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Sign up to learn Spanish, French, Sign Language, Portuguese, German, English, Chinese and more!

Just by being a Bigelow Free Public Library user, you can register for FREE online language classes!

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Driver’s Ed Practice Exams Online

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The Bigelow Free Public Library has formed a partnership with Driving-Tests.org to offer FREE practice exams for RMV permits, car, motorcycle, and CDL licenses. 

The Massachusetts-specific exams are accessible from the library website at www.bigelowlibrary.org.  The collection includes Spanish versions of road sign practice exam and MA Driver’s Handbook. The site also include frequently asked questions about obtaining a Massachusetts driver’s license.

“This is just one more way we can help our patrons succeed with online resources,” says library director, Marie Mueller.  The practice exams and electronic handbooks are accessible from home, as well as in the library.

As always, this online resource is FREE to the public.
Call (978) 365-4160, ext. 221 for more information.

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Check Out Bigelow Library on Pinterest!!!

pinterest_logoNow you can find us on Pinterest!!  You’ll find up-to-date information about upcoming programs, new items we get at the library – including books and movies – and fun projects and pins for your amusement!
Click HERE to check it out today! 

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Researching Your Family Tree?

The Bigelow Library has subscribed to the following databases for library members:

Heritage Quest (accessible from our Online Resources tab from any computer)
Ancestry.com (accessibility is only available on library computers)

Both of these well-known resources can give you access to primary research documents like census data and birth and death records.

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How much is the library worth to you?

Do you check out movies? Attend programs? Borrow books? However you engage with the library, it’s worth something.

The Massachusetts Library Association invites you to calculate your library use into real money: http://www.chelmsfordlibrary.org/library_info/calculator.html

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What Should I Read Next?

You know the feeling: finishing a thrilling novel or an engaging nonfiction work and wanting to sustain that momentum to the next book. But what is that next book?
Books & Authors is a great resource that offers ways to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors, and topics. 

Use this FREE resource to spice up your reading with expert title recommendations, seasonal suggestions, read-a-likes, and award and community lists. Click here to access Books & Authors. 

The Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners purchases this resource with funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services for use by all Massachusetts residents. 
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Tuesday Book Discussion Group

The Book Discussion Group meets the third Tuesday of every month at 6:00 pm at the library. New members are always welcome!

Please call the library at 978-365-4160, ext. 221 to request a copy.

Check out our ‘Book Discussion Group‘ page for the titles chosen
for April, May, and June.

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