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Saturday August 19, 2017
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Library Closed
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Tuesday August 22, 2017
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First Friends Playgroup
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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Drop-in for this relaxed all ages play group!

We have lots of toys to play with!

Activities (depending on group size and age groups) may include:

storytime, coloring, music, movement, and special visitors.

Bring a friend, or make a new friend here!

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Bubble Slime
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Come make Bubble Slime with Miss Karen!

Registration required.

Ages 5-12

Limit 15 children.

 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Bubble Slime - Second Session
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Come make Bubble Slime with Miss Karen!

Registration required.

Ages 5-12

Limit 15 children.

 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Meet the New Girl
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Come meet our new Teen Librarian, Allie Thiel!  

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Additionally, come to for the combined art opening, 7 Works by Allie Thiel, on view in the Gallery. 

LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
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Wednesday August 23, 2017
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Read with Mikey and Marley
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Read to therapy dogs Mikey and Marley

Mikey, Marley, and their human, Kate, will be available for you to read to!

All Ages - Please Register

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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A Bit of Fun - Creativity Workshop
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

A Bit of Fun - Creativity Workshop

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In this workshop we will experiment with color and composition. 

This is a great jumping off point for anyone who wants to give mixed media a try.

There will be time to play and chat as we work on our pieces.

Let yourself have a little bit of fun!

Everyone will leave with a finished 5x5 ready for framing or the refrigerator door.

$10 material fee to be paid on the night of the event

Limit: 10 creative souls (Teen - Adult)

(all supplies included)

Registration will open June 1st, 2017

Funded by the Townsend Public Library Endowment, Inc

LOCATION: Meeting Hall A
There are 2 spaces available.
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Yoga - Summer Session August
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
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This is a Vinyasa Flow class for all levels. In this FIVE week evening series, join us as we focus on linking conscious breath with mindful body movement, safe alignment, body awareness, and what it means to stay present. Expect to move and breathe through foundational yoga sequences that are designed to stretch and strengthen.  Each class ends with deep relaxation.  Excellent cross-training for other sports. Discover just how good yoga can make you feel!
Bring your own yoga mat.
 
There is no fee to attend these classes, but donations are gladly accepted for the instructors.
Suggested donation of $5 per class
 
This is a 6 part class. Registration is required, and space is limited.
You only need to register for the first class, and you will be registered for all 6 classes.
Class dates are: Wednesday Nights August 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30
 
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
LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Thursday August 24, 2017
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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!

 

LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
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Friday August 25, 2017
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Books and Blocks Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks!

Great for building fine motor and pre-literacy skills.

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Saturday August 26, 2017
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Library Closed
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Tuesday August 29, 2017
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First Friends Playgroup
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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Drop-in for this relaxed all ages play group!

We have lots of toys to play with!

Activities (depending on group size and age groups) may include:

storytime, coloring, music, movement, and special visitors.

Bring a friend, or make a new friend here!

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!)

LOCATION: Storytime Room
There are many spaces available.
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Wednesday August 30, 2017
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Read with Mikey and Marley
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Read to therapy dogs Mikey and Marley

Mikey, Marley, and their human, Kate, will be available for you to read to!

All Ages - Please Register

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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All Natural Bug Spray Workshop
6:45 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn about the dangers of chemical-based bug repellants, and the advantages of natural oil-based formulas.  Then, make your own safe and all natural bug spray!  Open to all ages.  No charge, but please call the Senior Center at 978-597-1710 to ensure we have enough bottles on hand!    Sponsored by Rivercourt Residences of Groton. 

LOCATION: Meeting Hall A
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Yoga - Summer Session August
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
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This is a Vinyasa Flow class for all levels. In this FIVE week evening series, join us as we focus on linking conscious breath with mindful body movement, safe alignment, body awareness, and what it means to stay present. Expect to move and breathe through foundational yoga sequences that are designed to stretch and strengthen.  Each class ends with deep relaxation.  Excellent cross-training for other sports. Discover just how good yoga can make you feel!
Bring your own yoga mat.
 
There is no fee to attend these classes, but donations are gladly accepted for the instructors.
Suggested donation of $5 per class
 
This is a 6 part class. Registration is required, and space is limited.
You only need to register for the first class, and you will be registered for all 6 classes.
Class dates are: Wednesday Nights August 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30
 
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
LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Thursday August 31, 2017
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Library Trustee Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
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Friday September 1, 2017
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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:

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Books and Blocks Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks!

Great for building fine motor and pre-literacy skills.

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Tuesday September 5, 2017
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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

The Iron Trial

by Cassandra Clare and Holly Black

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!

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Wednesday September 6, 2017
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Books and Discovery Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Thursday September 7, 2017
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Hall of Presidents Book Club: American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House by John Meacham
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House by John Meacham

 
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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LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
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Friday September 8, 2017
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Books and Blocks Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks!

Great for building fine motor and pre-literacy skills.

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Tuesday September 12, 2017
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Townsend Public 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.

LOCATION: Meeting Hall B
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Rivals Unto Death: Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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Rick Beyer is an award winning documentary filmmaker, best-selling author, and long-time history enthusiast. His new book, Rivals Unto Death, traces the intricate thirty-year tug-of-war between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burrthat led to their deadly encounter in Weekhawken

Beyer  produced and directed the award-winning PBS documentary The Ghost Army, which details the story of a top-secret group of GIs who staged a traveling road show of deception on the battlefields of Europe. He is also the co-author (with Liz Sayles) of  a New York Times bestselling book about the unit: The Ghost Army of World War II.  It is now being developed as a Hollywood movie by the producers of American Sniper including actor Bradley Cooper. 

Beyer has made documentary films for The History Channel, A&E, National Geographic, the Smithsonian and others. He is also the author of  the popular Greatest Stories Never Told series of history books published by Harper Collins. He has appeared on CBS News, Fox News, NPR, CNN and elswhewere. 

A graduate of Dartmouth College, Beyer lives in Salem, Massachusetts, with his wife, Marilyn Rea Beyer.

Funded by the Friends of the Townsend Library

 

LOCATION: Meeting Hall A
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Wednesday September 13, 2017
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Books and Discovery Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Thursday September 14, 2017
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Genealogy with Dwight Fitch
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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

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 and the gang can help you get started.

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NEW and Inproved Short Film Club hosted by Ward Clark
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Do you love film??

Each month we watch a varirty of short films and discuss the good, the bad, and the just plain weird.

Whats New and Improved??

  • More discussion between films
  • More variety
  • Later start time 7:30pm

Bonus: WE HAVE SNACKS!

Join the Facebook Group for more fun!

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Who is Ward Clark?

He is our local film buff! He has a permanent movie display in the library called "Ward's Picks". He uses his own rating system to recommend movies!

LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
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Friday September 15, 2017
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Books and Blocks Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks!

Great for building fine motor and pre-literacy skills.

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Tuesday September 19, 2017
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Homeschool Group
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
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Wednesday September 20, 2017
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Books and Discovery Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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The Eclectic Book Club will be reading Know Your Beholder by Adam Rapp
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 :

 

Know Your Beholder by Adam Rapp

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Stop by the library and pick up a copy!

LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
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Thursday September 21, 2017
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Science Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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.

The registration will open one month prior to each session and registration is required.

Ages 4 to 8

Limit 10 children

This month we will explore science with Apples!

  

 

 

This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library!

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 from The Friends of the Library 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.

 

LOCATION: Meeting Hall B
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BOOK vs. MOVIE-Zookeeper's Wife
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Read the Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman at home.  Then come to the library Thursday September 21, 2017

to watch the movie and discuss both over snacks.  Books will be available after August 15th.

          

LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
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Friday September 22, 2017
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Books and Blocks Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks!

Great for building fine motor and pre-literacy skills.

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Saturday September 23, 2017
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Truck-a-palooza
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Join us in the library parking lot for this fun community event!

Vehicles of all types... fun for all ages!

We will also have:

  • K-9 demonstration by the Mass. Dept. of Correction
  • Free car seat safety check
  • Farm animal petting area
  • Karate demonstration
  • Gymnastics demonstration
  • The Friends of the Townsend Library used toy sale (donations needed!)
  • Hot food and bake sale
  • Bounce house
  • AND MORE!!!!

 

LOCATION: Outside Library
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Tuesday September 26, 2017
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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!)

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Current Events Lecture - Fake News! What is it?
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Library Lecture

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As the Trump administration addresses the topic of “fake news” through its communication, it is important to examine the role that "fake news" plays in our everyday lives.

Join Assistant Professor Kyle Moody (Communications Media, Fitchburg State University) for a talk on fake news and media consumption in the 21st century. This will cover a wide variety of topics, ranging from the history of yellow journalism to the role that reporters play in media consumption and circulation, along with how news is spread and affects us all in our modern times.

Finally, it will include a brief discussion of "what can we do?" that will cover some basic strategies for information literacy to enable us to become better consumers of news media.

 

LOCATION: Meeting Hall A
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Wednesday September 27, 2017
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Books and Discovery Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Indian Cooking Demonstration
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

If you love Indian food then roll up your sleeves and join Sandhya Jain for an Indian food cooking demo.

She makes Indian cooking easy, healthy & delicious!!

Learn to make delicious Aloo Gobhi Curry (cauliflower and potatoes), Saag Paneer(Spinach and cheese) along with a quick rice Pilaf.

Learn about spices and sample the delicious food that's quick and easy to put together.

 

Enjoy all the goodness of Indian food while sipping a hot cup of chai tea! REGISTRATION REQUIRED - Limited space.

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LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
There are 30 spaces available.
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Thursday September 28, 2017
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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!

 

LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
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Friday September 29, 2017
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Books and Blocks Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks!

Great for building fine motor and pre-literacy skills.

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Tuesday October 3, 2017
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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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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

Bounders

by Monica Tesler

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!

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 comfortable hour visiting and chatting about our light-hearted romance stories - both contemporary and historical. Now meeting every other month. This month, we will be discussing the Nantucket Brides trilogy by Jude Deveraux: True Love, For all time and Ever after.   Hope to see you there.

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LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
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Wednesday October 4, 2017
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Books and Discovery Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Mass Ghost Hunters Paranormal Society
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
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Friday October 6, 2017
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Books and Blocks Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks!

Great for building fine motor and pre-literacy skills.

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Tuesday October 10, 2017
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Townsend Public 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.

LOCATION: Meeting Hall B
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Wednesday October 11, 2017
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Books and Discovery Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Friday October 13, 2017
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Books and Blocks Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks!

Great for building fine motor and pre-literacy skills.

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Tuesday October 17, 2017
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Homeschool Group
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
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Wednesday October 18, 2017
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Books and Discovery Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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The Eclectic Book Club will be reading Dark Matter by Blake Crouch
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 :

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

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Stop by the library and pick up a copy!

LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
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Thursday October 19, 2017
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Science Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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.

The registration will open one month prior to each session and registration is required.

Ages 4 to 8

Limit 10 children

 

 

This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library!

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 from The Friends of the Library 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.

 

LOCATION: Meeting Hall A
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Friday October 20, 2017
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Books and Blocks Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks!

Great for building fine motor and pre-literacy skills.

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Wednesday October 25, 2017
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Books and Discovery Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Friday October 27, 2017
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Books and Blocks Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks!

Great for building fine motor and pre-literacy skills.

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Tuesday October 31, 2017
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Halloween Boo!
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Join the Library and Senior Center staff for fun indoor trick-or-treating!

More info coming soon!

LOCATION: Library
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Wednesday November 1, 2017
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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 December is:

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Books and Discovery Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Thursday November 2, 2017
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Hall of Presidents Book Club: Martin Van Buren by Ted Widmer
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martin Van Buren by Ted Widmer

 
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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LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
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Friday November 3, 2017
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Books and Blocks Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks!

Great for building fine motor and pre-literacy skills.

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Tuesday November 7, 2017
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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

Short

by Holly Goldberg Sloan

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!

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Wednesday November 8, 2017
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Books and Discovery Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Thursday November 9, 2017
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Delvena Theater presents Shirley Valentine
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Delvena Theater

Shirley Valentine

Nobody thought she had the courage, the nerve... or the lingerie!
A hilarious, heartfelt, one-woman comedic performance about an unappreciated, middle aged house wife who is desperately attempting to make a childhood dream come true and stumbles upon the real meaning of life in the process.

 

LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
There are many spaces available.
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Friday November 10, 2017
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Books and Blocks Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks!

Great for building fine motor and pre-literacy skills.

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Tuesday November 14, 2017
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Townsend Public 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.

LOCATION: Meeting Hall B
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Wednesday November 15, 2017
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Books and Discovery Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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The Eclectic Book Club will be reading Cruel Beautiful World by Caroline Leavitt
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

This month this group will meet in the Library Break Room.

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 :

Cruel Beautiful World by Caroline Leavitt

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Stop by the library and pick up a copy!

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Thursday November 16, 2017
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Science Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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.

The registration will open one month prior to each session and registration is required.

Ages 4 to 8

Limit 10 children

 

 

This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library!

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 from The Friends of the Library 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.

 

LOCATION: Meeting Hall A
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Friday November 17, 2017
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Books and Blocks Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks!

Great for building fine motor and pre-literacy skills.

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Tuesday November 21, 2017
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Homeschool Group
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
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Wednesday November 22, 2017
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Books and Discovery Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Thursday November 23, 2017
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Library Closed - Thanksgiving
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Monday November 27, 2017
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Festival of Trees - Decorator's Night
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
LOCATION: Library
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Wednesday November 29, 2017
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Books and Discovery Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Friday December 1, 2017
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Books and Blocks Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks!

Great for building fine motor and pre-literacy skills.

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Saturday December 2, 2017
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Friends of the Library Annual Holiday Fair
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

The Friends of the Townsend Library invite you to

come shop with your favorite crafters and vendors.

Just in time for your gift giving!

We will also have:

  • Delicious hot lunch
  • Tons of raffles
  • And even a surprise guest... (ho, ho, ho!)
  • Games, crafts, and activities for children
  • "Kids Only" shopping area where they can purchase gifts for family and friends!

 

The Senior Center will also be open, with more crafters and a bake sale!

If you can volunteer any time, or bake for the specialty dessert table, email Karen at clem6six@verizon.net

Questions or donations, call Susan at 978-386-7572 or email susanclement49@yahoo.com

LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
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Tuesday December 5, 2017
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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

Flying Lessons and Other Stories

Edited by Ellen Oh

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!

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 comfortable hour visiting and chatting about our light-hearted romance stories - both contemporary and historical. Now meeting every other month. This month, we will be discussing [tba]:   Hope to see you there.

 

LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
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Wednesday December 6, 2017
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Books and Discovery Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Friday December 8, 2017
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Books and Blocks Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks!

Great for building fine motor and pre-literacy skills.

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Saturday December 9, 2017
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Holiday Concert - Boston Jazz Voices
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
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Tuesday December 12, 2017
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Townsend Public 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.

LOCATION: Meeting Hall B
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Wednesday December 13, 2017
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Books and Discovery Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Friday December 15, 2017
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Books and Blocks Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks!

Great for building fine motor and pre-literacy skills.

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Tuesday December 19, 2017
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Homeschool Group
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
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Wednesday December 20, 2017
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Books and Discovery Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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The Eclectic Book Club will be reading The Lost Book of the Grail
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 Lost Book of the Grail by Charlie Lovett

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Stop by the library and pick up a copy!

LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
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Thursday December 21, 2017
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Science Time
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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.

The registration will open one month prior to each session and registration is required.

Ages 4 to 8

Limit 10 children

 

 

This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library!

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 from The Friends of the Library 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.

 

LOCATION: Meeting Hall A
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Friday December 22, 2017
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Books and Blocks Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks!

Great for building fine motor and pre-literacy skills.

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Friday December 29, 2017
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Books and Blocks Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join Miss Karen for stories then play with blocks!

Great for building fine motor and pre-literacy skills.

Parents must remain with their children throughout the program.

No registration Required! Ages 3 and under.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Tuesday January 2, 2018
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Homeschool Group
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
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Wednesday January 3, 2018
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Books and Discovery Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Wednesday January 10, 2018
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Books and Discovery Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Sunday January 14, 2018
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The Vintage Vocal Quartet
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Vintage Vocal Quartet brings to life the sweet harmonies of the big band era!

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If you love vocal harmony and swing music, the Vintage Vocal Quartet has your number!

The group's repertoire is inspired by groups like the Glenn Miller Orchestra's Modernaires, the Nat King Cole Trio, the Delta Rhythm Boys, the Andrews Sisters, and the Tommy Dorsey band's Pied Pipers. Singers who grew from this hothouse of vocal talent include Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Mel Tormé, Connee Boswell, Jo Stafford, and so many more.
 
The four singers of the VVQ also play instruments, so they pack a big sound into a small package.
The members are:
Taylor O'Donnell - voice/piano
David Thorne Scott - voice/bass
Adam Gautille - voice/trumpet
Paul Pampinella - voice/guitar
This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Library, The Friends of the Seniors and The Amanda Dwight Entertainment Fund
 
 
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
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Tuesday January 16, 2018
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Homeschool Group
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
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Wednesday January 17, 2018
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Books and Discovery Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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The Eclectic Book Club will be reading Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
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 :

 

 Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

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Stop by the library and pick up a copy!

LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
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Wednesday January 24, 2018
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Books and Discovery Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Wednesday January 31, 2018
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Books and Discovery Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Sunday February 4, 2018
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Korean Culture
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
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Tuesday February 6, 2018
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Homeschool Group
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
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Wednesday February 7, 2018
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Books and Discovery Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Wednesday February 14, 2018
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Books and Discovery Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Tuesday February 20, 2018
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Homeschool Group
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
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Wednesday February 21, 2018
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The Eclectic Book Club will be reading Loving Day by Mat Johnson
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 :

 

 Loving Day by Mat Johnson

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Stop by the library and pick up a copy!

LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
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Wednesday February 28, 2018
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Books and Discovery Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Saturday March 3, 2018
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Mini Golf at the Library and Senior Center
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
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Sunday March 4, 2018
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Mini Golf at the Library and Senior Center
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
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Tuesday March 6, 2018
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Homeschool Group
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
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Wednesday March 7, 2018
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Books and Discovery Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Sunday March 11, 2018
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Japanese Flower Arranging Class
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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Holly O. Harris has been doing flower arrangements since she was a little girl.  Her formal training began 18 years ago when she started lessons with Ritsuko Chojin in the Kittery Point Ikebana Ikenobo chapter.   She has been a member ever since.   She has participated in Ikebana Ikenobo symposia, shown her arrangements in the Wentworth Coolidge Mansion to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Russian Japanese Peace Accord and several exhibits at the Portsmouth Library.  She was the flower arranger in UNH’s  Murkland Hall  where she exhibited her weekly arrangements for 10 years, 2003-2013.  She has been lecturing, teaching and doing demonstrations of Ikebana throughout New England for the past 10 years.

 

 

 

 

LOCATION: Meeting Hall A
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Wednesday March 14, 2018
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Books and Discovery Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Sunday March 18, 2018
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Acrobat - Li Liu
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Li Liu was born in the city of Shenyang in The Northeast of China. At the age of six she began her acrobatic training, and the following year she was chosen to attend The Chinese National Circus School in the capitol city of Beijing. While in Beijing she trained for eight hours a day until she was 16.

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In 1984 her artistic cycling act won a gold medal at the prestigious Festival Mondial du Cirque de Demain in Paris, France. She often teamed with her sister Liu Ying to create duo acts that were conceived by her coach and father Liu Gui Ting. In 1995 their duo hand balancing act was selected to perform at The Wu Qiao International Circus Festival where they were awarded “The Golden Lion” prize.

For many years Ms. Liu traveled extensively throughout Europe, Africa and Asia with The Liaoning Acrobatic Arts Troupe. She performed with Zirkus Knie in Switzerland, Circus Krone in Germany and with countless other touring shows in Italy, Holland, France, South Africa, Singapore, Japan and Indonesia.

She came to the United States in 2000 with Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus and toured all over the US for two years. She has been living in the US and working as a freelance performer since 2003. She is a regular on the NBA & WNBA half-time circuits and is also is a featured performer on Princess Cruise Lines. In September of 2010 Li appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman.

LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
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Tuesday March 20, 2018
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Homeschool Group
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
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Wednesday March 21, 2018
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Books and Discovery Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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The Eclectic Book Club will be reading A Man Called Ove 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 :

 

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

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Stop by the library and pick up a copy!

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Wednesday March 28, 2018
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Books and Discovery Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Tuesday April 3, 2018
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Homeschool Group
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
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Wednesday April 4, 2018
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Books and Discovery Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Wednesday April 11, 2018
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Books and Discovery Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Tuesday April 17, 2018
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Homeschool Group
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
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Wednesday April 18, 2018
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The Eclectic Book Club will be reading Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk by Kathleen Rooney
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 :

 

 Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk by Kathleen Rooney

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LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
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Wednesday April 25, 2018
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Books and Discovery Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Tuesday May 1, 2018
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Homeschool Group
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
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Wednesday May 2, 2018
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Books and Discovery Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Wednesday May 9, 2018
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Books and Discovery Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Tuesday May 15, 2018
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Homeschool Group
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
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Wednesday May 16, 2018
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Books and Discovery Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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The Eclectic Book Club will be reading Celene by Peter Heller
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 :

 

Celene by Peter Heller

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LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
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Wednesday May 23, 2018
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Books and Discovery Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Wednesday May 30, 2018
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Books and Discovery Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Tuesday June 5, 2018
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Homeschool Group
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
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Wednesday June 6, 2018
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Books and Discovery Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Stories, crafts, and activities with Jana Harrison

Group will not meet if school is canceled or delayed for the North Middlesex Regional School District

Sponsored by a grant from the Mass. Dept. of Early Education and Care

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Tuesday June 19, 2018
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Homeschool Group
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Hall A&B
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Wednesday June 20, 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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LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
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Wednesday July 18, 2018
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The Eclectic Book Club will be reading All Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastai
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 :

 

 All Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastai

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LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
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Wednesday August 15, 2018
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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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LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
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Wednesday August 22, 2018
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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!

LOCATION: Library Lawn
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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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LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
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Wednesday October 17, 2018
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The Eclectic Book Club will be reading See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt
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 :

See What I Have Done by Sarah Schmidt

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LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
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Wednesday November 21, 2018
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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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LOCATION: Trustee Conference Room
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