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Thursday May 25, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Early Explorers  
    Contact: Debby Boates   508-624-6902   dboates@cwmars.org
   

Come explore elements of art, science, music, community awareness & more with Ms. Debby!  

This week, meet a real firefighter! See their gear, ask questions, and hear about all the things that firefighters do. If we’re lucky, they may even bring their fire truck along for us to explore!  (ages 3-6, with a caregiver)

REGISTRATION NOT REQUIRED!

 

    Location: Story Hour Room
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Supervisor's Meeting  
    Contact: Margaret Cardello   508-624-6901   mcardello@marlborough-ma.gov
    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Middle School Book Club  
    Contact: Christine Amatrudo   508-624-6903   camatrudo@cwmars.org
   

Join our new book club for middle schoolers! Come to the meeting ready for pizza, snacks, and a book chat! Get your copy of this month's selection at the circulation desk.

This month's book is Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins: When eleven-year-old Gregor and his two-year-old sister are pulled into a strange underground world, they trigger an epic battle involving men, bats, rats, cockroaches, and spiders while on a quest foretold by ancient prophecy.

This book club's picks will be best for grades 5-8. Registration is not required, but will help us plan for snacks!

    Location: Story Hour Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Muggles Support Group  
    Contact: Virginia   508-624-6902   
   

Feeling pained without Potter?

Gather with other Muggles who are passionate about the fantasy genre!
Each month will feature a voted-on selection.  Then we'll meet to have a snack, discuss the book and the fantasy genre in general.  

For May, we invite you to bring in a fantasy book of your choice to discuss!
No sign-up required!

This book club is intended for advanced readers who are comfortable with the fantasy genre & content.

 

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    Location: Story Hour Room

Friday May 26, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Time  
    Contact: Jennie   508-624-6902   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

Read & sing along with Ms.Tricia (ages 2-3, with a caregiver).

 

    Location: Story Hour Room

Saturday May 27, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM English Conversation Circle Beginner/Intermediate  
    Contact: Miriam Achenbach   5086246900   machenbach@cwmars.org
   

Special Edition-Come SING in English!

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Drop-In Craft  
    Contact: Susan   508-624-6902   
   

Stop by for a fun craft with Ms. Susan! (all ages family fun)

 

    Location: Story Hour Room
   11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM English Conversation Circle Intermediate/Advanced  
    Contact: Miriam    508-624-6992   machenbach@cwmars.org
   

Special Edition-Come SING in English!

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Monday May 29, 2017
     LIBRARY CLOSED  
   

MEMORIAL DAY

    Location: Library Closed

Tuesday May 30, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM English Conversation Circles-All Levels  
    Contact: Miriam Achenbach   508-624-6900   machenbach@cwmars.org
   

Come speak English with other English Language Learners. No fee, no testing, no registration, no homework. Just come in and talk!

    Location: Story Hour Room
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Itty Bitty Yoga  
    Contact: Jennie   508-624-6902   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

Join Beth from Breathe Wellness Yoga as she leads toddlers and preschoolers through a variety of fun exercises and poses. 

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    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Hooked on Books  
    Contact: Kerry   508-624-6902   kmahoney@cwmars.org
   

Are you an early/intermediate reader who is ready to explore chapter books? Do you like to have fun? Are you “hooked on books?” Then our monthly after-school book club is for you! Each month we will explore a different genre or format.  This month, read Mary Pope Osborne's Tales From the Odyssey, Book I: The One-Eyed Monster, then join Kerry for a book talk, a snack and fun activity.  (Recommended for intermediate readers)

Copies of this month's selection are available at the circulation desk.

This month's genre/format: Mythology

 

    Location: Story Hour Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM English Conversation Circle-All Levels  
    Contact: Miriam Achenbach   508-624-6900   machenbach@cwmars.org
   

Come speak English with other English Language Learners! No testing, no registration, no fee-just talking. All levels

    Location: Story Hour Room

Wednesday May 31, 2017
   12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Al-Anon  
    Contact: Mary   508-481-2390   
   

Meeting

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   5:30 PM  -  6:15 PM Storytime Surprise  
    Contact: Jennie   508-624-6994   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

Join Miss Jennie for some stories and a fun craft (ages 3 to 6, with a caregiver).

 

    Location: Story Hour Room

Thursday June 1, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Early Explorers  
    Contact: Deb Boates   508-624-66902   dboates@cwmars.org
   

Kiddie Time Song & Dance with Joe & Stephanie!

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   11:30 AM  -  4:00 PM Meeting  
    Contact: Margaret Cardello   508-624-6901   mcardello@marlborough-ma.gov
   

Library Meeting

    Location: Story Hour Room

Saturday June 3, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM English Conversation Circle Beginner/Intermediate  
    Contact: Miriam Achenbach   508-624-6992   machenbach@cwmars.org
   

Come speak English with other English language learners in a comfortable, informal setting! No registration, no classes, no fee, no homework--just talking!

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM English Conversation Circle Beginner/Intermediate  
    Contact: Miriam Achenbach   508-624-6992   machenbach@cwmars.org
   

Come speak English with other English language learners in a comfortable, informal setting! No registration, no classes, no fee, no homework--just talking!

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Read to a Dog  
    Contact: Jennie   508-624-6902   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

Odie is a certified therapy dog who loves to hear stories! He and his handler, Rachel, will be here, and YOU are invited to read to him! Practice your reading, build your confidence, and make a new furry friend.

This program is designed for children from K to 2nd grade.

Slots will be given on the day - first come, first serve basis.

 

    Location: Story Hour Room

Monday June 5, 2017
   12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM OA Meeting  
    Contact: Hibiscus   508-435-5347   
   

Meeting

    Location: Story Hour Room
   1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM English Conversation Circles - Intermediate/Advanced  
    Contact: Miriam Auchenbach   508-624-6992   machenbach@cwmars.org
   

Come speak English with other English language learners in a comfortable, informal setting! No registration, no classes, no fee, no homework--just talking!

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM English Conversation Circles - Beginner/Intermediate  
    Contact: Miriam Auchenbach   508-624-6992   machenbach@cwmars.org
   

Come speak English with other English language learners in a comfortable, informal setting! No registration, no classes, no fee, no homework--just talking!

    Location: Story Hour Room
   4:15 PM  -  5:15 PM Young Scientist STEM Program  
    Contact: Jennie   508-624-6902   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

THIS PROGRAM IS FULL. PLEASE CHECK BACK SOON FOR OTHER FUN, EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS!

The Young Scientists STEM series is for children ages 3-5 with a parent/caregiver. Children learn STEM concepts through hands-on activities, engaging stories, challenges, and simple experiments ideal for little hands. The program is free and is funded by the MA Department of Early Education and Care and administered by the YMCA of Central Massachusetts (YFCP).

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Tuesday June 6, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM English Conversation Circles-All Levels  
    Contact: Miriam Achenbach   508-624-6900   machenbach@cwmars.org
   

Come speak English with other English Language Learners. No fee, no testing, no registration, no homework. Just come in and talk!

    Location: Story Hour Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM English Conversation Circles - All Levels  
    Contact: Miriam Auchenbach   508-624-6992   machenbach@cwmars.org
   

Come speak English with other English language learners in a comfortable, informal setting! No registration, no classes, no fee, no homework--just talking!

    Location: Story Hour Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Marlborough Public Library Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting  
    Contact: Margaret Cardello   508-624-6901   mcardello@marlborough-ma.gov
    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Wednesday June 7, 2017
   12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Al-Anon  
    Contact: Mary   508-481-2390   
   

Meeting

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Lazy Crafternoon  
    Contact: Christine Amatrudo   508-624-6903   camatrudo@cwmars.org
   

We know you're busy and stressed out at the end of the school year-- come spend a lazy crafternoon at the library! Listen to music and doodle your own zentangle coloring pages, then color them in with colored pencils and markers. We'll make copies of your pages for you to keep. Open to teens going into grades 6-12. Registration is not required.

    Location: Story Hour Room
   6:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Annual Meeting & Election of Officers  
    Contact: Ray Johnson   413-648-9663   rajohnson736@gmail.com
   

Friend's Annual Meeting & Election of Officers - offsite

    Location: Employment Options
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Fairmont Heights Condominium Annual Meeting  
    Contact: Richard Lovejoy   508-898-9993   wellington.property@verizon.net
    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Thursday June 8, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM PJ Story Time  
    Contact: Virginia   508-624-6902   
   

Please join us for PJ Story Time!

Children are welcome to wear their pajamas, bring a favorite stuffed buddy and snuggle in!  
Each storytime will feature a new theme with books read by Virginia followed by colouring, drawing and social time.

This program is recommended for children ages 3 to 7 and their parents or caregivers.
Runs approximately 30-45 minutes.

Registration is not required. 
Feel free to drop by!

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    Location: Toy Corner
   6:30 PM  -  8:15 PM Executive House Condominiums  
    Contact: Bruce Silva   508-393-2155   bruce@northboroughmanagement.com
   

Annual Meeting

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Saturday June 10, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM English Conversation Circles - Beginner/Intermediate  
    Contact: Miriam Achenbach   508-624-6992   machenbach@cwmars.org
   

Come speak English with other English language learners in a comfortable, informal setting! No registration, no classes, no fee, no homework--just talking!

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Girls Science Interactive Workshop  
    Contact: Jennie   508-624-6994   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

This program is geared towards girls in grades 3 to 5. Girls will learn about STEM careers thru a variety of activities and special guests. No registration is required.

    Location: Story Hour Room
   11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM English Conversation Circles - Intermediate/Advanced  
    Contact: Miriam Auchenbach   508-624-6992   machenbach@cwmars.org
   

Come speak English with other English language learners in a comfortable, informal setting! No registration, no classes, no fee, no homework--just talking!

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Monday June 12, 2017
   12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM OA Meeting  
    Contact: Hibiscus   508-435-5347   
   

Meeting

    Location: Story Hour Room
   1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM English Conversation Circles - Intermediate/Advanced  
    Contact: Miriam Auchenbach   508-624-6992   machenbach@cwmars.org
   

Come speak English with other English language learners in a comfortable, informal setting! No registration, no classes, no fee, no homework--just talking!

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM English Conversation Circles - Beginner/Intermediate  
    Contact: Miriam Auchenbach   508-624-6992   machenbach@cwmars.org
   

Come speak English with other English language learners in a comfortable, informal setting! No registration, no classes, no fee, no homework--just talking!

    Location: Story Hour Room
   4:15 PM  -  5:15 PM Young Scientist STEM Program  
    Contact: Jennie   508-624-6902   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

THIS PROGRAM IS FULL. PLEASE CHECK BACK SOON FOR OTHER FUN, EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS!

The Young Scientists STEM series is for children ages 3-5 with a parent/caregiver. Children learn STEM concepts through hands-on activities, engaging stories, challenges, and simple experiments ideal for little hands. The program is free and is funded by the MA Department of Early Education and Care and administered by the YMCA of Central Massachusetts (YFCP).

 

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Tuesday June 13, 2017
   9:15 AM  -  10:30 AM Women's Power Hour  
    Contact: Sandra Austin   508-281-2299   sandra@attyaustin.com
    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM English Conversation Circles-All Levels  
    Contact: Miriam Achenbach   508-624-6900   machenbach@cwmars.org
   

Come speak English with other English Language Learners. No fee, no testing, no registration, no homework. Just come in and talk!

    Location: Story Hour Room
   11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM One-on-One Tech Help  
    Contact: Reference Department   508-624-6992   aglater@cwmars.org
   

REGISTRATION REQUIRED Call the Reference Department at 508-624-6992.
 
Sign up for an individual help session with a member of the library’s reference staff.
 
We can assist with basic computer skills on laptops, tablets and phones including Internet searching, email, Microsoft Office, e-books, online job applications, genealogy, and social media. Please note that we are unable to:
 
•    assist patrons in financial transactions or any processes that involve the handling of sensitive personal information
•    run diagnostics or fix a broken computer.
•    install software unrelated to library services.
•    provide help for anything outside of basic computer and Internet instruction.
 
Patrons are required to notify the library if they are unable to attend an appointment.
Library staff will notify patrons if there is a need to postpone or cancel an appointment.
No more than three appointments can be booked per patron in a 6-month period.
Library and volunteer tutors cannot be held responsible for damage to patron-owned equipment.

 

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Tasty Tuesday  
    Contact: Christine Amatrudo   508-624-6903   camatrudo@cwmars.org
   

Learn to make an easy summer treat: mini waffle snack bites! Please pre-register. Open to teens going into grades 6-12.

    Location: Story Hour Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM English Conversation Circles - All Levels  
    Contact: Miriam Auchenbach   508-624-6992   machenbach@cwmars.org
   

Come speak English with other English language learners in a comfortable, informal setting! No registration, no classes, no fee, no homework--just talking!

    Location: Story Hour Room

Wednesday June 14, 2017
   12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Al-Anon  
    Contact: Mary   508-481-2390   
   

Meeting

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Finding What You Want in the Library Catalog  
    Contact: Annie Glater   508-624-6900   aglater@cwmars.org
   

Come learn how to locate, request and renew library items online.

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Family Movie Night: Moana  
    Contact: Jennie   508-624-6902   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

Join us for some snacks and a viewing of Disney's Moana. Moana is an epic adventure about a spirited teen who sets sail on a daring mission to save her people. Along the way, Moana meets the once mighty demigod Maui, and together they cross the ocean on a fun-filled, action-packed voyage. This film is rated PG.

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Thursday June 15, 2017
   5:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Animanga  
    Contact: Lauren Hext   508-624-6903   lhext@cwmars.org
   

If you like anime or manga or if you've heard of it and would like to know more, drop by and check out Animanga!

We'll watch anime, talk about manga, and enjoy snacks! This month we'll be watching One Piece.

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Friday June 16, 2017
   9:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Adult Writing Group (Inklings)  
    Contact: Jess Bacon     inktrace@gmail.com
   

 

Interested in writing?  Want to meet other writers and get feedback on your work?  If so, please join us at the Marlborough Public Library!  We're a group of writers -- some published, some just starting to learn the craft -- who meet the 3rd Friday of every month (except December).  Come for inspiration, come for the feedback, come to share your writing!  To register, email Jess Bacon at inktrace@gmail.com.  This group is free and open to the public.  All writers are welcomed!

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Saturday June 17, 2017
   9:15 AM  -  12:00 PM Minuteman Repeater Association meeting  
    Contact: Bill Wade   617-699-3670   bill@wrwade.com
   

Amateur Radio exam sessions

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Girls Science Interactive Workshop  
    Contact: Jennie   508-624-6902   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

This program is geared towards girls in grades 3 to 5. Girls will learn about STEM careers thru a variety of activities and special guests. No registration is required. 

    Location: Story Hour Room

Monday June 19, 2017
   12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM OA Meeting  
    Contact: Hibiscus   508-435-5347   
   

Meeting

    Location: Story Hour Room
   1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM English Conversation Circles - Intermediate/Advanced  
    Contact: Miriam Auchenbach   508-624-6992   machenbach@cwmars.org
   

Come speak English with other English language learners in a comfortable, informal setting! No registration, no classes, no fee, no homework--just talking!

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM English Conversation Circles - Beginner/Intermediate  
    Contact: Miriam Auchenbach   508-624-6992   machenbach@cwmars.org
   

Come speak English with other English language learners in a comfortable, informal setting! No registration, no classes, no fee, no homework--just talking!

    Location: Story Hour Room
   4:15 PM  -  5:15 PM Young Scientist STEM Program  
    Contact: Jennie   508-624-6994   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

THIS PROGRAM IS FULL. PLEASE CHECK BACK SOON FOR OTHER FUN, EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS!

The Young Scientists STEM series is for children ages 3-5 with a parent/caregiver. Children learn STEM concepts through hands-on activities, engaging stories, challenges, and simple experiments ideal for little hands. The program is free and is funded by the MA Department of Early Education and Care and administered by the YMCA of Central Massachusetts (YFCP).

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Adult Book Club  
    Contact: Annie Glater   508-624-6992   aglater@cwmars.org
   

This month the Adult Book Club is reading The Paris Architecht by Charles Belfoure

"A Parisian architect is paid handsomely to devise secret hiding spaces for Jews in his Nazi-occupied country but struggles with risking his life for a cause he is ambivalent towards, until a personal failure brings home their suffering.” – publisher’s summary

To check availability or place a hold, please see the catalog.  Copies of the book in various formats can also be picked up anytime at the circulation desk prior to the meeting.

Learn more about the Book Club on our website.

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Tuesday June 20, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM English Conversation Circles-All Levels  
    Contact: Miriam Achenbach   508-624-6900   machenbach@cwmars.org
   

Come speak English with other English Language Learners. No fee, no testing, no registration, no homework. Just come in and talk!

    Location: Story Hour Room
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Itty Bitty Yoga  
    Contact: Jennie   508-624-6902    jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

Join Beth from Breathe Wellness Yoga as she leads toddlers and preschoolers through a variety of fun exercises and poses. 

 

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    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Window Artists  
    Contact: Christine Amatrudo   508-624-6903   camatrudo@cwmars.org
   

Help us paint designs on the Children's Room windows for Summer Reading. The designs will be inspired by the 2017 Summer Reading theme: Build a Better World. It's a fun way to earn volunteer hours for school! Please pre-register to reserve a window. Remember to wear old clothes or bring an apron!

    Location: Toy Corner
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM English Conversation Circles - All Levels  
    Contact: Miriam Auchenbach   508-624-6992   machenbach@cwmars.org
   

Come speak English with other English language learners in a comfortable, informal setting! No registration, no classes, no fee, no homework--just talking!

    Location: Story Hour Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Marlborough Public Library Foundation Meeting  
    Contact: Margaret Cardello   508-624-6901   mcardello@marlborough-ma.gov
    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Wednesday June 21, 2017
   12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Al-Anon  
    Contact: Mary   508-481-2390   
   

Meeting

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Thursday June 22, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Adult Book Club  
    Contact: Annie Glater   508-624-6992   aglater@cwmars.org
   

This month the Adult Book Club is reading The Paris Architecht by Charles Belfoure

"A Parisian architect is paid handsomely to devise secret hiding spaces for Jews in his Nazi-occupied country but struggles with risking his life for a cause he is ambivalent towards, until a personal failure brings home their suffering.” – publisher’s summary

To check availability or place a hold, please see the catalog.  Copies of the book in various formats can also be picked up anytime at the circulation desk prior to the meeting.

Learn more about the Book Club on our website.

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Using Your iPad  
    Contact: Annie Glater   508-624-6900   aglater@cwmars.org
   

We will introduce you to the basic iPad functions - settings, organizing, checking email, exploring apps, and more.

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Friday June 23, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Window Artists  
    Contact: Lauren Hext   508-624-6903   lhext@cwmars.org
   

Help us paint designs on the Children's Room windows for Summer Reading. The designs will be inspired by the 2017 Summer Reading theme: Build a Better World. It's a fun way to earn volunteer hours for school! Please pre-register to reserve a window.  Remember to wear old clothes or bring an apron!

 

    Location: Toy Corner

Saturday June 24, 2017
   9:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Summer Reading Kickoff w/ the Science Tellers  
    Contact: Jennie   508-624-6902   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

Summer Reading Kickoff Event!  Science Tellers will perform at 11am.  We'll also have pizza, a scavenger hunt and trivia. Sign-up for our Summer Reading Program and receive a free Bruins poster and bookmark. Don't miss it. 

 

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    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   9:30 AM  -  4:00 PM Summer Reading Events  
    Location: Story Hour Room

Monday June 26, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose  
    Contact: Jennie   508-624-6902   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

Join Miss Jennie for an interactive lapsit for babies and young toddlers, birth through age 2.  Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and movement. Older siblings may also come. From 10:25 to 11 am we invite you to stay and socialize with other parents, caregivers and children.

 

 

    Location: Story Hour Room
   12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM OA Meeting  
    Contact: Hibiscus   508-435-5347   
   

Meeting

    Location: Story Hour Room

Tuesday June 27, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Ed the Wizard  
    Contact: Jennie   508-624-6994   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

This fun show marries wizardly tricks and magic with a demonstration of how powerful and meaningful reading is in our lives. (all ages)

 

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Hooked on Books  
    Contact: Kerry   508-624-6902   
   

Come and talk about what you've been reading and make some summertime book suggestions for your friends. We'll enjoy popsicles outside, if the weather allows. Intermediate readers. 

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    Location: Story Hour Room
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Down the Rabbit Hole  
    Contact: Lauren Hext    508-624-6903   lhext@cwmars.org
   

Follow us down the rabbit hole and into a new world! Join our book club for high schoolers and come to the meeting ready for pizza, snacks, and a book chat! Get your copy of this month's selection at the circulation desk. 

This month we're journeying to Wonderland with Heartless by Marissa Meyer: In this prequel to Alice in Wonderland, Cath would rather open a bakery and marry for love than accept a proposal from the King of Hearts, especially after meeting the handsome and mysterious court jester.

Intended for grades 9-12. Registration is not required but will help us plan for snacks!

    Location: Story Hour Room

Wednesday June 28, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Summertime Storytime!  
    Contact: Tricia   508-624-6902   
   

Enjoy stories and a fun craft with Ms. Tricia (ages 3-6, with a caregiver).

 

 

    Location: Story Hour Room
   12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Al-Anon  
    Contact: Mary   508-481-2390   
   

Meeting

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Lazy Crafternoon  
    Contact: Christine Amatrudo   508-624-6903   camatrudo@cwmars.org
   

Learn to make bracelets out of old T-shirts! All materials will be provided, but feel free to bring any old t-shirts you'd like to use. Open to teens going into grades 6-12. Please pre-register.

    Location: Story Hour Room
   5:30 PM  -  6:15 PM Storytime Surprise  
    Contact: Jennie    5086246994   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

Join Miss Jennie for some stories and a fun craft (ages 3 to 6, with a caregiver).

    Location: Story Hour Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Medicare 101  
    Contact: Anne Rouillard   508-624-6900   arouillard@cwmars.org
   

Come and Join Kristen Cooney, a Tufts Health Plan Medicare Specialist.  She had dedicated her career to educating consumers on the Medicare options and assisting them through the complex enrollment process.  She prides herself on providing personalized service to every individual she encounters, whether in a community presentation or a one-on-one descussion, so that everyone she works with feels prepared to make informed decisions about their health care.  If you're looking to join a Medicare plan or switch from your existing one, she'd be happy to help you get started!  Come and join the workshop at the Marlborough Public Library!  

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Thursday June 29, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Middle School Book Club  
    Contact: Christine Amatrudo   508-624-6903   camatrudo@cwmars.org
   

Join our book club for middle schoolers! Come to the meeting ready for pizza, snacks, and a book chat! Get your copy of this month's selection at the circulation desk.

This month's book is The Thing About Jellyfish by Ali Benjamin: Twelve-year-old Suzy Swanson wades through her intense grief over the loss of her best friend by investigating the rare jellyfish she is convinced was responsible for her friend's death.

This book club's picks will be best for grades 5-8. Registration is not required, but will help us plan for snacks!

    Location: Story Hour Room
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM 'Fake It 'Til You Make It' with Professor Kyle Moody of Fitchburg State University  
    Contact: Anne Rouillard   508-624-6900   arouillard@gmail.com
   
Join Dr. Kyle Moody, Assistant Professor of Communications Media at Fitchburg State University, for a talk on fake news and media consumption in the 21st century.
 
The talk will cover a wide variety of topics, ranging from the history of yellow journalism to the role that reporters play in media consumption and circulation. How news is spread affects us all in these modern times. Dr. Moody will include basic strategies for information literacy to enable us to become better consumers of new media.
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    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Muggles Support Group  
    Contact: Virginia   508-624-6902   
   

Feeling pained without Potter?

Gather with other Muggles who are passionate about the fantasy genre!
Each month will feature a voted-on selection.  Then we'll meet to have a snack, discuss the book and the fantasy genre in general.  

For these special summer sessions, we invite you to bring in a fantasy book of your choice to discuss!
No sign-up required!

This book club is intended for advanced readers who are comfortable with the fantasy genre & content.

 

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    Location: Story Hour Room

Saturday July 1, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Girls Science Interactive Workshop  
    Contact: Jennie   508-624-6994   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

This program is geared towards girls in grades 3 to 5. Girls will learn about STEM careers thru a variety of activities and special guests. No registration is required. 

    Location: Story Hour Room

Monday July 3, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose  
    Contact: Jennie   508-624-6902   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

Join Miss Jennie for an interactive lapsit for babies and young toddlers, birth through age 2.  Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and movement. Older siblings may also come. From 10:25 to 11 am we invite you to stay and socialize with other parents, caregivers and children.

 

    Location: Story Hour Room

Tuesday July 4, 2017
     LIBRARY CLOSED  
   

INDEPENDENCE DAY

    Location: Library Closed

Wednesday July 5, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Summertime Storytime!  
    Contact: Tricia   508-624-6902   
   

Enjoy stories and a fun craft with Ms. Tricia (ages 3-6, with a caregiver).

 

    Location: Story Hour Room
   5:30 PM  -  6:15 PM Storytime Surprise  
    Contact: Jennie    5086246994   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

Join Miss Jennie for some stories and a fun craft (ages 3 to 6, with a caregiver).

 

    Location: Story Hour Room

Thursday July 6, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Early Explorers: Kiddie Time Song & Dance with Joe & Stephanie  
    Contact: Deb Boates   508-624-6902   dboates@cwmars.org
   

Join Joe & Stephanie for some musical fun!

 

 

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM LEGO LUNCH  
    Contact: Jennie   508-624-6902   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

Join us for a couple of stories, lots of LEGO playtime and lunch at noon. 

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    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Hero Kids Sports  
    Contact: Jennie   508-624-6994   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

 

 

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM MakerCare Movie  
    Contact: Christine Amatrudo   508-624-6903   camatrudo@cwmars.org
   

Help to build a better world by working on a make-and-donate project. Watch Split (PG-13) while you work, and enjoy a pizza break!

This is a fun way to earn volunteer hours for school! Please pre-register. Open to teens going into grades 6-12. 

Though Kevin has evidenced 23 personalities to his trusted psychiatrist, Dr. Fletcher, there remains one still submerged who is set to materialize and dominate all the others. 

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Friday July 7, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Kids STEAM Lab  
    Contact: Jennie    5086246902   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

A storytime for children ages 3 and up, where we'll explore math, science, and the arts with children's books and related activities.

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    Location: Story Hour Room

Saturday July 8, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Girls Science Interactive Workshop  
    Contact: Jennie   508-624-6994   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

This program is geared towards girls in grades 3 to 5. Girls will learn about STEM careers thru a variety of activities and special guests. No registration is required. 

    Location: Story Hour Room

Monday July 10, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose  
    Contact: Jennie   508-624-6902   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

Join Miss Jennie for an interactive lapsit for babies and young toddlers, birth through age 2.  Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and movement. Older siblings may also come. From 10:25 to 11 am we invite you to stay and socialize with other parents, caregivers and children.

 

    Location: Story Hour Room

Tuesday July 11, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM LEGO LUNCH  
    Contact: Jennie   508-624-6902   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

Join us for a couple of stories, lots of LEGO playtime and lunch at noon. 

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    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Jewelry Makerspace  
    Contact: Christine Amatrudo     camatrudo@cwmars.org
   

Create your own unique jewelry item using thousands of colorful beads! Mandy Roberge of Wicked good Henna will help you access your  imagination to create a one-of-a-kind keychain, bracelet or pair of earrings.

Registration is not required. Open to all ages!

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Art Club  
    Contact: Debby   508-624-6902   dboates@cwmars.org
   

Create a masterpiece! (grades 1-5).

Registration is required.

   4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Animanga  
    Contact: Lauren Hext   508-624-6903   lhext@cwmars.org
   

 

If you like anime or manga or if you've heard of it and would like to know more, drop by and check out Animanga!

We'll watch anime, talk about manga, and enjoy snacks! This month we'll be watching Free! Iwatobi Swim Club.

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Wednesday July 12, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Summertime Storytime!  
    Contact: Tricia   508-624-6902   
   

Enjoy stories and a fun craft with Ms. Tricia (ages 3-6, with a caregiver).

    Location: Story Hour Room
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Jungle Jim's Minecraft Madness  
    Contact: Jennie   508-624-6902   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

Join Jungle Jim as he leads young patrons through the magical world of Minecraft!  Help Jim create a Giant Dragon and compete in a sensational Building Block Madness Tournament. Battle with the epic Balloon Blaze Rod, and watch the magic Bone Wand appear! Don't miss this fun, interacitive show. Ages 3 and up. 

Norwell Public Library's Minecraft Madness!

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM ArtLab  
    Contact: Christine Amatrudo     camatrudo@cwmars.org
   

Attention, creative teens! Come to a relaxed, freeform art session and play around with liquid watercolors. No instructions, no samples; just use our materials and see what you can do! Please pre-register. Open to teens going into grades 6-12.

 

    Location: Story Hour Room
   5:30 PM  -  6:15 PM Storytime Surprise  
    Contact: Jennie    5086246994   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

Join Miss Jennie for some stories and a fun craft (ages 3 to 6, with a caregiver).

    Location: Story Hour Room

Thursday July 13, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Early Explorers  
    Contact: Debby   508-624-6902   dboates@cwmars.org
   

Come explore elements of art, science, music, community awareness & more with Ms. Debby! 

    Location: Story Hour Room
   11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM LEGO LUNCH  
    Contact: Jennie   508-624-6902   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

Join us for a couple of stories, lots of LEGO playtime and lunch at noon. 

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    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM PJ Story Time  
    Contact: Virginia   508-624-6902   
   

Please join us for PJ Story Time!

Children are welcome to wear their pajamas, bring a favorite stuffed buddy and snuggle in!  
Each storytime will feature a new theme with books read by Virginia followed by colouring, drawing and social time.

This program is recommended for children ages 3 to 7 and their parents or caregivers.
Runs approximately 30-45 minutes.

Registration is not required. 
Feel free to drop by!

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    Location: Toy Corner
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Storytelling Workshop for Teens  
    Contact: Christine Amatrudo   508-624-6903   camatrudo@cwmars.org
   

Join Elisa Pearmain for a personal storytelling workshop for teens and tweens. Listen to some stories, do a few easy story prompts as a group, then shape your own story with Elisa's help. Storytelling develops empathy, improves communication and listening skills, and boosts confidence. Don't be shy. . .everyone has a story to tell!

Please pre-register. Open to teens going into grades 6-12.

 

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Friday July 14, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Kids STEAM Lab  
    Contact: Jennie    5086246902   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

A storytime for children ages 3 and up, where we'll explore math, science, and the arts with children's books and related activities.

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    Location: Story Hour Room
   1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM July Art Workshop  
    Contact: Anne Rouillard   508-624-6900   arouillard@cwmars.org
   

Come and join Emily Pechet, M.F.A. for a mid-day art-making workshop!!  All ages welcome!  Children must be accompanied by an adult!  No experience necessary, just bring your inspiration!

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Monday July 17, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose  
    Contact: Jennie   508-624-6902   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

Join Miss Jennie for an interactive lapsit for babies and young toddlers, birth through age 2.  Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and movement. Older siblings may also come. From 10:25 to 11 am we invite you to stay and socialize with other parents, caregivers and children.

    Location: Story Hour Room
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Adult Book Club  
    Contact: Annie Glater   508-624-6992   aglater@cwmars.org
   

This month the Adult Book Club is reading The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck

"A Chinese peasant overcomes the forces of nature and the frailties of human nature to become a wealthy landowner.” – publisher’s summary

To check availability or place a hold, please see the catalog.  Copies of the book in various formats can also be picked up anytime at the circulation desk prior to the meeting.

Learn more about the Book Club on our website.

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Tuesday July 18, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM LEGO LUNCH  
    Contact: Jennie   508-624-6902   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

Join us for a couple of stories, lots of LEGO playtime and lunch at noon. 

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    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Cupcake Wars  
    Contact: Christine Amatrudo     camatrudo@cwmars.org
   

Get creative with food! You'll get three cupcakes to decorate with frosting and candy in any theme you choose. At the end, all participants will vote for ther favorite creation. The winner gets a prize and everyone gets to eat!

Please pre-register. Open to teens going into grades 6-12. 

    Location: Story Hour Room
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Hooked on Books  
    Contact: Kerry   508-624-6902   
   

Come and talk about what you've been reading and make some summertime book suggestions for your friends. We'll enjoy popsicles outside, if the weather allows. Intermediate readers. 

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    Location: Story Hour Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Marlborough Public Library Foundation Meeting  
    Contact: Margaret Cardello   508-624-6901   mcardello@marlborough-ma.gov
    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Wednesday July 19, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Blades Visit!  
    Contact: Jennie   508-624-6902   
   

The Bruins' mascot, Blades, will be paying Marlborough Public Library a visit! We'll have a storytime, games, prizes and more! Don't miss your chance to meet and take a picture with Blades! 

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Building Circus  
    Contact: Christine Amatrudo     camatrudo@cwmars.org
   

Join us for an afternoon of circus! Professional performers from Building Circus will be visiting the library to share their talents and teach their tricks. Come learn to juggle, spin plates, bounce flowers, and more! You won't believe what you can do!

This program is for ages 8 and up. Please pre-register. 

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   5:30 PM  -  6:15 PM Storytime Surprise  
    Contact: Jennie    5086246994   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

Join Miss Jennie for some stories and a fun craft (ages 3 to 6, with a caregiver).

 

    Location: Story Hour Room

Thursday July 20, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Adult Book Club  
    Contact: Annie Glater   508-624-6992   aglater@cwmars.org
   

This month the Adult Book Club is reading The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck

"A Chinese peasant overcomes the forces of nature and the frailties of human nature to become a wealthy landowner.” – publisher’s summary

To check availability or place a hold, please see the catalog.  Copies of the book in various formats can also be picked up anytime at the circulation desk prior to the meeting.

Learn more about the Book Club on our website.

    Location: Story Hour Room
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Sparky's Puppets  
    Contact: Jennie    508-624-6902   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM LEGO LUNCH  
    Contact: Jennie   508-624-6902   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

Join us for a couple of stories, lots of LEGO playtime and lunch at noon. 

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    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Smart Robots  
    Contact: Christine Amatrudo   508-624-6903   camatrudo@cwmars.org
   

Explore robotics with teachers from the Rhode Island Computer Museum! Learn the basic concepts of robotics and work in a team to instruct a simple robot to move objects in construction challenges. Please pre-register. Open to ages 11 and up.

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Friday July 21, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM MakerCare Movie  
    Contact: Christine Amatrudo     camatrudo@cwmars.org
   

Help to build a better world by making no-sew blankets to be donated to Framingham DCF. Watch Before I Fall (PG-13) while you work, and enjoy a pizza break!

This is a fun way to earn volunteer hours for school! Please pre-register. Open to teens going into grades 6-12. 

A popular, selfish high schooler keeps reliving the same day over and over again, which ends with her and her friends getting into a fatal car accident. In time, she must learn how to prevent the accident while becoming a better, kinder person.

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Monday July 24, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose  
    Contact: Jennie   508-624-6902   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

Join Miss Jennie for an interactive lapsit for babies and young toddlers, birth through age 2.  Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and movement. Older siblings may also come. From 10:25 to 11 am we invite you to stay and socialize with other parents, caregivers and children.

 

    Location: Story Hour Room
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Bookmaking Workshop for Teens  
    Contact: Christine Amatrudo     camatrudo@cwmars.org
   

Join artist Jeannie Hunt for Suitcase Stories, a bookmaking workshop for tweens and teens. Build a suitcase-shaped accordion book with pockets. Then learn to make booklets and brochures to fill the pockets in the suitcase. Tell a travel story in a series of travel journals, brochures, menus, maps, and imaginary letters. Write about a place you have visited, or about an imaginary journey.

Please pre-register. Open to teens going into grades 6-12.

    Location: Story Hour Room

Tuesday July 25, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Itty Bitty Yoga  
    Contact: Jennie   508-624-6902   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

Join Beth from Breathe Wellness Yoga as she leads toddlers and preschoolers through a variety of fun exercises and poses. 

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    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM LEGO LUNCH  
    Contact: Jennie   508-624-6902   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

Join us for a couple of stories, lots of LEGO playtime and lunch at noon. 

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    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Science Bug  
    Contact: Jennie   508-624-6902   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

Join the scientists from "Catch the Science Bug" for an interactive presentation & hands-on activities.  Get excited about science! (recommended for ages 7 - 10)

 

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Down the Rabbit Hole  
    Contact: Lauren Hext   508-624-6903   lhext@cwmars.org
   

Follow us down the rabbit hole and into a new world! Join our book club for high schoolers and come to the meeting ready for pizza, snacks, and a book chat! Get your copy of this month's selection at the circulation desk. 

This month we're journeying to the kingdom of Norta with Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard: In a world divided by blood--those with common, Red blood serve the Silver-blooded elite, who are gifted with superhuman abilities--seventeen-year-old Mare, a Red, discovers she has an ability of her own. To cover up this impossibility, the king forces her to play the role of a lost Silver princess and betroths her to one of his own sons. But Mare risks everything and uses her new position to help the Scarlet Guard --a growing Red rebellion--even as her heart tugs her in an impossible direction.

Intended for grades 9-12. Registration is not required but will help us plan for snacks!

    Location: Story Hour Room

Wednesday July 26, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Summertime Storytime!  
    Contact: Tricia   508-624-6902   
   

Enjoy stories and a fun craft with Ms. Tricia (ages 3-6, with a caregiver).

 

    Location: Story Hour Room
   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Lazy Crafternoon  
    Location: Story Hour Room
   5:30 PM  -  6:15 PM Storytime Surprise  
    Contact: Jennie    5086246994   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

Join Miss Jennie for some stories and a fun craft (ages 3 to 6, with a caregiver).

    Location: Story Hour Room

Thursday July 27, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Early Explorers  
    Contact: Debby   508-624-6902   dboates@cwmars.org
   

Come explore elements of art, science, music, community awareness & more with Ms. Debby! 

    Location: Story Hour Room
   11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM LEGO LUNCH  
    Contact: Jennie   508-624-6902   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

Join us for a couple of stories, lots of LEGO playtime and lunch at noon. 

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    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Middle School Book Club  
    Contact: Christine Amatrudo   508-624-6903   camatrudo@cwmars.org
   

Join our book club for middle schoolers! Come to the meeting ready for pizza, snacks, and a book chat! Get your copy of this month's selection at the circulation desk.

This month's book is The Girl Who Drank The Moon by Kelly Barnhill: An epic fantasy about a young girl raised by a witch, a swamp monster, and a Perfectly Tiny Dragon, who must unlock the powerful magic buried deep inside her.

This book club's picks will be best for grades 5-8. Registration is not required, but will help us plan for snacks!

    Location: Story Hour Room
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Muggles Support Group  
    Contact: Virginia   508-624-6902   
   

Feeling pained without Potter?

Gather with other Muggles who are passionate about the fantasy genre!
Each month will feature a voted-on selection.  Then we'll meet to have a snack, discuss the book and the fantasy genre in general.  

For these special summer sessions, we invite you to bring in a fantasy book of your choice to discuss!
No sign-up required!

This book club is intended for advanced readers who are comfortable with the fantasy genre & content.

 

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    Location: Story Hour Room

Friday July 28, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Kids STEAM Lab  
    Contact: Jennie    5086246902   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

A storytime for children ages 3 and up, where we'll explore math, science, and the arts with children's books and related activities.

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    Location: Story Hour Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM ArtLab  
    Contact: Christine Amatrudo     camatrudo@cwmars.org
   

Attention, creative teens! Come to a relaxed, freeform art session and make your own masterpiece. You'll get a canvas, acrylic paints, and collage materials to make your own unique multimedia art. No instructions, no samples; just use our materials and see what you can do! Please pre-register. Open to teens going into grades 6-12.

    Location: Story Hour Room

Monday July 31, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose  
    Contact: Jennie   508-624-6902   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

Join Miss Jennie for an interactive lapsit for babies and young toddlers, birth through age 2.  Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and movement. Older siblings may also come. From 10:25 to 11 am we invite you to stay and socialize with other parents, caregivers and children.

 

 

    Location: Story Hour Room

Tuesday August 1, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM LEGO LUNCH  
    Contact: Jennie   508-624-6902   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

Join us for a couple of stories, lots of LEGO playtime and lunch at noon. 

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    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Lazy Crafternoon  
    Location: Story Hour Room
   4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Bookworms Book Club for Beginner Readers  
    Contact: Virginia   508-624-6902   
   

Just learning to read? Be a "Bookworm," and check out Ms. Virginia's brand-new book club! (beginner readers)

 

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    Location: Story Hour Room

Wednesday August 2, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Summertime Storytime!  
    Contact: Tricia   508-624-6902   
   

Enjoy stories and a fun craft with Ms. Tricia (ages 3-6, with a caregiver).

 

    Location: Story Hour Room
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Hampstead Stage Company's Beauty & the Beast  
    Contact: Jennie   508-624-6902   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

 

 

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   5:30 PM  -  6:15 PM Storytime Surprise  
    Contact: Jennie    5086246994   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

Join Miss Jennie for some stories and a fun craft (ages 3 to 6, with a caregiver).

    Location: Story Hour Room

Thursday August 3, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Early Explorers: Kiddie Time Song & Dance with Joe & Stephanie  
   

Join Joe & Stephanie for some musical fun!

 
 
    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM LEGO LUNCH  
    Contact: Jennie   508-624-6902   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

Join us for a couple of stories, lots of LEGO playtime and lunch at noon. 

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    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM MakerCare Movie  
    Contact: Christine Amatrudo     camatrudo@cwmars.org
   

Help to build a better world by making pet toys to be donated to a local animal shelter. Watch a movie while you work, and enjoy a pizza break!

This is a fun way to earn volunteer hours for school! Please pre-register. Open to teens going into grades 6-12. 

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Friday August 4, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Kids STEAM Lab  
    Contact: Jennie    5086246902   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

A storytime for children ages 3 and up, where we'll explore math, science, and the arts with children's books and related activities.

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    Location: Story Hour Room

Monday August 7, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Mother Goose on the Loose  
    Contact: Jennie   508-624-6902   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

Join Miss Jennie for an interactive lapsit for babies and young toddlers, birth through age 2.  Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and movement. Older siblings may also come. From 10:25 to 11 am we invite you to stay and socialize with other parents, caregivers and children.

 

    Location: Story Hour Room
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Art Club  
    Contact: Debby   508-624-6902   
   

Create a masterpiece! (grades 1-5).

Registration is required.

 

    Location: Story Hour Room

Tuesday August 8, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM LEGO LUNCH  
    Contact: Jennie   508-624-6902   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

Join us for a couple of stories, lots of LEGO playtime and lunch at noon. 

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    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Animanga  
    Contact: Lauren Hext   508-624-6903   lhext@cwmars.org
    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Wednesday August 9, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Summertime Storytime!  
    Contact: Tricia   508-624-6902   
   

Enjoy stories and a fun craft with Ms. Tricia (ages 3-6, with a caregiver).

    Location: Story Hour Room
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Wood-Painting Workshop for Teens  
    Location: Story Hour Room
   5:30 PM  -  6:15 PM Storytime Surprise  
    Contact: Jennie    5086246994   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

Join Miss Jennie for some stories and a fun craft (ages 3 to 6, with a caregiver).

    Location: Story Hour Room

Thursday August 10, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Early Explorers  
    Contact: Debby   508-624-6902   dboates@cwmars.org
   

Come explore elements of art, science, music, community awareness & more with Ms. Debby! 

    Location: Story Hour Room
   11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM LEGO LUNCH  
    Contact: Jennie   508-624-6902   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

Join us for a couple of stories, lots of LEGO playtime and lunch at noon. 

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    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM PJ Story Time  
    Contact: Virginia   508-624-6902   
   

Please join us for PJ Story Time!

Children are welcome to wear their pajamas, bring a favorite stuffed buddy and snuggle in!  
Each storytime will feature a new theme with books read by Virginia followed by colouring, drawing and social time.

This program is recommended for children ages 3 to 7 and their parents or caregivers.
Runs approximately 30-45 minutes.

Registration is not required. 
Feel free to drop by!

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    Location: Toy Corner

Friday August 11, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Kids STEAM Lab  
    Contact: Jennie    5086246902   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

A storytime for children ages 3 and up, where we'll explore math, science, and the arts with children's books and related activities.

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    Location: Story Hour Room

Saturday August 12, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Toe Jam Puppet Band  
    Contact: Jennie   508-624-6994   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

Come celebrate the end of the summer reading program with one of the best children's bands out there! We'll also have ice cream party after their performance. 

 

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Tuesday August 15, 2017
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Marlborough Public Library Foundation Meeting  
    Contact: Margaret Cardello   508-624-6901   mcardello@marlborough-ma.gov
    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Wednesday August 16, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Family Movie Night: Finding Nemo  
    Contact: Jennie   508-624-6902   jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Thursday August 17, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Window Artists  
    Contact: Christine Amatrudo     camatrudo@cwmars.org
   

Help us paint back-to-school and autumn themed designs on the Children's Room windows. This is a fun way to earn volunteer hours for school!

Registration is required. Open to teens going into grades 6-12. 

 

    Location: Toy Corner

Friday August 18, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Window Artists  
    Contact: Christine Amatrudo     camatrudo@cwmars.org
   

Help us paint back-to-school and autumn themed designs on the Children's Room windows. This is a fun way to earn volunteer hours for school!

Registration is required. Open to teens going into grades 6-12. 

    Location: Toy Corner

Monday August 21, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Adult Book Club  
    Contact: Annie Glater   508-624-6992   aglater@cwmars.org
   

This month the Adult Book Club is doing an author study on Fredrik Backman

Choose from any of his books including:

Copies of the books in various formats can also be picked up anytime at the circulation desk prior to the meeting.

Learn more about the Book Club on our website.

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Tuesday August 22, 2017
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Down the Rabbit Hole  
    Contact: Lauren Hext   508-624-6903   lhext@cwmars.org
   

Follow us down the rabbit hole and into a new world! Join our book club for high schoolers and come to the meeting ready for pizza, snacks, and a book chat! Get your copy of this month's selection at the circulation desk. 

This month we're journeying to The Empire with An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir: Laia is a Scholar living under the iron-fisted rule of the Martial Empire. When her brother is arrested for treason, Laia goes undercover as a slave at the empire's greatest military academy in exchange for assistance from rebel Scholars who claim that they will help to save her brother from execution.

Intended for grades 9-12. Registration is not required but will help us plan for snacks!

    Location: Story Hour Room

Thursday August 24, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Adult Book Club  
    Contact: Annie Glater   508-624-6992   aglater@cwmars.org
   

This month the Adult Book Club is doing an author study on Fredrik Backman

Choose from any of his books including:

Copies of the books in various formats can also be picked up anytime at the circulation desk prior to the meeting.

Learn more about the Book Club on our website.

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Middle School Book Club  
    Contact: Christine Amatrudo   508-624-6903   camatrudo@cwmars.org
   

Join our book club for middle schoolers! Come to the meeting ready for pizza, snacks, and a book chat! Get your copy of this month's selection at the circulation desk.

This month's book is Fuzzy Mud by Louis Sachar: Tamaya Dhilwaddi and Marshall Walsh walk to and from school together since elementary school. But their routine is disrupted when bully Chad Wilson starts a fight with Marshall. To avoid Chad, Marshall and Tamaya take a shortcut home through the off-limits woods. They are soon lost, and they find trouble. More trouble than anyone could imagine.

This book club's picks will be best for grades 5-8. Registration is not required, but will help us plan for snacks!

    Location: Story Hour Room

Monday September 4, 2017
     LIBRARY CLOSED  
   

LABOR DAY

    Location: Library Closed

Tuesday September 5, 2017
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Marlborough Public Library Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting  
    Contact: Margaret Cardello   508-624-6901   mcardello@marlborough-ma.gov
    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Thursday September 7, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Early Explorers: Kiddie Time Song & Dance with Joe & Stephanie!  
    Contact: Debby Boates   508-624-6902   
   

Join Joe & Stephanie for some musical fun!


Saturday September 9, 2017
     LEGO® Playtime  
    Contact: Jennie   508-624-6902    jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

Come and create! (ages 4-11)

 

    Location: Story Hour Room

Thursday September 14, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Early Explorers  
    Contact: Debby Boates   508-624-6902   
   

Explore the world around you by celebrating elements of art, science, music, community awareness & more with Ms. Debby!  Recommended for ages 3 - 6.


Monday September 18, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Adult Book Club  
    Contact: Annie Glater   508-624-6992   aglater@cwmars.org
   

This month the Adult Book Club is reading The Pigeon Tunnel by John Le Carre

"The author shares personal anecdotes from his life, discussing subjects ranging from his Cold War-era service in British intelligence to his work as a writer in Russia before and after the collapse of the Berlin Wall.” – publisher’s summary

To check availability or place a hold, please see the catalog.  Copies of the book in various formats can also be picked up anytime at the circulation desk prior to the meeting.

Learn more about the Book Club on our website.

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Tuesday September 19, 2017
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Marlborough Public Library Foundation Meeting  
    Contact: Margaret Cardello   508-624-6901   mcardello@marlborough-ma.gov
    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Wednesday September 20, 2017
   5:00 PM  -  6:30 PM Friends' program setup  
    Contact: Ray Johnson   413-648-9663   rajohnson736@gmail.com
   

Friends' program setup

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Book Appraisals with Ken Gloss  
    Contact: Ray Johnson   413-648-9663   rajohnson736@gmail.com
   

Friends' Special Program - featuring appraisals by Ken Gloss of The Brattle Book Shop and Antiques Roadshow. Following the talk and Q&A session, Ken will give free verbal appraisals of the books that attendees have brought with them. 

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Thursday September 21, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Early Explorers  
    Contact: Debby Boates   508-624-6902   
   

Explore the world around you by celebrating elements of art, science, music, community awareness & more with Ms. Debby!  Recommended for ages 3 - 6.

   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Adult Book Club  
    Contact: Annie Glater   508-624-6992   aglater@cwmars.org
   

This month the Adult Book Club is reading The Pigeon Tunnel by John Le Carre

"The author shares personal anecdotes from his life, discussing subjects ranging from his Cold War-era service in British intelligence to his work as a writer in Russia before and after the collapse of the Berlin Wall.” – publisher’s summary

To check availability or place a hold, please see the catalog.  Copies of the book in various formats can also be picked up anytime at the circulation desk prior to the meeting.

Learn more about the Book Club on our website.

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Thursday September 28, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Early Explorers  
    Contact: Debby Boates   508-624-6902   
   

Explore the world around you by celebrating elements of art, science, music, community awareness & more with Ms. Debby!  Recommended for ages 3 - 6.


Saturday September 30, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Meditation for Stress Free Living  
    Contact: arouillard@cwmars.org   508-624-6992   arouillard@cwmars.org
   

lecture, meditation, Q&A

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Tuesday October 3, 2017
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Marlborough Public Library Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting  
    Contact: Margaret Cardello   508-624-6901   mcardello@marlborough-ma.gov
    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Thursday October 5, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Early Explorers: Kiddie Time Song & Dance with Joe & Stephanie!  
    Contact: Debby Boates   508-624-6902   
   

Join Joe & Stephanie for some musical fun!


Monday October 9, 2017
     LIBRARY CLOSED  
   

COLUMBUS DAY

    Location: Library Closed

Thursday October 12, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Early Explorers  
    Contact: Debby Boates   508-624-6902   
   

Explore the world around you by celebrating elements of art, science, music, community awareness & more with Ms. Debby!  Recommended for ages 3 - 6.


Saturday October 14, 2017
     LEGO® Playtime  
    Contact: Jennie   508-624-6902    jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

Come and create! (ages 4-11)

 

    Location: Story Hour Room

Monday October 16, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Adult Book Club  
    Contact: Annie Glater   508-624-6992   aglater@cwmars.org
   

This month the Adult Book Club is reading Charcoal Joe by Walter Mosley

"Easy Rawlins' plans to marry his girlfriend and start a new detective agency are interrupted by the case of a promising Stanford student who has been charged with the race-related murder of a white man.” – publisher’s summary

To check availability or place a hold, please see the catalog.  Copies of the book in various formats can also be picked up anytime at the circulation desk prior to the meeting.

Learn more about the Book Club on our website.

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Tuesday October 17, 2017
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Marlborough Public Library Foundation Meeting  
    Contact: Margaret Cardello   508-624-6901   mcardello@marlborough-ma.gov
    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Thursday October 19, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Early Explorers  
    Contact: Debby Boates   508-624-6902   
   

Explore the world around you by celebrating elements of art, science, music, community awareness & more with Ms. Debby!  Recommended for ages 3 - 6.

   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Adult Book Club  
    Contact: Annie Glater   508-624-6992   aglater@cwmars.org
   

This month the Adult Book Club is reading Charcoal Joe by Walter Mosley

"Easy Rawlins' plans to marry his girlfriend and start a new detective agency are interrupted by the case of a promising Stanford student who has been charged with the race-related murder of a white man.” – publisher’s summary

To check availability or place a hold, please see the catalog.  Copies of the book in various formats can also be picked up anytime at the circulation desk prior to the meeting.

Learn more about the Book Club on our website.

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Thursday October 26, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Early Explorers  
    Contact: Debby Boates   508-624-6902   
   

Explore the world around you by celebrating elements of art, science, music, community awareness & more with Ms. Debby!  Recommended for ages 3 - 6.


Thursday November 2, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Early Explorers: Kiddie Time Song & Dance with Joe & Stephanie!  
    Contact: Debby Boates   508-624-6902   
   

Join Joe & Stephanie for some musical fun!


Tuesday November 7, 2017
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Marlborough Public Library Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting  
    Contact: Margaret Cardello   508-624-6901   mcardello@marlborough-ma.gov
    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Thursday November 9, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Early Explorers  
    Contact: Debby Boates   508-624-6902   
   

Explore the world around you by celebrating elements of art, science, music, community awareness & more with Ms. Debby!  Recommended for ages 3 - 6.


Saturday November 11, 2017
     LIBRARY CLOSED  
   

VETERANS DAY

    Location: Library Closed

Monday November 13, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Adult Book Club  
    Contact: Annie Glater   508-624-6992   aglater@cwmars.org
   

This month the Adult Book Club is reading The Good Good Pig by Sy Montgomery

"An ardent nature lover and author of Journey of the Pink Dolphins describes her unique friendship with a pig named Christopher Hogwood, a once sickly piglet who helped her develop a new relationship with neighbors in her small-town community that gave her an anchor to family and home.” – publisher’s summary

To check availability or place a hold, please see the catalog.  Copies of the book in various formats can also be picked up anytime at the circulation desk prior to the meeting.

Learn more about the Book Club on our website.

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Thursday November 16, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Early Explorers  
    Contact: Debby Boates   508-624-6902   
   

Explore the world around you by celebrating elements of art, science, music, community awareness & more with Ms. Debby!  Recommended for ages 3 - 6.

   10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Adult Book Club  
    Contact: Annie Glater   508-624-6992   aglater@cwmars.org
   

This month the Adult Book Club is reading The Good Good Pig by Sy Montgomery

"An ardent nature lover and author of Journey of the Pink Dolphins describes her unique friendship with a pig named Christopher Hogwood, a once sickly piglet who helped her develop a new relationship with neighbors in her small-town community that gave her an anchor to family and home.” – publisher’s summary

To check availability or place a hold, please see the catalog.  Copies of the book in various formats can also be picked up anytime at the circulation desk prior to the meeting.

Learn more about the Book Club on our website.

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Tuesday November 21, 2017
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Marlborough Public Library Foundation Meeting  
    Contact: Margaret Cardello   508-624-6901   mcardello@marlborough-ma.gov
    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Wednesday November 22, 2017
     Library Closing @ 5 PM  
    Location: Library Closed

Thursday November 23, 2017
     LIBRARY CLOSED  
   

THANKSGIVING DAY

    Location: Library Closed

Friday November 24, 2017
     LIBRARY CLOSED  
   

Day After Thanksgiving

 

    Location: Library Closed

Thursday November 30, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Early Explorers  
    Contact: Debby Boates   508-624-6902   
   

Explore the world around you by celebrating elements of art, science, music, community awareness & more with Ms. Debby!  Recommended for ages 3 - 6.


Tuesday December 5, 2017
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Marlborough Public Library Board of Trustees Monthly Meeting  
    Contact: Margaret Cardello   508-624-6901   mcardello@marlborough-ma.gov
    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Thursday December 7, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Early Explorers: Kiddie Time Song & Dance with Joe & Stephanie!  
    Contact: Debby Boates   508-624-6902   
   

Join Joe & Stephanie for some musical fun!


Saturday December 9, 2017
     LEGO® Playtime  
    Contact: Jennie   508-624-6902    jsimopoulos@cwmars.org
   

Come and create! (ages 4-11)

 

    Location: Story Hour Room

Monday December 11, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Adult Book Club  
    Contact: Annie Glater   508-624-6992   aglater@cwmars.org
   

This month the Adult Book Club does not have a book to read. Instead we will be having a social hour to debut the 2018 book list!

Learn more about the Book Club on our website.

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Thursday December 14, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Adult Book Club  
    Contact: Annie Glater   508-624-6992   aglater@cwmars.org
   

This month the Adult Book Club does not have a book to read. Instead we will be having a social hour to debut the 2018 book list!

Learn more about the Book Club on our website.

    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Tuesday December 19, 2017
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Marlborough Public Library Foundation Meeting  
    Contact: Margaret Cardello   508-624-6901   mcardello@marlborough-ma.gov
    Location: Bigelow Auditorium

Sunday December 24, 2017
     LIBRARY CLOSED  
   

CHRISTMAS EVE

    Location: Library Closed

Monday December 25, 2017
     LIBRARY CLOSED  
   

CHRISTMAS DAY

    Location: Library Closed

Sunday December 31, 2017
     LIBRARY CLOSED  
   

NEW YEAR'S EVE

    Location: Library Closed

Monday January 1, 2018
     LIBRARY CLOSED  
   

NEW YEAR'S DAY

    Location: Library Closed

Thursday January 4, 2018
     Early Explorers: Kiddie Time Song & Dance with Joe & Stephanie!  
    Contact: Debby Boates   508-624-6902   
   

 


Thursday February 1, 2018
     Early Explorers: Kiddie Time Song & Dance with Joe & Stephanie!  
    Contact: Debby Boates   508-624-6902   
   

 


Thursday March 1, 2018
     Early Explorers: Kiddie Time Song & Dance with Joe & Stephanie!  
    Contact: Debby Boates   508-624-6902   
   

 


Thursday April 5, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Early Explorers: Kiddie Time Song & Dance with Joe & Stephanie!  
    Contact: Debby Boates   508-624-6902   
   

Join Joe & Stephanie for some musical fun!


Thursday May 3, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Early Explorers: Kiddie Time Song & Dance with Joe & Stephanie!  
    Contact: Debby Boates   508-624-6902   
   

Join Joe & Stephanie for some musical fun!


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