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Tuesday August 22, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Fun with Finger Paints!  
   

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Wednesday August 23, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Clifford the Big Red Dog visits the Flint!  
   

Join us for a visit with Clifford!


Thursday August 24, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Mahjongg  
   

Drop in to play Mahjongg with others who love the game!

   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM CFCE Parent-Child Playgroup  
    Contact: Miss Lisa   978-774-8132   lrundquist@flintpublib.org
   

CFCE (Collaboration of Family and Community Enrichment) Playgroup for Ages 4 & younger, including infants.

Play time in an enriched environment, please drop in and join the fun!

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   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Drop in Game Night  

Sunday August 27, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Old Time Jam  
   

Old Time Jam

at the Flint Public Library  
2 - 4 pm

 

Bring your folk instruments and join the jam!

All ages and ability levels welcome as well as those who would just enjoy listening.

FMI and sheet music for 50 starter tunes go to:

northshorefolksessions.blogspot.com


Monday August 28, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  8:00 PM Closed on Mondays  

Thursday August 31, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Mahjongg  
   

Drop in to play Mahjongg with others who love the game!


Sunday September 3, 2017
   1:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Closed on Sunday  

Monday September 4, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  8:00 PM Closed on Monday  

Tuesday September 5, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Writing Group  
   

Do you like to write? Join the poetry and writing group. We will support each other in our writing goals. Bring a sample of your work to share.

For teens and adults. We meet twice a month alternating Tuesday and Wednesdays.

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   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Middleton Rec Dept.  
   7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Middleton Conservation Committee  

Wednesday September 6, 2017
   12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Toastmasters  
   7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Middleton Board of Health  

Thursday September 7, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Mahjongg  
   

Drop in to play Mahjongg with others who love the game!

   2:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Middleton Art Show/Set up  

Friday September 8, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Just think .... Write Now!  
    Contact: Melissa Gaspar   978-774-8132   mgaspar@flintpublib.org
   

Create the life you want through setting goals, positive thinking and purposeful journaling. This group explores the latest scientific discoveries about the brain and how it works, emotional well-being, and health as well as ancient philosophies about the nature of consciousness and the human experience. Self reflection and journal work enhance the group discussions. From September to December, we will be working with "Trust Your Vibes" by Sonia Choquette and "Find Your Soul Purpose" by Janet Conner. Other books by Janet Conner will also be part of the discussion and journaling exercises.

 

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Sunday September 10, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Middleton Art Show  

Monday September 11, 2017
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Master Plan Committee  
   7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Trustees Meeting  
    Contact: Melissa Stankus     
   

The meeting of the Board of Trustees is an open meeting and members of the public are welcome to attend. The Trustees are elected officials who serve a three year term. The Trustees review and update Library Policies. They also engage in an ongoing planning process to ensure the library is meeting the needs of the community. In addition, the trustees hire the Library Director.


Tuesday September 12, 2017
   1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Literary Cafe  
    Contact: Melissa Gaspar   978-774-8132   mgaspar@flintpublib.org
   

Coffee, tea and philosophy! The Literary Cafe is a friendly and informal conversation circle for adults to share ideas and discuss topics of interest. Please join us!

   5:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Middleton Art Demo  

Wednesday September 13, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Fans of Non-fiction Book Group  
    Contact: Stephanie Smith   978-774-8132   ssmith@flintpublib.org
   

Join Stephanie Smith for our new Non-fiction Book Club for Adults.

Read your favorite Non-fiction book and come to discuss and share with other like-minded readers.

 

   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Friends of the Flint meeting  
    Contact: Annie Wilton     annie@cookingwithkatie.com
   

The Friends of the Flint Public Library in Middleton, MA is the 501C3 not-for-profit organization that promotes the programs & activities of the Flint Public Library and its visibility in the community.  We provide financial support through donations and volunteer support to meet the needs of the library and its patrons beyond the Flint Public Library’s budget.  We meet monthly on the second Wednesday of the month at 7pm at the Flint Public Library.  All are Welcome!  Please join us!


Thursday September 14, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Mahjongg  
   

Drop in to play Mahjongg with others who love the game!

   10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM Socrates Cafe  
    Contact: Melissa Gaspar   978-774-8132   mgaspar@flintpublib.org
   

The Socrates Cafe is a discussion group for those who like to ponder the deep issues of life and who enjoy a thought-provoking conversation.

All are welcome. Currently we are discussing fundamental ideas found in the US Constitution, The Declaration of Independence, and the Bill or Rights.

Please join us!

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Monday September 18, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  8:00 PM Peace Village on display  
    Contact: Melissa Gaspar   978-774-8132   mgaspar@flintpublib.org
   

In celebration of the International Day of Peace on September 21st, the Peace Village will be on display in the Children's Room all week.

Come walk through the village and learn about other cultures and their peace prayers.  Indoor Peace Pole will also be on display.

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   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Daisy's with Courtney  

Tuesday September 19, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  8:00 PM Peace Village on display  
    Contact: Melissa Gaspar   978-774-8132   mgaspar@flintpublib.org
   

In celebration of the International Day of Peace on September 21st, the Peace Village will be on display in the Children's Room all week.

Come walk through the village and learn about other cultures and their peace prayers.  Indoor Peace Pole will also be on display.

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   7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Middleton Stream Team  

Wednesday September 20, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  8:00 PM Peace Village on display  
    Contact: Melissa Gaspar   978-774-8132   mgaspar@flintpublib.org
   

In celebration of the International Day of Peace on September 21st, the Peace Village will be on display in the Children's Room all week.

Come walk through the village and learn about other cultures and their peace prayers.  Indoor Peace Pole will also be on display.

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   12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Toastmasters  
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Writing Group  
   

Do you like to write? Join the poetry and writing group. We will support each other in our writing goals. Bring a sample of your work to share.

For teens and adults. We meet twice a month alternating Tuesday and Wednesdays.

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Thursday September 21, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Mahjongg  
   

Drop in to play Mahjongg with others who love the game!

   10:00 AM  -  8:00 PM Peace Village on display  
    Contact: Melissa Gaspar   978-774-8132   mgaspar@flintpublib.org
   

In celebration of the International Day of Peace on September 21st, the Peace Village will be on display in the Children's Room all week.

Come walk through the village and learn about other cultures and their peace prayers. 

Indoor Peace Pole will also be on display.

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   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Everyone Communicates/Few Connect  
   


Sunday September 24, 2017
   1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Trails and Sails  

Tuesday September 26, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM CFCE Parent-Child Playgroup  
    Contact: Miss Lisa   978-774-8132   lrundquist@flintpublib.org
   

CFCE (Collaboration of Family and Community Enrichment) Playgroup for Ages 4 & younger, including infants.

Play time in an enriched environment, please drop in and join the fun!

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Thursday September 28, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Mahjongg  
   

Drop in to play Mahjongg with others who love the game!

   1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Middleton Art Take Down  

Monday October 2, 2017
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Daisy's with Courtney  
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Fairy Garden Workshop/ ADULTS  
   

"Awaken your inner child by creating a Fairy Garden that will
lift your spirits all year round. Choose from a selection of natural supplies to create your own keepsake fairy garden. All you need is a sunny window at home and your imagination....."

 

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Tuesday October 3, 2017
   7:00 AM  -  10:00 AM Essex Heritage Membership Meeting  
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM CFCE Parent-Child Playgroup  
    Contact: Miss Lisa   978-774-8132   lrundquist@flintpublib.org
   

CFCE (Collaboration of Family and Community Enrichment) Playgroup for Ages 4 & younger, including infants.

Play time in an enriched environment, please drop in and join the fun!

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   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Writing Group  
   

Do you like to write? Join the poetry and writing group. We will support each other in our writing goals. Bring a sample of your work to share.

For teens and adults. We meet twice a month alternating Tuesday and Wednesdays.

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   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Stream Team/Cape Ann Trail Presentation  

Wednesday October 4, 2017
   12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Toastmasters  

Thursday October 5, 2017
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM The Flint Bookettes: Fiction Book Club for Adults  
   
Join us for lively discussions of wonderful books and more! The Bookettes meet the first Thursday of every month. In October we will be discussing The Longest Night by Andria Williams.
You may come in and pick up a copy of the book after Labor Day.
 
 
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Friday October 6, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Just think .... Write Now!  
    Contact: Melissa Gaspar   978-774-8132   mgaspar@flintpublib.org
   

Create the life you want through setting goals, positive thinking and purposeful journaling. This group explores the latest scientific discoveries about the brain and how it works, emotional well-being, and health as well as ancient philosophies about the nature of consciousness and the human experience. Self reflection and journal work enhance the group discussions. From September to December, we will be working with "Trust Your Vibes" by Sonia Choquette and "Find Your Soul Purpose" by Janet Conner. Other books by Janet Conner will also be part of the discussion and journaling exercises.

 

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Tuesday October 10, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM CFCE Parent-Child Playgroup  
    Contact: Miss Lisa   978-774-8132   lrundquist@flintpublib.org
   

CFCE (Collaboration of Family and Community Enrichment) Playgroup for Ages 4 & younger, including infants.

Play time in an enriched environment, please drop in and join the fun!

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   1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Literary Cafe  
    Contact: Melissa Gaspar   978-774-8132   mgaspar@flintpublib.org
   

Coffee, tea and philosophy! The Literary Cafe is a friendly and informal conversation circle for adults to share ideas and discuss topics of interest. Please join us!

   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Middleton Rec Dept.  
   7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Middleton Conservation Committee  

Thursday October 12, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM Socrates Cafe  
    Contact: Melissa Gaspar   978-774-8132   mgaspar@flintpublib.org
   

The Socrates Cafe is a discussion group for those who like to ponder the deep issues of life and who enjoy a thought-provoking conversation.

All are welcome. Currently we are discussing fundamental ideas found in the US Constitution, The Declaration of Independence, and the Bill or Rights.

Please join us!

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Sunday October 15, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Meet Julia Child!  
   

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Tuesday October 17, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM CFCE Parent-Child Playgroup  
    Contact: Miss Lisa   978-774-8132   lrundquist@flintpublib.org
   

CFCE (Collaboration of Family and Community Enrichment) Playgroup for Ages 4 & younger, including infants.

Play time in an enriched environment, please drop in and join the fun!

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Wednesday October 18, 2017
   12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Toastmasters  
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Writing Group  
   

Do you like to write? Join the poetry and writing group. We will support each other in our writing goals. Bring a sample of your work to share.

For teens and adults. We meet twice a month alternating Tuesday and Wednesdays.

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Tuesday October 24, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM CFCE Parent-Child Playgroup  
    Contact: Miss Lisa   978-774-8132   lrundquist@flintpublib.org
   

CFCE (Collaboration of Family and Community Enrichment) Playgroup for Ages 4 & younger, including infants.

Play time in an enriched environment, please drop in and join the fun!

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Monday October 30, 2017
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Daisy's with Courtney  

Tuesday October 31, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM CFCE Parent-Child Playgroup  
    Contact: Miss Lisa   978-774-8132   lrundquist@flintpublib.org
   

CFCE (Collaboration of Family and Community Enrichment) Playgroup for Ages 4 & younger, including infants.

Play time in an enriched environment, please drop in and join the fun!

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Wednesday November 1, 2017
   12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Toastmasters  
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Navajo Culture, 25 years of learning!  

Friday November 3, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Just think .... Write Now!  
    Contact: Melissa Gaspar   978-774-8132   mgaspar@flintpublib.org
   

Create the life you want through setting goals, positive thinking and purposeful journaling. This group explores the latest scientific discoveries about the brain and how it works, emotional well-being, and health as well as ancient philosophies about the nature of consciousness and the human experience. Self reflection and journal work enhance the group discussions. From September to December, we will be working with "Trust Your Vibes" by Sonia Choquette and "Find Your Soul Purpose" by Janet Conner. Other books by Janet Conner will also be part of the discussion and journaling exercises.

 

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Tuesday November 7, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Writing Group  
   

Do you like to write? Join the poetry and writing group. We will support each other in our writing goals. Bring a sample of your work to share.

For teens and adults. We meet twice a month alternating Tuesday and Wednesdays.

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   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Middleton Rec Dept.  

Thursday November 9, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM Socrates Cafe  
    Contact: Melissa Gaspar   978-774-8132   mgaspar@flintpublib.org
   

The Socrates Cafe is a discussion group for those who like to ponder the deep issues of life and who enjoy a thought-provoking conversation.

All are welcome. Currently we are discussing fundamental ideas found in the US Constitution, The Declaration of Independence, and the Bill or Rights.

Please join us!

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Monday November 13, 2017
   6:30 AM  -  8:30 AM Riverview Yearly Meeting  
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Daisy's with Courtney  

Tuesday November 14, 2017
   1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Literary Cafe  
    Contact: Melissa Gaspar   978-774-8132   mgaspar@flintpublib.org
   

Coffee, tea and philosophy! The Literary Cafe is a friendly and informal conversation circle for adults to share ideas and discuss topics of interest. Please join us!


Wednesday November 15, 2017
   12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Toastmasters  
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Writing Group  
   

Do you like to write? Join the poetry and writing group. We will support each other in our writing goals. Bring a sample of your work to share.

For teens and adults. We meet twice a month alternating Tuesday and Wednesdays.

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Monday November 27, 2017
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Daisy's with Courtney  

Friday December 1, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Just think .... Write Now!  
    Contact: Melissa Gaspar   978-774-8132   mgaspar@flintpublib.org
   

Create the life you want through setting goals, positive thinking and purposeful journaling. This group explores the latest scientific discoveries about the brain and how it works, emotional well-being, and health as well as ancient philosophies about the nature of consciousness and the human experience. Self reflection and journal work enhance the group discussions. From September to December, we will be working with "Trust Your Vibes" by Sonia Choquette and "Find Your Soul Purpose" by Janet Conner. Other books by Janet Conner will also be part of the discussion and journaling exercises.

 

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Tuesday December 5, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Writing Group  
   

Do you like to write? Join the poetry and writing group. We will support each other in our writing goals. Bring a sample of your work to share.

For teens and adults. We meet twice a month alternating Tuesday and Wednesdays.

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Tuesday December 12, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM MVLC Tech Services Meeting  
   1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Literary Cafe  
    Contact: Melissa Gaspar   978-774-8132   mgaspar@flintpublib.org
   

Coffee, tea and philosophy! The Literary Cafe is a friendly and informal conversation circle for adults to share ideas and discuss topics of interest. Please join us!


Thursday December 14, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:45 AM Socrates Cafe  
    Contact: Melissa Gaspar   978-774-8132   mgaspar@flintpublib.org
   

The Socrates Cafe is a discussion group for those who like to ponder the deep issues of life and who enjoy a thought-provoking conversation.

All are welcome. Currently we are discussing fundamental ideas found in the US Constitution, The Declaration of Independence, and the Bill or Rights.

Please join us!

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Wednesday December 20, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Writing Group  
   

Do you like to write? Join the poetry and writing group. We will support each other in our writing goals. Bring a sample of your work to share.

For teens and adults. We meet twice a month alternating Tuesday and Wednesdays.

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Tuesday January 2, 2018
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Writing Group  
   

Do you like to write? Join the poetry and writing group. We will support each other in our writing goals. Bring a sample of your work to share.

For teens and adults. We meet twice a month alternating Tuesday and Wednesdays.

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Wednesday January 17, 2018
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Writing Group  
   

Do you like to write? Join the poetry and writing group. We will support each other in our writing goals. Bring a sample of your work to share.

For teens and adults. We meet twice a month alternating Tuesday and Wednesdays.

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Thursday February 22, 2018
   6:15 PM  -  7:30 PM Eye Eye Captain: With High Tech  
   

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Discover our incredible sense of sight. Have fun as we build our very own eye ball to keep! Explore the properties of vision and perception. Learn about near sighted, far sighted, and astigmatism. See it all for yourself!

AGES: 6 & UP                 

SIGN UP BEGINS FEBRUARY 8TH


Friday February 23, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM If you Give a Kid a Pancake: Cooking with Kids!  
   

Kids listen to "If You Give a Pig  Pancake"

and design their own pancake animal!

Using their plates as the canvas, they will position their pancakes adorned with whipped cream, fruit slices and other bits and bobs to make a delicious creation!

Ages 4-6

SIGN-UP BEGINS: FEBRUARY 9th

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   11:45 AM  -  12:45 PM Viva la Mexico: Cooking with Kids!  
   

Kids will stuff and cook their own quesadilla,

and make a small 7-layer dip to go along with their dish!

Ages 7-10

SIGN-UP BEGINS ON FEBRUARY 9th

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Tuesday April 17, 2018
   11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Whalemobile visits the Flint!  
   
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Come have a WHALE of a time at the Flint!

Thursday April 19, 2018
   6:15 PM  -  7:30 PM Down Deep with High Touch  
   

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Discover our oceans and what creatures live down deep. Explore echolocation, whale song, symbiosis, and bioluminescence. Make your own man-o-war and find out how deep sea marine creatures survive and thrive.
AGES 6 & UP
SIGN UP BEGINS: APRIL 5th

 

 

 


Friday April 20, 2018
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Life is Sweet: Cooking for Kids!  
   

Kids will create their own trifle in a mason jar by using cakes, brownies, crushed cookies, fruit, pudding and whipped cream. They will also design and apply their own label on the jar!

AGES 4-6               

SIGN-UP BEGINS APRIL 6th

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   11:45 AM  -  12:45 PM Life is Sweet: Cooking for Kids!  
   

Kids will create their own trifle in a mason jar by using cakes, brownies, crushed cookies, fruit, pudding and whipped cream. They will also design and apply their own label on the jar!

AGES 7-10              

SIGN-UP BEGINS APRIL 6th

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