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Thursday, December 17, 2015

Donation in memory of Robert Wilder, Sr.

Friends of the Quabbin  presented the library with a check and books in memory of Robert Wilder, Sr.  The funds donated will purchase archive boxes to store Bob's historic research files in the library.  Present from left to right, Gene Theroux, Bob Wilder, Jr., Brenda Metterville, Brenda Wilder O'Connor, and her husband Dennis O'Connor.

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Robert W. Wilder, Sr. 1933-2015

Tyler Latour, Robert Wilder, and Nancy Wilder during Map Day for Tyler's Eagle Scout Project in 2010, at the Merrick Public Library.  Bob's 55 maps are housed in the public library and located on his website www.robertwildermaps.com.  We respectfully send our condolences to Bob and Nancy's family.      

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Other services we provide



FOR ADULTS:
  • Fridays at 3:00 p.m. Home delivery and pick-up of library materials for anyone housebound.  Materials available include:  DVDs, books (fiction and non-fiction), magazines, VHS videos, books on CD.  This free service may be long or short term.  This service is sponsored by the Friends of the Library—call for more information.
  • Notary Public.  Brenda Metterville, free service available during regular business hours.
  •  Merrickpubliclibrary.org   merrickpubliclibrary.blogspot.com.   Keep up to date with us online! Tel:  508 867 6339 Fax:  508 867 2981 (free to receive and send).
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Banister Book Group, November 24


Tuesday, November 24, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Kindred by Octavia Butler. “This powerful novel about a modern black woman transported back in time to a slave plantation in the antebellum South is the perfect introduction to Butler’s work and perspectives for those not usually enamored of science fiction. A harrowing, haunting story." —John Marshall, Seattle Post-Intelligencer 

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Luminaries time of year! Help prepare for this Christmas Eve events

Luminary bags are available to fold!  We, also, have fundraising bags available to purchase:  6 bags, and 6 candles for $5.00


Wednesday, November 4, 2015

We are CLOSED on Wednesday, November 11, Veteran's Day

Ms. Renee will return Wednesday, November 18 from 11:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  Free!  No sign-up and free snack.  Sponsored by Jeppson Memorial Fund, Greater Worcester Community Foundation.

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Apple Country Fair Book Sale


Friends of the Library,

Merrick Public Library, Brookfield

Annual

BOOK SALE $5 per bag

&

APPLE PIE SURPISE! Take a chance and win a prize $3

10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

At the Apple Country Fair

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Friday, September 18, 2015

Halloween Costume Exchange


Bring in your costumes and swap for new one!!

LE CERCLE FRANCAIS with Madame Plumb


The first Thursday of the month from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The general public is invited to join the French Circle for conversational French.  A pre-requisite to join is some knowledge of the spoken language. Discussion will include cuisine, travel, and everyday conversations. This event is free with no sign-up required. Save the date: Thursday, November 5.

Writing Workshop

 Local author, Ed Londergan, will present a creative writing workshop on Saturday, September 26 from 10:00 a.m. to noon.  This event is free.

Banister Book Group

Tuesday, September 29, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Women of the West by Cathy Luchetti. A myth-shattering look at the women who helped to settle the West, told through their own words and illustrated with 150 period photographs. This is American history, not as it was romanticized, but as it was lived. “An elegant connective narrative and 150 remarkable photographs put ....the [nineteenth] century's history in more realistic perspective.” -- Los Angeles Times