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   Wednesday, April 29, 2015
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Tales and Tunes for Tots
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Tracy Alexander   508 429 0619
talexander@minlib.net
ages 1.5-3
Enjoy songs and stories with Tracy



   Thursday, April 30, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:30 AM
COMMON THREADS: THE POETRY OF OUR LIVES
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
A reading/discussion for people who love poetry.  Read the poems (available to borrow with a valid card from the library or downloaded from www.masspoetry.org/commonthreads) and attend the discussion.  Led by Chryso Lawless.  Bring your thoughts and ideas or simply listen.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.  Free and open to all.  Bring a friend!




   Friday, May 01, 2015
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Stories for Sprouting Readers
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Tracy Alexander   508 429 0619
talexander@minlib.net
ages 3-5 and siblings
Enjoy stories and songs with Tracy



   Saturday, May 02, 2015
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Movie Matinee
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Tracy Alexander   508 429 0619
talexander@minlib.net
all ages
Libraries aren't just for books.  Bring a snack and enjoy our free showing of a newly released DVD.  I can't say the name online but it is the updated story of an orphan girl who gets adopted by a wealthy New Yorker.  It is rated PG and is 118 minutes long.  Call the library to learn the title.



   Monday, May 04, 2015
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 Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini.  Bring your ideas and questions or just listen.  Attend as many sessions as you like.  Books are free to borrow with a valid library card about one month before the meeting in print, audio and large type.  Coffee and water provided by the Friends. 



   Tuesday, May 05, 2015
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Family Game Night
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Tracy Alexander   508 429 0619
talexander@minlib.net
all ages

Board games and pizza!  We provide the games and the pizza and you provide the fun!



   Wednesday, May 06, 2015
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Tales and Tunes for Tots
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Tracy Alexander   508 429 0619
talexander@minlib.net
ages 1.5-3
Enjoy songs and stories with Tracy



   Thursday, May 07, 2015
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lego Club
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Tracy Alexander   508 429 0619
talexander@minlib.net
ages 5 and up
Build your own creation with the library's legos and display it in the Children's Room.



   Friday, May 08, 2015
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Stories for Sprouting Readers
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Tracy Alexander   508 429 0619
talexander@minlib.net
ages 3-5 and siblings
Enjoy stories and songs with Tracy



   Saturday, May 09, 2015
10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Drop-in Scavenger Hunt
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Tracy Alexander   508 429 0619
talexander@minlib.net
ages 5-7 and 8-12

We will have two different hunts based on age.  Can you complete the list or will you be stumped?



   Tuesday, May 12, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
SO WHAT IS 3D PRINTING ANYWAY?
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Kevin Osborn will demonstrate this fascinating new technology that is set to revolutionize manufacturing, design, medicine and so much more.  Free and open to everyone.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.


   Wednesday, May 13, 2015
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Tales and Tunes for Tots
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Tracy Alexander   508 429 0619
talexander@minlib.net
ages 1.5-3
Enjoy songs and stories with Tracy



10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Tales and Tunes for Tots
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Tracy Alexander   508 429 0619
talexander@minlib.net
ages 1.5-3
Enjoy songs and stories with Tracy



10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Tales and Tunes for Tots
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Tracy Alexander   508 429 0619
talexander@minlib.net
ages 1.5-3
Enjoy songs and stories with Tracy



   Thursday, May 14, 2015
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Reading Rascals Book Club
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Tracy Alexander   508 429 0619
talexander@minlib.net
grades 1 and 2
Read the book ahead of time and then come in for discussion, snack and a fun activity connected to the book.  The book is available at the Children's Desk
PLEASE SIGN UP AT THE CHILDREN'S DESK



   Friday, May 15, 2015
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Stories for Sprouting Readers
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Tracy Alexander   508 429 0619
talexander@minlib.net
ages 3-5 and siblings
Enjoy stories and songs with Tracy



   Wednesday, May 20, 2015
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Tales and Tunes for Tots
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Tracy Alexander   508 429 0619
talexander@minlib.net
ages 1.5-3
Enjoy songs and stories with Tracy



   Thursday, May 21, 2015
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Wild Book Bunch Book Group
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Tracy Alexander   508 429 0619
talexander@minlib.net
grades 2 and 3
Read the book ahead of time and then come in for discussion, snack and a fun activity connected to the book.  The book is available at the Children's Desk
PLEASE SIGN UP AT THE CHILDREN'S DESK



   Friday, May 22, 2015
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Stories for Sprouting Readers
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Tracy Alexander   508 429 0619
talexander@minlib.net
ages 3-5 and siblings
Enjoy stories and songs with Tracy



   Tuesday, May 26, 2015
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Lego Club
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Tracy Alexander   508 429 0619
talexander@minlib.net
ages 5 and up
Build your own creation with the library's legos and display it in the Children's Room.



6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Yoga Class with Pamela PinterParsons
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Tracy Alexander   508 429 0619
talexander@minlib.net
ages 2-102
Learn basic yoga techniques while playing yoga games.  Relax both you and your child.  Pajamas are encouraged!

SIGN UP AT THE CHILDREN'S DESK



   Wednesday, May 27, 2015
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Tales and Tunes for Tots
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Tracy Alexander   508 429 0619
talexander@minlib.net
ages 1.5-3
Enjoy songs and stories with Tracy



   Thursday, May 28, 2015
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Budding Bookworms Book Group
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Tracy Alexander   508 429 0619
talexander@minlib.net
grades 4 and 5
Read the book ahead of time and then come in for discussion, snack and a fun activity connected to the book.  The book is available at the Children's Desk
PLEASE SIGN UP AT THE CHILDREN'S DESK



7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
FOREIGN FILM NIGHT
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
We provide beverages.  Feel free to bring popcorn or a snack.  Free and open to all. 



   Friday, May 29, 2015
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Stories for Sprouting Readers
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Tracy Alexander   508 429 0619
talexander@minlib.net
ages 3-5 and siblings
Enjoy stories and songs with Tracy



   Monday, June 01, 2015
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 The Orphan Master's Son by Adam Johnson.  Bring your ideas and questions or just listen.  Attend as many sessions as you like.  Books are free to borrow with a valid library card about one month before the meeting in print, audio and large type.  Coffee and water provided by the Friends. 



   Thursday, June 25, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
FOREIGN FILM NIGHT
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
We provide beverages.  Feel free to bring popcorn or a snack.  Free and open to all. 



   Monday, July 06, 2015
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 The Perfume Collector by Kathleen Tessaro.  Bring your ideas and questions or just listen.  Attend as many sessions as you like.  Books are free to borrow with a valid library card about one month before the meeting in print, audio and large type.  Coffee and water provided by the Friends. 



   Thursday, July 30, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
FOREIGN FILM NIGHT
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
We provide beverages.  Feel free to bring popcorn or a snack.  Free and open to all. 



   Monday, August 03, 2015
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 Sex on the Moon: The Amazing Story Behind the Most Audacious Heist in History by Ben Mezrich.  Bring your ideas and questions or just listen.  Attend as many sessions as you like.  Books are free to borrow with a valid library card about one month before the meeting in print, audio and large type.  Coffee and water provided by the Friends. 



   Monday, August 31, 2015
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 Wonder by R. J. Palacio.  Bring your ideas and questions or just listen.  Attend as many sessions as you like.  Books are free to borrow with a valid library card about one month before the meeting in print, audio and large type.  Coffee and water provided by the Friends.   THIS IS THE SEPTEMBER MEETING.



   Monday, October 05, 2015
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 The Underground Girls of Kabul by Jenny Nordberg.  Bring your ideas and questions or just listen.  Attend as many sessions as you like.  Books are free to borrow with a valid library card about one month before the meeting in print, audio and large type.  Coffee and water provided by the Friends. 



   Monday, November 02, 2015
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 Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra.  Bring your ideas and questions or just listen.  Attend as many sessions as you like.  Books are free to borrow with a valid library card about one month before the meeting in print, audio and large type.  Coffee and water provided by the Friends.