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Easel photoWest Boylston artists are invited to share their work during The Annual Community Arts and Crafts Exhibit which will be on display from May 5 to May 16 during the library’s regular hours. We welcome all kinds of works: sculpture, paintings, handicrafts, quilting, woodcarving, needlework, photography, and more. All entries must be ready for display and submitted by May 2. Pictures must be framed and ready to hang, with hooks or string on the back. There is no entry fee, judging, or sale of artwork; there is a maximum limit of three entries per artist.



The Opening Night Reception for the Public and Artists will be held on May 5 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The Annual Community Arts and Crafts Exhibit will be on display from May 5 to May 16 during the library's regular hours. This is a great opportunity for West Boylston residents to show off their talents.



With Jane Sciacca of the Wayland Historical Society on Saturday, May 2 at 10:30 a.m.Photograph of Lydia Child

Lydia Maria Child was born in Medford, MA in 1802 and married David Lee Child, originally of West Boylston, in 1828. Maria, as she preferred to be called, became known as an abolitionist, women's rights activist, and Indian rights advocate. Nowadays, she may be most familiar to us as the author of "Over the River and Through the Woods." At David's death in 1874, the Town of West Boylston received a bequest of $250.00 leading to the founding of the town's first public library. Discover a part of West Boylston's history!


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