Events


  



Saturday July 21, 2018
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Comic-Con
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

It's back!!!

Comic-Con Fan-Fest...

Bigger and Better!!!

 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Townsend Library

CONTACT:  Molly Benevides  978-597-1714  mbenevides@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Library
There are many spaces available.
Tuesday July 24, 2018
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Summer Sunshine Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks and sensory toys!

If the weather is nice we may have storytime outside during the summer

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

CONTACT:  Karen  Savage  ksavage@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Cookie Storytime-Special Session of Bookworm Buddies
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

A Special Edition of Bookworm Buddies Storytime!

A Summer Storytime with Miss Karen for 4 to 5 year olds.

This Week we will be reading books about Butterflies and then decorate butterfly cookies with Special guest Mary Schwartz.

Registration Required for this session!

 

 

CONTACT:  Karen Savage  978-597-1714  ksavage@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Conversational French Group - La Fraternite Francaise
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

 

If you can communicate in French and would like to practice your speaking skill, join us for some informal discussions on a variety of topics.  

CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978-597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
 
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Solve it!
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

SOLVE IT!

Challenge Night 

Complete the challenge as a team by using your hands, sharpening your minds, and having fun! 

Ages 10- 14.  

CONTACT:  Allie Thiel    athiel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Dungeons and Dragons - Teen Group
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Dungeons & Dragons - Teen Group

Learn to play D&D with experienced Dungeon Master Paul Garafola as your guide! 

Meets every Tuesday this summer, ages 12-18.

CONTACT:  Allie Thiel  9785971714  athiel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Teen Room
 
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The Beatles: Band of the Sixties
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Beatles: Band of the Sixties

Explore the music of the Beatles in this 60-minute multimedia presentation (part history and part musical analysis) spanning the full 1960's:

beginning with the band's seminal visits to Hamburg, continuing through Beatlemania, and concluding with Abbey Road.

The program will be supplemented with audio clips of music and excerpts from interviews with the band members.

 
Presented by Beatles scholar Aaron Krerowicz. In 2011 Aaron won a research grant through the University of Hartford to study the music of the Beatles, and has shared his findings with fellow fans at over 400 presentations throughout the US, England, and Canada. He has authored six Beatles books, and created a series of original Beatles drawings. Aaron also produces a series of 60-second videos called The Beatles Minute, which can be found on his website and YouTube. For more information visit his website: www.AaronKrerowicz.com
CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978-597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
Wednesday July 25, 2018
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Stuffed Animal Sleep-Over

Your animals will have a blast sleeping over at the library!

Drop off today (Wednesday July 25th) between 10am and 8pm and pick up tomorrow (Thursday July 26) between 10 and 8.

We will post lots of pictures of our adventures on Facebook and our website - follow along with the fun!

One animal per child, please.

 

CONTACT:  Molly Benevides  978-597-1714  mbenevides@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Children's Room
 
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Plum Landing
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Calling All Explorers!

How do your jumping skills compare to a grasshopper’s? Where does water flow in your neighborhood?

Have you seen a plant growing in an unusual place? How does it survive?

Come and find out with PLUM LANDING! Plum is an adorable purple alien from the planet Blorb—and the star of the PBS KIDS series PLUM LANDING. She wants YOU to help her explore nature in your city or town so she can report back to her planet! You’ll get outside, get moving, and get exploring the nature that exists around you. Join us for lots of fun, hands-on activities, games, and more … and learn about your world! Spending time outdoors can help kids and families feel happier and healthier— and the outdoors is a great place to learn about science. So join us for this program, and explore science in action as you move and have fun!

Ages 6-9

Register for each session individually.

(Registration for all sessions will open May 15)

CONTACT:  Molly Benevides  978-597-1714  mbenevides@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Switch it up
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Switch it up this summer!

With the Teen Room's new Nintendo Switch! 

Drop in wednesday afternoons to play games like Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.

 

CONTACT:  Allie Thiel    athiel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Teen Room
 
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DIY Teen Slime Party
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

DIY Teen Slime Party!

Love slime? Learn to make your own fluffy, glittery, instagram-worthy slime and your own mixing videos at this summer-slime event!

@2pm in the Teen Room.  

Materials provided, Ages: 12+

 

CONTACT:  Allie Thiel  978-597-1714  athiel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Teen Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
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Pokemon Club
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Do you collect Pokemon cards? 

Come trade with other collectors! Club will meet monthly, join anytime!

Hang out with other Pokemon fans, and have fun!

Ages 6 and up - please register

 

 

CONTACT:  Karen Savage  978-597-1714  ksavage@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Yoga for High-schoolers
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

These classes will teach teens to draw attention to the breath as a tool, to elicit relaxation, focus, and presence.  Linking this breath with movement, seated and standing poses will build on strength of muscles and bones, flexibility, and improved posture and balance.  

Students will learn how to modify poses during bodywork, cultivating body awareness and mindfulness.  Each class ends with guided relaxation, with reflection on Acceptance and Gratitude.

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Teenagers should dress comfortably, and bring a water bottle and their own yoga mat.  Yoga blocks will be provided.

No class on July 4.

Drop-ins welcome

Instructor Carin Duteau completed her 200 hour Fluid yoga teacher training in May 2016. She teaches private yoga lessons, community yoga classes in Groton, and has taught yoga for the Groton/Dunstable Continuing Ed program.  In addition, Carin is a trained instructor for "Bodhi & Mind Yoga" providing one-on-one yoga and meditation practice to women with breast cancer www.bodhiandmindyoga.org

CONTACT:  Carin Duteau  978 597-1714  carinlynn7@hotmail.com
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Dungeons and Dragons - Adult Group
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Dungeons & Dragons - Adult Group

Play D&D at the Townsend Public Library every Wednesday, with Paul Garafola as your DM!

 

CONTACT:  Allie Thiel  9785971714  athiel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Meeting Hall B
 
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Whale - Paint Party
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Markus and Leslie will be at the Townsend Library to teach you how to create a copy of one of their original canvas paintings.

You don't need to have any experience with art at all! Registration is required. 

No automatic alt text available.

 

Space is limited.

There will be a $12 material fee to be paid at the time of the event.

You must register online at www.townsendlibrary.org

Sponsored by The Friends of the Library

 

CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978 597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
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Summer Yoga - Adult Class
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
 
Summer Yoga!!
 
You only need to register for the first class, and you will be registered for all classes.
Wednesday Nights June 6 - August 29
No class on July 4
 
 
Instructor Carin Duteau completed her 200 hour Fluid yoga teacher training in May 2016. She teaches private yoga lessons, community yoga classes in Groton, and has taught yoga for the Groton/Dunstable Continuing Ed program.  In addition, Carin is a trained instructor for "Bodhi & Mind Yoga" providing one-on-one yoga and meditation practice to women with breast cancer www.bodhiandmindyoga.org
CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978-597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Thursday July 26, 2018
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Whalemobile - The Music of Whales
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Whalemobile - The Music of Whales!

Have you ever heard a whale song? Have you wondered how these animals use music to communicate?

Learn about whale songs and much more in this hands-on presentation and activity.

Up to 60 children going into 1st-6th grade (sorry, this program is not sitable for younger children)

Registration is required and prompt arrival is appreciated

CONTACT:  Molly Benevides  978-597-1714  mbenevides@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
 
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Happy Tails: Read to a Dog!
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Come read to our gentle furry friend Benjamin Franklin!   

Each child will be assigned a 10 to 15 minute time slot when they arrive.

Bring a book from home or choose one before your turn.

Registration Required.

  

CONTACT:  Karen Savage  978-597-1714  ksavage@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Family Book vs. Movie- Book Discussion Group
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Book vs. Movie Family Style!

Read A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle at home then come to the Library July 26th to watch the movie (Rated PG) together.  Afterwards, share snacks and discuss both.

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LOCATION: Meeting Hall A
 
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The 33 1/3 Vinyl Club
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

The 33 1/3 Vinyl Club

Ever look back and think about how listening to music was an activity all on its own? 

Remember scouring over the artwork on the cover of your new vinyl LP and hoping the lyrics were printed on the inner sleeve.  Now is your chance to spin some vinyl on the turntable in a group setting and immerse yourself in the music.  The 33 1/2 club at the Townsend Public Library will meet and listen to classic LP's. 

Discussion will focus on, but certainly will not be limited to, the time period, the tracks, the album cover art and the artist.  Join in for a listen to this months edition.

Join Dave Schuttler, Bradley Sherwood  and Ward Clark for an evening of music and conversation!

 

CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978 597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
Friday July 27, 2018
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Summer Sunshine Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks and sensory toys!

If the weather is nice we may have storytime outside during the summer

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

CONTACT:  Karen  Savage  ksavage@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Free Friday Movie Matinee
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

This week's movie:

Bring your lunch and have an indoor picnic while watching a movie!

All ages - no registration required - children must be supervised

CONTACT:  Molly Benevides  978-597-1714  mbenevides@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A
 
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Creative Writing Workshop
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

A four part creative writing class for ages 10-15

Registration will open May 15th

CONTACT:  Molly Benevides  978-597-1714  mbenevides@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Saturday July 28, 2018
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Library Closed

Closed:

July 7, 14, 28

August 4, 11, 18, 25

September 1

Happy Summer!!

Tuesday July 31, 2018
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Summer Sunshine Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks and sensory toys!

If the weather is nice we may have storytime outside during the summer

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

CONTACT:  Karen  Savage  ksavage@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Teddy Town
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Teddy Town is Back!

Teddy Town is a unique interactive experience that lets you choose, stuff, fluff, and love your own

one-of-a-kind special stuffed animal friend! In addition to bears, there are many other animals to choose from!

$10 per animal (cash or check)

Outfits and accessories will be available for an additional $10

~Registration is Required~

3 time slots available: 11:00 am, 11:30 am, and 12:00 pm

CONTACT:  Molly Benevides  978-597-1714  mbenevides@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Teddy Town
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Teddy Town is Back!

Teddy Town is a unique interactive experience that lets you choose, stuff, fluff, and love your own

one-of-a-kind special stuffed animal friend! In addition to bears, there are many other animals to choose from!

$10 per animal (cash or check)

Outfits and accessories will be available for an additional $10

~Registration is Required~

3 time slots available: 11:00 am, 11:30 am, and 12:00 pm

CONTACT:  Molly Benevides  978-597-1714  mbenevides@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Teddy Town
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Teddy Town is Back!

Teddy Town is a unique interactive experience that lets you choose, stuff, fluff, and love your own

one-of-a-kind special stuffed animal friend! In addition to bears, there are many other animals to choose from!

$10 per animal (cash or check)

Outfits and accessories will be available for an additional $10

~Registration is Required~

3 time slots available: 11:00 am, 11:30 am, and 12:00 pm

CONTACT:  Molly Benevides  978-597-1714  mbenevides@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Homeschool Group
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
 
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Bookworm Buddies
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Bookworm Buddies Storytime!

A Summer Storytime with Miss Karen for 4 to 5 year olds where we will read books and do short activities to go with them.

Drop-ins Welcome!

CONTACT:  Karen Savage  978-597-1714  ksavage@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Dream Room Crafts
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Make Your Dream Room a Reality!

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Join Allie in the Teen Room for a series of DIY crafts to beautify, organize, and decorate your room.

This session: PAPER CACTI & SUCCULENTS

All materials provided!

AGES 12+

 

CONTACT:  Allie Thiel  978-597-1714  athiel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Teen Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
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Dungeons and Dragons - Teen Group
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Dungeons & Dragons - Teen Group

Learn to play D&D with experienced Dungeon Master Paul Garafola as your guide! 

Meets every Tuesday this summer, ages 12-18.

CONTACT:  Allie Thiel  9785971714  athiel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Teen Room
 
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Ukulele Scramble
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

 

Ukulele Duo Serves Up Choice Tunes Freshly Scrambled

The Ukulele Scramble are Richard Perlmutter and Robin Hoffman. They sing and play rare, obscure and underperformed songs from the past 500 years; especially works from the Renaissance, and Parlor and Art Songs from the 19th Century. They update, revise and rewrite lyrics for many of these songs, often humorously, and perform them on ukuleles and other small stringed instruments. The group is based in Western Massachusetts.

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Amherst, MA- The duo of Robin Hoffman and Richard Perlmutter, based in Western MA, sing and play ukuleles. Their new act, called The Ukulele Scramble is funny, entertaining, and masterful. It also starts with a repertoire that's unusual for ukulele players - classical music.

Robin and Richard love Beethoven, Bach and Mozart, as well as Renaissance music, and art and parlor songs. But as the name of their group implies, they don't exactly play it straight. The music they play is "scrambled." They pluck a piece by Beethoven like it's bluegrass, fingerpick a work by Mendelssohn like a folk song, and play an art song by composer Amy Beach like 50's pop. Many of their songs have new or updated lyrics by Richard, who is a 4x GRAMMY Nominee - earned for his witty lyrics set to classical music in his series of Beethoven's Wig albums. Ukulele Scramble songs are served up in a harmonious, humorous, and happy-go-lucky style that these two veterans bring to the stage.

Both Robin and Richard have had long careers in the performing arts. Individually they have performed at the Hollywood Bowl, Metropolitan Opera, Kennedy Center, Grammy Museum and Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. Before her current career as a ukulele player and instructor at Greenfield Community College, Robin was a professional ballet dancer with The Joffrey Ballet, and Metropolitan Opera. Richard has toured throughout North America with Beethoven's Wig, and plays classical piano, guitar, and mandolin. He has also produced music for GRAMMY AWARD winner Nickel Creek, and GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Winners Tom Paxton and Ella Jenkins.

While the Ukulele Scramble just started performing in the summer of 2017, Robin and Richard have been playing together for over three years. Along with singer and uke player Marlene Wong, they founded The Well Tempered Ukes, which specialized in Renaissance and Art Music. The group built a strong following playing throughout New England and New York at festivals, libraries and arts centers. When Marlene departed to pursue her passion for singing classical repertoire, Robin and Richard started scrambling and the Ukulele Scramble was born.

Looking to the future, Robin and Richard are lining up performances and have begun planning their first album. With so much music to scramble this ukulele duo has a recipe for success!

CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978 597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
Wednesday August 1, 2018
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Slacker Book Group

Slackers is a self service book club and open to all readers. Stop by each month and pick up a copy of the most recent selection.

When: Whenever! Just help yourself to some good reading…no meetings to attend.

Where: Slackers titles are displayed at the beginning of each. If you are interested in sharing your opinions of the book, just fill out a Slackers bookmark comment form, and leave it in the book when you return it.

Who: For people who don’t want to be committed!

The selection for August is:

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CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978 597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
 
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Wump Mucket Puppets' Tales From Bucket Gulch
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Brand new prairie tales from the make-believe town of Bucket Gulch.  Western themed fun with Jacqui the Jackalope along with cowpokes Coleman and Reg. The show is sure to get the audience hootin’ and hollerin’ with original songs, silliness, and a tall tale or two!  Featured stories include:

The Cow Who Wouldn’t MOO! – A tale of two cowpokes and their stubborn cow, Sarsaparilla

The Biscuits That Covered Bucket Gulch – about a crafty stranger who has the recipe for the world’s best biscuit... or does he?

The 30-minute rootin' & tootin' puppet show is perfect for buckeroos ages 3-10, and their families.

Please register!

CONTACT:  Molly Benevides  978-597-1714  mbenevides@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
 
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Kids Cook: DIY Ice Cream
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Cool off and have fun making yummy ice cream!

Weather permitting, we will be outside.

Please bring winter gloves to keep your hands warm while you handle the ice!

Ages 9+

Limited to 10 children per session - Registration required

CONTACT:  Molly Benevides  978-597-1714  mbenevides@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
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Switch it up
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Switch it up this summer!

With the Teen Room's new Nintendo Switch! 

Drop in wednesday afternoons to play games like Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.

 

CONTACT:  Allie Thiel    athiel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Teen Room
 
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Yoga for High-schoolers
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

These classes will teach teens to draw attention to the breath as a tool, to elicit relaxation, focus, and presence.  Linking this breath with movement, seated and standing poses will build on strength of muscles and bones, flexibility, and improved posture and balance.  

Students will learn how to modify poses during bodywork, cultivating body awareness and mindfulness.  Each class ends with guided relaxation, with reflection on Acceptance and Gratitude.

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Teenagers should dress comfortably, and bring a water bottle and their own yoga mat.  Yoga blocks will be provided.

No class on July 4.

Drop-ins welcome

Instructor Carin Duteau completed her 200 hour Fluid yoga teacher training in May 2016. She teaches private yoga lessons, community yoga classes in Groton, and has taught yoga for the Groton/Dunstable Continuing Ed program.  In addition, Carin is a trained instructor for "Bodhi & Mind Yoga" providing one-on-one yoga and meditation practice to women with breast cancer www.bodhiandmindyoga.org

CONTACT:  Carin Duteau  978 597-1714  carinlynn7@hotmail.com
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Dungeons and Dragons - Adult Group
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Dungeons & Dragons - Adult Group

Play D&D at the Townsend Public Library every Wednesday, with Paul Garafola as your DM!

 

CONTACT:  Allie Thiel  9785971714  athiel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A
 
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Interactive Movie
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

 

Remember the Rocky Horror Picture Show? This will be similar, but without toast throwing!

We will watch Star Wars: The Force Awakens (PG-13, 2 hours 16 minutes) 

During the movie there will be cues to do different things like: wave your lightsaber (glowstick), repeat "may the Force be with you," boo the villain, and lots more!

Be silly! Have fun! There will be snacks!

Please register!

CONTACT:  Molly Benevides  978-597-1714  mbenevides@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Meeting Hall B
 
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Summer Yoga - Adult Class
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
 
Summer Yoga!!
 
You only need to register for the first class, and you will be registered for all classes.
Wednesday Nights June 6 - August 29
No class on July 4
 
 
Instructor Carin Duteau completed her 200 hour Fluid yoga teacher training in May 2016. She teaches private yoga lessons, community yoga classes in Groton, and has taught yoga for the Groton/Dunstable Continuing Ed program.  In addition, Carin is a trained instructor for "Bodhi & Mind Yoga" providing one-on-one yoga and meditation practice to women with breast cancer www.bodhiandmindyoga.org
CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978-597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Thursday August 2, 2018
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Kids Slime- Butter Slime
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Come make "Butter Slime" with Miss Karen!

Limit 15 children

Ages 6-12

CONTACT:  Karen Savage  978-597-1714  ksavage@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
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Pages and Pastries
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Pages & Pastries 

-a Young Adult Book Club at the TPL-

Dread Nation by Juntina Ireland 

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Pick up a copy anytime during the month of August! Come to the meeting to discuss over tea and cake.

CONTACT:  Allie Thiel    athiel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Teen Room
 
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Romance Readers Group: The Lighter Side of Romance
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Come and join us for a fun time visiting and chatting about our light-hearted romance stories - both contemporary and historical. Now meeting every other month. We will be discussing the "In the Garden" trilogy" by Nora Roberts: "Blue Dahlia", "Black Rose", and "Red Lily".   Hope to see you there.

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CONTACT:  Cathy Hill  978-597-1714  chill@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Library
Friday August 3, 2018
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Summer Sunshine Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks and sensory toys!

If the weather is nice we may have storytime outside during the summer

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

CONTACT:  Karen  Savage  ksavage@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Free Friday Movie Matinee
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

This week's movie:

Bring your lunch and have an indoor picnic while watching a movie!

All ages - no registration required - children must be supervised

CONTACT:  Molly Benevides  978-597-1714  mbenevides@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A
 
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Creative Writing Workshop
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

A four part creative writing class for ages 10-15

Registration will open May 15th

CONTACT:  Molly Benevides  978-597-1714  mbenevides@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Saturday August 4, 2018
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Library Closed

Closed:

July 7, 14, 28

August 4, 11, 18, 25

September 1

Happy Summer!!

Tuesday August 7, 2018
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Summer Sunshine Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks and sensory toys!

If the weather is nice we may have storytime outside during the summer

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

CONTACT:  Karen  Savage  ksavage@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Homeschool Group
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
 
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Bookworm Buddies
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Bookworm Buddies Storytime!

A Summer Storytime with Miss Karen for 4 to 5 year olds where we will read books and do short activities to go with them.

Drop-ins Welcome!

CONTACT:  Karen Savage  978-597-1714  ksavage@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Miss Molly's Super Fantastic Book Club
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Hour of the Bees

by Lindsay Eagar

Join Miss Molly for this fun book club!

We will read all kinds of books;

fantasy, sci-fi, humor, realistic fiction, and historical fiction.

Typically ages 11-13 but if you're older or younger that's ok, everyone is welcome!

CONTACT:  Molly Benevides  978-597-1714  mbenevides@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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'Everything is Awesome!' Lego Club
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Do you love legos?!

Come build with our 1,000's of legos, then display your creations in the library!

All ages

(Please be aware legos are a choking hazard for young children, adult supervision is needed for young children, thanks!)

CONTACT:  Molly Benevides  978-597-1714  mbenevides@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Dungeons and Dragons - Teen Group
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Dungeons & Dragons - Teen Group

Learn to play D&D with experienced Dungeon Master Paul Garafola as your guide! 

Meets every Tuesday this summer, ages 12-18.

CONTACT:  Allie Thiel  9785971714  athiel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Meeting Hall B
Wednesday August 8, 2018
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Plum Landing
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Calling All Explorers!

How do your jumping skills compare to a grasshopper’s? Where does water flow in your neighborhood?

Have you seen a plant growing in an unusual place? How does it survive?

Come and find out with PLUM LANDING! Plum is an adorable purple alien from the planet Blorb—and the star of the PBS KIDS series PLUM LANDING. She wants YOU to help her explore nature in your city or town so she can report back to her planet! You’ll get outside, get moving, and get exploring the nature that exists around you. Join us for lots of fun, hands-on activities, games, and more … and learn about your world! Spending time outdoors can help kids and families feel happier and healthier— and the outdoors is a great place to learn about science. So join us for this program, and explore science in action as you move and have fun!

Ages 6-9

Register for each session individually.

(Registration for all sessions will open May 15)

CONTACT:  Molly Benevides  978-597-1714  mbenevides@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Kids Cook: DIY Ice Cream
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Cool off and have fun making yummy ice cream!

Weather permitting, we will be outside.

Please bring winter gloves to keep your hands warm while you handle the ice!

Ages 9+

Limited to 10 children per session - Registration required

CONTACT:  Molly Benevides  978-597-1714  mbenevides@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
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Switch it up
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Switch it up this summer!

With the Teen Room's new Nintendo Switch! 

Drop in wednesday afternoons to play games like Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.

 

CONTACT:  Allie Thiel    athiel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Teen Room
 
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Yoga for High-schoolers
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

These classes will teach teens to draw attention to the breath as a tool, to elicit relaxation, focus, and presence.  Linking this breath with movement, seated and standing poses will build on strength of muscles and bones, flexibility, and improved posture and balance.  

Students will learn how to modify poses during bodywork, cultivating body awareness and mindfulness.  Each class ends with guided relaxation, with reflection on Acceptance and Gratitude.

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Teenagers should dress comfortably, and bring a water bottle and their own yoga mat.  Yoga blocks will be provided.

No class on July 4.

Drop-ins welcome

Instructor Carin Duteau completed her 200 hour Fluid yoga teacher training in May 2016. She teaches private yoga lessons, community yoga classes in Groton, and has taught yoga for the Groton/Dunstable Continuing Ed program.  In addition, Carin is a trained instructor for "Bodhi & Mind Yoga" providing one-on-one yoga and meditation practice to women with breast cancer www.bodhiandmindyoga.org

CONTACT:  Carin Duteau  978 597-1714  carinlynn7@hotmail.com
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Dungeons and Dragons - Adult Group
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Dungeons & Dragons - Adult Group

Play D&D at the Townsend Public Library every Wednesday, with Paul Garafola as your DM!

 

CONTACT:  Allie Thiel  9785971714  athiel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A
 
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Summer Yoga - Adult Class
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
 
Summer Yoga!!
 
You only need to register for the first class, and you will be registered for all classes.
Wednesday Nights June 6 - August 29
No class on July 4
 
 
Instructor Carin Duteau completed her 200 hour Fluid yoga teacher training in May 2016. She teaches private yoga lessons, community yoga classes in Groton, and has taught yoga for the Groton/Dunstable Continuing Ed program.  In addition, Carin is a trained instructor for "Bodhi & Mind Yoga" providing one-on-one yoga and meditation practice to women with breast cancer www.bodhiandmindyoga.org
CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978-597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Thursday August 9, 2018
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Magic Show
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Magician Greg and his doggy assistant, Axel will perform amazing and hilarious magic tricks!

All Ages.

Please register.

CONTACT:  Molly Benevides  978-597-1714  mbenevides@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
 
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Bad Art Night
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Bad Art is for everyone!

This is one place you don't have to worry about your creation looking "GOOD"

Use the tackiest materials (we will have plenty on hand!)

Put a doll head on a dinosaur body... dress it up in feathers and glitter... the more outrageous the better!

Ages 12+

Please register

CONTACT:  Allie Thiel  978-597-1714  athiel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Teen Room
 
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Genealogy Club with Dwight Fitch
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join Dwight Fitch and the geneology group on the second Thursday of every month!

 

Meetings free and open to the public, and everyone is encouraged to participate no matter where you’re from.

Use the library subscriptions to Ancestry.com, HertitageQuest.com and Historic Maps. (Paid for by the TPL Endowment)

Brainstorm and get some work done!

We have laptops that can be borrowed or bring your own.

If you are new to genealogy, Dwight can help you get started.

CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978 597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
 
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Library Trustee Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
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Hall of Presidents Book Club: Millard Fillmore
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Millard Fillmore by Paul Finkelman

 
Join us as we read through the presidents of the United States!
The idea is to not only learn a few things, but to get a deeper understanding the role the presidency has played in this nation's history!
In the midst of a recent discussion, we came to the realization that our knowledge of much of American history was wanting. We decided to undertake a journey through the American presidency from beginning to end starting with George Washington, reading a biography of each president in the order they served. The hope is that this will acquaint us with not only each President, but also the history of the time in which they lived and died.
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CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978 597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
Friday August 10, 2018
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Summer Sunshine Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks and sensory toys!

If the weather is nice we may have storytime outside during the summer

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

CONTACT:  Karen  Savage  ksavage@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Free Friday Movie Matinee
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

This week's movie:

Bring your lunch and have an indoor picnic while watching a movie!

All ages - no registration required - children must be supervised

CONTACT:  Molly Benevides  978-597-1714  mbenevides@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A
Saturday August 11, 2018
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Library Closed

Closed:

July 7, 14, 28

August 4, 11, 18, 25

September 1

Happy Summer!!

Tuesday August 14, 2018
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Summer Sunshine Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks and sensory toys!

If the weather is nice we may have storytime outside during the summer

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

CONTACT:  Karen  Savage  ksavage@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Bookworm Buddies
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Bookworm Buddies Storytime!

A Summer Storytime with Miss Karen for 4 to 5 year olds where we will read books and do short activities to go with them.

Drop-ins Welcome!

CONTACT:  Karen Savage  978-597-1714  ksavage@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Dream Room Crafts
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Make Your Dream Room a Reality!

Join Allie in the Teen Room for a series of DIY crafts to beautify, organize, and decorate your room.

This session: LIGHT UP Letter Lamp!

Email Allie: athiel@cwmars.org  IN ADVANCE to request a specific letter -- Otherwise, you'll be making the first letter of you first name (the name you register with).  All materials provided. 

AGES 12+ ONLY

 

CONTACT:  Allie Thiel  978-597-1714  athiel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Teen Room
 
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Library Knitters and Crocheters
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

If you have knitting or crochet questions, or just want to spend time creating with others, this is a great group to join!

Hosted by crafters with years of experience who love to share their skills!

This group meets the second Tuesday of each month.

All levels welcome, beginners to experts!

Beginning knitters (Ages 10+): bring a pair of short, size 11, straight needles and a skein of worsted weight yarn.

Beginning crocheters: bring an H hook and a skein of worsted weight yarn.

CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978-597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
 
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Dungeons and Dragons - Teen Group
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Dungeons & Dragons - Teen Group

Learn to play D&D with experienced Dungeon Master Paul Garafola as your guide! 

Meets every Tuesday this summer, ages 12-18.

CONTACT:  Allie Thiel  9785971714  athiel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Meeting Hall B
 
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Game Night! Ticket to Ride
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Learn to play Ticket to Ride! 

CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978 597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Wednesday August 15, 2018
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Plum Landing
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Calling All Explorers!

How do your jumping skills compare to a grasshopper’s? Where does water flow in your neighborhood?

Have you seen a plant growing in an unusual place? How does it survive?

Come and find out with PLUM LANDING! Plum is an adorable purple alien from the planet Blorb—and the star of the PBS KIDS series PLUM LANDING. She wants YOU to help her explore nature in your city or town so she can report back to her planet! You’ll get outside, get moving, and get exploring the nature that exists around you. Join us for lots of fun, hands-on activities, games, and more … and learn about your world! Spending time outdoors can help kids and families feel happier and healthier— and the outdoors is a great place to learn about science. So join us for this program, and explore science in action as you move and have fun!

Ages 6-9

Register for each session individually.

(Registration for all sessions will open May 15)

CONTACT:  Molly Benevides  978-597-1714  mbenevides@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Switch it up
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Switch it up this summer!

With the Teen Room's new Nintendo Switch! 

Drop in wednesday afternoons to play games like Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.

 

CONTACT:  Allie Thiel    athiel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Teen Room
 
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How to Boil Water
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

NEW DATE

Once you can boil water, you can make pasta, rice, and cook vegetables to create exciting recipes you'll love!

   

Chef Liz will take the class step-by-step through 1 pasta dish and 1 rice dish everyone can make at home with confidence and success.

Come to learn the basics with Liz!

 

CONTACT:  Allie Thiel  9785971714  athiel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
 
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Yoga for High-schoolers
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

These classes will teach teens to draw attention to the breath as a tool, to elicit relaxation, focus, and presence.  Linking this breath with movement, seated and standing poses will build on strength of muscles and bones, flexibility, and improved posture and balance.  

Students will learn how to modify poses during bodywork, cultivating body awareness and mindfulness.  Each class ends with guided relaxation, with reflection on Acceptance and Gratitude.

Image result for teen yoga clipart

 

Teenagers should dress comfortably, and bring a water bottle and their own yoga mat.  Yoga blocks will be provided.

No class on July 4.

Drop-ins welcome

Instructor Carin Duteau completed her 200 hour Fluid yoga teacher training in May 2016. She teaches private yoga lessons, community yoga classes in Groton, and has taught yoga for the Groton/Dunstable Continuing Ed program.  In addition, Carin is a trained instructor for "Bodhi & Mind Yoga" providing one-on-one yoga and meditation practice to women with breast cancer www.bodhiandmindyoga.org

CONTACT:  Carin Duteau  978 597-1714  carinlynn7@hotmail.com
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Dungeons and Dragons - Adult Group
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Dungeons & Dragons - Adult Group

Play D&D at the Townsend Public Library every Wednesday, with Paul Garafola as your DM!

 

CONTACT:  Allie Thiel  9785971714  athiel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Meeting Hall B
 
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Family Bingo
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us for a fun all ages bingo night!

~Please register - Space is limited~

Funded by the Friends of the Townsend Library

 

CONTACT:  Molly Benevides  978-597-1714  mbenevides@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
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Summer Yoga - Adult Class
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
 
Summer Yoga!!
 
You only need to register for the first class, and you will be registered for all classes.
Wednesday Nights June 6 - August 29
 
 
Instructor Carin Duteau completed her 200 hour Fluid yoga teacher training in May 2016. She teaches private yoga lessons, community yoga classes in Groton, and has taught yoga for the Groton/Dunstable Continuing Ed program.  In addition, Carin is a trained instructor for "Bodhi & Mind Yoga" providing one-on-one yoga and meditation practice to women with breast cancer www.bodhiandmindyoga.org
CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978-597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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The Eclectic Book Club will be reading
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

This is a book club for people who love to read everything and anything!

Each month we will read a unique or quirky book.... Anything goes!

This month's selection will be :

Beasts of Extarordinary Circumstance by Ruth Emmie Lang

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Stop by the library and pick up a copy!

CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978-597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
Thursday August 16, 2018
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College Essay Workshop
12:00 AM - 2:00 PM

College Essay Workshop - Part 1

(Love) Your College Essay

Want to finish your essay before the school year begins? Better yet, want to enjoy writing it? This two-part workshop, led by an experienced college admissions advisor, will help you get started with your essay and gain essential feedback.

Part 1: Idea Development- Creative exercises and useful models will help you identify a topic and plan your essay.

Part 2: Essay review- Workshop your essay with a group of your peers and gain insights into what an admissions officer might notice in your essay.

Optional session: 1:1 meeting with Rachel to personally review your draft of your essay ($30 suggested donation, email athiel@cwmars.org to reserve a session prior to/following either workshop)

College Essay Workshop is being led by Rachel Katzman, of Katzman Advising, a private practice that specializes in college admissions advising. To learn more, visit www.katzmanadvising.com

 

CONTACT:  Allie Thiel  9785971714  athiel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Teen Room
 
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Science Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

 

 

This Month: Make your own instruments!

Water xylophones, plastic straw wind pipes, and more!

   

Come explore basic science skills with Miss Karen!

Each month we will explore different themes using skills such as prediction, observation and measuring among others.

Ages 4 to 8

Limit 10 children

This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library!

 

CONTACT:  Karen Savage  978-597-1714  ksavage@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Happy Tails: Read to a Dog!
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Come read to our gentle furry friend Benjamin Franklin!   

Each child will be assigned a 10 to 15 minute time slot when they arrive.

Bring a book from home or choose one before your turn.

Registration Required.

CONTACT:  Karen Savage  978-597-1714  ksavage@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Fiber Frenzy
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Fiber Frenzy

Knitting, crochet, spinning, and more...

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Sue Luongo will be there to teach people spindle spinning. She will also making and offering spindles that can be bought for a small materials fee.

John King can teach you to spin on a spinning wheel. The library has one to loan!

ALL AGES!

One and all are welcome to be a part of this diverse group.

Whether you need a place to work, are just starting out or if you need help with something, this is the group for you. 

We meet every 3rd Thursday of the month.

 

CONTACT:  John King  978-597-5804  johnkimking@verizon.net
LOCATION: Meeting Hall B
 
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Walk This Way: A Journey on El Camino de Santiago
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Have you heard of El Camino de Santiago?

Have you seen "The Way" with Martin Sheen? Are you interested in learning more about this 500 mile ancient pilgrimage across Spain?

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Come listen to a presentation on one family's journey across Spain and the sights and people that they met along the way. 
There will be time for discussion on culture, history, gear, and logistics if you are thinking of some day taking on this journey yourself!
CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978 597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A
Friday August 17, 2018
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Summer Sunshine Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks and sensory toys!

If the weather is nice we may have storytime outside during the summer

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

CONTACT:  Karen  Savage  ksavage@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Peter Pan Silent Film Screening with Live Music
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

 
Peter Pan (1924);

SILENT FILM SCREENING WITH LIVE MUSIC by Jeff Rapsis
 

The original silent film adaptation of J.M. Barrie's classic tale of the boy who wouldn't grow up. Join the Darling children as they follow Peter to Never Never Land to battle with evil Captain Hook. A film that has lost none of its power over audiences of all ages.

Free admission!

CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978 597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
Saturday August 18, 2018
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Library Closed

Closed:

July 7, 14, 28

August 4, 11, 18, 25

September 1

Happy Summer!!

Tuesday August 21, 2018
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Blizzards: Outwit the Elements
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Presented by the Boston Museum of Science

A blizzard is coming! Engineer a tree house to withstand high winds, and save skiers from a wild mountain avalanche. With two exciting activities, this hands-on workshop gives participants a chance to plan, build, and test their designs against the forces of nature.

In the first activity, participants design houses, trying to make them as snow-proof as possible. Their design is put to the test inside our Blizzard Box, which creates a whirling, swirling cascade of simulated snow. The house is inspected to see if the roof leaked and let the snow in. In the second activity, the participants are challenged to design an avalanche protection system using ramps, walls, poles, and other elements. They set up their system around a pint-size snowboarder, then test the results with a fast flood of plastic snow and boulders. The activities explore every part of the Engineering Design Process, including opportunities to use test results to modify the designs….…and then test them again and again!

Ages 6-12

Capacity is 25 people per session

Registration is required!

CONTACT:  Molly Benevides  978-597-1714  mbenevides@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Second Session! Blizzards: Outwit the Elements
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Second Session Just Added!!!

Presented by the Boston Museum of Science

A blizzard is coming! Engineer a tree house to withstand high winds, and save skiers from a wild mountain avalanche. With two exciting activities, this hands-on workshop gives participants a chance to plan, build, and test their designs against the forces of nature.

In the first activity, participants design houses, trying to make them as snow-proof as possible. Their design is put to the test inside our Blizzard Box, which creates a whirling, swirling cascade of simulated snow. The house is inspected to see if the roof leaked and let the snow in. In the second activity, the participants are challenged to design an avalanche protection system using ramps, walls, poles, and other elements. They set up their system around a pint-size snowboarder, then test the results with a fast flood of plastic snow and boulders. The activities explore every part of the Engineering Design Process, including opportunities to use test results to modify the designs….…and then test them again and again!

Ages 6-12

Capacity is 25 people per session

Registration is required!

CONTACT:  Molly Benevides  978-597-1714  mbenevides@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Homeschool Group
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
 
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Bookworm Buddies
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Bookworm Buddies Storytime!

A Summer Storytime with Miss Karen for 4 to 5 year olds where we will read books and do short activities to go with them.

Drop-ins Welcome!

CONTACT:  Karen Savage  978-597-1714  ksavage@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Solve it!
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

SOLVE IT!

Challenge Night 

Complete the challenge as a team by using your hands, sharpening your minds, and having fun! 

More information to come about the specific challenge we'll be SOLVING!

Ages 10- 14.  

CONTACT:  Allie Thiel    athiel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Jeopar-TEA with Danielle from the Cozy Tea Cart
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Jeopar-TEA

 

Yes, this is similar to the TV version of Americas favorite show, Jeopardy, but a whole lot more fun!

We have recreated this show with a game board with every question having to do with tea! 

Tea and scones are provided for the guests. 

About Danielle: 

Danielle is certified in all levels as a Tea Specialist through the Specialty Tea Institute, NY and has completed over 70 tea seminars at the World Tea Expo. She has learned first-hand about the production of tea through travelling through Asia and meeting Chinese, Indian, Sri Lankan, Japanese, Nepalese, and Taiwanese tea growers. Danielle sources only the finest, high quality, freshly imported teas, earning The Cozy Tea Cart the title of “Best of NH” from New Hampshire Magazine. Just as important as the quality of her tea, she promotes excellence in service and pride in educating her customers.

The tea and other items discussed during the lecture will be available for sale after the event. 

Funded by the Townsend Public Library Endowment, Inc.

CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978 597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
 
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Dungeons and Dragons - Teen Group
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Dungeons & Dragons - Teen Group

Learn to play D&D with experienced Dungeon Master Paul Garafola as your guide! 

Meets every Tuesday this summer, ages 12-18.

CONTACT:  Allie Thiel  9785971714  athiel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Teen Room
Wednesday August 22, 2018
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Plum Landing
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Calling All Explorers!

How do your jumping skills compare to a grasshopper’s? Where does water flow in your neighborhood?

Have you seen a plant growing in an unusual place? How does it survive?

Come and find out with PLUM LANDING! Plum is an adorable purple alien from the planet Blorb—and the star of the PBS KIDS series PLUM LANDING. She wants YOU to help her explore nature in your city or town so she can report back to her planet! You’ll get outside, get moving, and get exploring the nature that exists around you. Join us for lots of fun, hands-on activities, games, and more … and learn about your world! Spending time outdoors can help kids and families feel happier and healthier— and the outdoors is a great place to learn about science. So join us for this program, and explore science in action as you move and have fun!

Ages 6-9

Register for each session individually.

(Registration for all sessions will open May 15)

CONTACT:  Molly Benevides  978-597-1714  mbenevides@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
There are 4 spaces available.
 
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Switch it up
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Switch it up this summer!

With the Teen Room's new Nintendo Switch! 

Drop in wednesday afternoons to play games like Mario Kart 8 Deluxe.

 

CONTACT:  Allie Thiel    athiel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Teen Room
 
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Pokemon Club
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Do you collect Pokemon cards? 

Come trade with other collectors! Club will meet monthly, join anytime!

Hang out with other Pokemon fans, and have fun!

Ages 6 and up - please register

 

 

CONTACT:  Karen Savage  978-597-1714  ksavage@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Yoga for High-schoolers
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

These classes will teach teens to draw attention to the breath as a tool, to elicit relaxation, focus, and presence.  Linking this breath with movement, seated and standing poses will build on strength of muscles and bones, flexibility, and improved posture and balance.  

Students will learn how to modify poses during bodywork, cultivating body awareness and mindfulness.  Each class ends with guided relaxation, with reflection on Acceptance and Gratitude.

Image result for teen yoga clipart

 

Teenagers should dress comfortably, and bring a water bottle and their own yoga mat.  Yoga blocks will be provided.

No class on July 4.

Drop-ins welcome

Instructor Carin Duteau completed her 200 hour Fluid yoga teacher training in May 2016. She teaches private yoga lessons, community yoga classes in Groton, and has taught yoga for the Groton/Dunstable Continuing Ed program.  In addition, Carin is a trained instructor for "Bodhi & Mind Yoga" providing one-on-one yoga and meditation practice to women with breast cancer www.bodhiandmindyoga.org

CONTACT:  Carin Duteau  978 597-1714  carinlynn7@hotmail.com
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Beatles for Sale Concert
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Join us on the library lawn for this fun family friendly concert!

(show will be inside if weather is bad)

Bring lawnchairs, picnic blankets, and snacks!

Registration requested but not required.

This event is sponsored by the TPL Endowment, The Friends of the Library and The Friends of the Seniors!

CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978 597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
 
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Dungeons and Dragons - Adult Group
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Dungeons & Dragons - Adult Group

Play D&D at the Townsend Public Library every Wednesday, with Paul Garafola as your DM!

 

CONTACT:  Allie Thiel  9785971714  athiel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Teen Room
 
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Summer Yoga - Adult Class
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
 
Summer Yoga!!
 
You only need to register for the first class, and you will be registered for all classes.
Wednesday Nights June 6 - August 29
No class on July 4
 
 
Instructor Carin Duteau completed her 200 hour Fluid yoga teacher training in May 2016. She teaches private yoga lessons, community yoga classes in Groton, and has taught yoga for the Groton/Dunstable Continuing Ed program.  In addition, Carin is a trained instructor for "Bodhi & Mind Yoga" providing one-on-one yoga and meditation practice to women with breast cancer www.bodhiandmindyoga.org
CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978-597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Thursday August 23, 2018
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College Essay Workshop
12:00 AM - 2:00 PM

College Essay Workshop: Part 2

(Love) Your College Essay

Want to finish your essay before the school year begins? Better yet, want to enjoy writing it? This two-part workshop, led by an experienced college admissions advisor, will help you get started with your essay and gain essential feedback.

Part 1: Idea Development- Creative exercises and useful models will help you identify a topic and plan your essay.

Part 2: Essay review- Workshop your essay with a group of your peers and gain insights into what an admissions officer might notice in your essay.

Optional session: 1:1 meeting with Rachel to personally review your draft of your essay ($30 suggested donation, email athiel@cwmars.org to reserve a session prior to/following either workshop)

College Essay Workshop is being led by Rachel Katzman, of Katzman Advising, a private practice that specializes in college admissions advising. To learn more, visit www.katzmanadvising.com

CONTACT:  Allie Thiel  9785971714  athiel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Teen Room
 
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DIY Teen Slime Party
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

DIY Teen Slime Party!

Love slime? Learn to make your own stretchy, glittery, instagram-worthy slime and your own mixing videos at this summer-slime event!

@2pm in the Teen Room.  

Materials provided, Ages: 12+

 

CONTACT:  Allie Thiel  978-597-1714  athiel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Teen Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
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Game Night! Munchkin
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Learn to play Munchkin!

Ages 10 and up. Plays in one to two hours. Three to six players.

CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978 597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Friday August 24, 2018
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Summer Sunshine Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks and sensory toys!

If the weather is nice we may have storytime outside during the summer

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

CONTACT:  Karen  Savage  ksavage@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Free Friday Movie Matinee
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

This week's movie:

Bring your lunch and have an indoor picnic while watching a movie!

All ages - no registration required - children must be supervised

CONTACT:  Molly Benevides  978-597-1714  mbenevides@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A
Saturday August 25, 2018
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Library Closed

Closed:

July 7, 14, 28

August 4, 11, 18, 25

September 1

Happy Summer!!

Tuesday August 28, 2018
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Summer Sunshine Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks and sensory toys!

If the weather is nice we may have storytime outside during the summer

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

CONTACT:  Karen  Savage  ksavage@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Dream Room Crafts
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Make Your Dream Room a Reality!

Join Allie in the Teen Room for a series of DIY crafts to beautify, organize, and decorate your room.

This session: DIY BATH BOMBS

All materials provided!

 

CONTACT:  Allie Thiel  978-597-1714  athiel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Teen Room
 
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Dungeons and Dragons - Teen Group
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Dungeons & Dragons - Teen Group

Learn to play D&D with experienced Dungeon Master Paul Garafola as your guide! 

Meets every Tuesday this summer, ages 12-18.

CONTACT:  Allie Thiel  9785971714  athiel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Wednesday August 29, 2018
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Yoga for High-schoolers
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

These classes will teach teens to draw attention to the breath as a tool, to elicit relaxation, focus, and presence.  Linking this breath with movement, seated and standing poses will build on strength of muscles and bones, flexibility, and improved posture and balance.  

Students will learn how to modify poses during bodywork, cultivating body awareness and mindfulness.  Each class ends with guided relaxation, with reflection on Acceptance and Gratitude.

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Teenagers should dress comfortably, and bring a water bottle and their own yoga mat.  Yoga blocks will be provided.

No class on July 4.

Drop-ins welcome

Instructor Carin Duteau completed her 200 hour Fluid yoga teacher training in May 2016. She teaches private yoga lessons, community yoga classes in Groton, and has taught yoga for the Groton/Dunstable Continuing Ed program.  In addition, Carin is a trained instructor for "Bodhi & Mind Yoga" providing one-on-one yoga and meditation practice to women with breast cancer www.bodhiandmindyoga.org

CONTACT:  Carin Duteau  978 597-1714  carinlynn7@hotmail.com
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Dungeons and Dragons - Adult Group
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Dungeons & Dragons - Adult Group

Play D&D at the Townsend Public Library every Wednesday, with Paul Garafola as your DM!

 

CONTACT:  Allie Thiel  9785971714  athiel@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Meeting Hall B
 
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Summer Yoga - Adult Class
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
 
Summer Yoga!!
 
You only need to register for the first class, and you will be registered for all classes.
Wednesday Nights June 6 - August 29
No class on July 4
 
 
Instructor Carin Duteau completed her 200 hour Fluid yoga teacher training in May 2016. She teaches private yoga lessons, community yoga classes in Groton, and has taught yoga for the Groton/Dunstable Continuing Ed program.  In addition, Carin is a trained instructor for "Bodhi & Mind Yoga" providing one-on-one yoga and meditation practice to women with breast cancer www.bodhiandmindyoga.org
CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978-597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Thursday August 30, 2018
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The 33 1/3 Club
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

The 33 1/3 Club

Ever look back and think about how listening to music was an activity all on its own? 

Remember scouring over the artwork on the cover of your new vinyl LP and hoping the lyrics were printed on the inner sleeve.  Now is your chance to spin some vinyl on the turntable in a group setting and immerse yourself in the music.  The 33 1/2 club at the Townsend Public Library will meet and listen to classic LP's. 

Discussion will focus on, but certainly will not be limited to, the time period, the tracks, the album cover art and the artist.  Join in for a listen to this months edition.

Join Dave Schuttler, Bradley Sherwood  and Ward Clark for an evening of music and conversation!

 

CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978 597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
Friday August 31, 2018
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Summer Sunshine Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks and sensory toys!

If the weather is nice we may have storytime outside during the summer

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

CONTACT:  Karen  Savage  ksavage@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Saturday September 1, 2018
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Library Closed

Closed:

July 7, 14, 28

August 4, 11, 18, 25

September 1

Happy Summer!!

 
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Slacker Book Group

Slackers is a self service book club and open to all readers. Stop by each month and pick up a copy of the most recent selection.

When: Whenever! Just help yourself to some good reading…no meetings to attend.

Where: Slackers titles are displayed at the beginning of each. If you are interested in sharing your opinions of the book, just fill out a Slackers bookmark comment form, and leave it in the book when you return it.

Who: For people who don’t want to be committed!

The selection for September is:

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CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978 597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
Monday September 3, 2018
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Tuesday September 4, 2018
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Homeschool Group
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
 
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Miss Molly's Super Fantastic Book Club
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Wolf Hollow

by Lauren Wolk

 

Join Miss Molly for this fun book club!

We will read all kinds of books;

fantasy, sci-fi, humor, realistic fiction, and historical fiction.

Typically ages 11-13 but if you're older or younger that's ok, everyone is welcome!

CONTACT:  Molly Benevides  978-597-1714  mbenevides@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Wednesday September 12, 2018
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Friends of the Library Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Monthly meeting of the Friends of the Townsend Library

LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
Thursday September 13, 2018
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These are the People in the Neighborhood Storytime
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Come meet The People in the Neighborhood! 

Each week a different member of our community will read to the group and talk about the part they play in our neighborhood. 

Ages 3+

CONTACT:  Karen Savage  978-597-1714  ksavage@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Tuesday September 18, 2018
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Homeschool Group
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
Wednesday September 19, 2018
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The Eclectic Book Club will be reading When the English Fall: A Novel
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

This is a book club for people who love to read everything and anything! Each month we will read a unique or quirky book.... Anything goes!

This month's selection will be :

 

 When the English Fall: A novel by David Williams

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Stop by the library and pick up a copy!

CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978-597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
Thursday September 20, 2018
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These are the People in the Neighborhood Storytime
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Come meet The People in the Neighborhood! 

Each week a different member of our community will read to the group and talk about the part they play in our neighborhood. 

Ages 3+

CONTACT:  Karen Savage  978-597-1714  ksavage@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Saturday September 22, 2018
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Truck-A-Palooza
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

More info coming soon!

CONTACT:  Molly Benevides  978-597-1714  mbenevides@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Library
Tuesday September 25, 2018
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American Chestnut Foundation Presentation
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
CONTACT:  Karen Savage  978-597-1714  ksavage@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A
Thursday September 27, 2018
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These are the People in the Neighborhood Storytime
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Come meet The People in the Neighborhood! 

Each week a different member of our community will read to the group and talk about the part they play in our neighborhood. 

Ages 3+

CONTACT:  Karen Savage  978-597-1714  ksavage@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Saturday September 29, 2018
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Rain Date for Truck-A-Palooza
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

More info coming soon!

CONTACT:  Molly Benevides  978-597-1714  mbenevides@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Library
Tuesday October 2, 2018
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Slacker Book Group

Slackers is a self service book club and open to all readers. Stop by each month and pick up a copy of the most recent selection.

When: Whenever! Just help yourself to some good reading…no meetings to attend.

Where: Slackers titles are displayed at the beginning of each. If you are interested in sharing your opinions of the book, just fill out a Slackers bookmark comment form, and leave it in the book when you return it.

Who: For people who don’t want to be committed!

The selection for October is:

34945222

CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978 597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
 
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Homeschool Group
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
 
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Miss Molly's Super Fantastic Book Club
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

 

Join Miss Molly for this fun book club!

We will read all kinds of books;

fantasy, sci-fi, humor, realistic fiction, and historical fiction.

Typically ages 11-13 but if you're older or younger that's ok, everyone is welcome!

CONTACT:  Molly Benevides  978-597-1714  mbenevides@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Thursday October 4, 2018
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These are the People in the Neighborhood Storytime
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Come meet The People in the Neighborhood! 

Each week a different member of our community will read to the group and talk about the part they play in our neighborhood. 

Ages 3+

CONTACT:  Karen Savage  978-597-1714  ksavage@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Romance Readers Group: The Lighter Side of Romance
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Come and join us for a fun time visiting and chatting about our light-hearted romance stories - both contemporary and historical. Now meeting every other month. We will be discussing { } by [author]: [titles].   Hope to see you there.

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Cathy Hill  978-597-1714  chill@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Library
 
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Hall of Presidents Book Club:Franklin Pierce
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Franklin Pierce by Michael F. Holt

 
Join us as we read through the presidents of the United States!
The idea is to not only learn a few things, but to get a deeper understanding the role the presidency has played in this nation's history!
In the midst of a recent discussion, we came to the realization that our knowledge of much of American history was wanting. We decided to undertake a journey through the American presidency from beginning to end starting with George Washington, reading a biography of each president in the order they served. The hope is that this will acquaint us with not only each President, but also the history of the time in which they lived and died.
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CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978 597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
Monday October 8, 2018
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Tuesday October 9, 2018
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Mount Washington Presentation
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A
Thursday October 11, 2018
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Flu Clinic
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Hall B
 
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These are the People in the Neighborhood Storytime
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Come meet The People in the Neighborhood! 

Each week a different member of our community will read to the group and talk about the part they play in our neighborhood. 

Ages 3+

CONTACT:  Karen Savage  978-597-1714  ksavage@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Tuesday October 16, 2018
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Homeschool Group
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
Wednesday October 17, 2018
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The Eclectic Book Club will be reading A Reunion of Ghosts by Judith Claire Mitchell
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

This is a book club for people who love to read everything and anything! Each month we will read a unique or quirky book.... Anything goes!

This month's selection will be :

 

 A Reunion of Ghosts by Judith Claire Mitchell

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Stop by the library and pick up a copy!

CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978-597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
Thursday October 18, 2018
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These are the People in the Neighborhood Storytime
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Come meet The People in the Neighborhood! 

Each week a different member of our community will read to the group and talk about the part they play in our neighborhood. 

Ages 3+

CONTACT:  Karen Savage  978-597-1714  ksavage@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Tuesday October 23, 2018
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Ghostbuster Slime
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Come make glow-in-the-dark Ghostbuster Slime!

Registration Required.

Ages 6-12

Limit 15 Children

CONTACT:  Karen Savage  978-597-1714  ksavage@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A
Thursday October 25, 2018
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These are the People in the Neighborhood Storytime
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Come meet The People in the Neighborhood! 

Each week a different member of our community will read to the group and talk about the part they play in our neighborhood. 

Ages 3+

CONTACT:  Karen Savage  978-597-1714  ksavage@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Wednesday October 31, 2018
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Halloween Trick-or-Treat Through the Library
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

More info coming!

CONTACT:  Molly Benevides  978-597-1714  mbenevides@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Library
Thursday November 1, 2018
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Slacker Book Group

Slackers is a self service book club and open to all readers. Stop by each month and pick up a copy of the most recent selection.

When: Whenever! Just help yourself to some good reading…no meetings to attend.

Where: Slackers titles are displayed at the beginning of each. If you are interested in sharing your opinions of the book, just fill out a Slackers bookmark comment form, and leave it in the book when you return it.

Who: For people who don’t want to be committed!

The selection for November is:

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CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978 597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
 
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These are the People in the Neighborhood Storytime
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Come meet The People in the Neighborhood! 

Each week a different member of our community will read to the group and talk about the part they play in our neighborhood. 

Ages 3+

CONTACT:  Karen Savage  978-597-1714  ksavage@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Tuesday November 6, 2018
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Homeschool Group
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
Thursday November 8, 2018
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These are the People in the Neighborhood Storytime
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Come meet The People in the Neighborhood! 

Each week a different member of our community will read to the group and talk about the part they play in our neighborhood. 

Ages 3+

CONTACT:  Karen Savage  978-597-1714  ksavage@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Sunday November 11, 2018
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Monday November 12, 2018
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Veterans Day - Observed
Wednesday November 14, 2018
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Friends of the Library Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Monthly meeting of the Friends of the Townsend Library

LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
Thursday November 15, 2018
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These are the People in the Neighborhood Storytime
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Come meet The People in the Neighborhood! 

Each week a different member of our community will read to the group and talk about the part they play in our neighborhood. 

Ages 3+

CONTACT:  Karen Savage  978-597-1714  ksavage@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Tuesday November 20, 2018
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Homeschool Group
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
Thursday November 22, 2018
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Thanksgiving - Library Closed
Wednesday November 28, 2018
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The Eclectic Book Club will be reading Hiddensee by Gregory Maguire
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

This is a book club for people who love to read everything and anything! Each month we will read a unique or quirky book.... Anything goes!

This month's selection will be :

 

 Hiddensee by Gregory Maguire

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Stop by the library and pick up a copy!

CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978-597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
Thursday November 29, 2018
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These are the People in the Neighborhood Storytime
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Come meet The People in the Neighborhood! 

Each week a different member of our community will read to the group and talk about the part they play in our neighborhood. 

Ages 3+

CONTACT:  Karen Savage  978-597-1714  ksavage@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Friday November 30, 2018
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Holiday Fair Set-up
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978 597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
Saturday December 1, 2018
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Friends of the Library Holiday Fair
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978 597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
Tuesday December 4, 2018
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Homeschool Group
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
Thursday December 6, 2018
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Romance Readers Group: The Lighter Side of Romance
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Come and join us for a fun time visiting and chatting about our light-hearted romance stories - both contemporary and historical. Now meeting every other month. We will be discussing { } by [author]: [titles].   Hope to see you there.

 

 

 

CONTACT:  Cathy Hill  978-597-1714  chill@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Library
Tuesday December 18, 2018
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Homeschool Group
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
Wednesday December 19, 2018
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The Eclectic Book Club will be reading Seven Days of Us
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

This is a book club for people who love to read everything and anything! Each month we will read a unique or quirky book.... Anything goes!

This month's selection will be :

 

 Seven Days of Us by Francesca Hornak

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Stop by the library and pick up a copy!

CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978-597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
Tuesday December 25, 2018
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Wednesday January 16, 2019
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The Eclectic Book Club will be reading In the Midst of Winter
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

This is a book club for people who love to read everything and anything! Each month we will read a unique or quirky book.... Anything goes!

This month's selection will be :

 

 In the Midst of Winter by Isabel Allende

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Stop by the library and pick up a copy!

CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978-597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
Tuesday February 5, 2019
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Homeschool Group
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
Tuesday February 19, 2019
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Homeschool Group
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
Wednesday February 20, 2019
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The Eclectic Book Club will be reading Beartown by Fredrik Backman
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

This is a book club for people who love to read everything and anything! Each month we will read a unique or quirky book.... Anything goes!

This month's selection will be :

 Beartown by Fredrik Backman

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Stop by the library and pick up a copy!

CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978-597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
Tuesday March 5, 2019
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Homeschool Group
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
Tuesday March 19, 2019
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Homeschool Group
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
Wednesday March 20, 2019
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The Eclectic Book Club will be reading All The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

This is a book club for people who love to read everything and anything! Each month we will read a unique or quirky book.... Anything goes!

This month's selection will be :

 

 The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan

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Stop by the library and pick up a copy!

CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978-597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
Tuesday April 2, 2019
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Homeschool Group
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
Tuesday April 16, 2019
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Homeschool Group
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
Wednesday April 17, 2019
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The Eclectic Book Club will be reading The Power by Naomi Alderman
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

This is a book club for people who love to read everything and anything! Each month we will read a unique or quirky book.... Anything goes!

This month's selection will be :

The Power by Naomi Alderman

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Stop by the library and pick up a copy!

CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978-597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
Tuesday May 7, 2019
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Homeschool Group
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
Wednesday May 15, 2019
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The Eclectic Book Club will be reading The Animators
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

This is a book club for people who love to read everything and anything! Each month we will read a unique or quirky book.... Anything goes!

This month's selection will be :

The Animators by Kayla Rae Whitaker

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Stop by the library and pick up a copy!

CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978-597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
Tuesday May 21, 2019
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Homeschool Group
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
Tuesday June 4, 2019
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Homeschool Group
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
Tuesday June 18, 2019
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Homeschool Group
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
Wednesday June 19, 2019
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The Eclectic Book Club will be reading A Tale for the Time Being by Rith Ozeki
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

This is a book club for people who love to read everything and anything! Each month we will read a unique or quirky book.... Anything goes!

This month's selection will be :

 

 A Tale for the Time Being by Rith Ozeki

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Stop by the library and pick up a copy!

CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978-597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
Wednesday July 17, 2019
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The Eclectic Book Club will be reading Circe by Madeline Miller
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

This is a book club for people who love to read everything and anything! Each month we will read a unique or quirky book.... Anything goes!

This month's selection will be :

 

 Circe by Madeline Miller

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Stop by the library and pick up a copy!

CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978-597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
Wednesday August 21, 2019
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The Eclectic Book Club will be reading Mister Monkey by Francine Prose
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

This is a book club for people who love to read everything and anything! Each month we will read a unique or quirky book.... Anything goes!

This month's selection will be :

 

 Mister Monkey by Francine Prose

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Stop by the library and pick up a copy!

CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978-597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
Wednesday September 18, 2019
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The Eclectic Book Club will be reading Rules of Civility by Amor Towles
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

This is a book club for people who love to read everything and anything! Each month we will read a unique or quirky book.... Anything goes!

This month's selection will be :

 

Rules of Civility by Amor Towles

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Stop by the library and pick up a copy!

CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978-597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
Wednesday October 16, 2019
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The Eclectic Book Club will be reading Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Page
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

This is a book club for people who love to read everything and anything! Each month we will read a unique or quirky book.... Anything goes!

This month's selection will be :

 

 Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Page

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Stop by the library and pick up a copy!

CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978-597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
Wednesday November 20, 2019
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The Eclectic Book Club will be reading 11/22/63 by Stephen King
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

This is a book club for people who love to read everything and anything! Each month we will read a unique or quirky book.... Anything goes!

This month's selection will be :

 

 11/22/63 by Stephen King

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Stop by the library and pick up a copy!

CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978-597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
Wednesday December 18, 2019
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The Eclectic Book Club will be reading Fin and Lady by Cathleen Schine
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

This is a book club for people who love to read everything and anything! Each month we will read a unique or quirky book.... Anything goes!

This month's selection will be :

 

 Fin and Lady by Cathleen Schine

16059336

 

Stop by the library and pick up a copy!

CONTACT:  Stacy Schuttler  978-597-1714  sschuttler@cwmars.org
LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room

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