Teen Poetry Contest

Roses are Red

Violets are Blue

Enter the Teen Poetry Contest

And Monetary Prizes await you!


Entry forms are available at the Swampscott Public Library, at the Swampscott Middle School and Swampscott High School and here.

To enter, you must live in Swampscott or attend a Swampscott school. For grades 5-12.

Submissions with entry forms are due Thursday, March 1st, and the winners will be announced on Thursday, March 29th, 2018.

As always, the poetry contest could not happen without the generous support of Norma Finn, or the help of the Tin Box Poets.

Please follow the guidelines on the entry forms when submitting. Good luck!


Young at Heart Book Club ( or, Y.A.H.)

Are you an adult who enjoys reading YA? Do you wish you had other adults you could talk to about it without shame? If so, then this is the book club for you!

Come to our first meeting on Thursday, January 25th @ 6:30 pm and we’ll discuss our favorite YA books and make a plan for our next meeting on Thursday, February 22nd @ 6:30 pm.

There will be snacks and beverages!

It’s 3D Printer Time! 

Have you ever wanted to use a 3-D printer but you’re not sure how? Or, you know how to use Tinkercad and just need the printer? Then come to the library the following dates and we will have the 3-D printer on and ready to go. Help will be given to all those who have questions or need assistance! Come on in and give it a try! Ages 10 and up

 Dates:   Saturday, February 10th from 12 am – 2pm