Monday October 26, 2020
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Origami Grab 'N Go Craft for Kids

Kids! Register to pick up your Grab 'N Go origami project through our curbside service today! Three different projects in each kit.

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  8603953184  curbside@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up
There are 5 spaces available.

Kids! Register to pick up your Grab 'N Go origami project through our curbside service today! Three different projects in each kit.

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  8603953184
   curbside@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

There are 5 spaces available.

 
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  860-395-3184  curbside@actonlibrary.org
There are 3 spaces available.

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  860.395.3184
   curbside@actonlibrary.org

There are 3 spaces available.

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
VIRTUAL - Coffee & Conversation

Join me, using Zoom, for a virtual cup of coffee (or tea, OJ, etc.) and join in a conversation started with TableTopics cards.

Free and open to all.

Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 22 spaces available.

Join me, using Zoom, for a virtual cup of coffee (or tea, OJ, etc.) and join in a conversation started with TableTopics cards.

Free and open to all.

Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 22 spaces available.

 
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4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
YA Monthly Mindful Meditations
CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 23 spaces available.
CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 23 spaces available.

Tuesday October 27, 2020
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Origami Grab 'N Go Craft for Kids

Kids! Register to pick up your Grab 'N Go origami project through our curbside service today! Three different projects in each kit.

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  8603953184  curbside@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up
There are 4 spaces available.

Kids! Register to pick up your Grab 'N Go origami project through our curbside service today! Three different projects in each kit.

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  8603953184
   curbside@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

There are 4 spaces available.

 
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  860-395-3184  curbside@actonlibrary.org
There are 3 spaces available.

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  860.395.3184
   curbside@actonlibrary.org

There are 3 spaces available.

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
VIRTUAL - Cookbook Club: Foodie Dice

Join Cindy, through Zoom, for a fun new way to shake up your cooking routine. Foodie Dice provides inspiration for creating simple, seasonal meals. Using the five primary dice and a seasonal veggie die, create a meal and share virtually what you have made.

This month: Method: Pan fry; Protein: Chicken or Tofu; Starch: Quinoa; Vegetable: Arugula; Herb: Basil & Bonus: Onions.

Free and open to all ages 14+.
 
Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.
CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 22 spaces available.

Join Cindy, through Zoom, for a fun new way to shake up your cooking routine. Foodie Dice provides inspiration for creating simple, seasonal meals. Using the five primary dice and a seasonal veggie die, create a meal and share virtually what you have made.

This month: Method: Pan fry; Protein: Chicken or Tofu; Starch: Quinoa; Vegetable: Arugula; Herb: Basil & Bonus: Onions.

Free and open to all ages 14+.
 
Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.
CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 22 spaces available.

Wednesday October 28, 2020
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Origami Grab 'N Go Craft for Kids

Kids! Register to pick up your Grab 'N Go origami project through our curbside service today! Three different projects in each kit.

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  8603953184  curbside@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up
There are 5 spaces available.

Kids! Register to pick up your Grab 'N Go origami project through our curbside service today! Three different projects in each kit.

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  8603953184
   curbside@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

There are 5 spaces available.

 
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  860-395-3184  curbside@actonlibrary.org
There are 5 spaces available.

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  860.395.3184
   curbside@actonlibrary.org

There are 5 spaces available.

 
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2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
YA Event- Girls Who Code

Thank you for joining the movement and helping Girls Who Code grow closer to closing the gender gap in technology and change the image of what a programmer looks like and does.

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 23 spaces available.

Thank you for joining the movement and helping Girls Who Code grow closer to closing the gender gap in technology and change the image of what a programmer looks like and does.

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 23 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
VIRTUAL - Game Day: Boggle

Join Cindy, through Zoom, for a different game each week.  This week we will be playing Boggle.

Players search for words made of 3 or more letters.  Words are formed from letters that adjoin horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.  Players will

receive points for each word depending on the length of the word.

Free and open to all ages 14+.

Registration is required and available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 24 spaces available.

Join Cindy, through Zoom, for a different game each week.  This week we will be playing Boggle.

Players search for words made of 3 or more letters.  Words are formed from letters that adjoin horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.  Players will

receive points for each word depending on the length of the word.

Free and open to all ages 14+.

Registration is required and available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 24 spaces available.

Thursday October 29, 2020
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Origami Grab 'N Go Craft for Kids

Kids! Register to pick up your Grab 'N Go origami project through our curbside service today! Three different projects in each kit.

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  8603953184  curbside@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up
There are 4 spaces available.

Kids! Register to pick up your Grab 'N Go origami project through our curbside service today! Three different projects in each kit.

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  8603953184
   curbside@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

There are 4 spaces available.

 
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  860-395-3184  curbside@actonlibrary.org
There are 4 spaces available.

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  860.395.3184
   curbside@actonlibrary.org

There are 4 spaces available.

 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Friends Meeting
CONTACT: Amanda Brouwer  8603888924  abrouwer@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
VIRTUAL - Writing Group

Join Fiona in this no pressure virtual writing group for all skill levels through Zoom.  This group's primary goal is to motivate each other and offer support.  This group will work on fiction, non-fiction and essay pieces using writing prompts and will workshop each other's pieces.

Free and open to all ages 18+.

Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 24 spaces available.

Join Fiona in this no pressure virtual writing group for all skill levels through Zoom.  This group's primary goal is to motivate each other and offer support.  This group will work on fiction, non-fiction and essay pieces using writing prompts and will workshop each other's pieces.

Free and open to all ages 18+.

Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 24 spaces available.

Friday October 30, 2020
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Origami Grab 'N Go Craft for Kids

Kids! Register to pick up your Grab 'N Go origami project through our curbside service today! Three different projects in each kit.

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  8603953184  curbside@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up
There are 5 spaces available.

Kids! Register to pick up your Grab 'N Go origami project through our curbside service today! Three different projects in each kit.

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  8603953184
   curbside@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

There are 5 spaces available.

 
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  860-395-3184  curbside@actonlibrary.org
There are 5 spaces available.

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  860.395.3184
   curbside@actonlibrary.org

There are 5 spaces available.

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Music with Miss Martha on the Lawn

Music with Miss Martha on the Lawn will take place twice in October so that we can take full advantage of the nice fall weather! This program runs from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. and is best suited for children ages 2 to 5 years old.  

Registration is REQUIRED; space is limited. Please wear a mask. In the event of inclement weather, we will have a rain date.

Bring a blanket! We will provide the fun!

 

 

CONTACT: Karen L Giugno  8603953184  kgiugno@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn/Possible Rain Date
There are 4 spaces available.

Music with Miss Martha on the Lawn will take place twice in October so that we can take full advantage of the nice fall weather! This program runs from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. and is best suited for children ages 2 to 5 years old.  

Registration is REQUIRED; space is limited. Please wear a mask. In the event of inclement weather, we will have a rain date.

Bring a blanket! We will provide the fun!

 

 

CONTACT:
  Karen L Giugno
  8603953184
   kgiugno@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn/Possible Rain Date

There are 4 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
YA Event- Birthday Dance Party
CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 24 spaces available.
CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 24 spaces available.

Saturday October 31, 2020
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Origami Grab 'N Go Craft for Kids

Kids! Register to pick up your Grab 'N Go origami project through our curbside service today! Three different projects in each kit.

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  8603953184  curbside@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up
There are 5 spaces available.

Kids! Register to pick up your Grab 'N Go origami project through our curbside service today! Three different projects in each kit.

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  8603953184
   curbside@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

There are 5 spaces available.

 
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  860-395-3184  curbside@actonlibrary.org
There are 5 spaces available.

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  860.395.3184
   curbside@actonlibrary.org

There are 5 spaces available.

 
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Barn Owl Pellet Dissection Kit through Curbside Pickup

Contrary to what kids might think, owl pellets are puke, not poop! Owls swallow their prey whole, but cannot digest bones, teeth, and fur. Pellets are a record of what owls have eaten and scientists study them to learn more about the owl and its ecosystem.

Register to pick up a Barn Owl Pellet Dissection Kit through our Curbside Service. Each kit includes 2 sterilized barn owl pellets, a plastic tweezer, a bone chart, instructions, and educational materials. This science project is best for elementary school students and older; younger children will need assistance.

Kits are limited; one per child Grade 5 and under. After registration, the library will contact you for a pick up time through Curbside Service the week of Oct. 26 - Oct. 31.

CONTACT: Karen L Giugno  860-395-3184  curbside@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up
There are 5 spaces available.

Contrary to what kids might think, owl pellets are puke, not poop! Owls swallow their prey whole, but cannot digest bones, teeth, and fur. Pellets are a record of what owls have eaten and scientists study them to learn more about the owl and its ecosystem.

Register to pick up a Barn Owl Pellet Dissection Kit through our Curbside Service. Each kit includes 2 sterilized barn owl pellets, a plastic tweezer, a bone chart, instructions, and educational materials. This science project is best for elementary school students and older; younger children will need assistance.

Kits are limited; one per child Grade 5 and under. After registration, the library will contact you for a pick up time through Curbside Service the week of Oct. 26 - Oct. 31.

CONTACT:
  Karen L Giugno
  860.395.3184
   curbside@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

There are 5 spaces available.

Monday November 2, 2020
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  860-395-3184  curbside@actonlibrary.org
There are many spaces available.

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  860.395.3184
   curbside@actonlibrary.org

There are many spaces available.

 
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Starry Pumpkin Kit through Curbside Pickup

Register to pick up a Starry Pumpkin Kit through our Curbside Service. Choose your favorite constellation to paint on a pumpkin and see it glow at night. Each kit includes a small pumpkin, glow-in-the-dark-paint, acrylic paint for the pumpkin, a paintbrush, a simple star chart, and educational materials. This science project is best for elementary school students and older; younger children will need assistance.

Kits are limited; one per child Grade 5 and under. Registration opens on November 2; the library will contact you for a pick up time through our Curbside Service the week of November 9 - November 14. 

CONTACT: Karen L Giugno  860-395-3184  curbside@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up
Registration will begin on Monday, November 2, 2020 at 12:07 AM     

Register to pick up a Starry Pumpkin Kit through our Curbside Service. Choose your favorite constellation to paint on a pumpkin and see it glow at night. Each kit includes a small pumpkin, glow-in-the-dark-paint, acrylic paint for the pumpkin, a paintbrush, a simple star chart, and educational materials. This science project is best for elementary school students and older; younger children will need assistance.

Kits are limited; one per child Grade 5 and under. Registration opens on November 2; the library will contact you for a pick up time through our Curbside Service the week of November 9 - November 14. 

CONTACT:
  Karen L Giugno
  860.395.3184
   curbside@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

Registration will begin on Monday, November 2, 2020 at 12:07 AM     

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
VIRTUAL - Coffee & Conversation

Join me, using Zoom, for a virtual cup of coffee (or tea, OJ, etc.) and join in a conversation started with TableTopics cards.

Free and open to all.

Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 24 spaces available.

Join me, using Zoom, for a virtual cup of coffee (or tea, OJ, etc.) and join in a conversation started with TableTopics cards.

Free and open to all.

Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 24 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
SCORE/Mentoring Small Businesses

This is not a library sponsored program. 

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

This is not a library sponsored program. 

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

Tuesday November 3, 2020
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  860-395-3184  curbside@actonlibrary.org
There are many spaces available.

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  860.395.3184
   curbside@actonlibrary.org

There are many spaces available.

Wednesday November 4, 2020
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  860-395-3184  curbside@actonlibrary.org
There are many spaces available.

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  860.395.3184
   curbside@actonlibrary.org

There are many spaces available.

 
 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
VIRTUAL - Game Day: Blank Slate

Join Cindy for a game of Blank Slate using Zoom.  Players need to fill in the blank.  If exactly 2 players have the same word, they each get 3 points.  If 3 or more players have the same word, they each get 1 point.  If there is no match, there is no point.  The first player to 25 points wins!

Free and open to all ages 14+.

Registration is required and available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 12 spaces available.

Join Cindy for a game of Blank Slate using Zoom.  Players need to fill in the blank.  If exactly 2 players have the same word, they each get 3 points.  If 3 or more players have the same word, they each get 1 point.  If there is no match, there is no point.  The first player to 25 points wins!

Free and open to all ages 14+.

Registration is required and available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 12 spaces available.

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
VIRTUAL - Fisher in Connecticut

Through Zoom, Paul Colburn, Master Wildlife Conservationist, will present "Fisher in Connecticut".  This presentation focuses on the history of fisher in Connecticut, an overview of fisher habitat, diet, behavior, and reproduction. Fisher artifacts are shared with the audience.

Free and open to all.

Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 11 spaces available.

Through Zoom, Paul Colburn, Master Wildlife Conservationist, will present "Fisher in Connecticut".  This presentation focuses on the history of fisher in Connecticut, an overview of fisher habitat, diet, behavior, and reproduction. Fisher artifacts are shared with the audience.

Free and open to all.

Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 11 spaces available.

Thursday November 5, 2020
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  860-395-3184  curbside@actonlibrary.org
There are many spaces available.

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  860.395.3184
   curbside@actonlibrary.org

There are many spaces available.

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
VIRTUAL - Writing Group

Join Fiona in this no pressure virtual writing group for all skill levels through Zoom.  This group's primary goal is to motivate each other and offer support.  This group will work on fiction, non-fiction and essay pieces using writing prompts and will workshop each other's pieces.

Free and open to all ages 18+.

Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 24 spaces available.

Join Fiona in this no pressure virtual writing group for all skill levels through Zoom.  This group's primary goal is to motivate each other and offer support.  This group will work on fiction, non-fiction and essay pieces using writing prompts and will workshop each other's pieces.

Free and open to all ages 18+.

Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 24 spaces available.

Friday November 6, 2020
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  860-395-3184  curbside@actonlibrary.org
There are many spaces available.

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  860.395.3184
   curbside@actonlibrary.org

There are many spaces available.

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
ABC Amigos on the Lawn

Join us on the first Friday of every month for a fun, interactive preschool bilingual story time on the side lawn of the library! Sing songs, play games, and listen to stories in both English and Spanish. This series is open to all children regardless of Spanish-speaking ability. Best for ages 2 to 5.

In the event of inclement weather, a rain date will be set.

This program is sposored by the Friends of Acton Public Library. 

LOCATION: Library Lawn/Or Raindate
There are 9 spaces available.

Join us on the first Friday of every month for a fun, interactive preschool bilingual story time on the side lawn of the library! Sing songs, play games, and listen to stories in both English and Spanish. This series is open to all children regardless of Spanish-speaking ability. Best for ages 2 to 5.

In the event of inclement weather, a rain date will be set.

This program is sposored by the Friends of Acton Public Library. 

LOCATION: Library Lawn/Or Raindate

There are 9 spaces available.

 
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2:45 PM - 5:00 PM
YA Game Day: Dungeons and Dragons REMOTE*
CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 12 spaces available.
Saturday November 7, 2020
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  860-395-3184  curbside@actonlibrary.org
There are many spaces available.

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  860.395.3184
   curbside@actonlibrary.org

There are many spaces available.

 
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2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
VIRTUAL - Tell Your Story: Memoir Writing Workshop

Stories reflect our lives; we add chapters with experiences. L.M. Pampuro, author and writing instructor, will lead a group workshop through Zoom, to help get your life stories down on paper. You will need a pen and note paper for this session.

Free and open to all.

Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 9 spaces available.

Stories reflect our lives; we add chapters with experiences. L.M. Pampuro, author and writing instructor, will lead a group workshop through Zoom, to help get your life stories down on paper. You will need a pen and note paper for this session.

Free and open to all.

Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 9 spaces available.

Monday November 9, 2020
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  860-395-3184  curbside@actonlibrary.org
There are many spaces available.

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  860.395.3184
   curbside@actonlibrary.org

There are many spaces available.

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
VIRTUAL - Coffee & Conversation

Join me, using Zoom, for a virtual cup of coffee (or tea, OJ, etc.) and join in a conversation started with TableTopics cards.

Free and open to all.

Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 24 spaces available.

Join me, using Zoom, for a virtual cup of coffee (or tea, OJ, etc.) and join in a conversation started with TableTopics cards.

Free and open to all.

Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 24 spaces available.

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
VIRTUAL - Ken Gloss on the Value of Old and Rare Books

Ken Gloss, who is also a frequent appraiser on PBS' Antiques Roadshow, will talk in part about the histoof his historic bookshop, Brattle Book Shop, which goes back to circa 1825.  He is a second-generation owner.

Ken will talk about and show some of his favorite finds and describe the joys of the "hunt," as well as explain what makes a book go up in value.  He has many fascinating anecdotes to share as well as guidelines for what to look for  when starting a collection.  There will also be a Q& A session.

This program will be presented through Zoom.

Free and open to all.

Registration is required and available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 40 spaces available.

Ken Gloss, who is also a frequent appraiser on PBS' Antiques Roadshow, will talk in part about the histoof his historic bookshop, Brattle Book Shop, which goes back to circa 1825.  He is a second-generation owner.

Ken will talk about and show some of his favorite finds and describe the joys of the "hunt," as well as explain what makes a book go up in value.  He has many fascinating anecdotes to share as well as guidelines for what to look for  when starting a collection.  There will also be a Q& A session.

This program will be presented through Zoom.

Free and open to all.

Registration is required and available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 40 spaces available.

 

This is not a library sponsored program.

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

This is not a library sponsored program.

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

Tuesday November 10, 2020
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  860-395-3184  curbside@actonlibrary.org
There are many spaces available.

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  860.395.3184
   curbside@actonlibrary.org

There are many spaces available.

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Y.A.L.L. Meeting
CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 24 spaces available.
CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 24 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
Library Board Meeting
LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room
Wednesday November 11, 2020
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  860-395-3184  curbside@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up
There are many spaces available.

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  860.395.3184
   curbside@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

There are many spaces available.

Thursday November 12, 2020
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  860-395-3184  curbside@actonlibrary.org
There are many spaces available.

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  860.395.3184
   curbside@actonlibrary.org

There are many spaces available.

 
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
VIRTUAL - Genealogy Interest Group

 This meeting will be held using Zoom.

Come explore your family roots! Meet with other patrons who are gathering information about their family trees and learn about the research databases that are available to you here at the library, including Ancestry Library Edition and Newsbank.

Meetings are on the 2nd & 4th Thursday of each month with the library's cataloger, Donna Tappin. Whether you are a beginner or have been researching for years, here is an opportunity to 'tune-up' your current research skills or learn something new about family history research.
 
Free and open to all.
 
Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.
CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 10 spaces available.

 This meeting will be held using Zoom.

Come explore your family roots! Meet with other patrons who are gathering information about their family trees and learn about the research databases that are available to you here at the library, including Ancestry Library Edition and Newsbank.

Meetings are on the 2nd & 4th Thursday of each month with the library's cataloger, Donna Tappin. Whether you are a beginner or have been researching for years, here is an opportunity to 'tune-up' your current research skills or learn something new about family history research.
 
Free and open to all.
 
Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.
CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 10 spaces available.

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
VIRTUAL - Writing Group

Join Fiona in this no pressure virtual writing group for all skill levels through Zoom.  This group's primary goal is to motivate each other and offer support.  This group will work on fiction, non-fiction and essay pieces using writing prompts and will workshop each other's pieces.

Free and open to all ages 18+.

Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 24 spaces available.

Join Fiona in this no pressure virtual writing group for all skill levels through Zoom.  This group's primary goal is to motivate each other and offer support.  This group will work on fiction, non-fiction and essay pieces using writing prompts and will workshop each other's pieces.

Free and open to all ages 18+.

Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 24 spaces available.

 
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2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
YA Event- Girls Who Code

Thank you for joining the movement and helping Girls Who Code grow closer to closing the gender gap in technology and change the image of what a programmer looks like and does.

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 24 spaces available.

Thank you for joining the movement and helping Girls Who Code grow closer to closing the gender gap in technology and change the image of what a programmer looks like and does.

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 24 spaces available.

 
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3:45 PM - 5:00 PM
YA Game Day: Kahoot trivia
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 24 spaces available.
 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
VIRTUAL - Books on Tap Book Club

Join Lisa, Acton Library's Head of Circulation, through Zoom, to discuss Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson.

Free and open to all ages 21+.  

Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 10 spaces available.

Join Lisa, Acton Library's Head of Circulation, through Zoom, to discuss Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson.

Free and open to all ages 21+.  

Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 10 spaces available.

Friday November 13, 2020
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  860-395-3184  curbside@actonlibrary.org
There are many spaces available.

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  860.395.3184
   curbside@actonlibrary.org

There are many spaces available.

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Rise and Shine Story Time on the Lawn

Join Miss Karen and Miss Chloe on the lawn of the library for a Rise and Shine Story Time!  Best for children ages 2 to 5 years old.  

Registration is REQUIRED; space is limited. Please wear a mask. In the event of inclement weather, the story time will be held virtually through Zoom. Please register to receive your email invitation to Zoom, if necessary. 

Bring a blanket! We will provide the fun!

 

 

CONTACT: Karen L Giugno  8603953184  kgiugno@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn/Possible Zoom
There are 12 spaces available.

Join Miss Karen and Miss Chloe on the lawn of the library for a Rise and Shine Story Time!  Best for children ages 2 to 5 years old.  

Registration is REQUIRED; space is limited. Please wear a mask. In the event of inclement weather, the story time will be held virtually through Zoom. Please register to receive your email invitation to Zoom, if necessary. 

Bring a blanket! We will provide the fun!

 

 

CONTACT:
  Karen L Giugno
  8603953184
   kgiugno@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn/Possible Zoom

There are 12 spaces available.

 
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2:45 PM - 5:00 PM
YA Game Day: Dungeons and Dragons REMOTE*
CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 12 spaces available.
Saturday November 14, 2020
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  860-395-3184  curbside@actonlibrary.org
There are many spaces available.

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  860.395.3184
   curbside@actonlibrary.org

There are many spaces available.

Monday November 16, 2020
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  860-395-3184  curbside@actonlibrary.org
There are many spaces available.

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  860.395.3184
   curbside@actonlibrary.org

There are many spaces available.

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
VIRTUAL - Coffee & Conversation

Join me, using Zoom, for a virtual cup of coffee (or tea, OJ, etc.) and join in a conversation started with TableTopics cards.

Free and open to all.

Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 24 spaces available.

Join me, using Zoom, for a virtual cup of coffee (or tea, OJ, etc.) and join in a conversation started with TableTopics cards.

Free and open to all.

Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 24 spaces available.

Tuesday November 17, 2020
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  860-395-3184  curbside@actonlibrary.org
There are many spaces available.

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  860.395.3184
   curbside@actonlibrary.org

There are many spaces available.

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Y.A.L.L. Meeting
CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 24 spaces available.
CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 24 spaces available.

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
VIRTUAL - Craft Night: Finger Knit Scarf

Join Cindy, through Zoom, to finger-knit an infinity scarf.  All materials are included.  Craft kits can be picked up at the library starting November 10.

Free and open to all ages 14+.

Registration is required and available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 9 spaces available.

Join Cindy, through Zoom, to finger-knit an infinity scarf.  All materials are included.  Craft kits can be picked up at the library starting November 10.

Free and open to all ages 14+.

Registration is required and available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 9 spaces available.

Wednesday November 18, 2020
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  860-395-3184  curbside@actonlibrary.org
There are many spaces available.

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  860.395.3184
   curbside@actonlibrary.org

There are many spaces available.

 
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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
VIRTUAL - Acton Compassion-Knits

Through Zoom, Rachel will be leading this group and will be able to share some resources for charity patterns.  Questions are encouraged and all levels are welcome.  Feel free to share your knowledge too.  

Free and open to all ages 12+.

Registration is required and available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 24 spaces available.

Through Zoom, Rachel will be leading this group and will be able to share some resources for charity patterns.  Questions are encouraged and all levels are welcome.  Feel free to share your knowledge too.  

Free and open to all ages 12+.

Registration is required and available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 24 spaces available.

 
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2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
YA Event- Girls Who Code

Thank you for joining the movement and helping Girls Who Code grow closer to closing the gender gap in technology and change the image of what a programmer looks like and does.

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 24 spaces available.

Thank you for joining the movement and helping Girls Who Code grow closer to closing the gender gap in technology and change the image of what a programmer looks like and does.

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 24 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
VIRTUAL - Game Day: Idiom Addict

Join Cindy, through Zoom, for a different game each week.  This week we will be playing Idiom Addict.  Decipher idioms and common phrases from clues read  to advance on the game board.

Free and open to all ages 14+.

Registration is required and available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 12 spaces available.

Join Cindy, through Zoom, for a different game each week.  This week we will be playing Idiom Addict.  Decipher idioms and common phrases from clues read  to advance on the game board.

Free and open to all ages 14+.

Registration is required and available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 12 spaces available.

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Ethan's Landing Condo Association

This is not a library sponsored program.

LOCATION: Grady Room
 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
VIRTUAL - Game Night: Ultimate Pub Trivia

Join Cindy for Ultimate Pub Trivia using Zoom.  Match wits on topics like pop culture, technology and history.

Free and open to all ages 14+.

Registration is suggested as seating is limited and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 12 spaces available.

Join Cindy for Ultimate Pub Trivia using Zoom.  Match wits on topics like pop culture, technology and history.

Free and open to all ages 14+.

Registration is suggested as seating is limited and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 12 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
Off the Shelf Book club

This is not a library sponsored program.

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

This is not a library sponsored program.

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

Thursday November 19, 2020
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  860-395-3184  curbside@actonlibrary.org
There are many spaces available.

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  860.395.3184
   curbside@actonlibrary.org

There are many spaces available.

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
VIRTUAL - Writing Group

Join Fiona in this no pressure virtual writing group for all skill levels through Zoom.  This group's primary goal is to motivate each other and offer support.  This group will work on fiction, non-fiction and essay pieces using writing prompts and will workshop each other's pieces.

Free and open to all ages 18+.

Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 24 spaces available.

Join Fiona in this no pressure virtual writing group for all skill levels through Zoom.  This group's primary goal is to motivate each other and offer support.  This group will work on fiction, non-fiction and essay pieces using writing prompts and will workshop each other's pieces.

Free and open to all ages 18+.

Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 24 spaces available.

 
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3:45 PM - 5:00 PM
YA Game Day: Kahoot trivia
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 24 spaces available.
Friday November 20, 2020
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  860-395-3184  curbside@actonlibrary.org
There are many spaces available.

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  860.395.3184
   curbside@actonlibrary.org

There are many spaces available.

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Music with Miss Martha on the Lawn

Music with Miss Martha on the Lawn will take place on the side lawn of the library, weather permitting, from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. This program is best suited for children ages 2 to 5 years old.  

Registration is REQUIRED; space is limited. Please wear a mask. In the event of inclement weather, we will have a "rain date."

Bring a blanket! We will provide the fun!

 

 

CONTACT: Karen L Giugno  8603953184  kgiugno@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn/Possible Rain Date
There are 12 spaces available.

Music with Miss Martha on the Lawn will take place on the side lawn of the library, weather permitting, from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. This program is best suited for children ages 2 to 5 years old.  

Registration is REQUIRED; space is limited. Please wear a mask. In the event of inclement weather, we will have a "rain date."

Bring a blanket! We will provide the fun!

 

 

CONTACT:
  Karen L Giugno
  8603953184
   kgiugno@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn/Possible Rain Date

There are 12 spaces available.

 
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2:45 PM - 5:00 PM
YA Game Day: Dungeons and Dragons REMOTE*
CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 12 spaces available.
Saturday November 21, 2020
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  860-395-3184  curbside@actonlibrary.org
There are many spaces available.

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  860.395.3184
   curbside@actonlibrary.org

There are many spaces available.

Monday November 23, 2020
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  860-395-3184  curbside@actonlibrary.org
There are many spaces available.

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  860.395.3184
   curbside@actonlibrary.org

There are many spaces available.

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
VIRTUAL - Coffee & Conversation

Join me, using Zoom, for a virtual cup of coffee (or tea, OJ, etc.) and join in a conversation started with TableTopics cards.

Free and open to all.

Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 24 spaces available.

Join me, using Zoom, for a virtual cup of coffee (or tea, OJ, etc.) and join in a conversation started with TableTopics cards.

Free and open to all.

Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 24 spaces available.

Tuesday November 24, 2020
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  860-395-3184  curbside@actonlibrary.org
There are many spaces available.

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  860.395.3184
   curbside@actonlibrary.org

There are many spaces available.

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
VIRTUAL - Napkin Folding

Join Cindy, through Zoom, to learn how to fold napkins 7 different ways for your Thanksgiving Dinner.

Free and open to all.

Registration is required and available one month prior to the program.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 15 spaces available.

Join Cindy, through Zoom, to learn how to fold napkins 7 different ways for your Thanksgiving Dinner.

Free and open to all.

Registration is required and available one month prior to the program.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 15 spaces available.

Wednesday November 25, 2020
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  860-395-3184  curbside@actonlibrary.org
There are many spaces available.

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  860.395.3184
   curbside@actonlibrary.org

There are many spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
VIRTUAL - Game Day: Wheel of Fortune

Join Cindy, through Zoom, for a different game each week.  This week we will be playing Wheel of Fortune.  Spin the wheel, choose a letter and see how far you'll go in this exciting version of the popular TV game show.

Free and open to all ages 14+.

Registration is required and available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
The registration period has ended.

Join Cindy, through Zoom, for a different game each week.  This week we will be playing Wheel of Fortune.  Spin the wheel, choose a letter and see how far you'll go in this exciting version of the popular TV game show.

Free and open to all ages 14+.

Registration is required and available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

The registration period has ended.

Saturday November 28, 2020
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  860-395-3184  curbside@actonlibrary.org
There are many spaces available.

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  860.395.3184
   curbside@actonlibrary.org

There are many spaces available.

Monday November 30, 2020
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  860-395-3184  curbside@actonlibrary.org
There are many spaces available.

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  860.395.3184
   curbside@actonlibrary.org

There are many spaces available.

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
VIRTUAL - Coffee & Conversation

Join me, using Zoom, for a virtual cup of coffee (or tea, OJ, etc.) and join in a conversation started with TableTopics cards.

Free and open to all.

Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
Registration will begin on Friday, October 30, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

Join me, using Zoom, for a virtual cup of coffee (or tea, OJ, etc.) and join in a conversation started with TableTopics cards.

Free and open to all.

Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Registration will begin on Friday, October 30, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

 
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4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Monthly Mindful Meditation
CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 24 spaces available.
CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 24 spaces available.

Tuesday December 1, 2020
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  860-395-3184  curbside@actonlibrary.org
There are many spaces available.

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  860.395.3184
   curbside@actonlibrary.org

There are many spaces available.

Wednesday December 2, 2020
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  860-395-3184  curbside@actonlibrary.org

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  860.395.3184
   curbside@actonlibrary.org

 
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2:45 PM - 4:00 PM
YA Event- Girls Who Code

Thank you for joining the movement and helping Girls Who Code grow closer to closing the gender gap in technology and change the image of what a programmer looks like and does.

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM

Thank you for joining the movement and helping Girls Who Code grow closer to closing the gender gap in technology and change the image of what a programmer looks like and does.

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
VIRTUAL - Game Day: Wordsters

Join Cindy, through Zoom, for a different game each week.  This week we will be playing Wordsters.  

Write 10 words using a Wordster, a special 3-letter combination. If the Wordster is ITE, you can write bITE, kITE, ITEm, lIsTEn or whIsTlE [whistle]!  Keep the letters together or spread them out. As long as the letters are in order these words count.  Now declare your words and compare words with your opponents. You get a point for every word you have that no other opponent does. But if a word is repeated then the first player to claim it gets 2 points and the others get nothing.

Free and open to all ages 14+.

Registration is required and available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
Registration will begin on Monday, November 2, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

Join Cindy, through Zoom, for a different game each week.  This week we will be playing Wordsters.  

Write 10 words using a Wordster, a special 3-letter combination. If the Wordster is ITE, you can write bITE, kITE, ITEm, lIsTEn or whIsTlE [whistle]!  Keep the letters together or spread them out. As long as the letters are in order these words count.  Now declare your words and compare words with your opponents. You get a point for every word you have that no other opponent does. But if a word is repeated then the first player to claim it gets 2 points and the others get nothing.

Free and open to all ages 14+.

Registration is required and available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Registration will begin on Monday, November 2, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

Thursday December 3, 2020
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  860-395-3184  curbside@actonlibrary.org

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  860.395.3184
   curbside@actonlibrary.org

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
VIRTUAL - Writing Group

Join Fiona in this no pressure virtual writing group for all skill levels through Zoom.  This group's primary goal is to motivate each other and offer support.  This group will work on fiction, non-fiction and essay pieces using writing prompts and will workshop each other's pieces.

Free and open to all ages 18+.

Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
Registration will begin on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

Join Fiona in this no pressure virtual writing group for all skill levels through Zoom.  This group's primary goal is to motivate each other and offer support.  This group will work on fiction, non-fiction and essay pieces using writing prompts and will workshop each other's pieces.

Free and open to all ages 18+.

Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Registration will begin on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
VIRTUAL - Genealogy with Carol Ansel

Carol Ansel is the Director of the Godfrey Memorial Library in Middletown, CT, which specializes in genealogy and local histories.

Free and open to all.

Registration is required and will be available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
Registration will begin on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

Carol Ansel is the Director of the Godfrey Memorial Library in Middletown, CT, which specializes in genealogy and local histories.

Free and open to all.

Registration is required and will be available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Registration will begin on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

Friday December 4, 2020
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  860-395-3184  curbside@actonlibrary.org

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  860.395.3184
   curbside@actonlibrary.org

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
VIRTUAL ZOOM ABC Amigos: Bilingual Preschool Story Time

Join us on the first Friday of every month for a fun, interactive preschool bilingual story time through Zoom! Sing songs, play games, and listen to stories in both English and Spanish. This series is open to all children regardless of Spanish-speaking ability.Best for ages 2 to 5.

Registration is required to receive your Zoom invitation through email. 

This program is sposored by the Friends of Acton Public Library. 

LOCATION: ZOOM

Join us on the first Friday of every month for a fun, interactive preschool bilingual story time through Zoom! Sing songs, play games, and listen to stories in both English and Spanish. This series is open to all children regardless of Spanish-speaking ability.Best for ages 2 to 5.

Registration is required to receive your Zoom invitation through email. 

This program is sposored by the Friends of Acton Public Library. 

LOCATION: ZOOM

Saturday December 5, 2020
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  860-395-3184  curbside@actonlibrary.org

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  860.395.3184
   curbside@actonlibrary.org

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Food Explorers: Fudge, Two Ways!

Join Katie, Registered Dietician from Food Explorers, to make homemade fudge, two ways.

You'll learn how to make Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Fudge and also, Chocolate Peppermint Fudge, from scratch.

You will need to get the following ingredients for these recipes: 1 cup chocolate chips; 1 cup white chocolate chips (optional); 2 cans of sweetened condensed milk; peppermint candies or candy canes; sugar; vanilla; and flour. No special equipment is required.

This program is for children ages 8 and above. 

 

 

CONTACT: Karen L Giugno  8603953184  kgiugno@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM

Join Katie, Registered Dietician from Food Explorers, to make homemade fudge, two ways.

You'll learn how to make Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Fudge and also, Chocolate Peppermint Fudge, from scratch.

You will need to get the following ingredients for these recipes: 1 cup chocolate chips; 1 cup white chocolate chips (optional); 2 cans of sweetened condensed milk; peppermint candies or candy canes; sugar; vanilla; and flour. No special equipment is required.

This program is for children ages 8 and above. 

 

 

CONTACT:
  Karen L Giugno
  8603953184
   kgiugno@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Monday December 7, 2020
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  860-395-3184  curbside@actonlibrary.org

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  860.395.3184
   curbside@actonlibrary.org

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
VIRTUAL - Coffee & Conversation

Join me, using Zoom, for a virtual cup of coffee (or tea, OJ, etc.) and join in a conversation started with TableTopics cards.

Free and open to all.

Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
Registration will begin on Saturday, November 7, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

Join me, using Zoom, for a virtual cup of coffee (or tea, OJ, etc.) and join in a conversation started with TableTopics cards.

Free and open to all.

Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Registration will begin on Saturday, November 7, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

 
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4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
SCORE/Mentoring Small Businesses

This is not a library sponsored program. 

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

This is not a library sponsored program. 

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

Tuesday December 8, 2020
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  860-395-3184  curbside@actonlibrary.org

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  860.395.3184
   curbside@actonlibrary.org

 
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6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
Library Board Meeting
LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room
Wednesday December 9, 2020
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids are available for pick-up though our Curbside Service. A new craft will be featured every week!