Saturday September 25, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Walking Group

Join Cindy for a 45 min. walk around the neighborhood near the library.  Please wear comfortable shoes.

Free and open to all.

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

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

Join Cindy for a 45 min. walk around the neighborhood near the library.  Please wear comfortable shoes.

Free and open to all.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Sidewalk

The registration period has ended.

Monday September 27, 2021
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

A new craft will be featured every week!

No registration required, just stop by the Children's Room. Curbside services available, call the library at 860-395-3184 to schedule a pick-up. 

Acton Public Library programming may be affected or cancelled due to COVID-19. Please follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines while attending this event. 

 
 
CONTACT: Acton Public Library Children's Department  8603953184  Childrens@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

A new craft will be featured every week!

No registration required, just stop by the Children's Room. Curbside services available, call the library at 860-395-3184 to schedule a pick-up. 

Acton Public Library programming may be affected or cancelled due to COVID-19. Please follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines while attending this event. 

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

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

 
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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 10 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 10 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
YA Monthly Mindful Meditations

Join our YA Librarian and experienced facilitator Brian as he guides you through
a brief meditation focused on breathing, visualization and stress management

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

Join our YA Librarian and experienced facilitator Brian as he guides you through
a brief meditation focused on breathing, visualization and stress management

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Teen Space and ZOOM

There are 23 spaces available.

Tuesday September 28, 2021

Story time just for babies! Babies from 0 - 24 months are welcome to join Miss Emily for stories, fingerplays, bounces and so much more. 

Acton Public Library programming may be affected or cancelled due to COVID-19. Please follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines while attending this event. 

 
 
CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
There are 10 spaces available.

Story time just for babies! Babies from 0 - 24 months are welcome to join Miss Emily for stories, fingerplays, bounces and so much more. 

Acton Public Library programming may be affected or cancelled due to COVID-19. Please follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines while attending this event. 

 
 
CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn

There are 10 spaces available.

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
YA YALL meeting

We're back to school and ready to make an impact. 
Youth Act(i)on library League members help shape our collections and programs. 
Can use the library as a springboard to support service goals.
Picks the next artists in residence. 

Intergenerational Programming:
Read to Elders/ Toddlers

Tech Support for Adults

Recording Histories

Crafting and Gaming Sessions 

 

Join us 

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

We're back to school and ready to make an impact. 
Youth Act(i)on library League members help shape our collections and programs. 
Can use the library as a springboard to support service goals.
Picks the next artists in residence. 

Intergenerational Programming:
Read to Elders/ Toddlers

Tech Support for Adults

Recording Histories

Crafting and Gaming Sessions 

 

Join us 

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Teen Space and ZOOM

There are 24 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Cookbook Club: Cook Like a Pro

Check out a copy of the chosen cookbook book 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 Cook Like a Pro: recipes & tips for home cooks by Ina Garten.

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 3 spaces available.

Check out a copy of the chosen cookbook book 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 Cook Like a Pro: recipes & tips for home cooks by Ina Garten.

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 3 spaces available.

Wednesday September 29, 2021
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2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
After School Club

Are you in 3rd, 4th or 5th grade? Looking for something to do after school? Look no further than the library. Children in 3rd – 5th grade are invited to join us every Wednesday starting September 8 thru November 17 for the After School Club. Ask about homework, make a craft and enjoy a tasty snack. Registration required; space is limited. 

Acton Public Library programming may be affected or cancelled due to COVID-19. Please follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines while attending this event. 

 
 
CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  childrens@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Patio
There are 12 spaces available.

Are you in 3rd, 4th or 5th grade? Looking for something to do after school? Look no further than the library. Children in 3rd – 5th grade are invited to join us every Wednesday starting September 8 thru November 17 for the After School Club. Ask about homework, make a craft and enjoy a tasty snack. Registration required; space is limited. 

Acton Public Library programming may be affected or cancelled due to COVID-19. Please follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines while attending this event. 

 
 
CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   childrens@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Patio

There are 12 spaces available.

 
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3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
YA- Y.A.L.L. Tech Time with Teens and Brian


Wednesdays

Y.A.L.L Tech with Teens Service

One-on-one tech assistance with your devices.

@ Acton Public Library

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

Free and open to all ages.

Info: www.actonlibrary.org, 860-395-3184, bstory@actonlibrary.org

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Teen Space and PC's
There are 11 spaces available.


Wednesdays

Y.A.L.L Tech with Teens Service

One-on-one tech assistance with your devices.

@ Acton Public Library

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

Free and open to all ages.

Info: www.actonlibrary.org, 860-395-3184, bstory@actonlibrary.org

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Teen Space and PC's

There are 11 spaces available.

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

Join us on the patio for a strum and a song. A poem or rant. Some comedy or read alouds.?  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 

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Contact: Brian D Story   8605105061   bstory@actonlibrary.org
 

 

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. A poem or rant. Some comedy or read alouds.?  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 

teen open mic

Contact: Brian D Story   8605105061   bstory@actonlibrary.org
 

 

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
The World in a Coffee Cup

Jozzi & Cyd, of Wild Women Coffee, will present The World in a Coffee Cup: a presentation and tasting focused on coffee origins and preparation.  Informative and entertaining. 

Free and open to all.

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

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-31894  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room
There are 10 spaces available.

Jozzi & Cyd, of Wild Women Coffee, will present The World in a Coffee Cup: a presentation and tasting focused on coffee origins and preparation.  Informative and entertaining. 

Free and open to all.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.31894
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

There are 10 spaces available.

Thursday September 30, 2021
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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Book a Librarian: 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 15 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 15 spaces available.

 
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3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
YA Girls Who Code Meetup

Join our Youth Services duo of Librarians, Emily and Brian, as they host an information and registration session for this years Girls Who Code programs. Grades 3-5 and 6+ 

Hybrid meeting. ZOOM and In person. Please register to hold your space or to receive the ZOOM link. 

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

Join our Youth Services duo of Librarians, Emily and Brian, as they host an information and registration session for this years Girls Who Code programs. Grades 3-5 and 6+ 

Hybrid meeting. ZOOM and In person. Please register to hold your space or to receive the ZOOM link. 

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Teen Space 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: Grady 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: Grady Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
OSYFS CAFE SERIES: Family Stress Management

DATE: Thursday, 9/30/21

TIME: 6:00-7:30pm

WHERE: Acton Public Library, 60 Old Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT

WHO: Adults Only.

PLEASE NOTE: Masks Required.

An opportunity for parents and caregivers to learn helpful concepts and skills including: stress and the brain, differences between stress and anxiety, effective stress management for all ages, and useful tools to support healthier, more connected families. Class participants will leave with an abundance of information, tools, and techniques! Co-facilitated by OSYFS Clinician Samantha Steinmacher, LPC & Alyssa Pelletier, RYT, MFT Intern. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

REGISTER:

Online: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=xcfiokcab&oeidk=a07eijgq6o1496f2961

Or By Phone: 860-395-3190

For more details, please contact Samantha Steinmacher, LPC: Samantha.Steinmacher@oldsaybrookct.gov

This is not a library sponsored program.

CONTACT: Samantha Steinmacher  860-510-5046
LOCATION: Grady Room

DATE: Thursday, 9/30/21

TIME: 6:00-7:30pm

WHERE: Acton Public Library, 60 Old Boston Post Rd, Old Saybrook, CT

WHO: Adults Only.

PLEASE NOTE: Masks Required.

An opportunity for parents and caregivers to learn helpful concepts and skills including: stress and the brain, differences between stress and anxiety, effective stress management for all ages, and useful tools to support healthier, more connected families. Class participants will leave with an abundance of information, tools, and techniques! Co-facilitated by OSYFS Clinician Samantha Steinmacher, LPC & Alyssa Pelletier, RYT, MFT Intern. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

REGISTER:

Online: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=xcfiokcab&oeidk=a07eijgq6o1496f2961

Or By Phone: 860-395-3190

For more details, please contact Samantha Steinmacher, LPC: Samantha.Steinmacher@oldsaybrookct.gov

This is not a library sponsored program.

CONTACT:
  Samantha Steinmacher
  860.510.5046
  

LOCATION: Grady Room

Friday October 1, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Rise & Shine Story Time

Join Miss Chloe for a fun interactive Preschool story time with songs, picture books, puppets and more! 

Acton Public Library programming may be affected or cancelled due to COVID-19. Please follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines while attending this event. 

 
 

 

CONTACT: Miss Chloe  860-395-3184  childrens@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
There are 24 spaces available.

Join Miss Chloe for a fun interactive Preschool story time with songs, picture books, puppets and more! 

Acton Public Library programming may be affected or cancelled due to COVID-19. Please follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines while attending this event. 

 
 

 

CONTACT:
  Miss Chloe
  860.395.3184
   childrens@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn

There are 24 spaces available.

 
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2:45 PM - 5:00 PM
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: Grady / Zoom
There are 10 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: Grady / Zoom

There are 10 spaces available.

Saturday October 2, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Walking Group

Join Cindy for a 45 min. walk around the neighborhood near the library.  Please wear comfortable shoes.

Free and open to all.

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

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Sidewalk
There are 23 spaces available.

Join Cindy for a 45 min. walk around the neighborhood near the library.  Please wear comfortable shoes.

Free and open to all.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Sidewalk

There are 23 spaces available.

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
YA Craft: Frankentoys

 

Join us this weekend for some creepy creativity. Turn old toys into something(s) new and exciting.
Donations of old toys and stuffed animals are most welcome though we will have some for you to play with. 

What intrigues can you imagine? 

    

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Teen Space or Grady room
There are 11 spaces available.

 

Join us this weekend for some creepy creativity. Turn old toys into something(s) new and exciting.
Donations of old toys and stuffed animals are most welcome though we will have some for you to play with. 

What intrigues can you imagine? 

    

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Teen Space or Grady room

There are 11 spaces available.

Monday October 4, 2021
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

A new craft will be featured every week!

No registration required, just stop by the Children's Room. Curbside services available, call the library at 860-395-3184 to schedule a pick-up. 

Acton Public Library programming may be affected or cancelled due to COVID-19. Please follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines while attending this event. 

 
 
CONTACT: Acton Public Library Children's Department  8603953184  Childrens@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

A new craft will be featured every week!

No registration required, just stop by the Children's Room. Curbside services available, call the library at 860-395-3184 to schedule a pick-up. 

Acton Public Library programming may be affected or cancelled due to COVID-19. Please follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines while attending this event. 

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

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

 

This is not a library sponsored program. 

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

This is not a library sponsored program. 

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Advisory Group (Strategic Plan)
CONTACT: Amanda Brouwer  8603888924  abrouwer@actonlibrary.org
Tuesday October 5, 2021

Story time just for babies! Babies from 0 - 24 months are welcome to join Miss Emily for stories, fingerplays, bounces and so much more. 

Acton Public Library programming may be affected or cancelled due to COVID-19. Please follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines while attending this event. 

 
 
CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
There are 25 spaces available.

Story time just for babies! Babies from 0 - 24 months are welcome to join Miss Emily for stories, fingerplays, bounces and so much more. 

Acton Public Library programming may be affected or cancelled due to COVID-19. Please follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines while attending this event. 

 
 
CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn

There are 25 spaces available.

 
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3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
BUSY
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room
CONTACT:
  Melanie McGuire
  
  

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
YA YALL meeting CRAFT - Frankentoys and Puzzle Art

Join Us for Our First YALL meet of September. 
We're back to school and ready to make an impact. 
Youth Act(i)on library League members help shape our collections and programs. 
Can use the library as a springboard to support service goals.
Picks the next artists in residence. 

Intergenerational Programming:
Read to Elders/ Toddlers

Tech Support for Adults

Recording Histories

Crafting and Gaming Sessions 

    

Join us 

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

Join Us for Our First YALL meet of September. 
We're back to school and ready to make an impact. 
Youth Act(i)on library League members help shape our collections and programs. 
Can use the library as a springboard to support service goals.
Picks the next artists in residence. 

Intergenerational Programming:
Read to Elders/ Toddlers

Tech Support for Adults

Recording Histories

Crafting and Gaming Sessions 

    

Join us 

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Teen Space and ZOOM

There are 24 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
Shoreline Civil War Roundtable

This group meets the first Tuesday of the month. 

This month John Proctor will discuss southern women and the Civil War. 

Free and open to all.
 
Registration is suggested as seating is limited and will be available one month prior to the event.
CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room
There are 23 spaces available.

This group meets the first Tuesday of the month. 

This month John Proctor will discuss southern women and the Civil War. 

Free and open to all.
 
Registration is suggested as seating is limited and will be available one month prior to the event.
CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

There are 23 spaces available.

Wednesday October 6, 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 The Vanishing Half: a novel  by Brit Bennett.

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 20 spaces available.

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

This month's book is The Vanishing Half: a novel  by Brit Bennett.

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 20 spaces available.

 
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2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
After School Club

Are you in 3rd, 4th or 5th grade? Looking for something to do after school? Look no further than the library. Children in 3rd – 5th grade are invited to join us every Wednesday starting September 8 thru November 17 for the After School Club. Ask about homework, make a craft and enjoy a tasty snack. Registration required; space is limited. 

Acton Public Library programming may be affected or cancelled due to COVID-19. Please follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines while attending this event. 

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  childrens@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Patio
There are 12 spaces available.

Are you in 3rd, 4th or 5th grade? Looking for something to do after school? Look no further than the library. Children in 3rd – 5th grade are invited to join us every Wednesday starting September 8 thru November 17 for the After School Club. Ask about homework, make a craft and enjoy a tasty snack. Registration required; space is limited. 

Acton Public Library programming may be affected or cancelled due to COVID-19. Please follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines while attending this event. 

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   childrens@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Patio

There are 12 spaces available.

 
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3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
YA- Y.A.L.L. Tech Time with Teens and Brian


Wednesdays

Y.A.L.L Tech with Teens Service

One-on-one tech assistance with your devices.

@ Acton Public Library

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

Free and open to all ages.

Info: www.actonlibrary.org, 860-395-3184, bstory@actonlibrary.org

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


Wednesdays

Y.A.L.L Tech with Teens Service

One-on-one tech assistance with your devices.

@ Acton Public Library

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

Free and open to all ages.

Info: www.actonlibrary.org, 860-395-3184, bstory@actonlibrary.org

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Teen Space and PC's

There are 12 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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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
YA Event: Those Autumn Nights - Open Mic Jam and Slams

Join us on the patio 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. 
Registration preferred but limited walk ins will be welcome. Ages 12+  though preference will be given to YA participants  Sign up today ! Mic's, basic amplification and some percussion provided. BYO Stringed instruments or other  Questions? Contact Brian at bstory@actonlibrary.org  860.510.5061

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. A poem or rant. Some comedy or read alouds.? Karaoke? Hosted by YA librarian, performer and percussionist, Brian Story for a sunset Open Mic. 
Registration preferred but limited walk ins will be welcome. Ages 12+  though preference will be given to YA participants  Sign up today ! Mic's, basic amplification and some percussion provided. BYO Stringed instruments or other  Questions? Contact Brian at bstory@actonlibrary.org  860.510.5061

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Patio

There are 24 spaces available.

Thursday October 7, 2021
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Book a Librarian: 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 15 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 15 spaces available.

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

Join us for our regular series of trivia. Can you take the top of the podium?

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

Join us for our regular series of trivia. Can you take the top of the podium?

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Teen Space 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: Grady 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: Grady Room

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

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

Free and open to all ages 14+.
 
Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.
CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 8 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 8 spaces available.

Friday October 8, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Rise & Shine Story Time

Join Miss Chloe for a fun interactive Preschool story time with songs, picture books, puppets and more! 

Acton Public Library programming may be affected or cancelled due to COVID-19. Please follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines while attending this event. 

 
 

 

CONTACT: Miss Chloe  860-395-3184  childrens@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
There are 24 spaces available.

Join Miss Chloe for a fun interactive Preschool story time with songs, picture books, puppets and more! 

Acton Public Library programming may be affected or cancelled due to COVID-19. Please follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines while attending this event. 

 
 

 

CONTACT:
  Miss Chloe
  860.395.3184
   childrens@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn

There are 24 spaces available.

 
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2:45 PM - 5:00 PM
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: Grady / Zoom
There are 10 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: Grady / Zoom

There are 10 spaces available.

Saturday October 9, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Saturday Stories

 
Join Miss Chloe on the library lawn for a fun and interactive family story time. Registration required; space is limited.
 
Acton Public Library programming may be affected or cancelled due to COVID-19. Please follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines while attending this event.
CONTACT: Chloe Parrington  860-395-3184  Childrens@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
There are 25 spaces available.

 
Join Miss Chloe on the library lawn for a fun and interactive family story time. Registration required; space is limited.
 
Acton Public Library programming may be affected or cancelled due to COVID-19. Please follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines while attending this event.
CONTACT:
  Chloe Parrington
  860.395.3184
   Childrens@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn

There are 25 spaces available.

 
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Walking Group

Join Cindy for a 45 min. walk around the neighborhood near the library.  Please wear comfortable shoes.

Free and open to all.

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

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

Join Cindy for a 45 min. walk around the neighborhood near the library.  Please wear comfortable shoes.

Free and open to all.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Sidewalk

There are 24 spaces available.

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

Join us for a movie on our 9 foot screen.

The Courier

2020, rated PG-13, 111 min.

This historical drama fictionalizes the story of Greville Wynne, a British electrical engineer and businessman turned M16 agent who relays crucial intelligence about the Soviet nuclear program to the CIA.  With the help of his Russian informant, Oleg Penkovsky (a.k.a. Ironbark), he aids the Western Bloc in defusing the Cuban missile crisis of 1962.

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 23 spaces available.

Join us for a movie on our 9 foot screen.

The Courier

2020, rated PG-13, 111 min.

This historical drama fictionalizes the story of Greville Wynne, a British electrical engineer and businessman turned M16 agent who relays crucial intelligence about the Soviet nuclear program to the CIA.  With the help of his Russian informant, Oleg Penkovsky (a.k.a. Ironbark), he aids the Western Bloc in defusing the Cuban missile crisis of 1962.

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 23 spaces available.

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

A new craft will be featured every week!

No registration required, just stop by the Children's Room. Curbside services available, call the library at 860-395-3184 to schedule a pick-up. 

Acton Public Library programming may be affected or cancelled due to COVID-19. Please follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines while attending this event. 

 
 
CONTACT: Acton Public Library Children's Department  8603953184  Childrens@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

A new craft will be featured every week!

No registration required, just stop by the Children's Room. Curbside services available, call the library at 860-395-3184 to schedule a pick-up. 

Acton Public Library programming may be affected or cancelled due to COVID-19. Please follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines while attending this event. 

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

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

 

Story time just for babies! Babies from 0 - 24 months are welcome to join Miss Emily for stories, fingerplays, bounces and so much more. 

Acton Public Library programming may be affected or cancelled due to COVID-19. Please follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines while attending this event. 

 
 
CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
There are 12 spaces available.

Story time just for babies! Babies from 0 - 24 months are welcome to join Miss Emily for stories, fingerplays, bounces and so much more. 

Acton Public Library programming may be affected or cancelled due to COVID-19. Please follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines while attending this event. 

 
 
CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn

There are 12 spaces available.

 
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11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Book A Librarian : Tech Time with Brian

Join Our YA Librarian Brian Story as he sits with you to help with your tech related questions. 

BYO Device or borrow a laptop  

8/24, 8/25, 9/14, 9/15,10/12, 10/13

Mornings  at 11:30

Afternoons at 3:30  with some help from Y.A.L.L.  when available

Drop in for a class on Tech related topics or get assistance with your devices


Basics of word Processing

Navigating the Web for affect

Information literacy/ Avoiding Scams 

Using the Library to its fullest: downloadable apps 

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

Join Our YA Librarian Brian Story as he sits with you to help with your tech related questions. 

BYO Device or borrow a laptop  

8/24, 8/25, 9/14, 9/15,10/12, 10/13

Mornings  at 11:30

Afternoons at 3:30  with some help from Y.A.L.L.  when available

Drop in for a class on Tech related topics or get assistance with your devices


Basics of word Processing

Navigating the Web for affect

Information literacy/ Avoiding Scams 

Using the Library to its fullest: downloadable apps 

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Teen Space

There are 12 spaces available.

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
YA YALL meeting


We're back to school and ready to make an impact. 
Youth Act(i)on library League members help shape our collections and programs. 
Can use the library as a springboard to support service goals.
Picks the next artists in residence. 

Intergenerational Programming:
Read to Elders/ Toddlers

Tech Support for Adults

Recording Histories

Crafting and Gaming Sessions 

 

Join us 

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


We're back to school and ready to make an impact. 
Youth Act(i)on library League members help shape our collections and programs. 
Can use the library as a springboard to support service goals.
Picks the next artists in residence. 

Intergenerational Programming:
Read to Elders/ Toddlers

Tech Support for Adults

Recording Histories

Crafting and Gaming Sessions 

 

Join us 

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Teen Space and ZOOM

There are 24 spaces available.

Wednesday October 13, 2021
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Computer Basics

Are you interested in learning how to use a computer but not too sure where to start? In this beginner's level class you will learn the various parts of the computer, and how to navigate around the desktop. If you have a device at home that you would like to become better aquainted with, please feel free to bring it to class. This class is free and open to all. Space is limited, and registration is required.

CONTACT: Emily Sheehan  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room
There are 8 spaces available.

Are you interested in learning how to use a computer but not too sure where to start? In this beginner's level class you will learn the various parts of the computer, and how to navigate around the desktop. If you have a device at home that you would like to become better aquainted with, please feel free to bring it to class. This class is free and open to all. Space is limited, and registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Emily Sheehan
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

There are 8 spaces available.

 
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2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
After School Club

Are you in 3rd, 4th or 5th grade? Looking for something to do after school? Look no further than the library. Children in 3rd – 5th grade are invited to join us every Wednesday starting September 8 thru November 17 for the After School Club. Ask about homework, make a craft and enjoy a tasty snack. Registration required; space is limited. 

Acton Public Library programming may be affected or cancelled due to COVID-19. Please follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines while attending this event. 

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  childrens@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Patio
There are 12 spaces available.

Are you in 3rd, 4th or 5th grade? Looking for something to do after school? Look no further than the library. Children in 3rd – 5th grade are invited to join us every Wednesday starting September 8 thru November 17 for the After School Club. Ask about homework, make a craft and enjoy a tasty snack. Registration required; space is limited. 

Acton Public Library programming may be affected or cancelled due to COVID-19. Please follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines while attending this event. 

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   childrens@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Patio

There are 12 spaces available.

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Book A Librarian : Tech Time with Brian

Join Our YA Librarian Brian Story as he sits with you to help with your tech related questions.  

BYO Device or borrow a laptop

8/24, 8/25, 9/14, 9/15,10/12, 10/13

Mornings  at 11:30

Afternoons at 3:30  with some help from Y.A.L.L.  when available

 

Drop in for a class on Tech related topics or get assistance with your devices

Basics of word Processing

Navigating the Web for affect

Information literacy/ Avoiding Scams 

Using the Library to its fullest: downloadable apps 

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

Join Our YA Librarian Brian Story as he sits with you to help with your tech related questions.  

BYO Device or borrow a laptop

8/24, 8/25, 9/14, 9/15,10/12, 10/13

Mornings  at 11:30

Afternoons at 3:30  with some help from Y.A.L.L.  when available

 

Drop in for a class on Tech related topics or get assistance with your devices

Basics of word Processing

Navigating the Web for affect

Information literacy/ Avoiding Scams 

Using the Library to its fullest: downloadable apps 

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Teen Space

There are 12 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

Thursday October 14, 2021
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
VIRTUAL - Genealogy Interest Group

 This program will be held using Zoom.

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

Meetings are on 2nd & 4th Thursdays each month with the library's cataloger, Donna Tappin. Whether you are a beginner or have been researching for years, here is an opportunity to 'tune-up' your current research skills or learn something new about family history research.
 
Free and open to all.
 
Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.
CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 12 spaces available.

 This program will be held using Zoom.

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

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

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 12 spaces available.

 
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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Book a Librarian: 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 15 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 15 spaces available.

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
YA Event - Mini Grub Club

MINI GRUB CLUB

KICK OFF FALL at ACTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
SOMETHING NEW! - Register for the first "MINI" GRUB CLUB. Grub Club, is the popular afterschool cooking club for Middle school Children in Old Saybrook. The "Mini" Grub Club offers 3 sessions. Enrollment is limited to 6 students on a first come basis. The Mini Club will be held Thursdays between 3:00-4:00pm on October 14, 21,and 28. An additional Mini session is in the works for December. 
Join in the fun! You will make Smoothies, Breakfast Burritos and Knock your SOX off Snacks. Kathy Cobb, Public Health Nutritionist with her wonderful volunteers will guide the sessions. We will wear masks, practice social distancing and observe proper protocols for kitchen safety.  Please tell us if your child has food allergies. This program provided at no cost by Acton Library and its partners in OS Youth and Family Services and the OS Public Health Nursing board 

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Thomas Room
There are 6 spaces available.

MINI GRUB CLUB

KICK OFF FALL at ACTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
SOMETHING NEW! - Register for the first "MINI" GRUB CLUB. Grub Club, is the popular afterschool cooking club for Middle school Children in Old Saybrook. The "Mini" Grub Club offers 3 sessions. Enrollment is limited to 6 students on a first come basis. The Mini Club will be held Thursdays between 3:00-4:00pm on October 14, 21,and 28. An additional Mini session is in the works for December. 
Join in the fun! You will make Smoothies, Breakfast Burritos and Knock your SOX off Snacks. Kathy Cobb, Public Health Nutritionist with her wonderful volunteers will guide the sessions. We will wear masks, practice social distancing and observe proper protocols for kitchen safety.  Please tell us if your child has food allergies. This program provided at no cost by Acton Library and its partners in OS Youth and Family Services and the OS Public Health Nursing board 

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Thomas Room

There are 6 spaces available.

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
YA Girls Who Code Meetup

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

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Teen Space 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: Grady 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: Grady Room

 
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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 The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes.

Books will be available for pick up at the library.

Free and open to all ages 21+.  

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

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: 30 Mile Brewing Co.
There are 18 spaces available.

 

Join Lisa, Acton Library's Head of Circulation, at 30 Mile Brewing Co., to discuss The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes.

Books will be available for pick up at the library.

Free and open to all ages 21+.  

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: 30 Mile Brewing Co.

There are 18 spaces available.

Friday October 15, 2021
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Rise & Shine Story Time

Join Miss Chloe for a fun interactive Preschool story time with songs, picture books, puppets and more! 

Acton Public Library programming may be affected or cancelled due to COVID-19. Please follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines while attending this event. 

 
 

 

CONTACT: Miss Chloe  860-395-3184  childrens@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
There are 25 spaces available.

Join Miss Chloe for a fun interactive Preschool story time with songs, picture books, puppets and more! 

Acton Public Library programming may be affected or cancelled due to COVID-19. Please follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines while attending this event. 

 
 

 

CONTACT:
  Miss Chloe
  860.395.3184
   childrens@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn

There are 25 spaces available.

 
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2:45 PM - 5:00 PM
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: Grady / Zoom
There are 10 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: Grady / Zoom

There are 10 spaces available.

Saturday October 16, 2021
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
One Book, One Town: Book Walk

 

October 16 – October 25

Acton Public Library and Old Saybrook Early Childhood Council will be featuring a Book Walk on the library grounds. Each page will feature a fun activity to go along with the story. Be sure to be on the look out for more family fun activities. This program is free and open to all. No registration required.

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

 

October 16 – October 25

Acton Public Library and Old Saybrook Early Childhood Council will be featuring a Book Walk on the library grounds. Each page will feature a fun activity to go along with the story. Be sure to be on the look out for more family fun activities. This program is free and open to all. No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn

 
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Walking Group

Join Cindy for a 45 min. walk around the neighborhood near the library.  Please wear comfortable shoes.

Free and open to all.

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

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

Join Cindy for a 45 min. walk around the neighborhood near the library.  Please wear comfortable shoes.

Free and open to all.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Sidewalk

There are 24 spaces available.

 
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1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
BUSY
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

This is not a library sponsored program. 

CONTACT:
  C. Peter Chow
  860.335.7223
   cpchowphoto@gmail.com

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

Monday October 18, 2021
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

A new craft will be featured every week!

No registration required, just stop by the Children's Room. Curbside services available, call the library at 860-395-3184 to schedule a pick-up. 

Acton Public Library programming may be affected or cancelled due to COVID-19. Please follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines while attending this event. 

 
 
CONTACT: Acton Public Library Children's Department  8603953184  Childrens@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

A new craft will be featured every week!

No registration required, just stop by the Children's Room. Curbside services available, call the library at 860-395-3184 to schedule a pick-up. 

Acton Public Library programming may be affected or cancelled due to COVID-19. Please follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines while attending this event. 

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

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

 
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
One Book, One Town: Book Walk

 

October 16 – October 25

Acton Public Library and Old Saybrook Early Childhood Council will be featuring a Book Walk on the library grounds. Each page will feature a fun activity to go along with the story. Be sure to be on the look out for more family fun activities. This program is free and open to all. No registration required.

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

 

October 16 – October 25

Acton Public Library and Old Saybrook Early Childhood Council will be featuring a Book Walk on the library grounds. Each page will feature a fun activity to go along with the story. Be sure to be on the look out for more family fun activities. This program is free and open to all. No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn

 
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3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
YA Craft: Fairy doors and Puzzle Art

Join us afterschool and unwind with a little art and creativity. Use our supplies and your imagination to make our newest fairy doors into some thing worthy of display.
All supplies provided. Free and open to ages 12+ 

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Teen Space or Grady room
There are 10 spaces available.

Join us afterschool and unwind with a little art and creativity. Use our supplies and your imagination to make our newest fairy doors into some thing worthy of display.
All supplies provided. Free and open to ages 12+ 

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Teen Space or Grady room

There are 10 spaces available.

Tuesday October 19, 2021
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
One Book, One Town: Book Walk

 

October 16 – October 25

Acton Public Library and Old Saybrook Early Childhood Council will be featuring a Book Walk on the library grounds. Each page will feature a fun activity to go along with the story. Be sure to be on the look out for more family fun activities. This program is free and open to all. No registration required.

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

 

October 16 – October 25

Acton Public Library and Old Saybrook Early Childhood Council will be featuring a Book Walk on the library grounds. Each page will feature a fun activity to go along with the story. Be sure to be on the look out for more family fun activities. This program is free and open to all. No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn

 

Story time just for babies! Babies from 0 - 24 months are welcome to join Miss Emily for stories, fingerplays, bounces and so much more. 

Acton Public Library programming may be affected or cancelled due to COVID-19. Please follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines while attending this event. 

 
 
CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
There are 12 spaces available.

Story time just for babies! Babies from 0 - 24 months are welcome to join Miss Emily for stories, fingerplays, bounces and so much more. 

Acton Public Library programming may be affected or cancelled due to COVID-19. Please follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines while attending this event. 

 
 
CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn

There are 12 spaces available.

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
YA YALL meeting CRAFT - Sugar Skulls

We're back to school and ready to make an impact. 
Youth Act(i)on library League members help shape our collections and programs. 
Can use the library as a springboard to support service goals.
Picks the next artists in residence. 

Intergenerational Programming:
Read to Elders/ Toddlers

Tech Support for Adults

Recording Histories

Crafting and Gaming Sessions 

Join us 

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

We're back to school and ready to make an impact. 
Youth Act(i)on library League members help shape our collections and programs. 
Can use the library as a springboard to support service goals.
Picks the next artists in residence. 

Intergenerational Programming:
Read to Elders/ Toddlers

Tech Support for Adults

Recording Histories

Crafting and Gaming Sessions 

Join us 

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Teen Space and ZOOM

There are 24 spaces available.

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Craft Night: Folded Book Owl

Join Cindy, to create an owl out of a discarded book.

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: Grady Thomas Room
There are 21 spaces available.

Join Cindy, to create an owl out of a discarded book.

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: Grady Thomas Room

There are 21 spaces available.

Wednesday October 20, 2021
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
One Book, One Town: Book Walk

 

October 16 – October 25

Acton Public Library and Old Saybrook Early Childhood Council will be featuring a Book Walk on the library grounds. Each page will feature a fun activity to go along with the story. Be sure to be on the look out for more family fun activities. This program is free and open to all. No registration required.

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

 

October 16 – October 25

Acton Public Library and Old Saybrook Early Childhood Council will be featuring a Book Walk on the library grounds. Each page will feature a fun activity to go along with the story. Be sure to be on the look out for more family fun activities. This program is free and open to all. No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn

 
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2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
After School Club

Are you in 3rd, 4th or 5th grade? Looking for something to do after school? Look no further than the library. Children in 3rd – 5th grade are invited to join us every Wednesday starting September 8 thru November 17 for the After School Club. Ask about homework, make a craft and enjoy a tasty snack. Registration required; space is limited. 

Acton Public Library programming may be affected or cancelled due to COVID-19. Please follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines while attending this event. 

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  childrens@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Patio
There are 12 spaces available.

Are you in 3rd, 4th or 5th grade? Looking for something to do after school? Look no further than the library. Children in 3rd – 5th grade are invited to join us every Wednesday starting September 8 thru November 17 for the After School Club. Ask about homework, make a craft and enjoy a tasty snack. Registration required; space is limited. 

Acton Public Library programming may be affected or cancelled due to COVID-19. Please follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines while attending this event. 

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   childrens@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Patio

There are 12 spaces available.

 
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3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
YA- Y.A.L.L. Tech Time with Teens and Brian


Wednesdays

Y.A.L.L Tech with Teens Service

One-on-one tech assistance with your devices.

@ Acton Public Library

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

Free and open to all ages.

Info: www.actonlibrary.org, 860-395-3184, bstory@actonlibrary.org

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


Wednesdays

Y.A.L.L Tech with Teens Service

One-on-one tech assistance with your devices.

@ Acton Public Library

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

Free and open to all ages.

Info: www.actonlibrary.org, 860-395-3184, bstory@actonlibrary.org

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Teen Space and PC's

There are 12 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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6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
Off the Shelf Book Club

This is not a library sponsored program. 

CONTACT: Lynn McFarlin  860-966-7189  lynn.mcfarlin2@gmail.com
LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

This is not a library sponsored program. 

CONTACT:
  Lynn McFarlin
  860.966.7189
   lynn.mcfarlin2@gmail.com

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

Thursday October 21, 2021
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
One Book, One Town: Book Walk

 

October 16 – October 25

Acton Public Library and Old Saybrook Early Childhood Council will be featuring a Book Walk on the library grounds. Each page will feature a fun activity to go along with the story. Be sure to be on the look out for more family fun activities. This program is free and open to all. No registration required.

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

 

October 16 – October 25

Acton Public Library and Old Saybrook Early Childhood Council will be featuring a Book Walk on the library grounds. Each page will feature a fun activity to go along with the story. Be sure to be on the look out for more family fun activities. This program is free and open to all. No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn

 
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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Book a Librarian: 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 15 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 15 spaces available.

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
YA Event - Mini Grub Club

MINI GRUB CLUB

KICK OFF FALL at ACTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
SOMETHING NEW! - Register for the first "MINI" GRUB CLUB. Grub Club, is the popular afterschool cooking club for Middle school Children in Old Saybrook. The "Mini" Grub Club offers 3 sessions. Enrollment is limited to 6 students on a first come basis. The Mini Club will be held Thursdays between 3:00-4:00pm on October 14, 21,and 28. An additional Mini session is in the works for December. 
Join in the fun! You will make Smoothies, Breakfast Burritos and Knock your SOX off Snacks. Kathy Cobb, Public Health Nutritionist with her wonderful volunteers will guide the sessions. We will wear masks, practice social distancing and observe proper protocols for kitchen safety.  Please tell us if your child has food allergies. This program provided at no cost by Acton Library and its partners in OS Youth and Family Services and the OS Public Health Nursing board 

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Thomas Room
There are 6 spaces available.

MINI GRUB CLUB

KICK OFF FALL at ACTON PUBLIC LIBRARY
SOMETHING NEW! - Register for the first "MINI" GRUB CLUB. Grub Club, is the popular afterschool cooking club for Middle school Children in Old Saybrook. The "Mini" Grub Club offers 3 sessions. Enrollment is limited to 6 students on a first come basis. The Mini Club will be held Thursdays between 3:00-4:00pm on October 14, 21,and 28. An additional Mini session is in the works for December. 
Join in the fun! You will make Smoothies, Breakfast Burritos and Knock your SOX off Snacks. Kathy Cobb, Public Health Nutritionist with her wonderful volunteers will guide the sessions. We will wear masks, practice social distancing and observe proper protocols for kitchen safety.  Please tell us if your child has food allergies. This program provided at no cost by Acton Library and its partners in OS Youth and Family Services and the OS Public Health Nursing board 

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Thomas Room

There are 6 spaces available.

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

Join us for our regular series of trivia. Can you take the top of the podium?

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

Join us for our regular series of trivia. Can you take the top of the podium?

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Teen Space 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: Grady 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: Grady Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
A Year in the Life of a Beekeeper

Are you curious about what is involved in being a beekeeper? Come learn about what a beekeeper does from season to season. This presentation will take you through the busy spring season all the way through preparation for winter. We will also take a look at the lifecycle of the honeybee and how a beehive is set up.

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 24 spaces available.

Are you curious about what is involved in being a beekeeper? Come learn about what a beekeeper does from season to season. This presentation will take you through the busy spring season all the way through preparation for winter. We will also take a look at the lifecycle of the honeybee and how a beehive is set up.

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 24 spaces available.

Friday October 22, 2021
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
One Book, One Town: Book Walk

 

October 16 – October 25

Acton Public Library and Old Saybrook Early Childhood Council will be featuring a Book Walk on the library grounds. Each page will feature a fun activity to go along with the story. Be sure to be on the look out for more family fun activities. This program is free and open to all. No registration required.

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

 

October 16 – October 25

Acton Public Library and Old Saybrook Early Childhood Council will be featuring a Book Walk on the library grounds. Each page will feature a fun activity to go along with the story. Be sure to be on the look out for more family fun activities. This program is free and open to all. No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Rise & Shine Story Time

Join Miss Chloe for a fun interactive Preschool story time with songs, picture books, puppets and more! 

Acton Public Library programming may be affected or cancelled due to COVID-19. Please follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines while attending this event. 

 
 

 

CONTACT: Miss Chloe  860-395-3184  childrens@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
There are 25 spaces available.

Join Miss Chloe for a fun interactive Preschool story time with songs, picture books, puppets and more! 

Acton Public Library programming may be affected or cancelled due to COVID-19. Please follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines while attending this event. 

 
 

 

CONTACT:
  Miss Chloe
  860.395.3184
   childrens@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn

There are 25 spaces available.

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

This is not a library sponsored program.

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

 
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2:45 PM - 5:00 PM
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: Grady / Zoom
There are 10 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: Grady / Zoom

There are 10 spaces available.

Saturday October 23, 2021
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
One Book, One Town: Book Walk

 

October 16 – October 25

Acton Public Library and Old Saybrook Early Childhood Council will be featuring a Book Walk on the library grounds. Each page will feature a fun activity to go along with the story. Be sure to be on the look out for more family fun activities. This program is free and open to all. No registration required.

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

 

October 16 – October 25

Acton Public Library and Old Saybrook Early Childhood Council will be featuring a Book Walk on the library grounds. Each page will feature a fun activity to go along with the story. Be sure to be on the look out for more family fun activities. This program is free and open to all. No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn

 
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Walking Group

Join Cindy for a 45 min. walk around the neighborhood near the library.  Please wear comfortable shoes.

Free and open to all.

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

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

Join Cindy for a 45 min. walk around the neighborhood near the library.  Please wear comfortable shoes.

Free and open to all.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Sidewalk

There are 24 spaces available.

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Medicare & More

Mention the word Medicare and you’re likely to get a confused look in return. The Father/Daughter Team of Lou and Jessica Pelletier will sort through the Parts (A - Hospital; B - Physician and Outpatient Coverage; D - Drug Coverage) and review the pros and cons of Medicare Supplement Plans and Medicare Advantage Plans. Learn about IRMAA (Income Related Monthly Adjusted Amount), Medicare Savings Programs, a Medical Power of Attorney, and how to protect your assets from nursing homes without having Long-Term Care Insurance. Join us if you are a senior, a child of a senior, or just want to know more.

Free and open to all.

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

CONTACT: cbaklik@actonlibrary.org  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room
There are 24 spaces available.

Mention the word Medicare and you’re likely to get a confused look in return. The Father/Daughter Team of Lou and Jessica Pelletier will sort through the Parts (A - Hospital; B - Physician and Outpatient Coverage; D - Drug Coverage) and review the pros and cons of Medicare Supplement Plans and Medicare Advantage Plans. Learn about IRMAA (Income Related Monthly Adjusted Amount), Medicare Savings Programs, a Medical Power of Attorney, and how to protect your assets from nursing homes without having Long-Term Care Insurance. Join us if you are a senior, a child of a senior, or just want to know more.

Free and open to all.

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

CONTACT:
  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

There are 24 spaces available.

Monday October 25, 2021
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

A new craft will be featured every week!

No registration required, just stop by the Children's Room. Curbside services available, call the library at 860-395-3184 to schedule a pick-up. 

Acton Public Library programming may be affected or cancelled due to COVID-19. Please follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines while attending this event. 

 
 
CONTACT: Acton Public Library Children's Department  8603953184  Childrens@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

A new craft will be featured every week!

No registration required, just stop by the Children's Room. Curbside services available, call the library at 860-395-3184 to schedule a pick-up. 

Acton Public Library programming may be affected or cancelled due to COVID-19. Please follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines while attending this event. 

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

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

 
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
One Book, One Town: Book Walk

 

October 16 – October 25

Acton Public Library and Old Saybrook Early Childhood Council will be featuring a Book Walk on the library grounds. Each page will feature a fun activity to go along with the story. Be sure to be on the look out for more family fun activities. This program is free and open to all. No registration required.

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

 

October 16 – October 25

Acton Public Library and Old Saybrook Early Childhood Council will be featuring a Book Walk on the library grounds. Each page will feature a fun activity to go along with the story. Be sure to be on the look out for more family fun activities. This program is free and open to all. No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn

 
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4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Monthly Mindful Mondays - Guided Meditations with B D Story

Join our YA Librarian and experienced facilitator Brian as he guides you through

a brief meditation focused on breathing, visualization and stress management

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

Join our YA Librarian and experienced facilitator Brian as he guides you through

a brief meditation focused on breathing, visualization and stress management

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Teen Space or Grady room

There are 24 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
All About Owls

Join us in learning about owl anatomy and examine real feathers from owls as well as other raptors. Then, participate in an owl pellet dissection and identify mammal bones.  Presented by Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center of the Connecticut Audubon Society.  

Free and open to all.

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

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3194  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room
There are 24 spaces available.

Join us in learning about owl anatomy and examine real feathers from owls as well as other raptors. Then, participate in an owl pellet dissection and identify mammal bones.  Presented by Roger Tory Peterson Estuary Center of the Connecticut Audubon Society.  

Free and open to all.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3194
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

There are 24 spaces available.

Tuesday October 26, 2021

Story time just for babies! Babies from 0 - 24 months are welcome to join Miss Emily for stories, fingerplays, bounces and so much more. 

Acton Public Library programming may be affected or cancelled due to COVID-19. Please follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines while attending this event. 

 
 
CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
There are 12 spaces available.

Story time just for babies! Babies from 0 - 24 months are welcome to join Miss Emily for stories, fingerplays, bounces and so much more. 

Acton Public Library programming may be affected or cancelled due to COVID-19. Please follow all COVID-19 safety guidelines while attending this event. 

 
 
CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn

There are 12 spaces available.

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM