Events Calendar / Adults

Monday Matinee: Late Night thumbnail Photo

Monday Matinee: Late Night

A late night talk show host suspects that she may soon lose her long-running show. Starring Emma Thompson.

Late Night (2019) 1 hr. 42 min.  Rated R for language and some sexual references.

Drop-in Resume Help thumbnail Photo

Drop-in Resume Help

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

No session on Tuesday, September 10.

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. 

Meets every Wednesday and the second and fourth Saturday of the month. 

Lifelong Learning Lecture: Insights into the SOURCE of Journalism in Framingham, with Susan Petroni thumbnail Photo

Lifelong Learning Lecture: Insights into the SOURCE of Journalism in Framingham, with Susan Petroni

GUEST SPEAKER: Susan Petroni, Framingham Source Founder, Publisher and Editor

Communities need local journalism just as much as the nation needs journalists. Founder, publisher, and editor of the SOURCE news site (www.FraminghamSource.com) Susan Petroni will talk about the role of local community journalism, and how she reports the news in Framingham. She will also offer tips on how to get news coverage for your business, organization, event, etc.

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. 

Meets every Wednesday and the second and fourth Saturday of the month. 

Drop-in Resume Help thumbnail Photo

Drop-in Resume Help

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

No session on Tuesday, September 10.

Adult Coloring Night thumbnail Photo

Adult Coloring Night

Join us for an evening of coloring, calming tea, and music. Whether you love to color for fun or enjoy filling in all the details, coloring is relaxing and therapeutic! We will provide colored pencils and coloring pages for all levels. You are welcome to bring your own materials. No registration is required.

Meets first and third Thursdays of the month.

Lifelong Learning Lecture: Race & Revolution with Dr. Maria Bollettino

Presented by Dr. Maria Bollettino, Associate Professor, History, Framingham State University

Enslaved people represented 20% of the population of British North America. The American Revolution established a new nation based on the principle that “all men are created equal,” yet slavery remained in place. This talk will explore the role of enslaved and free blacks in the American Revolutionary War and the legacies of the Revolution for race and slavery.

Brown Bag Learning Series: Understanding Social Security: Your Questions Answered thumbnail Photo

Brown Bag Learning Series: Understanding Social Security: Your Questions Answered

Presented by Vance Williams, ChFC® and CLU®

Social Security will likely be the foundation of your retirement income.  Before you retire, it's important to understand your options and the impact your decisions have on your retirement. This workshop will help guide you in this process.

About Vance Williams:
Vance earned a bachelor's degree in business administration at Adelphi University. He is a ChFC® and CLU® professional. As an Edward Jones financial advisor, he believes it’s important to invest time to understand what you’re working toward before you invest your money, whether you're planning for retirement, saving for college for children or grandchildren, or just trying to protect the financial future of the ones you care for the most. Outside of the office, Vance enjoys spending time with family traveling, teaching his kids how to swim, playing squash and volunteering with the Framingham Rotary.

Sunday Concert Series: Igor Lovchinsky

A Russian/American pianist and physicist, Igor Lovchinsky has performed at some of the major concert halls in the United States, and internationally.


The series is sponsored in part by Middlesex Savings Bank, Metro Credit Union, Brookdale Cushing Park, Law Office of Framingham Attorney Jeffrey M. Steinberg, St. Mary’s Credit Union, Roche Brothers, and the Friends of the Framingham Library.

Main Library Movie Matinee: Boy Erased thumbnail Photo

Main Library Movie Matinee: Boy Erased

The son of a Baptist preacher is forced to participate in a church-supported gay conversion program after being forcibly outed to his parents. Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Starring Lucas Hedges and Nicole Kidman.

(2018) 115 min. Rated R for sexual content, some language and brief drug use.

Drop-in Resume Help thumbnail Photo

Drop-in Resume Help

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

No session on Tuesday, September 10.

Sci-Fi Book Group: Terminal Alliance, by Jim C. Hines thumbnail Photo

Sci-Fi Book Group: Terminal Alliance, by Jim C. Hines

A plague has killed most of humankind and turned the survivors into feral monsters – all except Lt. Marion "Mops" Adamopoulos and her Hygiene and Sanitation Team. In this humorous military sci-fi tale, the future of humanity depends on a group of janitors, who must commandeer a damaged spaceship and work with an alien species called the Krakau to thwart the villains who are trying to undo the cure for the plague.

Veterans Coffee Hour thumbnail Photo

Veterans Coffee Hour

All Vets are welcome to join us for free coffee and light refreshments at this monthly event.

Drop-in Resume Help thumbnail Photo

Drop-in Resume Help

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

No session on Tuesday, September 10.

Adult Coloring Night thumbnail Photo

Adult Coloring Night

Join us for an evening of coloring, calming tea, and music. Whether you love to color for fun or enjoy filling in all the details, coloring is relaxing and therapeutic! We will provide colored pencils and coloring pages for all levels. You are welcome to bring your own materials. No registration is required.

Meets first and third Thursdays of the month.

Lifelong Learning Lecture: The President and the Press: From Teddy Roosevelt to Donald Trump thumbnail Photo

Lifelong Learning Lecture: The President and the Press: From Teddy Roosevelt to Donald Trump

Presented by Dr. David Smailes, Associate Professor, Political Science, Framingham State University

Presidents have always had a complicated relationship with the press. We will explore that relationship, beginning with Theodore Roosevelt’s skillful use of the press and ending with current debates surrounding the fairness of political coverage and whether truly “objective” political reporting can take place.

Friends Monthly Book Sale thumbnail Photo

Friends Monthly Book Sale

9:30-10:00am: Friends Members 
10:00am-3:00pm: Open to the public

Most Books $1.00 or less; Children’s .50 or less; single DVD’s $2.00.

We have something for everyone!! 3 Rooms + the lobby chock full of books

Check out the vast children’s section, discover the foreign books collection, and peruse the many books in all genres.  The lobby features an assortment of high-quality books at $2.00 each.

Thanks to your support of the Friends, we can provide free movies, concerts, programs, museum passes, audio books, CDs, Children’s Room apps, and many other services to patrons and the Framingham community.

Drop-in Resume Help thumbnail Photo

Drop-in Resume Help

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

No session on Tuesday, September 10.

Friday Night Flicks: Yesterday thumbnail Photo

Friday Night Flicks: Yesterday

A struggling singer-songwriter whose dreams of fame are rapidly fading, despite the fierce devotion and support of his childhood best friend, suffers a freak bus accident during a mysterious global blackout, He wakes up to discover that The Beatles have never existed... and he finds himself with a very complicated problem, indeed.

(2019) Rated PG-13, 112 min.

Drop-in Resume Help thumbnail Photo

Drop-in Resume Help

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

No session on Tuesday, September 10.

Knitting with Round Needles

Interested in knitting on round needles but are a bit intimidated? Now is your chance! In this workshop you will learn to use round needles to make a basic hat. Supplies provided. Must be able to knit and purl.