TOWNSEND -- Friends of the Townsend Library are planning a trip to New York City on Saturday, Dec. 14, from 5:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., at $70 per person.

The trip includes round-trip motor coach transportation and driver gratuity. The bus will not be picking up in other towns.

Bring your own snacks. This trip is not chaperoned. You are left off and picked up at Macy's in NYC. You are on your own to shop, dine, sight-see or catch a show.

The bus leaves promptly at 5:30 a.m. from the parking lot of the Townsend Library, 12 Dudley Road, Townsend, will leave New York City at 6:30 p.m. and should return around 10:30 p.m.

This trip is open to the public. Confirm your seat at clem6six@verizon.net and then send payment, with notation NYC trip, to Friends of the Townsend Library, 12 Dudley Road, Townsend, MA 01469. Payment needs to be received by Dec. 1.