Thursday, February 14, 2019

Upton Reads Book Group - March 2019

March Meetings: 3/12/19 at 12:45 and 3/14/19 at 6:45

The Upton Reads Book Group meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 12:45 and on the second Thursday of each month at 6:45 in the library gathering room. Sue Pfeiffer from the library staff leads a casual and thought-provoking discussion of an eclectic mix of contemporary literary fiction. Copies of each month’s book are available at the library in both regular and large print. Please call the library directly at 529-6272 to request a copy of this month's title.

This month we are reading Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate.

Image of item"Memphis, Tennessee, 1936. The five Foss children find their lives changed forever when their parents leave them alone on the family shantyboat one stormy night. Rill Foss, just twelve years old, must protect her four younger siblings as they are wrenched from their home on the Mississippi and thrown into the care of the infamous Georgia Tann, director of the Tennessee Children's Home Society. South Carolina, Present Day. Avery Stafford has lived a charmed life. Loving daughter to her father, a U.S. Senator, she has a promising career as an assistant D.A. in Baltimore and is engaged to her best friend. But when Avery comes home to help her father weather a health crisis and a political attack, a chance encounter with a stranger leaves her deeply shaken. Avery's decision to learn more about the woman's life will take her on a journey through her family's long-hidden history."

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Upton Library seeking Trustees

The Upton Town Library is encouraging any interested residents of Upton to take nomination papers for election as a Library Trustee.
The Library Trustees are a nine-member elected board that is responsible for policy, goals and future vision of the Upton Town Library.  Qualifications include a desire to improve library services in the town, ability to work cooperatively with other town officials and the general public, and attendance at a monthly evening meeting, for approximately 2 hours per month.
If you have any questions about the role of Library Trustee or the election process, please contact Matthew Bachtold, Library Director, at 508-529-6272.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Upton Library closing 3pm Tuesday, Feb 12

Upton Town Library will be closing early at 3pm on Tuesday, February 12.
We expect to open normal hours 10am-8pm on Wednesday, Feb 13.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Kids' Book Group - March 2019

March Meeting:   5/6/19 at 4:00pm

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The Kids' Book Club meets at 4:00pm on the first Wednesday of each month, in the library gathering room. Each month, members explore popular juvenile and preteen titles. Copies are available at the circulation desk for both members and nonmembers. 

This month we are reading El Deafo by Cece Bell, a graphic novel.

"Going to school and making new friends can be tough. But going to school and making new friends while wearing a bulky hearing aid strapped to your chest? That requires superpowers!"

The book club is currently full. Please call or email Lee Ann Murphy ( to ask about the wait list.

Saturday, February 2, 2019