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Ventress Voice
March 2019, Volume 2, Issue 3
Spring is Almost Here!

Come celebrate the “Irish Riviera” by stopping by the library where we are featuring a book display of recommended Irish writers in honor of Saint Patrick’s Day. And on Saturday, March 16 th , we are delighted to welcome back Eamonn Sheehan for Native Irish music (see article below). To view our full listing of events for adults, teens, and children - Click Here.

We are pleased to announce the introduction of a few new electronic resources this month: Great Courses Library Collection, Online Act and SAT prep, Qello concerts, and Indie flix. View to access these new free services for Marshfield card holders. If you are stuck, call or stop by the library for assistance – we are always here to help.

As spring approaches, we are also displaying a collection of spring-themed books. In the event of inclement weather or to stay updated with all of our library happenings all month long, check out our Facebook page – Click Here.

And finally, we close with this quote from Mark Twain: “In the spring, I have counted 136 different kinds of weather inside of 24 hours.”
VML Cultural Concert:
Native Irish Music Returns!
Musician Eamonn Sheehan will return to Ventress Library for the 16th time on Saturday, March 16th at 2:00 p.m. Sheehan will present a lively performance of authentic tunes from the Emerald Isle, with musician Aidan Maher. All ages are invited to attend this free concert and audience participation is encouraged! Light refreshments served and the Library Plaza entrance will be open for parking.
Children's Room Update
Join us for a special Very Hungry Caterpillar Party on Thursday, March 14th at 3:30 p.m.! We'll have crafts, games, and a brief storytime celebrating the 50th anniversary of this classic children's book. No registration is required for this family event. Click Here to view the schedule of all of our children's programs.
March Tech Events
Did you know that Ventress Library offers two "Tech Help" sessions every month? Click Here to sign up to meet one-on-one with a Reference Librarian for a half-hour session. Sessions are held on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month (March 13th and March 27th) during the time period of 10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. We are also offering a small group class, "Introduction to Microsoft Word" on Thursday, March 28th from 6 - 7:00 p.m. Click Here for more information; registration required.
Early Release Event:
Throwback Thursday
Attention teens in grades 7 - 12! Join us on Thursday, March 14th from 1:30-3:00 p.m. to listen to music and make crafts from the early 2000s! Crafts will include a bedazzling station, boondoggle and keychain tutorials, and shrinky dinks! Pizza and 2000s-era themed snacks will be provided. Click Here for more informaton; registration required.

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15 Library Plaza
Marshfield, MA 02050
(781) 834-5535
Library Hours:
Mon. - Thurs., 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.; Fri. and Sat., 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Sun. (December - April),
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