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Tuesday May 3, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose - PROGRAM IS FULL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

Give your baby a wonderful head start in the world of words by attending this program developed for children from birth to 18 months old.  This program promotes emergent lerning through lap bounces, rhymes, stories, instrument play and songs.  It is a critical developmental time in your child's life. 

PROGRAM DATES:  May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, June 7

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED for this 6 week program.

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Trustee Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Louise Howland   508-835-3711 x2   
   

Monthly meeting of the library trustees.

Wednesday May 4, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  7:45 PM Star Wars Day Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Everyone is Star Wars crazy!  Join us for a Star Wars craft and check out a book from our special display.  

May the Force be with you!

    Location: Library - Children's Room
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Movin' and Groovin' Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Miss Regina, a music and literacy specialist will provide a drop-in class for children with their caregivers that will help children to develop language skills through songs, instrument lay and rhythmic play.  This 6-week Wednesday class is provided by the Coordinated Family & Community Engagement grant.

Dates for this program are March 23, 30, April 6, 13, 27, May 4.

    Location: Library Lower Level: Stiles Meeting Room
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM May the 4th be With You 'Crafternoon' and Movie Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Come to the library after school and try you hand at creating a Star Wars origami character. Paper and patterns will be Origami Yodaprovided. We would love to see your best Sar Wars costume as well! At 5:4 p.m. we will show the movie: Star Wars Episode 7: The Force Awakens (PG-13). Star Warrs-themed snacks will be provided.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 5:45 PM  -  8:00 PM Star Wars Day Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

May the Forth (be with you)

Come to the library all day and show us your best Star Wars costume! Join us at 5:45 P.M. for Star Wars Episode 7: The Force Awakens (PG-13). Star Wars-themed snacks will be provided.

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Books and Brownies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join us on the first Wednesday of the month for book sharing and brownies.

Bring in a book that you check out from the library and share the story (but not the ending!) with others kids.   It is  great way to find a new book/series or author! 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room
Thursday May 5, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  10:15 AM Books & Blankies - PROGRAM IS FULL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

This program is for children ages 18 months to 3 years old and their caregivers.  It promotes early literacy skills, language development and a love of learning through finger plays, rhythmic exercises, movement, instruments and more.  This program fosters emergent learning durnig the critical early years of development.

This is a 6 week program. 

Program dates:  May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Please contact us if you would like to register for the next session.

 

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Books & Blankies - PROGRAM IS FULL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

This program is for children ages 18 months to 3 years old and their caregivers.  It promotes early literacy skills, language development and a love of learning through finger plays, rhythmic exercises, movement, instruments and more.  This program fosters emergent learning durnig the critical early years of development.

This is a 6 week program. 

Program dates:  May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Please contact us if you would like to register for the next session.

 

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room
Friday May 6, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Coffee and Convo Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

This is a parent/caregiver support group for child-rearing issues.  The children will play in the Story Hour Room wit an adult who will provide playtime fun, music, and a snack while you relax with other adults for 1.5 hours discussing the vast subject of parenting!  Every other month, a guest speaker will be invited to this group to speak on parenting issues that the group has expressed a special interest in.  Hot drinks and snacks will be provided for the adults as well.  The group is free and sponsored by the Coordinated Family & Community Engagement grant.  REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room
Saturday May 7, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Drop in Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

We think the Saturday time slot will provide an opportunity for Dads looking for a "Dadurday" experience and give working families a chance to attend a story time together.

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room
Tuesday May 10, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  3:00 PM Annual Arts & Crafts Exhibit Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

The Annual Community Arts and Crafts Exhibit will be on display from May 10 to May 21 during the library's regular hours. This is a great oppurtunity for West Boylston residents and ibrary patrons to show off their talents. We welcome all kinds of work: sculpture, paintings, handicrafts, quilting, woodcarving, needlework, photography, and more. All entries must be ready for display and submitted by May 6th. 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 entrie per artist.

    Location: Library Lower Level: Stiles Meeting Room
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misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose - PROGRAM IS FULL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

Give your baby a wonderful head start in the world of words by attending this program developed for children from birth to 18 months old.  This program promotes emergent lerning through lap bounces, rhymes, stories, instrument play and songs.  It is a critical developmental time in your child's life. 

PROGRAM DATES:  May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, June 7

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED for this 6 week program.

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room
Wednesday May 11, 2016 Go To Top
misc_house.GIF 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Fairy House Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

Do you want to make a real fairy house?  We will have all types of natural crafting material available to create your own fairy house for your yard.

This program is funded by our Full STEAM Ahead grant and our Coordinated Family and Community Education grant.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

    Location: Library - Children's Room
Thursday May 12, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  10:15 AM Books & Blankies - PROGRAM IS FULL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

This program is for children ages 18 months to 3 years old and their caregivers.  It promotes early literacy skills, language development and a love of learning through finger plays, rhythmic exercises, movement, instruments and more.  This program fosters emergent learning durnig the critical early years of development.

This is a 6 week program. 

Program dates:  May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Please contact us if you would like to register for the next session.

 

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Books & Blankies - PROGRAM IS FULL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

This program is for children ages 18 months to 3 years old and their caregivers.  It promotes early literacy skills, language development and a love of learning through finger plays, rhythmic exercises, movement, instruments and more.  This program fosters emergent learning durnig the critical early years of development.

This is a 6 week program. 

Program dates:  May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Please contact us if you would like to register for the next session.

 

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room
Saturday May 14, 2016 Go To Top
anim_dog1 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Waggin' Tales Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

Come in and read to Mernie, the therapy dog!  (weather permitting)

    Location: Library - Children's Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Drop in Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

We think the Saturday time slot will provide an opportunity for Dads looking for a "Dadurday" experience and give working families a chance to attend a story time together.

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room
Tuesday May 17, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose - PROGRAM IS FULL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

Give your baby a wonderful head start in the world of words by attending this program developed for children from birth to 18 months old.  This program promotes emergent lerning through lap bounces, rhymes, stories, instrument play and songs.  It is a critical developmental time in your child's life. 

PROGRAM DATES:  May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, June 7

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED for this 6 week program.

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room
Thursday May 19, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  10:15 AM Books & Blankies - PROGRAM IS FULL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

This program is for children ages 18 months to 3 years old and their caregivers.  It promotes early literacy skills, language development and a love of learning through finger plays, rhythmic exercises, movement, instruments and more.  This program fosters emergent learning durnig the critical early years of development.

This is a 6 week program. 

Program dates:  May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Please contact us if you would like to register for the next session.

 

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Books & Blankies - PROGRAM IS FULL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

This program is for children ages 18 months to 3 years old and their caregivers.  It promotes early literacy skills, language development and a love of learning through finger plays, rhythmic exercises, movement, instruments and more.  This program fosters emergent learning durnig the critical early years of development.

This is a 6 week program. 

Program dates:  May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Please contact us if you would like to register for the next session.

 

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Book Discussion for Adults Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Louise Howland   508-835-3711   lhowland@cwmars.org
   

Join us at 12:30 p.m. on the Thursdays for Book Group.  May 19 we will be reading The Arsonist by Sue Miller. Cover image of The ArsonistCopies of the selected book will be available at the library one month prior to the meeting.

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room
Friday May 20, 2016 Go To Top
school_microscope 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Mad Scientist Returns Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

Ms. Jess is at it again bringing us some crazy science experiments!  Learn what is causing the reaction to our actions as we explore the interesting subject of science!

This session is for children in grades K-2

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

 

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room
 
school_microscope 3:00 PM  -  3:45 PM Mad Scientist Returns Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

Ms. Jess is at it again bringing us some crazy science experiments!  Learn what is causing the reaction to our actions as we explore the interesting subject of science!

This session is for children in grades 3 - 5.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

 

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room
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Saturday May 21, 2016 Go To Top
anim_dog1 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Waggin' Tales Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

Come in and read to Mernie, the therapy dog!  (weather permitting)

    Location: Library - Children's Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Drop in Story Time Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

We think the Saturday time slot will provide an opportunity for Dads looking for a "Dadurday" experience and give working families a chance to attend a story time together.

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room
Tuesday May 24, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose - PROGRAM IS FULL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

Give your baby a wonderful head start in the world of words by attending this program developed for children from birth to 18 months old.  This program promotes emergent lerning through lap bounces, rhymes, stories, instrument play and songs.  It is a critical developmental time in your child's life. 

PROGRAM DATES:  May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, June 7

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED for this 6 week program.

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room
Wednesday May 25, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Full STEAM Ahead Mega-program Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

We will have all kinds of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math activities set up in our large meeting room.  Our Full STEAM Ahead grant* has made it possible for our library to expand its collection in the STEAM areas and offer books, equipment, A/V materials, etc. to excite our preschool patrons about learning.  Drop in and explore all these wonderful offerings and take home ideas that can further your child's interest in STEAM exploration!  Plan to wear "yard clothes" as exploration can be messy.

Funding for this program is provided by the Full STEAM Ahead grant.

    Location: Library Lower Level: Stiles Meeting Room
Thursday May 26, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  10:15 AM Books & Blankies - PROGRAM IS FULL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

This program is for children ages 18 months to 3 years old and their caregivers.  It promotes early literacy skills, language development and a love of learning through finger plays, rhythmic exercises, movement, instruments and more.  This program fosters emergent learning durnig the critical early years of development.

This is a 6 week program. 

Program dates:  May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Please contact us if you would like to register for the next session.

 

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Books & Blankies - PROGRAM IS FULL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

This program is for children ages 18 months to 3 years old and their caregivers.  It promotes early literacy skills, language development and a love of learning through finger plays, rhythmic exercises, movement, instruments and more.  This program fosters emergent learning durnig the critical early years of development.

This is a 6 week program. 

Program dates:  May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Please contact us if you would like to register for the next session.

 

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room
Tuesday May 31, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose - PROGRAM IS FULL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

Give your baby a wonderful head start in the world of words by attending this program developed for children from birth to 18 months old.  This program promotes emergent lerning through lap bounces, rhymes, stories, instrument play and songs.  It is a critical developmental time in your child's life. 

PROGRAM DATES:  May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, June 7

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED for this 6 week program.

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room
Thursday June 2, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  10:15 AM Books & Blankies - PROGRAM IS FULL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

This program is for children ages 18 months to 3 years old and their caregivers.  It promotes early literacy skills, language development and a love of learning through finger plays, rhythmic exercises, movement, instruments and more.  This program fosters emergent learning durnig the critical early years of development.

This is a 6 week program. 

Program dates:  May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Please contact us if you would like to register for the next session.

 

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Books & Blankies - PROGRAM IS FULL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

This program is for children ages 18 months to 3 years old and their caregivers.  It promotes early literacy skills, language development and a love of learning through finger plays, rhythmic exercises, movement, instruments and more.  This program fosters emergent learning durnig the critical early years of development.

This is a 6 week program. 

Program dates:  May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Please contact us if you would like to register for the next session.

 

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room
Friday June 3, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Screen Savvy Kids Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

Join us to discuss children's media and literacy in the digital age with Jenn Ladner from Screen Savvy Kids.  The morning begins with a presentation for parents on research trends and recent changes in the children's media landscape.  Afterwards, preschoolers and their caregivers will come together for "My First Media Adventure", a hands-on workshop that offers children a chance to take and print digital photos, record an audiobook to take home, use tablets and computers to tell stories, and explore a media literacy library.  This workshop is an opportunity for caregivers and parents with young children to gain tips and explore tools for raising screen savvy kids, right from the start. This program is funded by our "Full STEAM Ahead" federal LSTA grant administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Institute of Museum and Library Services and supported by our C.F.C.E. grant coordinator.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

    Location: Library - Children's Room
Tuesday June 7, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose - PROGRAM IS FULL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

Give your baby a wonderful head start in the world of words by attending this program developed for children from birth to 18 months old.  This program promotes emergent lerning through lap bounces, rhymes, stories, instrument play and songs.  It is a critical developmental time in your child's life. 

PROGRAM DATES:  May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, June 7

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED for this 6 week program.

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room
Wednesday June 8, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Trustee Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Louise Howland   508-835-3711 x2   
   

Monthly meeting of the library trustees.

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Thursday June 9, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  10:15 AM Books & Blankies - PROGRAM IS FULL Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

This program is for children ages 18 months to 3 years old and their caregivers.  It promotes early literacy skills, language development and a love of learning through finger plays, rhythmic exercises, movement, instruments and more.  This program fosters emergent learning durnig the critical early years of development.

This is a 6 week program. 

Program dates:  May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Please contact us if you would like to register for the next session.

 

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room
 
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:15 AM Books & Blankies Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

This program is for children ages 18 months to 3 years old and their caregivers.  It promotes early literacy skills, language development and a love of learning through finger plays, rhythmic exercises, movement, instruments and more.  This program fosters emergent learning durnig the critical early years of development.

This is a 6 week program. 

Program dates:  May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.   Please contact us if you would like to register for the next session.

 

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room
Friday June 10, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Icky, Sticky, Playtime Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

A sensory playtime for your toddler to explore their world in a very hands-on way. This program is provided by our C.F.C.E. grant.

    Location: Library - Children's Room
Thursday June 16, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Book Discussion for Adults Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Espe   508-835-3711   beaman@cwmars.org
   

Image of The Last RunawayJoin us at 12:30 p.m. on Thursdays for our Book Group for adults. On June 16 we will be discussing The Last Runaway by Tracy Chevalier. Copies of the selected book will be available at the library one month prior to the meeting.

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room
Tuesday June 21, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  3:00 PM Get in the Game and Read! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

This year you are invited to get in the game and read!

We will have sports and mind games for you over the summer to accompany our Summer Reading Program for Middle and High School students.

1.   Sign up on or after June 21.

2.   Check out some books and start reading!  (Books must be at your reading level and ones you haven’t read before).

3.   Ask for a scratch ticket when you return the books you have read.

If you are an Instant Winner, you will get one of these prizes: a WB Cinema ticket, a token for DQ, a gift card for DD, a gift certificate to That’s E, an edible medal

or some other prize.

All tickets (win or lose) may be entered in the Grand Prize Drawing at the end of the summer.

You could win:

a $50 B&N Gift Card! a FitBit Zip! a $50 GameStop Gift

       

 
misc_scissors 10:00 AM  -  7:45 PM Make It, Take It Craft - ALL DAY Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Drop by at any time to make a fun craft!

    Location: Library
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  7:45 PM On Your Mark, Get Set, Read! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

This is the first day to log in any books you have currently checked out on your library card and begin to receive chances for prizes!  We will be handing out book bags and bookmarks while supplies last.  Last year, in 8 short weeks, our patrons read 8,674 books and we offered 32 programs with 1,152 people participating in them!!!  Who will be the highest reader this year, which class will get a pizza party at Major Edwards, who will pick out a new bike (donated by Reservoir Garage), will we break last year's record.....stay tuned!

    Location: Library - Children's Room
Tuesday June 21, 2016 -  Saturday August 20, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:00 PM Join our annual Summer Reading Program Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join our annual Summer Reading Program

From June 21 through August 20, adults who haveread or listened to any books checked out at the Beaman Library can submit tickets (one for each book read) for gift certificates to local restaurants, donated by the Friends. Books requested from other libraries that are picked up at Beaman Library count as well. Just sign up at the main desk and start reading! 

 

Wednesday June 22, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Reading Olympics Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

Jungle Jim presents "Reading Olympics!" This is a very interactive, family program.  '"On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!  is the 2016 summer reading theme developed by the Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP).  To fit with this sports theme, Jim's new show is titled The Reading Olympics! This awesome balloon magic show contains Jim's signature brand of balloon artistry magic, cmedy, storytelling and imporvisation with over 15 volunteers taking part.  Archery, basketball, fencing and even Scottish caber toss are just some of the events that our "athletes" will compete in.  Most importantly, Jim will incorporate just how important reading and staying active work together.' *Taken from Jungle Jim's website.

 

REGISTRAION IS REQUIRED.

    Location: Library Lower Level: Stiles Meeting Room
Tuesday June 28, 2016 Go To Top
misc_scissors 10:00 AM  -  7:45 PM Make It, Take It Craft - ALL DAY Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Drop by at any time to make a fun craft!

    Location: Library - Children's Room
Wednesday June 29, 2016 Go To Top
trans_plane1 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Flight Club Program Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

What kind of engineer are you?  This program is for upper elementary school aged children and we will perform a variety of "flight" experiments:  Free Falling Egg Protection, Record Breaking Paper Airplanes, How Slow Can You Go,etc.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room
Tuesday July 5, 2016 Go To Top
misc_scissors 10:00 AM  -  7:45 PM Make It, Take It Craft - ALL DAY Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Drop by at any time to make a fun craft!

    Location: Library - Children's Room
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Trustee Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Louise Howland   508-835-3711 x2   
   

Monthly meeting of the library trustees.

Thursday July 7, 2016 Go To Top
misc_smiley 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Laughing Yoga Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A series of "exercises" will have you laughing your way through this program!  This is for school aged children and adults who like to laugh!  Laughing really is the best medicine and you don't need to be flexible to do this activity!!

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room
Tuesday July 12, 2016 Go To Top
misc_scissors 10:00 AM  -  7:45 PM Make It, Take It Craft - ALL DAY Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Drop by at any time to make a fun craft!

    Location: Library - Children's Room
Wednesday July 13, 2016 Go To Top
anim_cat 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Annual Pet Show Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

Spruce up your animals (live or plush) and join us for this fun annual event!  Prizes for all who enter this pet show and special prizes for animals that have an athletic outfit on!  There is a $.50 registration fee for each entry.  We will donate the proceeds to the Worcester Animal Shelter.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

    Location: Library
Thursday July 14, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Trivia for all ages! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Are you a trivia buff? Sign up to show your smarts at this Trivia competition which will have challenges in the following categories: Sports, Olympics, Local History and Literature. Come as a team of 3, or join a team when you arrive. There will be modest prizes for the winners in each category!  Fun for all!

 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Trivia Night for Adults and Teens Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Are you a trivia buff? Sign up to show your smarts at this Trivia competition which will have challenges in the following categories:

Sports, Olympics, local history and literature. Come as a team of 3, or join a team when you arrive. There will be modest prizes for the winners in each category! Fun for all!

Tuesday July 19, 2016 Go To Top
misc_scissors 10:00 AM  -  7:45 PM Make It, Take It Craft - ALL DAY Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Drop by at any time to make a fun craft!

    Location: Library - Children's Room
Thursday July 21, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Book Discussion for Adults Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Espe   508-835-3711   beaman@cwmars.org
   

Image of The Last BookaneerJoin us at 12:30 p.m. for the Thursdays for Book Group for adults. On July 21 we will be reading The Last Bookaneer by Matthew Pearl. Copies of the selected book will be available at the library one month prior to the meeting.

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room
Friday July 22, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Little STEAMERS Class Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

Toddlers will experiment with S.T.E.A.M. concepts.  This program is funded through our "Full STEAM Ahead" Library Services and Technology grant from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

    Location: Library - Children's Room
Tuesday July 26, 2016 Go To Top
misc_scissors 10:00 AM  -  7:45 PM Make It, Take It Craft - ALL DAY Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Drop by at any time to make a fun craft!

    Location: Library - Children's Room
Thursday July 28, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Family Agility Course Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

Parents and their kids can participate on this family-friendly agility course.  All particpants will receive a medal of achievement for their efforts.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

    Location: Library Lower Level: Stiles Meeting Room
Tuesday August 2, 2016 Go To Top
misc_scissors 10:00 AM  -  7:45 PM Make It, Take It Craft - ALL DAY Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Drop by at any time to make a fun craft!

    Location: Library - Children's Room
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Trustee Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Louise Howland   508-835-3711 x2   
   

Monthly meeting of the library trustees.

Wednesday August 3, 2016 -  Wednesday August 17, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Exercise Your Mind with an Olympic Movie! Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Wednesday evenings:

August 3, 10 and 17

from 6-8 p.m.

Join us for our Olympic-themed movie series.

Gold Medal Snacks and water will be provided.  Call the library at 508-835-3711 to find out the titles and to reserve your seat!  On August 3, we will be showing Chariots of Fire; on August 10: The Cutting Edge and on August 17: Miracle. Cool Runnings

Thursday August 4, 2016 Go To Top
lib_book_red 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Story Telling Workshop Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

Anyone can be a story teller....REALLY! Join Sue Smith (never at a loss for words) and learn how to share stories through a series of exercises (mind exercises only)!  This program is suitable for children from kindergarten and up!

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

 

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room
Tuesday August 9, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  7:45 PM Last Day to Log Books Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

LAST DAY TO LOG BOOKS!!!

    Location: Library - Children's Room
 
misc_scissors 10:00 AM  -  7:45 PM Make It, Take It Craft - ALL DAY Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Drop by at any time to make a fun craft!

    Location: Library
Thursday August 11, 2016 Go To Top
ent_microphone2 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Family Reading Night,Frozen Ice, Music Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

Bring your family to a LIBRARY FAMILY reunion and cheer for all the summer reading particpants!  The library reading program may have come to an end, but we still have plenty of great books to read!  Check out a new novel, bring a blanket, bug repellant, and water.  We will spend a little time reading and then enjoy some Italian ice and family music!

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

    Location: Library
Thursday August 18, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Book Discussion for Adults Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lauren Espe   508-835-3711   beaman@cwmars.org
   

Image of The Boston GirlJoin us at 12:30 p.m. on Thursdays for our Book Group for adults.  On August 18 we will be discussing The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant. Copies of the selected book will be available at the library one month prior to the meeting.

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room
Friday August 19, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Outdoor Olympiad Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Outdoor Olympiad (school starts on the 31st)

August 19 from 6-8 p.m.

Demonstrate your physical prowess in some silly Olympic events such as Pool Noodle Javelin and Water Balloon Shot Put and other fun challenges. Bring your sense of humor.

Test your world knowledge, you will be asked to complete challenges relating to different areas of the world. Please sign up by August 16.               

Tuesday September 6, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Trustee Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Louise Howland   508-835-3711 x2   
   

Monthly meeting of the library trustees.

Tuesday October 4, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Trustee Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Louise Howland   508-835-3711 x2   
   

Monthly meeting of the library trustees.

Tuesday November 1, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Trustee Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Louise Howland   508-835-3711 x2   
   

Monthly meeting of the library trustees.

Tuesday December 6, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Trustee Meeting Remind Me about this Event Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Louise Howland   508-835-3711 x2   
   

Monthly meeting of the library trustees.

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