Lunenburg Public Library



This spring, the Friends of Lunenburg Public Library will be selling carefully chosen native plant collections that will thrive in traditional garden settings as well as in naturalized areas. All of the plants are native to our area and will support pollinators throughout the growing season, including some at-risk species. 

Each twelve-plant collection is priced at $90. As a benefit to our current Friends members, the collections will be offered to members at a discounted rate of $80. 

Pre-orders will be accepted beginning on February 5, 2024 with a deposit of $25. The number of available collections is limited. While supplies last, additional plugs will be available for sale on May 4, 2024 for $5 each.

Order forms, details on plant species and their quantities in each collection can be found on the Friends page of the Lunenburg Public Library website.  


Fathom Reads

Exciting news! 

Now available through our LPL website. Fathom Reads is a multi-lingual reading platform for core-subject learning. 

How can patrons access Fathom Reads? 

Group Access Link:

This is the link patrons can use to access Fathom Reads in ‘Guest Mode.’ You will need to enter your library card number to access the platform. In Guest Mode, patrons will have access to: 

·   eBook library 

·   Games 

Credentialed Log-In Link:

 This is the link our patrons, who have created a family account, can use to access Fathom Reads. You will need to enter your unique sign-in credentials to access the platform with this link.

A family account will enable the following advanced features: 

· Virtual classroom - teachers can select books and assign: readings, recordings, quizzes, and general tasks for their students     

· Student & teacher dashboards 

· Video record & playback 

· Usage statistics- license opens, book opens, books read, reading time, user recordings, & quizzes taken 

· Quizzes & questions- Utilize our 1600+ premade quizzes or create your own 

· Live text, audio, and video chat with screen share 

· Teaching guides and resources- find this in the ‘book resources’ section of select eBooks 


Love reading and a good book discussion? Click here to find book clubs to join in at the library and our local area.


Saturday Music Clinic & Performance Series

Saturday, February 3rd

11:00 AM- 12:30 PM

Join us on the first Saturday of the month for an interactive performance and clinic series with local music teacher and performer Jason Graham. Each session will cover a variety of musical topics and techniques ranging from beginner basics to more advanced concepts. 

This series is intended for music lovers and musicians of all levels and will include performances of a variety of songs designed to demonstrate different techniques and compositional elements. The format will allow for questions and discussion, with the first hour focused on the performance and educational elements, followed by an additional shorter session designed around group interaction. 

Attendees are welcome to bring their guitar for the shorter session following the performance where we will explore and examine any questions or concerns they have regarding their instrument or skills, and enjoy an opportunity to jam together on a song or two! 

Registration encouraged, but not required.

"100 Books Bucket List" Club

Tuesday, February 6th

11:00 AM-12:00 PM

This month we're reading square #23: Farenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury .

No Registration Required.

ZOOM: The Basics of Tea with The Cozy Tea Cart

Wednesday, February 7th

6:30-7:30 PM

Danielle Beaudette of The Cozy Tea Cart (TCTC) and STI Certified Tea Specialist will explain the basics of tea which will provide you with the answers to your questions on where tea comes from and how it is different from herbal (tisane) blends. The processing and harvesting of tea will be discussed, taking you on a journey from the tea fields to the tea in your cup!

Danielle Beaudette is one of the first 15 in the world to be certified in all levels as a Tea Specialist through the Specialty Tea Institute, NY and has completed over 85 tea seminars at the World Tea Expo. She has researched and learned first-hand about the production of tea through her Asian tea travels and relationships with Chinese, Indian, Sri Lankan, Japanese, Nepalese, and Taiwanese tea growers. Danielle sources only the finest, high quality, freshly imported teas, earning The Cozy Tea Cart the title of “Best of NH” from New Hampshire Magazine. Just as important as the quality of her tea, she promotes excellence in service and pride in educating her customers. 

The first 20 registrants can take home a free tea sample to be enjoyed during the lecture! A separate email will be sent to notify these registrants one week before the program. Register here for the program.

All Ages Puzzle Race

Friday, February 9th

3:00-4:00 PM

How quickly can you and your team of four assemble a 500 piece puzzle? Race the clock and your competitors to see who comes out on top!

We can host up to six teams of four people to compete in each puzzle race. Minimum of three teams needed to register to have the competition.

Please have only one person register your team with their name and contact information, and include how many people will be on your team. No more than 4 people per team! Register here.

Fused Glass Workshop for Adults

Sunday, February 11th

10:00-11:00 AM

Create your very own fused glass pendant or magnet with colorful pre-cut glass in this easy, fun class. The first session, 10:00 am to 11:00 am, is for adults 18+ only. (A second session for teens (ages 13-18) will be held at 11:30 A.M. Parents, siblings, and older family members are welcome to register with a teen for this session! See below in the Teen Events.)

Glass artist Deenie Pacik Giuliano will walk participants through creating their own fused glass creation. No experience necessary. All materials included. 

Finished products will need to be picked up at the library after they have been fired. Registration is required for this free program as space is limited.

Armchair Travel Book Club!

Wednesday, February 14th


Join us for our evening Armchair Travel Book Club every 2nd Wednesday evening at 6:30 pm. No registration needed, all are welcome.  Check the list here to see our upcoming title selections. This month we are reading Mother of God by Paul Rosolie (Amazon/ Andes- South America). Copies will be available at the circulation desk. 

Starting on Monday, February 5th, you can exchange your completed jigsaw puzzles for swap vouchers. Bring your puzzle donations to the front desk and ask for swap voucher tickets in return. Don't lose those tickets because they can be exchanged for new-to-you puzzles on the day of the swap! Stop by anytime during the Library open hours on Saturday, February 17th to shop the selection of donated puzzles. Our past swaps have had over 300 puzzles to pick from!

A Journey through the Roots of American Popular Music

Wednesday, February 21st

6:30—7:30 PM

“A Journey Through the Roots of American Popular Music,” is a program of songs and stories about the origins of the blues, rock and country music presented by singer and songwriter Jon Waterman. The program, which also features an accompanying slideshow, explores some of the fascinating characters and events that are part of the history and the role of music in our lives. 

Join us for a mix of live music, history, and storytelling for a one-of-a-kind program here at the library!

Academy Awards: The Good, the Bad, and the Outrageous

Wednesday, February 28th

6:00—7:00 PM

Film historian and lecturer Frank Mandosa will be joining us for an hour of movie history and trivia about the Academy Awards. Including all the good, the bad, and the outrageous moments that have happened over the years!

Since 2012, Frank Mandosa have given a wide variety of different film-related talks at different venues, such as public libraries (including the Boston Public Library in Copley Square), community centers, senior living facilities, local cable programs, and private residences. For eight years, he also co-hosted Reel Life, a Stoughton-based cable program, which placed second for Arts and Theater at the 17th annual Alliance for Community Media-Northeast Region (ACM-NE) Video Festival in November 2015. For more information, visit his website:

Tuesdays 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Join us on Tuesday afternoons to socialize while we work on knit or crochet projects. This group is open to any skill level. No registration is required. This group is drop in so come by any time.

For all of FEBRUARY programs - check out the Children's CALENDAR!

Little Listeners Storytime

Ages 0-4

Mondays 11:00 AM

Children ages 0-4 can meet with Miss Debbie outside on the library patio to read some fun stories, learn some new songs and rhymes, dance a little, make a craft and share a few laughs! Our story times are designed to strengthen pre reading skills, build language and comprehension, practice learning and listening in a group, and develop social skills. 

Pre-K Storytime
Ages 4-5
Wednesdays 10:00 AM

Join us for this lively story time that incorporates lots of sensory experiences for 4- and 5-year-olds. Our goal is to help your child develop a lifelong love of reading as we share books, readiness activities, rhymes, and songs while we encourage them to be active participants.

Book In A Bag


LPL has a first-time book club experience for beginning chapter book readers! The format for this club is a bit different- no monthly gatherings, just reading and writing a simple review!



Popcorn and a Book


Who needs popcorn and a movie? We have a better idea! Once a month, kids in grades 3 and 4 can stop by to pick up a kit that has a book by a featured author, some microwave popcorn and a few fun activity pages.




Wednesday, February 14th

4:00-5:00 PM

Kids in grades 3-5 meet once a month to discuss some thoughtfully chosen books from a wide variety of genres. We discuss our current read, have a snack, play some games and just chat about what's happening! Registration is on-going so sign up today! Click here for a list of dates and this year's titles.

Robotic Creation! STEM Program

Saturday, February 10th

1:00-2:00 PM

Ages 8-11

Join Chris Rodrigues of Renaissance Kids to build a Wheelie-Bot while learning about electronics, engineering, and the basic principles of robotics!

Registration Required.

Children's Music and Movement Series with Monument Square Music School

Monday, February 12th- May 13th

11:00-11:45 AM

Join us in the Community Room for a monthly music and movement series for children. These group classes for children ages 1-5 start February 12th and will continue on the second Monday of each month until May 13th. This class will be held once per month from February through May .

In this interactive “Kiddie Music Time” children’s music class toddlers and young children can get their first taste of music through songs, games, and dance.

Whether learning a new instrument or singing along to the piano, kids will gain artistic and musical skills such as :

  • Tapping rhythm in perfect time
  • Singing in tune
  • Familiarity with different music styles and rhythms including jazz, rock, and Latin.
  • Creativity and exploration with music
  • Dancing
  • And the list goes on!

This fun-filled 45-minute sessions is the perfect way for parents and children to bond over a mutual love of music. No Registration Required.

February Drop-in Craft:

Love Bugs! with Miss Joslyn

Monday, February 12th

4:00-5:00 PM 

All Ages

Join Miss Joslyn in the Story Craft Room to make your own adorable Lovebug! Then take them home for a Valentine decoration! Stop by any time between 4 – 5.

Registration encouraged so that we can be sure of having enough supplies.

Crash Test! Saturday STEM

Saturday, February 17th

1:00-2:00 PM 

Ages 8-11

Join Chris Rodrigues of Renaissance Kids to build rubber band race cars, learning about the engineering and design process!

We will also learn about potential and kinetic energy. After we build our cars, we will try to stop inertia by building a protective container for delicate passengers.

Registration Required.

Winter Break Events

Reptiles in Winter!

Tuesday, February 20th

Reptiles in Winter Around the World! with Joys of Nature

Winter is cold in New England, but not everywhere! Learn how animals survive freezing temperatures, floods or other winter challenges in different parts of the world. Who is active and outside? Who is sleeping or hiding? Who is freezing? Find out what some of our local animals, and others around the world, do to survive their winter seasons, we'll even meet a few!

Registration Required. Please only register for ONE session.

Session 1: 2:00- 2:30 PM

Session 2: 3:00-3:30 PM

Family Crafternoon

Thursday, February 22nd

2:00- 4:00 PM

Join us in the Wallace Room any time between 2:00-4:00 to create a beautiful watercolor style print using liquid watercolor and shaving cream! This activity is suitable for all ages. 


Battlebots with MobileQuest!

Friday, February 23rd

In this epic workshop participants will take their coding skills to the MobileQuest Arena and battle for robot supremacy. Participants will work in small teams to modify a Dash robot with balloons, skewers, plastic straws, and more as they prepare for battle. Who will have the last Bot standing?!

Registration is required, spaces are limited.

**Sensory note: this program can get noisy, it will have music playing and balloons will pop without warning.**

Grades 1-4: 2:30 - 3:30 PM

Grades 5-12: 3:45 - 4:30 PM

Legos At the Library

Tuesday, February 27th

6:00 PM 

All Ages

Calling all Lego builders- join us in the Story Craft Room at the Library to spend an hour building with our Legos! We will have a Lego challenge for you to do with a variety of random Legos- or you can just build! At the end of the hour, your creation will be put on display here in the library for everyone to see and admire! 

Tonight, we are creating some Magnetic Lego Travel Kits! (  Please bring a cookie sheet- we'll supply everything else! 


Check the Teen info page to see some great “tween” programs that are happening in February for kids ages 10+


Video Game Night

Friday, February 2nd

6:00-9:00 PM

Come to the Library after hours to play video games! One Up Games will provide a variety of consoles and games - including VR headsets! Open to tweens & teens in grades 5-12 (ages 11-18).

Registration in advance is appreciated. Participants can also register at the door, so if you didn't sign up but still want to drop in, that's ok too!

Fused Glass Workshop for Teens

Sunday, February 11th

11:30 AM -12:30PM

Create your very own fused glass pendant or magnet with colorful pre-cut glass in this easy, fun class. The second session, 11:30 am to 12:30 pm, is for teens 13-18. Parents, siblings, and older family members are welcome to register with a teen for this session!

Glass artist Deenie Pacik Giuliano will walk participants through creating their own fused glass creation. No experience necessary. All materials included. 

Finished products will need to be picked up at the library after they have been fired. Registration is required for this free program as space is limited.

A New Chapter Book Club

for Grades 5-7

Wednesday, February 14th

4:00-5:00 PM

A New Chapter Book Club is perfect for readers who are ready to move up from our LPL Book Club for 3rd - 5th Graders (or maybe who are just starting to look for books in the Teen Room) to check out as well. At this meeting we'll be discussing Etiquette & Espionage by Gail Carriger.

This club is open to tweens & teens in grades 5-8. Please sign up ahead of time so that we can make sure to have enough snacks for everyone! You are more than welcome to come to book club even if you did not sign up in advance as long as we still have space available. * Each month has its own separate registration, you can sign up for one, a couple, or all of them! *

Sign up here for February's meeting.

Want to look ahead? Here is a document with all the future titles!

Tween Drumming Circle with Matt

Mondays, February 26th - April 1st

4:15-5:00 PM

Join professional drummer and educator, Matt Steinberg for some drum circle fun in this 6-week course! Learn to play rhythmic patterns in a group setting, play drumming games, and express yourself through an instrument. Drums and percussion instruments provided!

For tweens ages 8-10.

Registration Required. You will be registering for all six meetings!

Library Hours

Monday - Thursday 10:00 - 8:00

Friday 2:00 - 6:00

Saturday 10:00 - 2:00

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