Saturday July 23, 2022 - Monday August 22, 2022
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
StoryWalk®

Take a walk at the library and enjoy a story! 

A StoryWalk® is an innovative and delightful way for children--and adults--to enjoy reading and the outdoors at the same time. This summer we are reading the book Hike by Pete Oswald. This beautifully illustrated book is told in pictures and follows a father and his child on a hiking adventure. Share pictures of your walk and tag us on social media with #APLstorywalk

The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. Storywalk® is a registered service mark owned by Ms. Ferguson.

Co-sponsored by the Friends of Acton Library.

CONTACT: Miss Emily
LOCATION: Library Lawn

Take a walk at the library and enjoy a story! 

A StoryWalk® is an innovative and delightful way for children--and adults--to enjoy reading and the outdoors at the same time. This summer we are reading the book Hike by Pete Oswald. This beautifully illustrated book is told in pictures and follows a father and his child on a hiking adventure. Share pictures of your walk and tag us on social media with #APLstorywalk

The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. Storywalk® is a registered service mark owned by Ms. Ferguson.

Co-sponsored by the Friends of Acton Library.

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  
  

LOCATION: Library Lawn

Monday August 8, 2022
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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Book a Librarian:Tech Time with Brian

Need assistance using your laptop, iPad, Kindle or other device? Take advantage of Tech Time!

Reserve a 20-minute one-on-one session with a tech savvy librarian to discuss your technology needs.*

Appointments are available on Mondays between 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. 

Free and open to all.

*Please note, this service is for educational purposes. We cannot fix your device.

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Reading Room
There are 5 spaces available.

Need assistance using your laptop, iPad, Kindle or other device? Take advantage of Tech Time!

Reserve a 20-minute one-on-one session with a tech savvy librarian to discuss your technology needs.*

Appointments are available on Mondays between 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. 

Free and open to all.

*Please note, this service is for educational purposes. We cannot fix your device.

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Reading Room

There are 5 spaces available.

Tuesday August 9, 2022
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Countdown to Kindergarten

This 7-week school readiness will includes stories, songs and activities to help caregivers prepare children to read and develop the skills needed to be successful in school. Open to all ages, but designed for 4 and 5 year olds.

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

This 7-week school readiness will includes stories, songs and activities to help caregivers prepare children to read and develop the skills needed to be successful in school. Open to all ages, but designed for 4 and 5 year olds.

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

 
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
YA YALL Drop-In Sessions- Games/ Crafts/ Fun

“Y.A.L.L.” Drop -In sessions for the Summer: Tuesdays with Mr Story 

 Join us in new or classic, tabletop, video or card games 

Hang out with us and Craft, Color or Chill. 

Drop- in and Hang out

** Patrons under the age of 12 must be accompanied
by a responsible adult while in the library**

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Teen Space
There are 24 spaces available.

“Y.A.L.L.” Drop -In sessions for the Summer: Tuesdays with Mr Story 

 Join us in new or classic, tabletop, video or card games 

Hang out with us and Craft, Color or Chill. 

Drop- in and Hang out

** Patrons under the age of 12 must be accompanied
by a responsible adult while in the library**

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Teen Space

There are 24 spaces available.

 
CONTACT: Amanda Brouwer  8603888924  abrouwer@actonlibrary.org
Wednesday August 10, 2022
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Drop-In Crafts

Drop-in to grab a fun craft to make at the library, or to bring home.

CONTACT: Miss Emily  8605105060  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Department

Drop-in to grab a fun craft to make at the library, or to bring home.

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  8605105060
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Department

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Acton Compassion-Knits

This group, led by Acton Public Library staff members, will knit and/or crochet items to be donated to a cause.  Needles, yarn & patterns will be provided for charity projects.

You may also bring your own supplies to work on a project of your own.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

This group, led by Acton Public Library staff members, will knit and/or crochet items to be donated to a cause.  Needles, yarn & patterns will be provided for charity projects.

You may also bring your own supplies to work on a project of your own.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

 
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5:30 PM - 7:45 PM
YA Game Day: Dungeons and Dragons- 2.0 16+ GROUP

YA Game DAY: D&D Adventures 2.0 Session B

5:30 p.m.-7:45 p.m.

This bi weekly session is for sword slingers 16+ years old

@ Acton Public Library. Free and open to Ages 16+

Please register for details.
Info: www.actonlibrary.org, 860-395-3184, bstory@actonlibrary.org

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Thomas Room
There are 10 spaces available.

YA Game DAY: D&D Adventures 2.0 Session B

5:30 p.m.-7:45 p.m.

This bi weekly session is for sword slingers 16+ years old

@ Acton Public Library. Free and open to Ages 16+

Please register for details.
Info: www.actonlibrary.org, 860-395-3184, bstory@actonlibrary.org

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Thomas Room

There are 10 spaces available.

Thursday August 11, 2022
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
BUSY
LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

This is not a library sponsored program.

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

 
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Banbury Crossing Board Meeting

This is not a library sponsored program. 

CONTACT: John T. LaDone  860-227-2417  jtdadone@yahoo.com
LOCATION: Grady Room

This is not a library sponsored program. 

CONTACT:
  John T. LaDone
  860.227.2417
   jtdadone@yahoo.com

LOCATION: Grady Room

 
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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tech Time with Emily

Need assistance using your laptop, iPad, Kindle or other device? Take advantage of Tech Time! Reserve a 20-minute one-on-one session with a tech savvy librarian to discuss your technology needs.*

Appointments are available on Thursdays between 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 

Free and open to all.

*Please note, this service is for educational purposes. We cannot fix your device.

CONTACT: Emily Sheehan  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Lobby
There are 9 spaces available.

Need assistance using your laptop, iPad, Kindle or other device? Take advantage of Tech Time! Reserve a 20-minute one-on-one session with a tech savvy librarian to discuss your technology needs.*

Appointments are available on Thursdays between 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 

Free and open to all.

*Please note, this service is for educational purposes. We cannot fix your device.

CONTACT:
  Emily Sheehan
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Lobby

There are 9 spaces available.

 
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3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
YA Game Day: In House Game Day

YA Game DAY:  Open Game Day

3:00 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Join us this afternoon for some new and favorite tabletop games

Free and open to all Ages 12-18

Please register for details.
Info: www.actonlibrary.org, 860-395-3184, bstory@actonlibrary.org

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Teen Space
There are 24 spaces available.

YA Game DAY:  Open Game Day

3:00 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Join us this afternoon for some new and favorite tabletop games

Free and open to all Ages 12-18

Please register for details.
Info: www.actonlibrary.org, 860-395-3184, bstory@actonlibrary.org

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Teen Space

There are 24 spaces available.

 
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5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Knitting Group

This group meets every Thursday in the library.  Bring your own project to work on while enjoying the company of fellow knitters.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

This group meets every Thursday in the library.  Bring your own project to work on while enjoying the company of fellow knitters.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Books on Tap Book Club

 

Join Lisa, Acton Library's Head of Circulation, to discuss Something in the Water by Catherine Steadman.

This group will meet at Myrcene Ale Co.

Free and open to all ages 21+.  

Registration is suggested as seating is limited and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Myrcene Ale

 

Join Lisa, Acton Library's Head of Circulation, to discuss Something in the Water by Catherine Steadman.

This group will meet at Myrcene Ale Co.

Free and open to all ages 21+.  

Registration is suggested as seating is limited and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Myrcene Ale


 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Family Night: Woodland Animals

Encounter some of CT's forest-dwelling animals!On a camping trip, these creatures would be your woodland neighbors. Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center will teach us about their adaptations for forest life and the sounds to listen for when they are nearby. Space is limited, and registration is required. Free and open to all, weather permitting.

 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Acton Library.

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

Encounter some of CT's forest-dwelling animals!On a camping trip, these creatures would be your woodland neighbors. Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center will teach us about their adaptations for forest life and the sounds to listen for when they are nearby. Space is limited, and registration is required. Free and open to all, weather permitting.

 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Acton Library.

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

Friday August 12, 2022
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Sing & Stomp

A song and dance party for children of all ages and their grown up. This event will take place outdoors on the library's patio. In the event of inclement weather, we will take the dancing inside. No registration required. 

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Patio

A song and dance party for children of all ages and their grown up. This event will take place outdoors on the library's patio. In the event of inclement weather, we will take the dancing inside. No registration required. 

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Patio

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Fun Fridays

Drop by the library every Friday for a fun activity. Come play with outdoor games, bubbles, chalk, and so much more!

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Patio

Drop by the library every Friday for a fun activity. Come play with outdoor games, bubbles, chalk, and so much more!

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Patio

 
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12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Friday Flicks

Come in out of the afternoon heat & enjoy the library's air conditioning while watching 2022 Oscar nominated movies on our 9 foot screen.

Spider-man: No Way Home 2021, rated PG-13, 150 min.

Light refreshments.

Free and open to all.

No registration.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

Come in out of the afternoon heat & enjoy the library's air conditioning while watching 2022 Oscar nominated movies on our 9 foot screen.

Spider-man: No Way Home 2021, rated PG-13, 150 min.

Light refreshments.

Free and open to all.

No registration.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

 
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1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
BUSY
LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

This is not a library sponsored program.

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

 
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2:45 PM - 4:45 PM
YA Game Day: Dungeons and Dragons- Now In person or remote

Dungeons and Dragons - Join us each week for continuing adventures of long running homebrew campaign

New/Returning players welcome. Registration is suggested as space in the party is limited.

Register at actonlibrary.org for details and links

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Thomas Room
There are 11 spaces available.

Dungeons and Dragons - Join us each week for continuing adventures of long running homebrew campaign

New/Returning players welcome. Registration is suggested as space in the party is limited.

Register at actonlibrary.org for details and links

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Thomas Room

There are 11 spaces available.

Monday August 15, 2022
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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Book a Librarian:Tech Time with Brian

Need assistance using your laptop, iPad, Kindle or other device? Take advantage of Tech Time!

Reserve a 20-minute one-on-one session with a tech savvy librarian to discuss your technology needs.*

Appointments are available on Mondays between 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. 

Free and open to all.

*Please note, this service is for educational purposes. We cannot fix your device.

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Reading Room
There are 10 spaces available.

Need assistance using your laptop, iPad, Kindle or other device? Take advantage of Tech Time!

Reserve a 20-minute one-on-one session with a tech savvy librarian to discuss your technology needs.*

Appointments are available on Mondays between 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. 

Free and open to all.

*Please note, this service is for educational purposes. We cannot fix your device.

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Reading Room

There are 10 spaces available.

Tuesday August 16, 2022
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
YA YALL Drop-In Sessions- Games/ Crafts/ Fun

“Y.A.L.L.” Drop -In sessions for the Summer: Tuesdays with Mr Story 

 Join us in new or classic, tabletop, video or card games 

Hang out with us and Craft, Color or Chill. 

Drop- in and Hang out

** Patrons under the age of 12 must be accompanied
by a responsible adult while in the library**

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Teen Space
There are 24 spaces available.

“Y.A.L.L.” Drop -In sessions for the Summer: Tuesdays with Mr Story 

 Join us in new or classic, tabletop, video or card games 

Hang out with us and Craft, Color or Chill. 

Drop- in and Hang out

** Patrons under the age of 12 must be accompanied
by a responsible adult while in the library**

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Teen Space

There are 24 spaces available.

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Craft Night: Rope Wreath

Join Cindy to create a 12 inch rope wreath.  All materials provided.

Free and open to all ages 14+.

Registration is suggested as seating is limited and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

Join Cindy to create a 12 inch rope wreath.  All materials provided.

Free and open to all ages 14+.

Registration is suggested as seating is limited and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

Wednesday August 17, 2022
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Drop-In Crafts

Drop-in to grab a fun craft to make at the library, or to bring home.

CONTACT: Miss Emily  8605105060  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Department

Drop-in to grab a fun craft to make at the library, or to bring home.

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  8605105060
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Department

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Downloading eBooks

Discover the world of eBooks in this hands-on introductory class. Learn all about the different eBook services Acton Public Library has to offer.  Please bring an eReader and active library card with you to class. Free and open to all. Space is limited and registration is required.

 

CONTACT: Emily Sheehan  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room
There are 21 spaces available.

Discover the world of eBooks in this hands-on introductory class. Learn all about the different eBook services Acton Public Library has to offer.  Please bring an eReader and active library card with you to class. Free and open to all. Space is limited and registration is required.

 

CONTACT:
  Emily Sheehan
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

There are 21 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Acton Compassion-Knits

This group, led by Acton Public Library staff members, will knit and/or crochet items to be donated to a cause.  Needles, yarn & patterns will be provided for charity projects.

You may also bring your own supplies to work on a project of your own.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

This group, led by Acton Public Library staff members, will knit and/or crochet items to be donated to a cause.  Needles, yarn & patterns will be provided for charity projects.

You may also bring your own supplies to work on a project of your own.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

 
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4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
AAUW Discussion Group

This is not a library sponsored program. 

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

This is not a library sponsored program. 

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
All Ages Event: Those Summer Nights - Open Mic Jam and Slams

YA Acoustic Open Mic

Join us for a strum and a song. A poem or rant. Some comedy or read alouds? Karaoke? Hosted by YA librarian, performer and percussionist, Brian Story for a sunset Open Mic.

@ Acton Public Library. Free and open to All Ages

Please register for details.
Info: www.actonlibrary.org, 860-395-3184, bstory@actonlibrary.org

Calendar of Events    

Location: Grady Thomas Room or Acton Patio if weather permits

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas/Zoom
There are 24 spaces available.

YA Acoustic Open Mic

Join us for a strum and a song. A poem or rant. Some comedy or read alouds? Karaoke? Hosted by YA librarian, performer and percussionist, Brian Story for a sunset Open Mic.

@ Acton Public Library. Free and open to All Ages

Please register for details.
Info: www.actonlibrary.org, 860-395-3184, bstory@actonlibrary.org

Calendar of Events    

Location: Grady Thomas Room or Acton Patio if weather permits

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas/Zoom

There are 24 spaces available.

Thursday August 18, 2022
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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tech Time with Emily

Need assistance using your laptop, iPad, Kindle or other device? Take advantage of Tech Time! Reserve a 20-minute one-on-one session with a tech savvy librarian to discuss your technology needs.*

Appointments are available on Thursdays between 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 

Free and open to all.

*Please note, this service is for educational purposes. We cannot fix your device.

CONTACT: Emily Sheehan  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Lobby
There are 9 spaces available.

Need assistance using your laptop, iPad, Kindle or other device? Take advantage of Tech Time! Reserve a 20-minute one-on-one session with a tech savvy librarian to discuss your technology needs.*

Appointments are available on Thursdays between 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 

Free and open to all.

*Please note, this service is for educational purposes. We cannot fix your device.

CONTACT:
  Emily Sheehan
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Lobby

There are 9 spaces available.

 
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3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
YA Game Day : Kahoot trivia

YA Game DAY: KAHOOT Teen Trivia

3:15 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Join us for online Kahoot style trivia via ZOOM

@ Acton Public Library/ ZOOM. Free and open to all Ages 12-18

Please register for details.
Info: www.actonlibrary.org, 860-395-3184, bstory@actonlibrary.org

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room and ZOOM
There are 23 spaces available.

YA Game DAY: KAHOOT Teen Trivia

3:15 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Join us for online Kahoot style trivia via ZOOM

@ Acton Public Library/ ZOOM. Free and open to all Ages 12-18

Please register for details.
Info: www.actonlibrary.org, 860-395-3184, bstory@actonlibrary.org

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room and ZOOM

There are 23 spaces available.

 
 
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5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Knitting Group

This group meets every Thursday in the library.  Bring your own project to work on while enjoying the company of fellow knitters.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

This group meets every Thursday in the library.  Bring your own project to work on while enjoying the company of fellow knitters.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Family Night: Jamilah Henna Creations

Join Jamilah Henna Creations on the Library's lawn and watch while she creates beautiful henna art designs on your hand or arm. Space is limited, and registration is required. Free and open to all, weather permitting.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Acton Library.

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)

Join Jamilah Henna Creations on the Library's lawn and watch while she creates beautiful henna art designs on your hand or arm. Space is limited, and registration is required. Free and open to all, weather permitting.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Acton Library.

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)

Friday August 19, 2022
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Sing & Stomp

A song and dance party for children of all ages and their grown up. This event will take place outdoors on the library's patio. In the event of inclement weather, we will take the dancing inside. No registration required. 

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Patio

A song and dance party for children of all ages and their grown up. This event will take place outdoors on the library's patio. In the event of inclement weather, we will take the dancing inside. No registration required. 

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Patio

 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Fun Fridays

Drop by the library every Friday for a fun activity. Come play with outdoor games, bubbles, chalk, and so much more!

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Patio

Drop by the library every Friday for a fun activity. Come play with outdoor games, bubbles, chalk, and so much more!

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Patio

 
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1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
YA Event: Video Game Tourney VS TBD...

Seeking Players to compete against our next challenger. The cup lays with Scranton, can we bring it home? 
 Email YA Librarian Brian Story for details
bstory@actonlibrary.org 

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Thomas Grady Room
There are 19 spaces available.

Seeking Players to compete against our next challenger. The cup lays with Scranton, can we bring it home? 
 Email YA Librarian Brian Story for details
bstory@actonlibrary.org 

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Thomas Grady Room

There are 19 spaces available.

Saturday August 20, 2022
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1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Ukulele Campfire Songs for Kids

Learn to play campfire songs on the ukulele with Julie Stepanek.  Ukuleles will be provided for the program.  Participants will be taught how to hold, tune, strum, fret, read chord diagrams and then we'll play some fun and easy songs! Free and open to children ages 5 and up. Space is limited, and registration is required. 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Acton Library.

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Library Lawn
There are 19 spaces available.

Learn to play campfire songs on the ukulele with Julie Stepanek.  Ukuleles will be provided for the program.  Participants will be taught how to hold, tune, strum, fret, read chord diagrams and then we'll play some fun and easy songs! Free and open to children ages 5 and up. Space is limited, and registration is required. 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Acton Library.

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Library Lawn

There are 19 spaces available.

 
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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Ukulele Campfire Songs

Learn to play campfire songs on the ukulele with Julie Stepanek.  Ukuleles will be provided for the program.  Participants will be taught how to hold, tune, strum, fret, read chord diagrams and then we'll play some fun and easy songs! 

Free and open to all ages 12+.

Registration is suggested as seating is limited and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room
There are 20 spaces available.

Learn to play campfire songs on the ukulele with Julie Stepanek.  Ukuleles will be provided for the program.  Participants will be taught how to hold, tune, strum, fret, read chord diagrams and then we'll play some fun and easy songs! 

Free and open to all ages 12+.

Registration is suggested as seating is limited and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

There are 20 spaces available.

Monday August 22, 2022
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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Book a Librarian:Tech Time with Brian

Need assistance using your laptop, iPad, Kindle or other device? Take advantage of Tech Time!

Reserve a 20-minute one-on-one session with a tech savvy librarian to discuss your technology needs.*

Appointments are available on Mondays between 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. 

Free and open to all.

*Please note, this service is for educational purposes. We cannot fix your device.

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Reading Room
There are 10 spaces available.

Need assistance using your laptop, iPad, Kindle or other device? Take advantage of Tech Time!

Reserve a 20-minute one-on-one session with a tech savvy librarian to discuss your technology needs.*

Appointments are available on Mondays between 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. 

Free and open to all.

*Please note, this service is for educational purposes. We cannot fix your device.

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Reading Room

There are 10 spaces available.

 
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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Foodie Fiction Book Club:

This book club will feature fiction books that are centered around food & cooking.

This month's book is The Mistress of Spices by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni.

Free and open to all.

Registration is suggested as seating is limited and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Thomas Room
There are 11 spaces available.

This book club will feature fiction books that are centered around food & cooking.

This month's book is The Mistress of Spices by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni.

Free and open to all.

Registration is suggested as seating is limited and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Thomas Room

There are 11 spaces available.

Tuesday August 23, 2022
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
YA YALL Drop-In Sessions- Games/ Crafts/ Fun

“Y.A.L.L.” Drop -In sessions for the Summer: Tuesdays with Mr Story 

 Join us in new or classic, tabletop, video or card games 

Hang out with us and Craft, Color or Chill. 

Drop- in and Hang out

** Patrons under the age of 12 must be accompanied
by a responsible adult while in the library**

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Teen Space
There are 15 spaces available.

“Y.A.L.L.” Drop -In sessions for the Summer: Tuesdays with Mr Story 

 Join us in new or classic, tabletop, video or card games 

Hang out with us and Craft, Color or Chill. 

Drop- in and Hang out

** Patrons under the age of 12 must be accompanied
by a responsible adult while in the library**

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Teen Space

There are 15 spaces available.

 
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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
BUSY
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

This is not a library sponsored program. 

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

 
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2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Folks in the Machine: PC Class # 2

Tuesday, AUG. 23rd at 2:30 p.m. @ Acton Public Library/ ZOOM

All Ages: “Folks in the Machine” Tech class #2

Join Brian Story for a guided course on Information Literacy, Detecting and avoiding scams, & finding reliable sources. Please register at actonlibrary.org for details and Zoom link

Tuesday, SEPT. 20th at 11:00 a.m. @ Acton Public Library/ ZOOM

All Ages: “Folks in the Machine” Tech class #3

Join Brian Story for a guided course on Social Media apps.  Please register at actonlibrary.org for details and Zoom link

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas/Zoom
There are 14 spaces available.

Tuesday, AUG. 23rd at 2:30 p.m. @ Acton Public Library/ ZOOM

All Ages: “Folks in the Machine” Tech class #2

Join Brian Story for a guided course on Information Literacy, Detecting and avoiding scams, & finding reliable sources. Please register at actonlibrary.org for details and Zoom link

Tuesday, SEPT. 20th at 11:00 a.m. @ Acton Public Library/ ZOOM

All Ages: “Folks in the Machine” Tech class #3

Join Brian Story for a guided course on Social Media apps.  Please register at actonlibrary.org for details and Zoom link

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas/Zoom

There are 14 spaces available.

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Cookbook Club:

Check out a copy of the chosen cookbook for the month, make a recipe within the cookbook & bring it to the meeting for members to sample.  This is required to attend. 

This month's cookbook is The Well Plated by Erin Clarke. 

Free and open to all.

Registration is suggested as seating is limited and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room
There are 11 spaces available.

Check out a copy of the chosen cookbook for the month, make a recipe within the cookbook & bring it to the meeting for members to sample.  This is required to attend. 

This month's cookbook is The Well Plated by Erin Clarke. 

Free and open to all.

Registration is suggested as seating is limited and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

There are 11 spaces available.

Wednesday August 24, 2022
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Mystery Book Club

This group meets the fourth Wednesday of the month in the library.  

This month's book is Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healey.

Free and open to all.
 
No registration required.
CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

This group meets the fourth Wednesday of the month in the library.  

This month's book is Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healey.

Free and open to all.
 
No registration required.
CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Acton Compassion-Knits

This group, led by Acton Public Library staff members, will knit and/or crochet items to be donated to a cause.  Needles, yarn & patterns will be provided for charity projects.

You may also bring your own supplies to work on a project of your own.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

This group, led by Acton Public Library staff members, will knit and/or crochet items to be donated to a cause.  Needles, yarn & patterns will be provided for charity projects.

You may also bring your own supplies to work on a project of your own.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

 
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5:30 PM - 7:45 PM
YA Game Day: Dungeons and Dragons- 2.0 16+ GROUP

YA Game DAY: D&D Adventures 2.0 Session B

5:30 p.m.-7:45 p.m.

This bi weekly session is for sword slingers 16+ years old

@ Acton Public Library. Free and open to Ages 16+

Please register for details.
Info: www.actonlibrary.org, 860-395-3184, bstory@actonlibrary.org

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Thomas Room
There are 10 spaces available.

YA Game DAY: D&D Adventures 2.0 Session B

5:30 p.m.-7:45 p.m.

This bi weekly session is for sword slingers 16+ years old

@ Acton Public Library. Free and open to Ages 16+

Please register for details.
Info: www.actonlibrary.org, 860-395-3184, bstory@actonlibrary.org

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Thomas Room

There are 10 spaces available.

Thursday August 25, 2022
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4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Friends of the Library

Tentative hold, near firm time.

CONTACT: Amanda Brouwer  8603888924  abrouwer@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Thomas Room

Tentative hold, near firm time.

CONTACT:
  Amanda Brouwer
  8603888924
   abrouwer@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Thomas Room

 
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5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Knitting Group

This group meets every Thursday in the library.  Bring your own project to work on while enjoying the company of fellow knitters.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Room

This group meets every Thursday in the library.  Bring your own project to work on while enjoying the company of fellow knitters.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Room

Friday August 26, 2022
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2:45 PM - 4:45 PM
YA Game Day: Dungeons and Dragons- Now In person or remote

Dungeons and Dragons - Join us each week for continuing adventures of long running homebrew campaign

New/Returning players welcome. Registration is suggested as space in the party is limited.

Register at actonlibrary.org for details and links

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Thomas Room
There are 12 spaces available.

Dungeons and Dragons - Join us each week for continuing adventures of long running homebrew campaign

New/Returning players welcome. Registration is suggested as space in the party is limited.

Register at actonlibrary.org for details and links

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Thomas Room

There are 12 spaces available.

Monday August 29, 2022
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10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Book a Librarian:Tech Time with Brian

Need assistance using your laptop, iPad, Kindle or other device? Take advantage of Tech Time!

Reserve a 20-minute one-on-one session with a tech savvy librarian to discuss your technology needs.*

Appointments are available on Mondays between 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. 

Free and open to all.

*Please note, this service is for educational purposes. We cannot fix your device.

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Reading Room
There are 24 spaces available.

Need assistance using your laptop, iPad, Kindle or other device? Take advantage of Tech Time!

Reserve a 20-minute one-on-one session with a tech savvy librarian to discuss your technology needs.*

Appointments are available on Mondays between 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. 

Free and open to all.

*Please note, this service is for educational purposes. We cannot fix your device.

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Reading Room

There are 24 spaces available.

 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
BUSY
LOCATION: Grady Room

This is not a library sponsored program. 

LOCATION: Grady Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
BUSY
LOCATION: Grady Room

This is not library sponsored program.

LOCATION: Grady Room

Wednesday August 31, 2022
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Acton Compassion-Knits

This group, led by Acton Public Library staff members, will knit and/or crochet items to be donated to a cause.  Needles, yarn & patterns will be provided for charity projects.

You may also bring your own supplies to work on a project of your own.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

This group, led by Acton Public Library staff members, will knit and/or crochet items to be donated to a cause.  Needles, yarn & patterns will be provided for charity projects.

You may also bring your own supplies to work on a project of your own.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

Thursday September 1, 2022
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5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Knitting Group

This group meets every Thursday in the library.  Bring your own project to work on while enjoying the company of fellow knitters.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Room

This group meets every Thursday in the library.  Bring your own project to work on while enjoying the company of fellow knitters.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Room

Friday September 2, 2022
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3:00 PM - 4:50 PM
YA Game Day: Dungeons and Dragons- Now In person or remote

Contact: Brian D Story   8605105061   bstory@actonlibrary.org
 

Dungeons and Dragons - Join us each week for continuing adventures of long running homebrew campaign

New/Returning players welcome. Registration is suggested as space in the party is limited.

Register at actonlibrary.org for details and links

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Thomas Room

Contact: Brian D Story   8605105061   bstory@actonlibrary.org
 

Dungeons and Dragons - Join us each week for continuing adventures of long running homebrew campaign

New/Returning players welcome. Registration is suggested as space in the party is limited.

Register at actonlibrary.org for details and links

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Thomas Room

Saturday September 3, 2022
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Read with Henry

Stop by the library for a chance to read to our local therapy dog Henry, the Bernese Mountain Dog! Reading times are available on a first come, first served basis. Free and open to all. No registration required.

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Department

Stop by the library for a chance to read to our local therapy dog Henry, the Bernese Mountain Dog! Reading times are available on a first come, first served basis. Free and open to all. No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Department

Monday September 5, 2022
Tuesday September 6, 2022
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6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
Shoreline Civil War Roundtable

This group meets the first Tuesday of the month.

This month Chuck Fischer will discuss The Irish Brigade.

Free and open to all.

No registration.
CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

This group meets the first Tuesday of the month.

This month Chuck Fischer will discuss The Irish Brigade.

Free and open to all.

No registration.
CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

Wednesday September 7, 2022
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday Book Discussion Group

This group meets the first Wednesday of the month in the library.

This month's book is The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid.

Free and open to all.

Registration is suggested as seating is limited and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Room
There are 11 spaces available.

This group meets the first Wednesday of the month in the library.

This month's book is The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid.

Free and open to all.

Registration is suggested as seating is limited and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Room

There are 11 spaces available.

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Acton Compassion-Knits

This group, led by Acton Public Library staff members, will knit and/or crochet items to be donated to a cause.  Needles, yarn & patterns will be provided for charity projects.

You may also bring your own supplies to work on a project of your own.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

This group, led by Acton Public Library staff members, will knit and/or crochet items to be donated to a cause.  Needles, yarn & patterns will be provided for charity projects.

You may also bring your own supplies to work on a project of your own.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:50 PM
YA Game Day: Dungeons and Dragons- 2.0 16+ GROUP

Contact: Brian D Story   8605105061   bstory@actonlibrary.org
 

YA Game DAY: D&D Adventures 2.0 Session B

5:30 p.m.-7:45 p.m.

This bi weekly session is for sword slingers 16+ years old

@ Acton Public Library. Free and open to Ages 16+

Please register for details.
Info: www.actonlibrary.org, 860-395-3184, bstory@actonlibrary.org

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Thomas Room

Contact: Brian D Story   8605105061   bstory@actonlibrary.org
 

YA Game DAY: D&D Adventures 2.0 Session B

5:30 p.m.-7:45 p.m.

This bi weekly session is for sword slingers 16+ years old

@ Acton Public Library. Free and open to Ages 16+

Please register for details.
Info: www.actonlibrary.org, 860-395-3184, bstory@actonlibrary.org

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Thomas Room

Thursday September 8, 2022
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Banbury Crossing Board Meeting

This is not a library sponsored program. 

CONTACT: John T. LaDone  860-227-2417  jtdadone@yahoo.com
LOCATION: Grady Room

This is not a library sponsored program. 

CONTACT:
  John T. LaDone
  860.227.2417
   jtdadone@yahoo.com

LOCATION: Grady Room

 
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
VIRTUAL - Genealogy Interest Group

 This program will be held using Zoom.

Come explore your family roots! Meet with other patrons who are gathering information about their family trees and learn about the research databases that are available to you here at the library, including Ancestry Library Edition and FamilySearch.

Meetings are on 2nd & 4th Thursdays each month with the library's cataloger, Donna Tappin. Whether you are a beginner or have been researching for years, here is an opportunity to 'tune-up' your current research skills or learn something new about family history research.
 
Free and open to all.
 
Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.
CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
There are 12 spaces available.

 This program will be held using Zoom.

Come explore your family roots! Meet with other patrons who are gathering information about their family trees and learn about the research databases that are available to you here at the library, including Ancestry Library Edition and FamilySearch.

Meetings are on 2nd & 4th Thursdays each month with the library's cataloger, Donna Tappin. Whether you are a beginner or have been researching for years, here is an opportunity to 'tune-up' your current research skills or learn something new about family history research.
 
Free and open to all.
 
Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.
CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

There are 12 spaces available.

 
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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tech Time with Emily

Need assistance using your laptop, iPad, Kindle or other device? Take advantage of Tech Time! Reserve a 20-minute one-on-one session with a tech savvy librarian to discuss your technology needs.*

Appointments are available on Thursdays between 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 

Free and open to all.

*Please note, this service is for educational purposes. We cannot fix your device.

CONTACT: Emily Sheehan  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Lobby
There are 10 spaces available.

Need assistance using your laptop, iPad, Kindle or other device? Take advantage of Tech Time! Reserve a 20-minute one-on-one session with a tech savvy librarian to discuss your technology needs.*

Appointments are available on Thursdays between 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 

Free and open to all.

*Please note, this service is for educational purposes. We cannot fix your device.

CONTACT:
  Emily Sheehan
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Lobby

There are 10 spaces available.

 
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3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
YA Game Day: In House Game Day
   

YA Game DAY:  Open Game Day

3:00 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Join us this afternoon for some new and favorite tabletop games

Free and open to all Ages 12-18

Please register for details.
Info: www.actonlibrary.org, 860-395-3184, bstory@actonlibrary.org

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
   

YA Game DAY:  Open Game Day

3:00 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Join us this afternoon for some new and favorite tabletop games

Free and open to all Ages 12-18

Please register for details.
Info: www.actonlibrary.org, 860-395-3184, bstory@actonlibrary.org

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

 
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5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Knitting Group

This group meets every Thursday in the library.  Bring your own project to work on while enjoying the company of fellow knitters.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Room

This group meets every Thursday in the library.  Bring your own project to work on while enjoying the company of fellow knitters.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Books on Tap Book Club

 

Join Lisa, Acton Library's Head of Circulation, to discuss Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain.

This group will meet at Myrcene Ale Co.

Free and open to all ages 21+.  

Registration is suggested as seating is limited and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Myrcene Ale
There are 12 spaces available.

 

Join Lisa, Acton Library's Head of Circulation, to discuss Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain.

This group will meet at Myrcene Ale Co.

Free and open to all ages 21+.  

Registration is suggested as seating is limited and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Myrcene Ale

There are 12 spaces available.

Friday September 9, 2022
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10:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Do you Sudoku?

Have you wanted to learn how to do a Sudoku puzzle?  Do you already know how?  Join Cindy on International Sudoko Day to learn & enjoy Sudoku puzzles.

The goal of the Sudoku game is to fill a 9×9 grid so that each column, row, and 3×3 sub-grid contains all the digits from 1 to 9.

Free and open to all.

Registration is suggested as seating is limited and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at 12:01 AM     

Have you wanted to learn how to do a Sudoku puzzle?  Do you already know how?  Join Cindy on International Sudoko Day to learn & enjoy Sudoku puzzles.

The goal of the Sudoku game is to fill a 9×9 grid so that each column, row, and 3×3 sub-grid contains all the digits from 1 to 9.

Free and open to all.

Registration is suggested as seating is limited and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
  

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

Registration will begin on Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at 12:01 AM     

 
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3:00 PM - 4:50 PM
YA Game Day: Dungeons and Dragons- Now In person or remote

Contact: Brian D Story   8605105061   bstory@actonlibrary.org
 

Dungeons and Dragons - Join us each week for continuing adventures of long running homebrew campaign

New/Returning players welcome. Registration is suggested as space in the party is limited.

Register at actonlibrary.org for details and links

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Thomas Room

Contact: Brian D Story   8605105061   bstory@actonlibrary.org
 

Dungeons and Dragons - Join us each week for continuing adventures of long running homebrew campaign

New/Returning players welcome. Registration is suggested as space in the party is limited.

Register at actonlibrary.org for details and links

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Thomas Room

Saturday September 10, 2022
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Walking Group

Join Cindy for a 45 min. walk around the neighborhood near the library.  Please wear comfortable shoes.

Free and open to all.

Registration is suggested and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Sidewalk
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at 12:01 AM     

Join Cindy for a 45 min. walk around the neighborhood near the library.  Please wear comfortable shoes.

Free and open to all.

Registration is suggested and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Sidewalk

Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at 12:01 AM     

Monday September 12, 2022
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
ABC Amigos

It's never too early to expose your child to a new language! Join Miss Aimee for an interactive bilingual story time for children ages 0-5.  Free and open to all. No registration required.

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Department

It's never too early to expose your child to a new language! Join Miss Aimee for an interactive bilingual story time for children ages 0-5.  Free and open to all. No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Department

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Coloring & Conversation

Relax while coloring & chatting with others.

Free and open to all.

Registration is suggested as seating is limited and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Thomas Room
Registration will begin on Friday, August 12, 2022 at 12:01 AM     

Relax while coloring & chatting with others.

Free and open to all.

Registration is suggested as seating is limited and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Thomas Room

Registration will begin on Friday, August 12, 2022 at 12:01 AM     

Tuesday September 13, 2022

Story time just for babies! Babies from 0 - 24 months and a caregiver are welcome to join Miss Emily for stories, fingerplays, bounces and so much more. Free and open to all. No registration required.

 
CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

Story time just for babies! Babies from 0 - 24 months and a caregiver are welcome to join Miss Emily for stories, fingerplays, bounces and so much more. Free and open to all. No registration required.

 
CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

 
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3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
YA : Drop In Craft

Join us after school for a drop in crafting session. Something different each time. Free and open to all, ages 12- 19. 
 

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Teen Space

Join us after school for a drop in crafting session. Something different each time. Free and open to all, ages 12- 19. 
 

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Teen Space

 
CONTACT: Amanda Brouwer  8603888924  abrouwer@actonlibrary.org
Wednesday September 14, 2022
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Acton Compassion-Knits

This group, led by Acton Public Library staff members, will knit and/or crochet items to be donated to a cause.  Needles, yarn & patterns will be provided for charity projects.

You may also bring your own supplies to work on a project of your own.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

This group, led by Acton Public Library staff members, will knit and/or crochet items to be donated to a cause.  Needles, yarn & patterns will be provided for charity projects.

You may also bring your own supplies to work on a project of your own.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
YA Event: Those Summer Nights - Open Mic Jam and Slams

YA Acoustic Open Mic

Join us and say goodbye to Summer with a strum and a song. A poem or rant. Some comedy or read alouds? Karaoke? Hosted by YA librarian, performer and percussionist, Brian Story for a sunset Open Mic.

@ Acton Public Library. Free and open to All Ages

Please register for details.
Info: www.actonlibrary.org, 860-395-3184, bstory@actonlibrary.org

Calendar of Events    

Location: Grady Thomas Room or Acton Patio if weather permits

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Patio
There are 24 spaces available.

YA Acoustic Open Mic

Join us and say goodbye to Summer with a strum and a song. A poem or rant. Some comedy or read alouds? Karaoke? Hosted by YA librarian, performer and percussionist, Brian Story for a sunset Open Mic.

@ Acton Public Library. Free and open to All Ages

Please register for details.
Info: www.actonlibrary.org, 860-395-3184, bstory@actonlibrary.org

Calendar of Events    

Location: Grady Thomas Room or Acton Patio if weather permits

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Patio

There are 24 spaces available.

Thursday September 15, 2022
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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tech Time with Emily

Need assistance using your laptop, iPad, Kindle or other device? Take advantage of Tech Time! Reserve a 20-minute one-on-one session with a tech savvy librarian to discuss your technology needs.*

Appointments are available on Thursdays between 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 

Free and open to all.

*Please note, this service is for educational purposes. We cannot fix your device.

CONTACT: Emily Sheehan  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Lobby
There are 10 spaces available.

Need assistance using your laptop, iPad, Kindle or other device? Take advantage of Tech Time! Reserve a 20-minute one-on-one session with a tech savvy librarian to discuss your technology needs.*

Appointments are available on Thursdays between 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 

Free and open to all.

*Please note, this service is for educational purposes. We cannot fix your device.

CONTACT:
  Emily Sheehan
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Lobby

There are 10 spaces available.

 
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3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
YA Game Day : Kahoot trivia

Contact: Brian D Story   8605105061   bstory@actonlibrary.org
 

YA Game DAY: KAHOOT Teen Trivia

3:15 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Join us for online Kahoot style trivia via ZOOM

@ Acton Public Library/ ZOOM. Free and open to all Ages 12-18

Please register for details.
Info: www.actonlibrary.org, 860-395-3184, bstory@actonlibrary.org

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org

Contact: Brian D Story   8605105061   bstory@actonlibrary.org
 

YA Game DAY: KAHOOT Teen Trivia

3:15 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.

Join us for online Kahoot style trivia via ZOOM

@ Acton Public Library/ ZOOM. Free and open to all Ages 12-18

Please register for details.
Info: www.actonlibrary.org, 860-395-3184, bstory@actonlibrary.org

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

 

Drop by the library to get creative. Crafts are designed for children ages 5 and up. Available while supplies last. Free and open to all. No registration required. 

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Department

Drop by the library to get creative. Crafts are designed for children ages 5 and up. Available while supplies last. Free and open to all. No registration required. 

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Department

 
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5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Knitting Group

This group meets every Thursday in the library.  Bring your own project to work on while enjoying the company of fellow knitters.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

This group meets every Thursday in the library.  Bring your own project to work on while enjoying the company of fellow knitters.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Rare Book Specialist: Ken Gloss

Ken Gloss, a rare book specialist and appraiser who is frequently seen on national TV, will talk in part about the history of his historic bookshop, which goes back to circa 1825. He is a second-generation owner. Ken will discuss growing up in the book business, show some of his favorite finds while enjoying “the thrill of the hunt,” and explain how he appraises books and manuscripts. He has many fascinating anecdotes to share about private and institutional collecting as well as guidelines for building and maintaining a significant collection. There will be a Q&A session at the conclusion of his talk and Ken will give some free verbal appraisals of books participants have on hand.

Free and open to all.

Registration is suggested as seating is limited and will be available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room
Registration will begin on Monday, August 15, 2022 at 12:01 AM     

Ken Gloss, a rare book specialist and appraiser who is frequently seen on national TV, will talk in part about the history of his historic bookshop, which goes back to circa 1825. He is a second-generation owner. Ken will discuss growing up in the book business, show some of his favorite finds while enjoying “the thrill of the hunt,” and explain how he appraises books and manuscripts. He has many fascinating anecdotes to share about private and institutional collecting as well as guidelines for building and maintaining a significant collection. There will be a Q&A session at the conclusion of his talk and Ken will give some free verbal appraisals of books participants have on hand.

Free and open to all.

Registration is suggested as seating is limited and will be available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

Registration will begin on Monday, August 15, 2022 at 12:01 AM     

Friday September 16, 2022
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Sing & Stomp

A song and dance party for children of all ages and their grown up. This event will take place outdoors on the library's patio. In the event of inclement weather, we will take the dancing inside. No registration required. 

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Patio

A song and dance party for children of all ages and their grown up. This event will take place outdoors on the library's patio. In the event of inclement weather, we will take the dancing inside. No registration required. 

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Patio

 
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3:00 PM - 4:50 PM
YA Game Day: Dungeons and Dragons- Now In person or remote

Contact: Brian D Story   8605105061   bstory@actonlibrary.org
 

Dungeons and Dragons - Join us each week for continuing adventures of long running homebrew campaign

New/Returning players welcome. Registration is suggested as space in the party is limited.

Register at actonlibrary.org for details and links

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Thomas Room

Contact: Brian D Story   8605105061   bstory@actonlibrary.org
 

Dungeons and Dragons - Join us each week for continuing adventures of long running homebrew campaign

New/Returning players welcome. Registration is suggested as space in the party is limited.

Register at actonlibrary.org for details and links

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Thomas Room

Saturday September 17, 2022
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Walking Group

Join Cindy for a 45 min. walk around the neighborhood near the library.  Please wear comfortable shoes.

Free and open to all.

Registration is suggested and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Sidewalk
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 17, 2022 at 12:01 AM     

Join Cindy for a 45 min. walk around the neighborhood near the library.  Please wear comfortable shoes.

Free and open to all.

Registration is suggested and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Sidewalk

Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 17, 2022 at 12:01 AM     

 
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
YA Event: Be Prepared

Join us for  a great session on simple hacks and tips to be better prepared for the storms, accidents and calamities that interrupt our lives

 

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Room

Join us for  a great session on simple hacks and tips to be better prepared for the storms, accidents and calamities that interrupt our lives

 

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Room

Monday September 19, 2022
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
ABC Amigos

It's never too early to expose your child to a new language! Join Miss Aimee for an interactive bilingual story time for children ages 0-5.  Free and open to all. No registration required.

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Department

It's never too early to expose your child to a new language! Join Miss Aimee for an interactive bilingual story time for children ages 0-5.  Free and open to all. No registration required.

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Department

 
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
CT Wineries with the Nutmeg Nose

Learn about Connecticut’s wine country and our state’s 40+ wineries. Our wine guide is Michelle Griffis, an enthusiast of Connecticut’s wineries, nicknamed by friends as “The Nutmeg Nose.”  Michelle will discuss the array of fantastic, award-winning wineries here in our state. She will also share dining options which include vineyards with on-site cafes, food trucks, and BYO picnic options. Whether you like a dry rose’, a crisp white, or a hearty red, our state offers a wine for your palette.  With beautiful scenery, daily tastings, and live music, Connecticut wineries make great destinations. 

Free and open to all.

Registration is suggested as seating is limited and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room
Registration will begin on Friday, August 19, 2022 at 12:01 AM     

Learn about Connecticut’s wine country and our state’s 40+ wineries. Our wine guide is Michelle Griffis, an enthusiast of Connecticut’s wineries, nicknamed by friends as “The Nutmeg Nose.”  Michelle will discuss the array of fantastic, award-winning wineries here in our state. She will also share dining options which include vineyards with on-site cafes, food trucks, and BYO picnic options. Whether you like a dry rose’, a crisp white, or a hearty red, our state offers a wine for your palette.  With beautiful scenery, daily tastings, and live music, Connecticut wineries make great destinations. 

Free and open to all.

Registration is suggested as seating is limited and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

Registration will begin on Friday, August 19, 2022 at 12:01 AM     

Tuesday September 20, 2022

Story time just for babies! Babies from 0 - 24 months and a caregiver are welcome to join Miss Emily for stories, fingerplays, bounces and so much more. Free and open to all. No registration required.

 
CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Department

Story time just for babies! Babies from 0 - 24 months and a caregiver are welcome to join Miss Emily for stories, fingerplays, bounces and so much more. Free and open to all. No registration required.

 
CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Department

 
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11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Folks in the Machine: PC Class # 2

Tuesday, SEPT. 20th at 11:00 a.m. @ Acton Public Library/ ZOOM

All Ages: “Folks in the Machine” Tech class #3

Join Brian Story for a guided course on Social Media apps.  Please register at actonlibrary.org for details and Zoom link

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas/Zoom
There are 15 spaces available.

Tuesday, SEPT. 20th at 11:00 a.m. @ Acton Public Library/ ZOOM

All Ages: “Folks in the Machine” Tech class #3

Join Brian Story for a guided course on Social Media apps.  Please register at actonlibrary.org for details and Zoom link

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas/Zoom

There are 15 spaces available.

 
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Craft Night:

 

Free and open to all ages 14+.

Registration is suggested as seating is limited and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room
Registration will begin on Saturday, August 20, 2022 at 12:01 AM     

 

Free and open to all ages 14+.

Registration is suggested as seating is limited and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

Registration will begin on Saturday, August 20, 2022 at 12:01 AM     

Wednesday September 21, 2022
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Acton Compassion-Knits

This group, led by Acton Public Library staff members, will knit and/or crochet items to be donated to a cause.  Needles, yarn & patterns will be provided for charity projects.

You may also bring your own supplies to work on a project of your own.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

This group, led by Acton Public Library staff members, will knit and/or crochet items to be donated to a cause.  Needles, yarn & patterns will be provided for charity projects.

You may also bring your own supplies to work on a project of your own.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

 
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4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
AAUW Discussion Group

This is not a library sponsored program. 

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

This is not a library sponsored program. 

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

 
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6:00 PM - 7:50 PM
YA Game Day: Dungeons and Dragons- 2.0 16+ GROUP

Contact: Brian D Story   8605105061   bstory@actonlibrary.org
 

YA Game DAY: D&D Adventures 2.0 Session B

5:30 p.m.-7:45 p.m.

This bi weekly session is for sword slingers 16+ years old

@ Acton Public Library. Free and open to Ages 16+

Please register for details.
Info: www.actonlibrary.org, 860-395-3184, bstory@actonlibrary.org

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Thomas Room

Contact: Brian D Story   8605105061   bstory@actonlibrary.org
 

YA Game DAY: D&D Adventures 2.0 Session B

5:30 p.m.-7:45 p.m.

This bi weekly session is for sword slingers 16+ years old

@ Acton Public Library. Free and open to Ages 16+

Please register for details.
Info: www.actonlibrary.org, 860-395-3184, bstory@actonlibrary.org

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Thomas Room

Thursday September 22, 2022
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10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
VIRTUAL - Genealogy Interest Group

 This program will be held using Zoom.

Come explore your family roots! Meet with other patrons who are gathering information about their family trees and learn about the research databases that are available to you here at the library, including Ancestry Library Edition and FamilySearch.

Meetings are on 2nd & 4th Thursdays each month with the library's cataloger, Donna Tappin. Whether you are a beginner or have been researching for years, here is an opportunity to 'tune-up' your current research skills or learn something new about family history research.
 
Free and open to all.
 
Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.
CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: ZOOM
Registration will begin on Monday, August 22, 2022 at 12:01 AM     

 This program will be held using Zoom.

Come explore your family roots! Meet with other patrons who are gathering information about their family trees and learn about the research databases that are available to you here at the library, including Ancestry Library Edition and FamilySearch.

Meetings are on 2nd & 4th Thursdays each month with the library's cataloger, Donna Tappin. Whether you are a beginner or have been researching for years, here is an opportunity to 'tune-up' your current research skills or learn something new about family history research.
 
Free and open to all.
 
Registration is required and is available one month prior to the event.
CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: ZOOM

Registration will begin on Monday, August 22, 2022 at 12:01 AM     

 
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12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tech Time with Emily

Need assistance using your laptop, iPad, Kindle or other device? Take advantage of Tech Time! Reserve a 20-minute one-on-one session with a tech savvy librarian to discuss your technology needs.*

Appointments are available on Thursdays between 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 

Free and open to all.

*Please note, this service is for educational purposes. We cannot fix your device.

CONTACT: Emily Sheehan  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Lobby
There are 10 spaces available.

Need assistance using your laptop, iPad, Kindle or other device? Take advantage of Tech Time! Reserve a 20-minute one-on-one session with a tech savvy librarian to discuss your technology needs.*

Appointments are available on Thursdays between 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 

Free and open to all.

*Please note, this service is for educational purposes. We cannot fix your device.

CONTACT:
  Emily Sheehan
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Lobby

There are 10 spaces available.

 
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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
All CT Reads Book Group

       

All CT Reads is a year-long initiative to promote lifelong reading, learning, and connection.

Join Claudia to discuss Transparent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi.

Free and open to all.
 
Registration is suggested as seating is limited and is available one month prior to the event.
CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room
Registration will begin on Monday, August 22, 2022 at 12:01 AM     

       

All CT Reads is a year-long initiative to promote lifelong reading, learning, and connection.

Join Claudia to discuss Transparent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi.

Free and open to all.
 
Registration is suggested as seating is limited and is available one month prior to the event.
CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

Registration will begin on Monday, August 22, 2022 at 12:01 AM     

 

Drop by the library to get creative. Crafts are designed for children ages 5 and up. Available while supplies last. Free and open to all. No registration required. 

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Department

Drop by the library to get creative. Crafts are designed for children ages 5 and up. Available while supplies last. Free and open to all. No registration required. 

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Children's Department

 
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4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
YA Event: The Art and Science of Divination Tools

Join us for a lively discussion on the art and acience behind various divination tools.
Pendulums, Oracles, Scrying and Cards Have one? Bring them for show and tell. 

Please register online. Free and open to Youths aged 13-25

 

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

Join us for a lively discussion on the art and acience behind various divination tools.
Pendulums, Oracles, Scrying and Cards Have one? Bring them for show and tell. 

Please register online. Free and open to Youths aged 13-25

 

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

 
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5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Knitting Group

This group meets every Thursday in the library.  Bring your own project to work on while enjoying the company of fellow knitters.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

This group meets every Thursday in the library.  Bring your own project to work on while enjoying the company of fellow knitters.

Free and open to all.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Friend's Conference Room

Friday September 23, 2022
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Sing & Stomp

A song and dance party for children of all ages and their grown up. This event will take place outdoors on the library's patio. In the event of inclement weather, we will take the dancing inside. No registration required. 

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Patio

A song and dance party for children of all ages and their grown up. This event will take place outdoors on the library's patio. In the event of inclement weather, we will take the dancing inside. No registration required. 

CONTACT:
  Miss Emily
  860.395.3184
   esheehan@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Patio

 
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3:00 PM - 4:50 PM
YA Game Day: Dungeons and Dragons- Now In person or remote

Contact: Brian D Story   8605105061   bstory@actonlibrary.org
 

Dungeons and Dragons - Join us each week for continuing adventures of long running homebrew campaign

New/Returning players welcome. Registration is suggested as space in the party is limited.

Register at actonlibrary.org for details and links

CONTACT: Brian D Story  8605105061  bstory@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Thomas Room

Contact: Brian D Story   8605105061   bstory@actonlibrary.org
 

Dungeons and Dragons - Join us each week for continuing adventures of long running homebrew campaign

New/Returning players welcome. Registration is suggested as space in the party is limited.

Register at actonlibrary.org for details and links

CONTACT:
  Brian D Story
  8605105061
   bstory@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Thomas Room

Saturday September 24, 2022
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Walking Group

Join Cindy for a 45 min. walk around the neighborhood near the library.  Please wear comfortable shoes.

Free and open to all.

Registration is suggested and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT: Cindy Baklik  860-395-3184  cbaklik@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Sidewalk
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 24, 2022 at 12:01 AM     

Join Cindy for a 45 min. walk around the neighborhood near the library.  Please wear comfortable shoes.

Free and open to all.

Registration is suggested and is available one month prior to the event.

CONTACT:
  Cindy Baklik
  860.395.3184
   cbaklik@actonlibrary.org

LOCATION: Sidewalk

Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 24, 2022 at 12:01 AM     

 
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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
BUSY
LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

This is not a library sponsored program.

LOCATION: Grady Thomas Room

Monday September 26, 2022
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
ABC Amigos

It's never too early to expose your child to a new language! Join Miss Aimee for an interactive bilingual story time for children ages 0-5.  Free and open to all. No registration required.

CONTACT: Miss Emily  860-395-3184  esheehan@actonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Children's Department