Magician Scott Jameson visits Sudbury children at Goodnow Library on April 18 for a show full of eggs, cloths and balls.
Friday, April 26, 2013
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Survey is aimed toward assessing computer use and pointing the library into the proper technological direction.
All Sudbury residents, especially those who use the public computers at Goodnow Library, are invited to participate in a survey designed to assess the current use of the library computers and to help plan for the future of technology in the library. According to Director Esme Green, the survey is available at the library and takes only a few minutes to fill out. Parents are encouraged to fill out the survey on behalf of their children. The survey is also available on line at the Library website: http://library.sudbury.ma.us "“The results of this survey will be instrumental in guiding the direction we take in meeting the community’s technology needs," she said. "We want to make sure we meet our computer users where they are, whether it be…
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Local kids learned how to make gingerbread houses.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Highlighting a local business every week.
Welcome to our weekly Business of the Week feature, where we highlight a business in town. All businesses we highlight are listed in our business directory. This week's spotlight is on Goodnow Library. Like many modern libraries, this one is more than a mere depository for books. Its shelves contain information and entertainment in many forms: CDs, DVDs, Internet access, toys and passes to local museums and other institutions. Goodnow is part of the Minuteman network, which provides access to books and resources throughout eastern Massachusetts. Is your business listed on Sudbury Patch? If so, did you know you can claim that listing? It's free to do and we have a great video that explains the process. And don't forget to rate and review …
Saturday, July 7, 2012
Natick resident Jeff Buccacio shows a few of the steps he uses to bring back to life the monument outside Goodnow Library.
Friday, July 6, 2012
Natick native Jeff Buccacio considers the monument in front of Goodnow Library 'a gorgeous work of art.'
Thursday, July 5, 2012
Project will take four days.
(EDITOR'S NOTE: The following was submitted by Barbara Pryor.) Starting mid-morning today in front of Goodnow Library, Jeff Buccacio begins a four-day restoration of Sudbury’s 1897 Civil War statue. Acid rain, ultraviolet rays and car emissions have corroded all previous coatings protection the statue. Fortunately the damage has not reached the bronze in most areas. Buccacio will reapply the patina by heating the statue’s surface with a torch and applying various chemicals, then apply a bronze sealer and finally two applications of paste wax. To maintain proper protection in the future, the wax will be reapplied every year. In addition, the monument’s base will be cleaned with a special soap that draws out the dirt and grime. Buccacio …
Saturday, March 31, 2012
The Goodnow Library Third-Grade Book Group was told stories of the doomed ship by the great granddaughter of one of the passengers who perished.
Friday, March 30, 2012
Eggs and bunnies, books and baked goods, fiddles and guitars.
Annual Book and Bake Sale When/Where: Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sunday from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. at Goodnow Library, 21 Concord Rd, Sudbury. Why Go: This twice yearly event raises funds for the library and offers shoppers the chance to score a "new" book and some baked goods for a good cause. Price: Free Spring Egg Hunt When/Where: Sunday at 3 p.m. at The Loker School, 47 Loker Street, Wayland. Why Go: All the fun of an egg hunt for the kids, none of the work of hiding them for adults. The eggs will be stuffed with goodies, and the hunt will be divided by age group. Children who are walking through 6 years old are invited. Price: Free Hannah Williams Playground Grand Opening When/Where: Saturday at 10 a.m. at Hannah Williams …
Thursday, March 29, 2012
Fire chief says outlet may have been defective.
A possible defective outlet in the Children's Room at Goodnow Library caught fire Wednesday afternoon, forcing the evacuation of the library. According to Sudbury Fire Chief Bill Miles, an outlet that may have been defective and had "a couple of things plugged into it" started to smoke. "No one wanted to go near it and I don't blame them," he said. Miles said firefighters had to shut down the breaker box to the library. Goodnow Library Director Esme Green, who was not at the library at the time of the fire, said inspector Art Richards came in to assess the scene. "The Fire Department was fantastic," she said. "They took care of everything for us. It was exciting for a few minutes. Kids were peeking through the wall of glass, but the outlet…