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   Monday, October 3, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
THE BRINKS ROBBERY
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
In 1950 a band of misfit thieves broke into the Brink's armored car headquarters in Boston and pulled off the largest robbery in US history. Stephanie Schorow will show us how the crime was finally cracked. Free and open to all. Funded by the Friends of the Library. Become a Friend for as little as $10 and help support library programming.


   Tuesday, October 4, 2016
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Preschool Time at the Library
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
Weekly learning activities, games, and stories for independent 3, 4, and 5 year olds. Parents/caretakers remain in the Children's Room while children participate on their own in the Gilman Room. Space is limited (priority given to children entering kindergarten fall of 2017, if needed). If the program has already started and you're interested in joining in, please email awalther@gmail.com. Sign up at the Children's Desk


6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Pajama Storytime
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
All ages. Put on your pajamas and listen to stories and sing songs!


   Wednesday, October 5, 2016
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Tales and Tunes for Tots
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
Ages 1.5-4 Listen to stories and sing songs with Ms. Tracy


   Thursday, October 6, 2016
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
EVENING BOOK CLUB
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Read On the Move by Oliver Sacks. Books available one month in advance to borrow. Coffee included.


   Friday, October 7, 2016
10:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Drop-in Playgroup
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
Make new friends, have a cup of coffee and play with toys provided by the library


2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Crafterschool Club
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Jennifer Keen   508-429-0617
jkeen@minlib.net
For 5th grade and up


   Tuesday, October 11, 2016
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tinker Time
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
Ages 4 & up Test, tinker and play with amazing tech toys like Snap Circuit Jr, Makey Makey, GoldieBlox and Hexbugs


7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
KNITTING CLUB
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Beginner to expert welcome. Work on your latest project, share tips and patterns, ask for help with problems and get advice. Come as often as you like. Free and open to all.


   Wednesday, October 12, 2016
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Tales and Tunes for Tots
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
Ages 1.5-4 Listen to stories and sing songs with Ms. Tracy


   Thursday, October 13, 2016
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Reading Rascals
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
grades 1 & 2 Book group that involves discussion,activities and a snack!


   Friday, October 14, 2016
10:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Drop-in Playgroup
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
Make new friends, have a cup of coffee and play with toys provided by the library


2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Crafterschool Club
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Jennifer Keen   508-429-0617
jkeen@minlib.net
For 5th grade and up


4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
French on Fridays
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
grades K - 2 Listen to a story in French and do an activity related to the story while conversing in French.


   Monday, October 17, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Learning to Knit
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
Ages 10 and up First of 2 classes. Take instruction from a seasoned knitter and make a basic, cotton dishcloth as your first project. Bring a # 8 knitting needle and a ball of cotton yarn and learn knitting in the first session on Sept 26 and purling/binding off in the second session on Oct 17. Sign up at the ADULT desk. Class limited to 12.


   Tuesday, October 18, 2016
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Preschool Time at the Library
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
Weekly learning activities, games, and stories for independent 3, 4, and 5 year olds. Parents/caretakers remain in the Children's Room while children participate on their own in the Gilman Room. Space is limited (priority given to children entering kindergarten fall of 2017, if needed). If the program has already started and you're interested in joining in, please email awalther@gmail.com. Sign up at the Children's Desk


   Wednesday, October 19, 2016
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Tales and Tunes for Tots
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
Ages 1.5-4 Listen to stories and sing songs with Ms. Tracy


   Thursday, October 20, 2016
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Wild Book Bunch
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
grades 2 & 3 Book group that involves discussion,activities and a snack! Sign up at the Children's Desk


6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
HISTORY BOOK CLUB
Event Location: Meeting Room--lower level of library
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
The Wright Brothers by David McCullough.  Bring your ideas and questions or just listen.  Books available to borrow about one month before discussion.  Come to as many sessions as you choose.  Free.  Everyone welcome.  Bring a friend!



   Friday, October 21, 2016
10:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Drop-in Playgroup
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
Make new friends, have a cup of coffee and play with toys provided by the library


2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Crafterschool Club
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Jennifer Keen   508-429-0617
jkeen@minlib.net
For 5th grade and up


   Saturday, October 22, 2016
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Coding with Minecraft
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
Ages 8 & up Calling all crafters! Learn how to summon lightning bolts with a bow and arrow or build giant rainbows in the Minecraft world with code! Spawn farm animals or monsters instantly and have fun "modding" your world!(This workshop introduces coding concepts by showing students how to build or change the game using the Javascript programming language). The set-up is easy for beginners, challenging for experienced gamers and fun for everyone! Sign up at the Children's Desk. Class limited to 16.


   Monday, October 24, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
INTRODUCTION TO MOSAICS
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Cheryl Cohen from Cheryl Cohen Mosaics in Holliston will get your started in this art form. No previous experience or talent required. All materials included. Project is a light switch cover. This program is for adults and teens 13 +. It is not for children. Funded by the Friends. THERE IS A $ 5 MATERIALS FEE FOR THIS PROGRAM PAYABLE THE NIGHT OF THE PROGRAM. LIMITED TO 20 PARTICIPANTS. REGISTRATION BEGINS ON OCT 3.


   Tuesday, October 25, 2016
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Preschool Time at the Library
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
Weekly learning activities, games, and stories for independent 3, 4, and 5 year olds. Parents/caretakers remain in the Children's Room while children participate on their own in the Gilman Room. Space is limited (priority given to children entering kindergarten fall of 2017, if needed). If the program has already started and you're interested in joining in, please email awalther@gmail.com. Sign up at the Children's Desk


5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Family Game night
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
all ages Board games and pizza! We provide the games and pizza and you provide the fun!


   Wednesday, October 26, 2016
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Tales and Tunes for Tots
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
Ages 1.5-4 Listen to stories and sing songs with Ms. Tracy


   Thursday, October 27, 2016
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Halloween Party
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
ages 2-5 Drop in to play games, sing songs, do a craft. Don't forget to wear your costume!


4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Budding Bookworms
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
grades 4&5 Book group that involves discussion,activities and a snack! Sign up at the Children's Desk


7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
FOREIGN FILM NIGHT
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
A different foreign language film each month. We provide beverages. Free and open to all. Films are about 90 minutes long.


   Friday, October 28, 2016
10:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Drop-in Playgroup
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
Make new friends, have a cup of coffee and play with toys provided by the library


2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Crafterschool Club
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Jennifer Keen   508-429-0617
jkeen@minlib.net
For 5th grade and up


   Tuesday, November 1, 2016
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Preschool Time at the Library
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
Weekly learning activities, games, and stories for independent 3, 4, and 5 year olds. Parents/caretakers remain in the Children's Room while children participate on their own in the Gilman Room. Space is limited (priority given to children entering kindergarten fall of 2017, if needed). If the program has already started and you're interested in joining in, please email awalther@gmail.com. Sign up at the Children's Desk


   Wednesday, November 2, 2016
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Tales and Tunes for Tots
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
Ages 1.5-4 Listen to stories and sing songs with Ms. Tracy


   Thursday, November 3, 2016
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
EVENING BOOK CLUB
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Read Americanah. Books available one month in advance to borrow. Coffee included.


   Friday, November 4, 2016
10:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Drop-in Playgroup
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
Make new friends, have a cup of coffee and play with toys provided by the library


2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Crafterschool Club
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Jennifer Keen   508-429-0617
jkeen@minlib.net
For 5th grade and up


   Monday, November 7, 2016
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
MORNING BOOK CLUB
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Read Americanah. Books available one month in advance to borrow. Coffee included.


   Tuesday, November 8, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
KNITTING CLUB
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Beginner to expert welcome. Work on your latest project, share tips and patterns, ask for help with problems and get advice. Come as often as you like. Free and open to all.


   Wednesday, November 9, 2016
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Tales and Tunes for Tots
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
Ages 1.5-4 Listen to stories and sing songs with Ms. Tracy


7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
HEALTHY HOLIDAY ENTERTAINING
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Liz Barbour from the Creative Feast demonstrates. Tasting included. THIS PROGRAM IS LIMITED TO 35. CALL OR EMAIL TO REGISTER BEGINNING OCT 19. Everyone welcome. Free. Funded by the Friends of the Library. Become a Friend for as little as $10 and help support library programming.


   Friday, November 11, 2016
10:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Drop-in Playgroup
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
Make new friends, have a cup of coffee and play with toys provided by the library


   Tuesday, November 15, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
HISTORY BOOK CLUB
Event Location: Meeting Room--lower level of library
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Read JFK's Forgotten Crisis by Bruce Reidel.  Bring your ideas and questions or just listen.  Books available to borrow about one month before discussion.  Come to as many sessions as you choose.  Free.  Everyone welcome.  Bring a friend!



   Wednesday, November 16, 2016
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Tales and Tunes for Tots
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
Ages 1.5-4 Listen to stories and sing songs with Ms. Tracy


   Thursday, November 17, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
FOREIGN FILM NIGHT
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
A different foreign language film each month. We provide beverages. Free and open to all. Films are about 90 minutes long.


   Friday, November 18, 2016
10:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Drop-in Playgroup
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
Make new friends, have a cup of coffee and play with toys provided by the library


2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Crafterschool Club
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Jennifer Keen   508-429-0617
jkeen@minlib.net
For 5th grade and up


   Wednesday, November 23, 2016
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Tales and Tunes for Tots
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
Ages 1.5-4 Listen to stories and sing songs with Ms. Tracy


   Friday, November 25, 2016
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Crafterschool Club
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Jennifer Keen   508-429-0617
jkeen@minlib.net
Movie


   Wednesday, November 30, 2016
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Tales and Tunes for Tots
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
Ages 1.5-4 Listen to stories and sing songs with Ms. Tracy


   Friday, December 2, 2016
10:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Drop-in Playgroup
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
Make new friends, have a cup of coffee and play with toys provided by the library


   Wednesday, December 7, 2016
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Tales and Tunes for Tots
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
Ages 1.5-4 Listen to stories and sing songs with Ms. Tracy


   Friday, December 9, 2016
10:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Drop-in Playgroup
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
Make new friends, have a cup of coffee and play with toys provided by the library


   Saturday, December 10, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
KNITTING CLUB
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Beginner to expert welcome. Work on your latest project, share tips and patterns, ask for help with problems and get advice. Come as often as you like. Free and open to all.


   Tuesday, December 13, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
KNITTING CLUB
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Beginner to expert welcome. Work on your latest project, share tips and patterns, ask for help with problems and get advice. Come as often as you like. Free and open to all.


   Wednesday, December 14, 2016
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Tales and Tunes for Tots
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
Ages 1.5-4 Listen to stories and sing songs with Ms. Tracy


   Thursday, December 15, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
HISTORY BOOK CLUB
Event Location: Meeting Room--lower level of library
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Pick your own book and share it with the group.  Bring your ideas and questions or just listen.  Books available to borrow about one month before discussion.  Come to as many sessions as you choose.  Free.  Everyone welcome.  Bring a friend!



   Friday, December 16, 2016
10:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Drop-in Playgroup
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
Make new friends, have a cup of coffee and play with toys provided by the library


   Wednesday, December 21, 2016
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Tales and Tunes for Tots
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
Ages 1.5-4 Listen to stories and sing songs with Ms. Tracy


   Friday, December 23, 2016
10:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Drop-in Playgroup
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
Make new friends, have a cup of coffee and play with toys provided by the library


   Thursday, December 29, 2016
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
FOREIGN FILM NIGHT
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
A different foreign language film each month. We provide beverages. Free and open to all. Films are about 90 minutes long.


   Friday, December 30, 2016
10:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Drop-in Playgroup
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
Make new friends, have a cup of coffee and play with toys provided by the library


   Tuesday, January 10, 2017
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
KNITTING CLUB
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Beginner to expert welcome. Work on your latest project, share tips and patterns, ask for help with problems and get advice. Come as often as you like. Free and open to all.


   Thursday, January 26, 2017
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
FOREIGN FILM NIGHT
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
A different foreign language film each month. We provide beverages. Free and open to all. Films are about 90 minutes long.


   Tuesday, February 14, 2017
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
KNITTING CLUB
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Beginner to expert welcome. Work on your latest project, share tips and patterns, ask for help with problems and get advice. Come as often as you like. Free and open to all.


   Thursday, February 23, 2017
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
FOREIGN FILM NIGHT
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
A different foreign language film each month. We provide beverages. Free and open to all. Films are about 90 minutes long.


   Tuesday, March 14, 2017
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
KNITTING CLUB
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Beginner to expert welcome. Work on your latest project, share tips and patterns, ask for help with problems and get advice. Come as often as you like. Free and open to all.


   Thursday, March 23, 2017
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
FOREIGN FILM NIGHT
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
A different foreign language film each month. We provide beverages. Free and open to all. Films are about 90 minutes long.


   Tuesday, April 11, 2017
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
KNITTING CLUB
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Beginner to expert welcome. Work on your latest project, share tips and patterns, ask for help with problems and get advice. Come as often as you like. Free and open to all.


   Thursday, April 27, 2017
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
FOREIGN FILM NIGHT
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
A different foreign language film each month. We provide beverages. Free and open to all. Films are about 90 minutes long.


   Tuesday, May 9, 2017
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
KNITTING CLUB
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Beginner to expert welcome. Work on your latest project, share tips and patterns, ask for help with problems and get advice. Come as often as you like. Free and open to all.


   Thursday, May 25, 2017
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
FOREIGN FILM NIGHT
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
A different foreign language film each month. We provide beverages. Free and open to all. Films are about 90 minutes long.


   Tuesday, June 13, 2017
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
KNITTING CLUB
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Beginner to expert welcome. Work on your latest project, share tips and patterns, ask for help with problems and get advice. Come as often as you like. Free and open to all.


   Thursday, June 22, 2017
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
FOREIGN FILM NIGHT
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
A different foreign language film each month. We provide beverages. Free and open to all. Films are about 90 minutes long.