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Sunday January 1, 2017 -  Saturday December 30, 2017
     2017 Reading Challenge  
    Contact: Nanci Milone Hill   978-454-5474   nhill@mvlc.org
   
 

Join us in 2017 for our 17 in 17 Book Challenge!

  • Commit to reading any 17 books during 2017.
  • Record the books that you read at our 2017 Reading Challenge Page
  • For each book that you read, enter the title and author (and add a little something about the book if you want - no spoilers though! (for example, Book #1, Title, Author).

At the end of 2017, everyone that has completed the challenge will be entered into a drawing to win a $50.00 gift certificate to Barnes & Noble, courtesy of the Friends of Dracut Library.

Spread the word! Invite your friends to join.  No registration required. Please note that this is an ADULT only program.

 

 


Saturday June 3, 2017
     Summer Hours  
   

The library is closed on Saturdays for the summer 


Monday June 5, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Town Meeting Early Library Closing  
   

The library will close at 6pm for the Annual Town Meeting 


Tuesday June 6, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Ledge Brook Condo Meeting  
    Contact: Jennifer Pelletier      jenp@pmandover.com
    Location: Meeting Room

Wednesday June 7, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Parker Writers Group  
    Contact: Diane Annunziato   978-454-5474   dannunziato@dracutlibrary.org
   

Join us for our adult writer's workshop! We will meet on the first Wednesday of the month from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Each session will consist of some conversation, followed by a period of reading and critiquing.  We end the session with a 20 minute writing exercise.  Members will be giving an assignment to work on prior to the following meeting.  Everyone is responsible for emailing their completed assignment to the whole group.  New members are always welcome.  Please register online in order to have your name and email address added to the list.
 

    Location: Meeting Room

Saturday June 10, 2017
     Summer Hours  
   

The library is closed on Saturdays for the summer 


Monday June 12, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Sun Village  
    Contact: Virgin Adams     

Tuesday June 13, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Pemberton Estates Owners Meeting  
    Contact: Wes Larosa    978-858-3500   wlarosa@silva-associates.com
    Location: Meeting Room

Wednesday June 14, 2017
   3:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Smash  
    Contact: Cathy Cloutier   9784545474   ccloutier@dracutlibrary.org
   

 

If  you play Super Mario 

Smash Brothers 4, now is your chance to compete against your peers for fame, fortune, and an awesome Amiibo. Sign up today!

Water and snacks provided. Gaming open to grades 6-12.

 

    Location: Meeting Room

Saturday June 17, 2017
     Summer Hours  
   

The library is closed on Saturdays for the summer 


Monday June 19, 2017
   2:30 PM  -  10:05 PM Parker Exam Cram  
    Contact: Catherine Cloutier   9784545474   ccloutier@dracutlibrary.org
   

Feeling stessed about finals? Come to the library during exam week: Jun 19th through June 21st. The library will extend it's opening hours until 10pm. We will provide, wi-fi, study space,public computer access and free snacks and beverages. No registration is necessary. This is a special event, availble to Middle and High school students only.

    Location: Meeting Room
   5:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Kindergarten book club celebration  
    Contact: Amber M. Bouchard   978-4545474   abouchard@dracutlibrary.org
   

All kindergartners who participated in the kindergarten book club or who wish to participate in the fall come by with your favorite book. We will talke a bit about our favorite book and have some snacks. Each participant will leave with a list of books that fellow kindergarteners reccomend, just in time for summer reading..

 

    Location: Meeting Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Kenwood Gardens Condo Mtg  
    Contact: Anita Chimilarski    978-649-1818   anita@linearproperty.com
    Location: Meeting Room

Tuesday June 20, 2017
   2:30 PM  -  10:00 PM Parker Exam Cram  
    Contact: Catherine Cloutier   9784545474   ccloutier@dracutlibrary.org
   

 

Feeling stessed about finals? Come to the library during exam week: Jun 19th through June 21st. The library will extend its opening hours until 10pm. We will provide, wi-fi, study space,public computer access and free snacks and beverages. No registration is necessary. This is a special event, availble to Middle and High school students only.

 

 

    Location: Old Library

Wednesday June 21, 2017
   2:30 PM  -  10:00 PM Parker Exam Cram  
    Contact: Catherine Cloutier   9784545474   ccloutier@dracutlibrary.org
   

 

Feeling stessed about finals? Come to the library during exam week: Jun 19th through June 21st. The library will extend its opening hours until 10pm. We will provide, wi-fi, study space,public computer access and free snacks and beverages. No registration is necessary. This is a special event, availble to Middle and High school students only.

 

 

    Location: Old Library
   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Friends of the Dracut Library - Monthly Meeting  
    Contact: Diane Annunziato   978-454-5474   dannunziato@dracutlibrary.org
   

Join us for the Friends of the Dracut Library Monthly Meeting.

 

    Location: Meeting Room

Friday June 23, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM SUMMER READING REWARDS  
    Contact: Penny Berube   978-454-5474 x5   pberube@dracutlibrary.org
   

Registration for our SUMMER READING REWARDS PROGRAM begins today.  Stop by the Children's Room between 10 AM and 4 PM to register and get your log.  This program is for children ages 2 - entering grade 5.  Children will earn a sticker and a prize for every 5 days that they read or listen to stories for at least 15 minutes each day.  Our Registration and Prize Table will then be open Mon-Wed. 10 AM - 7 PM, and Thursday & Friday, 10 AM-4 PM until August 11th.

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    Location: Children's Room

Saturday June 24, 2017
     Summer Hours  
   

The library is closed on Saturdays for the summer 


Monday June 26, 2017
     Summer Sizzles Teen Reading Program  
    Contact: Catherine Cloutier   9784545474   ccloutier@dracutlibrary.org
   

Summer Reading Program for those entering the sixth grade through twelth grade starts on June 26th.  For every book you read, fill out an entry form for your chance to win a weekly and grand prize this summer! Sign-up at the Reference desk upstairs!

   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Glow in the Dark Party!  
    Contact: ccloutier   9784545474   ccloutier@dracutlibrary.org
   

Glow in the dark party!

We are turning off the lights and breaking out the glow sticks!— join us for an electric night of games, activities, and a dance party. Bring a white t-shirt to decorate. Those entering grades 6-12 are welcome.

 

 


Tuesday June 27, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM The Kitchen Garden: Herbs & Their Uses  
    Contact: Diane Annunziato   978-454-5474   dannunziato@dracutlibrary.org
   

SEE, SMELL and TASTE fresh herbs.  Take home a new appreciation for basic and less common herbs, as well as recipies (some gluten free) to enjoy with family and friends.  Join landscape architect and herb specialist Denise Galligan of Boxford, for this much sought after presentation.  Come 15 minutes early, to SAMPLE RECIPIES MADE WITH SOME OF THE HERBS WE WILL BE DISCUSSING.   This program is sponsored by The Friends of the Dracut Library.  

Registration opens June 5th.

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    Location: Meeting Room

Wednesday June 28, 2017
   1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM MAKE YOUR OWN TREASURE CHEST - Session 1  
    Contact: Penny Berube   978-454-5474 x5   pberube@dracutlibrary.org
   

Children entering grades 1-5 can make a treasure chest to take home.  You'll paint the chest and then decorate it with some of our best supplies like, sports stickers, lace, jewels, foamies, ribbon and more.  Registration will open one week before the event.

 Colorations® Decorate Your Own Papier-Mache Treasure Chests - Set of 12

    Location: Children's Room
   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM MAKE YOUR OWN TREASURE CHEST - Session 2  
    Contact: Penny Berube   978-454-5474 x5   pberube@dracutlibrary.org
   

Children entering grades 1-5 can make a treasure chest to take home.  You'll paint the chest and then decorate it with some of our best supplies like, sports stickers, lace, jewels, foamies, ribbon and more.  Registration will open one week before the event.

 Colorations® Decorate Your Own Papier-Mache Treasure Chests - Set of 12

    Location: Children's Room

Thursday June 29, 2017
   2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM SIDEWALK CHALK  
    Contact: Penny Berube   978-454-5474 x5   pberube@dracutlibrary.org
   

Weather permitting, we'll decorate the sidewalks of the library.  You can draw your own designs or use our stencils.  This program is open to children age 2 - entering grade 5.  No registration is required.  

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    Location: Children's Room

Friday June 30, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM PUPPET SHOW  
    Contact: Penny Berube   978-454-5474 x5   pberube@dracutlibrary.org
   

This program is for children age 2 - entering grade 5.  Sparky's Puppets will be here with a program called "Tales of Sea and Shore".  A pirate and his parrot discover a treasure chest full of seaside stories.  Meet a magic talking fish and learn why the sea is salty.  You may reserve your free tickets online when the register button appears 1 week before the event.  . All adults and children will need a ticket.  Tickets must be claimed between 10 AM and 10:20 AM the day of the show or they can be given to drop ins.  Registration begins one week before the show.

Plan to leave home early to find a parking place, claim your tickets, and take your child to the restroom.

This program is sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

    Location: Children's Room
   2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM LEGOS  
    Contact: Penny Berube   978-454-5474 x5   pberube@dracutlibrary.org
   

Children entering grades 1-5 can make LEGO creations today.  We'll put as many as possible on display in our glass cases.  No need to register.

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    Location: Meeting Room

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Our thanks to the Friends of the Dracut Library and the Junior Friends for their help and support.

Today is  Sunday June 25, 2017

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