Fitchburg, Massachusetts


Non Library Event

Library Event

  

Wednesday February 20, 2019
misc_none.png
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
In Use
LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room
 
elect_gaming_console.png
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Smash Bros Tournament

Test your skills at our Smash Bros Tournament!  For ages 8 to 18.  

LOCATION: Garden Room
There are 5 spaces available.

Test your skills at our Smash Bros Tournament!  For ages 8 to 18.  

LOCATION: Garden Room

There are 5 spaces available.

 
elect_joystick.png
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Gaming

Come game with your friends at the library!  Video games and board games. 

Come game with your friends at the library!  Video games and board games. 

 
misc_none.png
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Friends of the Library Meeting

All are welcome

CONTACT: Mary Willoughby  978-345-1214
LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room

All are welcome

CONTACT:
  Mary Willoughby
  978.345.1214
  

LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room

Thursday February 21, 2019
misc_none.png
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Hands on Nature

Winter Hibernation

How do your favorite animals spend the winter?  Come find out, as we learn about how animals look for shelter during the coldest months of the year.  We will learn about hibernation, how animals spend the winter, and the amazing adaptations animals have for surviving through the harshest temperatures in New England.  Bring a stuffed animal and create a cozy little hibernation den to take home! For children ages 3 and up. 

This program is sponsored by Strengthening Families. 

 

Image result for chipmunk

 

CONTACT: Deanna Wilbur  978-602-8657  strengthfam@gmail.com
LOCATION: Garden Room

Winter Hibernation

How do your favorite animals spend the winter?  Come find out, as we learn about how animals look for shelter during the coldest months of the year.  We will learn about hibernation, how animals spend the winter, and the amazing adaptations animals have for surviving through the harshest temperatures in New England.  Bring a stuffed animal and create a cozy little hibernation den to take home! For children ages 3 and up. 

This program is sponsored by Strengthening Families. 

 

Image result for chipmunk

 

CONTACT:
  Deanna Wilbur
  978.602.8657
  strengthfam@gmail.com

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
misc_none.png
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
set-up
LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room
 
misc_none.png
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
AARP Tax Assistance

Free tax assistance, contact the Information Desk for an appointment 978-829-1785

 Income must be below $60,000 to qualify for this tax assistance program/

CONTACT: Information Librarians  978-829-1780
LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room

Free tax assistance, contact the Information Desk for an appointment 978-829-1785

 Income must be below $60,000 to qualify for this tax assistance program/

CONTACT:
  Information Librarians
  978.829.1780
  

LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room

 
symbols_genealogy.png
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Genealogy Help

The Library has volunteers who can help you with your genealogy questions in our local history room.

We also have ancestry.com to use in the Library and Heritage Quest which you can access online from home.

CONTACT: Library Reference Staff  9788291780

The Library has volunteers who can help you with your genealogy questions in our local history room.

We also have ancestry.com to use in the Library and Heritage Quest which you can access online from home.

CONTACT:
  Library Reference Staff
  9788291780
  

 
rec_knitting.png
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Knit and Crochet

Knit and crochet in the Library!  Ages 10 and up.

CONTACT: YL Librarians  978-829-1789
LOCATION: Garden Room

Knit and crochet in the Library!  Ages 10 and up.

CONTACT:
  YL Librarians
  978.829.1789
  

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
rec_lego_logo.png
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Lego Club

Join us every Thursday afternoon for Lego Club.  Let your imagination fly with our (seemingly) endless supply of Legos.  Please leave your legos at home - we have plenty to share. 

Lego, Multicolor, Bricks, Game, Children

CONTACT: Nicole Irvin  978-829-1789  nirvin@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Children's Library

Join us every Thursday afternoon for Lego Club.  Let your imagination fly with our (seemingly) endless supply of Legos.  Please leave your legos at home - we have plenty to share. 

Lego, Multicolor, Bricks, Game, Children

CONTACT:
  Nicole Irvin
  978.829.1789
  nirvin@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Children's Library

 
lib_reading.png
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Beginner Bookworms

Join us for a fun afternoon storytime.  Listen to a book and participate in crafts and activities related to the story.  This program is offered by Eva Kelly from the Fitchburg Public Schools.  This program is appropriate for children ages 5 to 12. 

CONTACT: Nicole Irvin  978-829-1789  nirvin@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Garden Room

Join us for a fun afternoon storytime.  Listen to a book and participate in crafts and activities related to the story.  This program is offered by Eva Kelly from the Fitchburg Public Schools.  This program is appropriate for children ages 5 to 12. 

CONTACT:
  Nicole Irvin
  978.829.1789
  nirvin@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
misc_none.png
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
T.O.P.S. Take Off Pounds Sensibly.
CONTACT: Judy Pierce  978-345-6475
LOCATION: Meeting Room 2
CONTACT:
  Judy Pierce
  978.345.6475
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room 2

Friday February 22, 2019
lib_reading.png
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
STEAM Play at the Garden

STEAM Play at the Garden is a literacy based interactive playgroup for parents and children alike.  Designed to introduce the concepts of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math through a combination of stories and meaningful play.  For ages 0-5 (siblings are always welcome).  A program of the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care. 

CONTACT: Cindy Lapinskas  clapinskas@mocinc.org
LOCATION: Garden Room

STEAM Play at the Garden is a literacy based interactive playgroup for parents and children alike.  Designed to introduce the concepts of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math through a combination of stories and meaningful play.  For ages 0-5 (siblings are always welcome).  A program of the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care. 

CONTACT:
  Cindy Lapinskas
  
  clapinskas@mocinc.org

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
misc_none.png
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
AARP Tax Preparation

Free Tax Assistance. Contact the Information Desk for an appointment. 978-829-1785

LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room

Free Tax Assistance. Contact the Information Desk for an appointment. 978-829-1785

LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room

 
misc_none.png
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Set-Up for HomeSchool Learning Lab

Set-up time for HomeSchool Learning Lab

CONTACT: Nicole Irvin  978-829-1789  nirvin@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Garden Room

Set-up time for HomeSchool Learning Lab

CONTACT:
  Nicole Irvin
  978.829.1789
  nirvin@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
misc_none.png
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Homeschool Learning Lab

Civic Awareness

Learn about your government: 

Who represents you on a local, state and national level?  

What is democracy and why is it important? 

How can you be more involved? 

Guest Speaker: Senator, Dean Tran

 

 

 

CONTACT: Kimberly St. Onge  978-829-1782  kbowditc@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Garden Room

Civic Awareness

Learn about your government: 

Who represents you on a local, state and national level?  

What is democracy and why is it important? 

How can you be more involved? 

Guest Speaker: Senator, Dean Tran

 

 

 

CONTACT:
  Kimberly St. Onge
  978.829.1782
  kbowditc@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Garden Room

Saturday February 23, 2019
lib_book_bookshelf.png
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Friends Book Sale

Friends Book Sale Reopening! Come see the new inventory!

Friends Book Sale Reopening! Come see the new inventory!

 
objects_coupon.png
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Ahmadiyya Muslim Community

Free crafts for kids. 

CONTACT: Rejowana Majid  m.rejowana@yahoo.com
LOCATION: Garden Room

Free crafts for kids. 

CONTACT:
  Rejowana Majid
  
  m.rejowana@yahoo.com

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
lib_book_sale.png
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Children's book and toy sale
LOCATION: Hallway outside Auditorium
Monday February 25, 2019
lib_reading.png
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Story time

Join us for story time. 

We have music and movement and fun!

All ages are welcome.

CONTACT: Jane Pernaa  978-829-1789  jane.pernaa@gmail.com
LOCATION: Garden Room

Join us for story time. 

We have music and movement and fun!

All ages are welcome.

CONTACT:
  Jane Pernaa
  978.829.1789
  jane.pernaa@gmail.com

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
objects_hammer.png
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Maker Mondays

A Maker Space for chidlren ages 6 to 12.  Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. 

You can work on an art project or learn about circuits with our Little Bits.  Construct structures with our Strawbees or make a bracelet for you and a friend. 

CONTACT: Nicole Irvin  978-829-1789  nirvin@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Garden Room

A Maker Space for chidlren ages 6 to 12.  Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. 

You can work on an art project or learn about circuits with our Little Bits.  Construct structures with our Strawbees or make a bracelet for you and a friend. 

CONTACT:
  Nicole Irvin
  978.829.1789
  nirvin@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
people_dancers.png
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Pokemon Game Night

Play Pokemon with your friends at the library!

CONTACT: Nicole Irvin  978-829-1789  nirvin@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Garden Room

Play Pokemon with your friends at the library!

CONTACT:
  Nicole Irvin
  978.829.1789
  nirvin@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
misc_none.png
6:00 PM - 7:50 PM
Finnish Conversation Group
CONTACT: Eino Kauppi  978-597-0248
LOCATION: Meeting Room 2
CONTACT:
  Eino Kauppi
  978.597.0248
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room 2

Tuesday February 26, 2019
elect_laptop.png
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Computer Assistance

Tuesday mornings our skilled volunteer Brian will be on hand to assist anyone with things they would like to learn or accomplish on the computers. Need help with an online job application? scanning some documents? basic or advanced computer procedures? Just drop an ....

CONTACT: Library Reference Staff  978-829-1780

Tuesday mornings our skilled volunteer Brian will be on hand to assist anyone with things they would like to learn or accomplish on the computers. Need help with an online job application? scanning some documents? basic or advanced computer procedures? Just drop an ....

CONTACT:
  Library Reference Staff
  978.829.1780
  

 
misc_none.png
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
set-up
LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room
 
lib_reading.png
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Story time

Join us for story time. 

We have music and movement and fun!

All ages are welcome.

CONTACT: Jane Pernaa  978-829-1789  jane.pernaa@gmail.com
LOCATION: Garden Room

Join us for story time. 

We have music and movement and fun!

All ages are welcome.

CONTACT:
  Jane Pernaa
  978.829.1789
  jane.pernaa@gmail.com

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
misc_none.png
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
AARP Tax Assistance

Free tax assistance, contact the Information Desk for an appointment 978-829-1785

 Income must be below $60,000 to qualify for this tax assistance program/

CONTACT: Information Librarians  978-829-1780
LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room

Free tax assistance, contact the Information Desk for an appointment 978-829-1785

 Income must be below $60,000 to qualify for this tax assistance program/

CONTACT:
  Information Librarians
  978.829.1780
  

LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room

 
misc_none.png
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Autism Resource Central Meeting
CONTACT: Dianne Crossley  508-298-1611
LOCATION: Meeting Room 2
CONTACT:
  Dianne Crossley
  508.298.1611
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room 2

 
misc_none.png
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Intermediate Tai Chi
CONTACT: Kathy Rowe  978-827-5454
LOCATION: Garden Room
CONTACT:
  Kathy Rowe
  978.827.5454
  

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
misc_none.png
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Afternoon Crafts

We're making rainbow hearts.

 

Image result for rainbow heart suncatcher craft

 

For ages 6-11.  Children under 6 welcome with a participating adult.

CONTACT: Ms. June  978-829-1789
LOCATION: Garden Room

We're making rainbow hearts.

 

Image result for rainbow heart suncatcher craft

 

For ages 6-11.  Children under 6 welcome with a participating adult.

CONTACT:
  Ms. June
  978.829.1789
  

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
rec_paint_palette.png
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Color Me Zen!

Image result for adult coloring clip art free

Need a moment of calm in this busy world? Join us for "Color Me Zen" on Tuesdays from 6-7:30 pm! We have colored pencils, markers, and gel pens, lots of coloring pages for you, and soothing green tea! Please come to the Garden Room and enjoy some time of relaxation!

For ages 16+.  Feel free to bring your own pencils or markers!

CONTACT: Kim St. Onge  978-829-1780
LOCATION: Garden Room

Image result for adult coloring clip art free

Need a moment of calm in this busy world? Join us for "Color Me Zen" on Tuesdays from 6-7:30 pm! We have colored pencils, markers, and gel pens, lots of coloring pages for you, and soothing green tea! Please come to the Garden Room and enjoy some time of relaxation!

For ages 16+.  Feel free to bring your own pencils or markers!

CONTACT:
  Kim St. Onge
  978.829.1780
  

LOCATION: Garden Room

Wednesday February 27, 2019
misc_none.png
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
In Use
LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room
 
misc_none.png
4:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Anime Night

The very first in our ongoing series of Teen Hangouts, come to the Garden Room, eat some Ramen, and enjoy some wonderful Anime. Event is only open to individuals between the ages of 12 and 18.

CONTACT: Library Staff  978-829-1780
LOCATION: Garden Room

The very first in our ongoing series of Teen Hangouts, come to the Garden Room, eat some Ramen, and enjoy some wonderful Anime. Event is only open to individuals between the ages of 12 and 18.

CONTACT:
  Library Staff
  978.829.1780
  

LOCATION: Garden Room

Thursday February 28, 2019
misc_none.png
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
set-up
LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room
 
misc_none.png
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
AARP Tax Assistance

Free tax assistance, contact the Information Desk for an appointment 978-829-1785

 Income must be below $60,000 to qualify for this tax assistance program/

CONTACT: Information Librarians  978-829-1780
LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room

Free tax assistance, contact the Information Desk for an appointment 978-829-1785

 Income must be below $60,000 to qualify for this tax assistance program/

CONTACT:
  Information Librarians
  978.829.1780
  

LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room

 
symbols_genealogy.png
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Genealogy Help

The Library has volunteers who can help you with your genealogy questions in our local history room.

We also have ancestry.com to use in the Library and Heritage Quest which you can access online from home.

CONTACT: Library Reference Staff  9788291780

The Library has volunteers who can help you with your genealogy questions in our local history room.

We also have ancestry.com to use in the Library and Heritage Quest which you can access online from home.

CONTACT:
  Library Reference Staff
  9788291780
  

 
rec_knitting.png
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Knit and Crochet

Knit and crochet in the Library!  Ages 10 and up.

CONTACT: YL Librarians  978-829-1789
LOCATION: Garden Room

Knit and crochet in the Library!  Ages 10 and up.

CONTACT:
  YL Librarians
  978.829.1789
  

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
misc_none.png
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Historical Commission
CONTACT: Sharon Bernard
LOCATION: Meeting Room 2
CONTACT:
  Sharon Bernard
  
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room 2

 
rec_lego_logo.png
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Lego Club

Join us every Thursday afternoon for Lego Club.  Let your imagination fly with our (seemingly) endless supply of Legos.  Please leave your legos at home - we have plenty to share. 

Lego, Multicolor, Bricks, Game, Children

CONTACT: Nicole Irvin  978-829-1789  nirvin@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Children's Library

Join us every Thursday afternoon for Lego Club.  Let your imagination fly with our (seemingly) endless supply of Legos.  Please leave your legos at home - we have plenty to share. 

Lego, Multicolor, Bricks, Game, Children

CONTACT:
  Nicole Irvin
  978.829.1789
  nirvin@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Children's Library

 
misc_none.png
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
T.O.P.S. Take Off Pounds Sensibly.
CONTACT: Judy Pierce  978-345-6475
LOCATION: Meeting Room 2
CONTACT:
  Judy Pierce
  978.345.6475
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room 2

 
nat_rainbow.png
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
I am Jazz Community Read

6:00 to 6:30 - Community Read of I AM JAZZ, a book co-written by Jazz Jennings about her experiences as a transgender girl.

6:30 to 7:30 - Transgender 101: Everything you wanted to know, but were afraid to ask!  Presented by trans activist and educator, Renee Manning.  

Appropriate for all ages.  

CONTACT: Nicole Irvin  978-829-1789  nirvin@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Garden Room

6:00 to 6:30 - Community Read of I AM JAZZ, a book co-written by Jazz Jennings about her experiences as a transgender girl.

6:30 to 7:30 - Transgender 101: Everything you wanted to know, but were afraid to ask!  Presented by trans activist and educator, Renee Manning.  

Appropriate for all ages.  

CONTACT:
  Nicole Irvin
  978.829.1789
  nirvin@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Garden Room

Friday March 1, 2019
lib_reading.png
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
STEAM Play at the Garden

STEAM Play at the Garden is a literacy based interactive playgroup for parents and children alike.  Designed to introduce the concepts of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math through a combination of stories and meaningful play.  For ages 0-5 (siblings are always welcome).  A program of the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care. 

CONTACT: Cindy Lapinskas  clapinskas@mocinc.org
LOCATION: Garden Room

STEAM Play at the Garden is a literacy based interactive playgroup for parents and children alike.  Designed to introduce the concepts of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math through a combination of stories and meaningful play.  For ages 0-5 (siblings are always welcome).  A program of the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care. 

CONTACT:
  Cindy Lapinskas
  
  clapinskas@mocinc.org

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
misc_none.png
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Set-Up for HomeSchool Learning Lab

Set-up time for HomeSchool Learning Lab

CONTACT: Kimberly St. Onge  978-829-1782  kbowditc@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Garden Room
There are 16 spaces available.

Set-up time for HomeSchool Learning Lab

CONTACT:
  Kimberly St. Onge
  978.829.1782
  kbowditc@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Garden Room

There are 16 spaces available.

 
misc_none.png
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Homeschool Learning Lab - Russian

 

Week 1

Russian language overview

Why learn Russian?

Introduction to the Cyrillic Alphabet

Russian culture

Simple words and phrases

 

CONTACT: Kimberly St. Onge  978-829-1782  kbowditc@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Garden Room

 

Week 1

Russian language overview

Why learn Russian?

Introduction to the Cyrillic Alphabet

Russian culture

Simple words and phrases

 

CONTACT:
  Kimberly St. Onge
  978.829.1782
  kbowditc@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Garden Room

Saturday March 2, 2019
anim_cat.png
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Read to a Therapy Pet

Read with TheraPAWS Therapy Pets in the garden room on the first Saturday of the month.  Children who read aloud improve comprehension and reading skills.  Stop by and meet Mr. Wuffles, Indie, and Livy.  

CONTACT: Sally Cragin
LOCATION: Garden Room

Read with TheraPAWS Therapy Pets in the garden room on the first Saturday of the month.  Children who read aloud improve comprehension and reading skills.  Stop by and meet Mr. Wuffles, Indie, and Livy.  

CONTACT:
  Sally Cragin
  
  

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
rec_chess_knight.png
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Chess Workshop for Youth and Families

Learn chess, or improve your skills with chess expert, George Mirijanian. 

CONTACT: Nicole Irvin  978-829-1789  nirvin@cwmars.org

Learn chess, or improve your skills with chess expert, George Mirijanian. 

CONTACT:
  Nicole Irvin
  978.829.1789
  nirvin@cwmars.org

Monday March 4, 2019
lib_reading.png
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Story time

Join us for story time. 

We have music and movement and fun!

All ages are welcome.

CONTACT: Jane Pernaa  978-829-1789  jane.pernaa@gmail.com
LOCATION: Garden Room

Join us for story time. 

We have music and movement and fun!

All ages are welcome.

CONTACT:
  Jane Pernaa
  978.829.1789
  jane.pernaa@gmail.com

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
objects_hammer.png
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Maker Mondays

A Maker Space for chidlren ages 6 to 12.  Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. 

You can work on an art project or learn about circuits with our Little Bits.  Construct structures with our Strawbees or make a bracelet for you and a friend. 

CONTACT: Nicole Irvin  978-829-1789  nirvin@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Garden Room

A Maker Space for chidlren ages 6 to 12.  Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. 

You can work on an art project or learn about circuits with our Little Bits.  Construct structures with our Strawbees or make a bracelet for you and a friend. 

CONTACT:
  Nicole Irvin
  978.829.1789
  nirvin@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
people_dancers.png
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Pokemon Game Night

Play Pokemon with your friends at the library!

CONTACT: Nicole Irvin  978-829-1789  nirvin@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Garden Room

Play Pokemon with your friends at the library!

CONTACT:
  Nicole Irvin
  978.829.1789
  nirvin@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
misc_none.png
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Literacy Volunteers Board Meeting
LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room
 
misc_none.png
6:00 PM - 7:50 PM
Finnish Conversation Group
CONTACT: Eino Kauppi  978-597-0248
LOCATION: Meeting Room 2
CONTACT:
  Eino Kauppi
  978.597.0248
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room 2

Tuesday March 5, 2019
elect_laptop.png
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Computer Assistance

Tuesday mornings our skilled volunteer Brian will be on hand to assist anyone with things they would like to learn or accomplish on the computers. Need help with an online job application? scanning some documents? basic or advanced computer procedures? Just drop an ....

CONTACT: Library Reference Staff  978-829-1780

Tuesday mornings our skilled volunteer Brian will be on hand to assist anyone with things they would like to learn or accomplish on the computers. Need help with an online job application? scanning some documents? basic or advanced computer procedures? Just drop an ....

CONTACT:
  Library Reference Staff
  978.829.1780
  

 
misc_none.png
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Representative Stephan Hay's Office Hours

Representative Stephan Hay will hold open office hours every Tuesday afternoon at the Fitchburg Public Library. 

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room 2

Representative Stephan Hay will hold open office hours every Tuesday afternoon at the Fitchburg Public Library. 

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room 2

 
misc_none.png
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
set-up
LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room
 
lib_reading.png
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Story time

Join us for story time. 

We have music and movement and fun!

All ages are welcome.

CONTACT: Jane Pernaa  978-829-1789  jane.pernaa@gmail.com
LOCATION: Garden Room

Join us for story time. 

We have music and movement and fun!

All ages are welcome.

CONTACT:
  Jane Pernaa
  978.829.1789
  jane.pernaa@gmail.com

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
misc_none.png
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
AARP Tax Assistance

Free tax assistance, contact the Information Desk for an appointment 978-829-1785

 Income must be below $60,000 to qualify for this tax assistance program/

CONTACT: Information Librarians  978-829-1780
LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room

Free tax assistance, contact the Information Desk for an appointment 978-829-1785

 Income must be below $60,000 to qualify for this tax assistance program/

CONTACT:
  Information Librarians
  978.829.1780
  

LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room

 
misc_none.png
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
In use
CONTACT: Sharon Bernard
LOCATION: Meeting Room 2
CONTACT:
  Sharon Bernard
  
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room 2

 
misc_none.png
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Afternoon Crafts

I'm not "lion"--march is something to roar about!

 

Image result for lion craft made out of hearts

 

 

For ages 6-11.  Children under 6 welcome with a participating adult.

CONTACT: Ms. June  978-829-1789
LOCATION: Garden Room

I'm not "lion"--march is something to roar about!

 

Image result for lion craft made out of hearts

 

 

For ages 6-11.  Children under 6 welcome with a participating adult.

CONTACT:
  Ms. June
  978.829.1789
  

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
rec_paint_palette.png
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Color Me Zen!

Image result for adult coloring clip art free

Need a moment of calm in this busy world? Join us for "Color Me Zen" on Tuesdays from 6-7:30 pm! We have colored pencils, markers, and gel pens, lots of coloring pages for you, and soothing green tea! Please come to the Garden Room and enjoy some time of relaxation!

For ages 16+.  Feel free to bring your own pencils or markers!

CONTACT: Kim St. Onge  978-829-1780
LOCATION: Garden Room

Image result for adult coloring clip art free

Need a moment of calm in this busy world? Join us for "Color Me Zen" on Tuesdays from 6-7:30 pm! We have colored pencils, markers, and gel pens, lots of coloring pages for you, and soothing green tea! Please come to the Garden Room and enjoy some time of relaxation!

For ages 16+.  Feel free to bring your own pencils or markers!

CONTACT:
  Kim St. Onge
  978.829.1780
  

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
misc_none.png
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Literacy Volunteers Board Meeting
LOCATION: Meeting Room 2
 
misc_none.png
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Script-Reading for Book Lovers
CONTACT: Library Staff  978-829-1780
LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room
CONTACT:
  Library Staff
  978.829.1780
  

LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room

Wednesday March 6, 2019
misc_none.png
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
In Use
LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room
 
rec_lego_logo.png
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Half Day Lego Party

EEGO PARTY!!!!  Hang out, watch a lego-themed movie, eat some snacks, and build with Legos! 

Due to a recent donation of Legos, kids will be able to bring their creations home. This program is appropriate for children ages 6 to 12. 

EEGO PARTY!!!!  Hang out, watch a lego-themed movie, eat some snacks, and build with Legos! 

Due to a recent donation of Legos, kids will be able to bring their creations home. This program is appropriate for children ages 6 to 12. 

 
elect_joystick.png
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Gaming

Come game with your friends at the library!  Video games and board games. 

Come game with your friends at the library!  Video games and board games. 

 
misc_none.png
4:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Board Game Night

Teen Event: Come to the library, hang out, and play some board games, provided by donors and That's Entertainment!

CONTACT: Library Staff  978-829-1780

Teen Event: Come to the library, hang out, and play some board games, provided by donors and That's Entertainment!

CONTACT:
  Library Staff
  978.829.1780
  

Thursday March 7, 2019
misc_none.png
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
set-up
LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room
 
misc_none.png
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
AARP Tax Assistance

Free tax assistance, contact the Information Desk for an appointment 978-829-1785

 Income must be below $60,000 to qualify for this tax assistance program/

CONTACT: Information Librarians  978-829-1780
LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room

Free tax assistance, contact the Information Desk for an appointment 978-829-1785

 Income must be below $60,000 to qualify for this tax assistance program/

CONTACT:
  Information Librarians
  978.829.1780
  

LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room

 
symbols_genealogy.png
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Genealogy Help

The Library has volunteers who can help you with your genealogy questions in our local history room.

We also have ancestry.com to use in the Library and Heritage Quest which you can access online from home.

CONTACT: Library Reference Staff  978-829-1780

The Library has volunteers who can help you with your genealogy questions in our local history room.

We also have ancestry.com to use in the Library and Heritage Quest which you can access online from home.

CONTACT:
  Library Reference Staff
  978.829.1780
  

 
rec_lego_logo.png
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Lego Club

Join us every Thursday afternoon for Lego Club.  Let your imagination fly with our (seemingly) endless supply of Legos.  Please leave your legos at home - we have plenty to share. 

Lego, Multicolor, Bricks, Game, Children

CONTACT: Nicole Irvin  978-829-1789  nirvin@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Children's Library

Join us every Thursday afternoon for Lego Club.  Let your imagination fly with our (seemingly) endless supply of Legos.  Please leave your legos at home - we have plenty to share. 

Lego, Multicolor, Bricks, Game, Children

CONTACT:
  Nicole Irvin
  978.829.1789
  nirvin@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Children's Library

Friday March 8, 2019
lib_reading.png
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
STEAM Play at the Garden

STEAM Play at the Garden is a literacy based interactive playgroup for parents and children alike.  Designed to introduce the concepts of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math through a combination of stories and meaningful play.  For ages 0-5 (siblings are always welcome).  A program of the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care. 

CONTACT: Cindy Lapinskas  clapinskas@mocinc.org
LOCATION: Garden Room

STEAM Play at the Garden is a literacy based interactive playgroup for parents and children alike.  Designed to introduce the concepts of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math through a combination of stories and meaningful play.  For ages 0-5 (siblings are always welcome).  A program of the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care. 

CONTACT:
  Cindy Lapinskas
  
  clapinskas@mocinc.org

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
misc_none.png
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Set-Up for HomeSchool Learning Lab

Set-up time for HomeSchool Learning Lab

CONTACT: Nicole Irvin  978-829-1789  nirvin@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Garden Room

Set-up time for HomeSchool Learning Lab

CONTACT:
  Nicole Irvin
  978.829.1789
  nirvin@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
misc_none.png
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Homeschool Learning Lab - Russian

Week 2

Review of Cyrillic Alphabet

Writing in Russian

Russian Culture 2

Simple words and phrases

 

 

 

CONTACT: Kimberly St. Onge  978-829-1782  kbowditc@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Garden Room

Week 2

Review of Cyrillic Alphabet

Writing in Russian

Russian Culture 2

Simple words and phrases

 

 

 

CONTACT:
  Kimberly St. Onge
  978.829.1782
  kbowditc@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Garden Room

Sunday March 10, 2019
flags_ireland.png
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Irish Concert with Kate Chadbourne

Image result for CELTIC HARP CLIPART

Please join us for a SUNDAY afternoon free concert for all ages in the Irish Tradition. The concert will be performed by Kate Chadbourne an award winning songwriter, poet and performer.

She brings to her audiences the sounds of the harp, tin whistle, Irish flute, and melodeon, a deep love and knowledge of traditional Irish stories, and a warm and welcoming presence.

Refreshements will be served.

Generously funded by the Robert L. Rice Memorial Concert Fund and the Rice Family.

Please enter by the Newton Place entrance as the rest of the Library will be closed.     

 

CONTACT: Fitchburg Public Library Information Staff  978--829-1780
LOCATION: Auditorium

Image result for CELTIC HARP CLIPART

Please join us for a SUNDAY afternoon free concert for all ages in the Irish Tradition. The concert will be performed by Kate Chadbourne an award winning songwriter, poet and performer.

She brings to her audiences the sounds of the harp, tin whistle, Irish flute, and melodeon, a deep love and knowledge of traditional Irish stories, and a warm and welcoming presence.

Refreshements will be served.

Generously funded by the Robert L. Rice Memorial Concert Fund and the Rice Family.

Please enter by the Newton Place entrance as the rest of the Library will be closed.     

 

CONTACT:
  Fitchburg Public Library Information Staff
  978..829.1780
  

LOCATION: Auditorium

Monday March 11, 2019
lib_reading.png
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Story time

Join us for story time. 

We have music and movement and fun!

All ages are welcome.

CONTACT: Jane Pernaa  978-829-1789  jane.pernaa@gmail.com
LOCATION: Garden Room

Join us for story time. 

We have music and movement and fun!

All ages are welcome.

CONTACT:
  Jane Pernaa
  978.829.1789
  jane.pernaa@gmail.com

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
objects_hammer.png
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Maker Mondays

A Maker Space for chidlren ages 6 to 12.  Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. 

You can work on an art project or learn about circuits with our Little Bits.  Construct structures with our Strawbees or make a bracelet for you and a friend. 

CONTACT: Nicole Irvin  978-829-1789  nirvin@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Garden Room

A Maker Space for chidlren ages 6 to 12.  Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. 

You can work on an art project or learn about circuits with our Little Bits.  Construct structures with our Strawbees or make a bracelet for you and a friend. 

CONTACT:
  Nicole Irvin
  978.829.1789
  nirvin@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
people_dancers.png
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Pokemon Game Night

Play Pokemon with your friends at the library!

CONTACT: Nicole Irvin  978-829-1789  nirvin@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Garden Room

Play Pokemon with your friends at the library!

CONTACT:
  Nicole Irvin
  978.829.1789
  nirvin@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
misc_none.png
6:00 PM - 7:50 PM
Finnish Conversation Group
CONTACT: Eino Kauppi  978-597-0248
LOCATION: Meeting Room 2
CONTACT:
  Eino Kauppi
  978.597.0248
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room 2

Tuesday March 12, 2019
elect_laptop.png
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Computer Assistance

Tuesday mornings our skilled volunteer Brian will be on hand to assist anyone with things they would like to learn or accomplish on the computers. Need help with an online job application? scanning some documents? basic or advanced computer procedures? Just drop an ....

CONTACT: Library Reference Staff  978-829-1780

Tuesday mornings our skilled volunteer Brian will be on hand to assist anyone with things they would like to learn or accomplish on the computers. Need help with an online job application? scanning some documents? basic or advanced computer procedures? Just drop an ....

CONTACT:
  Library Reference Staff
  978.829.1780
  

 
misc_none.png
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
set-up
LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room
 
lib_reading.png
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Story time

Join us for story time. 

We have music and movement and fun!

All ages are welcome.

CONTACT: Jane Pernaa  978-829-1789  jane.pernaa@gmail.com
LOCATION: Garden Room

Join us for story time. 

We have music and movement and fun!

All ages are welcome.

CONTACT:
  Jane Pernaa
  978.829.1789
  jane.pernaa@gmail.com

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
misc_none.png
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
AARP Tax Assistance

Free tax assistance, contact the Information Desk for an appointment 978-829-1785

 Income must be below $60,000 to qualify for this tax assistance program/

CONTACT: Information Librarians  978-829-1780
LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room

Free tax assistance, contact the Information Desk for an appointment 978-829-1785

 Income must be below $60,000 to qualify for this tax assistance program/

CONTACT:
  Information Librarians
  978.829.1780
  

LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room

 
misc_none.png
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Afternoon Crafts

How about a shamrock necklace to celebrate St. Patrick's Day?

 

Image result for st patricks day crafts for kids

 

 

For ages 6-11.  Children under 6 welcome with a participating adult.

CONTACT: Ms. June  978-829-1789
LOCATION: Garden Room

How about a shamrock necklace to celebrate St. Patrick's Day?

 

Image result for st patricks day crafts for kids

 

 

For ages 6-11.  Children under 6 welcome with a participating adult.

CONTACT:
  Ms. June
  978.829.1789
  

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
misc_none.png
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Human Rights Commission Meeting
CONTACT: Barbara Nealon   978-895-0606
LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room
CONTACT:
  Barbara Nealon 
  978.895.0606
  

LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room

 
rec_paint_palette.png
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Color Me Zen!

Image result for adult coloring clip art free

Need a moment of calm in this busy world? Join us for "Color Me Zen" on Tuesdays from 6-7:30 pm! We have colored pencils, markers, and gel pens, lots of coloring pages for you, and soothing green tea! Please come to the Garden Room and enjoy some time of relaxation!

For ages 16+.  Feel free to bring your own pencils or markers!

CONTACT: Kim St. Onge  978-829-1780
LOCATION: Garden Room

Image result for adult coloring clip art free

Need a moment of calm in this busy world? Join us for "Color Me Zen" on Tuesdays from 6-7:30 pm! We have colored pencils, markers, and gel pens, lots of coloring pages for you, and soothing green tea! Please come to the Garden Room and enjoy some time of relaxation!

For ages 16+.  Feel free to bring your own pencils or markers!

CONTACT:
  Kim St. Onge
  978.829.1780
  

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
misc_none.png
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
NOWOCO Pride Committee Meeting
LOCATION: Meeting Room 2
Wednesday March 13, 2019
misc_none.png
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
In Use
LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room
 
lib_book_open.png
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Book Club

Join us for the Fitchburg Public Library Book Club. The selection for this month is, "Small Great Things" by Jodi Picoult. We meet in the afternoon and in the evening. 

CONTACT: Jane Pernaa  978-829-1780  jane.pernaa@gmail.com
LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room

Join us for the Fitchburg Public Library Book Club. The selection for this month is, "Small Great Things" by Jodi Picoult. We meet in the afternoon and in the evening. 

CONTACT:
  Jane Pernaa
  978.829.1780
  jane.pernaa@gmail.com

LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room

 
misc_none.png
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Disability Commission
CONTACT: Jeffrey Wolfgang  978-869-0402
LOCATION: Garden Room
CONTACT:
  Jeffrey Wolfgang
  978.869.0402
  

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
elect_joystick.png
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Gaming

Come game with your friends at the library!  Video games and board games. 

Come game with your friends at the library!  Video games and board games. 

 
misc_none.png
4:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Video Game Night

Teen Event: Come to the library, hang out, enjoy free food, and play video games!

CONTACT: Library Staff  978-829-1780
LOCATION: Meeting Room 2

Teen Event: Come to the library, hang out, enjoy free food, and play video games!

CONTACT:
  Library Staff
  978.829.1780
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room 2

 
lib_book_open.png
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Book Club

Join us for the Fitchburg Public Library Book Club. The selection for this month is "Small Great Things" by Jodi Picoult. We meet in the afternoon and in the evening. 

CONTACT: Jane Pernaa  978-829-1780  jane.pernaa@gmail.com
LOCATION: Garden Room

Join us for the Fitchburg Public Library Book Club. The selection for this month is "Small Great Things" by Jodi Picoult. We meet in the afternoon and in the evening. 

CONTACT:
  Jane Pernaa
  978.829.1780
  jane.pernaa@gmail.com

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
misc_none.png
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Library Board of Trustees Meeting
LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room
Thursday March 14, 2019
misc_none.png
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
STAFF MEETING

Library will open at 11:30.

CONTACT: Sharon Bernard  9788291780  sbernard@fitchburgma.gov
LOCATION: Garden Room

Library will open at 11:30.

CONTACT:
  Sharon Bernard
  9788291780
  sbernard@fitchburgma.gov

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
misc_none.png
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
set-up
LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room
 
misc_none.png
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
AARP Tax Assistance

Free tax assistance, contact the Information Desk for an appointment 978-829-1785

 Income must be below $60,000 to qualify for this tax assistance program/

CONTACT: Information Librarians  978-829-1780
LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room

Free tax assistance, contact the Information Desk for an appointment 978-829-1785

 Income must be below $60,000 to qualify for this tax assistance program/

CONTACT:
  Information Librarians
  978.829.1780
  

LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room

 
symbols_genealogy.png
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Genealogy Help

The Library has volunteers who can help you with your genealogy questions in our local history room.

We also have ancestry.com to use in the Library and Heritage Quest which you can access online from home.

CONTACT: Library Reference Staff  978-829-1780

The Library has volunteers who can help you with your genealogy questions in our local history room.

We also have ancestry.com to use in the Library and Heritage Quest which you can access online from home.

CONTACT:
  Library Reference Staff
  978.829.1780
  

 
rec_lego_logo.png
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Lego Club

Join us every Thursday afternoon for Lego Club.  Let your imagination fly with our (seemingly) endless supply of Legos.  Please leave your legos at home - we have plenty to share. 

Lego, Multicolor, Bricks, Game, Children

CONTACT: Nicole Irvin  978-829-1789  nirvin@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Children's Library

Join us every Thursday afternoon for Lego Club.  Let your imagination fly with our (seemingly) endless supply of Legos.  Please leave your legos at home - we have plenty to share. 

Lego, Multicolor, Bricks, Game, Children

CONTACT:
  Nicole Irvin
  978.829.1789
  nirvin@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Children's Library

 
misc_none.png
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
PCA New Hire Orientation
CONTACT: Javier Fernandez  617-284-1144  javier.fernandez@1199funds.org
CONTACT:
  Javier Fernandez
  617.284.1144
  javier.fernandez@1199funds.org

 
misc_none.png
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
T.O.P.S. Take Off Pounds Sensibly.
CONTACT: Judy Pierce  978-345-6475
LOCATION: Meeting Room 2
CONTACT:
  Judy Pierce
  978.345.6475
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room 2

Friday March 15, 2019
misc_none.png
10:15 AM - 12:15 PM
Library Directors Roundtable

North Central Massachusetts library directors roundtable. 

CONTACT: Sharon Bernard  9788291781  sbernard@fitchburgma.gov
LOCATION: Meeting Room 2

North Central Massachusetts library directors roundtable. 

CONTACT:
  Sharon Bernard
  9788291781
  sbernard@fitchburgma.gov

LOCATION: Meeting Room 2

 
lib_reading.png
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
STEAM Play at the Garden

STEAM Play at the Garden is a literacy based interactive playgroup for parents and children alike.  Designed to introduce the concepts of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math through a combination of stories and meaningful play.  For ages 0-5 (siblings are always welcome).  A program of the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care. 

CONTACT: Cindy Lapinskas  clapinskas@mocinc.org
LOCATION: Garden Room

STEAM Play at the Garden is a literacy based interactive playgroup for parents and children alike.  Designed to introduce the concepts of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math through a combination of stories and meaningful play.  For ages 0-5 (siblings are always welcome).  A program of the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care. 

CONTACT:
  Cindy Lapinskas
  
  clapinskas@mocinc.org

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
misc_none.png
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Set-Up for HomeSchool Learning Lab

Set-up time for HomeSchool Learning Lab

CONTACT: Nicole Irvin  978-829-1789  nirvin@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Garden Room

Set-up time for HomeSchool Learning Lab

CONTACT:
  Nicole Irvin
  978.829.1789
  nirvin@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
misc_none.png
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Homeschool Learning Lab

 

Week 3

Review of Cyrillic Alphabet

Review of words and phrases

Russian culture 3

A little grammar

More words and phrases

 

CONTACT: Kimberly St. Onge  978-829-1782  kbowditc@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Garden Room

 

Week 3

Review of Cyrillic Alphabet

Review of words and phrases

Russian culture 3

A little grammar

More words and phrases

 

CONTACT:
  Kimberly St. Onge
  978.829.1782
  kbowditc@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Garden Room

Monday March 18, 2019
lib_reading.png
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Story time

Join us for story time. 

We have music and movement and fun!

All ages are welcome.

CONTACT: Jane Pernaa  978-829-1789  jane.pernaa@gmail.com
LOCATION: Garden Room

Join us for story time. 

We have music and movement and fun!

All ages are welcome.

CONTACT:
  Jane Pernaa
  978.829.1789
  jane.pernaa@gmail.com

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
objects_hammer.png
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Maker Mondays

A Maker Space for chidlren ages 6 to 12.  Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. 

You can work on an art project or learn about circuits with our Little Bits.  Construct structures with our Strawbees or make a bracelet for you and a friend. 

CONTACT: Nicole Irvin  978-829-1789  nirvin@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Garden Room

A Maker Space for chidlren ages 6 to 12.  Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. 

You can work on an art project or learn about circuits with our Little Bits.  Construct structures with our Strawbees or make a bracelet for you and a friend. 

CONTACT:
  Nicole Irvin
  978.829.1789
  nirvin@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
people_dancers.png
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Pokemon Game Night

Play Pokemon with your friends at the library!

CONTACT: Nicole Irvin  978-829-1789  nirvin@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Garden Room

Play Pokemon with your friends at the library!

CONTACT:
  Nicole Irvin
  978.829.1789
  nirvin@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
misc_none.png
6:00 PM - 7:50 PM
Finnish Conversation Group
CONTACT: Eino Kauppi  978-597-0248
LOCATION: Meeting Room 2
CONTACT:
  Eino Kauppi
  978.597.0248
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room 2

Tuesday March 19, 2019
elect_laptop.png
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Computer Assistance

Tuesday mornings our skilled volunteer Brian will be on hand to assist anyone with things they would like to learn or accomplish on the computers. Need help with an online job application? scanning some documents? basic or advanced computer procedures? Just drop an ....

CONTACT: Library Reference Staff  978-829-1780

Tuesday mornings our skilled volunteer Brian will be on hand to assist anyone with things they would like to learn or accomplish on the computers. Need help with an online job application? scanning some documents? basic or advanced computer procedures? Just drop an ....

CONTACT:
  Library Reference Staff
  978.829.1780
  

 
misc_none.png
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Representative Stephan Hay's Office Hours

Representative Stephan Hay will hold open office hours every Tuesday afternoon at the Fitchburg Public Library. 

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room 2

Representative Stephan Hay will hold open office hours every Tuesday afternoon at the Fitchburg Public Library. 

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room 2

 
misc_none.png
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
set-up
LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room
 
lib_reading.png
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Story time

Join us for story time. 

We have music and movement and fun!

All ages are welcome.

CONTACT: Jane Pernaa  978-829-1789  jane.pernaa@gmail.com
LOCATION: Garden Room

Join us for story time. 

We have music and movement and fun!

All ages are welcome.

CONTACT:
  Jane Pernaa
  978.829.1789
  jane.pernaa@gmail.com

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
misc_none.png
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
AARP Tax Assistance

Free tax assistance, contact the Information Desk for an appointment 978-829-1785

 Income must be below $60,000 to qualify for this tax assistance program/

CONTACT: Information Librarians  978-829-1780
LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room

Free tax assistance, contact the Information Desk for an appointment 978-829-1785

 Income must be below $60,000 to qualify for this tax assistance program/

CONTACT:
  Information Librarians
  978.829.1780
  

LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room

 
misc_none.png
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Afternoon Crafts

It's time for March Madness!  Make a stamped basketball and help up set up the bracket and watch the teams go!

 

Related image

 

 

For ages 6-11.  Children under 6 welcome with a participating adult.

CONTACT: Ms. June  978-829-1789
LOCATION: Garden Room

It's time for March Madness!  Make a stamped basketball and help up set up the bracket and watch the teams go!

 

Related image

 

 

For ages 6-11.  Children under 6 welcome with a participating adult.

CONTACT:
  Ms. June
  978.829.1789
  

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
rec_paint_palette.png
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Color Me Zen!

Image result for adult coloring clip art free

Need a moment of calm in this busy world? Join us for "Color Me Zen" on Tuesdays from 6-7:30 pm! We have colored pencils, markers, and gel pens, lots of coloring pages for you, and soothing green tea! Please come to the Garden Room and enjoy some time of relaxation!

For ages 16+.  Feel free to bring your own pencils or markers!

CONTACT: Kim St. Onge  978-829-1780
LOCATION: Garden Room

Image result for adult coloring clip art free

Need a moment of calm in this busy world? Join us for "Color Me Zen" on Tuesdays from 6-7:30 pm! We have colored pencils, markers, and gel pens, lots of coloring pages for you, and soothing green tea! Please come to the Garden Room and enjoy some time of relaxation!

For ages 16+.  Feel free to bring your own pencils or markers!

CONTACT:
  Kim St. Onge
  978.829.1780
  

LOCATION: Garden Room

Wednesday March 20, 2019
misc_none.png
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
In Use
LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room
 
elect_joystick.png
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Gaming

Come game with your friends at the library!  Video games and board games. 

Come game with your friends at the library!  Video games and board games. 

 
misc_none.png
4:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Trading Card Game Night

Teen Event: Come to the library and play Pokemon, Magic the Gathering, and other trading card games!

CONTACT: Library Staff  978-829-1780

Teen Event: Come to the library and play Pokemon, Magic the Gathering, and other trading card games!

CONTACT:
  Library Staff
  978.829.1780
  

 
misc_none.png
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Friends of the Library Meeting

All are welcome

CONTACT: Mary Willoughby  978-345-1214
LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room

All are welcome

CONTACT:
  Mary Willoughby
  978.345.1214
  

LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room

Thursday March 21, 2019
misc_none.png
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
set-up
LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room
 
misc_none.png
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
AARP Tax Assistance

Free tax assistance, contact the Information Desk for an appointment 978-829-1785

 Income must be below $60,000 to qualify for this tax assistance program/

CONTACT: Information Librarians  978-829-1780
LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room

Free tax assistance, contact the Information Desk for an appointment 978-829-1785

 Income must be below $60,000 to qualify for this tax assistance program/

CONTACT:
  Information Librarians
  978.829.1780
  

LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room

 
symbols_genealogy.png
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Genealogy Help

The Library has volunteers who can help you with your genealogy questions in our local history room.

We also have ancestry.com to use in the Library and Heritage Quest which you can access online from home.

CONTACT: Library Reference Staff  978-829-1780

The Library has volunteers who can help you with your genealogy questions in our local history room.

We also have ancestry.com to use in the Library and Heritage Quest which you can access online from home.

CONTACT:
  Library Reference Staff
  978.829.1780
  

 
rec_lego_logo.png
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Lego Club

Join us every Thursday afternoon for Lego Club.  Let your imagination fly with our (seemingly) endless supply of Legos.  Please leave your legos at home - we have plenty to share. 

Lego, Multicolor, Bricks, Game, Children

CONTACT: Nicole Irvin  978-829-1789  nirvin@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Children's Library

Join us every Thursday afternoon for Lego Club.  Let your imagination fly with our (seemingly) endless supply of Legos.  Please leave your legos at home - we have plenty to share. 

Lego, Multicolor, Bricks, Game, Children

CONTACT:
  Nicole Irvin
  978.829.1789
  nirvin@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Children's Library

 
misc_none.png
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
T.O.P.S. Take Off Pounds Sensibly.
CONTACT: Judy Pierce  978-345-6475
LOCATION: Meeting Room 2
CONTACT:
  Judy Pierce
  978.345.6475
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room 2

 
ent_sock_puppet.png
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Pumpernickel Puppets

Peter Rabbit

A puppet show by Pumpernickel Puppets

Puppeteer, John McDonough returns with his amazing assortment of puppets both big and small to tell the story of Peter Rabbit. This program is appropriate for children ages 3 to 6 and is sponsored by Strengthening Families. 
 

PicturePicturePicturePicturePicture

Peter Rabbit

A puppet show by Pumpernickel Puppets

Puppeteer, John McDonough returns with his amazing assortment of puppets both big and small to tell the story of Peter Rabbit. This program is appropriate for children ages 3 to 6 and is sponsored by Strengthening Families. 
 

PicturePicturePicturePicturePicture

Friday March 22, 2019
misc_none.png
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Overdrive Training
LOCATION: Meeting Room 2
 
lib_reading.png
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
STEAM Play at the Garden

STEAM Play at the Garden is a literacy based interactive playgroup for parents and children alike.  Designed to introduce the concepts of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math through a combination of stories and meaningful play.  For ages 0-5 (siblings are always welcome).  A program of the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care. 

CONTACT: Cindy Lapinskas  clapinskas@mocinc.org
LOCATION: Garden Room

STEAM Play at the Garden is a literacy based interactive playgroup for parents and children alike.  Designed to introduce the concepts of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math through a combination of stories and meaningful play.  For ages 0-5 (siblings are always welcome).  A program of the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care. 

CONTACT:
  Cindy Lapinskas
  
  clapinskas@mocinc.org

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
misc_none.png
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Set-Up for HomeSchool Learning Lab

Set-up time for HomeSchool Learning Lab

CONTACT: Nicole Irvin  978-829-1789  nirvin@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Garden Room

Set-up time for HomeSchool Learning Lab

CONTACT:
  Nicole Irvin
  978.829.1789
  nirvin@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
misc_none.png
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Homeschool Learning Lab

 

Week 4

Review of words and phrases

Review of Cyrillic Alphabet

Words and phrases

Russian culture 4

Ideas and pictures

 

CONTACT: Kimberly St. Onge  978-829-1782  kbowditc@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Garden Room

 

Week 4

Review of words and phrases

Review of Cyrillic Alphabet

Words and phrases

Russian culture 4

Ideas and pictures

 

CONTACT:
  Kimberly St. Onge
  978.829.1782
  kbowditc@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Garden Room

Monday March 25, 2019
lib_reading.png
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Story time

Join us for story time. 

We have music and movement and fun!

All ages are welcome.

CONTACT: Jane Pernaa  978-829-1789  jane.pernaa@gmail.com
LOCATION: Garden Room

Join us for story time. 

We have music and movement and fun!

All ages are welcome.

CONTACT:
  Jane Pernaa
  978.829.1789
  jane.pernaa@gmail.com

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
objects_hammer.png
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Maker Mondays

A Maker Space for chidlren ages 6 to 12.  Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. 

You can work on an art project or learn about circuits with our Little Bits.  Construct structures with our Strawbees or make a bracelet for you and a friend. 

CONTACT: Nicole Irvin  978-829-1789  nirvin@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Garden Room

A Maker Space for chidlren ages 6 to 12.  Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. 

You can work on an art project or learn about circuits with our Little Bits.  Construct structures with our Strawbees or make a bracelet for you and a friend. 

CONTACT:
  Nicole Irvin
  978.829.1789
  nirvin@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
people_dancers.png
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Pokemon Game Night

Play Pokemon with your friends at the library!

CONTACT: Nicole Irvin  978-829-1789  nirvin@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Garden Room

Play Pokemon with your friends at the library!

CONTACT:
  Nicole Irvin
  978.829.1789
  nirvin@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
misc_none.png
6:00 PM - 7:50 PM
Finnish Conversation Group
CONTACT: Eino Kauppi  978-597-0248
LOCATION: Meeting Room 2
CONTACT:
  Eino Kauppi
  978.597.0248
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room 2

Tuesday March 26, 2019
elect_laptop.png
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Computer Assistance

Tuesday mornings our skilled volunteer Brian will be on hand to assist anyone with things they would like to learn or accomplish on the computers. Need help with an online job application? scanning some documents? basic or advanced computer procedures? Just drop an ....

CONTACT: Library Reference Staff  978-829-1780

Tuesday mornings our skilled volunteer Brian will be on hand to assist anyone with things they would like to learn or accomplish on the computers. Need help with an online job application? scanning some documents? basic or advanced computer procedures? Just drop an ....

CONTACT:
  Library Reference Staff
  978.829.1780
  

 
misc_none.png
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
set-up
LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room
 
lib_reading.png
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Story time

Join us for story time. 

We have music and movement and fun!

All ages are welcome.

CONTACT: Jane Pernaa  978-829-1789  jane.pernaa@gmail.com
LOCATION: Garden Room

Join us for story time. 

We have music and movement and fun!

All ages are welcome.

CONTACT:
  Jane Pernaa
  978.829.1789
  jane.pernaa@gmail.com

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
misc_none.png
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
AARP Tax Assistance

Free tax assistance, contact the Information Desk for an appointment 978-829-1785

 Income must be below $60,000 to qualify for this tax assistance program/

CONTACT: Information Librarians  978-829-1780
LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room

Free tax assistance, contact the Information Desk for an appointment 978-829-1785

 Income must be below $60,000 to qualify for this tax assistance program/

CONTACT:
  Information Librarians
  978.829.1780
  

LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room

 
misc_none.png
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Afternoon Crafts

March is almost gone--let's hope it's leaving like a lamb!

 

Image result for kids lamb crafts

 

 

For ages 6-11.  Children under 6 welcome with a participating adult.

CONTACT: Ms. June  978-829-1789
LOCATION: Garden Room

March is almost gone--let's hope it's leaving like a lamb!

 

Image result for kids lamb crafts

 

 

For ages 6-11.  Children under 6 welcome with a participating adult.

CONTACT:
  Ms. June
  978.829.1789
  

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
rec_paint_palette.png
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Color Me Zen!

Image result for adult coloring clip art free

Need a moment of calm in this busy world? Join us for "Color Me Zen" on Tuesdays from 6-7:30 pm! We have colored pencils, markers, and gel pens, lots of coloring pages for you, and soothing green tea! Please come to the Garden Room and enjoy some time of relaxation!

For ages 16+.  Feel free to bring your own pencils or markers!

CONTACT: Kim St. Onge  978-829-1780
LOCATION: Garden Room

Image result for adult coloring clip art free

Need a moment of calm in this busy world? Join us for "Color Me Zen" on Tuesdays from 6-7:30 pm! We have colored pencils, markers, and gel pens, lots of coloring pages for you, and soothing green tea! Please come to the Garden Room and enjoy some time of relaxation!

For ages 16+.  Feel free to bring your own pencils or markers!

CONTACT:
  Kim St. Onge
  978.829.1780
  

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
misc_none.png
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Script-Reading for Book Lovers
CONTACT: Library Staff  978-829-1780
Wednesday March 27, 2019
elect_joystick.png
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Gaming

Come game with your friends at the library!  Video games and board games. 

Come game with your friends at the library!  Video games and board games. 

 
misc_none.png
4:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Anime Night

Teen Event: Come to the library, eat some Ramen, and enjoy some wonderful Anime. Event is only open to individuals between the ages of 12 and 18.

CONTACT: Library Staff  978-829-1780
LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room

Teen Event: Come to the library, eat some Ramen, and enjoy some wonderful Anime. Event is only open to individuals between the ages of 12 and 18.

CONTACT:
  Library Staff
  978.829.1780
  

LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room

 
misc_none.png
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Event Set-Up
LOCATION: Garden Room
 
med_chart.png
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
Prediabetes - Could It Be You?

According to the CDC, "there are 86 MILLION adults living in the US with prediabetes and 9 out of 10 don't know it." Could you be one of them?

Attend this life changing class on prediabetes and its potential serious health risks. Take the prediabetes risk screening test and leave class with 2 simple, proven ways to cut your risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes by more than half.

Diabetes prevention is within your reach! Start today, change your tomorrows.

Scherrie Keating wants to be part of the solution to the prediabetes epidemic in the US. As a Registered Nurse and Certified Diabetes Educator, Scherrie offers risk screening and education on proven lifestyle changes that reduce the risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes. Scherrie spreads her message through CEU and community educational programs and as a speaker at regional, state, and national conferences. To take the prediabetes risk test, go to www. DiabetesKareConsulting.com

CONTACT: Library Staff  978-829-1780  kenneya@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Garden Room

According to the CDC, "there are 86 MILLION adults living in the US with prediabetes and 9 out of 10 don't know it." Could you be one of them?

Attend this life changing class on prediabetes and its potential serious health risks. Take the prediabetes risk screening test and leave class with 2 simple, proven ways to cut your risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes by more than half.

Diabetes prevention is within your reach! Start today, change your tomorrows.

Scherrie Keating wants to be part of the solution to the prediabetes epidemic in the US. As a Registered Nurse and Certified Diabetes Educator, Scherrie offers risk screening and education on proven lifestyle changes that reduce the risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes. Scherrie spreads her message through CEU and community educational programs and as a speaker at regional, state, and national conferences. To take the prediabetes risk test, go to www. DiabetesKareConsulting.com

CONTACT:
  Library Staff
  978.829.1780
  kenneya@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Garden Room

Thursday March 28, 2019
misc_none.png
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
set-up
LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room
 
misc_none.png
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
AARP Tax Assistance

Free tax assistance, contact the Information Desk for an appointment 978-829-1785

 Income must be below $60,000 to qualify for this tax assistance program/

CONTACT: Information Librarians  978-829-1780
LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room

Free tax assistance, contact the Information Desk for an appointment 978-829-1785

 Income must be below $60,000 to qualify for this tax assistance program/

CONTACT:
  Information Librarians
  978.829.1780
  

LOCATION: Ethnic Heritage Room

 
symbols_genealogy.png
12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Genealogy Help

The Library has volunteers who can help you with your genealogy questions in our local history room.

We also have ancestry.com to use in the Library and Heritage Quest which you can access online from home.

CONTACT: Library Reference Staff  978-829-1780

The Library has volunteers who can help you with your genealogy questions in our local history room.

We also have ancestry.com to use in the Library and Heritage Quest which you can access online from home.

CONTACT:
  Library Reference Staff
  978.829.1780
  

 
misc_none.png
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Historical Commission
CONTACT: Sharon Bernard
LOCATION: Meeting Room 2
CONTACT:
  Sharon Bernard
  
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room 2

 
rec_lego_logo.png
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Lego Club

Join us every Thursday afternoon for Lego Club.  Let your imagination fly with our (seemingly) endless supply of Legos.  Please leave your legos at home - we have plenty to share. 

Lego, Multicolor, Bricks, Game, Children

CONTACT: Nicole Irvin  978-829-1789  nirvin@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Children's Library

Join us every Thursday afternoon for Lego Club.  Let your imagination fly with our (seemingly) endless supply of Legos.  Please leave your legos at home - we have plenty to share. 

Lego, Multicolor, Bricks, Game, Children

CONTACT:
  Nicole Irvin
  978.829.1789
  nirvin@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Children's Library

 
lib_reading.png
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Beginner Bookworms

Join us for a fun afternoon storytime.  Listen to a book and participate in crafts and activities related to the story.  This program is offered by Eva Kelly from the Fitchburg Public Schools.  This program is appropriate for children ages 5 to 12. 

CONTACT: Nicole Irvin  978-829-1789  nirvin@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Garden Room

Join us for a fun afternoon storytime.  Listen to a book and participate in crafts and activities related to the story.  This program is offered by Eva Kelly from the Fitchburg Public Schools.  This program is appropriate for children ages 5 to 12. 

CONTACT:
  Nicole Irvin
  978.829.1789
  nirvin@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
misc_none.png
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
T.O.P.S. Take Off Pounds Sensibly.
CONTACT: Judy Pierce  978-345-6475
LOCATION: Meeting Room 2
CONTACT:
  Judy Pierce
  978.345.6475
  

LOCATION: Meeting Room 2

Friday March 29, 2019
lib_reading.png
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
STEAM Play at the Garden

STEAM Play at the Garden is a literacy based interactive playgroup for parents and children alike.  Designed to introduce the concepts of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math through a combination of stories and meaningful play.  For ages 0-5 (siblings are always welcome).  A program of the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care. 

CONTACT: Cindy Lapinskas  clapinskas@mocinc.org
LOCATION: Garden Room

STEAM Play at the Garden is a literacy based interactive playgroup for parents and children alike.  Designed to introduce the concepts of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math through a combination of stories and meaningful play.  For ages 0-5 (siblings are always welcome).  A program of the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care. 

CONTACT:
  Cindy Lapinskas
  
  clapinskas@mocinc.org

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
misc_none.png
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Set-Up for HomeSchool Learning Lab

Set-up time for HomeSchool Learning Lab

CONTACT: Nicole Irvin  978-829-1789  nirvin@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Garden Room

Set-up time for HomeSchool Learning Lab

CONTACT:
  Nicole Irvin
  978.829.1789
  nirvin@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Garden Room

 
misc_none.png
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Homeschool Learning Lab

 

Week 5

Some Russian things

Russian resources

Words & Phrases

Fun facts

Wrap- up

 

CONTACT: Kimberly St. Onge  978-829-1782  kbowditc@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Garden Room

 

Week 5

Some Russian things

Russian resources

Words & Phrases

Fun facts

Wrap- up

 

CONTACT:
  Kimberly St. Onge
  978.829.1782
  kbowditc@cwmars.org

LOCATION: Garden Room

Saturday March 30, 2019
misc_none.png
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
History of the Nashua River and the NRWA
LOCATION: Auditorium