Literary Grab Bag

Live on the Edge in March!!mystery

Check out our ‘Literary Grab Bag’ — Read the description of the book & take home a book sight-unseen.  You may discover an author or genre you’ve never read before!

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“I Love My Library” Month

heartsDid you know that February is
“I Love My Library” month?

What is there to love about your library?  Come visit the Bigelow Free Public Library and find out!! 

* Check out this article from the Item written by our library director, Marie Mueller.

Granite Kiss* We recently had a GREAT program about the history of stone walls in New England, hosted by Kevin Gardner, actor, writer, teacher and stone wall builder.  Here’s an article that was in Friday’s Item about the program.

* Did you miss our ‘Knights and Princesses’ Story Hour?  See pictures of some of the fun we had by clicking HERE!!!

* Take a look at our ‘Calendar’ page to see what programs and events we have going on at the library.

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Winter Weather Notice

The Bigelow Free Public Library has an
‘Inclement Weather’ policy.
Please take a moment to read it by clicking HERE.

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Tax Forms Available Online

It’s that wonderful time of year again . . . Tax season!! 

For Massachusetts State Tax Forms, click HERE.

For Federal Tax Forms, click HERE.

For Federal Tax Instructions:
for Form 1040 instructions, click HERE.
for Form 1040A instructions, click HERE.
for Form 1040EZ instructions, click HERE.

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Check Out Bigelow Library on Pinterest!!!

pinterest_logoNow you can find us on Pinterest!!  You’ll find up-to-date information about upcoming programs, new items we get at the library – including books and movies – and fun projects and pins for your amusement!
Click HERE to check it out today! 

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Researching Your Family Tree?

The Bigelow Library has subscribed to the following databases for library members:

Heritage Quest (accessible from our Online Resources tab from any computer) (accessibility is only available on library computers)

Both of these well-known resources can give you access to primary research documents like census data and birth and death records.

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How much is the library worth to you?

Do you check out movies? Attend programs? Borrow books? However you engage with the library, it’s worth something.

The Massachusetts Library Association invites you to calculate your library use into real money:

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What Should I Read Next?

You know the feeling: finishing a thrilling novel or an engaging nonfiction work and wanting to sustain that momentum to the next book. But what is that next book?
Books & Authors is a great resource that offers ways to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors, and topics. 

Use this FREE resource to spice up your reading with expert title recommendations, seasonal suggestions, read-a-likes, and award and community lists. Click here to access Books & Authors. 

The Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners purchases this resource with funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services for use by all Massachusetts residents. 
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Tuesday Book Discussion Group

The Book Discussion Group meets the third Tuesday of every month at 6:00 pm at the library. New members are always welcome!

Please call the library at 978-365-4160, ext. 221 to request a copy.

Check out our ‘Book Discussion Group‘ page for the titles chosen
for March, April, May, and June.

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