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 25, 2018
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9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Field 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
There are 3 spaces available.

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

There are 3 spaces available.

Tuesday June 26, 2018
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Summer Reading Rewards Begin!

This year our Reading Rewards Program is called "Read and Bead".  It is for children age 3 to entering grade 5.  You will earn a bead to put on your chain for each 15 minutes a day you read, up to 1 hour.  After reading for a total of 2 hours, you also will get a "Brag Tag" for your chain.  The more you read, the more beads you earn!  The program starts June 26 and ends August 17.  Visit the library Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday between 10 AM and 7 PM and Thursday anad Friday between 10 AM and 4 PM to get started.

 

As you get more beads, you can start trading them in at the library for special beads.  Make your own necklace that is different from everyone else's!

 

Trade 2 regular beads for 1 glitter bead.

Trade 2 glitter beads for 1 metallic bead.

Trade 2 metallic beads for 1 glow-in-the-dark bead.

Trade 2 glow in the dark beads for 1 letter or shape bead.

 

Note to parents: If your 3 or 4 year old is not ready for beads, stickers will be given out instead.

 

 

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

This year our Reading Rewards Program is called "Read and Bead".  It is for children age 3 to entering grade 5.  You will earn a bead to put on your chain for each 15 minutes a day you read, up to 1 hour.  After reading for a total of 2 hours, you also will get a "Brag Tag" for your chain.  The more you read, the more beads you earn!  The program starts June 26 and ends August 17.  Visit the library Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday between 10 AM and 7 PM and Thursday anad Friday between 10 AM and 4 PM to get started.

 

As you get more beads, you can start trading them in at the library for special beads.  Make your own necklace that is different from everyone else's!

 

Trade 2 regular beads for 1 glitter bead.

Trade 2 glitter beads for 1 metallic bead.

Trade 2 metallic beads for 1 glow-in-the-dark bead.

Trade 2 glow in the dark beads for 1 letter or shape bead.

 

Note to parents: If your 3 or 4 year old is not ready for beads, stickers will be given out instead.

 

 

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Greater Lowell Tech Math Help
CONTACT:  Elizabeth Often  978-483-8814  eoften@gltech.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
CONTACT:
  Elizabeth Often
  978.483.8814
  eoften@gltech.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
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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 14 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 14 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

Friday June 29, 2018
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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
DIY Kinetic Sand

GRADES 6TH TO 12TH

Do you love playing in the sand but hate how sand sticks to….literally everything? Come make Kinetic Sand, the sand that sticks to itself but not to you! See what shapes you can make, castles you can build, and fun you can have with something you can bring home and share with your friends.

CONTACT:  Meghan Chapman  9784545474  mchapman@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

GRADES 6TH TO 12TH

Do you love playing in the sand but hate how sand sticks to….literally everything? Come make Kinetic Sand, the sand that sticks to itself but not to you! See what shapes you can make, castles you can build, and fun you can have with something you can bring home and share with your friends.

CONTACT:
  Meghan Chapman
  9784545474
  mchapman@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.

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
Make Your Own Stickers - Session 1

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 - Session 2

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 - Session 3

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

Tuesday July 3, 2018
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Fourth of July Craft

Come Make a Fourth of July Star person to decorate your house . Come join the fun!

For ages 3 to entering kindergarten.

 

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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:  Christine Radzik  978-454-5474 x5  cradzik@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Come Make a Fourth of July Star person to decorate your house . Come join the fun!

For ages 3 to entering kindergarten.

 

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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:
  Christine Radzik
  978.454.5474 x5
  cradzik@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting 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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6:15 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 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.

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.

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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.

CONTACT:
  Joan Powers
  978.454.5474 x5
  jpowers@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Tuesday July 10, 2018
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Dinosaur Day

Come join us for A Day With Dinosaurs. Dino fossil rubs, Dinosaurs Books, Dinosaur toys and more. Ages 3 to entering kindergarten.

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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:  Christine Radzik  978-454-5474 x5  radzikc@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

Come join us for A Day With Dinosaurs. Dino fossil rubs, Dinosaurs Books, Dinosaur toys and more. Ages 3 to entering kindergarten.

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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:
  Christine Radzik
  978.454.5474 x5
  radzikc@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
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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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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Decorate Cupcakes and Cookies

GRADES 6TH TO 12TH

Summer and sweets, what a delicious combination. Be the pastry decorator that you’ve always wanted to be with the bonus of getting to eat your creation. Ready, set, decorate!

CONTACT:  Meghan Chapman  9784545474  mchapman@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

GRADES 6TH TO 12TH

Summer and sweets, what a delicious combination. Be the pastry decorator that you’ve always wanted to be with the bonus of getting to eat your creation. Ready, set, decorate!

CONTACT:
  Meghan Chapman
  9784545474
  mchapman@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
DONUT DECORATING - SESSION 1

This delicious activity is for students entering grades 1-5.  Everyone gets a supply of mini donuts to frost and decorate.  How creative can YOU be?  Registration is required and opens one week before the event.  The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number typed in with no spaces.  If you register and find you can't attend, please be kind to someone on the waiting list and call to cancel. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Dracut Library.

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

This delicious activity is for students entering grades 1-5.  Everyone gets a supply of mini donuts to frost and decorate.  How creative can YOU be?  Registration is required and opens one week before the event.  The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number typed in with no spaces.  If you register and find you can't attend, please be kind to someone on the waiting list and call to cancel. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Dracut Library.

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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
DONUT DECORATING - SESSION 2

This delicious activity is for students entering grades 1-5.  Everyone gets a supply of mini donuts to frost and decorate.  How creative can YOU be?  Registration is required and opens one week before the event.  The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number typed in with no spaces.  If you register and find you can't attend, please be kind to someone on the waiting list and call to cancel. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Dracut Library.

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

This delicious activity is for students entering grades 1-5.  Everyone gets a supply of mini donuts to frost and decorate.  How creative can YOU be?  Registration is required and opens one week before the event.  The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number typed in with no spaces.  If you register and find you can't attend, please be kind to someone on the waiting list and call to cancel. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Dracut Library.

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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
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
DONUT DECORATING - SESSION 3

This delicious activity is for students entering grades 1-5.  Everyone gets a supply of mini donuts to frost and decorate.  How creative can YOU be?  Registration is required and opens one week before the event.  The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number typed in with no spaces.  If you register and find you can't attend, please be kind to someone on the waiting list and call to cancel. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Dracut Library.

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

This delicious activity is for students entering grades 1-5.  Everyone gets a supply of mini donuts to frost and decorate.  How creative can YOU be?  Registration is required and opens one week before the event.  The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number typed in with no spaces.  If you register and find you can't attend, please be kind to someone on the waiting list and call to cancel. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Dracut Library.

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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

 
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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
KAT HOOPS

This program is for students entering grades 1-5.  Kat will teach you lots of ways to use a hoop.  Registration is required and opens one week before the event.  The requested barcode is your MVLS library card number typed in with no spaces.  If you register and find you can't attend, please be kind to someone on the waiting list and call to cancel.

Kat Suwalski, Hula Hoop Dance, Yoga, natick, ma, instructor

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

This program is for students entering grades 1-5.  Kat will teach you lots of ways to use a hoop.  Registration is required and opens one week before the event.  The requested barcode is your MVLS library card number typed in with no spaces.  If you register and find you can't attend, please be kind to someone on the waiting list and call to cancel.

Kat Suwalski, Hula Hoop Dance, Yoga, natick, ma, instructor

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Friday July 13, 2018
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Your Hearing: Why You're Losing It & Why What You Don't Know May Hurt You!

Your Hearing: Why You're Losing It and Why What You Don't Know May Hurt You!

Keep your life VIBRANT!

Untreated hearing loss is a huge risk factor in the development of Dementia (500% increase)!

This program goes beyond hearing aids and covers cochlear implants; assistive listening devices; movie theater access; Bluetooth streaming; amplified & captioned phones and making your home accessible.

Join presenter Jonathan O'Dell, Assistive Technology Manager and Training Specialist for the Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, for an enlightening and life changing program.

Registration Requested but NOT Required!   Registration Opens June 20, 2018.

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CONTACT:  Diane Annunziato  978-454-5474   dannunziato@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 40 spaces available.

Your Hearing: Why You're Losing It and Why What You Don't Know May Hurt You!

Keep your life VIBRANT!

Untreated hearing loss is a huge risk factor in the development of Dementia (500% increase)!

This program goes beyond hearing aids and covers cochlear implants; assistive listening devices; movie theater access; Bluetooth streaming; amplified & captioned phones and making your home accessible.

Join presenter Jonathan O'Dell, Assistive Technology Manager and Training Specialist for the Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, for an enlightening and life changing program.

Registration Requested but NOT Required!   Registration Opens June 20, 2018.

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CONTACT:
  Diane Annunziato
  978.454.5474 
  dannunziato@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

There are 40 spaces available.

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

Students entering grades 1-5 - bring on your creative side.  Grab one of our rocks and start painting.  Can't wait to see what you do.  Registration is required and opens one week before the event.  The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number typed in with no spaces.   If you register and find you can't attend, please be kind to someone on the waiting list and call to cancel.

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

Students entering grades 1-5 - bring on your creative side.  Grab one of our rocks and start painting.  Can't wait to see what you do.  Registration is required and opens one week before the event.  The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number typed in with no spaces.   If you register and find you can't attend, please be kind to someone on the waiting list and call to cancel.

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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

Students entering grades 1-5 - bring on your creative side.  Grab one of our rocks and start painting.  Can't wait to see what you do.  Registration is required and opens one week before the event.  The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number typed in with no spaces.   If you register and find you can't attend, please be kind to someone on the waiting list and call to cancel.

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

Students entering grades 1-5 - bring on your creative side.  Grab one of our rocks and start painting.  Can't wait to see what you do.  Registration is required and opens one week before the event.  The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number typed in with no spaces.   If you register and find you can't attend, please be kind to someone on the waiting list and call to cancel.

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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

Students entering grades 1-5 - bring on your creative side.  Grab one of our rocks and start painting.  Can't wait to see what you do.  Registration is required and opens one week before the event.  The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number typed in with no spaces.   If you register and find you can't attend, please be kind to someone on the waiting list and call to cancel.

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

Students entering grades 1-5 - bring on your creative side.  Grab one of our rocks and start painting.  Can't wait to see what you do.  Registration is required and opens one week before the event.  The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number typed in with no spaces.   If you register and find you can't attend, please be kind to someone on the waiting list and call to cancel.

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CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

Tuesday July 17, 2018
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
SIR GEORGE AND THE DRAGON

Children age 3 to entering grade 5 are invited to see the puppet show, "Sir George and the Dragon" put on by Pumpernickel Puppets.  Registration is required.  You may reserve your free tickets starting one week before the event.  Adults will need a ticket as well as each child.  You may claim your tickets in the Children's Room the day of the show, starting at 10 AM. The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number typed in with no spaces.  If you register and find you can't attend, please be kind to someone on the waiting list and call to cancel.  Daycare groups may not register for this program online.  Please contact Penny by e-mail to see if we can accomodate you.

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

Children age 3 to entering grade 5 are invited to see the puppet show, "Sir George and the Dragon" put on by Pumpernickel Puppets.  Registration is required.  You may reserve your free tickets starting one week before the event.  Adults will need a ticket as well as each child.  You may claim your tickets in the Children's Room the day of the show, starting at 10 AM. The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number typed in with no spaces.  If you register and find you can't attend, please be kind to someone on the waiting list and call to cancel.  Daycare groups may not register for this program online.  Please contact Penny by e-mail to see if we can accomodate you.

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CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
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6:15 PM - 7:15 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.

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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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10:30 AM - 11:30 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.

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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 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.

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CONTACT:
  Joan Powers
  978.454.5474 x5
  jpowers@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
GUITAR PICK JEWELRY - SESSION 1

We'll be making guitar pick necklaces today.  The picks are larger than the real thing.  Create your own designs using Sharpie markers.  Add a jump ring and ribbon to finish it off.  Registration is required and opens one week before the event.  The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number typed in with no spaces.  If you register and find you can't attend, please be kind to someone on the waiting list and call to cancel. 

 

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

We'll be making guitar pick necklaces today.  The picks are larger than the real thing.  Create your own designs using Sharpie markers.  Add a jump ring and ribbon to finish it off.  Registration is required and opens one week before the event.  The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number typed in with no spaces.  If you register and find you can't attend, please be kind to someone on the waiting list and call to cancel. 

 

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
GUITAR PICK JEWELRY - SESSION 2

We'll be making guitar pick necklaces today.  The picks are larger than the real thing.  Create your own designs using Sharpie markers.  Add a jump ring and ribbon to finish it off.  Registration is required and opens one week before the event.  The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number typed in with no spaces.  If you register and find you can't attend, please be kind to someone on the waiting list and call to cancel. 

 

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

We'll be making guitar pick necklaces today.  The picks are larger than the real thing.  Create your own designs using Sharpie markers.  Add a jump ring and ribbon to finish it off.  Registration is required and opens one week before the event.  The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number typed in with no spaces.  If you register and find you can't attend, please be kind to someone on the waiting list and call to cancel. 

 

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's 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.

 
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6:15 PM - 7:15 PM
GUITAR PICK JEWELRY - SESSION 3

We'll be making guitar pick necklaces today.  The picks are larger than the real thing.  Create your own designs using Sharpie markers.  Add a jump ring and ribbon to finish it off.  Registration is required and opens one week before the event.  The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number typed in with no spaces.  If you register and find you can't attend, please be kind to someone on the waiting list and call to cancel. 

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

We'll be making guitar pick necklaces today.  The picks are larger than the real thing.  Create your own designs using Sharpie markers.  Add a jump ring and ribbon to finish it off.  Registration is required and opens one week before the event.  The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number typed in with no spaces.  If you register and find you can't attend, please be kind to someone on the waiting list and call to cancel. 

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

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.

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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

Friday July 20, 2018
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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Origami Cranes...and How to Build Them

GRADES 6TH TO 12TH

Come learn how to make flowers, frogs, and the famous crane as you try your hand at the Japanese art of paper folding!


CONTACT:  Meghan Chapman  9784545474  mchapman@dracutlibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room

GRADES 6TH TO 12TH

Come learn how to make flowers, frogs, and the famous crane as you try your hand at the Japanese art of paper folding!


CONTACT:
  Meghan Chapman
  9784545474
  mchapman@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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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
JOHN PORCINO

John Porcino will be entertaining us with a great show.  "Hardily told stories, joyfully sung songs,  and fascinating musical instruments from around the world.    Woven together entertaining bag full of tricks and skills, a playful touch of audience participation, and a  message of caring for our planet and each other."  Children ages 3 - entering grade 5 and their a parent are invited.  You may reserve your free tickets starting one week before the event.  Adults will need a ticket as well as each child.  You may claim your tickets in the Children's Room the day of the show, starting at 10 AM. Registration is required and opens one week before the event.  The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number typed in with no spaces.  If you register and find you can't attend, please be kind to someone on the waiting list and call to cancel.  Daycare groups may not register for this program online.  Please contact Penny by e-mail to see if we can accomodate you. 

"This program is supported in part by a grant from the Dracut Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency."

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

John Porcino will be entertaining us with a great show.  "Hardily told stories, joyfully sung songs,  and fascinating musical instruments from around the world.    Woven together entertaining bag full of tricks and skills, a playful touch of audience participation, and a  message of caring for our planet and each other."  Children ages 3 - entering grade 5 and their a parent are invited.  You may reserve your free tickets starting one week before the event.  Adults will need a ticket as well as each child.  You may claim your tickets in the Children's Room the day of the show, starting at 10 AM. Registration is required and opens one week before the event.  The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number typed in with no spaces.  If you register and find you can't attend, please be kind to someone on the waiting list and call to cancel.  Daycare groups may not register for this program online.  Please contact Penny by e-mail to see if we can accomodate you. 

"This program is supported in part by a grant from the Dracut Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency."

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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
OPTICAL ILLUSIONS - SESSION 1

Sometimes you think you see one thing and it's something else altogether! We'll also make a whirlygig to take home. Students entering grades 1-5 are invited to join in the fun.  Registration is required and opens one week before the event.  The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number typed in with no spaces.  If you register and find you can't attend, please be kind to someone on the waiting list and call to cancel. 

What animal do you see in this picture?

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

Sometimes you think you see one thing and it's something else altogether! We'll also make a whirlygig to take home. Students entering grades 1-5 are invited to join in the fun.  Registration is required and opens one week before the event.  The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number typed in with no spaces.  If you register and find you can't attend, please be kind to someone on the waiting list and call to cancel. 

What animal do you see in this picture?

Image result for duck and rabbit illusion

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
OPTICAL ILLUSIONS - SESSION 2

Sometimes you think you see one thing and it's something else altogether!  We'll also make a whirlygig to take home.Students entering grades 1-5 are invited to join in the fun.  Registration is required and opens one week before the event.  The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number typed in with no spaces.  If you register and find you can't attend, please be kind to someone on the waiting list and call to cancel. 

What animal do you see in this picture?

Image result for duck and rabbit illusion

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

Sometimes you think you see one thing and it's something else altogether!  We'll also make a whirlygig to take home.Students entering grades 1-5 are invited to join in the fun.  Registration is required and opens one week before the event.  The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number typed in with no spaces.  If you register and find you can't attend, please be kind to someone on the waiting list and call to cancel. 

What animal do you see in this picture?

Image result for duck and rabbit illusion

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 3

Sometimes you think you see one thing and it's something else altogether!  We'll also make a whirlygig to take home.  Students entering grades 1-5 are invited to join in the fun.  Registration is required and opens one week before the event.  The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number typed in with no spaces.  If you register and find you can't attend, please be kind to someone on the waiting list and call to cancel. 

What animal do you see in this picture?

Image result for duck and rabbit illusion

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

Sometimes you think you see one thing and it's something else altogether!  We'll also make a whirlygig to take home.  Students entering grades 1-5 are invited to join in the fun.  Registration is required and opens one week before the event.  The requested barcode is your MVLC library card number typed in with no spaces.  If you register and find you can't attend, please be kind to someone on the waiting list and call to cancel. 

What animal do you see in this picture?

Image result for duck and rabbit illusion

CONTACT:
  Penny Berube
  978.454.5474  x5
  pberube@dracutlibrary.org

LOCATION: Meeting Room

Wednesday July 25, 2018
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10:30 AM - 11:15 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.  If you register and find you can't attend, please be kind to someone on the waiting list and call to cancel. 

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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