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Monday October 23, 2017
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Happy Hands Family Drop In Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

45 minute drop in storytime with simple craft activity for young children ages 3 to 6 with their caregivers. Younger siblings welcome.

No registration is needed.

Today's theme is Chitter Chatter.

Happy Hands is cancelled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

Questions? Call the Children's Departent at 508-647-6522.

LOCATION: Storyhour/Storycraft Room, lower level
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Tuesday October 24, 2017
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Present Yourself to Success
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

As a small business owner, you benefit greatly by improving your public speaking skills. Whether you're presenting to a group of potential clients about your service offerings or pitching to investors or lenders, you need to be effective in getting your message across.

Common concerns you might face before & during a presentation can include: Do I come across as knowledgeable and credible? Am I being engaging enough and generating enough interest in my prospects? Can they tell I’m nervous? Can I answer questions convincingly?

You will receive effective tools to bypass your inner critic and allow your authentic and most confident self to shine through. Break through to a new level of public speaking that will get you noticed!

This is a free workshop sponsored by SCORE Boston and the Morse Institute Library. Registration is required.

To register for this event click here

LOCATION: Lebowitz Meeting Hall, lower level
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Wednesday October 25, 2017
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Rhythm Kids
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

45 minute story times with rhythm activities for children ages 3, 4 and preschool 5. Come catch the beat! Join us for stories that invite rhythmic play with clapping hands, tapping feet, shakers, and drums!

Sign up is required. To register, visit the Children’s Room or call us at 508-647-6522 beginning Monday, October 16. Thank you for notifying the library if you need to cancel your registration. Rhythm Kids is cancelled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

Thanks to the Friends of the Morse Institute Library for helping to make this program possible.

LOCATION: Storyhour/Storycraft Room, lower level
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Evening Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This month the Evening Book Group will read and discuss [stay tuned for this month's title!]

And remember to catch up with the Wednesday Evening Book Group online! Check back all month and get the book discussion started early.

The Wednesday evening book group meets the last Wednesday of the month. Refreshments will be provided. No registration is required, and copies of this month's title will be available at the circulation desk.

Questions? Please contact Jennifer McGillis at 508-647-6520 or jmcgillis@minlib.net.

LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
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Natick Repair Cafe
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Do you like taking things apart and seeing how they work? Does it bother you to dump a gadget in the trash knowing it could probably be fixed? Does it feel good to give an appliance new life? 

If you answered yes to any of these questions, come to the Natick Repair Cafe! Just about everything today can be fixed with a few tools and some know-how: appliances, cars, electronics, computers, and tools too! There are many pluses to fixing your items, and not merely accepting that all consumer objects are disposable. Let's gather to share our repair successes and failures, spread the word on repair, and help each other fix our stuff!

LOCATION: Innovation Studio, second floor
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Thursday October 26, 2017
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SCORE: Help for Small Businesses
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) volunteers will provide area small business owners with free, one-hour counseling and advice sessions. Registration is required. Click here to schedule a 1-hour small business counseling session or call 617-565-5591 for information. All sessions will take place in Study Rooms 1A and 1B on the first floor (inside the Morse Room).

LOCATION: Morse Room, first floor
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Toddler Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

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Language play for caregivers and little runabouts. For walkers under age 2. Each program includes 25 minutes of songs, rhymes, stories, and stretches for toddlers and grown-ups together. No other siblings, please.

Sign up is required for this event. Registration begins on Tuesday, October 17.

Registration is accepted on a first come first served basis. No groups please. To register, visit the Children’s Room or call us at 508-647-6522. Thank you for notifying the library if you need to cancel your registration. Toddler Time is cancelled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

Questions? Call the Children's Department at 508-647-6522.

LOCATION: Storyhour/Storycraft Room, lower level
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Creepy Creatology for Grades 4, 5, 6
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Mutant toys brought to creepy new life. Slithery Slime. Mysterious faces appearing on canvas. Join us for a weirdly good time!

No registration is needed - just stop by.

Creatology is a series of awesome activities exclusively for students in grades 4, 5, and 6. Questions? Call the Children's Department at 508-647-6522. The program is cancelled if Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

Thank you to the Friends of the Library for helping to make this program possible

LOCATION: Crafting Room, lower level
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Beginner English Conversation Classes
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for beginner level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Prunaret Learning Lab, second floor
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Intermediate English Conversation Classes
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for intermediate level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Study Room 1C, first floor
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Vietnam: The Gear and the Grub
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

In association with the release of Ken Burns’ “Vietnam War” documentary, join David Accetta, director of the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development & Engineering Center, for a look at the food and equipment developed and tested by “the Labs” during the Vietnam War.

Sponsored by the Morse Institute Library, the Natick Veterans Oral History Project, with assistance from the Natick Veterans Council.

For information, contact Maureen Sullivan at 508-647-6400, ext. 1533, mlsullivan@minlib.net

LOCATION: Lebowitz Meeting Hall, lower level
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Friday October 27, 2017
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LIBRARY CLOSED: Staff Development Day

The library will be closed Friday, October 27 for a staff development day. We will open again on Saturday, October 28 at 10:00am.

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Saturday October 28, 2017
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Beginner English Conversation Classes
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for beginner level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
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Intermediate English Conversation Classes
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for intermediate level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Prunaret Learning Lab, second floor
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Advanced English Conversation Classes
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Join us for advanced level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Prunaret Learning Lab, second floor
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Sunday October 29, 2017
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Field Trip to Walden Woods
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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In conjunction with the Bacon Free Library, we're celebrating the Bicentennial of the birth of Henry David Thoreau. We' re going to meet at Walden Woods (44 Baker Farm Road, Lincoln, MA) and have a private tour of Thoreau's Library. This is a session with the Walden Woods Project's Curator of Collections, author and Thoreau scholar, Jeffrey S. Cramer, in the Thoreau Institute Library. The library maintains the most comprehensive body of Thoreau-related material available in one place. Mr. Cramer will provide an introduction to Thoreau and the era in which he lived, and will discuss Thoreau's life and writings as they relate to historical items on display in the library.

Then, we will visit the iconic place that has become synonymous with Thoreau - Walden Pond. Taking place at the Walden Pond State Reservation (WPSR), these visits usually being at the to-scale replica of Thoreau's Walden house, which stands near the brand new, LEED-certified Walden Pond Visitors' Center. About 1/3 of the way around the Pond, we visit the original site of Thoreau's house. If we have enough time, we'll walk all the way around the Pond.

The event is free but attendees will need to pay $8/car for parking.

Space is limited and Registration is required using the link below.

LOCATION: Walden Woods Project, 44 Baker Farm Rd, Lincoln, MA
There are 17 spaces available.
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Monday October 30, 2017
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Preschool Film Fest
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Preschool film festJoin Miss Susan for 30-minute film programs for preschool children.

This event is free to the public and no sign up is needed!

If you have questions, please visit the Children’s Room or call us at 508-647-6522. We always miss you when you cannot attend, but thank you for keeping sick children at home. Preschool Film Fest is cancelled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

LOCATION: Lebowitz Meeting Hall, lower level
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Silver Apple Bedtime Storyhour
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

45 minute program of stories, songs, and simple crafting or activity for families with children ages 3 - 9. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Tonight's theme is Night Delights.

No registration is needed.

The program may be cancelled due to sickness or bad weather at the discretion of the library.

Questions? Call the Children's Room at 508-647-6522.

LOCATION: Storyhour/Storycraft Room, lower level
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Tuesday October 31, 2017
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Little Listeners
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

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Join us for Storytimes for two year olds, first time threes, and grown-ups together. Siblings welcome. Each program includes 30 minutes of stories, songs, fingerplays and stretches.

The theme for this morning's program is “Pumpkin Time.” Sign up begins Monday, October 23.

Because little listeners are easily distracted, latecomers are asked not to enter the story room once the program is underway. If possible, do remain in the library to enjoy the toys and books together. We always miss you when you cannot attend, but thank you for keeping sick children at home.

An adult must register and attend with each little listener. To register visit the Children’s Room or call us at 508-647-6522. Space is limited. Thank you for notifying the library if you need to cancel your registration. Little Listeners is cancelled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

Questions? Call the Children's Department at 508-647-6522.

LOCATION: Storyhour/Storycraft Room, lower level
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Wednesday November 1, 2017
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NaNoWriMo
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Kick off National Novel Writing Month at the Morse Institute Library with coffee, donuts and an author chat with Heidi Pitlor, author of The Daylight Marriage, followed by our first write-in!

Are you ready to write 50,000 words in 30 days? Bring your favorite writing gear with you and get a few hundred words closer to your goal!
 

LOCATION: Innovation Studio, second floor
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Interview Workshop Part One
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

An interactive and informal question and answer session where we role-play typical interview questions and how best to answer them. The seminar also includes ways to avoid job candidates’ most common interview mistakes.

Gary Gekow is a Senior Employment Specialist with 25 years of recruiting experience in the Boston staffing industry. He works closely with client companies in many industries and job seekers in various specialties.

LOCATION: Prunaret Learning Lab, second floor
There are 4 spaces available.
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Mentalist - Preston Heller
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Preston Heller will not tell you what a mentalist does. He will show you! And in so doing, every audience member will have a unique, personal experience with the “unseen”, including thought implantation or ‘influence’, revealing of information known only to the spectator, predictions, reading of body language and voice patterns, psychometry and much more.

“Seeing the Unseen” is part of his Fighting Hunger Tour. Attendees are encouraged to bring canned or dry goods for A Place to Turn Food Pantry.

This program is 100% family friendly and free but due to the nature of the subject matter it is recommended for ages 12 and up.

LOCATION: Lebowitz Meeting Hall, lower level
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Thursday November 2, 2017
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Teens: Minecraft Gaming
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Join us for a Minecraft Gaming session on the library's new 24/7 Minecraft Server! The server is available from home & has lots of cool options: Survival, Creative, PVP (yes, we have Battle Arenas!), and Shops to trade items in. You can claim land in both Creative & Survival – and starter kits are available in Survival and PVP areas.

You must have your own PC/Mac Minecraft account & apply for access to the 24/7 Minecraft Server at least 24 hours before this session.

This is a Teen event for ages 11-18. Event is free, but space is limited & registration is required. Contact Robin for more info: 508.647.6400 x 1546 or email teens@morseinstitute.org.

Parents, please note: Game content includes Creative, Survival Mode, & Player vs. Player modes (fighting/weapons). If you have questions about the club, please contact the Teen Librarian before registering your teen.

Teen events are generously sponsored by the Friends of the Morse Institute Library.

LOCATION: Innovation Studio, second floor
There are 7 spaces available.
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Pastel Paint the 45-Million-Dollar Flower
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Award-winning pastel artist Gregory John Maichack presents his newest workshop: Pastel Paint the 45-Million-Dollar Flower. 

This two-hour pastel painting workshop will have all participants, beginning and experienced artists alike, producing their own rendition of Georgia O’Keeffe’s elegant Jimson flower.

This program is supported by a grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

This program is free, all materials are included.
Space is limited, and registration is required. 

LOCATION: Lebowitz Meeting Hall, lower level
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Beginner English Conversation Classes
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for beginner level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Prunaret Learning Lab, second floor
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Intermediate English Conversation Classes
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for intermediate level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Study Room 1C, first floor
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Teens: Creative Writing
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

This class is designed to be creative, fun, and helpful. Discover what you are really interested in writing about and then practice the skills needed to create your own form of writing! You are encouraged to try out new things, be willing to struggle so you can get better, and write from your heart. Use a library laptop or bring your own.

This is a Teen event for ages 11-18. Event is free, but space is limited & registration is required. Contact Robin for more info: 508.647.6400 x 1546 or email teens@morseinstitute.org.

Teen events are generously sponsored by the Friends of the Morse Institute Library.

LOCATION: Innovation Studio, second floor
There are 6 spaces available.
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Friday November 3, 2017
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Sing Me a Song with Fran Friedman
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Sing Me a Song with Fran FriedmanKnown for her uplifting, fun-filled performances, Fran Friedman presents a morning of musical fun for children ages 2 and 3, and their caregivers. Younger siblings are welcome.

Fall session:

  • Friday, October 6 at 10:30 a.m.
  • Friday, November 3 at 10:30 a.m.
  • Friday,  December 1 at 10:30 a.m.

No registration is required. Check in at the Children's desk for a nametag when you arrive.

Sing Me a Song is cancelled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

Questions? Call the Children's Department at 508-647-6522.  

This program is sponsored by Needham Bank.                                                                                                                                                                                                    

LOCATION: Storyhour/Storycraft Room, lower level
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Intermediate English Conversation Classes
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for intermediate level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Prunaret Learning Lab, second floor
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Tweens: MakerLAB Lite
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Play with cool tech! Experiment with our Cubelet, Sphero, Ollie, & MIP Robots; see a 3D Printer in action; and run a computer with Play-doh using a Makey Makey!

This is a TWEEN event for grades 5, 6, + 7. Event is free, but space is limited & registration is required. Contact Robin for more info: 508.647.6400 x 1546 or email teens@morseinstitute.org.

Tween events are generously sponsored by the Friends of the Morse Institute Library.

LOCATION: Innovation Studio, second floor
There are 6 spaces available.
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Saturday November 4, 2017
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Beginner English Conversation Classes
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for beginner level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
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Intermediate English Conversation Classes
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for intermediate level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Prunaret Learning Lab, second floor
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Open LEGO®
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Drop In LEGO® fun! For builders ages 4 and up with a grown up partner. No younger siblings, please.

Questions? Please call the Children’s Room at 508-647-6522. In the event of bad weather on a weekend or during a school vacation week, please call the library before coming to a scheduled program.

LEGO® is a registered trademark of the LEGO® Group.

 

LOCATION: Storyhour/Storycraft Room, lower level
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MIL Stitchers
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Join us at our monthly meetings and help us cast off for our community! We'll provide patterns and some yarn, and works in progress are welcome.

The Morse Institute Library Stitchers is a service-oriented knitting and crocheting group that creates handmade items for various nonprofit organizations. Past projects include hats and scarves for the Natick Service Council, 2014 Boston Marathon scarves, tree ornaments for the Massachusetts Horticultural Society's Festival of Trees, bookmarks for the Friends of the Library book sale, and much more.

For more information contact Karen at 508-647-6520 kperkins@minlib.net or Fran at franweisse@yahoo.com

LOCATION: Morse Room, first floor
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Advanced English Conversation Classes
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Join us for advanced level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Prunaret Learning Lab, second floor
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Monday November 6, 2017
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Preschool Film Fest
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Preschool film festJoin Miss Susan for 30-minute film programs for preschool children.

This event is free to the public and no sign up is needed!

If you have questions, please visit the Children’s Room or call us at 508-647-6522. We always miss you when you cannot attend, but thank you for keeping sick children at home. Preschool Film Fest is cancelled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

LOCATION: Lebowitz Meeting Hall, lower level
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Tuesday November 7, 2017
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Teen MakerLAB
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Explore cool Technology with our Tech Mentors: 3Doodler pens, littleBits R2D2 Droids, 3D Printing, and our Robots: Cubelets, MiP, Ollie, Sphero, etc. We'll also be finishing the Giant Skeletons if they're not yet completed.

This is a Teen event for ages 11-18.

Event is free but space is limited and REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Contact Robin to sign up: 508.647.6400 x 1546 or email teens@morseinstitute.org

PLEASE NOTE: a signed waiver is required to participate in MakerLAB.

Teen programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Morse Institute Library.

LOCATION: Innovation Studio, second floor
There are 5 spaces available.
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Wednesday November 8, 2017
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Rhythm Kids
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

45 minute story times with rhythm activities for children ages 3, 4 and preschool 5. Come catch the beat! Join us for stories that invite rhythmic play with clapping hands, tapping feet, shakers, and drums!

Sign up is required. To register, visit the Children’s Room or call us at 508-647-6522 beginning Monday, October 30. Thank you for notifying the library if you need to cancel your registration. Rhythm Kids is cancelled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

Thanks to the Friends of the Morse Institute Library for helping to make this program possible.

LOCATION: Storyhour/Storycraft Room, lower level
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Teens: Minecraft Gaming
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us for a Minecraft Gaming session on the library's new 24/7 Minecraft Server! The server is available from home & has lots of cool options: Survival, Creative, PVP (yes, we have Battle Arenas!), and Shops to trade items in. You can claim land in both Creative & Survival – and starter kits are available in Survival and PVP areas.

You must have your own PC/Mac Minecraft account & apply for access to the 24/7 Minecraft Server at least 24 hours before this session.

This is a Teen event for ages 11-18. Event is free, but space is limited & registration is required. Contact Robin for more info: 508.647.6400 x 1546 or email teens@morseinstitute.org.

Parents, please note: Game content includes Creative, Survival Mode, & Player vs. Player modes (fighting/weapons). If you have questions about the club, please contact the Teen Librarian before registering your teen.

Teen events are generously sponsored by the Friends of the Morse Institute Library.

LOCATION: Innovation Studio, second floor
There are 10 spaces available.
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Using Ancestry.com to Research your Family History
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn how to use this research tool to delve into your family history.
This session is for beginning genealogists. Registration required.

LOCATION: Innovation Studio, second floor
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Thursday November 9, 2017
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SCORE: Help for Small Businesses
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) volunteers will provide area small business owners with free, one-hour counseling and advice sessions. Registration is required. Click here to schedule a 1-hour small business counseling session or call 617-565-5591 for information. All sessions will take place in Study Rooms 1A and 1B on the first floor (inside the Morse Room).

LOCATION: Morse Room, first floor
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Baby Play
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

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Language play for caregivers and pre-walkers. Each program includes 20 minutes of songs, rhymes, and stretches for babies and grown-ups. No other siblings, please.

Sign up is required for this event. Registration begins on Tuesday, October 31.

Registration is accepted on a first come first served basis. No groups please. To register, visit the Children’s Room or call us at 508-647-6522. Thank you for notifying the library if you need to cancel your registration. Baby Play is cancelled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

Questions? Call the Children's Department at 508-647-6522.

LOCATION: Storyhour/Storycraft Room, lower level
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Beginner English Conversation Classes
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for beginner level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Prunaret Learning Lab, second floor
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Intermediate English Conversation Classes
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for intermediate level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Study Room 1C, first floor
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Comic Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This month the Bacon Free Library and the Morse Institute Library Comic Book Club will meet at AMC Framingham 16 to read and discuss Thor: The Goddess of Thunder and watch Thor: Ragnarok!

When the classic Thor is no longer righteous enough to wield his hero-making mallet, the only person worthy enough to take up the mantle is a lady, and she's every bit up to the task. Marvel stalwart Aaron ensures that there's enough humor and scrappy personality to offset all the standard trappings. Dauterman's majestic, gleaming figures, meanwhile, smash through intricately imagined fantasy environments.

Comic Book Group meets on the second Thursday of each month. Copies of this month's title will be available at the Bacon Free Library and the Morse Institute Library. Refreshments will be served. For more information contact Dave Bartos at 508-647-6521 or Meena Jain at 508-653-6730.

LOCATION: AMC Framingham 16, 22 Flutie Pass, Framingham, MA
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NaNoWriMo
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Chat with Laura Woollett, author of Big Top Burning, at the Morse Institute Library, followed by our second National Novel Writing Month write-in.
Bring your favorite writing gear with you and get a few hundred words closer to your 50,000-word goal!
 

LOCATION: Innovation Studio, second floor
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Friday November 10, 2017
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Intermediate English Conversation Classes
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for intermediate level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Prunaret Learning Lab, second floor
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Saturday November 11, 2017
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LIBRARY CLOSED: Veterans Day

The library will be closed Saturday, November 11 for Veterans Day.

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Sunday November 12, 2017
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Kiss the Boys Goodbye: The Music of WWII and Its Aftermath
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Melding entertainment, education, and musical artistry, Beth Canterbury, vocalist and Matthew Larson, pianist, invite you into the sounds and stories of WWII. Exploring how music helped bolster morale, express complicated emotions, and put a human face on the staggering loss of WWII, Canterbury and Larson use music to draw audience members close to our collective past and face to face with the heroism and horror of WWII.  
Great American and European popular songs like The White Cliffs of DoverAc-cent-tchu-ate the Positive, and Hot Time in the Town of Berlin are performed alongside gripping art music for voice and solo piano.

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Monday November 13, 2017
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Happy Hands Family Drop In Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

45 minute drop in storytime with simple craft activity for young children ages 3 to 6 with their caregivers. Younger siblings welcome.

No registration is needed.

Today's theme is All Aboard.

Happy Hands is cancelled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

Questions? Call the Children's Departent at 508-647-6522.

LOCATION: Storyhour/Storycraft Room, lower level
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Tuesday November 14, 2017
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Teens: NaNoWriMo
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

In honor of NaNoWriMo, there's an extra 2 hour session of Creative Writing this month! 

This class is designed to be creative, fun, and helpful. Discover what you are really interested in writing about and then practice the skills needed to create your own form of writing! You are encouraged to try out new things, be willing to struggle so you can get better, and write from your heart. Use a library laptop or bring your own.

This is a Teen event for ages 11-18. Event is free, but space is limited & registration is required. Contact Robin for more info: 508.647.6400 x 1546 or email teens@morseinstitute.org.

Teen events are generously sponsored by the Friends of the Morse Institute Library.

LOCATION: Innovation Studio, second floor
There are 8 spaces available.
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Wednesday November 15, 2017
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Morning Book Group
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

This month the Morning Book Group will read and discuss

The morning book group meets the third Wednesday of the month September through June. Join us for a lively discussion and a cup of tea. No need to sign up! Copies of this month's title are available at the circulation desk – call 508-647-6520 to request a copy.

Questions? Please contact Karen Perkins at kperkins@minlib.net or 508-647-6520.

LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
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Creatology: Minecraft
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Are you in grade 4, 5, or 6? Do you have Minecraft experience? Use your minecrafting skills to create new worlds and join with friends in pursuing challenging adventures.

We will be playing in creative mode. Don't have an account? We've got guest accounts.

Registration is required. Sign up beginning Monday, October 30, by visiting or calling  the Children's Department at 508-647-6522.

Creatology is an awesome series of activities exclusively for students in grades 4, 5, and 6. Questions? Call the Children's Department at 508-647-6522.

The program is cancelled if Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

Thank you to the Friends of the Library for helping to make this program possible

LOCATION: Crafting Room, lower level
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Interview Workshop Part Two: Behavioral Interviewing
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

These are scenario based questions that require a story like response. There is a strategy used to effectively answer these questions called the STAR style of interviewing. We will review this methodology in detail.

Gary Gekow is a Senior Employment Specialist with 25 years of recruiting experience in the Boston staffing industry. He works closely with client companies in many industries and job seekers in various specialties.

LOCATION: Prunaret Learning Lab, second floor
There are 10 spaces available.
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Thursday November 16, 2017
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Toddler Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

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Language play for caregivers and little runabouts. For walkers under age 2. Each program includes 25 minutes of songs, rhymes, stories, and stretches for toddlers and grown-ups together. No other siblings, please.

Sign up is required for this event. Registration begins on Tuesday, November 7.

Registration is accepted on a first come first served basis. No groups please. To register, visit the Children’s Room or call us at 508-647-6522. Thank you for notifying the library if you need to cancel your registration. Toddler Time is cancelled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

Questions? Call the Children's Department at 508-647-6522.

LOCATION: Storyhour/Storycraft Room, lower level
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Teens: Minecraft Gaming
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us for a Minecraft Gaming session on the library's new 24/7 Minecraft Server! The server is available from home & has lots of cool options: Survival, Creative, PVP (yes, we have Battle Arenas!), and Shops to trade items in. You can claim land in both Creative & Survival – and starter kits are available in Survival and PVP areas.

You must have your own PC/Mac Minecraft account & apply for access to the 24/7 Minecraft Server at least 24 hours before this session.

This is a Teen event for ages 11-18. Event is free, but space is limited & registration is required. Contact Robin for more info: 508.647.6400 x 1546 or email teens@morseinstitute.org.

Parents, please note: Game content includes Creative & Survival Mode, including Player vs. Player (fighting/weapons). If you have questions about the club, please contact the Teen Librarian before registering your teen.

Teen events are generously sponsored by the Friends of the Morse Institute Library.

LOCATION: Innovation Studio, second floor
There are 9 spaces available.
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Beginner English Conversation Classes
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for beginner level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Prunaret Learning Lab, second floor
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Intermediate English Conversation Classes
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for intermediate level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Study Room 1C, first floor
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Friday November 17, 2017
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Drop In Storytime for Preschool Listeners
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

45 minute drop in storytime for children ages 3, 4, 5, and pre-K 6. Caregivers remain in the Children's Room during the program.

No registration is needed. Check in at the Children's desk for a nametag when you arrive.

Storytime is cancelled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

Today's theme is "Helping Hands".

Questions? Call the Chidren's Department at 508-647-6522.

LOCATION: Storyhour/Storycraft Room, lower level
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Intermediate English Conversation Classes
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for intermediate level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Prunaret Learning Lab, second floor
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Saturday November 18, 2017
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Intermediate English Conversation Classes
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for intermediate level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Prunaret Learning Lab, second floor
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Saturday Open Art Drop In Craft Time
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Drop In crafting for children ages 3 - 10. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Today's crafting inspiration is An Attitude of Gratitude.

No registration is needed.

This program may be cancelled due to sickness or bad weather at the discretion of the library.

Questions? Call the Children's Department at 508-647-6522.

LOCATION: Storyhour/Storycraft Room, lower level
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NaNoWriMo
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Chat with published NaNoWriMo author Jennifer S. Brown, author of Modern Girls, at the Morse Institute Library, followed by our final National Novel Writing Month write-in!

Bring your favorite writing gear with you and get a few hundred words closer to your 50,000-word goal!

LOCATION: Innovation Studio, second floor
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Advanced English Conversation Classes
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Join us for advanced level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Prunaret Learning Lab, second floor
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Sunday November 19, 2017
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Natick Peace Meal
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Peace Meal is a new initiative, founded by a Natick resident, to weave together a stronger, more connected community by bringing people together over a shared potluck meal.  


You’re invited to join other Natick families for a vegetarian potluck dinner at Morse Institute Library.  All are welcome.  Meet neighbors from all backgrounds and get a taste of the remarkable diversity of our town!

LOCATION: Lebowitz Meeting Hall, lower level
There are many spaces available.
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Monday November 20, 2017
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Preschool Film Fest
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Preschool film festJoin Miss Susan for 30-minute film programs for preschool children.

This event is free to the public and no sign up is needed!

If you have questions, please visit the Children’s Room or call us at 508-647-6522. We always miss you when you cannot attend, but thank you for keeping sick children at home. Preschool Film Fest is cancelled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

LOCATION: Lebowitz Meeting Hall, lower level
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Silver Apple Bedtime Storyhour
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

45 minute program pf stories, songs, and simple crafting or activity for families with children ages 3 - 9. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Tonight's theme is Feasting Fest.

No registration is needed.

The program may be cancelled due to sickness or bad weather at the discretion of the library.

Questions? Call the Children's Room at 508-647-6522.

LOCATION: Storyhour/Storycraft Room, lower level
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Tuesday November 21, 2017
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Little Listeners
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Bears in a rocking chair

Join us for Storytimes for two year olds, first time threes, and grown-ups together. Siblings welcome. Each program includes 30 minutes of stories, songs, fingerplays and stretches.

The theme for this morning's program is “Let's Eat.” Sign up begins Monday, November 13.

Because little listeners are easily distracted, latecomers are asked not to enter the story room once the program is underway. If possible, do remain in the library to enjoy the toys and books together. We always miss you when you cannot attend, but thank you for keeping sick children at home.

An adult must register and attend with each little listener. To register visit the Children’s Room or call us at 508-647-6522. Space is limited. Thank you for notifying the library if you need to cancel your registration. Little Listeners is cancelled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

Questions? Call the Children's Department at 508-647-6522.

LOCATION: Storyhour/Storycraft Room, lower level
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Teen MakerLAB
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Sew your own Firefly Jar that lights up! Take your jar home! We'll be using Soft Circuits to make the jars.

This is a Teen event for ages 11-18.

Event is free but space is limited and REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Contact Robin to sign up: 508.647.6400 x 1546 or email teens@morseinstitute.org

PLEASE NOTE: a signed waiver is required to participate in MakerLAB.

Teen programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Morse Institute Library.

LOCATION: Innovation Studio, second floor
There are 4 spaces available.
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Thursday November 23, 2017
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LIBRARY CLOSED: Thanksgiving

The library will be closed Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 for Thanksgiving. We will open again on Saturday, November 25 at 10:00am

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Friday November 24, 2017
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LIBRARY CLOSED: Thanksgiving

The library will be closed Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 for Thanksgiving. We will open again on Saturday, November 25 at 10:00am

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Saturday November 25, 2017
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Sit-With-Me Story and Craft Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Hen reading to chicks

Drop in for a story and craft time for families with children ages 3-9. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

No registration is needed for this event. Program may be cancelled due to sickness or bad weather at the discretion of the library. Questions? Please visit the Children’s Room or call us at 508-647-6522. Thank you for keeping sick children at home.

Today's theme is "Music Makers".

LOCATION: Storyhour/Storycraft Room, lower level
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Beginner English Conversation Classes
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for beginner level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
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Intermediate English Conversation Classes
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for intermediate level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Prunaret Learning Lab, second floor
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Advanced English Conversation Classes
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Join us for advanced level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Prunaret Learning Lab, second floor
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Wednesday November 29, 2017
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Rhythm Kids
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

45 minute story times with rhythm activities for children ages 3, 4 and preschool 5. Come catch the beat! Join us for stories that invite rhythmic play with clapping hands, tapping feet, shakers, and drums!

Sign up is required. To register, visit the Children’s Room or call us at 508-647-6522 beginning Monday, November 20. Thank you for notifying the library if you need to cancel your registration. Rhythm Kids is cancelled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

Thanks to the Friends of the Morse Institute Library for helping to make this program possible.

LOCATION: Storyhour/Storycraft Room, lower level
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Evening Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This month the Evening Book Group will read and discuss [stay tuned for this month's title!]

And remember to catch up with the Wednesday Evening Book Group online! Check back all month and get the book discussion started early.

The Wednesday evening book group meets the last Wednesday of the month. Refreshments will be provided. No registration is required, and copies of this month's title will be available at the circulation desk.

Questions? Please contact Jennifer McGillis at 508-647-6520 or jmcgillis@minlib.net.

LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
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Natick Repair Cafe
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Do you like taking things apart and seeing how they work? Does it bother you to dump a gadget in the trash knowing it could probably be fixed? Does it feel good to give an appliance new life? 

If you answered yes to any of these questions, come to the Natick Repair Cafe! Just about everything today can be fixed with a few tools and some know-how: appliances, cars, electronics, computers, and tools too! There are many pluses to fixing your items, and not merely accepting that all consumer objects are disposable. Let's gather to share our repair successes and failures, spread the word on repair, and help each other fix our stuff!

Questions? Contact Gil at natick.repairs@gmail.com.

LOCATION: Innovation Studio, second floor
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Thursday November 30, 2017
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SCORE: Help for Small Businesses
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) volunteers will provide area small business owners with free, one-hour counseling and advice sessions. Registration is required. Click here to schedule a 1-hour small business counseling session or call 617-565-5591 for information. All sessions will take place in Study Rooms 1A and 1B on the first floor (inside the Morse Room).

LOCATION: Morse Room, first floor
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Baby Play
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

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Language play for caregivers and pre-walkers. Each program includes 20 minutes of songs, rhymes, and stretches for babies and grown-ups. No other siblings, please.

Sign up is required for this event. Registration begins on Tuesday, November 21.

Registration is accepted on a first come first served basis. No groups please. To register, visit the Children’s Room or call us at 508-647-6522. Thank you for notifying the library if you need to cancel your registration. Baby Play is cancelled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

Questions? Call the Children's Department at 508-647-6522.

LOCATION: Storyhour/Storycraft Room, lower level
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Beginner English Conversation Classes
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for beginner level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Prunaret Learning Lab, second floor
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Intermediate English Conversation Classes
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for intermediate level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Study Room 1C, first floor
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NaNoWriMo
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Celebrate your National Novel Writing Month effort at the Morse Institute Library's wrap-up party!

How close did you get to 50,000 words in 30 days? Compare word counts, talk about your next steps, and maybe share a page or two of your writing!

LOCATION: Innovation Studio, second floor
There are many spaces available.
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Friday December 1, 2017
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Sing Me a Song with Fran Friedman
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Sing Me a Song with Fran FriedmanKnown for her uplifting, fun-filled performances, Fran Friedman presents a morning of musical fun for children ages 2 and 3, and their caregivers. Younger siblings are welcome.

Fall session:

  • Friday, October 6 at 10:30 a.m.
  • Friday, November 3 at 10:30 a.m.
  • Friday, December 1 at 10:30 a.m.

Registration is not required. Check in at the Children's desk for a nametag when you arrive.

Sing Me a Song is cancelled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

Questions? Call the Children's Room at 508-647-6522.

This program is sponsored by Needham Bank.

LOCATION: Storyhour/Storycraft Room, lower level
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Intermediate English Conversation Classes
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for intermediate level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Prunaret Learning Lab, second floor
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Saturday December 2, 2017
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Beginner English Conversation Classes
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for beginner level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
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Intermediate English Conversation Classes
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for intermediate level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Prunaret Learning Lab, second floor
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Open LEGO®
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Drop In LEGO® fun! For builders ages 5 and up with a grown up partner. No younger siblings, please.

Questions? Please call the Children’s Room at 508-647-6522. In the event of bad weather on a weekend or during a school vacation week, please call the library before coming to a scheduled program.

LEGO® is a registered trademark of the LEGO® Group.

 

LOCATION: Storyhour/Storycraft Room, lower level
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MIL Stitchers
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Join us at our monthly meetings and help us cast off for our community! We'll provide patterns and some yarn, and works in progress are welcome.

The Morse Institute Library Stitchers is a service-oriented knitting and crocheting group that creates handmade items for various nonprofit organizations. Past projects include hats and scarves for the Natick Service Council, 2014 Boston Marathon scarves, tree ornaments for the Massachusetts Horticultural Society's Festival of Trees, bookmarks for the Friends of the Library book sale, and much more.

For more information contact Karen at 508-647-6520 kperkins@minlib.net or Fran at franweisse@yahoo.com

LOCATION: Morse Room, first floor
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Advanced English Conversation Classes
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Join us for advanced level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Prunaret Learning Lab, second floor
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Broadmoor Chamber Singers
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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Monday December 4, 2017
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Preschool Film Fest
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Preschool film festJoin Miss Susan for 30-minute film programs for preschool children.

This event is free to the public and no sign up is needed!

If you have questions, please visit the Children’s Room or call us at 508-647-6522. We always miss you when you cannot attend, but thank you for keeping sick children at home. Preschool Film Fest is cancelled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

LOCATION: Lebowitz Meeting Hall, lower level
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Tuesday December 5, 2017
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Little Listeners
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

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Join us for Storytimes for two year olds, first time threes, and grown-ups together. Siblings welcome. Each program includes 30 minutes of stories, songs, fingerplays and stretches.

The theme for this morning's program is “Sounds All Around.” Sign up begins Monday, November 27.

Because little listeners are easily distracted, latecomers are asked not to enter the story room once the program is underway. If possible, do remain in the library to enjoy the toys and books together. We always miss you when you cannot attend, but thank you for keeping sick children at home.

An adult must register and attend with each little listener. To register visit the Children’s Room or call us at 508-647-6522. Space is limited. Thank you for notifying the library if you need to cancel your registration. Little Listeners is cancelled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

Questions? Call the Children's Department at 508-647-6522.

LOCATION: Storyhour/Storycraft Room, lower level
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Wednesday December 6, 2017
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Interview Workshop Part Three: Tell Me About Yourself
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Often the most common question that begins an interview is, "Tell me about yourself." Job applicants should welcome this question with open arms as it gives them a beautiful chance to talk about themselves in the most positive light. In this workshop, we will discuss best practices as it relates to what to say, what examples to highlight, where to begin, and when/where to end to make it a compelling story.

Gary Gekow is a Senior Employment Specialist with 25 years of recruiting experience in the Boston staffing industry. He works closely with client companies in many industries and job seekers in various specialties.

LOCATION: Prunaret Learning Lab, second floor
Registration will begin on Monday, November 6, 2017 at 2:32 PM     
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Thursday December 7, 2017
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Toddler Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

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Language play for caregivers and little runabouts. For walkers under age 2. Each program includes 25 minutes of songs, rhymes, stories, and stretches for toddlers and grown-ups together. No other siblings, please.

Sign up is required for this event. Registration begins on Tuesday, November 28.

Registration is accepted on a first come first served basis. No groups please. To register, visit the Children’s Room or call us at 508-647-6522. Thank you for notifying the library if you need to cancel your registration. Toddler Time is cancelled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

Questions? Call the Children's Department at 508-647-6522.

LOCATION: Storyhour/Storycraft Room, lower level
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Beginner English Conversation Classes
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for beginner level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Prunaret Learning Lab, second floor
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Intermediate English Conversation Classes
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for intermediate level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Study Room 1C, first floor
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Teens: Creative Writing
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

This class is designed to be creative, fun, and helpful. Discover what you are really interested in writing about and then practice the skills needed to create your own form of writing! You are encouraged to try out new things, be willing to struggle so you can get better, and write from your heart. Use a library laptop or bring your own.

This is a Teen event for ages 11-18. Event is free, but space is limited & registration is required. Contact Robin for more info: 508.647.6400 x 1546 or email teens@morseinstitute.org.

Teen events are generously sponsored by the Friends of the Morse Institute Library.

LOCATION: Innovation Studio, second floor
There are 8 spaces available.
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Friday December 8, 2017
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Drop In Storytime for Preschool Listeners
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

45 minute drop in storytime for children ages 3, 4, 5, and pre-K 6. Caregivers remain in the Children's Room during the program.

No registration is needed. Check in at the Children's desk for a nametag when you arrive.

Storytime is cancelled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

Today's theme is "Exciting Adventures".

Questions? Call the Chidren's Department at 508-647-6522.

LOCATION: Storyhour/Storycraft Room, lower level
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Intermediate English Conversation Classes
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for intermediate level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Prunaret Learning Lab, second floor
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Saturday December 9, 2017
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Beginner English Conversation Classes
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for beginner level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
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Intermediate English Conversation Classes
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for intermediate level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Prunaret Learning Lab, second floor
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Saturday Open Art Drop In Craft Time
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Drop In crafting with recyclables for children ages 3 - 10. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Today's crafting inspiration is Hand Made Gifting.

No registration is needed.

This program may be cancelled due to sickness or bad weather at the discretion pf the library.

Questions? Call the Children's Department at 508-647-6522.

LOCATION: Storyhour/Storycraft Room, lower level
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Advanced English Conversation Classes
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Join us for advanced level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Prunaret Learning Lab, second floor
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Monday December 11, 2017
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Happy Hands Family Drop In Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

45 minute drop in storytime with simple craft activity for young children ages 3 to 6 with their caregivers. Younger siblings welcome.

No registration is needed.

Today's theme is Beary Good Fun!

Happy Hands is cancelled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

Questions? Call the Children's Departent at 508-647-6522.

LOCATION: Storyhour/Storycraft Room, lower level
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Wednesday December 13, 2017
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Kiwanis
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
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Thursday December 14, 2017
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SCORE: Help for Small Businesses
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) volunteers will provide area small business owners with free, one-hour counseling and advice sessions. Registration is required. Click here to schedule a 1-hour small business counseling session or call 617-565-5591 for information. All sessions will take place in Study Rooms 1A and 1B on the first floor (inside the Morse Room).

LOCATION: Morse Room, first floor
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Baby Play
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

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Language play for caregivers and pre-walkers. Each program includes 20 minutes of songs, rhymes, and stretches for babies and grown-ups. No other siblings, please.

Sign up is required for this event. Registration begins on Tuesday, December 5.

Registration is accepted on a first come first served basis. No groups please. To register, visit the Children’s Room or call us at 508-647-6522. Thank you for notifying the library if you need to cancel your registration. Baby Play is cancelled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

Questions? Call the Children's Department at 508-647-6522.

LOCATION: Storyhour/Storycraft Room, lower level
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Beginner English Conversation Classes
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for beginner level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Prunaret Learning Lab, second floor
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Intermediate English Conversation Classes
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for intermediate level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Study Room 1C, first floor
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Comic Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This month the Bacon Free Library and the Morse Institute Library Comic Book Club will read and discuss 5,000 km per Second by Manuele Fior. Telling the story of a relationship's before and after, the book begins with a glance exchanged between teenagers Piero and Lucia and ends with a wine-soaked encounter between the two in middle age. The intervening chapters provide little detail about their actual bond. Instead, readers feel the reverberations of that initial encounter throughout the couple's lives. Painted in vivid watercolors, the artwork does most of the storytelling.

Comic Book Group meets on the second Thursday of each month. Copies of this month's title will be available at the Bacon Free Library and the Morse Institute Library. Refreshments will be served. For more information contact Dave Bartos at 508-647-6521 or Meena Jain at 508-653-6730.

LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
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Ted Reinstein : New England’s General Stores
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us at 7pm with author Ted Reinstein and his new book New England’s General Stores: Exploring an American Classic. 

The general store, as old as America itself, harkens back to a simpler time and a more innocent and rural nation. The general store conjures a country-like place where kids come in to by penny candy, and adults to buy everything from swaths of fabric, to fresh vegetables, to four-penny nails. It was a place to pick up mail, the newspaper, and perhaps tarry a bit on a cold, winter’s morning to chat over a cup of coffee and a warm wood stove. Long before “Cheers,” the general store was the vital and inviting heart of a community, where everyone not only knew your name, but how you took that coffee, how many kids you had, and how’s your dad doing, anyway? And in tough times, it was a place that often treated customers like family, extending credit when no one else would. The general store was real-life Norman Rockwell—deeply woven into America’s cultural identity, an integral part of the nation’s self-portrait from its earliest days. Fact is, the general store is still very much here, and very much in business. What’s more, like the diner, it has seen a resurgence. In some places, it is even being reimagined for a new era.

LOCATION: Lebowitz Meeting Hall, lower level
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Friday December 15, 2017
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Drop In Storytime for Preschool Listeners
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

45 minute drop in storytime for children ages 3, 4, 5, and pre-K 6. Caregivers remain in the Children's Room during the program.

No registration is needed. Check in at the Children's desk for a nametag when you arrive.

Storytime is cancelled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

Today's theme is "All Kinds of Happy".

Questions? Call the Chidren's Department at 508-647-6522.

LOCATION: Storyhour/Storycraft Room, lower level
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Intermediate English Conversation Classes
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for intermediate level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Prunaret Learning Lab, second floor
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Saturday December 16, 2017
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Sit-With-Me Story and Craft Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Hen reading to chicks

Drop in for a story and craft time for families with children ages 3-9. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

No registration is needed for this event. Program may be cancelled due to sickness or bad weather at the discretion of the library. Questions? Please visit the Children’s Room or call us at 508-647-6522. Thank you for keeping sick children at home.

Today's theme is "Keepin' Cozy".

LOCATION: Storyhour/Storycraft Room, lower level
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Beginner English Conversation Classes
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for beginner level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
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Intermediate English Conversation Classes
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for intermediate level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Prunaret Learning Lab, second floor
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Advanced English Conversation Classes
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Join us for advanced level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Prunaret Learning Lab, second floor
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Monday December 18, 2017
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Preschool Film Fest
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Preschool film festJoin Miss Susan for 30-minute film programs for preschool children.

This event is free to the public and no sign up is needed!

If you have questions, please visit the Children’s Room or call us at 508-647-6522. We always miss you when you cannot attend, but thank you for keeping sick children at home. Preschool Film Fest is cancelled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

LOCATION: Lebowitz Meeting Hall, lower level
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Silver Apple Bedtime Storyhour
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

45 minute program of stories, songs, and simple crafting or activity for families with children agaes 3 - 9. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Tonight's theme is Winter Solstice.

No registration is needed.

The program may be cancelled due to sickness or bad weather at the discretion of the library.

Questions? Call the Children's Room at 508-647-6522.

LOCATION: Storyhour/Storycraft Room, lower level
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Tuesday December 19, 2017
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Little Listeners
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Bears in a rocking chair

Join us for Storytimes for two year olds, first time threes, with their grown-ups. Siblings welcome. Each program includes 30 minutes of stories, songs, fingerplays and stretches.

The theme for this morning's program is “Some Like It Cold.” Sign up begins Monday, December 11.

Because little listeners are easily distracted, latecomers are asked not to enter the story room once the program is underway. If possible, do remain in the library to enjoy the toys and books together. We always miss you when you cannot attend, but thank you for keeping sick children at home.

An adult must register and attend with each little listener. To register visit the Children’s Room or call us at 508-647-6522. Space is limited. Thank you for notifying the library if you need to cancel your registration. Little Listeners is cancelled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

Questions? Call the Children's Department at 508-647-6522.

LOCATION: Storyhour/Storycraft Room, lower level
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Wednesday December 20, 2017
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Rhythm Kids
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

45 minute story times with rhythm activities for children ages 3, 4 and preschool 5. Come catch the beat! Join us for stories that invite rhythmic play with clapping hands, tapping feet, shakers, and drums!

Sign up is required. To register, visit the Children’s Room or call us at 508-647-6522 beginning Monday,December 11. Thank you for notifying the library if you need to cancel your registration. Rhythm Kids is cancelled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

Thanks to the Friends of the Morse Institute Library for helping to make this program possible.

LOCATION: Storyhour/Storycraft Room, lower level
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Morning Book Group
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

This month the Morning Book Group will read and discuss

The morning book group meets the third Wednesday of the month September through June. Join us for a lively discussion and a cup of tea. No need to sign up! Copies of this month's title are available at the circulation desk – call 508-647-6520 to request a copy.

Questions? Please contact Karen Perkins at kperkins@minlib.net or 508-647-6520.

LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
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Online Job Search and Applications
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

We will analyze and discuss numerous online search strategies including job alerts, job boards, job aggregators, and company employment pages. We will then discuss how to best utilize these web sites for submitting one’s resume.

Gary Gekow is a Senior Employment Specialist with 25 years of recruiting experience in the Boston staffing industry. He works closely with client companies in many industries and job seekers in various specialties.

LOCATION: Prunaret Learning Lab, second floor
Registration will begin on Monday, November 20, 2017 at 2:34 PM     
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Thursday December 21, 2017
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Toddler Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

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Language play for caregivers and little runabouts. For walkers under age 2. Each program includes 25 minutes of songs, rhymes, stories, and stretches for toddlers and grown-ups together. No other siblings, please.

Sign up is required for this event. Registration begins on Tuesday, December 12.

Registration is accepted on a first come first served basis. No groups please. To register, visit the Children’s Room or call us at 508-647-6522. Thank you for notifying the library if you need to cancel your registration. Toddler Time is cancelled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

Questions? Call the Children's Department at 508-647-6522.

LOCATION: Storyhour/Storycraft Room, lower level
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Beginner English Conversation Classes
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for beginner level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Prunaret Learning Lab, second floor
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Intermediate English Conversation Classes
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for intermediate level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Study Room 1C, first floor
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Friday December 22, 2017
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Intermediate English Conversation Classes
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for intermediate level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Prunaret Learning Lab, second floor
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Saturday December 23, 2017
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Beginner English Conversation Classes
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for beginner level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
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Intermediate English Conversation Classes
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for intermediate level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Prunaret Learning Lab, second floor
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Advanced English Conversation Classes
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Join us for advanced level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Prunaret Learning Lab, second floor
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Sunday December 24, 2017
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LIBRARY CLOSED: Christmas

The library will be closed Sunday, December 24 and Monday, December 25 for Christmas.

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Monday December 25, 2017
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LIBRARY CLOSED: Christmas

The library will be closed Sunday, December 24 and Monday, December 25 for Christmas.

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Wednesday December 27, 2017
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Natick Repair Cafe
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Do you like taking things apart and seeing how they work? Does it bother you to dump a gadget in the trash knowing it could probably be fixed? Does it feel good to give an appliance new life? 

If you answered yes to any of these questions, come to the Natick Repair Cafe! Just about everything today can be fixed with a few tools and some know-how: appliances, cars, electronics, computers, and tools too! There are many pluses to fixing your items, and not merely accepting that all consumer objects are disposable. Let's gather to share our repair successes and failures, spread the word on repair, and help each other fix our stuff!

LOCATION: Innovation Studio, second floor
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Thursday December 28, 2017
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SCORE: Help for Small Businesses
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) volunteers will provide area small business owners with free, one-hour counseling and advice sessions. Registration is required. Click here to schedule a 1-hour small business counseling session or call 617-565-5591 for information. All sessions will take place in Study Rooms 1A and 1B on the first floor (inside the Morse Room).

LOCATION: Morse Room, first floor
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Beginner English Conversation Classes
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for beginner level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Prunaret Learning Lab, second floor
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Intermediate English Conversation Classes
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for intermediate level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Study Room 1C, first floor
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Friday December 29, 2017
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Intermediate English Conversation Classes
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for intermediate level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Prunaret Learning Lab, second floor
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Saturday December 30, 2017
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Beginner English Conversation Classes
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for beginner level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
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Intermediate English Conversation Classes
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for intermediate level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Prunaret Learning Lab, second floor
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Open LEGO®
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Drop In LEGO® fun! For builders ages 5 and up with a grown up partner. No younger siblings, please.

Questions? Please call the Children’s Room at 508-647-6522. In the event of bad weather on a weekend or during a school vacation week, please call the library before coming to a scheduled program.

LEGO® is a registered trademark of the LEGO® Group.

 

LOCATION: Storyhour/Storycraft Room, lower level
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Advanced English Conversation Classes
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Join us for advanced level English conversation classes – practice speaking, listening, reading, and writing English in a small group class.

Session is free, and no sign up is required!

Questions? Contact Laurie Christie at 508-647-6400 x1583 or literacy@morseinstitute.org.

LOCATION: Prunaret Learning Lab, second floor
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Sunday December 31, 2017
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LIBRARY CLOSED: New Year's

The library will be closed Sunday, December 31 and Monday, January 1 for New Year's

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Monday January 1, 2018
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LIBRARY CLOSED: New Year's

The library will be closed Sunday, December 31 and Monday, January 1 for New Year's

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Saturday January 6, 2018
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MIL Stitchers
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Join us at our monthly meetings and help us cast off for our community! We'll provide patterns and some yarn, and works in progress are welcome.

The Morse Institute Library Stitchers is a service-oriented knitting and crocheting group that creates handmade items for various nonprofit organizations. Past projects include hats and scarves for the Natick Service Council, 2014 Boston Marathon scarves, tree ornaments for the Massachusetts Horticultural Society's Festival of Trees, bookmarks for the Friends of the Library book sale, and much more.

For more information contact Karen at 508-647-6520 kperkins@minlib.net or Fran at franweisse@yahoo.com

LOCATION: Morse Room, first floor
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Monday January 8, 2018
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Preschool Film Fest
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Preschool film festJoin Miss Susan for 30-minute film programs for preschool children.

This event is free to the public and no sign up is needed!

If you have questions, please visit the Children’s Room or call us at 508-647-6522. We always miss you when you cannot attend, but thank you for keeping sick children at home. Preschool Film Fest is cancelled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

LOCATION: Lebowitz Meeting Hall, lower level
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Sunday January 14, 2018
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LIBRARY CLOSED: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The library will be closed Sunday, January 14 and Monday, January 15 for Martin Luther King Jr Day.

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Monday January 15, 2018
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LIBRARY CLOSED: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The library will be closed Sunday, January 14 and Monday, January 15 for Martin Luther King Jr Day.

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Wednesday January 17, 2018
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Morning Book Group
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

This month the Morning Book Group will read and discuss

The morning book group meets the third Wednesday of the month September through June. Join us for a lively discussion and a cup of tea. No need to sign up! Copies of this month's title are available at the circulation desk – call 508-647-6520 to request a copy.

Questions? Please contact Karen Perkins at kperkins@minlib.net or 508-647-6520.

LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
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Changing Careers: Reinventing Oneself in Today's Job Market
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Transitioning into a new profession can be a challenging and daunting undertaking. We will discuss and explore various strategies to help make the transition from one industry to another a smooth one.  This is a group discussion where everyone's experiences and opinions are welcomed.

Gary Gekow is a Senior Employment Specialist with 25 years of recruiting experience in the Boston staffing industry. He works closely with client companies in many industries and job seekers in various specialties.

LOCATION: Prunaret Learning Lab, second floor
Registration will begin on Monday, December 18, 2017 at 10:00 AM     
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Friday January 19, 2018
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Bake Sale Storage
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Monday January 22, 2018
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Preschool Film Fest
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Preschool film festJoin Miss Susan for 30-minute film programs for preschool children.

This event is free to the public and no sign up is needed!

If you have questions, please visit the Children’s Room or call us at 508-647-6522. We always miss you when you cannot attend, but thank you for keeping sick children at home. Preschool Film Fest is cancelled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

LOCATION: Lebowitz Meeting Hall, lower level
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Wednesday January 31, 2018
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Evening Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This month the Evening Book Group will read and discuss [stay tuned for this month's title!]

And remember to catch up with the Wednesday Evening Book Group online! Check back all month and get the book discussion started early.

The Wednesday evening book group meets the last Wednesday of the month. Refreshments will be provided. No registration is required, and copies of this month's title will be available at the circulation desk.

Questions? Please contact Jennifer McGillis at 508-647-6520 or jmcgillis@minlib.net.

LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
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Saturday February 3, 2018
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MIL Stitchers
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Join us at our monthly meetings and help us cast off for our community! We'll provide patterns and some yarn, and works in progress are welcome.

The Morse Institute Library Stitchers is a service-oriented knitting and crocheting group that creates handmade items for various nonprofit organizations. Past projects include hats and scarves for the Natick Service Council, 2014 Boston Marathon scarves, tree ornaments for the Massachusetts Horticultural Society's Festival of Trees, bookmarks for the Friends of the Library book sale, and much more.

For more information contact Karen at 508-647-6520 kperkins@minlib.net or Fran at franweisse@yahoo.com

LOCATION: Morse Room, first floor
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Wednesday February 7, 2018
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Salary and Benefits Negotiation
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

For many individuals, discussing compensation with employers is a risky and uncomfortable endeavor, yet it is imperative that people have the necessary tools to advocate for themselves. Is the salary commensurate with your market value? Can allowances be made with respect to additional vacation time and increased stock options? We will discuss strategies to help bolster confidence and gain knowledge as it relates to business negotiations.

Gary Gekow is a Senior Employment Specialist with 25 years of recruiting experience in the Boston staffing industry. He works closely with client companies in many industries and job seekers in various specialties.

LOCATION: Prunaret Learning Lab, second floor
Registration will begin on Monday, January 8, 2018 at 10:00 AM     
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Natick Forever Candidates Debate
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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Monday February 12, 2018
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Preschool Film Fest
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Preschool film festJoin Miss Susan for 30-minute film programs for preschool children.

This event is free to the public and no sign up is needed!

If you have questions, please visit the Children’s Room or call us at 508-647-6522. We always miss you when you cannot attend, but thank you for keeping sick children at home. Preschool Film Fest is cancelled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

LOCATION: Lebowitz Meeting Hall, lower level
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Sunday February 18, 2018
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LIBRARY CLOSED: Presidents Day

The library will be closed Sunday, February 18 and Monday, February 19 for Presidents Day

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Monday February 19, 2018
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LIBRARY CLOSED: Presidents Day

The library will be closed Sunday, February 18 and Monday, February 19 for Presidents Day

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Tuesday February 20, 2018
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Teens: Comics Workshop
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn about zine-style autobiographical & personal comics with author/illustrator Jonathan Todd!

  • How to break down a scene from their story into panels using thumbnail sketches
  • How to clearly letter a comics page
  • How to pencil a page
  • How to ink a page, including exposure to brush and ink and pen and ink

This is a Teen event for ages 11-18. Event is free, but space is limited & registration is required. Registration opens Friday, January 19th. Contact Robin for more info: 508.647.6400 x 1546 or email teens@morseinstitute.org.

Teen events are generously sponsored by the Friends of the Morse Institute Library.

LOCATION: Innovation Studio, second floor
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Wednesday February 21, 2018
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Morning Book Group
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

This month the Morning Book Group will read and discuss

The morning book group meets the third Wednesday of the month September through June. Join us for a lively discussion and a cup of tea. No need to sign up! Copies of this month's title are available at the circulation desk – call 508-647-6520 to request a copy.

Questions? Please contact Karen Perkins at kperkins@minlib.net or 508-647-6520.

LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
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Teens: D.I.Y. Temp Tattoos
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Use a variety of media - from tracing paper & colored pencils to markers & standard "flash" - to create a hand-drawn tattoo and then transfer it to tattoo paper, which can then be transferred to skin.

This is a Teen event for ages 11-18. Event is free, but space is limited & registration is required. Registration opens Friday, January 19th. Contact Robin for more info: 508.647.6400 x 1546 or email teens@morseinstitute.org.

Teen events are generously sponsored by the Friends of the Morse Institute Library.

LOCATION: Innovation Studio, second floor
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Avoiding Age Discrimination: A Workbook for Baby Boomers
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

People often worry about age discrimination when seeking new employment, spending an inordinate amount of time convincing themselves that they are no longer relevant in the workforce. We will address how job seekers can overcome age bias and turn their fears into selling points.

Gary Gekow is a Senior Employment Specialist with 25 years of recruiting experience in the Boston staffing industry. He works closely with client companies in many industries and job seekers in various specialties.

LOCATION: Prunaret Learning Lab, second floor
Registration will begin on Monday, January 22, 2018 at 10:00 AM     
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Monday February 26, 2018
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Preschool Film Fest
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Preschool film festJoin Miss Susan for 30-minute film programs for preschool children.

This event is free to the public and no sign up is needed!

If you have questions, please visit the Children’s Room or call us at 508-647-6522. We always miss you when you cannot attend, but thank you for keeping sick children at home. Preschool Film Fest is cancelled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

LOCATION: Lebowitz Meeting Hall, lower level
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Wednesday February 28, 2018
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Evening Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This month the Evening Book Group will read and discuss [stay tuned for this month's title!]

And remember to catch up with the Wednesday Evening Book Group online! Check back all month and get the book discussion started early.

The Wednesday evening book group meets the last Wednesday of the month. Refreshments will be provided. No registration is required, and copies of this month's title will be available at the circulation desk.

Questions? Please contact Jennifer McGillis at 508-647-6520 or jmcgillis@minlib.net.

LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
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Natick Forever Candidates Debate
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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Saturday March 3, 2018
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MIL Stitchers
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Join us at our monthly meetings and help us cast off for our community! We'll provide patterns and some yarn, and works in progress are welcome.

The Morse Institute Library Stitchers is a service-oriented knitting and crocheting group that creates handmade items for various nonprofit organizations. Past projects include hats and scarves for the Natick Service Council, 2014 Boston Marathon scarves, tree ornaments for the Massachusetts Horticultural Society's Festival of Trees, bookmarks for the Friends of the Library book sale, and much more.

For more information contact Karen at 508-647-6520 kperkins@minlib.net or Fran at franweisse@yahoo.com

LOCATION: Morse Room, first floor
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Wednesday March 7, 2018
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Managing Job Search Stress
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Securing new employment is no small task. Whether someone is out of work or unhappy in their existing job, the process of finding a new opportunity is a challenging series of interrelated steps. Navigating through this process can be a difficult proposition. We will discuss various methods to help manage stress.

Gary Gekow is a Senior Employment Specialist with 25 years of recruiting experience in the Boston staffing industry. He works closely with client companies in many industries and job seekers in various specialties.

LOCATION: Prunaret Learning Lab, second floor
Registration will begin on Monday, February 5, 2018 at 10:00 AM     
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Natick Forever Candidates Debate
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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Monday March 12, 2018
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Preschool Film Fest
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Preschool film festJoin Miss Susan for 30-minute film programs for preschool children. This event is free to the public and no sign up is needed!

If you have questions, please visit the Children’s Room or call us at 508-647-6522. We always miss you when you cannot attend, but thank you for keeping sick children at home. Preschool Film Fest is canceled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

LOCATION: Lebowitz Meeting Hall, lower level
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Wednesday March 21, 2018
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Morning Book Group
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

This month the Morning Book Group will read and discuss

The morning book group meets the third Wednesday of the month September through June. Join us for a lively discussion and a cup of tea. No need to sign up! Copies of this month's title are available at the circulation desk – call 508-647-6520 to request a copy.

Questions? Please contact Karen Perkins at kperkins@minlib.net or 508-647-6520.

LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
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Natick Forever Candidates Debate
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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Monday March 26, 2018
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Preschool Film Fest
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Preschool film festJoin Miss Susan for 30-minute film programs for preschool children. This event is free to the public and no sign up is needed!

If you have questions, please visit the Children’s Room or call us at 508-647-6522. We always miss you when you cannot attend, but thank you for keeping sick children at home. Preschool Film Fest is canceled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

LOCATION: Lebowitz Meeting Hall, lower level
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Wednesday March 28, 2018
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Evening Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This month the Evening Book Group will read and discuss [stay tuned for this month's title!]

And remember to catch up with the Wednesday Evening Book Group online! Check back all month and get the book discussion started early.

The Wednesday evening book group meets the last Wednesday of the month. Refreshments will be provided. No registration is required, and copies of this month's title will be available at the circulation desk.

Questions? Please contact Jennifer McGillis at 508-647-6520 or jmcgillis@minlib.net.

LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
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Sunday April 1, 2018
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LIBRARY CLOSED: Easter

The library will be closed Sunday, April 1 for Easter.

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Saturday April 7, 2018
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MIL Stitchers
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Join us at our monthly meetings and help us cast off for our community! We'll provide patterns and some yarn, and works in progress are welcome.

The Morse Institute Library Stitchers is a service-oriented knitting and crocheting group that creates handmade items for various nonprofit organizations. Past projects include hats and scarves for the Natick Service Council, 2014 Boston Marathon scarves, tree ornaments for the Massachusetts Horticultural Society's Festival of Trees, bookmarks for the Friends of the Library book sale, and much more.

For more information contact Karen at 508-647-6520 kperkins@minlib.net or Fran at franweisse@yahoo.com

LOCATION: Morse Room, first floor
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Monday April 9, 2018
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Preschool Film Fest
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Preschool film festJoin Miss Susan for 30-minute film programs for preschool children. This event is free to the public and no sign up is needed!

If you have questions, please visit the Children’s Room or call us at 508-647-6522. We always miss you when you cannot attend, but thank you for keeping sick children at home. Preschool Film Fest is canceled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

LOCATION: Lebowitz Meeting Hall, lower level
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Sunday April 15, 2018
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LIBRARY CLOSED: Patriots Day

The library will be closed Sunday, April 15 and Monday, April 16 for Patriots Day.

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Monday April 16, 2018
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LIBRARY CLOSED: Patriots Day

The library will be closed Sunday, April 15 and Monday, April 16 for Patriots Day.

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Wednesday April 18, 2018
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Morning Book Group
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

This month the Morning Book Group will read and discuss

The morning book group meets the third Wednesday of the month September through June. Join us for a lively discussion and a cup of tea. No need to sign up! Copies of this month's title are available at the circulation desk – call 508-647-6520 to request a copy.

Questions? Please contact Karen Perkins at kperkins@minlib.net or 508-647-6520.

LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
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Monday April 23, 2018
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Preschool Film Fest
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Preschool film festJoin Miss Susan for 30-minute film programs for preschool children. This event is free to the public and no sign up is needed!

If you have questions, please visit the Children’s Room or call us at 508-647-6522. We always miss you when you cannot attend, but thank you for keeping sick children at home. Preschool Film Fest is canceled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

LOCATION: Lebowitz Meeting Hall, lower level
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Wednesday April 25, 2018
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Evening Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This month the Evening Book Group will read and discuss [stay tuned for this month's title!]

And remember to catch up with the Wednesday Evening Book Group online! Check back all month and get the book discussion started early.

The Wednesday evening book group meets the last Wednesday of the month. Refreshments will be provided. No registration is required, and copies of this month's title will be available at the circulation desk.

Questions? Please contact Jennifer McGillis at 508-647-6520 or jmcgillis@minlib.net.

LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
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Saturday May 5, 2018
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MIL Stitchers
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Join us at our monthly meetings and help us cast off for our community! We'll provide patterns and some yarn, and works in progress are welcome.

The Morse Institute Library Stitchers is a service-oriented knitting and crocheting group that creates handmade items for various nonprofit organizations. Past projects include hats and scarves for the Natick Service Council, 2014 Boston Marathon scarves, tree ornaments for the Massachusetts Horticultural Society's Festival of Trees, bookmarks for the Friends of the Library book sale, and much more.

For more information contact Karen at 508-647-6520 kperkins@minlib.net or Fran at franweisse@yahoo.com

LOCATION: Morse Room, first floor
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Monday May 7, 2018
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Preschool Film Fest
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Preschool film festJoin Miss Susan for 30-minute film programs for preschool children. This event is free to the public and no sign up is needed!

If you have questions, please visit the Children’s Room or call us at 508-647-6522. We always miss you when you cannot attend, but thank you for keeping sick children at home. Preschool Film Fest is canceled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

LOCATION: Lebowitz Meeting Hall, lower level
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Wednesday May 16, 2018
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Morning Book Group
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

This month the Morning Book Group will read and discuss

The morning book group meets the third Wednesday of the month September through June. Join us for a lively discussion and a cup of tea. No need to sign up! Copies of this month's title are available at the circulation desk – call 508-647-6520 to request a copy.

Questions? Please contact Karen Perkins at kperkins@minlib.net or 508-647-6520.

LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
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Thursday May 17, 2018
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Book Sale Setup
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Friday May 18, 2018
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Book Sale Setup
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Saturday May 19, 2018
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Book Sale
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Sunday May 20, 2018
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Book Sale
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Monday May 21, 2018
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Preschool Film Fest
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Preschool film festJoin Miss Susan for 30-minute film programs for preschool children. This event is free to the public and no sign up is needed!

If you have questions, please visit the Children’s Room or call us at 508-647-6522. We always miss you when you cannot attend, but thank you for keeping sick children at home. Preschool Film Fest is canceled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

LOCATION: Lebowitz Meeting Hall, lower level
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Saturday May 26, 2018
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LIBRARY CLOSED: Memorial Day

The library will be closed Saturday, May 26; Sunday, May 27; and Monday, May 28 for Memorial Day.

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Sunday May 27, 2018
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LIBRARY CLOSED: Memorial Day

The library will be closed Saturday, May 26; Sunday, May 27; and Monday, May 28 for Memorial Day.

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Monday May 28, 2018
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LIBRARY CLOSED: Memorial Day

The library will be closed Saturday, May 26; Sunday, May 27; and Monday, May 28 for Memorial Day.

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Wednesday May 30, 2018
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Evening Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This month the Evening Book Group will read and discuss [stay tuned for this month's title!]

And remember to catch up with the Wednesday Evening Book Group online! Check back all month and get the book discussion started early.

The Wednesday evening book group meets the last Wednesday of the month. Refreshments will be provided. No registration is required, and copies of this month's title will be available at the circulation desk.

Questions? Please contact Jennifer McGillis at 508-647-6520 or jmcgillis@minlib.net.

LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
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Saturday June 2, 2018
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MIL Stitchers
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Join us at our monthly meetings and help us cast off for our community! We'll provide patterns and some yarn, and works in progress are welcome.

The Morse Institute Library Stitchers is a service-oriented knitting and crocheting group that creates handmade items for various nonprofit organizations. Past projects include hats and scarves for the Natick Service Council, 2014 Boston Marathon scarves, tree ornaments for the Massachusetts Horticultural Society's Festival of Trees, bookmarks for the Friends of the Library book sale, and much more.

For more information contact Karen at 508-647-6520 kperkins@minlib.net or Fran at franweisse@yahoo.com

LOCATION: Morse Room, first floor
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Civil War Hijinks with Judy Cook
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Civil War Hijinks: A story told through family letters, songs and images from the time.

Letters, images, and music combine to provide fascinating insight into camp and home life in Middle America of the 1860's.

You will see photos of the day; images of the letters of Judy’s great-great-grandparents, Gilbert and Esther Claflin; and lyrics of the choruses projected on a large screen.  Judy, in costume, reads Esther’s letters, plays the tunes of the time, and sings songs that were written and sung during the Civil War.  Dennis Cook is the voice of Gilbert Claflin, and a welcome harmonizer.

The songs and tunes include both well-known favorites and unfamiliar gems. The themes are timeless: joy and sorrow, humor, courage and love.

The stories are told in the words of the people of the day: the writers of the songs and letters.  We sing together, as folks did then.  The audience is transported to the time of the Civil War in a very personal, eye-witness experience.

About the Artist:

Judy Cook is a published author, singer, and entertainer.  A packet of aged papers covered with sloping script in faded ink opened a window on the past for Judy.  Already established as an internationally touring performer, Judy was inspired to create entertaining programs from Nineteenth Century material. The letters and a decade’s research were published in 2013 by University of Wisconsin Press as “A Quiet Corner of the War: The Civil War Letters of Gilbert and Esther Claflin, Oconomowoc, WI, 1862-63”.

Judy Cook performs each year throughout the United States and Britain.  Judy is recognized for her depth of understanding and storytelling ability in ballad form, for her dedication to the music and for her willingness to do her research.  Judy has half a dozen CDs including one with many of the songs from this program.

LOCATION: Lebowitz Meeting Hall, lower level
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Monday June 4, 2018
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Preschool Film Fest
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Preschool film festJoin Miss Susan for 30-minute film programs for preschool children. This event is free to the public and no sign up is needed!

If you have questions, please visit the Children’s Room or call us at 508-647-6522. We always miss you when you cannot attend, but thank you for keeping sick children at home. Preschool Film Fest is canceled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

LOCATION: Lebowitz Meeting Hall, lower level
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Monday June 18, 2018
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Preschool Film Fest
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Preschool film festJoin Miss Susan for 30-minute film programs for preschool children. This event is free to the public and no sign up is needed!

If you have questions, please visit the Children’s Room or call us at 508-647-6522. We always miss you when you cannot attend, but thank you for keeping sick children at home. Preschool Film Fest is canceled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

LOCATION: Lebowitz Meeting Hall, lower level
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Wednesday June 20, 2018
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Morning Book Group
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

This month the Morning Book Group will read and discuss

The morning book group meets the third Wednesday of the month September through June. Join us for a lively discussion and a cup of tea. No need to sign up! Copies of this month's title are available at the circulation desk – call 508-647-6520 to request a copy.

Questions? Please contact Karen Perkins at kperkins@minlib.net or 508-647-6520.

LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
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Wednesday June 27, 2018
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Evening Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

This month the Evening Book Group will read and discuss [stay tuned for this month's title!]

And remember to catch up with the Wednesday Evening Book Group online! Check back all month and get the book discussion started early.

The Wednesday evening book group meets the last Wednesday of the month. Refreshments will be provided. No registration is required, and copies of this month's title will be available at the circulation desk.

Questions? Please contact Jennifer McGillis at 508-647-6520 or jmcgillis@minlib.net.

LOCATION: Community Room, lower level
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Monday July 2, 2018
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Preschool Film Fest
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Preschool film festJoin Miss Susan for 30-minute film programs for preschool children. This event is free to the public and no sign up is needed!

If you have questions, please visit the Children’s Room or call us at 508-647-6522. We always miss you when you cannot attend, but thank you for keeping sick children at home. Preschool Film Fest is canceled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

LOCATION: Lebowitz Meeting Hall, lower level
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Thursday July 5, 2018
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Family Picnic Supper Theater
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Bring a blanket and a picnic supper, and stretch out for a family friendly film!

Water and sweet treat will be provided. For more info call the Children's Room at 508-647-6522.

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This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Morse Institute Library

LOCATION: Lebowitz Meeting Hall, lower level
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Thursday July 12, 2018
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Family Picnic Supper Theater
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Bring a blanket and a picnic supper, and stretch out for a family friendly film!

Water and sweet treat will be provided. For more info call the Children's Room at 508-647-6522.

symbol of two figures holding open books

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Morse Institute Library

LOCATION: Lebowitz Meeting Hall, lower level
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Monday July 16, 2018
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Preschool Film Fest
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Preschool film festJoin Miss Susan for 30-minute film programs for preschool children. This event is free to the public and no sign up is needed!

If you have questions, please visit the Children’s Room or call us at 508-647-6522. We always miss you when you cannot attend, but thank you for keeping sick children at home. Preschool Film Fest is canceled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

LOCATION: Lebowitz Meeting Hall, lower level
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Thursday July 19, 2018
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Family Picnic Supper Theater
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Bring a blanket and a picnic supper, and stretch out for a family friendly film!

Water and sweet treat will be provided. For more info call the Children's Room at 508-647-6522.

symbol of two figures holding open books

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Morse Institute Library

LOCATION: Lebowitz Meeting Hall, lower level
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Thursday July 26, 2018
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Family Picnic Supper Theater
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Bring a blanket and a picnic supper, and stretch out for a family friendly film!

Water and sweet treat will be provided. For more info call the Children's Room at 508-647-6522.

symbol of two figures holding open books

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Morse Institute Library

LOCATION: Lebowitz Meeting Hall, lower level
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Monday July 30, 2018
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Preschool Film Fest
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Preschool film festJoin Miss Susan for 30-minute film programs for preschool children. This event is free to the public and no sign up is needed!

If you have questions, please visit the Children’s Room or call us at 508-647-6522. We always miss you when you cannot attend, but thank you for keeping sick children at home. Preschool Film Fest is canceled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

LOCATION: Lebowitz Meeting Hall, lower level
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Thursday August 2, 2018
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Family Picnic Supper Theater
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Bring a blanket and a picnic supper, and stretch out for a family friendly film!

Water and sweet treat will be provided. For more info call the Children's Room at 508-647-6522.

symbol of two figures holding open books

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Morse Institute Library

LOCATION: Lebowitz Meeting Hall, lower level
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Thursday August 9, 2018
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Family Picnic Supper Theater
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Bring a blanket and a picnic supper, and stretch out for a family friendly film!

Water and sweet treat will be provided. For more info call the Children's Room at 508-647-6522.

symbol of two figures holding open books

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Morse Institute Library

LOCATION: Lebowitz Meeting Hall, lower level
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Monday August 13, 2018
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Preschool Film Fest
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Preschool film festJoin Miss Susan for 30-minute film programs for preschool children. This event is free to the public and no sign up is needed!

If you have questions, please visit the Children’s Room or call us at 508-647-6522. We always miss you when you cannot attend, but thank you for keeping sick children at home. Preschool Film Fest is canceled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

LOCATION: Lebowitz Meeting Hall, lower level
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Thursday August 16, 2018
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Family Picnic Supper Theater
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Bring a blanket and a picnic supper, and stretch out for a family friendly film!

Water and sweet treat will be provided. For more info call the Children's Room at 508-647-6522.

symbol of two figures holding open books

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Morse Institute Library

LOCATION: Lebowitz Meeting Hall, lower level
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Monday August 27, 2018
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Preschool Film Fest
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Preschool film festJoin Miss Susan for 30-minute film programs for preschool children. This event is free to the public and no sign up is needed!

If you have questions, please visit the Children’s Room or call us at 508-647-6522. We always miss you when you cannot attend, but thank you for keeping sick children at home. Preschool Film Fest is canceled if the Natick Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.

LOCATION: Lebowitz Meeting Hall, lower level
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Thursday September 13, 2018
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Book Sale SetUP
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Friday September 14, 2018
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Book Sale SetUP
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Saturday September 15, 2018
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Book Sale
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Sunday September 16, 2018
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Friends Book Sale
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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