Monday May 28, 2018
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Memorial Day Observed

The Library is closed in observance of Memorial Day.

The Library is closed in observance of Memorial Day.

Wednesday May 30, 2018
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Storytime for Twos
 

Calling all terrific twos - it's a story time just for YOU! Join Miss Joan and friends each week for stories, songs and a simple craft designed with 2 year olds in mind. In the month of May we will explore shapes and numbers. Our consistent story this month will be Chicka Chicka 1-2-3 by Bill Martin Jr. We will learn counting rhymes and songs and create a simple craft each week. Can't wait to see you! Registration is not required.

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CONTACT:  Joan Powers  978-454-5474 x5  jpowers@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room
 

Calling all terrific twos - it's a story time just for YOU! Join Miss Joan and friends each week for stories, songs and a simple craft designed with 2 year olds in mind. In the month of May we will explore shapes and numbers. Our consistent story this month will be Chicka Chicka 1-2-3 by Bill Martin Jr. We will learn counting rhymes and songs and create a simple craft each week. Can't wait to see you! Registration is not required.

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CONTACT:
  Joan Powers
  978.454.5474 x5
  jpowers@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Brookside School Visits the Library
CONTACT:  Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
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6:30 PM - 8:15 PM
The Knitting Connection

All skill levels welcome. 

Thursday May 31, 2018
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8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Penny at Englesby School
Friday June 1, 2018 - Monday June 25, 2018
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Pre-registration for Children's Reading Rewards

Avoid the lines when school gets out.  Pre-register your child age 3 - entering grade 5 during this time period.  A log with your child's name on it will be waiting for pick-up starting June 26th.  Your child can start recording time read on the day the log is picked up.  Going on vacation before the 26th?  See Miss Penny.  Evening programs for each Dracut Elementary School, any private schools and preschoolers ages 3 - entering Kindergarten will be held on certain evenings to explain the Rewards Program and other summer events.  Please watch our Event Keeper for dates.

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CONTACT:  Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Avoid the lines when school gets out.  Pre-register your child age 3 - entering grade 5 during this time period.  A log with your child's name on it will be waiting for pick-up starting June 26th.  Your child can start recording time read on the day the log is picked up.  Going on vacation before the 26th?  See Miss Penny.  Evening programs for each Dracut Elementary School, any private schools and preschoolers ages 3 - entering Kindergarten will be held on certain evenings to explain the Rewards Program and other summer events.  Please watch our Event Keeper for dates.

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CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Monday June 4, 2018
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Town Meeting Early Library Closing

Closing at 6pm

 
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8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Dracut Literacy Committee

District  Wide LIteracy Initiative  Committee Meeting 

CONTACT:  Shelia Brisson   603-703-9918  sbrisson@dracutps.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

District  Wide LIteracy Initiative  Committee Meeting 

CONTACT:
  Shelia Brisson 
  603.703.9918
  sbrisson@dracutps.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Tuesday June 5, 2018
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3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Genealogy 101: 30 Minutes, One Question

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Genealogy Research Assistance with Genealogist Cathy Bence!  

Bring one simple question and have a 30 minute consultation at the library, to begin or further your journey.

Assistance includes: Help researching a family question; suggestions looking beyond basic on-line resources (i.e. searching by name in Ancestry.com); help determining what's on-line and what isn't and where to go next.

Sign-up by below.  You will be contacted by Ms. Bence by email one week prior to your consultation.  Please be prepared to reply via return email with your one research question at that time.

CONTACT:  Catherine Bence  9784545474  cbence@dracutlibrary.org
There is 1 space available.

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Genealogy Research Assistance with Genealogist Cathy Bence!  

Bring one simple question and have a 30 minute consultation at the library, to begin or further your journey.

Assistance includes: Help researching a family question; suggestions looking beyond basic on-line resources (i.e. searching by name in Ancestry.com); help determining what's on-line and what isn't and where to go next.

Sign-up by below.  You will be contacted by Ms. Bence by email one week prior to your consultation.  Please be prepared to reply via return email with your one research question at that time.

CONTACT:
  Catherine Bence
  9784545474
  cbence@dracutlibrary.org

There is 1 space available.

 
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3:40 PM - 4:10 PM
Genealogy 101: 30 Minutes, One Question

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Genealogy Research Assistance with Genealogist Cathy Bence!  

Bring one simple question and have a 30 minute consultation at the library, to begin or further your journey.

Assistance includes: Help researching a family question; suggestions looking beyond basic on-line resources (i.e. searching by name in Ancestry.com); help determining what's on-line and what isn't and where to go next.

Sign-up by below.  You will be contacted by Ms. Bence by email one week prior to your consultation.  Please be prepared to reply via return email with your one research question at that time.

CONTACT:  Catherine Bence  9784545474  cbence@dracutlibrary.org
There is 1 space available.

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Genealogy Research Assistance with Genealogist Cathy Bence!  

Bring one simple question and have a 30 minute consultation at the library, to begin or further your journey.

Assistance includes: Help researching a family question; suggestions looking beyond basic on-line resources (i.e. searching by name in Ancestry.com); help determining what's on-line and what isn't and where to go next.

Sign-up by below.  You will be contacted by Ms. Bence by email one week prior to your consultation.  Please be prepared to reply via return email with your one research question at that time.

CONTACT:
  Catherine Bence
  9784545474
  cbence@dracutlibrary.org

There is 1 space available.

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
A Natural Approach to Mental Wellbeing

Do you feel stressed, depressed, anxious or overwhelmed? Learn how to take charge of your health and get your life back by managing your mental well-being.

Presented by Lowell General Hospital's Center for Community Health and Wellness, in conjunction with the Parker Memorial Library.

CONTACT:  Heather Hilbert  978-788-7078  Heather.Hilbert@LowellGeneral.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 26 spaces available.

Do you feel stressed, depressed, anxious or overwhelmed? Learn how to take charge of your health and get your life back by managing your mental well-being.

Presented by Lowell General Hospital's Center for Community Health and Wellness, in conjunction with the Parker Memorial Library.

CONTACT:
  Heather Hilbert
  978.788.7078
  Heather.Hilbert@LowellGeneral.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

There are 26 spaces available.

Wednesday June 6, 2018
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Parker Writers Group

Join us for our adult writer's workshop! We will meet on the first Wednesday of the month from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Each session will consist of some conversation, followed by a period of reading and critiquing.  We end the session with a 20 minute writing exercise.  Members will be given an assignment to work on prior to the following meeting.  Everyone is responsible for emailing their completed assignment to the whole group.  New members are always welcome.  Please register online in order to have your name and email address added to the list.

This Group is currently full.  If you would like to be added to the waiting list, please register below.
 

CONTACT:  Diane Annunziato  978-454-5474  dannunziato@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Join us for our adult writer's workshop! We will meet on the first Wednesday of the month from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Each session will consist of some conversation, followed by a period of reading and critiquing.  We end the session with a 20 minute writing exercise.  Members will be given an assignment to work on prior to the following meeting.  Everyone is responsible for emailing their completed assignment to the whole group.  New members are always welcome.  Please register online in order to have your name and email address added to the list.

This Group is currently full.  If you would like to be added to the waiting list, please register below.
 

CONTACT:
  Diane Annunziato
  978.454.5474
  dannunziato@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room


Monday June 11, 2018
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4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Campbell School Visits the Library
CONTACT:  Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Tuesday June 12, 2018
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4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Englesby School Visits the Library

School Visits

CONTACT:  Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

School Visits

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Wednesday June 13, 2018
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4:30 PM
Monthly Meeting of the Board of Library Trustees

BOARD OF LIBRARY TRUSTEES
Dracut M. G. Parker Memorial Library
28 Arlington St
Dracut, MA 01826
(978) 454-5474

Agenda for June 13, 2018
Board of Library Trustees
4:30 PM, Director’s Office, 2ND Floor (this is an Open Meeting)

CALL TO ORDER

ATTENDANCE   

COMMUNITY INPUT

REVIEW OF MINUTES FOR PREVIOUS REGULAR MEETING

REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF BILLS & PAYROLL

BUDGET AND FINANCIAL REPORT

DIRECTOR'S REPORT

UNFINISHED OR CONTINUING BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS

ADJOURNMENT

Any person who has a qualifying disability as defined by the Americans With Disabilities Act that requires the meeting or materials at the meeting to be in an accessible location or format must contact: Parker Memorial Library; 28 Arlington Street; Dracut, MA 01462; (978) 454-5474 so that any necessary arrangements can be made to accommodate each request. It is possible that members of and possibly a quorum of members of the governmental bodies of the municipality may be in attendance at the above stated meeting to gather information. No action will be taken by any governmental body at the above

stated meeting other than the governmental body specifically referred to above in this notice.

CONTACT:  Nanci Milone Hill, Library Director  978-454-5474  nhill@dracutlibrary.org

BOARD OF LIBRARY TRUSTEES
Dracut M. G. Parker Memorial Library
28 Arlington St
Dracut, MA 01826
(978) 454-5474

Agenda for June 13, 2018
Board of Library Trustees
4:30 PM, Director’s Office, 2ND Floor (this is an Open Meeting)

CALL TO ORDER

ATTENDANCE   

COMMUNITY INPUT

REVIEW OF MINUTES FOR PREVIOUS REGULAR MEETING

REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF BILLS & PAYROLL

BUDGET AND FINANCIAL REPORT

DIRECTOR'S REPORT

UNFINISHED OR CONTINUING BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS

ADJOURNMENT

Any person who has a qualifying disability as defined by the Americans With Disabilities Act that requires the meeting or materials at the meeting to be in an accessible location or format must contact: Parker Memorial Library; 28 Arlington Street; Dracut, MA 01462; (978) 454-5474 so that any necessary arrangements can be made to accommodate each request. It is possible that members of and possibly a quorum of members of the governmental bodies of the municipality may be in attendance at the above stated meeting to gather information. No action will be taken by any governmental body at the above

stated meeting other than the governmental body specifically referred to above in this notice.

CONTACT:
  Nanci Milone Hill, Library Director
  978.454.5474
  nhill@dracutlibrary.org

 
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4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Greenmont Ave. School Visits the Library

School Visits

CONTACT:  Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

School Visits

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Tuesday June 19, 2018
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Stress Management Program

Stress makes us frustrated, ineffective, unhappy and it can even cause injury. Learn how to improve the ways you currently cope with stress by utilizing self-hypnosis and various "natural" techniques, such as relaxation, breathing, affirming and visualizing. In this two-part workshop, participants will learn stress management skills in part one and they will return to discuss if they used them and how they worked in part two.

Part-two will be held on June 26th

Sponsored by Lowell General Hospital's Center for Community Health and Wellness, in conjunction with the Parker Memorial Library.

CONTACT:  Heather Hilert   978-788-7078  heather.hilbert@lowellgeneral.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 23 spaces available.

Stress makes us frustrated, ineffective, unhappy and it can even cause injury. Learn how to improve the ways you currently cope with stress by utilizing self-hypnosis and various "natural" techniques, such as relaxation, breathing, affirming and visualizing. In this two-part workshop, participants will learn stress management skills in part one and they will return to discuss if they used them and how they worked in part two.

Part-two will be held on June 26th

Sponsored by Lowell General Hospital's Center for Community Health and Wellness, in conjunction with the Parker Memorial Library.

CONTACT:
  Heather Hilert 
  978.788.7078
  heather.hilbert@lowellgeneral.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

There are 23 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Deadly Pleasures Mystery Book Group

We are a group of mystery readers that meet monthly to discuss mysteries.  Alternating months, we either all read the same title, or all read within the same sub-genre.  In June, we will be reading books within one sub-genre.  Watch here for more information once the sub-genre is decided upon.

For more information, contact Library Director, Nanci Milone Hill at either 978-454-5474, extension 301, or nhill@dracutlibrary.org

CONTACT:  Nanci Milone Hill, Library Director  978-454-5474  nhill@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Old Library

We are a group of mystery readers that meet monthly to discuss mysteries.  Alternating months, we either all read the same title, or all read within the same sub-genre.  In June, we will be reading books within one sub-genre.  Watch here for more information once the sub-genre is decided upon.

For more information, contact Library Director, Nanci Milone Hill at either 978-454-5474, extension 301, or nhill@dracutlibrary.org

CONTACT:
  Nanci Milone Hill, Library Director
  978.454.5474
  nhill@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Old Library

Wednesday June 20, 2018
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Laughter is the Best Medicine: Healing with Hypnosis
In 2017, Silvia Martin was diagnosed with breast cancer.  Finding stage hypnosis and the laughter that it provided her helped her get through the next few months. Following her recovery, she became a certified stage hypnosis in order to help others heal.
 
Join Silvia as she discusses the difference between hypnotherapy and stage hypnosis. She will debunk the myths and misconceptions about hypnosis. During this workshop you will also earn now the tools and strategies of Neurolinguistic programming can be easily applied to one's daily routine in order to help reach goals.
 
CONTACT:  Nanci Milone Hill, Library Director  9784545474  nhill@dracutlibrary.org
In 2017, Silvia Martin was diagnosed with breast cancer.  Finding stage hypnosis and the laughter that it provided her helped her get through the next few months. Following her recovery, she became a certified stage hypnosis in order to help others heal.
 
Join Silvia as she discusses the difference between hypnotherapy and stage hypnosis. She will debunk the myths and misconceptions about hypnosis. During this workshop you will also earn now the tools and strategies of Neurolinguistic programming can be easily applied to one's daily routine in order to help reach goals.
 
CONTACT:
  Nanci Milone Hill, Library Director
  9784545474
  nhill@dracutlibrary.org

Monday June 25, 2018
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9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Firld Trip to Library

Greenmont Ave first graders.

CONTACT:  Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Greenmont Ave first graders.

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Author/Book Event for 'Historic New England: A Tour of the Region's Top 100 National Landmarks'

Plan a Day Trip or Weekend Get-a-Way!  

Authors Patricia Harris and David Lyon will be giving us a front row seat to Historic New England: A Tour of the Regions Top 100 National Landmarks, just in time for your family summer vacation. 

Our National Historic Landmarks are touchstones of our past that still resonate with us today.  ...But important doesn't always mean interestingHistoric New England focuses on the our most intriguing, rewarding and offbeat landmarks.  In additon to historic homes and tall ships, you'll hear about carousels, sandy beaches, weather stations and bird sanctuaries.  Armchair travelers and history buffs will also enjoy this program.

There will be time for Q&A with the authors after the program, as well as a book signing.  Limited copies will be available for purchase.

Registration opens June 1st.  Registration is requested but not required.

 

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CONTACT:  Diane Annunziato  978-454-5474 x 302  dannunziato@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Plan a Day Trip or Weekend Get-a-Way!  

Authors Patricia Harris and David Lyon will be giving us a front row seat to Historic New England: A Tour of the Regions Top 100 National Landmarks, just in time for your family summer vacation. 

Our National Historic Landmarks are touchstones of our past that still resonate with us today.  ...But important doesn't always mean interestingHistoric New England focuses on the our most intriguing, rewarding and offbeat landmarks.  In additon to historic homes and tall ships, you'll hear about carousels, sandy beaches, weather stations and bird sanctuaries.  Armchair travelers and history buffs will also enjoy this program.

There will be time for Q&A with the authors after the program, as well as a book signing.  Limited copies will be available for purchase.

Registration opens June 1st.  Registration is requested but not required.

 

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CONTACT:
  Diane Annunziato
  978.454.5474 x 302
  dannunziato@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Tuesday June 26, 2018
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Stress Management Program - Part 2

Stress makes us frustrated, ineffective, unhappy and it can even cause injury. Learn how to improve the ways you currently cope with stress by utilizing self-hypnosis and various "natural" techniques, such as relaxation, breathing, affirming and visualizing. In this two-part workshop, participants will learn stress management skills in part one and they will return to discuss if they used them and how they worked in part two.

Sponsored by Lowell General Hospital's Center for Community Health and Wellness, in conjunction with the Parker Memorial Library.

CONTACT:  Heather Hilert   978-788-7078  heather.hilbert@lowellgeneral.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 23 spaces available.

Stress makes us frustrated, ineffective, unhappy and it can even cause injury. Learn how to improve the ways you currently cope with stress by utilizing self-hypnosis and various "natural" techniques, such as relaxation, breathing, affirming and visualizing. In this two-part workshop, participants will learn stress management skills in part one and they will return to discuss if they used them and how they worked in part two.

Sponsored by Lowell General Hospital's Center for Community Health and Wellness, in conjunction with the Parker Memorial Library.

CONTACT:
  Heather Hilert 
  978.788.7078
  heather.hilbert@lowellgeneral.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

There are 23 spaces available.

Wednesday June 27, 2018
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The Friends of The Dracut Library Monthly Meeting

Join us for The Friends of The Dracut Library monthly Meeting.

 

CONTACT:  Diane Annunziato  978-454-5474  dannunziato@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Join us for The Friends of The Dracut Library monthly Meeting.

 

CONTACT:
  Diane Annunziato
  978.454.5474
  dannunziato@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Monday July 2, 2018
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
SENSORY PLAY TIME

Bring your child ages 6-36 months to our new Sensory Play Time. Let them explore the the feel, sight sound, and smell of things in there world in a safe manner.  No registration is required.

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CONTACT:  Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Bring your child ages 6-36 months to our new Sensory Play Time. Let them explore the the feel, sight sound, and smell of things in there world in a safe manner.  No registration is required.

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CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Make Your Own Stickers

Students entering grades 1-5 can design their own stickers or color pre-printed designs.  There will be 3 sessions for this crafts.  Please select the one that best fits your schedule.  Registration is required and opens one week before the event.  The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number. If you register and later find you can't attend, please be kind to children on the waitlist and call to cancel your spot.

CONTACT:  Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Students entering grades 1-5 can design their own stickers or color pre-printed designs.  There will be 3 sessions for this crafts.  Please select the one that best fits your schedule.  Registration is required and opens one week before the event.  The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number. If you register and later find you can't attend, please be kind to children on the waitlist and call to cancel your spot.

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Make Your Own Stickers

Students entering grades 1-5 can design their own stickers or color pre-printed designs.  There will be 3 sessions for this crafts.  Please select the one that best fits your schedule.  Registration is required and opens one week before the event.  The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number. If you register and later find you can't attend, please be kind to children on the waitlist and call to cancel your spot.

CONTACT:  Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Students entering grades 1-5 can design their own stickers or color pre-printed designs.  There will be 3 sessions for this crafts.  Please select the one that best fits your schedule.  Registration is required and opens one week before the event.  The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number. If you register and later find you can't attend, please be kind to children on the waitlist and call to cancel your spot.

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:50 PM
Libraries Rock Film Festival: Rock Star

Rock Star 
A wannabe rock star who fronts a Pennsylvania-based tribute band is devastated when his kick him out of the group he founded. Things begin to look up for Izzy when he is asked to join Steel Dragon, the heavy metal rockers he had been imitating for so long. This film is loosely based on the true story of the band Judas Priest.


Rated R for language, sexuality, and some drug content.. Run time - 1 hr, 46 min.

 

CONTACT:  Nanci Milone Hill, Library Director  9784545474  nhill@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 50 spaces available.

Rock Star 
A wannabe rock star who fronts a Pennsylvania-based tribute band is devastated when his kick him out of the group he founded. Things begin to look up for Izzy when he is asked to join Steel Dragon, the heavy metal rockers he had been imitating for so long. This film is loosely based on the true story of the band Judas Priest.


Rated R for language, sexuality, and some drug content.. Run time - 1 hr, 46 min.

 

CONTACT:
  Nanci Milone Hill, Library Director
  9784545474
  nhill@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

There are 50 spaces available.

 
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6:15 PM - 7:15 PM
Make Your Own Stickers

Students entering grades 1-5 can design their own stickers or color pre-printed designs.  There will be 3 sessions for this crafts.  Please select the one that best fits your schedule.  Registration is required and opens one week before the event.  The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number. If you register and later find you can't attend, please be kind to children on the waitlist and call to cancel your spot.

CONTACT:  Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Students entering grades 1-5 can design their own stickers or color pre-printed designs.  There will be 3 sessions for this crafts.  Please select the one that best fits your schedule.  Registration is required and opens one week before the event.  The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number. If you register and later find you can't attend, please be kind to children on the waitlist and call to cancel your spot.

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Wednesday July 4, 2018

The Library is closed in observance of the July 4th Holiday 

The Library is closed in observance of the July 4th Holiday 

Thursday July 5, 2018
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
MUSIC & MOVEMENT

Children age 3 to entering Kindergarten may join us for a fun morning of singing, dancing and moving!  No registration is required.  Siblings outside this age group are welcomed to attend.

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CONTACT:  Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Children age 3 to entering Kindergarten may join us for a fun morning of singing, dancing and moving!  No registration is required.  Siblings outside this age group are welcomed to attend.

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CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Monday July 9, 2018
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
SENSORY PLAY TIME

Bring your child ages 6-36 months to our new Sensory Play Time. Let them explore the the feel, sight sound, and smell of things in there world in a safe manner.  No registration is needed.

Image result for sensory bags           Image result for sensory bottles    Image result for sensory smellsImage result for sensory sounds    

CONTACT:  Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Bring your child ages 6-36 months to our new Sensory Play Time. Let them explore the the feel, sight sound, and smell of things in there world in a safe manner.  No registration is needed.

Image result for sensory bags           Image result for sensory bottles    Image result for sensory smellsImage result for sensory sounds    

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Pet Rock Story and Craft

Join Miss Joan for a reading of the book Charlotte and the Rock by Stephen Martin, followed by an opportunity to make your OWN pet rock. We will have lots of materials for you to add to your rock to make it your own unique pet.

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This event is for children ages 3 - entering 1st grade. 

Registration is required and opens one week before the event. The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number. If you register and later find you can't attend, please be kind to children on the waitlist and call to cancel your spot.

CONTACT:  Joan Powers  978-454-5474 x5  jpowers@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Join Miss Joan for a reading of the book Charlotte and the Rock by Stephen Martin, followed by an opportunity to make your OWN pet rock. We will have lots of materials for you to add to your rock to make it your own unique pet.

 Image result for charlotte and the rock

This event is for children ages 3 - entering 1st grade. 

Registration is required and opens one week before the event. The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number. If you register and later find you can't attend, please be kind to children on the waitlist and call to cancel your spot.

CONTACT:
  Joan Powers
  978.454.5474 x5
  jpowers@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Tuesday July 10, 2018
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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
HARRY POTTER - Session 1

Make your own Harry Potter wand!  No hot glue will be used, but you'll get the same affect.  Create your own design. Then paint the wand any color you like to make your unique wand.  There will be 3 sessions for this craft.  Please select the one that best suits your schedule.  Registration is required and opens one week before the event.  The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number.  If you registrer and later find you can't attend, please be kind to children on the wait list and call to cancel your spot.

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CONTACT:  Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Make your own Harry Potter wand!  No hot glue will be used, but you'll get the same affect.  Create your own design. Then paint the wand any color you like to make your unique wand.  There will be 3 sessions for this craft.  Please select the one that best suits your schedule.  Registration is required and opens one week before the event.  The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number.  If you registrer and later find you can't attend, please be kind to children on the wait list and call to cancel your spot.

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CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
HARRY POTTER - Session 2

Make your own Harry Potter wand!  No hot glue will be used, but you'll get the same affect.  Create your own design. Then paint the wand any color you like to make your unique wand.  There will be 3 sessions for this craft.  Please select the one that best suits your schedule.  Registration is required and opens one week before the event. The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number.  If you registrer and later find you can't attend, please be kind to children on the wait list and call to cancel your spot.

Image result for diy harry potter wands

 

CONTACT:  Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Make your own Harry Potter wand!  No hot glue will be used, but you'll get the same affect.  Create your own design. Then paint the wand any color you like to make your unique wand.  There will be 3 sessions for this craft.  Please select the one that best suits your schedule.  Registration is required and opens one week before the event. The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number.  If you registrer and later find you can't attend, please be kind to children on the wait list and call to cancel your spot.

Image result for diy harry potter wands

 

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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6:15 PM - 7:15 PM
HARRY POTTER - Session 3

Make your own Harry Potter wand!  No hot glue will be used, but you'll get the same affect.  Create your own design. Then paint the wand any color you like to make your unique wand. There will be 3 sessions for this craft.  Please select the one that best suits your schedule.  Registration is required and opens one week before the event.  The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number.  If you registrer and later find you can't attend, please be kind to children on the wait list and call to cancel your spot.

Image result for diy harry potter wands

 

CONTACT:  Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

Make your own Harry Potter wand!  No hot glue will be used, but you'll get the same affect.  Create your own design. Then paint the wand any color you like to make your unique wand. There will be 3 sessions for this craft.  Please select the one that best suits your schedule.  Registration is required and opens one week before the event.  The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number.  If you registrer and later find you can't attend, please be kind to children on the wait list and call to cancel your spot.

Image result for diy harry potter wands

 

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Wednesday July 11, 2018
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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
COOKIE DECORATING - SESSION 1
CONTACT:  Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room
CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
COOKIE DECORATING - SESSION 2
CONTACT:  Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room
CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Monthly Meeting of the Board of Library Trustees

BOARD OF LIBRARY TRUSTEES
Dracut M. G. Parker Memorial Library
28 Arlington St
Dracut, MA 01826
(978) 454-5474

Agenda for July 11, 2018
Board of Library Trustees
4:30 PM, Director’s Office, 2ND Floor (this is an Open Meeting)

CALL TO ORDER

ATTENDANCE   

COMMUNITY INPUT

REVIEW OF MINUTES FOR PREVIOUS REGULAR MEETING

REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF BILLS & PAYROLL

BUDGET AND FINANCIAL REPORT

DIRECTOR'S REPORT

UNFINISHED OR CONTINUING BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS

ADJOURNMENT

Any person who has a qualifying disability as defined by the Americans With Disabilities Act that requires the meeting or materials at the meeting to be in an accessible location or format must contact: Parker Memorial Library; 28 Arlington Street; Dracut, MA 01462; (978) 454-5474 so that any necessary arrangements can be made to accommodate each request. It is possible that members of and possibly a quorum of members of the governmental bodies of the municipality may be in attendance at the above stated meeting to gather information. No action will be taken by any governmental body at the above

stated meeting other than the governmental body specifically referred to above in this notice.

CONTACT:  Nanci Milone Hill, Library Director  978-454-5474  nhill@dracutlibrary.org

BOARD OF LIBRARY TRUSTEES
Dracut M. G. Parker Memorial Library
28 Arlington St
Dracut, MA 01826
(978) 454-5474

Agenda for July 11, 2018
Board of Library Trustees
4:30 PM, Director’s Office, 2ND Floor (this is an Open Meeting)

CALL TO ORDER

ATTENDANCE   

COMMUNITY INPUT

REVIEW OF MINUTES FOR PREVIOUS REGULAR MEETING

REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF BILLS & PAYROLL

BUDGET AND FINANCIAL REPORT

DIRECTOR'S REPORT

UNFINISHED OR CONTINUING BUSINESS

NEW BUSINESS

ADJOURNMENT

Any person who has a qualifying disability as defined by the Americans With Disabilities Act that requires the meeting or materials at the meeting to be in an accessible location or format must contact: Parker Memorial Library; 28 Arlington Street; Dracut, MA 01462; (978) 454-5474 so that any necessary arrangements can be made to accommodate each request. It is possible that members of and possibly a quorum of members of the governmental bodies of the municipality may be in attendance at the above stated meeting to gather information. No action will be taken by any governmental body at the above

stated meeting other than the governmental body specifically referred to above in this notice.

CONTACT:
  Nanci Milone Hill, Library Director
  978.454.5474
  nhill@dracutlibrary.org

 
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6:15 PM - 7:15 PM
COOKIE DECORATING - SESSION 3
CONTACT:  Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room
CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Parker Writers Group

Join us for our adult writer's workshop! We will meet on the first Wednesday of the month from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Each session will consist of some conversation, followed by a period of reading and critiquing.  We end the session with a 20 minute writing exercise.  Members will be given an assignment to work on prior to the following meeting.  Everyone is responsible for emailing their completed assignment to the whole group.  New members are always welcome.  Please register online in order to have your name and email address added to the list.
 

We will meet in the Director's Office

CONTACT:  Diane Annunziato  978-454-5474  dannunziato@dracutlibrary.org

Join us for our adult writer's workshop! We will meet on the first Wednesday of the month from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Each session will consist of some conversation, followed by a period of reading and critiquing.  We end the session with a 20 minute writing exercise.  Members will be given an assignment to work on prior to the following meeting.  Everyone is responsible for emailing their completed assignment to the whole group.  New members are always welcome.  Please register online in order to have your name and email address added to the list.
 

We will meet in the Director's Office

CONTACT:
  Diane Annunziato
  978.454.5474
  dannunziato@dracutlibrary.org

Thursday July 12, 2018
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
MUSIC & MOVEMENT

Children age 3 to entering Kindergarten may join us for a fun morning of singing, dancing and moving!  No registration is required.  Siblings outside this age group are welcoomed to attend.

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CONTACT:  Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Children age 3 to entering Kindergarten may join us for a fun morning of singing, dancing and moving!  No registration is required.  Siblings outside this age group are welcoomed to attend.

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CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Monday July 16, 2018
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
SENSORY PLAY TIME

Bring your child ages 6-36 months to our new Sensory Play Time. Let them explore the the feel, sight sound, and smell of things in there world in a safe manner.  No registration is needed.

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CONTACT:  Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Bring your child ages 6-36 months to our new Sensory Play Time. Let them explore the the feel, sight sound, and smell of things in there world in a safe manner.  No registration is needed.

Image result for sensory bags           Image result for sensory bottles    Image result for sensory smellsImage result for sensory sounds    

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
ROCK PAINTING - SESSION 1
CONTACT:  Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room
CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
ROCK PAINTING - SESSION 2
CONTACT:  Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room
CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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6:15 PM - 7:15 PM
ROCK PAINTING - SESSION 3
CONTACT:  Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room
CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Tuesday July 17, 2018
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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
GUITAR PICK JEWELRY - SESSION 1
CONTACT:  Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room
CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
GUITAR PICK JEWELRY - SESSION 1
CONTACT:  Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room
CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Make Your Own Instruments

Libraries rock and so can we! Come in and make several instruments to help get your groove on all summer long. Learn a little bit about different types of instruments while you craft. 

This event is for children ages 3 - entering kindergarten. Registration is required and opens one week before the event. The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number. If you register and later find you can't attend, please be kind to children on the waitlist and call to cancel your spot.

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CONTACT:  Joan Powers  978-454-5474 x5  jpowers@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Libraries rock and so can we! Come in and make several instruments to help get your groove on all summer long. Learn a little bit about different types of instruments while you craft. 

This event is for children ages 3 - entering kindergarten. Registration is required and opens one week before the event. The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number. If you register and later find you can't attend, please be kind to children on the waitlist and call to cancel your spot.

Image result for diy instruments for kids

CONTACT:
  Joan Powers
  978.454.5474 x5
  jpowers@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Deadly Pleasures Mystery Book Group

We are a group of mystery readers that meet monthly to discuss mysteries.  Alternating months, we either all read the same title, or all read within the same sub-genre.  In July, we will be reading the same book. Watch here for more information on the title when it is decided upon.

For more information, contact Library Director, Nanci Milone Hill at either 978-454-5474, extension 301, or nhill@dracutlibrary.org

CONTACT:  Nanci Milone Hill, Library Director  978-454-5474  nhill@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Old Library

We are a group of mystery readers that meet monthly to discuss mysteries.  Alternating months, we either all read the same title, or all read within the same sub-genre.  In July, we will be reading the same book. Watch here for more information on the title when it is decided upon.

For more information, contact Library Director, Nanci Milone Hill at either 978-454-5474, extension 301, or nhill@dracutlibrary.org

CONTACT:
  Nanci Milone Hill, Library Director
  978.454.5474
  nhill@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Old Library

Wednesday July 18, 2018
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Make Your Own Instruments
 

Libraries rock and so can we! Come in and make several instruments to get your groove on all summer long. Learn a little bit about different kinds of instruments while you craft.

 This event is for children ages 3- entering kindergarten. Registration is required and opens one week before the event. The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number. If you register and later find you can't attend, please be kind to children on the waitlist and call to cancel your spot.

Image result for diy instruments for kids

CONTACT:  Joan Powers  978-454-5474 x5  jpowers@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 

Libraries rock and so can we! Come in and make several instruments to get your groove on all summer long. Learn a little bit about different kinds of instruments while you craft.

 This event is for children ages 3- entering kindergarten. Registration is required and opens one week before the event. The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number. If you register and later find you can't attend, please be kind to children on the waitlist and call to cancel your spot.

Image result for diy instruments for kids

CONTACT:
  Joan Powers
  978.454.5474 x5
  jpowers@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:35 PM
Libraries Rock Film Festival: Walk the Line

Walk the Line
Traces Johnny Cash's childhood, including his distant father to his early attempts at a music career. At this point in his life he marries his girlfriend Vivian. During a tour with singer/musicians Elvis and Jerry Lee Lewis, he encounters singer June Carter, and his love for her, and her rejection of him through the years, spurs him into drugs, drinking, and depression. June is both a sassy spitfire singer whose charm breaks hearts and eventually becomes a sympathetic friend who tries to help Johnny get over her. A true love story of two country music stars.


Rated PG-13 for some language, thematic material and depiction of drug dependency. Run time - 1 hr, 36 min.

 

 

CONTACT:  Nanci Milone Hill, Library Director  9784545474  nhill@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 50 spaces available.

Walk the Line
Traces Johnny Cash's childhood, including his distant father to his early attempts at a music career. At this point in his life he marries his girlfriend Vivian. During a tour with singer/musicians Elvis and Jerry Lee Lewis, he encounters singer June Carter, and his love for her, and her rejection of him through the years, spurs him into drugs, drinking, and depression. June is both a sassy spitfire singer whose charm breaks hearts and eventually becomes a sympathetic friend who tries to help Johnny get over her. A true love story of two country music stars.


Rated PG-13 for some language, thematic material and depiction of drug dependency. Run time - 1 hr, 36 min.

 

 

CONTACT:
  Nanci Milone Hill, Library Director
  9784545474
  nhill@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

There are 50 spaces available.

Thursday July 19, 2018
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
MUSIC & MOVEMENT

Children age 3 to entering Kindergarten may join us for a fun morning of singing, dancing and moving!  No registration is required.  Siblings outside this age group are welcoomed to attend.

Image result for children dancing clipart

CONTACT:  Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Children age 3 to entering Kindergarten may join us for a fun morning of singing, dancing and moving!  No registration is required.  Siblings outside this age group are welcoomed to attend.

Image result for children dancing clipart

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Monday July 23, 2018
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
SENSORY PLAY TIME

Bring your child ages 6-36 months to our new Sensory Play Time. Let them explore the the feel, sight sound, and smell of things in there world in a safe manner.  No registration is needed.

Image result for sensory bags           Image result for sensory bottles    Image result for sensory smellsImage result for sensory sounds    

CONTACT:  Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Bring your child ages 6-36 months to our new Sensory Play Time. Let them explore the the feel, sight sound, and smell of things in there world in a safe manner.  No registration is needed.

Image result for sensory bags           Image result for sensory bottles    Image result for sensory smellsImage result for sensory sounds    

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Libraries Rock Film Festival: La Bamba

La Bamba
The life of rock and roll legend Richie Valens bursts across the screen in this celebrated, music-filled movie with star-making performances. Depicts the 17-year-old Mexican-American's rocket rise to fame from field laborer to rock star.


Rated PG-13 for some language, some nudity and violence. Run time - 109 min.

 

 

CONTACT:  Nanci Milone Hill, Library Director  9784545474  nhill@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 50 spaces available.

La Bamba
The life of rock and roll legend Richie Valens bursts across the screen in this celebrated, music-filled movie with star-making performances. Depicts the 17-year-old Mexican-American's rocket rise to fame from field laborer to rock star.


Rated PG-13 for some language, some nudity and violence. Run time - 109 min.

 

 

CONTACT:
  Nanci Milone Hill, Library Director
  9784545474
  nhill@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

There are 50 spaces available.

Tuesday July 24, 2018
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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
OPTICAL ILLUSIONS - SESSION 1
CONTACT:  Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
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6:15 PM - 7:15 PM
OPTICAL ILLUSIONS - SESSION 2
CONTACT:  Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Wednesday July 25, 2018
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10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Singing Storytime
What's even more fun than story time? SINGING story time! Join Miss Joan to hear several musical books in a very special storytime. We will sing, dance and have fun together. 

This event is for ages 3 - entering kindergarten. 

Registration is required and opens one week before the event. The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number. If you register and later find you can't attend, please be kind to children on the waitlist and call to cancel your spot.

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CONTACT:  Joan Powers  978-454-5474 x5  jpowers@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room
What's even more fun than story time? SINGING story time! Join Miss Joan to hear several musical books in a very special storytime. We will sing, dance and have fun together. 

This event is for ages 3 - entering kindergarten. 

Registration is required and opens one week before the event. The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number. If you register and later find you can't attend, please be kind to children on the waitlist and call to cancel your spot.

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CONTACT:
  Joan Powers
  978.454.5474 x5
  jpowers@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
GEOLOGY ROCKS! - SESSION 1

This science program for students entering grades 1-5 is all about rocks.  Explore our awesome collection.  There are rocks of many shapes and varieties - including things like  rose quartz, amethyst, delenite rose, jasper and oh so much more.  Use charts to identify their names.  Play the game Rock On. Registration is required and opens one week before the event.  The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number typed in with no spaces.

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CONTACT:  Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

This science program for students entering grades 1-5 is all about rocks.  Explore our awesome collection.  There are rocks of many shapes and varieties - including things like  rose quartz, amethyst, delenite rose, jasper and oh so much more.  Use charts to identify their names.  Play the game Rock On. Registration is required and opens one week before the event.  The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number typed in with no spaces.

Image result for rock and fossil collection

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
GEOLOGY ROCKS! - SESSION 2

This science program for students entering grades 1-5 is all about rocks.  Explore our awesome collection.  There are rocks of many shapes and varieties - including things like  rose quartz, amethyst, delenite rose, jasper and oh so much more.  Use charts to identify their names.  Play the game Rock On. Registration is required and opens one week before the event.  The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number typed in with no spaces.

Image result for rock and fossil collection

CONTACT:  Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

This science program for students entering grades 1-5 is all about rocks.  Explore our awesome collection.  There are rocks of many shapes and varieties - including things like  rose quartz, amethyst, delenite rose, jasper and oh so much more.  Use charts to identify their names.  Play the game Rock On. Registration is required and opens one week before the event.  The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number typed in with no spaces.

Image result for rock and fossil collection

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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6:15 PM - 7:15 PM
GEOLOGY ROCKS! - SESSION 3

This science program for students entering grades 1-5 is all about rocks.  Explore our awesome collection.  There are rocks of many shapes and varieties - including things like  rose quartz, amethyst, delenite rose, jasper and oh so much more.  Use charts to identify their names.  Play the game Rock On. Registration is required and opens one week before the event.  The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number typed in with no spaces.

Image result for rock and fossil collection

CONTACT:  Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room

This science program for students entering grades 1-5 is all about rocks.  Explore our awesome collection.  There are rocks of many shapes and varieties - including things like  rose quartz, amethyst, delenite rose, jasper and oh so much more.  Use charts to identify their names.  Play the game Rock On. Registration is required and opens one week before the event.  The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number typed in with no spaces.

Image result for rock and fossil collection

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Thursday July 26, 2018
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
MUSIC & MOVEMENT

Children age 3 to entering Kindergarten may join us for a fun morning of singing, dancing and moving!  No registration is required.  Siblings outside this age group are welcoomed to attend.

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CONTACT:  Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Children age 3 to entering Kindergarten may join us for a fun morning of singing, dancing and moving!  No registration is required.  Siblings outside this age group are welcoomed to attend.

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CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
CD WEAVING
CONTACT:  Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room
CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Monday July 30, 2018
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
SENSORY PLAY TIME

Bring your child ages 6-36 months to our new Sensory Play Time. Let them explore the the feel, sight sound, and smell of things in there world in a safe manner.  No registration is needed.

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CONTACT:  Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Bring your child ages 6-36 months to our new Sensory Play Time. Let them explore the the feel, sight sound, and smell of things in there world in a safe manner.  No registration is needed.

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CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
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6:00 PM - 8:05 PM
Libraries Rock Film Festival: Coal Miner's Daughter

Coal Miner's Daughter
The story of Loretta Lynn, who rose from the poverty-stricken Appalachian area to become one of the biggest country singers of all time.


Rated PG for mature thematic material, sensuality, language, and some violence.  Run time - 125 min.

 

CONTACT:  Nanci Milone Hill, Library Director  9784545474  nhill@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 50 spaces available.

Coal Miner's Daughter
The story of Loretta Lynn, who rose from the poverty-stricken Appalachian area to become one of the biggest country singers of all time.


Rated PG for mature thematic material, sensuality, language, and some violence.  Run time - 125 min.

 

CONTACT:
  Nanci Milone Hill, Library Director
  9784545474
  nhill@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

There are 50 spaces available.

Wednesday August 1, 2018
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Pete the Cat Party

Join Miss Joan for a Pete the Cat Party! We will read several Pete the Cat books and enjoy games and crafts based on everyone's favorite rockin' feline.

This event is for ages 3 - entering 1st grade.

Registration is required and opens one week before the event. The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number. If you register and later find you can't attend, please be kind to children on the waiting list and call to cancel your spot. 

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CONTACT:  Joan Powers  978-454-5474 x5  jpowers@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Join Miss Joan for a Pete the Cat Party! We will read several Pete the Cat books and enjoy games and crafts based on everyone's favorite rockin' feline.

This event is for ages 3 - entering 1st grade.

Registration is required and opens one week before the event. The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number. If you register and later find you can't attend, please be kind to children on the waiting list and call to cancel your spot. 

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CONTACT:
  Joan Powers
  978.454.5474 x5
  jpowers@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
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6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Parker Writers Group

Join us for our adult writer's workshop! We will meet on the first Wednesday of the month from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Each session will consist of some conversation, followed by a period of reading and critiquing.  We end the session with a 20 minute writing exercise.  Members will be given an assignment to work on prior to the following meeting.  Everyone is responsible for emailing their completed assignment to the whole group.  New members are always welcome.  Please register online in order to have your name and email address added to the list.
 

CONTACT:  Diane Annunziato  978-454-5474  dannunziato@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Join us for our adult writer's workshop! We will meet on the first Wednesday of the month from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Each session will consist of some conversation, followed by a period of reading and critiquing.  We end the session with a 20 minute writing exercise.  Members will be given an assignment to work on prior to the following meeting.  Everyone is responsible for emailing their completed assignment to the whole group.  New members are always welcome.  Please register online in order to have your name and email address added to the list.
 

CONTACT:
  Diane Annunziato
  978.454.5474
  dannunziato@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Thursday August 2, 2018
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
MUSIC & MOVEMENT

Children age 3 to entering Kindergarten may join us for a fun morning of singing, dancing and moving!  No registration is required.  Siblings outside this age group are welcomed to attend.

Image result for children dancing clipart

CONTACT:  Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Children age 3 to entering Kindergarten may join us for a fun morning of singing, dancing and moving!  No registration is required.  Siblings outside this age group are welcomed to attend.

Image result for children dancing clipart

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Monday August 6, 2018
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
SENSORY PLAY TIME

Bring your child ages 6-36 months to our new Sensory Play Time. Let them explore the the feel, sight sound, and smell of things in there world in a safe manner.  No registration is needed.