Register for Our Summer Reading Program!

It’s summer and that means our 2024 Palmer Public Library Summer Reading Program is here! People of ALL AGES can SIGN UP HERE to participate! Track your reading via Beanstack OR the event calendar log available in the library. Complete the challenges and attend summer programs (see calendar below or visit https://www.palmerlibrary.org/events/ to earn extra … Continued

Stuffie Sleep Over at the Library

Join us for a story and a bedtime snack as your stuffie has a very special sleepover with us! Stuffies who are brave enough to stay overnight at the library will have a bunch of activities to do before their humans pick them up the next day, and we will have lots of photos to … Continued

3D Printing 101

Sign up to attend the library’s starter level 3D printing class on July 24th at 5:00 pm. In this beginner level class, you will get to know the 3D printing software available at the library and learn how to upload a design, size, and print it.  Exclusively for ages 10 – 14. Registration required. Click … Continued

Summer Concert Series – Jay Mankita Chain Reactions

On Wednesday July 24th, Playful Engineers Teaching Artist Jay Mankita will present an in-person, hands-on event in which kids and families design, build, test, and play with Rube Goldberg “machines.” Jay brings his chain reactions kit from his Traveling Maker Space, with tracks, balls, blocks, cars, action figures, rubber bands, string, tinker toys, K’nex, and … Continued

Paint and Popsicles at the Library

On Thursday July 18th, come to the library for a paint and popsicles program on our Outside Lawn! This program will be held from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm and registered participants will get an opportunity to paint and have popsicles at the library. The registration for this program will open on July 11th, so … Continued

Mending Workshop – Button Replacement

Friday, July 12th from 11:00AM – 12:30PM REGISTER HERE to attend this workshop presented by Emily with Sew Special Wilbraham. Learn how to replace basic buttons and metal shanks on jeans! Attend our other July Mending Workshops with Emily too! CLICK HERE to register for the Friday, July 19th Zipper Repair Mending Workshop CLICK HERE … Continued

Palmer Villages, Palmer Voices

WELCOME TO A COLLECTION OF PALMER STORIES!Click on the links below to view each completed recording.* *Please note that recordings marked as *COMING SOON* will be available for viewing in the coming weeks. SCROLL DOWN TO FIND OUT HOW YOU CAN PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROJECT! Join this Palmer oral history and personal story project, to … Continued

Art Club

Meeting the first Tuesday of each month join us for Art Club at the library from 3:30 – 4:30pm. You can bring your own project or try something new at one of the art stations we will have set up. Materials are first come first serve and while supplies lasts. For ages 10 and up.

Graphic Novel Book Club (Reading Rock Stars)

The first of two book clubs this summer at the Palmer Public Library is our Reading Rock Stars Book Club! This club is for young readers who love graphic novels and want to explore new books. Our current book is called “Haru: Book 1: Spring” by Joe Latham and we will discuss it on August … Continued

Chapter Book Club (Book Wizards)

The second Palmer Public Library book club is our Book Wizards! This club is for young readers who love graphic novels and want to explore new books. Our first book is called “The Thief Lord” by Cornelia Funke and we will discuss it on July 22nd at 3:30pm. For ages 10 – 14. Parents encouraged … Continued