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Tuesday May 31, 2016 Go To Top
rec_knitting 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Drop-In Knitting Group   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

The Drop-In Knitting group has elevated talking and knitting to an art form! Bring your current knitting project with you and chat with other knitters while you work! 

Wednesday June 1, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM Genealogy Group   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jean Gallant    781-293-2271   hfxpl@sailsinc.org
   

The Genealogy Club meets monthly and is entirely patron run.  Join other amateur family historians in a casual atmosphere to share findings, resources and ideas of your mutual interest.

The Holmes Library is committed to the development of genealogical resources for those researching the early families of Halifax as well as residents interested in searching for their roots.

 

Saturday June 4, 2016 -  Saturday June 11, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Annual Book Sale   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jean Gallant   781-293-2271   jgallant@sailsinc.org
   

The Friends of the Holmes Public Library are hosting their annual Book and Bake Sale!  

Always guaranteed to be filled with great finds and best sellers, this sale is not to be missed!  

Come early, come often. 

Sale starts at 10am on Saturday, June 4th and will continue throughout the week until Saturday, June 11th. 

Wednesday June 8, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM Countdown to Kindergarten   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stacey Beshers   781-293-2271   sbeshers@sailsinc.org
   

In cooperation with the Halifax Elementary School, we are hosting a special storytime and library tour for those children who will be entering Kindergarten in the fall and their caregivers.  

Join us on Wednesday, June 8 at 10:30am for this special event.  

Tuesday June 14, 2016 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 1:00 PM Afternoon Book Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Scott   781-293-2271   sscott@sailsinc.org
   

The Afternoon Readers Book Club meets once a month in an informal and always welcoming atmosphere to discuss the month's selection.  This month they will be reading Lost Lake by Sarah Addison Allen.

Copies are available for checkout at the front desk.

New members are always welcome!

 

 

Visit the Book Club webpage!    
    Location: Community Room
Wednesday June 15, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 1:30 PM STEM FOR KIDS WITH SSCAC- “Giant Bubble” Outdoor Workshop   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stacey Beshers   781-293-2271   sbeshers@sailsinc.org
   

SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING & MATH
South Shore Family Network will be hosting a one-time
event at the Holmes Public Library. Young children are
natural-born scientists and engineers. Come and Explore
the “Giant Bubble” Outdoor Workshop! (We will move the fun
indoors for a “Make and Take Playdough Workshop” should the weather not cooperate.)

**A PROGRAM OF SOUTH SHORE COMMUNITY ACTION COUNCIL **
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED, SPACE IS LIMITED
 

 
lib_book3 6:00 PM Teen Book Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Stacey Beshers   781-293-2271   sbeshers@sailsinc.org
   

This month, the Teen Book Club is reading  The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett

Copies are available at the front desk.    Please register.  781-293-2271

 

 

Thursday June 16, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM Halifax Writes   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Scott   781-293-2271   sscott@sailsinc.org
   

Halifax Writes is a writers group for adults sponsored by the Holmes Public Library and facilitated by participants. Work on your writing skills or simply get ideas. Come to a meeting and find out what other local writers are doing. All skill levels and styles are welcome.

All are invited, no reservations required. Drop into the library or call 781-293-2271 for more information

 
Saturday June 18, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM Stories or Yesteryear   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jean Gallant   781-293-2271   jgallant@sailsinc.org
   

 

Experience the convivial, authentic stories of the early Pilgrim descendent settlers presented with wit, whimsy and warmth by Stephen Brown. 

Guest Speaker Stephen Brown, son of Harry H. Brown, will present his father’s “Stories of Yesteryear”.  This amazing book of short stories, first printed in 1982 was reprinted March 2016 by Stephen.

” Harry Brown has combined a sense of humor, knowledge of the area and considerable research to present a very interesting collection of anecdotes relative to previous generation of Halifax and Plympton.” – John C. Angley, M.D.

Wednesday June 22, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM Friends of Library Meeting   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jean Gallant   781-293-2271   jgallant@sailsinc.org
   

  The Friends of the Library meet monthly.

  Join this friendly group to help raise funds for library programming.  

Tuesday June 28, 2016 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 6:30 PM Evening Book Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jean Gallant   781-293-2271   jgallant@sailsinc.org
   

The Evening Readers Book Club meets once a month in an informal and always welcoming atmosphere to discuss the month's selection. 

Copies are available for checkout at the front desk.

New members are always welcome!

 

 

Visit the Book Club webpage!    
    Location: Community Room
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