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What is See Beyond the Spectrum: Autism Inclusion at the Beals Memorial Library

See Beyond the Spectrum initiative, aims to help create a more accepting and accessible library for people on the spectrum and their families. We will offer a variety of services for the community that will focus on sensory-friendly programming and activities, educating library staff and the community, and expanding the library’s collection.

All programs are funded by the

Libraries Transforming Communities: Accessible Small and Rural Communities is an initiative of the American Library Association (ALA) in collaboration with the

Association for Rural & Small Libraries (ARSL).”

Interested in learning more about this initiative or about the grant? 
Check out our brochure highlighting some of what we are currently doing. 

Walking Beside You

Caregiver Support Group

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Sensory Friendly

Movie Showing

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Sensory Friendly

Browsing Hour

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Sensory Friendly Bowling

at the Winchendon CAC

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Sensory Friendly

Santa Visit

Do you have a question, an idea, or would like to offer your services?
Please contact Alexis at 978-297-0300 or
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