Brockton Public Library

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Wednesday June 21, 2017 -  Saturday August 12, 2017
     BUILD A BETTER WORLD READING CLUB  
    Contact: Children's Room   508-580-7890 x301   
   

Birth - Grade 6 

Join our summer reading club and help us build a LEGO block community!

You will receive a reading log, game sheets, bookmarks & other surprises along the way.

Younger children can also participate by having someone read to them .

Please sign up in the Children's Room, East Branch or West Branch.

This program is sponsored by the Brockton Public Library, the Massachusetts Library System, the Boston Bruins, and the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.

    Location: Main Library

Thursday June 22, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM ARC Book Group  
    Contact: Paula Jones   (508)580-7890x207   pjones@cobma.us
   

Canceled for this week. Brockton ARC Book Group will meet from 10-11 a.m. New members are always welcome. Location the Feinberg Room top floor.

   1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM City of Brockton - Law Department  
   

MCAD Training

    Location: Lingos Auditorium Main Library
   2:30 PM  -  7:30 PM SEIU Community Action  
   

Meeting

    Location: East Branch Library
   3:00 PM  -  7:00 PM East Branch Walk-In Crafts  
    Contact: East Branch   508-584-7892   
   

Children ages 4 and up, may visit the East Branch to work on a weekly craft project anytime between 3 p.m.-7 p.m.

    Location: East Branch Library

Saturday June 24, 2017
   9:00 AM  -  3:00 PM Homecare Training Benefit  
   

Medication Safety for Personal Care Attendants

    Location: Large Conference Room - Main

Monday June 26, 2017
   4:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Brockton Youth Council  
   

Meeting

    Location: Large Conference Room - Main
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Brockton Library Board of Trustees Meeting  
    Contact: Paul Engle   508-580-7890, x101   pengle@cobma.us
   

The Brockton Public Library Board of Trustees will meet in the Trustee Room at the Public Library on 304 Main St.  Visitors are welcome but must register with the clerk if they wish to speak.  Vistors will be allowed three minutes at the start of the meeting to address the trustees.   The meeting will begin at 6:30.

    Location: Main Library

Tuesday June 27, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM East Branch - KIDS CLUB  
    Contact: Joni Block   508-580-7491   brocktoncfce@bpsma.org
   

 

If you have a child Birth- 5 who is not in any early childhood program and you are looking for something to do,

perhaps this playgroup is for you! This playgroup will occur every Tuesday  Come play and learn with your child! 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. SPACE IS LIMITED.

Call 508-580-7491 or email: brocktoncfce@bpsma.org

Every Tuesdays from 10:00-11:00 a.m.

EAST BRANCH LIBRARY

54 Kingman Street , Brockton

This program is supported through funds from the MA Department of Early Education and Care, 

Brockton Public Library, and the Brockton Public Schools.

 

    Location: East Branch Library
   12:05 PM  -  1:30 PM Adult Coloring  
    Contact: Paula Jones   (508)580-7890x207   pjones@cobma.us
   

Join in for a peaceful spell of adult coloring on Tuesdays from 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. in the Driscoll Art Gallery. Colored pencils and paper available.

    Location: Art Room
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Independent Associates  
   

Group meeting - Men

    Location: Large Conference Room - Main
   5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Representative Gerry Cassidy  
   

~~ Meet with constituents

    Location: Large Conference Room - Main
   6:00 PM  -  7:45 PM MAKER SPACE  
    Contact: Keith Choquette   508-580-7890 x105   kchoquette@cobma.us
   

The Makerspace will be open today on the second floor of the main library.  Come and explore the new opportunities to develop your interests and skills in science, technology, engineering and math.  This week we will be explorting very basic coding with Ozobot robots ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5d4iXGbIGs }.

       

    Location: Main Library

Wednesday June 28, 2017
   11:30 AM  -  2:00 PM Brockton Police Department  
   

Shannon/SSYI Grant Steering Committee Meeting

    Location: Large Conference Room - Main
   2:00 PM  -  7:00 PM West Branch Walk-In Crafts  
    Contact: West Branch    508-584-7894   
   

Children ages 4 and up, may visit the West Branch to work on a craft project anytime between 2 p.m.-7 p.m.

    Location: West Branch Library

Thursday June 29, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Homecare Training Benefit  
   

Medication Safety for Personal Care Attendants

    Location: Large Conference Room - Main
   3:00 PM  -  7:00 PM East Branch Walk-In Crafts  
    Contact: East Branch   508-584-7892   
   

Children ages 4 and up, may visit the East Branch to work on a weekly craft project anytime between 3 p.m.-7 p.m.

    Location: East Branch Library

Friday June 30, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Asteroid Day  
    Contact: Keith Choquette   508-580-7890 x105   kchoquette@cobma.us
   

Join us for a celebration of Asteroid Day, a day set aside every summer for education and awareness of asteroids which have, on occassion, strayed into the neighborhood of our planet.  NASA Solar System Ambassador Pat Monteith will lead a lively discussion and present short videos.  Learn the difference between asteroids, meteors and comets.  Did an asteroid really destroy the dinosaurs?  Could Earth be struck by an asteroid in the future?  Make your own asteroid cookies and more.  Participants should be at least nine years old.  Please sign up in the library children's room in advance.

Supported by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

     

    Location: Lingos Auditorium Main Library

Saturday July 1, 2017
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM 51 Degress North  
    Contact: Keith Choquette   508-580-7890 x105   kchoquette@cobma.us
   

See the movie behind asteroid day.  This is a movie for adults that helped spark discussions that lead to the first asteroid day in 2015.  It is the story of the impending catastrophy about to occur as a giant asteroid will collide with earth.  A photographer is assigned the task of documenting life on earth before the catastophy.  Watch the trailer here.  Following the movie, NASA Solar System Ambassador Pat Monteith will present information about the Asteroid Bennu Mission and answer questins about NASA's asteroid mitigation strategies.

    Location: Lingos Auditorium Main Library

Tuesday July 4, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM East Branch - KIDS CLUB  
    Contact: Joni Block   508-580-7491   brocktoncfce@bpsma.org
   

 

If you have a child Birth- 5 who is not in any early childhood program and you are looking for something to do,

perhaps this playgroup is for you! This playgroup will occur every Tuesday  Come play and learn with your child! 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. SPACE IS LIMITED.

Call 508-580-7491 or email: brocktoncfce@bpsma.org

Every Tuesdays from 10:00-11:00 a.m.

EAST BRANCH LIBRARY

54 Kingman Street , Brockton

This program is supported through funds from the MA Department of Early Education and Care, 

Brockton Public Library, and the Brockton Public Schools.

 

    Location: East Branch Library
   12:05 PM  -  1:30 PM Adult Coloring  
    Contact: Paula Jones   (508)580-7890x207   pjones@cobma.us
   

Join in for a peaceful spell of adult coloring on Tuesdays from 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. in the Driscoll Art Gallery. Colored pencils and paper available.

    Location: Art Room

Wednesday July 5, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Whimsical Wednesdays- Storytelling with Andrea Lovett  
    Contact: Children's Room   508-580-7890 x301   
   

 

Ages 2-7

Join Andrea Lovett, for a whimsical story/craft program to be held at the Main Library on Wednesdays, July 5, August 9 & August 16 from 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. 

Please sign up in the Children's Room.

    Location: Main Library
   2:00 PM  -  7:00 PM West Branch Walk-In Crafts  
    Contact: West Branch    508-584-7894   
   

Children ages 4 and up, may visit the West Branch to work on a craft project anytime between 2 p.m.-7 p.m.

    Location: West Branch Library

Thursday July 6, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM ARC Book Group  
    Contact: Paula Jones   (508)580-7890x207   pjones@cobma.us
   

The ARC Book Group will meet from 10 - 11 a.m. New members are always welcome.

    Location: Art Room
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Walk-In Craft Time  
    Contact: Children's Room   508-580-7890 x301   
   

Kindergarten - Grade 6

Children may walk in to the Main Library anytime between 10:00 a.m. - Noon.to work on a fun craft project.

    Location: Main Library
   3:00 PM  -  7:00 PM East Branch Walk-In Crafts  
    Contact: East Branch   508-584-7892   
   

Children ages 4 and up, may visit the East Branch to work on a weekly craft project anytime between 3 p.m.-7 p.m.

    Location: East Branch Library

Friday July 7, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Homecare Training Benefit  
   

Communication & Boundary Setting for Personal Care Attendants

    Location: Large Conference Room - Main

Saturday July 8, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Knitting with Michelle  
   

Knit, create & make new friends at an informal and friendly social! Knitters of all experience levels are invited. Bring your own materials, projects & questions. Attend one meeting or all of them. Get advice about a tricky stitch or come and help novice knitters learn.

 

 

    Location: Fienberg Room

Monday July 10, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:45 AM COA Book Group  
    Contact: Paula Jones   (508)580-7890x207   pjones@cobma.us
   

Council on Aging Book Group will discuss Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly on Mon. July 10th from 10 a.m. until noon at the Council on Aging.

   5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Pastel Painting Workshop  
    Contact: Keith Choquette   508-580-7890, x105   kchoquette@cobma.us
   

Massachusetts artist Gregory Maichack returns to the Brockton Public Library to host a pastel painting workshop entitled 'The 45 million dollar flower'.  This is a hands on pastel painting workshop for adults and older teens.  Participants will be guided through step by step instructions to create your own pastel artwork.  The two hour workshop is a wonderful opportunity for anyone from a sheer beginner to an established art student.  Greg is a portraitist and painter who works primarily in pastels so he is truly an expert teacher.  All art supplies will be provided so the class is FREE.  It is only necessary to register for the class in case it fills up.  Approximately 25 students can be accomodated.  Register with Keith Choquette, 508-580-7890, x105, kchoquette@cobma.us 

This event is supported by the Brockton Cultural Council

    Location: Lingos Auditorium Main Library

Tuesday July 11, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM East Branch - KIDS CLUB  
    Contact: Joni Block   508-580-7491   brocktoncfce@bpsma.org
   

 

If you have a child Birth- 5 who is not in any early childhood program and you are looking for something to do,

perhaps this playgroup is for you! This playgroup will occur every Tuesday  Come play and learn with your child! 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. SPACE IS LIMITED.

Call 508-580-7491 or email: brocktoncfce@bpsma.org

Every Tuesdays from 10:00-11:00 a.m.

EAST BRANCH LIBRARY

54 Kingman Street , Brockton

This program is supported through funds from the MA Department of Early Education and Care, 

Brockton Public Library, and the Brockton Public Schools.

 

    Location: East Branch Library
   12:05 PM  -  1:30 PM Adult Coloring  
    Contact: Paula Jones   (508)580-7890x207   pjones@cobma.us
   

Join in for a peaceful spell of adult coloring on Tuesdays from 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. in the Driscoll Art Gallery. Colored pencils and paper available.

    Location: Art Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Conversation Circles with Malice  
    Contact: Malice Veiga   508-580-7890 ext 205   mveiga@cobma.us
   

Practice speaking English with other adult ESOL learners and new English speakers in an informal and friendly group setting.  Registration is not required.

    Location: Large Conference Room - Main

Wednesday July 12, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Mother Goose Storytime  
    Contact: Children's Room   508-580-7890 x301   
   

Birth - Age 5

Join us for a fun storytime with our special guest Mother Goose!

This program is being held at the Main Library on Wednesday, July 12 from 10:00 a.m -10:45 a.m .

Please sign up in the Children's Room .

The program is sponsored by CFCE, the Brockton Public Library and Raising a Reader Massachusetts.

    Location: Main Library
   2:00 PM  -  7:00 PM West Branch Walk-In Crafts  
    Contact: West Branch    508-584-7894   
   

Children ages 4 and up, may visit the West Branch to work on a craft project anytime between 2 p.m.-7 p.m.

    Location: West Branch Library

Thursday July 13, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Walk-In Craft Time  
    Contact: Children's Room   508-580-7890 x301   
   

Kindergarten - Grade 6

Children may walk in to the Main Library anytime between 10:00 a.m. - Noon.to work on a fun craft project.

    Location: Main Library
   3:00 PM  -  7:00 PM East Branch Walk-In Crafts  
    Contact: East Branch   508-584-7892   
   

Children ages 4 and up, may visit the East Branch to work on a weekly craft project anytime between 3 p.m.-7 p.m.

    Location: East Branch Library

Tuesday July 18, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM East Branch - KIDS CLUB  
    Contact: Joni Block   508-580-7491   brocktoncfce@bpsma.org
   

 

If you have a child Birth- 5 who is not in any early childhood program and you are looking for something to do,

perhaps this playgroup is for you! This playgroup will occur every Tuesday  Come play and learn with your child! 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. SPACE IS LIMITED.

Call 508-580-7491 or email: brocktoncfce@bpsma.org

Every Tuesdays from 10:00-11:00 a.m.

EAST BRANCH LIBRARY

54 Kingman Street , Brockton

This program is supported through funds from the MA Department of Early Education and Care, 

Brockton Public Library, and the Brockton Public Schools.

 

    Location: East Branch Library
   12:05 PM  -  1:30 PM Adult Coloring  
    Contact: Paula Jones   (508)580-7890x207   pjones@cobma.us
   

Join in for a peaceful spell of adult coloring on Tuesdays from 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. in the Driscoll Art Gallery. Colored pencils and paper available.

    Location: Art Room
   6:00 PM The LEGO Batman Movie - Rated PG - 90 Minutes  
    Contact: Children's Room   508-580-7890 x301   
   

 Rated- PG  - 85 Minutes

Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Bring your whole family as we watch a terrific family-friendly movie at the Main Library.

We’ll provide the snack & the beverage… You don’t even have to buy tickets!  

Please sign up in the Children's Room or call.  

Big changes are brewing in Gotham, and if LEGO Batman wants to save the city from the Joker’s hostile takeover,

Batman may have to drop the lone vigilante thing, try to work with others and maybe, just maybe, learn to lighten up! 

    Location: Lingos Auditorium Main Library
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Conversation Circles with Malice  
    Contact: Malice Veiga   508-580-7890 ext 205   mveiga@cobma.us
   

Practice speaking English with other adult ESOL learners and new English speakers in an informal and friendly group setting.  Registration is not required.

    Location: Large Conference Room - Main

Wednesday July 19, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Kids & Coins  
    Contact: Children's Room   508-580-7890 x301   
   

Ages 7 - 15

Richard Hand,Jr., our local numismatist, will be introducing children to the wonderful world of coin collecting at the Main Library on Wednesday, July 19 from 10 a.m. - noon.

Please sign up in the Children's Room.

    Location: Main Library
   2:00 PM  -  7:00 PM West Branch Walk-In Crafts  
    Contact: West Branch    508-584-7894   
   

Children ages 4 and up, may visit the West Branch to work on a craft project anytime between 2 p.m.-7 p.m.

    Location: West Branch Library

Thursday July 20, 2017
   9:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Brockton Police Department  
   

Jail Diversion Case Conference

    Location: Large Conference Room - Main
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Walk-In Craft Time  
    Contact: Children's Room   508-580-7890 x301   
   

Kindergarten - Grade 6

Children may walk in to the Main Library anytime between 10:00 a.m. - Noon.to work on a fun craft project.

    Location: Main Library
   3:00 PM  -  7:00 PM East Branch Walk-In Crafts  
    Contact: East Branch   508-584-7892   
   

Children ages 4 and up, may visit the East Branch to work on a weekly craft project anytime between 3 p.m.-7 p.m.

    Location: East Branch Library

Saturday July 22, 2017
   9:00 AM  -  3:00 PM Homecare Training Benefit  
   

Adult First Aid/CPR/AED for Personal Care Attendants

    Location: Large Conference Room - Main
   2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Cape Verdean Exhibit  
    Contact: Malice Veiga   508-580-7890 ext 205   mveiga@cobma.us
   

We have gathered an array of different cultural and historical artifacts, musical objects, and many other representative items from Cape Verde to honor and observe Cape Verde Independence.  Come see some of the cultural and historical treasures of a vital and vibrant culture and society.

 

Featuring live Cape Verdean dancers

 

Sponsors

Brockton Public Library

Associaco Caboverdiana De Brockton, Inc

    Location: Lingos Auditorium Main Library
   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM JFK and the Cuban Missile Crisis  
    Contact: Keith Choquette   508-580-7890 x105   kchoquette@cobma.us
   

Join local historian Gary Hylander in the Art Gallery of the Main Library for a fascinating talk on the Cuban Missile Crisis.  Never before or since have the American and the Russians been so perilously close to a nuclear war.   Professor Hylander is a local history professor who brings history alive through his lectures.  The art gallery is just off the rotunda in the old section of the library facing Main St., on the third floor.  Join us for the second lecture of a three part series on JFK.

    Location: Art Room

Tuesday July 25, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM East Branch - KIDS CLUB  
    Contact: Joni Block   508-580-7491   brocktoncfce@bpsma.org
   

 

If you have a child Birth- 5 who is not in any early childhood program and you are looking for something to do,

perhaps this playgroup is for you! This playgroup will occur every Tuesday  Come play and learn with your child! 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. SPACE IS LIMITED.

Call 508-580-7491 or email: brocktoncfce@bpsma.org

Every Tuesdays from 10:00-11:00 a.m.

EAST BRANCH LIBRARY

54 Kingman Street , Brockton

This program is supported through funds from the MA Department of Early Education and Care, 

Brockton Public Library, and the Brockton Public Schools.

 

    Location: East Branch Library
   12:05 PM  -  1:30 PM Adult Coloring  
    Contact: Paula Jones   (508)580-7890x207   pjones@cobma.us
   

Join in for a peaceful spell of adult coloring on Tuesdays from 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. in the Driscoll Art Gallery. Colored pencils and paper available.

    Location: Art Room
   5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Representative Gerry Cassidy  
   

~~ Meet with constituents

    Location: Large Conference Room - Main
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Conversation Circles with Malice  
    Contact: Malice Veiga   508-580-7890 ext 205   mveiga@cobma.us
   

Practice speaking English with other adult ESOL learners and new English speakers in an informal and friendly group setting.  Registration is not required.

    Location: Art Room

Wednesday July 26, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Flashlight Fun With Books  
    Contact: Children's Room   508-580-7890 x301   
   

Birth -Age 5

This 4 week family program will feature themed stories, crafts, information and resources for parents as well as a FREE BOOK for every child.

being held at the Main Library on Fridays, August 4, 11, 18 & 25 from 10:00 – 10:45 a.m. 

The program is sponsored by CFCE, the Brockton Public Library and Raising a Reader Massachusetts.

Please sign up in the Children’s Room.

    Location: Main Library
   11:30 AM  -  2:00 PM Brockton Police Department  
   

Shannon/SSYI Grant Steering Committee Meeting

    Location: Large Conference Room - Main
   2:00 PM  -  7:00 PM West Branch Walk-In Crafts  
    Contact: West Branch    508-584-7894   
   

Children ages 4 and up, may visit the West Branch to work on a craft project anytime between 2 p.m.-7 p.m.

    Location: West Branch Library

Thursday July 27, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Walk-In Craft Time  
    Contact: Children's Room   508-580-7890 x301   
   

Kindergarten - Grade 6

Children may walk in to the Main Library anytime between 10:00 a.m. - Noon.to work on a fun craft project.

    Location: Main Library
   2:30 PM  -  7:30 PM SEIU Community Action  
   

Meeting

    Location: East Branch Library
   3:00 PM  -  7:00 PM East Branch Walk-In Crafts  
    Contact: East Branch   508-584-7892   
   

Children ages 4 and up, may visit the East Branch to work on a weekly craft project anytime between 3 p.m.-7 p.m.

    Location: East Branch Library

Saturday July 29, 2017
   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM The legacy of JFK  
    Contact: Keith Choquette   508-580-7890 x105   kchoquette@cobma.us
   

Join local historian Gary Hylander in the Art Gallery of the Main Library for a fascinating talk on the llegacy of the 35th president.  Professor Hylander is a local favorite who brings history alive through his lectures.  The art gallery is just off the rotunda in the old section of the library facing Main St., on the third floor.  Join us for the firnal lecture of a three part series on JFK.  

    Location: Art Room

Tuesday August 1, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM East Branch - KIDS CLUB  
    Contact: Joni Block   508-580-7491   brocktoncfce@bpsma.org
   

 

If you have a child Birth- 5 who is not in any early childhood program and you are looking for something to do,

perhaps this playgroup is for you! This playgroup will occur every Tuesday  Come play and learn with your child! 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. SPACE IS LIMITED.

Call 508-580-7491 or email: brocktoncfce@bpsma.org

Every Tuesdays from 10:00-11:00 a.m.

EAST BRANCH LIBRARY

54 Kingman Street , Brockton

This program is supported through funds from the MA Department of Early Education and Care, 

Brockton Public Library, and the Brockton Public Schools.

 

    Location: East Branch Library
   12:05 PM  -  1:30 PM Adult Coloring  
    Contact: Paula Jones   (508)580-7890x207   pjones@cobma.us
   

Join in for a peaceful spell of adult coloring on Tuesdays from 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. in the Driscoll Art Gallery. Colored pencils and paper available.

    Location: Art Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Conversation Circles with Malice  
    Contact: Malice Veiga   508-580-7890 ext 205   mveiga@cobma.us
   

Practice speaking English with other adult ESOL learners and new English speakers in an informal and friendly group setting.  Registration is not required.

    Location: Large Conference Room - Main

Wednesday August 2, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Blades Bruins Mascot Visit  
    Contact: Children's Room   508-580-7890 x301   
   

 

ALL AGES

Blades is coming to the Main Library on August 2 from 10 am to 11 a.m ! 

Join us as we welcome the furry mascot of the Bruins with a story, trivia, games and activities.

Don’t forget your camera!

Please sign up in the Children’s Room.

A special thank you to the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners & the Boston Bruins for making this event possible.

    Location: Main Library
   2:00 PM  -  7:00 PM West Branch Walk-In Crafts  
    Contact: West Branch    508-584-7894   
   

Children ages 4 and up, may visit the West Branch to work on a craft project anytime between 2 p.m.-7 p.m.

    Location: West Branch Library

Thursday August 3, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Walk-In Craft Time  
    Contact: Children's Room   508-580-7890 x301   
   

Kindergarten - Grade 6

Children may walk in to the Main Library anytime between 10:00 a.m. - Noon.to work on a fun craft project.

    Location: Main Library
   3:00 PM  -  7:00 PM East Branch Walk-In Crafts  
    Contact: East Branch   508-584-7892   
   

Children ages 4 and up, may visit the East Branch to work on a weekly craft project anytime between 3 p.m.-7 p.m.

    Location: East Branch Library

Friday August 4, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Read & Create  
    Contact: Children's Room   508-580-7890 x301   
   

Birth - Age 5

This 4 week family program will feature themed stories, crafts, information and resources for parents as well as a FREE BOOK for every child.

being held at the Main Library on Fridays, August 4, 11, 18 & 25 from 10:00 – 10:45 a.m. 

The program is sponsored by CFCE, the Brockton Public Library and Raising a Reader Massachusetts.

Please sign up in the Children’s Room.

 

    Location: Main Library

Tuesday August 8, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM East Branch - KIDS CLUB  
    Contact: Joni Block   508-580-7491   brocktoncfce@bpsma.org
   

 

If you have a child Birth- 5 who is not in any early childhood program and you are looking for something to do,

perhaps this playgroup is for you! This playgroup will occur every Tuesday  Come play and learn with your child! 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. SPACE IS LIMITED.

Call 508-580-7491 or email: brocktoncfce@bpsma.org

Every Tuesdays from 10:00-11:00 a.m.

EAST BRANCH LIBRARY

54 Kingman Street , Brockton

This program is supported through funds from the MA Department of Early Education and Care, 

Brockton Public Library, and the Brockton Public Schools.

 

    Location: East Branch Library
   12:05 PM  -  1:30 PM Adult Coloring  
    Contact: Paula Jones   (508)580-7890x207   pjones@cobma.us
   

Join in for a peaceful spell of adult coloring on Tuesdays from 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. in the Driscoll Art Gallery. Colored pencils and paper available.

    Location: Art Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Conversation Circles with Malice  
    Contact: Malice Veiga   508-580-7890 ext 205   mveiga@cobma.us
   

Practice speaking English with other adult ESOL learners and new English speakers in an informal and friendly group setting.  Registration is not required.

    Location: Large Conference Room - Main

Wednesday August 9, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Whimsical Wednesdays- Storytelling with Andrea Lovett  
    Contact: Children's Room   508-580-7890 x301   
   

 

Ages 2-7

Join Andrea Lovett, for a whimsical story/craft program to be held at the Main Library on Wednesdays, July 5, August 9 & August 16 from 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. 

Please sign up in the Children's Room.

    Location: Main Library
   2:00 PM  -  7:00 PM West Branch Walk-In Crafts  
    Contact: West Branch    508-584-7894   
   

Children ages 4 and up, may visit the West Branch to work on a craft project anytime between 2 p.m.-7 p.m.

    Location: West Branch Library

Thursday August 10, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Walk-In Craft Time  
    Contact: Children's Room   508-580-7890 x301   
   

Kindergarten - Grade 6

Children may walk in to the Main Library anytime between 10:00 a.m. - Noon.to work on a fun craft project.

    Location: Main Library
   3:00 PM  -  7:00 PM East Branch Walk-In Crafts  
    Contact: East Branch   508-584-7892   
   

Children ages 4 and up, may visit the East Branch to work on a weekly craft project anytime between 3 p.m.-7 p.m.

    Location: East Branch Library

Friday August 11, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Read & Create  
    Contact: Children's Room   508-580-7890 x301   
   

Birth - Age 5

This 4 week family program will feature themed stories, crafts, information and resources for parents as well as a FREE BOOK for every child.

being held at the Main Library on Fridays, August 4, 11, 18 & 25 from 10:00 – 10:45 a.m. 

The program is sponsored by CFCE, the Brockton Public Library and Raising a Reader Massachusetts.

Please sign up in the Children’s Room.

 

    Location: Main Library

Tuesday August 15, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM East Branch - KIDS CLUB  
    Contact: Joni Block   508-580-7491   brocktoncfce@bpsma.org
   

 

If you have a child Birth- 5 who is not in any early childhood program and you are looking for something to do,

perhaps this playgroup is for you! This playgroup will occur every Tuesday  Come play and learn with your child! 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. SPACE IS LIMITED.

Call 508-580-7491 or email: brocktoncfce@bpsma.org

Every Tuesdays from 10:00-11:00 a.m.

EAST BRANCH LIBRARY

54 Kingman Street , Brockton

This program is supported through funds from the MA Department of Early Education and Care, 

Brockton Public Library, and the Brockton Public Schools.

 

    Location: East Branch Library
   12:05 PM  -  1:30 PM Adult Coloring  
    Contact: Paula Jones   (508)580-7890x207   pjones@cobma.us
   

Join in for a peaceful spell of adult coloring on Tuesdays from 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. in the Driscoll Art Gallery. Colored pencils and paper available.

    Location: Art Room
   6:00 PM Disney's Moana - Rated PG - 103 minutes  
    Contact: Children's Room   508-580-7890 x301   
   

(Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult) 

Join us for Tuesday night at the movies at the Main Library on August 15 at 6 p.m. for a fun family movie.

Moana  is an adventurous teenager who is inspired to leave the safety and security of her island on a daring journey

to save her people. Along the way, Moana fulfills her quest with the help of the mighty demigod Maui and discovers

the one thing she’s always sought: her identity.  

Please sign up in the Children’s Room.

    Location: Main Library
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Conversation Circles with Malice  
    Contact: Malice Veiga   508-580-7890 ext 205   mveiga@cobma.us
   

Practice speaking English with other adult ESOL learners and new English speakers in an informal and friendly group setting.  Registration is not required.

    Location: Large Conference Room - Main

Wednesday August 16, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Whimsical Wednesdays- Storytelling with Andrea Lovett  
    Contact: Children's Room   508-580-7890 x301   
   

 

Ages 2-7

Join Andrea Lovett, for a whimsical story/craft program to be held at the Main Library on Wednesdays, July 5, August 9 & August 16 from 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. 

Please sign up in the Children's Room.

    Location: Main Library
   2:00 PM  -  7:00 PM West Branch Walk-In Crafts  
    Contact: West Branch    508-584-7894   
   

Children ages 4 and up, may visit the West Branch to work on a craft project anytime between 2 p.m.-7 p.m.

    Location: West Branch Library

Thursday August 17, 2017
   9:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Brockton Police Department  
   

Jail Diversion Case Conference

    Location: Large Conference Room - Main
   3:00 PM  -  7:00 PM East Branch Walk-In Crafts  
    Contact: East Branch   508-584-7892   
   

Children ages 4 and up, may visit the East Branch to work on a weekly craft project anytime between 3 p.m.-7 p.m.

    Location: East Branch Library

Friday August 18, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Read & Create  
    Contact: Children's Room   508-580-7890 x301   
   

Birth - Age 5

This 4 week family program will feature themed stories, crafts, information and resources for parents as well as a FREE BOOK for every child.

being held at the Main Library on Fridays, August 4, 11, 18 & 25 from 10:00 – 10:45 a.m. 

The program is sponsored by CFCE, the Brockton Public Library and Raising a Reader Massachusetts.

Please sign up in the Children’s Room.

 

    Location: Main Library

Tuesday August 22, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM East Branch - KIDS CLUB  
    Contact: Joni Block   508-580-7491   brocktoncfce@bpsma.org
   

 

If you have a child Birth- 5 who is not in any early childhood program and you are looking for something to do,

perhaps this playgroup is for you! This playgroup will occur every Tuesday  Come play and learn with your child! 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. SPACE IS LIMITED.

Call 508-580-7491 or email: brocktoncfce@bpsma.org

Every Tuesdays from 10:00-11:00 a.m.

EAST BRANCH LIBRARY

54 Kingman Street , Brockton

This program is supported through funds from the MA Department of Early Education and Care, 

Brockton Public Library, and the Brockton Public Schools.

 

    Location: East Branch Library
   12:05 PM  -  1:30 PM Adult Coloring  
    Contact: Paula Jones   (508)580-7890x207   pjones@cobma.us
   

Join in for a peaceful spell of adult coloring on Tuesdays from 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. in the Driscoll Art Gallery. Colored pencils and paper available.

    Location: Art Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Digital Photography with your DSLR  
    Contact: Keith Choquette   508-580-7890 x105   kchoquette@cobma.us
   

This presentation will discuss how to shoot, back-up, manage workflow and edit photography using your DSLR (digital single lens reflex) camera system.  We will examine and discuss the basic concepts of still photography - shutter speed, aperture (“F” stop), bracketing exposures, depth of field, etc.  This includes using the “rule of thirds” and good composition of each photograph.  We will also examine the use of wide angle, telephoto and close-up lenses, camera mounted flash and fill-lighting.  We will also discuss various photo editing software applications that are available for both PC and Mac-based computer systems

 

    Location: Lingos Auditorium Main Library
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Conversation Circles with Malice  
    Contact: Malice Veiga   508-580-7890 ext 205   mveiga@cobma.us
   

Practice speaking English with other adult ESOL learners and new English speakers in an informal and friendly group setting.  Registration is not required.

    Location: Art Room

Wednesday August 23, 2017
   11:30 AM  -  2:00 PM Brockton Police Department  
   

Shannon/SSYI Grant Steering Committee Meeting

    Location: Large Conference Room - Main
   2:00 PM  -  7:00 PM West Branch Walk-In Crafts  
    Contact: West Branch    508-584-7894   
   

Children ages 4 and up, may visit the West Branch to work on a craft project anytime between 2 p.m.-7 p.m.

    Location: West Branch Library

Thursday August 24, 2017
   2:30 PM  -  7:30 PM SEIU Community Action  
   

Meeting

    Location: East Branch Library
   3:00 PM  -  7:00 PM East Branch Walk-In Crafts  
    Contact: East Branch   508-584-7892   
   

Children ages 4 and up, may visit the East Branch to work on a weekly craft project anytime between 3 p.m.-7 p.m.

    Location: East Branch Library

Friday August 25, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Read & Create  
    Contact: Children's Room   508-580-7890 x301   
   

Birth - Age 5

This 4 week family program will feature themed stories, crafts, information and resources for parents as well as a FREE BOOK for every child.

being held at the Main Library on Fridays, August 4, 11, 18 & 25 from 10:00 – 10:45 a.m. 

The program is sponsored by CFCE, the Brockton Public Library and Raising a Reader Massachusetts.

Please sign up in the Children’s Room.

 

    Location: Main Library

Saturday August 26, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM African Dance  
    Contact: Keith Choquette   (508)580-7890x105   kchoquette@cobma.us
   

Chefiatou Falana will lead an African Dance program from 2-4 p.m. in the Driscoll Art Gallery.  

TIME TO NETWORK AND TO AWAKEN HAPPINESS IN YOU! BE EMOTIONALLY, PHYSICALLY, MENTALLY AND SPIRITUALLY HEALTHY THROUGH SIMBA AFRICAN DANCE.

NEVER EXPERIENCED AFRICAN DANCE REVOLUTION?

THEN COME PREPARE TO DANCE AND GET SOME SOUVENIRS.

For registration and info about SIMBA DANCE contact :chefiatoufalana@gmail.com

TIME TO SIMBA AND HAVE SOME FUN

 

 

    Location: Art Room

Tuesday August 29, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM East Branch - KIDS CLUB  
    Contact: Joni Block   508-580-7491   brocktoncfce@bpsma.org
   

 

If you have a child Birth- 5 who is not in any early childhood program and you are looking for something to do,

perhaps this playgroup is for you! This playgroup will occur every Tuesday  Come play and learn with your child! 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. SPACE IS LIMITED.

Call 508-580-7491 or email: brocktoncfce@bpsma.org

Every Tuesdays from 10:00-11:00 a.m.

EAST BRANCH LIBRARY

54 Kingman Street , Brockton

This program is supported through funds from the MA Department of Early Education and Care, 

Brockton Public Library, and the Brockton Public Schools.

 

    Location: East Branch Library
   12:05 PM  -  1:30 PM Adult Coloring  
    Contact: Paula Jones   (508)580-7890x207   pjones@cobma.us
   

Join in for a peaceful spell of adult coloring on Tuesdays from 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. in the Driscoll Art Gallery. Colored pencils and paper available.

    Location: Art Room
   5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Representative Gerry Cassidy  
   

~~ Meet with constituents

    Location: Large Conference Room - Main
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Conversation Circles with Malice  
    Contact: Malice Veiga   508-580-7890 ext 205   mveiga@cobma.us
   

Practice speaking English with other adult ESOL learners and new English speakers in an informal and friendly group setting.  Registration is not required.

    Location: Large Conference Room - Main

Wednesday August 30, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  7:00 PM West Branch Walk-In Crafts  
    Contact: West Branch    508-584-7894   
   

Children ages 4 and up, may visit the West Branch to work on a craft project anytime between 2 p.m.-7 p.m.

    Location: West Branch Library

Thursday August 31, 2017
   3:00 PM  -  7:00 PM East Branch Walk-In Crafts  
    Contact: East Branch   508-584-7892   
   

Children ages 4 and up, may visit the East Branch to work on a weekly craft project anytime between 3 p.m.-7 p.m.

    Location: East Branch Library

Tuesday September 19, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Basic ESL  
    Contact: Malice Veiga   508-580-7890 ext 205   mveiga@cobma.us
   

This class is a level one for people whose first language is not English, but who live in an English-speaking country and need English to communicate in daily life.  Conversational skills will be practiced in this class as well.  Registration and assessment are required. 

Topics

  The Family

   The School

  The House

  Clothing

 Food

 

    Location: Large Conference Room - Main

Thursday September 21, 2017
   9:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Brockton Police Department  
   

Jail Diversion Case Conference

    Location: Large Conference Room - Main

Tuesday September 26, 2017
   5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Representative Gerry Cassidy  
   

~~ Meet with constituents

    Location: Large Conference Room - Main
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Basic ESL  
    Contact: Malice Veiga   508-580-7890 ext 205   mveiga@cobma.us
   

This class is a level one for people whose first language is not English, but who live in an English-speaking country and need English to communicate in daily life.  Conversational skills will be practiced in this class as well.  Registration and assessment are required. 

Topics

  The Family

   The School

  The House

  Clothing

 Food

 

    Location: Art Room

Wednesday September 27, 2017
   11:30 AM  -  2:00 PM Brockton Police Department  
   

Shannon/SSYI Grant Steering Committee Meeting

    Location: Large Conference Room - Main

Tuesday October 3, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Basic ESL  
    Contact: Malice Veiga   508-580-7890 ext 205   mveiga@cobma.us
   

This class is a level one for people whose first language is not English, but who live in an English-speaking country and need English to communicate in daily life.  Conversational skills will be practiced in this class as well.  Registration and assessment are required. 

Topics

  The Family

   The School

  The House

  Clothing

 Food

 

    Location: Large Conference Room - Main

Tuesday October 10, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Basic ESL  
    Contact: Malice Veiga   508-580-7890 ext 205   mveiga@cobma.us
   

This class is a level one for people whose first language is not English, but who live in an English-speaking country and need English to communicate in daily life.  Conversational skills will be practiced in this class as well.  Registration and assessment are required. 

Topics

  The Family

   The School

  The House

  Clothing

 Food

 

    Location: Large Conference Room - Main

Tuesday October 17, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Basic ESL  
    Contact: Malice Veiga   508-580-7890 ext 205   mveiga@cobma.us
   

This class is a level one for people whose first language is not English, but who live in an English-speaking country and need English to communicate in daily life.  Conversational skills will be practiced in this class as well.  Registration and assessment are required. 

Topics

  The Family

   The School

  The House

  Clothing

 Food

 

    Location: Large Conference Room - Main

Thursday October 19, 2017
   9:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Brockton Police Department  
   

Jail Diversion Case Conference

    Location: Large Conference Room - Main

Tuesday October 24, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Basic ESL  
    Contact: Malice Veiga   508-580-7890 ext 205   mveiga@cobma.us
   

This class is a level one for people whose first language is not English, but who live in an English-speaking country and need English to communicate in daily life.  Conversational skills will be practiced in this class as well.  Registration and assessment are required. 

Topics

  The Family

   The School

  The House

  Clothing

 Food

 

    Location: Art Room

Wednesday October 25, 2017
   11:30 AM  -  2:00 PM Brockton Police Department  
   

Shannon/SSYI Grant Steering Committee Meeting

    Location: Large Conference Room - Main

Tuesday October 31, 2017
   5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Representative Gerry Cassidy  
   

~~ Meet with constituents

    Location: Large Conference Room - Main
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Basic ESL  
    Contact: Malice Veiga   508-580-7890 ext 205   mveiga@cobma.us
   

This class is a level one for people whose first language is not English, but who live in an English-speaking country and need English to communicate in daily life.  Conversational skills will be practiced in this class as well.  Registration and assessment are required. 

Topics

  The Family

   The School

  The House

  Clothing

 Food

 

    Location: Large Conference Room - Main

Tuesday November 7, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Basic ESL  
    Contact: Malice Veiga   508-580-7890 ext 205   mveiga@cobma.us
   

This class is a level one for people whose first language is not English, but who live in an English-speaking country and need English to communicate in daily life.  Conversational skills will be practiced in this class as well.  Registration and assessment are required. 

Topics

  The Family

   The School

  The House

  Clothing

 Food

 

    Location: Large Conference Room - Main

Tuesday November 14, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Basic ESL  
    Contact: Malice Veiga   508-580-7890 ext 205   mveiga@cobma.us
   

This class is a level one for people whose first language is not English, but who live in an English-speaking country and need English to communicate in daily life.  Conversational skills will be practiced in this class as well.  Registration and assessment are required. 

Topics

  The Family

   The School

  The House

  Clothing

 Food

 

    Location: Large Conference Room - Main

Thursday November 16, 2017
   9:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Brockton Police Department  
   

Jail Diversion Case Conference

    Location: Large Conference Room - Main

Tuesday November 28, 2017
   5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Representative Gerry Cassidy  
   

~~ Meet with constituents

    Location: Large Conference Room - Main

Wednesday November 29, 2017
   11:30 AM  -  2:00 PM Brockton Police Department  
   

Shannon/SSYI Grant Steering Committee Meeting

    Location: Large Conference Room - Main

Tuesday December 5, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Basic ESL  
    Contact: Malice Veiga   508-580-7890 ext 205   mveiga@cobma.us
   

This class is a level one for people whose first language is not English, but who live in an English-speaking country and need English to communicate in daily life.  Conversational skills will be practiced in this class as well.  Registration and assessment are required. 

Topics

  The Family

   The School

  The House

  Clothing

 Food

 

    Location: Large Conference Room - Main

Tuesday December 12, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Basic ESL  
    Contact: Malice Veiga   508-580-7890 ext 205   mveiga@cobma.us
   

This class is a level one for people whose first language is not English, but who live in an English-speaking country and need English to communicate in daily life.  Conversational skills will be practiced in this class as well.  Registration and assessment are required. 

Topics

  The Family

   The School

  The House

  Clothing

 Food

 

    Location: Large Conference Room - Main

Thursday December 21, 2017
   9:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Brockton Police Department  
   

Jail Diversion Case Conference

    Location: Large Conference Room - Main

Tuesday December 26, 2017
   5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Representative Gerry Cassidy  
   

~~ Meet with constituents

    Location: Large Conference Room - Main

Wednesday December 27, 2017
   11:30 AM  -  2:00 PM Brockton Police Department  
   

Shannon/SSYI Grant Steering Committee Meeting

    Location: Large Conference Room - Main

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