Events Calendar

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Yarn Social Hour

Join us for a HYBRID in-person or through Zoom knitting, crochet, and yarn crafting social hour! This is not a learn to knit or crochet program, but in person we can offer pointers and tips.

1st and 3rd Mondays from 11:00am-12:00pm

All Wednesdays 6:00-7:00pm

Show up in-person on any of the program days at the McAuliffe Branch Library, or register for the Zoom Link at: http://bit.ly/FPL-Events

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Thursday Storytime at Main Library

In-person AND Zoom hybrid!

Join your familiar children’s librarians for some stories and a craft (craft will only be in-person), and keep adding to your 1000 books before Kindergarten list.

In-person attendance doesn't require registration. Please email mcauliffechildrensroom@gmail.com to receive an invite to join on Zoom.

Ages 2-5, all welcome.

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Career Building Webinar

Just starting out in your career? Shifting gears? Want to try something new? Join us for these Career Building Webinars to get the tools you need to succeed in today's market. Led by Mark Hardie. Please register at http://bit.ly/Downtown-U.

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DIY Holiday Cards

Make your own holiday cards for family and friends in this drop-in program at McAuliffe. No registration required.  Ages 5+

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The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade

GUEST SPEAKER: Dr. Maria Bollettino, Associate Professor of History, Framingham State University
The Trans-Atlantic slave trade involved the forced migration of some 12 million people from Africa to the Americas from the 16th through the 19th centuries. This talk will explore the Middle Passage and the role that the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade played in shaping the modern world.
 

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Zoom Baby Lapsit with Lucy

Come sing and play with words, rhyme, and puppets at Baby Lapsit. Share some fun time with your little one as you lay the foundations for literacy and later success in school! 
For Zoom invite, contact Mcauliffechildrensroom@gmail.com

Ages 0-2 and their caregivers.

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Brown Bag Learning Series: A Tour Through Fashion History, Part 2

Presented by Catherine Byrne. Register for the Zoom session at bit.ly/FPL-Events by 9am on December 3.

Continuing from Part One, join us for a virtual walk through time to see how people have expressed themselves through the cultural language of fashion. Learn what fashion can reveal about the times and the fascinating stories of the people living through them.

Missed Part One? Watch it on our YouTube channel at youtube.com/framinghampubliclibrary.

Registration or event questions? Email us at framinghamlibraryevents@gmail.com or call us at 508-532-5570.

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Dads, Donuts, and Discoveries

This event will be held in person. Weather depending, it will either be in the Learning Yard or the J Program Room.  

Join us as you and your child have fun moving and strengthening your body, mind, and connection. Bring a mat or blanket and water.

See ECAF website for more information: https://www.framingham.k12.ma.us/Page/2587

Ages 2-6

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Special Holiday Storytime

Make the holiday season extra jolly with this special story & craft time with Mr. Dana! We'll start off the program by reading some holiday classics, to be followed by the making of a keepsake ornament. 

Grades K-2

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Book Buddy: Reading to Dogs

Improve your reading skills the fun way by reading aloud to your new Book Buddy. Certified Reading/Therapy Dog Lilah listens as children read aloud from a book of their choice.
Registration required. Call 508-532-5570 x4 or drop by to sign up for a 15 minute slot.

​All Ages.

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Bookworm Book Club with Max!

Sundays December 5 and 19, 2021, 2:00-3:00 pm / Online via Zoom

Join us for Bookworm Book Club led by 10th grader Max! Grades 3-6. Email us to receive an invite to join on Zoom at framinghamlibrarybookgroups@gmail.com. Find these books in person at the McAuliffe Branch, or check on Overdrive/Libby, Hoopla, or request a copy from the Minuteman Catalog.

Sunday, December 5 will discuss The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis.

Sunday, December 19 will discuss Magic Tree House: Winter of the Ice Wizard by Mary Pope Osborne.

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Monday Storytime at McAuliffe

In-person AND Zoom hybrid!

Join your familiar children’s librarians for some stories and a craft (craft will only be in-person), and keep adding to your 1000 books before Kindergarten list.

In-person attendance doesn't require registration. Please email mcauliffechildrensroom@gmail.com to receive an invite to join on Zoom.

Ages 2-5, all welcome.

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Yarn Social Hour

Join us for a HYBRID in-person or through Zoom knitting, crochet, and yarn crafting social hour! This is not a learn to knit or crochet program, but in person we can offer pointers and tips.

1st and 3rd Mondays from 11:00am-12:00pm

All Wednesdays 6:00-7:00pm

Show up in-person on any of the program days at the McAuliffe Branch Library, or register for the Zoom Link at: http://bit.ly/FPL-Events

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Learn to sew reusable gift bags with the Spark Lab @ FPL

Schedule a free 30-minute lesson to learn how to make a reusable gift bag. All materials provided for you. Choose from one of three bag styles and a variety of fun fabrics when you schedule your appointment. Take home patterns to try on your own.

 

Evening and daytime appointments are available on:

Monday December 6, 7:00-8:30pm

Tuesday December 7, 7:00-8:30pm

Saturday December 11, 3:00-4:30pm

 

These projects are best suited for adults with basic machine sewing skills. Call 508.532.5570 x4330 to schedule your appointment today.

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Online Baby Lapsit

Come sing and play with words, rhyme, and puppets at Baby Lapsit. Break up your shelter in place time or take a break from your work from home time with some fun time with your little one, catch a glimpse
of your friends on the gallery screen, and keep adding to your child’s 1000 books before Kindergarten!

Email us at mcauliffechildrensroom@gmail.com to receive an invitation to join us on Zoom.

Ages 0-2 and their caregivers, all welcome.

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Entrepreneur Workshops

Have an idea for a start-up or small business? Already run a business and want to grow it? Come with your ideas and leave with a Business Plan! Led by Mark Hardie. Please register at http://bit.ly/Downtown-U. a business and want to grow it? 

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First Tuesday Main Library Book Group: The Illusion of Separateness by Simon Van Booy

Our next book discussion will be The Illusion of Separateness by Simon van Booy. From Harper Collins: "Award-winning author Simon Van Booy tells a harrowing and enchanting story of how one man's act of mercy during World War II changed the lives of a group of strangers, and how they each eventually discover the astonishing truth of their connection." Meeting on Zoom, the discussion will be led by Susan Mack. To attend, register at: http://bit.ly/FPL-Events

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Learn to sew reusable gift bags with the Spark Lab @ FPL

Schedule a free 30-minute lesson to learn how to make a reusable gift bag. All materials provided for you. Choose from one of three bag styles and a variety of fun fabrics when you schedule your appointment. Take home patterns to try on your own.

 

Evening and daytime appointments are available on:

Monday December 6, 7:00-8:30pm

Tuesday December 7, 7:00-8:30pm

Saturday December 11, 3:00-4:30pm

 

These projects are best suited for adults with basic machine sewing skills. Call 508.532.5570 x4330 to schedule your appointment today.

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Financial Literacy Series: Taking a Rational Approach to Managing Your Finances

Presented by Bradley Baskir.

Money is a complex concept. Personal perceptions, biases, and emotions about money can affect the financial decisions people make. This seminar is designed to help you develop strategies for making objective decisions about money so you can manage your finances more wisely.

Register at bit.ly/FPL-Events by 9am on December 8 to receive the Zoom link.

Registration or event questions? Email us at framinghamlibraryevents@gmail.com or call us at 508.532.5570.

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Yarn Social Hour

Join us for a HYBRID in-person or through Zoom knitting, crochet, and yarn crafting social hour! This is not a learn to knit or crochet program, but in person we can offer pointers and tips.

1st and 3rd Mondays from 11:00am-12:00pm

All Wednesdays 6:00-7:00pm

Show up in-person on any of the program days at the McAuliffe Branch Library, or register for the Zoom Link at: http://bit.ly/FPL-Events

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Science Fiction Book Club

This month we will be reading Wild Seed by Octavia Butler (available on library shelves and in Overdrive/Libby). Please email Lucy Loveridge, Library Liaison, at lloveridge@minlib.net for the zoom invite.  

In January we will read Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir (available on library shelves and in Overdrive/Libby and Hoopla).

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Thursday Storytime at Main Library

In-person AND Zoom hybrid!

Join your familiar children’s librarians for some stories and a craft (craft will only be in-person), and keep adding to your 1000 books before Kindergarten list.

In-person attendance doesn't require registration. Please email mcauliffechildrensroom@gmail.com to receive an invite to join on Zoom.

Ages 2-5, all welcome.

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Friday Night Film: The Lodger (Not Rated)

Enjoy Hitchcock’s suspenseful masterpiece, brought to life by live pianist Richard Hughes!

No registration required, but space is limited; first come, first served.

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Zoom Baby Lapsit with Lucy

Come sing and play with words, rhyme, and puppets at Baby Lapsit. Share some fun time with your little one as you lay the foundations for literacy and later success in school! 
For Zoom invite, contact Mcauliffechildrensroom@gmail.com

Ages 0-2 and their caregivers.

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Family Movie Matinee: Arctic Dogs (2019)

Family Movie Matinee: Arctic Dogs (2019) An Arctic fox works in the mailroom of a package delivery service, but wants to be doing the deliveries. 2019. Running time: 92 minutes, Rated PG. All ages @ parental discretion. No registration required.All ages.

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Learn to sew reusable gift bags with the Spark Lab @ FPL

Schedule a free 30-minute lesson to learn how to make a reusable gift bag. All materials provided for you. Choose from one of three bag styles and a variety of fun fabrics when you schedule your appointment. Take home patterns to try on your own.

 

Evening and daytime appointments are available on:

Monday December 6, 7:00-8:30pm

Tuesday December 7, 7:00-8:30pm

Saturday December 11, 3:00-4:30pm

 

These projects are best suited for adults with basic machine sewing skills. Call 508.532.5570 x4330 to schedule your appointment today.

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Sunday Concert: Pianist Roman Rudnytsky

Join us for a live classical music concert with pianist Roman Rudnytsky. Come in person or watch live on our YouTube channel at youtube.com/framinghampubliclibrary. No registration required to attend in person or to watch online. Space is limited. First come, first served! 

Registration or event questions? Email us at framinghamlibraryevents@gmail.com or call us at 508.532.5570.

The series is sponsored in part by Metro Credit Union, Roche Brothers Markets, Brookdale Cushing Park, St. Mary’s Credit Union, and Friends of the Framingham Library. This program is supported in part by a grant from the Framingham Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.

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Monday Storytime at McAuliffe

In-person AND Zoom hybrid!

Join your familiar children’s librarians for some stories and a craft (craft will only be in-person), and keep adding to your 1000 books before Kindergarten list.

In-person attendance doesn't require registration. Please email mcauliffechildrensroom@gmail.com to receive an invite to join on Zoom.

Ages 2-5, all welcome.

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Puzzle Piece Winter Craft

Using upcycled puzzle pieces, turn them into fun winter shapes like snowflakes, snowmen, and more! No registration required. Ages 6+

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Online Baby Lapsit

Come sing and play with words, rhyme, and puppets at Baby Lapsit. Break up your shelter in place time or take a break from your work from home time with some fun time with your little one, catch a glimpse
of your friends on the gallery screen, and keep adding to your child’s 1000 books before Kindergarten!

Email us at mcauliffechildrensroom@gmail.com to receive an invitation to join us on Zoom.

Ages 0-2 and their caregivers, all welcome.

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McAuliffe Evening Book Group: The Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd

“I am Ana. I was the wife of Jesus.” Grounded in meticulous historical research and written with a reverential approach to Jesus’s life that focuses on his humanity, The Book of Longings is an inspiring account of one woman’s bold struggle to realize the passion and potential inside her, while living in a time, place, and culture devised to silence her.

No registration needed to attend in person at the McAuliffe Branch. To attend online and receive the Zoom link, register at http://bit.ly/FPL-Events.

Led by Brigitte Griffin. January's title is Sea of Rust by C. Robert Cargill.

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Advanced Winter Hiking with Mass Audubon

Join Mass Audubon naturalist and certified NOLS instructor Doug Lowry for winter hiking in Massachusetts! Learn safety tips and places to hike during the winter months. This presentation is geared towards more experienced hikers.

Register at http://bit.ly/FPL-Events by December 14 for the Zoom link. Registration or event questions? Email framinghamlibraryevents@gmail.com or call us at 508.532.5570.

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McAuliffe Matinee: Finding Your Feet (2017)

After she learns that her husband has been having an affair with her best pal, Sandra flees the scrutiny of her bourgeoisie social circle by moving in with her free-spirited sister. Soon, she finds herself while attending a dance class with her sibling.

Starring Imelda Staunton, Celia Imrie, and Timothy Spall. Run time is 114 minutes; Rated PG-13. No registration required.

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Yarn Social Hour

Join us for a HYBRID in-person or through Zoom knitting, crochet, and yarn crafting social hour! This is not a learn to knit or crochet program, but in person we can offer pointers and tips.

1st and 3rd Mondays from 11:00am-12:00pm

All Wednesdays 6:00-7:00pm

Show up in-person on any of the program days at the McAuliffe Branch Library, or register for the Zoom Link at: http://bit.ly/FPL-Events

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McAuliffe Morning Book Group: The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden

At the edge of the Russian wilderness, winter lasts most of the year and the snowdrifts grow taller than houses. But Vasilisa doesn't mind—she spends the winter nights huddled around the embers of a fire with her beloved siblings, listening to her nurse's fairy tales. As danger circles, Vasilisa must defy even the people she loves and call on dangerous gifts she has long concealed—this, in order to protect her family from a threat that seems to have stepped from her nurse's most frightening tales.

No registration needed to attend in person at the McAuliffe Branch. To attend online and receive the Zoom link, register at http://bit.ly/FPL-Events.

Led by Kim Jung. January's title is This Time Next Year by Sophie Cousens.

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Thursday Storytime at Main Library

In-person AND Zoom hybrid!

Join your familiar children’s librarians for some stories and a craft (craft will only be in-person), and keep adding to your 1000 books before Kindergarten list.

In-person attendance doesn't require registration. Please email mcauliffechildrensroom@gmail.com to receive an invite to join on Zoom.

Ages 2-5, all welcome.

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Career Building Webinar

Just starting out in your career? Shifting gears? Want to try something new? Join us for these Career Building Webinars to get the tools you need to succeed in today's market. Led by Mark Hardie. Please register at http://bit.ly/Downtown-U.

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Release, Relax, & Reinvigorate

Leslie will teach valuable techniques to help you learn to release, relax and reinvigorate your mind.  With Love and Gratitude is a nonprofit organization dedicated to service and education. Leslie founded With Love and Gratitude in 2001. Leslie is a clairaudient, clairsentient, clairempath "energetic catalyst” who is trained in multiple healing modalities.  Leslie’s work is guided in the moment, done without attachment. Visit her website at (www.withloveandgratitude.com). 

Registration required: http://bit.ly/FPL-Events

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A Christmas Carol: Read by Dr. Helen Heineman

This event is an annual tradition! Join Dr. Helen Heineman, President Emerita of Framingham State University, for a dramatized reading of Dickens’ classic, enhanced by a slideshow of over 250 illustrations.

 

Register at bit.ly/FPL-Events by 5pm on December 16 for the Zoom link. Registration or event questions? Email us at framinghamlibraryevents@gmail.com or call us at 508.532.5570.

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Zoom Baby Lapsit with Lucy

Come sing and play with words, rhyme, and puppets at Baby Lapsit. Share some fun time with your little one as you lay the foundations for literacy and later success in school! 
For Zoom invite, contact Mcauliffechildrensroom@gmail.com

Ages 0-2 and their caregivers.

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Friends of the Framingham Library’s Monthly Book Sale

Join the Friends of the Framingham Library for their monthly book sale! Great deals on books, DVDs, and more! Come Saturday, December 18, 2021, 10am-3pm to the Main Library at 49 Lexington Street, Framingham. Book sales are on the third Saturday of each month, except July and August.]

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Book Buddy: Reading to Dogs

Improve your reading skills the fun way by reading aloud to your new Book Buddy. Certified Reading/Therapy Dog Lilah listens as children read aloud from a book of their choice.
Registration required. Call 508-532-5570 x4 or drop by to sign up for a 15 minute slot.

​All Ages.

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Bookworm Book Club with Max!

Sundays December 5 and 19, 2021, 2:00-3:00 pm / Online via Zoom

Join us for Bookworm Book Club led by 10th grader Max! Grades 3-6. Email us to receive an invite to join on Zoom at framinghamlibrarybookgroups@gmail.com. Find these books in person at the McAuliffe Branch, or check on Overdrive/Libby, Hoopla, or request a copy from the Minuteman Catalog.

Sunday, December 5 will discuss The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis.

Sunday, December 19 will discuss Magic Tree House: Winter of the Ice Wizard by Mary Pope Osborne.

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Monday Storytime at McAuliffe

In-person AND Zoom hybrid!

Join your familiar children’s librarians for some stories and a craft (craft will only be in-person), and keep adding to your 1000 books before Kindergarten list.

In-person attendance doesn't require registration. Please email mcauliffechildrensroom@gmail.com to receive an invite to join on Zoom.

Ages 2-5, all welcome.

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Yarn Social Hour

Join us for a HYBRID in-person or through Zoom knitting, crochet, and yarn crafting social hour! This is not a learn to knit or crochet program, but in person we can offer pointers and tips.

1st and 3rd Mondays from 11:00am-12:00pm

All Wednesdays 6:00-7:00pm

Show up in-person on any of the program days at the McAuliffe Branch Library, or register for the Zoom Link at: http://bit.ly/FPL-Events

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Online Baby Lapsit

Come sing and play with words, rhyme, and puppets at Baby Lapsit. Break up your shelter in place time or take a break from your work from home time with some fun time with your little one, catch a glimpse
of your friends on the gallery screen, and keep adding to your child’s 1000 books before Kindergarten!

Email us at mcauliffechildrensroom@gmail.com to receive an invitation to join us on Zoom.

Ages 0-2 and their caregivers, all welcome.

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Entrepreneur Workshops

Have an idea for a start-up or small business? Already run a business and want to grow it? Come with your ideas and leave with a Business Plan! Led by Mark Hardie. Please register at http://bit.ly/Downtown-U. a business and want to grow it? 

Yarn Social Hour thumbnail Photo

Yarn Social Hour

Join us for a HYBRID in-person or through Zoom knitting, crochet, and yarn crafting social hour! This is not a learn to knit or crochet program, but in person we can offer pointers and tips.

1st and 3rd Mondays from 11:00am-12:00pm

All Wednesdays 6:00-7:00pm

Show up in-person on any of the program days at the McAuliffe Branch Library, or register for the Zoom Link at: http://bit.ly/FPL-Events

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Thursday Storytime at Main Library

In-person AND Zoom hybrid!

Join your familiar children’s librarians for some stories and a craft (craft will only be in-person), and keep adding to your 1000 books before Kindergarten list.

In-person attendance doesn't require registration. Please email mcauliffechildrensroom@gmail.com to receive an invite to join on Zoom.

Ages 2-5, all welcome.

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Monday Storytime at McAuliffe

In-person AND Zoom hybrid!

Join your familiar children’s librarians for some stories and a craft (craft will only be in-person), and keep adding to your 1000 books before Kindergarten list.

In-person attendance doesn't require registration. Please email mcauliffechildrensroom@gmail.com to receive an invite to join on Zoom.

Ages 2-5, all welcome.

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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; there are always extras for you to take. All ages and levels welcome.

No registration required. For updated mask requirements, please check our website.

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Online Baby Lapsit

Come sing and play with words, rhyme, and puppets at Baby Lapsit. Break up your shelter in place time or take a break from your work from home time with some fun time with your little one, catch a glimpse
of your friends on the gallery screen, and keep adding to your child’s 1000 books before Kindergarten!

Email us at mcauliffechildrensroom@gmail.com to receive an invitation to join us on Zoom.

Ages 0-2 and their caregivers, all welcome.

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Tea & Talk Tuesdays: TED Talk: How to build (and rebuild) trust

TED Talk: How to build (and rebuild) trust

Trust is the foundation for everything we do. But what do we do when it’s broken? In an eye-opening talk, Harvard Business School professor Frances Frei gives a crash course in trust: how to build it, maintain it and rebuild it—something she worked on during a recent stint at Uber. “If we can learn to trust one another more, we can have unprecedented human progress,” Frei says.

​​To receive the Zoom link, register at bit.ly/FPL-Events by 9am on December 28. Before the discussion, we invite you to watch the YouTube video at bit.ly/Tea-Talk-Dec-2021.

Registration or event questions? Email framinghamlibraryevents@gmail.com or call us at 508.532.5570.

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Yarn Social Hour

Join us for a HYBRID in-person or through Zoom knitting, crochet, and yarn crafting social hour! This is not a learn to knit or crochet program, but in person we can offer pointers and tips.

1st and 3rd Mondays from 11:00am-12:00pm

All Wednesdays 6:00-7:00pm

Show up in-person on any of the program days at the McAuliffe Branch Library, or register for the Zoom Link at: http://bit.ly/FPL-Events

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Thursday Storytime at Main Library

In-person AND Zoom hybrid!

Join your familiar children’s librarians for some stories and a craft (craft will only be in-person), and keep adding to your 1000 books before Kindergarten list.

In-person attendance doesn't require registration. Please email mcauliffechildrensroom@gmail.com to receive an invite to join on Zoom.

Ages 2-5, all welcome.

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Open Lego

Drop in and play with our buckets of Legos.  Leave your name, and we will display your amazing creation for a month. There is a limit on room occupancy so you may have to wait a few minutes until you can drop in, but we have some books to browse in the meantime!

Ages 5+

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Open Lego

Drop in and play with our buckets of Legos.  Leave your name, and we will display your amazing creation for a month. There is a limit on room occupancy so you may have to wait a few minutes until you can drop in, but we have some books to browse in the meantime!

Ages 5+

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Monday Storytime at McAuliffe

In-person AND Zoom hybrid!

Join your familiar children’s librarians for some stories and a craft (craft will only be in-person), and keep adding to your 1000 books before Kindergarten list.

In-person attendance doesn't require registration. Please email mcauliffechildrensroom@gmail.com to receive an invite to join on Zoom.

Ages 2-5, all welcome.

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Thursday Storytime at Main Library

In-person AND Zoom hybrid!

Join your familiar children’s librarians for some stories and a craft (craft will only be in-person), and keep adding to your 1000 books before Kindergarten list.

In-person attendance doesn't require registration. Please email mcauliffechildrensroom@gmail.com to receive an invite to join on Zoom.

Ages 2-5, all welcome.

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Monday Storytime at McAuliffe

In-person AND Zoom hybrid!

Join your familiar children’s librarians for some stories and a craft (craft will only be in-person), and keep adding to your 1000 books before Kindergarten list.

In-person attendance doesn't require registration. Please email mcauliffechildrensroom@gmail.com to receive an invite to join on Zoom.

Ages 2-5, all welcome.

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McAuliffe Evening Book Club: Sea of Rust by C. Robert Cargill

Humankind is extinct, liquidated in a global uprising by the very machines made to serve them. Now the world is controlled by OWIs—One World Intelligences—that have assimilated the minds of millions of robots. But not all robots are willing to cede their individuality, and Brittle is one of the holdouts.

​Hybrid: In-Person/Zoom. To attend on Zoom, register at: http://bit.ly/FPL-Events. February 8th’s title is Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam. Led by Sarah Binney.

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Thursday Storytime at Main Library

In-person AND Zoom hybrid!

Join your familiar children’s librarians for some stories and a craft (craft will only be in-person), and keep adding to your 1000 books before Kindergarten list.

In-person attendance doesn't require registration. Please email mcauliffechildrensroom@gmail.com to receive an invite to join on Zoom.

Ages 2-5, all welcome.

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McAuliffe Matinee: Respect (2021)

Following the rise of Aretha Franklin's career from a child singing in her father's church's choir to her international superstardom, Respect is the remarkable true story of the music icon's journey to find her voice.

Rated PG-13; Run time 145 minutes. No registration required.

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McAuliffe Morning Book Club: This Time Next Year by Sophie Cousens

Minnie Cooper knows two things with great certainty: that her New Year’s birthday has always been unlucky, and that it’s all because of Quinn Hamilton, a man she’s never met. They were born at the same hospital just after midnight on New Year’s Day thirty years before, and not only did he edge her out by mere minutes to win the cash prize for being the first baby born in London in 1990, but he stole the name she was meant to have, as well.

Hybrid: In-Person/Zoom. To attend on Zoom, register at: http://bit.ly/FPL-Events. Led by Jillian Holmberg.

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Thursday Storytime at Main Library

In-person AND Zoom hybrid!

Join your familiar children’s librarians for some stories and a craft (craft will only be in-person), and keep adding to your 1000 books before Kindergarten list.

In-person attendance doesn't require registration. Please email mcauliffechildrensroom@gmail.com to receive an invite to join on Zoom.

Ages 2-5, all welcome.

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Monday Storytime at McAuliffe

In-person AND Zoom hybrid!

Join your familiar children’s librarians for some stories and a craft (craft will only be in-person), and keep adding to your 1000 books before Kindergarten list.

In-person attendance doesn't require registration. Please email mcauliffechildrensroom@gmail.com to receive an invite to join on Zoom.

Ages 2-5, all welcome.

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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; there are always extras for you to take. All ages and levels welcome.

No registration required. For updated mask requirements, please check our website.

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Thursday Storytime at Main Library

In-person AND Zoom hybrid!

Join your familiar children’s librarians for some stories and a craft (craft will only be in-person), and keep adding to your 1000 books before Kindergarten list.

In-person attendance doesn't require registration. Please email mcauliffechildrensroom@gmail.com to receive an invite to join on Zoom.

Ages 2-5, all welcome.

Monday Storytime at McAuliffe thumbnail Photo

Monday Storytime at McAuliffe

In-person AND Zoom hybrid!

Join your familiar children’s librarians for some stories and a craft (craft will only be in-person), and keep adding to your 1000 books before Kindergarten list.

In-person attendance doesn't require registration. Please email mcauliffechildrensroom@gmail.com to receive an invite to join on Zoom.

Ages 2-5, all welcome.