Friends of the Walpole Public Library
Upcoming Programs and Events
These programs are made possible by the generous support of the Friends of the Walpole Public Library.
Walpole Public Library
Wednesday, May 23rd @ 7:30 pm in the Community Room
The USS Quincy
Presenter, Bob Begin, will discuss the history of the USS Quincy, an American heavy cruiser, built in and named after the city of Quincy. He will follow her career from her launching in 1935, through her sinking at Guadalcanal on the night of August 9th, 1942, when she and three other allied cruisers were lost in a fierce night battle with a Japanese surface force.
New Library Pass Added
The Walpole Public Library is pleased to announce that it has added a Pass for the Springfield Museums which allows for Free Admission for up to 4 visitors.*
* Each pass entitles the bearer to free admission for up to four visitors per day during public hours. The pass may only be used once daily and does not apply to special exhibition, program or planetarium fees. The pass cannot be combined with other discount rates or coupons.
Walpole Public Library Adds Film Streaming Service, KanopyWith Kanopy, Walpole Public Library Patrons will have access to more than 30,000 Films, for free!
The popular on-demand film streaming service Kanopy is now available for free at Walpole Public Library. Library card holders can access Kanopy and sign up to start streaming films instantly by visiting http://walpolelibrary.kanopy.com. Films can be streamed from any computer, television, mobile devise or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast or Roku.
Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema with collections from Kino Lorber, Music Box Films, The Great Courses, PBS and thousands of independent filmmakers.
The Walpole Public Library will be closed on
Monday, May 28th in observance of the
Memorial Day holiday.
The Library will reopen at 10:00 am on Tuesday, May 29th.
Hoopla now available to Walpole Library Card holders
Current borrowing limit 5 titles per month
3-Step Sign up:
1) Download the app or go to hoopladigital.com
2) Register with your Walpole Public Library card
3) Borrow free digital eBooks, movies, and more with no late fees!
Walpole Public Library Evening Book Group
Next meeting is 6/28/2018 @ 7:00 pm in the Pinnacle Room [2nd floor]
The Walpole Public Library Evening Book Group meets every 6 weeks on Thursday evenings at 7:00 pm for 90 minutes. Discussion includes the current selection and books in general.
Join us on Thursday, June 28, as the group discusses Tulip Fever by Deborah Moggach. Copies of the book are available at the main Circulation desk. Call 508-660-7340 for any questions or for more information.