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Joanna Schaffhausen
Author Joanna  Schaffhausen
Thursday, January 17 - 6:30 pm
Titcomb's Bookshop and the Sandwich Public Library present an evening with author Joanna Schaffhausen on Thursday, January 17 at 6:30 pm.  Joanna will be talking about and signing copies of her new novel, No Mercy. This event is free and open to the public. Please help us plan by signing up here.

scrabbleScrabble with Friends - Tuesday, January 22, February 12, February 26 - 6 to 8 pm
Join fellow Scrabble lovers. Did you know? The game is sold in 121 countries and is available in 29 languages;approximately 150 million sets have been sold worldwide and roughly one-third of American and half of British homes have a Scrabble set.

born a crime
Adult Book Discussion Group - Wednesday, January 16th, 2 pm
January Selection: Trevor Noah's Born a Crime
This monthly adult book discussion group meets on the third Wednesday of the month. New members always welcome.
If you are new to the group sign-up  below so we know you'll be joining us.
Light refreshments are provided by the Friends of the Library.
Inquire at the Reference or Adult Circulation desk if you need a copy of the book.


third murdersmallJoin us Sunday, January 20
at 1 pm  
for a Japanese foreign-language film
Directed by Kore-Eda Hirokazu  
Run Time:124 Minutes   Not Rated
A gripping and morally complex crime procedural that incisively explores the meaning of truth and innocence. 
" A crime drama like no other." Village Voice
41st Japan Academy Prize, Picture of the Year
  Free and open to the public.Attendees are encouraged to bring their own favorite movie snacks.Bottled Water and Popcorn provided by the Friends of Sandwich Public Library.




Graphic Greatness Book Discussion 

Saturday, January 26 - 10 to 11:15 am

CALLING ALL TEEN READERS (6th-12th grades)! Do you love graphic novels? If so, you are invited to gather one Saturday a month, January - March for our GRAPHIC GREATNESS BOOK DISCUSSION. January's pick is Jarrett J. Krosoczka's Hey Kiddo.  A mini 'brunch' provided, copies of the selected title and more. Please register HERE to help with planning and requesting copies of the book.

Jenny Jones map color LOWrez PROOF


1939 Jenny Jones map now available from the Friends of the Sandwich Town Archives.The Friends of the Sandwich Town Archives are excited to offer this hand drawn map of Sandwich. The historic map was hand drawn by Jenny Jones in 1939 and depictsSandwich Village in 1825, the year the Boston and Sandwich Glass Works opened. Restoration of the map was performed by the North East Document Conservation Center. The map measures 25 1/2" X 20 1/4" and is available in watercolor or black and white.  The colored map is priced 1t $25 and the black and white map is $20. There will be a $5 postage fee for anyone wanting to have the map mailed anywhere within the US. Order your copy from Deb Rich, Archivist, at the Sandwich Town Archives housed in the Sandwich Public Library. Cash, check or credit card payments are accepted. To order your copy online, visit the Friends of the Sandwich Town Archives webpage.

 Friends of the Library Book Sale every Saturday

Drop by between 10 am and noon every Saturday and browse the great collection of  books for all ages at great prices and help support the Friends. And don't forget the ongoing book sale near the entrance.







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Sandwich Public Library
142 Main Street
Sandwich, MA 02563
Tel. (508)888-0625
Fax. (508)833-1076

Library Hours:
Tuesday - Thursday ~ 9:30 am - 8:30 pm

Friday & Saturday ~ 9:30 am to 4:00 pm

Sunday 12Noon to 4:00 pm (October through April)

Monday closed

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