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Apr 28

Author Steve Manchester will visit the Swansea Public Library on Thursday April 28th to sign and talk about his new book “The Changing Season”, a remarkable coming-of-age story with special appeal to dog lovers. Steven Manchester is the author of the #1 bestsellers Twelve Months and The Rockin’ Chair and the novels Goodnight, Brian, Pressed Pennies and Gooseberry Island. His work has appeared on NBC’s Today Show, CBS’s The Early Show, CNN’s American Morning, and BET’s Nightly News. Recently, three of Manchester’s short stories were selected "101 Best” for the Chicken Soup for the Soul” series. The public is invited to attend. Copies of Steve’s new book will be available to purchase.
For more information, or to sign up for any program or event contact the library at 508-674-9609 or visit our website at www.swansealibrary.org or check out our Facebook page.

Apr 29

On Friday April 29th, the 4th Annual Intergenerational Poetry Slam will take place at the Swansea Community Center. Register by April 28th so that ballots can be made. Top winner receives a cash prize and will have their poem published on our website, facebook, and other social networking sites. We will also submit the winning poem to the local newspapers. The slam is also open to spectators. Free to participate and free to watch! All ages are welcome.
For more information, or to sign up for any program or event contact the library at 508-674-9609 or visit our website at www.swansealibrary.org or check out our Facebook page.

May 16

Swansea Annual Town Meeting
7 p.m. at Joseph Case High School

May 22

Giant Yard Sale

Jul 22

Golf Tournament

Ongoing

The Swansea Public Library will start a new playgroup for children 3 and under with Ms. Pam. The six week program begins on Tuesday March 15 and will take place at the library at 10:30AM.  The Playgroup is sponsored by the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement program of PACE Child Care Works, with funding from the MA Department of Early Education and Care. Registration is preferred but not required. Questions? Contact Pam Hagberg at hagberg@paceccw.org or 508-999-9930 ext. 109

Spring

The Swansea Public Library announces the start of the Flowers and Showers Story Hour sessions for children ages 2 ½ to 5. Sign-ups are being held now through March 21st either by phone, Facebook or email. Two sessions will be offered starting Monday March 7th, 2016, and Wednesday March 9th, both at 10:30am. Story hours fill up fast so contact the library today to sign up.

Mondays

Every Monday the Coloring Club for Adults takes place from 12:00-2:00PM. We provide the coloring pages, pens and pencils. Take time to relax and find your creative soul. And if you cannot make it during the day, Coloring Club for Adults in the evening takes place from 6:00-7:30PM. Bring your own materials or try some of ours.
For more details, please contact the library at 508-674-9609 or visit our website at www.swansealibrary.org or check us out on Facebook.

Mondays

Every Monday eveningat the Swansea Public Library is Scrapbooking night at the library from 6-8PM. Scrapbooking and card making are ways to organize memories and create works of art for family and friends. (supplies not included)
For more details, please contact the library at 508-674-9609 or visit our website at www.swansealibrary.org or check us out on Facebook.

Tuesdays

Tuesday afternoons from 12:00-2:00PM at the Swansea Public Library the Swansea Genealogists get together to work on Family History Projects. Genealogy is hobby that will last a lifetime. This group works for those just starting in genealogy or those who have been working on their family history for years. 
For more details, please contact the library at 508-674-9609 or visit our website at www.swansealibrary.org or check us out on Facebook.

Thursdays

Thursday’s have the Swansea Knitters at the Swansea Public Library meeting from 12:00-2:00PM. Join this fun group of knitters as they share patterns, ideas and techniques. Whether you are a beginner or advanced, there is a place for you at the Reference Table.
For more details, please contact the library at 508-674-9609 or visit our website at www.swansealibrary.org or check us out on Facebook.

2nd & 4th Thursdays

Every 2nd and 4th Thursday, Simply Done, the Coupon and Recipe Swapping group meets at the Swansea Public Library to share ideas, cut coupons, and swap recipes and discuss ways to save money while living and eating well. The group will meet Thursday January 14th and Thursday January 28th from 2:00-3:30PM.
For more details, please contact the library at 508-674-9609 or visit our website at www.swansealibrary.org or check us out on Facebook.

Ongoing

The Swansea Public Library is initiating an outreach program to provide services to patrons who are homebound due to health or transportation issues.
The library will work closely with each patron to identify the patron’s preferences. Specific titles or authors may be requested or the librarian will make selections based upon the patron’s interests. The items will then be delivered and picked up. Books in both regular and large print, as well as audiobooks, music CDs, movies and magazines are available.
If you or someone you know could benefit from this service, please contact the Swansea Public Library at 508-674-9609.

Ongoing

Swansea's Veterans Memorial Green - If you wish to purchase a lasered brick to honor a veteran living or deceased call Don at the American legion post 303. His cell phone number is (774) 488 4288. The bricks are $50.00 and can contain 3 lines lasered to honor a veteran for their service to our country. The Veteran being honored does not have to be a Swansea resident. It is amazing how the community has responded to this project. On behalf of our veterans we ask your support in this most worthy project. Thank You! Robert Sampson, Veterans Agent - click for brick order form (pdf)

Ongoing

Your open door is hope! Become a foster parent. Dare Family Services is seeking caring families to provide foster care for area children. While helping a child, you will receive excellent training, 24 hour support and a tax free stipend toward the child's care. For more information, please call 508-802-9515 or visit http://www.darefamily.org/.

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