Townsend Public Library will have Sunday hours for the 2015 winter months. We will be open from 1:00pm-5:00pm starting on Sunday January 4 and running every Sunday through April 26.
Thank you to our donors who together provided the Friends of the Library with funds to open on Sundays. If you have the opportunity, please be sure show your appreciation to these generous donors.
March 22 Friends of the Library Collection Jars
March 29 Townsend Amanda E. Dwight Entertainment Fund
April 5 Closed Easter Sunday
April 12 Linda M. Blaschke, D.M.D. Pediatric Dentistry
Rise and shine in your own time, pull up a seat, unfold the paper and pour a cup of coffee…you’re not going anywhere fast. Brunch is being served! Envision a table laden with sweet and savory dishes that offer variety and belly filling deliciousness. Join Chef Liz Barbour for a discussion about the beginnings of “brunch”, where to go for a great brunch, and how to host an effortless brunch for family and friends. Discussion will be followed by a cooking demonstration of 2 of Liz’s favorite brunch recipes. Recipes and tasting included.
This event was piad for by the TPL Endowment
TO GET INSTRUCTIONS FOR FORMS 1040, 1040A and 1040EZ (and other tax documents)
The IRS is not sending instruction books to libraries this year. Following are the three options you have for viewing/obtaining instructions:
IRS.gov/Forms - to view and download
IRS.gov/orderforms - to order tax products to be delivered by U.S. mail
1-800-829-3676 - to order tax products to be delivered by U.S. mail
Lynda.com is a web-based video subscription service that provides courses for learning the latest commercial software, creative and business skills.
How does it Work?
The Library's lynda.com subscription allows patrons access from library computers or your desktop, mobile and tablet devices. You will need your library card and your library card account PIN.
More than 3000+ courses with 129,942 video tutorials. Most tutorials last several hours but are broken into multiple chapters.
Software like MS Word, Excel, or PowerPoint; Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator.
Web design: Web graphics, Interactive Design, Prototyping and more.
Social media and web publishing tools like Facebook, Twitter and Wordpress.
Photography: Lighting and Photographing a Still Life, Photography 101: Shooting in Low Light, GIMP:Essential Training
Photography: Lighting and Photographing a Still Life,
Photography 101: Shooting in Low Light,
Business and career skills - productivity, marketing, time management and more.
Job Search Tools: with Resume design, Searching for Positions, Working with Recruiters and more.
Courses for all levels cover technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies, and more. Courses may also include exercise files (practice), closed captioning and text transcripts.
You will be asked to create a LyndaLibrary account, which will allow you to track your progress through your tutorials. For Townsend Public Library cardholders only.
You must enter through link below!
A seed lending library is a seed bank collection that is made available to the public. A seed library is simple, such as a chest of drawers that house seeds. A place is provided for people to record what varieties of seed they've "checked out". Along with the seeds, planting tips and seed saving information is provided.
Are you interested in genealogy? Join our group of researchers who will meet every 2nd Thursday of the month at 7pm!
We will provide laptops (or you can bring your own) and access to The Ancestry.com database and the Heritage quest databases. Share stories, ideas and collaborate with others.
HBMS Student Art Show
March 4th - 27th, 2015
Hawthorne Brook Middle School and the Gallery Committee celebrate wonderful student artwork in the 2nd annual HBMS Art Show.
* Coming Soon *
North Middlesex Regional High School Student Art Exhibit
April 2nd - 28th
This exhibit features a range of student work from the 2D, 3D and Digital art courses.
Opening Ceremony & Empty Bowls Fundraiser
Thursday, April 2nd @ 5 - 7 p.m.
Please show your support for the arts at NMRHS!
You are invited to the annual North Middlesex High School Student Art Exhibit opening reception.
National Art Honor Society (NAHS) will once again host the "Empty Bowls" ice cream social benefit fundraiser to help end hunger.
Handmade/handpainted ceramic bowls will be sold with free ice cream sundae! (See attatched coupon to save $1 off the purchase of a bowl).
Proceeds from the fundraiser will support local organizations.
Come enjoy live music as well!
*** NOTICE ***
We are currently seeking a fifth Gallery Committee member.
This is a volunteer town position which includes a monthly committee meeting, helping to plan, hang,
and take down art exhibits, as well as show receptions. No artistic ability is neccessary.
If interested please contact the committee at MeetingHallGallery@gmail.com, and/or come to a monthly meeting to learn more.
We meet in the Library's Trustee Conference Room @ 10 a.m. on the first Tuesday of each month.
See the Meeting Hall Gallery page for more information about art shows in the gallery.