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May Adult Programs at Spencer Public Library

May 1-30 –Book To Movie at Spencer Public Library –Read the book, “2001: A Space Odyssey” by Arthur C. Clarke. We will read the book in May and watch the movie on June 30 @ 6:00 PM. For more information call 580-7290.
May 5 @ 6:30 PM - DIY Club at Spencer Public Library – Nail Art - Adults will paint their nails using artistic techniques. Registration Required. For more information call Spencer Public Library @ 580-7290.
May 12 @ 7:00 PM “Movie Night” at Spencer Public Library – “Enough Said” starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus and James Gandolfini. An award winning romantic comedy. Free popcorn! Reservations encouraged. For more information please call Spencer Public Library at 580-7290.
May 31 open from 10:00-4:00 –Summer Reading Program Sign-Up –All Ages from baby to adult! Come to the Spencer Public Library to sign up for the Summer Reading Program. Free cookie decorating! For more information please call 580-7290.


Night Animals! Storytime. 10:30 am, Tuesday, April 29th.

Books To Movie Club

The Book To Movie Club will be watching the movie Deliverance starring Burt Reynolds
on April 28 at 6:30 PM. No one under 18 allowed for this movie. If you haven’t read the
book, no problem, you can still see the movie, but registration is required. Join us April 28th @ 6:30 pm!
The Book To Movie Club will be reading, and then watching, 2001: A Space Odyssey
written by Arthur C. Clarke and directed by Stanley Kubrick. Unlike most, this book and
movie were developed concurrently and the movie was released before the book.
With science fiction themes such as; the perils of technology and nuclear war, evolution,
space exploration, and artificial intelligence it is the perfect movie to watch in June
during our science themed adult summer reading program. So sign-up in April, read
the book in May, and watch the movie in June. 

Poetry Award Ceremony

Winners and their families will be invited to our
Poetry Award Ceremony at 5:00 pm on Friday, April 25th.
Winners will receive a special prize and a copy of Iridescent Inkwells V,
which features all winning poetry in the 5th Annual Poetry Contest.
Additional copies will be available at $2.00 per copy until May 17th.

World Book Night

Stop in the library to see the 2014 World Book Night picks. Enter a contest to see how
many of the 36 books you’ve read. World Book Night is April 23 in honor of William
Shakespeare’s birth and death day (same day). People all over the world will be giving
away free books to non-readers. Librarians and others will be handing out books in the
Spencer area – hopefully we will recruit new readers!

Teen Movie Day

Not sure what to do on your spring break vacation? Stop in the library Friday, April 18th @ 2:00 PM for a Teen Movie. We'll be showing Thor: The Dark World. Drinks and snacks provided.

Ninja Party Postponed

Ninja Party

We will be hosting a NLW Library Ninja Party on Thursday, April 17th at 6:30 in the evening!  Young ninja warriors are invited to test their skills on a ninja

obstacle course, decorate ninja-bread men, and create a scroll or headband with their ninja name on it.  Registration is required, so we know how many ninjas to plan for. 

Sign up by stopping at the front desk, calling 580-7290, or emailing Sarah Beth

Teen Literature Day

Celebrate National Teen Literature Day

Thursday, April 17th is Celebrate National Teen Literature Day.   YALSA, (Young Adult Library Service Association) is encouraging teens, parents, and teachers all across the country to support  this day by going to libraries, reading teen books, and encouraging teens to read.  Young Adult literature is a vibrant, growing genre that has much to offer today’s teens and even adults!  Also announced on this day are the 2014 Teens’ Top Ten nominees: a

“teen choice” list where selected teens across the country nominate their favorite books from the previous year.
Anyone that checks out a YA book on this day will be entered into a Teen Literature Day prize drawing!   

Movie NIght!

National Library Worker's Day is Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

What is National Library Workers Day?
NLWD is a day for library staff, users, administrators and Friends groups to recognize the valuable contributions made by all library workers.

Doctor Who Club


Spring has sprung! The robins have returned, and soon the world will be green again. April is a great month to celebrate your library and library workers. April 13-19 is National Library Week, and April 15th is National Library Workers Day. So come in and tell us how you use the library and things you would like to see happen at SPL. We’re here for you!  It’s also National Poetry Month and National Humor  Month, so come on in and grab a book of poetry or a book to make you laugh and enjoy the outdoors for a little while.