Book (re)Marks: What’s up this month at Plumb?

Welcome to Book (re)Marks, all the info you need about what’s happening at the Library this month. Did you know that April is National Gardening Month? The Library has lots of books on garden planning for growing vegetables, fruit, and flowers, as well as gardening ideas for attracting butterflies, bees and wildlife. We have some on display in the hallway and lots more on the shelves.

            Come learn a new skill to add to your crafting toolbox. The Making Bows with Bunny workshop will be held at 6:30 pm, Thursday, April 4. This free workshop will walk you through tying decorative bows for wreaths, floral displays, gift wrapping and more. Space is limited, registration is required. Sign up on the Events Calendar on our website,

            The COA Book Club will meet at 1 pm, Tuesday, April 16 to discuss “Hello Stranger” by Katherine Center. Books & Babble Book club will be discussing “The Kaiju Preservation Society” by John Scalzi at 6:30 pm, Thursday, April 25. Books for both clubs are available for pickup at the Library or on the Libby app.

            We also have four book clubs for kids. BookBuds meet the first Friday (4 pm and 5 pm) and Saturday (10 am and 11 am) of the month. There are groups for kids from ages 6-teen. See our Events Calendar for more info.

            Do you like to knit, crochet, or cross stitch? If so, join us from 6-8 pm on Mondays for a social gathering of handcrafters. Bring your latest project or something from the stash. Maybe your creative outlet involves pen and paper? Join our Writer’s Group the third Thursday of every month to keep those ideas flowing. Open to anyone 18+. Next meeting is 6:30 pm, April 18.

            The Friends of the Library will meet at 6:30 pm Monday, April 8. This meeting is open to the public. Join us for discussion of upcoming fundraising efforts, including the spring book sale, scheduled to be held in May.

            The Board of Library Trustees is meeting at 6:30 pm., Tuesday, April 9. This meeting is open to the public and the agenda is posted here:

            The Library will be closed on Monday, April 15 in observance of Patriot’s Day. If you are looking for something to do during April School Vacation week, check out our selection of Museum and Zoo Passes, including Heritage Museum and Gardens, which opens for the season on April 20.

            Lots of amazing new books, including Wonderbooks, are on our shelves. Don’t know what to read next? Ask us for a recommendation.

            Questions? Please call (508-763-8600) or email ( As always, we hope to see you soon at the Library.

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