to June)
in the Library Conference Room.  

To become a member, fill out the Membership Form  
and drop it off or mail it to the Library with your annual membership dues.

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Download Free Audio Books  &  Books for your Kindle
Our library now has access to e-books that can be borrowed for e-Readers. 
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 click here   or stop by the library
for more info.

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North of Boston Library Exchange
Use the on-line Library Catalogue to find and reserve a book

Don’t forget that you can log on to your library account from the convenience of home
to check if the library has
a book or DVD.  You can also reserve or renew material.
All you need is your library card number and PIN number.
If you don’t have a PIN number, stop by the library to request one.

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* * * * *Library Volunteers Needed * * * * *
The library is looking for volunteers.  Flexible hours and various projects!
If you have a few spare hours each week and are interested in helping out
at the library, please contact us.  (781) 231- 4168 ext.16

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Saugus Digital Documents are Accessible
on the Internet Archive

an online collection of internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form.
The Archive preserves originals and makes them available at the click of a mouse.

High School Yearbooks, Annual Reports, Lists of Persons,
and other Town Documents  are also available.

Most of the Middle School Yearbooks are now online at the Archive!

The project was Federally funded through the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.  
Scanning was done by the Digital Services Department of the Boston Public Library.
All documents will eventually reside on the
Digital Commonwealth. 

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The Saugus Public Library now has passes to Boston Museums!

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click here to view / print the Saugus Public Library Museum Pass Price Guide  

Quantities are limited and each coupon is good for only one specific date.
Please call the circulation desk or stop by to reserve yours now (781) 231-4168 x13


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Ancestry.com and Heritage Quest
are currently available at the Saugus Public Library.

The Ancestry.com genealogy database is not available elsewhere 
& limited to use on library computers. 
This is a terrific way for Saugus residents to research their family history for free.
The Heritage Quest genealogy database is now available from home.

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The library is a great resource for job seekers.

You can use the library’s computers to send out resumes or look for a job. 
You will also find information here on resume writing and interviewing techniques.


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 State and Federal Income Tax forms 

  Click here to download IRS forms and instructions

  Click here to download MA DOR forms and instructions

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Computer classes for beginners at the library!
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Please call the Reference Desk at 781-231- 4168  ext. 17  for information

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Book delivery to the home-bound.
Are you or someone you know unable to come to the library? 
Let us bring the library to you ! 
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We will provide books, audio books, magazines, music and
DVDs to the temporarily or permanently homebound in Saugus. 
We are also looking for volunteers to deliver library materials. 
Please contact the library (781) 231- 4168 for more info.


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 Do you have LEGOS that you no longer use?

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The Saugus Public Library is accepting donations of LEGOs for our children's program. 
  
We would appreciate both large and small donations of LEGOs!
  
Please drop off your Lego donations at the children's
desk.
     
Thank You! 
  
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 * * * Young Adults Services * * *  

Lisa LeJeune, Young Adult Librarian  (781) 231- 4168 ext. 16
  

Visit us at http://www.sauguspubliclibrary.org/teens/  

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*  A librarian is ready to help with finding materials.

*  Teen Services teams with SHS and BMS to provide Summer Reading books

*  High School & Middle School Teen Services Area

*  3 public computers complete with Internet access

*  Online access to magazine articles, newspapers, encyclopedias, & other reference books
 
*  Fiction, biography, and other non-fiction books

*  The Graphic Novel Collection

*  CD Collection

*  Video Games Collection
Games are available for PS4, XBOX One, Wii and Wii U.
All games are rated either T for Teen or E for Everyone.


Check out what's new for teens at the Library!  

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In
the Children's
Room

In the Children’s Room, parents can relax while
the kids play a variety of fun and educational games.  
Internet access is limited for children, giving parents peace of mind.

We have discount Children's Museum Passes!
Quantities are limited and each coupon is good for only one specific date.
Please call the circulation desk or stop by to reserve yours now.  (781) 231-4168 x13


Questions?  Want to register for an event?

Contact our Children’s Librarian, Amy Melton 

(781) 231- 4168  ext. 14  or 


or come by the Children’s Desk

Children's Room
click here 

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Children's Room Calendar
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Children can borrow magazines at the public library
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Several magazines, including Ranger Rick,
Highlights, National Geographic for Kids, 
Animal Baby, Jack & Jill, Cricket, and Pack-o-Fun, are available to check out.


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