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Scituate Town Library

85 Branch Street
781-545-8727

The Scituate Town Library is a member of the Old Colony Library Network. Scituate library card holders are entitled to access and take out materials from any library in the Old Colony Library Network (OCLM). This includes 24 towns in southern Massachusetts.

Upcoming Events at Scituate Town Library

Morning Storytime w/Ms. Jen

Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022 from 10:00am to 10:30pm
Scituate, MA
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Afternoon Storytime w/Ms. Jen

Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022 from 2:00pm to 2:30pm
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Understanding The Big Three In Astrology

Sunday, Oct 2, 2022 from 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Scituate, MA
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Morning Storytime w/Ms. Jen

Wednesday, Oct 5, 2022 from 10:00am to 10:30pm
Scituate, MA
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Afternoon Storytime w/Ms. Jen

Wednesday, Oct 5, 2022 from 2:00pm to 2:30pm
Scituate, MA
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Armchair Travelers Book Club

Thursday, Oct 6, 2022 from 10:00am to 11:00am
Scituate, MA
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One Up Games: Open Gameplay

Thursday, Oct 6, 2022 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
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Author Talk: Martin Nangle, A Belfast Story

Saturday, Oct 8, 2022 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Inspire Yoga Storytime w/Kim Spires

Monday, Oct 10, 2022 from 11:00am to 12:00pm
Scituate, MA
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Morning Storytime w/Ms. Jen

Wednesday, Oct 12, 2022 from 10:00am to 10:30pm
Scituate, MA
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Afternoon Storytime w/Ms. Jen

Wednesday, Oct 12, 2022 from 2:00pm to 2:30pm
Scituate, MA
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Storytime with Ms. Leanne

Saturday, Oct 15, 2022 from 10:00am to 10:30am
Scituate, MA
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LIT Community Conversation

Tuesday, Oct 18, 2022 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Scituate, MA
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Morning Storytime w/Ms. Jen

Wednesday, Oct 19, 2022 from 10:00am to 10:30pm
Scituate, MA
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Recent News

Scituate Town Library Newsletter - October 2022

LIBRARY RESUMES SUNDAY HOURS Fall is here and that means the Scituate Town Library will be open on Sundays starting on October 2nd. Sunday hours are 1:30 - 5:00 p.m. Come in and study, check out a great book or DVD, or enjoy a comfy spot to read.…

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Scituate Town Library Newsletter - September 2022

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Scituate Town Library Newsletter - August, 2022

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Scituate Town Library Newsletter - June/July 2022

Scituate Town Library Newsletter Director's Corner It’s like homecoming at the library all summer long! After two years of a hiatus in our Summer Reading Kick-Off parties and our Summer Concert Series, we’re bringing them all back in…

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Scituate Town Library Newsletter - May 2022

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Scituate Town Library Newsletter - April 2022

ADULT PROGRAMS & EVENTS TRUE CRIME IN MASSACHUSETTS ALL RISE! TRUE CRIME IN MASSACHUSETTS VIA ZOOM | March 22, 2022 | 7 p.m. Calling all true-crime podcast fans! Join the Scituate Town Library for a virtual presentation on March 22nd at 7 p.m.…

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Scituate Town Library Page to Screen March 2022

Now Playing Death on the Nile: A Hercule Poirot Mystery by Agatha Christie Kenneth Branagh returns as quirky Belgian detective Hercule Poirot in a new adaptation of Agatha Christie's classic 1937 whodunit. Wonder Woman actress Gal Gadot…

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Scituate Town Library Newsletter - March 2022

WHAT'S HAPPENING WELCOME JENNIFER STRUZIERRO Welcome to Jennifer (Jen) Struzziero who will be our new Head of Children's Services! Jen comes to us with nearly 15 years of experience as a Children’s Librarian. She’s worked in several…

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Scituate Library - Historical Fiction: February 2022

Yonder by Jabari Asim What it is: a haunting and mystical story about enslaved people fighting to preserve their humanity and their dreams of freedom from the oppressive chattel slavery system they live under. Starring: the Stolen, which is how…

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Scituate Library - Books for Kids and Tweens: February 2022

Books for Kids and Tweens February 2022 Recent Releases Dream, Annie, Dream by Waka T. Brown Starring: aspiring actor and Japanese-American seventh-grader Aoi Inoue or Annie Enoway, as she's called by her mostly white Kansas classmates. What…

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New York Times Hardcover Fiction Bestsellers - February 27, 2022

1. Abandoned in Death by J.D. Robb The 54th book of the In Death series. Eve Dallas investigates a homicide and the disappearance of other women who resemble that victim. 2. The Midnight Library by Matt Haig Nora Seed finds a library…

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New York Times Hardcover Nonfiction Bestsellers - February 27, 2022

1. Red-Handed: How American Elites Get Rich Helping China Win by Peter Schweizer The author of Profiles in Corruption portrays a conspiracy of how the Chinese government might infiltrate American institutions. 2. The Nineties by Chuck…

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Scituate Town Library - Picture Books February 2022

Where Is Bina Bear? by Mike Curato What it's about: Bina the bear attends her friend Tiny's party under cover of camouflage. First she's a lamp, then a table, then a chair...but when Tiny finds a Bina-shaped bag of groceries, the bear finally…

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Fiction A to Z: February 2022

Brown Girls by Daphne Palasi Andreades Starring: four young women of color identifying themselves and collectively narrating their stories as "we." How it unfolds: in snapshots of their lives at key turning points, from their shared childhoods in…

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Scituate Town Library Mystery : February 2022

Honey Roasted by Cleo Coyle The buzzzz: Manhattan coffee shop manager Clare Cosi, who's started offering honey-roasted coffee and honey bakery items, investigates after she finds her elderly honey supplier in a coma after a suspicious fall from…

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Scituate Library-Nature and Science: February 2022

Super Volcanoes: What They Reveal about Earth and the Worlds Beyond by Robin George Andrews What it's about: A science journalist with a doctorate in volcanology explains volcanic processes while taking readers on a vividly descriptive tour of…

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Scituate Town Library Must-Read Books: February 2022

Yonder by Jabari Asim What it is: a haunting and mystical story about enslaved people fighting to preserve their humanity and their dreams of freedom from the oppressive chattel slavery system they live under. Starring: the Stolen, which is how the…

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Scituate Town Library - Biography and Memoir February 2022

Chasing History: A Kid in the Newsroom by Carl Bernstein What it's about: Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Carl Bernstein's experiences working as a teen copyboy and reporter for the Washington Star in the 1960s. Read it for: an…

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Scituate Library New York Times Hardcover Nonfiction Bestsellers February 20, 2022

Red-Handed: How American Elites Get Rich Helping China Win by Peter Schweizer The author of Profiles in Corruption portrays a conspiracy of how the Chinese government might infiltrate American institutions. The 1619 Project: A New Origin…

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Scituate Town Library New York Times Fiction Bestsellers February 20, 2022

The Midnight Library by Matt Haig Nora Seed finds a library beyond the edge of the universe that contains books with multiple possibilities of the lives one could have lived. Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson Eleanor Bennett's inheritance for her…

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Scituate Town Library - Fantasy and Science Fiction February 2022

Recent Releases Cyber Mage by Saad Z. Hossain Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2089: Teenage hacker Marzuk Khan Rahman discovers a powerful new AI, while sword-slinging "slum sipahi" Akramon Djibrel seeks to learn the fate of the long-vanished djinn. …

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Scituate Town Library - Thrillers and Suspense February 2022

The Hunger of Crows by Richard Chiappone What it is: the fast-paced and action-packed story of a Phoenix waitress in hiding in small town Alaska after accidentally discovering proof of ties between an ambitious politician and a notorious…

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Scituate Library - Horror: February 2022

Where They Wait by Scott Carson How it begins: Down-on-his-luck war correspondent Nick Bishop accepts an assignment to write a puff piece on Clarity, a new mindfulness app that promises deep sleep. But then...while beta-testing the app, Nick…

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Scituate Town Library - New York Times Hardcover Fiction Bestsellers February 13, 2022

-The Maid by Nita Prose When a wealthy man is found dead in his room, a maid at the Regency Grand Hotel becomes a lead suspect. -The Midnight Library by Matt Haig Nora Seed finds a library beyond the edge of the universe that contains books…

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Scituate Town Library - New York Times Hardcover Nonfiction Bestsellers February 13, 2022

-Red-Handed: How American Elites Get Rich Helping China Win by Peter Schweizer The author of Profiles in Corruption portrays a conspiracy of how the Chinese government might infiltrate American institutions. -How to Be Perfect: The Correct…

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Scituate Town Library - Armchair Travel February 2022

Around the World in 80 Books by David Damrosch What it is: a fascinating look at traveling via the written word. What happened: With COVID-19 raging, Harvard comparative literature scholar David Damrosch took illuminating journeys through a…

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Scituate Library-Romance: February 2022

Romance February 2022 Recent Releases A Most Unusual Duke by Susanna Allen A royal decree: Beatrice, the very human Dowager Marchioness of Castleton, has no choice but to obey when the Prince Regent orders her to wed bear-shifter Arthur Humphries,…

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Scituate Town Library History and Current Events: February 2022

History and Current Events for February 2022 Recent Releases Murder at Teal's Pond: Hazel Drew and the Mystery That Inspired Twin Peaks by David Bushman & Mark T. Givens; foreword by Mark Frost Who killed Hazel Drew? In 1908 upstate New…

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Scituate Town Library - Teen Scene: February 2022

No Beauties or Monsters by Tara Goedjen The setting: Twentynine Palms, the California desert town where Riley lost her father to a tragic accident at the military base. When her mother gets assigned to the base, Riley must return to the very…

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Scituate Town LibraryReads: February 2022

February 2022 The Paris Apartment: A Novel by Lucy Foley “Foley hits it out of the ballpark with this solid thriller set in a Paris apartment building. Jess goes looking for her brother, but finds only the smell of bleach and a broken…

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Scituate Town Library Newsletter: January 2022

The Swag Is in the Socks by Kelly J. Baptist The gift: On his birthday, seventh-grade loner Xavier Moon receives a wild pair of socks from his larger-than-life great uncle, along with a challenge to "get your sad self together." The response:…

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Scituate Town Library Newsletter

Hygge at the Library Winter blues have you down? Don’t despair, explore the Danish concept of “Hygge” and embrace the coziness that the winter can bring. We have a lot of fun activities to help you on your Hygge journey. Stop…

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