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The Library Trustees welcome Jim Lehane to the Board. Jim was appointed by the Board of Selectmen to fill a vacancy until the May town election.

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TEDDY BEAR PICNIC~ SATURDAY, MARCH 10th at 11 am ~  We're getting ready for opening day... of the Teddy Bear picnic, that is! Come picnic at Fenway Park (well, it's really our meeting room, but wait until you see the transformation!)  Bring your own lunch (try for no nut products), blanket and your best singing voice. And there are going to be a ton of surprises! If you'd like to reserve your spot, please register on the library's event calendar. 


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"Antonia's Line"
Directed by Marleen Gorris, Netherlands, 1995, Dutch with English subtitles,  Comedy, 102 minutes run-time. Rated R 
In the aftermath of WWII, strong-willed Antonia returns to her small hometown where she has inherited her mother's farm. Antonia, joined by her free-spirited artist daughter Danielle, ingratiate themselves with the town's tight-knit and eccentric community. As the years unfold, love and tragedy come to Antonia and Danielle and the pair foster a vibrant circle of strong, liberated women. Winner - Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, 1995.
Attendees are encouraged to bring their own favorite movie snacks.  Bottled water and popcorn provided by the Friends of the Library. Free and open to the public. Arrive early and choose your seat. Film will start promptly at 1:00 pm.    Help us plan by signing up in advance.

March Madness Logo 1GOT BRACKETS? IT'S MARCH MADNESS AT THE LIBRARY!  ~ We're bringing the excitement of the NCAA to the library. Over the course of five weeks we're inviting readers throughout the OCLN network to vote online to whittle 32 of the most popular and talked about adult fiction titles of 2017 down to our "champion" book. Winners of each round will be announced on Fridays and the new round of voting will open online the same day. Submit your online pick beginning on MARCH 5th HERE.


Global-ScholarshipFriends of the Library 2018 Richard J. Connor  Award

The Friends of the Sandwich Public Library are once again sponsoring the Richard J. Connor Award in the amount of $2,500. The award will go to a graduating senior residing in Sandwich, regardless of where he or she goes to school, and who is continuing his or her education as a full-time student at a fully accredited insitution. Home schooled students are eligible to apply. This award honors the Library's former director, Richard J. Connor, and our intent is to provide financial assistance towards the purchase of the recipient's textbooks for his/her continuing education. The application is available HERE to download and print, or can be picked up at your school's guidance office and at the Sandwich Public Library. Students will need to submit a completed application along with a typed essay. Please see the application for further details.


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BOSTON BRUINS PJs DRIVE  ~ A big thank you to everyone who donated PJs during Take Your Child to the Library Day! But, we're just getting started. The donation box is located right outside the Children's Room.Donated PJs will go to local children. The drive runs to March 15th. All sizes are welcome but PJs for teens and larger sizes for boys are girls are especially needed. Last year Sandwich residents donated 1,001 PJs! Let's do it again!
The Providence Bruins have donated 4 tickets to a game during the 2018-2019 season. Fill out a raffle ticket when you drop off pajamas. Each "drop off" qualified for one raffle ticket.



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