Beaman Memorial Public Library

West Boylston, MA

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Tuesday May 30, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  7:50 PM Annual Arts & Crafts Exhibit  
   

May 23– June 2

The Annual Community Arts and Crafts Exhibit will be on display from May 23 to June 2 during the Library’s regular hours. This is a great opportunity for West Boylston residents and library patrons of all ages to show off their talents. We welcome all kinds of works: sculpture, paintings, handicrafts, quilting, woodcarving, needlework, photography, and more. All entries must be ready for display and submitted before May 19th at 5 p.m. Pictures must be framed and ready to hang, with hooks or string on the back. There is no entry fee, judging, or sale of artwork; there is a maximum limit of three entries per artist.

    Location: Library Lower Level: Stiles Meeting Room
   10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose  
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

Give your baby a wonderful head start in the world of words by attending a program developed for children from birth to 18 months old. This program promotes emergent learning through lap bounces, rhymes, stories, instruments and songs. This is a 6 week program. This program will not be held if West Boylston schools are delayed or canceled.

**REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Bimonthly Nonfiction Book Discussion Group  
   

Why Did the Chicken Cross The World

by Andrew Lawler.

Join us to discuss this book and pick out the next one. Call the Library for help placing a hold on this title.

 

 


Wednesday May 31, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  7:50 PM Annual Arts & Crafts Exhibit  
   

May 23– June 2

The Annual Community Arts and Crafts Exhibit will be on display from May 23 to June 2 during the Library’s regular hours. This is a great opportunity for West Boylston residents and library patrons of all ages to show off their talents. We welcome all kinds of works: sculpture, paintings, handicrafts, quilting, woodcarving, needlework, photography, and more. All entries must be ready for display and submitted before May 19th at 5 p.m. Pictures must be framed and ready to hang, with hooks or string on the back. There is no entry fee, judging, or sale of artwork; there is a maximum limit of three entries per artist.

    Location: Library Lower Level: Stiles Meeting Room

Thursday June 1, 2017
   9:15 AM  -  10:00 AM **FULL**Books and Blankies Program  
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

For children 18 months to 3 years old and their caregivers, this program fosters emergent learning during the critical years of development. Your child will develop a love of learning through finger plays, movement, rhythmic exercise and more! This is a 6 week program. This program will not be held if West Boylston schools are delayed or canceled.

** REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room
   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.

   10:00 AM  -  7:50 PM Annual Arts & Crafts Exhibit  
   

May 23– June 2

The Annual Community Arts and Crafts Exhibit will be on display from May 23 to June 2 during the Library’s regular hours. This is a great opportunity for West Boylston residents and library patrons of all ages to show off their talents. We welcome all kinds of works: sculpture, paintings, handicrafts, quilting, woodcarving, needlework, photography, and more. All entries must be ready for display and submitted before May 19th at 5 p.m. Pictures must be framed and ready to hang, with hooks or string on the back. There is no entry fee, judging, or sale of artwork; there is a maximum limit of three entries per artist.

    Location: Library Lower Level: Stiles Meeting Room
   10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM **FULL**Books and Blankies Program  
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

For children from 18 months to 3 years old and their caregiver. This program fosters emergent learning during the critical years of development. Your child will develop a love for learning through finger plays, movement, rhythmic exercise and more! This is a 6 week program. This program will not be held if West Boylston schools are canceled or delayed.

**REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room

Friday June 2, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  4:45 PM Annual Arts & Crafts Exhibit  
   

This is the last day of the Annual Community Arts and Crafts Exhibit on display during the Library’s regular hours. This is a great opportunity for West Boylston residents and library patrons of all ages to show off their talents. We welcome all kinds of works: sculpture, paintings, handicrafts, quilting, woodcarving, needlework, photography, and more. All entries must be ready for display and submitted before May 19th at 5 p.m. Pictures must be framed and ready to hang, with hooks or string on the back. There is no entry fee, judging, or sale of artwork; there is a maximum limit of three entries per artist

 

    Location: Library Lower Level: Stiles Meeting Room
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Flannel Fridays  
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

Join us for flannel board stories on the first Friday of each month. We will have stories told with flannel pieces. It's a story, it's interactive, it's fun!

This is the last Flannel Friday until the fall.

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room

Tuesday June 6, 2017
   10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose  
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

Give your baby a wonderful head start in the world of words by attending a program developed for children from birth to 18 months old. This program promotes emergent learning through lap bounces, rhymes, stories, instruments and songs. This is a 6 week program. This program will not be held if West Boylston schools are delayed or canceled.

**REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Worcester Refugee Program  
   

Tuesday, June 6 at 6:30 p.m.

Between 2007-2012 Worcester accommodated more refugees than any other community in Massachusetts. Many organizations are involved in helping these refugees.  Come learn how Worcester Refugee Assistance Project (WRAP) helps refugees settle in their new country. Their book written by refugee children will be available for purchase.

    Location: Library Lower Level: Stiles Meeting Room

Wednesday June 7, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Books and Brownies  
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

Bring in a book that you have checked out of the library to share with others ( but NOT the ending)! Learn about a new author or genre while you listen to others and enjoy some delicious brownies!!

This is open to ALL READERS!!

**REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

    Location: Library - Children's Room

Thursday June 8, 2017
   9:15 AM  -  10:00 AM **FULL**Books and Blankies Program  
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

For children 18 months to 3 years old and their caregivers, this program fosters emergent learning during the critical years of development. Your child will develop a love of learning through finger plays, movement, rhythmic exercise and more! This is a 6 week program. This program will not be held if West Boylston schools are delayed or canceled.

** REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room
   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.

   10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM **FULL**Books and Blankies Program  
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

For children from 18 months to 3 years old and their caregiver. This program fosters emergent learning during the critical years of development. Your child will develop a love for learning through finger plays, movement, rhythmic exercise and more! This is a 6 week program. This program will not be held if West Boylston schools are canceled or delayed.

**REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room

Tuesday June 13, 2017
   10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose  
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

Give your baby a wonderful head start in the world of words by attending a program developed for children from birth to 18 months old. This program promotes emergent learning through lap bounces, rhymes, stories, instruments and songs. This is a 6 week program. This program will not be held if West Boylston schools are delayed or canceled.

**REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Pleasant Pairing: Tea and Chocolates Together  
   

Join Kim Larkin, of Klassic Kreations Gourmet, a licensed chocolatier, as she explores the history and health benefits of both tea and dark chocolate. Highlights of this fun program will include learning where chocolate comes from, chocolate pioneers, a trivia quiz, the Japanese tea ceremony, the differences between tea varieties, how to brew a “proper cup,” fun tea and chocolate poetry, and of course, samplings of teas, fine chocolates, and tea infused chocolate and shortbread. Come enjoy a multi-sensory experience to delight your eyes, mind, and palate! Please sign up in advance.

 

 Location: Library Lower Level: Stiles Meeting Room

 

 


Thursday June 15, 2017
   9:15 AM  -  10:00 AM **FULL**Books and Blankies Program  
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

For children 18 months to 3 years old and their caregivers, this program fosters emergent learning during the critical years of development. Your child will develop a love of learning through finger plays, movement, rhythmic exercise and more! This is a 6 week program. This program will not be held if West Boylston schools are delayed or canceled.

** REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room
   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.

   10:15 AM  -  11:00 AM **FULL**Books and Blankies Program  
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

For children from 18 months to 3 years old and their caregiver. This program fosters emergent learning during the critical years of development. Your child will develop a love for learning through finger plays, movement, rhythmic exercise and more! This is a 6 week program. This program will not be held if West Boylston schools are canceled or delayed.

**REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room

Friday June 16, 2017
   1:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Free Friday Fun – Pay It Forward: Kindness Rocks  
   

Stop by the Library and make some positively awesome decorated rocks. We will provide the materials. Take your rocks home and then over the summer, leave a rock in a place where someone is likely to find it.

    Location: Library

Tuesday June 20, 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

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 June 20, 2017
   10:05 AM  -  7:50 PM Teen Summer Reading Program  
   

Image of the Build a Better World logo for Teen Reading ProgramStudents who are entering grades 6 - 12 can sign up at the main desk for the “Teen Summer Reading Program” by filling in a short form. Then start reading! All books should be books that you haven’t read before, and be appropriate for your reading level. When you return a Library book that you have read, you can spin for an instant prize! (something edible). Once you have read your 3rd book, you will get a scratch ticket for each book you return. Scratch the ticket to see if you have won a pretzel from Fretzels, a DQ token, a Chipotle meal, a Darby’s cookie or something else.

*Not all spins or scratch tickets are winners. 

If you would like to donate to our Teen Summer Reading Program, a $10 gift card would be perfect!  This year’s theme was developed by the Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP).

   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM 'Navigating Historical West Boylston from before Wachusett Reservoir' with Rob Smith  
   

"Rob Smith will show you how to find your way through the historical photos and reservoir blueprints that are now available on the Digital Commonwealth website.  He will also show how he has been able to map the reservoir blueprints onto today's satellite imagery, allowing you to accurately find the locations of property, roads, and buildings from before the reservoir was built. This includes being able to map your own GPS measurements of the area back into 1898."

Location: Library Lower Level: Stiles Meeting Room


Wednesday June 21, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Summer Reading Kick-off Program  
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

BUILDING TALL SHIPS & PIRATE TALES

Science Tellers will be coming to the library to help kick-off our summer reading theme, "Build a Better World." It's science, it's interactive, it's fun!!! This family program, is funded with money awarded to us from the West Boylston Cultural Council grant and the Friends of the Beaman Library.

**REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS PROGRAM

    Location: Library

Thursday June 22, 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 June 23, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  4:50 PM Annual Arts & Crafts Exhibit  
   

May 23– June 2

The Annual Community Arts and Crafts Exhibit will be on display from May 23 to June 2 during the Library’s regular hours. This is a great opportunity for West Boylston residents and library patrons of all ages to show off their talents. We welcome all kinds of works: sculpture, paintings, handicrafts, quilting, woodcarving, needlework, photography, and more. All entries must be ready for display and submitted before May 19th at 5 p.m. Pictures must be framed and ready to hang, with hooks or string on the back. There is no entry fee, judging, or sale of artwork; there is a maximum limit of three entries per artist.

    Location: Library Lower Level: Stiles Meeting Room
   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 June 27, 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
   1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Escape “Room” Challenge  
   

Image of a keyholeSolve puzzles and decipher clues in this timed challenge. Aliens are about to attack the planet and destroy all mankind! We need your help to solve the challenge before it’s too late! Sign up in groups of 3-6 people. Groups may be teens (ages 12-18) or family groups (ages 6-100). Call the Library or email sgomes@cwmars.org to sign up.

   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Escape “Room” Challenge  
   

Image of a keyholeSolve puzzles and decipher clues in this timed challenge. Aliens are about to attack the planet and destroy all mankind! We need your help to solve the challenge before it’s too late! Sign up in groups of 3-6 people. Groups may be teens (ages 12-18) or family groups (ages 6-100). Call the Library or email sgomes@cwmars.org to sign up.


Wednesday June 28, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Cutting Edge Design with the Quirky Dad  
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

Discover how to design with a computer controlled milling machine (CNC) that can engrave and shape blank wood or plastic by carving out your custom design. Each participant will learn how to create designs in the free Easel web-based software and cut their own personal keychain. Participants are encouraged to bring a couple of sketches of their ideas on paper. Only 6 spaces available. This program is for children in 3rd-5th grade.

**REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS PROGRAM

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room

Thursday June 29, 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
   5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Escape “Room” Challenge  
   

Image of a mazeSolve puzzles and decipher clues in this timed challenge. Aliens are about to attack the planet and destroy all mankind! We need your help to solve the challenge before it’s too late! Sign up in groups of 3-6 people. Groups may be teens (ages 12-18) or family groups (ages 6-100). Call the Library or email sgomes@cwmars.org to sign up.


Friday June 30, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  4:50 PM Annual Arts & Crafts Exhibit  
   

May 23– June 2

The Annual Community Arts and Crafts Exhibit will be on display from May 23 to June 2 during the Library’s regular hours. This is a great opportunity for West Boylston residents and library patrons of all ages to show off their talents. We welcome all kinds of works: sculpture, paintings, handicrafts, quilting, woodcarving, needlework, photography, and more. All entries must be ready for display and submitted before May 19th at 5 p.m. Pictures must be framed and ready to hang, with hooks or string on the back. There is no entry fee, judging, or sale of artwork; there is a maximum limit of three entries per artist.

    Location: Library Lower Level: Stiles Meeting Room
   1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Escape “Room” Challenge  
   

Image of a keyholeSolve puzzles and decipher clues in this timed challenge. Aliens are about to attack the planet and destroy all mankind! We need your help to solve the challenge before it’s too late! Sign up in groups of 3-6 people. Groups may be teens (ages 12-18) or family groups (ages 6-100). Call the Library or email sgomes@cwmars.org to sign up.

   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
   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Escape “Room” Challenge  
   

Solve puzzles and decipher clues in this timed challenge. Aliens are about to attack the planet and destroy all mankind! We need your help to solve the challenge before it’s too late! Sign up in groups of 3-6 people. Groups may be teens (ages 12-18) or family groups (ages 6-100). Call the Library or email sgomes@cwmars.org to sign up.


Wednesday July 5, 2017
   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
   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. Another session of this program will be held on August 2 at 6:30 p.m.


Thursday July 6, 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
   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Girl Scout Information Event  
    Contact: Kerry O'Brien   508-749-3633   kobrien@gscwm.org
   

“Ready to start a new adventure?! Joining Girl Scouts is a great way to help girls build confidence, try new things, and discover their inner G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-Taker, Leader).

New Girl Scout troops that will begin meeting in the fall are now forming in West Boylston! To learn more and to join in the fun, parents and their daughters are invited to attend an Elena of Avalor themed sample troop meeting on Thursday July 6 at 6 p.m.. Girl Scouts is open to girls in grades K-12 and there are opportunities to join at all levels. Contact Kerry O'Brien, 508-749-3633, kobrien@gscwm.org, for more information.”

 

   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Smart Phone Hologram Projector  
   

Using heavy plastic and a utility knife, create an awesome Hologram Projector. When it is finished, you can project 3D images of hummingbirds, butterflies, or tornados above your smart phone screen using images from YouTube. The projector is yours to keep and share holograms with your friends! Sign up by July 5.

    Location: Library Lower Level: Stiles Meeting Room

Friday July 7, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Create a Stained Glass Window  
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

Using Sharpie markers, create your own one-of-a-kind window decoration. This program is for K-5th grade. Please note, Sharpie markers are permanent and may stain clothing and/or bodies.

**REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS PROGRAM

    Location: Library - Children's Story Hour Room
   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 July 11, 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  -  8:00 PM Bad Art Night For Tweens, Teens, and Adults  
   

No talent? No problem! It’s all about the process, not the product! We will provide supplies. Unleash your creative side and have some fun. Please sign up at the Library.


Wednesday July 12, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Annual Pet Show  
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

Bring the family, bring some water and bring your favorite pet (live or plush) to the library for our popular event! There is a $1.00 fee for each pet entered. We will donate our funds to the Worcester Animal Rescue League to help their organization.

Rain date is July 19th. WE ARE LOOKING FOR SOME JUDGES- must love kids and animals. Please contact the Children's room if you wish to off offer your services!

**REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS PROGRAM

    Location: Library

Thursday July 13, 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 July 14, 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 July 18, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  7:30 PM Jumbo Jenga  
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

We will place a giant, make-shift Jenga game on our front lawn with 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!!

**REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS PROGRAM

    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

Wednesday July 19, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  7:30 PM Jumbo Jenga  
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

We will place a giant, make-shift Jenga game on our front lawn with 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!!

**REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS PROGRAM

    Location: Library

Thursday July 20, 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.

   10:00 AM  -  7:30 PM Jumbo Jenga  
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

We will place a giant, make-shift Jenga game on our front lawn with 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!!

**REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS PROGRAM

    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

Friday July 21, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  4:30 PM Jumbo Jenga  
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

We will place a giant, make-shift Jenga game on our front lawn with 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!!

**REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS PROGRAM

    Location: Library
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Ramp it Up - Pool Noodle Edition  
    Contact: Sue Smith   508-835-3711 x3   ssmith@cwmars.org
   

What can you do with pool noodles and balls and marbles? We will see when you join the fun!! This program is for children in K-5th grade.

**REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

 

    Location: Library - Children's Room

Tuesday July 25, 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 July 26, 2017
   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  -  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 July 28, 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 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  -  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
   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 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
   2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Free Friday Fun – Make a Beady 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 Friends with patterns from www.beadiecritters.com. Please sign up by August 9

    Location: Library

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

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.

 

 

 


Thursday August 24, 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.


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

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.


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.


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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