Friday June 25, 2021

Mostly outside in the rear lot. Some in the gallery hallway at the back entrance.

CONTACT: Amanda Brouwer  8603888924  abrouwer@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Rear Parking Lot

Mostly outside in the rear lot. Some in the gallery hallway at the back entrance.

CONTACT:
  Amanda Brouwer
  8603888924
   abrouwer@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Rear Parking Lot

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

Join Miss Chloe for a Rise and Shine Story Time on the lawn, weather permitting. Please bring a blanket and wear a mask when crossing the lawn.

Registration is required; space is limited.

 

CONTACT: Chloe Parrington  8603953184  cparrington@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn

Join Miss Chloe for a Rise and Shine Story Time on the lawn, weather permitting. Please bring a blanket and wear a mask when crossing the lawn.

Registration is required; space is limited.

 

CONTACT:
  Chloe Parrington
  8603953184
   cparrington@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn


 
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2:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Postponed- YA Game Day: Dungeons and Dragons REMOTE*

Whats your character? have you the Strength, Dexterity, Wisdom or Constitution to save the party? Complete the quest? Manifest your magick? Join us.
New and returning players are welcome 

 

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 11 spaces available.

Whats your character? have you the Strength, Dexterity, Wisdom or Constitution to save the party? Complete the quest? Manifest your magick? Join us.
New and returning players are welcome 

 

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 11 spaces available.

Saturday June 26, 2021

Mostly outside in the rear lot. Some in the gallery hallway at the back entrance.

CONTACT: Amanda Brouwer  8603888924  abrouwer@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Rear Parking Lot

Mostly outside in the rear lot. Some in the gallery hallway at the back entrance.

CONTACT:
  Amanda Brouwer
  8603888924
   abrouwer@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Rear Parking Lot

Monday June 28, 2021
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

CONTACT: Acton Public Library Children's Department  8603953184  Childrens@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up
There are 9 spaces available.

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

CONTACT:
  Acton Public Library Children's Department
  8603953184
   Childrens@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

There are 9 spaces available.

 
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Origami Grab 'N Go for Kids

Register for a Grab 'N Go origami craft for kids. There will be a new origami featured every week.

CONTACT: Children's Department  8603953184  Childrens@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up
There are 26 spaces available.

Register for a Grab 'N Go origami craft for kids. There will be a new origami featured every week.

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  8603953184
   Childrens@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

There are 26 spaces available.

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

Join Cindy, using Zoom, for a virtual cup of coffee and join in a conversation started with conversation 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 Cindy, using Zoom, for a virtual cup of coffee and join in a conversation started with conversation 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.

Wednesday June 30, 2021
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4:00 PM - 5:00 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 10 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 10 spaces available.

Thursday July 1, 2021
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Children's Summer Reading Program Family Night: Over and Under the Pond

Join us for a Family Night on the Lawn with the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center for Under and Over the Pond, an educational nature program with live animals. 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; SPACE WILL BE LIMITED. 

This event will take place on the lawn of the library, weather permitting.

Please bring a blanket and wear a mask when crossing the lawn. Free & open to all. Sorry, no rain date. 

 

CONTACT: Children's Department  8603953184  Childrens@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
There are 6 spaces available.

Join us for a Family Night on the Lawn with the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center for Under and Over the Pond, an educational nature program with live animals. 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; SPACE WILL BE LIMITED. 

This event will take place on the lawn of the library, weather permitting.

Please bring a blanket and wear a mask when crossing the lawn. Free & open to all. Sorry, no rain date. 

 

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  8603953184
   Childrens@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn

There are 6 spaces available.

Friday July 2, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Rise and Shine Story Time on the Lawn

Join Miss Chloe for a Rise and Shine Story Time on the lawn, weather permitting. 

Registration is required; space is limited.

Please bring a blanket and wear a mask when crossing the lawn.

CONTACT: Chloe Parrington  8603953184  cparrington@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
Registration will begin on Sunday, June 27, 2021 at 10:00 AM     

Join Miss Chloe for a Rise and Shine Story Time on the lawn, weather permitting. 

Registration is required; space is limited.

Please bring a blanket and wear a mask when crossing the lawn.

CONTACT:
  Chloe Parrington
  8603953184
   cparrington@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn

Registration will begin on Sunday, June 27, 2021 at 10:00 AM     

Tuesday July 6, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
ABC Amigos on the Lawn

Hola! Join Miss Aimee for a fun, interactive preschool bilingual story time on the lawn, weather permitting. Sing songs and listen to stories in both English and Spanish. This program is open to all children regardless of Spanish-speaking ability.

Registration is required; space is limited.

Please bring a blanket and wear a mask when crossing the lawn. 

CONTACT: Children's Department  8603953184  Childrens@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
There are 20 spaces available.

Hola! Join Miss Aimee for a fun, interactive preschool bilingual story time on the lawn, weather permitting. Sing songs and listen to stories in both English and Spanish. This program is open to all children regardless of Spanish-speaking ability.

Registration is required; space is limited.

Please bring a blanket and wear a mask when crossing the lawn. 

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  8603953184
   Childrens@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn

There are 20 spaces available.

 
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Friends Executive Meeting
CONTACT: Amanda Brouwer  860-395-3184  abrouwer@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room
CONTACT:
  Amanda Brouwer
  860.395.3184
   abrouwer@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
YA YALL meeting

Help us plan and execute our Summer Learning Program. Earn extra tickets towards SLP prizes. Shape the collection and guide our YA programs 

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

Help us plan and execute our Summer Learning Program. Earn extra tickets towards SLP prizes. Shape the collection and guide our YA programs 

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Teen Space

There are 24 spaces available.

Wednesday July 7, 2021
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday Book Discussion Group

This group meets the first Wednesday of the month in the library. 

This month's book is News of the World  by Paulette Jiles.

Free and open to all.

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: Grady Thomas Room
There are 19 spaces available.

This group meets the first Wednesday of the month in the library. 

This month's book is News of the World  by Paulette Jiles.

Free and open to all.

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: Grady Thomas Room

There are 19 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
CANCELLED - VIRTUAL - Writing Group

 This meeting is cancelled for this week.

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: cancelled

 This meeting is cancelled for this week.

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: cancelled

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
HYBRID - Bagpipe Presentation

Coreyanne Armstrong will present this entertaining and educational program on bagpipes in-person in the library.  You also have the option to view it through Zoom.

Free and open to all.

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: Grady Thomas/Zoom
There are 31 spaces available.

Coreyanne Armstrong will present this entertaining and educational program on bagpipes in-person in the library.  You also have the option to view it through Zoom.

Free and open to all.

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: Grady Thomas/Zoom

There are 31 spaces available.

Thursday July 8, 2021
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3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
YA Game Day: Kahoot trivia

Our regular Trivia series is back for a month long tourney in July.

Week 1 - 7/8. Gather the most points /question and claim for yourself, the crown from our reigning Kings and Queens of Trivia. Prizes and bragging rights 

Join Us!.

Register for Zoom Link prior to start. 

 

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

Our regular Trivia series is back for a month long tourney in July.

Week 1 - 7/8. Gather the most points /question and claim for yourself, the crown from our reigning Kings and Queens of Trivia. Prizes and bragging rights 

Join Us!.

Register for Zoom Link prior to start. 

 

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 24 spaces available.

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Children's Summer Reading Program Family Night: Tails to Tales from Riverside Reptiles

Riverside Reptiles is bringing us Tails to Tales, an educational program with live reptiles. Meet some scaly ambassadors with tails, or unique tales of their own. 

This event will takeplace on the lawn of the library, weather permitting.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; SPACE IS LIMITED.

Please bring a blanket and wear a mask when crossing the lawn. Free & open to all. Sorry, no rain date.

CONTACT: Children's Department  8603953184  Childrens@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn

Riverside Reptiles is bringing us Tails to Tales, an educational program with live reptiles. Meet some scaly ambassadors with tails, or unique tales of their own. 

This event will takeplace on the lawn of the library, weather permitting.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; SPACE IS LIMITED.

Please bring a blanket and wear a mask when crossing the lawn. Free & open to all. Sorry, no rain date.

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  8603953184
   Childrens@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn


 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Books on Tap Book Club

Join Lisa, Acton Library's Head of Circulation, at 30 Mile Brewing Co., to discuss a book Everything Inside: stories Edwidge Danticat.

Free and open to all ages 21+.  

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: 30 Mile Brewing Co.
There are 17 spaces available.

Join Lisa, Acton Library's Head of Circulation, at 30 Mile Brewing Co., to discuss a book Everything Inside: stories Edwidge Danticat.

Free and open to all ages 21+.  

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: 30 Mile Brewing Co.

There are 17 spaces available.

Friday July 9, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Rise and Shine Story Time on the Lawn

Join Miss Chloe for a Rise and Shine Story Time on the lawn, weather permitting. 

Registration is required; space is limited. 

Please bring a blanket and wear a mask when crossing the lawn.

CONTACT: Chloe Parrington  8603953184  cparrington@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
Registration will begin on Sunday, July 4, 2021 at 10:00 AM     

Join Miss Chloe for a Rise and Shine Story Time on the lawn, weather permitting. 

Registration is required; space is limited. 

Please bring a blanket and wear a mask when crossing the lawn.

CONTACT:
  Chloe Parrington
  8603953184
   cparrington@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn

Registration will begin on Sunday, July 4, 2021 at 10:00 AM     

 
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2:45 PM - 5:00 PM
YA Game Day: Special Dungeons and Dragons REMOTE* Guest DM - The Honey Heist part 1

Join us for a special session with Guest DM Sean S.  Part 1. Friday  Part 2 Saturday 7/10

Honey Heist is a surprisingly successful one-page RPG. Here is the plot:

1) You have a complex plan that requires precise timing.

2) You are a GOSH**** BEAR.

That's largely it. It's easy to run and easy to play, and there's a D8 table for hats if you want to be a bear that wears a hat, and who doesn't want that? 

 

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

Join us for a special session with Guest DM Sean S.  Part 1. Friday  Part 2 Saturday 7/10

Honey Heist is a surprisingly successful one-page RPG. Here is the plot:

1) You have a complex plan that requires precise timing.

2) You are a GOSH**** BEAR.

That's largely it. It's easy to run and easy to play, and there's a D8 table for hats if you want to be a bear that wears a hat, and who doesn't want that? 

 

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 24 spaces available.

Saturday July 10, 2021
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Adult Grab & Go Craft: Beaded Bracelet

Pickup an Adult Grab & Go Craft Kit, July 3 - 9, to make a beaded bracelet on your own at home.  Materials are provided.  You will also need scissors.

A demo will be held on Sat. July 10 at 1:00 through Zoom.  A link will be sent to all who registered for the kit.

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 3 spaces available.

Pickup an Adult Grab & Go Craft Kit, July 3 - 9, to make a beaded bracelet on your own at home.  Materials are provided.  You will also need scissors.

A demo will be held on Sat. July 10 at 1:00 through Zoom.  A link will be sent to all who registered for the kit.

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 3 spaces available.

 
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2:15 PM - 5:00 PM
YA Game Day: Special Dungeons and Dragons with Guest DM S Spina - The HONEY HEIST

Join us for Part 2 of this special Guest DM'd session, the " Honey Heist" 
 

Honey Heist is a surprisingly successful one-page RPG. Here is the plot:

1) You have a complex plan that requires precise timing.

2) You are a GOSH****BEAR.

That's largely it. It's easy to run and easy to play, and there's a D8 table for hats if you want to be a bear that wears a hat, and who doesn't want that? 

 

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 12 spaces available.

Join us for Part 2 of this special Guest DM'd session, the " Honey Heist" 
 

Honey Heist is a surprisingly successful one-page RPG. Here is the plot:

1) You have a complex plan that requires precise timing.

2) You are a GOSH****BEAR.

That's largely it. It's easy to run and easy to play, and there's a D8 table for hats if you want to be a bear that wears a hat, and who doesn't want that? 

 

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 12 spaces available.

 
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2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
2nd Saturday Cinema: Soul

Join us for a movie on our 9 foot screen.

Soul 

Rated PG, 2020, 90 min.

Joe Gardner is an average guy teaching music in middle school whose real dream is to be a jazz musician.  When he finally earns the chance to perform onstage, he has an accident that leaves him in a near-death state.  As his soul is scheduled to proceed to the afterlife, he discovers that his body is still not dead.  He escapes to a before-life place where he tries to negotiate a deal so that he could return to Earth – before it is too late. 

Free and open to all.

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: Grady Thomas Room
There are 15 spaces available.

Join us for a movie on our 9 foot screen.

Soul 

Rated PG, 2020, 90 min.

Joe Gardner is an average guy teaching music in middle school whose real dream is to be a jazz musician.  When he finally earns the chance to perform onstage, he has an accident that leaves him in a near-death state.  As his soul is scheduled to proceed to the afterlife, he discovers that his body is still not dead.  He escapes to a before-life place where he tries to negotiate a deal so that he could return to Earth – before it is too late. 

Free and open to all.

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: Grady Thomas Room

There are 15 spaces available.

Monday July 12, 2021
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

CONTACT: Acton Public Library Children's Department  8603953184  Childrens@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up
Registration will begin on Sunday, July 4, 2021 at 10:00 AM     

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

CONTACT:
  Acton Public Library Children's Department
  8603953184
   Childrens@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

Registration will begin on Sunday, July 4, 2021 at 10:00 AM     

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

Join Cindy, using Zoom, for a virtual cup of coffee and join in a conversation started with conversation 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 12 spaces available.

Join Cindy, using Zoom, for a virtual cup of coffee and join in a conversation started with conversation 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 12 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
VIRTUAL - Understanding Your Aura

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What is an aura? And more importantly how can knowing your aura improve your life? This guided presentation gets to the core of the importance of our aura. Sydney Sherman discusses the study of auras, and how knowing details about your personal aura can drastically change your life. She will identify the different colors of auras and explain what distinct personality traits and characteristics can be attributed to these colors. How can your aura color identify illnesses, stress, emotional disturbances … even cancer? How can the energies from others affect your aura negatively or positively? How you can protect your aura and even see auras in others? This presentation is jam packed with information and very interactive.  This program will be held using Zoom.

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 85 spaces available.

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What is an aura? And more importantly how can knowing your aura improve your life? This guided presentation gets to the core of the importance of our aura. Sydney Sherman discusses the study of auras, and how knowing details about your personal aura can drastically change your life. She will identify the different colors of auras and explain what distinct personality traits and characteristics can be attributed to these colors. How can your aura color identify illnesses, stress, emotional disturbances … even cancer? How can the energies from others affect your aura negatively or positively? How you can protect your aura and even see auras in others? This presentation is jam packed with information and very interactive.  This program will be held using Zoom.

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 85 spaces available.

Tuesday July 13, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
ABC Amigos on the Lawn

Hola! Join Miss Aimee for a fun, interactive preschool bilingual story time on the lawn, weather permitting. Sing songs and listen to stories in both English and Spanish. This program is open to all children regardless of Spanish-speaking ability.

Registration is required; space is limited.

Please bring a blanket and wear a mask when crossing the lawn. 

CONTACT: Children's Department  8603953184  Childrens@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
There are 20 spaces available.

Hola! Join Miss Aimee for a fun, interactive preschool bilingual story time on the lawn, weather permitting. Sing songs and listen to stories in both English and Spanish. This program is open to all children regardless of Spanish-speaking ability.

Registration is required; space is limited.

Please bring a blanket and wear a mask when crossing the lawn. 

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  8603953184
   Childrens@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn

There are 20 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
Board Meeting--Special
CONTACT: Amanda Brouwer  8603888924  abrouwer@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room
CONTACT:
  Amanda Brouwer
  8603888924
   abrouwer@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

Wednesday July 14, 2021
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4:00 PM - 5:00 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 12 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 12 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
YA Event - Fairies Tea

Dust off your finery and flash your Fairy wings as we host  afternoonTea al fresco (outside) for our young adult friends. 
Practice your pinky placement and pick from our assortment of goodies. 
Limted seating, Please register. 

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

Dust off your finery and flash your Fairy wings as we host  afternoonTea al fresco (outside) for our young adult friends. 
Practice your pinky placement and pick from our assortment of goodies. 
Limted seating, Please register. 

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Patio

There are 24 spaces available.

 
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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 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 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 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.

Thursday July 15, 2021
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1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Work Group (Strategic Plan)

Library Use

CONTACT: Amanda Brouwer  8603888924  abrouwer@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

Library Use

CONTACT:
  Amanda Brouwer
  8603888924
   abrouwer@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

 
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3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
YA Game Day: Kahoot trivia

Our regular Trivia series is back for a month long tourney in July.

Week 1 - 7/8. Gather the most points /question and claim for yourself, the crown from our reigning Kings and Queens of Trivia. Prizes and bragging rights 

Join Us!.

Register for Zoom Link prior to start. 

 

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

Our regular Trivia series is back for a month long tourney in July.

Week 1 - 7/8. Gather the most points /question and claim for yourself, the crown from our reigning Kings and Queens of Trivia. Prizes and bragging rights 

Join Us!.

Register for Zoom Link prior to start. 

 

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 24 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Children's Summer Reading Program Family Night: Dance Hip Hop with Dimensional Dance

Learn Hip Hop and Krump with Jus Hues of Dimensional Dance!

This event will take place on the lawn of the library, weather permitting.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; SPACE IS LIMITED.

Please bring a blanket and wear a mask when crossing the lawn. This program starts at 6:30 p.m.

 

 

CONTACT: Children's Department  8603953184  Childrens@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
There are 21 spaces available.

Learn Hip Hop and Krump with Jus Hues of Dimensional Dance!

This event will take place on the lawn of the library, weather permitting.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; SPACE IS LIMITED.

Please bring a blanket and wear a mask when crossing the lawn. This program starts at 6:30 p.m.

 

 

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  8603953184
   Childrens@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn

There are 21 spaces available.

Friday July 16, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Rise and Shine Story Time on the Lawn

Join Miss Chloe for a Rise and Shine Story Time on the lawn, weather permitting. 

Registration is required; space is limited.

Please bring a blanket and wear a mask when crossing the lawn.

CONTACT: Chloe Parrington  8603953184  cparrington@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
Registration will begin on Sunday, July 11, 2021 at 10:00 AM     

Join Miss Chloe for a Rise and Shine Story Time on the lawn, weather permitting. 

Registration is required; space is limited.

Please bring a blanket and wear a mask when crossing the lawn.

CONTACT:
  Chloe Parrington
  8603953184
   cparrington@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn

Registration will begin on Sunday, July 11, 2021 at 10:00 AM     

 
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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.
Monday July 19, 2021
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

CONTACT: Acton Public Library Children's Department  8603953184  Childrens@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up
Registration will begin on Sunday, July 11, 2021 at 10:00 AM     

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

CONTACT:
  Acton Public Library Children's Department
  8603953184
   Childrens@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

Registration will begin on Sunday, July 11, 2021 at 10:00 AM     

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

Join Cindy, using Zoom, for a virtual cup of coffee and join in a conversation started with conversation 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 12 spaces available.

Join Cindy, using Zoom, for a virtual cup of coffee and join in a conversation started with conversation 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 12 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
VIRTUAL - White-tailed Deer

The White-tailed Deer Program is intended to provide the viewer with a look at the natural history and management of white-tailed deer and a description of some of the DEEP Wildlife Division's research on deer in Connecticut.  This program will be presented virtually, through Zoom, by Richard Taylor, Master Wildlife Conservationist.

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 93 spaces available.

The White-tailed Deer Program is intended to provide the viewer with a look at the natural history and management of white-tailed deer and a description of some of the DEEP Wildlife Division's research on deer in Connecticut.  This program will be presented virtually, through Zoom, by Richard Taylor, Master Wildlife Conservationist.

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 93 spaces available.

Tuesday July 20, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
ABC Amigos on the Lawn

Hola! Join Miss Aimee for a fun, interactive preschool bilingual story time on the lawn, weather permitting. Sing songs and listen to stories in both English and Spanish. This program is open to all children regardless of Spanish-speaking ability.

Registration is required; space is limited.

Please bring a blanket and wear a mask when crossing the lawn. 

CONTACT: Children's Department  8603953184  Childrens@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
There are 20 spaces available.

Hola! Join Miss Aimee for a fun, interactive preschool bilingual story time on the lawn, weather permitting. Sing songs and listen to stories in both English and Spanish. This program is open to all children regardless of Spanish-speaking ability.

Registration is required; space is limited.

Please bring a blanket and wear a mask when crossing the lawn. 

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  8603953184
   Childrens@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn

There are 20 spaces available.

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
YA YALL meeting

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

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Teen Space

There are 24 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Craft Night: Painted Tote

Join Cindy to make a canvas tote painted using vegetable scraps as stamps.

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: Grady Thomas Room
There are 6 spaces available.

Join Cindy to make a canvas tote painted using vegetable scraps as stamps.

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: Grady Thomas Room

There are 6 spaces available.

Wednesday July 21, 2021
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
CANCELLED - VIRTUAL - Writing Group

 This meeting is cancelled for this week.

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: cancelled

 This meeting is cancelled for this week.

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: cancelled

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
HYBRID - Local Author - MaryEllen Beveridge

Join local author, MaryEllen Beveridge, in person or through Zoom as she reads passages from her new book, Permeable Boundaries.

Free and open to all.

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: Grady Thomas/Zoom
There are 39 spaces available.

Join local author, MaryEllen Beveridge, in person or through Zoom as she reads passages from her new book, Permeable Boundaries.

Free and open to all.

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: Grady Thomas/Zoom

There are 39 spaces available.

Thursday July 22, 2021
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3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
YA Game Day: Kahoot trivia

Our regular Trivia series is back for a month long tourney in July.

Week 1 - 7/8. Gather the most points /question and claim for yourself, the crown from our reigning Kings and Queens of Trivia. Prizes and bragging rights 

Join Us!.

Register for Zoom Link prior to start. 

 

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

Our regular Trivia series is back for a month long tourney in July.

Week 1 - 7/8. Gather the most points /question and claim for yourself, the crown from our reigning Kings and Queens of Trivia. Prizes and bragging rights 

Join Us!.

Register for Zoom Link prior to start. 

 

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 24 spaces available.

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Children's Summer Reading Family Night Program: Two of a Kind Family Music

Two of a Kind brings toe-tapping, sing-a-longable songs for the whole family!

This event will take place on the lawn of the library, weather permitting. 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; SPACE IS LIMITED.

Please bring a blanket and wear a mask when crossing the lawn. Free & open to all. Sorry, no raindate. 

CONTACT: Children's Department  8603953184  Childrens@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
There are 30 spaces available.

Two of a Kind brings toe-tapping, sing-a-longable songs for the whole family!

This event will take place on the lawn of the library, weather permitting. 

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; SPACE IS LIMITED.

Please bring a blanket and wear a mask when crossing the lawn. Free & open to all. Sorry, no raindate. 

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  8603953184
   Childrens@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn

There are 30 spaces available.

Friday July 23, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Rise and Shine Story Time on the Lawn

Join Miss Chloe for a Rise and Shine Story Time on the lawn, weather permitting. 

Registration is required; space is limited.

Please bring a blanket and wear a mask when crossing the lawn.

CONTACT: Chloe Parrington  8603953184  cparrington@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
Registration will begin on Sunday, July 18, 2021 at 10:00 AM     

Join Miss Chloe for a Rise and Shine Story Time on the lawn, weather permitting. 

Registration is required; space is limited.

Please bring a blanket and wear a mask when crossing the lawn.

CONTACT:
  Chloe Parrington
  8603953184
   cparrington@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn

Registration will begin on Sunday, July 18, 2021 at 10:00 AM     

 
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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.
Monday July 26, 2021
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

CONTACT: Acton Public Library Children's Department  8603953184  Childrens@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up
Registration will begin on Sunday, July 18, 2021 at 10:00 AM     

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

CONTACT:
  Acton Public Library Children's Department
  8603953184
   Childrens@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

Registration will begin on Sunday, July 18, 2021 at 10:00 AM     

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

Join Cindy, using Zoom, for a virtual cup of coffee and join in a conversation started with conversation 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, June 26, 2021 at 12:01 AM     

Join Cindy, using Zoom, for a virtual cup of coffee and join in a conversation started with conversation 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, June 26, 2021 at 12:01 AM     

 
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4:05 PM - 4:05 PM
YA Monthly Mindful Meditations

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 24 spaces available.
Tuesday July 27, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
ABC Amigos on the Lawn

Hola! Join Miss Aimee for a fun, interactive preschool bilingual story time on the lawn, weather permitting. Sing songs and listen to stories in both English and Spanish. This program is open to all children regardless of Spanish-speaking ability.

Registration is required; space is limited.

Please bring a blanket and wear a mask when crossing the lawn. 

CONTACT: Children's Department  8603953184  Childrens@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
There are 20 spaces available.

Hola! Join Miss Aimee for a fun, interactive preschool bilingual story time on the lawn, weather permitting. Sing songs and listen to stories in both English and Spanish. This program is open to all children regardless of Spanish-speaking ability.

Registration is required; space is limited.

Please bring a blanket and wear a mask when crossing the lawn. 

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  8603953184
   Childrens@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn

There are 20 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Cookbook Club: Dressings

Jennifer Magrey from Weekend Kitchen in Essex will demonstrate how to make 3 different homemade dressings.  There will be samples & recipes to take home.

This program will be held in the library.

Free and open to all.

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: Grady Thomas Room
Registration will begin on Sunday, June 27, 2021 at 12:01 AM     

Jennifer Magrey from Weekend Kitchen in Essex will demonstrate how to make 3 different homemade dressings.  There will be samples & recipes to take home.

This program will be held in the library.

Free and open to all.

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: Grady Thomas Room

Registration will begin on Sunday, June 27, 2021 at 12:01 AM     

Wednesday July 28, 2021
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Mystery Book Club

This group meets the fourth Wednesday of the month in the library.  This month's title is The Unexpected Inheritance of Inspector Chopra by Vaseem Khan.
 
Free and open to all.
 
No registration required.
CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

This group meets the fourth Wednesday of the month in the library.  This month's title is The Unexpected Inheritance of Inspector Chopra by Vaseem Khan.
 
Free and open to all.
 
No registration required.
CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

 
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2:30 PM - 3:45 PM
YA Event- What's My Star Story - Intro to astrology

Join YA Librarian Brian as he introduces you to the basics of Astrology. Did you know there is more to you than your Sun Sign? your Moon, your rising, and what they commonly mean in western astrology? 
Your basic chart will be generated and provided for interpretation for this event, registration is required. Whether you're a beleiver a cynic or just curious why you feel like the horoscope you read in the paper never quite gets you, join us for a fun and informational afternoon. 
*To participate fully you will be asked for the Date, time and location of your birth, please have these details ready to share. All responses will be held confidentially 

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 12 spaces available.

Join YA Librarian Brian as he introduces you to the basics of Astrology. Did you know there is more to you than your Sun Sign? your Moon, your rising, and what they commonly mean in western astrology? 
Your basic chart will be generated and provided for interpretation for this event, registration is required. Whether you're a beleiver a cynic or just curious why you feel like the horoscope you read in the paper never quite gets you, join us for a fun and informational afternoon. 
*To participate fully you will be asked for the Date, time and location of your birth, please have these details ready to share. All responses will be held confidentially 

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 12 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 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 Monday, June 28, 2021 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 Monday, June 28, 2021 at 12:01 AM     

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Game Night: Scattergories

Join Cindy, to play Scattergories. There are 12 categories in each round.  You need to answer all of them starting with the letter rolled.  Be unique with your answers.  If another player's answer is the same - neither get a point.

Free and open to all.

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: Grady Thomas Room
Registration will begin on Sunday, June 27, 2021 at 12:01 AM     

Join Cindy, to play Scattergories. There are 12 categories in each round.  You need to answer all of them starting with the letter rolled.  Be unique with your answers.  If another player's answer is the same - neither get a point.

Free and open to all.

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: Grady Thomas Room

Registration will begin on Sunday, June 27, 2021 at 12:01 AM     

Thursday July 29, 2021
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3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
YA Game Day: Kahoot trivia

Our regular Trivia series is back for a month long tourney in July.

Week 1 - 7/8. Gather the most points /question and claim for yourself, the crown from our reigning Kings and Queens of Trivia. Prizes and bragging rights 

Join Us!.

Register for Zoom Link prior to start. 

 

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

Our regular Trivia series is back for a month long tourney in July.

Week 1 - 7/8. Gather the most points /question and claim for yourself, the crown from our reigning Kings and Queens of Trivia. Prizes and bragging rights 

Join Us!.

Register for Zoom Link prior to start. 

 

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 24 spaces available.

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Children's Summer Reading Family Night Program: The Bryson Lang Comedy Juggling Show

The whole family will enjoy Bryson's quick witted comedy show and mind blowing juggling skills! 

This event will take place on the lawn of the library, weather permitting.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; SPACE IS LIMITED.

Please bring a blanket and wear a mask when crossing the lawn. Free & open to all. Sorry, no rain date.

CONTACT: Children's Department  8603953184  Childrens@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
There are 19 spaces available.

The whole family will enjoy Bryson's quick witted comedy show and mind blowing juggling skills! 

This event will take place on the lawn of the library, weather permitting.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; SPACE IS LIMITED.

Please bring a blanket and wear a mask when crossing the lawn. Free & open to all. Sorry, no rain date.

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  8603953184
   Childrens@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn

There are 19 spaces available.

Friday July 30, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Rise and Shine Story Time on the Lawn

Join Miss Chloe for a Rise and Shine Story Time on the lawn, weather permitting. 

Registration is required; space is limited.

Please bring a blanket and wear a mask when crossing the lawn.

CONTACT: Chloe Parrington  8603953184  cparrington@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
Registration will begin on Sunday, July 25, 2021 at 10:00 AM     

Join Miss Chloe for a Rise and Shine Story Time on the lawn, weather permitting. 

Registration is required; space is limited.

Please bring a blanket and wear a mask when crossing the lawn.

CONTACT:
  Chloe Parrington
  8603953184
   cparrington@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn

Registration will begin on Sunday, July 25, 2021 at 10:00 AM     

 
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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 July 31, 2021
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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
What to Plant Now for a Fall Harvest

Kristy Benson from Bittersweet Farm, returns to present What to Plant Now for Fall Harvest & Putting Your Garden to Bed.  This class will help you prepare for a Fall harvest, complete with starting seeds inside at the right time, and succession planning and planting. 

Free and open to all.

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: Grady Thomas Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at 12:01 AM     

Kristy Benson from Bittersweet Farm, returns to present What to Plant Now for Fall Harvest & Putting Your Garden to Bed.  This class will help you prepare for a Fall harvest, complete with starting seeds inside at the right time, and succession planning and planting. 

Free and open to all.

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: Grady Thomas Room

Registration will begin on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at 12:01 AM     

Monday August 2, 2021
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

CONTACT: Acton Public Library Children's Department  8603953184  Childrens@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up
Registration will begin on Sunday, July 25, 2021 at 10:00 AM     

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

CONTACT:
  Acton Public Library Children's Department
  8603953184
   Childrens@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

Registration will begin on Sunday, July 25, 2021 at 10:00 AM     

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

Join Cindy, using Zoom, for a virtual cup of coffee and join in a conversation started with conversation 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, July 2, 2021 at 12:01 PM     

Join Cindy, using Zoom, for a virtual cup of coffee and join in a conversation started with conversation 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, July 2, 2021 at 12:01 PM     

Tuesday August 3, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
ABC Amigos on the Lawn

Hola! Join Miss Aimee for a fun, interactive preschool bilingual story time on the lawn, weather permitting. Sing songs and listen to stories in both English and Spanish. This program is open to all children regardless of Spanish-speaking ability.

Registration is required; space is limited.

Please bring a blanket and wear a mask when crossing the lawn. Free & open to all.

CONTACT: Children's Department  8603953184  Childrens@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
There are 20 spaces available.

Hola! Join Miss Aimee for a fun, interactive preschool bilingual story time on the lawn, weather permitting. Sing songs and listen to stories in both English and Spanish. This program is open to all children regardless of Spanish-speaking ability.

Registration is required; space is limited.

Please bring a blanket and wear a mask when crossing the lawn. Free & open to all.

CONTACT:
  Children's Department
  8603953184
   Childrens@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn

There are 20 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
VIRTUAL - Author talk: Dare to be a Green Witch

 

Ehris Urban & Velya Jancz-Urban, of the Grounded Goodwife, will present through Zoom, a virtual author talk/hands-on workshop combo. They will discuss their second book, Dare to be a Green Witch and teach us to make Spirulina-Ginger-Nettle Lemonade.

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, July 3, 2021 at 12:01 AM     

 

Ehris Urban & Velya Jancz-Urban, of the Grounded Goodwife, will present through Zoom, a virtual author talk/hands-on workshop combo. They will discuss their second book, Dare to be a Green Witch and teach us to make Spirulina-Ginger-Nettle Lemonade.

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, July 3, 2021 at 12:01 AM     

Wednesday August 4, 2021
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday Book Discussion Group

This group meets the first Wednesday of the month in the library.

This month's book is Lost Roses by Martha Hall Kelly.

Free and open to all.

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: Grady Thomas Room
Registration will begin on Sunday, July 4, 2021 at 12:01 AM     

This group meets the first Wednesday of the month in the library.

This month's book is Lost Roses by Martha Hall Kelly.

Free and open to all.

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: Grady Thomas Room

Registration will begin on Sunday, July 4, 2021 at 12:01 AM     

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 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 Sunday, July 4, 2021 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 Sunday, July 4, 2021 at 12:01 AM     

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
YA Event: Those Summer Nights - Open Mic Jam and Slams

Join us on the patio for a strum and a song.  Hosted by YA librarian and percussionist, Brian Story for a sunset Open Mic. 
Registration preferred but limited walk ins will be welcome. Ages 12+ welcome though deference will be given to YA participants 
Sign up today 

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

Join us on the patio for a strum and a song.  Hosted by YA librarian and percussionist, Brian Story for a sunset Open Mic. 
Registration preferred but limited walk ins will be welcome. Ages 12+ welcome though deference will be given to YA participants 
Sign up today 

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Patio

There are 24 spaces available.

Friday August 6, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Rise and Shine Story Time on the Lawn

Join Miss Chloe for a Rise and Shine Story Time on the lawn, weather permitting. 

Registration is required; space is limited.

Please bring a blanket and wear a mask when crossing the lawn. Free & open to all.

CONTACT: Chloe Parrington  8603953184  cparrington@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
Registration will begin on Sunday, August 1, 2021 at 10:00 AM     

Join Miss Chloe for a Rise and Shine Story Time on the lawn, weather permitting. 

Registration is required; space is limited.

Please bring a blanket and wear a mask when crossing the lawn. Free & open to all.

CONTACT:
  Chloe Parrington
  8603953184
   cparrington@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn

Registration will begin on Sunday, August 1, 2021 at 10:00 AM     

Saturday August 7, 2021
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12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
YA Event- Outdoor Gardens Build
CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
Monday August 9, 2021
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

CONTACT: Acton Public Library Children's Department  8603953184  Childrens@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up
Registration will begin on Sunday, August 1, 2021 at 10:00 AM     

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

CONTACT:
  Acton Public Library Children's Department
  8603953184
   Childrens@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

Registration will begin on Sunday, August 1, 2021 at 10:00 AM     

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

Join Cindy, using Zoom, for a virtual cup of coffee and join in a conversation started with conversation 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, July 9, 2021 at 12:01 AM     

Join Cindy, using Zoom, for a virtual cup of coffee and join in a conversation started with conversation 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, July 9, 2021 at 12:01 AM     

Tuesday August 10, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Music with Miss Martha on the Lawn

Kids! Join Miss Martha of the Community Music School for a special musical story time, on the lawn, weather permitting.

Registration is required; space is limited.

Please bring a blanket and wear a mask when crossing the lawn.