Briefs from Townsend Library

Craft overstock sale

The Friends of the Townsend Library are now accepting donations for their second annual CRAFT OVERSTOCK sale! We will take any unused supplies!

Fabric, Paint, paper, scrap-booking materials, etc...

The sale will be held on Saturday Feb.. 22 and Sunday Feb. 23. More details to follow!

Donations can be dropped off in the Children's Room.

Kill-o-watt meter

The Library now has a Kill-O-Watt meter! You can borrow it with your library card -- three-week week loan. Ask at the library for more details!

The Eclectic Book Club

This is a book club for people who love to read everything and anything! Each month we will read a unique or quirky book! Anything goes...This month's selection will be "The Rosie Project" by Greame Simsion. Stop by the library and pick up a copy!

Wednesday, Feb.. 19, at 7:30 p.m.

Location: Trustees Conference Room

The Nonfiction Book Club

Townsend Public Library's nonfiction book group meets each month to discuss books about all kinds of topics: current events, education, politics, society, and anything else.

This month's selection is "Garbology" by Edward Humes.

This Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist takes readers on a surprising tour of America's biggest export, our most prodigious product, and our greatest legacy: our trash.

Date: Feb. 13, at 7:30 p.m.

Location: Trustee Conference Room


Well adult clinic in Ashby Feb.



Nashoba Associated Boards of Health, in conjunction with the Ashby Board of Health, announces that a Well Adult Clinic will be held free of charge for the general public on Thursday, Feb.. 20, from noon to 1 p.m. at the American Legion, 361 New Ipswich Road. Drop in for blood pressure, pulse screening and diet teaching. No appointment necessary. For information, contact Nashoba Associated Boards of Health at 978-772-3335 or 1-800-427-9762 ext. 333.

Singer/guitarist Dan Kirouac returns LIVE to Townsend, Feb. 21, 8:30 p.m.

Townsend VFW Post 6538, 491 Main St., West Townsend


Dan Kirouac has been part of the regional music scene for thirty years. When not busy with the tribute band BEATLES FOR SALE, solo performances showcase vocals accompanied by a six-string acoustic guitar. From the one-hit wonders to the lost classics, from the 60 s to today, every show is a different experience, drawing from almost 500 contemporary and oldie rock and pop songs. More information at

Ham dinner Feb. 22

Townsend Congregational Church invites you to enjoy a Ham Dinner with homemade desserts on Saturday, Feb. 22, from 5-6:30 p.m. Tickets, available at the door, are $10 for adults and $4 for children ages 3 through 8. As always, children under 3 eat free! Dinners are also available for take-out.

Townsend Congregational Church is an open and affirming member of the United Church of Christ. Everyone is welcome to attend our worship and community events.

For information, call 978-597-8925.