Tuesday, July 26, 2016


Richard Sugden Library

                        RICHARD SUGDEN LIBRARY

                           Friends & Trustees

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Town of Spencer
Seeking progressive, service-oriented leader to provide leadership and direction in a busy, customer service oriented public library serving a community of 10,500 in Central Massachusetts.  Requires a Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association accredited graduate school and a Certificate of Professional Librarianship issued by the MBLC.  Minimum of six (6) or more years of progressively responsible public library experience including three (3) or more years of proven budgetary and personnel management experience.  Salary range $51k-$63K.  Submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Lynn Dobson at: lynndobson@charter.net or Lynn Dobson, Trustee Chair, Richard Sugden Library, 8 Pleasant Street, Spencer, MA, 01562. Cover letters and resumes received by July 15, 2016, will receive priority consideration.

 Museum Passes 

Bench at end of path with flowers
Borrow discount museum passes from the library.

On-going Book Sale

Book pileCheck out the Friends of the Library On-going Book Sale located on the Main Floor and the Children€™s Room of the Library!


Friends circle
Did you know the Friends of the Library help fund the cost of the programs offered at the library? Please consider becoming a Friend of the Richard Sugden Library. Annual membership in the Friends is only $5 for an individual and $10 per family. Larger contributions are certainly welcomed. All membership contributions are tax deductible. If you attend just one program at the library, your membership is more than covered. Where else can you go to see a puppet show, attend a concert, or learn to dance for just $5? Membership forms are available at the library. Ask for one the next time you visit!

Friends of the Library Membership Form

Friends hands with heartMembership dues are only $5.00/year. Help your Library by becoming a friend. Friends are needed in various volunteer capacities. All help is appreciated. No amount is too little


Trusteestrustees image around table

Trustees meet the 2nd Monday of the month at 6:00 pm. If you would like to be added to the agenda, see the Library Director. Click to see the meeting agenda, and the minutes of the meeting.
agendaMeeting Minutes