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HIGH SCHOOL & MIDDLE SCHOOL SUMMER READING
How to borrow copies of suggested and required reading for middle and high school.
SIGN UP TO RECEIVE TEXT REMINDERS FROM THE LIBRARY
Shoutbomb, our new text message notice service is now available
Sign up for the service by texting the word "signup" to the phone number 508-507-2560 and follow the directions. Learn more.
Children's Summer Programs
Make sure to check out the "Children's Things to Do"
page for all the happenings here at the library this summer. We have bugs and live animals, crafts, yoga, a "campfire", ceramics and an ice cream social to liven up the summer. This year's theme is "Build a Better World."
Monday, July 24 at 12:30
Bring your lunch if you like. We provide beverages and popcorn. Free and open to everyone.
SOUTHWICKS ZOO TICKETS
Get discounted tickets at the library for $17 each
That's $ 8 off adult tickets and $ 3 off children's tickets. Cash or check accepted at the Children's desk on the lower level. Mail order available.
CONSUMER REPORTS ONLINE
Use it from home or the library free
Click the logo. You must have a valid Holliston library card and be a Holliston resident. Your patron ID is your library card number. Call 508-429-0617 for more info or to get a Holliston library card.
NEW BOOK CLUB AT HOLLISTON SENIOR CENTER
Library volunteer Kristina Carey runs a book club at the Senior Center that is open to all. Click here
for more info from the center newsletter.
COMMONWEALTH EVENTS CALENDAR
from the Mass Center for the Book
A listing of events and programming happening in libraries across Massachusetts (including your library.) Most events are free and open to all.
VISIT STORYBOOK WALK ON THE HOLLISTON RAIL TRAIL
at Cross Street
The Friends worked with Holliston Eagle Scout Jamie Ogilvie to create signposts with pages from Jan Brett's classic winter tale, The Mitten. Following the sign posts provides a wonderful story and a nice walk in the fresh air all at once. Many thanks to Jamie for all his hard work and the Friends for all their support for this project. Learn more.
2nd Tuesday of each month from 6-8 pm
Beginner to expert knitters welcome. Bring your latest project. Ask for help, solve problems, help others, share patterns and ideas. Free and open to all.
WE NOW OFFER FREE NETFLIX ON OUR ROKU STREAMING STICKS
Our Rokus have Netflix, current movies and free channels like Youtube, PBS, Pandora and Red Bull. Try one at home for 3 weeks for free with a valid library card. You must be 18 or older. Wireless Internet service and a TV with an HDMI slot required.
Do you have a book you would like to publish?
Commonwealth E-book Collections allows Mass residents to publish their books for free through Biblioboard and read books by other Mass writers. Click the logo for more info.
HOW TO GET A FREE BOSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY E-CARD
Get free access to more electronic services
Mass residents 13 and older can get a free electronic card for the Boston Public Library and get free access to more e-books, downloadable audio, Hoopla and more. BPL's electronic resources
. Click here to get e-card.
DO YOU HAVE AN ACCOUNT WITH TD BANK?
For every customer who associates their account with the Friends of the Library, we receive a donation. THERE IS NO COST TO YOU. The library received $2500 last year.
We need 5 more accounts to meet the minimum to receive funds for this year. The deadline is April 30. Please consider telling the bank you'd like to join this wonderful program to help your library. Find out more.
JOIN A LIBRARY BOOK CLUB
New members warmly welcomed
Click here to learn more.
Want to download ebooks or request print books right now but don't have a library card?
Sign up for temporary card online now
to find out more. Visit the library with identification to convert your eCard to a permanent card within 6 months.
HELP THE LIBRARY AT NO COST TO YOU
The Friends have several affinity programs that raise funds for the library
Do you have a TD Bank account? Shop Amazon.com? Purchase insurance? Click here
to find out how you can participate AT NO COST TO YOU.