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See what is going on for Adults by checking the Adult Program Page

See what is going on in the Children's Room by checking the Children's Program Page

See what is going on for Teens by checking the Teen Program Page.

SUMMER READING CLUB COUPONS NEED TO BE RETURNED BY AUGUST 24 TO BE ENTERED IN THE RAFFLE PRIZE DRAWINGS!! See list of prizes below.

SWEATT BEACH IS NOW OPEN!!
WE NOW HAVE TWO PASSES AVAILABLE. Call the Circulation desk to reserve and for details.


TO COMPLIMENT THE STATEWIDE SUMMER READING THEME  OF BUILD A BETTER WORLD COME PLAY ON THE IMAGINATION PLAYGROUND!! THIS INDOOR PLAYGROUND IS SUPPORTED WITH FUNDS FROM THE FRIENDS OF FISKE. 

OUR PUBLIC HEALTH NURSES ARE AGAIN COLLECTING SUPPLIES FOR HOMELESS VETERANS AND THOSE IN NEED.
They need nail clippers, white cotton socks, Vicks vapor rub, nail files, liquid soap, shampoo and other personal items.  We have a collection bin in the foyer.  Thanks.

SORRY TO SAY WE ARE NO LONGER SUBSCRIBING TO THE FOLLOWING DATABASES -- MANGO LANGUAGES, FREEGAL, LEGAL FORMS AND AUTO REPAIR CENTER.

DID YOU KNOW__________
Community Recycling now accepts dress shoes, work-boots and sandals in addition to sneakers.  The footware goes to many  third-world countries where there is a tremendous need.  We have been able to send several boxes already and appreciate your thoughtfulness.  Thanks!
ALSO, DID YOU KNOW
We have a lot of Non-Fiction, Travel and Music DVD’s?? See the display of some of them in front of the circulation desk.

COMING SOON!!!
We are starting a collection of Adult Graphic Novels. Some might also be of interest to Young Adults!  The first few of the titles we will be getting :
Wolverine : Origin – The Complete Collection
Stumptown Book 1, 2, 3, and 4 – Greg Rucka
Ancestor – Matt Sheean       
One Week in the Library – W. Maxwell Prince
V for Vendetta – Alan Moore       
Identity Crisis – Brad Meltzer       
Fun Home : A Family Tragicomic – Alison Bechdel   
Box Office – Alex Robinson           
Kill My Mother – Jules Feiffer       
Moby Dick – Christophe Chaboute       
Lennon : New York Years – David Foenkinos           

SUMMER READING CLUB
This summer Wrentham children, teens and adults are invited to participate in the 2017 Statewide Summer Library Program : BUILD A BETTER WORLD sponsored by your local library, the Massachusetts Library System, the Boston Bruins and the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners. The goal of the summer reading program is to encourage Wrentham families to read together during the vacation months.  Sign up began June 21.   Participants reading, OR BEING READ TO, for a minimum of 15 minutes per day for 30 days during the summer may enter a raffle to win one of the following prizes:


36 Assorted Animal & Book sets donated by CAROLYN, RICHARD & CLAUDIA SCHUMACHER
$300.00 donated by Joan R. Benzie in memory of her parents, ETHELREDA & HARRY GROSS, Wrentham residents for many, many years. 
8 free tickets to TREETOP ADVENTURES, Canton (each ticket valued at up to $54)
10  Assorted Animal and Book sets donated by MARGE WALSH
$100.00    donated by Raymond Loughlin, ALLIANCE ELECTRIC, Plainville
$100.00 donated by the HOLLY CLUB OF WRENTHAM
$100.00 gift certificate and gift basket donated by SHOWCASE DANCE PRODUCTIONS, Wrentham
$100.00 donated by JIM & BARBARA SOARES
$100.00 donated by ALICE & KEN BLANCHARD
4  VIP admission passes to any 5 Wits Adventure donated by 5 WITS PATRIOT'S PLACE
Ten $5.00 Dunkin Donuts gift cards donated by REPELE CARPET CLEANING, Wrentham
Two - $25.00 Target gift cards donated by MAPLES LITTLE ANGLES & MAPLES REHABILITATION
AND NURSING CENTER. Wrentham
$50.00 donated by REGIONAL TIRE & SERVICE, Wrentham
$50.00 donated by D.G. RANIERI REAL ESTATE, Franklin
Three $10.00 Target gift cards donated by CARRIE MCSWEENEY
2 LED desk lamps, baseball cards & buttons, and face paint donated by CATALDO'S PAINT & HARDWARE, INC., Wrentham
A free Kids Meal for 30 children that read three books this summer and 5 Free Appetizer coupons for TEXAS ROADHOUSE
One tote bag and a $25.00 gift card donated  by AN UNLIKELY STORY BOOKSTORE AND CAFE, Plainville
$25.00 donated by NEWBORN & FAMILY CARE OF N.E., LLC, Wrentham
$25.00 gift card from THE TAVERN AT WRENTHAM
$25.00 bookstore gift card donated by WRENTHAM COOPERATIVE BANK
$25.00 gift certificate donated by LUCIANO'S RESTAURANT, Wrentham
5 fidget spinners donated by BETTY LOUGHLIN
Crush & Draw Craft Kit donated by RITHWIK SURAGANI
Two $10.00 iTunes gift cards donated by SHERI ALLAN
Two $10.00 gift cards donated by KATHLEEN HALLETT OF BEARLY BEGINNING
Large cheese pizza  from OMEGA PIZZA, Wrentham

All Summer Reading Club Members that complete the program will receive a kiddie ice cream cone certificate donated by NICKY’S RESTAURANT.

Although the reading club is for babies, children, teens and adults we have a special promotion for the first 400 children ages 7-18 to register.  They will receive a bookmark with a special coupon for 50% off at TreeTop Adventures in Canton, MA. TreeTop Adventures is a high ropes and zip-line course consisting of more than 130 platforms installed in the trees connected by various "obstacles" like rope netting, rolling logs, climbing walls, air trapeze and zip-lines.

Also -- ONCE AGAIN THIS SUMMER there is a special prize for STUDENTS IN GRADES 1-12!!
All Summer Reading Club Members that complete the 30 days of reading (or being read to) by Aug. 1st may pick up a form at Fiske Library to send to the PAWSOX for a free ticket to a game (date to be determined). Member will get either a Reserved Box Seat ticket or a General Admission ticket based on families’ ticket choice. Extra tickets can be purchased by filling out the bottom of the form. On game night the students will be honored at a special pregame “on field” ceremony.


 SOUTHWICK ZOO -- THE ZOO IS OPEN FOR THE SEASON!! WE HAVE A NEW BATCH OF TICKETS thanks to The FRIENDS OF THE FISKE !!
Tickets are $15.00 each, no limit for Wrentham card holders,  limited to 2 tickets for non-Wrentham card holders. (Regular admission is now $25 for Adults, $20 for Children (3-12) and $18 for Senior Citizens) You MUST have your library card to get the tickets. The tickets do not expire so get them now!!  GREAT FOR GIFT GIVING!!!!















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