Saturday July 2, 2022
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Read with Me

Stop by the library for a chance to read to a therapy dog! Families are welcome to read to either Henry, the Bernese Mountain dog, or Toby, the Labradoodle. Time slots are limited to 15 minutes per family and available on a first come, first served basis. Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Department

Stop by the library for a chance to read to a therapy dog! Families are welcome to read to either Henry, the Bernese Mountain dog, or Toby, the Labradoodle. Time slots are limited to 15 minutes per family and available on a first come, first served basis. Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Department

Monday July 4, 2022
Tuesday July 5, 2022
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Countdown to Kindergarten

This 7-week school readiness will includes stories, songs and activities to help caregivers prepare children to read and develop the skills needed to be successful in school. Open to all ages, but designed for 4 and 5 year olds.

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

This 7-week school readiness will includes stories, songs and activities to help caregivers prepare children to read and develop the skills needed to be successful in school. Open to all ages, but designed for 4 and 5 year olds.

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

 
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
YA YALL Drop-In Sessions- Games/ Crafts/ Fun

“Y.A.L.L.” Drop -In sessions for the Summer: Tuesdays with Mr Story 

 Join us in new or classic, tabletop, video or card games 

Hang out with us and Craft, Color or Chill. 

Drop- in and Hang out

** Patrons under the age of 12 must be accompanied
by a responsible adult while in the library**

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

“Y.A.L.L.” Drop -In sessions for the Summer: Tuesdays with Mr Story 

 Join us in new or classic, tabletop, video or card games 

Hang out with us and Craft, Color or Chill. 

Drop- in and Hang out

** Patrons under the age of 12 must be accompanied
by a responsible adult while in the library**

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Teen Space

There are 24 spaces available.

Wednesday July 6, 2022
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Drop-In Crafts

Each week, we will feature a fun craft to make in person, or to pack up and take home.

CONTACT: Miss Chloe  860-395-3184  cparrington@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Department

Each week, we will feature a fun craft to make in person, or to pack up and take home.

CONTACT:
  Miss Chloe
  860.395.3184
   cparrington@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Department

 
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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 The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah.

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 Room
There are 19 spaces available.

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

This month's book is The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah.

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 Room

There are 19 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Acton Compassion-Knits

This group, led by Acton Public Library staff members, will knit and/or crochet items to be donated to a cause.  Needles, yarn & patterns will be provided for charity projects.

You may also bring your own supplies to work on a project of your own.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

This group, led by Acton Public Library staff members, will knit and/or crochet items to be donated to a cause.  Needles, yarn & patterns will be provided for charity projects.

You may also bring your own supplies to work on a project of your own.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

 
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5:45 PM - 7:45 PM
YA Game Day: Dungeons and Dragons- 2.0 16+ GROUP

YA Game DAY: D&D Adventures 2.0 Session B

5:30 p.m.-7:45 p.m.

This bi weekly session is for sword slingers 16+ years old

@ Acton Public Library. Free and open to Ages 16+

Please register for details.
Info: www.actonlibrary.org, 860-395-3184, bstory@actonlibrary.org

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Thomas Room
There are 8 spaces available.

YA Game DAY: D&D Adventures 2.0 Session B

5:30 p.m.-7:45 p.m.

This bi weekly session is for sword slingers 16+ years old

@ Acton Public Library. Free and open to Ages 16+

Please register for details.
Info: www.actonlibrary.org, 860-395-3184, bstory@actonlibrary.org

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Thomas Room

There are 8 spaces available.

Thursday July 7, 2022
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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tech Time with Emily

Need assistance using your laptop, iPad, Kindle or other device? Take advantage of Tech Time! Reserve a 20-minute one-on-one session with a tech savvy librarian to discuss your technology needs.*

Appointments are available on Thursdays between 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 

Free and open to all.

*Please note, this service is for educational purposes. We cannot fix your device.

CONTACT: Emily Sheehan  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Lobby
There are 5 spaces available.

Need assistance using your laptop, iPad, Kindle or other device? Take advantage of Tech Time! Reserve a 20-minute one-on-one session with a tech savvy librarian to discuss your technology needs.*

Appointments are available on Thursdays between 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 

Free and open to all.

*Please note, this service is for educational purposes. We cannot fix your device.

CONTACT:
  Emily Sheehan
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Lobby

There are 5 spaces available.

 
 
 
 
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3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
YA Game Day : Kahoot trivia

YA Game DAY: KAHOOT Teen Trivia

3:15 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Join us for online Kahoot style trivia via ZOOM

@ Acton Public Library/ ZOOM. Free and open to all Ages 12-18

Please register for details.
Info: www.actonlibrary.org, 860-395-3184, bstory@actonlibrary.org

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room and ZOOM
There are 24 spaces available.

YA Game DAY: KAHOOT Teen Trivia

3:15 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Join us for online Kahoot style trivia via ZOOM

@ Acton Public Library/ ZOOM. Free and open to all Ages 12-18

Please register for details.
Info: www.actonlibrary.org, 860-395-3184, bstory@actonlibrary.org

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room and ZOOM

There are 24 spaces available.

 
 
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5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Knitting Group

This group meets every Thursday in the library.  Bring your own project to work on while enjoying the company of fellow knitters.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

This group meets every Thursday in the library.  Bring your own project to work on while enjoying the company of fellow knitters.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Family Night: Jeepers Creepers

Encounter some creepy-looking creatures with Riverside Reptiles. See and touch a variety of reptiles, amphibians, arachnids, insects and more! Don’t worry, we won’t bite! Space is limited, and registration is required.Free and open to all. In the event of inclement weather, this event will be held indoors.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Acton Library.

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
There are 13 spaces available.

Encounter some creepy-looking creatures with Riverside Reptiles. See and touch a variety of reptiles, amphibians, arachnids, insects and more! Don’t worry, we won’t bite! Space is limited, and registration is required.Free and open to all. In the event of inclement weather, this event will be held indoors.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Acton Library.

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn

There are 13 spaces available.

Friday July 8, 2022
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Sing & Stomp

A song and dance party for children of all ages and their grown up. This event will take place outdoors on the library's patio. In the event of inclement weather, we will take the dancing inside. No registration required. 

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Patio

A song and dance party for children of all ages and their grown up. This event will take place outdoors on the library's patio. In the event of inclement weather, we will take the dancing inside. No registration required. 

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Patio

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Fun Fridays

Drop by the library every Friday for a fun activity. Come play with outdoor games, bubbles, chalk, and so much more!

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Patio

Drop by the library every Friday for a fun activity. Come play with outdoor games, bubbles, chalk, and so much more!

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Patio

 
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12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Friday Flicks

Come in out of the afternoon heat & enjoy the library's air conditioning while watching 2022 Oscar nominated movies on our 9 foot screen.

Summer of Soul 2021, rated PG-13, 118 min.

Light refreshments.

Free and open to all.

No registration.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

Come in out of the afternoon heat & enjoy the library's air conditioning while watching 2022 Oscar nominated movies on our 9 foot screen.

Summer of Soul 2021, rated PG-13, 118 min.

Light refreshments.

Free and open to all.

No registration.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

 
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3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
YA Game Day: Dungeons and Dragons- Now In person or remote

Dungeons and Dragons - Join us each week for continuing adventures of long running homebrew campaign

New/Returning players welcome. Registration is suggested as space in the party is limited.

Register at actonlibrary.org for details and links

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

Dungeons and Dragons - Join us each week for continuing adventures of long running homebrew campaign

New/Returning players welcome. Registration is suggested as space in the party is limited.

Register at actonlibrary.org for details and links

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Thomas Room

There are 12 spaces available.

Saturday July 9, 2022
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Welcome to Forest Bathing

Curious about Forest Bathing? Please join Regan Stacey, certified forest therapy guide and co-founder of The Forest Therapy School, as she shares the many benefits of forest bathing including its health benefits and the importance of nature connection to our personal and planetary well-being. Regan will discuss what to expect on a forest bathing walk and will conclude her presentation with an herbal tea from the land. 

Free and open to all.

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

Sponsored by the Friends of Acton Public Library.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room
There are 33 spaces available.

Curious about Forest Bathing? Please join Regan Stacey, certified forest therapy guide and co-founder of The Forest Therapy School, as she shares the many benefits of forest bathing including its health benefits and the importance of nature connection to our personal and planetary well-being. Regan will discuss what to expect on a forest bathing walk and will conclude her presentation with an herbal tea from the land. 

Free and open to all.

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

Sponsored by the Friends of Acton Public Library.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

There are 33 spaces available.

Monday July 11, 2022
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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Book a Librarian:Tech Time with Brian

Need assistance using your laptop, iPad, Kindle or other device? Take advantage of Tech Time!

Reserve a 20-minute one-on-one session with a tech savvy librarian to discuss your technology needs.*

Appointments are available on Mondays between 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. 

Free and open to all.

*Please note, this service is for educational purposes. We cannot fix your device.

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Reading Room
There are 10 spaces available.

Need assistance using your laptop, iPad, Kindle or other device? Take advantage of Tech Time!

Reserve a 20-minute one-on-one session with a tech savvy librarian to discuss your technology needs.*

Appointments are available on Mondays between 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. 

Free and open to all.

*Please note, this service is for educational purposes. We cannot fix your device.

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Reading Room

There are 10 spaces available.

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Coloring & Conversation

Relax while coloring & chatting with others.

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: Thomas Room
There are 9 spaces available.

Relax while coloring & chatting with others.

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: Thomas Room

There are 9 spaces available.

Tuesday July 12, 2022
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Countdown to Kindergarten

This 7-week school readiness will includes stories, songs and activities to help caregivers prepare children to read and develop the skills needed to be successful in school. Open to all ages, but designed for 4 and 5 year olds.

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

This 7-week school readiness will includes stories, songs and activities to help caregivers prepare children to read and develop the skills needed to be successful in school. Open to all ages, but designed for 4 and 5 year olds.

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

 
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
YA YALL Drop-In Sessions- Games/ Crafts/ Fun

“Y.A.L.L.” Drop -In sessions for the Summer: Tuesdays with Mr Story 

 Join us in new or classic, tabletop, video or card games 

Hang out with us and Craft, Color or Chill. 

Drop- in and Hang out

** Patrons under the age of 12 must be accompanied
by a responsible adult while in the library**

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

“Y.A.L.L.” Drop -In sessions for the Summer: Tuesdays with Mr Story 

 Join us in new or classic, tabletop, video or card games 

Hang out with us and Craft, Color or Chill. 

Drop- in and Hang out

** Patrons under the age of 12 must be accompanied
by a responsible adult while in the library**

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Teen Space

There are 24 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Library Board Meeting
CONTACT: Amanda Brouwer  8603888924  abrouwer@actonlibrary.org
Wednesday July 13, 2022
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10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
BUSY
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

Hold for Friends Book Sale

CONTACT:
  Amanda Brouwer
  8603888924
   actonlibrary@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

 
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Drop-In Crafts

Each week, we will feature a fun craft to make in person, or to pack up and take home.

CONTACT: Miss Chloe  860-395-3184  cparrington@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Department

Each week, we will feature a fun craft to make in person, or to pack up and take home.

CONTACT:
  Miss Chloe
  860.395.3184
   cparrington@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Department

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Acton Compassion-Knits

This group, led by Acton Public Library staff members, will knit and/or crochet items to be donated to a cause.  Needles, yarn & patterns will be provided for charity projects.

You may also bring your own supplies to work on a project of your own.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

This group, led by Acton Public Library staff members, will knit and/or crochet items to be donated to a cause.  Needles, yarn & patterns will be provided for charity projects.

You may also bring your own supplies to work on a project of your own.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
All Ages Event: Those Summer Nights - Open Mic Jam and Slams

YA Acoustic Open Mic

Join us for a strum and a song. A poem or rant. Some comedy or read alouds? Karaoke? Hosted by YA librarian, performer and percussionist, Brian Story for a sunset Open Mic.

@ Acton Public Library. Free and open to All Ages

Please register for details.
Info: www.actonlibrary.org, 860-395-3184, bstory@actonlibrary.org

Calendar of Events    

Location: Grady Thomas Room or Acton Patio if weather permits

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas/Zoom
There are 23 spaces available.

YA Acoustic Open Mic

Join us for a strum and a song. A poem or rant. Some comedy or read alouds? Karaoke? Hosted by YA librarian, performer and percussionist, Brian Story for a sunset Open Mic.

@ Acton Public Library. Free and open to All Ages

Please register for details.
Info: www.actonlibrary.org, 860-395-3184, bstory@actonlibrary.org

Calendar of Events    

Location: Grady Thomas Room or Acton Patio if weather permits

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas/Zoom

There are 23 spaces available.

Thursday July 14, 2022
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Banbury Crossing Board Meeting

This is not a library sponsored program.

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

This is not a library sponsored program.

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

 
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10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
BUSY
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

Hold for Friends Book Sale

CONTACT:
  Amanda Brouwer
  8603888924
   actonlibrary@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

 
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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tech Time with Emily

Need assistance using your laptop, iPad, Kindle or other device? Take advantage of Tech Time! Reserve a 20-minute one-on-one session with a tech savvy librarian to discuss your technology needs.*

Appointments are available on Thursdays between 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 

Free and open to all.

*Please note, this service is for educational purposes. We cannot fix your device.

CONTACT: Emily Sheehan  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Lobby
There are 10 spaces available.

Need assistance using your laptop, iPad, Kindle or other device? Take advantage of Tech Time! Reserve a 20-minute one-on-one session with a tech savvy librarian to discuss your technology needs.*

Appointments are available on Thursdays between 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 

Free and open to all.

*Please note, this service is for educational purposes. We cannot fix your device.

CONTACT:
  Emily Sheehan
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Lobby

There are 10 spaces available.

 
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3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
YA Game Day: In House Game Day

YA Game DAY:  Open Game Day

3:00 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Join us this afternoon for some new and favorite tabletop games

Free and open to all Ages 12-18

Please register for details.
Info: www.actonlibrary.org, 860-395-3184, bstory@actonlibrary.org

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

YA Game DAY:  Open Game Day

3:00 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Join us this afternoon for some new and favorite tabletop games

Free and open to all Ages 12-18

Please register for details.
Info: www.actonlibrary.org, 860-395-3184, bstory@actonlibrary.org

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Teen Space

There are 12 spaces available.

 
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5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Knitting Group

This group meets every Thursday in the library.  Bring your own project to work on while enjoying the company of fellow knitters.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

This group meets every Thursday in the library.  Bring your own project to work on while enjoying the company of fellow knitters.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Family Night: Matt Matthews Magic

Want to have a trick up your sleeve? Learn some new magic tricks with master magician, Matt Matthews. This 45 minute magic show is jam packed with hilarious, zany magic and is guaranteed to surprise and delight! Space is limited, and registration is required. Free and open to all, weather permitting.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Acton Library.

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
There are many spaces available.

Want to have a trick up your sleeve? Learn some new magic tricks with master magician, Matt Matthews. This 45 minute magic show is jam packed with hilarious, zany magic and is guaranteed to surprise and delight! Space is limited, and registration is required. Free and open to all, weather permitting.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Acton Library.

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn

There are many spaces available.

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

 

 

Join Lisa, Acton Library's Head of Circulation, to discuss Finding Freedom: A Cook's Story: Remaking a Life from Scratch by Erin French.

This group will meet at Myrcene Ale Co.

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: Myrcene Ale
There are 8 spaces available.

 

 

Join Lisa, Acton Library's Head of Circulation, to discuss Finding Freedom: A Cook's Story: Remaking a Life from Scratch by Erin French.

This group will meet at Myrcene Ale Co.

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: Myrcene Ale

There are 8 spaces available.

Friday July 15, 2022
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10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
BUSY
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

Hold for Friends Book Sale

CONTACT:
  Amanda Brouwer
  8603888924
   actonlibrary@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Sing & Stomp

A song and dance party for children of all ages and their grown up. This event will take place outdoors on the library's patio. In the event of inclement weather, we will take the dancing inside. No registration required. 

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Patio

A song and dance party for children of all ages and their grown up. This event will take place outdoors on the library's patio. In the event of inclement weather, we will take the dancing inside. No registration required. 

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Patio

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Fun Fridays

Drop by the library every Friday for a fun activity. Come play with outdoor games, bubbles, chalk, and so much more!

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Patio

Drop by the library every Friday for a fun activity. Come play with outdoor games, bubbles, chalk, and so much more!

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Patio

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
BUSY
LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

This is not a library sponsored program.

CONTACT:
  Karen Hathaway
  860.510.2080
  

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

Saturday July 16, 2022
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10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
BUSY
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

Hold for Friends Book Sale

CONTACT:
  Amanda Brouwer
  8603888924
   actonlibrary@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

 
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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
All Ages Event !!! Author Visit: Rajani LaRocca

This is EXCITING!!!


Actons Youth Act(i)on library League is proud to present 
An Local Author visit of renown : Newberry Awarded Rajani LaRocca (RUHJ- uh- nee La Rock- ah)

>>> Join us for a remarkable day with Author, Book Talk, Q& A and Signing

We carry her Childrens and Young Adult Titles in our collection. 

 RJ Julia book sellers will be on hand to sell copies of her works.

 register today to join us!
P.S....it's also the day of our Big Summer Book Sale!
.. Join US!!

https://www.rajanilarocca.com/about/

 

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Reading Room
There are 48 spaces available.

This is EXCITING!!!


Actons Youth Act(i)on library League is proud to present 
An Local Author visit of renown : Newberry Awarded Rajani LaRocca (RUHJ- uh- nee La Rock- ah)

>>> Join us for a remarkable day with Author, Book Talk, Q& A and Signing

We carry her Childrens and Young Adult Titles in our collection. 

 RJ Julia book sellers will be on hand to sell copies of her works.

 register today to join us!
P.S....it's also the day of our Big Summer Book Sale!
.. Join US!!

https://www.rajanilarocca.com/about/

 

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Reading Room

There are 48 spaces available.

Monday July 18, 2022
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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Book a Librarian:Tech Time with Brian

Need assistance using your laptop, iPad, Kindle or other device? Take advantage of Tech Time!

Reserve a 20-minute one-on-one session with a tech savvy librarian to discuss your technology needs.*

Appointments are available on Mondays between 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. 

Free and open to all.

*Please note, this service is for educational purposes. We cannot fix your device.

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Reading Room
There are 10 spaces available.

Need assistance using your laptop, iPad, Kindle or other device? Take advantage of Tech Time!

Reserve a 20-minute one-on-one session with a tech savvy librarian to discuss your technology needs.*

Appointments are available on Mondays between 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. 

Free and open to all.

*Please note, this service is for educational purposes. We cannot fix your device.

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Reading Room

There are 10 spaces available.

 
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10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
BUSY
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

Hold for Friends Book Sale

CONTACT:
  Amanda Brouwer
  8603888924
   actonlibrary@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

Tuesday July 19, 2022
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Countdown to Kindergarten

This 7-week school readiness will includes stories, songs and activities to help caregivers prepare children to read and develop the skills needed to be successful in school. Open to all ages, but designed for 4 and 5 year olds.

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

This 7-week school readiness will includes stories, songs and activities to help caregivers prepare children to read and develop the skills needed to be successful in school. Open to all ages, but designed for 4 and 5 year olds.

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

 
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
YA YALL Drop-In Sessions- Games/ Crafts/ Fun

“Y.A.L.L.” Drop -In sessions for the Summer: Tuesdays with Mr Story 

 Join us in new or classic, tabletop, video or card games 

Hang out with us and Craft, Color or Chill. 

Drop- in and Hang out

** Patrons under the age of 12 must be accompanied
by a responsible adult while in the library**

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

“Y.A.L.L.” Drop -In sessions for the Summer: Tuesdays with Mr Story 

 Join us in new or classic, tabletop, video or card games 

Hang out with us and Craft, Color or Chill. 

Drop- in and Hang out

** Patrons under the age of 12 must be accompanied
by a responsible adult while in the library**

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Teen Space

There are 12 spaces available.

 
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2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Folks in the Machine: PC Class # 1

Tuesday, JULY. 19th at 2:30 p.m. @ Acton Public Library/ ZOOM

All Ages: “Folks in the Machine” Tech class #1

Join Brian Story for a guided course on PC Basics, MS Widows suite and apps.Effective ways to use Google;

Please register at actonlibrary.org for details and Zoom link; 
* Patrons are encouraged to bring their own laptop and or phone/tablet devices but may be able to borrow a laptop for the class ( limited supply) 

Next up:

Tuesday, AUG. 23rd at 2:30 p.m. @ Acton Public Library/ ZOOM

All Ages: “Folks in the Machine” Tech class #2

Join Brian Story for a guided course on Information Literacy, Detecting and avoiding scams, & finding reliable sources. Please register at actonlibrary.org for details and Zoom link

Tuesday, SEPT. 20th at 11:00 a.m. @ Acton Public Library/ ZOOM

All Ages: “Folks in the Machine” Tech class #3

Join Brian Story for a guided course on Social Media apps.  Please register at actonlibrary.org for details and Zoom link

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas/Zoom
There are 15 spaces available.

Tuesday, JULY. 19th at 2:30 p.m. @ Acton Public Library/ ZOOM

All Ages: “Folks in the Machine” Tech class #1

Join Brian Story for a guided course on PC Basics, MS Widows suite and apps.Effective ways to use Google;

Please register at actonlibrary.org for details and Zoom link; 
* Patrons are encouraged to bring their own laptop and or phone/tablet devices but may be able to borrow a laptop for the class ( limited supply) 

Next up:

Tuesday, AUG. 23rd at 2:30 p.m. @ Acton Public Library/ ZOOM

All Ages: “Folks in the Machine” Tech class #2

Join Brian Story for a guided course on Information Literacy, Detecting and avoiding scams, & finding reliable sources. Please register at actonlibrary.org for details and Zoom link

Tuesday, SEPT. 20th at 11:00 a.m. @ Acton Public Library/ ZOOM

All Ages: “Folks in the Machine” Tech class #3

Join Brian Story for a guided course on Social Media apps.  Please register at actonlibrary.org for details and Zoom link

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas/Zoom

There are 15 spaces available.

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Craft Night: Wrapped Starfish with Sea Glass

Create a starfish ornament wrapped with wire and decorated with seaglass.  All materials provided.

Free and open to all ages 14+.

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

Sponsored by the Friends of Acton Public Library.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

Create a starfish ornament wrapped with wire and decorated with seaglass.  All materials provided.

Free and open to all ages 14+.

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

Sponsored by the Friends of Acton Public Library.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

Wednesday July 20, 2022
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Drop-In Crafts

Each week, we will feature a fun craft to make in person, or to pack up and take home.

CONTACT: Miss Chloe  860-395-3184  cparrington@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

Each week, we will feature a fun craft to make in person, or to pack up and take home.

CONTACT:
  Miss Chloe
  860.395.3184
   cparrington@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Managing Your Passwords

Are your passwords getting on  your last nerve? When asked to make a new password, are you using the same one time and time again? It's time for a change! Join us to learn how to create safe and effective passwords once and for all. Discover where to save them and different ways to help you remember them. Space is limited, and registration is required.

 

 

CONTACT: Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room
There are 19 spaces available.

Are your passwords getting on  your last nerve? When asked to make a new password, are you using the same one time and time again? It's time for a change! Join us to learn how to create safe and effective passwords once and for all. Discover where to save them and different ways to help you remember them. Space is limited, and registration is required.

 

 

CONTACT:
  Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

There are 19 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Acton Compassion-Knits

This group, led by Acton Public Library staff members, will knit and/or crochet items to be donated to a cause.  Needles, yarn & patterns will be provided for charity projects.

You may also bring your own supplies to work on a project of your own.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

This group, led by Acton Public Library staff members, will knit and/or crochet items to be donated to a cause.  Needles, yarn & patterns will be provided for charity projects.

You may also bring your own supplies to work on a project of your own.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

 
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5:30 PM - 7:45 PM
YA Game Day: Dungeons and Dragons- 2.0 16+ GROUP

YA Game DAY: D&D Adventures 2.0 Session B

5:30 p.m.-7:45 p.m.

This bi weekly session is for sword slingers 16+ years old

@ Acton Public Library. Free and open to Ages 16+

Please register for details.
Info: www.actonlibrary.org, 860-395-3184, bstory@actonlibrary.org

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Thomas Room
There are 10 spaces available.

YA Game DAY: D&D Adventures 2.0 Session B

5:30 p.m.-7:45 p.m.

This bi weekly session is for sword slingers 16+ years old

@ Acton Public Library. Free and open to Ages 16+

Please register for details.
Info: www.actonlibrary.org, 860-395-3184, bstory@actonlibrary.org

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Thomas Room

There are 10 spaces available.

Thursday July 21, 2022
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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tech Time with Emily

Need assistance using your laptop, iPad, Kindle or other device? Take advantage of Tech Time! Reserve a 20-minute one-on-one session with a tech savvy librarian to discuss your technology needs.*

Appointments are available on Thursdays between 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 

Free and open to all.

*Please note, this service is for educational purposes. We cannot fix your device.

CONTACT: Emily Sheehan  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Lobby
There are 10 spaces available.

Need assistance using your laptop, iPad, Kindle or other device? Take advantage of Tech Time! Reserve a 20-minute one-on-one session with a tech savvy librarian to discuss your technology needs.*

Appointments are available on Thursdays between 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 

Free and open to all.

*Please note, this service is for educational purposes. We cannot fix your device.

CONTACT:
  Emily Sheehan
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Lobby

There are 10 spaces available.

 
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3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
YA Game Day : Kahoot trivia

YA Game DAY: KAHOOT Teen Trivia

3:15 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Join us for online Kahoot style trivia via ZOOM

@ Acton Public Library/ ZOOM. Free and open to all Ages 12-18

Please register for details.
Info: www.actonlibrary.org, 860-395-3184, bstory@actonlibrary.org

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room and ZOOM
There are 24 spaces available.

YA Game DAY: KAHOOT Teen Trivia

3:15 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Join us for online Kahoot style trivia via ZOOM

@ Acton Public Library/ ZOOM. Free and open to all Ages 12-18

Please register for details.
Info: www.actonlibrary.org, 860-395-3184, bstory@actonlibrary.org

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room and ZOOM

There are 24 spaces available.

 
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5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Knitting Group

This group meets every Thursday in the library.  Bring your own project to work on while enjoying the company of fellow knitters.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

This group meets every Thursday in the library.  Bring your own project to work on while enjoying the company of fellow knitters.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Family Night: Safety PAWtrol

 

This program will provide the tools needed to be safe around dogs, including how to understand dog body language; how to safely approach, greet, and interact with friendly dogs; and what to do when approached by an unfamiliar dog. 

Space is limited, and registration is required. Free and open to all, weather permitting.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Acton Library.

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
There are 26 spaces available.

 

This program will provide the tools needed to be safe around dogs, including how to understand dog body language; how to safely approach, greet, and interact with friendly dogs; and what to do when approached by an unfamiliar dog. 

Space is limited, and registration is required. Free and open to all, weather permitting.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Acton Library.

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn

There are 26 spaces available.

Friday July 22, 2022
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Sing & Stomp

A song and dance party for children of all ages and their grown up. This event will take place outdoors on the library's patio. In the event of inclement weather, we will take the dancing inside. No registration required. 

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Patio

A song and dance party for children of all ages and their grown up. This event will take place outdoors on the library's patio. In the event of inclement weather, we will take the dancing inside. No registration required. 

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Patio

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Fun Fridays

Drop by the library every Friday for a fun activity. Come play with outdoor games, bubbles, chalk, and so much more!

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Patio

Drop by the library every Friday for a fun activity. Come play with outdoor games, bubbles, chalk, and so much more!

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Patio

 
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12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Friday Flicks

Come in out of the afternoon heat & enjoy the library's air conditioning while watching 2022 Oscar nominated movies on our 9 foot screen.

The Mitchells vs. the Machines 2021, rated PG, 114 min.

Light refreshments.

Free and open to all.

No registration.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

Come in out of the afternoon heat & enjoy the library's air conditioning while watching 2022 Oscar nominated movies on our 9 foot screen.

The Mitchells vs. the Machines 2021, rated PG, 114 min.

Light refreshments.

Free and open to all.

No registration.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

 
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3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
YA Game Day: Dungeons and Dragons- Now In person or remote

Dungeons and Dragons - Join us each week for continuing adventures of long running homebrew campaign

New/Returning players welcome. Registration is suggested as space in the party is limited.

Register at actonlibrary.org for details and links

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Thomas Room
There are 10 spaces available.

Dungeons and Dragons - Join us each week for continuing adventures of long running homebrew campaign

New/Returning players welcome. Registration is suggested as space in the party is limited.

Register at actonlibrary.org for details and links

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Thomas Room

There are 10 spaces available.

Monday July 25, 2022
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Foodie Fiction Book Club:

This book club will feature fiction books that are centered around food & cooking.

This month's book is The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender.

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: Thomas Room
There are 11 spaces available.

This book club will feature fiction books that are centered around food & cooking.

This month's book is The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender.

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: Thomas Room

There are 11 spaces available.

Tuesday July 26, 2022
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Countdown to Kindergarten

This 7-week school readiness will includes stories, songs and activities to help caregivers prepare children to read and develop the skills needed to be successful in school. Open to all ages, but designed for 4 and 5 year olds.

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

This 7-week school readiness will includes stories, songs and activities to help caregivers prepare children to read and develop the skills needed to be successful in school. Open to all ages, but designed for 4 and 5 year olds.

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Cookbook Club:

Check out a copy of the chosen cookbook for the month, make a recipe within the cookbook & bring it to the meeting for members to sample.  This is required to attend. 

This month's cookbook is Ottolenghi Simple by Yotam Ottolenghi

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 10 spaces available.

Check out a copy of the chosen cookbook for the month, make a recipe within the cookbook & bring it to the meeting for members to sample.  This is required to attend. 

This month's cookbook is Ottolenghi Simple by Yotam Ottolenghi

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 10 spaces available.

Wednesday July 27, 2022
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Drop-In Crafts

Each week, we will feature a fun craft to make in person, or to pack up and take home.

CONTACT: Miss Chloe  860-395-3184  cparrington@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Department

Each week, we will feature a fun craft to make in person, or to pack up and take home.

CONTACT:
  Miss Chloe
  860.395.3184
   cparrington@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Department

 
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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 book is An Elderly Lady is Up to No Good by Helene Tursten.

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 book is An Elderly Lady is Up to No Good by Helene Tursten.

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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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Acton Compassion-Knits

This group, led by Acton Public Library staff members, will knit and/or crochet items to be donated to a cause.  Needles, yarn & patterns will be provided for charity projects.

You may also bring your own supplies to work on a project of your own.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

This group, led by Acton Public Library staff members, will knit and/or crochet items to be donated to a cause.  Needles, yarn & patterns will be provided for charity projects.

You may also bring your own supplies to work on a project of your own.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

 
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5:15 PM - 6:30 PM
Friends of the Library
CONTACT: Amanda Brouwer  8603888924  abrouwer@actonlibrary.org
 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
HYBRID - Social Justice Book Discussion

DATE CHANGE!

Please join us for The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander. We will be joined by Elijah Manning from Inclusive Education LLC who will help facilitate a lively and thoughtful conversation.  Copies of the book are available for checkout at the library!  We will make a Zoom link if people want to participate that way.

Free and open to all.

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

CONTACT: Amanda Brouwer  8603888924  abrouwer@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas/Zoom
There are 24 spaces available.

DATE CHANGE!

Please join us for The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander. We will be joined by Elijah Manning from Inclusive Education LLC who will help facilitate a lively and thoughtful conversation.  Copies of the book are available for checkout at the library!  We will make a Zoom link if people want to participate that way.

Free and open to all.

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

CONTACT:
  Amanda Brouwer
  8603888924
   abrouwer@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas/Zoom

There are 24 spaces available.

Thursday July 28, 2022
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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tech Time with Emily

Need assistance using your laptop, iPad, Kindle or other device? Take advantage of Tech Time! Reserve a 20-minute one-on-one session with a tech savvy librarian to discuss your technology needs.*

Appointments are available on Thursdays between 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 

Free and open to all.

*Please note, this service is for educational purposes. We cannot fix your device.

CONTACT: Emily Sheehan  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Lobby
There are 10 spaces available.

Need assistance using your laptop, iPad, Kindle or other device? Take advantage of Tech Time! Reserve a 20-minute one-on-one session with a tech savvy librarian to discuss your technology needs.*

Appointments are available on Thursdays between 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 

Free and open to all.

*Please note, this service is for educational purposes. We cannot fix your device.

CONTACT:
  Emily Sheehan
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Lobby

There are 10 spaces available.

 
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5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Knitting Group

This group meets every Thursday in the library.  Bring your own project to work on while enjoying the company of fellow knitters.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

This group meets every Thursday in the library.  Bring your own project to work on while enjoying the company of fellow knitters.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Family Night: Li Liu Acrobatics

Families will be delighted by the amazing acrobatics of Li Liu, who will blend artistic cycling, hand balancing, plate spinning, and more spectacular tricks and stunts for a fun-filled program. She also tells stories and incorporates Chinese folklore into her solo act. Space is limited, and registration is required. Free and open to all, weather permitting.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Acton Library.

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
There are many spaces available.

Families will be delighted by the amazing acrobatics of Li Liu, who will blend artistic cycling, hand balancing, plate spinning, and more spectacular tricks and stunts for a fun-filled program. She also tells stories and incorporates Chinese folklore into her solo act. Space is limited, and registration is required. Free and open to all, weather permitting.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Acton Library.

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn

There are many spaces available.

Friday July 29, 2022
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Sing & Stomp

A song and dance party for children of all ages and their grown up. This event will take place outdoors on the library's patio. In the event of inclement weather, we will take the dancing inside. No registration required. 

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Patio

A song and dance party for children of all ages and their grown up. This event will take place outdoors on the library's patio. In the event of inclement weather, we will take the dancing inside. No registration required. 

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Patio

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Fun Fridays

Drop by the library every Friday for a fun activity. Come play with outdoor games, bubbles, chalk, and so much more!

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Patio

Drop by the library every Friday for a fun activity. Come play with outdoor games, bubbles, chalk, and so much more!

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Patio

 
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12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Friday Flicks

Come in out of the afternoon heat & enjoy the library's air conditioning while watching 2022 Oscar nominated movies on our 9 foot screen.

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings 2021, rated PG-13 132 min.

Light refreshments.

Free and open to all.

No registration.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

Come in out of the afternoon heat & enjoy the library's air conditioning while watching 2022 Oscar nominated movies on our 9 foot screen.

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings 2021, rated PG-13 132 min.

Light refreshments.

Free and open to all.

No registration.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

Monday August 1, 2022
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Coloring & Conversation

Relax while coloring & chatting with others.

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: Thomas Room
There are 12 spaces available.

Relax while coloring & chatting with others.

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: Thomas Room

There are 12 spaces available.

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
CT Valley Camera Club

This is not a library sponsored program.

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

This is not a library sponsored program.

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

Tuesday August 2, 2022
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Countdown to Kindergarten

This 7-week school readiness will includes stories, songs and activities to help caregivers prepare children to read and develop the skills needed to be successful in school. Open to all ages, but designed for 4 and 5 year olds.

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

This 7-week school readiness will includes stories, songs and activities to help caregivers prepare children to read and develop the skills needed to be successful in school. Open to all ages, but designed for 4 and 5 year olds.

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

Wednesday August 3, 2022
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Drop-In Crafts

Each week, we will feature a fun craft to make in person, or to pack up and take home.

CONTACT: Miss Chloe  860-395-3184  cparrington@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Department

Each week, we will feature a fun craft to make in person, or to pack up and take home.

CONTACT:
  Miss Chloe
  860.395.3184
   cparrington@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Department

 
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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 The Book of Salt by Monique T. D. Truong.

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 Room
Registration will begin on Sunday, July 3, 2022 at 12:01 AM     

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

This month's book is The Book of Salt by Monique T. D. Truong.

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 Room

Registration will begin on Sunday, July 3, 2022 at 12:01 AM     

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Acton Compassion-Knits

This group, led by Acton Public Library staff members, will knit and/or crochet items to be donated to a cause.  Needles, yarn & patterns will be provided for charity projects.

You may also bring your own supplies to work on a project of your own.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

This group, led by Acton Public Library staff members, will knit and/or crochet items to be donated to a cause.  Needles, yarn & patterns will be provided for charity projects.

You may also bring your own supplies to work on a project of your own.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

Thursday August 4, 2022
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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tech Time with Emily

Need assistance using your laptop, iPad, Kindle or other device? Take advantage of Tech Time! Reserve a 20-minute one-on-one session with a tech savvy librarian to discuss your technology needs.*

Appointments are available on Thursdays between 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 

Free and open to all.

*Please note, this service is for educational purposes. We cannot fix your device.

CONTACT: Emily Sheehan  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Lobby
There are 10 spaces available.

Need assistance using your laptop, iPad, Kindle or other device? Take advantage of Tech Time! Reserve a 20-minute one-on-one session with a tech savvy librarian to discuss your technology needs.*

Appointments are available on Thursdays between 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 

Free and open to all.

*Please note, this service is for educational purposes. We cannot fix your device.

CONTACT:
  Emily Sheehan
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Lobby

There are 10 spaces available.

 
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3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
YA Game Day : Kahoot trivia

YA Game DAY: KAHOOT Teen Trivia

3:15 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Join us for online Kahoot style trivia via ZOOM

@ Acton Public Library/ ZOOM. Free and open to all Ages 12-18

Please register for details.
Info: www.actonlibrary.org, 860-395-3184, bstory@actonlibrary.org

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room and ZOOM
There are 23 spaces available.

YA Game DAY: KAHOOT Teen Trivia

3:15 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Join us for online Kahoot style trivia via ZOOM

@ Acton Public Library/ ZOOM. Free and open to all Ages 12-18

Please register for details.
Info: www.actonlibrary.org, 860-395-3184, bstory@actonlibrary.org

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room and ZOOM

There are 23 spaces available.

 
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5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Knitting Group

This group meets every Thursday in the library.  Bring your own project to work on while enjoying the company of fellow knitters.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

This group meets every Thursday in the library.  Bring your own project to work on while enjoying the company of fellow knitters.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Family Night: Birds of Prey

Join us outdoors as we host A Place Called Hope, a Rehabilitation and Education Center for Birds of Prey. Their goal is to heal injured, orphaned, or ill birds and return them to the wild where they belong. Meet two day time hunters and two night time hunters. Learn each birds story of survival and ways to lessen conflicts with the wildlife in your very own backyard. Space is limited, and registration is required. Free and open to all, weather permitting. 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Acton Library.

 

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
Registration will begin on Monday, July 4, 2022 at 10:00 AM     

Join us outdoors as we host A Place Called Hope, a Rehabilitation and Education Center for Birds of Prey. Their goal is to heal injured, orphaned, or ill birds and return them to the wild where they belong. Meet two day time hunters and two night time hunters. Learn each birds story of survival and ways to lessen conflicts with the wildlife in your very own backyard. Space is limited, and registration is required. Free and open to all, weather permitting. 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Acton Library.

 

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn

Registration will begin on Monday, July 4, 2022 at 10:00 AM     

Friday August 5, 2022
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Sing & Stomp

A song and dance party for children of all ages and their grown up. This event will take place outdoors on the library's patio. In the event of inclement weather, we will take the dancing inside. No registration required. 

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Patio

A song and dance party for children of all ages and their grown up. This event will take place outdoors on the library's patio. In the event of inclement weather, we will take the dancing inside. No registration required. 

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Patio

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Fun Fridays

Drop by the library every Friday for a fun activity. Come play with outdoor games, bubbles, chalk, and so much more!

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Patio

Drop by the library every Friday for a fun activity. Come play with outdoor games, bubbles, chalk, and so much more!

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Patio

 
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12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Friday Flicks

Come in out of the afternoon heat & enjoy the library's air conditioning while watching 2022 Oscar nominated movies on our 9 foot screen.

Encanto 2021, rated PG, 99 min.

Light refreshments.

Free and open to all.

No registration.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

Come in out of the afternoon heat & enjoy the library's air conditioning while watching 2022 Oscar nominated movies on our 9 foot screen.

Encanto 2021, rated PG, 99 min.

Light refreshments.

Free and open to all.

No registration.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

Saturday August 6, 2022
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Read with Me

Stop by the library for a chance to read to a therapy dog! Families are welcome to read to either Henry, the Bernese Mountain dog, or Toby, the Labradoodle. Time slots are limited to 15 minutes per family and available on a first come, first served basis. Registration is not required.

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Department

Stop by the library for a chance to read to a therapy dog! Families are welcome to read to either Henry, the Bernese Mountain dog, or Toby, the Labradoodle. Time slots are limited to 15 minutes per family and available on a first come, first served basis. Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Department

Monday August 8, 2022
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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Book a Librarian:Tech Time with Brian

Need assistance using your laptop, iPad, Kindle or other device? Take advantage of Tech Time!

Reserve a 20-minute one-on-one session with a tech savvy librarian to discuss your technology needs.*

Appointments are available on Mondays between 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. 

Free and open to all.

*Please note, this service is for educational purposes. We cannot fix your device.

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Reading Room
There are 10 spaces available.

Need assistance using your laptop, iPad, Kindle or other device? Take advantage of Tech Time!

Reserve a 20-minute one-on-one session with a tech savvy librarian to discuss your technology needs.*

Appointments are available on Mondays between 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. 

Free and open to all.

*Please note, this service is for educational purposes. We cannot fix your device.

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Reading Room

There are 10 spaces available.

Tuesday August 9, 2022
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Countdown to Kindergarten

This 7-week school readiness will includes stories, songs and activities to help caregivers prepare children to read and develop the skills needed to be successful in school. Open to all ages, but designed for 4 and 5 year olds.

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

This 7-week school readiness will includes stories, songs and activities to help caregivers prepare children to read and develop the skills needed to be successful in school. Open to all ages, but designed for 4 and 5 year olds.

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

 
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
YA YALL Drop-In Sessions- Games/ Crafts/ Fun

“Y.A.L.L.” Drop -In sessions for the Summer: Tuesdays with Mr Story 

 Join us in new or classic, tabletop, video or card games 

Hang out with us and Craft, Color or Chill. 

Drop- in and Hang out

** Patrons under the age of 12 must be accompanied
by a responsible adult while in the library**

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

“Y.A.L.L.” Drop -In sessions for the Summer: Tuesdays with Mr Story 

 Join us in new or classic, tabletop, video or card games 

Hang out with us and Craft, Color or Chill. 

Drop- in and Hang out

** Patrons under the age of 12 must be accompanied
by a responsible adult while in the library**

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Teen Space

There are 24 spaces available.

 
CONTACT: Amanda Brouwer  8603888924  abrouwer@actonlibrary.org
Wednesday August 10, 2022
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Drop-In Crafts

Each week, we will feature a fun craft to make in person, or to pack up and take home.

CONTACT: Miss Chloe  860-395-3184  cparrington@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

Each week, we will feature a fun craft to make in person, or to pack up and take home.

CONTACT:
  Miss Chloe
  860.395.3184
   cparrington@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Acton Compassion-Knits

This group, led by Acton Public Library staff members, will knit and/or crochet items to be donated to a cause.  Needles, yarn & patterns will be provided for charity projects.

You may also bring your own supplies to work on a project of your own.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

This group, led by Acton Public Library staff members, will knit and/or crochet items to be donated to a cause.  Needles, yarn & patterns will be provided for charity projects.

You may also bring your own supplies to work on a project of your own.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

 
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5:30 PM - 7:45 PM
YA Game Day: Dungeons and Dragons- 2.0 16+ GROUP

YA Game DAY: D&D Adventures 2.0 Session B

5:30 p.m.-7:45 p.m.

This bi weekly session is for sword slingers 16+ years old

@ Acton Public Library. Free and open to Ages 16+

Please register for details.
Info: www.actonlibrary.org, 860-395-3184, bstory@actonlibrary.org

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Thomas Room
There are 10 spaces available.

YA Game DAY: D&D Adventures 2.0 Session B

5:30 p.m.-7:45 p.m.

This bi weekly session is for sword slingers 16+ years old

@ Acton Public Library. Free and open to Ages 16+

Please register for details.
Info: www.actonlibrary.org, 860-395-3184, bstory@actonlibrary.org

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Thomas Room

There are 10 spaces available.

Thursday August 11, 2022
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Banbury Crossing Board Meeting

This is not a library sponsored program. 

CONTACT: John T. LaDone  860-227-2417  jtdadone@yahoo.com
LOCATION: Grady Room

This is not a library sponsored program. 

CONTACT:
  John T. LaDone
  860.227.2417
   jtdadone@yahoo.com

LOCATION: Grady Room

 
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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tech Time with Emily

Need assistance using your laptop, iPad, Kindle or other device? Take advantage of Tech Time! Reserve a 20-minute one-on-one session with a tech savvy librarian to discuss your technology needs.*

Appointments are available on Thursdays between 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 

Free and open to all.

*Please note, this service is for educational purposes. We cannot fix your device.

CONTACT: Emily Sheehan  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Lobby
There are 10 spaces available.

Need assistance using your laptop, iPad, Kindle or other device? Take advantage of Tech Time! Reserve a 20-minute one-on-one session with a tech savvy librarian to discuss your technology needs.*

Appointments are available on Thursdays between 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 

Free and open to all.

*Please note, this service is for educational purposes. We cannot fix your device.

CONTACT:
  Emily Sheehan
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Lobby

There are 10 spaces available.

 
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3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
YA Game Day: In House Game Day

YA Game DAY:  Open Game Day

3:00 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Join us this afternoon for some new and favorite tabletop games

Free and open to all Ages 12-18

Please register for details.
Info: www.actonlibrary.org, 860-395-3184, bstory@actonlibrary.org

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

YA Game DAY:  Open Game Day

3:00 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Join us this afternoon for some new and favorite tabletop games

Free and open to all Ages 12-18

Please register for details.
Info: www.actonlibrary.org, 860-395-3184, bstory@actonlibrary.org

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Teen Space

There are 24 spaces available.

 
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5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Knitting Group

This group meets every Thursday in the library.  Bring your own project to work on while enjoying the company of fellow knitters.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

This group meets every Thursday in the library.  Bring your own project to work on while enjoying the company of fellow knitters.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Family Night: Woodland Animals

Encounter some of CT's forest-dwelling animals!On a camping trip, these creatures would be your woodland neighbors. Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center will teach us about their adaptations for forest life and the sounds to listen for when they are nearby. Space is limited, and registration is required. Free and open to all, weather permitting.

 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Acton Library.

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
Registration will begin on Monday, July 11, 2022 at 10:00 AM     

Encounter some of CT's forest-dwelling animals!On a camping trip, these creatures would be your woodland neighbors. Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center will teach us about their adaptations for forest life and the sounds to listen for when they are nearby. Space is limited, and registration is required. Free and open to all, weather permitting.

 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Acton Library.

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn

Registration will begin on Monday, July 11, 2022 at 10:00 AM     

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

 

Join Lisa, Acton Library's Head of Circulation, to discuss Something in the Water by Catherine Steadman.

This group will meet at Myrcene Ale Co.

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: Myrcene Ale
Registration will begin on Monday, July 11, 2022 at 12:01 AM     

 

Join Lisa, Acton Library's Head of Circulation, to discuss Something in the Water by Catherine Steadman.

This group will meet at Myrcene Ale Co.

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: Myrcene Ale

Registration will begin on Monday, July 11, 2022 at 12:01 AM     

Friday August 12, 2022
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Sing & Stomp

A song and dance party for children of all ages and their grown up. This event will take place outdoors on the library's patio. In the event of inclement weather, we will take the dancing inside. No registration required. 

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Patio

A song and dance party for children of all ages and their grown up. This event will take place outdoors on the library's patio. In the event of inclement weather, we will take the dancing inside. No registration required. 

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Patio

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Fun Fridays

Drop by the library every Friday for a fun activity. Come play with outdoor games, bubbles, chalk, and so much more!

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Patio

Drop by the library every Friday for a fun activity. Come play with outdoor games, bubbles, chalk, and so much more!

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Patio

 
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12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Friday Flicks

Come in out of the afternoon heat & enjoy the library's air conditioning while watching 2022 Oscar nominated movies on our 9 foot screen.

Spider-man: No Way Home 2021, rated PG-13, 150 min.

Light refreshments.

Free and open to all.

No registration.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

Come in out of the afternoon heat & enjoy the library's air conditioning while watching 2022 Oscar nominated movies on our 9 foot screen.

Spider-man: No Way Home 2021, rated PG-13, 150 min.

Light refreshments.

Free and open to all.

No registration.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

Monday August 15, 2022
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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Book a Librarian:Tech Time with Brian

Need assistance using your laptop, iPad, Kindle or other device? Take advantage of Tech Time!

Reserve a 20-minute one-on-one session with a tech savvy librarian to discuss your technology needs.*

Appointments are available on Mondays between 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. 

Free and open to all.

*Please note, this service is for educational purposes. We cannot fix your device.

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Reading Room
There are 10 spaces available.

Need assistance using your laptop, iPad, Kindle or other device? Take advantage of Tech Time!

Reserve a 20-minute one-on-one session with a tech savvy librarian to discuss your technology needs.*

Appointments are available on Mondays between 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. 

Free and open to all.

*Please note, this service is for educational purposes. We cannot fix your device.

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Reading Room

There are 10 spaces available.

Tuesday August 16, 2022
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
YA YALL Drop-In Sessions- Games/ Crafts/ Fun

“Y.A.L.L.” Drop -In sessions for the Summer: Tuesdays with Mr Story 

 Join us in new or classic, tabletop, video or card games 

Hang out with us and Craft, Color or Chill. 

Drop- in and Hang out

** Patrons under the age of 12 must be accompanied
by a responsible adult while in the library**

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