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   Wednesday, September 26, 2018
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Tales and Tunes for Tots
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
ages 1-4 and siblings Listen to stories and sing along with Ms. Tracy.


6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Who's Got the Etrog?
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
all ages Bring a stuffed animal friend and join Holliston author Jane Kohuth for an interactive read-aloud of her new picture book, "Who?s Got the Etrog?", a story about the Jewish harvest holiday Sukkot in the Abayudaya community in Uganda. Hear the story, learn about Sukkot, shake a lulav and etrog, help decorate our sukkah fort, and learn more about the Abayudaya, one of the many diverse Jewish communities around the world. Sign up at the Children's Desk


   Thursday, September 27, 2018
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
FEASTING WITH YOUR INSTANT POT
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with Liz Barbour from Creative Feast. An Instant Pot is the hottest new kitchen appliance--a slower cooker and a pressure cooker in one! Liz will demonstrate how to get the most from it and you'll get to eat. This program is limited to 35. You must register to attend beginning Sept 10. (Register early as cooking demos fill very quickly.) Free and open to all. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.


   Friday, September 28, 2018
10:15 AM - 12:30 PM
Playgroup
Event Location: Gilman Room
Contact: Tracy Alexander   5084290619
talexander@minlib.net
all ages Make new friends, have a cup of coffee and play with toys provided by the library.


   Monday, October 1, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
MORNING BOOK CLUB
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Read Kate Quinn's The Alice Network and attend the discussion. Add your own thoughts or sit and listen. New members always warmly welcomed. Coffee included.


   Thursday, October 4, 2018
7:00 PM - 8:00 AM
MEET THE AUTHOR: CHRIS BOHJALIAN
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Bestselling author Chris Bohjalian will join us for the first half hour BY SKYPE to talk about his latest novel The Flight Attendant with a discussion to follow. Chris is donating his time. Copies of the book can checked out at any time.


   Wednesday, October 10, 2018
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
MEET THE AUTHOR: BRIAN GLYN WILLIAMS
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Brian is the author of The Last Warlord: The Life and Legend of Dostum, the Afghan Warrior Who Led US Special Forces to Topple the Taliban Regime, the true story behind the film 12 Strong starring Chris Hemsworth. Sponsored by the Friends.


   Monday, October 15, 2018
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
MOVIE MONDAYS: TWELVE STRONG
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508 429 0617
Lmcdonnell@minlib.net
the story of the "horse soldiers," US Special Forces sent to Afghanistan immediately after the September 11 attacks. Stars Chris Hemsworth. Rated R for war violence/language. 120 mins


6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
MOVIE MONDAYS: TWELVE STRONG
Event Location: Gilman Room on lower level
Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508 429 0617
Lmcdonnell@minlib.net
A 2nd showing of this film about the "horse soldiers," US Special Forces sent to Afghanistan immediately after the September 11 attacks. Stars Chris Hemsworth. Rated R for war violence/language. 120 mins (See author talk with Brian Glyn Williams on Oct 10 for more on this topic.)


   Tuesday, October 16, 2018
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
HISTORY BOOK CLUB
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Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Read The Road to Camelot by Thomas Oliphant. New members welcome. Copies of book available to borrow now.


   Thursday, October 25, 2018
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
MONET'S MAGIC with Greg Maichack
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Greg returns with another hands-on pastel workshop. You will learn the techniques to create and take home your own masterpiece in the style of Claude Monet. All materials are included and no previous art experience is presumed. LIMITED TO 20. FREE BUT SIGN UP BEGINNING THURS, OCT 4. Greg is VERY popular so sign up early to avoid disappointment. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Holliston Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. Other funds are provided by the Friends of the Holliston Library.


   Monday, October 29, 2018
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
BACKYARD ASTRONOMY
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   Monday, November 5, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
MORNING BOOK CLUB
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Read Richard Russo's Trajectory and attend the discussion. Add your own thoughts or sit and listen. New members always warmly welcomed. Coffee included.


   Thursday, November 15, 2018
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
HISTORY BOOK CLUB
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Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Read The Sleepwalkers by Christopher Clark. New members welcome. Copies of book available to borrow now.


   Monday, December 3, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
MORNING BOOK CLUB
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Read Paulette Jiles' News of the World and attend the discussion. Add your own thoughts or sit and listen. New members always warmly welcomed. Coffee included.


   Tuesday, December 11, 2018
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
HISTORY BOOK CLUB
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Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508-429-0617
lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Pick your own book and share it with the group. New members always welcome.


   Monday, January 7, 2019
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
MORNING BOOK CLUB
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Read Jesmyn Ward's Sing, Unburied, Sing and attend the discussion. Add your own thoughts or sit and listen. New members always warmly welcomed. Coffee included.


   Thursday, January 31, 2019
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
SILK SCARF MARBLING
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Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508 429 0617
Lmcdonnell@minlib.net
Anne Brady & Jenne Nitishin from the Hot Pigeon will help you create your own one of a kind scarf through the magic of floating ink on water, the ancient art of Ebru. All materials are included. THERE IS A $5 PER PERSON CHARGE TO COVER MATERIALS. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED BEGINNING JAN 10. Limited to 20. This program will fill fast. Register by emailing Lmcdonnell@minlib.net or calling 508-429-0617. Sponsored by the Friends.


   Saturday, February 2, 2019
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
MEDITATION FOR HEALTHY LIVING
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Contact: Leslie McDonnell   508 429 0617
Lmcdonnell@minlib.net
We try to exercise and eat right to keep us fit and healthy. Doctors are now recognizing that a positive attitude and ?food for the soul? are just as important. Discover a simple meditation technique that can melt away stress and be a powerful addition to a healthy living regimen. Join Dr. Allan Hughes who has been meditating for over 30 years for this engaging workshop. Free and open to all.