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library events:

Dr. Who Ugly Sweater Family Day

Come in costume and enjoy Doctor Who themed food & games. You can even make your own “ugly sweater”. Bring your own sweatshirt, sweater or t-shirt to decorate (we will have a limited supply available) & we’ll provide the decorating supplies. All Ages.  Registration Required.  Please click here to register. 

The death penalty in fact and fiction
with author michael ponsor
wednesday, dec 11 at 6:30 pm

Author and retired U.S. District Court Judge Michael Ponsor will be here to talk about his books and career. Judge Ponsor presided over a federal death penalty case in Springfield in 2000, and is the author of the New York Times Bestseller "The Hanging Judge" and its sequel, the "The One-Eyed Judge".

Nancy Project Scarf and Mitten Sale

This wonderful sale of hand-made hats, mittens, socks, bags, and so much more will be at the Library from Monday, December 9 to Saturday, December 21.  Come see the wide variety of items!  Proceeds benefit the Friends of the Public Library.


The Friends Book Sale is the first and third Saturday of each month, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  As always, we have a few books for sale near the front door and near the Youth Library entrance.

the  Night sky can be lovely!

Fitchburg residents can borrow our telescope and wi-fi hotspots.  Check out the links below.

Telescope and Wi-Fi Hotspots now available to circulate.