Beaman Memorial Public Library

West Boylston, MA

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Tuesday June 20, 2017 -  Friday September 1, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  8:00 PM Build a Better World  
   

Image of the Build a Better World logoFrom June 20- September 1, adults who have read or listened to any books checked out at Beaman Library can submit tickets (one per book) for a chance to win a gift certificate to the West Boylston restaurant of your choice! These prizes are paid for by the Friends of Beaman Library. This year’s theme was developed by the Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP).

 


Tuesday July 25, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  7:30 PM Jumbo Jenga  
   

We  will place a giant, make-shift Jenga game on our front lawn with the rules of play. See how you can strategize pulling out the large cardboard blocks without toppling the tower!

(Weather permiting) Fun for the whole family!

 

 

    Location: Library
   10:00 AM  -  7:30 PM Make It, Take It Tuesdays  
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

Drop by to make a quick craft to take home. This year our friends at Webster First Federal Credit Union in West Boylston will be sponsoring our craft table and supplies.

    Location: Library - Children's Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Nonfiction Book Group  
    Contact: Anna Shaw     
   

Tuesday, July 25 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.Cover image of The Secret Life of FatImage of the book: The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating
Please join us for the next meeting of our new Nonfiction Book Group. Please place a hold on the one(s) you want to read and join us at the meeting! Use this link to place your hold on "The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating" by Elisabeth Tova Bailey and this link to place a hold on "The Secret Life of Fat" by Sylvia Tara.

    Location: Library Lower Level: Stiles Meeting Room

Wednesday July 26, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  7:30 PM Jumbo Jenga  
   

We  will place a giant, make-shift Jenga game on our front lawn with the rules of play. See how you can strategize pulling out the large cardboard blocks without toppling the tower!

(Weather permiting) Fun for the whole family!

 

 

    Location: Library
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Book Bingo  
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

Miss Jess, the Queen of Beaman BINGO, will be on hand for picture BINGO where you will win books for prizes. Entry fee is one gently used book. We will have a selection of book prizes to choose from, too!

**REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS PROGRAM

    Location: Library Lower Level: Stiles Meeting Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Astronomy Program- Aldrich Astronomy  
   

A family friendly PowerPoint presentation by The Aldrich Astronomical Society will teach you how to use the new Beaman Library Telescope to observe objects from your own backyard! The family friendly program will be followed by an outside viewing, weather permitting. The telescope was donated by Jack and Linda Geneva of The Nutrition Source and will be maintained by the Aldrich Astrological Society


Thursday July 27, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  7:30 PM Jumbo Jenga  
   

We  will place a giant, make-shift Jenga game on our front lawn with the rules of play. See how you can strategize pulling out the large cardboard blocks without toppling the tower!

(Weather permiting) Fun for the whole family!

 

 

    Location: Library
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Story Time  
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

Hear some stories and do a little dancing!!!

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Books and Science with Dr. Loree Griffin Burns  
    Contact: Library   508-835-3711   
   

Do you love science? Are you a little bit afraid of it? Or do you fall somewhere in the middle of these extremes? Do you love to read? Do you share books with friends and family, kids, teens or adults? Do you wonder? Then please join us for an interactive presentation by local author and science evangelist, Dr. Loree Griffin Burns. During this hour, Loree will share her simple secret for increasing science literacy in our community and in the world: children’s books.

 

    Location: Library Lower Level: Stiles Meeting Room

Friday July 28, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  4:30 PM Jumbo Jenga  
   

We will plaice a giant, make-shift jenga game on our front lawn with the rules of play. See how you can strategize pulling out the large cardboard blocks without toppling the tower!

(Weather permitting) It will be fun for the whole family!

    Location: Library
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Build a Better Brain  
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

Dust off the summer rust with various challenges using different supplies. These items will be left out with instructions informing you what to do! Do you accept the challenge?

This program is for children in K-5th grade.

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room

Tuesday August 1, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  7:30 PM Make It, Take It Tuesdays  
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

Drop by to make a quick craft to take home. This year our friends at Webster First Federal Credit Union in West Boylston will be sponsoring our craft table and supplies.

    Location: Library - Children's Room

Wednesday August 2, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Medicare Information Sessions and Q & A with Scott Lauer  
   

The Medicare arena can be a maze of choices. Open enrollment for Medicare is Oct 15 - Dec 7 for 2018 coverage and now is the time to learn about your options! Scott is a licensed broker and is certified through Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.


Thursday August 3, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM ASK ANDREW - TECH HELP  
    Contact: Staff   508-835-3711   beaman@cwmars.org
   

Every Thursday from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Andrew the Tech Expert is available to help you with your technology. Do have a tablet, smartphone or other device that you need help using? Andrew can help. Sign up for a specific date (highly recommended as his time fills up quickly) or just drop by.

   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Story Time  
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

Hear some stories and do a little dancing!!!

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room

Friday August 4, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Build a Better Brain  
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

Dust off the summer rust with various challenges using different supplies. These items will be left out with instructions informing you what to do! Do you accept the challenge?

This program is for children in K-5th grade.

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room

Tuesday August 8, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  7:30 PM Make It, Take It Tuesdays  
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

Drop by to make a quick craft to take home. This year our friends at Webster First Federal Credit Union in West Boylston will be sponsoring our craft table and supplies.

    Location: Library - Children's Room

Wednesday August 9, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Stress Reduction & Relaxation Through Yoga and Meditation  
    Contact: Carol McGuiggan   508-835-3711   
   

Interested in exploring ways to improve your overall health and well-being? Experience the benefits of gentle yoga stretches, calming breath techniques, and the value of meditation. Class is open to novice through seasoned practitioners. Dress for movement. Bring your yoga mat or a thick towel.  A sitting pillow is optional.

    Location: Library Lower Level: Stiles Meeting Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Books and Brownies  
   

Who doesn't love a good book? Who doesn't love a good brownie?  And when you pair them together, magic happens!! Bring a Beaman Library book which you have read to this program and do a little book talk on it! You will meet really nice friends and find some interesting new books to read!

This program is open to ALL READERS!

**REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

    Location: Library - Children's Room

Thursday August 10, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Story Time  
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

Hear some stories and do a little dancing!!!

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room

Friday August 11, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Build a Better Brain  
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

Dust off the summer rust with various challenges using different supplies. These items will be left out with instructions informing you what to do! Do you accept the challenge?

This program is for children in K-5th grade.

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room

Saturday August 12, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Korean Cultural Program  
   

Join us for a documentary about Korean Culture and a Korean wedding re-enactment. If we have 30 people sign up, a traditional Korean lunch will be provided!  Sign up and bring your friends.


Tuesday August 15, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  7:30 PM Make It, Take It Tuesdays  
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

Drop by to make a quick craft to take home. This year our friends at Webster First Federal Credit Union in West Boylston will be sponsoring our craft table and supplies.

    Location: Library - Children's Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM Massachusetts PTA Summer Leadership  
    Contact: Jennifer   Francioso   jlfrancioso@gmail.com
   

The Massachusetts PTA will be holding it's Summer Leadership Meeting. This even has been held at the Beaman Memorial Public Library for the past three years. Local parent teacher leaders/members attend this annual event.


Wednesday August 16, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Stress Reduction & Relaxation Through Yoga and Meditation  
    Contact: Carol McGuiggan   508-835-3711   
   

Interested in exploring ways to improve your overall health and well-being? Experience the benefits of gentle yoga stretches, calming breath techniques, and the value of meditation. Class is open to novice through seasoned practitioners. Dress for movement. Bring your yoga mat or a thick towel.  A sitting pillow is optional.

    Location: Library Lower Level: Stiles Meeting Room

Thursday August 17, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM ASK ANDREW - TECH HELP  
    Contact: Staff   508-835-3711   beaman@cwmars.org
   

Every Thursday from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Andrew the Tech Expert is available to help you with your technology. Do have a tablet, smartphone or other device that you need help using? Andrew can help. Sign up for a specific date (highly recommended as his time fills up quickly) or just drop by.

   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Family Reading Night and Frozen Ice Social  
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

Reward youself for all your hard work over the summer! Bring a blanket, a water bottle, bug repellent and your family and relax on the Beaman lawn starting the first chapter of a new book. Frozen ice and live music provided by the Northborough Senior Center Harmonica Club will follow.

**REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

    Location: Library

Friday August 18, 2017
   10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM The Little Gym  
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

Wear comfortable clothes and come join us for another fun program. Sponsored by The Little Gym of West Boylston. This program is for pre-schoolers who LOVE TO MOVE!

**REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

    Location: Library Lower Level: Stiles Meeting Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Free Friday Fun – Make a Beadie Critter  
   

Use a pattern to create a cute critter with beads and thread that can be used as a phone charm or to hang on your book bag. Supplies provided by the Friendswith patterns from www.beadiecritters.com. Please sign up by August 9.

 

 

 


Wednesday August 23, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Stress Reduction & Relaxation Through Yoga and Meditation  
    Contact: Carol McGuiggan   508-835-3711   
   

Interested in exploring ways to improve your overall health and well-being? Experience the benefits of gentle yoga stretches, calming breath techniques, and the value of meditation. Class is open to novice through seasoned practitioners. Dress for movement. Bring your yoga mat or a thick towel.  A sitting pillow is optional.

    Location: Library Lower Level: Stiles Meeting Room

Friday August 25, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Little STEAMERS  
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

We wil have a class for pre-schoolers focusing on one area of S.T.E.A.M.

**REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Make a Splash! Water Balloon Lawn Games  
   

Are you up for a little relief from the heat? Then prepare to get soaked. We’ll be playing a variety of games and challenges that are sure to get you at least a little wet. Bring some friends and enjoy the last days of summer.  Sign up by August 22

    Location: Library

Wednesday August 30, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Stress Reduction & Relaxation Through Yoga and Meditation  
    Contact: Carol McGuiggan   508-835-3711   
   

Interested in exploring ways to improve your overall health and well-being? Experience the benefits of gentle yoga stretches, calming breath techniques, and the value of meditation. Class is open to novice through seasoned practitioners. Dress for movement. Bring your yoga mat or a thick towel.  A sitting pillow is optional.

    Location: Library Lower Level: Stiles Meeting Room

Thursday August 31, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM ASK ANDREW - TECH HELP  
    Contact: Staff   508-835-3711   beaman@cwmars.org
   

Every Thursday from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Andrew the Tech Expert is available to help you with your technology. Do have a tablet, smartphone or other device that you need help using? Andrew can help. Sign up for a specific date (highly recommended as his time fills up quickly) or just drop by.

   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Everything, Everything: Book & a Movie  
   

Over the summer read the popular book: Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon and then on Thursday, August 31 at 6:30 p.m. we will watch the movie and talk about the differences.

    Location: Library Lower Level: Stiles Meeting Room

Thursday September 7, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM ASK ANDREW - TECH HELP  
    Contact: Staff   508-835-3711   beaman@cwmars.org
   

Every Thursday from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Andrew the Tech Expert is available to help you with your technology. Do have a tablet, smartphone or other device that you need help using? Andrew can help. Sign up for a specific date (highly recommended as his time fills up quickly) or just drop by.


Tuesday September 12, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  3:00 PM Fuel Assistance Program  
    Contact: Dianne M Schiavone   508-754-1176   dschiavone@wcac.net
   

Summer Outreach for Fuel Assistance clients.


Thursday September 14, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM ASK ANDREW - TECH HELP  
    Contact: Staff   508-835-3711   beaman@cwmars.org
   

Every Thursday from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Andrew the Tech Expert is available to help you with your technology. Do have a tablet, smartphone or other device that you need help using? Andrew can help. Sign up for a specific date (highly recommended as his time fills up quickly) or just drop by.


Thursday September 21, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM ASK ANDREW - TECH HELP  
    Contact: Staff   508-835-3711   beaman@cwmars.org
   

Every Thursday from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Andrew the Tech Expert is available to help you with your technology. Do have a tablet, smartphone or other device that you need help using? Andrew can help. Sign up for a specific date (highly recommended as his time fills up quickly) or just drop by.


Saturday September 23, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Mass Library Trustees Association Meeting  
    Contact: Nancy Gilbert     nancypgilbert@gmail.com
   

Mass Library Trustees Association Meeting


Thursday September 28, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM ASK ANDREW - TECH HELP  
    Contact: Staff   508-835-3711   beaman@cwmars.org
   

Every Thursday from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Andrew the Tech Expert is available to help you with your technology. Do have a tablet, smartphone or other device that you need help using? Andrew can help. Sign up for a specific date (highly recommended as his time fills up quickly) or just drop by.


Thursday October 5, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM ASK ANDREW - TECH HELP  
    Contact: Staff   508-835-3711   beaman@cwmars.org
   

Every Thursday from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Andrew the Tech Expert is available to help you with your technology. Do have a tablet, smartphone or other device that you need help using? Andrew can help. Sign up for a specific date (highly recommended as his time fills up quickly) or just drop by.


Thursday October 12, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM ASK ANDREW - TECH HELP  
    Contact: Staff   508-835-3711   beaman@cwmars.org
   

Every Thursday from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Andrew the Tech Expert is available to help you with your technology. Do have a tablet, smartphone or other device that you need help using? Andrew can help. Sign up for a specific date (highly recommended as his time fills up quickly) or just drop by.


Thursday October 19, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM ASK ANDREW - TECH HELP  
    Contact: Staff   508-835-3711   beaman@cwmars.org
   

Every Thursday from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Andrew the Tech Expert is available to help you with your technology. Do have a tablet, smartphone or other device that you need help using? Andrew can help. Sign up for a specific date (highly recommended as his time fills up quickly) or just drop by.


Thursday October 26, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM ASK ANDREW - TECH HELP  
    Contact: Staff   508-835-3711   beaman@cwmars.org
   

Every Thursday from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Andrew the Tech Expert is available to help you with your technology. Do have a tablet, smartphone or other device that you need help using? Andrew can help. Sign up for a specific date (highly recommended as his time fills up quickly) or just drop by.


Thursday November 2, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM ASK ANDREW - TECH HELP  
    Contact: Staff   508-835-3711   beaman@cwmars.org
   

Every Thursday from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Andrew the Tech Expert is available to help you with your technology. Do have a tablet, smartphone or other device that you need help using? Andrew can help. Sign up for a specific date (highly recommended as his time fills up quickly) or just drop by.


Thursday November 9, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM ASK ANDREW - TECH HELP  
    Contact: Staff   508-835-3711   beaman@cwmars.org
   

Every Thursday from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Andrew the Tech Expert is available to help you with your technology. Do have a tablet, smartphone or other device that you need help using? Andrew can help. Sign up for a specific date (highly recommended as his time fills up quickly) or just drop by.


Thursday November 16, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM ASK ANDREW - TECH HELP  
    Contact: Staff   508-835-3711   beaman@cwmars.org
   

Every Thursday from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Andrew the Tech Expert is available to help you with your technology. Do have a tablet, smartphone or other device that you need help using? Andrew can help. Sign up for a specific date (highly recommended as his time fills up quickly) or just drop by.


Thursday November 30, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM ASK ANDREW - TECH HELP  
    Contact: Staff   508-835-3711   beaman@cwmars.org
   

Every Thursday from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Andrew the Tech Expert is available to help you with your technology. Do have a tablet, smartphone or other device that you need help using? Andrew can help. Sign up for a specific date (highly recommended as his time fills up quickly) or just drop by.


Thursday December 7, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM ASK ANDREW - TECH HELP  
    Contact: Staff   508-835-3711   beaman@cwmars.org
   

Every Thursday from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Andrew the Tech Expert is available to help you with your technology. Do have a tablet, smartphone or other device that you need help using? Andrew can help. Sign up for a specific date (highly recommended as his time fills up quickly) or just drop by.


Thursday December 14, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM ASK ANDREW - TECH HELP  
    Contact: Staff   508-835-3711   beaman@cwmars.org
   

Every Thursday from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Andrew the Tech Expert is available to help you with your technology. Do have a tablet, smartphone or other device that you need help using? Andrew can help. Sign up for a specific date (highly recommended as his time fills up quickly) or just drop by.


Thursday December 21, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM ASK ANDREW - TECH HELP  
    Contact: Staff   508-835-3711   beaman@cwmars.org
   

Every Thursday from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Andrew the Tech Expert is available to help you with your technology. Do have a tablet, smartphone or other device that you need help using? Andrew can help. Sign up for a specific date (highly recommended as his time fills up quickly) or just drop by.


Thursday December 28, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM ASK ANDREW - TECH HELP  
    Contact: Staff   508-835-3711   beaman@cwmars.org
   

Every Thursday from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Andrew the Tech Expert is available to help you with your technology. Do have a tablet, smartphone or other device that you need help using? Andrew can help. Sign up for a specific date (highly recommended as his time fills up quickly) or just drop by.


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