Events Calendar / Main Library

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Friday Night Flick: The Mustang

The story of a violent convict, who is given the chance to participate in a rehabilitation therapy program involving the training of wild mustangs.Matthias Schoenaerts and Bruce Dern star in this moving tale of human redemption.

(2019) 96 min. R for language, some violence and drug content.

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Adult Summer Reading Kickoff

9-11am

Enjoy music from your favorite sci-fi movie soundtracks played on our state-of-the-art sound system while you try coloring and savor some light refreshments courtesy of Wegmans. Grab your kick-off packet and play “A Universe of Stories" Scavenger Hunt and Space Word Search to earn additional raffle entries. Recommend a book you enjoyed for a chance to win a $5 gift certificate to a Friends book sale.

3-4pm

Join the fun as our Song Circle performs tunes to celebrate the anniversary of the moon landing. Fun for all ages. Enjoy light refreshments courtesy of Wegmans.

For more information: Call 508-532-5570 x4351.

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Framingham Community Song Circle

Join us as we “Kick-off” the Adult Summer Reading program and celebrate the moon landing! Fifty years ago this summer, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first earthlings to walk on the moon, and we will celebrate this anniversary with a Moon Songs Sing-Along. Watch the words on the big screen! Accompanied by live
band Folk Stew. Fun for all ages.

Enjoy light refreshments courtesy of Wegmans.

 

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Social Services Assistance from SMOC @ FPL Main

If you need help with health insurance, finding shelter or housing, and other basic services, you can talk to SMOC staff in private every Tuesday (except the second Tuesday of the month) at the Main Library. All conversations are free and confidential.

Please check in at the Reference Desk on the 3rd floor.

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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. 

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

Star Wars Symposium

The Framingham Public Library welcomes Peter Struzziero and his famous Star Wars Symposium for an all ages day of fun! Join us for trivia, Star Wars history, a traveling museum, and much more!

Costumes are encouraged (but certainly not required).

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All Ages Star Wars Celebration!

Our Star Wars Celebration a few years ago was so popular, we just had to make it bigger and better for our Universe of Stories Summer Reading 2019!

The schedule for the day is as follows:

9-11 AM: Summer Reading Kick-Off - Sign up for Summer Reading and enjoy food, games, Star Wars music, stormtroopers from the 501st Legion, an R2D2 courtesy of Bob Phinney of New England Sci-Tech in Natick, and more!

12-2 PM: Peter Struzziero's famous Star Wars Symposium and Museum - Peter has been obsessed with Star Wars since the first movie came out in 1977, and he loves to share his passion with everyone! He's bringing his traveling Star Wars Toy museum for people to admire, as well as Star Wars trivia, fun videos, history, and lots of fun.

2:30-5 PM: Screening of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (PG) - We're going all the way back to the beginning and watching the movie that kickstarted millions of imaginations with some fresh movie popcorn!

Join us for a much of our celebration as you want!

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Social Services Assistance from SMOC @ FPL Main

If you need help with health insurance, finding shelter or housing, and other basic services, you can talk to SMOC staff in private every Tuesday (except the second Tuesday of the month) at the Main Library. All conversations are free and confidential.

Please check in at the Reference Desk on the 3rd floor.

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. 

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Sci-Fi Book Group: Binti, by Nnedi Okorafor

Binti is the first of the Himba people ever to be offered a place at Oomza University, the finest institution of higher learning in the galaxy. But to accept the offer exacts a high price: Binti must give up her place in her family to make her way in a world that has long been at war with the Meduse, a nightmarish alien race.

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Brown Bag Learning Series: How to Live a Balanced Life

Presented by Gabriella Feingold

It’s not so simple to “make time for yourself” when you're taking care of others, juggling commitments, or just trying to keeping up with our fast-paced world.  Join life coach Gabriella Feingold for an engaging workshop and learn to take tangible steps toward a more balanced and sustainable approach to your life.

ABOUT GABRIELLA FEINGOLD

Gabriella Feingold helps people who spend most of their time and energy on others to take better care of themselves. She empowers them to release the dynamics of overwhelm, over-commitment, and guilt and to take tangible steps toward a more sustainable and intentional lifestyle. She lives in Wayland, MA with her husband, Louis, and thrives on her morning journaling time and swimming in the ocean. Sign up for tips and inspiration from Gabriella on her website.

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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. 

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

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Social Services Assistance from SMOC @ FPL Main

If you need help with health insurance, finding shelter or housing, and other basic services, you can talk to SMOC staff in private every Tuesday (except the second Tuesday of the month) at the Main Library. All conversations are free and confidential.

Please check in at the Reference Desk on the 3rd floor.

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. 

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Wednesday Night Movie: Free Solo

This National Geographic documentary profiles professional rock climber Alex Honnold’s attempt to become the first person to ever free solo climb El Capitan. Grossing over $21 million, it has won multiple awards including the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature of 2018.

(2018) 97min. Rated PG13.

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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.

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AniManga Club July

AniManga club is for everyone who enjoys all things Anime and Manga. It’s now summer, so I’ll bring a selection of new anime movies to choose from while we’re eating some delicious Japanese snacks.

Grades 6-12

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Social Services Assistance from SMOC @ FPL Main

If you need help with health insurance, finding shelter or housing, and other basic services, you can talk to SMOC staff in private every Tuesday (except the second Tuesday of the month) at the Main Library. All conversations are free and confidential.

Please check in at the Reference Desk on the 3rd floor.

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Southern Rail Bluegrass Band

Southern Rail's performances are high-energy exuberant fun, with riveting harmonies, irrepressible humor and sparkling banjo, mandolin, and guitar solo work. Over the years, Southern Rail's recordings have graced Bluegrass Unlimited's Top Thirty Singles Chart for a combined total of 32 months, climbing to #11. Southern Rail has been selected by the New England Foundation for the Arts to be included in their prestigious Touring Roster and two band members have just been inducted into the RIBA Bluegrass Hall of Fame!

Sponsored in part by Impact Framingham.

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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. 

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

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Fortnite Tournament (w/ Game Underground) - LIMITED SPACE, REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Game Underground is helping us host a Fortnite Tournament for middle and high schoolers this summer! We’ll have multiple games going at once, most eliminations wins!

Tournament spots are limited, so registration is required. To do so, click on the event listing or poster, and fill out the form at the bottom of the page. When doing so, please put the grade of the person/people attending in the "Message" box, as well as the names of any additional registrants.

Grades 6-12

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. 

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Monday Matinee: Gloria Bell

Gloria is a free-spirited divorcée who works in an office during the day and spends her nights on the dance floor at clubs around Los Angeles. She finds herself thrust into an unexpected new romance where both joys and complications ensue. Starring Julianne Moore.

(2018) 1hr.42min. Rated R for sexuality, nudity, language and some drug use. 

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Social Services Assistance from SMOC @ FPL Main

If you need help with health insurance, finding shelter or housing, and other basic services, you can talk to SMOC staff in private every Tuesday (except the second Tuesday of the month) at the Main Library. All conversations are free and confidential.

Please check in at the Reference Desk on the 3rd floor.

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.