Wednesday February 28, 2024
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Play & Learn / Meeting Room

This program is designed to allow caregivers an opportunity to participate in social and art-based activities that promote family literacy. Activities include a story, circle time songs, and finger plays. Recommended for children ages 5 and under. To register your child, please contact Miss Shannon at sdunbar@fallriverschools.org. 

Sponsored by the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement  (CFCE) Grant awarded to the Fall River Public Schools by the Department of Early Education and Care.

CONTACT: David R. Mello  508-324-2700 ext. 4  dmello@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

This program is designed to allow caregivers an opportunity to participate in social and art-based activities that promote family literacy. Activities include a story, circle time songs, and finger plays. Recommended for children ages 5 and under. To register your child, please contact Miss Shannon at sdunbar@fallriverschools.org. 

Sponsored by the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement  (CFCE) Grant awarded to the Fall River Public Schools by the Department of Early Education and Care.

CONTACT:
  David R. Mello
  508.324.2700 ext. 4
   dmello@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

 
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1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
DTA Focus Group

My name is Sam Vance, I am a social policy researcher with Mathematica Public Policy, we are inviting a small group of participants of a local program to attend a focus group about their experience receiving services. Feel free to contact me with any questions! 

Sam Vance

Mathematica Policy Research: Mathematica | Progress Together.

843-864-9524 | Svance@mathematica-mpr.com

CONTACT: Sam Vance  843-864-9524  Svance@mathematica-mpr.com
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

My name is Sam Vance, I am a social policy researcher with Mathematica Public Policy, we are inviting a small group of participants of a local program to attend a focus group about their experience receiving services. Feel free to contact me with any questions! 

Sam Vance

Mathematica Policy Research: Mathematica | Progress Together.

843-864-9524 | Svance@mathematica-mpr.com

CONTACT:
  Sam Vance
  843.864.9524
   Svance@mathematica-mpr.com

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Thursday February 29, 2024
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Room is Booked
LOCATION: Children's Room

Storytime presentation, movie, and craft.

CONTACT:
  David R. Mello
  508.324.2700 ext. 4
   dmello@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Room is Booked
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Michelle fromFREDTV will be filming storytellers

CONTACT:
  David R. Mello
  
  

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Yarn Crafting for a Cause / Fell Room

Do you like to knit or crochet? Come join a group of fellow crafters in a good cause. On Thursday afternoons, we will meet in the Fell Room for a group yarn-crafting project. We will knit hats, scarves, and mittens to be donated to homeless shelters or other charities.

All yarn will be supplied. You can bring your own needles and patterns (we will have some extras around if you forget). It's a great way to make friends, share patterns and tips, and help people in the community stay warm this coming winter.

Yarn Love

CONTACT: Gayle Orlando  508-324-2700, ext. 2  gorlando@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street)

Do you like to knit or crochet? Come join a group of fellow crafters in a good cause. On Thursday afternoons, we will meet in the Fell Room for a group yarn-crafting project. We will knit hats, scarves, and mittens to be donated to homeless shelters or other charities.

All yarn will be supplied. You can bring your own needles and patterns (we will have some extras around if you forget). It's a great way to make friends, share patterns and tips, and help people in the community stay warm this coming winter.

Yarn Love

CONTACT:
  Gayle Orlando
  508.324.2700, ext. 2
   gorlando@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street)

 
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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Magic the Gathering Meet-Up/Fell Room

Our monthly Magic: the Gathering group meets on the last Thursday of each month.* Come play a few games in the world's most popular trading card game! Participants are invited to bring their own decks or build their own with a selection of the hundreds of cards we have at the library. Don't know how to play? We'll be glad to show you how!

This program is intended for teens ages 12 to 18. No prior experience with the game is required to participate. We'll be meeting in the Fell Reading Room in the library.

Magic the Gathering

*If the last Thursday of the month falls on a holiday, the meetup will be rescheduled, probably to the week before. Please check our calendar to be sure.

CONTACT: Taylor Silva  5083242700 ext.123  tsilva@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street)

Our monthly Magic: the Gathering group meets on the last Thursday of each month.* Come play a few games in the world's most popular trading card game! Participants are invited to bring their own decks or build their own with a selection of the hundreds of cards we have at the library. Don't know how to play? We'll be glad to show you how!

This program is intended for teens ages 12 to 18. No prior experience with the game is required to participate. We'll be meeting in the Fell Reading Room in the library.

Magic the Gathering

*If the last Thursday of the month falls on a holiday, the meetup will be rescheduled, probably to the week before. Please check our calendar to be sure.

CONTACT:
  Taylor Silva
  5083242700 ext.123
   tsilva@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street)

Saturday March 2, 2024
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration! /Meeting Room

Join Children's Room staff as we celebrate one of the world's most beloved children 's book authors, Dr. Seuss! Have your picture taken with some of his most iconic characters, including the Cat in the Hat, Horton, the Grinch, and Daisy-Head Mayzie! Enjoy a birthday cupcake, register to win a gift basket of Dr. Seuss goodies, and get a take-home craft!

 

CONTACT: David Mello  508-324-2700 ext. 4  dmello@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Join Children's Room staff as we celebrate one of the world's most beloved children 's book authors, Dr. Seuss! Have your picture taken with some of his most iconic characters, including the Cat in the Hat, Horton, the Grinch, and Daisy-Head Mayzie! Enjoy a birthday cupcake, register to win a gift basket of Dr. Seuss goodies, and get a take-home craft!

 

CONTACT:
  David Mello
  508.324.2700 ext. 4
   dmello@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

 
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12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Chess Club / Fell Room

Play a game of chess at the library! Chess players at all levels are invited to stop by on Saturday afternoons. Bring your own chess board and pieces, or we have some available at the desk.

Chess

CONTACT: Kate Kulpa  508-324-2700, ext110  kkulpa@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street)

Play a game of chess at the library! Chess players at all levels are invited to stop by on Saturday afternoons. Bring your own chess board and pieces, or we have some available at the desk.

Chess

CONTACT:
  Kate Kulpa
  508.324.2700, ext110
   kkulpa@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street)

Tuesday March 5, 2024
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Preschool Storytime /Meeting Room

Join us every Tuesday at 11 for a fun morning of stories! Each program includes approximately 30 minutes of stories from a selection of popular children's books and also features puppets, songs, and other activities. Each session will end with an easy-to-make craft. 

Introduce your preschooler to the exciting world of children's literature!

CONTACT: David R. Mello  508-324-2700 ext. 4  dmello@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Join us every Tuesday at 11 for a fun morning of stories! Each program includes approximately 30 minutes of stories from a selection of popular children's books and also features puppets, songs, and other activities. Each session will end with an easy-to-make craft. 

Introduce your preschooler to the exciting world of children's literature!

CONTACT:
  David R. Mello
  508.324.2700 ext. 4
   dmello@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Craft Workshop: Collage / Meeting Room

Join Stephanie Enloe of Craftyish Shop for a fun and FREE collage workshop! Stephanie will be bringing all the paper goods she can find for this fun collage class, including lots of beautiful scrapbook paper, magazines, cutout sayings, stickers, etc. Come create a lovely decorative piece that is so perfectly YOU!! Sponsored by the Friends of the Fall River Public Library.

Registration for this program opens on Tuesday, February 20 at 10 am. You may register in person at the adult circulation desk or by calling 508-324-2700, ext. 2.

Collage art Cow

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

Mass Cuiltural Council

CONTACT: Kate Kulpa  508-324-2700, ext110  kkulpa@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Join Stephanie Enloe of Craftyish Shop for a fun and FREE collage workshop! Stephanie will be bringing all the paper goods she can find for this fun collage class, including lots of beautiful scrapbook paper, magazines, cutout sayings, stickers, etc. Come create a lovely decorative piece that is so perfectly YOU!! Sponsored by the Friends of the Fall River Public Library.

Registration for this program opens on Tuesday, February 20 at 10 am. You may register in person at the adult circulation desk or by calling 508-324-2700, ext. 2.

Collage art Cow

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

Mass Cuiltural Council

CONTACT:
  Kate Kulpa
  508.324.2700, ext110
   kkulpa@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Wednesday March 6, 2024
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Play & Learn / Meeting Room

This program is designed to allow caregivers an opportunity to participate in social and art-based activities that promote family literacy. Activities include a story, circle time songs, and finger plays. Recommended for children ages 5 and under. To register your child, please contact Miss Shannon at sdunbar@fallriverschools.org. 

Sponsored by the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement  (CFCE) Grant awarded to the Fall River Public Schools by the Department of Early Education and Care.

CONTACT: David R. Mello  508-324-2700 ext. 4  dmello@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

This program is designed to allow caregivers an opportunity to participate in social and art-based activities that promote family literacy. Activities include a story, circle time songs, and finger plays. Recommended for children ages 5 and under. To register your child, please contact Miss Shannon at sdunbar@fallriverschools.org. 

Sponsored by the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement  (CFCE) Grant awarded to the Fall River Public Schools by the Department of Early Education and Care.

CONTACT:
  David R. Mello
  508.324.2700 ext. 4
   dmello@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Foundation Meeting / Meeting Room

Meeting of the Fall River Library Foundation.

CONTACT: Liane Verville   508-324-2700 x 112  lverville@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Meeting of the Fall River Library Foundation.

CONTACT:
  Liane Verville 
  508.324.2700 x 112
   lverville@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

 
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5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Room is Booked/Meeting Room

Room is booked for D&D sessions with Rec Department Safe Spaces program.

CONTACT: Taylor Silva  5083242700 ext.123  tsilva@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Room is booked for D&D sessions with Rec Department Safe Spaces program.

CONTACT:
  Taylor Silva
  5083242700 ext.123
   tsilva@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Thursday March 7, 2024
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Room is Booked
LOCATION: Children's Room

Storytime presentation, movie, and craft.

CONTACT:
  David R. Mello
  508.324.2700 ext. 4
   dmello@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Yarn Crafting for a Cause / Fell Room

Do you like to knit or crochet? Come join a group of fellow crafters in a good cause. On Thursday afternoons, we will meet in the Fell Room for a group yarn-crafting project. We will knit hats, scarves, and mittens to be donated to homeless shelters or other charities.

All yarn will be supplied. You can bring your own needles and patterns (we will have some extras around if you forget). It's a great way to make friends, share patterns and tips, and help people in the community stay warm this coming winter.

Yarn Love

CONTACT: Gayle Orlando  508-324-2700, ext. 2  gorlando@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street)

Do you like to knit or crochet? Come join a group of fellow crafters in a good cause. On Thursday afternoons, we will meet in the Fell Room for a group yarn-crafting project. We will knit hats, scarves, and mittens to be donated to homeless shelters or other charities.

All yarn will be supplied. You can bring your own needles and patterns (we will have some extras around if you forget). It's a great way to make friends, share patterns and tips, and help people in the community stay warm this coming winter.

Yarn Love

CONTACT:
  Gayle Orlando
  508.324.2700, ext. 2
   gorlando@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street)

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Teen Game Night/Meeting Room

Join us on the first Thursday of every month for our ongoing Teen Game Night! A handful of consoles and multiplayer games such as Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and Super Mario Party will be available. We have a Nintendo Switch. Bringing your own handheld devices and controllers is encouraged, the more the merrier! 

Game Night

CONTACT: Taylor Silva  5083242700 ext.123  tsilva@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Join us on the first Thursday of every month for our ongoing Teen Game Night! A handful of consoles and multiplayer games such as Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and Super Mario Party will be available. We have a Nintendo Switch. Bringing your own handheld devices and controllers is encouraged, the more the merrier! 

Game Night

CONTACT:
  Taylor Silva
  5083242700 ext.123
   tsilva@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Saturday March 9, 2024
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12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Chess Club / Fell Room

Play a game of chess at the library! Chess players at all levels are invited to stop by on Saturday afternoons. Bring your own chess board and pieces, or we have some available at the desk.

Chess

CONTACT: Kate Kulpa  508-324-2700, ext110  kkulpa@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street)

Play a game of chess at the library! Chess players at all levels are invited to stop by on Saturday afternoons. Bring your own chess board and pieces, or we have some available at the desk.

Chess

CONTACT:
  Kate Kulpa
  508.324.2700, ext110
   kkulpa@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street)

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Teen Anime Club / Meeting Room

Do you love anime and manga? Join our NEW monthly anime club, meeting one Saturday afternoon each month from 1-3 pm. Meet up with other fans to talk about your favorite series, both new and old, and enjoy some tasty Japanese snacks while watching manga on the big screen.

Program intended for ages 12-18! Registration is not required. Starting in February, we will meet on Saturdays at 1 pm on February 24, March 9, April 20, and May 18. Watch our calendar for updates.

Anime

CONTACT: Taylor Silva  508-324-2700 ext.123  tsilva@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Do you love anime and manga? Join our NEW monthly anime club, meeting one Saturday afternoon each month from 1-3 pm. Meet up with other fans to talk about your favorite series, both new and old, and enjoy some tasty Japanese snacks while watching manga on the big screen.

Program intended for ages 12-18! Registration is not required. Starting in February, we will meet on Saturdays at 1 pm on February 24, March 9, April 20, and May 18. Watch our calendar for updates.

Anime

CONTACT:
  Taylor Silva
  508.324.2700 ext.123
   tsilva@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Tuesday March 12, 2024
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Preschool Storytime /Meeting Room

Join us every Tuesday at 11 for a fun morning of stories! Each program includes approximately 30 minutes of stories from a selection of popular children's books and also features puppets, songs, and other activities. Each session will end with an easy-to-make craft. 

Introduce your preschooler to the exciting world of children's literature!

CONTACT: David R. Mello  508-324-2700 ext. 4  dmello@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Join us every Tuesday at 11 for a fun morning of stories! Each program includes approximately 30 minutes of stories from a selection of popular children's books and also features puppets, songs, and other activities. Each session will end with an easy-to-make craft. 

Introduce your preschooler to the exciting world of children's literature!

CONTACT:
  David R. Mello
  508.324.2700 ext. 4
   dmello@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Family LEGO Night! / Meeting Room

If you enjoy a good challenge as well as building with LEGOs, you won't want to miss this Family LEGO Night! Tonight's challenge will be to build a LEGO spaceship. Join us for this evening of fun and creativity! Recommended for ages 5 and up.

CONTACT: David R. Mello  508-324-2700 ext. 4  dmello@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

If you enjoy a good challenge as well as building with LEGOs, you won't want to miss this Family LEGO Night! Tonight's challenge will be to build a LEGO spaceship. Join us for this evening of fun and creativity! Recommended for ages 5 and up.

CONTACT:
  David R. Mello
  508.324.2700 ext. 4
   dmello@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Wednesday March 13, 2024
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Play & Learn / Meeting Room

This program is designed to allow caregivers an opportunity to participate in social and art-based activities that promote family literacy. Activities include a story, circle time songs, and finger plays. Recommended for children ages 5 and under. To register your child, please contact Miss Shannon at sdunbar@fallriverschools.org. 

Sponsored by the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement  (CFCE) Grant awarded to the Fall River Public Schools by the Department of Early Education and Care.

CONTACT: David R. Mello  508-324-2700 ext. 4  dmello@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

This program is designed to allow caregivers an opportunity to participate in social and art-based activities that promote family literacy. Activities include a story, circle time songs, and finger plays. Recommended for children ages 5 and under. To register your child, please contact Miss Shannon at sdunbar@fallriverschools.org. 

Sponsored by the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement  (CFCE) Grant awarded to the Fall River Public Schools by the Department of Early Education and Care.

CONTACT:
  David R. Mello
  508.324.2700 ext. 4
   dmello@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Library Board of Trustees Meeting/FR Room

BOARD OF LIBRARY TRUSTEES

 

AGENDA

Wednesday, January 10, 2024   

3 P.M.

Fall River Room

 

  1. Roll Call
  2. Reading of Open Meeting Law Recording Advisory
  3. Minutes of the Previous Meeting December 13, 2023
  4. Monthly Report of the Library Administrator
  5. Presentation of Monthly Circulation Statistical Analysis
  6. Unfinished Business
    1. Bookmobile
  7. New Business
  8. Nominating Committee
  1. Citizens Input

 

Adjournment           

CONTACT: Fall River Public Library Liane Verville  15083242700  lverville@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street)

BOARD OF LIBRARY TRUSTEES

 

AGENDA

Wednesday, January 10, 2024   

3 P.M.

Fall River Room

 

  1. Roll Call
  2. Reading of Open Meeting Law Recording Advisory
  3. Minutes of the Previous Meeting December 13, 2023
  4. Monthly Report of the Library Administrator
  5. Presentation of Monthly Circulation Statistical Analysis
  6. Unfinished Business
    1. Bookmobile
  7. New Business
  8. Nominating Committee
  1. Citizens Input

 

Adjournment           

CONTACT:
  Fall River Public Library Liane Verville
  15083242700
   lverville@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street)

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Writing Group / Meeting Room

Welcome all writers! Looking to build a community with creative, like-minded people? Look no further! We'll be getting together once a month on the second Wednesday of each month to provide support and feedback and share our love of the craft of writing. Bring your favorite pen!

Writing

CONTACT: Diana Faulkner  508-324-2700 x3  dfaulkner@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Welcome all writers! Looking to build a community with creative, like-minded people? Look no further! We'll be getting together once a month on the second Wednesday of each month to provide support and feedback and share our love of the craft of writing. Bring your favorite pen!

Writing

CONTACT:
  Diana Faulkner
  508.324.2700 x3
   dfaulkner@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Thursday March 14, 2024
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Room is Booked
LOCATION: Children's Room

Storytime presentation, movie, and craft.

CONTACT:
  David R. Mello
  508.324.2700 ext. 4
   dmello@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Yarn Crafting for a Cause / Fell Room

Do you like to knit or crochet? Come join a group of fellow crafters in a good cause. On Thursday afternoons, we will meet in the Fell Room for a group yarn-crafting project. We will knit hats, scarves, and mittens to be donated to homeless shelters or other charities.

All yarn will be supplied. You can bring your own needles and patterns (we will have some extras around if you forget). It's a great way to make friends, share patterns and tips, and help people in the community stay warm this coming winter.

Yarn Love

CONTACT: Gayle Orlando  508-324-2700, ext. 2  gorlando@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street)

Do you like to knit or crochet? Come join a group of fellow crafters in a good cause. On Thursday afternoons, we will meet in the Fell Room for a group yarn-crafting project. We will knit hats, scarves, and mittens to be donated to homeless shelters or other charities.

All yarn will be supplied. You can bring your own needles and patterns (we will have some extras around if you forget). It's a great way to make friends, share patterns and tips, and help people in the community stay warm this coming winter.

Yarn Love

CONTACT:
  Gayle Orlando
  508.324.2700, ext. 2
   gorlando@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street)

Saturday March 16, 2024
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Drums Alive! /Meeting Room

Join us for this thrilling rhythm and movement program designed to get kids drumming up a storm and hopping to the beat! If you enjoy drumming, dancing, and having a good time, you won't want to miss this fun-filled presentation! Recommended for ages 4 and up.

 

CONTACT: David R. Mello  508-324-2700 ext. 4  dmello@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Join us for this thrilling rhythm and movement program designed to get kids drumming up a storm and hopping to the beat! If you enjoy drumming, dancing, and having a good time, you won't want to miss this fun-filled presentation! Recommended for ages 4 and up.

 

CONTACT:
  David R. Mello
  508.324.2700 ext. 4
   dmello@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

 
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12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Chess Club / Fell Room

Play a game of chess at the library! Chess players at all levels are invited to stop by on Saturday afternoons. Bring your own chess board and pieces, or we have some available at the desk.

Chess

CONTACT: Kate Kulpa  508-324-2700, ext110  kkulpa@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street)

Play a game of chess at the library! Chess players at all levels are invited to stop by on Saturday afternoons. Bring your own chess board and pieces, or we have some available at the desk.

Chess

CONTACT:
  Kate Kulpa
  508.324.2700, ext110
   kkulpa@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street)

Monday March 18, 2024
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Room is Booked
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Home Base Program. Chuidren and parents for a storytime, movie and craft.

CONTACT:
  David R. Mello
  508.324.2700 ext. 4
   dmello@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Tuesday March 19, 2024
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Preschool Storytime /Meeting Room

Join us every Tuesday at 11 for a fun morning of stories! Each program includes approximately 30 minutes of stories from a selection of popular children's books and also features puppets, songs, and other activities. Each session will end with an easy-to-make craft. 

Introduce your preschooler to the exciting world of children's literature!

CONTACT: David R. Mello  508-324-2700 ext. 4  dmello@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Join us every Tuesday at 11 for a fun morning of stories! Each program includes approximately 30 minutes of stories from a selection of popular children's books and also features puppets, songs, and other activities. Each session will end with an easy-to-make craft. 

Introduce your preschooler to the exciting world of children's literature!

CONTACT:
  David R. Mello
  508.324.2700 ext. 4
   dmello@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Book Talk: Memoirs of a Visionary / Meeting Room

Local author Manuel Soares will talk about his book Memoirs of a Visionary at the Fall River Public Library on Tuesday, March 19 at 6 pm.

Memoirs of a Visionary

Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing at the event. Sponsored by the Friends of the Fall River Public Library.

CONTACT: Kate Kulpa  508-324-2700, ext110  kkulpa@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Local author Manuel Soares will talk about his book Memoirs of a Visionary at the Fall River Public Library on Tuesday, March 19 at 6 pm.

Memoirs of a Visionary

Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing at the event. Sponsored by the Friends of the Fall River Public Library.

CONTACT:
  Kate Kulpa
  508.324.2700, ext110
   kkulpa@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Wednesday March 20, 2024
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Play & Learn / Meeting Room

This program is designed to allow caregivers an opportunity to participate in social and art-based activities that promote family literacy. Activities include a story, circle time songs, and finger plays. Recommended for children ages 5 and under. To register your child, please contact Miss Shannon at sdunbar@fallriverschools.org. 

Sponsored by the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement  (CFCE) Grant awarded to the Fall River Public Schools by the Department of Early Education and Care.

CONTACT: David R. Mello  508-324-2700 ext. 4  dmello@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

This program is designed to allow caregivers an opportunity to participate in social and art-based activities that promote family literacy. Activities include a story, circle time songs, and finger plays. Recommended for children ages 5 and under. To register your child, please contact Miss Shannon at sdunbar@fallriverschools.org. 

Sponsored by the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement  (CFCE) Grant awarded to the Fall River Public Schools by the Department of Early Education and Care.

CONTACT:
  David R. Mello
  508.324.2700 ext. 4
   dmello@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

 
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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Books & Tea Club / Meeting Room

Both returning and new members are invited to join us on the third Wednesday of each month for a different kind of book club--one with no required books to read! Instead, everyone can share their own recommendations of a book they're enjoyed recently as we meet for general book chat and afternoon tea. Light refreshments will be served.

Bring your favorite teacup (if you want) and a book or two to share!

Books & Tea

CONTACT: Deb Baptista  508-324-2700, ext. 2  dbaptista@sailsinc.org

Both returning and new members are invited to join us on the third Wednesday of each month for a different kind of book club--one with no required books to read! Instead, everyone can share their own recommendations of a book they're enjoyed recently as we meet for general book chat and afternoon tea. Light refreshments will be served.

Bring your favorite teacup (if you want) and a book or two to share!

Books & Tea

CONTACT:
  Deb Baptista
  508.324.2700, ext. 2
   dbaptista@sailsinc.org

 
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5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Room is Booked/Meeting Room

Room is booked for D&D sessions with Rec Department Safe Spaces program.

CONTACT: Taylor Silva  5083242700 ext.123  tsilva@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Room is booked for D&D sessions with Rec Department Safe Spaces program.

CONTACT:
  Taylor Silva
  5083242700 ext.123
   tsilva@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Thursday March 21, 2024
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Room is Booked
LOCATION: Children's Room

Storytime presentation, movie, and craft.

CONTACT:
  David R. Mello
  508.324.2700 ext. 4
   dmello@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Yarn Crafting for a Cause / Fell Room

Do you like to knit or crochet? Come join a group of fellow crafters in a good cause. On Thursday afternoons, we will meet in the Fell Room for a group yarn-crafting project. We will knit hats, scarves, and mittens to be donated to homeless shelters or other charities.

All yarn will be supplied. You can bring your own needles and patterns (we will have some extras around if you forget). It's a great way to make friends, share patterns and tips, and help people in the community stay warm this coming winter.

Yarn Love

CONTACT: Gayle Orlando  508-324-2700, ext. 2  gorlando@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street)

Do you like to knit or crochet? Come join a group of fellow crafters in a good cause. On Thursday afternoons, we will meet in the Fell Room for a group yarn-crafting project. We will knit hats, scarves, and mittens to be donated to homeless shelters or other charities.

All yarn will be supplied. You can bring your own needles and patterns (we will have some extras around if you forget). It's a great way to make friends, share patterns and tips, and help people in the community stay warm this coming winter.

Yarn Love

CONTACT:
  Gayle Orlando
  508.324.2700, ext. 2
   gorlando@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street)

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Gaming with BEAM! / Meeting Room

Join us on the third Thursday afternoon of each month for BEAM, the library's new interactive, virtual playground that makes entertainment lively, energetic and above all TONS of fun! Choose from several exciting games to play, including Bath Trouble, Hopscotch, Lumberjacks, Aliens vs. Scientists and more! Recommended for ages 4 and up!

BEAM

CONTACT: David R. Mello  508-324-2700 ext. 4  dmello@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Join us on the third Thursday afternoon of each month for BEAM, the library's new interactive, virtual playground that makes entertainment lively, energetic and above all TONS of fun! Choose from several exciting games to play, including Bath Trouble, Hopscotch, Lumberjacks, Aliens vs. Scientists and more! Recommended for ages 4 and up!

BEAM

CONTACT:
  David R. Mello
  508.324.2700 ext. 4
   dmello@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Fantasy & Sci-Fi Book Club / Meeting Room

Science fiction and fantasy lovers are invited to join us for our monthly book discussion group! On the third Thursday of each month, we will meet at 6 pm to talk about a different sci-fi or fantasy book, ranging from new titles to classics. Each month's selection will be announced on this calendar and at the previous meeting.

Adventures of Amini Al-Sarafi

The book for March is The Adventures of Amina al-Sirafi by Shannon Chakraborty. The optional second pick is Weaveworld  by Clive Barker.

For more information, contact Diana in the Reference Department, or email dfaulkner@sailsinc.org.

CONTACT: Diana Faulkner  508-324-2700, ext. 3  dfaulkner@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Science fiction and fantasy lovers are invited to join us for our monthly book discussion group! On the third Thursday of each month, we will meet at 6 pm to talk about a different sci-fi or fantasy book, ranging from new titles to classics. Each month's selection will be announced on this calendar and at the previous meeting.

Adventures of Amini Al-Sarafi

The book for March is The Adventures of Amina al-Sirafi by Shannon Chakraborty. The optional second pick is Weaveworld  by Clive Barker.

For more information, contact Diana in the Reference Department, or email dfaulkner@sailsinc.org.

CONTACT:
  Diana Faulkner
  508.324.2700, ext. 3
   dfaulkner@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Saturday March 23, 2024
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12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Chess Club / Fell Room

Play a game of chess at the library! Chess players at all levels are invited to stop by on Saturday afternoons. Bring your own chess board and pieces, or we have some available at the desk.

Chess

CONTACT: Kate Kulpa  508-324-2700, ext110  kkulpa@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street)

Play a game of chess at the library! Chess players at all levels are invited to stop by on Saturday afternoons. Bring your own chess board and pieces, or we have some available at the desk.

Chess

CONTACT:
  Kate Kulpa
  508.324.2700, ext110
   kkulpa@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street)

 
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1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Friends of the Library Annual Meeting / Meeting Room

Annual meeting of the Friends of the Fall River Public Library. Snow date March 30th

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Annual meeting of the Friends of the Fall River Public Library. Snow date March 30th

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

 
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1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
The History & Mystery of Nancy Drew / Meeting Room

Immediately following the Friends of the Fall River Public Library annual meeting, join us for a FREE presentation open to all! Collector and Nancy Drew superfan Alicia Mello will talk about the history of the famous female sleuth, the many editions of Nancy Drew mysteries that have been published over the years, and fascinating background facts you may not have known. This program is perfect for anyone who grew up reading Nancy Drew books!

History & Mystery of Nancy Drew

Refreshments will be served. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Fall River Public Library. If you are interested in joining the Friends, membership forms will be available at the program.

CONTACT: Kate Kulpa  508-324-2700, ext110  kkulpa@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Immediately following the Friends of the Fall River Public Library annual meeting, join us for a FREE presentation open to all! Collector and Nancy Drew superfan Alicia Mello will talk about the history of the famous female sleuth, the many editions of Nancy Drew mysteries that have been published over the years, and fascinating background facts you may not have known. This program is perfect for anyone who grew up reading Nancy Drew books!

History & Mystery of Nancy Drew

Refreshments will be served. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Fall River Public Library. If you are interested in joining the Friends, membership forms will be available at the program.

CONTACT:
  Kate Kulpa
  508.324.2700, ext110
   kkulpa@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Tuesday March 26, 2024
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Preschool Storytime /Meeting Room

Join us every Tuesday at 11 for a fun morning of stories! Each program includes approximately 30 minutes of stories from a selection of popular children's books and also features puppets, songs, and other activities. Each session will end with an easy-to-make craft. 

Introduce your preschooler to the exciting world of children's literature!

CONTACT: David R. Mello  508-324-2700 ext. 4  dmello@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Join us every Tuesday at 11 for a fun morning of stories! Each program includes approximately 30 minutes of stories from a selection of popular children's books and also features puppets, songs, and other activities. Each session will end with an easy-to-make craft. 

Introduce your preschooler to the exciting world of children's literature!

CONTACT:
  David R. Mello
  508.324.2700 ext. 4
   dmello@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Wednesday March 27, 2024
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Play & Learn / Meeting Room

This program is designed to allow caregivers an opportunity to participate in social and art-based activities that promote family literacy. Activities include a story, circle time songs, and finger plays. Recommended for children ages 5 and under. To register your child, please contact Miss Shannon at sdunbar@fallriverschools.org. 

Sponsored by the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement  (CFCE) Grant awarded to the Fall River Public Schools by the Department of Early Education and Care.

CONTACT: David R. Mello  508-324-2700 ext. 4  dmello@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

This program is designed to allow caregivers an opportunity to participate in social and art-based activities that promote family literacy. Activities include a story, circle time songs, and finger plays. Recommended for children ages 5 and under. To register your child, please contact Miss Shannon at sdunbar@fallriverschools.org. 

Sponsored by the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement  (CFCE) Grant awarded to the Fall River Public Schools by the Department of Early Education and Care.

CONTACT:
  David R. Mello
  508.324.2700 ext. 4
   dmello@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Room is Booked
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Meeting of the Coalition of Social Justice.

CONTACT:
  Danielle St. Pierre
  508.840.5721
  

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Thursday March 28, 2024
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Room is Booked
LOCATION: Children's Room

Storytime presentation, movie, and craft.

CONTACT:
  David R. Mello
  508.324.2700 ext. 4
   dmello@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Yarn Crafting for a Cause / Fell Room

Do you like to knit or crochet? Come join a group of fellow crafters in a good cause. On Thursday afternoons, we will meet in the Fell Room for a group yarn-crafting project. We will knit hats, scarves, and mittens to be donated to homeless shelters or other charities.

All yarn will be supplied. You can bring your own needles and patterns (we will have some extras around if you forget). It's a great way to make friends, share patterns and tips, and help people in the community stay warm this coming winter.

Yarn Love

CONTACT: Gayle Orlando  508-324-2700, ext. 2  gorlando@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street)

Do you like to knit or crochet? Come join a group of fellow crafters in a good cause. On Thursday afternoons, we will meet in the Fell Room for a group yarn-crafting project. We will knit hats, scarves, and mittens to be donated to homeless shelters or other charities.

All yarn will be supplied. You can bring your own needles and patterns (we will have some extras around if you forget). It's a great way to make friends, share patterns and tips, and help people in the community stay warm this coming winter.

Yarn Love

CONTACT:
  Gayle Orlando
  508.324.2700, ext. 2
   gorlando@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street)

 
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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Magic the Gathering Meet-Up/Fell Room

Our monthly Magic: the Gathering group meets on the last Thursday of each month.* Come play a few games in the world's most popular trading card game! Participants are invited to bring their own decks or build their own with a selection of the hundreds of cards we have at the library. Don't know how to play? We'll be glad to show you how!

This program is intended for teens ages 12 to 18. No prior experience with the game is required to participate. We'll be meeting in the Fell Reading Room in the library.

Magic the Gathering

*If the last Thursday of the month falls on a holiday, the meetup will be rescheduled, probably to the week before. Please check our calendar to be sure.

CONTACT: Taylor Silva  5083242700 ext.123  tsilva@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street)

Our monthly Magic: the Gathering group meets on the last Thursday of each month.* Come play a few games in the world's most popular trading card game! Participants are invited to bring their own decks or build their own with a selection of the hundreds of cards we have at the library. Don't know how to play? We'll be glad to show you how!

This program is intended for teens ages 12 to 18. No prior experience with the game is required to participate. We'll be meeting in the Fell Reading Room in the library.

Magic the Gathering

*If the last Thursday of the month falls on a holiday, the meetup will be rescheduled, probably to the week before. Please check our calendar to be sure.

CONTACT:
  Taylor Silva
  5083242700 ext.123
   tsilva@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street)

Saturday March 30, 2024
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12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Chess Club / Fell Room

Play a game of chess at the library! Chess players at all levels are invited to stop by on Saturday afternoons. Bring your own chess board and pieces, or we have some available at the desk.

Chess

CONTACT: Kate Kulpa  508-324-2700, ext110  kkulpa@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street)

Play a game of chess at the library! Chess players at all levels are invited to stop by on Saturday afternoons. Bring your own chess board and pieces, or we have some available at the desk.

Chess

CONTACT:
  Kate Kulpa
  508.324.2700, ext110
   kkulpa@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street)

 
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1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
(Snow date) Annual Meeting Friends of the Library/Meeting Room

Snow date for Friends of the Fall River Public Library annual meeting and Nancy Drew program.

CONTACT: Kate Kulpa  508-324-2700, ext110  kkulpa@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Snow date for Friends of the Fall River Public Library annual meeting and Nancy Drew program.

CONTACT:
  Kate Kulpa
  508.324.2700, ext110
   kkulpa@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Tuesday April 2, 2024
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Preschool Storytime /Meeting Room

Join us every Tuesday at 11 for a fun morning of stories! Each program includes approximately 30 minutes of stories from a selection of popular children's books and also features puppets, songs, and other activities. Each session will end with an easy-to-make craft. 

Introduce your preschooler to the exciting world of children's literature!

CONTACT: David R. Mello  508-324-2700 ext. 4  dmello@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Join us every Tuesday at 11 for a fun morning of stories! Each program includes approximately 30 minutes of stories from a selection of popular children's books and also features puppets, songs, and other activities. Each session will end with an easy-to-make craft. 

Introduce your preschooler to the exciting world of children's literature!

CONTACT:
  David R. Mello
  508.324.2700 ext. 4
   dmello@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Wednesday April 3, 2024
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Play & Learn / Meeting Room

This program is designed to allow caregivers an opportunity to participate in social and art-based activities that promote family literacy. Activities include a story, circle time songs, and finger plays. Recommended for children ages 5 and under. To register your child, please contact Miss Shannon at sdunbar@fallriverschools.org. 

Sponsored by the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement  (CFCE) Grant awarded to the Fall River Public Schools by the Department of Early Education and Care.

CONTACT: David R. Mello  508-324-2700 ext. 4  dmello@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

This program is designed to allow caregivers an opportunity to participate in social and art-based activities that promote family literacy. Activities include a story, circle time songs, and finger plays. Recommended for children ages 5 and under. To register your child, please contact Miss Shannon at sdunbar@fallriverschools.org. 

Sponsored by the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement  (CFCE) Grant awarded to the Fall River Public Schools by the Department of Early Education and Care.

CONTACT:
  David R. Mello
  508.324.2700 ext. 4
   dmello@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

 
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5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Room is Booked/Meeting Room

Room is booked for D&D sessions with Rec Department Safe Spaces program.

CONTACT: Taylor Silva  5083242700 ext.123  tsilva@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Room is booked for D&D sessions with Rec Department Safe Spaces program.

CONTACT:
  Taylor Silva
  5083242700 ext.123
   tsilva@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Thursday April 4, 2024
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Yarn Crafting for a Cause / Fell Room

Do you like to knit or crochet? Come join a group of fellow crafters in a good cause. On Thursday afternoons, we will meet in the Fell Room for a group yarn-crafting project. We will knit hats, scarves, and mittens to be donated to homeless shelters or other charities.

All yarn will be supplied. You can bring your own needles and patterns (we will have some extras around if you forget). It's a great way to make friends, share patterns and tips, and help people in the community stay warm this coming winter.

Yarn Love

CONTACT: Gayle Orlando  508-324-2700, ext. 2  gorlando@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street)

Do you like to knit or crochet? Come join a group of fellow crafters in a good cause. On Thursday afternoons, we will meet in the Fell Room for a group yarn-crafting project. We will knit hats, scarves, and mittens to be donated to homeless shelters or other charities.

All yarn will be supplied. You can bring your own needles and patterns (we will have some extras around if you forget). It's a great way to make friends, share patterns and tips, and help people in the community stay warm this coming winter.

Yarn Love

CONTACT:
  Gayle Orlando
  508.324.2700, ext. 2
   gorlando@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street)

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Teen Game Night/Meeting Room

Join us on the first Thursday of every month for our ongoing Teen Game Night! A handful of consoles and multiplayer games such as Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and Super Mario Party will be available. We have a Nintendo Switch. Bringing your own handheld devices and controllers is encouraged, the more the merrier! 

Game Night

CONTACT: Taylor Silva  5083242700 ext.123  tsilva@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Join us on the first Thursday of every month for our ongoing Teen Game Night! A handful of consoles and multiplayer games such as Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and Super Mario Party will be available. We have a Nintendo Switch. Bringing your own handheld devices and controllers is encouraged, the more the merrier! 

Game Night

CONTACT:
  Taylor Silva
  5083242700 ext.123
   tsilva@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Saturday April 6, 2024
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12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Chess Club / Fell Room

Play a game of chess at the library! Chess players at all levels are invited to stop by on Saturday afternoons. Bring your own chess board and pieces, or we have some available at the desk.

Chess

CONTACT: Kate Kulpa  508-324-2700, ext110  kkulpa@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street)

Play a game of chess at the library! Chess players at all levels are invited to stop by on Saturday afternoons. Bring your own chess board and pieces, or we have some available at the desk.

Chess

CONTACT:
  Kate Kulpa
  508.324.2700, ext110
   kkulpa@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street)

 
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1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Mark Berger Performs RIDE / Meeting Room

Musician Mark Berger performs music from his acclaimed album RIDE, exploring the myths, landscapes, and people of the American West.

Marc Berger

“Echoes the stark, evocative songs of Springsteen’s Nebraska, the cinematic tone of Mark Knopfler and the Lone Star alt-country charms of Guy Clark and Townes Van Zant.” | Direct Current

“Reads like a love letter to the American West ...one part Springsteen and one part Dylan, but with pure charisma that is all Berger.” | Jayvee, TRT! The Roundtable.com

CONTACT: Kate Kulpa  508-324-2700, ext110  kkulpa@sailsinc.org

Musician Mark Berger performs music from his acclaimed album RIDE, exploring the myths, landscapes, and people of the American West.

Marc Berger

“Echoes the stark, evocative songs of Springsteen’s Nebraska, the cinematic tone of Mark Knopfler and the Lone Star alt-country charms of Guy Clark and Townes Van Zant.” | Direct Current

“Reads like a love letter to the American West ...one part Springsteen and one part Dylan, but with pure charisma that is all Berger.” | Jayvee, TRT! The Roundtable.com

CONTACT:
  Kate Kulpa
  508.324.2700, ext110
   kkulpa@sailsinc.org

Tuesday April 9, 2024
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Preschool Storytime /Meeting Room

Join us every Tuesday at 11 for a fun morning of stories! Each program includes approximately 30 minutes of stories from a selection of popular children's books and also features puppets, songs, and other activities. Each session will end with an easy-to-make craft. 

Introduce your preschooler to the exciting world of children's literature!

CONTACT: David R. Mello  508-324-2700 ext. 4  dmello@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Join us every Tuesday at 11 for a fun morning of stories! Each program includes approximately 30 minutes of stories from a selection of popular children's books and also features puppets, songs, and other activities. Each session will end with an easy-to-make craft. 

Introduce your preschooler to the exciting world of children's literature!

CONTACT:
  David R. Mello
  508.324.2700 ext. 4
   dmello@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Wednesday April 10, 2024
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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Play & Learn / Meeting Room

This program is designed to allow caregivers an opportunity to participate in social and art-based activities that promote family literacy. Activities include a story, circle time songs, and finger plays. Recommended for children ages 5 and under. To register your child, please contact Miss Shannon at sdunbar@fallriverschools.org. 

Sponsored by the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement  (CFCE) Grant awarded to the Fall River Public Schools by the Department of Early Education and Care.

CONTACT: David R. Mello  508-324-2700 ext. 4  dmello@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

This program is designed to allow caregivers an opportunity to participate in social and art-based activities that promote family literacy. Activities include a story, circle time songs, and finger plays. Recommended for children ages 5 and under. To register your child, please contact Miss Shannon at sdunbar@fallriverschools.org. 

Sponsored by the Coordinated Family and Community Engagement  (CFCE) Grant awarded to the Fall River Public Schools by the Department of Early Education and Care.

CONTACT:
  David R. Mello
  508.324.2700 ext. 4
   dmello@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Library Board of Trustees Meeting/FR Room

BOARD OF LIBRARY TRUSTEES

 

AGENDA

Wednesday, January 10, 2024   

3 P.M.

Fall River Room

 

  1. Roll Call
  2. Reading of Open Meeting Law Recording Advisory
  3. Minutes of the Previous Meeting December 13, 2023
  4. Monthly Report of the Library Administrator
  5. Presentation of Monthly Circulation Statistical Analysis
  6. Unfinished Business
    1. Bookmobile
  7. New Business
  8. Nominating Committee
  1. Citizens Input

 

Adjournment           

CONTACT: Fall River Public Library Liane Verville  15083242700  lverville@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street)

BOARD OF LIBRARY TRUSTEES

 

AGENDA

Wednesday, January 10, 2024   

3 P.M.

Fall River Room

 

  1. Roll Call
  2. Reading of Open Meeting Law Recording Advisory
  3. Minutes of the Previous Meeting December 13, 2023
  4. Monthly Report of the Library Administrator
  5. Presentation of Monthly Circulation Statistical Analysis
  6. Unfinished Business
    1. Bookmobile
  7. New Business
  8. Nominating Committee
  1. Citizens Input

 

Adjournment           

CONTACT:
  Fall River Public Library Liane Verville
  15083242700
   lverville@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street)

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Writing Group / Meeting Room

Welcome all writers! Looking to build a community with creative, like-minded people? Look no further! We'll be getting together once a month on the second Wednesday of each month to provide support and feedback and share our love of the craft of writing. Bring your favorite pen!

Writing

CONTACT: Diana Faulkner  508-324-2700 x3  dfaulkner@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Welcome all writers! Looking to build a community with creative, like-minded people? Look no further! We'll be getting together once a month on the second Wednesday of each month to provide support and feedback and share our love of the craft of writing. Bring your favorite pen!

Writing

CONTACT:
  Diana Faulkner
  508.324.2700 x3
   dfaulkner@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Thursday April 11, 2024
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Room is Booked
LOCATION: Children's Room

Storytime presentation, movie, and craft.

CONTACT:
  David R. Mello
  508.324.2700 ext. 4
   dmello@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Yarn Crafting for a Cause / Fell Room

Do you like to knit or crochet? Come join a group of fellow crafters in a good cause. On Thursday afternoons, we will meet in the Fell Room for a group yarn-crafting project. We will knit hats, scarves, and mittens to be donated to homeless shelters or other charities.

All yarn will be supplied. You can bring your own needles and patterns (we will have some extras around if you forget). It's a great way to make friends, share patterns and tips, and help people in the community stay warm this coming winter.

Yarn Love

CONTACT: Gayle Orlando  508-324-2700, ext. 2  gorlando@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street)

Do you like to knit or crochet? Come join a group of fellow crafters in a good cause. On Thursday afternoons, we will meet in the Fell Room for a group yarn-crafting project. We will knit hats, scarves, and mittens to be donated to homeless shelters or other charities.

All yarn will be supplied. You can bring your own needles and patterns (we will have some extras around if you forget). It's a great way to make friends, share patterns and tips, and help people in the community stay warm this coming winter.

Yarn Love

CONTACT:
  Gayle Orlando
  508.324.2700, ext. 2
   gorlando@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street)

Saturday April 13, 2024
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
One Up Games VR & Open Gameplay/Meeting Room

One Up Games is coming back to the Fall River Public Library! This time they're going to be bringing some virtual reality headsets as well as some video game consoles.  Stop by and play some games!

 

CONTACT: Taylor Silva  5083242700 ext.123  tsilva@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

One Up Games is coming back to the Fall River Public Library! This time they're going to be bringing some virtual reality headsets as well as some video game consoles.  Stop by and play some games!

 

CONTACT:
  Taylor Silva
  5083242700 ext.123
   tsilva@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

 
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12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Chess Club / Fell Room

Play a game of chess at the library! Chess players at all levels are invited to stop by on Saturday afternoons. Bring your own chess board and pieces, or we have some available at the desk.

Chess

CONTACT: Kate Kulpa  508-324-2700, ext110  kkulpa@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street)

Play a game of chess at the library! Chess players at all levels are invited to stop by on Saturday afternoons. Bring your own chess board and pieces, or we have some available at the desk.

Chess

CONTACT:
  Kate Kulpa
  508.324.2700, ext110
   kkulpa@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street)

Tuesday April 16, 2024
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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Preschool Storytime /Meeting Room

Join us every Tuesday at 11 for a fun morning of stories! Each program includes approximately 30 minutes of stories from a selection of popular children's books and also features puppets, songs, and other activities. Each session will end with an easy-to-make craft. 

Introduce your preschooler to the exciting world of children's literature!

CONTACT: David R. Mello  508-324-2700 ext. 4  dmello@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Join us every Tuesday at 11 for a fun morning of stories! Each program includes approximately 30 minutes of stories from a selection of popular children's books and also features puppets, songs, and other activities. Each session will end with an easy-to-make craft. 

Introduce your preschooler to the exciting world of children's literature!

CONTACT:
  David R. Mello
  508.324.2700 ext. 4
   dmello@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Sensory Ocean Bottle Workshop / Meeting Room

Hold the ocean in your hands with these fun to make sensory bottles! Upend the bottle or give it a shake and watch the movement of the 'waves,' shells, and sea creatures inside for instant stress relief. We will include all the supplies needed to create this engaging craft including bottles and plastic sea creatures!

Register for this event beginning Tuesday, April 9. Space and supplies are limited, so call the Children's Room at 508-324-2700, ext. 4, if you would like to participate.  Recommended for ages 4 and up.

CONTACT: David R. Mello  508-324-2700 ext. 4  dmello@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Hold the ocean in your hands with these fun to make sensory bottles! Upend the bottle or give it a shake and watch the movement of the 'waves,' shells, and sea creatures inside for instant stress relief. We will include all the supplies needed to create this engaging craft including bottles and plastic sea creatures!

Register for this event beginning Tuesday, April 9. Space and supplies are limited, so call the Children's Room at 508-324-2700, ext. 4, if you would like to participate.  Recommended for ages 4 and up.

CONTACT:
  David R. Mello
  508.324.2700 ext. 4
   dmello@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

 
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5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Middle Grade Book Club/Meeting Room

The Children’s Room invites our middle grade readers (ages 8-12) to join our monthly book club! On the third Tuesday of every month, we will meet to discuss the assigned title which will be chosen from a selection of popular fiction and nonfiction. This month the group will discuss Neil Gaiman's The Graveyard Book!

Copies of the assigned title will be provided for members to keep!

CONTACT: Emily Parker  508-324-2700  eparker@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

The Children’s Room invites our middle grade readers (ages 8-12) to join our monthly book club! On the third Tuesday of every month, we will meet to discuss the assigned title which will be chosen from a selection of popular fiction and nonfiction. This month the group will discuss Neil Gaiman's The Graveyard Book!

Copies of the assigned title will be provided for members to keep!

CONTACT:
  Emily Parker
  508.324.2700
   eparker@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Wednesday April 17, 2024
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Meet SpongeBob & Patrick! / Meeting Room

Direct from their home in Bikini Bottom, SpongeBob SquarePants and Patrick Star  will be visiting the library for a very special meet and greet with their fans! Part of the library's celebration of Under the Sea Week!

CONTACT: David R. Mello  508-324-2700 ext. 4  dmello@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Direct from their home in Bikini Bottom, SpongeBob SquarePants and Patrick Star  will be visiting the library for a very special meet and greet with their fans! Part of the library's celebration of Under the Sea Week!

CONTACT:
  David R. Mello
  508.324.2700 ext. 4
   dmello@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

 
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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Books & Tea Club / Meeting Room

Both returning and new members are invited to join us on the third Wednesday of each month for a different kind of book club--one with no required books to read! Instead, everyone can share their own recommendations of a book they're enjoyed recently as we meet for general book chat and afternoon tea. Light refreshments will be served.

Bring your favorite teacup (if you want) and a book or two to share!

Books & Tea

CONTACT: Deb Baptista  508-324-2700, ext. 2  dbaptista@sailsinc.org

Both returning and new members are invited to join us on the third Wednesday of each month for a different kind of book club--one with no required books to read! Instead, everyone can share their own recommendations of a book they're enjoyed recently as we meet for general book chat and afternoon tea. Light refreshments will be served.

Bring your favorite teacup (if you want) and a book or two to share!

Books & Tea

CONTACT:
  Deb Baptista
  508.324.2700, ext. 2
   dbaptista@sailsinc.org

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Friends of the Library / Fall River Room

Friends meeting

CONTACT: Fall River Public Library Liane Verville  15083242700  lverville@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street)

Friends meeting

CONTACT:
  Fall River Public Library Liane Verville
  15083242700
   lverville@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street)

 
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5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Room is Booked/Meeting Room

Room is booked for D&D sessions with Rec Department Safe Spaces program.

CONTACT: Taylor Silva  5083242700 ext.123  tsilva@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Room is booked for D&D sessions with Rec Department Safe Spaces program.

CONTACT:
  Taylor Silva
  5083242700 ext.123
   tsilva@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Thursday April 18, 2024
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Room is Booked
LOCATION: Children's Room

Storytime presentation, movie, and craft.

CONTACT:
  David R. Mello
  508.324.2700 ext. 4
   dmello@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Children's Room

 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Yarn Crafting for a Cause / Fell Room

Do you like to knit or crochet? Come join a group of fellow crafters in a good cause. On Thursday afternoons, we will meet in the Fell Room for a group yarn-crafting project. We will knit hats, scarves, and mittens to be donated to homeless shelters or other charities.

All yarn will be supplied. You can bring your own needles and patterns (we will have some extras around if you forget). It's a great way to make friends, share patterns and tips, and help people in the community stay warm this coming winter.

Yarn Love

CONTACT: Gayle Orlando  508-324-2700, ext. 2  gorlando@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street)

Do you like to knit or crochet? Come join a group of fellow crafters in a good cause. On Thursday afternoons, we will meet in the Fell Room for a group yarn-crafting project. We will knit hats, scarves, and mittens to be donated to homeless shelters or other charities.

All yarn will be supplied. You can bring your own needles and patterns (we will have some extras around if you forget). It's a great way to make friends, share patterns and tips, and help people in the community stay warm this coming winter.

Yarn Love

CONTACT:
  Gayle Orlando
  508.324.2700, ext. 2
   gorlando@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street)

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Gaming with BEAM! / Meeting Room

Join us on the third Thursday afternoon of each month for BEAM, the library's new interactive, virtual playground that makes entertainment lively, energetic and above all TONS of fun! Choose from several exciting games to play, including Bath Trouble, Hopscotch, Lumberjacks, Aliens vs. Scientists and more! Recommended for ages 4 and up!

BEAM

CONTACT: David R. Mello  508-324-2700 ext. 4  dmello@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Join us on the third Thursday afternoon of each month for BEAM, the library's new interactive, virtual playground that makes entertainment lively, energetic and above all TONS of fun! Choose from several exciting games to play, including Bath Trouble, Hopscotch, Lumberjacks, Aliens vs. Scientists and more! Recommended for ages 4 and up!

BEAM

CONTACT:
  David R. Mello
  508.324.2700 ext. 4
   dmello@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Fantasy & Sci-Fi Book Club / Meeting Room

Science fiction and fantasy lovers are invited to join us for our monthly book discussion group! On the third Thursday of each month, we will meet at 6 pm to talk about a different sci-fi or fantasy book, ranging from new titles to classics. Each month's selection will be announced on this calendar and at the previous meeting.

 

For more information, contact Diana in the Reference Department, or email dfaulkner@sailsinc.org.

CONTACT: Diana Faulkner  508-324-2700, ext. 3  dfaulkner@sailsinc.org
LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room

Science fiction and fantasy lovers are invited to join us for our monthly book discussion group! On the third Thursday of each month, we will meet at 6 pm to talk about a different sci-fi or fantasy book, ranging from new titles to classics. Each month's selection will be announced on this calendar and at the previous meeting.

 

For more information, contact Diana in the Reference Department, or email dfaulkner@sailsinc.org.

CONTACT:
  Diana Faulkner
  508.324.2700, ext. 3
   dfaulkner@sailsinc.org

LOCATION: Main Library (104 North Main Street) -Meeting Room