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   Tuesday, November 21, 2017
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Preschool Time
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. Sign up at the Children's Desk


4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lego Club
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
ages 5 & up Build whatever you can dream up with legos provided by the library. Creations displayed in the Children's room until the next meeting.


   Friday, November 24, 2017
10:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Drop-in Play Group
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   508 429 0619
talexander@minlib.net
all ages Make new friends, have a cup of coffee and play with toys provided by the library


   Wednesday, November 29, 2017
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 Listen to stories and sing songs with Ms. Tracy


   Friday, December 1, 2017
10:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Drop-in Play Group
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   508 429 0619
talexander@minlib.net
all ages Make new friends, have a cup of coffee and play with toys provided by the library


   Saturday, December 2, 2017
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Ornament Decorating Workshop
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
ages 5 & Up Come make two ornaments for the holidays; one to take home and one to adorn the tree at the library. Sponsored by the Garden Club and the Friends of the Library. Sign up at the Children's Desk


   Monday, December 4, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
MORNING BOOK CLUB
Event Location: Gilman Room--lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Read Anne Enright's Green Road and discuss. New members warmly welcomed. Coffee included.


   Tuesday, December 5, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lego Club
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
ages 5 & up Build whatever you can dream up with legos provided by the library. Creations displayed in the Children's room until the next meeting.


   Wednesday, December 6, 2017
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 Listen to stories and sing songs with Ms. Tracy


   Friday, December 8, 2017
10:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Drop-in Play Group
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   508 429 0619
talexander@minlib.net
all ages Make new friends, have a cup of coffee and play with toys provided by the library


   Saturday, December 9, 2017
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Winter Variety Show by The Toe Jam Puppet Band
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
all ages The show features an appearance from Vinny?s extraordinary puppet creation that blows a snowstorm through its nose! The show includes a Penguin Line Dance and a variety of Toe Jam's favorite interactive songs, dances and puppet shows. Sign up at the Children's Desk


   Tuesday, December 12, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tinker Time
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander    5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
ages 4 and up Test, tinker and play with amazing tech toys like Snap Circuit Jr, Makey Makey, GoldieBlox and Hexbugs


6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
KNITTING CLUB
Event Location: Gilman Room--lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Beginners and experienced knitters welcome. Bring your latest project, get help with problems or get instruction from an expert. This is an informal drop-in.


   Wednesday, December 13, 2017
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 Listen to stories and sing songs with Ms. Tracy


   Friday, December 15, 2017
10:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Drop-in Play Group
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   508 429 0619
talexander@minlib.net
all ages Make new friends, have a cup of coffee and play with toys provided by the library


4:00 PM - 5:00 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.


   Tuesday, December 19, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lego Club
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
ages 5 & up Build whatever you can dream up with legos provided by the library. Creations displayed in the Children's room until the next meeting.


6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
HISTORY BOOK CLUB
Event Location: Gilman Room--lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Choose a book and share it with the group. New members warmly welcomed.


   Wednesday, December 20, 2017
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 Listen to stories and sing songs with Ms. Tracy


   Friday, December 22, 2017
10:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Drop-in Play Group
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   508 429 0619
talexander@minlib.net
all ages Make new friends, have a cup of coffee and play with toys provided by the library


   Friday, December 29, 2017
10:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Drop-in Play Group
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   508 429 0619
talexander@minlib.net
all ages Make new friends, have a cup of coffee and play with toys provided by the library


   Monday, January 8, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
MORNING BOOK CLUB
Event Location: Gilman Room--lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Read News From the End of the World by Emily Miller. The author will join us by phone to discuss her book. New members always warmly welcomed. Coffee included.


11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
MORNING BOOK CLUB
Event Location: Gilman Room--lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Read Glad Farm by Catherine Marenghi. The 2018 selection for One Book, One Holliston. New members always warmly welcomed. Coffee included.


   Tuesday, January 9, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
KNITTING CLUB
Event Location: Gilman Room--lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Beginners and experienced knitters welcome. Bring your latest project, get help with problems or get instruction from an expert. This is an informal drop-in.


   Wednesday, January 17, 2018
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
MEET THE AUTHOR: STEPHANIE SCHOROW
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Stephanie is the author of The Stephanie is the author of The Cocoanut Grove Fire. She will present a program on the tragic story of the Boston nightclub fire of 1942 in which nearly 500 lost their lives. Borrow a library copy of her book or purchase one at the program. Free and open to all. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.


   Saturday, January 20, 2018
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
LOCAL AUTHOR DAY
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Join us from 11-1 pm as Jan Kardys presents "You Wrote a Book, Now What? Jan will use her 40 years in the publishing business to show us how to go from developing an idea for a book to actually getting published. She will cover both traditional and self-publishing, rights, marketing and how to use cutting edge technologies and social media services to increase visibility. Powerpoint and handouts. From 1-3 pm local authors will be selling their books to the public. If you are a local author and want to be invited call Leslie at 508-429-0617 or email Lmcdonnell@minlib.net with contact info. Both events are free and open to all.


   Wednesday, January 31, 2018
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESSFUL STUDENTS
Event Location: Gilman Room--lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Does your middle-school child have trouble initiating tasks? Lose homework? Struggle to set goals and stay on track? Dan Levine and Melissa Wilson of Engaging Minds, an after school learning center will share strategies to reduce academic stress and strengthen executive skills at home. Although this program is designed for middle-school parents, all parents are welcome. The workshop includes Q&A and small group break-out sessions. Free and open to all. Dan and Melissa are donating their time for this program.


   Tuesday, February 13, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
KNITTING CLUB
Event Location: Gilman Room--lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Beginners and experienced knitters welcome. Bring your latest project, get help with problems or get instruction from an expert. This is an informal drop-in.


   Monday, February 26, 2018
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
MEET THE AUTHOR: Catherine Marenghi
Event Location: Gilman Room--lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Read Glad Farm. Catherine Marenghi will speak to us about her memoir of growing up in Milford in the 1960's via phone. Glad Farm is the 2018 selection for One Book, One Holliston.


   Tuesday, March 13, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
KNITTING CLUB
Event Location: Gilman Room--lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Beginners and experienced knitters welcome. Bring your latest project, get help with problems or get instruction from an expert. This is an informal drop-in.


   Monday, April 2, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
MEET THE AUTHOR: Julia Glass
Event Location: Gilman Room--lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Read The House Among the Trees. Julia Glass is a bestselling author and winner of the National Book Award. She will join us for a discussion of her latest novel. (This is the regular meeting of the Morning Book Club. New members and non-members are warmly welcomed.)


   Tuesday, April 10, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
KNITTING CLUB
Event Location: Gilman Room--lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Beginners and experienced knitters welcome. Bring your latest project, get help with problems or get instruction from an expert. This is an informal drop-in.


   Tuesday, May 8, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
KNITTING CLUB
Event Location: Gilman Room--lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Beginners and experienced knitters welcome. Bring your latest project, get help with problems or get instruction from an expert. This is an informal drop-in.


   Tuesday, June 12, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
KNITTING CLUB
Event Location: Gilman Room--lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Beginners and experienced knitters welcome. Bring your latest project, get help with problems or get instruction from an expert. This is an informal drop-in.


   Tuesday, July 10, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
KNITTING CLUB
Event Location: Gilman Room--lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Beginners and experienced knitters welcome. Bring your latest project, get help with problems or get instruction from an expert. This is an informal drop-in.


   Tuesday, August 14, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
KNITTING CLUB
Event Location: Gilman Room--lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Beginners and experienced knitters welcome. Bring your latest project, get help with problems or get instruction from an expert. This is an informal drop-in.