Curbside services strong. Building is closed until Dec. 10th
Monday, Nov. 30 – Wednesday, December 9th : CURBSIDE HOLDS PICKUP, COPYING, PRINTING, SELF-GUIDED STORY STROLLS, PASSPORTS, MEDITATIVE SERENITY SPACE, BOOK BUNDLES ON DEMAND. Hoping to re-open the building to the public on Thursday, December 10th.
Library is Holiday Package Destination
West Bridgewater residents, you can have UPS and FedEx packages shipped to yourself c/o the West Bridgewater Public Library, 80 Howard Street, West Bridgewater, MA 02379 and we will hold your package for pick up during regular library hours. 10 – 4 p.m. weekdays, 10 – 2 p.m. Saturdays. Identification and signature is required at pick up. Gloves will be used by staff for this service.
Passports by Appointment
You can set up a scheduled appointment through our reservation system or, if you’re in a hurry, schedule a curbside appointment with one of our agents at a mutually convenient time. Call (508) 894-1255.
A Month of Gingerbread
GET CREATIVE! During the month of December, the WBPL will be assembling a montage of images, recipes, kit ideas, dioramas, fun and crazy examples of how our patrons (and staff) get creative with Gingerbread! We will be showcasing them on our Flickr album. Prizes will be awarded to the MOST creative in a variety of age groups. Send your entry images to firstname.lastname@example.org
Story Strolls: the Library on the Lawn
GET OUTDOORS! An interactive display of favorite children’s books will be set out every dry day that the staff is in the building. “Walk” through the books and engage your children with the content by repeating the chants, asking questions, and finding the next page in the Stroll. “Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See,” will be following by “The Gingerbread Man,” and “What I Like About Me,” in large, easy to read format. Check it out!
Serenity Space: Peace on the Patio
ON THE PATIO: With the words of five mindfulness poems by author, Kate Coombs, attached to the library walls, patrons are invited to sit on the bench, watch the water element and clear their minds of worry, fret, and day-to-day concerns. Bundle up and let yourself relax and be at peace. Access the podcast version of the poems here.
Gail’s Online Programs – the videos !
Gail brings interactive songs, stories, movement, music AND yoga to little ones in this YouTube playlist. The newest addition is Animal Yoga with Avery Matthies and Vivian and Luke Flowers.
The F.A.R. Program returns
Dearly loved by the Adult Special Needs community, Ms. Michelle and Ms. Gail return by bringing a developmentally appropriate story, song, movement and craft online program to the public.
Listen to a podcast on audiobook choices
Ellen gives an overview of how to get started on Hoopla Digital and gives some listening suggestions to adults, families, and children alike. Don’t forget – WBPL patrons get 12 borrows of Hoopla content per month!
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