Monday January 25, 2021
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  860-395-3184  childrens@actonlibrary.org
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  860.395.3184
   childrens@actonlibrary.org

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)

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

Register or call us to pick up through Curbside, a new Grab 'N Go Origami for kids each week.
 

CONTACT: Acton Public Library  860-395-3184  childrens@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up
There are many spaces available.

Register or call us to pick up through Curbside, a new Grab 'N Go Origami for kids each week.
 

CONTACT:
  Acton Public Library
  860.395.3184
   childrens@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

There are many spaces available.

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

Join me, using Zoom, for a virtual cup of coffee and join in a conversation started with Hygge Game 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 21 spaces available.

Join me, using Zoom, for a virtual cup of coffee and join in a conversation started with Hygge Game 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 21 spaces available.

 
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4:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Monthly Mindful Mondays - Guided Meditations with B D Story
CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 24 spaces available.
Tuesday January 26, 2021
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  860-395-3184  childrens@actonlibrary.org
There are 2 spaces available.

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  860.395.3184
   childrens@actonlibrary.org

There are 2 spaces available.

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

Register or call us to pick up through Curbside, a new Grab 'N Go Origami for kids each week.
 

CONTACT: Acton Public Library  860-395-3184  childrens@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up
There are many spaces available.

Register or call us to pick up through Curbside, a new Grab 'N Go Origami for kids each week.
 

CONTACT:
  Acton Public Library
  860.395.3184
   childrens@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

There are many spaces available.

 
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
YA Grab N Go for Teens: Air Plants

CONTACT: Brian Story YA Librarian at bstory@actonlibrary.org

Limited Supplies. Unlimited ideas

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up
There are 16 spaces available.

CONTACT: Brian Story YA Librarian at bstory@actonlibrary.org

Limited Supplies. Unlimited ideas

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

There are 16 spaces available.

 
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3:30 PM - 4:15 PM
YALL Meeting

Join the continuing adventures of the Youth Action Library League, in service to Acton and its communities 
 

 Help design and facilitate library programs, assist with collection development and participate in local philanthropy. We need you!

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 22 spaces available.

Join the continuing adventures of the Youth Action Library League, in service to Acton and its communities 
 

 Help design and facilitate library programs, assist with collection development and participate in local philanthropy. We need you!

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 22 spaces available.

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
VIRTUAL - Cookbook Club: Food Explorers

Join Katie, Registered Dietitian from Food Explorers, through Zoom to learn how to make two chocolate recipes, perfect for Valentine’s Day! We’ll be making Chocolate Bark and Chocolate Avocado Truffles, and while we are cooking you will have the chance to ask Katie any food or nutrition-related questions you may have. You’ll need the following ingredients for these recipes: dark chocolate (3 cups), 1 ripe avocado, vanilla extract (optional), salt, cocoa powder and your choice of chocolate bark toppings (dried fruit, nuts, seeds, coconut flakes, etc.).

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 7 spaces available.

Join Katie, Registered Dietitian from Food Explorers, through Zoom to learn how to make two chocolate recipes, perfect for Valentine’s Day! We’ll be making Chocolate Bark and Chocolate Avocado Truffles, and while we are cooking you will have the chance to ask Katie any food or nutrition-related questions you may have. You’ll need the following ingredients for these recipes: dark chocolate (3 cups), 1 ripe avocado, vanilla extract (optional), salt, cocoa powder and your choice of chocolate bark toppings (dried fruit, nuts, seeds, coconut flakes, etc.).

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 7 spaces available.

Wednesday January 27, 2021
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

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

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  860.395.3184
   childrens@actonlibrary.org

There are 4 spaces available.

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

Register or call us to pick up through Curbside, a new Grab 'N Go Origami for kids each week.
 

CONTACT: Acton Public Library  860-395-3184  childrens@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up
There are many spaces available.

Register or call us to pick up through Curbside, a new Grab 'N Go Origami for kids each week.
 

CONTACT:
  Acton Public Library
  860.395.3184
   childrens@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

There are many spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
VIRTUAL - Game Night

Join Cindy, through Zoom, for a different game each month.  This month we will be playing Blank Slate.  

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 7 spaces available.

Join Cindy, through Zoom, for a different game each month.  This month we will be playing Blank Slate.  

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 7 spaces available.

Thursday January 28, 2021
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  860-395-3184  childrens@actonlibrary.org
There is 1 space available.

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  860.395.3184
   childrens@actonlibrary.org

There is 1 space available.

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

Register or call us to pick up through Curbside, a new Grab 'N Go Origami for kids each week.
 

CONTACT: Acton Public Library  860-395-3184  childrens@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up
There are many spaces available.

Register or call us to pick up through Curbside, a new Grab 'N Go Origami for kids each week.
 

CONTACT:
  Acton Public Library
  860.395.3184
   childrens@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

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

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

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 10 spaces available.

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

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

Free and open to all ages 18+.

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

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

Friday January 29, 2021
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  860-395-3184  childrens@actonlibrary.org
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  860.395.3184
   childrens@actonlibrary.org

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)

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

Register or call us to pick up through Curbside, a new Grab 'N Go Origami for kids each week.
 

CONTACT: Acton Public Library  860-395-3184  childrens@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up
There are many spaces available.

Register or call us to pick up through Curbside, a new Grab 'N Go Origami for kids each week.
 

CONTACT:
  Acton Public Library
  860.395.3184
   childrens@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

There are many spaces available.

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Rise and Shine Story Time through Zoom

Join Miss Chloe for a Rise and Shine Story Time through Zoom! Best for children ages 2 to 5 years old.  

Some story times have an accompanying activity or craft that can be picked up through Curbside before the program!

Please register to receive you Zoom invitation link.

CONTACT: Karen L Giugno  8603953184  kgiugno@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 19 spaces available.

Join Miss Chloe for a Rise and Shine Story Time through Zoom! Best for children ages 2 to 5 years old.  

Some story times have an accompanying activity or craft that can be picked up through Curbside before the program!

Please register to receive you Zoom invitation link.

CONTACT:
  Karen L Giugno
  8603953184
   kgiugno@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 19 spaces available.

 
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2:45 PM - 5:00 PM
YA Game Day: Dungeons and Dragons REMOTE*
CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 12 spaces available.
Saturday January 30, 2021
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Grab 'N Go Crafts for Kids

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT: Karen Giugno  860-395-3184  childrens@actonlibrary.org
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

CONTACT:
  Karen Giugno
  860.395.3184
   childrens@actonlibrary.org

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)

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

Register or call us to pick up through Curbside, a new Grab 'N Go Origami for kids each week.
 

CONTACT: Acton Public Library  860-395-3184  childrens@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up
There are many spaces available.

Register or call us to pick up through Curbside, a new Grab 'N Go Origami for kids each week.
 

CONTACT:
  Acton Public Library
  860.395.3184
   childrens@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

There are many spaces available.

Monday February 1, 2021
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10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Origami Grab 'N Go Craft for Kids

Register or call us to pick up through Curbside, a new Grab 'N Go Origami for kids each week.

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up
There are many spaces available.

Register or call us to pick up through Curbside, a new Grab 'N Go Origami for kids each week.

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

There are many spaces available.

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

 

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

There are 2 spaces available.

 

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

There are 2 spaces available.

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

Join me, using Zoom, for a virtual cup of coffee and join in a conversation started with Hygge Game cards.

Free and open to all.

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

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

Join me, using Zoom, for a virtual cup of coffee and join in a conversation started with Hygge Game cards.

Free and open to all.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 22 spaces available.

Tuesday February 2, 2021
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10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Origami Grab 'N Go Craft for Kids

Register or call us to pick up through Curbside, a new Grab 'N Go Origami for kids each week.

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up
There are many spaces available.

Register or call us to pick up through Curbside, a new Grab 'N Go Origami for kids each week.

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

There are many spaces available.

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

 

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

There are 5 spaces available.

 

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

There are 5 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
VIRTUAL - Shoreline Civil War Roundtable

This group meets the first Tuesday of the month.  This meeting will be held using Zoom.

This month, Robert Boody will present Great-grandfather R. M. Boody 40th NY Mozart Reg. at Gettysburg.

Free and open to all.
 
Registration is required and will be available one month prior to the event.
CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 84 spaces available.

This group meets the first Tuesday of the month.  This meeting will be held using Zoom.

This month, Robert Boody will present Great-grandfather R. M. Boody 40th NY Mozart Reg. at Gettysburg.

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

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 84 spaces available.

Wednesday February 3, 2021
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10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Origami Grab 'N Go Craft for Kids

Register or call us to pick up through Curbside, a new Grab 'N Go Origami for kids each week.

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up
There are 5 spaces available.

Register or call us to pick up through Curbside, a new Grab 'N Go Origami for kids each week.

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

There are 5 spaces available.

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

 

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

There are 5 spaces available.

 

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

There are 5 spaces available.

 
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
VIRTUAL - Wednesday Book Club

This book club meets on the 1st Wednesday of the month through Zoom.

This month's book is Bad Blood by John Carreyrou.

Free and open to all.

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

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 18 spaces available.

This book club meets on the 1st Wednesday of the month through Zoom.

This month's book is Bad Blood by John Carreyrou.

Free and open to all.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 18 spaces available.

Thursday February 4, 2021
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10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Origami Grab 'N Go Craft for Kids

Register or call us to pick up through Curbside, a new Grab 'N Go Origami for kids each week.

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up
There are many spaces available.

Register or call us to pick up through Curbside, a new Grab 'N Go Origami for kids each week.

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

There are many spaces available.

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

 

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

There are 5 spaces available.

 

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

There are 5 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 each week 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 24 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 each week 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 24 spaces available.

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

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

Free and open to all ages 18+.

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

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

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

Free and open to all ages 18+.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 24 spaces available.

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
YA Girls Who Code Meetup
CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 23 spaces available.
CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 23 spaces available.

Friday February 5, 2021
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10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Origami Grab 'N Go Craft for Kids

Register or call us to pick up through Curbside, a new Grab 'N Go Origami for kids each week.

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up
There are many spaces available.

Register or call us to pick up through Curbside, a new Grab 'N Go Origami for kids each week.

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

There are many spaces available.

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

 

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

There are 4 spaces available.

 

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

There are 4 spaces available.

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Rise and Shine Story Time through Zoom

Join Miss Chloe for a Rise and Shine Story Time through Zoom! Best for children ages 2 to 5 years old.  

Some story times have an accompanying activity or craft that can be picked up through Curbside before the program!

Please register to receive you Zoom invitation link.

LOCATION: ZOOM
Registration will begin on Monday, February 1, 2021 at 3:56 PM     

Join Miss Chloe for a Rise and Shine Story Time through Zoom! Best for children ages 2 to 5 years old.  

Some story times have an accompanying activity or craft that can be picked up through Curbside before the program!

Please register to receive you Zoom invitation link.

LOCATION: ZOOM

Registration will begin on Monday, February 1, 2021 at 3:56 PM     

 
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2:45 PM - 5:00 PM
YA Game Day: Dungeons and Dragons REMOTE*
CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 12 spaces available.
Saturday February 6, 2021
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10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Origami Grab 'N Go Craft for Kids

Register or call us to pick up through Curbside, a new Grab 'N Go Origami for kids each week.

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up
There are many spaces available.

Register or call us to pick up through Curbside, a new Grab 'N Go Origami for kids each week.

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

There are many spaces available.

 
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10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Take Your Child to the Library Day : No-Sew Blankets

Kids! Celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day with a TAKE-MAKE-DONATE No-Sew Blanket Kit for a rescued pet. Register to pick up your free kit to make a No-Sew blanket to be returned and collected by the library to be donated to the local pet shelter. 

CONTACT: Karen L Giugno  8603953184  kgiugno@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up
Registration will begin on Monday, February 1, 2021 at 12:01 AM     

Kids! Celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day with a TAKE-MAKE-DONATE No-Sew Blanket Kit for a rescued pet. Register to pick up your free kit to make a No-Sew blanket to be returned and collected by the library to be donated to the local pet shelter. 

CONTACT:
  Karen L Giugno
  8603953184
   kgiugno@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

Registration will begin on Monday, February 1, 2021 at 12:01 AM     

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

 

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

There are 5 spaces available.

 

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

 

There are 5 spaces available.

Monday February 8, 2021
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10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Origami Grab 'N Go Craft for Kids

Register or call us to pick up through Curbside, a new Grab 'N Go Origami for kids each week.

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up
There are many spaces available.

Register or call us to pick up through Curbside, a new Grab 'N Go Origami for kids each week.

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

There are many spaces available.

 
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Adult Grab & Go Craft: Origami Lights

Pickup an Adult Grab & Go Craft Kit, Feb. 8 - 12, to make Origami Lights on your own at home.  All materials are provided. 

A demo will be held on Sat. Feb. 13 at 2:00 through Zoom.  A link will be sent to all who registered for the kit.

Free and open to all.

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

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Lobby
There are 2 spaces available.

Pickup an Adult Grab & Go Craft Kit, Feb. 8 - 12, to make Origami Lights on your own at home.  All materials are provided. 

A demo will be held on Sat. Feb. 13 at 2:00 through Zoom.  A link will be sent to all who registered for the kit.

Free and open to all.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Lobby

There are 2 spaces available.

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

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up
There are 3 spaces available.

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

There are 3 spaces available.

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

Join me, using Zoom, for a virtual cup of coffee and join in a conversation started with Hygge Game 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 23 spaces available.

Join me, using Zoom, for a virtual cup of coffee and join in a conversation started with Hygge Game 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 23 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
YALL Meeting

Join us in the Youth Act(i)on Library League!

 

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

Join us in the Youth Act(i)on Library League!

 

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
VIRTUAL - Great Backyard Bird Count

The Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC), led by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society,  takes place from February 12-15 this year.  Jessica Penfield, from Wild Birds Unlimited of Old Saybrook, will talk about how you can participate and some of the birds you can expect to see during your count.  This program will be held using Zoom.

Free and open to all.

Registration is required.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 90 spaces available.

The Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC), led by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society,  takes place from February 12-15 this year.  Jessica Penfield, from Wild Birds Unlimited of Old Saybrook, will talk about how you can participate and some of the birds you can expect to see during your count.  This program will be held using Zoom.

Free and open to all.

Registration is required.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 90 spaces available.

Tuesday February 9, 2021
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10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Origami Grab 'N Go Craft for Kids

Register or call us to pick up through Curbside, a new Grab 'N Go Origami for kids each week.

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up
There are many spaces available.

Register or call us to pick up through Curbside, a new Grab 'N Go Origami for kids each week.

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

There are many spaces available.

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

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up
There are 5 spaces available.

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

There are 5 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 7:50 PM
YA Paint Night - Bridge and Blooms

Join Pam Halligan of Pam's Picassos and YA Librarian Brian Story for a relaxing evening of painting with step by step instructions to help you create your own masterpiece via ZOOM. All painting supplies will be provided. 

There are limited spots available. You must register online and arrange for the pickup of your paint kit at the library prior to the program. Please be sure you can attend the scheduled program BEFORE  you register to arrange pick up for your paint kit. Once you register with Name and email we will reach out to you for a convenient pick up and send you a link to join the program . Recommended for ages 12-19

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 15 spaces available.

Join Pam Halligan of Pam's Picassos and YA Librarian Brian Story for a relaxing evening of painting with step by step instructions to help you create your own masterpiece via ZOOM. All painting supplies will be provided. 

There are limited spots available. You must register online and arrange for the pickup of your paint kit at the library prior to the program. Please be sure you can attend the scheduled program BEFORE  you register to arrange pick up for your paint kit. Once you register with Name and email we will reach out to you for a convenient pick up and send you a link to join the program . Recommended for ages 12-19

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 15 spaces available.

Wednesday February 10, 2021
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10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Origami Grab 'N Go Craft for Kids

Register or call us to pick up through Curbside, a new Grab 'N Go Origami for kids each week.

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up
There are many spaces available.

Register or call us to pick up through Curbside, a new Grab 'N Go Origami for kids each week.

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

There are many spaces available.

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

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up
There are 5 spaces available.

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

There are 5 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
VIRTUAL - Game Night: Ultimate Pub Trivia

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

Free and open to all ages 14+.

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

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 8 spaces available.

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

Free and open to all ages 14+.

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

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 8 spaces available.

Thursday February 11, 2021
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10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Origami Grab 'N Go Craft for Kids

Register or call us to pick up through Curbside, a new Grab 'N Go Origami for kids each week.

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up
There are many spaces available.

Register or call us to pick up through Curbside, a new Grab 'N Go Origami for kids each week.

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

There are many spaces available.

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

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up
There are 5 spaces available.

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

There are 5 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 each week 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

 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 each week 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


 
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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 23 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 23 spaces available.

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

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

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 24 spaces available.

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
YA Check in Chat and Book Club
CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 24 spaces available.
CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 24 spaces available.

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

 

Join Lisa, Acton Library's Head of Circulation, through Zoom to discuss City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert.

Books will be available 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
There are 22 spaces available.

 

Join Lisa, Acton Library's Head of Circulation, through Zoom to discuss City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert.

Books will be available 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

There are 22 spaces available.

Friday February 12, 2021
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10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Origami Grab 'N Go Craft for Kids

Register or call us to pick up through Curbside, a new Grab 'N Go Origami for kids each week.

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up
There are many spaces available.

Register or call us to pick up through Curbside, a new Grab 'N Go Origami for kids each week.

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

There are many spaces available.

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

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up
There are 5 spaces available.

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

Register or call us at 860-395-3184.

LOCATION: Curbside Pick Up

There are 5 spaces available.

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Rise and Shine Story Time through Zoom