Friday August 7, 2020
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts

Kids! Pick up a fun craft-in-a-bag to make at home. When you register, let us know if you want a preschool craft, a "STEM" type craft, or an origami craft. Call the library to set up a time to pick up your craft through our curbside service, until further notice.

CONTACT: Karen L Giugno  8603953184  kgiugno@actonlibrary.org
There are many spaces available.

Kids! Pick up a fun craft-in-a-bag to make at home. When you register, let us know if you want a preschool craft, a "STEM" type craft, or an origami craft. Call the library to set up a time to pick up your craft through our curbside service, until further notice.

CONTACT:
  Karen L Giugno
  8603953184
   kgiugno@actonlibrary.org

There are many spaces available.

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
VIRTUAL ZOOM Fantastic Friday with Miss Chloe

Join us through Zoom for a fun, interactive story time with Miss Chloe. Best for preschool children ages 2.5 to 5 years old.  Please register to receive your email invitation to Zoom.

CONTACT: Karen L Giugno  8603953184  kgiugno@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are many spaces available.

Join us through Zoom for a fun, interactive story time with Miss Chloe. Best for preschool children ages 2.5 to 5 years old.  Please register to receive your email invitation to Zoom.

CONTACT:
  Karen L Giugno
  8603953184
   kgiugno@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are many spaces available.

 
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1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
YA Game Day: Dungeons and Dragons REMOTE*

There's room at the table! Join the continuing 5e DnD adventures with our YA Librarian DM 

Please register Online in advance of the session

Email Brian at bstory@actonlibrary.org for details

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

There's room at the table! Join the continuing 5e DnD adventures with our YA Librarian DM 

Please register Online in advance of the session

Email Brian at bstory@actonlibrary.org for details

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 12 spaces available.

Saturday August 8, 2020
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
CANCELLED - VIRTUAL - DIY Kimchi

Rescheduled from Tuesday, August 4 at 6:30 p.m.

Join the Grounded Goodwife team, Velya & Ehris, through Zoom to create your own jar of kimchi.  You will need to provide the jar & ingredients.  Fermented foods, which are loaded with good bacteria, can give your immune system a boost!

Jar: half-gallon or two 32 ounce.

Ingredient list:

·      5 pounds napa cabbage (approx 2.5 cabbages) cut into 1-inch, bite-sized pieces

·      ½ cup coarse sea salt

·      1 cup water (preferably non-chlorinated—chlorinated water can inhibit fermentation)

·      ½ medium onion

·      5-6 garlic cloves, peeled

·      ¼ cup water (preferably non-chlorinated—chlorinated water can inhibit fermentation)

·      1/4 cup red pepper powder

·      1 bundle green onions/scallions, julienned

Free and open to all ages 14+.

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

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

Rescheduled from Tuesday, August 4 at 6:30 p.m.

Join the Grounded Goodwife team, Velya & Ehris, through Zoom to create your own jar of kimchi.  You will need to provide the jar & ingredients.  Fermented foods, which are loaded with good bacteria, can give your immune system a boost!

Jar: half-gallon or two 32 ounce.

Ingredient list:

·      5 pounds napa cabbage (approx 2.5 cabbages) cut into 1-inch, bite-sized pieces

·      ½ cup coarse sea salt

·      1 cup water (preferably non-chlorinated—chlorinated water can inhibit fermentation)

·      ½ medium onion

·      5-6 garlic cloves, peeled

·      ¼ cup water (preferably non-chlorinated—chlorinated water can inhibit fermentation)

·      1/4 cup red pepper powder

·      1 bundle green onions/scallions, julienned

Free and open to all ages 14+.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 11 spaces available.

Sunday August 9, 2020
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12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
LIBRARY CLOSED

The Library is closed.

Monday August 10, 2020
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts

Kids! Pick up a fun craft-in-a-bag to make at home. When you register, let us know if you want a preschool craft, a "STEM" type craft, or an origami craft. Call the library to set up a time to pick up your craft through our curbside service, until further notice.

CONTACT: Karen L Giugno  8603953184  kgiugno@actonlibrary.org
There are many spaces available.

Kids! Pick up a fun craft-in-a-bag to make at home. When you register, let us know if you want a preschool craft, a "STEM" type craft, or an origami craft. Call the library to set up a time to pick up your craft through our curbside service, until further notice.

CONTACT:
  Karen L Giugno
  8603953184
   kgiugno@actonlibrary.org

There are many spaces available.

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
VIRTUAL - Coffee & Conversation

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

Free and open to all.

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

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

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

Free and open to all.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 24 spaces available.

Tuesday August 11, 2020
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts

Kids! Pick up a fun craft-in-a-bag to make at home. When you register, let us know if you want a preschool craft, a "STEM" type craft, or an origami craft. Call the library to set up a time to pick up your craft through our curbside service, until further notice.

CONTACT: Karen L Giugno  8603953184  kgiugno@actonlibrary.org
There are many spaces available.

Kids! Pick up a fun craft-in-a-bag to make at home. When you register, let us know if you want a preschool craft, a "STEM" type craft, or an origami craft. Call the library to set up a time to pick up your craft through our curbside service, until further notice.

CONTACT:
  Karen L Giugno
  8603953184
   kgiugno@actonlibrary.org

There are many spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
Library Board Meeting
LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room
Wednesday August 12, 2020
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts

Kids! Pick up a fun craft-in-a-bag to make at home. When you register, let us know if you want a preschool craft, a "STEM" type craft, or an origami craft. Call the library to set up a time to pick up your craft through our curbside service, until further notice.

CONTACT: Karen L Giugno  8603953184  kgiugno@actonlibrary.org
There are many spaces available.

Kids! Pick up a fun craft-in-a-bag to make at home. When you register, let us know if you want a preschool craft, a "STEM" type craft, or an origami craft. Call the library to set up a time to pick up your craft through our curbside service, until further notice.

CONTACT:
  Karen L Giugno
  8603953184
   kgiugno@actonlibrary.org

There are many spaces available.

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
VIRTUAL ZOOM: Wiggle Bookworms Story Time with Miss Rogina

Join us through Zoom for a fun, interactive story time with Miss Rogina.

Share stories and songs together. This story time is best for children ages birth through age 2. Please register to receive your email invitation to attend Zoom.

CONTACT: Karen L Giugno  8603953184  kgiugno@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are many spaces available.

Join us through Zoom for a fun, interactive story time with Miss Rogina.

Share stories and songs together. This story time is best for children ages birth through age 2. Please register to receive your email invitation to attend Zoom.

CONTACT:
  Karen L Giugno
  8603953184
   kgiugno@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are many spaces available.

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

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

Free and open to all ages 12+.

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

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

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

Free and open to all ages 12+.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 12 spaces available.

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

If you like your quiz games simple, fast and fun, then welcome to Linkee. This family party game does things a little differently than other quiz games – for starters, you don’t win by getting the questions right, but by guessing the link between the answers! 

Free and open to all ages 14+.

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

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

If you like your quiz games simple, fast and fun, then welcome to Linkee. This family party game does things a little differently than other quiz games – for starters, you don’t win by getting the questions right, but by guessing the link between the answers! 

Free and open to all ages 14+.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 11 spaces available.

 
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
VIRTUAL ZOOM Food Explorers - Pop-tarts!

Kids age 8 and up! Join Katie, Registered Dietician, to make homemade chocolate Pop-tarts! Make pastry dough, fudge filling, and a delicious glaze. 

The ingredients you will need are: cocoa powder; chocolate chips; butter; all-purpose flour; sugar, 1 egg; confectioners sugar; and 1/2 cup of whole milk or heavy cream. A food processor is helpful, but not required. 

CONTACT: Karen L Giugno  8603953184  kgiugno@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 8 spaces available.

Kids age 8 and up! Join Katie, Registered Dietician, to make homemade chocolate Pop-tarts! Make pastry dough, fudge filling, and a delicious glaze. 

The ingredients you will need are: cocoa powder; chocolate chips; butter; all-purpose flour; sugar, 1 egg; confectioners sugar; and 1/2 cup of whole milk or heavy cream. A food processor is helpful, but not required. 

CONTACT:
  Karen L Giugno
  8603953184
   kgiugno@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 8 spaces available.

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

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

Free and open to all ages 14+.

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

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

Thursday August 13, 2020
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts

Kids! Pick up a fun craft-in-a-bag to make at home. When you register, let us know if you want a preschool craft, a "STEM" type craft, or an origami craft. Call the library to set up a time to pick up your craft through our curbside service, until further notice.

CONTACT: Karen L Giugno  8603953184  kgiugno@actonlibrary.org
There are many spaces available.

Kids! Pick up a fun craft-in-a-bag to make at home. When you register, let us know if you want a preschool craft, a "STEM" type craft, or an origami craft. Call the library to set up a time to pick up your craft through our curbside service, until further notice.

CONTACT:
  Karen L Giugno
  8603953184
   kgiugno@actonlibrary.org

There are many spaces available.

 
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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 Newsbank.

Meetings are on Thursdays 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 11 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 Newsbank.

Meetings are on Thursdays 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 11 spaces available.

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

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

Free and open to all ages 18+.

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

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

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

Free and open to all ages 18+.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 11 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
YA Game Day: Kahoot trivia

Come get your quiz on with our teen trivia.

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

Come get your quiz on with our teen trivia.

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 24 spaces available.

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

    This program will be held outside at the Town Hall.  Please bring your own chair.

Join Lisa, our Head of Circulation, for Books on Tap Book Club.  Let's get together at the Old Saybrook Town Hall Green to discuss The Bear by Andrew Krivak.  This book is available through Hoopla as an audiobook or ebook and is also available in print at the library.

In case of inclement weather, the program will be held through Zoom.

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: TOWN HALL GREEN
There are 20 spaces available.

    This program will be held outside at the Town Hall.  Please bring your own chair.

Join Lisa, our Head of Circulation, for Books on Tap Book Club.  Let's get together at the Old Saybrook Town Hall Green to discuss The Bear by Andrew Krivak.  This book is available through Hoopla as an audiobook or ebook and is also available in print at the library.

In case of inclement weather, the program will be held through Zoom.

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: TOWN HALL GREEN

There are 20 spaces available.

Friday August 14, 2020
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts

Kids! Pick up a fun craft-in-a-bag to make at home. When you register, let us know if you want a preschool craft, a "STEM" type craft, or an origami craft. Call the library to set up a time to pick up your craft through our curbside service, until further notice.

CONTACT: Karen L Giugno  8603953184  kgiugno@actonlibrary.org
There are many spaces available.

Kids! Pick up a fun craft-in-a-bag to make at home. When you register, let us know if you want a preschool craft, a "STEM" type craft, or an origami craft. Call the library to set up a time to pick up your craft through our curbside service, until further notice.

CONTACT:
  Karen L Giugno
  8603953184
   kgiugno@actonlibrary.org

There are many spaces available.

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
VIRTUAL ZOOM Fantastic Friday with Miss Chloe

Join us through Zoom for a fun, interactive story time with Miss Chloe. Best for preschool children ages 2.5 to 5 years old.  Please register to receive your email invitation to Zoom.

CONTACT: Karen L Giugno  8603953184  kgiugno@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are many spaces available.

Join us through Zoom for a fun, interactive story time with Miss Chloe. Best for preschool children ages 2.5 to 5 years old.  Please register to receive your email invitation to Zoom.

CONTACT:
  Karen L Giugno
  8603953184
   kgiugno@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are many spaces available.

 
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1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
YA Game Day: Dungeons and Dragons REMOTE*

There's room at the table! Join the continuing 5e DnD adventures with our YA Librarian DM 

Please register Online in advance of the session

Email Brian at bstory@actonlibrary.org for details

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

There's room at the table! Join the continuing 5e DnD adventures with our YA Librarian DM 

Please register Online in advance of the session

Email Brian at bstory@actonlibrary.org for details

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 12 spaces available.

Sunday August 16, 2020
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12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
LIBRARY CLOSED

The Library is closed.

Monday August 17, 2020
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts

Kids! Pick up a fun craft-in-a-bag to make at home. When you register, let us know if you want a preschool craft, a "STEM" type craft, or an origami craft. Call the library to set up a time to pick up your craft through our curbside service, until further notice.

CONTACT: Karen L Giugno  8603953184  kgiugno@actonlibrary.org
There are many spaces available.

Kids! Pick up a fun craft-in-a-bag to make at home. When you register, let us know if you want a preschool craft, a "STEM" type craft, or an origami craft. Call the library to set up a time to pick up your craft through our curbside service, until further notice.

CONTACT:
  Karen L Giugno
  8603953184
   kgiugno@actonlibrary.org

There are many spaces available.

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
VIRTUAL - Coffee & Conversation

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

Free and open to all.

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

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

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

Free and open to all.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 24 spaces available.

Tuesday August 18, 2020
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts

Kids! Pick up a fun craft-in-a-bag to make at home. When you register, let us know if you want a preschool craft, a "STEM" type craft, or an origami craft. Call the library to set up a time to pick up your craft through our curbside service, until further notice.

CONTACT: Karen L Giugno  8603953184  kgiugno@actonlibrary.org
There are many spaces available.

Kids! Pick up a fun craft-in-a-bag to make at home. When you register, let us know if you want a preschool craft, a "STEM" type craft, or an origami craft. Call the library to set up a time to pick up your craft through our curbside service, until further notice.

CONTACT:
  Karen L Giugno
  8603953184
   kgiugno@actonlibrary.org

There are many spaces available.

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
VIRTUAL - Craft Night: Braided Bead Bracelet

Join Cindy, through Zoom to create a braided bead bracelet.

All materials will be provided.  Craft kits will be available for pick-up at the library starting Aug. 11.

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 9 spaces available.

Join Cindy, through Zoom to create a braided bead bracelet.

All materials will be provided.  Craft kits will be available for pick-up at the library starting Aug. 11.

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 9 spaces available.

Wednesday August 19, 2020
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts

Kids! Pick up a fun craft-in-a-bag to make at home. When you register, let us know if you want a preschool craft, a "STEM" type craft, or an origami craft. Call the library to set up a time to pick up your craft through our curbside service, until further notice.

CONTACT: Karen L Giugno  8603953184  kgiugno@actonlibrary.org
There are many spaces available.

Kids! Pick up a fun craft-in-a-bag to make at home. When you register, let us know if you want a preschool craft, a "STEM" type craft, or an origami craft. Call the library to set up a time to pick up your craft through our curbside service, until further notice.

CONTACT:
  Karen L Giugno
  8603953184
   kgiugno@actonlibrary.org

There are many spaces available.

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
VIRTUAL ZOOM: Wiggle Bookworms Story Time with Miss Rogina

Join us through Zoom for a fun, interactive story time with Miss Rogina.

Share stories and songs together. This story time is best for children ages birth through age 2. Please register to receive your email invitation to attend Zoom.

CONTACT: Karen L Giugno  8603953184  kgiugno@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are many spaces available.

Join us through Zoom for a fun, interactive story time with Miss Rogina.

Share stories and songs together. This story time is best for children ages birth through age 2. Please register to receive your email invitation to attend Zoom.

CONTACT:
  Karen L Giugno
  8603953184
   kgiugno@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are many spaces available.

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

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

Free and open to all ages 12+.

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

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

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

Free and open to all ages 12+.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 12 spaces available.

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

Join Cindy for 3 rounds of Boggle using Zoom.  Players search for words made of 3 or more letters.  Words are formed form letters that adjoin horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.  You may use each letter cube once in a word.  Players will receive points for each word depending on the length of the word.

Free and open to all ages 14+.

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

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

Join Cindy for 3 rounds of Boggle using Zoom.  Players search for words made of 3 or more letters.  Words are formed form letters that adjoin horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.  You may use each letter cube once in a word.  Players will receive points for each word depending on the length of the word.

Free and open to all ages 14+.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 11 spaces available.

Thursday August 20, 2020
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts

Kids! Pick up a fun craft-in-a-bag to make at home. When you register, let us know if you want a preschool craft, a "STEM" type craft, or an origami craft. Call the library to set up a time to pick up your craft through our curbside service, until further notice.

CONTACT: Karen L Giugno  8603953184  kgiugno@actonlibrary.org
There are many spaces available.

Kids! Pick up a fun craft-in-a-bag to make at home. When you register, let us know if you want a preschool craft, a "STEM" type craft, or an origami craft. Call the library to set up a time to pick up your craft through our curbside service, until further notice.

CONTACT:
  Karen L Giugno
  8603953184
   kgiugno@actonlibrary.org

There are many spaces available.

 
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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 Newsbank.

Meetings are on Thursdays 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 11 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 Newsbank.

Meetings are on Thursdays 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 11 spaces available.

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

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

Free and open to all ages 18+.

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

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

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

Free and open to all ages 18+.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 11 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
YA Game Day: Kahoot trivia

Come get your quiz on with our teen trivia.

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

Come get your quiz on with our teen trivia.

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 24 spaces available.

Friday August 21, 2020
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts

Kids! Pick up a fun craft-in-a-bag to make at home. When you register, let us know if you want a preschool craft, a "STEM" type craft, or an origami craft. Call the library to set up a time to pick up your craft through our curbside service, until further notice.

CONTACT: Karen L Giugno  8603953184  kgiugno@actonlibrary.org
There are many spaces available.

Kids! Pick up a fun craft-in-a-bag to make at home. When you register, let us know if you want a preschool craft, a "STEM" type craft, or an origami craft. Call the library to set up a time to pick up your craft through our curbside service, until further notice.

CONTACT:
  Karen L Giugno
  8603953184
   kgiugno@actonlibrary.org

There are many spaces available.

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
VIRTUAL ZOOM Fantastic Friday with Miss Chloe

Join us through Zoom for a fun, interactive story time with Miss Chloe. Best for preschool children ages 2.5 to 5 years old.  Please register to receive your email invitation to Zoom.

CONTACT: Karen L Giugno  8603953184  kgiugno@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are many spaces available.

Join us through Zoom for a fun, interactive story time with Miss Chloe. Best for preschool children ages 2.5 to 5 years old.  Please register to receive your email invitation to Zoom.

CONTACT:
  Karen L Giugno
  8603953184
   kgiugno@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are many spaces available.

 
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1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
YA Game Day: Dungeons and Dragons REMOTE*

There's room at the table! Join the continuing 5e DnD adventures with our YA Librarian DM 

Please register Online in advance of the session

Email Brian at bstory@actonlibrary.org for details

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

There's room at the table! Join the continuing 5e DnD adventures with our YA Librarian DM 

Please register Online in advance of the session

Email Brian at bstory@actonlibrary.org for details

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 12 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
VIRTUAL - DIY Kimchi

Rescheduled from Tuesday, August 4 at 6:30 p.m.

Join the Grounded Goodwife team, Velya & Ehris, through Zoom to create your own jar of kimchi.  You will need to provide the jar & ingredients.  Fermented foods, which are loaded with good bacteria, can give your immune system a boost!

Jar: half-gallon or two 32 ounce.

Ingredient list:

·      5 pounds napa cabbage (approx 2.5 cabbages) cut into 1-inch, bite-sized pieces

·      ½ cup coarse sea salt

·      1 cup water (preferably non-chlorinated—chlorinated water can inhibit fermentation)

·      ½ medium onion

·      5-6 garlic cloves, peeled

·      ¼ cup water (preferably non-chlorinated—chlorinated water can inhibit fermentation)

·      1/4 cup red pepper powder

·      1 bundle green onions/scallions, julienned

Free and open to all ages 14+.

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

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

Rescheduled from Tuesday, August 4 at 6:30 p.m.

Join the Grounded Goodwife team, Velya & Ehris, through Zoom to create your own jar of kimchi.  You will need to provide the jar & ingredients.  Fermented foods, which are loaded with good bacteria, can give your immune system a boost!

Jar: half-gallon or two 32 ounce.

Ingredient list:

·      5 pounds napa cabbage (approx 2.5 cabbages) cut into 1-inch, bite-sized pieces

·      ½ cup coarse sea salt

·      1 cup water (preferably non-chlorinated—chlorinated water can inhibit fermentation)

·      ½ medium onion

·      5-6 garlic cloves, peeled

·      ¼ cup water (preferably non-chlorinated—chlorinated water can inhibit fermentation)

·      1/4 cup red pepper powder

·      1 bundle green onions/scallions, julienned

Free and open to all ages 14+.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 24 spaces available.

Sunday August 23, 2020
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12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
LIBRARY CLOSED

The Library is closed.

Monday August 24, 2020
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts

Kids! Pick up a fun craft-in-a-bag to make at home. When you register, let us know if you want a preschool craft, a "STEM" type craft, or an origami craft. Call the library to set up a time to pick up your craft through our curbside service, until further notice.

CONTACT: Karen L Giugno  8603953184  kgiugno@actonlibrary.org
There are many spaces available.

Kids! Pick up a fun craft-in-a-bag to make at home. When you register, let us know if you want a preschool craft, a "STEM" type craft, or an origami craft. Call the library to set up a time to pick up your craft through our curbside service, until further notice.

CONTACT:
  Karen L Giugno
  8603953184
   kgiugno@actonlibrary.org

There are many spaces available.

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
VIRTUAL - Coffee & Conversation

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

Free and open to all.

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

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

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

Free and open to all.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 24 spaces available.

Tuesday August 25, 2020
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts

Kids! Pick up a fun craft-in-a-bag to make at home. When you register, let us know if you want a preschool craft, a "STEM" type craft, or an origami craft. Call the library to set up a time to pick up your craft through our curbside service, until further notice.

CONTACT: Karen L Giugno  8603953184  kgiugno@actonlibrary.org
There are many spaces available.

Kids! Pick up a fun craft-in-a-bag to make at home. When you register, let us know if you want a preschool craft, a "STEM" type craft, or an origami craft. Call the library to set up a time to pick up your craft through our curbside service, until further notice.

CONTACT:
  Karen L Giugno
  8603953184
   kgiugno@actonlibrary.org

There are many spaces available.

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

Join Cindy, through Zoom, for a fun new way to shake up your cooking routine. Foodie Dice provides inspiration for creating simple, seasonal meals. Using the five primary dice and a seasonal veggie die, create a meal and share virtually what you have made.  You may make the food any day & share pictures on the day of the program if you want.

For this month: Cooking method: Roast/Bake; Protein: Chicken or Tofu; Starch: Potato; Vegetable: Bell Peppers; Herb: Basil; Bonus: Mushrooms

Free and open to all ages 14+.

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

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

Join Cindy, through Zoom, for a fun new way to shake up your cooking routine. Foodie Dice provides inspiration for creating simple, seasonal meals. Using the five primary dice and a seasonal veggie die, create a meal and share virtually what you have made.  You may make the food any day & share pictures on the day of the program if you want.

For this month: Cooking method: Roast/Bake; Protein: Chicken or Tofu; Starch: Potato; Vegetable: Bell Peppers; Herb: Basil; Bonus: Mushrooms

Free and open to all ages 14+.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 23 spaces available.

Wednesday August 26, 2020
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts

Kids! Pick up a fun craft-in-a-bag to make at home. When you register, let us know if you want a preschool craft, a "STEM" type craft, or an origami craft. Call the library to set up a time to pick up your craft through our curbside service, until further notice.

CONTACT: Karen L Giugno  8603953184  kgiugno@actonlibrary.org
There are many spaces available.

Kids! Pick up a fun craft-in-a-bag to make at home. When you register, let us know if you want a preschool craft, a "STEM" type craft, or an origami craft. Call the library to set up a time to pick up your craft through our curbside service, until further notice.

CONTACT:
  Karen L Giugno
  8603953184
   kgiugno@actonlibrary.org

There are many spaces available.

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
VIRTUAL ZOOM: Wiggle Bookworms Story Time with Miss Rogina

Join us through Zoom for a fun, interactive story time with Miss Rogina.

Share stories and songs together. This story time is best for children ages birth through age 2. Please register to receive your email invitation to attend Zoom.

CONTACT: Karen L Giugno  8603953184  kgiugno@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are many spaces available.

Join us through Zoom for a fun, interactive story time with Miss Rogina.

Share stories and songs together. This story time is best for children ages birth through age 2. Please register to receive your email invitation to attend Zoom.

CONTACT:
  Karen L Giugno
  8603953184
   kgiugno@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are many spaces available.

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

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

Free and open to all ages 12+.

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

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

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

Free and open to all ages 12+.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 12 spaces available.

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

Join Cindy for 3 rounds of Scattergories using Zoom.  There are 12 in categories each round.  You need to answer all of them starting with the letter rolled.  Be unique with your answers.  If another player's answer is the same - neither get a point.

Free and open to all ages 14+.

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

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

Join Cindy for 3 rounds of Scattergories using Zoom.  There are 12 in categories each round.  You need to answer all of them starting with the letter rolled.  Be unique with your answers.  If another player's answer is the same - neither get a point.

Free and open to all ages 14+.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 11 spaces available.

Thursday August 27, 2020
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts

Kids! Pick up a fun craft-in-a-bag to make at home. When you register, let us know if you want a preschool craft, a "STEM" type craft, or an origami craft. Call the library to set up a time to pick up your craft through our curbside service, until further notice.

CONTACT: Karen L Giugno  8603953184  kgiugno@actonlibrary.org
There are many spaces available.

Kids! Pick up a fun craft-in-a-bag to make at home. When you register, let us know if you want a preschool craft, a "STEM" type craft, or an origami craft. Call the library to set up a time to pick up your craft through our curbside service, until further notice.

CONTACT:
  Karen L Giugno
  8603953184
   kgiugno@actonlibrary.org

There are many spaces available.

 
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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 Newsbank.

Meetings are on Thursdays 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 Newsbank.

Meetings are on Thursdays 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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10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Friends Meeting
CONTACT: Amanda Brouwer  8603888924  abrouwer@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
VIRTUAL - Writing Group

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

Free and open to all ages 18+.

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

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

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

Free and open to all ages 18+.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 11 spaces available.

Friday August 28, 2020
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts

Kids! Pick up a fun craft-in-a-bag to make at home. When you register, let us know if you want a preschool craft, a "STEM" type craft, or an origami craft. Call the library to set up a time to pick up your craft through our curbside service, until further notice.

CONTACT: Karen L Giugno  8603953184  kgiugno@actonlibrary.org
There are many spaces available.

Kids! Pick up a fun craft-in-a-bag to make at home. When you register, let us know if you want a preschool craft, a "STEM" type craft, or an origami craft. Call the library to set up a time to pick up your craft through our curbside service, until further notice.

CONTACT:
  Karen L Giugno
  8603953184
   kgiugno@actonlibrary.org

There are many spaces available.

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
VIRTUAL ZOOM Fantastic Friday with Miss Chloe

Join us through Zoom for a fun, interactive story time with Miss Chloe. Best for preschool children ages 2.5 to 5 years old.  Please register to receive your email invitation to Zoom.

CONTACT: Karen L Giugno  8603953184  kgiugno@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are many spaces available.

Join us through Zoom for a fun, interactive story time with Miss Chloe. Best for preschool children ages 2.5 to 5 years old.  Please register to receive your email invitation to Zoom.

CONTACT:
  Karen L Giugno
  8603953184
   kgiugno@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are many spaces available.

 
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1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
YA Game Day: Dungeons and Dragons REMOTE*

There's room at the table! Join the continuing 5e DnD adventures with our YA Librarian DM 

Please register Online in advance of the session

Email Brian at bstory@actonlibrary.org for details

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

There's room at the table! Join the continuing 5e DnD adventures with our YA Librarian DM 

Please register Online in advance of the session

Email Brian at bstory@actonlibrary.org for details

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 12 spaces available.

Sunday August 30, 2020
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12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
LIBRARY CLOSED

The Library is closed.

Monday August 31, 2020
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts

Kids! Pick up a fun craft-in-a-bag to make at home. When you register, let us know if you want a preschool craft, a "STEM" type craft, or an origami craft. Call the library to set up a time to pick up your craft through our curbside service, until further notice.

CONTACT: Karen L Giugno  8603953184  kgiugno@actonlibrary.org
There are many spaces available.

Kids! Pick up a fun craft-in-a-bag to make at home. When you register, let us know if you want a preschool craft, a "STEM" type craft, or an origami craft. Call the library to set up a time to pick up your craft through our curbside service, until further notice.

CONTACT:
  Karen L Giugno
  8603953184
   kgiugno@actonlibrary.org

There are many spaces available.

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
So, You're Thinking About Homeschooling: Virtual Zoom Event

Linda Hinks of Wren Homeschooling Consulting, LLC will present the laws that pertain to homeschooling, the guidelines, and how to decide if following the suggested guidelines is best for you. She will spend time talking about how to pick curricula for your child/ren, how much time it takes to homeschool, and what a homeschool parent's life can look like. The presentation is 45 minutes with 15 minutes open to questions at the end.

Registration is required to receive your Zoom invitation through email. There is a limit of 40 spaces available. Upon registration, you will be asked to offer the ages of your children, and can post your most important questions in advance, which will be furnished to Ms. Hinks before the program so that she can address them, as time allows.

The program is free and open to all.

 

LOCATION: ZOOM
Registration will begin on Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 5:26 PM     

Linda Hinks of Wren Homeschooling Consulting, LLC will present the laws that pertain to homeschooling, the guidelines, and how to decide if following the suggested guidelines is best for you. She will spend time talking about how to pick curricula for your child/ren, how much time it takes to homeschool, and what a homeschool parent's life can look like. The presentation is 45 minutes with 15 minutes open to questions at the end.

Registration is required to receive your Zoom invitation through email. There is a limit of 40 spaces available. Upon registration, you will be asked to offer the ages of your children, and can post your most important questions in advance, which will be furnished to Ms. Hinks before the program so that she can address them, as time allows.

The program is free and open to all.

 

LOCATION: ZOOM

Registration will begin on Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 5:26 PM     

Wednesday September 2, 2020
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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
VIRTUAL - Acton Compassion-Knits

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

Free and open to all ages 12+.

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

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

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

Free and open to all ages 12+.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 24 spaces available.

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

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

Free and open to all ages 14+.

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

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

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

Free and open to all ages 14+.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 12 spaces available.

Thursday September 3, 2020
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
VIRTUAL - Writing Group

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

Free and open to all ages 18+.

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

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

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

Free and open to all ages 18+.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 12 spaces available.

Sunday September 6, 2020
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12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
LIBRARY CLOSED

The Library is closed.

Tuesday September 8, 2020
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6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
Library Board Meeting
LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room
Wednesday September 9, 2020
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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
VIRTUAL - Acton Compassion-Knits

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

Free and open to all ages 12+.

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

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
Registration will begin on Sunday, August 9, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

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

Free and open to all ages 12+.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Registration will begin on Sunday, August 9, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

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

Join Cindy for Boggle using Zoom.  Players search for words made of 3 or more letters.  Words are formed form letters that adjoin horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.  You may use each letter cube once in a word.  Players will receive points for each word depending on the length of the word.

Free and open to all ages 14+.

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

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
Registration will begin on Sunday, August 9, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

Join Cindy for Boggle using Zoom.  Players search for words made of 3 or more letters.  Words are formed form letters that adjoin horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.  You may use each letter cube once in a word.  Players will receive points for each word depending on the length of the word.

Free and open to all ages 14+.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Registration will begin on Sunday, August 9, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

 
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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
Registration will begin on Sunday, August 9, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

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

Registration will begin on Sunday, August 9, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

Thursday September 10, 2020
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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 Newsbank.

Meetings are on the 2nd & 4th Thursday of each month with the library's cataloger, Donna Tappin. Whether you are a beginner or have been researching for years, here is an opportunity to 'tune-up' your current research skills or learn something new about family history research.
 
Free and open to all.
 
Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.
CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
Registration will begin on Monday, August 10, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

  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 Newsbank.

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

LOCATION: ZOOM

Registration will begin on Monday, August 10, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

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

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

Free and open to all ages 18+.

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

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
Registration will begin on Monday, August 10, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

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

Free and open to all ages 18+.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Registration will begin on Monday, August 10, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

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

Join Lisa, our Head of Circulation, for a virtual version of Books on Tap Book Club.  Let's get together on Zoom (with your favorite adult beverage, if you choose) to discuss a book TBA.  This book is available through Hoopla as an audiobook or ebook and is also available in print 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: ZOOM
Registration will begin on Monday, August 10, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

Join Lisa, our Head of Circulation, for a virtual version of Books on Tap Book Club.  Let's get together on Zoom (with your favorite adult beverage, if you choose) to discuss a book TBA.  This book is available through Hoopla as an audiobook or ebook and is also available in print 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: ZOOM

Registration will begin on Monday, August 10, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

Sunday September 13, 2020
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12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
LIBRARY CLOSED

The Library is closed.

Monday September 14, 2020
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
VIRTUAL - Coffee & Conversation

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

Free and open to all.

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

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
Registration will begin on Friday, August 14, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

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

Free and open to all.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Registration will begin on Friday, August 14, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

 

This is not a library sponsored program.

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

This is not a library sponsored program.

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

Tuesday September 15, 2020
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
VIRTUAL - Craft Night: Map Basket

Join Cindy, through Zoom, to create a basket out of maps.  You will need to pick up the craft kit at the library starting Sept. 8 & provide a ruler & scissors.

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
Registration will begin on Saturday, August 15, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

Join Cindy, through Zoom, to create a basket out of maps.  You will need to pick up the craft kit at the library starting Sept. 8 & provide a ruler & scissors.

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

Registration will begin on Saturday, August 15, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

Wednesday September 16, 2020
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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
VIRTUAL - Acton Compassion-Knits

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

Free and open to all ages 12+.

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

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
Registration will begin on Sunday, August 16, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

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

Free and open to all ages 12+.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Registration will begin on Sunday, August 16, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
VIRTUAL - Game Day: Linkee!

Join Cindy, through Zoom, for Linkee!  If you like your quiz games simple, fast and fun, then welcome to Linkee. This family party game does things a little differently than other quiz games – for starters, you don’t win by getting the questions right, but by guessing the link between the answers! 

Free and open to all ages 14+.

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

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
Registration will begin on Sunday, August 16, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

Join Cindy, through Zoom, for Linkee!  If you like your quiz games simple, fast and fun, then welcome to Linkee. This family party game does things a little differently than other quiz games – for starters, you don’t win by getting the questions right, but by guessing the link between the answers! 

Free and open to all ages 14+.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Registration will begin on Sunday, August 16, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

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

This is not a library sponsored program.

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

This is not a library sponsored program.

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

Thursday September 17, 2020
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
VIRTUAL - Writing Group

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

Free and open to all ages 18+.

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

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
Registration will begin on Monday, August 17, 2020 at 12:01 PM     

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

Free and open to all ages 18+.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Registration will begin on Monday, August 17, 2020 at 12:01 PM     

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
VIRTUAL -The Grotesque 10: Amazing Architectural Sculpture from Ten American Colleges & Universities

Armed with only a camera, a sense of humor and a host of frequent flyer miles, Mathew Duman embarked on a “grotesque safari”, traveling to 10 universities around the country to photograph the unique grotesques and gargoyles roosting on their academic buildings. Mathew found that this sculpture makes its home within a style of architecture known as Collegiate Gothic which was popular in the 19th and early 20th centuries. He has collected his findings in his new book called: “The Grotesque 10: Amazing Architectural Sculpture from Ten American Colleges and Universities “ and presents a selection in this illustrated lecture, giving you a taste of the variety of ornament, history and humor these campuses have to offer.  This program will be presented through Zoom.

Free and open to all.

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

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
Registration will begin on Monday, August 17, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

Armed with only a camera, a sense of humor and a host of frequent flyer miles, Mathew Duman embarked on a “grotesque safari”, traveling to 10 universities around the country to photograph the unique grotesques and gargoyles roosting on their academic buildings. Mathew found that this sculpture makes its home within a style of architecture known as Collegiate Gothic which was popular in the 19th and early 20th centuries. He has collected his findings in his new book called: “The Grotesque 10: Amazing Architectural Sculpture from Ten American Colleges and Universities “ and presents a selection in this illustrated lecture, giving you a taste of the variety of ornament, history and humor these campuses have to offer.  This program will be presented through Zoom.

Free and open to all.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Registration will begin on Monday, August 17, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

Sunday September 20, 2020
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12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
LIBRARY CLOSED

The Library is closed.

Monday September 21, 2020
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
VIRTUAL - Coffee & Conversation

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

Free and open to all.

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

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
Registration will begin on Friday, August 21, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

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

Free and open to all.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Registration will begin on Friday, August 21, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

Tuesday September 22, 2020
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
VIRTUAL - Cookbook Club: Foodie Dice

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

This month: Method: Braise; Protein: Pork or Eggs; Starch: Pasta; Vegetable: Brussels Sprouts; Herb: Oregano & Bonus: Mushrooms.

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
Registration will begin on Saturday, August 22, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

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

This month: Method: Braise; Protein: Pork or Eggs; Starch: Pasta; Vegetable: Brussels Sprouts; Herb: Oregano & Bonus: Mushrooms.

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

Registration will begin on Saturday, August 22, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

Wednesday September 23, 2020
 
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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
VIRTUAL - Acton Compassion-Knits

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

Free and open to all ages 12+.

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

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
Registration will begin on Sunday, August 23, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

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

Free and open to all ages 12+.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Registration will begin on Sunday, August 23, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

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

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

Free and open to all ages 14+.

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

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
Registration will begin on Sunday, August 23, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

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

Free and open to all ages 14+.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Registration will begin on Sunday, August 23, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

Thursday September 24, 2020
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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 Newsbank.

Meetings are on the 2nd & 4th Thursday of each month with the library's cataloger, Donna Tappin. Whether you are a beginner or have been researching for years, here is an opportunity to 'tune-up' your current research skills or learn something new about family history research.
 
Free and open to all.
 
Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.
CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
Registration will begin on Monday, August 24, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

  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 Newsbank.

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

LOCATION: ZOOM

Registration will begin on Monday, August 24, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

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

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

Free and open to all ages 18+.

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

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
Registration will begin on Monday, August 24, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

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

Free and open to all ages 18+.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Registration will begin on Monday, August 24, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
VIRTUAL - Decluttering the KonMari Method

Certified Silver KonMari consultant Christine Thorn of Connecticut will be presenting through Zoom, an informative, in-depth and entertaining talk on Marie Kondo and the KonMari Method™ of tidying and decluttering. 

In the presentation lasting 60 to 90 minutes, Thorn will discuss: the life-changing benefits of the KonMari Method’s category-by-category system of tidying, how the KonMari Method™ focuses on keeping only those items which bring joy to your life rather than focusing on what needs to be eliminated and the importance of the fundamental KonMari question: Does this spark joy?

Detailed explanations of the KonMari Method’s six principles and how this method can lead you on a journey of self discovery.

A question-and-answer period will follow.

Free and open to all.

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

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
Registration will begin on Monday, August 24, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

Certified Silver KonMari consultant Christine Thorn of Connecticut will be presenting through Zoom, an informative, in-depth and entertaining talk on Marie Kondo and the KonMari Method™ of tidying and decluttering. 

In the presentation lasting 60 to 90 minutes, Thorn will discuss: the life-changing benefits of the KonMari Method’s category-by-category system of tidying, how the KonMari Method™ focuses on keeping only those items which bring joy to your life rather than focusing on what needs to be eliminated and the importance of the fundamental KonMari question: Does this spark joy?

Detailed explanations of the KonMari Method’s six principles and how this method can lead you on a journey of self discovery.

A question-and-answer period will follow.

Free and open to all.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Registration will begin on Monday, August 24, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

Sunday September 27, 2020
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12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
LIBRARY CLOSED

The Library is closed.

Monday September 28, 2020
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
VIRTUAL - Coffee & Conversation

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

Free and open to all.

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

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
Registration will begin on Friday, August 28, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

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

Free and open to all.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Registration will begin on Friday, August 28, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

Wednesday September 30, 2020
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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
VIRTUAL - Acton Compassion-Knits

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

Free and open to all ages 12+.

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

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

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

Free and open to all ages 12+.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Registration will begin on Sunday, August 30, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
VIRTUAL - Game Day: Llama-rama

Join Cindy, through Zoom,  to play Llama-rama.

This is a fast-action, fun-filled rhyming game.

Free and open to all ages 14+.

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

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

Join Cindy, through Zoom,  to play Llama-rama.

This is a fast-action, fun-filled rhyming game.

Free and open to all ages 14+.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Registration will begin on Sunday, August 30, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

Thursday October 1, 2020
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
VIRTUAL - Writing Group

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

Free and open to all ages 18+.

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

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
Registration will begin on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

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

Free and open to all ages 18+.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Registration will begin on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

Sunday October 4, 2020
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12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
LIBRARY CLOSED

The Library is closed.

Monday October 5, 2020
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4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
SCORE/Mentoring Small Businesses

This is not a library sponsored program. 

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

This is not a library sponsored program. 

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

Thursday October 8, 2020
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Margaret Castonguay/SR Leadership

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

 This meeting will be held using Zoom.

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

Meetings are on the 2nd & 4th Thursday of each month with the library's cataloger, Donna Tappin. Whether you are a beginner or have been researching for years, here is an opportunity to 'tune-up' your current research skills or learn something new about family history research.
 
Free and open to all.
 
Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.
CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
Registration will begin on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

 This meeting will be held using Zoom.

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

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

LOCATION: ZOOM

Registration will begin on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

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

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

Free and open to all ages 18+.

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

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
Registration will begin on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

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

Free and open to all ages 18+.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Registration will begin on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

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

Join Lisa, Acton Library's Head of Circulation, through Zoom,. to discuss a book TBD.

Free and open to all ages 21+.  

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

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
Registration will begin on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

Join Lisa, Acton Library's Head of Circulation, through Zoom,. to discuss a book TBD.

Free and open to all ages 21+.  

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Registration will begin on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

Sunday October 11, 2020
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12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
LIBRARY CLOSED

The Library is closed.

Tuesday October 13, 2020
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6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
Library Board Meeting
LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room
Wednesday October 14, 2020
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
VIRTUAL - Game Night: Ultimate Pub Trivia

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

Free and open to all ages 14+.

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

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
Registration will begin on Monday, September 14, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

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

Free and open to all ages 14+.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Registration will begin on Monday, September 14, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

Thursday October 15, 2020
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
VIRTUAL - Writing Group

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

Free and open to all ages 18+.

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

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
Registration will begin on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

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

Free and open to all ages 18+.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Registration will begin on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

Tuesday October 20, 2020
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
VIRTUAL - Paint Night

Pam Halligan of Pam's Picassos, will teach you step-by-step, through Zoom, to create a Halloween painting.

All materials will be provided and will need to be picked up at the library.

Free and open to all ages 14+.

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

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
Registration will begin on Sunday, September 20, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

Pam Halligan of Pam's Picassos, will teach you step-by-step, through Zoom, to create a Halloween painting.

All materials will be provided and will need to be picked up at the library.

Free and open to all ages 14+.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Registration will begin on Sunday, September 20, 2020 at 12:01 AM     

Wednesday October 21, 2020
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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
VIRTUAL - Acton Compassion-Knits

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

Free and open to all ages 12+.

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

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM