Events Calendar / Crafts

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Yarn Social Hour

Join us for 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.

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Beginner Reader Book Club

Join us for a Beginner Reader level book with a fun game or craft inspired by the story! Grades K-2

January 5: Pete the Cat: Making New Friends by: James Dean

February 2: What About Worms!? by: Ryan T. Higgins

March 2: Frog and Toad are Friends by: Arnold Lobel

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Monday Storytime at McAuliffe

Join your familiar children’s librarians for some stories and a craft, and keep adding to your 1000 books before Kindergarten list.

Ages 2-5, all welcome. In-person.

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Tube Trains

Use recycled materials to create your own train while learning about the African American advocates, innovators, and visionaries in the surface transportation industry. Ages 3+

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Yarn Social Hour

Join us for 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.

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Quilt Crafts

Join us in making non-traditional quilt crafts out of different materials. Ages 6+

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Monday Storytime at McAuliffe

Join your familiar children’s librarians for some stories and a craft, and keep adding to your 1000 books before Kindergarten list.

Ages 2-5, all welcome. In-person.

Yarn Social Hour thumbnail Photo

Yarn Social Hour

Join us for 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.

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Movable Mummies @ McAuliffe Branch

Horror authors are visiting the nearby town of Ashland on the 25th (more info here: https://framinghamlibrary.org/calendar/event/mini-horror-book-festival-the-ashland-library), so we’re teaming up with them to celebrate the spooky this winter!

Join us to make your own posable mummy figure while we watch a classic Mummy movie on the big screen!

Grades 6-12

Yarn Social Hour thumbnail Photo

Yarn Social Hour

Join us for 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.

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Special Effects Makeup @ Ashland Public Library

Horror authors are visiting the nearby town of Ashland on the 25th (more info here: https://framinghamlibrary.org/calendar/event/mini-horror-book-festival-the-ashland-library), so we’re teaming up with them to celebrate the spooky this winter!

Decimated Designs is a professional special effects makeup and prop studio located in New Britain Connecticut, creating practical visual effects for horror movies as well as giving educational workshops. In this workshop, they will be walking us through special effects basics, answering questions and doing demonstrations.  This class is for anyone who wants to work on makeup for cosplay, next year's Halloween costume, or to just get a basic crash-course on sfx makeup.

All levels of experience are welcome and participation is encouraged!

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/spooky-special-effects-makeup-class-tickets-511069551787

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Ashland Public Library

Monday Storytime at McAuliffe thumbnail Photo

Monday Storytime at McAuliffe

Join your familiar children’s librarians for some stories and a craft, and keep adding to your 1000 books before Kindergarten list.

Ages 2-5, all welcome. In-person.