November Holiday Schedule
The Library will be closed:
Wednesday November 11th - Veteran's Day
Thursday November 26th and Friday November 27th - Thanksgiving
Wednesday November 25th the Library will close at 5pm
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Ebook and Audiobook Collections Available
Bookworms the newsletter of the Junior Friends
Star Wars Fan Fiction Contest Winners
1st Place Winner for A Man's Worth
Book of the Day
Click here to receive Book of the Day in your Inbox. Monday through Friday a new book is reviewed, both Fiction & Non-Fiction. We also link to our Library's catalog for availability or to place a Hold.
Swansea Sleuths - mystery book club
The Cookbook Nook
Young Adult Bookshelf
More E Books! Please
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eBooks available to Swansea Library cardholders
Swansea Library offers free access to a large collection of eBooks and audiobooks through the shared collection of Sails Library Network http://sails.lib.overdrive.com Now Swansea Library patrons have access to even more titles through a program called OverDrive Advantage.
OverDrive Advantage, Swansea Public Library has purchased additional eBooks and
audiobooks exclusively for its patrons. Coupled with the shared collection, the
Advantage program provides access to even more popular eBooks and audiobooks,
with additional copies of popular materials.
To gain access to Advantage titles, Swansea library cardholders should simply sign in to the website with their library card upon arrival. Once signed in, the Advantage titles become visible along with the shared collection. Patrons can easily browse for titles to borrow and enjoy on Windows® and Mac® computers, or on mobile devices like iPhone®, iPad®, Android™, and Windows Phone. Users can read eBooks on the go with Kindle® (US only), Sony® Reader, NOOK™ and more. Once the lending period ends, titles will automatically expire and return to the collection. There are no late fees.
For more information about eBooks and audiobooks from the library, contact the Swansea Library at 508-674-9609.
The Holiday Season at the Swansea Public Library
Introducing Freegal Music!
- Library users have a weekly download limit of 3 songs, and have a streaming limit of 3 hours a day. You will be able to keep track of your downloads in the upper right corner of the site. Every song has a sample clip you can listen to before you download. You must be logged in to enjoy the sample clips.
- The downloads on this site are all in the MP3 format with no DRM, and videos are in the MP4 format with no DRM. This service will work on almost any computer, player, tablet or smartphone. The Freegal Music mobile app is free in the Apple® App Store and in Google® Play
- Music videos will cost you 2 of your allotted downloads. If you do not have 2 downloads available you will not be able to download a music video.
- The search engine is both a simple and advanced search, and will return results primarily by the album that the song is from.
Enjoy the site!
Freegal Music gives you access to over 8 million songs from over 28,000 labels including the Sony Music catalog of your country
We are now offering access to Ancestry.com on our Library computers
Stop by and research your family tree!
IndieFlix and Zinio
Free access to online magazines and films
Using your Swansea library card, one account will give you access to both services.
IndieFlix - Unlimited access to thousands of streaming feature films and shorts from around the world
Zinio for Libraries, the world’s largest newsstand.
WE HAVE UPDATED OUR MAGAZINE COLLECTION IN ZINIO
Thank You for Supporting the Library
Swansea Public Library Building Program
Building Program Completed June2015
Thank you for supporting the Library at the Special Town Meeting. We have been working hard with building planning committee. Our work includes creation of a building plan to be submitted to the MBLC. Please read, review & contact, Cindy St. Amour, Library Director if interested in joining us for our next meeting or commenting. Here is the FINAL version.
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Swansea Public Library
Long-Range Plan 2014-2018
We have received Congratulations from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners on completing a new Long Range Plan.
We appreciate the time and effort of the staff, trustees, and planning committee had put into it's development.
We are moving on with a Planning & Building Committee to plan Swansea Library's future. Please volunteer if interested to serve contact the Library Director, Cindy St Amour 508-674-9609. There will be as few meetings as possible and it will be a short duration committee, we promise!
free mobile app for your library account
get it for Android or in iTunes
The Library is introducing a program to deliver and pick up materials to patrons in Swansea that are homebound. If you or someone you know is interested, give us a call 508-674-9609
Electronic Resources are available through the Swansea Public Library. Search magazines, books, newspapers and journals. Also find images, graphs and videos. Great for research projects!
Penny the Library Cat
Recycle your paper and help raise money for the Library
We have a bin in the rear parking lot. Bring your paper to recycle and the proceeds benefit the Friends of the Library. What goes in the bin?