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Welcome to Camp Goodnow

Read Beyond the Beaten Path with our 2022 Summer Reading Program from June 21st - August 12th. Pre-registration begins June 14th.

GOOD TIMES

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Thu

8/11

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Tales for Three and Up, Ages 3-6

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Thu

8/11

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Book Buddies Book Club - Illustrator visit!

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Fri

8/12

Fri

8/12

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Family "Camp-In", all ages

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Sat

8/13

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Sara Sherman NOW Lab Open Hours

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Sat

8/13

Sat

8/13

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Library Closes at 2

Mon

8/15

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Music Makers, Ages 0-5

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Mon

8/15

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Music Makers, Ages 0-5

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Mon

8/15

GOOD FROM HOME

The Digital Media Catalog (OverDrive) provides popular audiobooks and eBooks for users to download. There is also a collection of Public Domain eBooks that includes many popular classics.

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Hoopla is a way to borrow free digital video, music and audiobooks with your library card. Gain access to thousands of titles – available for instant streaming or temporarily download – and watch on your smartphone, tablet or computer. There’s no waiting to borrow and Hoopla Digital’s automatic return eliminates all late fees. To get started, simply create an account with your library card number. Sudbury residents only.

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Kanopy is an on-demand streaming video service that works directly with filmmakers and film distribution companies to offer thousands of award-winning documentaries, training films and theatrical releases across diverse subjects and disciplines. Kanopy provides access to more than 30,000 films and documentaries from a variety of independent filmmakers and distributors, including the BBC, PBS and the Criterion Collection. Sudbury Residents Only.

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Creativebug offers online video arts and crafts workshops and techniques. Learn how to paint, knit, crochet, sew, screenprint, and more. Sudbury Residents Only.

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LinkedIn Learning is an online educational site that includes over 6000 courses (and over 180,000 videos) in popular fields like web design, web development, IT, education/instruction, media production, and business. Experts create and deliver all courses as well as provide supplemental materials like exercise files and relevant work samples. Users will be able to create accounts in order to track course progress, create playlists of potential coursework, and keep course notes. Sudbury Residents Only.

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Mango is designed to equip you with conversational abilities from the very start. Whether you’re learning how to order a pizza or ask when the game starts, Mango immerses you in real, everyday conversations in a wide variety of foreign languages. It also features ESL instruction in English, tailored for speakers of more than a dozen languages. Sudbury Residents Only.

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Resumes Made Easy. With Cypress Resume, you can effortlessly create professional resumes in minutes. Resumes need to grab the attention of an employer almost immediately in order to have the best chance of making it through the weeding process. Cypress Resume’s gigantic library of tens of thousands of professional statements are designed to do exactly that. The database covers virtually all professions, grouping job types by core tasks. Users simply type basic information about themselves and leave the difficult task of writing concise, descriptive statements detailing abilities to us. Sudbury Residents Only.

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Comprehensive and up-to-date financial information on stocks, mutual funds and exchange-traded funds. Use the “Help and Education” tab to access the User’s Guide and investor education resources. Sudbury Residents Only.

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General OneFile is a one-stop source for news and periodical articles, including most of the content across all Thomson/Gale databases. OneFile contains over 5,000 full-text periodical titles, and more than 9,200 titles in all, on a wide range of topics.

Elementary, Middle and High School levels, plus read-aloud at all levels and translation for over 50 languages. Britannica Online School Edition gives teachers and students instant access to four complete encyclopedias and other resources that ensure consistency with classroom topics and age-appropriate language. This unique reference and learning suite also offers high-quality online learning materials that have been developed by teachers and curriculum experts. Designed for all levels of learning from elementary school through high school, Britannica Online School Edition offers students an easy-to-use gateway to the vast resources of Encyclopædia Britannica.

Kids InfoBits targets the research needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. It features a developmentally appropriate and visual graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine and reference content.

Research in Context covers the most-studied topics in literature, science, social studies, and U.S. and world history, as well as the social issues most relevant to this age group. It features: Engaging reference, periodical, and multimedia content; Information from trusted sources like Gale, National Geographic, Scholastic and more; Alignment to national and state curriculum standards; New content is written especially for middle schoolers including nearly 300 topic pages and overviews

Kanopy is an on-demand streaming video service that works directly with filmmakers and film distribution companies to offer thousands of award-winning documentaries, training films and theatrical releases across diverse subjects and disciplines. Kanopy provides access to more than 30,000 films and documentaries from a variety of independent filmmakers and distributors, including the BBC, PBS and the Criterion Collection. Sudbury Residents Only.

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Hoopla is a way to borrow free digital video, music and audiobooks with your library card. Gain access to thousands of titles – available for instant streaming or temporarily download – and watch on your smartphone, tablet or computer. There’s no waiting to borrow and Hoopla Digital’s automatic return eliminates all late fees. To get started, simply create an account with your library card number. Sudbury residents only.

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The Digital Media Catalog (OverDrive) provides popular audiobooks and eBooks for users to download. There is also a collection of Public Domain eBooks that includes many popular classics.

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This database is designed for high school students, with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

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Get inspired at the NOW Lab with free access to:
  • 3D Printing
  • Laser & Vinyl Cutting
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Robotics
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Explore the Library of Things

Metal detector, pressure washer, and Bocce? oh my! Check out the newest collection of nontraditional items designed to make your life easier and more fun. 

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Historical Room Renovation

Thanks to the generosity of the local community, the Goodnow Family, and the Sudbury Foundation, the renovation of the Historical Room is underway!

 

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Welcome to the Sudbury Archives!

The Sudbury Archives Project began in November, 1991 as an effort to create a thorough index and database of the large collection of pre-1850 documents within the town of Sudbury, Massachusetts. The database includes the extensive records of the Town Clerk’s Office in Sudbury, unique for its unbroken series of Town Meeting Records from 1639 to the present day, in addition to documents from the archival collections of the Goodnow Library, Longfellow’s Wayside Inn, the Sudbury Historical Society, and the Wayland Historical Society.

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