Events Calendar

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Weekly Storytimes at McAuliffe

Get in the library habit! Drop in every week for age appropriate stories and and craft with your favorite Children's Librarian!

Suggested for ages 2-4 years old.

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Community Puzzle Swap

What to do with jigsaw puzzles you’ve completed? Swap them! Bring your puzzles to exchange with others. No puzzle to swap? Come anyway; we always have extras for
you to try. Primarily 500+ pieces, but all ages and levels welcome.

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Drop-in Baby Lapsit at McAuliffe

Come sing and play with words, rhyme and puppets at baby lapsit time. Parents can network while babies pick up phonological awareness, one of six foundations of future reading success. This informal program for babies and their parents/caregivers runs about 20 minutes and introduces the pleasures of the library to your baby or toddler.

Ages 0-2 with an adult.

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Drop-in Resume Help

Get expert help with resumes, cover letters and job-search strategies.

Please note: There will be no session Tuesday, October 16.

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Journal Writers Group

Drop In or join the group as we discuss and discover the many ways to journal for personal growth and enrichment. We meet every Tuesday from 7-8pm.

Drop-in, no registration required.

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Preparing for U.S. Citizenship Workshop

If you are thinking of applying for U.S. citizenship, attend one of our monthly information sessions. Topics include:

  • Review of eligibility to apply for citizenship
  • Documents needed to complete the N-400 application
  • Meaning of terms/words used in the N-400 application
  • How to file your application

Drop-in, no registration required.

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Poetry Workshop

Tuesdays October 2 and 30, led by Alan Feldman, Professor Emeritus at Framingham State University
Tuesdays October 9 and 16, led by Bernard Horn

This drop-in class welcomes serious poets of all ages and levels of experience who would like to participate for one or more sessions. We begin with a discussion of a topic in poetry leading to a brief in-class assignment. Poets who wish to have their work discussed should bring copies.

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Mother Goose on the Loose

Join us for the return of our popular early literacy children's program Mother Goose on the Loose! This eight week program will begin on October 3rd and run until November 28th, 2018. Mother Goose on the Loose is targeted for children ages 0-3 years old and accompanied by a caregiver. Registration is required as space is limited. Please pre-register at the Children's Department desk or call 508-532-5570 X4 to reserve your child's spot today!

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The Benefits of Trees: To Our Planet and Ourselves

Guest speaker: Christa Collins, SVT Director of Land Protection

This talk, inspired by Peter Wohlleben’s The Hidden Life of Trees, will delve into the many reasons trees—in both urban, suburban and wilderness settings—are important for the well-being of our planet and our species. We’ll also explore some of the fascinating strategies healthy trees and forests use to survive and thrive.

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McAuliffe Book Group: In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware

Join us to discuss this debut thriller by the author of The Woman in Cabin 10. Reclusive crime writer Nora Shaw is invited to a bachelorette party for a former friend she hasn’t seen in over ten years. Over the weekend, events take a sinister turn and she wakes up in the hospital 48 hours later wondering not, “What happened?,” but “What have I done?”

Led by Kim Jung.

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Weekly Story Time at Main Library

Get in the library habit — drop in every week for some age appropriate stories, school readiness activities, and the occasional thematic craft.

For Ages 3-5.

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Let’s Make Slime!

It’s a half day for middle school, and Halloween is coming up, so let’s make some neon colored slime! As an experiment, we’ll also make Oobleck, a liquid you can punch and walk on.

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Early Release KEVA Plank Building

Explore your artistic nature, problem solve and engage in play with the deceptively simple KEVA planks. Come amaze us with your creations!

For grades K+.

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Adult Coloring Night

Join us for an evening of coloring, calming tea, and music. Coloring is relaxing and therapeutic! We will provide colored pencils and coloring pages. You are welcome to bring your own materials. No registration is required.

Meets first and third Thursdays of the month.

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Lifelong Learning Lecture Series: Massachusetts Leaders in the Woman Suffrage Movement

Guest Speaker: Barbara Berenson, Sr. Attorney at the MA Supreme Judicial Court

Berensen is the author of Massachusetts in the Woman Suffrage Movement; Revolutionary Reformers and will be focusing her spotlight on Bay State women who catalyzed the effort to gain women’s right to vote on a local and national level.

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Veterans Coffee Hour

All Vets are welcome to join us for free coffee and light refreshments.

This is a monthly event.

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Book Buddy Read to Dogs @ McAuliffe Branch

Improve your reading skills the fun way by reading aloud to your new Book Buddy. Our therapy dogs Chewie and Rocco are looking for new friends to read to them!

Sign up today to reserve a 15 mintue slot by calling 508-532-5636 X5!

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Friends of the Library Book Sale

9:30am-3pm: Open to Friends Members
10am-3pm: Open to the Public


Most Books $1.00 or less, Children’s $.50 or less, single DVDs $3.00. 3 Rooms and the lobby chock full of books This month’s special will be popular authors—Buy One book for $1.00 Get One Free in the BOGO bookcase. Also a special selection of books will be featured at $2.00 each in the lobby. We have a huge children’s section, books of all genres, and foreign books and movies.


Many thanks to our renewing corporate members: Bella Costa Ristorante, Boston Breast Diagnostic Center, Dunkin’ Donuts, Market Basket, ERA Key Realty Services, Optical View, Roche Bros., and Royal Cleaners & Tailors. And welcome to our new businesses: Black and Buono P.C., Richard P. Goodkin, Esq., & TrUe Salon and Color Cafe.

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Drop In Baby Lapsit at Main Library

Come sing and play with words, rhyme, and puppets at Baby Lapsit!  Parents can network while babies pick up phonological awareness, one of six foundations of future reading success. 

For ages 0-2 with caregiver! No registration required.

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Weekly Storytimes at McAuliffe

Get in the library habit! Drop in every week for age appropriate stories and and craft with your favorite Children's Librarian!

Suggested for ages 2-4 years old.

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Drop-in Baby Lapsit at McAuliffe

Come sing and play with words, rhyme and puppets at baby lapsit time. Parents can network while babies pick up phonological awareness, one of six foundations of future reading success. This informal program for babies and their parents/caregivers runs about 20 minutes and introduces the pleasures of the library to your baby or toddler.

Ages 0-2 with an adult.

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Drop-in Resume Help

Get expert help with resumes, cover letters and job-search strategies.

Please note: There will be no session Tuesday, October 16.

Journal Writers Group thumbnail Photo

Journal Writers Group

Drop In or join the group as we discuss and discover the many ways to journal for personal growth and enrichment. We meet every Tuesday from 7-8pm.

Drop-in, no registration required.

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Mother Goose on the Loose

Join us for the return of our popular early literacy children's program Mother Goose on the Loose! This eight week program will begin on October 3rd and run until November 28th, 2018. Mother Goose on the Loose is targeted for children ages 0-3 years old and accompanied by a caregiver. Registration is required as space is limited. Please pre-register at the Children's Department desk or call 508-532-5570 X4 to reserve your child's spot today!

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Weekly Story Time at Main Library

Get in the library habit — drop in every week for some age appropriate stories, school readiness activities, and the occasional thematic craft.

For Ages 3-5.

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Early Release StoryWalk with Craft!

Meet us in the Children’s Room for a librarian-led StoryWalk of The Saved Seed by Brenda Moore with pumpkin decorating afterward! Can’t make it on this day? The StoryWalk will be up in Nobscot Park for self-tours until November 25! Co-sponsored by the Framingham Garden Club.

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Early Release Open Lego

Drop in and make something creative with our supplied LEGOs. Look through our LEGO idea books to make something super exciting or design your own structure! Leave your name with the creation, and we’ll display it on top of our shelves for a month!

Grades K+.

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Bookmarkers with Haley Hein

Enjoy reading by meeting with friends to choose, read, and discuss books together. You’ll increase your comprehension, discuss what you know, and turn reading into a social activity that encourages more reading!

October 11: grades K-2

October 25: grades 3-5.

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Lifelong Learning Lecture Series: Leo and Sonya Tolstoy and the Mystery of Marriage

Guest Speaker: Dr. Helen Heineman, President Emerita, FSU


Lasting 48 years, the marriage of this famous novelist and his remarkable wife is documented in their diaries and notebooks. While their union is a story of a great love affair, it was rocked by extremes of happiness and pain and ended tragically in Tolstoy’s death, separated from his wife, in the train station at Yasnaya Polyana.

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Drop In Baby Lapsit at Main Library

Come sing and play with words, rhyme, and puppets at Baby Lapsit!  Parents can network while babies pick up phonological awareness, one of six foundations of future reading success. 

For ages 0-2 with caregiver! No registration required.

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Healthy Living Series: Better Balance Workshop with Laila Vehvilainen

Session 1: Balance Deconstructed
What is balance and why is it important to maintain? Learn about the importance of balance and then participate in some group balance exercises.
Session 2: Balance Progressions
Talk on maintaining balance with everyday activities and the importance of posture, followed by group balance exercises.

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Book Buddy Read to Dogs @ McAuliffe Branch

Improve your reading skills the fun way by reading aloud to your new Book Buddy. Our therapy dogs Chewie and Rocco are looking for new friends to read to them!

Sign up today to reserve a 15 mintue slot by calling 508-532-5636 X5!

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Mindfulness Book Group: The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down…

The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down: Guidance on the Path to Mindfulness from a Spiritual Leader, by Haemin Sunim

Haemin Sunim is a Korean Buddhist monk educated in the United States. His philosophy of mindfulness and calm in our divisive world, and his gentle language, are soothing reminders to slow down.and be present. Join us for a book discussion followed by a short meditation.

Led by Harriet Weiner.
 

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Book Buddy Read to Dogs: October Dates!

Improve your reading skills the fun way by reading aloud to your new Book Buddy. Certified Reading/Therapy Dogs Eloise, Montana, and Lilah listen as children read aloud from a book of their choice.
- Tuesday October 2, 2018, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
- Saturdays October 13 & 27, 2018, 3:00 - 4:00 pm
- Sundays October 14 & 28, 2018 - 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Reading will take place in the Children's Program Room. All ages are welcome! Registration is required.Please call 508-532-5570 x4 or drop by to sign up for a 15 minute slot.

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Makers’ Pop-Up Workshop

Get in the habit of making! This month get ready for Halloween! Join us for an afternoon of designing imaginative masks for your costume!

For grade K+. No registration required.

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Can You Survive the Zombie Apocalypse?! - After Hours Program

Zombies are once again attacking Framingham, and it’s up to all of you to find the tools to defeat them and survive. There will be food, zombie target shooting, and the main event survival scavenger hunt.

Registration isn't required, but please fil out the form on the next page so we can have an attendance estimate. Put the grade you're in, as well as the names/grades of anyone coming with you in the "Message" box. 

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Book Buddy Read to Dogs: October Dates!

Improve your reading skills the fun way by reading aloud to your new Book Buddy. Certified Reading/Therapy Dogs Eloise, Montana, and Lilah listen as children read aloud from a book of their choice.
- Tuesday October 2, 2018, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
- Saturdays October 13 & 27, 2018, 3:00 - 4:00 pm
- Sundays October 14 & 28, 2018 - 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Reading will take place in the Children's Program Room. All ages are welcome! Registration is required.Please call 508-532-5570 x4 or drop by to sign up for a 15 minute slot.

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Weekly Storytimes at McAuliffe

Get in the library habit! Drop in every week for age appropriate stories and and craft with your favorite Children's Librarian!

Suggested for ages 2-4 years old.

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Monday Matinee: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Five years after the events of Mamma Mia, Sophie prepares for the grand reopening of the Hotel Bella Donna as she learns more about her mother’s past. Stars Lily James, Amanda Seyfried and Meryl Streep.


(2018) 114 min. Rated PG-13

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Special Halloween Storytime and Craft

Wear your favorite costume as you listen to (slightly) spooky stories and make a craft! Registration for this event is required. Please sign up by calling 508-532-5636 X5.

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Back to Basics: User’s Manual for the U.S. Six Part Series with Paul Fideler

Are you thinking that America’s political discourses have become too shallow, too partisan, too angry? If so, perhaps it’s time that you step back and reacquaint yourself with the user’s manual for the U.S.—its founding documents, the philosophies and practicality they embodied and the compelling humans who authored them. The convener for this effort will be Paul Fideler, Professor Emeritus of History & Humanities at Lesley University.

Please contact Paul for more information and to register for this course at pfideler@lesley.edu.

Class size is limited and registration is required.

Mondays October 29, November 26, December 17, January 14, February 25 and March 11, 7-8:30pm

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Drop-in Baby Lapsit at McAuliffe

Come sing and play with words, rhyme and puppets at baby lapsit time. Parents can network while babies pick up phonological awareness, one of six foundations of future reading success. This informal program for babies and their parents/caregivers runs about 20 minutes and introduces the pleasures of the library to your baby or toddler.

Ages 0-2 with an adult.

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Drop-in Resume Help

Get expert help with resumes, cover letters and job-search strategies.

Please note: There will be no session Tuesday, October 16.

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Journal Writers Group

Drop In or join the group as we discuss and discover the many ways to journal for personal growth and enrichment. We meet every Tuesday from 7-8pm.

Drop-in, no registration required.

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Poetry Workshop

Tuesdays October 2 and 30, led by Alan Feldman, Professor Emeritus at Framingham State University
Tuesdays October 9 and 16, led by Bernard Horn

This drop-in class welcomes serious poets of all ages and levels of experience who would like to participate for one or more sessions. We begin with a discussion of a topic in poetry leading to a brief in-class assignment. Poets who wish to have their work discussed should bring copies.

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Mother Goose on the Loose

Join us for the return of our popular early literacy children's program Mother Goose on the Loose! This eight week program will begin on October 3rd and run until November 28th, 2018. Mother Goose on the Loose is targeted for children ages 0-3 years old and accompanied by a caregiver. Registration is required as space is limited. Please pre-register at the Children's Department desk or call 508-532-5570 X4 to reserve your child's spot today!

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Fright Night Outdoor Movie: House on Haunted Hill

It’s our second annual Halloween outdoor movie! The weather may be getting a little chillier, but that’s perfect for a spooky classic. We’ll have hot cocoa, cider, candy, and other treats for a taste of fall before the movie. Make sure to bring your own lawn chair and/or blankets to get nice and cozy!

All Ages Halloween event!

House on Haunted Hill (1959) 75min

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Weekly Story Time at Main Library

Get in the library habit — drop in every week for some age appropriate stories, school readiness activities, and the occasional thematic craft.

For Ages 3-5.

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Adult Coloring Night

Join us for an evening of coloring, calming tea, and music. Coloring is relaxing and therapeutic! We will provide colored pencils and coloring pages. You are welcome to bring your own materials. No registration is required.

Meets first and third Thursdays of the month.

Silhouette Portraits A Fundraising Event to Benefit the Friends of the Framingham Library

Hand-cut by artist Marcella Comerford-Foley of Portraits in Silhouette, these lovely portraits make wonderful gifts and precious mementos. All work is done free-hand and wiggly little ones are welcome!

By appointment only. Please contact Marsha Farmelant at (508) 875-1918 or mfarmelant@aol.com. Space is limited and filling up fast!

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Journal Writers Group

Drop In or join the group as we discuss and discover the many ways to journal for personal growth and enrichment. We meet every Tuesday from 7-8pm.

Drop-in, no registration required.

Silhouette Portraits A Fundraising Event to Benefit the Friends of the Framingham Library

Hand-cut by artist Marcella Comerford-Foley of Portraits in Silhouette, these lovely portraits make wonderful gifts and precious mementos. All work is done free-hand and wiggly little ones are welcome!

By appointment only. Please contact Marsha Farmelant at (508) 875-1918 or mfarmelant@aol.com. Space is limited and filling up fast!

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Weekly Storytimes at McAuliffe

Get in the library habit! Drop in every week for age appropriate stories and and craft with your favorite Children's Librarian!

Suggested for ages 2-4 years old.

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Drop-in Baby Lapsit at McAuliffe

Come sing and play with words, rhyme and puppets at baby lapsit time. Parents can network while babies pick up phonological awareness, one of six foundations of future reading success. This informal program for babies and their parents/caregivers runs about 20 minutes and introduces the pleasures of the library to your baby or toddler.

Ages 0-2 with an adult.

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Mother Goose on the Loose

Join us for the return of our popular early literacy children's program Mother Goose on the Loose! This eight week program will begin on October 3rd and run until November 28th, 2018. Mother Goose on the Loose is targeted for children ages 0-3 years old and accompanied by a caregiver. Registration is required as space is limited. Please pre-register at the Children's Department desk or call 508-532-5570 X4 to reserve your child's spot today!

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Weekly Story Time at Main Library

Get in the library habit — drop in every week for some age appropriate stories, school readiness activities, and the occasional thematic craft.

For Ages 3-5.

Journal Writers Group thumbnail Photo

Journal Writers Group

Drop In or join the group as we discuss and discover the many ways to journal for personal growth and enrichment. We meet every Tuesday from 7-8pm.

Drop-in, no registration required.

Weekly Storytimes at McAuliffe thumbnail Photo

Weekly Storytimes at McAuliffe

Get in the library habit! Drop in every week for age appropriate stories and and craft with your favorite Children's Librarian!

Suggested for ages 2-4 years old.

Drop-in Baby Lapsit at McAuliffe thumbnail Photo

Drop-in Baby Lapsit at McAuliffe

Come sing and play with words, rhyme and puppets at baby lapsit time. Parents can network while babies pick up phonological awareness, one of six foundations of future reading success. This informal program for babies and their parents/caregivers runs about 20 minutes and introduces the pleasures of the library to your baby or toddler.

Ages 0-2 with an adult.

Mother Goose on the Loose thumbnail Photo

Mother Goose on the Loose

Join us for the return of our popular early literacy children's program Mother Goose on the Loose! This eight week program will begin on October 3rd and run until November 28th, 2018. Mother Goose on the Loose is targeted for children ages 0-3 years old and accompanied by a caregiver. Registration is required as space is limited. Please pre-register at the Children's Department desk or call 508-532-5570 X4 to reserve your child's spot today!

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Weekly Story Time at Main Library

Get in the library habit — drop in every week for some age appropriate stories, school readiness activities, and the occasional thematic craft.

For Ages 3-5.

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Adult Coloring Night

Join us for an evening of coloring, calming tea, and music. Coloring is relaxing and therapeutic! We will provide colored pencils and coloring pages. You are welcome to bring your own materials. No registration is required.

Meets first and third Thursdays of the month.

Journal Writers Group thumbnail Photo

Journal Writers Group

Drop In or join the group as we discuss and discover the many ways to journal for personal growth and enrichment. We meet every Tuesday from 7-8pm.

Drop-in, no registration required.

Weekly Storytimes at McAuliffe thumbnail Photo

Weekly Storytimes at McAuliffe

Get in the library habit! Drop in every week for age appropriate stories and and craft with your favorite Children's Librarian!

Suggested for ages 2-4 years old.

Drop-in Baby Lapsit at McAuliffe thumbnail Photo

Drop-in Baby Lapsit at McAuliffe

Come sing and play with words, rhyme and puppets at baby lapsit time. Parents can network while babies pick up phonological awareness, one of six foundations of future reading success. This informal program for babies and their parents/caregivers runs about 20 minutes and introduces the pleasures of the library to your baby or toddler.

Ages 0-2 with an adult.

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Preparing for U.S. Citizenship Workshop

If you are thinking of applying for U.S. citizenship, attend one of our monthly information sessions. Topics include:

  • Review of eligibility to apply for citizenship
  • Documents needed to complete the N-400 application
  • Meaning of terms/words used in the N-400 application
  • How to file your application

Drop-in, no registration required.

Mother Goose on the Loose thumbnail Photo

Mother Goose on the Loose

Join us for the return of our popular early literacy children's program Mother Goose on the Loose! This eight week program will begin on October 3rd and run until November 28th, 2018. Mother Goose on the Loose is targeted for children ages 0-3 years old and accompanied by a caregiver. Registration is required as space is limited. Please pre-register at the Children's Department desk or call 508-532-5570 X4 to reserve your child's spot today!

Weekly Story Time at Main Library thumbnail Photo

Weekly Story Time at Main Library

Get in the library habit — drop in every week for some age appropriate stories, school readiness activities, and the occasional thematic craft.

For Ages 3-5.

Journal Writers Group thumbnail Photo

Journal Writers Group

Drop In or join the group as we discuss and discover the many ways to journal for personal growth and enrichment. We meet every Tuesday from 7-8pm.

Drop-in, no registration required.

Weekly Storytimes at McAuliffe thumbnail Photo

Weekly Storytimes at McAuliffe

Get in the library habit! Drop in every week for age appropriate stories and and craft with your favorite Children's Librarian!

Suggested for ages 2-4 years old.

Back to Basics: User’s Manual for the U.S. Six Part Series with Paul Fideler thumbnail Photo

Back to Basics: User’s Manual for the U.S. Six Part Series with Paul Fideler

Are you thinking that America’s political discourses have become too shallow, too partisan, too angry? If so, perhaps it’s time that you step back and reacquaint yourself with the user’s manual for the U.S.—its founding documents, the philosophies and practicality they embodied and the compelling humans who authored them. The convener for this effort will be Paul Fideler, Professor Emeritus of History & Humanities at Lesley University.

Please contact Paul for more information and to register for this course at pfideler@lesley.edu.

Class size is limited and registration is required.

Mondays October 29, November 26, December 17, January 14, February 25 and March 11, 7-8:30pm

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Drop-in Baby Lapsit at McAuliffe

Come sing and play with words, rhyme and puppets at baby lapsit time. Parents can network while babies pick up phonological awareness, one of six foundations of future reading success. This informal program for babies and their parents/caregivers runs about 20 minutes and introduces the pleasures of the library to your baby or toddler.

Ages 0-2 with an adult.

Mother Goose on the Loose thumbnail Photo

Mother Goose on the Loose

Join us for the return of our popular early literacy children's program Mother Goose on the Loose! This eight week program will begin on October 3rd and run until November 28th, 2018. Mother Goose on the Loose is targeted for children ages 0-3 years old and accompanied by a caregiver. Registration is required as space is limited. Please pre-register at the Children's Department desk or call 508-532-5570 X4 to reserve your child's spot today!

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Weekly Story Time at Main Library

Get in the library habit — drop in every week for some age appropriate stories, school readiness activities, and the occasional thematic craft.

For Ages 3-5.

Journal Writers Group thumbnail Photo

Journal Writers Group

Drop In or join the group as we discuss and discover the many ways to journal for personal growth and enrichment. We meet every Tuesday from 7-8pm.

Drop-in, no registration required.