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Thursday December 18, 2014
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Room is Booked  
    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street)-Nagle Room
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Play & Learn /Meeting Room  
    Contact: David R. Mello   508-324-2700, ext. 4   dmello@sailsinc.org
   

This hour-long program is designed to allow children and caregivers to participate in literary, social and art-based activities that promote family literacy.  Activities include story and circle time songs and finger plays. To preregister for this program call 508-646-1570. Sponsored by the Fall River Public Schools. Recommended for ages 5 and younger.

    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Readers' Tea Party/South Branch  
    Contact: Betsy Washburn   508-324-2708   bwashbur@sailsinc.org
   

Join us for tea, light refreshments, and a lively discussion!  This month's theme is holiday books, so bring your list of favorites to share. You'll go home with some new titles to check out as well!  Please bring your own teacup.

 

 

    Location: South End Branch (58 Arch Street)
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Santa Star Decoration/East End Branch  
    Contact: Conor Murray   508-324-2709   cmurray@sailsinc.org
   

For our second Christmas craft, we'll be making a Santa Star Decoration using construction paper, glue, cotton and crayons and markers. Fun for the whole family!

 

    Location: East End Library (1386 Pleasant Street)

Saturday December 20, 2014
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Video Game Day/Meeting Room  
    Contact: Liane Verville   508-324-2700   lverville@sailsinc.org
   

Come join us for a fun day of interactive game play where shoulder-to-shoulder button smashing chaos is the norm. Featuring favorite consoles from yesterday: NES, SNES and a Sega Genesis, as well as Xbox and a Wii can be played. Free and open to all ages!

 

 

    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Monday December 22, 2014
   10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM South Bay Storytime /Meeting Room  
    Contact: David R. Mello   508-324-2700, ext. 4   dmello@sailsinc.org
   

Join us for storytime and a child/caregiver craft.  The group welcomes new families every week.  It's never too early to begin sharing a love of reading with your child!  Recommended for ages 3 & younger.  This program is sponsored by South Bay Early Intervention.

    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM New Movie Mondays -- The Skeleton Twins / Meeting Room  
   

    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Monday December 29, 2014
   10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM South Bay Storytime /Meeting Room  
    Contact: David R. Mello   508-324-2700, ext. 4   dmello@sailsinc.org
   

Join us for storytime and a child/caregiver craft.  The group welcomes new families every week.  It's never too early to begin sharing a love of reading with your child!  Recommended for ages 3 & younger.  This program is sponsored by South Bay Early Intervention.

    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM New Movie Mondays -- This Is Where I Leave You / Meeting Room  
   

    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Monday January 5, 2015
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM New Movie Mondays -- 42 : The Jackie Robinson Story / Meeting Room  
   

    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Wednesday January 7, 2015
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM SOS/Nagle Room  
    Contact: Trish King   508-564-2932   
   

Support meeting

    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street)-Nagle Room

Thursday January 8, 2015
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Play & Learn /Meeting Room  
    Contact: David R. Mello   508-324-2700, ext. 4   dmello@sailsinc.org
   

This hour-long program is designed to allow children and caregivers to participate in literary, social and art-based activities that promote family literacy.  Activities include story and circle time songs and finger plays.  Sponsored by the Fall River Public Schools. Recommended for ages 5 and younger.

    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room
   3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Room is Booked  
    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Saturday January 10, 2015
   10:30 AM  -  2:00 PM BCYC Member Meeting/Nagle Room  
    Contact: Bob Smith   774-955-0123   mail@thebcyc.com
   

Battleship Cove Yacht Club meeting

    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street)-Nagle Room
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Kids On the Block, Puppet Show /Meeting Room  
    Contact: David R. Mello   508-324-2700, ext. 4   dmello@sailsinc.org
   

When Renaldo tells time using his Braille watch, Brenda is amazed! This leads her to ask many questions about Renaldo's abilities. Renaldo describes Braille and explains how his learning to read with his fingers was no more difficult than her learning to read with her eyes. Recommended for ages 3 and up.

    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Monday January 12, 2015
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Movie Mondays -- The Help / Meeting Room  
   

    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Wednesday January 14, 2015
   5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Library Board of Trustees/Nagle Room  
    Contact: Liane Verville   508-324-2700   lverville@sailsinc.org
   

Monthly meeting of the Library Board of Trustees

    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street)-Nagle Room

Thursday January 15, 2015
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Play & Learn /Meeting Room  
    Contact: David R. Mello   508-324-2700, ext. 4   dmello@sailsinc.org
   

This hour-long program is designed to allow children and caregivers to participate in literary, social and art-based activities that promote family literacy.  Activities include story and circle time songs and finger plays.  Sponsored by the Fall River Public Schools. Recommended for ages 5 and younger.

    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Ciient Recognition/Meeting Room  
    Contact: John Bowes   6173485861   
   

GED 

    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Tuesday January 20, 2015
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Fall River History Club/Meeting Room  
    Contact: Stefani Koorey   508-493-9304   skoorey@mac.com
   

Join us for an informal talk on subjects relating to Fall River's rich and interesting history. Free and open to the public. Suitable for all ages.

    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Wednesday January 21, 2015
   6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Library Book Club / Meeting Room  
    Contact: Laurel Clark   508-324-2700 ext.111   lclark@sailsinc.org
    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Thursday January 22, 2015
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Play & Learn /Meeting Room  
    Contact: David R. Mello   508-324-2700, ext. 4   dmello@sailsinc.org
   

This hour-long program is designed to allow children and caregivers to participate in literary, social and art-based activities that promote family literacy.  Activities include story and circle time songs and finger plays.  Sponsored by the Fall River Public Schools. Recommended for ages 5 and younger.

    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Monday January 26, 2015
   3:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Communications and Boundary Setting/Nagle Room  
    Contact: Linnea Rego   617-284-1216   Linnea.Rego@1199funds.org
   

Communications and Boundary Setting workshop for PCAs

    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street)-Nagle Room
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM New Movie Mondays / Meeting Room  
    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Wednesday January 28, 2015
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Family LEGO Night! /Meeting Room  
    Contact: David Mello   508-324-2700   dmello@sailsinc.org
   

They're small, they're colorful, they fit together in a snap and their possibilities for creativity are endless!  For over 60 years, these tantalizing blocks from Denmark have been entertaining generations of American children (and adults!). Families are invited to join us for this evening of creativity and fun and to let their imaginations run WILD!  Each month we will feature a different theme to challenge our audience. Recommended for children ages 5 and up (Parents are advised to use discretion as LEGOs can be very small.)  

This week's challenge: Build your dream house!

 

    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Thursday January 29, 2015
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Play & Learn /Meeting Room  
    Contact: David R. Mello   508-324-2700, ext. 4   dmello@sailsinc.org
   

This hour-long program is designed to allow children and caregivers to participate in literary, social and art-based activities that promote family literacy.  Activities include story and circle time songs and finger plays.  Sponsored by the Fall River Public Schools. Recommended for ages 5 and younger.

    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Occupy Falll River/Meeting Room  
    Contact: Maryellen Kurkulos   5086744886   mkurk@mac.com
   

Information meeting

    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Monday February 2, 2015
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM New Movie Mondays -- Get on up / Meeting Room  
   

    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Wednesday February 4, 2015
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM SOS/Nagle Room  
    Contact: Trish King   508-564-2932   
   

Support meeting

    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street)-Nagle Room

Thursday February 5, 2015
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Room is Booked  
    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street)-Nagle Room

Monday February 9, 2015
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM New Movie Mondays / Meeting Room  
    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Wednesday February 11, 2015
   5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Library Board of Trustees/Nagle Room  
    Contact: Liane Verville   508-324-2700   lverville@sailsinc.org
   

Monthly meeting of the Library Board of Trustees

    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street)-Nagle Room

Thursday February 12, 2015
   3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Room is Booked  
    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street)

Tuesday February 17, 2015
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM It's Mardi Gras! /Meeting Room  
    Contact: David R. Mello   508-324-2700, ext. 4   dmello@sailsinc.org
   

It's Mardi Gras time once again, and you're invited to one of the library's most popular celebrations. Make your own Mardi Gras mask and wand, then join us in a procession throughout the library where we will meet King Rex himself! "King Cake," the official treat of Mardi Gras, will also be served.

    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Wednesday February 18, 2015
   1:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Frozen Sing-Along! /Meeting Room  
    Contact: David R. Mello   508-324-2700, ext. 4   dmello@sailsinc.org
   

If you are a fan of the movie Frozen and its music, (and who isn't!) you won't want to miss the library's screening of the sing-along version of this blockbuster movie!  Also, don't miss your chance to meet Anna's frosty, but loveable companion, Olaf the Snowman, who will be visiting the library between 1:30 pm and 2:00 p.m. to meet and greet his fans!

    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room
   6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Library Book Club / Meeting Room  
    Contact: Laurel Clark   508-324-2700 ext.111   lclark@sailsinc.org
    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Thursday February 19, 2015
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Chinese New Year Celebration /Meeting Room  
    Contact: David Mello   508-324-2700, ext. 4   dmello@sailsinc.org
   

The Children's Section will celebrate the Year Of the Ram with a storytime and craft in observance of this most ancient of holidays! Children will learn some fascinating traditions and customs about the holiday, as well as learn the origins of the Chinese Zodiac in the tale Why Rat Comes First by Clara Yen, and create an easy-to-make craft after storytime.

Fortune cookies will be served.

    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Friday February 20, 2015
   11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Storybook BINGO /Meeting Room  
    Contact: David R. Mello   508-324-2700, ext. 4   dmello@sailsinc.org
   

It's everyone's favorite game of BINGO, but with a storybook character twist. You could win some great books and other prizes if you're lucky enough to get...BINGO!

Ages 4 and up.

    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Monday February 23, 2015
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM New Movie Mondays / Meeting Room  
    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Wednesday February 25, 2015
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Family LEGO Night! /Meeting Room  
    Contact: David Mello   508-324-2700   dmello@sailsinc.org
   

They're small, they're colorful, they fit together in a snap and their possibilities for creativity are endless!  For over 60 years, these tantalizing blocks from Denmark have been entertaining generations of American children (and adults!). Families are invited to join us for this evening of creativity and fun and to let their imaginations run WILD!  Each month we will feature a different theme to challenge our audience. Recommended for children ages 5 and up (Parents are advised to use discretion as LEGOs can be very small.)  

This week's challenge: Build a rocket!

 

    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Thursday February 26, 2015
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Room is Booked  
    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street)-Nagle Room

Saturday February 28, 2015
   9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Medication Safety/Nagle Room  
    Contact: Linnea Rego   617-284-1216   Linnea.Rego@1199funds.org
   

Medication Safety workshop for PCAs

    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street)-Nagle Room

Monday March 2, 2015
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM New Movie Mondays / Meeting Room  
    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Wednesday March 4, 2015
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Room is Booked  
    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Thursday March 5, 2015
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM French Conversation / Meeting Room  
    Contact: Renee Maalouf     
    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Monday March 9, 2015
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM New Movie Mondays / Meeting Room  
    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Wednesday March 11, 2015
   5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Library Board of Trustees/Nagle Room  
    Contact: Liane Verville   508-324-2700   lverville@sailsinc.org
   

Monthly meeting of the Library Board of Trustees

    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street)-Nagle Room

Thursday March 12, 2015
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Room is Booked  
    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street)-Nagle Room

Friday March 13, 2015
   3:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Kids On the Block, Puppet Show /Meeting Room  
    Contact: David R. Mello   508-324-2700, ext. 4   dmello@sailsinc.org
   

The Kids On the Block program on Down Syndrome features Ellen Jane Peterson, who has Down Syndrome.   Ellen attends school, loves playing with her friends, volunteers at an animal shelter and does all the things that most kids love to do. Learn all about Ellen in this fun and informative interactive presentation for ages 3 and up.

    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Monday March 16, 2015
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM New Movie Mondays / Meeting Room  
    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Wednesday March 18, 2015
   6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Library Book Club / Meeting Room  
    Contact: Laurel Clark   508-324-2700 ext.111   lclark@sailsinc.org
    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Thursday March 19, 2015
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Room is Booked  
    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Saturday March 21, 2015
   9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Nutrition and Diabetes Care/Nagle Room  
    Contact: Linnea Rego   617-284-1216   Linnea.Rego@1199funds.org
   

Nutrition and Diabetes Care workshop for PCAs

    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street)-Nagle Room

Monday March 23, 2015
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM New Movie Mondays / Meeting Room  
    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Wednesday March 25, 2015
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Family LEGO Night! /Meeting Room  
    Contact: David Mello   508-324-2700   dmello@sailsinc.org
   

They're small, they're colorful, they fit together in a snap and their possibilities for creativity are endless!  For over 60 years, these tantalizing blocks from Denmark have been entertaining generations of American children (and adults!). Families are invited to join us for this evening of creativity and fun and to let their imaginations run WILD!  Each month we will feature a different theme to challenge our audience. Recommended for children ages 5 and up (Parents are advised to use discretion as LEGOs can be very small.)  

This week's challenge: Build a towering skyscrapper!

 

 

    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Monday March 30, 2015
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM New Movie Mondays / Meeting Room  
    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Thursday April 2, 2015
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Room is Booked  
    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Saturday April 4, 2015
   9:30 AM  -  3:00 PM Adult First Aid/CPR/AED/Nagle Room  
    Contact: Linnea Rego   617-284-1216   Linnea.Rego@1199funds.org
   

Adult First Aid/CPR/AED for PCAs

    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street)-Nagle Room

Wednesday April 8, 2015
   5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Library Board of Trustees/Nagle Room  
    Contact: Liane Verville   508-324-2700   lverville@sailsinc.org
   

Monthly meeting of the Library Board of Trustees

    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street)-Nagle Room

Wednesday April 15, 2015
   6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Library Book Club / Meeting Room  
    Contact: Laurel Clark   508-324-2700 ext.111   lclark@sailsinc.org
    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Thursday April 16, 2015
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Room is Booked  
    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Thursday April 30, 2015
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Room is Booked  
    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Wednesday May 6, 2015
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Goodnight Moon /Meeting Room  
    Contact: David R. Mello   508-324-2700, ext. 4   dmello@sailsinc.org
   

Put on your pajamas, grab your blanket and favorite teddy bear and join us for an evening of bedtime stories, lullabies and other sleepy-time fun the whole family will enjoy! The evening will also feature a craft and refreshments. Families may also register to win a basket of books. Part of the library's observance of National Family Week! 

    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Thursday May 7, 2015
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Room is Booked  
    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Room is Booked  
    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Wednesday May 13, 2015
   5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Library Board of Trustees/Nagle Room  
    Contact: Liane Verville   508-324-2700   lverville@sailsinc.org
   

Monthly meeting of the Library Board of Trustees

    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street)-Nagle Room

Wednesday May 20, 2015
   6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Library Book Club / Meeting Room  
    Contact: Laurel Clark   508-324-2700 ext.111   lclark@sailsinc.org
    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Thursday May 21, 2015
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Room is Booked  
    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Wednesday June 10, 2015
   5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Library Board of Trustees/Nagle Room  
    Contact: Liane Verville   508-324-2700   lverville@sailsinc.org
   

Monthly meeting of the Library Board of Trustees

    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street)-Nagle Room

Wednesday June 17, 2015
   6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Library Book Club / Meeting Room  
    Contact: Laurel Clark   508-324-2700 ext.111   lclark@sailsinc.org
    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Wednesday July 15, 2015
   6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Library Book Club / Meeting Room  
    Contact: Laurel Clark   508-324-2700 ext.111   lclark@sailsinc.org
    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Wednesday August 19, 2015
   6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Library Book Club / Meeting Room  
    Contact: Laurel Clark   508-324-2700 ext.111   lclark@sailsinc.org
    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Wednesday September 9, 2015
   5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Library Board of Trustees/Nagle Room  
    Contact: Liane Verville   508-324-2700   lverville@sailsinc.org
   

Monthly meeting of the Library Board of Trustees

    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street)-Nagle Room

Wednesday October 14, 2015
   5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Library Board of Trustees/Nagle Room  
    Contact: Liane Verville   508-324-2700   lverville@sailsinc.org
   

Monthly meeting of the Library Board of Trustees

    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street)-Nagle Room

Wednesday December 9, 2015
   5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Library Board of Trustees/Nagle Room  
    Contact: Liane Verville   508-324-2700   lverville@sailsinc.org
   

Monthly meeting of the Library Board of Trustees

    Location: Main Library (104 North Main Street)-Nagle Room

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