Events Calendar / Adults

Silent Book Club

Bring the book of your choice and treat yourself to an hour of uninterrupted reading in the company of fellow book lovers.

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A Special Evening with Pianist Sasha Papernik

Sasha Papernik is a Russian-American classical pianist, singer, and composer. Her repertoire includes Prokofiev, Irving Berlin, Russian folks songs and original compositions. She is currently a featured artist in Lincoln Centers’ Meet The Artist series and Carnegie Hall’s Musical Explorers program. Recent
performances include The Smithsonian, Washington, D.C., The David Rubinstein Atrium, NYC, and The Joint, Las Vegas. Refreshments.

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Library Crawl 2017!

A “crawl,” or tour, is a fun way to visit multiple libraries in your area. Travel from library to library, meet the friendly staff and learn more about what the libraries around have to offer! Click here for a list of participation libraries and more information.

For all ages!

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Drop-in Knitting

Unwind with your knitting and your crocheting at the library!  Share tips, conversation, and a love of making. Drop in for a little while or for the whole time. Instruction is provided if needed. Bring your own materials, although we do have some tools to get you started.  We look forward to seeing you every Wednesday from 10-11 and the second and fourth Saturday of the month.   For questions please contact: Mary Murphy at Main Library or email mamurphy@minlib.net

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McAuliffe@Night: Outdoor Summer Jazz Performances and Jams

In collaboration with Amazing Things Arts Center, four local jazz bands will perform on Thursday evenings at our Christa McAuliffe Branch Library.

July 6: Joe Raia

July 20: Jon Dreyer and James Merenda

August 3: Michelle Hirsch

August 17: Kaoruko Pilkington

If time permits, join in and jam after the performance!

In case of rain, performances will be in the Community Room. Sponsored in part by Middlesex Savings Bank and Friends of the Framingham Library.

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Brown Bag Learning Series: Sisters in Crime

The Framingham Public Library is pleased to accept the "We Love Libraries" grant from "Sisters in Crime". Join us as we welcome "Sisters in Crime" authors: Susan Oleksiw, Lisa Lieberman and Carolyn Wilkins for a panel discussion. They will speak briefly about where they get their ideas, how they write their books and then give a short reading. 

About Susan Oleksiw:
Susan is the author of the Mellingham series and the Anita Ray series.  Susan was a co-founder of Level Best Books, which publishes an annual anthology of crime fiction, and a co-founder of  the Larcom Press and the Larcom Review. She is a member of Sisters in Crime and the Mystery Writers of America.

About Lisa Lieberman:
Lisa is the author of the Cara Walden series of historical mysteries featuring blacklisted Hollywood people in postwar Europe. She is a member of Sisters in Crime and Mystery Writers of America.

About Carolyn Wilkins:
Carolyn is the author of two mysteries, featuring college choir director and amateur sleuth, Bertie Bigelow: "Melody for Murder" and "MOJO for Murder". She is a Professor of Ensembles at Berklee College of Music.

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Drop-in Knitting

Unwind with your knitting and your crocheting at the library!  Share tips, conversation, and a love of making. Drop in for a little while or for the whole time. Instruction is provided if needed. Bring your own materials, although we do have some tools to get you started.  We look forward to seeing you every Wednesday from 10-11 and the second and fourth Saturday of the month.   For questions please contact: Mary Murphy at Main Library or email mamurphy@minlib.net

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Summer Concert Series: Todd Brunel

Todd Brunel is an innovative, critically acclaimed clarinetist, saxophonist, composer and producer. He is on the faculty of Wheaton College and can be heard on the soundtrack for the PBS documentary, “Paul Robeson, Here I Stand” and several independent films. Brunel and his groups have played in Brussels, BE, The Montreal Jazz Festival, The Boston Jazz Festival, The International Woodwind Festival, Preservation Jazz Hall and many others throughout the US and abroad.

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Drop-in Knitting

Unwind with your knitting and your crocheting at the library!  Share tips, conversation, and a love of making. Drop in for a little while or for the whole time. Instruction is provided if needed. Bring your own materials, although we do have some tools to get you started.  We look forward to seeing you every Wednesday from 10-11 and the second and fourth Saturday of the month.   For questions please contact: Mary Murphy at Main Library or email mamurphy@minlib.net

Drop-in Knitting thumbnail Photo

Drop-in Knitting

Unwind with your knitting and your crocheting at the library!  Share tips, conversation, and a love of making. Drop in for a little while or for the whole time. Instruction is provided if needed. Bring your own materials, although we do have some tools to get you started.  We look forward to seeing you every Wednesday from 10-11 and the second and fourth Saturday of the month.   For questions please contact: Mary Murphy at Main Library or email mamurphy@minlib.net

McAuliffe@Night: Outdoor Summer Jazz Performances and Jams thumbnail Photo

McAuliffe@Night: Outdoor Summer Jazz Performances and Jams

In collaboration with Amazing Things Arts Center, four local jazz bands will perform on Thursday evenings at our Christa McAuliffe Branch Library.

July 6: Joe Raia

July 20: Jon Dreyer and James Merenda

August 3: Michelle Hirsch

August 17: Kaoruko Pilkington

If time permits, join in and jam after the performance!

In case of rain, performances will be in the Community Room. Sponsored in part by Middlesex Savings Bank and Friends of the Framingham Library.

Silent Book Club

Bring the book of your choice and treat yourself to an hour of uninterrupted reading in the company of fellow book lovers.

Drop-in Knitting thumbnail Photo

Drop-in Knitting

Unwind with your knitting and your crocheting at the library!  Share tips, conversation, and a love of making. Drop in for a little while or for the whole time. Instruction is provided if needed. Bring your own materials, although we do have some tools to get you started.  We look forward to seeing you every Wednesday from 10-11 and the second and fourth Saturday of the month.   For questions please contact: Mary Murphy at Main Library or email mamurphy@minlib.net

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Summer Concert Series: The Love Dogs

Celebrate the finale for the Adult Summer Reading Program with The Love Dogs! The Love Dogs wow audiences and critics alike with their combination of great musicianship and pure fun, combining elements of jump blues, New Orleans R&B and early rock ‘n’ roll into their own powerhouse sound.

The grand prizes of an $80 gift card to Barnes & Noble or a Kindle Paperwhite donated by the Friends of the Framingham Library will be drawn at the concert. Enjoy ice cream donated by Ben & Jerry’s Natick Ice Cream Scoop Shop.

Drop-in Knitting thumbnail Photo

Drop-in Knitting

Unwind with your knitting and your crocheting at the library!  Share tips, conversation, and a love of making. Drop in for a little while or for the whole time. Instruction is provided if needed. Bring your own materials, although we do have some tools to get you started.  We look forward to seeing you every Wednesday from 10-11 and the second and fourth Saturday of the month.   For questions please contact: Mary Murphy at Main Library or email mamurphy@minlib.net

Drop-in Knitting thumbnail Photo

Drop-in Knitting

Unwind with your knitting and your crocheting at the library!  Share tips, conversation, and a love of making. Drop in for a little while or for the whole time. Instruction is provided if needed. Bring your own materials, although we do have some tools to get you started.  We look forward to seeing you every Wednesday from 10-11 and the second and fourth Saturday of the month.   For questions please contact: Mary Murphy at Main Library or email mamurphy@minlib.net