Funded by the Brockton Cultural Council part of the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency;
and Brockton Public Library

Tuesday April 5, 2022 - Tuesday August 23, 2022
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5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Drop in Informational Sessions

 

CONTACT: Malice Veiga  508-894-1425  mveiga@cobma.us
LOCATION: Main Library

 

CONTACT:
  Malice Veiga
  508.894.1425
   mveiga@cobma.us

LOCATION: Main Library

Thursday April 14, 2022 - Thursday December 15, 2022
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1:00 PM
Ask A Law Librarian

CONTACT: Jonathan Stroud  508-894-1123  jstroud@cobma.us
Wednesday June 1, 2022 - Saturday July 30, 2022
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Clothing Donation Drive

CONTACT: Children's Room  508-894-1431
LOCATION: Main Library

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  508.894.1431
  

LOCATION: Main Library

Monday June 13, 2022 - Friday June 30, 2023
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Public Benefit Eligibility Requirements Packet

CONTACT: Malice Veiga  508-894-1425  mveiga@cobma.us
Wednesday July 6, 2022
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Reading Hour Club

Children in grades 1-4 will be given a space to enhance their reading skills through group participation and solo reading weekly. Children will participate in a group read-along in the first half, where each child will read a page or a sentence from a chosen book. In the second half, each child will be given a chance to select a book and be the storyteller for the group.

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: Main Library

Children in grades 1-4 will be given a space to enhance their reading skills through group participation and solo reading weekly. Children will participate in a group read-along in the first half, where each child will read a page or a sentence from a chosen book. In the second half, each child will be given a chance to select a book and be the storyteller for the group.

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: Main Library

 
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6:30 PM
Cape Verdean Independence Day

CONTACT: Malice Veiga  508-894-1425  mveiga@cobma.us
LOCATION: Lingos Auditorium Main Library

CONTACT:
  Malice Veiga
  508.894.1425
   mveiga@cobma.us

LOCATION: Lingos Auditorium Main Library

Thursday July 7, 2022
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Toddler Time

 

Join Ms. Sam every Thursday at the West Branch Library at 1pm for Toddler Time story hour! This Storytime is for kids ages 18 months to 3 years, kids will be introduced to stories, fingerplays, and songs based on simple concepts, repetition, and lots of movement

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: West Branch

 

Join Ms. Sam every Thursday at the West Branch Library at 1pm for Toddler Time story hour! This Storytime is for kids ages 18 months to 3 years, kids will be introduced to stories, fingerplays, and songs based on simple concepts, repetition, and lots of movement

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: West Branch

Friday July 8, 2022
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Balloons with Ciel

Come join the fun! Ciel makes a variety of balloons designs, from unicorns to superheroes.\
 
The event will take place at the Brockton Farmers Market.
CONTACT: Children's Room  508-894-1430
LOCATION: City Hall Plaza

Come join the fun! Ciel makes a variety of balloons designs, from unicorns to superheroes.\
 
The event will take place at the Brockton Farmers Market.
CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  508.894.1430
  

LOCATION: City Hall Plaza

Saturday July 9, 2022 - Saturday July 30, 2022
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10:00 AM
Outside Yoga with Candace Cheatham

CONTACT: Malice Veiga  508-894-1425  mveiga@cobma.us
LOCATION: East Branch

CONTACT:
  Malice Veiga
  508.894.1425
   mveiga@cobma.us

LOCATION: East Branch

Saturday July 9, 2022
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Bubbles with Mr. Vinny

Calling all bubble lovers! Join us on July 9th at 11 am for Bubbles with Vinny! Children will run, scream, jump for joy, and have an exciting time during this bubbled-filled hour!

This program was made possible by the Mass Cultural Council and the Brockton Public Library. 

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: East Branch

Calling all bubble lovers! Join us on July 9th at 11 am for Bubbles with Vinny! Children will run, scream, jump for joy, and have an exciting time during this bubbled-filled hour!

This program was made possible by the Mass Cultural Council and the Brockton Public Library. 

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: East Branch

Monday July 11, 2022 - Wednesday November 16, 2022
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Starting School In The United States: A Guide for Newcomer Students' Families

CONTACT: Malice Veiga  508-894-1425  mveiga@cobma.us
Monday July 11, 2022
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Beginners Computer Class

CONTACT: Jonathan Stroud  508.894.1423  jstroud@cobma.us
LOCATION: Computer Lab

CONTACT:
  Jonathan Stroud
  508.894.1423
   jstroud@cobma.us

LOCATION: Computer Lab

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
COA Book Club-The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

COA Book Club - The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger 

 

Our Seventh title of the year 2022 is Audrey Niffenegger's The Time Traveler's Wife.  Join us on 07/13/2022 at 1:00PM at the Brockton Council on Aging (10 Father Kenney Way, Brockton, MA 02301). 

 

Here is a short description from our Novelist database: "Passionately in love, Clare and Henry vow to hold onto each other and their marriage as they struggle with the effects of Chrono-Displacement Disorder, a condition that casts Henry involuntarily into the world of time travel.

 

       Book Availability: 

  • Physical copies (large print and regular print) will be available at the circulation desk of Brockton Library's main branch.  Must have a library card to check out. 
  • Digital audibookclick here to get it from Overdrive.  Must have a library card to check out this digital copy. 

CONTACT: Warren Nelson  5088941427  wnelson@cobma.us

COA Book Club - The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger 

 

Our Seventh title of the year 2022 is Audrey Niffenegger's The Time Traveler's Wife.  Join us on 07/13/2022 at 1:00PM at the Brockton Council on Aging (10 Father Kenney Way, Brockton, MA 02301). 

 

Here is a short description from our Novelist database: "Passionately in love, Clare and Henry vow to hold onto each other and their marriage as they struggle with the effects of Chrono-Displacement Disorder, a condition that casts Henry involuntarily into the world of time travel.

 

       Book Availability: 

  • Physical copies (large print and regular print) will be available at the circulation desk of Brockton Library's main branch.  Must have a library card to check out. 
  • Digital audibookclick here to get it from Overdrive.  Must have a library card to check out this digital copy. 

CONTACT:
  Warren Nelson
  5088941427
   wnelson@cobma.us

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The Steve Rudolph Trio Big Band Tribute

Brockton Library is proud to present the Steve Rudolph Trio. 
 
Take a trip down memory lane as the Steve Rudolph Trio pays homage to
some of the greatest bands to ever grace a bandstand. You’ll hear the music
of Glenn Miller, the Dorsey Brothers, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Frank
Sinatra, and more.
 
The Steve Rudolph Trio is a dynamic group featuring Steve Rudolph on
keyboards and vocals. Steve has been delighting audiences in the U.S. and
Europe for over 50 years.
CONTACT: Thomas Ahearn  508-894-1452  tahearn@cobma.us
LOCATION: Main Library

Brockton Library is proud to present the Steve Rudolph Trio. 
 
Take a trip down memory lane as the Steve Rudolph Trio pays homage to
some of the greatest bands to ever grace a bandstand. You’ll hear the music
of Glenn Miller, the Dorsey Brothers, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Frank
Sinatra, and more.
 
The Steve Rudolph Trio is a dynamic group featuring Steve Rudolph on
keyboards and vocals. Steve has been delighting audiences in the U.S. and
Europe for over 50 years.
CONTACT:
  Thomas Ahearn
  508.894.1452
   tahearn@cobma.us

LOCATION: Main Library

Tuesday July 12, 2022
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Munchkin Tales

Calling all kids ages 3 to 5! Come hear some fabulous tales from Ms. Sam with Munchkin Tales! Every Tuesday at 11am Ms. Sam will be performing Storytime at the East Branch Library for kids who want to have some fun with a story! Be ready to move your fingers, shout, dance, and play some games to the point where you’ll have so much fun, you’ll need a nap later.

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: East Branch

Calling all kids ages 3 to 5! Come hear some fabulous tales from Ms. Sam with Munchkin Tales! Every Tuesday at 11am Ms. Sam will be performing Storytime at the East Branch Library for kids who want to have some fun with a story! Be ready to move your fingers, shout, dance, and play some games to the point where you’ll have so much fun, you’ll need a nap later.

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: East Branch

 
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5:00 PM
Tasty Tuesday

CONTACT: Children's Room  508-894-1431
LOCATION: Story Room

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  508.894.1431
  

LOCATION: Story Room

 
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6:00 PM
Pajama Movie Night

CONTACT: Children's Room  508-894-1431
LOCATION: Lingos Auditorium Main Library

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  508.894.1431
  

LOCATION: Lingos Auditorium Main Library

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Pages and Pajamas!

Calling all kids ages 2 and up! Are you ready for a nighttime adventure? Join Ms. Sam every Tuesday night at 6pm in the Children's Room for a nighttime adventure. Dance, Sing, Play and hear a bedtime tale before you escape to dream land.

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: Main Library

Calling all kids ages 2 and up! Are you ready for a nighttime adventure? Join Ms. Sam every Tuesday night at 6pm in the Children's Room for a nighttime adventure. Dance, Sing, Play and hear a bedtime tale before you escape to dream land.

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: Main Library

Wednesday July 13, 2022

CONTACT: Children's Room  508-894-1431
LOCATION: Lingos Auditorium Main Library

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  508.894.1431
  

LOCATION: Lingos Auditorium Main Library

 
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3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Creating Mosaic Memorial

Together we will create a sculpture that will be installed in front of the Main Library.

Share your ideas, add your loved one’s names or place some tiles, and be part of a permanent installation. Stay for a few minutes or an hour.

This event is free, no experience necessary, all ages welcome.

 

 

Main Library 304 Main St., Brockton, MA 02301

East Branch, 54 Kingman St., Brockton

Sponsored by the Brockton Public Library, the Brockton Library Foundation, and Mass Cultural Council

CONTACT: Zoe Rath  508-894-1411  zrath@cobma.us
LOCATION: Main Library

Together we will create a sculpture that will be installed in front of the Main Library.

Share your ideas, add your loved one’s names or place some tiles, and be part of a permanent installation. Stay for a few minutes or an hour.

This event is free, no experience necessary, all ages welcome.

 

 

Main Library 304 Main St., Brockton, MA 02301

East Branch, 54 Kingman St., Brockton

Sponsored by the Brockton Public Library, the Brockton Library Foundation, and Mass Cultural Council

CONTACT:
  Zoe Rath
  508.894.1411
   zrath@cobma.us

LOCATION: Main Library

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Reading Hour Club

Children in grades 1-4 will be given a space to enhance their reading skills through group participation and solo reading weekly. Children will participate in a group read-along in the first half, where each child will read a page or a sentence from a chosen book. In the second half, each child will be given a chance to select a book and be the storyteller for the group.

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: Main Library

Children in grades 1-4 will be given a space to enhance their reading skills through group participation and solo reading weekly. Children will participate in a group read-along in the first half, where each child will read a page or a sentence from a chosen book. In the second half, each child will be given a chance to select a book and be the storyteller for the group.

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: Main Library

Wednesday July 13, 2022 - Wednesday August 31, 2022
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6:00 PM
Practicing English Through Conversation and Reading Activities

CONTACT: Malice Veiga  508-894-1425  mveiga@cobma.us
LOCATION: Main Library
Thursday July 14, 2022
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Toddler Time

 

Join Ms. Sam every Thursday at the West Branch Library at 1pm for Toddler Time story hour! This Storytime is for kids ages 18 months to 3 years, kids will be introduced to stories, fingerplays, and songs based on simple concepts, repetition, and lots of movement

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: West Branch

 

Join Ms. Sam every Thursday at the West Branch Library at 1pm for Toddler Time story hour! This Storytime is for kids ages 18 months to 3 years, kids will be introduced to stories, fingerplays, and songs based on simple concepts, repetition, and lots of movement

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: West Branch

Friday July 15, 2022
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Visit with the Mermaid Princess

Whether she is a mermaid under the waves or a human up on land, this princess is always eager for adventure. She loves collecting human treasures and dancing on her human legs. She knows that she is capable of anything she puts her mind to!
This event will occur at the Brockton Farmers Market
CONTACT: Children's Room  508-894-1430
LOCATION: City Hall Plaza

Whether she is a mermaid under the waves or a human up on land, this princess is always eager for adventure. She loves collecting human treasures and dancing on her human legs. She knows that she is capable of anything she puts her mind to!
This event will occur at the Brockton Farmers Market
CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  508.894.1430
  

LOCATION: City Hall Plaza

Saturday July 16, 2022
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Hip Hop with Cindy

Calling all dancers!
Join Cindy Capozzi, of the Dance Force Studio, as she instructs kids on basic hip hop and street dance movements.
Saturday July 16th at 11am for kids in grades K-8 at the East Branch Library.
Please register with the children's room at 508-894-1431
CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: East Branch

Calling all dancers!
Join Cindy Capozzi, of the Dance Force Studio, as she instructs kids on basic hip hop and street dance movements.
Saturday July 16th at 11am for kids in grades K-8 at the East Branch Library.
Please register with the children's room at 508-894-1431
CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: East Branch

 
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10:00 AM
Book Club-Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie

Book Club-Death on the Nile By Agatha Christie

 

 

Here is a short description from our Novelist database: "Linnet Doyle is young, beautiful, and rich, and she has her best friend's love as her husband. They meet Poirot on a cruise on the Nile, where he feels something is dangerously amiss." 

Once again this will be in person, with the option to join virtually.  We will also view the recent movie adaptation starring Kenneth Branagh. 

Register at: https://bit.ly/3QychtS

  • Physical copies (large print and regular print) will be available at the circulation desk of Brockton Library's main branch.  Must have a library card to check out. 
  • Digital ebookclick here to get it from Overdrive. Must have a library card to check out this digital copy.
  • Digital audibookclick here to get it from Overdrive.  Must have a library card to check out this digital copy. 

Book Club-Death on the Nile By Agatha Christie

 

 

Here is a short description from our Novelist database: "Linnet Doyle is young, beautiful, and rich, and she has her best friend's love as her husband. They meet Poirot on a cruise on the Nile, where he feels something is dangerously amiss." 

Once again this will be in person, with the option to join virtually.  We will also view the recent movie adaptation starring Kenneth Branagh. 

Register at: https://bit.ly/3QychtS

  • Physical copies (large print and regular print) will be available at the circulation desk of Brockton Library's main branch.  Must have a library card to check out. 
  • Digital ebookclick here to get it from Overdrive. Must have a library card to check out this digital copy.
  • Digital audibookclick here to get it from Overdrive.  Must have a library card to check out this digital copy. 

 
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12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Lawn on East: Drippy Sky

Please call the Main Branch to reserve your spot or email bvitagliano@cobma.us to do so. Space is limited!!!

CONTACT: Brooke Vitagliano  508-894-1426  bvitagliano@cobma.us
LOCATION: East Branch

Please call the Main Branch to reserve your spot or email bvitagliano@cobma.us to do so. Space is limited!!!

CONTACT:
  Brooke Vitagliano
  508.894.1426
   bvitagliano@cobma.us

LOCATION: East Branch

 
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2:00 PM
Book Bingo

CONTACT: Children's Room  508-894-1431
LOCATION: Lingos Auditorium Main Library

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  508.894.1431
  

LOCATION: Lingos Auditorium Main Library

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Silverwood Concert

Flutist Katie Donahue and cellist Angie Donahue are sisters who love performing music together that showcases the mellifluous pairing of woodwind and string—through their duet, Silverwood! The sisters bring “Bach and Beyond” to the Brockton Library Concert Series, a selection of classical flute and cello duets highlighting the lovely Bach French and English Suites.

CONTACT: Thomas Ahearn  508-894-1452  tahearn@cobma.us
LOCATION: East Branch

Flutist Katie Donahue and cellist Angie Donahue are sisters who love performing music together that showcases the mellifluous pairing of woodwind and string—through their duet, Silverwood! The sisters bring “Bach and Beyond” to the Brockton Library Concert Series, a selection of classical flute and cello duets highlighting the lovely Bach French and English Suites.

CONTACT:
  Thomas Ahearn
  508.894.1452
   tahearn@cobma.us

LOCATION: East Branch

Monday July 18, 2022
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Beginners Computer Class

CONTACT: Jonathan Stroud  508.894.1423  jstroud@cobma.us
LOCATION: Computer Lab

CONTACT:
  Jonathan Stroud
  508.894.1423
   jstroud@cobma.us

LOCATION: Computer Lab

Tuesday July 19, 2022
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Munchkin Tales

Calling all kids ages 3 to 5! Come hear some fabulous tales from Ms. Sam with Munchkin Tales! Every Tuesday at 11am Ms. Sam will be performing Storytime at the East Branch Library for kids who want to have some fun with a story! Be ready to move your fingers, shout, dance, and play some games to the point where you’ll have so much fun, you’ll need a nap later.

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: East Branch

Calling all kids ages 3 to 5! Come hear some fabulous tales from Ms. Sam with Munchkin Tales! Every Tuesday at 11am Ms. Sam will be performing Storytime at the East Branch Library for kids who want to have some fun with a story! Be ready to move your fingers, shout, dance, and play some games to the point where you’ll have so much fun, you’ll need a nap later.

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: East Branch

 
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5:00 PM
Tasty Tuesday

CONTACT: Children's Room  508-894-1431
LOCATION: Story Room

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  508.894.1431
  

LOCATION: Story Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Pages and Pajamas!

Calling all kids ages 2 and up! Are you ready for a nighttime adventure? Join Ms. Sam every Tuesday night at 6pm in the Children's Room for a nighttime adventure. Dance, Sing, Play and hear a bedtime tale before you escape to dream land.

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: Main Library

Calling all kids ages 2 and up! Are you ready for a nighttime adventure? Join Ms. Sam every Tuesday night at 6pm in the Children's Room for a nighttime adventure. Dance, Sing, Play and hear a bedtime tale before you escape to dream land.

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: Main Library

 
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6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Teen Book Club : I Am Number Four

 

CONTACT: Nicole O'Brien  508-894-1424  no'brien@cobma.us
LOCATION: Teen Room and Zoom
Wednesday July 20, 2022
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5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Teen Comic Book Club : Captain America: Civil War

 

 

CONTACT: Nicole O'Brien  508-894-1424  no'brien@cobma.us
LOCATION: Teen Room and Zoom
 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Reading Hour Club

Children in grades 1-4 will be given a space to enhance their reading skills through group participation and solo reading weekly. Children will participate in a group read-along in the first half, where each child will read a page or a sentence from a chosen book. In the second half, each child will be given a chance to select a book and be the storyteller for the group.

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: Main Library

Children in grades 1-4 will be given a space to enhance their reading skills through group participation and solo reading weekly. Children will participate in a group read-along in the first half, where each child will read a page or a sentence from a chosen book. In the second half, each child will be given a chance to select a book and be the storyteller for the group.

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: Main Library

Thursday July 21, 2022
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Toddler Time

 

Join Ms. Sam every Thursday at the West Branch Library at 1pm for Toddler Time story hour! This Storytime is for kids ages 18 months to 3 years, kids will be introduced to stories, fingerplays, and songs based on simple concepts, repetition, and lots of movement

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: West Branch

 

Join Ms. Sam every Thursday at the West Branch Library at 1pm for Toddler Time story hour! This Storytime is for kids ages 18 months to 3 years, kids will be introduced to stories, fingerplays, and songs based on simple concepts, repetition, and lots of movement

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: West Branch

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Diary of a Tween Bookworm Book Club

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: East Branch
Friday July 22, 2022
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Places You'll Go

 
 Song and Story Celebration. Celebrate Imagination, Summer School Vacation & the 2022 Summer Reading Program.
Funded, in part, by a grant from the Brockton Cultural Council, a local agency supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.
This event will take place at the Brockton Farmers Market 
CONTACT: Children's Room  508-894-1430
LOCATION: City Hall Plaza

 
 Song and Story Celebration. Celebrate Imagination, Summer School Vacation & the 2022 Summer Reading Program.
Funded, in part, by a grant from the Brockton Cultural Council, a local agency supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.
This event will take place at the Brockton Farmers Market 
CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  508.894.1430
  

LOCATION: City Hall Plaza

Saturday July 23, 2022
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Yoga For Preschoolers

An interactive and dynamic yoga session for preschoolers that teaches basic yoga postures through the use of games, imaginative play, and lots of giggles. Ends with a meditative storytime!

This program was made possible by the Mass Cultural Council and the Brockton Public Library

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: East Branch

An interactive and dynamic yoga session for preschoolers that teaches basic yoga postures through the use of games, imaginative play, and lots of giggles. Ends with a meditative storytime!

This program was made possible by the Mass Cultural Council and the Brockton Public Library

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: East Branch

 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Blue Shades Concert

Brockton Public Library is pleased to welcome back Blue Shades for another concert. 

Established in 2014, Blue Shades performances showcase the wide-ranging repertoire arranged for clarinet choir. Favorite styles include American jazz, ragtime and light classics. Founding members, Torben Hansen and Leslie Hansen are joined by Robert D’Ambrosio, Joseph DiSalvatore, and Jeffrey Lichenstein.

CONTACT: Thomas Ahearn  508-894-1452  tahearn@cobma.us
LOCATION: East Branch

Brockton Public Library is pleased to welcome back Blue Shades for another concert. 

Established in 2014, Blue Shades performances showcase the wide-ranging repertoire arranged for clarinet choir. Favorite styles include American jazz, ragtime and light classics. Founding members, Torben Hansen and Leslie Hansen are joined by Robert D’Ambrosio, Joseph DiSalvatore, and Jeffrey Lichenstein.

CONTACT:
  Thomas Ahearn
  508.894.1452
   tahearn@cobma.us

LOCATION: East Branch

 
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2:00 PM
Conversations on Extending the Mayor's Term from 2 to 4 Years and Other Issues

CONTACT: Malice Veiga  508-894-1425  mveiga@cobma.us
LOCATION: Main Library Art Gallery
Monday July 25, 2022
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Beginners Computer Class

CONTACT: Jonathan Stroud  508.894.1423  jstroud@cobma.us
LOCATION: Computer Lab

CONTACT:
  Jonathan Stroud
  508.894.1423
   jstroud@cobma.us

LOCATION: Computer Lab

Tuesday July 26, 2022
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Munchkin Tales

Calling all kids ages 3 to 5! Come hear some fabulous tales from Ms. Sam with Munchkin Tales! Every Tuesday at 11am Ms. Sam will be performing Storytime at the East Branch Library for kids who want to have some fun with a story! Be ready to move your fingers, shout, dance, and play some games to the point where you’ll have so much fun, you’ll need a nap later.

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: East Branch

Calling all kids ages 3 to 5! Come hear some fabulous tales from Ms. Sam with Munchkin Tales! Every Tuesday at 11am Ms. Sam will be performing Storytime at the East Branch Library for kids who want to have some fun with a story! Be ready to move your fingers, shout, dance, and play some games to the point where you’ll have so much fun, you’ll need a nap later.

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: East Branch

 
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5:00 PM
Tasty Tuesday

CONTACT: Children's Room  508-894-1431
LOCATION: Story Room

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  508.894.1431
  

LOCATION: Story Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Pages and Pajamas!

Calling all kids ages 2 and up! Are you ready for a nighttime adventure? Join Ms. Sam every Tuesday night at 6pm in the Children's Room for a nighttime adventure. Dance, Sing, Play and hear a bedtime tale before you escape to dream land.

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: Main Library

Calling all kids ages 2 and up! Are you ready for a nighttime adventure? Join Ms. Sam every Tuesday night at 6pm in the Children's Room for a nighttime adventure. Dance, Sing, Play and hear a bedtime tale before you escape to dream land.

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: Main Library

Wednesday July 27, 2022
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
DIY Time: Keychain Mini Book

CONTACT: Brooke Vitagliano  508-894-1426  bvitagliano@cobma.us
LOCATION: Driscoll Art Gallery

CONTACT:
  Brooke Vitagliano
  508.894.1426
   bvitagliano@cobma.us

LOCATION: Driscoll Art Gallery

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Reading Hour Club

Children in grades 1-4 will be given a space to enhance their reading skills through group participation and solo reading weekly. Children will participate in a group read-along in the first half, where each child will read a page or a sentence from a chosen book. In the second half, each child will be given a chance to select a book and be the storyteller for the group.

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: Main Library

Children in grades 1-4 will be given a space to enhance their reading skills through group participation and solo reading weekly. Children will participate in a group read-along in the first half, where each child will read a page or a sentence from a chosen book. In the second half, each child will be given a chance to select a book and be the storyteller for the group.

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: Main Library

Thursday July 28, 2022
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Toddler Time

 

Join Ms. Sam every Thursday at the West Branch Library at 1pm for Toddler Time story hour! This Storytime is for kids ages 18 months to 3 years, kids will be introduced to stories, fingerplays, and songs based on simple concepts, repetition, and lots of movement

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: West Branch

 

Join Ms. Sam every Thursday at the West Branch Library at 1pm for Toddler Time story hour! This Storytime is for kids ages 18 months to 3 years, kids will be introduced to stories, fingerplays, and songs based on simple concepts, repetition, and lots of movement

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: West Branch

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Cooking mushimanju: (Japanese sweet steamed buns)

 

Join us for this fun Online Cooking  Workshop, to be delivered by Larry Tiscornia and Kimika Takechi senseis (Chanoyu Urasenke Instructors, San Francisco). In this  cooking workshop, we will learn how to make: Mushimanju: (Japanese sweet steamed buns). The workshop will be recorded and  participants can elect to receive the recording to review its content as needed. 

 
From Larry Tiscorinia:
 

We will make the plain smooth [steamed bun] and show how to change it seasonally to get different effects (burning in a seasonal design, adding salted cherry blossoms, etc.).

It will be helpful to at least review recipe ahead of time.

Recipe  Mushimanju (steamed bun)
Recipe for Koshian (bean paste)
 

Participants will need to either make in advance the bean paste or purchase it if they want to make the sweets with us.

Koshian on Yami (smooth bean paste from China $3.49 plus shipping) 

Koshian (smooth bean paste from China $8.99)

Koshian (smooth bean paste from Japan $16.49)

 It is available in many Asian markets for 1/3 Amazon price. 

Asian Food Mart
779 A S Franklin St, Holbrook, MA 02343
(781) 437-7123

 
Saigon Market
1112 N Main St, Randolph, MA 02368
 
 
This cooking workshop is part of the Spotlight on Asian American series (Spring, Summer, Fall Events)  throughout 2022. 
 
CONTACT: Zoe Rath  508-894-1411  zrath@cobma.us
LOCATION: Zoom

 

Join us for this fun Online Cooking  Workshop, to be delivered by Larry Tiscornia and Kimika Takechi senseis (Chanoyu Urasenke Instructors, San Francisco). In this  cooking workshop, we will learn how to make: Mushimanju: (Japanese sweet steamed buns). The workshop will be recorded and  participants can elect to receive the recording to review its content as needed. 

 
From Larry Tiscorinia:
 

We will make the plain smooth [steamed bun] and show how to change it seasonally to get different effects (burning in a seasonal design, adding salted cherry blossoms, etc.).

It will be helpful to at least review recipe ahead of time.

Recipe  Mushimanju (steamed bun)
Recipe for Koshian (bean paste)
 

Participants will need to either make in advance the bean paste or purchase it if they want to make the sweets with us.

Koshian on Yami (smooth bean paste from China $3.49 plus shipping) 

Koshian (smooth bean paste from China $8.99)

Koshian (smooth bean paste from Japan $16.49)

 It is available in many Asian markets for 1/3 Amazon price. 

Asian Food Mart
779 A S Franklin St, Holbrook, MA 02343
(781) 437-7123

 
Saigon Market
1112 N Main St, Randolph, MA 02368
 
 
This cooking workshop is part of the Spotlight on Asian American series (Spring, Summer, Fall Events)  throughout 2022. 
 
CONTACT:
  Zoe Rath
  508.894.1411
   zrath@cobma.us

LOCATION: Zoom

Friday July 29, 2022
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Great Rolando

The Great Rolando is a magician and balloon sculptor in Massachusetts. He has performed his comedic magic show all over the state at schools, libraries, festivals, fundraisers, and private parties.
 
This event will occur at the Brockton Farmers Market
CONTACT: Children's Room  508-894-1430  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: City Hall Plaza

The Great Rolando is a magician and balloon sculptor in Massachusetts. He has performed his comedic magic show all over the state at schools, libraries, festivals, fundraisers, and private parties.
 
This event will occur at the Brockton Farmers Market
CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  508.894.1430
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: City Hall Plaza

Saturday July 30, 2022
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Amazing Animals: Radical Reptiles

Join us on July 30th from 11 am to 1 pm for a radical reptile show! Children will be able to interact and learn about the radical reptiles that are in our world. After the show, children will be able to participate in a petting hour.

This program was made possible by the Mass Cultural Council and the Brockton Public Library. 

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: East Branch

Join us on July 30th from 11 am to 1 pm for a radical reptile show! Children will be able to interact and learn about the radical reptiles that are in our world. After the show, children will be able to participate in a petting hour.

This program was made possible by the Mass Cultural Council and the Brockton Public Library. 

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: East Branch

 
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2:00 PM
Book Bingo

CONTACT: Children's Room  508-894-1431
LOCATION: Lingos Auditorium Main Library

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  508.894.1431
  

LOCATION: Lingos Auditorium Main Library

 
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2:00 PM
The Protocol of Safety 7 Essential Things Youth Should Know in Encounters with the Police

CONTACT: Malice Veiga  508-894-1425  mveiga@cobma.us
LOCATION: Driscoll Art Gallery
 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Bailey Street Brass Concert

 

 

Brockton Public Library is pleased to welcome back the Bailey Street Brass. Their musical catalog runs the gamut from classical quintet publications, pop tunes, and movie themes, and features several Canadian Brass Quintet arrangements.

CONTACT: Thomas Ahearn  508-894-1452  tahearn@cobma.us
LOCATION: Main Library

 

 

Brockton Public Library is pleased to welcome back the Bailey Street Brass. Their musical catalog runs the gamut from classical quintet publications, pop tunes, and movie themes, and features several Canadian Brass Quintet arrangements.

CONTACT:
  Thomas Ahearn
  508.894.1452
   tahearn@cobma.us

LOCATION: Main Library

Monday August 1, 2022
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Beginners Computer Class

CONTACT: Jonathan Stroud  508.894.1423  jstroud@cobma.us
LOCATION: Computer Lab

CONTACT:
  Jonathan Stroud
  508.894.1423
   jstroud@cobma.us

LOCATION: Computer Lab

Tuesday August 2, 2022
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Munchkin Tales

Calling all kids ages 3 to 5! Come hear some fabulous tales from Ms. Sam with Munchkin Tales! Every Tuesday at 11am Ms. Sam will be performing Storytime at the East Branch Library for kids who want to have some fun with a story! Be ready to move your fingers, shout, dance, and play some games to the point where you’ll have so much fun, you’ll need a nap later.

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: East Branch

Calling all kids ages 3 to 5! Come hear some fabulous tales from Ms. Sam with Munchkin Tales! Every Tuesday at 11am Ms. Sam will be performing Storytime at the East Branch Library for kids who want to have some fun with a story! Be ready to move your fingers, shout, dance, and play some games to the point where you’ll have so much fun, you’ll need a nap later.

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: East Branch

 
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5:00 PM
Tasty Tuesday

CONTACT: Children's Room  508-894-1431
LOCATION: Story Room

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  508.894.1431
  

LOCATION: Story Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Pages and Pajamas!

Calling all kids ages 2 and up! Are you ready for a nighttime adventure? Join Ms. Sam every Tuesday night at 6pm in the Children's Room for a nighttime adventure. Dance, Sing, Play and hear a bedtime tale before you escape to dream land.

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: Main Library

Calling all kids ages 2 and up! Are you ready for a nighttime adventure? Join Ms. Sam every Tuesday night at 6pm in the Children's Room for a nighttime adventure. Dance, Sing, Play and hear a bedtime tale before you escape to dream land.

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: Main Library

Wednesday August 3, 2022
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Reading Hour Club

Children in grades 1-4 will be given a space to enhance their reading skills through group participation and solo reading weekly. Children will participate in a group read-along in the first half, where each child will read a page or a sentence from a chosen book. In the second half, each child will be given a chance to select a book and be the storyteller for the group.

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: Main Library

Children in grades 1-4 will be given a space to enhance their reading skills through group participation and solo reading weekly. Children will participate in a group read-along in the first half, where each child will read a page or a sentence from a chosen book. In the second half, each child will be given a chance to select a book and be the storyteller for the group.

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: Main Library

Thursday August 4, 2022
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Toddler Time

 

Join Ms. Sam every Thursday at the West Branch Library at 1pm for Toddler Time story hour! This Storytime is for kids ages 18 months to 3 years, kids will be introduced to stories, fingerplays, and songs based on simple concepts, repetition, and lots of movement

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: West Branch

 

Join Ms. Sam every Thursday at the West Branch Library at 1pm for Toddler Time story hour! This Storytime is for kids ages 18 months to 3 years, kids will be introduced to stories, fingerplays, and songs based on simple concepts, repetition, and lots of movement

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: West Branch

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Burmese Cooking

Join us for this fun Online Burmese Cooking Workshop, with Chef Zin Zin. In this  cooking workshop, we will learn how to make chicken curry and radish pickle salad. We will post a list of ingredients and recipes to follow on July 18th stay tuned. 

CONTACT: Zoe Rath  508-894-1411  zrath@cobma.us
LOCATION: Zoom

Join us for this fun Online Burmese Cooking Workshop, with Chef Zin Zin. In this  cooking workshop, we will learn how to make chicken curry and radish pickle salad. We will post a list of ingredients and recipes to follow on July 18th stay tuned. 

CONTACT:
  Zoe Rath
  508.894.1411
   zrath@cobma.us

LOCATION: Zoom

Saturday August 6, 2022
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Creating Mosaic Memorial

Together we will create a sculpture that will be installed in front of the Main Library.

Share your ideas, add your loved one’s names or place some tiles, and be part of a permanent installation. Stay for a few minutes or an hour.

This event is free, no experience necessary, all ages welcome.

 

 

Main Library 304 Main St., Brockton, MA 02301

East Branch, 54 Kingman St., Brockton

Sponsored by the Brockton Public Library, the Brockton Library Foundation, and Mass Cultural Council

CONTACT: Zoe Rath  508-894-1411  zrath@cobma.us
LOCATION: East Branch

Together we will create a sculpture that will be installed in front of the Main Library.

Share your ideas, add your loved one’s names or place some tiles, and be part of a permanent installation. Stay for a few minutes or an hour.

This event is free, no experience necessary, all ages welcome.

 

 

Main Library 304 Main St., Brockton, MA 02301

East Branch, 54 Kingman St., Brockton

Sponsored by the Brockton Public Library, the Brockton Library Foundation, and Mass Cultural Council

CONTACT:
  Zoe Rath
  508.894.1411
   zrath@cobma.us

LOCATION: East Branch

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Two of a Kind

Join us on August 6th at 11am for some musical fun!
TWO OF A KIND are interactive children’s music performers. TWO OF A KIND delights audiences of all ages with their music, good humor and audience participation. David and Jenny Heitler-Klevans of TWO OF A KIND love bringing people together and building community through music. Their beautiful harmonies accompanied by David’s powerful, rhythmic guitar playing and Jenny’s multi-ethnic percussion instruments create magic on stage
CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: East Branch

Join us on August 6th at 11am for some musical fun!
TWO OF A KIND are interactive children’s music performers. TWO OF A KIND delights audiences of all ages with their music, good humor and audience participation. David and Jenny Heitler-Klevans of TWO OF A KIND love bringing people together and building community through music. Their beautiful harmonies accompanied by David’s powerful, rhythmic guitar playing and Jenny’s multi-ethnic percussion instruments create magic on stage
CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: East Branch

Monday August 8, 2022
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Beginners Computer Class

CONTACT: Jonathan Stroud  508.894.1423  jstroud@cobma.us
LOCATION: Computer Lab

CONTACT:
  Jonathan Stroud
  508.894.1423
   jstroud@cobma.us

LOCATION: Computer Lab

Tuesday August 9, 2022
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Munchkin Tales

Calling all kids ages 3 to 5! Come hear some fabulous tales from Ms. Sam with Munchkin Tales! Every Tuesday at 11am Ms. Sam will be performing Storytime at the East Branch Library for kids who want to have some fun with a story! Be ready to move your fingers, shout, dance, and play some games to the point where you’ll have so much fun, you’ll need a nap later.

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: East Branch

Calling all kids ages 3 to 5! Come hear some fabulous tales from Ms. Sam with Munchkin Tales! Every Tuesday at 11am Ms. Sam will be performing Storytime at the East Branch Library for kids who want to have some fun with a story! Be ready to move your fingers, shout, dance, and play some games to the point where you’ll have so much fun, you’ll need a nap later.

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: East Branch

 
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5:00 PM
Tasty Tuesday

CONTACT: Children's Room  508-894-1431
LOCATION: Story Room

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  508.894.1431
  

LOCATION: Story Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Pages and Pajamas!

Calling all kids ages 2 and up! Are you ready for a nighttime adventure? Join Ms. Sam every Tuesday night at 6pm in the Children's Room for a nighttime adventure. Dance, Sing, Play and hear a bedtime tale before you escape to dream land.

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: Main Library

Calling all kids ages 2 and up! Are you ready for a nighttime adventure? Join Ms. Sam every Tuesday night at 6pm in the Children's Room for a nighttime adventure. Dance, Sing, Play and hear a bedtime tale before you escape to dream land.

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: Main Library

Wednesday August 10, 2022
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Reading Hour Club

Children in grades 1-4 will be given a space to enhance their reading skills through group participation and solo reading weekly. Children will participate in a group read-along in the first half, where each child will read a page or a sentence from a chosen book. In the second half, each child will be given a chance to select a book and be the storyteller for the group.

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: Main Library

Children in grades 1-4 will be given a space to enhance their reading skills through group participation and solo reading weekly. Children will participate in a group read-along in the first half, where each child will read a page or a sentence from a chosen book. In the second half, each child will be given a chance to select a book and be the storyteller for the group.

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: Main Library

Thursday August 11, 2022
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Toddler Time

 

Join Ms. Sam every Thursday at the West Branch Library at 1pm for Toddler Time story hour! This Storytime is for kids ages 18 months to 3 years, kids will be introduced to stories, fingerplays, and songs based on simple concepts, repetition, and lots of movement

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: West Branch

 

Join Ms. Sam every Thursday at the West Branch Library at 1pm for Toddler Time story hour! This Storytime is for kids ages 18 months to 3 years, kids will be introduced to stories, fingerplays, and songs based on simple concepts, repetition, and lots of movement

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: West Branch

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Cooking with Mike and Zoe

Recipe:

  •  3 eggs
  •  2 Roma Tomatoes  
  • Scallions
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 2 tbsp ketchup  
  • 1 tsp cornstarch  
  • 1 tsp sugar  
  • oil for cooking  salt and pepper to taste 
  • 1 tsp fish sauce (optional)
CONTACT: Zoe Rath  508-894-1411  zrath@ocln.org
LOCATION: Zoom

Recipe:

  •  3 eggs
  •  2 Roma Tomatoes  
  • Scallions
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 2 tbsp ketchup  
  • 1 tsp cornstarch  
  • 1 tsp sugar  
  • oil for cooking  salt and pepper to taste 
  • 1 tsp fish sauce (optional)
CONTACT:
  Zoe Rath
  508.894.1411
   zrath@ocln.org

LOCATION: Zoom

Saturday August 13, 2022
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Bubbles with Mr. Vinny

Calling all bubble lovers! Join us on July 9th at 11 am for Bubbles with Vinny! Children will run, scream, jump for joy, and have an exciting time during this bubbled-filled hour!

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: East Branch

Calling all bubble lovers! Join us on July 9th at 11 am for Bubbles with Vinny! Children will run, scream, jump for joy, and have an exciting time during this bubbled-filled hour!

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: East Branch

Tuesday August 16, 2022
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Munchkin Tales

Calling all kids ages 3 to 5! Come hear some fabulous tales from Ms. Sam with Munchkin Tales! Every Tuesday at 11am Ms. Sam will be performing Storytime at the East Branch Library for kids who want to have some fun with a story! Be ready to move your fingers, shout, dance, and play some games to the point where you’ll have so much fun, you’ll need a nap later.

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: East Branch

Calling all kids ages 3 to 5! Come hear some fabulous tales from Ms. Sam with Munchkin Tales! Every Tuesday at 11am Ms. Sam will be performing Storytime at the East Branch Library for kids who want to have some fun with a story! Be ready to move your fingers, shout, dance, and play some games to the point where you’ll have so much fun, you’ll need a nap later.

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: East Branch

 
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5:00 PM
Tasty Tuesday

CONTACT: Children's Room  508-894-1431
LOCATION: Story Room

CONTACT:
  Children's Room
  508.894.1431
  

LOCATION: Story Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Pages and Pajamas!

Calling all kids ages 2 and up! Are you ready for a nighttime adventure? Join Ms. Sam every Tuesday night at 6pm in the Children's Room for a nighttime adventure. Dance, Sing, Play and hear a bedtime tale before you escape to dream land.

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: Main Library

Calling all kids ages 2 and up! Are you ready for a nighttime adventure? Join Ms. Sam every Tuesday night at 6pm in the Children's Room for a nighttime adventure. Dance, Sing, Play and hear a bedtime tale before you escape to dream land.

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: Main Library

Wednesday August 17, 2022
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Reading Hour Club

Children in grades 1-4 will be given a space to enhance their reading skills through group participation and solo reading weekly. Children will participate in a group read-along in the first half, where each child will read a page or a sentence from a chosen book. In the second half, each child will be given a chance to select a book and be the storyteller for the group.

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: Main Library

Children in grades 1-4 will be given a space to enhance their reading skills through group participation and solo reading weekly. Children will participate in a group read-along in the first half, where each child will read a page or a sentence from a chosen book. In the second half, each child will be given a chance to select a book and be the storyteller for the group.

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: Main Library

Thursday August 18, 2022
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Toddler Time

 

Join Ms. Sam every Thursday at the West Branch Library at 1pm for Toddler Time story hour! This Storytime is for kids ages 18 months to 3 years, kids will be introduced to stories, fingerplays, and songs based on simple concepts, repetition, and lots of movement

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: West Branch

 

Join Ms. Sam every Thursday at the West Branch Library at 1pm for Toddler Time story hour! This Storytime is for kids ages 18 months to 3 years, kids will be introduced to stories, fingerplays, and songs based on simple concepts, repetition, and lots of movement

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: West Branch

Saturday August 20, 2022
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Animal Adventures: Dino Adventures

 

For the future Paleontoglist and for kids who love dinosaurs. Children will be able to interact and learn about the relationships of today's animals with their prehistoric ancestors. This will be a one-hour program with live animals and fossils.

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: East Branch

 

For the future Paleontoglist and for kids who love dinosaurs. Children will be able to interact and learn about the relationships of today's animals with their prehistoric ancestors. This will be a one-hour program with live animals and fossils.

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: East Branch

Tuesday August 23, 2022
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Munchkin Tales

Calling all kids ages 3 to 5! Come hear some fabulous tales from Ms. Sam with Munchkin Tales! Every Tuesday at 11am Ms. Sam will be performing Storytime at the East Branch Library for kids who want to have some fun with a story! Be ready to move your fingers, shout, dance, and play some games to the point where you’ll have so much fun, you’ll need a nap later.

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: East Branch

Calling all kids ages 3 to 5! Come hear some fabulous tales from Ms. Sam with Munchkin Tales! Every Tuesday at 11am Ms. Sam will be performing Storytime at the East Branch Library for kids who want to have some fun with a story! Be ready to move your fingers, shout, dance, and play some games to the point where you’ll have so much fun, you’ll need a nap later.

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: East Branch

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Pages and Pajamas!

Calling all kids ages 2 and up! Are you ready for a nighttime adventure? Join Ms. Sam every Tuesday night at 6pm in the Children's Room for a nighttime adventure. Dance, Sing, Play and hear a bedtime tale before you escape to dream land.

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: Main Library

Calling all kids ages 2 and up! Are you ready for a nighttime adventure? Join Ms. Sam every Tuesday night at 6pm in the Children's Room for a nighttime adventure. Dance, Sing, Play and hear a bedtime tale before you escape to dream land.

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: Main Library

Wednesday August 24, 2022
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Reading Hour Club

Children in grades 1-4 will be given a space to enhance their reading skills through group participation and solo reading weekly. Children will participate in a group read-along in the first half, where each child will read a page or a sentence from a chosen book. In the second half, each child will be given a chance to select a book and be the storyteller for the group.

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: Main Library

Children in grades 1-4 will be given a space to enhance their reading skills through group participation and solo reading weekly. Children will participate in a group read-along in the first half, where each child will read a page or a sentence from a chosen book. In the second half, each child will be given a chance to select a book and be the storyteller for the group.

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: Main Library

Thursday August 25, 2022
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Toddler Time

 

Join Ms. Sam every Thursday at the West Branch Library at 1pm for Toddler Time story hour! This Storytime is for kids ages 18 months to 3 years, kids will be introduced to stories, fingerplays, and songs based on simple concepts, repetition, and lots of movement

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: West Branch

 

Join Ms. Sam every Thursday at the West Branch Library at 1pm for Toddler Time story hour! This Storytime is for kids ages 18 months to 3 years, kids will be introduced to stories, fingerplays, and songs based on simple concepts, repetition, and lots of movement

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: West Branch

Saturday August 27, 2022 - Saturday October 28, 2023
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2:00 AM
Grievance & Support Group in Cape Verdean Creole

CONTACT: Malice Veiga  508-894-1425  mveiga@cobma.us
LOCATION: Lingos Auditorium Main Library

CONTACT:
  Malice Veiga
  508.894.1425
   mveiga@cobma.us

LOCATION: Lingos Auditorium Main Library

Saturday August 27, 2022
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Dennis the Magician

Join us on August 27th at 11 am for a show you do not want to miss. Magic, Comedy, Illusions, Live Animals, and Audience Participation.
 
CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: East Branch

Join us on August 27th at 11 am for a show you do not want to miss. Magic, Comedy, Illusions, Live Animals, and Audience Participation.
 
CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: East Branch

Monday August 29, 2022
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Beginners Computer Class

CONTACT: Jonathan Stroud  508.894.1423  jstroud@cobma.us
LOCATION: Computer Lab

CONTACT:
  Jonathan Stroud
  508.894.1423
   jstroud@cobma.us

LOCATION: Computer Lab

Tuesday August 30, 2022
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Munchkin Tales

Calling all kids ages 3 to 5! Come hear some fabulous tales from Ms. Sam with Munchkin Tales! Every Tuesday at 11am Ms. Sam will be performing Storytime at the East Branch Library for kids who want to have some fun with a story! Be ready to move your fingers, shout, dance, and play some games to the point where you’ll have so much fun, you’ll need a nap later.

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: East Branch

Calling all kids ages 3 to 5! Come hear some fabulous tales from Ms. Sam with Munchkin Tales! Every Tuesday at 11am Ms. Sam will be performing Storytime at the East Branch Library for kids who want to have some fun with a story! Be ready to move your fingers, shout, dance, and play some games to the point where you’ll have so much fun, you’ll need a nap later.

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: East Branch

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Pages and Pajamas!

Calling all kids ages 2 and up! Are you ready for a nighttime adventure? Join Ms. Sam every Tuesday night at 6pm in the Children's Room for a nighttime adventure. Dance, Sing, Play and hear a bedtime tale before you escape to dream land.

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: Main Library

Calling all kids ages 2 and up! Are you ready for a nighttime adventure? Join Ms. Sam every Tuesday night at 6pm in the Children's Room for a nighttime adventure. Dance, Sing, Play and hear a bedtime tale before you escape to dream land.

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: Main Library

Wednesday August 31, 2022
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Reading Hour Club

Children in grades 1-4 will be given a space to enhance their reading skills through group participation and solo reading weekly. Children will participate in a group read-along in the first half, where each child will read a page or a sentence from a chosen book. In the second half, each child will be given a chance to select a book and be the storyteller for the group.

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: Main Library

Children in grades 1-4 will be given a space to enhance their reading skills through group participation and solo reading weekly. Children will participate in a group read-along in the first half, where each child will read a page or a sentence from a chosen book. In the second half, each child will be given a chance to select a book and be the storyteller for the group.

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: Main Library

Thursday September 1, 2022
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Toddler Time

 

Join Ms. Sam every Thursday at the West Branch Library at 1pm for Toddler Time story hour! This Storytime is for kids ages 18 months to 3 years, kids will be introduced to stories, fingerplays, and songs based on simple concepts, repetition, and lots of movement

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: West Branch

 

Join Ms. Sam every Thursday at the West Branch Library at 1pm for Toddler Time story hour! This Storytime is for kids ages 18 months to 3 years, kids will be introduced to stories, fingerplays, and songs based on simple concepts, repetition, and lots of movement

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: West Branch

Saturday September 3, 2022
Monday September 5, 2022
Tuesday September 6, 2022
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Munchkin Tales

Calling all kids ages 3 to 5! Come hear some fabulous tales from Ms. Sam with Munchkin Tales! Every Tuesday at 11am Ms. Sam will be performing Storytime at the East Branch Library for kids who want to have some fun with a story! Be ready to move your fingers, shout, dance, and play some games to the point where you’ll have so much fun, you’ll need a nap later.

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: East Branch

Calling all kids ages 3 to 5! Come hear some fabulous tales from Ms. Sam with Munchkin Tales! Every Tuesday at 11am Ms. Sam will be performing Storytime at the East Branch Library for kids who want to have some fun with a story! Be ready to move your fingers, shout, dance, and play some games to the point where you’ll have so much fun, you’ll need a nap later.

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: East Branch

Wednesday September 7, 2022
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Reading Hour Club

Children in grades 1-4 will be given a space to enhance their reading skills through group participation and solo reading weekly. Children will participate in a group read-along in the first half, where each child will read a page or a sentence from a chosen book. In the second half, each child will be given a chance to select a book and be the storyteller for the group.

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: Main Library

Children in grades 1-4 will be given a space to enhance their reading skills through group participation and solo reading weekly. Children will participate in a group read-along in the first half, where each child will read a page or a sentence from a chosen book. In the second half, each child will be given a chance to select a book and be the storyteller for the group.

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: Main Library

Thursday September 8, 2022
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Toddler Time

 

Join Ms. Sam every Thursday at the West Branch Library at 1pm for Toddler Time story hour! This Storytime is for kids ages 18 months to 3 years, kids will be introduced to stories, fingerplays, and songs based on simple concepts, repetition, and lots of movement

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: West Branch

 

Join Ms. Sam every Thursday at the West Branch Library at 1pm for Toddler Time story hour! This Storytime is for kids ages 18 months to 3 years, kids will be introduced to stories, fingerplays, and songs based on simple concepts, repetition, and lots of movement

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: West Branch

Tuesday September 13, 2022
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Munchkin Tales

Calling all kids ages 3 to 5! Come hear some fabulous tales from Ms. Sam with Munchkin Tales! Every Tuesday at 11am Ms. Sam will be performing Storytime at the East Branch Library for kids who want to have some fun with a story! Be ready to move your fingers, shout, dance, and play some games to the point where you’ll have so much fun, you’ll need a nap later.

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: East Branch

Calling all kids ages 3 to 5! Come hear some fabulous tales from Ms. Sam with Munchkin Tales! Every Tuesday at 11am Ms. Sam will be performing Storytime at the East Branch Library for kids who want to have some fun with a story! Be ready to move your fingers, shout, dance, and play some games to the point where you’ll have so much fun, you’ll need a nap later.

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: East Branch

Wednesday September 14, 2022
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Reading Hour Club

Children in grades 1-4 will be given a space to enhance their reading skills through group participation and solo reading weekly. Children will participate in a group read-along in the first half, where each child will read a page or a sentence from a chosen book. In the second half, each child will be given a chance to select a book and be the storyteller for the group.

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: Main Library

Children in grades 1-4 will be given a space to enhance their reading skills through group participation and solo reading weekly. Children will participate in a group read-along in the first half, where each child will read a page or a sentence from a chosen book. In the second half, each child will be given a chance to select a book and be the storyteller for the group.

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: Main Library

Thursday September 15, 2022
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Toddler Time

 

Join Ms. Sam every Thursday at the West Branch Library at 1pm for Toddler Time story hour! This Storytime is for kids ages 18 months to 3 years, kids will be introduced to stories, fingerplays, and songs based on simple concepts, repetition, and lots of movement

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: West Branch

 

Join Ms. Sam every Thursday at the West Branch Library at 1pm for Toddler Time story hour! This Storytime is for kids ages 18 months to 3 years, kids will be introduced to stories, fingerplays, and songs based on simple concepts, repetition, and lots of movement

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: West Branch

Tuesday September 20, 2022
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Munchkin Tales

Calling all kids ages 3 to 5! Come hear some fabulous tales from Ms. Sam with Munchkin Tales! Every Tuesday at 11am Ms. Sam will be performing Storytime at the East Branch Library for kids who want to have some fun with a story! Be ready to move your fingers, shout, dance, and play some games to the point where you’ll have so much fun, you’ll need a nap later.

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: East Branch

Calling all kids ages 3 to 5! Come hear some fabulous tales from Ms. Sam with Munchkin Tales! Every Tuesday at 11am Ms. Sam will be performing Storytime at the East Branch Library for kids who want to have some fun with a story! Be ready to move your fingers, shout, dance, and play some games to the point where you’ll have so much fun, you’ll need a nap later.

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: East Branch

Wednesday September 21, 2022
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Reading Hour Club

Children in grades 1-4 will be given a space to enhance their reading skills through group participation and solo reading weekly. Children will participate in a group read-along in the first half, where each child will read a page or a sentence from a chosen book. In the second half, each child will be given a chance to select a book and be the storyteller for the group.

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: Main Library

Children in grades 1-4 will be given a space to enhance their reading skills through group participation and solo reading weekly. Children will participate in a group read-along in the first half, where each child will read a page or a sentence from a chosen book. In the second half, each child will be given a chance to select a book and be the storyteller for the group.

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: Main Library

Thursday September 22, 2022
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Toddler Time

 

Join Ms. Sam every Thursday at the West Branch Library at 1pm for Toddler Time story hour! This Storytime is for kids ages 18 months to 3 years, kids will be introduced to stories, fingerplays, and songs based on simple concepts, repetition, and lots of movement

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: West Branch

 

Join Ms. Sam every Thursday at the West Branch Library at 1pm for Toddler Time story hour! This Storytime is for kids ages 18 months to 3 years, kids will be introduced to stories, fingerplays, and songs based on simple concepts, repetition, and lots of movement

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: West Branch

Tuesday September 27, 2022
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Munchkin Tales

Calling all kids ages 3 to 5! Come hear some fabulous tales from Ms. Sam with Munchkin Tales! Every Tuesday at 11am Ms. Sam will be performing Storytime at the East Branch Library for kids who want to have some fun with a story! Be ready to move your fingers, shout, dance, and play some games to the point where you’ll have so much fun, you’ll need a nap later.

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: East Branch

Calling all kids ages 3 to 5! Come hear some fabulous tales from Ms. Sam with Munchkin Tales! Every Tuesday at 11am Ms. Sam will be performing Storytime at the East Branch Library for kids who want to have some fun with a story! Be ready to move your fingers, shout, dance, and play some games to the point where you’ll have so much fun, you’ll need a nap later.

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: East Branch

 
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7:00 PM
Daniel Nieh

 

                        Daniel Nieh

Author of upcoming book Take No Names and Beijing Payback. 

Praise for Bejing Payback 

  “Crime fiction with a sympathetic heart — an emotionally layered story of murder, secrets, betrayal, and a son’s loss of innocence about the father he thought he knew.” Los Angeles Review of Books

  “Nieh, himself the son of a Chinese immigrant, has great fun twisting the trope of the immigrant-parent-with-a-devastating-past in this page turner.”  The Oregonian 

                                             

   

 

CONTACT: Warren Nelson  5088941427  wnelson@cobma.us
LOCATION: Lingos Auditorium Main Library

 

                        Daniel Nieh

Author of upcoming book Take No Names and Beijing Payback. 

Praise for Bejing Payback 

  “Crime fiction with a sympathetic heart — an emotionally layered story of murder, secrets, betrayal, and a son’s loss of innocence about the father he thought he knew.” Los Angeles Review of Books

  “Nieh, himself the son of a Chinese immigrant, has great fun twisting the trope of the immigrant-parent-with-a-devastating-past in this page turner.”  The Oregonian 

                                             

   

 

CONTACT:
  Warren Nelson
  5088941427
   wnelson@cobma.us

LOCATION: Lingos Auditorium Main Library

Wednesday September 28, 2022
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Reading Hour Club

Children in grades 1-4 will be given a space to enhance their reading skills through group participation and solo reading weekly. Children will participate in a group read-along in the first half, where each child will read a page or a sentence from a chosen book. In the second half, each child will be given a chance to select a book and be the storyteller for the group.

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: Main Library

Children in grades 1-4 will be given a space to enhance their reading skills through group participation and solo reading weekly. Children will participate in a group read-along in the first half, where each child will read a page or a sentence from a chosen book. In the second half, each child will be given a chance to select a book and be the storyteller for the group.

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: Main Library

Thursday September 29, 2022
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Toddler Time

 

Join Ms. Sam every Thursday at the West Branch Library at 1pm for Toddler Time story hour! This Storytime is for kids ages 18 months to 3 years, kids will be introduced to stories, fingerplays, and songs based on simple concepts, repetition, and lots of movement

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: West Branch

 

Join Ms. Sam every Thursday at the West Branch Library at 1pm for Toddler Time story hour! This Storytime is for kids ages 18 months to 3 years, kids will be introduced to stories, fingerplays, and songs based on simple concepts, repetition, and lots of movement

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: West Branch

Tuesday October 4, 2022
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Munchkin Tales

Calling all kids ages 3 to 5! Come hear some fabulous tales from Ms. Sam with Munchkin Tales! Every Tuesday at 11am Ms. Sam will be performing Storytime at the East Branch Library for kids who want to have some fun with a story! Be ready to move your fingers, shout, dance, and play some games to the point where you’ll have so much fun, you’ll need a nap later.

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: East Branch

Calling all kids ages 3 to 5! Come hear some fabulous tales from Ms. Sam with Munchkin Tales! Every Tuesday at 11am Ms. Sam will be performing Storytime at the East Branch Library for kids who want to have some fun with a story! Be ready to move your fingers, shout, dance, and play some games to the point where you’ll have so much fun, you’ll need a nap later.

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: East Branch

Wednesday October 5, 2022
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Reading Hour Club

Children in grades 1-4 will be given a space to enhance their reading skills through group participation and solo reading weekly. Children will participate in a group read-along in the first half, where each child will read a page or a sentence from a chosen book. In the second half, each child will be given a chance to select a book and be the storyteller for the group.

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: Main Library

Children in grades 1-4 will be given a space to enhance their reading skills through group participation and solo reading weekly. Children will participate in a group read-along in the first half, where each child will read a page or a sentence from a chosen book. In the second half, each child will be given a chance to select a book and be the storyteller for the group.

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: Main Library

Thursday October 6, 2022
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Toddler Time

 

Join Ms. Sam every Thursday at the West Branch Library at 1pm for Toddler Time story hour! This Storytime is for kids ages 18 months to 3 years, kids will be introduced to stories, fingerplays, and songs based on simple concepts, repetition, and lots of movement

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: West Branch

 

Join Ms. Sam every Thursday at the West Branch Library at 1pm for Toddler Time story hour! This Storytime is for kids ages 18 months to 3 years, kids will be introduced to stories, fingerplays, and songs based on simple concepts, repetition, and lots of movement

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: West Branch

Monday October 10, 2022
Tuesday October 11, 2022
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Munchkin Tales

Calling all kids ages 3 to 5! Come hear some fabulous tales from Ms. Sam with Munchkin Tales! Every Tuesday at 11am Ms. Sam will be performing Storytime at the East Branch Library for kids who want to have some fun with a story! Be ready to move your fingers, shout, dance, and play some games to the point where you’ll have so much fun, you’ll need a nap later.

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: East Branch

Calling all kids ages 3 to 5! Come hear some fabulous tales from Ms. Sam with Munchkin Tales! Every Tuesday at 11am Ms. Sam will be performing Storytime at the East Branch Library for kids who want to have some fun with a story! Be ready to move your fingers, shout, dance, and play some games to the point where you’ll have so much fun, you’ll need a nap later.

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: East Branch

Wednesday October 12, 2022
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Reading Hour Club

Children in grades 1-4 will be given a space to enhance their reading skills through group participation and solo reading weekly. Children will participate in a group read-along in the first half, where each child will read a page or a sentence from a chosen book. In the second half, each child will be given a chance to select a book and be the storyteller for the group.

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: Main Library

Children in grades 1-4 will be given a space to enhance their reading skills through group participation and solo reading weekly. Children will participate in a group read-along in the first half, where each child will read a page or a sentence from a chosen book. In the second half, each child will be given a chance to select a book and be the storyteller for the group.

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: Main Library

Thursday October 13, 2022
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Toddler Time

 

Join Ms. Sam every Thursday at the West Branch Library at 1pm for Toddler Time story hour! This Storytime is for kids ages 18 months to 3 years, kids will be introduced to stories, fingerplays, and songs based on simple concepts, repetition, and lots of movement

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: West Branch

 

Join Ms. Sam every Thursday at the West Branch Library at 1pm for Toddler Time story hour! This Storytime is for kids ages 18 months to 3 years, kids will be introduced to stories, fingerplays, and songs based on simple concepts, repetition, and lots of movement

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: West Branch

Tuesday October 18, 2022
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Munchkin Tales

Calling all kids ages 3 to 5! Come hear some fabulous tales from Ms. Sam with Munchkin Tales! Every Tuesday at 11am Ms. Sam will be performing Storytime at the East Branch Library for kids who want to have some fun with a story! Be ready to move your fingers, shout, dance, and play some games to the point where you’ll have so much fun, you’ll need a nap later.

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: East Branch

Calling all kids ages 3 to 5! Come hear some fabulous tales from Ms. Sam with Munchkin Tales! Every Tuesday at 11am Ms. Sam will be performing Storytime at the East Branch Library for kids who want to have some fun with a story! Be ready to move your fingers, shout, dance, and play some games to the point where you’ll have so much fun, you’ll need a nap later.

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: East Branch

Wednesday October 19, 2022
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Reading Hour Club

Children in grades 1-4 will be given a space to enhance their reading skills through group participation and solo reading weekly. Children will participate in a group read-along in the first half, where each child will read a page or a sentence from a chosen book. In the second half, each child will be given a chance to select a book and be the storyteller for the group.

CONTACT: Samantha Westgate  508-894-1433  swestgate@cobma.us
LOCATION: Main Library

Children in grades 1-4 will be given a space to enhance their reading skills through group participation and solo reading weekly. Children will participate in a group read-along in the first half, where each child will read a page or a sentence from a chosen book. In the second half, each child will be given a chance to select a book and be the storyteller for the group.

CONTACT:
  Samantha Westgate
  508.894.1433
   swestgate@cobma.us

LOCATION: Main Library