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Wednesday February 15, 2017 -  Friday June 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2018 Cartwheel Book Awards Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

Are you between the ages of 9-12? Do you love to read books? Do you want your voice heard? Then we are looking for you for to be a committee member for our very own Cartwheel Book Awards! This is the 5th year of the Cartwheel Book Awards, which is the Bellingham Library's version of the Kids' Choice Awards for Middle Grade Fiction. 

During the course of this calendar year, committee members will read the same ten books, which are selected by Mr. Steve and are published between May 2016 and April 2017. The books are selected for written quality, kid appeal, and genre diversity. After the committee member has read each of the ten books, s/he can vote for his/her choices in six categories: Best Written, Favorite Book Cover, Favorite Male Character, Favorite Female Character, Best Ending, and Favorite Book.

At the end of 2017, we will tally up the votes and contact the authors who won to ask them to send in acceptance speeches (many authors send in thank you videos). In late January or February 2018, all the committee members and their families will attend the awards ceremony where the kids will reveal the winners in each category and get to see the authors' responses! A local producer videotapes the awards night and edits it into a tv show to preserve the memories of the evening.

Please register for more information and the list of book titles.

        There are many spaces available.
Monday May 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none LIBRARY CLOSED Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

LIBRARY CLOSED. Happy Memorial Day!

Tuesday May 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Room Activities Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amanda Maclure   508-966-1660   amaclure@cwmars.org
   

(Grades 6-12)  Looking for something to do after school?? Stop by the Teen Room every day after school from 2:00-5:00pm!! Use computers, play on the WiiU and XBox One, play board games, and create craft projects with your friends!!!

 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Totally Awesome Tuesdays Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   
For grades 4-7. Each Tuesday will be Totally Awesome! There will be video games, board games, laptops, and more. Bring yourself and your friends for a fun afternoon! Drop in - no registration required.
    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  7:45 PM INSPIRATION PERFORMING TROUPE Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

IN THE COMMUNITY ROOM,

    Location: Community Room
Wednesday May 31, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Room Activities Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amanda Maclure   508-966-1660   amaclure@cwmars.org
   

(Grades 6-12)  Looking for something to do after school?? Stop by the Teen Room every day after school from 2:00-5:00pm!! Use computers, play on the WiiU and XBox One, play board games, and create craft projects with your friends!!!

 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Wednesday Crafternoons Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For grades 4-7. Drop by after school for a craft every Wednesday! Crafts to be determined. There will also be video games, board games, laptops, and more! For middle school students only.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego Build Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For all ages. All you have to bring is your imagination to our Lego Build - the Legos and fun are provided! Drop in!!

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  5:45 PM Book a Librarian Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cecily Christensen   508-966-1660   cchriste@cwmars.org
   

Would you like a personal introduction to resources available at the library?  Do you need more time with a librarian than you can get over the phone or if you just walk in?

Book a Librarian sessions are tailored to meet the specific needs of the individual.  A library staff member will give undivided attention to patrons who want in-depth help with a  wide variety of library services, such as:

  • Learning to use a computer, tablet, email or the Internet
  • Downloading eBooks and audiobooks
  • Researching a topic
  • Discovering new books and authors to read and enjoy
  • Business, nonprofit or genealogy help
  • Or other topics you define

Sign up for a 45 minute session!

        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 5:45 PM  -  6:30 PM Book a Librarian Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cecily Christensen   508-966-1660   cchriste@cwmars.org
   

Would you like a personal introduction to resources available at the library?  Do you need more time with a librarian than you can get over the phone or if you just walk in?

Book a Librarian sessions are tailored to meet the specific needs of the individual.  A library staff member will give undivided attention to patrons who want in-depth help with a  wide variety of library services, such as:

  • Learning to use a computer, tablet, email or the Internet
  • Downloading eBooks and audiobooks
  • Researching a topic
  • Discovering new books and authors to read and enjoy
  • Business, nonprofit or genealogy help
  • Or other topics you define

Sign up for a 45 minute session!

        There is 1 space available.
Thursday June 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Room Activities Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amanda Maclure   508-966-1660   amaclure@cwmars.org
   

(Grades 6-12)  Looking for something to do after school?? Stop by the Teen Room every day after school from 2:00-5:00pm!! Use computers, play on the WiiU and XBox One, play board games, and create craft projects with your friends!!!

 
rec_knitting 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Bellingham Skein Artists Adult Knitting Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

For all levels of knitters. Bring your current project to work on and meet new people!

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Friday June 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Room Activities Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amanda Maclure   508-966-1660   amaclure@cwmars.org
   

(Grades 6-12)  Looking for something to do after school?? Stop by the Teen Room every day after school from 2:00-5:00pm!! Use computers, play on the WiiU and XBox One, play board games, and create craft projects with your friends!!!

Saturday June 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM If You Give a Mouse a Cookie Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For all ages. Meet the star of the If You Give a Mouse... books! Do some activities, make a craft, and get your picture taken with the famous mouse! Please register.

    Location: Community Room
        There are many spaces available.
  Location Map
Monday June 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Flowers Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

Best for ages 2-5. On this spring day, stop by the library for stories, activities, and a craft - all about flowers! Participants will get a packet of sunflower seeds to bring home. Please register.

    Location: Community Room
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Room Activities Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amanda Maclure   508-966-1660   amaclure@cwmars.org
   

(Grades 6-12)  Looking for something to do after school?? Stop by the Teen Room every day after school from 2:00-5:00pm!! Use computers, play on the WiiU and XBox One, play board games, and create craft projects with your friends!!!

 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Mondays in the Middle Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For students in grades 4-7. Drop by the Community Room after school for video games, board games, laptops, and more. For middle school students only.

    Location: Community Room
 
lib_bookpurple 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Book Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Book that Matters Most by Ann Hood will be discussed.
Meets the first Monday of the month at 6:30 pm.
Facilitated by Cecily Christensen, Reference Librarian.

Tuesday June 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:05 AM  -  10:40 AM Ring a Ding Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-5. A musical and play story time. Participants will enjoy songs, fingerplays, a story, pretend play and free play with parachutes and more. No registration necessary. Drop in! 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 10:50 AM  -  11:25 AM Ring a Ding Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-5. A musical and play story time. Participants will enjoy songs, fingerplays, a story, pretend play and free play with parachutes and more. No registration necessary. Drop in! 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Room Activities Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amanda Maclure   508-966-1660   amaclure@cwmars.org
   

(Grades 6-12)  Looking for something to do after school?? Stop by the Teen Room every day after school from 2:00-5:00pm!! Use computers, play on the WiiU and XBox One, play board games, and create craft projects with your friends!!!

 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Totally Awesome Tuesdays Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   
For grades 4-7. Each Tuesday will be Totally Awesome! There will be video games, board games, laptops, and more. Bring yourself and your friends for a fun afternoon! Drop in - no registration required.
    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Using Plastic Bags to Crochet Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

For middle and high school students! The same program for adults is tonight at 6:30 pm.

What goes around, comes around, and lasts forever? Plastic bags! Let's get them out of the environment and make something useful and reusable with them by turning them into Pham - plastic yarn! We'll learn 3 different methods of transforming the bags into strips that you can knit or crochet with. An assortment of items will be on display plus basic patterns and directions to get you started. Basic crochet skills helpful but not necessary. Scissors and crochet hooks will be provided. Bring your stash of bags from home or ask friends and neighbors to part with theirs! The library will also have some on hand. Registration preferred but not necessary.

        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Using Plastic Bags to Crochet Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

For adults! (Note: 4th graders and up can also attend this evening if accompanied by an adult.) The same program for middle and high school students is this afternoon at 4:00 pm.

What goes around, comes around, and lasts forever? Plastic bags! Let's get them out of the environment and make something useful and reusable with them by turning them into Pham - plastic yarn! We'll learn 3 different methods of transforming the bags into strips that you can knit or crochet with. An assortment of items will be on display plus basic patterns and directions to get you started. Basic crochet skills helpful but not necessary. Scissors and crochet hooks will be provided. Bring your stash of bags from home or ask friends and neighbors to part with theirs! The library will also have some on hand. Registration preferred but not necessary.

        There are 16 spaces available.
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Friends of the Library Monthly Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jane Vichi   508-966-1660   vichijw@gmail.com
   

Join the Friends of the Library for their monthly meeting.  New members always welcome!  

Wednesday June 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Pinkalicious Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For fans of the color pink and Pinkalicious. Wear your pinkest outfits for a pinkerrific time! Please register.

    Location: Community Room
        There are many spaces available.
  Location Map
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:15 PM Picnic Stories Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For families. Bring your picnic blanket and lunch and join us behind the gazebo at the Town Common for 45 minutes of music, stories, and games/activities. Please register one time in order to attend any and all Picnic Stories. Weather permitting.

    Location: Town Common
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Room Activities Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amanda Maclure   508-966-1660   amaclure@cwmars.org
   

(Grades 6-12)  Looking for something to do after school?? Stop by the Teen Room every day after school from 2:00-5:00pm!! Use computers, play on the WiiU and XBox One, play board games, and create craft projects with your friends!!!

 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Wednesday Crafternoons Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For grades 4-7. Drop by after school for a craft every Wednesday! Crafts to be determined. There will also be video games, board games, laptops, and more! For middle school students only.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego Build Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For all ages. All you have to bring is your imagination to our Lego Build - the Legos and fun are provided! Drop in!!

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Falcon Cheerleaders Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

In the Community Room.

Thursday June 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Room Activities Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amanda Maclure   508-966-1660   amaclure@cwmars.org
   

(Grades 6-12)  Looking for something to do after school?? Stop by the Teen Room every day after school from 2:00-5:00pm!! Use computers, play on the WiiU and XBox One, play board games, and create craft projects with your friends!!!

 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Captain Underpants Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For Captain Underpants fans of all ages. The Captain Underpants movie just came out. To celebrate, we are having a party (not a potty). Please register.

    Location: Community Room
        There are many spaces available.
  Location Map
 
rec_knitting 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Bellingham Skein Artists Adult Knitting Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

For all levels of knitters. Bring your current project to work on and meet new people!

Friday June 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:05 AM  -  10:40 AM Ring a Ding Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-5. A musical and play story time. Participants will enjoy songs, fingerplays, a story, pretend play and free play with parachutes and more. No registration necessary. Drop in! 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 10:50 AM  -  11:25 AM Ring a Ding Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-5. A musical and play story time. Participants will enjoy songs, fingerplays, a story, pretend play and free play with parachutes and more. No registration necessary. Drop in! 

    Location: Community Room
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misc_none 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Room Activities Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amanda Maclure   508-966-1660   amaclure@cwmars.org
   

(Grades 6-12)  Looking for something to do after school?? Stop by the Teen Room every day after school from 2:00-5:00pm!! Use computers, play on the WiiU and XBox One, play board games, and create craft projects with your friends!!!

Saturday June 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Ring a Ding Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-5. A musical and play story time. Participants will enjoy songs, fingerplays, a story, pretend play and free play with parachutes and more. No registration necessary. Drop in! 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  3:00 PM BELLINGHAM CRAFTERS Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

IN THE COMMUNITY ROOM

Monday June 12, 2017 -  Wednesday July 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none Battle of the Books Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

During this year's Battle of the Books, we will be having two competitions: one for students entering grades 1-3 and one for students entering grades 4-7. The competitions will be on the evening of Tuesday, August 16. 

Each team will read the same five books and then be quizzed at the Battle of the Books competition. The books will be announced shortly. Please register. You can either register as a team of 2-3 children or register as an individual and be put on a team.

    Location: Community Room
Monday June 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Room Activities Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amanda Maclure   508-966-1660   amaclure@cwmars.org
   

(Grades 6-12)  Looking for something to do after school?? Stop by the Teen Room every day after school from 2:00-5:00pm!! Use computers, play on the WiiU and XBox One, play board games, and create craft projects with your friends!!!

 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Mondays in the Middle Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For students in grades 4-7. Drop by the Community Room after school for video games, board games, laptops, and more. For middle school students only.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Coloring for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Have you heard about the new trend? Adults are buying coloring books and coloring for stress relief! Come to our monthly coloring group, which will generally meet on the second Monday of the month. You can arrive anytime between 6:00-6:30 pm. We will provide one coloring page per person and colored pencils, or you can bring your own. Just drop in!

 
lib_book_pencil 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Writers' Group for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Writers, readers, listeners - come join us! The Bellingham Library, in partnership with local area writers Amy Bartelloni and Marjorie Turner Hollman, welcomes the public to come join us for monthly evenings of reading and listening. Come hear what local writers are working on. Come share what you're working on! Works of fiction or non-fiction are all welcome. Reading limit is 9 minutes per reader, with a brief opportunity for positive, personal comments only. We plan to meet monthly on the second Monday of each month. If the library is closed for a holidaywe will reschedule. Please register.

        There are 18 spaces available.
Tuesday June 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Room Activities Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amanda Maclure   508-966-1660   amaclure@cwmars.org
   

(Grades 6-12)  Looking for something to do after school?? Stop by the Teen Room every day after school from 2:00-5:00pm!! Use computers, play on the WiiU and XBox One, play board games, and create craft projects with your friends!!!

 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Totally Awesome Tuesdays Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   
For grades 4-7. Each Tuesday will be Totally Awesome! There will be video games, board games, laptops, and more. Bring yourself and your friends for a fun afternoon! Drop in - no registration required.
    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Rescheduled to July 20th - Tiny Houses - Everything You Need to Know Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Due to this being the night of Town Meeting, we have rescheduled this event to Thursday, July 20th. Please go to that date to register.

As the Tiny House movement gains momentum, a growing number of people are intrigued by the concept of "living tiny." Join us for an enlightening presentation from a national expert and local tiny houser: Tracey Powell. She will share first-hand experience about this unique lifestyle, including: pros and cons, financing, and legality. Even if you don't plan to live "tiny" yourself, learn tips for how to live simply, safely, and sustainably. Please register.

This program is part of the Bellingham Library's participation in "Make Public Libraries Science Resource Centers in their Communities," an Institute of Museum and Library Services Grant Program administered through Cornerstones of Science.

Wednesday June 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Room Activities Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amanda Maclure   508-966-1660   amaclure@cwmars.org
   

(Grades 6-12)  Looking for something to do after school?? Stop by the Teen Room every day after school from 2:00-5:00pm!! Use computers, play on the WiiU and XBox One, play board games, and create craft projects with your friends!!!

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misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Wednesday Crafternoons Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For grades 4-7. Drop by after school for a craft every Wednesday! Crafts to be determined. There will also be video games, board games, laptops, and more! For middle school students only.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego Build Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For all ages. All you have to bring is your imagination to our Lego Build - the Legos and fun are provided! Drop in!!

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  5:45 PM Book a Librarian Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cecily Christensen   508-966-1660   cchriste@cwmars.org
   

Would you like a personal introduction to resources available at the library?  Do you need more time with a librarian than you can get over the phone or if you just walk in?

Book a Librarian sessions are tailored to meet the specific needs of the individual.  A library staff member will give undivided attention to patrons who want in-depth help with a  wide variety of library services, such as:

  • Learning to use a computer, tablet, email or the Internet
  • Downloading eBooks and audiobooks
  • Researching a topic
  • Discovering new books and authors to read and enjoy
  • Business, nonprofit or genealogy help
  • Or other topics you define

Sign up for a 45 minute session!

        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 5:45 PM  -  6:30 PM Book a Librarian Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cecily Christensen   508-966-1660   cchriste@cwmars.org
   

Would you like a personal introduction to resources available at the library?  Do you need more time with a librarian than you can get over the phone or if you just walk in?

Book a Librarian sessions are tailored to meet the specific needs of the individual.  A library staff member will give undivided attention to patrons who want in-depth help with a  wide variety of library services, such as:

  • Learning to use a computer, tablet, email or the Internet
  • Downloading eBooks and audiobooks
  • Researching a topic
  • Discovering new books and authors to read and enjoy
  • Business, nonprofit or genealogy help
  • Or other topics you define

Sign up for a 45 minute session!

        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 6:15 PM  -  7:30 PM Daisy Troop 120 Bridging Ceremony Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Community Room
Thursday June 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Room Activities Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amanda Maclure   508-966-1660   amaclure@cwmars.org
   

(Grades 6-12)  Looking for something to do after school?? Stop by the Teen Room every day after school from 2:00-5:00pm!! Use computers, play on the WiiU and XBox One, play board games, and create craft projects with your friends!!!

 
rec_knitting 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Bellingham Skein Artists Adult Knitting Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

For all levels of knitters. Bring your current project to work on and meet new people!

 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Board of Library Trustees Monthly Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Bernadette Rivard   508-966-1660   brivard@bellinghamma.org
   

The Board of Trustees  of the Library generally meets on the second Thursday of the month.  The public is welcome to attend.  Please contact the Library Director or Board Chair if you plan to address the board at the meeting.

 

 

Friday June 16, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Room Activities Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amanda Maclure   508-966-1660   amaclure@cwmars.org
   

(Grades 6-12)  Looking for something to do after school?? Stop by the Teen Room every day after school from 2:00-5:00pm!! Use computers, play on the WiiU and XBox One, play board games, and create craft projects with your friends!!!

Monday June 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Bubble Dance Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For preschoolers. There will be music. There will be beach balls. There will be dancing. And there will be bubbles. Lots of bubbles. Please register.

    Location: Community Room
        There are many spaces available.
  Location Map
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Room Activities Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amanda Maclure   508-966-1660   amaclure@cwmars.org
   

(Grades 6-12)  Looking for something to do after school?? Stop by the Teen Room every day after school from 2:00-5:00pm!! Use computers, play on the WiiU and XBox One, play board games, and create craft projects with your friends!!!

 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Mondays in the Middle Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For students in grades 4-7. Drop by the Community Room after school for video games, board games, laptops, and more. For middle school students only.

    Location: Community Room
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misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Magic School Bus Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 4-8. Each month, we will show a different Magic School Bus video and do a related experiment/craft/activity. Please register.

    Location: Community Room
        There are many spaces available.
Tuesday June 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:05 AM  -  10:40 AM Ring a Ding Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-5. A musical and play story time. Participants will enjoy songs, fingerplays, a story, pretend play and free play with parachutes and more. No registration necessary. Drop in! 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 10:50 AM  -  11:25 AM Ring a Ding Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-5. A musical and play story time. Participants will enjoy songs, fingerplays, a story, pretend play and free play with parachutes and more. No registration necessary. Drop in! 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Room Activities Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amanda Maclure   508-966-1660   amaclure@cwmars.org
   

(Grades 6-12)  Looking for something to do after school?? Stop by the Teen Room every day after school from 2:00-5:00pm!! Use computers, play on the WiiU and XBox One, play board games, and create craft projects with your friends!!!

Wednesday June 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Diaper Derby Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For pre-walking, crawling babies 12 months and younger. In a Diaper Derby, baby goes up against baby to see who can crawl to the finish line first. Baby races = cuteness! There are no prizes, only fun photo opportunities and a chance to see your baby's competitive side! Also, meet other babies and caregivers. Please register.

    Location: Community Room
        There are many spaces available.
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misc_none 11:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Teen Room Activities Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amanda Maclure   508-966-1660   amaclure@cwmars.org
   

(Grades 6-12)  Looking for something to do after school?? Stop by the Teen Room every day after school from 2:00-5:00pm!! Use computers, play on the WiiU and XBox One, play board games, and create craft projects with your friends!!!

 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:15 PM Picnic Stories Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For families. Bring your picnic blanket and lunch and join us behind the gazebo at the Town Common for 45 minutes of music, stories, and games/activities. Please register one time in order to attend any and all Picnic Stories. Weather permitting.

    Location: Town Common
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego Build Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For all ages. All you have to bring is your imagination to our Lego Build - the Legos and fun are provided! Drop in!!

    Location: Children's Program Room
Thursday June 22, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM 8th Annual Massachusetts Walking Tour Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Founded by songwriting duo Mark Mandeville and Rianne Richards, the 8th Annual Massachusetts Walking Tour will be coming this year to the Blackstone Valley, performing 10 free community concerts while traversing the state on foot.  The musicians actually walk with their instruments and camping gear from town to town, performing concerts after 8-13 miles of hiking roads and trailways. The Massachusetts Walking Troupe, including veteran members Mark Kilianski (guitar, banjo) and Amy Alvey (fiddle), will be hiking from concert to concert using the Blackstone Valley's many recreational trails. The Bellingham Library is pleased that it has been chosen as one of their concert venues. This concert will be held in the Bellingham Library's community room, and is suitable for all ages.  Please register.

In addition to evening concerts, the troupe will also be organizing a series of short group hikes wherein the community will be invited to meet up with the Massachusetts Walking Tour as they travel between towns. For more information on the walking tour events please visit www.masswalkingtour.org.

This program is sponsored by a grant from the Bellingham Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

        There are 74 spaces available.
 
rec_knitting 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Bellingham Skein Artists Adult Knitting Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

For all levels of knitters. Bring your current project to work on and meet new people!

Friday June 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:05 AM  -  10:40 AM Ring a Ding Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-5. A musical and play story time. Participants will enjoy songs, fingerplays, a story, pretend play and free play with parachutes and more. No registration necessary. Drop in! 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 10:50 AM  -  11:25 AM Ring a Ding Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-5. A musical and play story time. Participants will enjoy songs, fingerplays, a story, pretend play and free play with parachutes and more. No registration necessary. Drop in! 

    Location: Community Room
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Monday June 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Chalk It Up Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For any age. Drop in any time between 2pm-4pm and help us make the pavement behind the library beautiful with your chalk creations. We'll provide the chalk and you provide the color!

 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Mother/Daughter Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amanda Maclure   508-966-1660   amaclure@cwmars.org
   

 Mothers & daughters (grades 5-7) Looking for a way to bond? Join the library’s Mother/Daughter Book Club!!!  Each month, a mother/daughter pair selects a book that the group will read.  This month's book is "Serafina and the Twisted Staff" by Robert Beatty.  Copies will be available at the library starting on May 23rd.  Please register if this is your first time attending.  

    Location: Children's Program Room
        There are many spaces available.
Tuesday June 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:05 AM  -  10:40 AM Ring a Ding Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-5. A musical and play story time. Participants will enjoy songs, fingerplays, a story, pretend play and free play with parachutes and more. No registration necessary. Drop in! 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Video Game Hangout Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

Entering grades 2-5. Drop by the Teen Room between 10:30am-11:30am to play our XBox One or Wii U. No registration required.

 

    Location: Teen Room
 
misc_none 10:50 AM  -  11:25 AM Ring a Ding Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-5. A musical and play story time. Participants will enjoy songs, fingerplays, a story, pretend play and free play with parachutes and more. No registration necessary. Drop in! 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Video Game Hangout Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

Entering grades 6-12. Drop by the Teen Room between 10:30am-11:30am to play our XBox One or Wii U. No registration required.

 

    Location: Teen Room
 
misc_none 11:35 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Babies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1666   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For 0-23 months. Songs, fingerplays, activities and stories. Please register for either Tuesday or Wednesday - the programs will be identical. You only need to register once to be able to go to all the Book Babies in the session.

    Location: Community Room
Wednesday June 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  9:55 AM Book Babies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For 0-23 months. Songs, fingerplays, activities and stories. Please register for either Tuesday or Wednesday - the programs will be identical. You only need to register once to be able to go to all the Book Babies in the session.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:15 PM Picnic Stories Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For families. Bring your picnic blanket and lunch and join us behind the gazebo at the Town Common for 45 minutes of music, stories, and games/activities. Please register one time in order to attend any and all Picnic Stories. Weather permitting.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego Build Challenge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For all ages. All you have to bring is your imagination to our Lego Build - the Legos and fun are provided! Each week this summer, we will provide a building challenge. You can try to meet the challenge or just enjoy free build time. Drop in.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  5:45 PM Book a Librarian Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cecily Christensen   508-966-1660   cchriste@cwmars.org
   

Would you like a personal introduction to resources available at the library?  Do you need more time with a librarian than you can get over the phone or if you just walk in?

Book a Librarian sessions are tailored to meet the specific needs of the individual.  A library staff member will give undivided attention to patrons who want in-depth help with a  wide variety of library services, such as:

  • Learning to use a computer, tablet, email or the Internet
  • Downloading eBooks and audiobooks
  • Researching a topic
  • Discovering new books and authors to read and enjoy
  • Business, nonprofit or genealogy help
  • Or other topics you define

Sign up for a 45 minute session!

        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 5:45 PM  -  6:30 PM Book a Librarian Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cecily Christensen   508-966-1660   cchriste@cwmars.org
   

Would you like a personal introduction to resources available at the library?  Do you need more time with a librarian than you can get over the phone or if you just walk in?

Book a Librarian sessions are tailored to meet the specific needs of the individual.  A library staff member will give undivided attention to patrons who want in-depth help with a  wide variety of library services, such as:

  • Learning to use a computer, tablet, email or the Internet
  • Downloading eBooks and audiobooks
  • Researching a topic
  • Discovering new books and authors to read and enjoy
  • Business, nonprofit or genealogy help
  • Or other topics you define

Sign up for a 45 minute session!

        There is 1 space available.
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM KICKOFF: Magician Matias Letelier Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

At Bellingham High School auditorium. For families. Stop in, no registration required. Doors to auditorium will open around 6:30pm.

Have you ever witnessed an energetic magician perform with tons of kids surrounding him, unable to turn their heads away from him, totally engaged and entertained with every trick; saying aaaawwwww about his cute live bunny, and raising their hands to be part of the show over and over again? Have you ever experienced that before? If your answers are no then you haven’t seen Matias Letelier because that is precisely what he does!

His unique blend of children’s magic, clean comedy, high energy, children’s music, live bunnies, and (most importantly) lots of kids participation will help you make our summer reading kickoff entertaining and also memorable!

Matias was voted Best Children's Magic Show in NY in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015! Come see why!!!

    Location: High School Auditorium
Thursday June 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM A Better World Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 3-6. Each week, there will be stories and activities relating to a way that we can make our world better. Please register. You only need to register once in order to attend as many Better World Story Times as you can make.

    Location: Community Room
 
rec_knitting 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Bellingham Skein Artists Adult Knitting Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

For all levels of knitters. Bring your current project to work on and meet new people!

Friday June 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:05 AM  -  10:40 AM Ring a Ding Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-5. A musical and play story time. Participants will enjoy songs, fingerplays, a story, pretend play and free play with parachutes and more. No registration necessary. Drop in! 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 10:50 AM  -  11:25 AM Ring a Ding Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-5. A musical and play story time. Participants will enjoy songs, fingerplays, a story, pretend play and free play with parachutes and more. No registration necessary. Drop in! 

    Location: Community Room
Tuesday July 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none LIBRARY CLOSED Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

The library is closed today. Happy Independence Day!

Wednesday July 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  9:55 AM Book Babies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For 0-23 months. Songs, fingerplays, activities and stories. Please register for either Tuesday or Wednesday - the programs will be identical. You only need to register once to be able to go to all the Book Babies in the session.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:15 PM Picnic Stories Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For families. Bring your picnic blanket and lunch and join us behind the gazebo at the Town Common for 45 minutes of music, stories, and games/activities. Please register one time in order to attend any and all Picnic Stories. Weather permitting.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego Build Challenge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For all ages. All you have to bring is your imagination to our Lego Build - the Legos and fun are provided! Each week this summer, we will provide a building challenge. You can try to meet the challenge or just enjoy free build time. Drop in.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  5:45 PM Book a Librarian Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cecily Christensen   508-966-1660   cchriste@cwmars.org
   

Would you like a personal introduction to resources available at the library?  Do you need more time with a librarian than you can get over the phone or if you just walk in?

Book a Librarian sessions are tailored to meet the specific needs of the individual.  A library staff member will give undivided attention to patrons who want in-depth help with a  wide variety of library services, such as:

  • Learning to use a computer, tablet, email or the Internet
  • Downloading eBooks and audiobooks
  • Researching a topic
  • Discovering new books and authors to read and enjoy
  • Business, nonprofit or genealogy help
  • Or other topics you define

Sign up for a 45 minute session!

        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 5:45 PM  -  6:30 PM Book a Librarian Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cecily Christensen   508-966-1660   cchriste@cwmars.org
   

Would you like a personal introduction to resources available at the library?  Do you need more time with a librarian than you can get over the phone or if you just walk in?

Book a Librarian sessions are tailored to meet the specific needs of the individual.  A library staff member will give undivided attention to patrons who want in-depth help with a  wide variety of library services, such as:

  • Learning to use a computer, tablet, email or the Internet
  • Downloading eBooks and audiobooks
  • Researching a topic
  • Discovering new books and authors to read and enjoy
  • Business, nonprofit or genealogy help
  • Or other topics you define

Sign up for a 45 minute session!

        There is 1 space available.
Thursday July 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Babygarten Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-18 months and their caretakers. Babygarten believes that reading to babies is one of the most important components of child-rearing; it can contribute to virtually every aspect of growth and development. Most important, however, is the emotional bond that is nurtured by a reading ritual. Babygarten is an educational curriculum for caregivers and their babies from birth to toddlerhood. The classes teach parents how and why to read to babies. The classes involve songs, rhymes and activities that help babies with language acquisition and preliteracy skills. Please register one time for this six week class.

For more information about Babygarten: http://www.babygarten.com/

    Location: Community Room
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  8:00 PM Stuffed Animal Sleepover Drop-off Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For families. Drop off your stuffed animal any time today for an adventure! Pick up your stuffed animal on Monday, July 10 at 4:30pm and watch the video to see what they did at the library during the weekend. You are welcome to drop off a stuffed animal even if you cannot make the designated pick-up time on Monday. A link to the video will be sent to all participants. Please register. 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM A Better World Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 3-6. Each week, there will be stories and activities relating to a way that we can make our world better. Please register. You only need to register once in order to attend as many Better World Story Times as you can make.

    Location: Community Room
 
rec_knitting 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Bellingham Skein Artists Adult Knitting Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

For all levels of knitters. Bring your current project to work on and meet new people!

Friday July 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:05 AM  -  10:40 AM Ring a Ding Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-5. A musical and play story time. Participants will enjoy songs, fingerplays, a story, pretend play and free play with parachutes and more. No registration necessary. Drop in! 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 10:50 AM  -  11:25 AM Ring a Ding Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-5. A musical and play story time. Participants will enjoy songs, fingerplays, a story, pretend play and free play with parachutes and more. No registration necessary. Drop in! 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:15 PM Babygarten Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-18 months and their caretakers. Babygarten believes that reading to babies is one of the most important components of child-rearing; it can contribute to virtually every aspect of growth and development. Most important, however, is the emotional bond that is nurtured by a reading ritual. Babygarten is an educational curriculum for caregivers and their babies from birth to toddlerhood. The classes teach parents how and why to read to babies. The classes involve songs, rhymes and activities that help babies with language acquisition and preliteracy skills. Please register one time for this six week class.

For more information about Babygarten: http://www.babygarten.com/

    Location: Community Room
Monday July 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  12:45 PM Ravenous Readers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

Entering grades 1-3. Enjoy lunch and books! Bring a favorite book to talk about, or just come and discover some great new books. Pizza and water will be provided. Please register. 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  4:45 PM Stuffed Animal Sleepover Pick-up & Video Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For families. The stuffed animals shared an adventure, but now they are ready to go home! Pick up your stuffed animal and watch the video to see what they did at the library during the weekend. Please register if you plan on attending. 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Coloring for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Have you heard about the new trend? Adults are buying coloring books and coloring for stress relief! Come to our monthly coloring group, which will generally meet on the second Monday of the month. You can arrive anytime between 6:00-6:30 pm. We will provide one coloring page per person and colored pencils, or you can bring your own. Just drop in!

 
lib_bookpurple 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Book Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Usually meets the first Monday of the month at 6:30 pm, but due to the Independence Day holiday, it will meet on the second Monday for the July meeting.  Facilitated by Cecily Christensen, Reference Librarian.

 
lib_book_pencil 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Writers' Group for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Writers, readers, listeners - come join us! The Bellingham Library, in partnership with local area writers Amy Bartelloni and Marjorie Turner Hollman, welcomes the public to come join us for monthly evenings of reading and listening. Come hear what local writers are working on. Come share what you're working on! Works of fiction or non-fiction are all welcome. Reading limit is 9 minutes per reader, with a brief opportunity for positive, personal comments only. We plan to meet monthly on the second Monday of each month. If the library is closed for a holidaywe will reschedule. Please register.

        There are 20 spaces available.
Tuesday July 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:05 AM  -  10:40 AM Ring a Ding Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-5. A musical and play story time. Participants will enjoy songs, fingerplays, a story, pretend play and free play with parachutes and more. No registration necessary. Drop in! 

    Location: Community Room
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misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Video Game Hangout Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

Entering grades 2-5. Drop by the Teen Room between 10:30am-11:30am to play our XBox One or Wii U. No registration required.

 

    Location: Teen Room
 
misc_none 10:50 AM  -  11:25 AM Ring a Ding Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-5. A musical and play story time. Participants will enjoy songs, fingerplays, a story, pretend play and free play with parachutes and more. No registration necessary. Drop in! 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Video Game Hangout Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

Entering grades 6-12. Drop by the Teen Room between 10:30am-11:30am to play our XBox One or Wii U. No registration required.

 

    Location: Teen Room
 
misc_none 11:35 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Babies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1666   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For 0-23 months. Songs, fingerplays, activities and stories. Please register for either Tuesday or Wednesday - the programs will be identical. You only need to register once to be able to go to all the Book Babies in the session.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Davis & Roger: Songs & Stories to Build a Better World Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For families. Please register. Join the fun as Davis Bates & Roger Tincknell (http://davisbates.com/p/8/Davis-Bates--Roger-Tincknell) use songs and stories to entertain families of all ages!

Davis and Roger have over four decades of combined performing experience, providing hundreds of performances in schools, libraries and other community settings. Their warm and participatory programs involve audiences in a wide variety of cultural heritages.

Davis and Roger have both received Parents' Choice awards for their most recent recordings. Davis won a Gold Award for Family Stories (which was named one of the ten best audio recordings of 1996 by Booklist magazine), and Roger won an Honor Award for Earth Rhythms, an environmental album, and Silver Honors for Carnavalito, one of his recent CDs.

Please register.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Magic School Bus Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 4-8. Each week, we will show a different Magic School Bus video and do a related experiment/craft/activity. Today's theme is TBA. Please register for each MSB program you can attend.

    Location: Community Room
Wednesday July 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  9:55 AM Book Babies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For 0-23 months. Songs, fingerplays, activities and stories. Please register for either Tuesday or Wednesday - the programs will be identical. You only need to register once to be able to go to all the Book Babies in the session.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM Play-Doh Madness Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For any age. Use our Play-doh and Play-doh tools to make some creations! Please register. 

 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:15 PM Picnic Stories Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For families. Bring your picnic blanket and lunch and join us behind the gazebo at the Town Common for 45 minutes of music, stories, and games/activities. Please register one time in order to attend any and all Picnic Stories. Weather permitting.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Crafternoon Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

Entering grades 4-7. Like arts & crafts? Come to the library! Today's craft is TBA. Please register individually for each craft you plan on attending.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego Build Challenge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For all ages. All you have to bring is your imagination to our Lego Build - the Legos and fun are provided! Each week this summer, we will provide a building challenge. You can try to meet the challenge or just enjoy free build time. Drop in.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  5:45 PM Book a Librarian Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cecily Christensen   508-966-1660   cchriste@cwmars.org
   

Would you like a personal introduction to resources available at the library?  Do you need more time with a librarian than you can get over the phone or if you just walk in?

Book a Librarian sessions are tailored to meet the specific needs of the individual.  A library staff member will give undivided attention to patrons who want in-depth help with a  wide variety of library services, such as:

  • Learning to use a computer, tablet, email or the Internet
  • Downloading eBooks and audiobooks
  • Researching a topic
  • Discovering new books and authors to read and enjoy
  • Business, nonprofit or genealogy help
  • Or other topics you define

Sign up for a 45 minute session!

        There is 1 space available.
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misc_none 5:45 PM  -  6:30 PM Book a Librarian Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cecily Christensen   508-966-1660   cchriste@cwmars.org
   

Would you like a personal introduction to resources available at the library?  Do you need more time with a librarian than you can get over the phone or if you just walk in?

Book a Librarian sessions are tailored to meet the specific needs of the individual.  A library staff member will give undivided attention to patrons who want in-depth help with a  wide variety of library services, such as:

  • Learning to use a computer, tablet, email or the Internet
  • Downloading eBooks and audiobooks
  • Researching a topic
  • Discovering new books and authors to read and enjoy
  • Business, nonprofit or genealogy help
  • Or other topics you define

Sign up for a 45 minute session!

        There is 1 space available.
Thursday July 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Babygarten Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-18 months and their caretakers. Babygarten believes that reading to babies is one of the most important components of child-rearing; it can contribute to virtually every aspect of growth and development. Most important, however, is the emotional bond that is nurtured by a reading ritual. Babygarten is an educational curriculum for caregivers and their babies from birth to toddlerhood. The classes teach parents how and why to read to babies. The classes involve songs, rhymes and activities that help babies with language acquisition and preliteracy skills. Please register one time for this six week class.

For more information about Babygarten: http://www.babygarten.com/

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM A Better World Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 3-6. Each week, there will be stories and activities relating to a way that we can make our world better. Please register. You only need to register once in order to attend as many Better World Story Times as you can make.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Country Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For children entering grades 1-3. For this five week program, each week we will venture to a different country - learning about it through stories, games, and other activities. Today's country is TBA. Please register. Only register one time in order to attend as many Country Clubs as you can make.

    Location: Community Room
 
rec_knitting 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Bellingham Skein Artists Adult Knitting Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

For all levels of knitters. Bring your current project to work on and meet new people!

Friday July 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:05 AM  -  10:40 AM Ring a Ding Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-5. A musical and play story time. Participants will enjoy songs, fingerplays, a story, pretend play and free play with parachutes and more. No registration necessary. Drop in! 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 10:50 AM  -  11:25 AM Ring a Ding Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-5. A musical and play story time. Participants will enjoy songs, fingerplays, a story, pretend play and free play with parachutes and more. No registration necessary. Drop in! 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:15 PM Babygarten Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-18 months and their caretakers. Babygarten believes that reading to babies is one of the most important components of child-rearing; it can contribute to virtually every aspect of growth and development. Most important, however, is the emotional bond that is nurtured by a reading ritual. Babygarten is an educational curriculum for caregivers and their babies from birth to toddlerhood. The classes teach parents how and why to read to babies. The classes involve songs, rhymes and activities that help babies with language acquisition and preliteracy skills. Please register one time for this six week class.

For more information about Babygarten: http://www.babygarten.com/

    Location: Community Room
Monday July 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  12:45 PM Ravenous Readers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

Entering grades 4-7. Enjoy lunch and books! Bring a favorite book to talk about, or just come and discover some great new books. Pizza and water will be provided. Please register. 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Cupcake Wars Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For grades 3 and up. Decorate your cupcake to meet each round's "Cupcake Challenge." Cupcakes will be provided. Please register.

 

    Location: Community Room
 
anim_fish_02 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Freshwater Fish of New England and Restoring Our Local Watershed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This photography based program by presenter Bob Michelson will look at all of the freshwater fish of New England underwater in their natural habitat, including the spawning behaviors and life cycles of popular fish species including Eastern Brook Trout and Smallmouth Bass. Other fish that will be covered include: Pumpkinseed, Bluegill, Largemouth Bass, Chain Pickerel, Crappy, Rock Bass, and more.

In addition, we will present the concept of what is a watershed; how they relate to healthy fish populations; what we can do to restore rivers, streams, lakes and ponds that all make up our local watershed. We will also discuss what participants can do to help improve their environment. This includes reducing non-point source pollutants such as pet waste, lawn fertilizer, pesticides, and something as simple as not washing your car with detergents near a storm drain. Please register.

This program is made possible by funds provided to the Bellingham Library as a pilot library and partner in the "Make Public Libraries Science Resource Centers in their Communities," an Institute of Museum & Library Services Grant Program administered through Cornerstones of Science.

        There are 79 spaces available.
Tuesday July 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:05 AM  -  10:40 AM Ring a Ding Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-5. A musical and play story time. Participants will enjoy songs, fingerplays, a story, pretend play and free play with parachutes and more. No registration necessary. Drop in! 

    Location: Community Room
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misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Video Game Hangout Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

Entering grades 2-5. Drop by the Teen Room between 10:30am-11:30am to play our XBox One or Wii U. No registration required.

 

    Location: Teen Room
 
misc_none 10:50 AM  -  11:25 AM Ring a Ding Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-5. A musical and play story time. Participants will enjoy songs, fingerplays, a story, pretend play and free play with parachutes and more. No registration necessary. Drop in! 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Video Game Hangout Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

Entering grades 6-12. Drop by the Teen Room between 10:30am-11:30am to play our XBox One or Wii U. No registration required.

 

    Location: Teen Room
 
misc_none 11:35 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Babies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1666   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For 0-23 months. Songs, fingerplays, activities and stories. Please register for either Tuesday or Wednesday - the programs will be identical. You only need to register once to be able to go to all the Book Babies in the session.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Magic School Bus Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 4-8. Each week, we will show a different Magic School Bus video and do a related experiment/craft/activity. Today's theme is TBA. Please register for each MSB program you can attend.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  7:50 PM Nature Nick's Animal Adventures Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For families. TV personality and professional animal trainer Nature Nick will introduce you to some of the strangest animals on earth while giving little known facts about each one. See how every animal in nature has a role which in turn helps us build a better world! Animals will include a monkey and a kangaroo.

Registration is required. Registration will begin on July 1. 

 

Please register. Registration 

    Location: Community Room
Wednesday July 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  9:55 AM Book Babies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For 0-23 months. Songs, fingerplays, activities and stories. Please register for either Tuesday or Wednesday - the programs will be identical. You only need to register once to be able to go to all the Book Babies in the session.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:15 PM Picnic Stories Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For families. Bring your picnic blanket and lunch and join us behind the gazebo at the Town Common for 45 minutes of music, stories, and games/activities. Please register one time in order to attend any and all Picnic Stories. Weather permitting.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Crafternoon Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

Entering grades 4-7. Like arts & crafts? Come to the library! Today's craft is TBA. Please register individually for each craft you plan on attending.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego Build Challenge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For all ages. All you have to bring is your imagination to our Lego Build - the Legos and fun are provided! Each week this summer, we will provide a building challenge. You can try to meet the challenge or just enjoy free build time. Drop in.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  5:45 PM Book a Librarian Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cecily Christensen   508-966-1660   cchriste@cwmars.org
   

Would you like a personal introduction to resources available at the library?  Do you need more time with a librarian than you can get over the phone or if you just walk in?

Book a Librarian sessions are tailored to meet the specific needs of the individual.  A library staff member will give undivided attention to patrons who want in-depth help with a  wide variety of library services, such as:

  • Learning to use a computer, tablet, email or the Internet
  • Downloading eBooks and audiobooks
  • Researching a topic
  • Discovering new books and authors to read and enjoy
  • Business, nonprofit or genealogy help
  • Or other topics you define

Sign up for a 45 minute session!

        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 5:45 PM  -  6:30 PM Book a Librarian Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cecily Christensen   508-966-1660   cchriste@cwmars.org
   

Would you like a personal introduction to resources available at the library?  Do you need more time with a librarian than you can get over the phone or if you just walk in?

Book a Librarian sessions are tailored to meet the specific needs of the individual.  A library staff member will give undivided attention to patrons who want in-depth help with a  wide variety of library services, such as:

  • Learning to use a computer, tablet, email or the Internet
  • Downloading eBooks and audiobooks
  • Researching a topic
  • Discovering new books and authors to read and enjoy
  • Business, nonprofit or genealogy help
  • Or other topics you define

Sign up for a 45 minute session!

        There is 1 space available.
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Thursday July 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Babygarten Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-18 months and their caretakers. Babygarten believes that reading to babies is one of the most important components of child-rearing; it can contribute to virtually every aspect of growth and development. Most important, however, is the emotional bond that is nurtured by a reading ritual. Babygarten is an educational curriculum for caregivers and their babies from birth to toddlerhood. The classes teach parents how and why to read to babies. The classes involve songs, rhymes and activities that help babies with language acquisition and preliteracy skills. Please register one time for this six week class.

For more information about Babygarten: http://www.babygarten.com/

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM A Better World Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 3-6. Each week, there will be stories and activities relating to a way that we can make our world better. Please register. You only need to register once in order to attend as many Better World Story Times as you can make.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Country Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For children entering grades 1-3. For this five week program, each week we will venture to a different country - learning about it through stories, games, and other activities. Today's country is TBA. Please register. Only register one time in order to attend as many Country Clubs as you can make.

    Location: Community Room
 
rec_knitting 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Bellingham Skein Artists Adult Knitting Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

For all levels of knitters. Bring your current project to work on and meet new people!

 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Tiny Houses - Everything You Need to Know Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

As the Tiny House movement gains momentum, a growing number of people are intrigued by the concept of "living tiny." Join us for an enlightening presentation from a national expert and local tiny houser: Tracey Powell. She will share first-hand experience about this unique lifestyle, including: pros and cons, financing, and legality. Even if you don't plan to live "tiny" yourself, learn tips for how to live simply, safely, and sustainably. Please register.

This program is part of the Bellingham Library's participation in "Make Public Libraries Science Resource Centers in their Communities," an Institute of Museum and Library Services Grant Program administered through Cornerstones of Science.

        There are 78 spaces available.
Friday July 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:05 AM  -  10:40 AM Ring a Ding Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-5. A musical and play story time. Participants will enjoy songs, fingerplays, a story, pretend play and free play with parachutes and more. No registration necessary. Drop in! 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 10:50 AM  -  11:25 AM Ring a Ding Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-5. A musical and play story time. Participants will enjoy songs, fingerplays, a story, pretend play and free play with parachutes and more. No registration necessary. Drop in! 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:15 PM Babygarten Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-18 months and their caretakers. Babygarten believes that reading to babies is one of the most important components of child-rearing; it can contribute to virtually every aspect of growth and development. Most important, however, is the emotional bond that is nurtured by a reading ritual. Babygarten is an educational curriculum for caregivers and their babies from birth to toddlerhood. The classes teach parents how and why to read to babies. The classes involve songs, rhymes and activities that help babies with language acquisition and preliteracy skills. Please register one time for this six week class.

For more information about Babygarten: http://www.babygarten.com/

    Location: Community Room
Monday July 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM Play-Doh Madness Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For any age. Use our Play-doh and Play-doh tools to make some creations! Please register. 

 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Fancy Nancy Party featuring Mr. DJ Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For families. Get dressed to the nines for a Fancy Nancy Party unlike any other! We will start off reading a Fancy Nancy story and then hand over the reins to Mr. DJ. "Mr DJ's Ultimate Kids' Party" has dancing, line dancing, games, singing contests, limbo, disco lights, bubbles machine, and prizes! Please register.

 

    Location: Community Room
Tuesday July 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:05 AM  -  10:40 AM Ring a Ding Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-5. A musical and play story time. Participants will enjoy songs, fingerplays, a story, pretend play and free play with parachutes and more. No registration necessary. Drop in! 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Video Game Hangout Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

Entering grades 2-5. Drop by the Teen Room between 10:30am-11:30am to play our XBox One or Wii U. No registration required.

 

    Location: Teen Room
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misc_none 10:50 AM  -  11:25 AM Ring a Ding Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-5. A musical and play story time. Participants will enjoy songs, fingerplays, a story, pretend play and free play with parachutes and more. No registration necessary. Drop in! 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Video Game Hangout Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

Entering grades 6-12. Drop by the Teen Room between 10:30am-11:30am to play our XBox One or Wii U. No registration required.

 

    Location: Teen Room
 
misc_none 11:35 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Babies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1666   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For 0-23 months. Songs, fingerplays, activities and stories. Please register for either Tuesday or Wednesday - the programs will be identical. You only need to register once to be able to go to all the Book Babies in the session.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Magic School Bus Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 4-8. Each week, we will show a different Magic School Bus video and do a related experiment/craft/activity. Today's theme is TBA. Please register for each MSB program you can attend.

    Location: Community Room
Wednesday July 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  9:55 AM Book Babies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For 0-23 months. Songs, fingerplays, activities and stories. Please register for either Tuesday or Wednesday - the programs will be identical. You only need to register once to be able to go to all the Book Babies in the session.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:15 PM Picnic Stories Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For families. Bring your picnic blanket and lunch and join us behind the gazebo at the Town Common for 45 minutes of music, stories, and games/activities. Please register one time in order to attend any and all Picnic Stories. Weather permitting.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Crafternoon Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

Entering grades 4-7. Like arts & crafts? Come to the library! Today's craft is TBA. Please register individually for each craft you plan on attending.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego Build Challenge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For all ages. All you have to bring is your imagination to our Lego Build - the Legos and fun are provided! Each week this summer, we will provide a building challenge. You can try to meet the challenge or just enjoy free build time. Drop in.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  5:45 PM Book a Librarian Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cecily Christensen   508-966-1660   cchriste@cwmars.org
   

Would you like a personal introduction to resources available at the library?  Do you need more time with a librarian than you can get over the phone or if you just walk in?

Book a Librarian sessions are tailored to meet the specific needs of the individual.  A library staff member will give undivided attention to patrons who want in-depth help with a  wide variety of library services, such as:

  • Learning to use a computer, tablet, email or the Internet
  • Downloading eBooks and audiobooks
  • Researching a topic
  • Discovering new books and authors to read and enjoy
  • Business, nonprofit or genealogy help
  • Or other topics you define

Sign up for a 45 minute session!

        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 5:45 PM  -  6:30 PM Book a Librarian Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cecily Christensen   508-966-1660   cchriste@cwmars.org
   

Would you like a personal introduction to resources available at the library?  Do you need more time with a librarian than you can get over the phone or if you just walk in?

Book a Librarian sessions are tailored to meet the specific needs of the individual.  A library staff member will give undivided attention to patrons who want in-depth help with a  wide variety of library services, such as:

  • Learning to use a computer, tablet, email or the Internet
  • Downloading eBooks and audiobooks
  • Researching a topic
  • Discovering new books and authors to read and enjoy
  • Business, nonprofit or genealogy help
  • Or other topics you define

Sign up for a 45 minute session!

        There is 1 space available.
Thursday July 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Babygarten Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-18 months and their caretakers. Babygarten believes that reading to babies is one of the most important components of child-rearing; it can contribute to virtually every aspect of growth and development. Most important, however, is the emotional bond that is nurtured by a reading ritual. Babygarten is an educational curriculum for caregivers and their babies from birth to toddlerhood. The classes teach parents how and why to read to babies. The classes involve songs, rhymes and activities that help babies with language acquisition and preliteracy skills. Please register one time for this six week class.

For more information about Babygarten: http://www.babygarten.com/

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM A Better World Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 3-6. Each week, there will be stories and activities relating to a way that we can make our world better. Please register. You only need to register once in order to attend as many Better World Story Times as you can make.

    Location: Community Room
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misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Country Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For children entering grades 1-3. For this five week program, each week we will venture to a different country - learning about it through stories, games, and other activities. Today's country is TBA. Please register. Only register one time in order to attend as many Country Clubs as you can make.

    Location: Community Room
 
rec_knitting 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Bellingham Skein Artists Adult Knitting Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

For all levels of knitters. Bring your current project to work on and meet new people!

Friday July 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:05 AM  -  10:40 AM Ring a Ding Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-5. A musical and play story time. Participants will enjoy songs, fingerplays, a story, pretend play and free play with parachutes and more. No registration necessary. Drop in! 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 10:50 AM  -  11:25 AM Ring a Ding Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-5. A musical and play story time. Participants will enjoy songs, fingerplays, a story, pretend play and free play with parachutes and more. No registration necessary. Drop in! 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:15 PM Babygarten Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-18 months and their caretakers. Babygarten believes that reading to babies is one of the most important components of child-rearing; it can contribute to virtually every aspect of growth and development. Most important, however, is the emotional bond that is nurtured by a reading ritual. Babygarten is an educational curriculum for caregivers and their babies from birth to toddlerhood. The classes teach parents how and why to read to babies. The classes involve songs, rhymes and activities that help babies with language acquisition and preliteracy skills. Please register one time for this six week class.

For more information about Babygarten: http://www.babygarten.com/

    Location: Community Room
Monday July 31, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Giant Candyland Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For families. Our Community Room will be made into a giant Candyland board and you are the pieces! Get candy from some of the characters as you make your way around the board. Drop in any time between 1pm-4pm to play a round.

 

    Location: Community Room
Tuesday August 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:05 AM  -  10:40 AM Ring a Ding Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-5. A musical and play story time. Participants will enjoy songs, fingerplays, a story, pretend play and free play with parachutes and more. No registration necessary. Drop in! 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Video Game Hangout Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

Entering grades 2-5. Drop by the Teen Room between 10:30am-11:30am to play our XBox One or Wii U. No registration required.

 

    Location: Teen Room
 
misc_none 10:50 AM  -  11:25 AM Ring a Ding Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-5. A musical and play story time. Participants will enjoy songs, fingerplays, a story, pretend play and free play with parachutes and more. No registration necessary. Drop in! 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Video Game Hangout Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

Entering grades 6-12. Drop by the Teen Room between 10:30am-11:30am to play our XBox One or Wii U. No registration required.

 

    Location: Teen Room
 
misc_none 11:35 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Babies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1666   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For 0-23 months. Songs, fingerplays, activities and stories. Please register for either Tuesday or Wednesday - the programs will be identical. You only need to register once to be able to go to all the Book Babies in the session.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Magic School Bus Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 4-8. Each week, we will show a different Magic School Bus video and do a related experiment/craft/activity. Today's theme is TBA. Please register for each MSB program you can attend.

    Location: Community Room
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Wednesday August 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  9:55 AM Book Babies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For 0-23 months. Songs, fingerplays, activities and stories. Please register for either Tuesday or Wednesday - the programs will be identical. You only need to register once to be able to go to all the Book Babies in the session.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Playful Engineers: Rube Goldberg Machine Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

Please register. Registration begins on July 5. 

Artist/Educator Jay Mankita guides and inspires kids to construct delightfully complicated contraptions that accomplish simple tasks. Jay supplies dominos, popsicle sticks, magnets, rubber bands, string, balls, marbles, etc…, set up includes Jay’s basic table and floor-based templates as well as some pre-constructed machines for kids to study and play with, with plenty of opportunities for making, and learning from, their own mistakes. Goofy fun, and real engineering, with a bit of Rube Goldberg history thrown into the mix. 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:15 PM Picnic Stories Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For families. Bring your picnic blanket and lunch and join us behind the gazebo at the Town Common for 45 minutes of music, stories, and games/activities. Please register one time in order to attend any and all Picnic Stories. Weather permitting.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Crafternoon Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

Entering grades 4-7. Like arts & crafts? Come to the library! Today's craft is TBA. Please register individually for each craft you plan on attending.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego Build Challenge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For all ages. All you have to bring is your imagination to our Lego Build - the Legos and fun are provided! Each week this summer, we will provide a building challenge. You can try to meet the challenge or just enjoy free build time. Drop in.

    Location: Community Room
Thursday August 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Babygarten Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-18 months and their caretakers. Babygarten believes that reading to babies is one of the most important components of child-rearing; it can contribute to virtually every aspect of growth and development. Most important, however, is the emotional bond that is nurtured by a reading ritual. Babygarten is an educational curriculum for caregivers and their babies from birth to toddlerhood. The classes teach parents how and why to read to babies. The classes involve songs, rhymes and activities that help babies with language acquisition and preliteracy skills. Please register one time for this six week class.

For more information about Babygarten: http://www.babygarten.com/

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM A Better World Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 3-6. Each week, there will be stories and activities relating to a way that we can make our world better. Please register. You only need to register once in order to attend as many Better World Story Times as you can make.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Country Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For children entering grades 1-3. For this five week program, each week we will venture to a different country - learning about it through stories, games, and other activities. Today's country is TBA. Please register. Only register one time in order to attend as many Country Clubs as you can make.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Stuffed Animal Vet Checkup & Spa Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For any age. Bring your stuffed animal in between 4pm-5:30pm to get examined by our stuffed animal vets and to get relaxed by our stuffed animal masseuse. Plus, enjoy a self-grooming station. No registration necessary.

 

    Location: Community Room
Friday August 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:05 AM  -  10:40 AM Ring a Ding Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-5. A musical and play story time. Participants will enjoy songs, fingerplays, a story, pretend play and free play with parachutes and more. No registration necessary. Drop in! 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 10:50 AM  -  11:25 AM Ring a Ding Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-5. A musical and play story time. Participants will enjoy songs, fingerplays, a story, pretend play and free play with parachutes and more. No registration necessary. Drop in! 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:15 PM Babygarten Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-18 months and their caretakers. Babygarten believes that reading to babies is one of the most important components of child-rearing; it can contribute to virtually every aspect of growth and development. Most important, however, is the emotional bond that is nurtured by a reading ritual. Babygarten is an educational curriculum for caregivers and their babies from birth to toddlerhood. The classes teach parents how and why to read to babies. The classes involve songs, rhymes and activities that help babies with language acquisition and preliteracy skills. Please register one time for this six week class.

For more information about Babygarten: http://www.babygarten.com/

    Location: Community Room
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Monday August 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM Play-Doh Madness Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For any age. Use our Play-doh and Play-doh tools to make some creations! Please register. 

 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  12:45 PM Ravenous Readers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

Entering grades 1-3. Enjoy lunch and books! Bring a favorite book to talk about, or just come and discover some great new books. Pizza and water will be provided. Please register. 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Cupcake Wars Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For grades 3 and up. Decorate your cupcake to meet each round's "Cupcake Challenge." Cupcakes will be provided. Please register.

 

    Location: Community Room
 
lib_bookpurple 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Book Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Meets on the first Monday of the month. Facilitated by Cecily Christensen, Reference Librarian.

Tuesday August 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:05 AM  -  10:40 AM Ring a Ding Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-5. A musical and play story time. Participants will enjoy songs, fingerplays, a story, pretend play and free play with parachutes and more. No registration necessary. Drop in! 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Video Game Hangout Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

Entering grades 2-5. Drop by the Teen Room between 10:30am-11:30am to play our XBox One or Wii U. No registration required.

 

    Location: Teen Room
 
misc_none 10:50 AM  -  11:25 AM Ring a Ding Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-5. A musical and play story time. Participants will enjoy songs, fingerplays, a story, pretend play and free play with parachutes and more. No registration necessary. Drop in! 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Video Game Hangout Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

Entering grades 6-12. Drop by the Teen Room between 10:30am-11:30am to play our XBox One or Wii U. No registration required.

 

    Location: Teen Room
 
misc_none 11:35 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Babies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1666   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For 0-23 months. Songs, fingerplays, activities and stories. Please register for either Tuesday or Wednesday - the programs will be identical. You only need to register once to be able to go to all the Book Babies in the session.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Book Dominoes Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For any age. Stop by to help us make a huge domino of books in the Community Room! No registration necessary.

 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Magic School Bus Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 4-8. Each week, we will show a different Magic School Bus video and do a related experiment/craft/activity. Today's theme is TBA. Please register for each MSB program you can attend.

    Location: Community Room
Wednesday August 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  9:55 AM Book Babies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For 0-23 months. Songs, fingerplays, activities and stories. Please register for either Tuesday or Wednesday - the programs will be identical. You only need to register once to be able to go to all the Book Babies in the session.

    Location: Community Room
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misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Toto the Tornado Kitten Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For families. Please register. Registration begins on July 24.

Meet Toto the Tornado Kitten (http://totothetornadokitten.com/totostory.htm) and listen to his story, as told by the man who saved him. We are also doing a pet food drive (details to follow), so please bring in some pet food when you come to the program!

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:15 PM Picnic Stories Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For families. Bring your picnic blanket and lunch and join us behind the gazebo at the Town Common for 45 minutes of music, stories, and games/activities. Please register one time in order to attend any and all Picnic Stories. Weather permitting.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Crafternoon Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

Entering grades 4-7. Like arts & crafts? Come to the library! Today's craft is TBA. Please register individually for each craft you plan on attending.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego Build Challenge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For all ages. All you have to bring is your imagination to our Lego Build - the Legos and fun are provided! Each week this summer, we will provide a building challenge. You can try to meet the challenge or just enjoy free build time. Drop in.

    Location: Community Room
Thursday August 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  10:15 AM Babygarten Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-18 months and their caretakers. Babygarten believes that reading to babies is one of the most important components of child-rearing; it can contribute to virtually every aspect of growth and development. Most important, however, is the emotional bond that is nurtured by a reading ritual. Babygarten is an educational curriculum for caregivers and their babies from birth to toddlerhood. The classes teach parents how and why to read to babies. The classes involve songs, rhymes and activities that help babies with language acquisition and preliteracy skills. Please register one time for this six week class.

For more information about Babygarten: http://www.babygarten.com/

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM A Better World Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 3-6. Each week, there will be stories and activities relating to a way that we can make our world better. Please register. You only need to register once in order to attend as many Better World Story Times as you can make.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Country Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For children entering grades 1-3. For this five week program, each week we will venture to a different country - learning about it through stories, games, and other activities. Today's country is TBA. Please register. Only register one time in order to attend as many Country Clubs as you can make.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Bubble Show with Millie! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For families. Millie (http://www.laughandbesilly.com/) will perform a bubbly, fun, and interactive show featuring all different types of bubbles:  Little bubbles, big bubbles, square bubbles, silly bubbles, a bubble Car Wash, and everyone gets to be ?INSIDE of a bubble! Please register. 

 

    Location: Community Room
Friday August 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:05 AM  -  10:40 AM Ring a Ding Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-5. A musical and play story time. Participants will enjoy songs, fingerplays, a story, pretend play and free play with parachutes and more. No registration necessary. Drop in! 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 10:50 AM  -  11:25 AM Ring a Ding Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-5. A musical and play story time. Participants will enjoy songs, fingerplays, a story, pretend play and free play with parachutes and more. No registration necessary. Drop in! 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:15 PM Babygarten Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-18 months and their caretakers. Babygarten believes that reading to babies is one of the most important components of child-rearing; it can contribute to virtually every aspect of growth and development. Most important, however, is the emotional bond that is nurtured by a reading ritual. Babygarten is an educational curriculum for caregivers and their babies from birth to toddlerhood. The classes teach parents how and why to read to babies. The classes involve songs, rhymes and activities that help babies with language acquisition and preliteracy skills. Please register one time for this six week class.

For more information about Babygarten: http://www.babygarten.com/

    Location: Community Room
Monday August 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  12:45 PM Ravenous Readers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

Entering grades 4-7. Enjoy lunch and books! Bring a favorite book to talk about, or just come and discover some great new books. Pizza and water will be provided. Please register. 

    Location: Community Room
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misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Coloring for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Have you heard about the new trend? Adults are buying coloring books and coloring for stress relief! Come to our monthly coloring group, which will generally meet on the second Monday of the month. You can arrive anytime between 6:00-6:30 pm. We will provide one coloring page per person and colored pencils, or you can bring your own. Just drop in!

 
lib_book_pencil 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Writers' Group for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Writers, readers, listeners - come join us! The Bellingham Library, in partnership with local area writers Amy Bartelloni and Marjorie Turner Hollman, welcomes the public to come join us for monthly evenings of reading and listening. Come hear what local writers are working on. Come share what you're working on! Works of fiction or non-fiction are all welcome. Reading limit is 9 minutes per reader, with a brief opportunity for positive, personal comments only. We plan to meet monthly on the second Monday of each month. If the library is closed for a holidaywe will reschedule. Please register.

        There are 20 spaces available.
Tuesday August 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:05 AM  -  10:40 AM Ring a Ding Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-5. A musical and play story time. Participants will enjoy songs, fingerplays, a story, pretend play and free play with parachutes and more. No registration necessary. Drop in! 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Video Game Hangout Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

Entering grades 2-5. Drop by the Teen Room between 10:30am-11:30am to play our XBox One or Wii U. No registration required.

 

    Location: Teen Room
 
misc_none 10:50 AM  -  11:25 AM Ring a Ding Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-5. A musical and play story time. Participants will enjoy songs, fingerplays, a story, pretend play and free play with parachutes and more. No registration necessary. Drop in! 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Video Game Hangout Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

Entering grades 6-12. Drop by the Teen Room between 10:30am-11:30am to play our XBox One or Wii U. No registration required.

 

    Location: Teen Room
 
misc_none 11:35 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Babies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1666   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For 0-23 months. Songs, fingerplays, activities and stories. Please register for either Tuesday or Wednesday - the programs will be identical. You only need to register once to be able to go to all the Book Babies in the session.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Magic School Bus Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 4-8. Each week, we will show a different Magic School Bus video and do a related experiment/craft/activity. Today's theme is TBA. Please register for each MSB program you can attend.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Battle of the Books Competition Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

Two separate competitions at the same time: for students entering grades 1-3 and for students entering grades 4-7. You and your teammate(s) have read five books over the past six weeks and now is time to see which teams will be named champion!

Please register.

    Location: Community Room
Wednesday August 16, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  9:55 AM Book Babies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For 0-23 months. Songs, fingerplays, activities and stories. Please register for either Tuesday or Wednesday - the programs will be identical. You only need to register once to be able to go to all the Book Babies in the session.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM Play-Doh Madness Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For any age. Use our Play-doh and Play-doh tools to make some creations! Please register. 

 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:15 PM Picnic Stories Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For families. Bring your picnic blanket and lunch and join us behind the gazebo at the Town Common for 45 minutes of music, stories, and games/activities. Please register one time in order to attend any and all Picnic Stories. Weather permitting.

    Location: Community Room
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misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Crafternoon Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

Entering grades 4-7. Like arts & crafts? Come to the library! Today's craft is TBA. Please register individually for each craft you plan on attending.

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego Build Challenge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For all ages. All you have to bring is your imagination to our Lego Build - the Legos and fun are provided! Each week this summer, we will provide a building challenge. You can try to meet the challenge or just enjoy free build time. Drop in.

    Location: Community Room
Thursday August 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM A Better World Story Time Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 3-6. Each week, there will be stories and activities relating to a way that we can make our world better. Please register. You only need to register once in order to attend as many Better World Story Times as you can make.

    Location: Community Room
Friday August 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:05 AM  -  10:40 AM Ring a Ding Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-5. A musical and play story time. Participants will enjoy songs, fingerplays, a story, pretend play and free play with parachutes and more. No registration necessary. Drop in! 

    Location: Community Room
 
misc_none 10:50 AM  -  11:25 AM Ring a Ding Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mr. Steve   508-966-1660   sfowler@cwmars.org
   

For ages 0-5. A musical and play story time. Participants will enjoy songs, fingerplays, a story, pretend play and free play with parachutes and more. No registration necessary. Drop in! 

    Location: Community Room
Saturday September 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM All About Electric Cars Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join three time Prius owner Jesse Rudavsky and other members of the New England Electric Auto Association (NEEAA) for a presentation on electric and hybrid cars. There will be a question and answer session following the presentation. NEEAA is one of over 30 Electric Auto Clubs throughout the U.S. and Canada.  Their purpose is to provide EV information, to encourage EV construction and experimentation and to promote public exhibits of EVs.  Members of the association will attend with their cars, so you will have the opportunity to see these cars up close and in person.  Following the presentation will be the monthly meeting of NEEAA, and attendees are welcome to stay to learn more about the association.  A light lunch will be provided, courtesy of NEEAA. Please register.

This program is made possible by the Bellingham Library's participation in "Make Public Libraries Science Resource Centers in their Communities," an Institute of Museum and Library Services Grant Program administered through Cornerstones of Science.

 

        There are 80 spaces available.
Monday September 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Coloring for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Have you heard about the new trend? Adults are buying coloring books and coloring for stress relief! Come to our monthly coloring group, which will generally meet on the second Monday of the month. You can arrive anytime between 6:00-6:30 pm. We will provide one coloring page per person and colored pencils, or you can bring your own. Just drop in!

 
lib_bookpurple 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Book Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Usually meets on the first Monday of the month, but due to the Labor Day holiday, it will meet on the second Monday for the September meeting.  Facilitated by Cecily Christensen, Reference Librarian.

 
lib_book_pencil 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Writers' Group for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Writers, readers, listeners - come join us! The Bellingham Library, in partnership with local area writers Amy Bartelloni and Marjorie Turner Hollman, welcomes the public to come join us for monthly evenings of reading and listening. Come hear what local writers are working on. Come share what you're working on! Works of fiction or non-fiction are all welcome. Reading limit is 9 minutes per reader, with a brief opportunity for positive, personal comments only. We plan to meet monthly on the second Monday of each month. If the library is closed for a holidaywe will reschedule. Please register.

        There are 20 spaces available.
Monday October 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM YA Collaborative Meeting (at MLS) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amanda Maclure   508-966-1660   amaclure@cwmars.org
   

 

Open to Teen and Youth Librarians! Please register below.

Proposed Topics: 

  • to be announced

This meeting will be held at Massachusetts Library System
   225 Cedar Hill Street, Suite 229
   Marlborough, MA 01752
   Go here for directions: http://www.masslibsystem.org/about/directions/

Location: Other

 
        There are 32 spaces available.
 
lib_bookpurple 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Book Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Meets on the first Monday of the month.  Facilitated by Cecily Christensen, Reference Librarian.

Wednesday October 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Composting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join the Blackstone Valley Veggie Gardeners to learn how to create beautiful black compost from common household and yard waste materials such as leaves, grass clippings, vegetable scraps, coffee grounds, and dryer lint. We will explore various types of compost receptacles and how to determine which one will fit your needs. Please register.

This program is made possible by funds provided to the Bellingham Public Library as a pilot library and partner in the "Make Public Libraries Science Resource Centers in their Communities," an Institute of Museum and Library Services Grant Program administered through Cornerstones of Science.

        There are 39 spaces available.
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Monday October 16, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Coloring for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Have you heard about the new trend? Adults are buying coloring books and coloring for stress relief! Come to our monthly coloring group, which will generally meet on the second Monday of the month. You can arrive anytime between 6:00-6:30 pm. We will provide one coloring page per person and colored pencils, or you can bring your own. Just drop in!

 
lib_book_pencil 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Writers' Group for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Writers, readers, listeners - come join us! The Bellingham Library, in partnership with local area writers Amy Bartelloni and Marjorie Turner Hollman, welcomes the public to come join us for monthly evenings of reading and listening. Come hear what local writers are working on. Come share what you're working on! Works of fiction or non-fiction are all welcome. Reading limit is 9 minutes per reader, with a brief opportunity for positive, personal comments only. We plan to meet monthly on the second Monday of each month. If the library is closed for a holidaywe will reschedule. Please register.

        There are 20 spaces available.
Monday October 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Welcome to the Graveyard with the Gravestone Girls Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

This adult oriented presentation is about New England cemetery art, history and symbolism in a 90-minute PowerPoint format. The "virtual tour" takes us from colonial burial grounds, through the rural cemetery movement of the 19th century and into 21st century locations. It examines why we have cemeteries and gravestones, why they look like they do and how styles and art have evolved over almost 400 years. Prior to the show date, the Gravestone Girls will hit the road and go through the cemeteries in Bellingham, taking pictures for use in building the presentation and using as much local content as possible. The Gravestone Girls have tailored this presentation for many different towns and groups, presenting to historical societies, genealogy groups, libraries and others for over 15 years. Registration has not yet begun.

This program is sponsored by a grant from the Bellingham Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

Monday November 6, 2017 Go To Top
lib_bookpurple 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Book Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Meets on the first Monday of the month.  Facilitated by Cecily Christensen, Reference Librarian.

Monday November 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Coloring for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Have you heard about the new trend? Adults are buying coloring books and coloring for stress relief! Come to our monthly coloring group, which will generally meet on the second Monday of the month. You can arrive anytime between 6:00-6:30 pm. We will provide one coloring page per person and colored pencils, or you can bring your own. Just drop in!

 
lib_book_pencil 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Writers' Group for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Writers, readers, listeners - come join us! The Bellingham Library, in partnership with local area writers Amy Bartelloni and Marjorie Turner Hollman, welcomes the public to come join us for monthly evenings of reading and listening. Come hear what local writers are working on. Come share what you're working on! Works of fiction or non-fiction are all welcome. Reading limit is 9 minutes per reader, with a brief opportunity for positive, personal comments only. We plan to meet monthly on the second Monday of each month. If the library is closed for a holidaywe will reschedule. Please register.

        There are 20 spaces available.
Monday November 20, 2017 Go To Top
rec_painters_palette.GIF 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Pastel Painting Class with Artist Greg Maichack Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Award-winning pastel artist and art teacher Greg Maichack returns once again to the Bellingham Library! In this free program, participants will learn how to create their own pastel painting of Georgia O'Keeffe's elegant Jimson Flower, which sold for $45.4 million.Greg will demonstrate how beginners to accomplished artists can pastel paint easily using techniques of masters such as O'Keeffe. All professional grade pastels are provided, and participants will keep their pastel paintings. This program is appropriate for high school students through adults. Registration has not yet begun.

This program is sponsored by a grant from the Bellingham Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. It is also sponsored by the Friends of the Bellingham Public Library.

Monday December 4, 2017 Go To Top
lib_bookpurple 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Book Discussion Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Meets on the first Monday of the month.  Facilitated by Cecily Christensen, Reference Librarian.

Monday December 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Coloring for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Have you heard about the new trend? Adults are buying coloring books and coloring for stress relief! Come to our monthly coloring group, which will generally meet on the second Monday of the month. You can arrive anytime between 6:00-6:30 pm. We will provide one coloring page per person and colored pencils, or you can bring your own. Just drop in!

 
lib_book_pencil 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Writers' Group for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Writers, readers, listeners - come join us! The Bellingham Library, in partnership with local area writers Amy Bartelloni and Marjorie Turner Hollman, welcomes the public to come join us for monthly evenings of reading and listening. Come hear what local writers are working on. Come share what you're working on! Works of fiction or non-fiction are all welcome. Reading limit is 9 minutes per reader, with a brief opportunity for positive, personal comments only. We plan to meet monthly on the second Monday of each month. If the library is closed for a holidaywe will reschedule. Please register.

        There are 20 spaces available.
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