Sunday January 1, 2017 - Saturday December 30, 2017
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2017 Reading Challenge
 

Join us in 2017 for our 17 in 17 Book Challenge!

  • Commit to reading any 17 books during 2017.
  • Record the books that you read at our 2017 Reading Challenge Page
  • For each book that you read, enter the title and author (and add a little something about the book if you want - no spoilers though! (for example, Book #1, Title, Author).

At the end of 2017, everyone that has completed the challenge will be entered into a drawing to win a $50.00 gift certificate to Barnes & Noble, courtesy of the Friends of Dracut Library.

Spread the word! Invite your friends to join.  No registration required. Please note that this is an ADULT only program.

 

 

CONTACT: Nanci Milone Hill  978-454-5474  nhill@mvlc.org
 

Join us in 2017 for our 17 in 17 Book Challenge!

  • Commit to reading any 17 books during 2017.
  • Record the books that you read at our 2017 Reading Challenge Page
  • For each book that you read, enter the title and author (and add a little something about the book if you want - no spoilers though! (for example, Book #1, Title, Author).

At the end of 2017, everyone that has completed the challenge will be entered into a drawing to win a $50.00 gift certificate to Barnes & Noble, courtesy of the Friends of Dracut Library.

Spread the word! Invite your friends to join.  No registration required. Please note that this is an ADULT only program.

 

 

CONTACT:
  Nanci Milone Hill
  978.454.5474
  nhill@mvlc.org

Monday November 20, 2017
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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 sounds     Image result for sensory smells

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
YA Tabletop Gaming Club
CONTACT: Eric Jackson   dracutcats@yahoo.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room
CONTACT:
  Eric Jackson 
  
  dracutcats@yahoo.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
4th & 5th Grade Volunteers

Children in 4th  and 5th grade who wish to help with our November event must attend this meeting to learn what to do.  Our event this month will be crafts and games about some favorite children's books like "Clifford, the Big Red Dog", "Curious George", "Elephant and Piggie", "The Cat in the Hat" and lots more.  The date of the event is Monday, Nov. 27th.  Registration is required.

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CONTACT: Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room
There are 8 spaces available.

Children in 4th  and 5th grade who wish to help with our November event must attend this meeting to learn what to do.  Our event this month will be crafts and games about some favorite children's books like "Clifford, the Big Red Dog", "Curious George", "Elephant and Piggie", "The Cat in the Hat" and lots more.  The date of the event is Monday, Nov. 27th.  Registration is required.

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CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

There are 8 spaces available.

 
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6:00 PM - 8:15 PM
Forest Glen Condo Meeting
CONTACT: Anita Chimilarski   978-649-1818  anita@linearproperty.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room
CONTACT:
  Anita Chimilarski 
  978.649.1818
  anita@linearproperty.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Tuesday November 21, 2017
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Movement & Music

This will be our only activity this week for ages 3-5.  Join us for lots of music, movement and rhymes.  Drop in.  Not registraion is needed.

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

This will be our only activity this week for ages 3-5.  Join us for lots of music, movement and rhymes.  Drop in.  Not registraion is needed.

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CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Wednesday November 22, 2017
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Storytime for Twos

A special Thanksgiving edition of Dinovember story time for two year olds! Come enjoy some Thanksgiving stories, songs and make a simple craft with us! 

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CONTACT: Joan Powers  978-454-5474 x5  jpowers@dracutlibrary.org
There are 15 spaces available.

A special Thanksgiving edition of Dinovember story time for two year olds! Come enjoy some Thanksgiving stories, songs and make a simple craft with us! 

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CONTACT:
  Joan Powers
  978.454.5474 x5
  jpowers@dracutlibrary.org

There are 15 spaces available.

Thursday November 23, 2017
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Thanksgiving Holiday Library Closed

The Library will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday

The Library will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday

Friday November 24, 2017
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Thanksgiving Holiday Library Closed

The Library will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday

The Library will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday

Saturday November 25, 2017
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Thanksgiving Holiday Library Closed

The Library will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday

The Library will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday

Monday November 27, 2017
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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 sounds     Image result for sensory smells

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 sounds     Image result for sensory smells

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
YA Tabletop Gaming Club
CONTACT: Eric Jackson   dracutcats@yahoo.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room
CONTACT:
  Eric Jackson 
  
  dracutcats@yahoo.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
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4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
CRAFT & GAME DAY

We've selected some of your favorite book character for this event.  Play "Curious George" Ring Toss. Feed "Clifford, the Big Red Dog".  These are just two of our games.  We'll also be making some cgrafts.  Our 4th and 5th grade volunteers will be there to  help.  For children age 2 - grade 3.  Please register online for this event.

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

We've selected some of your favorite book character for this event.  Play "Curious George" Ring Toss. Feed "Clifford, the Big Red Dog".  These are just two of our games.  We'll also be making some cgrafts.  Our 4th and 5th grade volunteers will be there to  help.  For children age 2 - grade 3.  Please register online for this event.

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CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Tuesday November 28, 2017
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
PRESCHOOL FUN Session 1

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.

 

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

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.

 

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
PRESCHOOL FUN Session 2

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.

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

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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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: Cathy Bence  978-454-5474  cbence@dracutlibrary.org

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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:
  Cathy Bence
  978.454.5474
  cbence@dracutlibrary.org


 
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3:35 PM - 4:05 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: Cathy Bence  978-454-5474  cbence@dracutlibrary.org

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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:
  Cathy Bence
  978.454.5474
  cbence@dracutlibrary.org


 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Allen Hill Condo. Assoc.

Annual Meeting 

CONTACT: Robyn McNicholas   603-766-8775  robyn,mcnicholas@greatnorth.net
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Annual Meeting 

CONTACT:
  Robyn McNicholas 
  603.766.8775
  robyn,mcnicholas@greatnorth.net 

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Wednesday November 29, 2017
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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 us in DINOVEMBER for songs, stories, rhymes and a simple craft. Repetition is key for this age group so for the month of November we will be reading How Do Dinosaurs Say I Love You by Jane Yolen and learning rhymes with a dinosaur theme. Each week we will do a different simple DINOSAUR craft! Can't wait to see you and share some dino ROARS! Registration is required.

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CONTACT: Joan Powers  978-454-5474 x5  jpowers@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room
There are 14 spaces available.

Calling all terrific twos! It's a story time just for you! Join us in DINOVEMBER for songs, stories, rhymes and a simple craft. Repetition is key for this age group so for the month of November we will be reading How Do Dinosaurs Say I Love You by Jane Yolen and learning rhymes with a dinosaur theme. Each week we will do a different simple DINOSAUR craft! Can't wait to see you and share some dino ROARS! Registration is required.

Image result for cute dinosaur small clipart

 

CONTACT:
  Joan Powers
  978.454.5474 x5
  jpowers@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

There are 14 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LEGOS

Children in grades K-5 (Sorry, no pre K) can bring their imagination and engineering skills to build a fabuous creation that will go on dispay in our lobby.  We supply all the Legos.  You bring he creative mind! No registration is required.

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

Children in grades K-5 (Sorry, no pre K) can bring their imagination and engineering skills to build a fabuous creation that will go on dispay in our lobby.  We supply all the Legos.  You bring he creative mind! No registration is required.

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CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Thursday November 30, 2017
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
PRESCHOOL FUN

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.

 

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

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.

 

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Friday December 1, 2017
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
BAMBINOS

This program is for children under the age of two and a caregiver.  We start with a playtime.  (If your child is not yet crawling or walking, please bring a favorite toy with you.)  We use music, rhymes, tickles, scarves, puppets and board books to introduce our youngest patrons to the library world.  No registration is needed. 

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

This program is for children under the age of two and a caregiver.  We start with a playtime.  (If your child is not yet crawling or walking, please bring a favorite toy with you.)  We use music, rhymes, tickles, scarves, puppets and board books to introduce our youngest patrons to the library world.  No registration is needed. 

Image result for happy baby clipart

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Legislative Breakfast
CONTACT: Nanci Milone Hill  978-454-5474  nhill@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
CONTACT:
  Nanci Milone Hill
  978.454.5474
  nhill@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Monday December 4, 2017
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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 sounds     Image result for sensory smells

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 sounds     Image result for sensory smells

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
YA Tabletop Gaming Club
CONTACT: Eric Jackson   dracutcats@yahoo.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room
CONTACT:
  Eric Jackson 
  
  dracutcats@yahoo.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
GRADE 3 BOOK CLUB

Third graders are invited to our next Book Club Meeting.  We'll all be reading the book "Humphrey's Really Wheely Racing Day".  Books are available at the circulation desk.  Read the book at home.  At the meeting, we'll talk about our favorite parts of the book, do a related craft, and have a snack that has something to do with the story.  Can you guess what it will be?  Parents - please let Penny know in advance is your child has any food allergies.

 
"When Mandy, one of the students from classroom 26, brings a special hamster-sized racecar to class, it means just one thing--Humphrey is going to be in a hamster race"--
 
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CONTACT: Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room
There are 11 spaces available.

Third graders are invited to our next Book Club Meeting.  We'll all be reading the book "Humphrey's Really Wheely Racing Day".  Books are available at the circulation desk.  Read the book at home.  At the meeting, we'll talk about our favorite parts of the book, do a related craft, and have a snack that has something to do with the story.  Can you guess what it will be?  Parents - please let Penny know in advance is your child has any food allergies.

 
"When Mandy, one of the students from classroom 26, brings a special hamster-sized racecar to class, it means just one thing--Humphrey is going to be in a hamster race"--
 
Image result for Humphrey's really wheely racing day
CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

There are 11 spaces available.

Tuesday December 5, 2017
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
PRESCHOOL ACTIVITIES

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.

 

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

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.

 

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Genealogy 101: 30 Minutes, One Question Study Rm

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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: Cathy Bence  978-454-5474  cbence@dracutlibrary.org

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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:
  Cathy Bence
  978.454.5474
  cbence@dracutlibrary.org


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

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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: Cathy Bence  978-454-5474  cbence@dracutlibrary.org

Family Tree image

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:
  Cathy Bence
  978.454.5474
  cbence@dracutlibrary.org


 
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6:30 PM - 8:15 PM
Arlington Commons Condo Mtg
CONTACT: Aaron Pearsall   978-858-3500  apearsall@silva-associates.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room
CONTACT:
  Aaron Pearsall 
  978.858.3500
  apearsall@silva-associates.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Wednesday December 6, 2017
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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 us for songs, stories, rhymes and a simple craft. Repetition is key for this age group so for the month of December we will be reading If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff and learning rhymes with a SWEET TREAT theme. Each week we will do a different simple craft. This week's craft will have a CANDY theme. Can't wait to see you! Registration is required and will open in November.

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CONTACT: Joan Powers  978-454-5474 x5  jpowers@dracutlibrary.org
There are 14 spaces available.

Calling all terrific twos! It's a story time just for you! Join us for songs, stories, rhymes and a simple craft. Repetition is key for this age group so for the month of December we will be reading If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff and learning rhymes with a SWEET TREAT theme. Each week we will do a different simple craft. This week's craft will have a CANDY theme. Can't wait to see you! Registration is required and will open in November.

Image result for happy lollipop clip art

CONTACT:
  Joan Powers
  978.454.5474 x5
  jpowers@dracutlibrary.org

There are 14 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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 giving 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 on the 2nd floor.
 

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 giving 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 on the 2nd floor.
 

CONTACT:
  Diane Annunziato
  978.454.5474
  dannunziato@dracutlibrary.org

 
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Dracut Planning Committee
CONTACT: Nanci Milone Hill  978-454-5474  nhill@dracutlibrary.org
CONTACT:
  Nanci Milone Hill
  978.454.5474
  nhill@dracutlibrary.org

Thursday December 7, 2017
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
PRESCHOOL ACTIVITIES

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more. 

It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.

 

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

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more. 

It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.

 

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Friday December 8, 2017
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7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Snow Day Legislative Breakfast
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
BAMBINOS

This program is for children under the age of two and a caregiver.  We start with a playtime.  (If your child is not yet crawling or walking, please bring a favorite toy with you.)  We use music, rhymes, tickles, scarves, puppets and board books to introduce our youngest patrons to the library world.  No registration is needed. 

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

This program is for children under the age of two and a caregiver.  We start with a playtime.  (If your child is not yet crawling or walking, please bring a favorite toy with you.)  We use music, rhymes, tickles, scarves, puppets and board books to introduce our youngest patrons to the library world.  No registration is needed. 

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CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Tuesday December 12, 2017
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
PRESCHOOL ACTIVITIES

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.

 

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

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.

 

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
GRADE 4 & 5 BOOK CLUB

Children in grades 4 and 5 are invited to our next Book Club Meeting.  The book is "Dragon in the Sock Drawer".  Read the book at home.  At the meeting we'll discuss our favorite parts, make a related project, and have a snack that has something to do with the story.  Can you guess what the snack will be?  Copies of the book are now available at the Circulation Desk.  Parents - please let Penny know about any food allergies when you register your child.

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"Cousins Jesse and Daisy always knew they would have a magical adventure, but they are not prepared when the "thunder egg" Jesse has found turns out to be a dragon egg that is about to hatch."
CONTACT: Penny Berube  978-454-5474 x5  pberube@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Room
There are 13 spaces available.

Children in grades 4 and 5 are invited to our next Book Club Meeting.  The book is "Dragon in the Sock Drawer".  Read the book at home.  At the meeting we'll discuss our favorite parts, make a related project, and have a snack that has something to do with the story.  Can you guess what the snack will be?  Copies of the book are now available at the Circulation Desk.  Parents - please let Penny know about any food allergies when you register your child.

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"Cousins Jesse and Daisy always knew they would have a magical adventure, but they are not prepared when the "thunder egg" Jesse has found turns out to be a dragon egg that is about to hatch."
CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

There are 13 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Holiday Music Then and Now!
In her program Holiday Music Then and Now, highly acclaimed pianist/composer Deborrah Wyndham shares her own arrangements of various holiday pieces both traditional and popular. With styles ranging from contemporary classical and jazz to ragtime, she plays holiday songs from both the far past and the present, such as "Sleigh Ride", "Greensleeves"and more, sharing interesting facts about the songs' beginnings and composers."

Registration opens November 18th.

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CONTACT: Diane Annunziato  9784545474  dannunziato@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
In her program Holiday Music Then and Now, highly acclaimed pianist/composer Deborrah Wyndham shares her own arrangements of various holiday pieces both traditional and popular. With styles ranging from contemporary classical and jazz to ragtime, she plays holiday songs from both the far past and the present, such as "Sleigh Ride", "Greensleeves"and more, sharing interesting facts about the songs' beginnings and composers."

Registration opens November 18th.

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CONTACT:
  Diane Annunziato
  9784545474
  dannunziato@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Wednesday December 13, 2017
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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 us for songs, stories, rhymes and a simple craft.

Repetition is key for this age group so for the month of December we will be reading If You Give A Mouse A Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff and learning rhymes with a SWEET TREAT theme.

Each week we will do a different simple craft. This week's craft will have a DOUGHNUT theme. Can't wait to see you! Registration is required and will open in November.

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CONTACT: Joan Powers  978-454-5474 x5  jpowers@dracutlibrary.org
There are 14 spaces available.

Calling all terrific twos! It's a story time just for you! Join us for songs, stories, rhymes and a simple craft.

Repetition is key for this age group so for the month of December we will be reading If You Give A Mouse A Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff and learning rhymes with a SWEET TREAT theme.

Each week we will do a different simple craft. This week's craft will have a DOUGHNUT theme. Can't wait to see you! Registration is required and will open in November.

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CONTACT:
  Joan Powers
  978.454.5474 x5
  jpowers@dracutlibrary.org

There are 14 spaces available.

Thursday December 14, 2017
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
PRESCHOOL ACTIVITIES

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.

 

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

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.

 

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Friday December 15, 2017
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
BAMBINOS

This program is for children under the age of two and a caregiver.  We start with a playtime.  (If your child is not yet crawling or walking, please bring a favorite toy with you.)  We use music, rhymes, tickles, scarves, puppets and board books to introduce our youngest patrons to the library world.  No registration is needed. 

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

This program is for children under the age of two and a caregiver.  We start with a playtime.  (If your child is not yet crawling or walking, please bring a favorite toy with you.)  We use music, rhymes, tickles, scarves, puppets and board books to introduce our youngest patrons to the library world.  No registration is needed. 

Image result for happy baby clipart

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Monday December 18, 2017
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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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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
YA Tabletop Gaming Club
CONTACT: Eric Jackson   dracutcats@yahoo.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room
CONTACT:
  Eric Jackson 
  
  dracutcats@yahoo.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Tuesday December 19, 2017
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
PRESCHOOL ACTIVITIES

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.

 

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

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.

 

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Wednesday December 20, 2017
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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 us for songs, stories, rhymes and a simple craft. Repetition is key for this age group so for the month of December we will be reading If You Give A Mouse A Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff and learning rhymes with a SWEET TREAT theme. Each week we will do a different simple craft. This week's craft will have a COOKIE theme. Can't wait to see you!

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CONTACT: Joan Powers  978-454-5474 x5  jpowers@dracutlibrary.org
There are 14 spaces available.

Calling all terrific twos! It's a story time just for you! Join us for songs, stories, rhymes and a simple craft. Repetition is key for this age group so for the month of December we will be reading If You Give A Mouse A Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff and learning rhymes with a SWEET TREAT theme. Each week we will do a different simple craft. This week's craft will have a COOKIE theme. Can't wait to see you!

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CONTACT:
  Joan Powers
  978.454.5474 x5
  jpowers@dracutlibrary.org

There are 14 spaces available.

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Friends of the Dracut Library - Monthly Meeting

Join us for The Friends of The Dracut Library Monthly Meeting!

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Join us for The Friends of The Dracut Library Monthly Meeting!

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Thursday December 21, 2017
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
PRESCHOOL ACTIVITIES

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.

 

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

Children ages 3-5 may attend one session of this Preschool program per week.  Included will be stories, music, puppets, prereading and prewriting skills, premath skills, science, crafts and more.  It's a fun, yet educational hour.  Help your child develop the skills for Kindergarten.  No registration is needed.

 

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Friday December 22, 2017
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
BAMBINOS

This program is for children under the age of two and a caregiver.  We start with a playtime.  (If your child is not yet crawling or walking, please bring a favorite toy with you.)  We use music, rhymes, tickles, scarves, puppets and board books to introduce our youngest patrons to the library world.  No registration is needed. 

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

This program is for children under the age of two and a caregiver.  We start with a playtime.  (If your child is not yet crawling or walking, please bring a favorite toy with you.)  We use music, rhymes, tickles, scarves, puppets and board books to introduce our youngest patrons to the library world.  No registration is needed. 

Image result for happy baby clipart

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Early Closing Christmas Holiday

The libray will close at 12pm for the Christmas Holiday 

The libray will close at 12pm for the Christmas Holiday 

Saturday December 23, 2017

The library will be closed in observance of the Christmas Holiday

The library will be closed in observance of the Christmas Holiday

Monday December 25, 2017

The library will be closed in observance of the Christmas Holiday

The library will be closed in observance of the Christmas Holiday

Wednesday December 27, 2017
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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 us for songs, stories, rhymes and a simple craft. Repetition is key for this age group so for the month of December we will be reading If You Give A Mouse A Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff and learning rhymes with a SWEET TREAT theme. Each week we will do a different simple craft. This week's craft will have a CAKE theme. Can't wait to see you!

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CONTACT: Joan Powers  978-454-5474 x5  jpowers@dracutlibrary.org
There are 14 spaces available.

Calling all terrific twos! It's a story time just for you! Join us for songs, stories, rhymes and a simple craft. Repetition is key for this age group so for the month of December we will be reading If You Give A Mouse A Cookie by Laura Joffe Numeroff and learning rhymes with a SWEET TREAT theme. Each week we will do a different simple craft. This week's craft will have a CAKE theme. Can't wait to see you!

Image result for happy cupcake clipart

CONTACT:
  Joan Powers
  978.454.5474 x5
  jpowers@dracutlibrary.org

There are 14 spaces available.

Friday January 5, 2018
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
BAMBINOS

This program is for children under the age of two and a caregiver.  We start with a playtime.  (If your child is not yet crawling or walking, please bring a favorite toy with you.)  We use music, rhymes, tickles, scarves, puppets and board books to introduce our youngest patrons to the library world.  No registration is needed. 

Image result for happy baby clipart

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

This program is for children under the age of two and a caregiver.  We start with a playtime.  (If your child is not yet crawling or walking, please bring a favorite toy with you.)  We use music, rhymes, tickles, scarves, puppets and board books to introduce our youngest patrons to the library world.  No registration is needed. 

Image result for happy baby clipart

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Monday January 8, 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 sounds     Image result for sensory smells

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 sounds     Image result for sensory smells

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
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3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
YA Tabletop Gaming Club
CONTACT: Eric Jackson   dracutcats@yahoo.com
LOCATION: Meeting Room
CONTACT:
  Eric Jackson 
  
  dracutcats@yahoo.com

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Wednesday January 10, 2018
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DRACUT VIP STORYTIME
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

Friday January 12, 2018
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
BAMBINOS

This program is for children under the age of two and a caregiver.  We start with a playtime.  (If your child is not yet crawling or walking, please bring a favorite toy with you.)  We use music, rhymes, tickles, scarves, puppets and board books to introduce our youngest patrons to the library world.  No registration is needed.